Like The Meet Group

closed 9/4/2020 via BusinessWire

NuCom Group, acquired The Meet Group

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a leading portfolio of mobile dating apps, has been acquired by ProSiebenSat.1's and General Atlantic’s joint company NuCom Group. In connection with the transaction, a new parent company, ParshipMeet Group, was created to manage two subsidiaries: The Meet Group and Parship Group.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is the growth partner for consumer internet companies. They create global category leaders and accelerate the growth of their portfolio companies by adding marketing power, operational expertise and clear buy-and-build strategies. "
target: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$482 [$496]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 11/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired MagicLab

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone are taking a majority stake in MagicLab, which builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$1,913.85)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: MagicLab
MagicLab builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
price ($mm)
$3,000
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Harmonica

synopsis: Match Group, the online dating giant that owns different dating websites and apps, has acquired Harmonica, a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Harmonica
Harmonica is a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
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closed 4/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freeway ApS, acquired Dating.dk

synopsis: Freeway, a Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites, has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Dating.dk from its Co-Founder, Peter Sønderby Wagner. Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark.
buyer: Freeway ApS
Freeway is a private Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites. Freeway’s sites attract hundred thousands of users every day, and each site has its own identity, target group and its own purpose. Their websites include Avisen.dk, Plusbog.dk and many more. "
target: Dating.dk
Founded in 1998, Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark. Dating.dk offers over 112,000 profiles and provides great customer service.
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closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

The Meet Group, acquired LOVOO GmbH

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc, a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Lovoo GmbH, the most downloaded dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria combined. Lovoo changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: LOVOO GmbH
LOVOO is a leading European dating app and the largest German-speaking dating app by downloads. The privately held company is based in Dresden, Germany. LOVOO changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

APG|SGA AG, acquired BLINQ AG

synopsis: Zurich-based dating app BLINQ has been acquired by a Swiss outdoor advertising firm, APG|SGA. BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area.
buyer: APG|SGA AG (SWX:APGN:$313.27)
APG|SGA SA provides outdoor advertising in Switzerland. The Company offers poster and billboard advertising at railway stations, post offices, sports stadiums and shopping centers. "
target: BLINQ AG
BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area. They are a start-up located in Zurich, Switzerland.
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announced 12/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd., will acquire Kingr

synopsis: The leading Delhi based software company Wixty Inc. is acquiring Kingr, one of the leading dating platforms for promotion of communication between the Christians of Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
buyer: Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Delhi based Wixty Technologies is a global IT Solutions company, providing software, web and IT solutions to small, medium and large companies. It provides full-cycle services in the areas of software development, web-based enterprise solutions, web application and portal development. "
target: Kingr
Kingr is a mobile dating platform for Christians in Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
price ($mm)
$0.15
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

M14 Industries Ltd., acquired Double Limited

synopsis: M14 Industries, the white label platform used to power niche dating apps, has announced the acquisition of London-based dating platform Double. Double is a dating app which encourages users to find a friend, and look for double dates – making the whole process less intimidating and more sociable.
buyer: M14 Industries Ltd.
M14 Industries is the innovative company behind the world’s first SaaS platform for dating & social white label apps. M14 Industries provides anyone or any company the ability to make their own dating apps, with no hassle and a transparent pricing model. "
target: Double Limited
Double is a location based app for iPhone and Android which aims to make dating less awkward and more fun through double dates. The app enables singles to 'double up' with a friend and take on the dating scene as a pair, allowing the dating experience to be more social, less daunting and safer.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Datetix Group Ltd., acquired Noonswoon, Inc.

synopsis: Australian dating products and services firm DateTix Group Ltd has announced the acquisition of Thailand’s dating app provider Noonswoon in a bid to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia. Noonswoon, a dating app founded in 2013 for serious relationships claims to have over 180,000 registered users of which 1,600 are paid users.
buyer: Datetix Group Ltd. (ASX:DTX:$0.17)
DateTix Group is a leading provider of social and dating products and services, including the DateTix platform, the Lovestruck platform, and premium matchmaking services. Their platform is a mobile online marketplace that facilitates offline dates by connecting people who are nearby each other. "
target: Noonswoon, Inc.
Noonswoon, Inc. develops and markets an application that allows dating a new partner for singles in Thailand. The company is based in Thailand.
price ($mm)
$0.20
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closed 10/14/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Spark Networks, Inc., acquired JSwipe

synopsis: Spark Networks Inc., owner of JDate.com and a leader in creating communities that help individuals form life-long relationships, announced the acquisition of Smooch Labs, the owner of the popular millennial Jewish dating app JSwipe.
buyer: Spark Networks, Inc. (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties designed to build community, including more than 20 online personals sites such as JDate®.com, ChristianMingle®.com, SilverSingles®.com and BlackSingles.com®. "
target: JSwipe
JSwipe, the fastest growing Jewish dating app, is changing how millennial Jews find love. JSwipe combines the best of geo-mobile-social dating with a clean, sleek user experience to deliver the fun, free, #future way to meet people in a local community or across the world.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Eureka, Inc.

synopsis: Japan’s Eureka, developer of dating and couple apps, was acquired by the Match Group, the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com. "
target: Eureka, Inc.
Eureka, Inc. develops dating and couple matching applications and also offers e-commerce consulting. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Ebisu, Japan.
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announced 9/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Crown Baus Capital Corp., will acquire LoudCrush

synopsis: Crown Baus Capital Corp., a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five industries: high-tech incubation, drug development, entertainment/media, education, and financial services, is in the final stage of acquiring niche social and dating app, LoudCrush, which allows users to post videos and photos, to search for friends, and socialize.
buyer: Crown Baus Capital Corp. (CBCA.E:$0.00)
Crown Baus Capital Corp. is a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five primary industries: High-Tech Incubation, Drug Development, Entertainment/Media, Education, and Financial Services. The Company is based in the USA but operates globally through its subsidiary, WebCongress, Inc. "
target: LoudCrush
LoudCrush is a social and dating app. The features of LoudCrush combine functionality similar to popular apps like Facebook, Tinder and Vine, which allow users to post videos and photos, to search for friends and singles in their areas, and to chat and discreetly socialize, and even send gifts.
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announced 9/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Snap Interactive, Inc. will be merged with LiveXLive,

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, Inc., one of the only premium streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire SNAP Interactive, Inc., a leading provider of live video social networking and interactive dating applications.
buyer: LiveXLive (OTCPK:LIVX:$37.96)
LiveXLive is one of the world's only premium internet networks devoted to live music and music-related video content. They are an online destination for music fans to enjoy premium live performances from music venues and leading music festivals around the world. "
target: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$29]
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Russ Media, acquired Randivonal

synopsis: Russmedia, the most progressive media company in Europe, has acquired Randivonal, Hungary's online partner search site. Randivonal helps customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe, with subsidiaries in 5 European countries. Products are concentrating on either regional or vertical niches. Their portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. "
target parent: Dating Central Europe Zrt.
target: Randivonal
Randivonal is Hungary's online partner search site for 20 years. They help customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services. In order to maintain seriousness, all datasheets are checked to filter out false registrations.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Spark Networks SE, acquired Zoosk, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks SE, a leading global dating company, has acquired Zoosk, Inc. Through its Behavioural Matchmaking technology, Zoosk personalizes the dating experience by learning from the actions of over 35 million members to deliver better matches. The acquisition makes Spark the second-largest dating company in North America in revenues.
buyer: Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV". "
target: Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that personalizes the dating experience to help singles find the person and relationship that’s just right for them. Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology learns from the actions of over 35 million members in order to deliver better matches.
price ($mm)
$255
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announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

IBJ, Inc., will acquire Diverse Inc.

synopsis: Japanese social network mixi, Inc. will sell Diverse, Inc., an online dating business, to IBJ, Inc. Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people.
buyer: IBJ, Inc. (TSE:6071:$90.16)
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Mixi, Inc.
target: Diverse Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people today in an effort to create opportunities for more singles to meet via the Internet.
price ($mm)
$4.74
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
buyer: PAG
PAG was founded in 2002 and has grown to become one of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment management groups with US$16 billion in capital under management across private equity, real estate, and absolute returns. "
target: Zhenai Inc.
Zhenai Inc. is a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$242
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ohlala, acquired Ohlala

synopsis: Pia Poppenreiter, the founder of the online paid dating platform Ohlala, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
buyer: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users. "
target: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
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closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lunch Actually Pte Ltd, acquired Setipe

synopsis: Setipe, the biggest online matchmaking service in Indonesia, has been acquired by Singapore-based dating services provider Lunch Actually Group. Setipe's online matchmaking service provides singles a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles.
buyer: Lunch Actually Pte Ltd
Lunch Actually is Asia’s first lunch dating specialist who arranges fun and quality dates for busy, pro-active single professionals in a discreet, fun and no pressure environment. It provides a safe, convenient and non-intimidating avenue for busy professionals to meet like-minded people. "
target: Setipe
Setipe.com is an Indonesian online matchmaking service for singles to have a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles. They curate and introduce matches using demographic, preference, psycho-graphic and social-economic factors.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BusinessWire

NuCom Group, acquired The Meet Group

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a leading portfolio of mobile dating apps, has been acquired by ProSiebenSat.1's and General Atlantic’s joint company NuCom Group. In connection with the transaction, a new parent company, ParshipMeet Group, was created to manage two subsidiaries: The Meet Group and Parship Group.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is the growth partner for consumer internet companies. They create global category leaders and accelerate the growth of their portfolio companies by adding marketing power, operational expertise and clear buy-and-build strategies. "
target: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$482 [$496]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

The Meet Group, acquired Growlr

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has acquired Growlr, a complete social networking app for gay bears. GROWLr allows gay men to view profiles from around the world or right in their neighborhood. Users can send and receive private messages, pictures, and voice memos.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: Growlr
GROWLr is a complete social networking app for gay bears. GROWLr is free and has over 10 million members. GROWLr allows gay men to view profiles from around the world or right in their neighborhood. Users can send and receive private messages, pictures, and voice memos.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

The Meet Group, acquired LOVOO GmbH

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc, a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Lovoo GmbH, the most downloaded dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria combined. Lovoo changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: LOVOO GmbH
LOVOO is a leading European dating app and the largest German-speaking dating app by downloads. The privately held company is based in Dresden, Germany. LOVOO changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
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closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired SKOUT

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader for social discovery, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Skout, Inc., a leading global mobile network for meeting new people. MeetMe expects the acquisition, to significantly increase both the size of its user base and its total revenue.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
MeetMe, Inc. is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery. MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. "
target: SKOUT
Skout is a leading global, mobile network for meeting new people. The Skout community spans more than 100 countries and is available in 23 different languages. Skout is dedicated to providing a platform that people can easily and safely connect on, and hopefully change their lives.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
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2.3x
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closed 9/4/2020 via BusinessWire

NuCom Group, acquired The Meet Group

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a leading portfolio of mobile dating apps, has been acquired by ProSiebenSat.1's and General Atlantic’s joint company NuCom Group. In connection with the transaction, a new parent company, ParshipMeet Group, was created to manage two subsidiaries: The Meet Group and Parship Group.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is the growth partner for consumer internet companies. They create global category leaders and accelerate the growth of their portfolio companies by adding marketing power, operational expertise and clear buy-and-build strategies. "
target: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$482 [$496]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

NuCom Group, acquired Aroundhome

synopsis: NuCom Group, the commerce business of ProSiebenSat.1, is increasing its voting shares in Aroundhome from 42 percent to 94 percent. Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is building the N°1 omnichannel platform for consumer services and lifestyle brands in Europe. They are a majority-owned subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of Europe’s leading media companies and Germany’s biggest TV network. "
target: Aroundhome
Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house, helping millions of people to find the right local company when selecting a solar panel system, new windows or kitchen design.
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$83*
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announced 5/19/2016 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, will acquire Stylight GmbH

synopsis: 7Commerce, the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1, will increase its equity stake in Stylight GmbH, a digital fashion marketplace. Stylight is a Munich-based company founded in 2008, and it is Europe’s most successful fashion aggregator, with operations in 15 countries. Post-acquisition, 7Commerce will own 100 percent of Stylight.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of Europe's leading media companies and Germany’s biggest TV network. Through their participation model Media-for-Equity their portfolio companies receive advertising time for an equity stake. "
target: Stylight GmbH
Stylight is Europe’s leading fashion aggregator operating at a global level. Stylight lets customers explore the latest trends and shop with just one click from over 350 stores, with all the fashion and lifestyle products they need to create their own personal style.
price ($mm)
$70*
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closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
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$193*
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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