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closed 1/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. the publisher of Dirt Rider magazine as well as renowned titles including Motor Trend, Hot Rod and 4-Wheel & Off Road, announced the acquisition of Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC. As part of the acquisition, Pro-Motion Motorsports Cofounders Eric Peronnard and Tim Clark will join PRIMEDIA’s management team.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
target: Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC
Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC is the owner and producer of EnduroCross®, MiniMoto SX events, and MiniMoto Magazine.
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closed 5/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Corporation, purchased Nine Motorcycle Brands from Source Interlink Companies, Inc.

synopsis: Bonnier Corp. has expanded its presence as the pre-eminent publisher in the men's market, acquiring nine motorcycle brands from Source Interlink Media. The purchase builds on Bonnier's leadership in the men's market, joining flagship brands Popular Science and Field & Stream.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Corporation
Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in the U.S. and is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences, through magazines, events, digital media and leading-edge products. "
seller: Source Interlink Companies, Inc. (SORC:$2,254.25)
The 9 motorcycle brands of Bonnier include: Motorcyclist, Sport Rider, Dirt Rider, Motorcycle Cruiser, Hot Bike, Baggers, Super Streetbike, Street Chopper and ATV Rider.
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announced 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

TVA Group Inc., will acquire Groupe Serdy

synopsis: TVA Group announced an agreement to acquire the Serdy Média inc. and the Serdy Vidéo inc. group of companies. Serdy is an independent company in the media sector in Quebec. Its brands include Évasion - a specialty channel devoted to travel and adventure, and Zeste - a specialty channel devoted to food.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
TVA Group is engaged in the television, cinema and magazine publishing industries. TVA Group, operator of the over-the-air television network TVA and a stable of specialty channels, is the largest private French-language television broadcaster in North America. "
target: Groupe Serdy
Serdy is an independent company in the media sector in Quebec. Its brands include Évasion - a specialty channel devoted to travel and adventure, and Zeste - a specialty channel devoted to food. While engaged in TV, print, digital and event media, Serdy is much more than a media group.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tink Labs Limited, acquired Luxos Italia Srl

synopsis: Tink Labs, a Hong Kong-based technology incubator best known for its "handy" smartphone service for travelers, has acquired the entire corporate capital of Luxos Italia, a company operating in the publishing, advertising and media content business. Luxos Italia is the publisher of “Luxos”, a luxury and lifestyle magazine, in several countries.
buyer: Tink Labs Limited
Tink Labs is a Hong Kong-based technology incubator that believes in the capacity for mobile technology to simplify life’s many complications. Their pioneer product handy is a mobile solution for travelers that combines the functionality of a smartphone, hotel in-room services, city guides and more."
target: Luxos Italia Srl
Luxos Magazine is a multi-platform luxury news outlet. Founded in 2001, Luxos is a leading authority on luxury in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Luxos produces biannual magazine guides tailored to cities/countries on luxury travel, lifestyle, shopping, events and more.
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Latterly Magazine, acquired Compass Cultura

synopsis: Latterly, a startup publishing narrative journalism online that got its start through a Kickstarter campaign last year, has acquired Compass Cultura, a website that publishes narrative travel journalism. Compass Cultura is a sub-compact publication that celebrates creative, thought-provoking journalism about interesting people and places.
buyer: Latterly Magazine
Latterly magazine is a monthly, digital-only magazine that publishes longform journalism and photo essays focusing on international issues. It is notable for launching as a website that "doesn't care about page views." "
target: Compass Cultura
Compass Cultura is a sub-compact publication that celebrates creative, thought-provoking journalism about interesting people and places. They hold story-telling and readability above all else. They believe in small issue sizes at digitally-aware prices.
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closed 1/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., acquired Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.

synopsis: Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel President, Nancy Telliho, announced that an affiliate of Fletcher Asset Management, Inc. has officially closed on the purchase of Budget Travel and BudgetTravel.com from Newsweek, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company.
buyer: Fletcher Asset Management, Inc.
For more than 18 years, investments from Fletcher Asset Management, Fletcher International, Limited, and their affiliates have supported dynamic and responsible management teams leading more than 50,000 employees at dozens of promising companies in a variety of industries. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine is published monthly, except for combined issues, by Newsweek Budget Travel. BudgetTravel.com is the website for Budget Travel magazine.
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closed 5/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Verita, purchased Salt Lake City franchise from TRAVELHOST, Inc.

synopsis: Verità, a Salt Lake City multi-industry business venture, announced that changes are in store for the region's leading tourist information magazine with its purchase of the TRAVELHOST of Salt Lake City franchise.
buyer: Verita
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Verita is a privately held, Limited Liability Corporation founded in 2007. By differentiating itself through its convenient Sears Authorized Dealer Store locations and superior level of customer service, Verita plans to have seven functioning locations by 2009."
seller: TRAVELHOST, Inc.
TRAVELHOST has always specialized in serving the traveler and providing clients with an expertise in predicting consumer needs, travel demands, and buying trends. Localized editions of the magazine reach more than 12 million readers, primarily through in-room hotel distribution.
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closed 5/22/2006 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier AB, acquired World Publications, Inc.

synopsis: World Publications CEO Terry Snow announced Monday that his firm has sold a "major stake" to the Bonnier Magazine Group, a move designed to position his privately held company as a substantial player in the U.S. publishing market. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Bonnier AB
Bonnier Group is a 200-year-old, family-owned media group based in Sweden with business operations in 25 countries, including magazine divisions in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Spain. "
target: World Publications, Inc.
Over the past three decades, World Publications has grown from a single magazine title into one of America's most successful special-interest multimedia companies. World's magazines continue to garner industry awards for their writing, design, photography and journalistic coverage.
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closed 4/24/2008 via PR Newswire

CondéNet, acquired SFO*Media

synopsis: CondeNet, the leading creator and developer of upscale lifestyle brands online, has acquired SFO*Media, publisher of the travel blogs HotelChatter.com and Jaunted.com. The deal was announced today by Sarah Chubb, President of CondeNet. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: CondéNet
CondeNet is the leading creator and developer of upscale lifestyle brands online, providing enjoyable, useful services that build upon the heritage of the world's most prestigious magazines. The company publishes online properties in the categories of fashion, men's lifestyle, food, and travel. "
target: SFO*Media
SFO*Media publishes daily web magazines that focus on travel, namely HotelChatter.com and Jaunted.com. The companies publications have quickly become a must read for frequent travelers, media professionals, business travelers, hoteliers, vacationers, and travel enthusiasts worldwide.
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closed 5/21/2007 via PR Newswire

Travel Channel Media, acquired World Hum

synopsis: TravelChannel.com, the flagship website of the Travel Channel, has acquired World Hum, a leading online travel magazine. As part of the acquisition, visitors to TravelChannel.com will be able to access exclusive content written by World Hum's editors and network of contributors.
buyer parent: Cox Communications, Inc.
buyer: Travel Channel Media
Travel Channel has grown to become one of America’s best known cable television networks and reaches about 95 million U.S. television households. The television network supports a growing range of cross-platform initiatives including Internet, mobile and social media applications. "
target: World Hum
World Hum explores travel in all its facets. The online magazine features articles on a variety of travel topics, Q&As, book reviews, blogs and much more, relying on contributions from the founding editors and experienced travel writers across the world.
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closed 3/22/2006 via PR Newswire

WOWtraveler merged with Kiwi Collection,

synopsis: Mary Gostelow, Editor-in-Chief of WOWtraveler, and Philippe Kjellgren, President of Kiwi Collection, have announced the merger of their organizations. "We have combined the expertise and reputation of WOWtraveler with the technical and publication skills, both in print and online, of Kiwi Collection."
buyer: Kiwi Collection
Kiwi Collection provides high-end travelers and travel agents with an up-to-date, unbiased, and trusted resource of only the finest accommodations, from the quaintest inn to the most exclusive hotels and resorts around the globe, as well as up-to-date advice on luxury travel. "
target: WOWtraveler
WOWtravel is an online luxury magazine that provides up-to-date insider advice and information covering the world of luxury travel including: top destinations of the month, travel secrets from industry insiders, and travel industry news.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carolyn Ray, acquired Journeywoman Enterprises Inc.

synopsis: The family of Evelyn Hannon, Founder and CEO of Journeywoman, announced that Carolyn Ray has acquired Journeywoman Enterprises Inc. Recognized for its savvy, authentic content and practical tips, Journeywoman.com is one of the world's most widely respected women's travel websites.
buyer: Carolyn Ray
Carolyn Ray is the CEO and Founder of AUTHENTICA, a brand strategy firm that works with leading Canadian organizations. Previously, she led Interbrand Canada, the world's largest brand consulting firm, which published the "Canada 150: Iconic Canadian Brands Report". "
target: Journeywoman Enterprises Inc.
Founded in 1994, Journeywoman is the world's first female travel resource and one of the most popular and respected online women's travel brands, inspiring a global sisterhood of women travellers. The Journeywoman newsletter has over 55,000 subscribers.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

BranchUp, acquired Travelwatch Inc

synopsis: BranchUp, a Canadian provider of free Facebook marketing for Travel Agents, has acquired Travelwatch, a Canadian provider of electronic content and distribution services to the travel industry. Travelwatch creates email newsletters and manages social media pages to help generate word-of-mouth referrals and new business for their clients.
buyer: BranchUp
BranchUp is a Canadian provider of free Facebook marketing for Travel Agents. BranchUp's curated social media marketing simultaneously connects leading travel companies, travel agents, and their customers through their proprietary software and engaging creative content. "
target: Travelwatch Inc
Travelwatch is a Canadian provider of electronic content and distribution services to the travel industry. Travelwatch creates email newsletters and manages social media pages to help generate word-of-mouth referrals and new business for their clients.
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closed 6/13/2013 via PE Hub

Northstar Travel Media, LLC, acquired Your Travel Insider

synopsis: Northstar Travel Media, the leading business-to-business information company serving the travel and meetings industries, has acquired Your Travel Insider, a digital publishing firm focused on the consumer travel market.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Northstar Travel Media, LLC
Northstar Travel Media serves the retail travel, corporate travel management and and meetings markets. Its brands include Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News, Business Travel News, Procurement.travel, and Incentive. "
target: Your Travel Insider
Your Travel Insider is a digital publishing firm with a specific focus on consumer travel, specializing in helping travelers cut through the online clutter by providing relevant information and offers.
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closed 5/8/2007 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired TravelPod

synopsis: TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. has acquired four travel media businesses, adding five travel community web domains. One of the recently acquired companies is TravelPod.com. Terms are not being disclosed.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: TravelPod
TravelPod.com was released as the Web's first site to enable its members to create online travelogues (travel blogs). Travelers can post travelogues from previous trips or use TravelPod to host ongoing travelogues that they can update while they travel.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

RV Life Network, acquired Camper Report

synopsis: RV Life Network, a digital network of over 30 RV websites, has acquired Camper Report from Income School, an internet marketing company that teaches people how to create an internet business. Camper Report is a website focused on RVs and campers. Camper Report offers over 700 articles that are dedicated to RVing and camping.
buyer parent: Social Knowledge LLC
buyer: RV Life Network
RV Life Network is a digital network of over 30 RV websites with an annual audience of tens of millions of readers. RV Life Network operates some of the most popular RV websites including: RVLife.com, DoItYourselfRV.com, CampgroundReviews.com, and iRV2.com "
target parent: Income School LLC
target: Camper Report
Camper Report is a website focused on RVs and campers. Camper Report offers over 700 articles that are dedicated to RVing and camping. The site provides product reviews, tips on cool locations to visit, and news about the latest trailers and RVs.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Simple Flying, acquired Get Connected Ltd

synopsis: Simple Flying is pleased to announce its acquisition of Get Connected, one of the world’s leading in-flight connectivity publications. Get Connected was originally founded by Steve Nichols back in 2014. Get Connected contains the latest news from the world of inflight connectivity.
buyer: Simple Flying
Simple Flying is the world's fastest growing aviation news site. Simple Flying's aim is to become the world's go to site for aviation news. The site covers all major commercial aviation news as well as in depth industry analysis. "
target: Get Connected Ltd
Get Connected is one of the world’s leading in-flight connectivity publications. Get Connected is produced by Managing Editor and Publisher Steve Nichols. It contains the latest news from the world of inflight connectivity.
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closed 4/25/2013 via Market Wire

Global Vision Holdings, Inc., acquired The Place Media, LLC

synopsis: Global Vision Holdings, Inc., a diversified financial holding company focusing on investments in profitable and growing companies, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of The Place Media, a travel-based publication company whose magazines cover the LA, Orange County and San Diego areas that make up Southern California.
buyer: Global Vision Holdings, Inc. (GVHIB:$0.00)
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Global Vision Holdings, Inc. is a diversified financial holding company that evaluates acquisition and investment opportunities with a focus on up-and-coming and growing businesses. "
target: The Place Media, LLC
The Place magazines currently reach over 1.5 million visitors each month, distributed in-room and in lobbies of over 640 Southern California hotels, ranging from large Hilton and Radisson locations to smaller beach boutique hotels.
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closed 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired Clymer Manuals

synopsis: Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C. acquired Clymer and Intertec Manuals from Penton Business Media Inc. Clymer Manuals publishes DIY repair manuals for motorcycle owners. It also publishes a range of DIY manuals for personal watercraft and snowmobiles; and under the Intertec name, publishes manuals for farm equipment.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$48.05)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target parent: Penton Media
target: Clymer Manuals
Clymer Manuals publishes DIY repair manuals for motorcycle owners. It also publishes a range of DIY manuals for personal watercraft and snowmobiles; and under the Intertec name, publishes manuals for farm equipment.
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$9.25
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omio Europe, acquired Rome2rio Pty Ltd

synopsis: Omio, Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel, has acquired Rome2rio, a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination.
buyer: Omio Europe
Omio is Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel. Omio allows people to find the fastest, cheapest and best travel options by train, bus and flight to thousands of cities, towns and villages across Europe. "
target: Rome2rio Pty Ltd
Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination, along with information about accommodation and things to do.
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closed 1/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. the publisher of Dirt Rider magazine as well as renowned titles including Motor Trend, Hot Rod and 4-Wheel & Off Road, announced the acquisition of Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC. As part of the acquisition, Pro-Motion Motorsports Cofounders Eric Peronnard and Tim Clark will join PRIMEDIA’s management team.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
target: Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC
Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC is the owner and producer of EnduroCross®, MiniMoto SX events, and MiniMoto Magazine.
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closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA announced that it has completed the acquisition of eBay Inc.’s Rent.com subsidiary. Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
Primedia, Inc. helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions. Its flagship publication is its advertising-supported Apartment Guide. "
target parent: eBay
target: Rent.com
Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool. Rent.com has the most online traffic and the largest inventory of contracted property listings.
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closed 7/13/2011 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, acquired Primedia, Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of TPG Capital, a leading global private investment firm. Primedia helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG Capital is a leading global private investment firm founded in 1992 with $48 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, Beijing, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. "
target: Primedia, Inc.
Primedia, Inc. helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions. Its flagship publication is its advertising-supported Apartment Guide.
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closed 7/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Target Media Partners, acquired Auto Guide

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc., publisher and distributor of advertising-supported consumer guides in the U.S. through its Consumer Source operation, has sold its South Florida and Wisconsin Auto Guide publications as well as its website to Target Media Partners, a leading independent print and online publisher of classified and used vehicle photo advertising.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
buyer: Target Media Partners
Target Media Partners is a leading print and online publisher of local classified and used vehicle photo advertising, information and employment advertising for truck drivers, and wholesale merchandise advertising. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Auto Guide
AutoGuide.com, and its affiliated print publication Auto Guide, provide the most comprehensive listings of used cars, SUVs and trucks for sale available on the market today. Our groundbreaking Printernet strategy delivers proven results to Auto Guide.com advertisers.
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closed 6/21/2007 via PR Newswire

Chicago Magazine, acquired Chicago Home & Garden

synopsis: Chicago magazine has acquired Chicago Home & Garden and will combine the Lake Forest-based publication with Chicago HOME, Chicago magazine's bi-monthly shelter publication. The combined publication will appear on newsstands beginning with the September/October issue.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: Chicago Magazine
Chicago magazine is the largest monthly city magazine in the country, with a circulation of more than 182,000. In addition, the company publishes a number of other titles, including Chicago HOME and Chicago Fashion magazines. "
target: Chicago Home & Garden
Chicago Home & Garden is Chicago's only locally owned, locally published full color magazine. Since 1995, Chicago Home & Garden has photographed outstanding Chicago area homes and verdant landscapes for the discriminating reader.
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closed 5/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Facts On File News Service, acquired Films Media Group

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. it has sold its Films Media Group to Facts on File, Inc., a publisher of print and online reference materials for schools and libraries. Films Media Group is a leading source of educational videos to schools, colleges, and libraries in North America, offering approximately 12,000 titles.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Facts On File News Service
Facts On File is recognized as one of the leading print and electronic publishers of general reference materials for the school and library markets. Its product formats include single and multi-volume books, online databases, loose-leaf binders and CD-ROMs. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Films Media Group
Films Media Group is North America’s leading source of high-quality educational video and multimedia programs for schools, colleges, libraries, the medical community, and other institutions. FMG is a PRIMEDIA company based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
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closed 8/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Source Interlink Media, acquired Primedia Enthusiast Media

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. has completed the previously announced sale of its Enthusiast Media division to Source Interlink Companies, Inc. for $1,177,900,000 in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. PRIMEDIA continues to operate Consumer Source Inc., its consumer guides business.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: Source Interlink Media
Source Interlink Media is a leading, integrated media and publishing company, whose principal business is producing content for enthusiast audiences, primarily in the prized male 18 – 34 demographics. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Primedia Enthusiast Media
Primedia Enthusiast Media is America’s #1 special interest media company, with more than 70 magazines, 90 websites, over 65 events, two television programs, 400 branded products, and such well-known brands as Motor Trend, Automobile, Automotive.com, Equine.com, Snowboarder, Stereophile, and Surfer.
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closed 4/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Alloy, Inc., acquired Channel One Communications Corp.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., a nontraditional media company, has acquired the operating assets of Channel One Communications Corporation from Primedia, Inc., by assuming certain liabilities of Channel One. The fair market value of the assets acquired is approximately the value of the assumed liabilities.
buyer: Alloy, Inc. (ALOY:$0.00)
Alloy, Inc. is a media, marketing services and direct marketing company targeting Generation Y, a key demographic segment comprising the more than 60 million boys and girls in the United States between the ages of 10 and 24. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Channel One Communications Corp.
Channel One’s mission is to be a leading provider of news and public affairs content to America’s secondary schools. Channel One produces and delivers quality programming, which has won two George Foster Peabody Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism, for both the classroom and the web.
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Primedia, Inc., purchased Modified Automotive Group from VerticalScope Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc., America's leading targeted media company, announced that its Enthusiast Media Segment acquired Toronto-based VerticalScope Inc.’s Modified Automotive Group, publisher of Modified Magazine, Modified Luxury & Exotics Magazine, Modified Mustangs Magazine, and their related event partnerships and websites.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
seller: VerticalScope Inc.
VerticalScope is a privately held corporation headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Specializing in the creation of authoritative websites, online communities, and print magazines for the Automotive, Sports and Technology vertical markets, our media products target two coveted demographic groups.
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closed 2/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Consumer Source Inc., acquired RentalHouses.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc.’s Consumer Guides Segment announced its acquisition of RentalHouses.com, America’s second largest online marketplace for small unit rental properties. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: Consumer Source Inc.
Consumer Source, Inc. is the leading publisher and distributor of free print and online media guides in the United States with Apartment Guide/ApartmentGuide.com, New Home Guide/ NewHomeGuide.com and Auto Guide/AutoGuide.com. "
target: RentalHouses.com
RentalHouses.com is America’s second largest online marketplace for small unit rental properties.
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closed 1/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. the publisher of Dirt Rider magazine as well as renowned titles including Motor Trend, Hot Rod and 4-Wheel & Off Road, announced the acquisition of Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC. As part of the acquisition, Pro-Motion Motorsports Cofounders Eric Peronnard and Tim Clark will join PRIMEDIA’s management team.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
target: Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC
Pro-Motion Motorsports LLC is the owner and producer of EnduroCross®, MiniMoto SX events, and MiniMoto Magazine.
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InterMedia Advisors, LLP, purchased 17 magazine, hunting, fishing and shooting titles operated as part of the Outdoor Group of PRIMEDIA from Primedia, Inc.

synopsis: InterMedia Partners, L.P., a New York-based private equity firm, has agreed to purchase the hunting, fishing and shooting titles operated as part of the Outdoor Group of PRIMEDIA Inc. for $170 million in cash.
buyer: InterMedia Advisors, LLP
InterMedia Partners is a private equity investment firm that makes control investments in media companies. Currently investing its seventh fund, InterMedia is focused on media content catering to underserved audiences. "
seller: Primedia, Inc.
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments.
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closed 9/5/2006 via Company Press Release

Interweave Press, Inc., purchased GEMS Group from Primedia, Inc.

synopsis: Aspire Media, LLC, a company formed by Clay B. Hall to acquire consumer enthusiast media businesses with the backing of private equity firms Frontenac Company and Catalyst Investors, announced that its subsidiary, Interweave Press, completed its purchase of GEMS Group, a magazine publisher and event operator for gem, bead, and jewelry arts.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company
buyer: Interweave Press, Inc.
Interweave Press has provided need-to-know information to committed craft hobbyists for more than 30 years. The company’s first magazine titles, Handwoven and Spin-off, launched in the 1970s and, in the 1990s, the company launched Interweave Knits, Beadwork, and PieceWork. "
seller: Primedia, Inc.
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Enthusiast Media LLC, purchased Crafts Group from Primedia, Inc.

synopsis: Enthusiast Media LLC, an entity formed by affiliates of Sandler Capital Management, has acquired substantially all of the assets of the Crafts Group from PRIMEDIA, Inc. for approximately $132 million in cash.
buyer parent: Sandler Capital Management
buyer: Enthusiast Media LLC
CK Media, LLC is a leading publisher of quilting, sewing, and scrapbooking magazines. CK Media includes nine magazines with combined circulation of about 1 million, a conference and events division, book publishing, and digital properties, all serving the same consumer base of soft craft hobbyists. "
seller: Primedia, Inc.
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Weider History Group, purchased military history and American social history magazines from PRIMEDIA Consumer Media & Magazine Group

synopsis: Weider History Group announced today the purchase of Primedia's military history and American social history magazines and related web sites, including American History, Military History, World War II, Wild West, Civil War Times, America's Civil War, MHQ, British Heritage, Vietnam and Aviation History, plus Historynet.com.
buyer parent: Evercore Partners Inc.
buyer: Weider History Group
The Weider History Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Weider Health and Fitness, is a leading and passionate publisher of history magazines and related media. "
seller parent: Primedia, Inc.
seller: PRIMEDIA Consumer Media & Magazine Group
The Primedia Consumer Media and Magazine Group publishes more than 150 popular magazines that offer targeted information, advice and entertainment and nearly three-quarters of these titles hold the number one or two-market position, measured by total advertising pages or circulation.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2006 via BusinessWire

PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides, acquired RentClicks.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc.'s Consumer Guides, the country's leading publisher and distributor of apartment, new home and auto guides and their respective Web sites, announced the acquisition of RentClicks.com, the largest online marketplace for small unit rental properties, which is the largest segment of the rental market.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides
PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides is the largest publisher and distributor of apartment, new home and auto guides. The segment publishes and distributes 81 Apartment Guides in 75 regional markets with a combined monthly circulation of 1.6 million. "
target: RentClicks.com
Founded in August 2002, RentClicks is the online leader for advertising your residential rentals. This includes single family homes and houses for rent, apartments, condos, townhomes, and a variety of other rentals.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Prism Business Media, Inc., acquired Ward's Communications Inc.

synopsis: Prism Business Media Inc. today announced the purchase of the Ward's Automotive properties from PRIMEDIA, Inc. Ward's AutoWorld, Ward's Dealer Business, Ward's Information Products and Ward's Auto Interiors Show and Conference will rejoin Prism Business Media. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Prism Business Media, Inc.
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Ward's Communications Inc.
Ward's Communications is a world-leading provider of auto industry news, data and analysis, having served the industry's information needs for nearly 80 years. Ward's AutoWorld is a monthly magazine serving more than 68,000 automotive professionals globally.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides, purchased Auto Guide Milwaukee and its online property from Keychain Publications, Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA's Consumer Guides today announced the expansion of its Auto Guide business with the acquisition of Auto Guide Milwaukee from Keychain Publications, Inc. and its online property, www.autoguidemilwaukee.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides
PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides is the largest publisher and distributor of apartment, new home and auto guides. The segment publishes and distributes 81 Apartment Guides in 75 regional markets with a combined monthly circulation of 1.6 million. "
seller: Keychain Publications, Inc.
Auto Guide Milwaukee is a subsidiary of Keychain Publications, Inc. Auto Guide Milwaukee is a leading weekly classified used car magazine for dealers in the southeastern Wisconsin area.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2005 via BNC Analysis

PRIMEDIA's Consumer Guides Group, acquired Auto Guide Milwaukee

synopsis: Primedia's Consumer Guides Group Acquires Auto Guide Milwaukee.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: PRIMEDIA's Consumer Guides Group
PRIMEDIA's Consumer Guides Group is the nation's largest provider of directories in both the apartment rental and new home buying industries. It publishes more than 100 consumer directories in 38 states and the District of Columbia. "
target: Auto Guide Milwaukee
PRIMEDIA's Auto Guide is a free, weekly color publication for consumers featuring the most comprehensive listings of used cars, SUVs and trucks for sale by auto dealerships.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2005 via BusinessWire

Plus Three, LP, acquired Primedia Internet Resource and Technology Group

synopsis: Plus Three LP, a strategic marketing and technology company serving major U.S. political organizations and non-profit institutions, announced its expansion into the publishing industry with the acquisition of the assets of Primedia Internet Resource and Technology Group, a division of PRIMEDIA Inc.
buyer: Plus Three, LP
Plus Three has developed a technology-driven software suite that has permanently altered the online constituent building & fundraising landscape. They leverage a powerful combination of technology and marketing services to enable its progressive clients to forge relationships with many constituents."
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Primedia Internet Resource and Technology Group
Primedia Internet Resource and Technology Group owns technology assets that include: Krang, the leading Open Source publishing tool; a Membership/Subscription tool; a centralized paid content platform; and PIRT ShuzaI a tool for quick building of user data collection forms by web editors.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/15/2005 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Automotive.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Automotive.com, the premier automotive lead generation business serving new car buyers. As part of the transaction, PRIMEDIA has contributed the valuable assets associated with its 55 automotive Internet sites to Automotive.com.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
target: Automotive.com
Automotive.com has been one of the Internet's leading auto buying portals and consumer information websites. Automotive.com has helped more than 50 million consumers research and price new cars, used cars, obtain financing and insurance leading to more than a million vehicle sales.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$69]*
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 10/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Redfin, acquired Walk Score

synopsis: Redfin, the customer-first real estate brokerage, announced its acquisition of Walk Score, a leading provider of neighborhood information. Walk Score makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more.
buyer: Redfin (RDFN:$458.55)
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions. "
target: Walk Score
Walk Score® makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more. Walk Score delivers more than 20 million scores for apartment and home addresses per day across a network of more than 30,000 real estate sites.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/13/2011 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, acquired Primedia, Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of TPG Capital, a leading global private investment firm. Primedia helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG Capital is a leading global private investment firm founded in 1992 with $48 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, Beijing, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. "
target: Primedia, Inc.
Primedia, Inc. helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions. Its flagship publication is its advertising-supported Apartment Guide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$322 [$526]
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$68
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.8x
closed 12/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Finder’s Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America, announced the acquisition of its seventh title in the multifamily area this year. With this deal, the company adds Apartment Finder’s Guide, the leading apartment rental magazine in the Fredericksburg, VA area, to its portfolio.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Finder’s Guide
Apartment Finder’s Guide is the leading apartment rental magazine in the Fredericksburg, VA area. It publishes quarterly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of the Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide and its Website. Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide will join the Apartment Finder magazine national brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide
Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide and its Website, www.jaxapartmentguide.com, feature the most complete and comprehensive list of apartment communities in and around the Jacksonville, Florida area.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, today announced the acquisition of Pittsburgh's Apartment SOURCE, a multifamily publication (and website www.apartment-source.com).
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Source
The Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Source provides a comprehensive list of over 100 apartment communities in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Our apartment listings contain floor plans, maps and photos, as well as information about amenities, rent, deposits, and move in specials.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Community Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of Apartment Community Guide. The acquired Apartment Community Guide will merge into the Apartment Finder magazine brand, which currently serves more than 98 markets across the US
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Community Guide
Apartment Community Guide is a multifamily publication and locator service serving the Brevard County, Florida, area (communities include: Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral).
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closed 9/29/2005 via

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired RealEstateABC.com

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc., a leading operator of media and e-commerce sites for "large ticket" consumer purchases, today announced the acquisition of RealEstateABC.com (www.realestateabc.com), an award-winning consumer information website for home buyers and sellers.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is a leading Internet media company that owns, operates and grows community and e-commerce websites in the automotive, careers, home, money and business, shopping and travel and leisure categories. "
target: RealEstateABC.com
Consumers can quickly get up to speed on buying or selling a home with help from RealEstateABC.com. In addition to monthly analysis of market conditions, RealEstateABC.com also features: Hundreds of articles that offer insight on the home buying and selling process.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

World of Mortgages Ltd, acquired Mortgage Lender

synopsis: World of Mortgages, based in Wigston, has acquired Penuptra Consulting, of Bristol. World of Mortgages owns Latham and Company lettings and estate agents, which have offices in Wigston and Syston. Penuptra Consulting operates under their website www.worldofmortgages.co.uk, providing a comprehensive guide to mortgage lenders in the UK.
buyer: World of Mortgages Ltd
World of Mortgages provide unbiased advice on Leicester, Leicestershire and UK Mortgages, Remortgages, Debt Consolidation, Equity Release, Personal Insurance and Loans. World of Mortgages work with a large selection of UK Lenders and Personal Insurers resulting in excellent deals for clients. "
target: Mortgage Lender
Mortgage Lender.co.uk is a comprehensive guide to every single mortgage lender in the UK. Mortgage Lender provides background information on all the mortgage lenders in the marketplace as well as up to date news on the major mortgage lenders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired MMIS, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of both FastFind and MMIS/Interest.com. MMIS/Interest.com, which publishes mortgage guides in over 300 newspapers and operates Interest.com, a Web site which publishes financial rates and information connecting consumers with lenders, was acquired for $30 million in cash.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: MMIS, Inc.
MMIS is the parent company of Interest.com, an Internet finance marketplace educating and connecting consumers to quality lenders. Since its inception in 1987, MMIS has provided newspapers nationwide with mortgage features, editorial content and mortgage tools to educate and inform consumers.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Boliga Gruppen A/S, will acquire DinGeo

synopsis: Boliga Gruppen, a Danish independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans, will acquire DinGeo, a Danish company that collects geodata, presents it in an easy and clear format and releases it to ordinary Danes.
buyer: Boliga Gruppen A/S (CPSE:BOLIGA:$7.15)
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S. "
target: DinGeo
Headquartered in Denmark, DinGeo collects geodata, presents it in an easy and clear format and releases it to ordinary Danes. With DinGeo, homeowners can learn more about their own home and local area, while home buyers get information about a home they are interested in.
price ($mm)
$0.43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2012 via Company Press Release

Terralink International Limited, acquired Zoodle Limited

synopsis: Location intelligence firm Terralink International Limited has taken 100% ownership of Zoodle Limited, providers of New Zealand’s most popular consumer property information website www.zoodle.co.nz. Zoodle brings together information and facts about almost every property and neighbourhood in the country.
buyer: Terralink International Limited
Terralink International is New Zealand's most trusted land and property information provider. Their team of experts provide New Zealand organisations with the most timely, complete and accurate data - delivered how, when and where its customers want it. "
target: Zoodle Limited
Zoodle is a new way of looking at New Zealand property. It brings together information and facts about almost every property and neighbourhood in the country – over 1.5 million properties scattered around over 1,600 suburbs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Trulia, Inc., acquired Movity

synopsis: Trulia.com, a top site for homebuyers, sellers and renters, acquired Movity, a stealth start-up focused on surfacing geodata to help new movers make better decisions and creator of social check-in tracker.
buyer: Trulia, Inc. (TRLA:$174.22)
Trulia.com is the fastest growing online real estate site focused on empowering buyers, seller and renters with smarter tools to help you find the right home. Trulia is focused on helping you find the home that truly meets your needs, and delivers on what's most important for you. "
target: Movity
Movity is a start-up focused on surfacing geodata to help new movers make better decisions. Movity informs home buyers and renters of what the location is really like.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2015 via PR Web

Buildium, acquired All Property Management

synopsis: Property management software provider Buildium announced the acquisition of All Property Management, the leading online marketing service for property managers. All Property Management connects property management companies with property owners who are looking for property management services in their area.
buyer: Buildium
Buildium provides easy-to-use, affordable cloud property management software solutions to residential and community association property management companies. More than 10,000 customers use their online property management software to manage nearly three-quarters of a million units in 46 countries. "
target: All Property Management
All Property Management is the leading online marketing solution for property management. Each year, All Property Management helps thousands of property management companies in North America grow their business by connecting them with thousands of property owners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fastfox.com, acquired Roofpik

synopsis: To add greater depth to its ability to acquire quality rental inventory at scale, FastFox.com, an Indian renting platform, has announced the acquisition of Roofpik.com, an Indian reviews and ratings platform for real estate industry.
buyer: 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. "
target: Roofpik
Based in India and founded in 2016 by Arpit Mittal and Kanika Katoch, Roofpik is a crowd-sourced real estate property and broker review platform. Roofpik has more than 400 community experts spread across 299 projects, who have contributed to thousands of reviews.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC, acquired NewPoint Media Group, LLC

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Lion Equity Partners, has been sold to Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC. The Company is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the United States.
buyer: Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC
Pez Gallo Holdings LLC operates as a holding company for diverse industries and sectors. "
target parent: Lion Equity Partners
target: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC (NPMG) is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the US. Each of NPMG’s brand delivers targeted print media products complemented by a range of digital tools which reach and engage local consumer audiences across North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Teldon, will acquire By Design Publishing

synopsis: Teldon Media Group, the North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars, has announced it will acquire Hayden, Idaho-based By Design Publishing, the North American leader in customized printed magazines.
buyer: Teldon
Teldon Media Group is a North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars. Teldon has provided effective business marketing products to North American companies and individuals for more than 45 years. "
target: By Design Publishing
By Design Publishing is a leader in personal marketing solutions for real estate agents. The group’s signature titles, Home by Design and Your Home and Lifestyle magazines deliver marketing tools to real estate professionals that help strengthen existing relationships and generate additional sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Hyundai Development Company, will acquire Real Estate 114 Inc.

synopsis: Hyundai Development Company, a comprehensive construction company in South Korea, will acquire an 80.5% stake in Real Estate 114 from Mirae Asset Capital, a company that invests in industries that drive the Korean economy. Real Estate 114 is a company in South Korea that operates an online real estate information database.
buyer: Hyundai Development Company (KOSE:A012630:$4,922.45)
Hyundai Development Company (HDC) is a comprehensive construction company, building up on Korea City Development’s strength in the housing business. HDC has provided housing for 400,000 households and have contributed to revitalizing several cities. "
target parent: Mirae Asset Capital Co, Ltd.
target: Real Estate 114 Inc.
Founded in 1999, Real Estate 114 Inc. is a company in South Korea that operates an online real estate information database. Real Estate 114 allows users to find information about building sales, real estate brokerages, and the latest news about the real estate industry.
price ($mm)
$46*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Eiendomsmeglerguiden

synopsis: The international media group Schibsted buys Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no, a service developed by Mediehuset Dagen. Eiendomsmeglerguiden is a website used to assess real estate agents in Norway. Since its launch in 2013, it has grown to have tens of thousands of users every week.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,133.70)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Dagen AS
target: Eiendomsmeglerguiden
Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no was launched in 2013 and has since grown to be a guide that has tens of thousands of users every week and about 2,000 real estate agents are affiliated with the service. More than 40,000 reviews have been published by brokers so far.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2014 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired BigDecisions.com

synopsis: News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired BigDecisions.com, a company that aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$9,890.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: BigDecisions.com
BigDecisions.com provides a platform to deliver unbiased information and analysis to consumers in India on topics ranging from life and health insurance and retirement planning to providing for a child’s education or buying and renting real estate.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Apartment Finder, acquired Apartment Guide, LLC

synopsis: Apartment Finder, the #1 go-to resource for apartment shoppers, announced the acquisition of the assets of Apartment Guide, LLC in Mississippi. The deal includes Greater Jackson Apartment Guide, Mississippi Gulf Coast Apartment & Condominium Guide, Hattiesburg Apartment Guide and Starkville/Columbus Apartment & Condominium Guide.
buyer parent: Network Communications, Inc.
buyer: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder is the anchor of the multi-family division of Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), a leading local media company providing lead generation, advertising and Internet marketing services to the luxury and multi-family segments of the housing industry. "
target: Apartment Guide, LLC
Apartment Guide, the most trusted rental resource that connects apartment consumers to their ideal place to live, provides consumers with a clear and simple guide to apartment living through content-rich apartment listings in a user-friendly format with Internet, mobile and social media solutions.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: TSE:9475
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mapple
Mapple
Mapple produces and publishes maps, magazines, and guidebooks for tourists. Mapple has established its status of being Japan's number one and only brand in the field of geographical information tailored to sightseeing.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$103.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
468
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 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
2017
rev ($mm)
$289.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.06
EBIT ($mm)
$19.48
Net Income ($mm)
$8.87
Employees
1001
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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
PurpleBricks
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$124.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($32.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
239
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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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: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$84.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.39
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.29
Employees
130
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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