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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

MotorEasy, acquired Motokiki

synopsis: MotorEasy, the UK’s fastest growing motoring association, has acquired Motokiki, the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
buyer: MotorEasy
MotorEasy is the UK’s fastest growing motoring association. MotorEasy provides MOT, car servicing, car repairs, market-leading car warranty protection, breakdown cover, GAP insurance and many more products associated with owning and running a car. "
target: Motokiki
Motokiki is the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
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closed 8/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Delticom, acquired Toroleo Tyres GmbH & Co KG

synopsis: Delticom, Europe’s leading Internet tyre retailer, has acquired the price comparison websites toroleo.de and toroleo.at. The company provides information about tires, rims, vehicle parts and accessories. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom, Europe's leading online tire retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With 128 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced tires and other “tire specialities”. "
target: Toroleo Tyres GmbH & Co KG
Toroleo operates a website for price and product comparison for the automotive sector. The company provides information about tires, rims, vehicle parts and accessories. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aurgi, acquired Autingo S.L.

synopsis: Aurgi has purchased Autingo from Sanz Clima Group. Autingo, based in Spain, is a digital platform for the sale of auto parts and booking auto repair services. Autingo unites motorists with workshops, ensuring speed and confidence.
buyer parent: GPF Capital
buyer: Aurgi
Aurgi (Anjana Investments) is a Spanish automotive mechanics chain that retails automotive spare parts and accessories. Aurgi currently has 71 autocentres in Spain. "
target parent: SANZ Clima
target: Autingo S.L.
Autingo, based in Spain, is a digital platform for the sale of auto parts and booking auto repair services. Autingo unites motorists with workshops, ensuring speed and confidence. Users can book their appointments with a network of workshops recommended by Autingo, with more than 3,000 in Spain.
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closed 1/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mobiauto LTDA, acquired Sua Oficina Online

synopsis: Mobiauto, a company in the technology segment which is an online platform for buying and selling cars, has acquired Sua Oficina Online. Sua Oficina Online is an online platform that makes it possible to find the best-rated workshops located close to customers, and even carry out the price comparison and online diagnosis.
buyer: Mobiauto LTDA
Founded in 2019, Mobiauto is an online platform that intelligently and practically promotes the car buying and selling relationship in Brazil. The site has a clean design, which allows the search for ads by brand, model and geolocation, indicating the offers closest to the customer. "
target: Sua Oficina Online
Based in Brazil, Sua Oficina Online works to make life easier for car customers in the process of hiring automotive mechanic services. They believe that with more access to information customers can have more choice when it comes to finding a repair shop and having their car repaired.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd., acquired MeriCAR.com

synopsis: Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd, a roadside assistance provider for cars and two wheelers, has acquired online platform that helps service centres in the neighbourhood, MeriCAR.com. The company is to help car owners search for the right car servicing and repair centre, locally.
buyer: Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd.
Crossroads is India’s largest Road Side Assistance (RSA) Network that delivers the most professional RSA services for all two and four wheeler breakdowns in the country. Having more than 16 years of operational on ground experience they currently handle 1500 repairs a day. "
target: MeriCAR.com
MeriCAR.com is first in India dedicated car servicing web portal. The venture is helping car owners to search the neighbourhood car service centre, connect to the right car workshop and save on car servicing bill.
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closed 8/26/2008 via PR Newswire

DriverSide, acquired FairBenjamin

synopsis: DriverSide, the first full service Web site dedicated to saving consumers time and money by making the ownership or lease of an automobile hassle-free, announced its acquisition of fairBenjamin. fairBenjamin's diagnostic and cost estimation tools further enhance DriverSide's repair service data.
buyer: DriverSide
DriverSide allows consumers to save money on servicing and maintenance costs as well as buy and sell automobiles. With an in-house editorial staff, DriverSide offers useful advice on how to own and operate a vehicle as well as reviews on new and used automobiles. "
target: FairBenjamin
fairBenjamin is your trusted friend for car repair. fairBenjamin was founded in 2007 to give motorists peace of mind and access to great mechanics. The fairBenjamin service for linking drivers with mechanics is U.S. patent pending.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pitstop, acquired MotorWhiz Automotive Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bangalore-based online car services platform, Pitstop, announced that it has acquired Noida-based startup MotorWhiz. MotorWhiz, founded in 2016, offers mobile solutions for car services and repair jobs. The MotorWhiz mobile app lets users search for nearby vehicle service stations and book services online.
buyer: Pitstop
Pitstop is an online platform delivering one stop solution for all car care needs. They provide quality, economical and convenient car service through their network of partner garages. They seek to re-define how car service industry works in India through the usage of cutting edge technology. "
target: MotorWhiz Automotive Pvt. Ltd.
Based in India, MotorWhiz provides a mobile platform for car repair services. The MotorWhiz app lets users search for nearby vehicle service stations and book services online.
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closed 2/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Recargo, Inc., acquired PlugInCars.com

synopsis: Recargo Inc. has acquired privately held PlugInCars.com. PlugInCars.com is a popular news and community website providing coverage of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles by industry experts and early adopters, guides for buyers and car owners, and discussion areas for EV drivers to share their real-life experiences.
buyer: Recargo, Inc.
Recargo, Inc., based in Los Angeles, Calif., develops mobile apps for connected cars, including EVs and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Recargo for iPhone has been downloaded by more than 25,000 users in 135 countries. "
target: PlugInCars.com
PlugInCars.com is a popular news and community website providing coverage of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles by industry experts and early adopters, guides for buyers and car owners, and discussion areas for EV drivers to share their real-life experiences.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wirtualna Polska S.A., acquired AutoCentrum.pl S.A.

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska SA (WP) has acquired 100 percent shares of Autocentrum.pl, a Polish automotive website and provider of video content and aggregation of product data for the automotive industry. WP, in turn, has experience building the largest automotive content website, Auto Cult.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target parent: Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna
target: AutoCentrum.pl S.A.
Autocentrum.pl is a Polish automotive website. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts. AutoCentrum is a provider of video content and aggregation of product data for the automotive industry.
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closed 9/1/2016 via Reuters

Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna, acquired AutoCentrum.pl S.A.

synopsis: Oponeo.pl has bought 50.26 percent of Autocentrum.pl SA from Temetis Sp. z o.o., bringing its total stake up to 100 percent. Autocentrum.pl SA operates a Polish automotive website, Autocentrum.pl. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts.
buyer: Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:OPN:$230.68)
Oponeo.pl S.A. is a Poland-based online retailer of tires and wheels through its website Opony.com. Oponeo.pl S.A.. also runs a portal Opony.com.pl with Europe's largest database of opinions and expert information related to the topics of quality, condition and usage of car tyres. "
target: AutoCentrum.pl S.A.
Autocentrum.pl SA operates a Polish automotive website, Autocentrum.pl. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts.
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closed 5/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Motor1.com, acquired RideApart Inc.

synopsis: Motor1.com, a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content, has acquired popular motorcycle and powersports enthusiasts digital media platform RideApart.com. RideApart provides consumers with substantial, 21st century shopping and research tools to guide motorcycle purchases.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: RideApart Inc.
RideApart provides consumers with substantial, 21st century shopping and research tools to guide motorcycle purchases. Shopping for parts, accessories and financial products are a substantial component of that research in RideApart’s Buyer’s Guide.
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closed 11/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

CarTrade.com, acquired CarWale

synopsis: In yet another move towards consolidation in the online automobile classifieds segment, CarTrade has acquired its rival CarWale. CarWale exists to empower car consumers and deliver a hassle free car research and buying experience.
buyer: CarTrade.com
CarTrade.com is India’s leading online automotive market for buyers and sellers of new and used vehicles. CarTrade’s car auctions take place across more than 80 cities with over 1200 dealers participating in these auctions. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: CarWale
CarWale simplifies the process of buying a car. CarWale exists to empower car consumers and deliver a hassle free car research and buying experience. In the last year CarWale has served more than 65 million Indian car consumers and grown to become the largest automotive portal in India.
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closed 9/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

CarDekho, acquired Zigwheels

synopsis: Online auto portal CarDekho has acquired Zigwheels, an auto portal owned by Times Internet. ZigWheels.com is India’s leading auto portal offering the most comprehensive coverage of latest news, reviews, photos, and videos of everyone's favorite cars and bikes.
buyer parent: Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: CarDekho
CarDekho.com is India's most popular and leading auto portal catering to the aspiring buyers, the proud owners, the auto enthusiasts and die-hard fans and dealers of cars across the country. CarDekho draws more than 12 million visits per month with 7.5 million unique visitors per month. "
target parent: Times of India Group
target: Zigwheels
ZigWheels.com is India’s leading auto portal offering the most comprehensive coverage of latest news, reviews, photos, and videos of everyone's favorite cars and bikes.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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announced 12/5/2018 via PR Newswire

CarGurus, will acquire PistonHeads

synopsis: CarGurus, Inc., a leading global automotive marketplace, and Haymarket Media Group, a specialist international media company, announced they have signed an agreement for CarGurus to acquire used car motoring website PistonHeads.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$556.85)
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: PistonHeads
PistonHeads is Europe's largest online motoring community. Featuring the latest news and reviews, active discussion forums and over 140,000 classified motoring ads!
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

fram^, acquired Carmudi Vietnam

synopsis: fram^, a Scandinavian-Vietnamese IT custom software development and distribution group, has acquired a 95% stake in Carmudi Vietnam from Rocket Internet, a company that incubates and invests in technology companies. Carmudi Vietnam is an online vehicle marketplace in Vietnam that offers buyers and sellers a platform to find cars and motorcycles.
buyer: fram^ (OM:FRAM B:$1.19)
fram^ is a leading Scandinavian-Vietnamese IT custom software development and distribution group. fram^ delivers world class IT development services to a range of small, mid, and large clients in both Southeast Asia and Northern Europe. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Carmudi Vietnam
Carmudi Vietnam is an online vehicle marketplace in Vietnam that offers buyers and sellers a platform to find cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles. It displays classified advertisements with details for brand new and used vehicles.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Company Press Release

AutoScout24 GmbH, acquired European Auto Trader B.V.

synopsis: AutoScout24 Nederland B.V., the operator of the leading Dutch digital automotive classifieds platform AutoScout24.nl and subsidiary of Scout24 AG, acquired the Dutch digital automotive classifieds portal European AutoTrader B.V. from Sanoma Media Netherlands B.V. European AutoTrader operates the digital automotive classifieds website AutoTrader.nl.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: AutoScout24 GmbH
AutoScout24 is the largest pan-European online automotive classifieds platform. The marketplace empowers people to realize their car-owning dreams simply, efficiently and stress-free. AutoScout24 offers listing products for used and new cars to dealers and private sellers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: European Auto Trader B.V.
With more than 1 million unique visitors and 150.000 listings, AutoTrader is the third largest digital automotive classifieds platform of the Netherlands. They aid the consumer with their search for their next car by adding consumer and AutoWeek professional reviews for each car listed.
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$30
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

MotorEasy, acquired Motokiki

synopsis: MotorEasy, the UK’s fastest growing motoring association, has acquired Motokiki, the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
buyer: MotorEasy
MotorEasy is the UK’s fastest growing motoring association. MotorEasy provides MOT, car servicing, car repairs, market-leading car warranty protection, breakdown cover, GAP insurance and many more products associated with owning and running a car. "
target: Motokiki
Motokiki is the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

MotorEasy, acquired Motokiki

synopsis: MotorEasy, the UK’s fastest growing motoring association, has acquired Motokiki, the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
buyer: MotorEasy
MotorEasy is the UK’s fastest growing motoring association. MotorEasy provides MOT, car servicing, car repairs, market-leading car warranty protection, breakdown cover, GAP insurance and many more products associated with owning and running a car. "
target: Motokiki
Motokiki is the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWeek

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Insurance.com, Inc.

synopsis: Insurance.com Insurance Agency, LLC, which operates as an online auto insurance agency in the United States, was acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. Insurance.com enables consumers to compare and buy auto insurance quotes from various insurance companies. Its other products include life, health, home, travel, dental, and pet health insurance.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet is a leader in vertical marketing and media on the Internet. The company provides a strong set of capabilities to engage Internet visitors with targeted media and connects its marketing clients with their potential customers online. "
target: Insurance.com, Inc.
Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance.
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closed 2/7/2007 via Reuters

Axa UK Plc, acquired Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.

synopsis: French insurer AXA said it had agreed to buy British online insurer Swiftcover.com, continuing its strategy of doing small to medium-sized acquisitions in the UK. AXA did not disclose financial terms by which AXA will buy the company from international insurer Primary Group and Swiftcover's management team, who jointly own Swiftcover.com.
buyer parent: AXA Group
buyer: Axa UK Plc
AXA UK and Ireland is a long-term business focusing on life and pensions, wealth management, protection, health and general insurance (www.axa.co.uk). "
target parent: Primary Group Limited
target: Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.
Swiftcover was founded in 2005 by senior executives from within the insurance industry. It was a unique proposition offering good value car insurance online only. Swiftcover was the first UK insurance company to offer its customers the convenience of printing their own car insurance certificate.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory, acquired SLAM Carwash Marketing

synopsis: Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory has announced the acquisition of SLAM, a highly specialized full-service marketing agency with deep roots in the carwash industry. SLAM’s services include branding, web design, digital and traditional advertising, social media services, content creation, sales training, marketing consulting, and more.
buyer: Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory
Sonny's The Car Wash Factory is the world's largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies. Forward-thinking professional car wash investors, owners and operators partner with Sonny's because of their total offering, leadership and ability to deliver. "
target parent: Bclip Productions
target: SLAM Carwash Marketing
SLAM is a highly specialized full-service marketing agency with deep roots in the carwash industry. SLAM’s services include branding, web design, digital and traditional advertising, social media services, content creation, sales training, marketing consulting and more.
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closed 5/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

DRB Systems, acquired Suds Creative

synopsis: DRB Holdings LLC, dba DRB Systems, announced it is acquiring Suds Creative, a full-service marketing agency for carwash owners and industry vendors that specialize in branding, web design, social engagement, graphic design and more.
buyer: DRB Systems
DRB Systems is a business solutions company that provides technology and marketing support to enhance the consumer’s experience and the operational efficiency of a car wash. "
target: Suds Creative
Suds Creative is a full-service marketing agency for carwash owners and industry vendors. They specialize in branding, web design, social engagement, graphic design and more.
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closed 7/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Groupe PSA, acquired B-Parts

synopsis: Groupe PSA, a French company that designs unique automotive experiences and provides innovative mobility solutions to meet everyone's expectations, has acquired B-Parts, an online marketplace for used auto parts in Europe. B-Parts offers over 3 million parts from scrap yards all over Europe.
buyer: Groupe PSA (ENXTPA:UG:$72,382.91)
Based in France, Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions to meet all customer expectations. The Group has five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall, and provides a wide array of mobility and smart services under the Free2Move brand. "
target: B-Parts
B-Parts is an online marketplace for used auto parts in Europe. B-Parts provides an effortless buying experience for used auto parts. They offer over 3 million parts from scrap yards all over Europe. Their range of products include airbags, door mirrors, bumpers, engines, steering wheels, and more.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Telepass S.p.A., acquired Wash Out

synopsis: Telepass, an Italian provider of electronic payment services, has acquired a 70% stake in Wash Out, a provider of mobile car and motorbike washing and sanitizing services in Italy. Wash Out's app enables users to book washing services no matter where their vehicle is parked.
buyer parent: Atlantia S.p.A.
buyer: Telepass S.p.A.
Telepass is an Italian company that offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility such as electronic toll collection systems. They also offer the Telepass Pay mobile app, an integrated payment system for blue line parking spaces in Italy. "
target: Wash Out
Wash Out is a provider of mobile car and motorbike washing and sanitizing services in Italy. Wash Out allows users to keep their vehicles shiny and clean without having to take them to a car wash. The app enables users to book washing services no matter where their vehicle is parked.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

RepairSmith, acquired CarDash

synopsis: RepairSmith, a full service at-home delivery solution for car repair and maintenance, has acquired CarDash, an automotive service platform that aims to make car ownership more simple and affordable. CarDash offers complete consumer and fleet services for the automotive industry, including scheduled maintenance, oil changes, tires and more.
buyer: RepairSmith
RepairSmith is a full service at-home delivery solution for car repair and maintenance. RepairSmith provides on demand car repair services. Their platform allows clients to schedule an appointment, get a quote via text, and manage all their car repairs and maintenance online. "
target: CarDash
CarDash is an automotive service platform that aims to make car ownership more simple and affordable. CarDash offers complete consumer and fleet services for the automotive industry, including scheduled maintenance, oil changes, tires and more.
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closed 2/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

MyTVS, acquired Carcrew

synopsis: MyTVS, India’s largest player in automobile aftermarket offerings, has acquired Carcrew, an online platform for automobile after-sales products and services in India. Carcrew makes car maintenance easy, affordable and completely transparent. The platform allows people to easily buy spare automobile parts and book repair and maintenance services.
buyer parent: TVS Group
buyer: MyTVS
MyTVS is India’s largest player in automobile aftermarket offerings. MyTVS offers a variety of aftermarket services, including car care, automobile check-ups, wheels & tyres, car washes, collision repairs, mechanical repairs and ceramic painting. MyTVS has over 80+ franchised outlets all over India."
target: Carcrew
Carcrew is an online platform for automobile after-sales products and services in India. Carcrew makes car maintenance easy, affordable and completely transparent. The platform allows people to easily buy spare automobile parts and book repair and maintenance services.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Auto Driveaway, acquired Sparkl Mobile

synopsis: Auto Driveaway Systems, LLC, the leading professional vehicle relocation service in North America, has acquired a majority stake in Sparkle Mobile LLC (Sparkl), a provider of mobile, eco-friendly, waterless car wash and detailing services. Sparkl's mobile app enables people to easily book a car wash at anytime and anywhere.
buyer: Auto Driveaway
Auto Driveaway is the leading professional vehicle relocation service in North America. Auto Driveaway primarily serves large corporate fleets, upfitters, vehicle manufacturers as well as leasing and management companies with fast, safe and reliable door-to-door driveaway services nationwide. "
target: Sparkl Mobile
Sparkl is a provider of mobile, eco-friendly, waterless car wash and detailing services. Sparkl's mobile app enables people to easily book a car wash at anytime and anywhere. Sparkl ensures that cars get cleaned without wasting their customer's time or the environment's resources.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wrench, Inc., acquired Otobots, LLC

synopsis: Wrench, an online and mobile platform for auto repair services, has acquired Otobots, an on-demand auto repair service that connects mobile mechanics with car owners. Otobot's website and mobile app allows users to receive free quotes and easily schedule repair services.
buyer: Wrench, Inc.
Wrench is an online and mobile platform for auto repair services. Wrench takes the stress out of owning a car and keeping it running smoothly by bringing certified mechanics to their client's door. Wrench offers everything from oil changes and tune ups to brake jobs and no-starts. "
target: Otobots, LLC
Otobots is an on-demand auto repair service that connects mobile mechanics with car owners. Their website and mobile app allows users to receive free quotes and easily schedule repair services. Otobots offers convenient auto repair services to customers at the convenience of their house or office.
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closed 8/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Xiaoju Automobile Solutions, acquired Hiservice

synopsis: Chinese online-to-offline giant Didi’s spin-off Xiaoju Automobile Solutions has acquired Shanghai-based after-sales car services firm Hiservice. Founded in 2015, Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
buyer parent: Didi Chuxing
buyer: Xiaoju Automobile Solutions
Xiaoju Automobile Solutions (XAS) is a one-stop auto solutions platform owned by Didi Chuxing. The online auto solution platform launched in April 2018 to provide various in-person auto-related services, including leasing and trading, refueling, maintenance and repair, and car-sharing. "
target: Hiservice
Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services, including door-to-door car maintenance, painting, decoration, emergency rescue, second-hand car valuation and more. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Web

Kingswood Capital Management, LLC, acquired AutoAnything

synopsis: Kingswood Capital Management, an operationally-focused lower-middle market private equity firm, has acquired AutoAnything from AutoZone, a retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories. AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of automotive performance parts and accessories.
buyer: Kingswood Capital Management, LLC
Kingswood Capital Management is an operationally-focused lower-middle market private equity firm that invests in businesses in transition driven by operational, strategic, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: AutoZone Inc.
target: AutoAnything
AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of automotive performance parts and accessories. The company sells a wide variety of products, including tonneau covers, floor mats and liners, brakes, rotors and pads, seat covers, suspension systems, exhaust, and more.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 9/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

QuikrCars, acquired Stepni

synopsis: Online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Stepni, a Bengaluru-based start-up that connects vehicle owners with service providers. Stepni is expected to help Quikr strengthen car-related services under the QuikrCars vertical.
buyer parent: Quikr
buyer: QuikrCars
QuikrCars is a free local classified platform to post online ads for new or used cars, bikes & commercial vehicles. They are based in India. "
target: Stepni
Stepni seamlessly connects car owners with reliable mechanics to give their cars the pampering it deserves. Through their website (and their upcoming apps), they make 1000+ mechanics and over 800 bays accessible to car owners 7 days a week.
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closed 9/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Delticom, acquired Tirendo Holding GmbH

synopsis: Delticom AG, a leading online tire retailer, has agreed with the shareholders of Tirendo Holding GmbH to purchase all shares in the Berlin-based online tire retailer and its subsidiaries. Tirendo is a fast-growing innovative online retailer of tires and complete wheels.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom, Europe's leading online tire retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With 128 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced tires and other “tire specialities”. "
target: Tirendo Holding GmbH
Tirendo is an online tire-shop, operating throughout Europe with headquarters in the heart of Berlin. With a product range of over 14.000 products, they offer not only well-known international premium-brands as well as quality tires, but also complete wheels at low prices.
price ($mm)
$67
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closed 12/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

AutoZone Inc., acquired AutoAnything

synopsis: Auto parts chain retailer AutoZone Inc. has acquired online auto parts retailer AutoAnything. AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of specialized automotive products.
buyer: AutoZone Inc. (AZO:$11,133.77)
AutoZone is the nation's leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 4,400 stores in the US, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. "
target: AutoAnything
AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of specialized automotive products. AutoAnything is committed to providing you with top quality products from trusted name brands.
price ($mm)
$115
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closed 5/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Reply! Inc., acquired QualitySmith, Inc.

synopsis: Reply! Inc., the leading marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted consumer traffic, announced it has acquired QualitySmith. Launched in 2001, QualitySmith provides an online service that connects homeowners with contractors in their local area.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: QualitySmith, Inc.
Established in 2001, QualitySmith is the leading service for connecting home and auto owners with reliable service professionals in their local areas. QualitySmith operates out of offices in Portland, Oregon, and Walla Walla, Washington.
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announced 10/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Marsh LLC, will acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc., a leading service provider to Write Your Own (WYO) insurers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Marsh LLC (:$0.00)
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, teams with its clients to design, and deliver innovative solutions that help them protect their future. It has over 24,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. "
target parent: Century Capital Management, LLC
target: Torrent Technologies, Inc.
Torrent Technologies is a business services company that leverages contemporary technology to more effectively administer flood insurance policies and claims through the National Flood Insurance Program.
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announced 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Demandforce, Inc., will acquire CustomerLink Systems

synopsis: CustomerLink has announced that it is going to join Demandforce, an Intuit company that connects clients to over 100 million consumers via email communications, text messaging and online services. Customerlink Systems, Inc. provides automated marketing programs to automotive repair facilities and other service industries in the United States.
buyer parent: Intuit, Inc.
buyer: Demandforce, Inc.
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Demandforce's flagship product, Demandforce, connects Demandforce clients to over 100 million consumers via email communications, text messaging and online services. "
target: CustomerLink Systems
Customerlink Systems, Inc. provides automated marketing programs to automotive repair facilities and other service industries in the United States. It also offers a suite of automated online auto repair marketing services to help the client manage online reputation.
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announced 2/15/2010 via Banking Times UK

Management Buyout, will acquire esure Insurance, Ltd.

synopsis: Lloyds Banking Group has agreed the sale of its 70% stake in esure for slightly over £185 million, although the bank says the impact of the sale on its accounts is not expected to be material. The online insurer is being 100% acquired in a management buyout led by its chairman, Peter Wood, who already holds a 24% share of the business.
buyer: Management Buyout
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: esure Insurance, Ltd.
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low.
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Delticom
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Universal American Corp
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$2,177.50
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