Like AssetNation, Inc.

closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Liquidity Services, Inc., acquired Machinio Corp.

synopsis: Liquidity Services, Inc., a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus, announced it has acquired Machinio Corp., a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors.
buyer: Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT:$248.12)
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. "
target: Machinio Corp.
Machinio Corp. is a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors. Machinio operates a robust online equipment listing marketplace, with 10 million annual website visits across 190 countries.
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$25 [$24]
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Fuelled, acquired PNGequipment.com

synopsis: Fuelled, an online energy equipment marketplace platform, announced that it has acquired PNG Equipment Ltd. in an all-cash transaction. PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. With the acquisition of PNG, Fuelled will add over 4,500 equipment listings to its platform.
buyer: Fuelled
Fuelled is an energy tech business that has built a unique equipment marketplace. E&P companies constantly divest of surplus equipment and Fuelled has disrupted that market by creating a full customer service experience that has added transparency and accountability to a very old school business. "
target: PNGequipment.com
PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. They enable sellers to reach thousands of interested parties in the marketplace at the lowest possible cost. PNGequipment.com is the quickest and most cost-effective way for buyers and seller to connect.
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announced 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

CAMP Systems International, Inc., will acquire Inventory Locator Service, Inc

synopsis: Hearst’s CAMP Systems International will acquire Inventory Locator Service (ILS) from Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company. ILS provides the largest electronic marketplace for the aviation industry to buy and sell parts, equipment and services, and offers manufacturers and parts suppliers ways to improve inventory planning and processing.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: CAMP Systems International, Inc.
CAMP Systems is the premier Aircraft Health Management and Enterprise Information Systems provider in business aviation. It provides Maintenance Tracking for nearly 20,000 aircraft, performs Engine Health Monitoring for over 30,000 engines, and its software solutions support 1,500 MRO organizations."
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Inventory Locator Service, Inc
Inventory Locator Service provides information via its global online marketplace to enable members in the aviation, marine, and defense industries to buy and sell parts, equipment, and services. ILS employs state-of-the-art technology to ensure rapid information distribution with maximum security.
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closed 4/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

WatrHub Inc., acquired SplashLink

synopsis: WatrHub Inc. announced its acquisition of SplashLink, in a move to strategically advance its vision of becoming the “Bloomberg for Water”. SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
buyer: WatrHub Inc.
WatrHub accelerates sales to water utilities. Canada and the United States need to rebuild their aging water infrastructure. WatrHub is the only source of predictive market information on how, when, and why these water infrastructure investments will be made. "
target: SplashLink
SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
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closed 6/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Reibus International, Inc., acquired Metalmixx

synopsis: Reibus International, Inc., an online B2B marketplace in the industrial materials space, has acquired Metalmixx, an online platform for the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
buyer: Reibus International, Inc.
Reibus International, Inc. is an online B2B marketplace for prime, excess and obsolete metals used in industrial, transportation, and construction markets. Reibus' virtual marketplace is open to and providing significant benefits to all participants in the industrial materials supply chain. "
target: Metalmixx
Metalmixx is an online platform that facilitates the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Puro.earth

synopsis: Nasdaq announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Puro.earth, a leading marketplace for carbon removal. Puro.earth is the world´s first marketplace to offer industrial carbon removal instruments that are verifiable and tradable through an open, online platform.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Puro.earth
Puro.earth, based in Finland, is the world’s first B2B marketplace, standard and registry focused solely on carbon removal. Their mission is to mobilize the world’s economy to reward carbon net-negative emissions.
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closed 6/30/2014 via Company Press Release

ECI Partners, acquired ATG Media Ltd

synopsis: ECI Partners has invested in ATG Media, a global pioneer of webcast and timed online auction platforms. ECI will partner with ATG’s management and existing investor Mobeus Equity Partners to help drive the company’s ongoing international expansion. ATG operates the-saleroom.com, i-bidder.com, BidSpotter.co.uk and BidSpotter.com.
buyer: ECI Partners
Established in 1976, ECI has invested in more than 250 companies helping to build many successful businesses, including Café Rouge, Chubb, Racal Acoustics, Bloomsbury Publishing, Laterooms, National Computing Centre and National Express. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: ATG Media Ltd
ATG’s websites allow bidders from around the world to browse fully illustrated sale catalogues and place bids over the internet in real time with live audio and video feeds delivering the auction room atmosphere. Bidders are also able to participate in timed, online only auctions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Xometry, acquired MakeTime

synopsis: Xometry, the largest on-demand manufacturing platform, announced that it has acquired MakeTime, another leading on-demand manufacturing company. MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before.
buyer: Xometry
Xometry is transforming custom manufacturing through a proprietary software platform which offers on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. They provide product designers and engineers an efficient way to source high-quality custom parts. "
target: MakeTime
MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before. MakeTime does this by collecting unused CNC machine time from qualified machine shops across the United States, and placing each order with the right shop for the job.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

KREATIZE, acquired fabrikado.com

synopsis: KREATIZE, the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers, has acquired fabrikado.com, a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes.
buyer: KREATIZE
KREATIZE is the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers. KREATIZE digitalizes the way custom parts are ordered and manufactured. Their platform makes it quick and easy to purchase accurate prototypes and small batches. "
target: fabrikado.com
fabrikado.com is a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes, including cutting, 3D printing, milling, and turning.
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closed 6/6/2018 via PR Web

Vora Group, acquired ShakeDeal

synopsis: Vora Ventures, a private equity firm specializing in building B2B information technology companies, has acquired ShakeDeal, India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, machinery, and more.
buyer: Vora Group
Vora Ventures is an MBE certified, privately held equity group that specializes in building innovative IT companies worldwide. The group portfolio consists of companies in the software, services and infrastructure solutions space, employing more than 2,100 people worldwide. "
target: ShakeDeal
ShakeDeal is India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading and top brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, safety equipment, machinery, construction materials, hardware, and more.
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 12/3/2008 via BusinessWire

AssetNation, Inc., acquired Asset Auctions, LLC.

synopsis: AssetNation, Inc. announced its acquisition of AssetAuctions LLC. AssetAuctions is the leading provider of asset recovery, appraisal and inventory online auction services for the industrial, commercial and government markets.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. is the leading online marketplace and services provider for the insurance industry and corporate surplus, idle and end-of-life assets. "
target: Asset Auctions, LLC.
Asset Auctions mission is to solve the difficult asset-based problems faced by today's corporation and government agency. Our online equipment auction solutions are different from those of a liquidator or auctioneer because we focus on more than just an asset sale.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired IronPlanet

synopsis: Ritchie Bros., the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services, announced that it completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target: IronPlanet
IronPlanet is a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets and an innovative participant in the multi-billion dollar used equipment market. Founded in 1999 , IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.5 million registered users worldwide.
price ($mm)
$740
rev ($mm)
$787
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 11/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Xcira, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is pleased to announce that they've acquired a 75% stake in Xcira LLC, a leader in simulcast auction technology. A customer‐driven technology company, Xcira produces custom technology applications and auction software solutions that meet the unique needs of auction clients.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
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. "
target: Xcira, Inc.
A customer‐driven technology company, Xcira produces custom technology applications and auction software solutions that meet the unique needs of auction clients in various auction segments such as construction, industrial, automotive, fine art, wine and jewelry, livestock, real estate and more.
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2014 via Company Press Release

ECI Partners, acquired ATG Media Ltd

synopsis: ECI Partners has invested in ATG Media, a global pioneer of webcast and timed online auction platforms. ECI will partner with ATG’s management and existing investor Mobeus Equity Partners to help drive the company’s ongoing international expansion. ATG operates the-saleroom.com, i-bidder.com, BidSpotter.co.uk and BidSpotter.com.
buyer: ECI Partners
Established in 1976, ECI has invested in more than 250 companies helping to build many successful businesses, including Café Rouge, Chubb, Racal Acoustics, Bloomsbury Publishing, Laterooms, National Computing Centre and National Express. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: ATG Media Ltd
ATG’s websites allow bidders from around the world to browse fully illustrated sale catalogues and place bids over the internet in real time with live audio and video feeds delivering the auction room atmosphere. Bidders are also able to participate in timed, online only auctions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Sandhills Publishing Company, acquired MOMA Editorial, S.L.

synopsis: Sandhills East, a company that produces publications throughout Europe that markets a diverse range of products, has acquired MOMA Editorial, S.L., an agriculture-focused media company that features for-sale agriculture equipment and parts from sellers across Spain online and in its regularly distributed magazines.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing information in the form of trade publications, websites, and online services that connect buyers and sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, and heavy equipment industries. "
target: MOMA Editorial, S.L.
MOMA Editorial, S.L. is an agriculture-focused media company. MOMA Agri features for-sale agriculture equipment and parts from sellers across Spain online and in its regularly distributed magazines. They have become the go-to resources for local buyers looking to purchase agriculture equipment.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired IronPlanet

synopsis: Ritchie Bros., the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services, announced that it completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target: IronPlanet
IronPlanet is a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets and an innovative participant in the multi-billion dollar used equipment market. Founded in 1999 , IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.5 million registered users worldwide.
price ($mm)
$740
rev ($mm)
$787
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Liquidity Services, Inc., acquired Machinio Corp.

synopsis: Liquidity Services, Inc., a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus, announced it has acquired Machinio Corp., a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors.
buyer: Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT:$248.12)
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers. "
target: Machinio Corp.
Machinio Corp. is a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors. Machinio operates a robust online equipment listing marketplace, with 10 million annual website visits across 190 countries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25 [$24]
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Xometry, acquired MakeTime

synopsis: Xometry, the largest on-demand manufacturing platform, announced that it has acquired MakeTime, another leading on-demand manufacturing company. MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before.
buyer: Xometry
Xometry is transforming custom manufacturing through a proprietary software platform which offers on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. They provide product designers and engineers an efficient way to source high-quality custom parts. "
target: MakeTime
MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before. MakeTime does this by collecting unused CNC machine time from qualified machine shops across the United States, and placing each order with the right shop for the job.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Caterpillar, Inc., acquired Yard Club, Inc.

synopsis: Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has acquired Yard Club, a marketplace for construction equipment. Yard Club produces construction tech platforms that help contractors and equipment rental companies better manage their owned and rented equipment fleets.
buyer: Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT:$54,722.00)
For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. "
target: Yard Club, Inc.
Yard Club is dedicated to building technology to help the people who build the world. They produce construction tech platforms that help contractors and equipment rental companies better manage their owned and rented equipment fleets with the goal of maximizing utilization of their capital assets.
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Fuelled, acquired PNGequipment.com

synopsis: Fuelled, an online energy equipment marketplace platform, announced that it has acquired PNG Equipment Ltd. in an all-cash transaction. PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. With the acquisition of PNG, Fuelled will add over 4,500 equipment listings to its platform.
buyer: Fuelled
Fuelled is an energy tech business that has built a unique equipment marketplace. E&P companies constantly divest of surplus equipment and Fuelled has disrupted that market by creating a full customer service experience that has added transparency and accountability to a very old school business. "
target: PNGequipment.com
PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. They enable sellers to reach thousands of interested parties in the marketplace at the lowest possible cost. PNGequipment.com is the quickest and most cost-effective way for buyers and seller to connect.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Never Idle LLC, acquired FleetRight Inc.

synopsis: Never Idle LLC, a contractor-to-contractor marketplace, announces the acquisition of FleetRight, Inc., which will now operate as Never Idle. FleetRight was founded in 2015 by Zach Schreiber as an online community marketplace and auction platform dedicated to contractors buying and selling heavy equipment.
buyer: Never Idle LLC
Never Idle offers the industry its first fully-managed, contractor-to-contractor rental and sales marketplace. Never Idle’s mission is to empower contractors by building a heavy equipment marketplace comprised solely of their peers where they can rent, buy and sell equipment. "
target: FleetRight Inc.
FleetRight was founded in 2015 by Zach Schreiber as an online community marketplace and auction platform dedicated to contractors buying and selling heavy equipment. FleetRight also offers peer-to-peer rentals.
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closed 3/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc., acquired JM Bullion, Inc.

synopsis: A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc., a leading fully integrated precious metals platform, has closed its previously announced acquisition of the 79.5% of the issued and outstanding shares of JM Bullion, Inc. (JMB), a leading e-commerce retailer of precious metals, not previously owned by A-Mark.
buyer: A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (AMRK:$6,309.35)
A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. is a full-service precious metals company and wholesaler of gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion and related products. The company’s global customer base includes sovereign and private mints, manufacturers and fabricators, refiners, and dealers, among others. "
target: JM Bullion, Inc.
JMB is a leading e-commerce retailer providing access to a broad array of gold, silver, copper, platinum, and palladium products through its company owned websites and marketplaces. JMB operates the websites JMBullion.com, ProvidentMetals.com, Silver.com, GoldPrice.org, SilverPrice.org.
price ($mm)
$138*
rev ($mm)
$1,490
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

KREATIZE, acquired fabrikado.com

synopsis: KREATIZE, the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers, has acquired fabrikado.com, a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes.
buyer: KREATIZE
KREATIZE is the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers. KREATIZE digitalizes the way custom parts are ordered and manufactured. Their platform makes it quick and easy to purchase accurate prototypes and small batches. "
target: fabrikado.com
fabrikado.com is a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes, including cutting, 3D printing, milling, and turning.
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closed 6/6/2018 via PR Web

Vora Group, acquired ShakeDeal

synopsis: Vora Ventures, a private equity firm specializing in building B2B information technology companies, has acquired ShakeDeal, India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, machinery, and more.
buyer: Vora Group
Vora Ventures is an MBE certified, privately held equity group that specializes in building innovative IT companies worldwide. The group portfolio consists of companies in the software, services and infrastructure solutions space, employing more than 2,100 people worldwide. "
target: ShakeDeal
ShakeDeal is India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading and top brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, safety equipment, machinery, construction materials, hardware, and more.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Puro.earth

synopsis: Nasdaq announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Puro.earth, a leading marketplace for carbon removal. Puro.earth is the world´s first marketplace to offer industrial carbon removal instruments that are verifiable and tradable through an open, online platform.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Puro.earth
Puro.earth, based in Finland, is the world’s first B2B marketplace, standard and registry focused solely on carbon removal. Their mission is to mobilize the world’s economy to reward carbon net-negative emissions.
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closed 6/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Reibus International, Inc., acquired Metalmixx

synopsis: Reibus International, Inc., an online B2B marketplace in the industrial materials space, has acquired Metalmixx, an online platform for the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
buyer: Reibus International, Inc.
Reibus International, Inc. is an online B2B marketplace for prime, excess and obsolete metals used in industrial, transportation, and construction markets. Reibus' virtual marketplace is open to and providing significant benefits to all participants in the industrial materials supply chain. "
target: Metalmixx
Metalmixx is an online platform that facilitates the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
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closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

ECRM, acquired RangeMe

synopsis: Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®), an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions, announced it has acquired RangeMe, the award-winning online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers.
buyer parent: Snow Phipps Group, LLC
buyer: ECRM
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) is an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions. ECRM helps buyers and suppliers increase productivity, optimize product assortments and enhance collaboration efforts. "
target: RangeMe
RangeMe is changing the way retailers and product suppliers do business by giving buyers an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process.
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closed 4/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

WatrHub Inc., acquired SplashLink

synopsis: WatrHub Inc. announced its acquisition of SplashLink, in a move to strategically advance its vision of becoming the “Bloomberg for Water”. SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
buyer: WatrHub Inc.
WatrHub accelerates sales to water utilities. Canada and the United States need to rebuild their aging water infrastructure. WatrHub is the only source of predictive market information on how, when, and why these water infrastructure investments will be made. "
target: SplashLink
SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
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announced 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

CAMP Systems International, Inc., will acquire Inventory Locator Service, Inc

synopsis: Hearst’s CAMP Systems International will acquire Inventory Locator Service (ILS) from Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company. ILS provides the largest electronic marketplace for the aviation industry to buy and sell parts, equipment and services, and offers manufacturers and parts suppliers ways to improve inventory planning and processing.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: CAMP Systems International, Inc.
CAMP Systems is the premier Aircraft Health Management and Enterprise Information Systems provider in business aviation. It provides Maintenance Tracking for nearly 20,000 aircraft, performs Engine Health Monitoring for over 30,000 engines, and its software solutions support 1,500 MRO organizations."
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Inventory Locator Service, Inc
Inventory Locator Service provides information via its global online marketplace to enable members in the aviation, marine, and defense industries to buy and sell parts, equipment, and services. ILS employs state-of-the-art technology to ensure rapid information distribution with maximum security.
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announced 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Proto Labs, Inc., will acquire 3D Hubs

synopsis: Proto Labs, Inc., a global technology-enabled digital manufacturing leader, is to acquire 3D Hubs, Inc., a leading online manufacturing platform that provides engineers with on-demand access to a global network of approximately 240 premium manufacturing partners.
buyer: Proto Labs, Inc. (PRLB:$441.08)
Protolabs is the world's fastest digital manufacturing source for rapid prototyping and on-demand production. The technology-enabled company produces custom parts and assemblies in as fast as 1 day with automated 3D printing, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, and injection molding processes. "
target: 3D Hubs
3D Hubs is an online manufacturing platform that offers businesses on-demand access to a global network of manufacturing partners. The platform offers a range of manufacturing services, including 3D printing, CNC machining, injection molding and sheet metal fabrication services.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
$25
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EV / rev
13.2x
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closed 12/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Iron Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held IRON Solutions, Inc. IRON Solutions provides market information, analytics-based intelligence and a cloud-based enterprise system to improve dealer and producer productivity.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: Iron Solutions, Inc.
IRON Solutions provides market intelligence and a suite of integrated, cloud-based enterprise services that drive efficiency to increase returns on investment for agricultural retailers, growers and agronomic advisors.
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announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire CoinInvest GmbH

synopsis: INTL FCStone Inc., a financial-services firm that provides trading, exchange, and OTC execution and clearing services for commodities and foreign currencies, will acquire CoinInvest and Silver-To-Go, European online providers of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium products to private individuals, institutional investors, and financial advisors.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone is a financial-services firm that provides trading, exchange, and OTC execution and clearing services for commodities and foreign currencies. They also provide asset management, investment banking and capital-markets advisory services, and proprietary risk-management tools. "
target: CoinInvest GmbH
CoinInvest and Silver-To-Go are leading European online providers of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium products to private individuals, institutional investors, and financial advisors. They allow users to buy, sell, and invest in rare coins and precious metals easily and quickly.
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