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closed 9/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Penguin Digital

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Penguin Digital, Inc., a mobile application developer that provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: Penguin Digital
Penguin Mobile technology provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

DxO Labs SAS, acquired Nik Collection

synopsis: DxO has announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development “for the benefit of the photographer community.” The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
buyer: DxO Labs SAS
For well over a decade, DxO has been developing some of the world’s most advanced image processing technologies. DxO designs and manufactures the DxO ONE, a connected, miniaturized, and pro-quality camera for iPhone and iPad. "
target parent: Google
target: Nik Collection
The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Giphy, Inc., acquired imoji

synopsis: GIF-finding platform Giphy has acquired imoji, a startup that has developed a popular platform for creators to build and distribute custom-made stickers and emoji to the messaging masses.
buyer: Giphy, Inc.
The vision for Giphy isn’t really just about finding GIFs. It’s a search engine with a community, a platform with a host of features targeted at gif artists, brands, publishers, enthusiasts, bloggers, and anyone generally looking to discover or create that next big meme. "
target: imoji
imoji is an app that turns selfies and other pictures into stickers for texting. Users can also search the app for trending “imojis.” imoji is currently available on iOS.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Knowledge Machine International, Inc., will acquire everyStory, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. ("KMI") entered into an Acquisition and Share Exchange Agreementwith EveryStory, Inc. As a result of the closing of the Acquisition Agreement, EveryStory would become a wholly owned subsidiary of KMI. EveryStory is a cloud-based story-sharing platform that allows users to share personal stories in one place.
buyer: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. (OTCPK:KNMX:$0.00)
Knowledge Machine International, Inc., formerly Songbird Development Inc., is a technology company. The Company is focused on targeting new technologies, acquiring licensing rights to those technologies, and marketing its technologies. The Company's subsidiary is Knowledge Machine, Inc. "
target: everyStory, Inc.
everyStory, Inc, based in San Diego, CA. is an interactive cloud based social media platform, combining photo and audio sharing technologies designed to consolidate and archive your family’s precious memories for generations to come.
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announced 1/20/2016 via Reuters

Metaps Inc., will acquire AppStair

synopsis: Metaps, a company that provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence, is to fully acquire AppStair, a company that offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
buyer: Metaps Inc. (TSE:6172:$162.34)
Metaps Inc. provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence. The company operates metaps, a Software Development Kit (SDK) that analyzes and provides essential data for marketing, promotions, and monetization; and SPIKE, an ecommerce transaction service. "
target: AppStair
AppStair Inc. develops mobile applications. It offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Appuous, Inc., purchased Analog and Analog Camera from Realmac Software, Ltd.

synopsis: Appuous Inc., a software development company founded by Wake Forest University student, Austin Evers, announced that it has acquired both Analog and Analog Camera from popular UK-based Realmac Software, Ltd. Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos.
buyer: Appuous, Inc.
Appuous Inc. is a software development company. Since 2009, Appuous has aimed to create apps for iOS and Mac that are beautiful in their simplicity and innovation. Appuous products focus on making a positive impact on people’s daily lives. "
seller: Realmac Software, Ltd.
Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos. The applications allow one to easily share their edited pictures with friends, family, and others through Flickr, Facebook, Tumblr, and more.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired GhostBird Software

synopsis: Yahoo acquired GhostBird Software, the creators of advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2. GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada, specializing in photography apps and games for iOS.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: GhostBird Software
GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada specializing in photography apps and games for iOS. They are the creators of two advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2.
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closed 11/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, acquired Pulpfingers

synopsis: 500px, the photo-sharing site, announced that it has acquired the two-man French startup Pulpfingers, developer of iOS apps in the photography space, including an app for viewing 500px photos on the iPhone, ISO500.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. "
target: Pulpfingers
Pulpfingers is a team of developer and designers devoted to create apps for the iPhone, iPad, Mac & iPod Touch. They are based in Strasbourg, France. Pulpfingers' Photopular is the first iPhone App thats supports Flickr Stats on the iPhone/iPod Touch.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired Viewdle, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility has acquired image and gesture recognition firm Viewdle. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc
Motorola Mobility, Inc. fuses innovative technology with human insights. Its portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. "
target: Viewdle, Inc.
Based in Silicon Valley, Viewdle is the only independent, mobile-focused computer vision company. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
price ($mm)
$45
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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 9/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

SingTel, acquired Pixable

synopsis: SingTel, Asia’s leading communications group, announced that it has acquired 100% of New York City-based Pixable for USD26.5M. The company is known for its smartphone app that prioritises photos on social networks for consumers.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: SingTel (SGX:Z74:$12,547.59)
SingTel is Asia’s leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms as well as infocomm technology and pay TV. "
target: Pixable
Pixable provides social web users with a personalised photo experience, using next generation predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to analyse users’ interactions and consumption habits to prioritise photos from close friends and family.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 9/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Instagram

synopsis: Facebook has closed its purchase of Instagram, the wildly popular photo-sharing app. The deal was originally valued at $1 billion, but with Facebook trading at $18.06 on Aug. 31 when the deal closed, it is worth about $715.3 million, $300 million of it in cash and the rest in stock.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$55,838.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Instagram
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter, then share it on a variety of social networking services including Instagram's own. Instagram is compatible with the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and any Android camera phone.
price ($mm)
$715
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired Hipster, Inc.

synopsis: AOL has announced that it has acquired iOS and Android photo-sharing app Hipster. Hipster's applications and website allow more than 100,000 users to create postcards from photos taken on iPhone and Android devices.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Hipster, Inc.
Hipster, Inc. is an iOS and android photo-sharing app. Its applications and website allow more than 100,000 users to create postcards from photos taken on iPhone and Android devices.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Company Press Release

RadiumOne, Inc., acquired Focal Labs

synopsis: RadiumOne, the first online ad network to leverage social data on the Web, announced the acquisition of Focal Labs, a technology platform and developer of the photo sharing and geo location apps Clixtr and PicBounce.
buyer: RadiumOne, Inc.
RadiumOne is the first online ad network to leverage social data on the Web. Through its unique ShareGraphTM process, RadiumOne enables brands to identify users who are most likely to interact with their ads. "
target: Focal Labs
Focal Labs is a mobile photo apps company based in San Francisco. Focal Labs has been focused on turning your smartphone into a smartcamera since the launch of the Apple App Store. Its innovative products include Clixtr and PicBounce which are available in the App Store.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired ThisLife.com, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the market leader in digital personalized photo products and services, announced that it has acquired ThisLife, a cloud-based solution offering intuitive photo and video organization, storing and sharing.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: ThisLife.com, Inc.
ThisLife is a complete cloud solution for protecting, organizing and sharing photos and videos. ThisLife combines the convenience and safety of the cloud with a beautiful interface and intuitive, one-of-a-kind features to make organizing and sharing life’s moments fun.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Face.com

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Face.com. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup offers application programming interfaces (API) for third-party developers to incorporate Face.com's facial-recognition software into their applications. The company has released two Facebook applications: Photo Finder and Photo Tagger.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$55,838.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Face.com
Face.com is a technology company operating the leading face recognition platform. Its platform is built to support web and mobile services, directly off the cloud. Through its apps and API services, Face.com scans billions of photos monthly and has helped tag hundreds of millions of faces.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 4/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Sonic Solution, acquired Simple Star, Inc.

synopsis: Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, announced it has acquired the assets of Simple Star, Inc., a privately held software products and online service provider based in San Francisco, California.
buyer: Sonic Solution (SNIC:$0.00)
Sonic is the world's leading supplier of authoring systems for digital media – DVD and CD – production. Beginning in 1986, Sonic set the standard for quality, productivity and creativity for digital audio workstations and CD premastering. "
target: Simple Star, Inc.
Simple Star develops software products and services that help consumers share their memories in entertaining ways through PhotoShow, the most complete and easy-to-use photo platform available. Millions of new users are creating, sharing and viewing PhotoShows every month.
price ($mm)
$5.00
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announced 3/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will acquire Tabblo Inc.

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tabblo Inc., a privately-held developer of web-based software located in Cambridge, Mass. HP plans to leverage Tabblo’s technologies to make printing from the web easier and more convenient than it is today.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,472.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Tabblo Inc.
Tabblo Inc. is the creator of Tabblo.com, the best way to capture special moments and turn them into works of art. Tabblo's flexible templates give everyone the power to turn their photos into professional-looking creations both online and in print, without downloading or purchasing any software.
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closed 9/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Penguin Digital

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Penguin Digital, Inc., a mobile application developer that provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: Penguin Digital
Penguin Mobile technology provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
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announced 6/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Shutterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading retailer and manufacturing platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments, has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management, LLC. Shutterfly specializes in personalized products and communications such as photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,539.25)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets under management of approximately $303 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly is a retailer and manufacturing platform for personalized products and communications. Shutterfly has three divisions: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch, and Shutterfly Business Solutions. The Shutterfly brand brings photos to life in photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,871 [$2,737]
rev ($mm)
$2,087
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.6x
closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Lifetouch, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, the leading online retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Lifetouch, the national leader in school photography.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading digital retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services. Founded in 1999, Shutterfly brings your photos to life in photo books, gifts, and cards and stationery. "
target: Lifetouch, Inc.
For over 80 years, Lifetouch has been the professional photography choice for schools and families. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN, the enterprise is organized around five primary business units operating in local communities across North America.
price ($mm)
$825
rev ($mm)
$951
EBITDA ($mm)
$68
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 11/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired GrooveBook

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired GrooveBook, a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: GrooveBook
GrooveBook is a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month. GrooveBook is an iPhone and Android app and subscription service that prints up to 100 mobile phone photos in a 4.5" x 6.5" Groovebook and mails it to customers.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired BorrowLenses

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired BorrowLenses, the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. BorrowLenses’s Founders, Max Shevyakov and Mark Gurevich, will join Shutterfly Inc.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: BorrowLenses
BorrowLenses is the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. Rent camera bodies, lenses, lighting kits, and more via their easy to use website navigation or search for a specific item in the search bar. Equipment is also available for sale on the site.
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announced 8/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., will acquire R and R Images Inc

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired R&R Images, a boutique, high variability printer focused on premium stationery printing and product design. R&R Images is privately-held and located in Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: R and R Images Inc
R and R Images is an Arizona-based marketing solutions company that specializes in digital printing, personalized 1-to-1 marketing, commercial photography, large-format output, creative services, production, bindery, fulfillment and mailing.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired ThisLife.com, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the market leader in digital personalized photo products and services, announced that it has acquired ThisLife, a cloud-based solution offering intuitive photo and video organization, storing and sharing.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: ThisLife.com, Inc.
ThisLife is a complete cloud solution for protecting, organizing and sharing photos and videos. ThisLife combines the convenience and safety of the cloud with a beautiful interface and intuitive, one-of-a-kind features to make organizing and sharing life’s moments fun.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 9/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Penguin Digital

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Penguin Digital, Inc., a mobile application developer that provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: Penguin Digital
Penguin Mobile technology provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
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closed 5/30/2012 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Photoccino

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Photoccino, a developer of ground breaking technologies for photo ranking, analysis and organization based in Haifa, Israel.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Photoccino
Photoccino is a developer of ground breaking technologies for photo ranking, analysis and organization based in Haifa, Israel. Photoccino analyses photos, finds the better ones and creates elegant photo products to share or buy.
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$4.58
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Prints, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiny Prints, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Tiny Prints, Inc.
Tiny Prints, Inc. is comprised of www.tinyprints.com and www.weddingpaperdivas.com, two thriving ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books to customers from around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$357 [$328]
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
594.5x
closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired WMSG, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired certain assets and liabilities of WMSG, Inc. (WMSG) to enable a complete solution for variable digital print marketers and other print-on-demand opportunities.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: WMSG, Inc.
WMSG is a privately-held, digital direct marketing specialist with strong data management and marketing analytics capabilities located in Dallas, Texas. WMSG has earned a reputation for delivering high-performing direct marketing campaigns for marketing agencies and several Fortune 500 clients.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Pictures, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Tiny Pictures. Tiny Pictures develops leading-edge applications and services for picture and video sharing.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Tiny Pictures, Inc.
San Francisco based Tiny Pictures develops applications that enable users to share videos and images across mobile networks and social networking platforms. Tiny Pictures’s flagship product is Radar (http://radar.net), the leading service for real-time sharing of cameraphone photos and videos.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2.27 [$2.05]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
85.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Nexo Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc. the leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced today that it is acquiring Nexo Systems, Inc., a privately held on-line sharing and group services company that has developed a platform for easily creating customized, content-rich personal and group websites.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Nexo Systems, Inc.
Nexo Systems, Inc., a privately held on-line sharing and group services company that has developed a platform for easily creating customized, content-rich personal and group websites.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Make it About Me!

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc. a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today announced the acquisition of Make it About Me!, a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Make it About Me!
Make it About Me! is a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures. These new adventure books enable children to “star” in their own stories by integrating the child’s picture into the book’s illustrations.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Shutterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading retailer and manufacturing platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments, has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management, LLC. Shutterfly specializes in personalized products and communications such as photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,539.25)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets under management of approximately $303 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly is a retailer and manufacturing platform for personalized products and communications. Shutterfly has three divisions: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch, and Shutterfly Business Solutions. The Shutterfly brand brings photos to life in photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,871 [$2,737]
rev ($mm)
$2,087
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.6x
closed 2/26/2018 via PR Newswire

Visual China Group, acquired 500px

synopsis: Visual China Group, a top image licensing company, announced that it has acquired 100% of 500px shares through its wholly-owned subsidiary, VCG Hong Kong LTD. 500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
buyer: Visual China Group (SZSE:000681:$132.68)
Visual China Group is among the top image licensing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for creative and media professionals in China, and an award-winning leader in copyright protection. "
target: 500px
500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. With photographers around the world, the 500px community has produced unique image diversity and creative trends. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

PPS. Imaging GmbH, acquired Klebefieber.de GmbH

synopsis: PPS. Imaging has acquired the entire business of the online retailer Klebefieber.de GmbH. Founded in Berlin in 2009, Klebefieber has comprehensive product portfolio of wall decorations, residential accessories, photo products and gift ideas that they sell through their e-commerce portal.
buyer parent: NORD Holding
buyer: PPS. Imaging GmbH
PPS. Imaging GmbH is one of the leading digital printing service providers in Europe. Their services include pre-print, large-format printing, display and packaging, industrial applications, post-print, and special products. "
target: Klebefieber.de GmbH
Founded in 2009 and based in Berlin, Klebefieber.de is an online retailer of wall decorations, photo products, and personalized gifts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Lulu Enterprises, Inc., acquired Replay Photos, LLC

synopsis: Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, announced the acquisition of Replay Photos, LLC, the industry leader in bringing licensed sports and professional photography and wall art products directly to consumers. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
buyer: Lulu Enterprises, Inc.
Lulu provides worldwide distribution so that authors can reach readers just about anywhere via print, e-readers and tablet devices. As the leading independent self-publishing company, Lulu has enabled people in more than 225 countries and territories to self-publish nearly two million publications. "
target: Replay Photos, LLC
Replay Photos, LLC operates a Web-based service for selling photographic prints, custom framed photos, photos on canvas, and vinyl wall graphics. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2013 via Reuters

Elanders AB, acquired myphotobook GmbH

synopsis: Elanders AB announced that the Company has acquired Myphotobook GmbH, a European e-commerce company specializing in personalized photo products for consumers.
buyer: Elanders AB
Elanders AB operates in two segments. The Infologistics segment offers user information, product catalogues, and documentation that support market communication. The Infoprint segment produces information intensive printed matter for industrial and commercial companies. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: myphotobook GmbH
myphotobook is one of the most modern photo applications on the Internet. myphotobook allows users to design their own photo books, canvases, alu dibonds, photo calendars, posters and order photo prints.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Prints, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiny Prints, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Tiny Prints, Inc.
Tiny Prints, Inc. is comprised of www.tinyprints.com and www.weddingpaperdivas.com, two thriving ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books to customers from around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$357 [$328]
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
594.5x
announced 9/2/2010 via BusinessWire

CafePress, will acquire Canvas On Demand, LLC

synopsis: CafePress, the leading source for custom printing, announced that it acquired Canvas On Demand, an online source for creating personalized custom canvases from users’ photographs, and its sister companies, Canvas On Demand Pro and Great Big Canvas.
buyer: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. "
target: Canvas On Demand, LLC
Canvas on Demand is well known as the best place online to create custom art and canvases. Canvas on Demand take your prized photograph and transform it into an amazing canvas work of art.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Max Media Group, acquired BB2Live.com

synopsis: Max Media Group, Inc., a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments, has closed the acquisition of the assets of www.BB2Live.com and the company's technology applications including Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Internet Radio, VOIP, and SMS text messaging.
buyer: Max Media Group (MXMI:$0.00)
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks. "
target: BB2Live.com
BB2Live's technology applications include Internet Radio Protocol, IPTV (Internet Television), VOIP and SMS text messaging. BB2Live has approximately 15 million subscribers and users of its various services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 9/27/2010 via

Cybermesh International Corp., cancelled merger with Media Galaxy

synopsis: Cybermesh International Corp. is pleased to announce that an overwhelming majority of the shareholders approved a merger with Media Galaxy, a Nevada incorporated company. Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers.
buyer: Cybermesh International Corp. (CYTL:$0.00)
Cybermesh International Corp. was incorporated in the State of Nevada and is a holding company. "
target: Media Galaxy
Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers. Partnered with essential stakeholders, they will offer the first entertainment lifestyle store with active participation from artists and celebrities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2010 via Capital IQ

Geos Communications, Inc., acquired Duo Guo

synopsis: Geos Communications™, Inc, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, announced that it has acquired Duo Guo, China’s leading mobile content retail provider. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
buyer: Geos Communications, Inc. (GCMI:$0.00)
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go. "
target: Duo Guo
Duo Guo owns and operates the leading retail platform for the discovery and download of mobile content and value-added services. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 8/11/2009 via Capital IQ

ActionView International, Inc., cancelled merger with M3X Media, Inc.

synopsis: M3X Media, Inc. cancelled the acquisition of Actionview International Inc.
buyer: ActionView International, Inc.
ActionView International's operating subsidiary custom-designs, develops, and manufactures vividly illuminated motion billboards. ActionView places its signs into high traffic locations and markets advertising space on the signs. "
target: M3X Media, Inc.
M3X Media Inc. specializes in digital entertainment and multimedia with a core focus on portable multimedia solutions. Through its M3X Media and GruvMe Divisions, the company is at the forefront of cutting edge hardware, software, multimedia portals and media security solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Fandango, acquired Cinepapaya

synopsis: Fandango announced it is expanding its business in Latin America with the acquisition of top online movie ticketer, Cinepapaya. Fandango's acquisition of Cinepapaya will nearly double the company's consumer reach in the region and extend its ticketing business to seven new countries: Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: Cinepapaya
Peru-based Cinepapaya engages millions of moviegoers across Latin America with movie-related content and an active social network that drives ticket sales across its online platform and popular mobile apps, supporting all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Wanda Cinema Line Corp, will acquire Mtime.com

synopsis: Wanda Cinema Line Co., Ltd has announced its plans to wholly purchase Mtime.com, China's most influential online media outlet and e-commerce service platform for films. The move marks the transition of Wanda Cinemas from a traditional cinema operator to an Internet-ready company that integrates its online platform and technology.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SZSE:002739:$1,412.52)
Wanda Cinema Line Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of Wanda Group. Wanda Cinemas operates 320 theatres in nearly 120 cities in China as well as major cities in Australia and New Zealand, with 2,789 total screens "
target: Mtime.com
With 160 million unique visitors per month, Mtime is the most influential online media outlet and e-commerce service platform for films in China. Additionally, Mtime designs, manufactures and sells high-end movie merchandise derived from one of the largest licensed movie IP portfolios in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Follett Corporation, acquired Wobo, Inc.

synopsis: Follett Corporation announced that the company has acquired Wobo, Inc., a leading service for independent managed campus stores to find and purchase books online in volume. The acquisition includes Wobo, Inc. assets including the BookVolume tool, enabling Follett Wholesale to leverage new technology in transforming the Wholesale business.
buyer: Follett Corporation
Follett has been a trusted partner to pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run. Follett works with 80,000 schools as a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. "
target: Wobo, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Wobo, Inc. (Woody's Books, Inc.) began as an online vendor of books, cds and dvds. Selling through various online marketplaces provided Wobo, Inc. the foundation to expand into offering software solutions in and out of the book industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Ingresso.com

synopsis: Fandango, the leading U.S. digital destination for moviegoers, announced it has signed an agreement with Latin American e-commerce company, B2W Digital, to purchase its entertainment ticketing subsidiary, Ingresso.com. With more than six million registered customers, Ingresso.com is Brazil's largest online and mobile movie ticketing service.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Lojas Americanas S.A.
target: Ingresso.com
Brazilian leader in ticket sales over the Internet, Ingresso.com provides technology and ticket purchasing services for movies, theaters, concerts, soccer matches and cultural events. With over 5 million registered customers, the company offers the convenience of purchase tickets online.
price ($mm)
$66
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, will acquire Maizuo

synopsis: Huayi Brothers Media Corp, one of China's leading private media and entertainment conglomerates, plans to acquire a 51 percent stake in Shenzhen Huayuxun Tech Co Ltd, an Internet movie service provider. Shenzhen Huayuxun Tech Co Ltd, has the nation's largest online ticket reservation platform, which is called maizuo.com.
buyer: Huayi Brothers Media Corporation (300027:$607.20)
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation engages in the production, issuing, and derivative businesses of movies, television plays, and music in China and internationally. "
target: Maizuo
Maizuo is a well-known movie viewing service provider, from Shenzhen Huayu Communications Technology Co., Ltd. It covers more than 90 cities across the country, with more than 600 Star Studios.
price ($mm)
$43*
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Max Sound Corporation, acquired Liquid Spins, Inc.

synopsis: Max Sound Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets of Liquid Spins, Inc. in exchange for ten million dollars in an all stock transaction. Liquid Spins is a digital media distribution company that specializes in QR code marketing, apparel merchandising, scratch-off codes and more.
buyer: Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation's MAXD™ Audio Process makes everything sound better and can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. The company is based in Houston, TX. "
target: Liquid Spins, Inc.
Liquid Spins is an established digital media distribution company who has secured contracts with all major record labels in the United States including Sony, Universal, Warner, Emi, Red and Curb.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9.26 [$9.45]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
946.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired WE7

synopsis: Tesco has bought the digital music service We7 for £10.8m as the retail giant moves further into home entertainment. The supermarket company has taken a 91% stake in London-based We7, with the remaining shares to be purchased within weeks. We7 boasts a catalogue of 11m music tracks and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android apps and on the web.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: WE7
We7 is an ad-supported music streaming service and integrated MP3 store based in the UK. We7 competes with streaming music sites Last.fm, Spotify, lala, and Imeem and with music search sites such as Seeqpod, Songza, Skreemr, Deezer, and HypeMachine.
price ($mm)
$17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Rhapsody International, acquired Napster

synopsis: Rhapsody announced its European expansion through the acquisition of Napster International, the first subscription (flat-rate) music service in Europe. Rhapsody will own and operate the Napster service in Germany and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Rhapsody International
The Rhapsody® digital music service gives subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than 13 million songs, whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone. "
target parent: Best Buy
target: Napster
Napster offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music - anytime, anywhere. The company's flagship service, Napster, is the ultimate digital music package, offering unlimited on-demand music streaming.
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