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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hästnet Sverige AB, acquired Pets4Homes

synopsis: Pet Media Limited has been acquired by Hästnet Sverige AB. Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
buyer: Hästnet Sverige AB
Established in 2001, Hästnet is the Nordic region's largest marketplace for horses and equestrian related equipment and services. Leading an acquisition of Hästnet in 2018, CEO Axel Lagercrantz saw potential for Hästnet to grow both internationally and into new pets' categories. "
target: Pets4Homes
Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
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announced 3/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Nestle S.A., will acquire Wamiz

synopsis: Nestlé SA has agreed to acquire the majority stake in Wamiz, the leading French digital media platform for pet owners based in Paris. Created in 2009 by two entrepreneurs Adrien Magdelaine and Adrien Ducousset, Wamiz has become in recent years, the digital media platform of reference for dog and cat enthusiasts.
buyer: Nestle S.A. (SWX:NESN:$97,045.48)
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. They have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favourites, and are present in 189 countries around the world. "
target: Wamiz
Wamiz is the leading French digital media platform for pet owners based in Paris. Created in 2009 by two entrepreneurs Adrien Magdelaine and Adrien Ducousset, Wamiz has become in recent years, the digital media platform of reference for dog and cat enthusiasts.
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closed 11/15/2016 via PR Web

FetchFind, acquired PawedIn, LLC

synopsis: FetchFind, the leading provider of e-learning and career advancement for the pet care services industry, announced that they have acquired PawedIn, LLC, a thriving community of passionate pet parents and service providers who are dedicated to helping one another provide the best care possible for pets everywhere.
buyer: FetchFind
FetchFind is the world’s only career and education site dedicated exclusively to the pet industry. etchFind assists businesses of all sizes with hiring and training employees, offers access to business solutions, and provides e-learning and content to individuals interested in the pet industry. "
target: PawedIn, LLC
PawedIn is a thriving community of passionate pet parents and service providers who are dedicated to helping one another provide the best care possible for pets everywhere.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BusinessWire

PetSmart, Inc., acquired AllPaws, LLC

synopsis: PetSmart, Inc., the largest pet specialty retailer and leading resource for pet adoption in North America, announced it has acquired AllPaws, one of the largest online and mobile platforms that matches those looking to adopt a pet with pets ideally suited for their home, family and lifestyle.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: AllPaws, LLC
AllPaws offers a fresh and modern approach to pet adoption that combines sophisticated online dating functionality and a deep social integration. Built by a team with deep roots in the online dating space, AllPaws has grown nearly every month since launch and has 850,000 registered users.
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announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
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closed 7/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

I-5 Publishing LLC, acquired Dogster and Catster

synopsis: I-5 Publishing, a leading provider of multi-platform content for special interest communities and brands, announced that it has acquired SAY Media’s Dogster and Catster web properties, the fastest growing pet destinations on the internet and a top-five overall pet destination.
buyer: I-5 Publishing LLC
I-5 Publishing is the leading provider of multi-platform content for special interest communities and brands. I-5 is offering brands a complete solution from generation of content to preparation for all platforms to distribution to mass market and specialty retailers and into consumers’ homes. "
target parent: SAY Media, Inc.
target: Dogster and Catster
Since launching in January 2004, Dogster.com (and its sister site Catster.com launched in August, 2004) have become the fastest growing pet destination on the internet and is a top-five overall pet destination.
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closed 7/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Nestle Purina PetCare, acquired PetFinder

synopsis: Nestle Purina PetCare Company announced it has completed the acquisition of Petfinder. Petfinder is the largest online, searchable database of animals that need permanent homes. Petfinder also is an all-inclusive resource guide for how to select the right family pet and build a successful, life-long relationship.
buyer parent: Nestle S.A.
buyer: Nestle Purina PetCare
Nestle Purina PetCare Company promotes responsible pet care, community involvement and the positive bond between people and their pets. The Company invests more than $30 million in pet welfare and pet communities. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: PetFinder
Petfinder is the largest on-line, searchable database of animals that need permanent homes. With more than 315,000 adoptable pets from approximately 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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closed 6/4/2013 via PR Newswire

BreedersClub.net, acquired PuppyTrader.com

synopsis: BreedersClub.net, a web-based classified advertising service to the pet industry, announced recently that it acquired one of its competitors, PuppyTrader.com. In doing so, PuppyTrader.com has been renamed to PupsUSA.com. Classified ads on PupsUSA.com emphasize individual dogs and puppies for sale in each ad.
buyer: BreedersClub.net
BreedersClub.net was launched on the World Wide Web in June, 2000. It provides web based classified advertising services to both dog and cat breeders. Recognized as a website that features reputable breeders, it has helped place many thousands of puppies in the United States and Canada. "
target: PuppyTrader.com
PuppyTrader.com helps connect local puppies for sale with responsible dog lovers in the US and Canada. Their puppy classified ads listing puppies for sale and dogs for sale are designed to help people conveniently and efficiently find their next puppy or dog from the comfort of their home.
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closed 4/20/2011 via BusinessWire

SAY Media, Inc., acquired Dogster Inc.

synopsis: SAY Media announced that it has acquired Dogster Inc., creator of award-winning community sites Dogster and Catster, to build out its portfolio of owned and operated vertical media properties. Dogster Inc's flagship sites are the most helpful online sources for all things dog and cat related.
buyer: SAY Media, Inc.
SAY Media is a global media company that helps passionate, independent content creators publish, build an audience, and earn a living. The company delivers publishing technology and media services to influential creators and passion-based communities across key consumer interest areas. "
target: Dogster Inc.
Dogster, Inc is the creator of award-winning sites Dogster.com, Catster.com, Snuzzy.com, The Vet Blog and more. Its flagship sites, Dogster and Catster, are the most helpful online sources for all things dog and cat related because they offer knowledgeable and trustworthy expert advice and wisdom.
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announced 3/19/2011 via BNC Analysis

Pet360 Inc., will acquire PetsMD Inc.

synopsis: Pet360 signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Austin-based PetsMD. The acquisition of this pet health information and care resource site reinforces Pet360’s position as a leading provider of comprehensive, all-inclusive online information for pet owners and pet services providers.
buyer: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is a leading Pet ecommerce, community and information company operating several different sites including http://www.PetFoodDirect.com, http://www.NationalPetPharmacy.com, and http://www.petMD.com. "
target: PetsMD Inc.
PetsMD.com is committed to providing broader access to comprehensive pet health information and pet care resources that will help pet owners take a more active role in managing their pet's health.
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closed 7/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Nimble Pet App, acquired Waggle Ventures, Inc.

synopsis: Nimble, a pet tech company, announced the acquisition of Waggle Ventures Inc, a social platform for pet owners. Waggle Inc, founded in 2016 is a fast-growing online community of pet owners for video distribution of animal content and email newsletters targeting city-specific dog owners with relevant information and events in their area.
buyer: Nimble Pet App
Nimble is a leader in Pet Health, Safety & Fitness monitoring solutions. Nimble's solutions feature innovative pet sensors & wearables and a cloud based mobile app that serves as a one stop solution for Pet Safety, health and fitness. "
target: Waggle Ventures, Inc.
Waggle Inc, founded in 2016 is a fast-growing online community of pet owners for video distribution of animal content and email newsletters targeting city-specific dog owners with relevant information and events in their area.
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closed 10/1/2016 via PR Web

The IHC Group, acquired PetPlace

synopsis: Expanding its footprint and commitment in the pet health market, The IHC Group announced it has acquired PetPlace, including subscribers and its social media outlets. PetPlace attracts over one million visitors each month as the popular web destination for pet parents concerned with their pet’s health and well-being.
buyer: The IHC Group (IHC:$404.67)
Independence Holding Company is a holding company that is principally engaged in underwriting, administering and/or distributing group and individual disability, specialty and supplemental health, pet, and life insurance through its subsidiaries since 1980. "
target: PetPlace
PetPlace attracts over one million visitors each month as the popular web destination for pet parents concerned with their pet’s health and well-being. PetPlace’s content includes veterinarian approved articles covering topics such as pet health conditions, breed information, behavior and much more.
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closed 1/22/2015 via BusinessWire

TotallyHer Media, acquired Dogtime Media

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, the largest publisher of enthusiast content on the web, announced the acquisition of Dogtime Media, the leading online pet publishing group. Dogtime Media publishes two leading pet sites: Dogtime.com and Cattime.com. Dogtime Media will reside under Evolve Media’s female and family focused publishing division, TotallyHer Media.
buyer parent: Evolve Media LLC
buyer: TotallyHer Media
TotallyHer is a leading digital media, marketing and sales organization dedicated to women and their families. Committed to Everything She Loves, TotallyHer Media publishes a portfolio of award-winning women's, youth, and family properties. "
target: Dogtime Media
Dogtime Media publishes two leading pet sites: Dogtime.com and Cattime.com. Reaching over 1.6 million pet lovers per month,these flagship sites provide the most in depth information in connection with selecting, adopting and taking care of dogs or cats.
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closed 12/19/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Pet360 Media, acquired Zootoo, LLC

synopsis: Pet360, Inc. announced the acquisition of Zootoo, LLC. The acquisition of the online community for pet lovers further strengthens Pet360's position as the leading network of online resources for pet parents. Zootoo becomes a part of Pet360 Media.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet360 Media
Pet360 Media is the leading digital media network for advertisers, publishers and bloggers looking to target pet parent households, expand their reach and maximize their revenue. The network is comprised of the leading online resources for pet parents and delivers high value media solutions. "
target: Zootoo, LLC
Zootoo is the online home for pets and the people who love them. At Zootoo, people can check out the cutest photo galleries and videos from pet lovers like themselves, have fun with quizzes and games, and get valuable information about their pet's health and care.
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closed 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

ThinkPets. Inc merged with Vetstreet,

synopsis: Vetstreet, Inc., a leading provider of a turnkey marketing, communications, and educational platform to the veterinary industry, announced it has merged with ThinkPets, Inc., a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®.
buyer parent: VCA Antech Inc.
buyer: Vetstreet
Vetstreet is a provider of online communications, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. Vetstreet offers a highly differentiated suite of products and services, including VetInsite and Vetstreet Pro. "
target parent: Zoasis Corporation
target: ThinkPets. Inc
ThinkPets, Inc. is a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®. ThinkPets also provides easy-to-understand reports that allow veterinarians to analyze key practice parameters.
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closed 11/5/2009 via PR Newswire

PetsMobility, Inc., acquired Pets911.com

synopsis: On4Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce the close of the acquisition of Pets911.com. For the past 10 years, Pets911.com has been a leading force in the pet lost and found and adoption services sector.
buyer: PetsMobility, Inc.
PetsMobility™ is the organization other corporation's turn to when entering the pet vertical. Their suite of products appeal to a wide variety people who have one thing in common, they love pets. "
target: Pets911.com
www.Pets911.com, along with its 1-888-Pets911 toll free telephone line, is a web based pet portal established in 1999 dedicated to all aspects of pet welfare.
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closed 10/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Alorad, Inc., acquired Petplanetrx.com

synopsis: Online business development company, Alorad, Inc.’s recent acquisition of online discount pet meds store, www.petplanetrx.com, means that more pet owners will have the opportunity to save money when they purchase brand name pet medications for their puppies, dogs, cats and kittens.
buyer: Alorad, Inc.
Founded in 2007, Alorad is devoted to providing next generation marketing solutions for companies and organizations looking to expand online. Our unique holistic and scientific approach to online marketing gives us a competitive edge that is unsurpassed by any other internet marketing company. "
target: Petplanetrx.com
Pet Planet RX was originally created to meet the consumer insistence for high quality, effective pet meds that typically could only be purchased at a high cost through a veterinarian or brick and mortar pet store.
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closed 8/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Kennel Club, acquired Klooff, Inc.

synopsis: Klooff, Inc., a company that operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets, has been acquired by the American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world.
buyer: American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world. They are the sports-governing body for over 22,000 dog events a year, including dog shows and exciting sports like agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding trials, among others. "
target: Klooff, Inc.
Klooff, Inc. operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets. The company’s platform enables users to post and share photos, comments, and other materials related to their dogs and cats.
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closed 12/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Metamorphosis Partners, acquired Dogs Of

synopsis: Metamorphosis Partners, a full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio, has acquired Dogs Of, a digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
buyer: Metamorphosis Partners
Metamorphosis Partners is a leading full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio. Metamorphosis leverages its companies’ capabilities to deliver value-added, innovative products, services, and content resulting in long-standing customer relationships. "
target: Dogs Of
Dogs Of is a growing digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Vegan Essentials

synopsis: Vejii Holdings, Inc., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Vegan Essentials, an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc.
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Vegan Essentials
Vegan Essentials is an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, candy & sweets, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

VetPartners, acquired VetUK Ltd

synopsis: VetPartners, group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK, has acquired VetUK, an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines.
buyer: VetPartners
VetPartners is group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK. VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses. The group has 6,000 employees and 160 veterinary practices across the UK. "
target: VetUK Ltd
VetUK is an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines. They have items for cats, dogs, horses, small animals, fish, and birds.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paws Holdings, acquired Fetch UK

synopsis: Paws Holdings, Europe's leading pet wellbeing group, has acquired Fetch from Ocado Retail, one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish.
buyer: Paws Holdings
Paws Holdings is Europe's leading pet wellbeing group. Paws Holdings owns and operates online pet stores in the UK, France, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Their brands include Pet-Supermarket, MedicAnimal, Paws, and PetMeds. "
target parent: Ocado Retail
target: Fetch UK
Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish. They stock thousands of products from over a hundred brands, including food, treats, collars, veterinary medicine, toys, and more.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Petland, will acquire Geração Pet

synopsis: Petland, Inc., a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the US, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador, is to acquire Geração Pet, an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets based out of Brazil.
buyer: Petland
Petland, Inc. is a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador. Petland was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in south central Ohio. "
target: Geração Pet
Geração Pet is an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets. They sell a variety of products for pets including pet food, accessories, medications, toys and more. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Buddy Brands, acquired SitStay, Inc.

synopsis: Buddy Brands, a manufacturer of pet products, has acquired SitStay, a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
buyer: Buddy Brands
Buddy Brands is a manufacturer of pet products. The company makes dog beds, magnetic dog collars, and safety leashes. Their brands include BuddyRest, Pup IQ, Tough Pup, and PetNV. "
target: SitStay, Inc.
Founded in 1995, SitStay is a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired Animail

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired Animail from Verdane Captial, a Nordic private equity firm. Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. They offer over 8000 different products, including pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Animail
Founded in 2007, Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. Animail offers over 8000 different products. These include pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more. They offer products for a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and fish.
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired VetZoo AB

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired VetZoo, Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target: VetZoo AB
Founded in 2010, VetZoo is Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

MailPix, acquired Just4MyPet

synopsis: MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the acquisition of personalized photo pet product website, Just4MyPet.com. Just4MyPet offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets and pet themed products for people. Their "Design Lab" area lets customers design their own pet shirts, tags, calendars, jewelry and more.
buyer: MailPix
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for allowing users to print photos instantly at thousands of retailers from their phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements and other photo gift products. "
target: Just4MyPet
Just4MyPet is an online store that offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets. They also offer pet themed products for people. They have a "Design Lab" area, where customers can design their own pet shirts, tags, photobooks, calendars, jewelry and much more.
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PetSmart, Inc., acquired Chewy, Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart, Inc., the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, announced it has acquired Chewy, Inc., a leading online retailer of pet food and products with dedicated 24/7 customer service and a commitment to sourcing high quality products.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Chewy, Inc.
Chewy is a leading online retailer of pet food and products. Chewy offers pet parents the expertise and service of a local pet store with the convenience of online shopping. Chewy delivers on that promise with its dedication to 24/7 customer service and commitment to sourcing high quality products.
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closed 3/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Chuck & Don’s, acquired Fetch, Inc.

synopsis: Chuck & Don’s, a chain of 36 pet supply stores, has acquired Fetch, Inc., a company that delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
buyer: Chuck & Don’s
Chuck & Don's is a chain of 36 pet supply stores in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul, area, southeastern Minnesota, and Denver, Colorado. They first opened in 1990. "
target: Fetch, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Fetch delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
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$0
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closed 5/25/2016 via DGAP

pets Premium GmbH merged with ePetWorld GmbH,

synopsis: pets Premium GmbH and ePetWorld GmbH, two leading online retailers of multi-brand high quality pet supplies in Germany, have merged together under a newly created company, AlphaPet Ventures. ePetWorld sells pet food and accessories for cats and dogs. pets Premium offers high quality pet food and supplies for for dogs, cats, fish, and horses.
buyer: ePetWorld GmbH
ePetworld provides dog and cat lovers with two online shops for high-quality food and accessories. The shops, hundeland.de and katzenland.de, offer customers more than 15,000 quality products, and they differentiate themselves through their innovative online consulting tools such as the feed-finder."
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: pets Premium GmbH
Founded in 2011, pets Premium is an online store with a selection of high-quality pet food and supplies. They offer a wide range of pet products for dogs, cats, fish and horses.
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pethealth Inc., acquired VioVet Ltd.

synopsis: Pethealth Inc. announced the acquisition of VioVet Ltd., one of the leading online pet supply retailers in the United Kingdom. Pethealth Inc. is the leading provider of management software to North American animal welfare organizations through its cloud-based application.
buyer parent: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is an international leader in the provision of animal management software, RFID microchip identification, database related services for companion animals, and pet health insurance operating in North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: VioVet Ltd.
VioVet Ltd is an online retailer of pet food and medication and was founded in 2006. VioVet has gone from strength to strength becoming one of the UK's most trusted and largest veterinary supplies retailers and is family owned and managed.
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announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 3/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

REWE Group, acquired ZooRoyal GmbH

synopsis: REWE Group, one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies, acquires majority stake in the pet supplies online provider ZooRoyal GmbH. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories.
buyer: REWE Group
REWE Group is one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1927, The REWE Group has 328,000 employees and 15,500 stores in 13 European countries. "
target: ZooRoyal GmbH
ZooRoyal GmbH is the online distributor of pet supplies and pet accessories. With a product selection of over 15,000 items. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Würselen, Germany.
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closed 11/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Value8 NV, acquired Discount4Pets.nl

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, has acquired a 70% stake in Discount4Pets, an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. Their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fishs and reptiles.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Discount4Pets.nl
Discount4Pets is an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fish and reptiles.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Easy Animal, acquired Ramps4Dogs.co.uk

synopsis: Easy Animal have extended their portfolio of websites by acquiring the Ramps4Dogs.co.uk website. This website which sells dog ramps to aid dogs to get into vehicles sells a wide range of dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear both American brands of dog ramps, are well established in the dog travel arena.
buyer: Easy Animal
Easy Animal is one of the leading pet websites in the United Kingdom. They provide a range of pet products. "
target: Ramps4Dogs.co.uk
Ramps4Dogs.co.uk provides dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear brands to consumers.
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closed 12/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Pethealth Inc., acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk

synopsis: Pethealth Inc., North America's second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners, is pleased to announce that it has acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk, an online retailer of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food that services pet owners in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is North America’s second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target: VetMedsDirect.co.uk
Animal Dispensaries Ltd owns and operates VetMedsDirect an online portal for the retail of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Tranent, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

MedicAnimal Ltd, will acquire Petmeds Limited

synopsis: MedicAnimal Ltd, the UK’s largest online retailer of pet food and healthcare supplies has agreed to acquire Petmeds.co.uk, an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy.
buyer: MedicAnimal Ltd
Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy providing over 1.5 million customers with one-to-one pet healthcare advice. "
target: Petmeds Limited
Petmeds.co.uk is an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Petmeds.co.uk™ only dispenses genuine UK licensed drugs and only to people of the UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd., acquired Mighty Ape Limited

synopsis: Kogan.com (KGN) has acquired 100 per cent of the capital in New Zealand online retailer Mighty Ape.Mighty Ape is one of New Zealand's longest-running online retailers with more than 690,000 unique customers and over 895,000 subscribers.
buyer: Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd. (ASX:KGN:$369.15)
Kogan.com is Australia’s largest online retailer. They pride themselves on selling the best products for the lowest prices. Kogan.com is best known for their impressive range of electronics such as TVs, tablets and phones, but they have an ever-growing range of products in other categories as well. "
target: Mighty Ape Limited
Mighty Ape is one of New Zealand's largest online retailer by transactions, with over 400,00 products available across 16 different departments including movies, games and toys.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$88
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.4x

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