Like Books Are Fun, Ltd.

announced 11/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Imagine Nation Books, Ltd., will acquire Books Are Fun, Ltd.

synopsis: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and Imagine Nation Books, Ltd. (INB) announced an agreement in which INB will acquire certain assets of Books Are Fun, Ltd. including intellectual property and product inventory, for approximately $17.5 million payable over three years.
buyer: Imagine Nation Books, Ltd.
Imagine Nation Books, is a national display marketing company that offers discounted merchandise, including books, gifts, stationery, and other consumer goods direct to employees at large corporate offices, hospitals, businesses, and daycares. "
target parent: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
target: Books Are Fun, Ltd.
Books Are Fun, Ltd. is the world’s leading display marketer of books and gifts, selling over 300 million books in the past ten years alone.
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$18
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closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Pride Tree Holdings, acquired Direct Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Najafi Companies has sold its majority interest in Direct Brands, parent company of Columbia House, Book-of-the-Month Club and other book clubs, to Pride Tree Holdings. Direct Brands is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S.
buyer: Pride Tree Holdings
Pride Tree Holdings is a company that bought Direct Brands. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Direct Brands, Inc.
Direct Brands is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to DVD and book club brands such as Columbia House, Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, BOMC2.com as well as a number of special interest and lifestyle book clubs.
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closed 3/5/2012 via Company Press Release

OverDrive Inc., acquired Booki.sh

synopsis: OverDrive, Inc., announced it has acquired Australian ebook company Booki.sh. Booki.sh is the developer of a cloud-based platform for distributing, selling and reading popular ebooks from anywhere and on any device with a modern web browser.
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target parent: Inventive Labs Pty Ltd.
target: Booki.sh
Booki.sh is an immersive reading environment. Booki.sh is a complete web-based platform for distributing, selling and reading ebooks that is simple to use on any device with a modern web browser. Booki.sh is your own ebook library in the cloud, accessible from anywhere and almost anything.
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announced 11/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Storytel AB, will acquire Audiobooks.com

synopsis: Storytel, the international audiobook streaming company, is buying Audiobooks.com from KKR, owner of RBmedia. Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world.
buyer: Storytel AB (NGM:STORY B:$334.93)
Storytel is Northern Europe’s leading audiobook and e-book streaming service and offers unlimited listening and reading of more than 500,000 titles on a global scale. Their vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
target: Audiobooks.com
Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free Audiobooks.com app.
price ($mm)
$135
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announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire RBmedia

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, and RBmedia, a leading digital audiobook and related spoken content producer, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which KKR will acquire RBmedia from Shamrock Capital.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers – at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and offers audiobooks, educational courses and entertainment titles.
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closed 4/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

De Marque, acquired Libranda

synopsis: De Marque, an international leader in the field of digital content distribution, particularly ebooks, is proud to announce the acquisition of Libranda, the world’s largest distributor of Spanish-language digital cultural content, such as ebooks.
buyer: De Marque
De Marque is an international leader in the field of digital content distribution, particularly ebooks. Established in Québec City, Canada, the company’s Cantook Hub platform now distributes over 480,000 ebook titles from more than 2,300 publishers to 1,300 sales points worldwide. "
target: Libranda
Based in Barcelona, Libranda is the main international distributor of Spanish-language digital content. It distributes over 70,000 ebooks and audiobooks over the largest network of bookstores, libraries, and digital content subscription platforms.
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

RBmedia, acquired Audiobooks.com

synopsis: RBmedia, a newly launched global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, announced its acquisition of Audiobooks.com, an innovator in the on-demand audiobooks sector. An app-based subscription service, Audiobooks.com provides access to more than 100,000 bestsellers and classics.
buyer: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers – at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers the finest digital content. "
target: Audiobooks.com
Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free Audiobooks.com app.
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announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

CLIQ Digital, will acquire Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd

synopsis: CLIQ Digital AG signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the business operations of the UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd (MM). UME and MM are active in the distribution of digital products.
buyer: CLIQ Digital (XTRA:CLIQ:$81.22)
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime. "
target: Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd
UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd. are active in the distribution of digital products. UME and Moonlight Mobile host a wide selection of mobile entertainment services to an international audience.
price ($mm)
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$13
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0.0x
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announced 11/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Imagine Nation Books, Ltd., will acquire Books Are Fun, Ltd.

synopsis: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and Imagine Nation Books, Ltd. (INB) announced an agreement in which INB will acquire certain assets of Books Are Fun, Ltd. including intellectual property and product inventory, for approximately $17.5 million payable over three years.
buyer: Imagine Nation Books, Ltd.
Imagine Nation Books, is a national display marketing company that offers discounted merchandise, including books, gifts, stationery, and other consumer goods direct to employees at large corporate offices, hospitals, businesses, and daycares. "
target parent: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
target: Books Are Fun, Ltd.
Books Are Fun, Ltd. is the world’s leading display marketer of books and gifts, selling over 300 million books in the past ten years alone.
price ($mm)
$18
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EV / EBITDA
announced 11/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Imagine Nation Books, Ltd., will acquire Books Are Fun, Ltd.

synopsis: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and Imagine Nation Books, Ltd. (INB) announced an agreement in which INB will acquire certain assets of Books Are Fun, Ltd. including intellectual property and product inventory, for approximately $17.5 million payable over three years.
buyer: Imagine Nation Books, Ltd.
Imagine Nation Books, is a national display marketing company that offers discounted merchandise, including books, gifts, stationery, and other consumer goods direct to employees at large corporate offices, hospitals, businesses, and daycares. "
target parent: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
target: Books Are Fun, Ltd.
Books Are Fun, Ltd. is the world’s leading display marketer of books and gifts, selling over 300 million books in the past ten years alone.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 5/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Sales Performance International, acquired WeSkill, LLC

synopsis: Sales Performance International (SPI) announced the acquisition of WeSkill, LLC., an innovative provider of scalable, customized learning solutions. Through its authoring and content distribution platform, WeSkill offers learning courseware in Management and Leadership Effectiveness, Sales Effectiveness, Customer Service, and Personal Development.
buyer: Sales Performance International
Solution Selling 2.0 is a comprehensive blueprint that defines the key dimensions of world-class selling. Sales Performance International, Inc. has helped the world’s leading companies make the transition from selling products to selling high-value solutions for the past 20 years. "
target: WeSkill, LLC
WeSkill is a learner-centered resource for online leadership, sales, customer care and custom courseware development and delivery. WeSkill delivers comprehensive courseware at affordable prices with extraordinary ROI. WeSkill streamlines associate development efforts by centralizing education.
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announced 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cox Automotive, Inc., will acquire Molicar

synopsis: Cox Automotive™, a leading provider of digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, is expanding its global footprint by acquiring a majority shareholding in Molicar, the market-leading Brazilian vehicle valuations business.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Molicar
Based in Sao Paulo, Molicar is widely acknowledged as setting the industry standard for valuations in Brazil. Molicar currently facilitates around 13 million vehicle valuations a year and has a vehicle catalog that contains 22,000 different models and prices.
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closed 6/1/2015 via Market Wire

KAR Auction Services, Inc., acquired Autoniq

synopsis: KAR Auction Services, Inc., a provider of used vehicle auction services, has acquired Autoniq. Autoniq provides real-time information such as vehicle pricing, history reports and market guides to dealers. Its mobile app allows used-car dealers to scan VINs on mobile devices, view auction run lists and access vehicle history reports instantly.
buyer: KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR:$2,437.70)
KAR Auction Services, Inc. operates used vehicle auction services for North American sellers and buyers. KAR offers leading online auction platforms to provide greater access for customers. KAR's complementary businesses provide support, technology and logistics for the used vehicle industry. "
target: Autoniq
Autoniq provides mobile solutions to the automotive industry. Autoniq provides critical, real time decision making information to automobile dealers by taking advantage of the disruptive nature of broadband connected Smartphones and other media.
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closed 7/1/2015 via PR Newswire

J.D. Power & Associates, acquired NADA Appraisal Guides

synopsis: J.D. Power completed its acquisition of NADA's Used Car Guide. NADA Used Car Guide is a leading provider of U.S. retail, loan, trade-in and auction used-vehicle values, and is widely recognized in the industry as the authority for accurate and comprehensive used-vehicle valuation information.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: J.D. Power & Associates
J.D. Power is a global marketing information services company providing performance improvement, social media and customer satisfaction insights and solutions. The company's quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. "
target parent: National Automobile Dealers Association
target: NADA Appraisal Guides
NADA Used Car Guide is a leading provider of vehicle valuation products, services and information to businesses throughout the United States and worldwide. NADA's editorial team collects and analyzes over 1 million combined automotive and truck wholesale and retail transactions per month.
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closed 1/22/2015 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Brandbank Limited

synopsis: Nielsen Holdings N.V., a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has acquired Brandbank, a world leader specialised in the process of digitally collecting, managing and distributing FMCG product and brand image content for retail syndication across in-store, print promotional and e-commerce platforms.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,361.00)
The Nielsen Company is a global information and measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and related properties. "
target: Brandbank Limited
Brandbank is the world’s leading product content creation, management and publishing solution for multi-channel retailing. It helps them to create, manage and distribute product content, which is optimised for shopper marketing and category planning.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

AppClover, LLC, acquired Marketing Your App

synopsis: AppClover announces its acquisition of Marketing Your App, the acclaimed app marketing services company. Its founder, noted mobile marketing expert Matt Palmer, is joining AppClover as Chief Marketing Officer to develop innovative solutions and deliver them to app creators.
buyer: AppClover, LLC
AppClover showcases the hottest marketing and monetization strategies, tactics and tips – and the latest proven methods for getting more eyeballs, more downloads, and more revenue – from the world’s top app experts! "
target: Marketing Your App
Marketing Your App is a mobile app marketing company that helps iPhone, iPad, and Android developers get more exposure, customers, and sales in the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
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closed 6/28/2018 via Company Press Release

EnsembleIQ, acquired Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.

synopsis: EnsembleIQ, the Chicago-based retail intelligence firm, has purchased substantially all media, digital and event assets from New York-based media company Lebhar-Friedman. The acquired brands comprise several leading retail brands, including Drug Store News, Chain Store Age and Hardware and Building Supply Dealer.
buyer parent: RFE Investment Partners
buyer: EnsembleIQ
EnsembleIQ is a premier business intelligence resource that exists to help people and their organizations succeed. It is structured to serve the business-to-business needs of retailers, consumer goods manufacturers, technology providers, hospitality and healthcare professionals, and more. "
target: Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.
Lebhar Friedman is the leading business-media resource for the retail industry, delivering actionable information, solutions, and networking opportunities through high-value content and engaging live events.
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closed 11/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

J.D. Power, acquired ALG, Inc.

synopsis: J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, has acquired ALG, Inc., from TrueCar, Inc. ALG is an industry authority on automotive residual value projections in both the United States and Canada.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: J.D. Power
J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services, consumer intelligence, and data and analytics. These capabilities enable J.D. Power to help its clients drive customer satisfaction, growth and profitability. "
target parent: TrueCar, Inc.
target: ALG, Inc.
Specializing in automotive residual values, analytical data products and hands-on, pragmatic business consultation, ALG has been helping automotive manufacturers, financial institutions, and fleet companies increase profitability, reduce risk, and gain overall market intelligence for over 50 years.
price ($mm)
$135
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closed 5/8/2019 via PE Hub

Diversis Capital, Stage 1 Ventures, acquired PureCars

synopsis: Private equity and venture capital firms Diversis Capital, LLC, and Stage 1 Ventures, LLC has acquired PureCars from Raycom Media, one of America's largest privately owned media companies. PureCars is a leader in marketing automation and business intelligence for the automotive industry.
buyer: Diversis Capital
buyer: Stage 1 Ventures
Diversis Capital, LLC is a private equity firm that invests in lower and middle-market companies. Stage 1 Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that is seeking to build partnerships with great entrepreneurs that are flexible and who want to build meaningful companies. "
target parent: Gray Television, Inc.
target: PureCars
PureCars is a data-driven technology company founded on providing automotive dealers with industry-leading marketing automation and services. PureCars provides marketing automation and business intelligence solutions that help dealerships drive deeper, longer term success for their business.
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closed 4/1/2018 via Company Press Release

HighText Verlag, acquired Versandhausberater

synopsis: HighText Verlag has acquired Versandhausberater from FID Verlag. Versandhausberater is an online platform that provides relevant news, trends, and business information for mail order and e-commerce businesses.
buyer: HighText Verlag
HighText Verlag is a German publishing house that has published information for all markets in the digital economy since 1991. "
target parent: FID Verlag GmbH
target: Versandhausberater
Versandhausberater is an online platform that provides relevant news, trends, and business information for mail order and e-commerce businesses. Their online publications offer in-depth practical know-how and valuable strategy for German multichannel retailers.
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closed 3/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Babcox Media, Inc., acquired AutoSuccess

synopsis: Babcox Media Inc., a business-to-business media and information services company serving the auto dealer, auto care, tire, performance, commercial trucking, powersports and enthusiast markets, has acquired AutoSuccess, the leading business-to-business media brand serving the needs of franchised car and light truck dealers in the United States.
buyer: Babcox Media, Inc.
Founded in 1920, Babcox Media is a business-to-business media and information services company serving the auto dealer, auto care, tire, performance, commercial trucking, powersports and enthusiast markets. "
target: AutoSuccess
AutoSuccess is the leading business-to-business media brand serving the needs of franchised car and light truck dealers in the United States. They are based in Louisville, Kentucky.
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closed 10/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Raycom Media, Inc., acquired PureCars

synopsis: Raycom Media, one of the nation's largest privately-held broadcasters and operates 51 television stations in 38 markets across 19 states, announced its acquisition of PureCars, the leading digital advertising platform for the automotive industry.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 51 television stations in 38 markets and 19 states. Raycom Media stations cover over 13.2% of U.S. television households and employ over 4,200 individuals in full and part-time positions. "
target: PureCars
PureCars has become the leading digital advertising platform for the automotive industry. PureCars' platform suite offers various marketing solutions to drive high-probability buyers to a dealer's site, optimize traffic once on their site, and convert those customers in the showroom.
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closed 12/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired IBS Automotive s.r.o

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc. a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, announced that it has acquired IBS Automotive s.r.o. IBS is a leading provider of vehicle valuation data in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry. Solera is active in over 70 countries across six continents with companies including: Audatex, HPI, CarweB, Informex and many more."
target: IBS Automotive s.r.o
IBS Automotive is the distributor and creator of TAXExpert ®, a system for valuing vehicles and determination of the actual current value of a used vehicle. IBS's data-driven solutions are used by insurance companies to establish vehicle valuation at the claim stage and by banks for loan approval.
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closed 11/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired CAP Automotive

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the P&C insurance industry, announced that it has acquired CAP Automotive. CAP is a leading provider of real-time, high-accuracy valuations and specifications for new and used vehicles in the UK.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry. Solera is active in over 70 countries across six continents with companies including: Audatex, HPI, CarweB, Informex and many more."
target parent: Montagu Private Equity
target: CAP Automotive
CAP Automotive is a leading provider of real-time, high-accuracy valuations and specifications for new and used vehicles in the UK. CAP's solutions provide pricing transparency for vehicle transactions and enable buyers and sellers of vehicles to make accurate pricing decisions.
price ($mm)
$423
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
15.8x
announced 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire MotorWeb Services Ltd

synopsis: Online auction website Trade Me has inked an agreement to buy New Zealand-based motor vehicle information company MotorWeb. They are recognised as a 'one stop shop' for the motor vehicle industry; providing over a dozen online services, quickly and accurately.
buyer parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is New Zealand's leading shopping website, with thousands of online auctions and classifieds. The Trade Me community has around 2.5 million active members, and the site has 1.5 million listings. "
target: MotorWeb Services Ltd
MotorWeb is New Zealand’s leading vehicle history check provider, delivering online services to the motor industry and general public for over a decade. They are recognised as a 'one stop shop' for the motor vehicle industry; providing over a dozen online services, quickly and accurately.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.2x
closed 5/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Montagu Private Equity, acquired CAP Motor Research Ltd

synopsis: Top Right Group, the company formerly known as Emap, has sold its automotive information business CAP Motor Research Ltd to Montagu Private Equity. CAP, established in 1979, is a market leading provider of vehicle valuation data, new vehicle information and business solutions to the automotive industry.
buyer: Montagu Private Equity
Montagu Private Equity is a private investment firm specializing in middle market management buyouts and other private equity deals. The firm invests in most industries but does not invest in start-ups, rescues, or where the primary purpose of the investment is technology development. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: CAP Motor Research Ltd
CAP Motor Research Ltd is a market leading provider of vehicle valuation data, new vehicle information and business solutions. Their customers include the majority of leading finance institutions, contract hire & leasing companies, vehicle retail groups and insurance companies.
price ($mm)
$283
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closed 10/4/2011 via Reuters

TrueCar, Inc., acquired ALG, Inc.

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc., the only transparent publisher of real-time new and used vehicle pricing data in the U.S. market, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of ALG, Inc. formerly a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. and the industry-leading source for automotive residual values.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar, Inc. is an automotive solutions provider focused on changing how cars are sold by providing a significantly better customer experience while helping qualified dealer partners to gain incremental market share and reduce costs. "
target parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
target: ALG, Inc.
Based in Santa Barbara, California, ALG, Inc. is a leading provider of data and consulting services to the automotive industry. ALG publishes the "Automotive Lease Guide" — the standard for residual value projections in North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides, purchased Auto Guide Milwaukee and its online property from Keychain Publications, Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA's Consumer Guides today announced the expansion of its Auto Guide business with the acquisition of Auto Guide Milwaukee from Keychain Publications, Inc. and its online property, www.autoguidemilwaukee.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Primedia, Inc.
buyer: PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides
PRIMEDIA Consumer Guides is the largest publisher and distributor of apartment, new home and auto guides. The segment publishes and distributes 81 Apartment Guides in 75 regional markets with a combined monthly circulation of 1.6 million. "
seller: Keychain Publications, Inc.
Auto Guide Milwaukee is a subsidiary of Keychain Publications, Inc. Auto Guide Milwaukee is a leading weekly classified used car magazine for dealers in the southeastern Wisconsin area.
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closed 5/26/2005 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Automotive Lease Guide

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. today announced that in separate transactions it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Automotive Lease Guide (ALG), LLC and North American Advanced Technology (NAT), Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Automotive Lease Guide
Automotive Lease Guide, a privately held company in Santa Barbara, California, has been the benchmark for residual values in the United States and Canada for over 35 years. ALG's objective is to provide residual values, analytical data products and consultation to the Automotive Industry.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Go PopUp, acquired Popupsquare

synopsis: Go—PopUp, Europe’s fast growing community marketplace for renting temporary and flexible space for pop up ideas, acquires the Dutch platform Popupsquare. Popupsquare was the very first online platform in the pop up business world wide.
buyer: Go PopUp
Go—PopUp enables brands and creative businesses to connect to landlords and property owners to launch pop up ideas. The startup offers individual service, supporting those who want to test, promote and develop their business ideas. "
target: Popupsquare
Popupsquare was the very first online platform in the pop up business world wide. After launching in 2011, it organically grew to round about 900 registered members and a wide network of entrepreneurs, active pop up stores, fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter.
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Navarre Corporation
Navarre Corporation
Navarre® is a vertically integrated, full-service platform for retailers and manufacturers. The company uniquely offers multi-channel sales solutions, including retail distribution programs, e-commerce fulfillment and third party logistics services.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$480.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
279
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Ticker: GNUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genius Brands International, Inc
Genius Brands International, Inc
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
19
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Ticker: RBCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:CAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$91.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.59
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
758
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