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announced 1/3/2022 via BusinessWire

B2Link, will acquire Picky Inc.

synopsis: B2LiNK Corporation, a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company, will acquire Picky Inc., a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
buyer: B2Link
B2LiNK is a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company. B2LiNK helps global beauty brands to maximize their growth potential through its global distribution platform. The company has partnered with over 150 beauty brands to market and distribute their products in China, Southeast Asia and the US."
target: Picky Inc.
Picky is a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., acquired YUYU BEAUTY

synopsis: Social Wire, a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, has acquired YUYU BEAUTY, a company that provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: YUYU BEAUTY
YUYU BEAUTY Company Limited provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
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closed 4/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Beaupass, acquired Wellnessly

synopsis: Singapore-based beauty services marketplace, Wellnessly, has been acquired by Malaysia’s Beaupass, a booking website for beauty and wellness services. Wellnessly is a trusted community for people to discover and review local beauty spas, hair salons, massage places and fitness centres.
buyer: Beaupass
Beaupass is a booking website for beauty and wellness services based in Malaysia. Beaupass enables the beauty and wellness goers to get the best service experience, while helping it improve. "
target: Wellnessly
Wellnessly is a trusted community for people to discover and review local beauty spas, hair salons, massage places and fitness centres. It is the easiest way for people to write a review - either online or from a mobile phone.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Neweb, acquired Beaute-test

synopsis: Neweb, the digital subsidiary of Newen group, has acquired a majority stake in Devtribu, the publisher of Beauté-test.com. Beauté-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics, with detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: Neweb
Neweb is a digital publisher based in France. The company operates the websites CNET France, Gamekult, Les Numériques, ZDNet, Eclypsia, Focus Numérique, Hardware.fr, and HostingPics. Their websites specialize in providing product expertise and advice to readers on Internet. "
target: Beaute-test
Beaute-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics. Their website contains detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
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announced 5/1/2015 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Wahanda

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that it has decided to acquire shares in Hotspring Ventures Limited, operator of "Wahanda," an European online hair and beauty marketplace, and to make it a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe at its very foundations. Users will also find expert tips and advice, with everything they need to know about treatments, trends and therapies.
price ($mm)
$170*
rev ($mm)
$7
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announced 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

@cosme, will acquire MakeupAlley

synopsis: iStyle, Inc. announced that its online beauty product marketplace, @cosme, will acquire MakeupAlley. MakeupAlley is an online social network and information portal for beauty, skincare, and lifestyle. MakeupAlley has a large, comprehensive product review section which includes product photos, ratings and ranking.
buyer parent: Istyle Inc
buyer: @cosme
The @cosme website is one of Asia's largest comprehensive information portals on beauty care. They operate a community website for beauty product reviews, as well as an online marketplace for cosmetics. "
target: MakeupAlley
MakeupAlley started as a small group of devoted beauty consumers, and it has since evolved into a larger beauty social network and information portal for beauty, skincare and lifestyle. MakeupAlley has a large, comprehensive product review section which includes product photos, ratings and ranking.
price ($mm)
$9.00
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hivency, acquired Lucette

synopsis: Hivency, a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France, has acquired Lucette, a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them.
buyer: Hivency
Hivency is a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France. Hivency offers an end-to-end software solution that enables brands to identify and engage micro influencers and customer advocates that correspond to their products and services. "
target: Lucette
Lucette is a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them. The platform offers community reviews for over a thousand products, along with the latest beauty news and tips.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

C Channel Corporation, acquired Media Makmur

synopsis: Tokyo-based C Channel, a Japanese startup offering a video-based digital fashion media for young women, has acquired Jakarta-based startup PT Media Makmur. Media Makmur have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
buyer: C Channel Corporation
C Channel Corporation owns and operates an online lifestyle video outlet that provides information about fashion, food, hair, makeup, and travel. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Media Makmur
PT Media Makmur is an online media start up company based in Jakarta. Currently they have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
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announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
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closed 3/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Evolve Media LLC, acquired Total Beauty Media, Inc.

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, the largest publisher of male and female lifestyle content on the web, announced the acquisition of Total Beauty Media Group, home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
buyer: Evolve Media LLC
Evolve Media is a publisher of leading enthusiast lifestyle destinations for men and women. Leveraging proprietary advertising and publishing technologies, as well as hundreds of talented content professionals, Evolve Media offers premium and engaging content to its readers. "
target: Total Beauty Media, Inc.
Total Beauty Media Group is home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Lagardère Active, acquired Shopcade

synopsis: Lagardère Active, announces the acquisition of the Shopcade marketplace, in order to diversify the digital revenues of Lagardère Active. Launched at the end of 2011 in the UK by Nathalie Gaveau, Marie-Barbe Girard, Evan Adelman and Hoon Kim, Shopcade is the first mobile and web fashion platform combining a magazine and E-shop.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Lagardère Active
Lagardère Active aims to become a global leader in the production and aggregation of multimedia content. Its activities – pursued via numerous world-class brands – include magazine publishing, radio stations, special-interest TV channels, TV production, and digital activities. "
target: Shopcade
Launched at the end of 2011 in the UK by Nathalie Gaveau (former co-founder and head of PriceMinister.com), Marie-Barbe Girard, Evan Adelman and Hoon Kim, Shopcade is the first mobile and web fashion platform combining a magazine and E-shop.
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closed 11/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired Shopsity

synopsis: E-commerce and payments platform Paytm has acquired app-based, hyperlocal, fashion commerce startup Shopsity. Shopsity combines the convenience of online with the offline shopping by enabling the users to select the designs, latest offers and size, available in nearest stores, online.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India’s largest mobile payment and commerce platform. Paytm started by offering mobile recharge and utility bill payments and today it offers a full marketplace to consumers on its mobile apps. Available at Paytm.com and all app stores, it offers incredible user experience and support. "
target: Shopsity
Shopsity is a hyperlocal commerce startup that connects small retailers with customers. It combines the convenience of online with the offline shopping by enabling the users to select the designs, latest offers and size, available in nearest stores, online.
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closed 5/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zalando SE, acquired Amaze

synopsis: Zalando, Europe's leading online fashion platform, has bought Amaze, an app that is curated by leading fashion industry experts. Swipe to shop outfits uploaded by Europe’s top fashion bloggers.
buyer: Zalando SE (XTRA:ZAL:$8,323.59)
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. They carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries. "
target: Amaze
TheAmazeApp is an app that is curated by leading fashion industry experts. Swipe to shop outfits uploaded by Europe’s top fashion bloggers. It is free to download on iOS and Android.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired The Hunt

synopsis: Pinterest, a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface, has acquired The Hunt, a community powered mobile app that is transforming the way that people shop online. The Hunt, which has a similar grid-like interface to Pinterest, is a "community that tracks down the items you covet."
buyer: Pinterest (NYSE:PINS:$2,436.99)
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: The Hunt
The Hunt is a community powered mobile app that is transforming the way that people shop online. By empowering peers to suggest products for each other, The Hunt taps into the personal shopper inside all of us and creates a positive community centered on fashion and individual style.
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closed 8/20/2013 via PR Newswire

PriceGrabber.com, acquired Snapette

synopsis: PriceGrabber, a leading distributed ecommerce platform and shopping site, announced the acquisition of Snapette, the world's premier location-based fashion shopping app. Their easy-to-use mobile app is the perfect shopping tool to help users find designer fashion currently in stores near them.
buyer: PriceGrabber.com
PriceGrabber.com is the industry innovator in online comparison shopping. Millions of consumers use PriceGrabber to quickly obtain free and unbiased information about products, services, merchants and sellers before making a purchase decision. "
target: Snapette
Snapette's easy-to-use mobile app is the perfect shopping tool to help users find designer fashion currently in stores near them. Snapette makes it fun and convenient to discover and browse new products and sales from the top boutiques in their neighborhood or in top fashion cities around the world.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kleding BV, acquired StyleLounge GmbH

synopsis: Kleding.nl, a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites, has acquired StyleLounge, an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
buyer parent: Lifull Co., Ltd.
buyer: Kleding BV
Kleding.nl is a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites. Kleding.nl operates 25 websites under the Kleding.nl brand in the Netherlands and Fashiola worldwide. Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million products from 1,000 different online stores across men's/women's wear, footwear and accessories. "
target: StyleLounge GmbH
StyleLounge is an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nykaa.com, acquired 20Dresses.com

synopsis: Nykaa, the largest beauty destination in India who's Customers depend on them for their favorite brands but also for beauty advice, updates, and videos, has acquired 20Dresses, India’s exclusive Members-Only site where clients have personal stylists set up their personal showrooms filled with trendiest fashion products.
buyer: Nykaa.com
Nykaa is the largest beauty destination in India. Customers depend on them for their favorite brands but also for beauty advice, updates, and videos. With almost 850+ curated and well-priced brands and products, Nykaa offers a comprehensive selection of beauty products for women and men. "
target: 20Dresses.com
20Dresses is India’s exclusive Members-Only site where clients have personal stylists set up their personal showrooms filled with trendiest fashion products. These products are handpicked and purchased keeping in mind the client’s fashion profile, taste, size and latest trends.
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closed 3/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mitula Group, acquired Kleding BV

synopsis: Australian company Mitula Group has taken over Dutch apparel vertical search specialist Kleding BV and its sister brand Fashiola. Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million fashion-related products from 1,000 different online stores.
buyer: Mitula Group (ASX:MUA:$20.57)
The Mitula Group is a leading ‘vertical search’ website operator, with a current portfolio of more than 170 websites in 45+ countries and in 18 languages. Their vertical search functionality gives its website users the ability to search across listings from multiple segments. "
target: Kleding BV
Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million fashion-related products from 1,000 different online stores across men's/women's wear, footwear and accessories on a single platform for visitors. When visitors click on an item they are interested in purchasing, they are taken to the originating online store.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.5x
closed 2/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sattviko, acquired StylSpot

synopsis: Rays Culinary Delights Pvt. Ltd, the parent company of packaged foods startup Sattviko, has acquired fashion stylist curation portal StylSpot in order to strengthen its technology platform.
buyer: Sattviko
Sattviko is the largest online shopping website for Sattvik food & Yoga/Ayurveda products from a country which proudly houses the origin of yoga - India. Sattviko also sells packaged foods online, including traditional snacks such as makhanas, flax seeds, raisins, jaggery and chana. "
target: StylSpot
Founded in 2015 by four IIT (ISM), Dhanbad graduates — Sumeet Chilwal, Gaurav Goyal, Amit Verma and Jalaj Dagar, StylSpot is a platform that brings users completed branded outfit looks for the occasion handpicked by fashion stylists. StylSpot is an e-commerce product discovery platform.
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announced 4/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire stylefruits GmbH

synopsis: Ströer SE will acquire Stylefruits, a Munich based start-up founded in 2008. Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: stylefruits GmbH
Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
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announced 1/3/2022 via BusinessWire

B2Link, will acquire Picky Inc.

synopsis: B2LiNK Corporation, a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company, will acquire Picky Inc., a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
buyer: B2Link
B2LiNK is a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company. B2LiNK helps global beauty brands to maximize their growth potential through its global distribution platform. The company has partnered with over 150 beauty brands to market and distribute their products in China, Southeast Asia and the US."
target: Picky Inc.
Picky is a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
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announced 1/3/2022 via BusinessWire

B2Link, will acquire Picky Inc.

synopsis: B2LiNK Corporation, a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company, will acquire Picky Inc., a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
buyer: B2Link
B2LiNK is a global Korean beauty B2B distribution company. B2LiNK helps global beauty brands to maximize their growth potential through its global distribution platform. The company has partnered with over 150 beauty brands to market and distribute their products in China, Southeast Asia and the US."
target: Picky Inc.
Picky is a mobile-first beauty community in South Korea. Picky enables consumers to discover the best skincare and beauty brands and products that are right for them through extensive user reviews, educational content, and experts’ contributions.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BusinessWire

FusionPKG, acquired Architectural Beauty

synopsis: FusionPKG, a full-service supplier to the beauty industry, has acquired Architectural Beauty, a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
buyer: FusionPKG
Founded in 2004, FusionPKG is a total beauty solutions provider headquartered in Dallas, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Zhejiang, China. Fusion combines design and engineering expertise to develop packaging for both skincare and color cosmetic categories. "
target: Architectural Beauty
Architectural Beauty is a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

S&S Activewear, acquired Technosport Canada

synopsis: S&S Activewear, the promotional products industry’s third largest supplier, is expanding into Canada through the acquisition of Technosport Canada, a leading distributor of promotional and corporate activewear clothing, headwear, bags and accessories.
buyer: S&S Activewear
Founded in 1988, S&S Activewear is a national wholesaler to the imprintable apparel and uniform market, headquartered in Bolingbrook, IL. S&S offers more than 60 brands, specializing in blank sportswear, corporate apparel, and accessories. "
target: Technosport Canada
Technosport Canada is a Canadian company and a leading distributor of promotional and corporate activewear clothing, headwear, bags and accessories. Their distribution centers are strategically located in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary (Western Canada), and Moncton (Atlantic Provinces).
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closed 2/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Giglio Group S.p.A., acquired MF Fashion SpA

synopsis: Giglio Group, a television broadcasting and multimedia network company in Italy, announced the signing of a binding agreement for the acquisition of MF Fashion SpA, one of the largest Business to Business online fashion distributors.
buyer: Giglio Group S.p.A. (BIT:GGTV:$43.22)
Giglio Group has been working in the Italian TV market for more than 10 years with brands such as Music Box, Yacht & Sail, Play.me, Acqua and the global network Nautical Channel, global leader in the nautical field. "
target: MF Fashion SpA
MF Fashion is a B2B online fashion marketplace. It allows people in the fashion industry to view and buy the products of the most important Italian and international fashion brands distrubuted through major e-commerce platforms.
price ($mm)
$5.42
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$10
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$1
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0.7x
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6.0x
closed 2/25/2010 via PR Newswire

CharityUSA.com LLC, purchased Wholesale division, Fair Trade from World of Good Inc.

synopsis: World of Good Inc., a social venture that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets, announced that GreaterGood/Charity USA has acquired its wholesale division and line of designer, Fair Trade products which will be re-branded, while existing relationships with retailers and artisan partners will be maintained.
buyer: CharityUSA.com LLC
The GreaterGood Network of websites (including TheHungerSite, TheBreastCancerSite, TheAnimalRescueSite, and others) offers the public a unique opportunity to support causes they care about through a free daily click and Gifts that Give More. "
seller: World of Good Inc.
World of Good Inc., a social venture that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets. World of Good was founded with the mission to help small artisan producers improve their livelihoods by providing them with access to mainstream retail markets.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

BSN Sports, acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop

synopsis: BSN Sports, a direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, has acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop, a company that provides online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: BSN Sports
Dallas-based BSN Sports is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. BSN Sports markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle/high schools, and recreational programs."
target: T&T Sportsman’s Shop
T&T Sportsman’s Shop has been serving team Sports customers in the Low Country area of South Carolina for more than 70 years. They provide online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

alphabroder, acquired Golden State Activewear Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced that it has acquired Golden State Activewear. The Golden State team will largely remain in place. Scott and Laurie Prestine will take on key roles within alphabroder. Golden State Activewear is an online wholesale store that offers clothing, hats and kitchen accessories of various brands to men and women.
buyer: alphabroder
Without knowing it, millions of people wear apparel and accessories distributed by alphabroder. alphabroder supplies imprintable apparel and accessories to screenprinters, embroiderers, promotional products distributors. "
target: Golden State Activewear Holdings, Inc.
Golden State Activewear is an online wholesale store that offers clothing, hats and kitchen accessories of various brands to men and women.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Ritz Safety, acquired Slate Rock Safety

synopsis: Ritz Safety LLC is excited to announce the acquisition of Slate Rock Safety. Slate Rock Safety occupies a unique role in the safety market, as an industry-leading ecommerce retailer and distributor of flame resistant work apparel and other personal protective equipment.
buyer: Ritz Safety
Ritz Safety, LLC supplies and distributes personal protective and workplace safety equipment for workers and companies in manufacturing, medical, emergency service, and construction industries worldwide. It offers products through sales representatives, as well as online and catalogs. "
target: Slate Rock Safety
Slate Rock Safety serves as the umbrella corporation for five separate business units that wholesale and retail safety clothing to various public safety, energy, and industrial markets completely online.
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closed 4/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Turning Point Brands, acquired Vapor Supply

synopsis: Turning Point Brands, Inc., a leading provider of Other Tobacco Products, announced that it has acquired Vapor Supply, a leading B2B e-commerce marketing and distribution platform servicing vapor stores. Vapor Supply's online store supplies vape mods, tanks, kits, and premium e-liquids to wholesale and retail businesses.
buyer: Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB:$285.78)
Louisville, Kentucky-based Turning Point Brands, Inc. is a leading U.S. provider of Other Tobacco Products. Turning Point Brands has three focus brands, Stoker’s in Smokeless products, Zig-Zag in Smoking products and the VaporBeast distribution engine in NewGen products. "
target: Vapor Supply
Vapor Supply is a leading B2B e-commerce marketing and distribution platform servicing vapor stores. Vapor Supply's online store supplies vape mods, tanks, kits, and premium e-liquids to wholesale and retail businesses.
price ($mm)
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$33
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announced 10/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hustler TV, will acquire New Frontier Media, Inc.

synopsis: New Frontier Media, Inc., a leading provider of transactional television services and distributor of general motion picture entertainment, announced that the Company has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by LFP Broadcasting, LLC (dba Hustler TV).
buyer parent: LFP, Inc.
buyer: Hustler TV
Hustler TV, available in over 52 countries, brings the top performing movies from some of the best adult film studios exclusively to pay per view and video on demand. Cross promotional opportunities within the numerous Hustler properties help to ensure some of the highest buy rates in the industry. "
target: New Frontier Media, Inc. (NOOF:$40.78)
New Frontier Media, Inc. is a leader in transactional television as well as general motion picture entertainment. The Company delivers transactional adult-themed pay-per-view networks to cable and satellite operators across the United States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$33 [$19]
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$42
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on offer 3/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Manwin Holding SARL, offer to acquire New Frontier Media, Inc.

synopsis: New Frontier Media, Inc., a leading provider of transactional television services and distributor of general motion picture entertainment, confirmed that it has received an unsolicited, non-binding, conditional acquisition proposal from Manwin Holding SARL, a provider of adult entertainment, through online, television and mobile distribution.
buyer: Manwin Holding SARL
Manwin is an adult entertainment IT company headquartered in Luxembourg, the company operates a wide variety of services, predominantly online "highly trafficked" adult video sharing websites, including porn "tube" sites such as YouPorn and PornHub. "
target: New Frontier Media, Inc. (NOOF:$40.78)
New Frontier Media, Inc. is a provider of transactional television services and a distributor of general motion picture entertainment. Their Transactional TV segment distributes adult content to cable and satellite providers who then distribute the content to retail consumers via VOD and PPV.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$42
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$1
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Ticker: SFIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,463.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
EBIT ($mm)
$29.86
Net Income ($mm)
$47.99
Employees
6600
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: ASX:DTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datetix Group Ltd.
Datetix Group Ltd.
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Match.com
Match.com
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,863.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$615.14
EBIT ($mm)
$581.03
Net Income ($mm)
$496.71
Employees
1450
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Ticker: MEECF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meetic SA
Meetic SA
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
$41.24
Net Income ($mm)
$15.30
Employees
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: PRCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porch Group, Inc.
Porch Group, Inc.
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$118.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($71.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
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".
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: TSE:6071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBJ, Inc.
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Ticker: NBRNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group, and its principal subsidiary, JD Williams and Company Ltd, is a leading internet and catalogue home shopping company, with over 140 years of experience in the distance shopping market.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$753.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$118.20
EBIT ($mm)
$102.00
Net Income ($mm)
$81.00
Employees
3269
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Ticker: BIT:GGTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Giglio Group S.p.A.
Giglio Group S.p.A.
Giglio Group is an e-commerce and TV media company. They are a leader in the radio television sector, broadcasting in 46 countries, 5 continents and in six languages through their own television channels. Their e-commerce division is the largest online Italian B2B fashion distributor.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$43.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.53
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: NOOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Frontier Media, Inc.
New Frontier Media, Inc.
New Frontier Media, Inc. is a provider of transactional television services and a distributor of general motion picture entertainment. The Company delivers transactional adult-themed pay-per-view networks to cable and satellite operators across the United States.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$40.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.37
EBIT ($mm)
($0.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
192
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