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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Infoplaza B.V., acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Weeronline has been acquired by Infoplaza Group, which includes brands such as Weerplaza, Buienalarm and business services to companies. The takeover of Weeronline by Infoplaza will create 'the largest weather platform in the Benelux'. Weeronline provides the current weather and forecast for over 2.3 million places, including The Netherlands.
buyer: Infoplaza B.V.
Infolaza helps consumers and businesses make decisions with expert weather analysis. Infoplaza provides the right weather information in simple, clear formats. Clients can decide quickly and easily what their best course of action should be. Infoplaza is based in the Netherlands. "
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: WeerOnline BV
Weeronline provides the current weather and forecast for over 2.3 million places, including The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and various other European countries. Weeronline gives an accurate forecast and the latest weather news at any time of the day.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BusinessWire

xAd, Inc., acquired WeatherBug

synopsis: xAd, Inc. announced it has acquired WeatherBug (a division of Earth Networks), including its mobile and web properties: WeatherBug mobile, desktop and iWatch apps, WeatherBug.com, and WeatherBug connected TV assets. WeatherBug provides the most accurate IoT sensor data through more than ten thousand private weather stations.
buyer: xAd, Inc.
xAd is the global leader in location intelligence that drives sales – unlocking opportunity in the 90% of retail transactions that are still completed offline. xAd can provide in-store visitation insights by market, brand and even by specific competitors. "
target parent: Earth Networks, Inc.
target: WeatherBug
WeatherBug, the leading provider of weather information services, manages and operates a proprietary network of 8,000 WeatherBug Tracking Stations and more than 1,000 cameras that are strategically placed at schools, public safety facilities and television stations throughout the U.S.
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closed 1/29/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM Watson Group, acquired The Weather Company

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of The Weather Company's B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties. The TV segment, The Weather Channel, will not be acquired by IBM. The Weather Company's high-volume data platform will join with IBM's global cloud and the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of IBM Watson.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: The Weather Company
Through The Weather Channel, weather.com, Weather Underground, and third-party publishing partners, The Weather Company provides millions of people every day with the world's best weather forecasts, content and data, connecting with them through television, online, mobile and tablet screens.
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closed 9/12/2008 via

Bain Capital, Blackstone Group LP, NBC Universal, acquired The Weather Channel Properties

synopsis: NBC Universal, Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire The Weather Channel properties from Landmark Communications. The Weather Channel will be operated as a separate entity, based in Atlanta, with management services to be provided by NBC Universal.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
buyer: NBC Universal
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: The Weather Channel Properties
Weather Channel Properties includes The Weather Channel Networks, the third-most-distributed cable network, The Weather Channel Interactive, which includes weather.com,and Weather Services International, a global leader in weather forecasting, with more than 5,500 clients worldwide.
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closed 5/20/2015 via Market Wire

Weathernews inc., acquired Weathermob

synopsis: Weathernews Inc. announced it has acquired Weathermob, the Boston-based social weather company to create a leading social weather prediction platform for highly accurate forecasts using on-the-ground weather observation and reporting. With the new Weathermob relationship, Weathernews is poised to become a major world-wide weather cooperative.
buyer: Weathernews inc. (TSE:4825:$127.02)
Weathernews Inc. is the World's largest private weather service company. Weathernews differentiates itself from other weather companies by utilizing multiple weather models data sources, analyzing and modifying them with in-house meteorological expertise to produce accurate forecasts. "
target: Weathermob
Weathermob lets users share, discover, and discuss the weather with people from around the world. It’s a free, entertaining, and easy way to share one's weather.
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closed 2/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Hyperpublic

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Hyperpublic, an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Hyperpublic
Hyperpublic is an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
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closed 2/16/2010 via New York Times

Gawker Media, acquired Cityfile, Inc.

synopsis: Gawker Media, the eight-year-old online publishing heavyweight founded by Nick Denton, has announced its first acquisition: the New York boldface name guide CityFile.
buyer: Gawker Media
Gawker Media is an online media company founded and owned by Nick Denton and based in New York City. It is considered to be one of the most visible and successful blog-oriented media companies. "
target: Cityfile, Inc.
Cityfile.com is a guide to the most notable and influential New Yorkers, more than 2,100 people divided into 27 industry categories. The site is also home to our blog, Dailyfile, which is updated continually on weekdays.
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announced 8/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Ancestry.com, will acquire Geneanet SA

synopsis: Ancestry®, the global leader in family history, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Geneanet, a leading French genealogy company. With over 30 billion records from more than 80 countries, Ancestry helps customers discover new details about their family story and ancestors.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, empowers journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. With an unparalleled collection of more than 30 billion records in their consumer DNA network, customers can gain a new level of understanding about their lives. "
target: Geneanet SA
Geneanet is a leading French genealogy company with a large and growing European community of more than 4 million members. Geneanet is available in ten languages and more than 25 countries.
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announced 2/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire MyHeritage Ltd.

synopsis: MyHeritage, the leading global discovery platform for exploring family history and gaining valuable health insights, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the company.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage is the leading global discovery platform for exploring family history and gaining valuable health insights. With billions of historical records and family tree profiles, MyHeritage allows users to discover their past and empower their future.
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closed 12/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Ancestry.com

synopsis: Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) have completed their previously announced acquisition of Ancestry® from Silver Lake, GIC, Spectrum Equity, Permira, and other equity holders for a total enterprise value of $4.7 billion.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Permira
target: Ancestry.com
Ancestry is the global leader in family history and consumer genomics. With their unparalleled collection of 24 billion records and over 18 million people in their growing AncestryDNA network, customers can discover their family story and gain actionable insights about their health and wellness.
price ($mm)
$4,700
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$1,000
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Verogen, acquired GEDmatch

synopsis: Forensic genomics company Verogen has acquired GEDmatch, a genomics database and genealogy firm. GEDmatch allows users to upload genetic profiles created by other genealogy sites in order to search for familial links. Their database has more than 1.3 million customer profiles and is gaining up to 1,000 new users daily.
buyer parent: Illumina, Inc.
buyer: Verogen
Verogen is the world’s first sequencing company solely dedicated to forensic science. Verogen develops, manufactures, and sells products and services to help unlock the true potential of forensic genomics. Their products include a forensic genomics system, analysis software, reagents, and more. "
target: GEDmatch
GEDmatch is a genomics database and genealogy firm. GEDmatch allows users to upload genetic profiles created by other genealogy sites in order to search for familial links. Their database has more than 1.3 million customer profiles and is gaining up to 1,000 new users daily.
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closed 12/28/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Permira, acquired Ancestry.com

synopsis: Permira, the European private equity firm with global reach, and Ancestry.com Inc. the world's largest online family history resource, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Ancestry.com by a company owned by Permira funds and co-investors for $32.00 per share in cash.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 2 million paying subscribers. Over 10 billion records have been added to the site in the past 15 years. Ancestry users have created more than 39 million family trees containing approximately 4 billion profiles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,445 [$1,435]
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$460
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$156
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closed 8/17/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Archives.com

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Archives.com, a leading family history website. Archives.com offers access to over 2.1 billion historical records, including birth records, obituaries, immigration and passenger lists, historical newspapers, and U.S. and U.K. Censuses.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 1.8 million paying subscribers. More than 9 billion records have been added to the site. Ancestry users have created more than 34 million family trees containing approximately 4 billion profiles. "
target parent: Inflection LLC
target: Archives.com
Archives.com is a leading family history website that makes discovering family history simple and affordable. The company has assembled more than 2.1 billion historical records all in a single location.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, purchased NOAA Hi-Def Radar from WeatherSphere

synopsis: Maple Media, a Los Angeles-based mobile media, advertising and technology company owning dozens of top apps and games on the Apple App Store and Google Play, acquired NOAA Hi-Def Radar, one of the highest grossing weather apps on the App Store, from WeatherSphere and The E.W. Scripps Company.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that owns hundreds of top mobile apps and games on the App Store and Google Play. Maple Media’s apps, including Player FM, ScanPro, Pic Stitch, Minesweeper Puzzle Bomb, and BlackJack21, reach more than 60M users worldwide every month."
seller parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
seller: WeatherSphere
NOAA Hi-Def Radar is one of the highest grossing weather apps on the App Store. NOAA Hi-Def Radar, which is available on iPhone and iPad, is known for its precise weather features including sharp radar imagery, animated radar views and severe weather alerts.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Dark Sky

synopsis: Apple has acquired the beloved weather app Dark Sky. Dark Sky uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Dark Sky
Dark Sky is a new kind of weather app. It uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
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closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sunshine Technologies, Inc, acquired PressureNet

synopsis: Sunshine, an app that gathers data from users to see what’s going on their area, has acquired PressureNet, a company that builds software that collects and disseminates atmospheric pressure data from Android smartphones.
buyer: Sunshine Technologies, Inc
Sunshine personalizes weather reports. Their app gathers data from users to see what’s going on their area as well as allow users to provide feedback on how the temperature feels to them. "
target: PressureNet
PressureNet builds software that collects and disseminates atmospheric pressure data from Android smartphones. They are collaborating with atmospheric scientists to use the data in new weather forecasting systems aimed at improving short-term severe weather forecasts.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired WeatherSphere

synopsis: WeatherSphere, the company behind the #1 Paid weather application on iOS, and maker of 3 of the Top 10 Paid weather apps as well as 3 of the Top 20 Grossing weather apps, has been acquired by the E.W. Scripps Co., which hosts a portfolio of TV, print and digital media brands.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. "
target: WeatherSphere
WeatherSphere combines science with simplicity. They focus on immediate information by providing a collection of applications that are straightforward, reliable, and built with the user in mind.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

PickMe, acquired YAMU

synopsis: PickMe, a Sri Lankan ride-hailing app, has acquired YAMU, an online guide for dining and entertainment in Sri Lanka. YAMU provides daily updated reviews with photographs for restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and more. Their reviews help people to separate the good from the bad, and the excellent from the extortionate.
buyer: PickMe
PickMe is a Sri Lankan ride-hailing app. PickMe allows users to easily book a ride at any time of day. PickMe features the best rates and the largest fleet of taxis in Sri Lanka. They offer bikes, tuk tuks, cars, vans, luxury sedans, and more. "
target: YAMU
YAMU is an online guide for dining and entertainment in Sri Lanka. YAMU provides daily updated reviews with photographs for restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and more. Their reviews help people to separate the good from the bad, and the excellent from the extortionate.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, purchased Log Cabin Democrat, 3 Arkansas weeklies from New Media Investment Group

synopsis: Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport. The Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
seller: New Media Investment Group (NEWM:$1,588.44)
The Log Cabin Democrat is a daily newspaper in Conway, Arkansas, United States, serving Conway and Faulkner County and some surrounding areas. The three Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
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closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Infoplaza B.V., acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Weeronline has been acquired by Infoplaza Group, which includes brands such as Weerplaza, Buienalarm and business services to companies. The takeover of Weeronline by Infoplaza will create 'the largest weather platform in the Benelux'. Weeronline provides the current weather and forecast for over 2.3 million places, including The Netherlands.
buyer: Infoplaza B.V.
Infolaza helps consumers and businesses make decisions with expert weather analysis. Infoplaza provides the right weather information in simple, clear formats. Clients can decide quickly and easily what their best course of action should be. Infoplaza is based in the Netherlands. "
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: WeerOnline BV
Weeronline provides the current weather and forecast for over 2.3 million places, including The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and various other European countries. Weeronline gives an accurate forecast and the latest weather news at any time of the day.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vakanties.nl BV, acquired Zoover International

synopsis: Rotterdam-based Vakanties.nl, a travel tech startup, has acquired Zoover Media, a leading review website for the holiday and leisure sectors in the Netherlands. With the acquisition, Vakanties.nl aims to become the market leader in the Online Travel Agency segment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Vakanties.nl BV
Vakanties.nl is an online platform and travel tech startup based in Rotterdam. Vakanties.nl helps travelers find what they're looking for by using machine learning to offer travelers personalized bundles and services. Through its platform, users can book flights, make hotel accommodations, and more."
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: Zoover International
Netherlands-based Zoover is the online platform for the holiday and leisure sector that brings consumers and the market together. Zoover contains more than 3.2 million reviews of over 400,000 accommodations in more than 45,000 destinations worldwide.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vakanties.nl BV, acquired Zoover International

synopsis: Rotterdam-based Vakanties.nl, a travel tech startup, has acquired Zoover Media, a leading review website for the holiday and leisure sectors in the Netherlands. With the acquisition, Vakanties.nl aims to become the market leader in the Online Travel Agency segment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Vakanties.nl BV
Vakanties.nl is an online platform and travel tech startup based in Rotterdam. Vakanties.nl helps travelers find what they're looking for by using machine learning to offer travelers personalized bundles and services. Through its platform, users can book flights, make hotel accommodations, and more."
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: Zoover International
Netherlands-based Zoover is the online platform for the holiday and leisure sector that brings consumers and the market together. Zoover contains more than 3.2 million reviews of over 400,000 accommodations in more than 45,000 destinations worldwide.
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closed 7/6/2016 via PR Web

TripShock, acquired PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com

synopsis: TripShock.com purchased the domains PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com from Bruno Marketing & Design PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com are complete online visitor information sources for hotels, vacation rentals, for rent by owner rentals and area attractions.
buyer: TripShock
TripShock.com is the Gulf Coast’s largest outdoor activity and travel site. Its inventory includes over 300 tours and excursions in NW Florida, Coastal Alabama, and New Orleans. The company’s real-time mobile booking capabilities make it a favorite among visitors and locals. "
target parent: Bruno Marketing & Design
target: PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com
PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com are complete online visitor information sources for hotels, vacation rentals, for rent by owner rentals and area attractions.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Niumba.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., announced it has acquired Niumba.com, a leading vacation rentals website. Niumba features more than 230,000 properties globally and brings to TripAdvisor the world's largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals with more than 120,000 properties in Spain.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Niumba.com
Niumba.com offers its users access to the largest selection of Tourist Properties in Spain. The Niumba.com team is made up of Internet Professionals with wide knowledge of the Tourist Properties sector.
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closed 6/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Seloger.com SA, acquired Vacances.com

synopsis: Selonger.com SA acquired Vacances.com. Vacances.com lists over 12,000 listings of vacation rentals in five European countries.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH
buyer: Seloger.com SA (SELOF:$0.00)
Seloger.com SA is a leading operator of online portals dedicated to the posting of property advertisements in France. Seloger has a portfolio of 1.1 million online property advertisements, a reach of 3.1 million unique users and 14.1 million visits per month. "
target: Vacances.com
Vacances.com was founded in 1996. They help rental agencies and private people looking to rent out property by offering the the tools to make properties needed to be rented out seen all over the world.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Toprural

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world's largest online marketplace for vacation rentals, announced its acquisition of Top Rural S.L. (dba Toprural®), the leading site for independently-owned rural accommodations in Southern Europe. The site incorporates both bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals, which reflects the core of HomeAway's inventory.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits. "
target: Toprural
Top Rural S.L. (dba Toprural®), is the leading site for independently-owned rural accommodations in Southern Europe. The site, www.toprural.com, incorporates both bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals.
price ($mm)
$16
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$6
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closed 4/4/2011 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired realholidays.com.au

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, has announced that it has acquired realholidays.com.au, the Australian vacation rental brand of REA Group Limited that features 21,000 listings of available vacation rentals.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. operates the world's largest online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, representing more than 525,000 paid vacation rental home listings throughout over 145 countries. "
target parent: REA Group
target: realholidays.com.au
Realholidays.com.au is the Australian vacation rental brand of REA Group Limited. The site features 21,000 listings of available vacation rentals. Users can browse vacation ideas under categories such as Holiday Travel Guide, Family Getaways, Escapes for Couples, and Holidays with Friends.
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closed 10/20/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Escapia, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of vacation rental software provider, Escapia, Inc. Escapia is the proven leader in web-based vacation rental management software and online marketing solutions.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Escapia, Inc.
Escapia, Inc., founded in 2000, is leading the Internet revolution in the $24 billion vacation rental industry with a comprehensive Internet business platform and a breakthrough consumer booking service.
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closed 8/5/2010 via Market Wire

Sell My Timeshare NOW, acquired Rapid Resale, Ltd.

synopsis: Sell My Timeshare NOW, a global leader in online timeshare resale and timeshare rental marketing, announces the acquisition of the primary assets and customers of Rapid Resale, Ltd.
buyer: Sell My Timeshare NOW
Sell My Timeshare NOW provides internet advertising and marketing solutions for timeshare owners seeking to sell or rent timeshare while offering timeshare buyers and renters competitively priced vacation ownership and rental opportunities. "
target: Rapid Resale, Ltd.
Founded in 2004, RapidResale.ca is the domain name for Secondary Solutions Group, an Ontario-based Canadian timeshare resales leader with a solid reputation for success. April Cummins will be working with Canadian timeshare developers in the sales and marketing arena.
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closed 6/24/2010 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired Holiday Lettings Ltd.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website announced it has acquired the United Kingdom's largest independent vacation rental website, holidaylettings.co.uk. The acquisition demonstrates TripAdvisor's continued expansion into the vacation rental marketplace.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: Holiday Lettings Ltd.
holidaylettings.co.uk was established in 1999 by Ross Elder and Andy Firth. Now the UK's busiest holiday home website in one of the travel industry's fastest growing sectors, the site showcases more than 40,000 privately owned holiday homes available to rent in 116 countries worldwide.
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$9
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closed 3/9/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Qualimidia Veiculacao e Divulgacao Ltda

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of Qualimidia Veiculacao e Divulgacao Ltda, publisher of AlugueTemporada.com.br, Brazil's leading vacation rental site.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Qualimidia Veiculacao e Divulgacao Ltda
Qualimidia Veiculacao e Divulgacao Ltda is the publisher of AlugueTemporada.com.br, Brazil's leading vacation rental site. AlugueTemporada.com.br features more than 12,000 property listings located in Brazil.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/3/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc, acquired BedandBreakfast.com

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties (B&Bs).
buyer: HomeAway, Inc (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: BedandBreakfast.com
BedandBreakfast.com is a leading specialty travel website with detailed information on over 10,000 B&Bs worldwide. Travelers can research information including over 50,000 photos, over 100,000 unbiased consumer reviews, and make confirmed reservations instantly at almost 2,000 properties.
price ($mm)
$28
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announced 2/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Perfect Places, Inc., will purchase Vacation Rental websites from Weather Channel Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Perfect Places, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire a selection of Vacation Rental websites from The Weather Channel Interactive. These vacation rentals websites include forGetaway.com, RentJillsHouse.com, LakeRentals.com and CoastRentals.com.
buyer: Perfect Places, Inc.
The PerfectPlaces.com website has over 50,000 vacation rental properties in over 98 countries. Perfect Places has been an ideal resource to find a vacation rental property which meets the consumers' needs. Travelers can search for short-term rental properties on PerfectPlaces.com for free. "
seller parent: Bain Capital
seller: Weather Channel Interactive, Inc.
The Weather Channel Interactive is the leading provider of broadband and wireless weather products including weather.com. weather.com helps users plan their lives by delivering timely current conditions, expert forecasts and relevant lifestyle content for 98,000 locations worldwide.
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closed 2/4/2009 via BusinessWire

HomeAway, Inc, acquired Homelidays.com

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace, announced its acquisition of Paris-based Homelidays SAS. Homelidays operates Homelidays.com, the largest pan-European for-rent-by-owner vacation rental or “self-catering” site, featuring more than 40,000 listings.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Homelidays.com
Homelidays.com is the largest private short term holiday rentals web site in Europe, putting renters in direct contact with property owners of the more than 40,000 self catering villas and apartments available to rent in destinations all over the world.
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closed 8/20/2008 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired FlipKey

synopsis: TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel community, has purchased a majority stake in FlipKey, a leading vacation rental review site. Terms of the investment will not be disclosed.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: FlipKey
FlipKey organizes the reputation of vacation rental properties throughout the world. Thousands of websites promote vacation rentals, but most websites promote the properties who have paid them the most money.
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closed 6/5/2008 via BusinessWire

HomeAway, Inc, acquired EscapeHomes

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the largest international network of vacation rental websites, acquired EscapeHomes.com, a 10-year-old online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of second homes and resort real estate.The acquisition means HomeAway now provides comprehensive services for second home owners for the lifecycle of their properties.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: EscapeHomes
Recognizing the Internet could streamline the time-consuming and costly process of finding a second home and locating qualified agents in remote destinations, Clark Thompson founded EscapeHomes to make the search for a second home easier.
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closed 9/25/2007 via PR Newswire

forGetaway.com, acquired CoastRentals.com

synopsis: The Weather Channel Interactive, Inc. announced the acquisition of http://www.coastrentals.com, an online vacation rental website specializing in coastal properties. This acquisition also includes the purchase of seven other vacation-related internet domain names.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: forGetaway.com
forGetaway.com now offers access to thousands of vacation rental homes in the world's top travel destinations, including Italy, St. Barts, Lake Tahoe, the North Carolina Outer Banks, Orlando and the Florida Panhandle. "
target: CoastRentals.com
CoastRentals.com is the hottest website for finding beach vacation homes and condos across the U.S and abroad. All of our listings are "beach" listings - you'll only find vacation rentals on or near the beach.
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closed 9/25/2007 via PR Newswire

forGetaway.com, acquired LakeRentals.com

synopsis: The Weather Channel Interactive, Inc. announced the acquisition of http://www.lakerentals.com an online vacation rental website specializing in lake properties. This acquisition also includes the purchase of seven other vacation-related internet domain names.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: forGetaway.com
forGetaway.com now offers access to thousands of vacation rental homes in the world's top travel destinations, including Italy, St. Barts, Lake Tahoe, the North Carolina Outer Banks, Orlando and the Florida Panhandle. "
target: LakeRentals.com
LakeRentals.com is the premier website for vacation rental listings in the hottest lake destinations worldwide. We invite you to use our professional services and browse our easy-to-use website to find the perfect vacation rental property for you and your family.
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closed 5/11/2007 via BusinessWire

HomeAway, Inc, acquired VacationRentals.com

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. announced that U.S.-based VacationRentals.com is the newest addition to its portfolio of leading vacation rental sites that include: HomeAway.com, VRBO.com, CyberRentals.com, GreatRentals.com, A1Vacations.com, TripHomes.com, Holiday-Rentals.co.uk, HolidayRentals.fr, FeWo-direkt.de, HomeAway.es and Abritel.fr.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: VacationRentals.com
Founded in 2000, VacationRentals.com currently lists approximately 30,000 vacation rental homes and condos; bringing the total properties advertised on the HomeAway sites to more than 205,000 globally.
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closed 3/7/2007 via PR Newswire

RentJillsHouse.com merged with forGetaway.com,

synopsis: The Weather Channel Companies announced that forGetaway.com, the online vacation rental network that launched last year, has merged with RentJillsHouse.com to create one of the leading vacation rental websites available today.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: forGetaway.com
forGetaway.com now offers access to thousands of vacation rental homes in the world's top travel destinations, including Italy, St. Barts, Lake Tahoe, the North Carolina Outer Banks, Orlando and the Florida Panhandle. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: RentJillsHouse.com
RentJillsHouse.com is the ultimate online solution for locating over 17,000 vacation rentals and properties. The site is user-friendly and offers information regarding vacation rental properties such as homes, condos, chalets, cabins, villas, bungalows, bed and breakfasts and resorts.
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closed 7/18/2005 via PR Newswire

WVR Group, acquired Great Rentals, Inc.

synopsis: http://www.greatrentals.com, surpassed a key milestone in property listings and caught the attention of the industry's largest organization, WVR Group, who recently acquired the company.
buyer: WVR Group
WVR Group is dedicated to connecting people to the perfect rental home for their next vacation. Through their network of industry-leading vacation rental listing sites, WVR provides owners and managers of vacation rental properties the most cost-effective way to reach travelers. "
target: Great Rentals, Inc.
Great Rentals, Inc. began as a free vacation rental listing source that grew to more than 10,000 properties. In early 2005, WVR Group acquired the company, securing WVR's position as the largest international online distribution channel for vacation rental properties.
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New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Ticker: SEEK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheDirectory.com, Inc.
TheDirectory.com, Inc.
TheDirectory.com is a diversified Local Internet search company that owns and operates a network of locally targeted category specific search destinations anchored by its Local business search engine www.TheDirectory.com.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: LTRP.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.'s businesses consist of its subsidiaries TripAdvisor and BuySeasons. TripAdvisor is the world's largest online travel community. BuySeasons is a leading online retailer of costumes and party supplies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.00
Net Income ($mm)
$30.00
Employees
3485
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Ticker: TRIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
Employees
3912
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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