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announced 5/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Backcountry.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Backcountry.com announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire control of Backcountry.com -- the operator of leading outdoor and action sports eCommerce sites Backcountry.com, BackcountryOutlet.com, TramDock.com, DogFunk.com, SteepandCheap.com and WhiskeyMilitia.com.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce business that sells performance gear for backcountry adventures, including backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and adventure travel.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Brand Velocity Partners LLC, acquired BBQGuys

synopsis: Brand Velocity Partners (“BVP”), an independent sponsor focused on acquiring and growing branded consumer-facing businesses that benefit from deep in-house marketing resources, has acquired BBQGuys, the largest e-commerce platform of higher-end barbeque grills, grilling accessories, and outdoor kitchen products.
buyer: Brand Velocity Partners LLC
Brand Velocity Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses in search of marketing muscle. BVP sets itself apart by providing best-in-class marketing resources and relationships to propel its portfolio companies to the next level of growth and value."
target: BBQGuys
BBQGuys is the parent company of BBQGuys.com, the largest e-commerce platform of higher-end grills, grilling accessories, and outdoor kitchen products. The firm is evolving into a “backyard” lifestyle brand with other outdoor living products such as refrigeration, fireplaces, and furniture.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tindeberg.se merged with Outnorth AB,

synopsis: Tindeberg.se has merged with Outnorth, one of Scandinavia's leading online stores for outdoor products. Tindeberg.se is an online store in Sweden focused on outdoor products. Tindeberg.se sells a wide range of outdoor products from well-known brands. They offer products for mountain sports, fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, camping and more.
buyer: Outnorth AB
Outnorth is one of Scandinavia's leading online stores for outdoor products. Outnorth delivers high quality Scandinavian products to customers worldwide. Their products include tents, backpacks, lamps, jackets, boots, paddles, stoves, swimwear and more. "
target: Tindeberg.se
Tindeberg.se is an online store in Sweden focused on outdoor products. Tindeberg.se sells a wide range of outdoor products from well-known brands. They offer products for mountain sports, fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, camping, cycling and more.
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closed 2/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Morele.net, acquired Sklep-Presto.pl

synopsis: Morele.net, a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland, has acquired Sklep-Presto.pl, one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. Sklep-Presto.pl offers a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, bicycling products, and more.
buyer parent: MCI Capital S.A.
buyer: Morele.net
Morele.net is a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland. They offer over 50,000 products, with more than half readily available at all times. Their products include laptops, computers, radio and television, telephones and tablets, cameras, and more. "
target: Sklep-Presto.pl
Sklep-Presto.pl is one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. They offer a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, winter sports products, summer sports products, bicycling products, and more.
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announced 12/27/2017 via Reuters

Scroll Corporation, will acquire Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Scroll Corporation, a Japanese company that is engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs, will acquire Minerva Holdings from Decathlon, a French sporting goods retailer. Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website that offers products for camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
buyer: Scroll Corporation (TSE:8005:$531.31)
Scroll Corporation is a Japanese company that is primarily engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs. Their catalogs focus on fashion apparel. They operate a variety of shopping sites that offer cosmetics, brand named bags and accessories, kitchen goods, and furniture. "
target parent: Decathlon S.A.
target: Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.
Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website. They also offer E-commerce site management solutions and business outsourcing services for E-commerce businesses. Their shopping website offers products related to camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
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$7.66
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closed 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Centre France Publicite, acquired Pecheur.com

synopsis: The e-commerce site Pecheur.com has been acquired by the Centre France Publicité S.A, based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, which is intensifying its digital transformation strategy. Pecheur.com - a leading European online retailer of fishing, hunting and outdoor activities - has more than 700,000 customers since its launch in 2002.
buyer: Centre France Publicite
Centre France Publicite is a publisher. The companies publications include 'La Montagne' and 'Le Journal du Centre'. Centre France Publicite was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Clermont Ferrand, France. "
target parent: Decathlon S.A.
target: Pecheur.com
Pecheur.com is a leading European online retailer of fishing, hunting and outdoor activities that has more than 700,000 customers since its launch in 2002.
price ($mm)
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$20
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closed 10/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Internet Fusion Ltd., acquired Surfdome Shop, Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Fusion, a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, has acquired Surfdome from Surfstitch, an online surf and fashion retailer. Surfdome is a lifestyle and board sports online retailer. They offer the world’s most popular lifestyle brands, including the best Surf, Snow and Skate brands.
buyer: Internet Fusion Ltd.
Internet Fusion is a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, with hundreds of brands and a growing list of websites. They only retail the leading brands with the best reputations to ensure that their customers keep returning. "
target parent: SurfStitch Group
target: Surfdome Shop, Ltd.
Surfdome is Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer, with the widest selection of brands and gear. Surfdome offers the world’s most popular lifestyle brands, including over 300 of the world's best Surf, Snow and Skate brands.
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$9.14
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announced 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Camping World Holdings Inc., will acquire The House

synopsis: Camping World Holdings, Inc., the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, announced it will acquire TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear.
buyer: Camping World Holdings Inc. (CWH:$5,446.59)
Camping World Holdings Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts. "
target: The House
TheHouse.com is an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear. The House stocks over 65,000 products in St. Paul, MN and is one of the world’s largest outdoor gear retailers.
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announced 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

SIGNA Retail, will acquire internetstores GmbH

synopsis: EQT has sold its investment in internetstores to SIGNA Retail. The partnership with SIGNA Retail will help internetstores enforce its multi-channel business. Internetstores Holding GmbH, Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bike and outdoor, sets its future course with the acquisition and has found a new, strong partner in SIGNA Retail.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: SIGNA Retail
SIGNA Retail oversees all of the SIGNA Group’s retail sector operations. SIGNA Group comprises two core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail. SIGNA Retail plays a significant part in leveraging the potential of city-centre stores through targeted, coordinated investments. "
target parent: EQT
target: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoors. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tandem Group plc, acquired ESC Europe Ltd.

synopsis: Sports and leisure equipment maker Tandem Group PLC said it has struck deal to acquire ESC (Europe) Ltd. ESC is an online retailer of gazebos, party tents, household kitchen and fishing products. It operates the Airwave, Windbar, Jack Stonehouse and Carpzone brands.
buyer: Tandem Group plc (AIM:TND:$48.13)
Tandem Group plc is a designer, developer and distributor of sports and leisure products listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). The country of incorporation and the main country of operation is the United Kingdom. "
target: ESC Europe Ltd.
ESC Europe Ltd. is an online retailer of gazebos, party tents, household kitchen and fishing products. It operates the Airwave, Windbar, Jack Stonehouse and Carpzone brands.
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$3.21
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closed 6/17/2015 via BusinessWire

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired Backcountry.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, and Backcountry.com, LLC, one of the largest online specialty retailers of outdoor gear and apparel, announced that TSG has acquired Backcountry from Liberty Interactive Corporation.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry is the largest online retailer of premium outdoor gear. The quality and breadth of our products, the knowledge and empowered service of our Gearheads, the lightning-fast speed of our fulfillment, and the shared gear knowledge of our community enable our customer’s passions outside.
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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Surfstitch Pty Ltd., acquired Surfdome Shop, Ltd.

synopsis: Australian online retailer SurfStitch has bought British-based rival Surfdome.com. They are Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer with 900 brands, including Billabong, The North Face, Ted Baker and Converse, across men’s, women’s and children’s wear.
buyer: Surfstitch Pty Ltd. (ASX:SRF:$172.42)
SurfStitch is Australia’s largest online retailer and the world’s largest online action sports and youth apparel retailer. With over 20,000 products from over 600 leading brands, SurfStitch is the go-to for all surf and fashion needs. "
target parent: Quiksilver Inc.
target: Surfdome Shop, Ltd.
Surfdome is Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer, with the widest selection of brands and gear. At Surfdome you’ll find a huge selection of the world’s most popular lifestyle brands.
price ($mm)
$16
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$60
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announced 2/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

TruSnow, will acquire Altrec Inc.

synopsis: TruSnow has agreed to acquire Altrec Inc., the source for gear reviews, premier customer service and 100% satisfaction guarantee on the planet's best outdoor gear and apparel. They feature over 350 leading outdoor brands.
buyer: TruSnow
TruSnow is the worlds largest Snowboard Community and Retailer. Formally known as Sierra Snowboard, TruSnow is the best place to connect with riders around the world and the one stop shop for all winter sport needs. "
target: Altrec Inc.
Altrec.com is the source for gear reviews, premier customer service and 100% satisfaction guarantee on the planet's best outdoor gear and apparel. They feature over 350 leading outdoor brands.
price ($mm)
$3.25
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announced 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Warehouse Group Limited, will acquire Torpedo7 Ltd

synopsis: The Warehouse Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares of Torpedo7 Limited, a leading New Zealand online retailer operating through the Torpedo7, 1-day and Urban Daddy websites in New Zealand and Australia.
buyer: The Warehouse Group Limited
The Warehouse Group Limited is New Zealand-based retailer providing a range of products from clothing, entertainment, technology and music to sporting, gardening and grocery. Its segments in the New Zealand retail sector include The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationary and Other Group operations. "
target: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, motocross and adventure protection products, etc.
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$16*
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$58
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closed 7/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Specialty Sports Venture, acquired O2GearShop.com

synopsis: Specialty Sports Venture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc., announced that it has acquired the assets of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment with more than 2 million total visits last year.
buyer parent: Vail Resorts, Inc.
buyer: Specialty Sports Venture
Specialty Sports Venture (SSV) has more than 150 retail and rental locations in five states (Colorado, California, Nevada, Utah and Wisconsin) specializing in outdoors/snowsports gear and equipment, including ski, snowboard, golf and cycling. "
target: O2GearShop.com
O2GearShop.com is a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment. It is owned and operated by Wisconsin-based Outdoor Outlet, LLC.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired CJ Pony Parts

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has acquired CJ Pony Parts, an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: CJ Pony Parts
CJ Pony Parts is an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps. Their products includes brakes, Steering Boxes, engines, exhausts, and more.
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closed 3/5/2020 via PR Newswire

AutoAnything, acquired Morris 4x4 Center

synopsis: AutoAnything, Inc., a leading online retailer of automotive performance parts and accessories, has acquired Morris 4x4 Center, a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands.
buyer parent: Kingswood Capital Management, LLC
buyer: AutoAnything
AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of automotive performance parts and accessories. The company sells a wide variety of products, including tonneau covers, floor mats and liners, brakes, rotors and pads, seat covers, suspension systems, exhaust, and more. "
target: Morris 4x4 Center
Morris 4x4 Center is a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands, with passionate experts and a commitment to great customer experience.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC, acquired Side By Side Stuff

synopsis: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co LLC, a global aftermarket manufacturer of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories, has acquired Side By Side Stuff, an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right.
buyer: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC
Nivel is a global aftermarket manufacturer, distributor and seller of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories. With access to over 100,000 parts and accessories, Nivel is the largest supplier in the niche vehicle aftermarket parts industries in North America. "
target: Side By Side Stuff
Side By Side Stuff is an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right, so that they can tackle the trail or race the dunes.
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announced 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hala Gear, will acquire CKS Online

synopsis: Hala Gear announced it is in the process of finalizing the purchase of Colorado Kayak Supply Online, which offers everything that a paddling enthusiast might desire from life jackets, paddles and helmets to kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and rafts.
buyer: Hala Gear
Well-known for eye-catching graphics and innovative technology, Hala Gear is one of the handful of online standup paddle board companies focused on the inflatables market – most feature hard-shells with a few inflatables thrown into the mix. "
target: CKS Online
Colorado Kayak Supply (CKS Online) is an eCommerce PaddleSports retailer located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on the banks of the Yampa River.
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closed 8/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Turn 5, acquired All Things Jeep

synopsis: All Things Jeep, an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts, is being acquired by Extreme Terrain. Extreme Terrain is very popular e-commerce retailer selling Jeep accessories owned by Turn 5, Inc.
buyer: Turn 5
Turn 5, Inc., an e-commerce store, operates as an online retailer of computer accessories, cases, and molding supplies. Its brands include AmericanMuscle, Extreme Terrain, and American Trucks, which specialize in automotive accessories for their respective audiences. "
target: All Things Jeep
All Things Jeep is an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts. Their Jeep gear includes T-shirts, hats, decals & stickers, seat covers, tire covers, Jeep storage, Jeep tops, floor mats & more.
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closed 6/17/2015 via BusinessWire

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired Backcountry.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, and Backcountry.com, LLC, one of the largest online specialty retailers of outdoor gear and apparel, announced that TSG has acquired Backcountry from Liberty Interactive Corporation.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry is the largest online retailer of premium outdoor gear. The quality and breadth of our products, the knowledge and empowered service of our Gearheads, the lightning-fast speed of our fulfillment, and the shared gear knowledge of our community enable our customer’s passions outside.
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announced 5/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Backcountry.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Backcountry.com announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire control of Backcountry.com -- the operator of leading outdoor and action sports eCommerce sites Backcountry.com, BackcountryOutlet.com, TramDock.com, DogFunk.com, SteepandCheap.com and WhiskeyMilitia.com.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce business that sells performance gear for backcountry adventures, including backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and adventure travel.
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announced 9/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cornerstone UK, will acquire FXPress Payment Services Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based Cornerstone Brands, an online provider of men's toiletries and healthcare products, will acquire FXPress Payments Services Ltd. Headquartered in London, FXPress is a provider of advanced payment systems as Platform as a Service to small and mid-size enterprises.
buyer parent: Qurate Retail, Inc.
buyer: Cornerstone UK
UK-based Cornerstone is an online subscription service for men's healthcare products. Through Cornerstone's website, users can get top quality men’s toiletries delivered through a personalized, flexible subscription model that can be managed through the company's app. "
target: FXPress Payment Services Ltd.
UK-based FXPress is a specialist foreign exchange firm providing its client base with a boutique style service and online trading platform. The company's white label solution removes the complexity of international payments so clients can focus on delivering a great experience for their customers.
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closed 12/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Evite, acquired Fête, Inc.

synopsis: Evite, the leading digital service for bringing people together, announced it has acquired rights to the assets of Fête, a mobile invitations start-up. Launched in 2015, Fête is an iOS app that enables users to send invitations over text message, allowing guests to RSVP or collaborate to determine a date and place that works for everyone.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Evite
Evite is the world's leading digital platform for bringing people together. With free, easy-to-use invitation designs, inspirational video content, and a private sharing feed for photos and conversations, Evite makes coming together face-to-face effortless and more memorable for its users. "
target: Fête, Inc.
Launched in 2015, Fête is an iOS app that enables users to send invitations over text message, allowing guests to RSVP or collaborate to determine a date and place that works for everyone. Fête leverages technology and design to bring groups as close as they can get.
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closed 12/29/2017 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired HSN Inc.

synopsis: Liberty Interactive has completed the acquisition of 62% of HSN, Inc., a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise. HSN will join QVC, the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer and wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: HSN Inc. (HSNI:$3,536.16)
HSN, Inc. is a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores.
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$1,345 [$1,796]*
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$3,503
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$244
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired Zulily

synopsis: QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, announced that its parent, Liberty Interactive Corporation has acquired zulily, inc. The company is a leading ecommerce site serving millennial moms and the digital-only generation.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: Zulily (ZU:$1,281.36)
zulily is a retailer obsessed with bringing customers special finds every day—all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, shoes, home decor, toys, gifts and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,375 [$2,062]
rev ($mm)
$1,281
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$28
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1.7x
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closed 6/17/2015 via BusinessWire

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired Backcountry.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, and Backcountry.com, LLC, one of the largest online specialty retailers of outdoor gear and apparel, announced that TSG has acquired Backcountry from Liberty Interactive Corporation.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry is the largest online retailer of premium outdoor gear. The quality and breadth of our products, the knowledge and empowered service of our Gearheads, the lightning-fast speed of our fulfillment, and the shared gear knowledge of our community enable our customer’s passions outside.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Provide Commerce Inc., acquired Sincerely, Inc.

synopsis: Provide Commerce, Inc., the parent company of leading e-commerce gifting brands ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Personal Creations, Gifts.com and others, has purchased mobile gifting startup Sincerely, Inc. This strategic acquisition accelerates Provide Commerce’s ability to leverage the rapid growth in mobile commerce for its e-commerce brands.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Provide Commerce Inc.
Provide Commerce, one of the nation’s leading e-commerce companies. They operate an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices. "
target: Sincerely, Inc.
Sincerely, Inc is a mobile gifting startup. They also offer mobile and social network applications to create birthday invitations, photo prints, postcards, and greeting cards from iPhone, iPad, and Android.
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announced 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

QVC, Inc., will acquire Oodle, Inc.

synopsis: QVC, Inc., a global leader in video and e-commerce retail, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, California Voices, LLC, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Oodle, Inc., the social commerce leader that runs the Oodle Marketplace application on Facebook.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc. is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: Oodle, Inc.
Oodle is a pioneer in social commerce and brings a social experience to the local online marketplace. Users can easily buy, sell, lend and give with friends, friends-of-friends, and other people in their local community.
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closed 7/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., purchased WFRV-TV and WJMN-TV from Liberty Interactive Corporation

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. completes the acquisition of the assets of WFRV-TV and WJMN-TV, the CBS affiliates serving the Green Bay, Wisconsin and Marquette, Michigan markets, respectively, from an affiliate of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST:$4,224.75)
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, e-MEDIA, digital and mobile media platforms. "
seller: Liberty Interactive Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
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$22
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closed 3/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Canadian Investor Group, acquired Starz Animation Toronto

synopsis: Starz, LLC, has completed a transaction resulting in a Canadian investor group purchasing a majority stake in the award-winning Starz Animation Toronto, Canada's leading production studio for digital animation. This transaction will bolster the CG-animation and VFX company as it continues its growth in the digital media industry.
buyer: Canadian Investor Group
The Canadian holding company is comprised of principles who have extensive North American, and worldwide communications sector experience. Led by J. Thomas Murray and Steven B. Hecht, the group includes members with backgrounds in broadcasting, media production and strategic media marketing. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Starz Animation Toronto
As Canada's leading high-quality digital animation studio, Starz Animation Toronto provides major Hollywood studios and independent producers alike with world-class computer-animated content for feature films, DVDs, TV, visual effects, shorts and game cinematics.
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announced 10/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Film Roman, Inc. will be merged with Bento Box Entertainment,

synopsis: Starz Media, LLC, has reached an agreement to sell its animation studio Film Roman to a group of investors. After leaving Film Roman in 2008, Scott Greenberg co-founded the animation company Bento Box Entertainment. The new Film Roman investor group intends to purchase Bento Box and combine the two production companies.
buyer: Bento Box Entertainment
Bento Box Entertainment develops and produces animated series and films as well as interactive and new media properties. Bento Box provides a full roster of production capabilities to their studio partners, and develops its own original projects. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Film Roman, Inc.
Film Roman is the premier TV animation studio, producing animation for Fox Television/Gracie Films' "The Simpsons," Fox Television's "King of the Hill," Marvel's "Super Hero Squad," "The Avengers" and "Ultimate Spider-Man" and MTV's "Beavis and Butt-Head," as well as proprietary projects.
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closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Sony Online Entertainment LLC, acquired Octopi LLC

synopsis: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) now owns the ground-breaking, critically acclaimed PoxNora online collectible strategy game and the other key assets for future game development from Tucson-based Octopi, LLC.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Online Entertainment LLC
Sony Online Entertainment is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2008 via BusinessWeek

Ascent Media Group, Inc., acquired inDplay

synopsis: Global Media Exchange, a division of Ascent Media, announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley based inDplay, an online content licensing marketplace, which will accelerate GMX’s speed to market. inDplay’s intellectual property and company will transition to GMX effective immediately.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Ascent Media Group, Inc. (ASCMA:$0.00)
Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company, which through its Creative Services and Networks Services groups, provides creative, digital, technical media services to the media and entertainment industries. "
target: inDplay
inDplay, Inc. is an online marketplace for professionally produced film, TV, and video content. inDplay also provides ancillary services and tools for distributors (such as acquisition and sales executives), content libraries, and filmmakers.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/8/2008 via BusinessWeek

Banc of America Capital Investors, M/C Venture Partners, acquired AccentHealth, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firms M/C Venture Partners and Banc of America Capital Investors announced that they have partnered to jointly acquire AccentHealth, the leading digital out-of-home media company providing patient health education in physician offices nationwide, from Ascent Media Corp., a subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company.
buyer: M/C Venture Partners
buyer: Banc of America Capital Investors
M/C Venture Partners is a private equity firm that has been investing in the media and communications industry for over two decades. Since 1982, its partners have invested over $1.8 billion in equity in over 80 businesses. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is America's #1 Integrated Health Media Company, educating patients with award winning health TV programming in 12,000 physician waiting rooms nationwide. AccentHealth’s trusted TV programming, reaches over 140 million Nielsen-audited viewers each year.
price ($mm)
$119
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Octopi LLC, will acquire Octopi LLC

synopsis: Dan Kopycienski and Octopi Holdings, LLC announced an agreement to re-acquire all of the assets of Octopi Inc from its parent company, FUN Technologies Inc.
buyer: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$31 [$16]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired BodyBuilding.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Bodybuilding.com announced that Liberty has acquired control of Bodybuilding.com, the leading sports nutrition electronic retailer and most visited bodybuilding and fitness site in the world. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: BodyBuilding.com
Bodybuilding.com manages two websites. Its "Supersite" is a vibrant and active community of content, social networking, and advice about gaining muscle, losing fat, competing and staying motivated. Bodybuilding's "Store" is an e-Commerce and product information site containing over 6,000 products.
price ($mm)
$139
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Howstuffworks.com, Inc.

synopsis: Discovery Communications has completed its acquisition of HowStuffWorks, the leading online source of high quality, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications, Inc., helps cable viewers explore their world through the Discovery Channel, one of the US's top cable channels. Featuring documentaries and nature shows, the channel reaches more than 250 million homes in more than 145 countries. "
target parent: Convex Group
target: Howstuffworks.com, Inc.
HowStuffWorks is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. It has won multiple Webby awards, was among Time magazine's "25 Websites We Can't Live Without" in 2006 and 2007.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Treehugger.com

synopsis: Discovery Communications, the number-one nonfiction media company, today announced the acquisition of the leading eco-lifestyle website, TreeHugger.com. The interactive site becomes part of Discovery’s global multiplatform initiative Planet Green, which includes the first 24/7 eco-lifestyle TV network launching in 50 million homes in early 2008.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications, Inc., helps cable viewers explore their world through the Discovery Channel, one of the US's top cable channels. Featuring documentaries and nature shows, the channel reaches more than 250 million homes in more than 145 countries. "
target: Treehugger.com
TreeHugger.com is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, it strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. Its services include a blog, weekly and daily newsletters, video segments and more.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 5/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Backcountry.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Backcountry.com announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire control of Backcountry.com -- the operator of leading outdoor and action sports eCommerce sites Backcountry.com, BackcountryOutlet.com, TramDock.com, DogFunk.com, SteepandCheap.com and WhiskeyMilitia.com.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce business that sells performance gear for backcountry adventures, including backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and adventure travel.
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closed 7/24/2018 via DGAP

Aurelius AG, acquired Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: AURELIUS Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA ("AURELIUS"), the listed pan-European mid-market investor, announces its acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct ("ISD"), one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, from Blackstone.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD) is one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers. ISD sources, designs and sells lifestyle and crafting products to consumers via a variety of dedicated interaction channels including TV shopping channels, social media platforms, websites and live events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/29/2017 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired HSN Inc.

synopsis: Liberty Interactive has completed the acquisition of 62% of HSN, Inc., a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise. HSN will join QVC, the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer and wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: HSN Inc. (HSNI:$3,536.16)
HSN, Inc. is a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,345 [$1,796]*
rev ($mm)
$3,503
EBITDA ($mm)
$244
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
announced 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: Blackstone will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct (“ISD”), a leading independent multi-channel retailer, from Inflexion. ISD delivers a dynamic shopping experience selling specialty craft products to dedicated crafting hobbyists as well as home, leisure, health, beauty and fashion products through their TV channels as well as multiple internet sites.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$14,638.28)
The Blackstone Group is one of the world's leading investment and advisory firms. Blackstone seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its investors, the companies they invest in, and and the communities they work in. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is one of the UK’s leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, selling via their TV channels and the internet. They sell everything from products for the home and garden, to kitchen and technology goods, through to health and beauty and craft buys.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

High Street TV, acquired High Street TV

synopsis: High Street TV (HSTV) has been acquired through a management buyout led by the two founding executives, Andrew Malcher and Jim Coleman. Headquartered in Harrogate, HSTV is a B2C and B2B multi-channel retailer. Using television shopping channels, the business sells globally renowned and innovative licensed and own branded products.
buyer: High Street TV
Andrew Malcher and Jim Coleman are the two founding executives of High Street TV. Andrew Malcher serves as the Executive Chairman and Jim Coleman is the Chief Executive Officer. High Street TV is a Multi Channel Retailer operating in the UK and Internationally. "
target: High Street TV
High Street TV is a Multi Channel Retailer operating in the UK and Internationally. Based in Harrogate UK with 100+ staff, they operate THREE 24/7 TV shopping channels in the UK - SKY 648, SKY 656 and Freesat 821. In addition, they broadcast approximately 100 hours per day on over 50 TV Channels.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

TCI Entertainment, acquired Stocket Inc.

synopsis: TCI Acquisition Company, Inc., a technology holding company focused on gaming and e-Commerce technology software, is excited to announce the acquisition of a patented mobile e-Commerce gaming platform Stocket, Inc.
buyer: TCI Entertainment
TCI Entertainment is a gaming and technology company focused on the strategic acquisition of high growth, disruptive mobile gaming, and mobile commerce companies. TCI Entertainment plans to finalize its first application of their platform for release in 2021. "
target: Stocket Inc.
Stocket, Inc. is a mobile shopping game that allows users to create their own store, stock it with real products from their favorite brands, match customers with what they’re looking for and make sales (both virtual and real).
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2005 via BNC Analysis

EMAP plc, acquired Worth Global Style Network, Ltd.

synopsis: Emap has announced the acquisition of Worth Global Style Network (WGSN), for approximately £140m. WGSN.com is a leading international online source of fashion and apparel intelligence in the retail sector, delivering high value information on trends from the latest catwalks, major trade shows, street fashion and retail storefronts.
buyer: EMAP plc (LSE:ASCL:$368.88)
Emap plc is a brand-led, multiplatform media group with a portfolio of over 200 brands that inform, entertain and connect communities. The strength of the Group lies in our ability to create and package content and in our brands through which we engage our customers. "
target: Worth Global Style Network, Ltd.
The WGSN news and information service is a powerful business tool, created to aid and inspire every organisation involved in the many fast moving and inter-related style industries. Launched in early 1998 by founders Julian and Marc Worth, WGSN is now sweeping the style industry.
price ($mm)
$195
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Adku

synopsis: US daily deals site Groupon has acquired San Francisco-based personalized shopper data specialist Adku. e-commerce data start-up Adku has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyse data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Adku
Adku is a personalized shopper data specialist. It has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyze data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Prospecto Group merged with Offerista Group,

synopsis: Prospecto Group has merged with Offerista Group, the main provider of digital commercial marketing in the DACH region. Prospecto Group is the leading provider of digital marketing solutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Prospecto Group's websites and apps allows customers to compare promotions and prices from their favorite local retailers.
buyer: Offerista Group
Offerista Group is the leading provider of digital retail marketing services in the DACH region. Offerista's large network and innovative technical solutions reaches up to 38.2 million shoppers every month. Their solutions include digital offers, push networks, retail listings, display ads and more."
target: Prospecto Group
Prospecto Group is the leading provider of digital marketing solutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Prospecto Group's websites and apps provides catalogues and deals from retailers. Their platform allows customers to compare promotions and prices from their favorite local retailers.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Altice USA, acquired Cheddar

synopsis: Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the US, has completed the acquisition of Cheddar, the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company. Cheddar broadcasts live on SlingTV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Philo, Twitter, Facebook Watch, Pluto, Xumo and more.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice USA (CVC:$9,566.61)
Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the US, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers. "
target: Cheddar
Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company. Cheddar broadcasts live on SlingTV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Philo, Twitter, Facebook Watch, Pluto, Xumo and more.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Criteo, acquired MonsieurDrive

synopsis: Criteo, a global technology company that enables e-commerce companies to leverage large volumes of data, has acquired MonsieurDrive, a company that offers a portal which allows consumers to shop online at local hypermarkets.
buyer: Criteo (CRTO:$2,110.32)
Criteo has grown to be a global technology company that enables e-commerce companies to leverage large volumes of data to efficiently and effectively engage and convert their customers. "
target: MonsieurDrive
Monsieur Drive offers a portal which allows consumers to shop online at local hypermarkets. Consumers compose their basket, check availability and prices in different shops, and checkout at the shop of their choice. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
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closed 3/3/2015 via Market Wire

Purch, acquired Consumr

synopsis: Purch announced the acquisition of Consumr, the ultimate mobile resource for in-store comparison shopping. Consumr, which is currently available on iOS, allows shoppers to quickly access detailed, side-by-side product comparisons and expert and user reviews, as well as earn perks for helping other shoppers make better decisions.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: Consumr
Consumr is the ultimate mobile resource for in-store comparison shopping. Consumr, which is currently available on iOS, allows shoppers to quickly access detailed, side-by-side product comparisons and expert and user reviews, as well as earn perks for helping other shoppers make better decisions.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bosowa Corporation, will acquire Bloomberg TV Indonesia

synopsis: Diversified conglomerate Bosowa Corporation plans to acquire the majority stake in business-focused TV station Bloomberg TV Indonesia to expand its influence in the media industry. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
buyer: Bosowa Corporation
Bosowa is an entrepreneurial business pioneer from eastern Indonesia. Bosowa is involved in 10 sectors: automotive, cement, logistics & transportation, mining, property, finance sector, infrastructure, energy, media and multi-businesses. "
target parent: Bloomberg L.P.
target: Bloomberg TV Indonesia
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, PT Bloomberg TV Indonesia broadcast news with a variety of topics, mostly related to business. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2014 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired DataLogix, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix, the industry-recognized leader at connecting offline consumer spending to digital marketing that helps marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: DataLogix, Inc.
Datalogix® is the leader at connecting digital media and offline purchasing data. They help over half of the top 100 consumer marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2020 via Company Press Release

klarna AB, acquired Woilà

synopsis: Klarna has acquired the IP and the team at Woilà AB, which was founded in 2017 to improve the shopping experience post purchase. By identifying price drops, price guarantees and vouchers, Woilà helps consumers get money back if an item bought online dropped in price after the purchase had already been made.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Woilà
Woilà was founded in 2017 to improve the shopping experience post purchase. By identifying price drops, price guarantees and vouchers, Woilà helped consumers get money back if an item bought online dropped in price after the purchase had already been made.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Influenster

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content solutions, has acquired Influenster, a product discovery and reviews platform. The acquisition combines Influenster’s engaged community of everyday consumers with Bazaarvoice’s industry-leading software and network of over 6,000 global brand and retailer websites.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: Influenster
Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. The platform has more than 38 million product reviews, growing by one million monthly, written by nearly six million members.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Field Agent, acquired SMACK

synopsis: Field Agent, a company that provides near real-time access to in-store information and consumer insights, has acquired SMACK, a mobile advertising company that is dedicated to helping people design a life they can afford to live, to create a new division known as Field Media.
buyer: Field Agent
Field Agent provides near real-time access to in-store information and consumer insights by collecting data from over 1.2 million everyday shoppers via their mobile app. Brands and retailers look to Field Agent to be their “eyes and ears” in places where they cannot be physically present. "
target: SMACK
SMACK is a mobile advertising company that is dedicated to helping people design a life they can afford to live. They are an inspirational cheat sheet for consumers on their publishing platforms, Aisle 9 and Product 1.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ecommerce Foundation, acquired Scamadviser.com

synopsis: Ecommerce Foundation, an independent non-profit organization that aims to foster global digital trade, has acquired Scamadviser.com, a British website that allows people to quickly check if a website is safe before buying anything from them.
buyer: Ecommerce Foundation
Ecommerce Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that aims to foster global digital trade. Their services include Ecommerce Reports, Ecommerce Knowledge-Sharing Events, EcommerceWiki, and Safe.Shop. "
target: Scamadviser.com
Scamadviser.com is a British website that allows people to quickly check if a website is safe before buying anything from them. Scamadviser offers a trust rating and safety summery for their checked websites, allowing online shoppers to make a well-informed decision before buying online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Ebit

synopsis: AC Nielsen, a subsidiary of Nielsen Group in Brazil, will acquire the e-commerce analysis business, Ebit, from the Naspers Group's Buscapé Company. Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Ebit
Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website, ebit.com.br. Ebit also conducts surveys of its customers' experience when they purchases at these stores.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired Next Commerce Pty Ltd

synopsis: Future plc, the international media group and leading digital business, has acquired Next Commerce Pty Ltd, a digital shopping comparison business with operations in Australia and across South East Asia, for an undisclosed cash consideration. Next Commerce operates the getprice.com.au and pricepanda.com comparison shopping websites.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Future has operations in the UK, US and Australia creating publications, apps, websites and events. "
target: Next Commerce Pty Ltd
Next Commerce operates Asia-Pacific's leading product comparison shopping network which includes Getprice.com.au in Australia and Pricepanda in 9 countries across SE Asia and other emerging markets. Next Commerce was founded in October 2012 following the management buyout of Getprice from News Ltd.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Purch, acquired ShopSavvy Inc.

synopsis: Purch, a digital content and commerce company that reacher 100M consumers monthly, announced it has acquired ShopSavvy, one of the largest mobile shopping apps (available on iOS and Android) with more than one million active monthly users and 30 million downloads to-date.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: ShopSavvy Inc.
ShopSavvy® is the original mobile barcode scanning application and the leader in barcode-powered shopping. More than 40 million smartphone users generate 50 million product scans per month through ShopSavvy.
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Camping World Holdings Inc.
Camping World Holdings Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,446.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$563.75
EBIT ($mm)
$511.77
Net Income ($mm)
$122.34
Employees
11427
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Ticker: GMTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain Company is the nation's largest retail network of stores for hunting, fishing, boats, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, the Gander Mountain brand has offered an expanding assortment of competitively priced outdoor equipment.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,064.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$10.62
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2400
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Ticker: HZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarineMax, Inc.
MarineMax, Inc.
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,299.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.11
EBIT ($mm)
$70.28
Net Income ($mm)
$40.13
Employees
1754
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc. operates and owns interests in a broad range of digital commerce businesses. Qurate Retail, Inc.’s businesses and assets consist of QVC (and its subsidiaries, including HSN), Zulily and the Cornerstone Brands as well as various green energy and other investments.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,604.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,859.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,363.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25314
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$535.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1062
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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