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closed 12/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired China Civilink

synopsis: Alibaba.com has completed a share purchase agreement of China Civilink which operates as HiChina Web Solutions, a leading eCommerce company that provides domain name registration. This was the first of a two phase deal with Alibaba.com acquiring 85 percent of HiChina.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay. "
target parent: SYNNEX Information Technologies
target: China Civilink
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
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closed 11/23/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired PB Magic, Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of PB Magic, Inc. Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
buyer: Metatron, Inc. (MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world. "
target: PB Magic, Inc.
Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
price ($mm)
$0.78
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closed 12/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Oversee.net, acquired Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Oversee.net, a leading technology-driven online marketing solutions company, and Moniker®, one of the fastest-growing providers of domain name registration, domain asset management, and monetization services, announced that Oversee has acquired Moniker. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net is a technology-driven online media company that delivers innovative advertising and marketing solutions to the search (information.com), display advertising (revenue.net), and lead generation (low.com and degrees.com) segments. "
target parent: Seevast, Corp
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired SmartName.com

synopsis: NameMedia has acquired SmartName.com, one of the pioneers in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. As advisors to NameMedia , SmartName founders Ari Goldberger and Lawrence Fischer will continue to drive the strategy, innovation and customer service that has made SmartName an industry leader.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: SmartName.com
SmartName.com is a pioneer in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. We will work closely with you to reap the full potential of your investment with your domain name network that enhances the brand value of your domains and increases overall traffic.
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announced 8/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Seevast, Corp, will acquire Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Seevast has announced the acquisition of Moniker.com, the industry leader in domain sales and asset management, which includes domain name registration and management, live domain auctions, escrow, appraisals and domain traffic monetization services.
buyer: Seevast, Corp
Seevast will be managed by experienced, industry-recognized professionals to provide innovative Web-based marketing services for its clients. "
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BusinessWire

VerticalScope Inc., acquired ProBoards, Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based VerticalScope Holdings Inc. has acquired ProBoards, a platform that allows users to create and operate their own online communities for free. ProBoards' platform supports hundreds of individual communities covering a wide range of subjects and represents an exciting new growth driver for VerticalScope.
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$63.87)
Based in Toronto, VerticalScope is a technology company that has built and operates a cloud-based digital platform for online enthusiast communities in high-consumer spending categories. "
target: ProBoards, Inc.
ProBoards is the largest host of free forums on the Internet, providing the best forums and customer service to help online communities thrive. Since its launch, ProBoards' proprietary software has led the industry in feature advancements and continues to set the mark for innovation.
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closed 8/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Corporation Service Company, acquired NetNames

synopsis: HgCapital has announced that it has agreed the sale of NetNames, a leading provider of global brand protection and internet domain name management services, to CSC, a US-based, leading provider of business administration services to corporations.
buyer: Corporation Service Company
Corporation Service Company provides matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services; corporate identity protection services to top global brands; and due diligence and transactional services to the world’s largest financial institutions. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions.
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closed 4/29/2014 via PR Newswire

NetNames, acquired WebIP

synopsis: NetNames, the global leader in online brand protection and corporate domain name management, has acquired WebIP, a leader in corporate domain name management in the Australian market.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions. NetNames also protects digital assets of global brands "
target: WebIP
Web IP is an Australian based ICANN accredited registrar providing online brand management solutions to large corporate and Government organisations. The Web IP head office is located in central Melbourne, Australia, with a client base spanning Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the U.S.
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closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired Universal Properties Corp.

synopsis: Rebellion Media has completed the acquisition of Universal Properties, a portfolio of direct navigation domains and established websites including osha.com, findanyone.com, HazwoperTraining.com and whmisdirect.com.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform. "
target: Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp. is an online digital property company. They own and manage several thousand Top Level generic domain names for optimized paid search and web developement purposes. They also design and build out custom full-scale web services and innovative mobile applications.
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announced 9/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Group NBT plc

synopsis: London midmarket fund HgCapital LLP announced an agreed take-private offer for British Web-hosting company Group NBT plc. Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: Group NBT plc (GB:NBT:$79.47)
Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide. The company offers managed hosting services in the United Kingdom and continental Europe under the NetBenefit brand name.
price ($mm)[EV]
$221 [$211]
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$77
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$16
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2.8x
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13.6x
closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH

synopsis: Tucows, a provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, announced that it has acquired all the shares of EPAG Domainservices GmbH from QSC AG. EPAG, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs. "
target parent: QSC AG
target: EPAG Domainservices GmbH
EPAG Domainservices GmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains (TLDs).
price ($mm)
$2.10
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closed 2/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Sedo.com, LLC, acquired RevenueDirect

synopsis: Sedo, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names, announced the acquisition of RevenueDirect, a provider of top-tier domain parking services for professional domain investors. The acquisition of RevenueDirect’s substantial customer base significantly increases Sedo’s North American market share.
buyer parent: United Internet AG
buyer: Sedo.com, LLC
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings. "
target parent: Dotster Inc.
target: RevenueDirect
RevenueDirect, based in Vancouver Washington, is a leading domain monetization service provider. We offer responsive personal service, keyword optimization flexibility, and detailed automated reporting with actionable intelligence about domain traffic.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired CloudSimple

synopsis: Google has acquired CloudSimple, a company that provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: CloudSimple
CloudSimple provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
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closed 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired OpSource, Inc.

synopsis: Dimension Data announced that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings.
buyer parent: NTT Communications Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solution provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, security, operating environments, storage and contact center technologies. "
target: OpSource, Inc.
OpSource delivers Web applications and software-as-a-service for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand, the leading platform for Web application delivery, is defining how Web-based software is delivered.
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closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Globalpark GmbH, acquired WP-Experts GMBH

synopsis: Globalpark, a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has acquired award-winning rich Internet application and business portal designers, WP-Experts. The acquisition adds manpower and expertise to the software development team, and WP-Experts' two principals will join the Globalpark executive board.
buyer: Globalpark GmbH
Globalpark provides panel community and survey software that enables organizations to manage what matters across the enterprise. By capturing feedback and tracking behaviour of customers, employees and partners, they gain insights that drive better business decisions. "
target: WP-Experts GMBH
WP-Experts design and implement custom enterprise portals for international clients like Bayer, UBS, Generali and PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have a strong focus on Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Rapid Application Development (RAD).
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cancelled 6/21/2006 via Reuters

Web.com, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of WebSource Media, LLC.

synopsis: Web.com Inc. said it has filed to rescind its recent acquisition of privately held WebSource Media LLC, announced about a month ago. The company said U.S. Federal Trade Commission had recently filed a sealed action against WebSource Media and its members, alleging unfair business practices prior to the acquisition.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com, Inc., formerly Interland, Inc., is the leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. "
target: WebSource Media, LLC.
There are still thousands of businesses and organizations that do not utilize the power of the Internet. With customers of every type in every state, WebSource Media has set the pace for the Web site creation industry.
price ($mm)
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$9
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announced 2/22/2017 via Reuters

Wangsu Science & Technology Co Ltd, will acquire CDNetworks Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Wangsu Science & Technology, a company principally engaged in the provision of telecommunication value-added services, is acquiring CDNetworks from KDDI Corp. CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications.
buyer: Wangsu Science & Technology Co Ltd (SZSE:300017:$674.98)
Wangsu Science & Technology Co.,Ltd. is principally engaged in the provision of telecommunication value-added services. The Company offers content delivery network (CDN) services and Internet data center (IDC) services. "
target parent: KDDI Corporation
target: CDNetworks Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2000, CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications.
price ($mm)
$188*
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$87
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$13
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2.2x
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14.6x
closed 2/21/2008 via PR Newswire

ONEsite Inc., acquired Social Platform LLC

synopsis: ONEsite Inc., the leading provider of enterprise community and social networking software, announced the completion of its acquisition of Social Platform LLC, well recognized as a key player in the custom white label social networking software space.
buyer: ONEsite Inc.
ONEsite, offers a complete, full-featured community platform built on patent-pending technology. ONEsite has a proven ability to create the distinctive, engaging and successful social experiences demanded by leading media, entertainment, and lifestyle brands. "
target: Social Platform LLC
Social Platform creates and integrates software to transform web experiences into social applications. Tying together all the necessary technologies through an extensible hosted infrastructure, Social Platform enables clients to create organic online communities and applications with ease.
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closed 11/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hypertec Group, acquired Cloud.ca

synopsis: Hypertec announced the acquisition of cloud.ca, to form the Hypertec Cloud business unit. cloud.ca is a Canada’s cloud infrastructure as a service; a regional virtual private cloud that delivers scalable, high-performance and resilient cloud computing services at competitive utility costs.
buyer: Hypertec Group
Hypertec is a large and rapidly growing global provider of innovative information technology solutions. They offer services in cloud infrastructure, blockchain infrastructure, AI solutions, data analytics, edge computing, and more. "
target: Cloud.ca
cloud.ca is a Canada’s cloud infrastructure as a service; a regional virtual private cloud that delivers scalable, high-performance and resilient cloud computing services at competitive utility costs. cloud.ca is true Canadian cloud; their servers will remain in Canada forever.
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announced 12/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMPD Technologies, will acquire Cloud-A

synopsis: AMPD, a Canadian provider of customized technology infrastructure solutions for game developers and publishers, will acquire Cloud-A, a self-service cloud computing infrastructure company in Canada. Cloud-A provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for development teams of all sizes.
buyer: AMPD Technologies
AMPD is a Canadian provider of customized technology infrastructure solutions for game developers and publishers. From the workstation, to server and security infrastructure, AMPD works with developers to design and deploy technology specific to their studio's exact needs. "
target: Cloud-A
Cloud-A is a self-service cloud computing infrastructure company in Canada. Cloud-A provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for development teams of all sizes. Their servers provide powerful, elastic and scalable compute resources that are all managed from an easy-to-use web-based dashboard.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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closed 12/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired China Civilink

synopsis: Alibaba.com has completed a share purchase agreement of China Civilink which operates as HiChina Web Solutions, a leading eCommerce company that provides domain name registration. This was the first of a two phase deal with Alibaba.com acquiring 85 percent of HiChina.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay. "
target parent: SYNNEX Information Technologies
target: China Civilink
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
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closed 4/5/2007 via BusinessWire

SYNNEX Information Technologies, Inc., acquired HiChina Web Solutions

synopsis: SYNNEX Corporation, a global IT supply chain services company, has purchased controlling interest of China Civilink . China Civilink operates in China as HiChina Web Solutions and will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity under the HiChina Web Solutions name.
buyer: SYNNEX Information Technologies, Inc. (SNX:$19,113.52)
SYNNEX Corporation is a global IT supply chain services company offering a comprehensive range of services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers worldwide. SYNNEX offers product distribution, related logistics services and demand generation marketing. "
target: HiChina Web Solutions
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
price ($mm)
$35
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announced 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Yinhekuyu Media

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures, the stock market-listed film subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, will acquire an 80% stake in Yinhekuyu Media, a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu produces short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show that has attracted over a billion views.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Yinhekuyu Media
Yinhekuyu Media is a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu focuses on producing short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show in China that has attracted over a billion views.
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

synopsis: Alibaba Cloud, a Chinese cloud computing company, will acquire Chaitin Tech, a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Cloud
Alibaba Cloud is a Chinese cloud computing company. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power online businesses. Alibaba Cloud uses the latest cloud technology to make it easier for their clients to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world. "
target: Chaitin Tech
Chaitin Tech is a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
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closed 9/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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$10
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

synopsis: Ant Financial, a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world, will acquire WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial is a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and SMBs with safe financial services. "
target: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn.
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$700
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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$103
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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$35
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
price ($mm)
$5,415*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
price ($mm)
$804*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Booking Holdings Inc., acquired Getaroom

synopsis: Booking Holdings Inc., the Stamford parent company of Priceline, has acquired Getaroom, a B2B distributor of hotel rooms. Getaroom will be rolled into the Priceline brand to form a new business unit aimed at the B2B market.
buyer: Booking Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$9,215.00)
Booking Holdings Inc. is an American travel technology company that owns and operates several travel fare aggregators and travel fare metasearch engines including namesake and flagship Booking.com, Priceline.com, Agoda.com, Kayak.com, Cheapflights, Rentalcars.com, Momondo, and OpenTable. "
target parent: Court Square Capital Partners
target: Getaroom
Getaroom was created to offer the very best values at hotels and other types of lodging in major destinations worldwide. Getaroom was founded by the former CEO and President of Hotels.com, Dave Litman and Bob Diener, respectively.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ease My Trip, will acquire Traviate Online Private Limited

synopsis: The Indian online travel portal Ease My Trip has finalized a non-binding agreement to acquire Traviate, a B2B travel marketplace. Founded in 2016, India-based Traviate connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players.
buyer: Ease My Trip (BSE:543272:$22.37)
EaseMyTrip was founded in 2008 by Nishant Pitti and Rikant Pitti and provides deals on flights, hotel stays and vacation packages. EaseMyTrip commenced its operations in 2008 by focusing on the B2B2C (business to business to customer) distribution channel. "
target: Traviate Online Private Limited
Founded in 2016, Traviate is a B2B travel marketplace that connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players. Based in India, its network includes a listing of more than 1.2 million properties and has enabled more than 200,000 transactions to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Hamster Garage, will acquire Swipehouse

synopsis: Hamster Garage, a leading partnerships and affiliate marketing agency, will acquire Swipehouse, an influencer marketplace connecting brands and creators. The acquisition positions Hamster Garage as the leading partnership marketing agency by allowing brands to connect with creators at scale.
buyer: Hamster Garage
Hamster Garage (HG) is a leading partnerships and affiliate management agency servicing global brands. HG goes beyond affiliate marketing to build world class partner programs. HG works with brands to launch and scale full fledged partner programs. "
target: Swipehouse
Swipehouse is one of the biggest social networks for TikTokers-with over a billion followers across its user base. Automating influencer campaigns and democratizing influencer campaigns, Swipehouse has launched hundreds of brands on TikTok while driving millions of conversions for clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Troika Media Group, Inc., acquired Redeeem, LLC

synopsis: Troika Media Group, Inc., a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company, announced that it has closed on the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Redeeem Acquisition Corp., of Redeeem, LLC, a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
buyer: Troika Media Group, Inc. (TRKA:$16.06)
Troika Media Group, Inc. is a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company that provides integrated branding and marketing solutions for global brands. "
target: Redeeem, LLC
Redeeem, LLC is a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$12]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Intema Solutions, will acquire Advertiise Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Intema Solutions Inc. is to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Advertiise Technologies Inc., an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.09)
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs. "
target: Advertiise Technologies Inc.
Advertiise is an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
price ($mm)
$0.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired SpotX, Inc.

synopsis: Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, has completed its acquisition of SpotX from RTL Group. SpotX is one of the leading platforms shaping CTV and video advertising globally. SpotX enables media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$188.11)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: SpotX, Inc.
SpotX is the leading video advertising platform shaping digital video and the future of TV globally. The company’s solutions enable media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams while providing advertisers with direct access to brand-safe, premium inventory.
price ($mm)
$1,169
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
33.4x
announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Ethos Capital, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Abry Partners and Ethos Capital have reached an agreement for Ethos Capital to purchase the controlling interest in Donuts. Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
buyer: Ethos Capital
Ethos Capital is a specialized investment firm that helps transform and grow established companies in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Buyme Technologies Ltd., acquired Meetinkz Ltd

synopsis: Israel-based Buyme has acquired Meetinkz, a startup for booking meetings and events. Meetinkz was founded in late 2017 and offers a digital platform that allows companies and businesses to manage, plan and book meetings and events outside the office, by the hour or for an entire day, with a few clicks.
buyer parent: Teleclal Group Ltd.
buyer: Buyme Technologies Ltd.
BUYME is the leading gift and experience platform in Israel. BUYME enables a unique and innovative way to send gifts and experiences in a digital, personal and exciting way directly to mobile or email. "
target: Meetinkz Ltd
Israel-based MEETINKZ was founded in late 2017 and offers a digital platform that allows companies and businesses to manage, plan and book meetings and events outside the office, by the hour or for an entire day, with a few clicks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2021 via BusinessWire

American Family Insurance, acquired Bold Penguin

synopsis: Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Company has acquired Bold Penguin, a highly efficient commercial insurance exchange that connects customers, agents, and carriers to match the right quote in record time.
buyer: American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. "
target: Bold Penguin
The Bold Penguin Marketplace is a highly efficient commercial insurance exchange that connects customers, agents, and carriers to match the right quote in record time. Founded as an insurtech innovator based in Columbus, Ohio, Bold Penguin rapidly increases speed-to-bind for commercial insurance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Axel Springer SE, acquired FRAMEN GmbH

synopsis: Axel Springer, the leading digital publisher in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in FRAMEN, an online platform in Germany that connects brands to screen providers. FRAMEN enables brands to easily find digital screens to place ads on. The platform offers screens in various locations, including fitness studios, hotels, shopping centers and more.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Through consistent internationalization and digitization, Axel Springer SE is not only German's market leader in the printing business but also through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses active in more than 40 countries. "
target: FRAMEN GmbH
FRAMEN is an online platform in Germany that connects brands to screen providers. FRAMEN enables brands to easily find digital screens to place ads on. The platform offers screens in various locations, including fitness studios, hotels, shopping centers, coworking spaces, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Thuzio, acquired Robin

synopsis: Thuzio, the leading live & virtual event company for business entertainment, has acquired Toronto-based Robin, the corporate entertainment platform for premium tickets and experiences. The acquisition of Robin will enable Thuzio to scale in three key areas: acquisition and sales, user experience, and data.
buyer: Thuzio
Thuzio is a business entertainment platform company. Thuzio events offer access to sports, entertainment, business and culinary icons for large sales organizations and business development professionals. "
target: Robin
Toronto-based Robin is an online corporate entertainment platform, helping companies and their employees source the best options for live events and premium client entertainment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Orderlion GmbH, acquired Grapevine Technologies GmbH

synopsis: The company Orderlion, has purchased the wine startup Grapevine. Orderlion has become known in Austria for driving the digitization of customer relationships between the hospitality industry and their suppliers. Grapevine is a Europe-wide B2B wine marketplace where trading is left to buyers and producers to reinstall the value chain.
buyer: Orderlion GmbH
Orderlion is the smart ordering portal that connects hosts from the hotel and catering industry directly with all their food and non-food suppliers. Order food, kitchen or sanitary supplies from usual suppliers at usual conditions - only easier, clearer and, above all, much faster than before. "
target: Grapevine Technologies GmbH
Grapevine is a Europe-wide B2B wine marketplace where trading is left to buyers and producers to reinstall the value chain. Grapevine focuses on simplicity and flexibility - just like the pricing mode. Based on monthly revenues through Grapevine a handling fee of 8% is payable to grapevine.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Cimpress plc, acquired 99designs

synopsis: Ireland-based Vistaprint, the marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world and Cimpress company, has acquired 99designs, a global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. 99designs will operate both as part of Vistaprint and as a standalone brand.
buyer: Cimpress plc (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Ireland-based Cimpress invests in and builds customer-focused, entrepreneurial, mass-customization businesses for the long term. Cimpress businesses include BuildASign, Drukwerkdeal, Exaprint, National Pen, Pixartprinting, Printi, Vistaprint, and WIRmachenDRUCK. "
target: 99designs
99designs is the global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. 99designs has grown from a small, online forum into a worldwide community of talented designers that is the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Avison Young (Canada) Inc., acquired Truss Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Avison Young has acquired the intellectual property and other select assets of Truss, a leading PropTech company. The acquisition further expands Avison Young's investment in technology, innovation, and flexible office solutions to drive digital tools and services across the board for its clients.
buyer: Avison Young (Canada) Inc.
Canada-based Avison Young creates real economic, social, and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. Its integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantages. "
target: Truss Holdings, Inc.
Truss is a leading online marketplace to help small and medium-sized business owners find, tour, and lease space. Its tech-enabled platform and people help business owners find the right space for the best price in record time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Foodee, acquired Chewse, Inc.

synopsis: Foodee, the leading office catering platform for individually packaged meals, announced it has acquired Chewse, a leading office catering company servicing the San Francisco Bay Area, Austin, and Chicago.
buyer: Foodee
Foodee is the leading office catering platform for individually packaged meals. Foodee partners exclusively with local restaurants, bringing diverse cuisines and customizable meal programs to the city's workforce. "
target: Chewse, Inc.
Chewse delivers family-style office meals from the best local restaurants. They take on the burden of planning group meals, so your team can focus on what matters... doing great work, with amazing people, on time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd, acquired ITTIFY

synopsis: iMedia, a digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists, has acquired majority stakes in ITTIFY, owner and operator of a social influencer platform. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations.
buyer: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms. "
target: ITTIFY
ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY is the owner and operator of a social influencer platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
price ($mm)
$0.33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compass Group PLC, acquired Feedr

synopsis: Feedr, a London-based food tech startup that delivers personalised meals to office workers as an alternative to companies setting up their own canteens, has been acquired by Compass Group, a publicly-listed foodservice company in the UK. The acquisition will help accelerate Compass Group's digital transformation by utilizing Feedr's software.
buyer: Compass Group PLC (LSE:CPG:$31,372.06)
UK-based Compass Group is the world's leading food service company. The Group specialises in providing food and a range of support services across Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio. "
target: Feedr
Feedr is an online platform that connects food suppliers with office workers. Feedr offers a curated selection of over 100 caterers, popups, and restaurants from across London who produce high quality, nutritious, and delicious food perfect for breakfasts, meetings, lunches, and events.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$186.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.91
EBIT ($mm)
$24.47
Net Income ($mm)
$16.35
Employees
325
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LWSA3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Locaweb
Locaweb
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$106.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.92
Net Income ($mm)
$2.68
Employees
500
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OTCPK:DTST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Data Storage Corporation
Data Storage Corporation
Data Storage Corporation provides a highly secure, enterprise level cloud for IBM i Power systems and Windows, assisting companies in the migration process, while reducing capex and providing flexibility for seasonality with on-demand compute power.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.08
EBIT ($mm)
$0.10
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
12
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Ticker: ASX:IAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited is a leading supplier of next generation IT, cloud and IP telephony services. Established in 2003 and listed in 2013, they are one of the few providers in the market that offers a full suite of IT and telecommunications products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$67.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
$0.70
Employees
71
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Ticker: OM:BINERO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Binero Group AB
Binero Group AB
Binero Group is a Swedish supplier of digital infrastructure services for companies and individuals with a wide range of services within hosting and cloud services. Binero Group offers web hosting with various complimentary services, development & management of corporate IT infrastructure, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.74
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.43
Employees
230
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Ticker: INAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that combine unmatched performance and platform flexibility to enable its customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$244.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.89
EBIT ($mm)
$0.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
416
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,905.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$372.09
EBIT ($mm)
$115.48
Net Income ($mm)
$59.29
Employees
3804
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Ticker: TSE:9449
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a Japan-based internet company. GMO Internet is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading internet services worldwide. The group provides services for domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, payment processing, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,797.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.81
EBIT ($mm)
$224.87
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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Ticker: SZSE:300017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChinaNetCenter
ChinaNetCenter
ChinaNetCenter is a leading Internet service platform provider and one of the largest content delivery network platforms. With over 3,000 customers across industries, ChinaNetCenter has the most industry coverage and customers in the industry of Internet data centers and content delivery in China.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$674.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.43
EBIT ($mm)
$149.05
Net Income ($mm)
$175.04
Employees
2846
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
920
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Ticker: BME:GIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gigas Hosting, S.A.
Gigas Hosting, S.A.
Gigas Hosting S.A. is an international cloud computing services company based in Madrid, Spain. Gigas offers a simple, secure, reliable, scalable, and efficient cloud hosting platform. Their high performance cloud data centers are located in Madrid and Miami and are in a highly secure environment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.18
EBIT ($mm)
$0.02
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
84
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Ticker: OTCPK:PAYD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paid Inc.
Paid Inc. offers entertainers and business entities comprehensive web-presence and related services supporting and managing clients’ official websites and fan-community services including e-commerce, user-generated content, client content publishing, social network management, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$68,951.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$19,924.83
EBIT ($mm)
$13,844.35
Net Income ($mm)
$24,275.92
Employees
116519
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform + Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$243.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.93
EBIT ($mm)
$26.00
Net Income ($mm)
$23.64
Employees
574
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$200.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.63
EBIT ($mm)
$4.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
337
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:ATG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: OTCPK:TRXD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group, Inc. is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories, and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.17
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
32
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Ticker: RBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other auction business in the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,442.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$341.87
EBIT ($mm)
$291.07
Net Income ($mm)
$183.18
Employees
2600
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Ticker: IAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
IAA, Inc. is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes approximately 2.5 million total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,346.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$391.00
EBIT ($mm)
$295.90
Net Income ($mm)
$189.90
Employees
3564
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Ticker: BID
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Sotheby's has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby's presents auctions in ten different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby's BidNow program allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids in real-time.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$982.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$189.87
EBIT ($mm)
$167.50
Net Income ($mm)
$107.59
Employees
1617
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