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closed 2/26/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired TicketsNow.com

synopsis: Ticketmaster has completed its previously announced acquisition of TicketsNow, a leading Web-based marketplace for music, sports and other live entertainment event tickets. The acquisition makes Ticketmaster a leading company in the resale category.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: TicketsNow.com
TicketsNow is the world's largest and most trusted marketplace for premium seating and tickets to sold-out sports, music, and theater events. More than 90% of professional ticket agencies that list, buy, and sell secondary event tickets online, license and utilize software developed by TicketsNow.
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$265
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closed 8/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Walmart, acquired Flipkart

synopsis: Walmart Inc. and Flipkart Group ("Flipkart") announced the closing of the agreements for Walmart to become the largest shareholder in the Flipkart Group. The Flipkart Group is one of India’s largest e-commerce marketplace and includes group companies Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong, and PhonePe.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$562,839.00)
Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit their more than 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. "
target: Flipkart
The Flipkart Group is one of India’s largest e-commerce marketplace and includes group companies Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong, and PhonePe. Flipkart has enabled millions to be a part of India's e-commerce revolution, offering over 80 million products across 80+ categories.
price ($mm)
$16,000*
rev ($mm)
$4,600
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
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announced 6/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, will acquire Ticketfly, Inc.

synopsis: Eventbrite, the world’s leading ticketing and event technology platform, will acquire Ticketfly from Pandora, the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. Ticketfly is a ticketing platform focused on music promoters and venues. Its powerful digital marketing and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets and streamline operations.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. "
target parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
target: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 11/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Pandora Media, Inc., acquired Ticketfly, Inc.

synopsis: Pandora, the world's most powerful music discovery platform, announced it has completed its acquisition of Ticketfly, Inc., a leading live events technology company, to create the definitive music platform for connecting fans, artists and event promoters.
buyer: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. "
target: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters book top talent, sell more tickets, and increase in-venue revenue.
price ($mm)
$450
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
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closed 9/23/2013 via Company Press Release

SevenVentures GmbH, acquired Mydays GmbH

synopsis: Seven Ventures, one of the leading media houses of Europe and Germany's largest television network, has acquired the majority of mydays.de, a leading provider of online gifting services in Germany.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: SevenVentures GmbH
Seven Ventures is the venture arm of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media houses of Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target: Mydays GmbH
Mydays GmbH offers online gifting services in Germany. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Munich, Germany.
price ($mm)
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$38
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0.0x
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closed 9/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired SideTour

synopsis: Groupon, a global leader in local commerce, announced the acquisition of SideTour, a marketplace that helps people discover, book and host great local activities.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: SideTour
SideTour provides a community marketplace where people can discover, book, and host amazing experiences and activities. The company was founded in June 2011 and is headquartered in New York City.
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

BookMyShow.com, acquired Ticketgreen.com

synopsis: BookMyShow.com announced the acquisition of Chennai-based Ticketgreen.com entertainment ticketing portal. Ticketgreen.com offers a range of services like providing information and ticket booking facilities on various entertainment options.
buyer: BookMyShow.com
BookMyShow.com offers ticketing for cinemas and plays online. The service is also available across 10 cites in India through a single number 39895050. With a boom in technology, customers can now book tickets through an Automated Speech Recognition system. "
target: Ticketgreen.com
Ticketgreen.com provides comprehensive information about entertainment opportunities in & around India and facilitate booking tickets to let users make full use of that information online.
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closed 2/25/2013 via PE Hub

Festival Transaction Services, acquired KadmusArts Corporation

synopsis: Festival Transaction Services Inc. has acquired Vermont-based KadmusArts Corporation. KadmusArts has developed a digital marketplace for the performing arts community that spans the globe. The KadmusArts event community includes some 8,500 event producers in 155 countries, tens-of-thousands of performers, and hundreds of thousands of festival fans.
buyer: Festival Transaction Services
Festival Transaction Services helps fair and festival producers succeed by providing convenient, secure and cost-effective payment processing and cash management services, tailored exclusively for the community event marketplace. "
target: KadmusArts Corporation
KadmusArts.com is the online connection to every kind of music, dance, and theatre festival in the world. The site hosts content from festival presenters and promoters, artists and bands, audiences and fans in 154 countries.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$32,136.42)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 1/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired Prime Box Office Ltd.

synopsis: Ticketfly has announced a push into the Canadian market through the acquisition of local ticketing company Prime Box Office and agreements with event promoters Collective Concerts and Union Events. The ticketing platform startup has also hired a team on the ground to help it gain a foothold in the market.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly is the fastest-growing, independent ticketing and social marketing platform. Ticketfly offers event promoters and venues next-generation ticketing and powerful website and social marketing tools, saving them time and money. "
target: Prime Box Office Ltd.
Prime Box Office Ltd. is a online marketplace for ticketing. Event Planners can also sell tickets to their venue through Prime Box Office.
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closed 10/31/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CafePress, acquired EZ Prints Inc.

synopsis: CafePress Inc., The World's Customization Engine™, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of EZ Prints, Inc., a deployable e-commerce software platform.
buyer: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. "
target: EZ Prints Inc.
EZ Prints' print-on-demand and personalization solutions power some of the world's largest brands, creating revenue streams with their world-class technology, products, design and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
37.7x
closed 9/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Netcycler Oy, acquired Swap.com, Inc.

synopsis: Netcycler, provider of an online swap and give away service for acquiring secondhand goods, has acquired Boston-based Swap.com, a company that enables people to efficiently trade items like videogames and books with one another.
buyer: Netcycler Oy
Netcycler Oy offers an online swap and give away service for acquiring secondhand goods. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Helsinki, Finland. "
target: Swap.com, Inc.
Swap.com, Inc. operates swap.com, a platform and community solution for users to enhance their swap opportunities across various categories. The company enables people to list, share, and swap their stuff through its Website, mobile app, local events, homes, schools, and co-branded partnerships.
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closed 2/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ideal Shopping Direct Plc, acquired Createtoday.com

synopsis: Ideal Shopping Direct has bought ecommerce platform company createtoday.com in a move that it says will help its fast-growing Create and Craft business to outperform its craft market competitors.
buyer: Ideal Shopping Direct Plc
Ideal Shopping Direct Plc is a leading digital retailer, selling products to consumers via its television shopping channels and the internet. "
target: Createtoday.com
Createtoday.com operates as an online marektplace for greeting cards and postcards. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Peterborough, United Kingdom.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BNC Analysis

Recoup, acquired Deals For Deeds

synopsis: Recoup, the innovative cause shopping channel that connects businesses with consumers through causes, announced that it is joining forces with Deals For Deeds. Deals For Deeds offers daily deals to subscribers and donates a portion of the profits.
buyer: Recoup
Recoup is the first cause shopping channel where millions of people support causes they care about by connecting with businesses that want to do good. "
target: Deals For Deeds
Deals For Deeds provides daily deals to subscribers on their website. Deals for Deeds reinvests in the community, with each and every deal that is purchase on their website.
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announced 4/7/2009 via BusinessWire

4D Media, Inc., will acquire GetSeats.com

synopsis: 4D Media, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with Diversified Enterprises, LLC to acquire the wholly owned subsidiary GetSeats.com, LLC. GetSeats.com, LLC operates an online ticket hub for sports, concerts, and theater events throughout the US.
buyer: 4D Media, Inc.
4D Media, Inc. is a leading multimedia company that combines proprietary analytics with web 2.0 technology to deliver a new level of connectivity among operators, sponsors and consumers, primarily targeted at the $3.5B North American motor sports market. "
target parent: Diversified Enterprises, LLC
target: GetSeats.com
GetSeats.com, LLC operates a ticket hub for sports, concerts, and theater events throughout the US. GetSeats.com acts as an intermediary between buyers and ticket sellers to facilitate the purchase and sale of event tickets.
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closed 2/14/2007 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired StubHub, Inc

synopsis: eBay, The World's Online Marketplace completed its previously announced acquisition of StubHub, a leading online marketplace for the resale of event tickets. eBay announced the acquisition on January 10, 2007. eBay has acquired StubHub for an approximate aggregate value of $307 million.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment.
price ($mm)
$310
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
31.0x
closed 10/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Volojoy merged with Chattyco,

synopsis: Volojoy has merged with Chattyco, a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos from a variety of talents, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
buyer: Chattyco
Chattyco is a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Chattyco enables fans to request celebrities and influencers to record greetings or other video clips for their loved ones. The celebrities and influencers set the prices themselves and can also support a charity of their choice. "
target: Volojoy
Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos for themselves or their friends and family. The platform offers a variety of talents users can choose from, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Perch LLC, acquired Web Deals Direct LLC

synopsis: Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon third-party and other D2C (direct to consumer) brands at scale, announced the acquisition of Web Deals Direct LLC. Web Deals Direct is among the largest global FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) sellers on Amazon with over $80M in revenue in 2020.
buyer: Perch LLC
Perch is a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates Amazon third-party and other D2C (direct to consumer) brands at scale. Perch seeks high-quality products and brands that have a steady history of strong customer reviews. "
target: Web Deals Direct LLC
Web Deals Direct is among the largest global FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) sellers on Amazon with over $80M in revenue in 2020. The company has an owned-brand portfolio spanning several everyday use categories, including Home & Kitchen, Patio & Garden, Sports & Outdoors, Arts & Crafts, and more.
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announced 6/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Etsy Inc., will acquire Elo7

synopsis: Etsy, Inc., which operates two-sided online marketplaces that connect millions of passionate and creative buyers and sellers around the world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Elo7, a privately held marketplace for unique, handmade items based in Brazil.
buyer: Etsy Inc. (ETSY:$2,048.22)
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. They connect buyers and sellers from all over world. Buyers come to Etsy to be inspired by items that are crafted by creative entrepreneurs. For sellers, they offer a range of tools and services that address key business needs. "
target: Elo7
Elo7 is the first and leading marketplace for artisans and lovers of handcraft and handmade goods in Brazil. Elo7 connects sellers and buyers that love handicrafts and exclusive handmade goods, promoting a positive e-commerce and social experience in a safe, convenient and user-friendly environment.
price ($mm)
$217
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announced 3/19/2021 via Forbes

DigiTouch, will acquire Ondeal S.R.L.

synopsis: DigiTouch, a company specialized in Digital Transformation and Cloud Marketing, is to acquire Ondeal, an e-commerce company specializing in the sale of IT products, electronics, pet products and office supplies. Based in Italy and Spain, it delivers its products throughout Europe thanks to a close relationship with its express couriers.
buyer: DigiTouch (BIT:DGT:$42.56)
Gruppo DigiTouch is specialized in Digital Transformation and Cloud Marketing. Born in 2007 as a digital marketing agency, DigiTouch is a Full Digital Platform Company, that proposes an integrated offer with different services and products: digital marketing, technology & data, e-commerce & content."
target: Ondeal S.R.L.
Ondeal is an e-commerce company specializing in the sale of IT products, electronics, pet products and office supplies. Based in Italy and Spain, it delivers its products throughout Europe thanks to a close relationship with its express couriers.
price ($mm)
$1.42
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired TicketsNow.com

synopsis: Ticketmaster has completed its previously announced acquisition of TicketsNow, a leading Web-based marketplace for music, sports and other live entertainment event tickets. The acquisition makes Ticketmaster a leading company in the resale category.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: TicketsNow.com
TicketsNow is the world's largest and most trusted marketplace for premium seating and tickets to sold-out sports, music, and theater events. More than 90% of professional ticket agencies that list, buy, and sell secondary event tickets online, license and utilize software developed by TicketsNow.
price ($mm)
$265
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 10/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Upgraded

synopsis: Ticketmaster has announced it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing start-up Upgraded. Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure, interactive digital assets protected by blockchain technology providing event organisers/promoters with control over ticket distribution and protecting consumers against fraud.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Upgraded
UPGRADED is a new technology platform that converts traditional event tickets into Smart Tickets. By leveraging the blockchain, these mobile tickets can deliver unprecedented Fraud Protection, Frictionless Transactions, Transparency, and Interactivity.
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closed 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ticketpro

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of Ticketpro, a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Canada, Czech Republic and more. Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Ticketpro
TICKETPRO is a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Poland and the Slovak Republic, serving a majority of the foremost local entertainment facilities and promoters.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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announced 6/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Front Gate Tickets

synopsis: Ticketmaster is continuing to expand its ticketing offerings in the festival vertical through the transaction to acquire festival ticketer Front Gate Tickets. Front Gate Tickets has quickly become one of North America's leading festival ticketing platforms whose clients include Coachella, The Governors Ball Music Festival and Lollapalooza.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Front Gate Tickets
Front Gate Tickets is a leading providers of turnkey, end-to-end ticketing, fulfillment, marketing and RFID solutions for large scale music festivals, entertainment events, artists and venues. In addition Front Gate provides services directly to renowned touring artists and world class venues.
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announced 6/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Universe

synopsis: Ticketmaster will acquire Universe, a DIY ticketing platform. Universe is a DIY ticketing company that provides event organizers with powerful and easy-to-use marketing and management tools. Its unique ticket-sales platform allows event organizers to embed a customizable Buy Now button to sell tickets on any website with no redirect to Universe.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Universe
Universe provides event organizers with social and data-driven ticketing and marketing tools so they can sell more tickets. Universe combines all the advanced ticketing and payment features needed, all in one place.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Two Toasters, LLC

synopsis: Durham app developer Two Toasters has been acquired by giant ticket purveyor Ticketmaster. Two Toasters, which has 33 employees, has thrived since being founded in 2008 by developing apps for brands such as Airbnb, Regal Cinema Entertainment, Google, Lexus and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Two Toasters, LLC
Two Toasters is an app development company that strategizes, designs, and develops native iOS and Android mobile applications that are engaging, user-centric, and robust extensions of brands.
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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Eventjoy

synopsis: Ticketmaster announced that it has acquired mobile-based, Do-It-Yourself ticketing platform, Eventjoy. Eventjoy's unique platform makes it easy for organizers to self-manage their events but goes well beyond ticketing. Organizers are provided with rich social marketing, analytics, and customer engagement tools.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Eventjoy
Eventjoy is a mobile-based, Do-It-Yourself ticketing platform. Eventjoy's unique platform makes it easy for organizers to self-manage their events but goes well beyond ticketing. Organizers are provided with rich social marketing, analytics, and customer engagement tools.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Sherpa.be N.V.

synopsis: Ticketmaster has expanded its European network with the acquisition of Belgian ticketing company Sherpa.be. Founded in 2000 by Hubert Laterre and Bernard Denys, Brussels-based Sherpa.be is the market leader in Belgium's two largest regions, Flanders and Wallonia,
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Sherpa.be N.V.
Sherpa.be N.V. sells tickets for music, theater, musicals, festivals, exhibitions, and sporting events. The company facilitates young and old to consult a database of events and order for an event. Its theatre provides settings for product presentations, conventions, seminars, and annual meetings.
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announced 2/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. will be merged with Live Nation, Inc.,

synopsis: Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the world's premier live entertainment company. The combined entity, which will be called Live Nation Entertainment, joins Live Nation's concert promotions expertise with Ticketmaster's world-class ticketing solutions.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation's mission is to maximize the live concert experience. Our core business is producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via our global concert pipe. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing over 16,000 concerts. "
target: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$775 [$1,033]
rev ($mm)
$1,486
EBITDA ($mm)
$260
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0.8x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
closed 2/26/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired TicketsNow.com

synopsis: Ticketmaster has completed its previously announced acquisition of TicketsNow, a leading Web-based marketplace for music, sports and other live entertainment event tickets. The acquisition makes Ticketmaster a leading company in the resale category.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: TicketsNow.com
TicketsNow is the world's largest and most trusted marketplace for premium seating and tickets to sold-out sports, music, and theater events. More than 90% of professional ticket agencies that list, buy, and sell secondary event tickets online, license and utilize software developed by TicketsNow.
price ($mm)
$265
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 3/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired echomusic, llc

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC, is acquiring a significant stake in echomusic, -- the online fan club and brand management company, whose unique blend of philosophy, methodology, and technology builds trusted one to one relationships with consumers for their recording artist clients.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: echomusic, llc
echomusic builds trusted one-to-one relationships directly with consumers for its clients. Acting as a Web 3.0 agency, echo creates and executes individual pieces of overall campaigns or entire brand lifecycles.
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announced 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, will acquire Tick Tack Ticket

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI), has signed an agreement to acquire Barcelona-based Tick Tack Ticket. The acquisition reflects Ticketmaster's commitment to strategic international development within the European market.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Tick Tack Ticket
Barcelona based Tick Tack Ticket is a leading event ticketing company in Spain. It currently distributes tickets through a nationwide network of retail distribution points and through its web service, http://www.ticktackticket.com.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

entradium, acquired HipHopTickets

synopsis: Madrid-based entradium, the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, has acquired HipHopTickets.es, a company that offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
buyer: entradium
entradium is the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, and the cheapest. They are based in Madrid, Spain. "
target: HipHopTickets
HipHopTickets.es offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

See Tickets International, acquired Starticket AG

synopsis: See Tickets announced the acquisition of Starticket, a major player in Switzerland with over five million tickets sold annually. Starticket is owned by private Swiss media group Tamedia, which has adopted a new corporate structure and name and is now known as TX Group.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is the trading name of an international ticketing services company owned by Vivendi SA. See retails and distributes tickets for music, theatre, festival, sport, comedy and lifestyle events working with more than 5,000 clients globally. "
target parent: TX Group AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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announced 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impronta Soluciones, S.L., will acquire Instant Ticket SL

synopsis: Banco Sabadell has signed the sale of Instant Ticket, the website with which it sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events, to Impronta Technological Services. Impronta Technological Services, based in Madrid, is a leader in technology and software related to ticket sales.
buyer: Impronta Soluciones, S.L.
Impronta Soluciones is a Spanish leader in technology and software related to ticket sales. Founded in 1992, Impronta Soluciones, S.L. is a pioneer both in the development of online sales and mobile ticket programs and in the implementation of service models (SaaS) for its customers. "
target parent: Banco Sabadell
target: Instant Ticket SL
Instant Ticket, based in Spain, is a website owned by Banco Sabadell which sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired Star Tickets

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired both Michigan-based Star Tickets. Star Tickets is one of North America's leading entertainment ticketing companies with over 250 retail ticketing outlets, two nationwide full-service call centers, and redundant web sales.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: Star Tickets
Star Tickets is one of North America's leading entertainment ticketing companies in the United States. With over 250 retail ticketing outlets, two nationwide full-service call centers, and redundant web sales. It is the exclusive ticketing service for hundreds of venues across the United States.
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closed 10/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Upgraded

synopsis: Ticketmaster has announced it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing start-up Upgraded. Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure, interactive digital assets protected by blockchain technology providing event organisers/promoters with control over ticket distribution and protecting consumers against fraud.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Upgraded
UPGRADED is a new technology platform that converts traditional event tickets into Smart Tickets. By leveraging the blockchain, these mobile tickets can deliver unprecedented Fraud Protection, Frictionless Transactions, Transparency, and Interactivity.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

See Tickets International, acquired Paylogic

synopsis: Vivendi has announced that See Tickets, its international ticketing services company, acquired Paylogic, a ticketing and technology company headquartered in Amsterdam, from LiveStyle. Founded in 2005, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is one of the largest primary ticket companies in Europe - they have the muscle of a big organization, but hold the values of a small one. Their focus is getting their customers to live events. "
target parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
target: Paylogic
Founded in 2005 in the Netherlands, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Paylogic has developed revolutionary digital ticketing environments for 1000’s of clients.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

On Location Experiences, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, announced it has acquired PrimeSport, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment. PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients.
buyer: On Location Experiences
On Location Experiences is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic right holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients. PrimeSport’s partnerships with the largest entities in the industry allow them to provide an unparalleled experience for avid sports fans and corporate clients.
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closed 10/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Paciolan, acquired TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment

synopsis: RLH Corporation announced the sale of the assets of TicketsWest, a full service ticketing and marketing service provider, and WestCoast Entertainment, promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions, to Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to entertainment venues.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Paciolan
Paciolan provides sports and entertainment venues with the software needed to facilitate automated ticketing. As a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, analytics, and technology solutions they power more than 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 120 million tickets per year. "
target parent: RLH Corporation
target: TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment
TicketsWest is a full service ticketing and marketing service provider. WestCoast Entertainment is promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ticketpro

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of Ticketpro, a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Canada, Czech Republic and more. Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Ticketpro
TICKETPRO is a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Poland and the Slovak Republic, serving a majority of the foremost local entertainment facilities and promoters.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tickets for Less, acquired Brickhouse Tickets

synopsis: Overland Park-based Tickets for Less announced the purchase of Brickhouse Tickets. Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. Clay Discher, who opened Brickhouse in the Kansas City area five years ago, joins Tickets for Less as manager of strategic inventory.
buyer: Tickets for Less
Tickets for Less, founded in 2004, is a private ticket broker that buys and sells tickets mostly online for nationwide sporting events, concerts and the theater. Unlike other brokers, they never charge taxes or hidden fees at checkout. At Tickets For Less, the price you see is the price you pay. "
target: Brickhouse Tickets
Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. They are locally owned and operated and are dedicated to providing a one-on-one experience. They never charge service fees & you’ll always talk to a real person who wants you to get great tickets at a great price.
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closed 1/31/2017 via Market Wire

Eventbrite, acquired Ticketscript BV

synopsis: Eventbrite, the world's leading ticketing and event technology platform which powers more than two million events each year, has acquired Ticketscript, one of Europe's largest self-service ticketing providers. The acquisition positions Eventbrite as Europe's third largest ticketing platform.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. "
target: Ticketscript BV
Ticketscript, the European market leader in ticketing solutions on a SaaS basis, provides event organisers with a plug-and-play online ticket shop for the sale of e-tickets via the event's own website.
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announced 10/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starticket AG will be merged with Ticketcorner AG,

synopsis: Ticketcorner, the largest ticket portal in Switzerland, and Starticket, Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer, are going to merge. Together they control around 85% of live entertainment ticketing in Switzerland. The company will be 75% held by Ticketcorner’s parent companies, CTS Eventim and Ringier, and 25% by Starticket parent Tamedia.
buyer: Ticketcorner AG
Ticketcorner is the largest ticket portal in Switzerland. They sell tickets for over 20,000 events, concerts, and sports, as well as ski tickets for more than 70 ski resorts. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Rumlang, Switzerland. "
target parent: Tamedia AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Etix.com Inc., acquired Etix.com Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, announced that the company has undergone a management-led buyout. The buyout was led by Travis Janovich, Etix founder and newly appointed CEO.
buyer: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents. "
target: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents.
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announced 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Vendini, Inc., will purchase consumer ticketing assets from Cvent, Inc.

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced the sale of its consumer ticketing assets to Vendini, Inc., a San Francisco based consumer ticketing company. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, website management, box office management and event logistics. Vendini is headquartered in San Francisco. "
seller: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 14,000 customers worldwide. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Ingresso.com

synopsis: Fandango, the leading U.S. digital destination for moviegoers, announced it has signed an agreement with Latin American e-commerce company, B2W Digital, to purchase its entertainment ticketing subsidiary, Ingresso.com. With more than six million registered customers, Ingresso.com is Brazil's largest online and mobile movie ticketing service.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Lojas Americanas S.A.
target: Ingresso.com
Brazilian leader in ticket sales over the Internet, Ingresso.com provides technology and ticket purchasing services for movies, theaters, concerts, soccer matches and cultural events. With over 5 million registered customers, the company offers the convenience of purchase tickets online.
price ($mm)
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PlantX
PlantX
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DB:ART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
artnet
artnet
artnet is the leading online resource for the international art market and the premier destination to buy, sell and research art online. Founded in 1989, artnet is the original art market disruptor.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.02
Employees
113
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Ticker: LSE:OCDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail is one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Ocado Retail operates Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket; and Ocado Zoom, a one-hour grocery delivery service. Ocado offers over 40,000 products to choose from, including yogurt, cheese, fruit, meat and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,670.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15152
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TKWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Takeaway.com
Takeaway.com is a leading online food delivery marketplace, focused on connecting consumers and restaurants through its platform in 10 European countries and Vietnam. Takeaway.com offers an online marketplace where supply and demand for food delivery and ordering meet.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,409.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.65
EBIT ($mm)
($122.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9000
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Ticker: DB:DHER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. Present in more than 40 countries, their online marketplaces, which may be accessed over multiple channels, including mobile, provide a personalized and simple way of ordering food from a selection of restaurants.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,972.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($918.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,013.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
27071
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: XTRA:EVD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventim
Eventim
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$726.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.92
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2612
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$162.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($189.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: NYSE:KMX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CarMax, Inc.
CarMax, Inc.
CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, revolutionized the automotive retail industry by driving integrity, honesty and transparency in every interaction. CarMax offers a truly personalized experience with the option for customers to do as much online and in-store as they want.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,092.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,285.32
EBIT ($mm)
$1,043.16
Net Income ($mm)
$746.92
Employees
25000
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Ticker: VRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Ticker: CALI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Auto Logistics Inc.
China Auto Logistics Inc.
With 2009 sales of approximately $215 million, China Auto Logistics Inc. operates www.cali.com.cn, which rapidly has become one of the leading automobile portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicles and auto-related services throughout China.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$215.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.46
EBIT ($mm)
$8.25
Net Income ($mm)
$5.55
Employees
99
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: LUXR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LuxeYard
LuxeYard
LuxeYard is a members-only flash sale site for luxury home furnishings, decor and fashion that offers access to unique products sourced by a seasoned team of buyers at a fraction of retail prices.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: FIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Five Below
Five Below
Five Below Inc. is an American publicly held chain of specialty discount stores that sells products that cost up to $5, plus a small assortment of products from $6 to $10. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the chain is aimed at tweens and teens.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,762.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$240.77
EBIT ($mm)
$189.69
Net Income ($mm)
$153.94
Employees
8700
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: TSXV:ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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