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closed 1/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Glassmap

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Glassmap, a real-time location sharing and local discovery service optimized for Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Glassmap
Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time, complete with free in-app text-messaging and calling.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Zenly

synopsis: Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat has bought Zenly, an app that lets users see where their friends currently are on a map using constant GPS in the background.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Zenly
Zenly is a simple way to know what your friends and family are up to! Who’s nearby? Where’s the party? When are your friends arriving? On iOS & Android.
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$200
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closed 8/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Locomatix

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Locomatix. Locomatix is an unified platform that supports both real-time analytics and real-time stream query processing to power enterprise and consumer mobile applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Locomatix
Locomatix's key product is a single unified platform that supports real-time stream query processing and real-time analytics on rich data types including location data, social graphs, and annotated text data.
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closed 12/5/2012 via BusinessWire

Kimera Systems, acquired Smart Places

synopsis: Kimera Systems, producers of the world’s first strong artificial intelligence engine for connected devices, announced its acquisition of Smart Places, developer of location and context aware mobile apps for real world social networking.
buyer: Kimera Systems
Kimera Systems produces the world’s first Strong AI technology to make phones and other networked devices smarter. Kimera’s breakthrough makes smartphones aware of users’ personal needs and the context of their activities. "
target: Smart Places
Smart Places is a developer of location and context aware mobile apps for real world social networking.
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closed 10/17/2012 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired Urbantag

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced at San Francisco's Social Edge Summit that it has acquired Urbantag, a community for discovering and sharing your favorite places. The acquisition will contribute significantly to Tagged's social discovery business and to its focus on mobile.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the largest Social Discovery network in the world with over 330 million members in 220 countries, allowing users to meet new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize through advanced browsing and matching features, shared interests and more. "
target: Urbantag
Urbantag was founded to make it easy for users to curate real-world places through bookmarking and social recommendations. It allows its users to tag their favorite places, and share them with a trusted network.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Green Dot Corporation, acquired Loopt, Inc.

synopsis: Green Dot Corporation, a provider of widely distributed, low-cost banking and payment solutions to a broad base of U.S. consumers, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Loopt, Inc., a social-mapping service that provides a way for friends to connect, share, and explore in the mobile environment.
buyer: Green Dot Corporation (GDOT:$706.93)
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services. "
target: Loopt, Inc.
Loopt, Inc. provides a social-mapping service. The company provides a way for friends to connect, share, and explore in the mobile environment. It shows users where friends are located and what they are doing via detailed, interactive maps on their mobile phones.
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$43
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closed 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ezRez Software, Inc., acquired Topguest

synopsis: ezRez Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired Topguest, a San Francisco-based startup company providing loyalty and social network engagement products to travel companies. Topguest enables members of leading travel loyalty programs to earn reward points for geo-located check-ins via their mobile devices.
buyer: ezRez Software, Inc.
ezRez Software is a B2B SaaS provider that allows partners to sell travel products anywhere in the world. Its clients are large airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and financial institutions seeking to increase revenue and customer satisfaction. "
target: Topguest
Topguest is a technology company that translates social media activity by loyalty program members into incremental engagement and transaction opportunities. The Topguest platform seamlessly connects client loyalty programs with top social media services.
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closed 7/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Wayfinder Systems AB, acquired Navicore Oy

synopsis: Wayfinder and Navicore announced that an agreement has been signed finalising the acquisition of the Finnish navigation company Navicore by Wayfinder. By joining forces the combined entity will offer award winning location applications and services on all major platforms in connected mobile devices.
buyer: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports. "
target: Navicore Oy
Navicore is a provider of interactive navigation products for connective mobile devices running on different operating systems like Symbian and Linux. Navicore Personal software together with a GPS turns your connective mobile device into a fully functional navigator that is always with you.
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closed 12/21/2011 via PR Newswire

UrtheCast, acquired GroundMap

synopsis: UrtheCast announced the acquisition of GroundMap, a media geo-archiving and aggregator tool, which will allow for seamless social media aggregation into the UrtheCast Platform. As part of the acquisition GroundMap will be merged into UrtheCast to lead development of the UrtheCast web platform.
buyer: UrtheCast (TSX:UR:$20.53)
UrtheCast (pronounced "EarthCast") is a company created around a unique vision: to provide the world's first ever, live HD video feed of Earth from space. UrtheCast is building, launching, installing, and operating two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station. "
target: GroundMap
Founded in San Francisco in 2009, GroundMap is a media geo-archiving and aggregator tool. It serves as a social geo-tagging platform and allows for the tagging of all online media on an interactive map.
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announced 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AT Technology Co Ltd, will acquire Taba

synopsis: AT technology Co Ltd will buy 37,427 shares (55%) of Taba, a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
buyer: AT Technology Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A073570:$120.12)
AT technology Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor testing equipment. The Company's products include wafer test equipment, LCD testing equipment, and other semiconductor related components. "
target: Taba
Taba is a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired GPS Status Test & Fix

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired the highly regarded GPS Status Test & Fix app from US-based developer Mark Pfluger. GPS Status Test & Fix allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: GPS Status Test & Fix
GPS Status Test & Fix is an Android app that allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well. Users love the functionality of the well-designed app, with nearly 60% of reviewers giving it five stars.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Daum Kakao, will acquire Loc&All

synopsis: Daum Kakao said that it has decided to acquire Loc&All, a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. The app has more than 8 million subscribers, and is one of nation's two biggest mobile navigation services along with SK Telecom's T-Map.
buyer: Daum Kakao (KOSE:A035720:$3,683.19)
Daumkakao is a global mobile lifestyle platform company with services spanning messaging, mail, search, news, advertising, gaming, e-commerce, music, maps and more. Daumkakao reaches consumers, businesses and others via its portfolio of popular assets: KakaoTalk, KakaoGame, Daum Mail and more. "
target: Loc&All
Loc&All is a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. Kimgisa is a location-based app for iOS and Android that acts as a sort of touch-screen sat-nav device.
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$57
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closed 5/17/2015 via New York Times

Apple, Inc., acquired Coherent Navigation, Inc.

synopsis: Apple confirmed that it had purchased Coherent Navigation, a Bay Area global positioning company, further bolstering Apple’s location technology and services. Coherent Navigation was a small firm that focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Coherent Navigation, Inc.
Coherent Navigation is focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator. Coherent Navigation provides navigation systems technology that is far stronger than many consumer-grade global positioning systems.
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closed 10/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Location Labs

synopsis: AVG® Technologies N.V., the online security company™, announced the acquisition of privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people. This acquisition significantly broadens AVG's position as the online security company by accelerating its mobile security business.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Location Labs
Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-based services. The company operates the world’s most successful mobile location-based personal safety service. Its location-as-a-Service Platform offers solutions to 4,700 developers and enterprises to leverage location capabilities.
price ($mm)
$140
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$27
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closed 5/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd., acquired Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp, has bought the remaining stake in Gurgaon-based Y2CF Digital Media Pvt Ltd, owner of Hoppr, a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices.
buyer parent: Bharti Enterprises
buyer: Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp. BSB is also the owner of Hike, a peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging app that uses both data and SMS to deliver messages. "
target: Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.
Hoppr is a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices. It offers a loyalty program for businesses, and allows them to create their own reward structure for returning customers.
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closed 3/21/2013 via Market Wire

Spindle, Inc., acquired MeNetwork

synopsis: Spindle, Inc. announced that it has concluded the acquisition of MeNetwork, an international location and time-based mobile marketing platform for merchants and consumers. The integration of MeNetwork's technology into the Spindle platform creates a comprehensive mobile commerce solution that incorporates mobile marketing and mobile payments.
buyer: Spindle, Inc. (OTCPK:SPDL:$0.59)
Spindle, Inc. is an innovator of mobile payment solutions for the banking industry, retail sector and consumer-facing companies. Spindle actively develops new and improved ways for companies and end consumers to fluidly transact and exchange funds, regardless of platform. "
target: MeNetwork
MeNetwork is the world’s most powerful and flexible mobile marketing platform. It is revolutionizing both marketing and commerce by creating a marketplace where merchants and consumers connect in real time.
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, acquired ALK Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble has acquired ALK Technologies, a global leader in routing, mapping, mileage and navigation technologies. ALK Technologies offers proprietary routing and international map-based solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. ALK® is expected to extend and complement Trimble's Transportation and Logistics product portfolio.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Division is a leading provider of end-to-end technology solutions to for-hire motor carriers, private fleets, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics providers of all sizes worldwide. "
target: ALK Technologies, Inc.
ALK Technologies, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. For 30 years, ALK has led the transportation industry with high-quality routing, mileage and mapping solutions.
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closed 12/14/2012 via PE Hub

Airbnb, acquired Localmind

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Localmind, a platform that uses crowdsourcing to find out what’s happening in a given community. Localmind is a new service that allows users to send questions and receive answers about what is going on in real time at places they care about.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Localmind
Localmind is a mobile app that gives people the ability to know what's happening in the world. By temporarily and anonymously connecting users to someone at the location they are interested in, they are able to ask any question they want about that location, and get an answer, in real-time.
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announced 7/23/2012 via PR Web

GoGo Cast, Inc., will acquire Dingo Mobile Inc.

synopsis: GoGo Cast Inc., a global leader in dynamic content and digital merchandising in the place-based Digital Out of Home space, announced that it has executed an agreement to acquire Dingo Mobile Inc., who specializes in the development, deployment and management of social-based mobile applications for iPhone®, iPad® and Droid devices.
buyer: GoGo Cast, Inc.
Using an aggregated network of digital media and audience-targeted content, GoGo Cast delivers direct-to-consumer advertising that enables retailers, brands, manufactures, advertisers and promoters to reach highly targeted audiences, influence brand choice and receive measurable results. "
target: Dingo Mobile Inc.
Dingo Mobile, Inc. is a mobile software and brand developer that has built a patent pending software platform that is both context and ambience aware. The integrated social network combines time and location with consumer interests.
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire UpNext

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc agreed to buy mapping startup UpNext. UpNext Founders Raj Advani, Vik Advani, Robin Har and Danny Moon will move from New York to Seattle, where Amazon is based, to lead the e-commerce company's mapping efforts. UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: UpNext
UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices. Within the UpNext 3D Cities iPhone app a complete 3-D representation of each city is offered, down to practically every single building.
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closed 1/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Glassmap

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Glassmap, a real-time location sharing and local discovery service optimized for Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Glassmap
Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time, complete with free in-app text-messaging and calling.
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Presence AI

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services, has acquired Presence AI, an AI-powered text and voice communications tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Presence AI
Founded in 2015, Presence AI is an AI-powered text and voice communication tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
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closed 5/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Giftcloud and Vouchercloud

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace, announced it has acquired Cloud Savings Company, Ltd., parent company of online discount code platform Vouchercloud and brand loyalty provider Giftcloud.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Giftcloud and Vouchercloud
Vouchercloud is one of the UK’s leading voucher platforms, having revolutionized the marketplace with the launch of Europe’s first voucher app in 2010. Giftcloud is at the forefront of the digital gift card market, launching in 2014 as Europe’s first entirely digital gifting app and website.
price ($mm)
$65
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$6
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closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.

synopsis: The discount site Groupon announced the acquisition of the Laçador de Ofertas page, specialized in the South region of Brazil. Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.
Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services. Our goal is to strive for you to experience the best moments with the best offers.
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announced 3/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

SkyFund, will acquire Groupon Israel

synopsis: Private equity fund Sky is acquiring control of electronic coupons company Groupon Israel from international company Groupon. Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: SkyFund
SKY is a leading mid-market Israeli Private Equity fund. Founded in 2005 by Zvi Yochman and Nir Dagan, the Fund aims to achieve substantial capital appreciation and current income, principally by taking advantage of investment opportunities in middle market Israeli or Israel-related companies. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Israel
Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper was widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
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announced 3/8/2017 via Market Wire

Fave Group, will acquire Groupon Singapore

synopsis: Southeast Asia's online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce market leader Fave announced its acquisition of Groupon Singapore, the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. The acquisition is set to solidify the company's efforts in helping consumers save, while driving growth for local businesses across SEA.
buyer: Fave Group
Fave Group (formerly KFit Group) is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started as a fitness sharing platform, Fave Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Singapore
Groupon Singapore is the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. Launched in May 2010, Groupon Singapore features one daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy across Singapore.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, purchased Groupon LatAm from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Mountain Nazca acquired Groupon LatAm to increase growth across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Mountain Nazca (formerly Nazca Ventures) is a Venture Capital and Venture Building firm focused in Latin American markets as well as Latin American entrepreneurs outside the region. Their goal is to help build lasting companies, with a true bottom-up approach. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon LatAm operates across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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announced 2/20/2017 via Reuters

Hong Kong Television Network Limited, will purchase Shift Media Group (Groupon HK) from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Groupon will sell and Talent Ascent (an investment holding company of Hong Kong Television Network) will acquire 100% of issued share capital of Shift Media Group (Groupon Hong Kong). Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: Hong Kong Television Network Limited (SEHK:1137:$24.02)
Hong Kong Television Network Limited, formerly City Telecom (H.K.) Limited, is engaged in the multimedia business. The Company's multimedia business includes its offer of free television programming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform, and its online shopping business, HKTV Mall. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Shift Media Group Ltd. (Groupon Hong Kong) offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. Shift Media Group is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, purchased Groupon Malaysia from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Building the future of online-to-offline (O2O) commerce in Southeast Asia, KFit Group announced its acquisition of Groupon Malaysia. This follows KFit Group's acquisition of Groupon's Indonesia business in August and the rapid growth of its new Fave platform to further position the company as the region's O2O leader.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit Group is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started in April 2015 as a fitness sharing platform, KFit Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon Malaysia is an established market leader, serving millions of customers and thousands of local businesses. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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announced 10/26/2016 via Bloomberg

Groupon, Inc., will acquire LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Groupon Inc. agreed to buy LivingSocial Inc., absorbing an old rival in the once-fierce war between companies offering daily deals via e-mail. LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond. With unique and diverse offerings each day, LivingSocial inspires members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired BeautyNow

synopsis: Chicago-based Groupon Inc. has acquired certain assets of Houston-based BeautyNow LLC. The app BeautyNow is an OpenTable-style app for salons. Customers can search for a time and treatment such as a manicure, haircut or other beauty appointment.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: BeautyNow
The app BeautyNow is an OpenTable-style app for salons. Customers can search for a time and treatment such as a manicure, haircut or other beauty appointment. The app plugs into local scheduling software to find the earliest availability, giving the customer access to the quickest and closest salon.
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announced 6/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, will acquire Groupon Indonesia

synopsis: KFit Holdings, a Singapore-based mobile app developer, signed a deal to acquire e-commerce marketplace Groupon Indonesia. Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit offers unlimited access to gyms and fitness studios for a fixed monthly fee. KFit has also added more categories like massages and beauty salons to its offering. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Indonesia
Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site. Groupon chose to acquire the local daily deal site in 2011 among other Groupon clones in the country that offer similar deal-hunt services for customers.
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closed 5/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Upserve, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Upserve announced that it has acquired Breadcrumb from Groupon, creating the industry's largest cloud-based restaurant management platform serving more than 6,000 restaurants in every U.S. state. Breadcrumb is a fully featured point of sale system for restaurants, bars and nightclubs built to run in the cloud and on Apple iPad devices.
buyer: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve puts everything restaurateurs need to know in one place, providing real-time guidance to empower local restaurants to unlock their full potential. One of the fastest-growing companies in the restaurant technology space, restaurants use Upserve to manage more than 20 million meals per month. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a suite of powerful, cloud-based iPad and smartphone tools that help businesses operate faster, know their customers better and maximize revenue. Their products include flexible, affordable iPad point-of-sale products and payments solutions for cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Biglion, purchased Russian Business from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: American Groupon, which specializes in the sale of goods and services at discounted prices, has sold its business in Russia to Biglion, Groupon's main competitor in Russia.
buyer parent: ru-Net
buyer: Biglion
Biglion offers discounts from 50 to 90% for services, goods and travel in more than 70 cities of Russia. Every day on the Biglion website there are special offers, in terms of which customers can buy discount coupons. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon's Russian Business started in 2010 when the American company acquired a controlling stake of a similar Russian service Darberry. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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closed 7/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired OrderUp

synopsis: Groupon has acquired OrderUp, an on-demand online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace. OrderUp brings food ordering and delivery expertise to areas such as Baltimore, Md. and Denver, and markets with large student populations such as Bloomington, Ind., Boulder, Colo. and State College, Pa.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: OrderUp
OrderUp is the most complete on-demand food delivery marketplace for local markets outside of the top metros. With feet on the street in markets nationwide, OrderUp provides easy access to great food from locals' favorite restaurants.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., will acquire Venuelabs

synopsis: Groupon is acquiring Venuelabs, a Seattle-based startup that helps local retailers monitor what is being said about them on a variety of social networks. Venuelabs is the leader in customer measurement, analytics, and engagement for merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Venuelabs
Venuelabs is a Seattle-based startup that helps local retailers monitor what is being said about them on a variety of social networks. Venuelabs is the leader in customer measurement, analytics, and engagement for merchants.
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closed 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired PrettyQuick

synopsis: The Chicago-based online deals company Groupon said it is acquiring PrettyQuick, a Chicago-based startup website and app where users can book and pay for appointments at a range of beauty salons and spas.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: PrettyQuick
PrettyQuick™ is the easiest way to book beauty. Accepting online/ mobile bookings in over 500 of Chicago's best salons and spas, expect to see the beauty industry revolution hitting more cities soon.
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closed 11/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired SWARM Mobile

synopsis: Groupon announced that it has acquired Swarm Mobile, a startup that helps businesses connect with and track their customers while in stores. Their family of smart retail devices, coupled with advanced retail analytics and a comprehensive retail management platform, can help retailers increase sales through superior insights.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: SWARM Mobile
Swarm is a venture-backed technology company committed to helping small business retailers. Their family of smart retail devices, coupled with advanced retail analytics and a comprehensive retail management platform, can help retailers increase sales through superior insights.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ideeli

synopsis: Groupon, a global leader of local commerce, announced the acquisition of ideeli, a leading online flash fashion retailer, further extending its presence in fashion and apparel.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Ideeli
Ideeli is a leading online retail site dedicated to delivering a unique, exciting daily shopping experience with a curated selection of offerings across the apparel, accessories, home, shoes, kids, travel and lifestyle categories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$41]
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Boomerang (rang.com)

synopsis: Groupon, the world's most popular daily deals site, has acquired Boomerang, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target parent: Lightbank LLC
target: Boomerang (rang.com)
Boomerang operates rang.com, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns. Boomerang’s gifting & rewards network provides online publishers with access to free, revenue-generating gift cards from top advertisers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired TicketMonster Inc.

synopsis: Groupon announced it has completed the acquisition of Ticket Monster, a leading Korean ecommerce company, for $260 million in cash and stock. TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. The company offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target parent: LivingSocial.com
target: TicketMonster Inc.
TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. Founded in 2010, TicketMonster offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
price ($mm)
$241
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jersey Post Limited, acquired Fetch.je

synopsis: Jersey Post, the postal delivery services provider for Jersey, has acquired local marketplace website Fetch.je. Fetch.je was launched at the end of March 2020 to offer the local community safe and continued online shopping during the initial pandemic restrictions. 
buyer: Jersey Post Limited
Established in 1969, and incorporated from the local government in 2006, Jersey Post now operates a network of 21 post offices across the island. In addition, Jersey Post provides postal delivery services to all Jersey residential households and business, five days a week. "
target: Fetch.je
Based in Jersey, Fetch.je was launched in March 2020 to offer the local community safe and continued online shopping during the initial pandemic restrictions. Fetch.je allowed Jersey to have an online marketplace where shops, service providers, and restaurants were able to rapidly trade online
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Carsten Blom-Hanssen, acquired Sweetdeal

synopsis: Berlingske Media has sold Sweetdeal, a company that offers deals and coupons for travel, electronics, entertainment, food, and sports through its online platform and application, to Carsten Blom-Hanssen, a director at Sweetdeal A/S and a former director at Berlingske Media A/S. Sweetdeal is based in Denmark.
buyer: Carsten Blom-Hanssen
Carsten Blom-Hanssen is a director at Sweetdeal A/S and a former director at Berlingske Media A/S. He is based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. "
target parent: De Persgroep NV
target: Sweetdeal
Sweetdeal A/S offers deals and coupons for travel, electronics, entertainment, food, and sports through its online platform and application. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired Nearbuy.com

synopsis: Paytm has acquired Nearbuy.com, India’s first hyper-local online platform that enables customers and local merchants to discover and engage with each other. Nearbuy.com lets consumers discover their local city intimately, from fine dining to the top spas.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target: Nearbuy.com
Nearbuy.com is India’s first hyper-local online platform that enables customers and local merchants to discover and engage with each other. Whether it’s fine dining, relaxing at the top spas, or just discovering the local city intimately, Nearbuy.com makes it happen.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

EMERGE Commerce Inc., acquired WagJag.com

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Inc., formerly known as Transformational Capital, has acquired Wagjag, an online deal community, from Metroland Media Group, a subsidiary of Torstar. WagJag is a deal-of-the-day website, or an online service that claims to offer various goods at reduced prices through "combined purchasing power."
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
EMERGE (formerly Transformational Capital) launched in 2015 with the mission of acquiring, consolidating, and operating a portfolio of consumer marketplaces, layering on mobile/advertising technologies by leveraging shared resources, direct-from-factory sourcing, and collective data. "
target parent: Torstar Corporation
target: WagJag.com
WagJag is a deal-of-the-day website, or an online service that claims to offer various goods at reduced prices through "combined purchasing power." The WagJag company started operating in late 2009 with its main office located in Toronto, Canada.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.

synopsis: The discount site Groupon announced the acquisition of the Laçador de Ofertas page, specialized in the South region of Brazil. Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.
Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services. Our goal is to strive for you to experience the best moments with the best offers.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Epipoli S.p.A, acquired Groupalia Italia

synopsis: Epipoli S.p.A, a provider of gift card and loytalty marketing solutions for retailers, banks, and service companies, has acquired Groupalia Italia. Groupalia Italia owns and operates a group buying and discounts website that offers discounts up to 90% off. They are present in 20 Italian cities and have over 4 million customers.
buyer: Epipoli S.p.A
Epipoli provides gift card and loytalty marketing solutions for retailers, banks, and service companies. They are the leading gift card network in europe, with over 250 partners in over 25,000 retail outlets. The company also offers a CRM platform and incentive programs. "
target: Groupalia Italia
Groupalia Italia owns and operates a group buying and discounts website that offers discounts up to 90% off. They are present in 20 Italian cities and have over 4 million customers. The company has sold over 5.5 million coupons and have collaborated with over 7,200 partners.
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announced 3/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

SkyFund, will acquire Groupon Israel

synopsis: Private equity fund Sky is acquiring control of electronic coupons company Groupon Israel from international company Groupon. Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: SkyFund
SKY is a leading mid-market Israeli Private Equity fund. Founded in 2005 by Zvi Yochman and Nir Dagan, the Fund aims to achieve substantial capital appreciation and current income, principally by taking advantage of investment opportunities in middle market Israeli or Israel-related companies. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Israel
Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper was widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/8/2017 via Market Wire

Fave Group, will acquire Groupon Singapore

synopsis: Southeast Asia's online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce market leader Fave announced its acquisition of Groupon Singapore, the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. The acquisition is set to solidify the company's efforts in helping consumers save, while driving growth for local businesses across SEA.
buyer: Fave Group
Fave Group (formerly KFit Group) is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started as a fitness sharing platform, Fave Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Singapore
Groupon Singapore is the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. Launched in May 2010, Groupon Singapore features one daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy across Singapore.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, purchased Groupon LatAm from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Mountain Nazca acquired Groupon LatAm to increase growth across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Mountain Nazca (formerly Nazca Ventures) is a Venture Capital and Venture Building firm focused in Latin American markets as well as Latin American entrepreneurs outside the region. Their goal is to help build lasting companies, with a true bottom-up approach. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon LatAm operates across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/20/2017 via Reuters

Hong Kong Television Network Limited, will purchase Shift Media Group (Groupon HK) from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Groupon will sell and Talent Ascent (an investment holding company of Hong Kong Television Network) will acquire 100% of issued share capital of Shift Media Group (Groupon Hong Kong). Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: Hong Kong Television Network Limited (SEHK:1137:$24.02)
Hong Kong Television Network Limited, formerly City Telecom (H.K.) Limited, is engaged in the multimedia business. The Company's multimedia business includes its offer of free television programming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform, and its online shopping business, HKTV Mall. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Shift Media Group Ltd. (Groupon Hong Kong) offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. Shift Media Group is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong.
price ($mm)
$0.67
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, purchased Groupon Malaysia from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Building the future of online-to-offline (O2O) commerce in Southeast Asia, KFit Group announced its acquisition of Groupon Malaysia. This follows KFit Group's acquisition of Groupon's Indonesia business in August and the rapid growth of its new Fave platform to further position the company as the region's O2O leader.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit Group is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started in April 2015 as a fitness sharing platform, KFit Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon Malaysia is an established market leader, serving millions of customers and thousands of local businesses. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/26/2016 via Bloomberg

Groupon, Inc., will acquire LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Groupon Inc. agreed to buy LivingSocial Inc., absorbing an old rival in the once-fierce war between companies offering daily deals via e-mail. LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond. With unique and diverse offerings each day, LivingSocial inspires members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Trip4real

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Trip4Real, an activity-booking company. Based in Barcelona,Trip4Real lets people book activities in over 70 European cities (though most of those cities are in Spain), and is planning to expand into Latin America. Its website says it has around 10,000 users globally.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Trip4real
Experience Europe like a local. Trip4real allows users to tour cities with people who actually live and breathe the city they are visiting. Book tours and activities hosted by local insiders across Europe and experience a place like they live there.
price ($mm)
$8.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

HelloAsso SAS, acquired CoursAvenue SAS

synopsis: HelloAsso acquired CoursAvenue. The company operates an online portal for users to find and review leisure courses which include cooking, yoga, and dance courses.
buyer: HelloAsso SAS
HelloAsso is the first crowdfunding platform dedicated to associations. Their mission is to offer associations a collection solution available and appropriate. Their platform is open to all registered associations in France. "
target: CoursAvenue SAS
CoursAvenue SAS operates an online portal for users to find and review leisure courses which include cooking, yoga, and dance courses. CoursAvenue SAS was formerly known as LeBonCours. CoursAvenue SAS was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, will acquire Groupon Indonesia

synopsis: KFit Holdings, a Singapore-based mobile app developer, signed a deal to acquire e-commerce marketplace Groupon Indonesia. Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit offers unlimited access to gyms and fitness studios for a fixed monthly fee. KFit has also added more categories like massages and beauty salons to its offering. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Indonesia
Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site. Groupon chose to acquire the local daily deal site in 2011 among other Groupon clones in the country that offer similar deal-hunt services for customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Biglion, purchased Russian Business from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: American Groupon, which specializes in the sale of goods and services at discounted prices, has sold its business in Russia to Biglion, Groupon's main competitor in Russia.
buyer parent: ru-Net
buyer: Biglion
Biglion offers discounts from 50 to 90% for services, goods and travel in more than 70 cities of Russia. Every day on the Biglion website there are special offers, in terms of which customers can buy discount coupons. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon's Russian Business started in 2010 when the American company acquired a controlling stake of a similar Russian service Darberry. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2016 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired DealDey

synopsis: Ringier, the largest internationally operating Swiss media company, announced it has acquired one of Nigeria’s biggest online shopping platforms, DealDey. DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is the largest internationally operating Swiss media company, producing over 120 newspapers and magazines. It also runs printing plants, several radio and TV stations and well over 80 web and mobile platforms with a worldwide staff of approximately 7,500 employees. "
target: DealDey
Launched in March 2011, DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2016 via Market Wire

Michael Bailey, acquired SwarmJam

synopsis: Entrepreneur and Investor, Michael Bailey has acquired SwarmJam.com, Canada's newest daily deals platform allows local businesses and merchants to connect with their communities and Canada on a broader scale.
buyer: Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey is an entrepreneur with a strong track record in identifying market opportunities and adding significant value to public and private enterprise. "
target parent: CityXpress Ltd
target: SwarmJam
SwarmJam is a collective buying site that features daily deals from vendors carefully selected to ensure that consumers receive high quality products and service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ofertix SLU, acquired Offerum

synopsis: Ofertix, a private online shopping club in Spain, acquired Offerum and Groupalia Compra Colectiva. from Merchant Digital Services for €9 million. Groupalia and Offerum, two leading companies in the sector and online coupons discounts in Spain, were merged in March 2015 and formed Merchant Digital Services.
buyer: Ofertix SLU
Founded in 2007, Ofertix is a private online shopping club that allows members to buy goods with high discounts. Ofertix organizes private sales events every day with up to 80% off retail price. "
target: Offerum
Offerum is a collective buying site for local daily deals on goods and services: restaurants, leisure activities, hotels, beauty and wellness etc. Groupalia is an e-commerce platform that offers discounted flash sales on leisure packages, services, food, and other products in Spain and Italy.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Exponent Private Equity, purchased UK and Ireland Operations from LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Exponent Private Equity announced the acquisition of the UK and Ireland operations of LivingSocial. LivingSocial is a leading marketplace to buy and share the best things to do. Their UK and Ireland operations provide a trusted, convenient source for finding value on everyday items and activities in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Exponent Private Equity
Exponent is a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses. They invest in successful companies with an enterprise value of between £75m-£350m. The firm does this by finding the right companies, identifying their potential and working with great people to develop them. "
seller: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial.com is a leading marketplace to buy and share the best things to do. Their UK and Ireland operations provide a trusted, convenient source for finding value on everyday items and activities and identifying novel, enriching and fun experiences for users to enjoy in the UK and Ireland.
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LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. It operates a deal engine, a service that connects merchants and consumers via a platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time offers to nearby consumers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: DCOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TWWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive World Wide, Inc. is a web-centric multimedia company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary DailyHotDeal, it has been engaged in the "Deal of the Day" business.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: YCNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp is a leading community for electronics collection, e-waste tracking, and re-commerce. YouChange makes it easy for people to trade excess electronics for cash and rewards points, all while joining an ever growing social movement and protecting the environment.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8
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Ticker: NGM:PANT MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB is a Swedish company that operates webstores for used electronics. Their stores allow people to buy and sell used phones, tablets, computers and accessories. Their brands include iElektronik, Pantaluren, Mobilpengar, and Pantadatorn.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: WOWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WoWo Ltd.
WoWo Ltd. operates China’s leading third-party e-commerce platform on both www.55.com and mobile applications, focusing on local entertainment and lifestyle services such as restaurants, movie theaters and beauty salons.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$30.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3194
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Ticker: BIT:CHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHL SpA
CHL SpA
CHL is an Italian company that operates in the telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, and logistics sectors. CHL operates an online marketplace that allows customers to purchase products from various shops. They offer clothing, furniture, car accessories, electronics, wine and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: POSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poshmark
Poshmark
Poshmark is a leading social marketplace for new and secondhand style for women, men, kids, pets, home and more. By combining the human connection of physical shopping with the scale, ease, and selection benefits of e-commerce, Poshmark makes buying and selling simple, social, and sustainable.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$300.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
558
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Ticker: TSE:3989
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharing Technology Corporation
Sharing Technology Corporation
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$3.30
Net Income ($mm)
$2.06
Employees
97
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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