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closed 7/16/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Genline AB

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Genline.se, the leading Swedish family history Web site. Genline currently has more than 17,000 paying members with access to 26 million pages of digitized Swedish church records spanning more than 400 years from the 17th to the 20th century.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: 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. "
target: Genline AB
Genline AB is the Swedish market leader in genealogy and local heritage research. Its collection of Swedish church records contains more than 26 million digitalized pages of records dating from the 1600's to the 1900s. Genline also operates Familjeband.
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired FamilyLink.com, Inc.

synopsis: MyHeritage, the most popular family network on the web, announced the acquisition of FamilyLink.com, Inc., maker of the family history content sites FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com. FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com are subscription services which provide access to a huge database of historical content.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target: FamilyLink.com, Inc.
FamilyLink.com, Inc. is the maker of the family history content sites FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com. Founded in 2006, both FamilyLink and WorldVitalRecords are subscription services which provide access to a huge database of historical content.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired Bliscy.pl

synopsis: MyHeritage.com, the most popular family network on the web, announced the acquisition of Bliscy.pl from Wirtualna Polska S.A., strengthening its leadership in the family history market in Poland and expanding its international community of users. Bliscy.pl is a family network on the web with more than 6.5 million family tree profiles.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target parent: France Telecom-Orange
target: Bliscy.pl
Bliscy.pl is a family network on the web with more than 6.5 million family tree profiles, created by more than 500,000 users.
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closed 5/31/2005 via PR Newswire

SOHU.com, acquired Go2Map, Inc.

synopsis: SOHU.com, China's leading online media, communications, commerce and mobile value-added services company, reports that it has closed the acquisition of Go2Map Inc., one of the leading online mapping service providers in China.
buyer: SOHU.com (SOHU:$852.09)
SOHU.COM is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese who use the portal for their e-mail, SMS messaging, news, search, browsing and shopping. As China's most comprehensive web site, SOHU offers its users the broadest possible choices regarding informati"
target: Go2Map, Inc.
Go2Map is one of the leading mapping service solution providers in China. Its mapping information platform enables online mapping services through different Internet/Intranet platforms, mobile phones, call centers and PDAs.
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$9.30
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closed 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, acquired 1DOCWAY

synopsis: Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, a provider of specialty behavioral health and long-term care pharmacy services, announced the launch of Genoa Telepsychiatry with its acquisition of 1DocWay, the nation's largest outpatient telepsychiatry provider that offers a simple, easy-to-use platform to connect mental health providers and patients.
buyer: Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company
Genoa has been serving the behavioral health community for over 15 years. The company provides specialty behavioral health and long-term care pharmacy services to more than 400,000 individuals annually, operating 280 pharmacies in 38 states and filling more than 9 million prescriptions per year. "
target: 1DOCWAY
1DocWay, Inc., is a leading telepsychiatry network operator, whose psychiatry delivery network has treated over 25,000 patients in over 60 clinics. 1DocWay has been building networks across the country to improve access to mental health treatment in settings where patients need it the most.
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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

MDLive, acquired Breakthrough Behavioral, Inc.

synopsis: MDLIVE, the nation's leading provider of telehealth services and software, announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based Breakthrough Behavioral, a leader in teletherapy. Breakthrough provides teletherapy solutions in the insurance payer, health plan and employer markets and offers services to Commercial, Medicaid, and private pay consumers.
buyer: MDLive
Founded in 2006, MDLIVE is a leading provider of telehealth services and software, providing telehealth, online and on-demand healthcare that benefits consumers, employers, payers, hospitals, physician practice groups and accountable care organizations. "
target: Breakthrough Behavioral, Inc.
Breakthrough lets patients find, book, and talk to a therapist online. Their mission is to make high-quality mental health care widely available and affordable.
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closed 1/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Grasshopper Toys, acquired Curious Minds Science Shop

synopsis: Grasshopper Toys, UK store with a focus on science toys, has acquired the online science shop Curious Minds, an international online science toy shop, featuring a wide range of science, nature, space and technology products.
buyer: Grasshopper Toys
Grasshopper Toys, based in Helensburgh, Scotland, has a focus on science toys and has won a number of distribution deals with some of the world’s biggest manufacturers of scientific toys. "
target: Curious Minds Science Shop
Curious Minds is an international online science toy shop, featuring a wide range of science, nature, space and technology products. Curious Minds was started by Alan and Lucy Richmond from their garden shed in 2004.
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announced 11/7/2019 via PR Newswire

American Well Corporation, will acquire Aligned Telehealth

synopsis: American Well, a national telehealth platform, will acquire Aligned Telehealth, a provider of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. With the acquisition, the companies will combine services to deliver programs that healthcare professionals can leverage to address the mounting challenges in the industry.
buyer: American Well Corporation
American Well is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. "
target parent: SV Health Investors
target: Aligned Telehealth
Aligned Telehealth, Inc. is a national provider of telepsychiatry services to hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient clinics, and correctional programs. The company provides customized programs tailored toward delivering high-quality and cost-effective behavioral health solutions.
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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ludic Labs

synopsis: Groupon announces the expansion of its Silicon Valley presence with the opening of a new Groupon Palo Alto office and the acquisition of San Mateo-based Ludic Labs.
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: Ludic Labs
Ludic Labs is best known for development of local marketing services including Offer Foundry, a self-service advertising and deals platform for local businesses; and Diddit, an online community connecting millions of users with targeted local attractions and interests.
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$16
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closed 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Karify merged with Avinity,

synopsis: Avinity, the all-in-one engagement and incentive agency, will be merging with Karify, an e-mental health platform that combines online e-mental health modules with face-2-face meetings, improve patient engagement and be more efficient.
buyer parent: Gilde Equity Management Benelux
buyer: Avinity
Avinity is the all-in-one engagement and incentive agency for today’s fast-moving, disruptive world. Avinity helps clients win the hearts and minds of trade partners, customers and employees to boost value, revenue and competitive advantage. "
target: Karify
Karify is an e-mental health platform that combines online e-mental health modules with face-2-face meetings, improve patient engagement and be more efficient. Patients can participate, prepare sessions, take measurements and receive tailored medical education.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Harbour Point Capital, acquired InSight Telepsychiatry

synopsis: Harbour Point Capital, a private equity investment firm, has announced that they have led a growth recapitalization of InSight Telepsychiatry, the leading national telepsychiatry services provider organization.
buyer: Harbour Point Capital
Harbour Point Capital is a private equity investment firm that partners with the founders and executives of innovative, high-growth healthcare services companies. "
target: InSight Telepsychiatry
InSight is the leading national telepsychiatry service provider organization with a mission to increase access to quality behavioral health care through telehealth. InSight’s behavioral health providers bring care into any setting on an on-demand or scheduled basis.
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announced 11/14/2017 via GlobeNewswire

MYnd Analytics, will acquire Arcadian Telepsychiatry

synopsis: MYnd Analytics announced that it has reached an agreement to extend its service offering by acquiring Arcadian Telepsychiatry. Arcadian Telepsychiatry manages the delivery of telepsychiatry and tele-mental health services through a network of licensed and credentialed master-level therapists and psychiatrists throughout the United States.
buyer: MYnd Analytics
MYnd Analytics, Inc. is a predictive analytics company that has developed a decision support tool to help physicians reduce trial and error treatment in mental health and provide more personalized care to patients. "
target: Arcadian Telepsychiatry
Arcadian Telepsychiatry manages the delivery of telepsychiatry and tele-mental health services through a network of licensed and credentialed master-level therapists and psychiatrists throughout the United States. Arcadian offers a suite of services including telepsychiatry and teletherapy.
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closed 2/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

PreLoved Device, acquired Overcart

synopsis: PreLoved Device, an online platform for refurbished electronic devices in India, has acquired Overcart, India's first marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished, and preowned products. Overcart offers a variety of electronics from leading brands. Their products include smartphones, tablets, headsets, speakers, laptops, TVs, fans, and more.
buyer parent: Detel
buyer: PreLoved Device
PreLoved Device is an online platform for refurbished electronic devices in India. PreLoved Device offers repaired and restored electronics at affordable prices. Their range of products include smartphones, electronic accessories, laptops, tablets, kitchen appliances, and home appliances. "
target: Overcart
Overcart is India's first marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished, and preowned products. Overcart offers a variety of electronics and accessories from leading brands. Their products include smartphones, tablets, headsets, speakers, laptops, TVs, fans, and more.
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announced 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

liGo, will acquire liGo

synopsis: Glasgow ecommerce business liGo, which sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products has secured funding from Barclays for a management buyout.The deal, which combines a loan from Barclays with an Enterprise Finance Guarantee loan, has allowed David and Mairead Brophy to buy out its founder and outgoing CEO Sam Amdjadi.
buyer: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail "
target: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bukalapak, acquired Prelo

synopsis: Bukalapak, the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia, has acquihired Prelo, an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
buyer: Bukalapak
Bukalapak is the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia. Bukalapak sells a diverse range of products, including clothing, food, electronics, tickets, office supplies, cars, and more. Bukalapak connects sellers to tens of millions of online shoppers. "
target: Prelo
Prelo is an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Falabella, acquired Linio

synopsis: Falabella, South America's largest department store chain, has acquired Linio, the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Linio's marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, and more.
buyer: Falabella (SNSE:FALABELLA:$14,070.06)
Founded in 1889, Falabella is South America's largest department store chain. The company operates in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Falabella offers clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, housewares, and more. "
target: Linio
Linio is the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Their marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, Kids & babes, books, and more.
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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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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Guido Raaijmakers, acquired 4Launch BV

synopsis: Infotheek, one of the largest IT suppliers and provider of hardware and software solutions for companies in various industries, has sold 4Launch back to Guido Raaijmakers, 4Launch's founder. 4Launch is a leading web shop in the Netherlands that offers thousands of electronics from all the top brands.
buyer: Guido Raaijmakers
Guido Raaijmakers is the founder of 4Launch BV. "
target parent: Infotheek
target: 4Launch BV
4Launch is a leading web shop in the Netherlands. They offer thousands of electronics from all the top brands. Their products include computers, tablets, computer components, software, televisions, cameras, video game consoles, smartphones, drones, car radios, monitors, printers, headsets, and more.
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closed 11/5/2017 via Reuters

Fatfish Global Ventures AB, acquired iSecrets AB

synopsis: Fatfish Global Ventures, a Sweden headquartered global venture builder investing and building digital ventures, buys 51 percent of iSecrets AB. iSecrets AB operates iSecrets.se, a fast growing e-commerce site that targets young consumers in Sweden.
buyer parent: Fatfish Internet Group Ltd
buyer: Fatfish Global Ventures AB
Fatfish Global Ventures AB (FGV) is a Sweden headquartered global venture builder investing and building digital ventures. Fatfish is equipped to identify, invest and help build successful Internet ventures through comprehensive capabilities. "
target: iSecrets AB
iSecrets AB operates iSecrets.se, a fast growing e-commerce site that targets young consumers in Sweden. iSecrets AB‘s unique proposition is its focus on spotting new consumer trend early and sell trending merchandize online for the fast-paced consumer trend.
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$0.96*
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announced 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMM Private Equity, Inc., will acquire W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: IMM Private Equity, a leading private equity firm in Korea, will acquire a 60% stake in W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. from ISE Commerce, a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. W Concept Korea is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song.
buyer: IMM Private Equity, Inc.
IMM Private Equity is one of the leading private equity firms in Korea. The firm focused on Korea-related investment opportunities. IMM Private Equity strives to create value by investing in businesses where their capital and operational expertise can maximize their investments’ growth potential. "
target parent: ISE Commerce Company Limited
target: W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.
Established in 2008, W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song. They also sell electronics and beauty products.
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$55*
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$15
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closed 7/16/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Genline AB

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Genline.se, the leading Swedish family history Web site. Genline currently has more than 17,000 paying members with access to 26 million pages of digitized Swedish church records spanning more than 400 years from the 17th to the 20th century.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: 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. "
target: Genline AB
Genline AB is the Swedish market leader in genealogy and local heritage research. Its collection of Swedish church records contains more than 26 million digitalized pages of records dating from the 1600's to the 1900s. Genline also operates Familjeband.
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closed 5/18/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Adpay, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com LLC, the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, announced that its subsidiary has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire Adpay, Inc., creators and operators of the Memoriams.com obituary input network.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites. More than 12 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users have created more than 50 million family trees. "
target: Adpay, Inc.
For a decade Adpay has been the leading provider of patented online and mobile solutions for media companies. Through its comprehensive product suite, Adpay provides the competitive edge that its partners need to attract and retain advertisers.
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closed 9/30/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Find A Grave, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com has acquired Find A Grave, Inc., the leading online cemetery database. With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information. Over the past 18 years, it has grown to become an invaluable resource for genealogists, history buffs and cemetery preservationists.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites. More than 12 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users have created more than 50 million family trees. "
target: Find A Grave, Inc.
Find A Grave, Inc. is the leading online cemetery database. With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information.
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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.
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closed 10/3/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired 1000Memories, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc., the world's largest online family history resource, announced it has acquired 1000memories Inc., the San Francisco-based startup that has been focused on helping people digitize and share the estimated 1.7 trillion paper photos stored in their albums, attics, and shoeboxes.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: 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. "
target: 1000Memories, Inc.
Founded in 2010 in San Francisco, 1000memories makes it easy to digitize and share photos and stories from the past. 1000memories also operates the ShoeBox Mobile App, which allows users to turn their mobile phones into a photo scanner and share their images online and on-the-go.
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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 10/21/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Ancestry.com, acquired iArchives

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of iArchives, Inc. and its branded Web site, Footnote.com, a leading American History Web site. This acquisition provides Ancestry.com with a complementary consumer brand, expanded content offerings, and enhanced digitization and image-viewing technologies.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: 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. "
target: iArchives
iArchives transforms microfilm and other print content into searchable, digitized, online databases. iArchives provides technology and processes that substantially reduce the cost and time it takes to archive documents while enhancing the user's experience in exploring those documents.
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closed 8/6/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired ProGenealogists, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced that it has acquired leading professional genealogy research firm, ProGenealogists, Inc. ProGenealogists specializes in genealogical, forensic and family history research.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: 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. "
target: ProGenealogists, Inc.
ProGenealogists, Inc. is a consortium of professional genealogists who specialize in genealogical, forensic, and family history research. The firm services thousands of professional, government, media, and individual clients worldwide.
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closed 7/16/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Genline AB

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Genline.se, the leading Swedish family history Web site. Genline currently has more than 17,000 paying members with access to 26 million pages of digitized Swedish church records spanning more than 400 years from the 17th to the 20th century.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: 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. "
target: Genline AB
Genline AB is the Swedish market leader in genealogy and local heritage research. Its collection of Swedish church records contains more than 26 million digitalized pages of records dating from the 1600's to the 1900s. Genline also operates Familjeband.
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closed 12/13/2007 via Company Press Release

Hercules Technology Growth Ventures, purchased a minority stake in The Generations Network

synopsis: Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., the premier specialty finance company providing venture debt and equity to venture capital and private equity backed technology and life science companies at all stages of development, today announced that it provided a combination of $17.5 million in debt financing and $500,000 of equity cap
buyer: Hercules Technology Growth Ventures (HTGC:$74.28)
The leading publicly traded specialty finance company offering senior and subordinated working capital loans, senior revolving loans, bridge loans and equipment loans. "
target: The Generations Network
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories.
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announced 10/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Equity Investors, will acquire The Generations Network

synopsis: The Generations Network, Inc., announced that Spectrum Equity Investors will lead an investment of $300 million to purchase a majority interest in the company. Spectrum, a private equity firm based in Menlo Park and Boston, has been a shareholder in The Generations Network since 2003.
buyer: Spectrum Equity Investors
Spectrum Equity Investors is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most experienced private equity investors. They have investment professionals that have invested in more than 150 telecommunications, networking, information services, and media businesses. "
target: The Generations Network
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories.
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$300
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closed 4/27/2006 via PR Newswire

MyFamily.com, Inc., acquired Encounter Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Today MyFamily.com, Inc., the leading network for connecting families on the Web, announces the acquisition of Encounter Technologies as company moves to expand the MyFamily web service.
buyer: MyFamily.com, Inc.
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories. "
target: Encounter Technologies, LLC
Encounter Technologies designs, develops and deploys innovative communications applications that help people stay in touch on the web. Unique solutions include SnapGenie multimedia photo albums and visual phone conferencing services.
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closed 9/21/2005 via PR Newswire

MyFamily.com, Inc., acquired Heritage Makers, L.L.C.

synopsis: MyFamily.com, Inc., the leading online network connecting families, present and past, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Heritage Makers, L.L.C., a Springville, Utah, company that helps people discover, preserve, and celebrate their family heritage.
buyer: MyFamily.com, Inc.
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories. "
target: Heritage Makers, L.L.C.
Founded in 2004, Heritage Makers is a direct selling organization with more than 1,200 independent "Heritage Consultants" that markets custom published products through in-home presentations called "Heritage Celebrations."
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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 [$1,435]
rev ($mm)
$460
EBITDA ($mm)
$156
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.9x
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.
price ($mm)
$85
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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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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.
price ($mm)
$2,000
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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 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:$1,913.85)
buyer: NBC Universal
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: The Weather Channel Properties
Weather Channel Properties includes The Weather Channel Networks, the third-most-distributed cable network, The Weather Channel Interactive, which includes weather.com,and Weather Services International, a global leader in weather forecasting, with more than 5,500 clients worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3,500
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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 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Grist, acquired Pacific Standard

synopsis: Grist, an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999, announced that it has acquired the digital archives and brand assets of online social and environmental-social justice magazine Pacific Standard.
buyer: Grist
Grist is an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999. Grist's taglines are "Gloom and doom with a sense of humor" and "A beacon in the smog". Grist is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and has 35 writers and employees. "
target parent: The Social Justice Foundation
target: Pacific Standard
Pacific Standard was an online magazine that reported on issues of social and environmental justice. Founded in 2008, the magazine was published in print and online for ten years until production of the print edition ceased in 2018 and it transitioned to an online-only format, which folded in 2019.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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YouChange Holdings Corp
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Groupon, Inc.
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LiveDeal, Inc.
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Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
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IC Places Inc.
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$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.02)
EBIT ($mm)
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TheDirectory.com, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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