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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Bounty Group

synopsis: Kaboose Inc. one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced today that it recently acquired Bounty Group, the UK's largest parenting club and the leading family destination online in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Bounty Group
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$118
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

SIRCLO, acquired Orami

synopsis: SIRCLO, an e-commerce enabler in Indonesia, has acquired Orami, an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO is an Indonesian company that provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: Orami
Orami is an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Some Spider Studios, acquired Fatherly

synopsis: Some Spider Studios has acquired Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
buyer: Some Spider Studios
Some Spider Studios is a profitable social-focused publisher that owns parenting sites Scary Mommy (the largest women with kids brand online) and The Dad (fastest growing new brand for men with kids) and employs close to 100 people. "
target: Fatherly
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
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announced 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tinybeans, will acquire Red Tricycle

synopsis: Tinybeans, a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform, will acquire Red Tricycle, a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, holidays and more.
buyer: Tinybeans (ASX:TNY:$2.62)
Tinybeans is a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform. Tinybeans is a modern day baby book that helps busy families to save time and stay connected. Their platform makes it easy for parents to share pregnancy and childhood pictures with the family and record their milestones. "
target: Red Tricycle
Red Tricycle is a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, indoor & outdoor activities, holidays and more.
price ($mm)
$7.67
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

KidPass, acquired Mommy Nearest Inc.

synopsis: KidPass, the largest online marketplace for booking kids activities, has acquired Mommy Nearest, an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content.
buyer: KidPass
KidPass is the leading online marketplace for parents to discover and book kids activities. KidPass is the largest website for kids activities with over 400,000 activities booked across 4,000 activity providers and 20 categories including music, arts, sports, dance, playspaces, and more. "
target: Mommy Nearest Inc.
Mommy Nearest is an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content. Their app lists 100,000 kid-friendly places in all 50 US states.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Conobie

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest telecommunications company, will acquire Conobie from LitaLico, a company in Japan that supports people with disabilities. Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest telecommunications company. The company provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable customers to realize smarter lives. The company serves over 73 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks. "
target parent: LitaLico Inc.
target: Conobie
Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting. Users can also read stories and short comics submitted by other parents on Conobie.
price ($mm)
$2.34
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Babygogo

synopsis: Sheroes, the women’s-focused career platform, has acquired Delhi-based child healthcare startup Babygogo. The Babygogo platform enables mothers to read helpful articles on baby food, health and day-to-day care. Babygogo lets parents post queries, and doctors and experienced mothers respond within minutes.
buyer: Sheroes.in
Sheroes is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. Sheroes is the world’s largest network for women, helping them find work from home opportunities, corporate roles, events, mentors, resources and counselling. "
target parent: AddoDoc Technologies Private Limited
target: Babygogo
Babygogo is a website that provides parents with all the information required to raise a healthy baby. Babygogo lets visitors connect with other parents and pediatricians to get answers to all their baby health questions.
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announced 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wirtualna Polska S.A., will acquire NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska, the operator of Poland's second largest internet portal of the same name will buy a 100% stake in NextWeb Media, owner of abcZdrowie.pl and Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform.
buyer parent: Grupa o2 sp. z o.o.
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target: NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.
NextWeb Media Group publishes Polish websites abcZdrowie.pl, Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform. abcZdrowie.pl, one of the most popular health sites in Poland.
price ($mm)
$5.26
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

AS Delfi, acquired SIA Calis.lv

synopsis: AS Delfi agrees to acquires 100% of the shares of SIA Calis.lv. Calis.lv is Latvia's leading site for the online parenting community.
buyer parent: Ekspress Grupp
buyer: AS Delfi
Delfi, UAB operates an internet portal that offers videos, blogs, maps, news service, and separate thematic units: sports, entertainment, lifestyle, transport, and auto portal. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Vilnius, Lithuania. "
target: SIA Calis.lv
Cālis.lv is the oldest Latvian portal for families, women. Cālis.lv has become the largest and most read Latvian portal for any modern family. Everything that is important in every family can be read on the portal, including relationships, work, health, housing and many other things.
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closed 6/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

News Limited, acquired Kidspot Pty Ltd

synopsis: News Corp, a diversified entertainment company, has purchased web entrepreneur Katie May's online parenting portal Kidspot and all its related entities, in a move that represents a rapid rise for the six-year-old business and highlights how much media companies now value established websites with strong communities.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Limited
News Limited operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums. "
target: Kidspot Pty Ltd
Kidspot is the leading Australia-based online community for parents. Kidspot Australia is all about simplifying the journey that is parenting.
price ($mm)
$48
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2010 via BusinessWire

giggle, acquired The Cradle, LLC

synopsis: giggle, the one-stop source for today's new parent offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, announced that it has acquired The Cradle, the first-of-its-kind social community and lifestyle destination focused solely on expectant and new moms.
buyer: giggle
giggle is the one-stop source for today's new parent, offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, including giggle’s own line of baby products, giggle Better Basics. "
target: The Cradle, LLC
The Cradle is a social community and lifestyle destination for expectant and new moms. Through fresh and relevant content, personalized features, and an engaging social networking community, The Cradle offers a central place where those who ‘need to know’ can connect with those ‘in the know'.
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closed 9/9/2009 via paidContent.org

Mothercare UK, Ltd., acquired gurgle.com

synopsis: Mothercare is buying investment fund Fleming Media out of their Gurgle.co.uk joint venture. The baby products retailer will now take full ownership of the pregnancy-and-parenting social network. Gurgle.co.uk was founded by the pair in 2007 to let first-time parents share advice and experience, including blogs, chat, video and Q&A.
buyer: Mothercare UK, Ltd.
The Mothercare group is comprised principally of two iconic parenting retail brands with international appeal; Mothercare and Early Learning Centre. The group's brands operate through three distinct channels to market; UK stores, Direct, and International franchisement/joint ventures. "
target parent: Fleming Media, Ltd.
target: gurgle.com
gurgle.com is an UK-based pregnancy/parenting social network. Gurgle provides users with information on all aspects of parenting. Users can search topics to find related articles, videos, groups, answers, and chat. Or gurgle users can communicate directly with each other to share experiences.
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closed 1/13/2009 via BusinessWire

The Knot, Inc., acquired Breastfeeding.com, Inc.

synopsis: The Knot Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Breastfeeding.com, the number-one website dedicated to providing advice on breastfeeding—one of first-time mothers’ biggest challenges. The addition of Breastfeeding.com further enhances The Knot Inc.’s already robust pregnancy and first-time parenting offerings.
buyer: The Knot, Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
The Knot, Inc. is a leading national lifestage media and services company. The company's flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation's premier wedding resource that reaches over one million engaged couples each year through the Web, newsstands, bookstores, national television and more. "
target: Breastfeeding.com, Inc.
The first issue most new moms face is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding.com is a Web site dedicated to providing support and information on breastfeeding, along with all the other things a new mom needs. Since 1998, the site has grown into the leading Web site for breastfeeding information and support.
price ($mm)
$0.91
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closed 5/14/2008 via PR Newswire

SheKnows, LLC, acquired PregnancyandBaby.com

synopsis: SheKnows.com, one of the fastest growing online destinations for women, announced the acquisition of PregnancyandBaby.com a leading online community for women from preconception through pregnancy.
buyer parent: AtomicOnline
buyer: SheKnows, LLC
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: PregnancyandBaby.com
PregnancyandBaby is among the most popular sites designed specifically for those who are pregnant or planning to conceive. The site offers a comprehensive collection of articles, interactive features and active message board communities with the goal of informing and inspiring hopeful families.
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closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Nickelodeon, acquired Babunga

synopsis: Further expanding its reach in the parenting space garnered through Nickjr.com -- the number-one preschool- parenting website, the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group announces the acquisition of Babunga.com network of parenting sites and its integration into Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect.com.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. "
target: Babunga
Babunga.com is a network of parenting sites including babynamesworld.com, 3dpregnancy.com and wikiparenting.com.
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closed 12/4/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired iParenting Media

synopsis: The Walt Disney Internet Group has acquired iParenting Media in a move that adds to its already strong line-up of family-targeted Web properties within Disney Online, including Disney Family.com, FamilyFun.com and Wondertime.com.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media. "
target: iParenting Media
iParenting Media operates one of the Internet's most popular communities for parents and parents-to-be at www.iParenting.com. iParenting produces the highly-respected iParenting Media Awards program, the only ISO9001:2000 certified product review and awards program in the industry.
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closed 7/6/2006 via

Journal Communications Inc., acquired MilwaukeeMoms.com

synopsis: The Journal Sentinel, Inc., publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, announced today that it has purchased MilwaukeeMoms.com, the leading online brand in the metropolitan Milwaukee market for parents raising children under six years of age. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Journal Sentinel, Inc. is a Journal Communications' company.
buyer: Journal Communications Inc. (JRN:$405.60)
Journal Communications, Inc. is a diversified media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, interactive media and printing services. We publish the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and 75 community newspapers and shoppers in eight states. "
target: MilwaukeeMoms.com
MilwaukeeMoms.com was launched on July 15, 2002 as a resource and networking community for parents raising kids ages 0-6 years. As a one-of-kind, centralized resource, the site has caught the attention of the FOX6 Wake-Up News, CBS 58's Building "Blocks for a Lifetime.
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closed 6/13/2006 via

Kaboose, Inc., acquired BabyZone.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., the largest independent online media destination for moms and kids, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BabyZone.com, Inc., the largest independent online destination focusing on pregnancy and parenting in the United States.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: BabyZone.com, Inc.
Attracting nearly five million visits each month, BabyZone.com has become the premier online destination for highly personalized and localized parenting content and tools. It seamlessly moves through every parent's journey from preconception to pregnancy and parenting.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Barclays Private Equity, acquired Bounty Group Limited

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced that it completed the previously announced sale of Kaboose's UK subsidiary, Bounty Group Limited, to Romeo Bidco Limited, an affiliate of Barclays Private Equity Limited.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Private Equity
Barclays Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms. "
target parent: Kaboose, Inc.
target: Bounty Group Limited
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$78
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Bounty Group

synopsis: Kaboose Inc. one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced today that it recently acquired Bounty Group, the UK's largest parenting club and the leading family destination online in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Bounty Group
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$118
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, acquired Kaboose, Inc.

synopsis: Disney Online announced that it has completed the purchase of key Internet assets from Kaboose, Inc., including Web sites Kaboose.com, BabyZone.com, AmazingMoms.com, and ParentZone.com, among others. As a result of the acquisition, a new group of properties has been formed, the Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. "
target: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Barclays Private Equity, acquired Bounty Group Limited

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced that it completed the previously announced sale of Kaboose's UK subsidiary, Bounty Group Limited, to Romeo Bidco Limited, an affiliate of Barclays Private Equity Limited.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Private Equity
Barclays Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms. "
target parent: Kaboose, Inc.
target: Bounty Group Limited
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$78
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Bounty Group

synopsis: Kaboose Inc. one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced today that it recently acquired Bounty Group, the UK's largest parenting club and the leading family destination online in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Bounty Group
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$118
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 4/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Amazing Moms Inc.

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., the largest independent family focused online media company in North America, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Amazing Moms Inc. for US$750,000 in cash with additional consideration to be paid on an earn-out basis.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Amazing Moms Inc.
Amazingmoms.com is an Internet resource created by parents for parents. We provide simple, fresh and practical solutions for busy families. Our goal is to bring families together through a blend of exceptional content, useful resources and "whack-on-the-side-of-the-head" ideas.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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closed 6/13/2006 via

Kaboose, Inc., acquired BabyZone.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., the largest independent online media destination for moms and kids, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BabyZone.com, Inc., the largest independent online destination focusing on pregnancy and parenting in the United States.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: BabyZone.com, Inc.
Attracting nearly five million visits each month, BabyZone.com has become the premier online destination for highly personalized and localized parenting content and tools. It seamlessly moves through every parent's journey from preconception to pregnancy and parenting.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Disney Interactive, acquired Kaboose, Inc.

synopsis: Disney Online announced that it has completed the purchase of key Internet assets from Kaboose, Inc., including Web sites Kaboose.com, BabyZone.com, AmazingMoms.com, and ParentZone.com, among others. As a result of the acquisition, a new group of properties has been formed, the Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. "
target: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content.
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$18
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closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Barclays Private Equity, acquired Bounty Group Limited

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced that it completed the previously announced sale of Kaboose's UK subsidiary, Bounty Group Limited, to Romeo Bidco Limited, an affiliate of Barclays Private Equity Limited.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Private Equity
Barclays Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms. "
target parent: Kaboose, Inc.
target: Bounty Group Limited
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
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closed 8/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sphero, acquired littleBits

synopsis: Sphero, an industry-leading robotics toy company, is acquiring littleBits, the New York-based education startup that invented the electronic building block. The company’s magnetic “Bits” snap together to turn ideas into inventions and its online learning community, DIY, teaches kids to turn passions into creative skills.
buyer: Sphero
Sphero is an industry-leading robotics toy company that bridges the gap between the real world and the virtual world with its smartphone-controlled robots. "
target: littleBits
littleBits is the New York-based education startup that invented the electronic building block. The company’s magnetic “Bits” snap together to turn ideas into inventions and its online learning community, DIY, teaches kids to turn passions into creative skills.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

littleBits, acquired DIY Co

synopsis: LittleBits, a New York-based company that offers educational “maker” kits aimed at helping kids build and tinker with technology, has acquired DIY.org. Founded in 2014, DIY.org offers an online community where kids can find and showcase do-it-yourself projects, and earn digital badges along the way.
buyer: littleBits
littleBits makes technology kits that are fun, easy-to-use, and infinitely creative. The kits are composed of electronic building blocks that are color-coded, magnetic, and make complex technology simple and fun. "
target: DIY Co
Founded in 2014, DIY.org offers an online community where kids can find and showcase do-it-yourself projects, and earn digital badges along the way. The company also operates JAM.com, a subscription service for an online library of maker projects and STEAM video content.
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closed 4/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Rosetta Stone Inc., acquired GoGo Lingo

synopsis: Rosetta Stone Inc., the leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, completed the acquisition of Los Angeles-based language-learning site, Gogolingo.com.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Rosetta Stone Inc. (RST:$188.52)
Rosetta Stone Inc. provides interactive solutions and cutting-edge technology that is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone’s proprietary learning techniques are acclaimed for the power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. "
target: GoGo Lingo
GoGoLingo is the fun and easy way for children to learn a foreign language, featuring games and activities that customize to children’s personal learning curve.
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