Like Everlater Inc.

closed 11/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

MapQuest.com, Inc., acquired Everlater Inc.

synopsis: Boulder-based Everlater announced that it has been acquired by Denver-based MapQuest. Everlater allows users to create free travel blogs to share their experiences and connect with others.
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: MapQuest.com, Inc.
MapQuest, Inc. offers Internet, wireless, and business mapping applications. The company, through MapQuest.com, provides consumers with mapping and navigation solutions, and features, such as aerial/hybrid imagery, multi-point routing, and the ability to find the lowest gas prices. "
target: Everlater Inc.
Everlater is a free travel blog designed to help adventurers around the world share their experiences and connect with others.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Patrivia SAS, acquired J'aime mon patrimoine SA

synopsis: Patrivia, the online ticketing service for heritage, makes its first major acquisition of the media "J'aime mon patrimoine". J'aime mon patrimoine is a French social media website dedicated to cultural heritage and specialist in digital communication in the sectors of culture and tourism.  
buyer: Patrivia SAS
Founded in 2016 by two heritage lovers, Patrivia is the essential platform to discover, plan and book all cultural visits throughout France and Belgium. "
target: J'aime mon patrimoine SA
J'aime mon patrimoine is a French social media website dedicated to cultural heritage and specialist in digital communication in the sectors of culture and tourism. J'aime mon patrimoine is a place of discovery and sharing in French cultural and natural heritage and those who live it.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Espacio, acquired Hibiscus & Nomada Ltd

synopsis: Espacio, a Medellin, Colombia-based Incubator, announced it has acquired Hibiscus & Nomada, a leading travel blog that aims to document the affordable way to discovering the unexplored. In addition to its blog, Hibiscus & Nomada provides travel guides to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
buyer: Espacio
Espacio is a media incubator located in the heart of Medellin, Colombia. Their three missions are to further Medellin as a center of innovation, to be the best place in the world to start new businesses, and to advance the media and PR industries. "
target: Hibiscus & Nomada Ltd
Hibiscus & Nomada is a leading travel blog that provides backpacker travel guides to destinations around the world. Hibiscus & Nomada shares stories of adventures proving that the riches of the world are within everyone’s reach.
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closed 1/23/2012 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired The Frugal Travel Guy

synopsis: Internet Brands announced the acquisition of The Frugal Travel Guy, an award-winning travel blog focused on helping consumers save money on travel around the world. The Frugal Travel Guy was founded in 2007 by Rick Ingersoll, a retired mortgage banker and avid world traveler.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands, Inc. is a new media company that operates online media, community, and e-commerce websites in vertical markets. The company also develops and licenses Internet software and social media applications. "
target: The Frugal Travel Guy
The Frugal Travel Guy is an award-winning travel blog focused on helping consumers save money on travel around the world. The Frugal Travel Guy was founded in 2007 by Rick Ingersoll, a retired mortgage banker and avid world traveler.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jienem Co,. Ltd., acquired VOLO (Mobile App)

synopsis: Jienem, an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea, has acquired VOLO from SK Planet, a provider of personalized commerce platform services. VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey.
buyer: Jienem Co,. Ltd.
Jienem is an online reservation service for guest houses, hostels and homestay in South Korea. Their Monstay platform allows users to book a variety of room types, including guest houses, caravans, hotels, and more. Jienem has a network of over 300 guest house locations that users can choose from. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: VOLO (Mobile App)
VOLO is a South Korean travel blogging mobile app that enables travelers to record each moment of their journey. With its travel-focused features, such as photos, locations, and routes, VOLO helps travelers to record their valuable experiences without difficulty.
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closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Lastminute.com Group, acquired WAYN

synopsis: Lastminute.com group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced that it has acquired WAYN (Where Are You Now?) to implement a content factory within the Group and differentiate lastminute.com positioning against other online travel players. WAYN is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members.
buyer: Lastminute.com Group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
Lastminute.com Group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brannds. More than 10 million travellers book and manage their travel and leisure experiences through the Group’s websites and mobile apps. "
target: WAYN
WAYN (Where Are You Now?) is the world’s largest social travel network with over 20 million members. WAYN helps people to discover where to go and what to do, meet like-minded people and share travel experiences with others.
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closed 10/30/2014 via Reuters

Accor SA, acquired Wipolo

synopsis: As part of its latest digital initiative Accor S.A. purchased Wipolo, a travel social network which uses social media for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor, the European leader in hotels and tourism, and a global leader in corporate services. It offers to its individual and corporate clients nearly 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: Hotels, and Services to corporate clients and public institutions. "
target: Wipolo
Wipolo is the travel social network, partner of Facebook and 100% mobile. Wipolo is a free online and mobile service for organizing travel itineraries and discovering new destinations through social media friends.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Hajime Suzuki, purchased Travelzoo Japan K.K. from Travelzoo Inc

synopsis: Travelzoo, Inc., an Internet media company that provides its members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences, has sold its Japanese branch, Travelzoo Japan K.K., to Mr. Hajime Suzuki. The parties entered into a License Agreement, whereby Travelzoo Japan obtained a license to use intellectual property from Travelzoo exclusively in Japan.
buyer: Hajime Suzuki
Hajime Suzuki is the general manager of Travelzoo Japan K.K. "
seller: Travelzoo Inc (:$102.58)
Travelzoo Japan K.K. is the Japanese branch of Travelzoo, Inc. Heaquartered in New York, Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omio Europe, acquired Rome2rio Pty Ltd

synopsis: Omio, Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel, has acquired Rome2rio, a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination.
buyer: Omio Europe
Omio is Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel. Omio allows people to find the fastest, cheapest and best travel options by train, bus and flight to thousands of cities, towns and villages across Europe. "
target: Rome2rio Pty Ltd
Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination, along with information about accommodation and things to do.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

BigDish Plc, acquired Looloo inc.

synopsis: BigDish Plc has acquired Looloo, a web and app-based restaurant and travel discovery business focused on the Philippine market. Looloo is an iPhone and Android app that lets users discover the best restaurants, hotels, and travel destinations all over the Philippines.
buyer: BigDish Plc
BigDish is a brand-new way of offering dining deals and discounts. Through its online reservation platform, users can enjoy discounts of up to 50% at incredible restaurants in Manila, Hong Kong and Jakarta. With BigDish, there is no more need to wait for the right deal, or to print coupons. "
target: Looloo inc.
Looloo is a web and app-based restaurant and travel discovery business focused on the Philippine market. Looloo is an iPhone and Android app that lets users discover the best restaurants, hotels, and travel destinations all over the Philippines.
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closed 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticket.se, acquired Charter.no

synopsis: Ticket.se, the Nordic region's largest holiday travel agency, has, as part of a long-term set-up, bought price comparison page Charter.no from Flightmade AB. Based in Oslo, Norway, Charter.no owns and operates an online price comparison platform. Charter.no makes it easy for users to find the right holiday trip at the best price.
buyer parent: Braganza
buyer: Ticket.se
Ticket.se is the largest travel agency in the Nordic region, offering holiday trips from all leading charter and tour operators, cruise lines, airlines and hotels. The business is run through a omni-channel strategy, where sales happen via their 71 stores, telephone and online. "
target: Charter.no
Based in Oslo, Norway, Charter.no owns and operates a leading online price comparison platform for travelling. Charter.no makes it easy for users to find the right holiday trip at the best price. Users can compare travel and prices from leading charter operators.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

synopsis: trivago announces the acquisition of the assets of tripl, a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, trivago is a global hotel search platform, focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels. trivago’s platform can be accessed globally via 55 localized websites and apps in 33 languages. "
target: tripl GmbH
Based in Germany, tripl GmbH is a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
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announced 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Ctrip, will acquire Skyscanner

synopsis: Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China, announced that it signed a definitive agreement with the majority shareholders of Skyscanner Holdings Limited, a leading global travel search site headquartered in the UK.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
Ctrip.com International Ltd. was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. The company is a leading provider of travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management. "
target: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search company providing unbiased and free search of flights, hotels and car hire around the world. Founded in 2003 Skyscanner helps over 30 million people each month to find their travel options.Skyscanner is available in 30 languages.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

ixigo, acquired The Indian Backpacker

synopsis: ixigo, mobile travel search marketplace has completed the acquisition of all intellectual property of Desi Backpacking Travelers, the company that runs IndianBackpacker.com, for an undisclosed amount. As a part of the deal, Akshay Chhugani, founder and CEO, The Indian Backpacker will also be joining ixigo as ‘head of traveller communities’.
buyer parent: SAIF Partners
buyer: ixigo
Founded by Rajnish Kumar and Bajpai in 2007, ixigo aggregates, searches, and compares the best deals for flights, hotels, buses, trains and packages, reviews and the best travel facts from across 100+ travel websites to provide the most trustworthy travel information at one place. "
target: The Indian Backpacker
IndianBackpacker.com is a budget traveler-focused online community where backpackers across the country can share their first-hand experiences. The portal also provides the option of planning trips (travel bookings and hotel reservations) and assists in travel insurance.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Easyvoyage SAS

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans and Shopoon, has acquired Easyvoyage, a company that operates as a travel deal comparing site that provides travel and holiday information.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Easyvoyage SAS
Easyvoyage SAS operates as a travel deal comparing site that provides travel and holiday information. The company offers information in various areas, including flights, hotels, flight and hotel, cars, packages, weekends, holiday rentals, ski, private rentals, cruises.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PE Hub

eTRAVELi, acquired Svenska Resenätverket AB

synopsis: European Travel Interactive (eTRAVELi), the leading online travel agency group in the Nordic region, is expanding its operations through the purchase of Svenska Resenätverket AB, which includes the price comparison website Flygresor.se.
buyer parent: Segulah Advisor AB
buyer: eTRAVELi
European Travel Interactive AB (eTRAVELi) is the online travel agent with the highest market share in the Nordic countries, offering air tickets, hotel reservations and other travel related services through multiple brands. "
target: Svenska Resenätverket AB
Svenska Resenätverket is the leader in travel price comparison in Sweden. They own websites such as flygresor.se, charter.se, flygbilligt.se, valutor.se, alltomgotland.se, flightradar24.com, hybril.se, and reseforum.se.
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announced 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A.

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG announced it would acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A. which focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in expanding markets. "
target parent: TVN S.A.
target: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
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closed 4/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Travesse Lifestyle Ltd., acquired Perfect Escapes Inc.

synopsis: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd. has acquired Perfect Escapes Inc., owner of five luxury travel websites. In addition to the Perfect Escapes flagship, Travesse's portfolio now includes the private-sale luxury travel site Spire, boutique hotel and villa specialist Chic Retreats, UK-focused Travel Intelligence, and luxury lifestyle curator Suzanne's Files.
buyer: Travesse Lifestyle Ltd.
Lifestyle Ltd. owns the exclusive, members-only luxury travel site Travesse.com in the UK, as well as TheTravelEditor.com, a leading source for travel-specific editorial content. "
target: Perfect Escapes Inc.
Perfect Escapes specializes in great deals on luxury travel. Its editors bring a hand-selected roster of the world’s finest hotels paired with special values, upgrades, and amenities.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Virtual Cape Cod

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of www.virtualcapecod.com, a highly ranked New England destination travel website.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target: Virtual Cape Cod
Virtual Cape Cod operates the highly ranked New England destination travel website www.virtualcapecod.com.
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closed 11/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

MapQuest.com, Inc., acquired Everlater Inc.

synopsis: Boulder-based Everlater announced that it has been acquired by Denver-based MapQuest. Everlater allows users to create free travel blogs to share their experiences and connect with others.
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: MapQuest.com, Inc.
MapQuest, Inc. offers Internet, wireless, and business mapping applications. The company, through MapQuest.com, provides consumers with mapping and navigation solutions, and features, such as aerial/hybrid imagery, multi-point routing, and the ability to find the lowest gas prices. "
target: Everlater Inc.
Everlater is a free travel blog designed to help adventurers around the world share their experiences and connect with others.
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closed 11/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

MapQuest.com, Inc., acquired Everlater Inc.

synopsis: Boulder-based Everlater announced that it has been acquired by Denver-based MapQuest. Everlater allows users to create free travel blogs to share their experiences and connect with others.
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: MapQuest.com, Inc.
MapQuest, Inc. offers Internet, wireless, and business mapping applications. The company, through MapQuest.com, provides consumers with mapping and navigation solutions, and features, such as aerial/hybrid imagery, multi-point routing, and the ability to find the lowest gas prices. "
target: Everlater Inc.
Everlater is a free travel blog designed to help adventurers around the world share their experiences and connect with others.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired PinkBike

synopsis: Outside has acquired Pinkbike and sister brands CyclingTips and Trailforks. Pinkbike is the world's largest online cycling community and news source. CyclingTips publishes news, reviews, interviews, feature articles, and tips aimed at cyclists, and Trailforks is a leading global trail mapping system for outdoor enthusiasts.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: PinkBike
Pinkbike is the world's largest online cycling community and news source. Pinkbike also owns CyclingTips, which publishes news, reviews, interviews, feature articles, and tips aimed at cyclists, and Trailforks, a leading global trail mapping system for outdoor enthusiasts.
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closed 4/2/2015 via Company Press Release

TomTom NV, acquired Whereis Maps

synopsis: TomTom announces the acquisition of Location Navigation including the WhereIs map assets of Australia from Sensis. TomTom will acquire all business activities of Location Navigation including its mapping IP and customer database.
buyer: TomTom NV (ENXTAM:TOM2:$1,079.90)
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Whereis Maps
Whereis Maps is a leading provider of digital maps and content for Australia, and among the leading digital maps and content providers for New Zealand as well. Whereis.com provides maps and directions to almost any address in Australia, plus points of interest along the way.
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announced 9/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Boliga Gruppen A/S, will acquire DinGeo

synopsis: Boliga Gruppen, a Danish independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans, will acquire DinGeo, a Danish company that collects geodata, presents it in an easy and clear format and releases it to ordinary Danes.
buyer: Boliga Gruppen A/S (CPSE:BOLIGA:$7.15)
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S. "
target: DinGeo
Headquartered in Denmark, DinGeo collects geodata, presents it in an easy and clear format and releases it to ordinary Danes. With DinGeo, homeowners can learn more about their own home and local area, while home buyers get information about a home they are interested in.
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closed 3/4/2015 via Market Wire

Multimedia Platforms LLC, acquired Columbia FunMap, Inc.

synopsis: Multimedia Platforms Inc. (MMP) announced it has acquired Columbia FunMap, Inc. (FunMaps), a 33-year-old LGBT travel and leisure publishing company, delivering local and regional maps, information and advertising to more than forty (40) key North American cities.
buyer parent: Cybermesh International Corp.
buyer: Multimedia Platforms LLC (OTCPK:MMPW:$0.76)
Multimedia Platforms, LLC ("MMP") is an industry-leading Multimedia Technology and Publishing company that integrates print media with social media, and related online platforms, to deliver information and advertising to niche markets. "
target: Columbia FunMap, Inc.
Columbia FunMap, Inc. (FunMaps) is a 33 year old LGBT travel and leisure publishing company, delivering local and regional maps, information and advertising to more than forty (40) key North American cities. FunMaps distributes over 1.5 million map guides yearly.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Giftxoxo, acquired Actizone

synopsis: Bangalore-based Nreach Online Services Pvt Ltd, which runs online gifting platform Giftxoxo, has acquired Actizone, an online portal to discover extracurricular activities. Mumbai-based Actizone, run by PassionKart Services Pvt Ltd, caters to all age groups, from toddlers to adults, who can discover activities grouped under 12 broad categories.
buyer: Giftxoxo
Giftxoxo is a company focused on experiential gifting since its start in 2012. Giftxoxo’s unique Corporate Gifts make them the pioneer in the gifting industry. Giftxoxo specializes in Experiences gifts, Gift vouchers and the Rewards and Recognition Portal - XoxoEngage. "
target: Actizone
Actizone is an online search and discovery platform that lets users find the best extracurricular activities in their neighbourhood in a fast and convenient way. Actizone provides comprehensive information related to the professionals and activity centres, including photos, videos, and reviews.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Long Island Exchange merged with Long Island Media Inc.,

synopsis: LongIslandExchange.com and LongIsland.com, the two premiere online sources encompassing the unique experience that is Long Island, announced a powerhouse merger under the umbrella of Long Island Media Inc., amassing the largest collective grouping of websites ever based on and dedicated to Long Island.
buyer: Long Island Media Inc.
Long Island Media, Inc. owns and operates the largest privately held network of Long Island based web sites on the Internet. The company owns LongIsland.com, and has acquired most of Long Island's original web portals; websites specifically focused on Long Island New York. "
target parent: Searchen Networks
target: Long Island Exchange
LongIslandExchange.com is well recognized as the leading city guide for Long Island residents as well as visitors to the area. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
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closed 4/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Localist Limited, acquired Localist Limited

synopsis: New Zealand Post has sold its digital media subsidiary the Localist to management. The Localist started in 2011 as a mix of print and digital directories business and at one time had aspirations to being a media firm competing with community newspapers.
buyer: Localist Limited
Localist Limited offers a website and mobile app where people can share the things to taste, buy, and do around where they live. When locals want to recommend a business they think is great, they “love” it on Localist, enabling New Zealand small businesses to get noticed online. "
target parent: New Zealand Post Limited
target: Localist Limited
Localist Limited offers a website and mobile app where people can share the things to taste, buy, and do around where they live. When locals want to recommend a business they think is great, they “love” it on Localist, enabling New Zealand small businesses to get noticed online.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Web

Searchen Networks, acquired LongIslandExchange.com

synopsis: Searchen Networks is pleased to announce its acquisition of online publication Long Island Exchange. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
buyer: Searchen Networks
Searchen Networks is a pioneer in search engine marketing. The SEARCHEN mission is, and has always been, to provide services poised at increasing a companies overall visibility on the Internet. "
target: LongIslandExchange.com
LongIslandExchange.com is well recognized as the leading city guide for Long Island residents as well as visitors to the area. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
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closed 5/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Brownstoner Media, acquired QueensNYC.com

synopsis: Blankslate has sold QueensNYC blog to partner Brownstoner. Brownstoner is going to transition the site and rename it Brownstoner Queens. The site will take on Brownstoner’s voice and unique perspective on real estate. QueensNYC is a daily site about the happenings in New York City’s biggest borough, Queens.
buyer: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner is the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses. "
target parent: BlankSlate
target: QueensNYC.com
QueensNYC explores NYC’s largest borough. They delve in to the news, life, culture and geography of Queens, finding the places, food and cultural adventures that make Queens unique. Though the site is about Queens, they also focus on connections relevant to the rest of NYC and surrounding areas.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Optus, will acquire Eatability Pty Limited

synopsis: Optus buys Eatability Pty Limited, a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is the second largest telecommunication company in Australia. The company delivers communications, information technology, and entertainment services. "
target: Eatability Pty Limited
Eatability is a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
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closed 9/22/2011 via PR Newswire

TravelShark, acquired eat.shop guides

synopsis: TravelShark acquired eat.shop guides, an international publisher of independent, hyper-local travel guides for the world's top travel destinations. The acquisition gives TravelShark eat.shop's visually powerful, curated content related to thousands of unique and "unexpected" dining and shopping venues in 30 cities around the world.
buyer: TravelShark
TravelShark is the world's largest online travel network, with thousands of location-based travel websites for destinations around the globe. TravelShark connects global travelers with hyper-local travel solutions and memorable trips. "
target: eat.shop guides
Founded in Portland, Oregon, by Parsons School of Design graduate Kaie Wellman in 2003, eat.shop guides is the leading publisher of stylish city guides that feature an eclectic mix of unique and authentic local businesses.
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closed 7/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., acquired GoLocal.Biz

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Internet technology provider GoLocal.Biz. GoLocal.Biz provides local business directory, coupon, movie and entertainment listings to all 35 of Nexstar’s community portal web sites and to other U.S. local market clients.
buyer: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST:$4,740.34)
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, e-MEDIA, digital and mobile media platforms. "
target: GoLocal.Biz
GoLocal.Biz is an internet technology provider offering targeted online local business listings, advertising and promotion solutions, embedded video, images, map, contact information, local advertiser web links and other vital information to local consumers.
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$1.00
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announced 4/20/2011 via Company Press Release

eBay, will acquire Where, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Where, Inc., a leading location media company and local discovery mobile application. Where, Inc. is expected to enhance the company’s position in local and mobile commerce and deepen its ability to connect retailers with consumers.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Where, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Where, Inc. is a Boston-based business at the forefront of the intersection of local and mobile commerce. Where, Inc. operates a leading local mobile discovery application – WHERE – and a leading location-based advertising network – WHERE Ads.
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closed 4/10/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired ChicagoTraveler.com

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition of chicagotraveler.com, a highly ranked Chicago destination travel website from JRL Enterprises.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target parent: JRL Enterprises, Inc.
target: ChicagoTraveler.com
ChicagoTraveler.com operates as a destination travel platform. The site offers accommodation, events, tours, and city information.
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closed 4/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

The San Diego Union-Tribune, acquired DiscoverSD.com, LLC

synopsis: The San Diego Union Tribune is buying DiscoverSD. com, a lifestyle website. The merger of the two databases will give the company’s separate deals programs. DiscoverSD.com, LLC operates as an online portal providing information on hotels, entertainment and arts, restaurants, shopping, real estate, health and beauty, and communities in San Diego.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: The San Diego Union-Tribune
The oldest business in San Diego County and the second-oldest newspaper in Southern California, The San Diego Union-Tribune is the nation's 23rd-largest newspaper, with weekday circulation of 269,819. "
target: DiscoverSD.com, LLC
DiscoverSD.com, LLC operates as an online portal. It provides information about hotels, entertainment and arts, restaurants, shopping, real estate, health and beauty, and communities in San Diego. The company is based in La Jolla, California.
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closed 8/18/2014 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired JetPac Inc

synopsis: Google has acquired Jetpac, an iPhone application that uses pictures from various social networking sites to create city guides. Based on image processing of the world's Instagram photos, it tells where the happiest bars are, where to find the most scenic hikes, or hipster coffee places in any city in the world.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: JetPac Inc
Jetpac is an iPhone application that uses pictures from various social networking sites to create city guides. Based on image processing of the world's Instagram photos, it tells where the happiest bars are, where to find the most scenic hikes, or hipster coffee places in any city in the world.
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announced 5/31/2013 via CNW Group

Sprylogics International Corp, will acquire Poynt Corporation

synopsis: Sprylogics International announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Poynt Inc. Poynt Corp. is a global leader in the mobile local search and advertising space. Its Location Based Search (LBS) and advertising platform, Poynt, enhances a user's ability to connect with exactly what they need in their local area.
buyer: Sprylogics International Corp (SPY.V:$0.23)
Sprylogics International Corp. develops advanced search, analysis, and information display tools and services. These solutions enable users to search large amounts of unstructured data on the Web and in internal corporate databases, and convert it into actionable intelligence. "
target parent: Intertainment Media Inc.
target: Poynt Corporation
Poynt Corp. is a global leader in the mobile local search and advertising space. Its Location Based Search (LBS) and advertising platform, Poynt, enhances a user's ability to connect with exactly what they need in their local area.
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closed 6/1/2012 via AP - Associated Press

Travelogy.com Pte Ltd, acquired nearby.sg

synopsis: Travelogy.com, a Singapore-based startup that builds technology and provides digital marketing solutions for travel, has announced the full acquisition of nearby.sg, a location-based mapping and points-of-interest directory in Singapore.
buyer: Travelogy.com Pte Ltd
Travelogy.com is a Singapore-based startup that provides technology and digital marketing solutions to the travel industry. It owns and operates the travel portals ComeSingapore.com and TripZilla.com. "
target: nearby.sg
Founded since March 2010, Nearby is an intuitive platform that allows people to search what's near a location in real-time across both mobile and web platforms. Featuring 16469 point of interests and analyzing over 114022 locations, Nearby is your shortcut to becoming a local in Singapore.
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closed 5/25/2010 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Koprol

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. announced the acquisition of Koprol. Koprol extends Yahoo’s social, mobile and local offerings and focuses on the intersection of location, community expertise and mobile experiences that have become important trends around the globe. Koprol enables users to interact and share knowledge about their community.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. "
target: Koprol
Koprol allows people to connect and share photos, reviews and additional information about locations in real-time using just their mobile phone browser, making the service accessible to a larger percentage of mobile users.
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announced 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

MGG Investment Group, will acquire VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Holdings, a diversified global technology company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Vegas.com to MGG Holdings LLC. Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas.
buyer: MGG Investment Group
MGG Investment Group is a private direct lender focused on the lower-middle market. They excel at investments that require distinct underwriting expertise. The MGG team has built a strong record of trust with key industry players and companies, enabling them to develop a unique sourcing network. "
target parent: Remark Media, Inc.
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas. In addition, they serve up the best deals on hotels, air + hotel packages, shows, tours, attractions, dining and nightlife.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Rediff.com provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. Rediff.com is committed to offering a personalized and a secure surfing and shopping environment. Rediff.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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TheDirectory.com, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
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DesignOne Japan, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
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Scinex Corporation
Scinex Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
$8.44
EBIT ($mm)
$6.68
Net Income ($mm)
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761
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Time Out Group Ltd.
Time Out Group Ltd.
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2016
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$47.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.70)
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