Like Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signa Sports United, will acquire Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Signa, the global no.1 pure play online sporting goods retailer, will acquire Britain-based Wiggle, which engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
buyer: Signa Sports United
SIGNA Sports United is Europe’s leading, fast-growing and profitable sports commerce and tech platform, in the categories Bike, Tennis, Outdoor and Team Sports. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Wiggle Ltd. engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMain Sports & Hobbies, acquired Dan's Comp

synopsis: AMain.com, Inc (AMain Sports & Hobbies), a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling, has acquired Danscomp.com (Dan's Comp), the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices.
buyer: AMain Sports & Hobbies
AMain Sports & Hobbies is a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling. AMain offers a wide selection of RC and cycling products through their AMain Hobbies and AMain Cycling stores. Their products include RC cars, RC helicopters, bikes, clothing, and more. "
target: Dan's Comp
Dan's Comp is the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices. Their products include bikes, frames, wheels, grips, apparel, footwear, safety gear, and more.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Decathlon S.A., acquired Alltricks

synopsis: Decathlon, the largest sporting goods retailer in the world, has acquired Alltricks, an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
buyer: Decathlon S.A.
Decathlon is the largest sporting goods retailer in the world. Decathlon offers world class products at extremely affordable prices for everyone, from enthusiastic beginners to passionate professionals. Decathlon covers all types of sports, including cycling, combat sports, golfing, and more. "
target: Alltricks
Alltricks is an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands such as Shimano, Sram, and RockShox. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

All4running, acquired 21Run GmbH

synopsis: All4running, a Dutch store focused on running, has acquired 21Run, an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
buyer: All4running
All4running is a Dutch store focused on running. All4running operates online stores in the Netherlands. They also operate 3 physical stores in Alkmaar, Amsterdam, and The Hague. All4running offers running shoes, running clothes, accessories, wearable electronics, sports drinks, sports bars and more."
target: 21Run GmbH
21Run is an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

internetstores GmbH, acquired Probikeshop

synopsis: SIGNA Sports Group, through its subsidiary internetstores, has acquired 100% of Probikeshop shares. Probikeshop is the leading online bike retailer in France and Southern Europe. The company's founder, Olivier Rochon, will remain as CEO of Probikeshop and will continue to lead the development of the company, which was founded in 2005 in France.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoor. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann. "
target parent: Migros Genossenschaftsbund
target: Probikeshop
Probikeshop has a very wide range of products, with more than 450 different sports brands, its own private brands and exclusive brands, which are sold in the 7 online shops in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired CubiertasMTB

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, has purchased 100% of its Spanish counterpart CubiertasMTB. Founded in 2011 and based in La Carlota, Spain, CubiertasMTB sells mountain bike tires and accessories online.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: CubiertasMTB
CubiertasMTB is a Spanish online retailer specialized in the sale of mountain bike tires and accessories. CubiertasMTB was founded in 2011 and is based in La Carlota, Spain.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired Cyclopneu

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, acquired Cyclopneu, a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components in Portugal. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: Cyclopneu
Cyclopneu is a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
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announced 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

SIGNA Retail, will acquire internetstores GmbH

synopsis: EQT has sold its investment in internetstores to SIGNA Retail. The partnership with SIGNA Retail will help internetstores enforce its multi-channel business. Internetstores Holding GmbH, Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bike and outdoor, sets its future course with the acquisition and has found a new, strong partner in SIGNA Retail.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: SIGNA Retail
SIGNA Retail oversees all of the SIGNA Group’s retail sector operations. SIGNA Group comprises two core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail. SIGNA Retail plays a significant part in leveraging the potential of city-centre stores through targeted, coordinated investments. "
target parent: EQT
target: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoors. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Halfords Group PLC, acquired Wheelies

synopsis: Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords Group PLC has acquired Wheelies Direct Ltd, a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands. Their products are available to buy direct online or with assistance from their knowledgeable customer service team in their call centre.
buyer: Halfords Group PLC (LSE:HFD:$1,506.31)
Halfords are the UK's leading retailer of automotive and cycling products with sales of almost £900m in the last financial year. They are also proud to be the leading operator of garage servicing and auto repair in the UK. "
target: Wheelies
Wheelies has been in the bike business since 1982, having grown from a small bike shop into a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Nut GmbH, acquired BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Hostettler Group reported the acquisition of BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG through Hoco Online GmbH, a newly established subsidiary of Hostettler's Sports Nut GmbH. Bike-Mailorder operates a German webshop offering a comprehensive range of bicycles, components and accessories.
buyer parent: Hostettler Group
buyer: Sports Nut GmbH
Sports Nut GmbH is a fast growing trading firm specialising in the distribution of high-quality brands in the segments mountain biking, city and urban cycling. Their comprehensive product line offers a mix of trendy, lifestyle-oriented brands from both the urban and road segments. "
target: BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG
BMO Bike-Mailorder is a online retailer of bicycles, bicycle parts, and accessories in Germany.
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announced 2/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Chain Reaction Cycles will be merged with Wiggle Ltd.,

synopsis: Online cycling retailers Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles have announced they are to merge in an effort to ‘strengthen their position’ in the online market. Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: Wiggle Ltd.
Wiggle Ltd. engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Chain Reaction Cycles
Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people. Chain Reaction Cycles is the world’s largest online bike store with the capability of dispatching up to 12 orders per minute.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Bike24

synopsis: The Riverside Company has invested in German cycling e-commerce specialist Bike24. Bike24 offers an array of bicycle components and related equipment to consumers across Europe and around the world. Bike24 has a leading position in the German market, with a recognized brand, and a great reputation in the bicycle enthusiast segment.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 350 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. "
target: Bike24
Bike24 is a Dresden-based online retailer specializing in cycling products. The company offers bike components to consumers across Europe and the rest of the world. An experienced customer service team of 20 bicycle experts supports customers and ensures they get the products they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2011 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, acquired Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Wiggle, the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer, has been acquired by European private equity firm Bridgepoint. Portsmouth-based Wiggle was founded in 1999 initially to sell cycling accessories but by 2003 had expanded its offer to include running and swimming goods.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Wiggle Ltd. is the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer. Its expertise lies in offering incredible deals on a superb range of top quality mountain bikes, road bikes, bike parts and cycle accessories to buy.
price ($mm)
$282
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
19.0x
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Velorution, acquired Always Riding Ltd

synopsis: Velorution, London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer, has acquired Always Riding, a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They offer best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
buyer: Velorution
Velorution is London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer. Velorution offers a superb and select range of urban cycles, apparel and accessories. The business has the largest selection of folding bikes, classic British-made cycles, design-led European urban bikes, and premium scooters in the UK. "
target: Always Riding Ltd
Always Riding is a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers a unique selection of high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They focus on offering best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
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closed 9/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Motoblouz

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in Motoblouz from Inspirational Stores. Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: Inspirational Stores
target: Motoblouz
Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market. Since 2015 the Company has focused on expanding its international footprint and is now active within the Spanish, Italian, UK and German markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Vertana Group LLC, acquired Killer Motorsports, LLC

synopsis: Vertana Group, a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth, acquired KillerMotorSports.com, a company that offers online retail of powersports vehicles.
buyer parent: 354 Partners LLC
buyer: Vertana Group LLC
Vertana Group is a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth. "
target: Killer Motorsports, LLC
Killer Motorsports, LLC offers online retail of powersports vehicles. The company was formerly known as MXPitBikes.com and changed its name to Killer Motorsports, LLC in 2005. Killer Motorsports, LLC was founded in 2003 and is based in Burleson, Texas.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

BHG Group AB, acquired IP-Agency Finland Oy

synopsis: Sweden-based BHG Group AB has acquired 51 percent of IP Agency Finland Oy, a leading online company specialising in products for sports and leisure. IP Agency's products are made up of proprietary brands that are sold mainly in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, the DACH region, and the US.
buyer: BHG Group AB (OM:BHG:$1,068.32)
Sweden-based BHG is the number 1 consumer e-commerce company in the Nordics. With an ecosystem of online stores supported by physical destinations and services, BHG offers the market’s leading range of well-known brands, totaling close to 1 million unique products. "
target: IP-Agency Finland Oy
IP-Agency Finland Oy is an online professional consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers in the Nordic region. They provide a wide range of products specializing in fitness and outdoor activities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Entro Marketing Pty Limited, acquired Back To Sport

synopsis: Entro Marketing Pty Limited, owner of BodyHeal, an online retailer for sports injury supplies, has acquired Back To Sport, an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Entro Marketing Pty Limited
Entro Marketing Pty Limited is a family-owned company and are experts in the world of sports injury supplies. It is also the owner of BodyHeal, another online retailer for sports injury supplies. "
target: Back To Sport
Back To Sport is an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. They are based in Australia.
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announced 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, will acquire Sportamore AB

synopsis: Footway Group AB, a Swedish web-based platform and online retailer of shoes, will acquire Sportamore AB. Headquartered in Bromma, Sweden, Sportamore is a leading online retailer in the Nordic region of sport-related products. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$99.81)
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide. "
target: Sportamore AB (OM:SPOR:$101.44)
Sweden-based Sportamore is the Nordic region's leading and fastest-growing technology company that sells sport-related products online. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$103
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
42.4x
closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., will acquire DermStore Beauty Group

synopsis: THG Holdings Ltd., a British ecommerce operator that sells beauty and nutrition products, agreed to buy Dermstore LLC, an online beauty product retailer, as it expands its reach in the U.S. THG is acquiring the retailer of high-end skincare and specialty beauty brands from Target Corp.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets. "
target parent: Target Corporation
target: DermStore Beauty Group
DermStore Beauty Group is an El Segundo, California-based online beauty product retailer with 75 employees. DermStore’s primary website is DermStore.com, an e-commerce site that sells about 26,000 different skin care beauty products from 750 brands.
price ($mm)
$350
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Language Connect

synopsis: The Hut Group (THG), one of the largest online Beauty & Wellbeing businesses, has acquired Language Connect, a leading language translation and localisation services company. Language Connect has a diverse blue-chip customer base and an international footprint, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Munich, and Melbourne.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Based in the UK, The Hut Group (THG) is an international technology company, focused on beauty and wellbeing retail. THG sells consumer goods directly to consumers through its proprietary technology and operating platform. "
target: Language Connect
Headquartered in the UK, Language Connect has grown rapidly to become a leading international language services provider. The business has a diverse blue-chip customer base of over 900 organisations globally.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Financial Times

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired RY.com.au

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers, has acquired RY.com.au, Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au provides fast, friendly service and offers top quality products at discounted prices. RY has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million happy customers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target: RY.com.au
Established in 2005, RY.com.au is Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au has become synonymous with fast, friendly service and top quality products offered at discounted prices. RY.com.au has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million customers.
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closed 8/14/2017 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired GLOSSYBOX

synopsis: The Hut Group (“THG”), one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers and brand owners, announces the acquisition of GLOSSYBOX, from majority shareholders Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online. GLOSSYBOX, founded in 2011 in Berlin, is Europe’s number one provider of beauty box subscription services.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: GLOSSYBOX
GLOSSYBOX is Europe’s number 1 provider of beauty box subscription services. It developed from a marketing distribution tool for beauty brands towards a holistic beauty advisor. With its strong brand, GLOSSYBOX has created an independent platform connecting beauty enthusiasts, brands & influencers.
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closed 4/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Hangar Seven Limited

synopsis: Macclesfield’s Hangar Seven has been acquired by The Hut Group. Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is the #1 online destination for health & beauty and one of the world's fastest growing online retailers. They architect, build and run their own bespoke software systems and their proprietary technology platform powers their websites. "
target parent: Catapult Venture Managers
target: Hangar Seven Limited
Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Salu Beauty

synopsis: Online retailer The Hut Group has acquired high-end US and Australian competitor Salu Beauty from Walgreens Boots Alliance. Salu Beauty, which trades under skincarestore.com.au and skinstore.com, provides a worldwide online retail presence and specialized online and offline marketing solutions for over 250 beauty product manufacturers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is the #1 online destination for health & beauty and one of the world's fastest growing online retailers. They architect, build and run their own bespoke software systems and their proprietary technology platform powers their websites. "
target parent: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
target: Salu Beauty
Salu Beauty provides a worldwide online retail presence and specialized online and offline marketing solutions for over 250 beauty product manufacturers through Skinstore.com. Headquartered in Gold River (Sacramento), California, Salu Beauty also operates in Syndey, Australia.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Preloved

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of Europe’s fastest growing online lifestyle and health and beauty groups, has bought Moo Limted. Moo Limited is the operator of Preloved, one of the largest online classified sites in the UK.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. The company was founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire. "
target: Preloved
Preloved was started in 1998 and has grown to become one of the largest classified advertising sites in the UK with hundreds of thousands of adverts in over 500 categories.
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closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2010 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Mankind Direct Ltd.

synopsis: The Hut Group, an online retailer in both women’s and men’s health & beauty, acquired Mankind Direct Limited (incorporating www.Mankind.co.uk & www.BeautyExpert.co.uk). Mankind Direct is the UK’s largest male Health & Beauty business, generating £5m in sales over the last 12 months and bringing with it a fantastic range of luxury brands.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. The company was founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire. "
target: Mankind Direct Ltd.
Mankind Direct Ltd. operates as web retailer of men's beauty products. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Farnborough, United Kingdom. The company's sister site Beauty Expert sells aspirational skin care, cosmetics and accessories for women.
price ($mm)
$3.89
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Lookfantastic Group Ltd.

synopsis: The Hut Group announces the £19.4m acquisition of the Lookfantastic Group, the UK’s largest online Health & Beauty retailer, as part of its ongoing strategy to become one of Europe’s largest online players.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target: Lookfantastic Group Ltd.
Lookfantastic.com was created back in 1997 with one key aim; to make salon hair and high end beauty brands more accessible, so that everyone could all buy their favourite hair and beauty brands at the click of a button.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Mohawk Group, Inc., acquired Healing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled consumer products company, has acquired the assets of e-commerce company Healing Solutions, LLC, a leading online seller of essential oils. With the acquisition, Mohawk enters the essential oils market which further diversifies its e-commerce portfolio of brands.
buyer: Mohawk Group, Inc. (MWK:$185.70)
Mohawk, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology-enabled consumer products company that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and data analytics to design, develop, market and sell products. Mohawk predominantly operates through online retail channels such as Amazon and Walmart."
target: Healing Solutions, LLC
Healing Solutions is a leading online seller of essential oils. The company partners with the world’s most renowned essential oil suppliers to provide its customers with a wide range of high-quality products without the high price tag that often accompanies them.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., will acquire DermStore Beauty Group

synopsis: THG Holdings Ltd., a British ecommerce operator that sells beauty and nutrition products, agreed to buy Dermstore LLC, an online beauty product retailer, as it expands its reach in the U.S. THG is acquiring the retailer of high-end skincare and specialty beauty brands from Target Corp.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets. "
target parent: Target Corporation
target: DermStore Beauty Group
DermStore Beauty Group is an El Segundo, California-based online beauty product retailer with 75 employees. DermStore’s primary website is DermStore.com, an e-commerce site that sells about 26,000 different skin care beauty products from 750 brands.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gidor SA, acquired Beneva International AG

synopsis: The Swiss hairdresser chain Gidor, has acquired Beneva International AG, (BenevaBlack.ch), one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
buyer: Gidor SA
Gidor SA is a hairdressing chain based in Switzerland. They own over 100 Gidor hairdressing branches, the internet shop clickandcare.ch, the Gidor Academy and various other hairdressing and beauty brands. "
target: Beneva International AG
Beneva International AG, BenevaBlack.ch, is one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Boticário, acquired Beleza na Web

synopsis: Grupo Boticário, the second largest cosmetic company in Brazil, has acquired Beleza na Web, a leading online beauty retailer in Latin America. Beleza offers over 360 national and foreign brands of hair, perfume, skincare, makeup, and body and bath products.
buyer: Grupo Boticário
Grupo Boticário is the second largest cosmetic company in Brazil. Grupo Boticário creates and sells a variety of cosmetic products through their four brands. Their brands include O Boticário, Eudora, Quem disse, Berenice? and The Beauty Box. "
target: Beleza na Web
Beleza na Web is a leading online beauty retailer in Latin America. Beleza connects consumers to top beauty experts and selective brands through high quality curated digital content. Beleza offers over 360 national and foreign brands of hair, perfume, skincare, makeup, and body and bath products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pharmasimple SA, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com

synopsis: Pharmasimple, an online drugstore in Belgium, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com, a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
buyer: Pharmasimple SA (ENXTPA:ALPHS:$20.78)
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more. "
target: 1001Pharmacies.com
1001Pharmacies.com is a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
price ($mm)
$9.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Magasin Général, acquired Founa.com

synopsis: Magasin Général (MG), a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia, has acquired Founashop (Founa.com), the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
buyer: Magasin Général (BVMT:MAG:$317.66)
Magasin Général (MG) is a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia. Magasin Général's range of products include food products, beverages, alcohol, household appliances, and fragrances. The company operates 91 stores across Tunisia. "
target: Founa.com
Founashop (Founa.com) is the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mundo Verde Ltda., acquired Natue

synopsis: Mundo Verde, the largest health-food retailer in Brazil, has acquired Natue from Project A Ventures, an international venture capital firm based in Berlin. Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers food supplements, natural cosmetics, organic foods and more.
buyer: Mundo Verde Ltda.
Mundo Verde is the largest health-food retailer in Brazil. Mundo Verde sells a variety of natural and health products. They offer organic, gluten-free, non-lactose and kosher foods, as well as food supplements and sports nutrition products. "
target parent: Project A Ventures GmbH & Co.
target: Natue
Founded in 2012, Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers a wide portfolio of products, including food supplements, sports nutrition products, natural cosmetics, organic foods, slimming products and vitamins.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

JTG B.V., will acquire FragranceNet.com

synopsis: JTG, a global distributor of branded premium fragrances, high-end skincare, cosmetics and other beauty related products, will acquire a 75% stake in FragranceNet.com, an online discount fragrance retailer. FragranceNet.com offers over 17,000 genuine, brand name fragrances, skincare, makeup, haircare, aromatherapy and candles all at discount prices.
buyer parent: B&S Group S.A.
buyer: JTG B.V.
JTG is a global distributor of branded premium fragrances, high-end skincare, cosmetics and other beauty related products. They offer their customers best in class service through a unique and sophisticated distribution model which allows them to deliver beauty products 24/7 365 days per year. "
target: FragranceNet.com ( FGNT:$23.25)
Established in 1997, FragranceNet.com is an online discount fragrance retailer. FragranceNet.com offers over 17,000 genuine, brand name fragrances, skincare, makeup, haircare, aromatherapy and candles all at discount prices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Matas, will acquire Firtal Group ApS

synopsis: Matas, a nationwide retail chain that offers a wide range of beauty and care, health and retail medicine as well as home and garden products, has signed an agreement to acquire Firtal Group ApS, the owner of Helsebixen.dk and a portfolio of ecommerce sites and brands in the Health & Wellbeing category.
buyer: Matas (CPSE:MATAS:$531.99)
Matas is a nationwide retail chain that offers a wide range of beauty and care, health and retail medicine as well as home and garden products. The chain counts almost 300 stores throughout Denmark. A total of 2,500 employees are employed in Matas' stores and at the head office in Allerød. "
target: Firtal Group ApS
Firtal Group is a leading digital retailer within sales and distribution of own branded products and third-party branded products. Firtal operates primarily within selected niche e-commerce verticals.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.5x
closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

eleven AB, acquired NordicFeel

synopsis: Eleven, a Stockholm, Sweden-based online beauty retailer, has acquired NordicFeel, one of the largest online beauty stores in the Nordic countries. NordicFeel provides high quality beauty products at low prices. They offer a wide range of beauty products in the areas of perfume, skincare, hair care and makeup.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: eleven AB
Eleven AB is an online retailer of high quality beauty products for both women and men. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with operations in Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They sell a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care. "
target: NordicFeel
Founded in 2006, NordicFeel is one of the largest online beauty stores in the Nordic countries. NordicFeel provides high quality beauty products at low prices. They offer a wide range of beauty products in the areas of perfume, skincare, hair care and makeup.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/18/2018 via Company Press Release

iApotek, will acquire Eprix AB

synopsis: iApotek, a Swedish company that sells personal products and drugs online, has entered into an LOI to acquire Eprix AB. Swedish Eprix AB owns online stores like Maddii.se and Shopeko.se. Shopeko sells organic products online, such as cosmetics, beauty and wellness products. Maddii.se sells clothing online for the whole family.
buyer parent: New Equity Venture International AB
buyer: iApotek
iApotek owns and operates online portals that sell personal products and drugs. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden. They operate the brands iApotek.se and Shaveit.se. "
target: Eprix AB
Swedish Eprix AB owns online stores like Maddii.se and Shopeko.se. Shopeko sells organic products online, such as cosmetics, beauty and wellness products. Maddii.se sells clothing online for the whole family.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Verdane Capital, acquired eleven AB

synopsis: Verdane Capital has acquired a majority stake in Nordic e-commerce pioneer Eleven AB. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses in Northern Europe, through both minority and majority investments in individual companies and portfolios. "
target: eleven AB
Eleven AB is an online retailer of high quality beauty products for both women and men. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with operations in Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They sell a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Axel Johnson Holding AB, acquired Skincity

synopsis: Axel Johnson, a company that builds and develops profitable trade and service businesses in the European market, has acquired 70 percent of the shares in Skincity, a company which sells skin care products online. With the acquisition, Axel Johnson widens its offering within beauty and strengthens its position within e-commerce.
buyer: Axel Johnson Holding AB
Axel Johnson is a family owned business that was founded in 1873. Axel Johnson builds and develops profitable trade and service businesses in the European market, with a focus on the Nordic countries. "
target: Skincity
Skincity is an e-commerce website that offers professional skincare and make-up that enhances the skin from within. Skincity only work with professional skin therapists, which have all received the CIDESCO diploma.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2017 via CNW Group

McKesson Corporation, acquired Well.ca

synopsis: McKesson Canada announced the acquisition of Well.ca, bringing an offering of online commerce capabilities and a digital experience to McKesson Canada's retail assets. With over 40,000 curated products and thousands of peer reviews, Well.ca is Canada's leading online destination for health, wellness, natural and baby products.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson is the oldest and largest health care company in the U.S., with operations in more than 16 countries. McKesson's pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, health care services, and medical supplies & equipment help address the challenges health care organizations face today. "
target: Well.ca
Well.ca offers a broad selection of carefully curated, peer-reviewed health and wellness products, all available online. With over 40,000 products and Canada’s largest assortment of green & natural brands, they deliver a quick, convenient, and hassle-free shopping experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMM Private Equity, Inc., will acquire W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: IMM Private Equity, a leading private equity firm in Korea, will acquire a 60% stake in W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. from ISE Commerce, a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. W Concept Korea is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song.
buyer: IMM Private Equity, Inc.
IMM Private Equity is one of the leading private equity firms in Korea. The firm focused on Korea-related investment opportunities. IMM Private Equity strives to create value by investing in businesses where their capital and operational expertise can maximize their investments’ growth potential. "
target parent: ISE Commerce Company Limited
target: W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.
Established in 2008, W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song. They also sell electronics and beauty products.
price ($mm)
$55*
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired LuckyVitamin.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners, a leading investment firm, has acquired LuckyVitamin.com from GNC Holdings, a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. LuckyVitamin.com is a leading global online retailer of health and wellness products, herbal supplements, sports nutrition and health foods.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $5 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: GNC Holdings, Inc.
target: LuckyVitamin.com
LuckyVitamin.com is a leading global online retailer of health and wellness products, herbal supplements, sports nutrition and health foods. Striving to bring good health to the masses, LuckyVitamin.com offers premium quality products at an exceptional value.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2017 via Financial Times

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired RY.com.au

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers, has acquired RY.com.au, Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au provides fast, friendly service and offers top quality products at discounted prices. RY has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million happy customers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target: RY.com.au
Established in 2005, RY.com.au is Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au has become synonymous with fast, friendly service and top quality products offered at discounted prices. RY.com.au has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2017 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired GLOSSYBOX

synopsis: The Hut Group (“THG”), one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers and brand owners, announces the acquisition of GLOSSYBOX, from majority shareholders Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online. GLOSSYBOX, founded in 2011 in Berlin, is Europe’s number one provider of beauty box subscription services.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: GLOSSYBOX
GLOSSYBOX is Europe’s number 1 provider of beauty box subscription services. It developed from a marketing distribution tool for beauty brands towards a holistic beauty advisor. With its strong brand, GLOSSYBOX has created an independent platform connecting beauty enthusiasts, brands & influencers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Coty Inc., acquired Younique

synopsis: Coty Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 60% stake in Younique, a leading online peer-to-peer social selling platform in beauty. In this new partnership, Younique’s Founders continue to own the remaining 40%.
buyer: Coty Inc. (COTY:$5,403.20)
Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands. "
target: Younique
Younique is a disruptive, peer-to-peer e-commerce platform that enables its community of independent presenters to leverage social media to market and distribute Younique’s line of innovative beauty products.
price ($mm)
$600*
rev ($mm)
$400
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2016 via Reuters

Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd., will acquire UCO.com

synopsis: Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. announced that they plan to buy a 63 percent stake in UCO.com, the leading eCommerce distributor & retailer for international cosmetics brands in China. UCO carries 30+ brands and operate close to 20 online shops on Tmall, other leading Chinese B2C platforms, and official direct-to-consumer brand sites.
buyer: Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. (SZSE:002094:$305.47)
Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. is a China-based company mainly engaged in the cosmetics and candles business. They are involved in the research, development, production and sales of cosmetics. They also provide candles and related products within domestic and oversea markets. "
target: UCO.com
UCO.com is the leading eCommerce distributor & retailer for international cosmetics brands in China. UCO carries 30+ brands and operate close to 20 online shops on Tmall, other leading Chinese B2C platforms, as well as official direct-to-consumer brand sites.
price ($mm)
$101*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3558
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCONDO.jp
LOCONDO.jp
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$79.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.75
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
157
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Ticker: CPSE:STYLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stylepit A/S
Stylepit operates the e-commerce business STYLEPIT which is a European supplier of fashion clothes on the internet with a leading position in the Nordic region.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$64.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker: TSE:3665
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enigmo
Enigmo
Enigmo operates BUYMA, Japan’s largest social fashion website. Since launching in February 2005, BUYMA has evolved into one of the main destinations for fashion e-commerce in Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$14.07
Net Income ($mm)
$5.18
Employees
77
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