jewelry solutions

closed 12/18/2012 via PE Hub

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired SWI Group

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Swiss Watch International, Inc. (The SWI Group) announced that Clearlake has acquired SWI, a leading online retailer of watches, accessories, and apparel. SWI pioneered the sale and distribution of watches, accessories and apparel online through the company’s portfolio of category-leading flagship websites.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private investment firm focused on special situations private equity such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, buyouts, restructurings, turnarounds and other equity investments. "
target: SWI Group
Swiss Watch International, headquartered in Hollywood, Florida, is a leading fully integrated online retailer and multi-channel distributor of watches, accessories and apparel. SWI Group is a world leader in the watch industry.
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closed 10/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Telegraph Media Group, acquired QP Magazine Ltd.

synopsis: Telegraph Media Group has acquired QP magazine and Salon QP, a magazine and event which are both focused on luxury watches. QP Magazine is a watch magazine that covers auctions, brands, designs, collecting, watchmaking technology and history. SalonQP is the UK's premier fine watch exhibition.
buyer: Telegraph Media Group
Telegraph Media Group is a multi-media news publisher of the world-renowned content found in its titles: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Telegraph.co.uk and The Telegraph – a weekly subscription publication for TMG’s overseas and expat audience. "
target parent: QP Group
target: QP Magazine Ltd.
QP Magazine is a watch magazine that covers auctions, brands, designs, collecting, watchmaking technology and history. SalonQP is the UK's premier fine watch exhibition.
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Heartbeat, Inc., acquired Iconery, Inc

synopsis: Heartbeat, an engagement platform that connects brands with Millennial and Gen Z audiences, has acquired Iconery, the leading jewelry design, manufacturing, and logistics company serving brands and influencers around the world. Iconery powers collections for influencers and retailers such as Rashida Jones, Michelle Branch, Goop, REVOLVE, and more.
buyer: Heartbeat, Inc.
Heartbeat is an engagement platform that connects brands with 200,000 Millennial and Gen Z consumers. Heartbeat provides easy-to-use tools that allow brands to build a community of eager brand loyalists and activate them to create trackable nano-influencer marketing campaigns. "
target: Iconery, Inc
Iconery is the leading jewelry design, manufacturing, and logistics company serving brands and influencers around the world. As an influencer commerce platform, Iconery powers collections for Rashida Jones, Michelle Branch, Nastia Liukin, Stone Fox Bride, NordstromXNike, and many others.
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closed 4/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Signet Jewelers, acquired RocksBox

synopsis: Signet Jewelers Limited, the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, has acquired Rocksbox, an innovative jewelry rental subscription platform. Rocksbox provides their monthly members with a curated set of designer jewelry to wear on loan with the option to buy or swap at any time.
buyer: Signet Jewelers (SIG:$5,226.90)
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda. "
target: RocksBox
Rocksbox is a jewelry rental subscription platform. Rocksbox provides their monthly members with a curated set of designer jewelry to wear on loan with the option to buy or swap at any time. The company carries styles from over 30 brand-name designers, including Kendra Scott, Gorjana and more.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

A-lehdet, acquired Keskisen Kello Oy

synopsis: Finnish media group A-lehdet Oy has acquired a majority stake in E-commerce company Keskisen Kello Oy. Headquartered in Tuuri, Keskisen Kello is the largest Finnish online retailer of watches, smartwatches, and jewelry. The acquisition is aligned with A-lehdet’s goals and is expected to strengthen its E-commerce business.
buyer: A-lehdet
A-leader is a Finnish media house and pioneer in media content, digital commerce, and influencing. The A-letter Group consists of A-leftist Oy, which focuses on the media business, Finnish Design Shop Oy, the leading online store for Nordic design, and Genero, a pioneer in growth marketing. "
target: Keskisen Kello Oy
Keskisen Kello is the largest Finnish online retailer of watches, smart watches, and jewelry. The company's online store has over 10,000 products that include watches, jewelry, heart rate monitors, rings, silverware, christening gifts, and more.
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closed 7/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, acquired Soul Zen

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations, has acquired Soul Zen, an online seller of jewelry, incense sticks, yoga, meditation mats, and more. They are a shop for mindfulness and modern spirituality.
buyer parent: Bauer Media Group
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world. "
target: Soul Zen
Based in Germany, Soul Zen is an online seller of jewelry, incense sticks, yoga, meditation mats, and more. They are a shop for mindfulness and modern spirituality.
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closed 12/7/2017 via PR Web

Glimmer, acquired Ice.com

synopsis: Glimmer, a company that acquires or invests in ecommerce and vertical SaaS companies, has acquired a majority stake in Ice.com from CSC Generation, a company that buys and builds companies. Ice.com is a fine jewelry marketplace that allows customers to buy directly from the designers and manufacturers that supply the big retailers.
buyer: Glimmer
Glimmer acquires or invests in ecommerce and vertical SaaS companies that choose a different path - bootstrappers and turnarounds who value sweat over capital, and who want a high likelihood of success, not a <5% shot at a home run. "
target parent: CSC Generation
target: Ice.com
Ice.com is a fine jewelry marketplace that allows customers to buy directly from the designers and manufacturers that supply the big retailers. All of their jewelry is ice certified by their gemologist to ensure customers are getting exactly what they want.
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closed 9/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Signet Jewelers, acquired R2Net

synopsis: Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of R2Net. R2Net is the owner of JamesAllen.com, a fast-growing online jewelry retailer, as well as Segoma Imaging Technologies, who provides R2Net machines to enable delivery of a next generation digital shopping experience for jewelry.
buyer: Signet Jewelers (SIG:$5,226.90)
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda. "
target: R2Net
R2Net operates a robust e-commerce and supply chain platform that connects the entire span of the diamond industry’s ecosystem, including manufacturers, retailers and consumers. R2Net owns and operates four distinct brands: JamesAllen.com, Segoma, D-Market (Diamond Market) and Brio Animation Studio.
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$328
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kalyan Jewellers India Pvt. Ltd, acquired Candere

synopsis: Leading jewellery chain Kalyan Jewellers acquired the online jewellery firm Candere from Singularity Strategic, a Private Equity firm. Candere is a premium diamond & gemstone jewellery e-Store with over 4,000 designs, including a strong offering in the high growth diamond jewellery segment.
buyer: Kalyan Jewellers India Pvt. Ltd
Kalyan Jewellers India Private Limited operates a chain of jewelry stores in Southern and Western India, and the Middle East. It offers gold, diamond, platinum, and silver products. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Thrissur, India. "
target parent: Singularity Strategic Holdings
target: Candere
Candere is a premium diamond & gemstone jewellery e-Store. Candere designs and crafts bravura & bespoke jewellery. It has a portfolio of over 4,000 designs, including a strong offering in the high growth diamond jewellery segment.
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closed 11/9/2016 via PR Web

Dalumi Diamonds Ltd., acquired Zoara Inc.

synopsis: Israel-based diamond industry enterprise The Dalumi Group has acquired online diamond and luxury jewelry e-commerce brand Zoara.com. With sales in over 40 countries worldwide, Zoara is a main competitor in online sales of loose diamonds, diamond engagement rings and diamond jewelry.
buyer: Dalumi Diamonds Ltd.
Founded in 1960 by Asher Dalumi, the Dalumi Group is a global leader in the international diamond and diamond jewelry markets. Today, the family-held company is operated by second generation executives and directors from its headquarters in the Israel Diamond Exchange. "
target: Zoara Inc.
Zoara is an online diamond and luxury jewelry e-commerce brand. With sales in over 40 countries worldwide, Zoara is a main competitor in online sales of loose diamonds, diamond engagement rings and diamond jewelry.
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closed 2/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Adama Partners, Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street LLC, acquired Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Leading online jeweler Blue Nile announced the successful completion of the acquisition of the Company by an Investor Group, comprised of Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street and Adama Partners. Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry.
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
buyer: Bow Street LLC
buyer: Adama Partners
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide the resources needed to grow companies. Bow Street is an investment manager that partners with institutional investors to invest opportunistically. Adama Partners is a venture firm that invests in the gemstone and jewelry markets."
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
price ($mm)[EV]
$491 [$451]
rev ($mm)
$472
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nefertiti Group Ltd, acquired My Flash Trash Ltd

synopsis: MyFlashTrash, the e-commerce jewellery start-up founded by 25 year-old young entrepreneur Amber Atherton, has been acquired by Hong Kong-based Nefertiti Group. A specialist in “playful and bold” charm jewellery, MyFlashTrash developed from a blog that former Made in Chelsea star Atherton started back in 2008.
buyer: Nefertiti Group Ltd
Nefertiti Group is a manufacturer of jewellery for stores such as Topshop and Zara. Nefertiti Fashion Accessories was founded in 2005 by Ms. Peggy Tang, specialized in imitation jewelry design and manufacturing, with their own sales office and showroom in Hong Kong, and factory in Dougguan, China. "
target: My Flash Trash Ltd
MyFlashTrash is the e-commerce jewellery start-up founded by 25 year-old entrepreneur Amber Atherton. MyFlashTrash developed from a blog that former Made in Chelsea star Atherton started back in 2008 and gained a cult-like following with Rihanna, Beyoncé and Suki Waterhouse, among its customers.
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closed 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Synalia, acquired Montres and Co

synopsis: Synalia acquires Montres & Co, a leading player in the watch market online. Montres & Co is a major player in the online sale of watches and offers a wide selection of watches from the biggest brands.
buyer: Synalia
Synalia operates as a cooperative for jewelry and other luxury items. It offers its associates the opportunity to retain their independence while increasing competitiveness through the sharing of effective means. "
target: Montres and Co
Montres & Co is one of the main players in the watch market on the internet. Their site offers a wide selection of watches for men, women, and children from the biggest brands Swatch, Calvin Klein, Tissot, Festina, Guess, Ice Watch, Fossil, Diesel and many others.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Web

Watches.com merged with Watchismo,

synopsis: Online watch seller Watchismo acquires and merges into the new domain Watches.com. Watchismo (now Watches.com) curates and sells the world’s largest online collection of diverse watches. Watches.com is an authorized dealer with dozens of major watch brands such as Diesel, Nixon and Shinola.
buyer: Watchismo
Watchismo.com is carefully curated watch collection. Purveyors of wrist-borne time machines since 1999, Watchismo is a singular source for unusual modern watches from around the world. "
target: Watches.com
Watches.com is an authorized dealer with dozens of major watch brands such as Diesel, Nixon and Shinola. However, the company also designs and manufactures their own unique watches under the brand XERIC.
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announced 5/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Titan Company Limited, will acquire CaratLane Trading Private Limited

synopsis: Titan Co. Ltd, the maker of Tanishq jewellery and Titan and Fastrack watches, said it will acquire a majority stake in online jewellery chain CaratLane Trading Pvt. Ltd. With over 100,000 solitaires listed on their website and an education based informed selling approach, CaratLane is India's largest online jewellery store.
buyer: Titan Company Limited (BSE:500114:$1,678.26)
Titan Company is a manufacturing company that produces India's largest and best-known range of personal accessories — watches, jewellery, sunglasses and prescription eyewear. Precision engineering is another area of specialisation that Titan Company excels in. "
target: CaratLane Trading Private Limited
Caratlane.com is India's largest online jewellery store. With over 100,000 solitaires listed on their website and an education based informed selling approach, CaratLane aims to change the way diamonds are bought and sold in India.
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closed 9/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aurum Group Ltd, acquired The Watch Hut

synopsis: DM London has agreed to sell online designer watch retailer The Watch Hut to Aurum Group, the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK. Aurum is the UK’s largest luxury watch and jewellery retailers with Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb, Goldsmiths and Boutique Goldsmiths in its portfolio of businesses.
buyer: Aurum Group Ltd
Aurum is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK which now includes Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths brands within its portfolio. "
target parent: DM London Ltd
target: The Watch Hut
The Watch Hut Limited operates as an online retailer of watches. The Watch Hut launched in November 2005 with the aim of selling branded watches at amazing prices. They are authorized UK stockists for leading brands including brands such as Tissot, Casio, U-Boat, Seiko, TAG Heuer and many more.
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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

RED Luxury S.A.S, acquired Timefy S.A.S.

synopsis: Red Luxury, which designs, manufactures and distributes watches for fashion brands and for its own account, has announced the acquisition of Timefy.com, leader of e-commerce dedicated to fashion watches in France. The acquisition enables Red Luxury to strengthen and to control its online distribution network.
buyer: RED Luxury S.A.S
Red Luxury is an established and dynamic Brand Extension Company specialized in the Watches Industry. Renowned for its portfolio of famous Fashion Brands, Red Luxury distributes its watches through an International retail and online network. "
target: Timefy S.A.S.
Timefy.com is the leader of e-commerce dedicated to fashion watches in France.
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closed 8/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aurum Group Ltd, acquired Watch Shop

synopsis: Aurumn Group, which owns the Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and Goldsmiths fascias, has acquired 100% of the share capital of Watch Shop, which operates the brand Watch Shop (www.watchshop.com), a high street and online designer watch and jewellery retailer.
buyer: Aurum Group Ltd
Aurum is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK which now includes Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths brands within its portfolio. "
target: Watch Shop
Watch Shop Ltd operates the brand Watch Shop (www.watchshop.com), a high street and online designer watch and jewellery retailer. The Watch Shop brand was launched in 2007 and the company now sells hundreds of thousands of watches and jewellery items per year.
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closed 9/25/2013 via PR Newswire

From You Flowers, LLC., acquired Eve's Addiction

synopsis: From You Flowers, the same-day flower delivery company, announced that it has acquired Eve's Addiction, a leading online jewelry retailer of sterling-silver necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.
buyer parent: Tenth Avenue Holdings, LLC
buyer: From You Flowers, LLC.
FromYouFlowers is a leading online retailer of flowers, plants and gift baskets, offering hand arranged, same day delivered flowers for every occasion and sentiment. The company operates as a subsidiary of Tenth Avenue Commerce. "
target: Eve's Addiction
EvesAddiction.com specializes in sterling silver jewelry. The site has grown to include a large collection of personalized jewelry such as birthstone jewelry and engraved jewelry, celebrity style jewelry and designer inspired jewelry, monogram necklaces and more.
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closed 4/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Hedbergs Guld &amp; Silver AB, acquired Watch On Watch AB

synopsis: Hedberg Gold & Silver AB acquired all shares in WatchOnWatch AB. Watch On Watch AB operates an online store for watches.
buyer: Hedbergs Guld & Silver AB
Hedbergs Guld & Silver AB engages in retail of gold and silver products; jewelry; silver and gift products. "
target: Watch On Watch AB
Watch On Watch is a limited company selling exclusive watches online. Its mission is to offer the widest product range and great service. Every watch comes with all manufacturer warranties and certificates. All watches are also fully insured during transportation.
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SWI Group

QP Magazine Ltd.

Iconery, Inc

RocksBox

Keskisen Kello Oy

Soul Zen

Ice.com

R2Net

Candere

Zoara Inc.

Blue Nile Inc.

My Flash Trash Ltd

Montres and Co

Watches.com

CaratLane Trading Private Limited

The Watch Hut

Timefy S.A.S.

Watch Shop

Eve's Addiction

Watch On Watch AB

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Matching Companies
Ticker: BSE:500114
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Titan Company Limited
Titan Company is a manufacturing company that produces India's largest and best-known range of personal accessories — watches, jewellery, sunglasses and prescription eyewear. Precision engineering is another area of specialisation that Titan Company excels in.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,678.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$138.19
EBIT ($mm)
$124.75
Net Income ($mm)
$103.40
Employees
7558
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Ticker: IDX:HRTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hartadinata Abadi
Hartadinata Abadi
Hartadinata Abadi is a jewelry manufacturer in Indonesia. Hartadinata Abadi produces high quality jewelry products that are sold and distributed through a network of wholesalers, gold shops, franchises, and their own retail stores. Their products include necklaces, rings, earrings, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$199.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.65
EBIT ($mm)
$15.10
Net Income ($mm)
$9.01
Employees
534
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Ticker: BRGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergio International, Inc.
Bergio International designs and manufactures upscale jewelry. Their products consist of styles and designs made from precious metals such as gold, platinum, diamond, karat gold and other precious stones. Bergio currently sells its jewelry to approximately 50 retailers across the United States.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1.20
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($0.50)
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($0.50)
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Ticker: SIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Signet Jewelers
Signet Jewelers
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,226.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$321.10
EBIT ($mm)
$150.50
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21700
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Ticker: NILE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Nile Inc.
Blue Nile Inc.
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$471.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.10
EBIT ($mm)
$13.98
Net Income ($mm)
$9.54
Employees
344
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