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closed 6/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Webgistix

synopsis: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten is making a acquisition of US-based company Webgistix, a logistics and services company specializing in fulfillment technology for e-commerce retailers. Webgistix allows e-commerce companies to manage their supply chains with software for order fulfillment, freight management, and shipment optimization.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Webgistix
Webgistix provides industry-leading, cloud-based fulfillment technology and the highest level of service in the industry, making Webgistix a clear choice for established eCommerce companies seeking a highly accurate and reliable order fulfillment solution.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sequoia Logistica e Transportes SA, acquired Frenet

synopsis: Sequoia Logística e Transportes S.A. has acquired 100% of shares of the capital of Frenet, a digital transport solutions platform for the B2C (Business to Consumer) market. Brazil-based Frenet is a system that allows virtual shopkeepers to purchase discounted shipping.
buyer: Sequoia Logistica e Transportes SA (BOVESPA:SEQL3:$181.72)
Sequoia Logística e Transportes S.A. is a logistics company that employs the use of technology in its services, and a leader in Brazil among private companies, considering the number of deliveries made in the e-commerce market. They operate in the full spectrum of services in the transport segment "
target: Frenet
Brazil-based Frenet is a system that allows virtual shopkeepers to purchase discounted shipping in addition to connecting any carrier, courier and courier to their online store. Frenet allows users to create shipping rules to better manage delivery methods.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Fashion e-tailer Myntra has acquired logistics startup InLogg to address its delivery inefficiencies in terms of cost and reach. InLogg, founded by ex-Flipkart employees, partners with local courier firms in Tier II and Tier III towns to enable deliveries in non-metro cities.
buyer parent: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Founded by former Flipkart employees Preeti Jain, Hemant Agrawal and Prateek Gautam in 2015, InLogg is an aggregator of logistics vendors providing services to ecommerce and retail companies. It joins hands with courier firms in tier II and III towns to enable delivery services in remote areas.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Pitney Bowes Inc., acquired Borderfree

synopsis: Pitney Bowes Inc., a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, announced that it has acquired Borderfree, a market leader in global ecommerce solutions. Borderfree operates a technology platform that the world's most iconic brands rely on to expand globally.
buyer: Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI:$3,489.74)
Pitney Bowes (PBI) is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and global ecommerce. "
target: Borderfree (BRDR:$123.76)
Borderfree is a market leader in global ecommerce, operating a technology and services platform that the world's most iconic brands rely on to expand globally and transact with customers in more than 100 countries and territories and more than 60 currencies worldwide.
price ($mm)
$395
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

GEFCO Group, acquired Chronotruck

synopsis: GEFCO Group, the European leader in finished vehicle logistics, has acquired Chronotruck, a digital platform in Europe that connects shippers and carriers. Chronotruck provides businesses with access to nearby carriers. Their platform allows businesses to ship faster and carriers to run their trucks at full capacity.
buyer: GEFCO Group
GEFCO Group is the European leader in finished vehicle logistics. GEFCO provides integrated management and optimisation logistics solutions for its industrial customers. GEFCO designs and implements value-added logistics solutions for inbound, outbound, and aftersales markets all around the world. "
target: Chronotruck
Chronotruck is a digital platform in Europe that connects shippers and carriers. Chronotruck provides businesses with access to nearby carriers and a portfolio of digitalized services. Chronotruck allows businesses to ship faster and carriers to run their trucks at full capacity.
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closed 5/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Rangespan

synopsis: Rangespan has announced that they have been acquired by Google. Rangespan provides an automated supply chain service that enables online retailers to massively expand product selection without risk. It uses data science to help them expand their product selection based on real-time sales dynamics.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Rangespan
Rangespan provides an automated supply chain service that enables online retailers to massively expand product selection without risk. It uses data science to help them expand their product selection based on real-time sales dynamics.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

SK Planet, acquired Planet11

synopsis: SK Planet, a company that leads the revolution of online and mobile service platform with its Digital Contents, Integrated Commerce and Advertising & Marketing Businesses, has acquired Planet11, a company based in India that develops ecommerce solutions to deliver groceries.
buyer parent: SK Telecom
buyer: SK Planet
SK Planet, established in October 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of SK Telecom, leads the revolution of online and mobile service platform with its Digital Contents, Integrated Commerce and Advertising & Marketing Businesses. "
target: Planet11
Planet11 develops ecommerce solutions to deliver groceries. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.
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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Grofers, acquired Townrush

synopsis: Grofers has acquired the B2B logistics service provider Townrush. Founded in May 2015, Townrush lets customers and merchants connect with various logistic partners. The company charges merchants to deliver goods within 30 minutes, and claims to currently complete around 500 orders a day in Bangalore.
buyer: Grofers
Grofers is a local e-commerce mobile platform that is transforming the shopping experience of consumers by connecting them to local stores. They offer a wide assortment of groceries, fruits & vegetables, cosmetics, electronics, bakery items, flowers and much more. "
target: Townrush
Townrush is an urban logistics and on demand delivery platform that enables anyone to get local goods delivered in a city within hours. Its novel platform connects merchants and customers to local logistics service providers, who pick up and deliver products anywhere within the city.
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closed 11/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Bufferbox

synopsis: Google announced their acquisition of YC alumni BufferBox, a Waterloo-based startup that specializes in providing users with temporary lockers to receive delivery of packages from online e-commerce retailers. The company is led by a founding team of three University of Waterloo graduates, Mike McCauley, Aditya Bali and Jay Shah.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Bufferbox
BufferBox is a Canadian startup company from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and was co-founded by Jay Shah, Aditya Bali and Mike McCauley. It is a service offering users a temporary parcel pickup station for packages ordered online.
price ($mm)
$17
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announced 12/27/2017 via Reuters

Scroll Corporation, will acquire Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Scroll Corporation, a Japanese company that is engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs, will acquire Minerva Holdings from Decathlon, a French sporting goods retailer. Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website that offers products for camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
buyer: Scroll Corporation (TSE:8005:$531.31)
Scroll Corporation is a Japanese company that is primarily engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs. Their catalogs focus on fashion apparel. They operate a variety of shopping sites that offer cosmetics, brand named bags and accessories, kitchen goods, and furniture. "
target parent: Decathlon S.A.
target: Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.
Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website. They also offer E-commerce site management solutions and business outsourcing services for E-commerce businesses. Their shopping website offers products related to camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
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$7.66
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closed 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired Motor Trade Delivery Ltd

synopsis: Auto Trader Group PLC, the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace, announced that it has purchased Motor Trade Delivery, a unique, real time online service for car dealerships and logistics companies. Their service allows dealerships to move cars at the best market price, while logistics companies optimise their driver's routing.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: Motor Trade Delivery Ltd
Motor Trade Delivery is a unique, real time online service that brings together car dealerships and logistics companies. Their service allows dealerships to move cars at the best market price, while logistics companies improve planning by optimising their driver's time and routing.
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closed 8/1/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired 1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack has completed its acquisition of 1st Auto Transport Directory, a web-based network for arranging vehicle transportation and shipping. 1st Auto Transport delivers a comprehensive suite of vehicle transportation related solutions for auto dealers, brokers, shippers, and carriers within the U.S. and Canadian automotive retail markets.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: 1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc.
1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc. is a web-based network for arranging vehicle transportation and shipping. It delivers a comprehensive suite of vehicle transportation related solutions for auto dealers, brokers, shippers, and carriers within the U.S. and Canadian automotive retail markets.
price ($mm)
$66
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closed 9/11/2013 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, purchased NETRADA North America from Netrada

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount, a growth-focused private equity fund, announced that it has acquired NETRADA North America in partnership with the company’s management team. NETRADA North America, a leading end-to-end e-commerce solutions provider, was previously the North American division of NETRADA Holding GmbH.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is focused on investing in and acquiring high-growth companies with revenue of $15 to $250 million. It is investing out of Bregal Sagemount I, LP, a private equity fund with $500 million of committed capital and one of the largest debut funds in the growth company segment. "
seller: Netrada
NETRADA North America ("NNA") manages all elements of the value chain including fulfillment, customer care and financial services, digital imaging, digital marketing, site management, software development, and e-commerce platform development.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

SouChe, acquired Iyunche Inc.

synopsis: SouChe, a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China, has acquired Iyunche, a mobile vehicle transportation service platform in China. Iyunche allows car dealers to put up vehicle transport requests and have logistic companies bid on it.
buyer: SouChe
SouChe is a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China. In addition to selling used cars, the company also provides financing for customers to buy new vehicles for a year, which they can then purchase outright, trade in for a new model or hand back. "
target: Iyunche Inc.
Established in 2015, Iyunche is a mobile vehicle transportation service platform in China. Iyunche allows car dealers to put up vehicle transport requests and have logistic companies bid on it. Car dealers can track the vehicle in real time to ensure the that the vehicle is safe and secure.
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closed 2/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TraqIQ, Inc., acquired Mimo Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: TraQiQ, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions announced that it has acquired Mimo-Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an Indian corporation with a nationwide network of delivery professionals & task workers. Mimo powers enterprises to efficiently reach locations across India.
buyer: TraqIQ, Inc. (OTCPK:TRIQ:$1.06)
TraQiQ, Inc. is a global technology company with a suite of products designed to help identify customers, facilitate transactions and fulfill transactions. TraQiQ’s leading edge FinTech and AI solutions have been deployed with leading multi-national customers around the world. "
target: Mimo Technologies Ltd.
Mimo provides delivery and task worker solutions across India. MIMO works with Banking, Financial, Logistics & Distribution companies, to take their products & services to semi-urban and rural India. MIMO trains the agents in each Product or Service through an online and classroom training platform.
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closed 6/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Webgistix

synopsis: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten is making a acquisition of US-based company Webgistix, a logistics and services company specializing in fulfillment technology for e-commerce retailers. Webgistix allows e-commerce companies to manage their supply chains with software for order fulfillment, freight management, and shipment optimization.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Webgistix
Webgistix provides industry-leading, cloud-based fulfillment technology and the highest level of service in the industry, making Webgistix a clear choice for established eCommerce companies seeking a highly accurate and reliable order fulfillment solution.
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announced 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Mobile, will acquire Send Anywhere

synopsis: Rakuten Mobile, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Send Anywhere, a South Korean peer-to-peer file transfer solution start-up that was created by Estmob. Based in Seoul, Estmob started in 2012 to tackle the problem of how to most efficiently send files between two devices.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Mobile
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. is a Rakuten Group company responsible for mobile communications, including mobile network operator (MNO) and mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) businesses, as well as ICT and energy. "
target: Send Anywhere
Send Anywhere is a South Korean peer-to-peer file transfer solution start-up that was created by Estmob, Inc. Based in Seoul, Estmob started in 2012 to tackle the problem of how to most efficiently send files between two devices. Send Anywhere has more than 43 million users around the world.
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announced 9/29/2021 via Company Press Release

NielsenIQ, will acquire Rakuten Intelligence

synopsis: NielsenIQ, the industry leader in global measurement and data analytics, will acquire Rakuten Intelligence from Rakuten Advertising, a global provider of marketing and advertising services. Rakuten Intelligence is a provider of ecommerce analytics. They provide insights that help companies in various industries to better understand ecommerce.
buyer parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
buyer: NielsenIQ
NielsenIQ is the leader in providing the most complete, unbiased view of consumer behavior, globally. Powered by a groundbreaking consumer data platform, NielsenIQ enables bold, confident decision-making for the world’s leading consumer goods companies and retailers. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: Rakuten Intelligence
Rakuten Intelligence is a leading provider of ecommerce analytics. Rakuten Intelligence provides insights that help manufactures, retailers, technology companies, investors, and media better understand ecommerce. Their platform captures buying behavior from online shoppers around the world.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Fillr

synopsis: Rakuten Inc. has completed the acquisition of Fillr, the world's most intelligent autofill service. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Fillr powers tens of millions of transactions monthly for the world's top e-commerce, fintech and 'buy now, pay later apps.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: Fillr
Fillr enables customers to have a seamless checkout experience everywhere. Fillr's 'autofill as a service' seamlessly integrates into mobile apps, enabling customers to transact faster and boosting conversions and revenue.
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announced 5/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Mobile, will acquire Innoeye

synopsis: Rakuten Mobile, Inc., group company of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services, announced that it plans to acquire Innoeye, an engineering technology solutions company headquartered in Virginia, USA. They offer services in software product engineering, data consulting, and software innovation.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Mobile
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. is a Rakuten Group company responsible for mobile communications, including mobile network operator (MNO) and mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) businesses, as well as ICT and energy. "
target: Innoeye
Innoeye is an engineering technology solutions company headquartered in Virginia, USA. They offer services in software product engineering, data consulting, and software innovation.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShopBack SG, purchased Ebates Korea from Rakuten Rewards

synopsis: ShopBack, the Singapore-based startup that offers cashback rewards, has acquired Ebates Korea, the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards. Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website that allows users to earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls.
buyer: ShopBack SG
Singapore-based ShopBack is a digital loyalty and discovery platform with an online presence in seven Asia-Pacific countries. With over 2,500 eCommerce merchants onboard, ShopBack powers Taobao, Amazon, Expedia, Shopee, Zalora, and other well-known local and international brands. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Rakuten Rewards
Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website where users can earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls. Ebates Korea is the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards.
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announced 12/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive, Inc., the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, from Rakuten USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., will acquire KonMari Media Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten will invest in KonMari Media to become a majority shareholder. KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: KonMari Media Inc.
KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
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announced 8/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Card, will acquire Everybody's Bitcoin

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announces that y it decided to acquire Everybody’s Bitcoin through its subsidiary, Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Card
Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. offers consumer loan card and credit guarantee services. Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. also offers loans specifically designed for merchants. "
target parent: Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
target: Everybody's Bitcoin
Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
price ($mm)
$2.39
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$0
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announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., will acquire LOB Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has reached a final agreement regarding the acquisition of LOB Inc., a developer and supplier of advertising platforms, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Rakuten will leverage the company’s technical prowess and development capabilities to strengthen its global advertising platform.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to more than 1.2 billion members around the world. "
target: LOB Inc.
LOB is an ad technology company founded in 2016 that primarily develops and provides advertising platforms. They are developing tools and introducing consulting to greatly improve work efficiency in Internet advertisement distribution.
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closed 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., acquired Curbside

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in innovation headquartered in Tokyo, announced that it has acquired Curbside, the Palo Alto-based technology company whose solutions take friction out of the mobile order ahead customer experience at thousands of stores and restaurants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to more than 1.2 billion members around the world. "
target: Curbside
Curbside, a Silicon Valley startup, is a location-centric mobile commerce platform that connects stores and restaurants with mobile customers. The solution makes ordering ahead and picking up merchandise or food easy and efficient.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

55haitao.com, purchased the Chinese operations from Ebates Inc.

synopsis: 55haitao.com, China’s largest cross-border shopping guide, has acquired the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping. 55haitao.com plans to offer the Ebates in-store cash back offering to Chinese tourists visiting the US for shopping in those same merchants’ brick and mortar stores.
buyer: 55haitao.com
55haitao is China's largest forum and shopping guide for Chinese cross-border shoppers. With 90% of its traffic originating from China, 55haitao helps retailers worldwide easily reach the Chinese market. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Ebates Inc.
The acquisition includes the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping, and subsidiary of global Internet services company Rakuten, Inc.
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announced 10/4/2017 via Company Description

EPARK, Inc., will acquire RaCoupon

synopsis: EPARK, an operator of real time platforms for rating, searching, and booking various consumer services, will acquire RaCoupon from Rakuten, one of the world's leading Internet services companies. RaCoupon is an online provider of coupons for various goods and services in Japan.
buyer parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
buyer: EPARK, Inc.
EPARK, Inc. develops and operates real time platforms for rating, searching, and booking various consumer services including food and drink, beauty, fashion, sports, travel, and medical care. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: RaCoupon
RaCoupon is an online provider of coupons for various goods and services in Japan. RaCoupon's coupons allow people to buy their favorite products cheaper and to try new products and services at a lower price. RaCoupon was founded in 2003 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Viber, acquired ShopChat

synopsis: Rakuten Viber, a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect, has acquired ShopChat. ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app. Through the keyboard users to have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Viber
Rakuten Viber is a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect. Viber allows people to connect in the way that works best for them, whether that’s through individual messaging, video calls, group chats, or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. "
target: ShopChat
ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app and works across all major messaging apps, including WhatsApp, iMessage, and more. Through the keyboard, users have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired ShopStyle.com

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in cash back shopping and subsidiary of the global internet services company Rakuten, announced the acquisition of ShopStyle from PopSugar Inc., a global media and technology company. ShopStyle is a leading fashion discovery and search platform that partners with brands, retailers, stylists and top bloggers.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target parent: PopSugar, Inc.
target: ShopStyle.com
ShopStyle partners with only the best brands and retailers to organize everything people would want to shop in one place offering 20M products from 1,400 retailers across apparel, accessories, beauty, home furnishings, kids items and more.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Cartera Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping and subsidiary of the global Internet services company Rakuten, announced the acquisition of Cartera Commerce, a leading provider of loyalty marketing solutions and rewards programs that increase revenue and customer loyalty.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target: Cartera Commerce, Inc.
Cartera Commerce is the leading provider of multi-channel merchant networks and performance advertising solutions that increase revenue and drive incremental sales for retailers, banks, card issuers and loyalty programs.
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announced 1/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Kobo Inc., will acquire Tolino

synopsis: Rakuten Kobo Inc. from Canada, one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading service providers, will acquire the Tolino technology platform from Deutsche Telekom. Tolino is a brand name of e-readers and tablets marketed by leading booksellers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: Tolino
Tolino is a brand name of e-readers and tablets marketed by leading booksellers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Since 2014, the e-reader has also been available in Belgium, Netherlands, and Italy.
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announced 10/28/2016 via Reuters

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Rakuten, one of the world's leading Internet services companies, is acquiring Soukai Drug, a company that engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target parent: Sumitomo Corporation
target: Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.
Soukai Drug engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
price ($mm)
$85*
rev ($mm)
$298
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Uphold, acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Uphold, the leading cloud-based financial platform, has announced the acquisition of Bitnet Technologies. Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Uphold
Uphold, Inc. operates a cloud based money platform for moving, converting, transacting, and holding money or commodities. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world's leading Internet services companies, has acquired Bitnet Technologies, a company that enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
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closed 10/27/2021 via BusinessWire

1-800-Flowers, acquired Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, Inc.

synopsis: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate, has acquired Vital Choice, a trusted provider of exceptional quality premium wild-caught seafood and sustainably farmed shellfish, pastured proteins, organic foods, and marine-source nutritional supplements.
buyer: 1-800-Flowers (FLWS:$2,147.85)
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect and celebrate. The Company’s Celebrations Ecosystem features their all-star family of brands, including: 1-800-Flowers.com, 1-800-Baskets.com, Cheryl’s Cookies, Harry & David, Shari’s Berries and more."
target: Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, Inc.
Vital Choice is a trusted provider of exceptional quality premium wild-caught seafood and sustainably farmed shellfish, pastured proteins, organic foods, and marine-source nutritional supplements.
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announced 10/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Freshii Inc., will acquire Natura Market

synopsis: Freshii Inc., a health casual restaurant in Canada, will acquire a 60% stake in Natura Market ECommerce Inc., an online health and wellness product retailer in Canada. Natura Market aims to make clean eating easy and effortless. They offer products for vegan, paleo, keto, and gluten-free diets.
buyer: Freshii Inc.
Freshii is a health casual restaurant in Canada. Freshii serves fresh food designed to energize people on the go. Their mission is to help people live better by making healthy food convenient and affordable. Their diverse and customizable menu includes salads, wraps, bowls, burritos, soup, and more."
target: Natura Market
Natura Market is an online health and wellness product retailer in Canada. Natura Market aims to make clean eating easy and effortless by offering healthy foods and natural personal care products from best-selling brands online. They offer products for vegan, paleo, keto, and gluten-free diets.
price ($mm)
$4.57*
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Jüsto, acquired Freshmart

synopsis: Jüsto, the first 100% digital Mexican supermarket, has acquired Freshmart, the largest online supermarket in Peru. Freshmart combines the warmth of a neighborhood market with the convenience and efficiency of online shopping. The company offers over 3,000 products in various categories, including groceries, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat and more.
buyer: Jüsto
Jüsto is the first 100% digital Mexican supermarket. Jüsto offers a vast catalogue of products, both from top brands and local producers, all at competitive prices. Their products include fruits, vegetables, meat products, beauty products, house supplies, and more. "
target: Freshmart
Freshmart is the largest online supermarket in Peru. Freshmart combines the warmth of a neighborhood market with the convenience and efficiency of online shopping. The company offers over 3,000 products in various categories, including groceries, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, and more.
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announced 9/24/2021 via Reuters

EQT AB, will acquire Zooplus AG

synopsis: EQT AB is to acquire Zooplus AG, an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target: Zooplus AG (XTRA:ZO1:$2,276.14)
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,936 [$3,850]
rev ($mm)
$2,279
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
42.0x
closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired 1-2-3.tv GmbH

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc. has acquired 123tv, a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of TV Networks, Consumer Brands and Digital Services that together position the Company as a leading single-source partner to television advertisers and consumer brands. "
target parent: ARCUS Capital AG
target: 1-2-3.tv GmbH
123tv is a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Internet Fusion Ltd., acquired Shade Station

synopsis: Shade Station, one of the UK’s largest independent online retailers of affordable sunglasses, has been bought by Internet Fusion Group (IFG), a fast-growing ecommerce business which sells outdoor and fashionwear and has been growing through a buy-and-build strategy.
buyer: Internet Fusion Ltd.
Internet Fusion is a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, with hundreds of brands and a growing list of websites. They only retail the leading brands with the best reputations to ensure that their customers keep returning. "
target: Shade Station
Shade Station was founded in May 2000 by David Allen and Jocelyn Anders, and is one of the UK’s largest independent online retailers of affordable sunglasses from brands including Tom Ford, Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Prada as well as trend led accessories.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
announced 9/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire RugsUSA

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm, is to acquire a majority in RugsUSA, a leading e-commerce provider of area rugs and home décor products, from Comvest Partners, an operationally-focused private investment firm.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $25 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Comvest Partners
target: RugsUSA
RugsUSA is a leading e-commerce provider of area rugs and home décor products. Since launching in 1998, RugsUSA has been dedicated to helping customers turn their houses into homes, offering a stunning array of rug styles, materials and sizes to suit every design need and budget.
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closed 8/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Michelin, acquired Allopneus.com

synopsis: Michelin, a France-based tire company, has acquired Allopneus.com, a leading online tire sales and fitting business in France. Allopneus.com offers the widest and most complete range of tires on the market. They have tires for cars, vans, 4x4s, 2 wheelers, quad bikes, and more. They also offer a wide range of steel and alloy rims.
buyer: Michelin (ENXTPA:ML:$26,230.74)
Michelin, headquartered in France, is dedicated to enhancing its clients' mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions; providing digital services, maps and guides; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry. "
target: Allopneus.com
Allopneus.com is a leading online tire sales and fitting business in France. Allopneus.com offers the widest and most complete range of tires on the market. They have tires for cars, vans, 4x4s, 2 wheelers, quad bikes, and more. They also offer a wide range of steel and alloy rims.
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announced 8/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pental, will acquire Hampers With Bite

synopsis: Pental, an Australian provider of household chemical and cleaning products, will acquire Hampers with Bite, Australia’s leading online retailer for luxury gift baskets and hampers. Hampers with Bite offers affordable gift hampers and baskets for holidays, beer, chocolate, anniversaries and more.
buyer: Pental
Pental is an Australian provider of household chemical and cleaning products. With an iconic portfolio of brands, Pental has been servicing Australians for generations with honest products that really work. Their brands include White King, Janola, Sunlight, Softly, Country Life, Velvet, and more. "
target: Hampers With Bite
Hampers with Bite is Australia’s leading online retailer for luxury gift baskets and hampers. Hampers with Bite offers affordable gift hampers that feature delicious gourmet products and beautiful packaging. They have hampers and baskets for holidays, beer, chocolate, anniversaries and more.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
5.5x
closed 9/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

OneWater Marine Inc., acquired PartsVu

synopsis: OneWater Marine Inc., one of the largest premium recreational boat retailers in the US, has acquired PartsVu, an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. PartsVu helps boaters to get back out on the water as quickly as possible. Their products include engine parts, oils, gauges, anchors and more.
buyer: OneWater Marine Inc.
OneWater Marine is one of the largest premium recreational boat retailers in the US. OneWater operates 69 stores throughout 10 different states. The group offers a broad range of products and services, including pre-owned boats, parts and accessories, finance products, repair services and more. "
target: PartsVu
PartsVu is an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. PartsVu's goal is to provide the boating world with the best possible shopping experience and to get them back out on the water. Their products include engine parts, oils, gauges, anchors and more.
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announced 7/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Magalu, will acquire KaBuM!

synopsis: Magazine Luiza (Magalu) announced the acquisition of Kabum!. Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$6,515.13)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: KaBuM!
Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America. KaBuM! focuses on sales of products related to games and is a great supporter of electronic sports.
price ($mm)
$517
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

FastGrowingTrees.com, acquired PlantingTree

synopsis: FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT), an online seller of trees, has acquired PlantingTree, a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
buyer parent: Summit Park LLC
buyer: FastGrowingTrees.com
FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT) is an online seller of trees. FGT offers consumers a broad variety of high-quality trees and shrubs through its websites fast-growing-trees.com and brighterblooms.com. They offer fruit trees, evergreen trees, flowering trees, shurbs & hedges, perennial plants, and more. "
target: PlantingTree
PlantingTree is a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
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announced 7/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Stamps.com

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, will acquire Stamps.com, a leading provider of e-commerce shipping solutions. With the financial and operational support of Thoma Bravo, Stamps.com can continue to innovate and pursue growth opportunities to capture the expanding e-commerce shipping market.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Stamps.com (STMP:$795.72)
Stamps.com is the leading provider of e-commerce shipping software solutions to customers including consumers, small businesses, e-commerce shippers, enterprises, and high volume shippers. Their solutions help businesses run their shipping operations more smoothly and function more successfully.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,108 [$5,628]
rev ($mm)
$780
EBITDA ($mm)
$228
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
27.1x
closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

YouGarden, acquired Gardening Direct

synopsis: YouGarden, an online garden centre in the UK, has acquired Gardening Direct, one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
buyer parent: Kester Capital
buyer: YouGarden
YouGarden is an online garden centre in the UK. YouGarden enables gardening for everyone. They offer plants that can be grown anywhere, including on balconies, small patios and decking. Their products include bedding plants, garden equipment, bulbs, trees, fruits, vegetables, and more. "
target: Gardening Direct
Gardening Direct is one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
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closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hickory Farms, acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes

synopsis: Hickory Farms, America’s favorite food gift retailer, has acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes, an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
buyer: Hickory Farms
Since 1951, Hickory Farms LLC has been a leading retailer of food gifts and specialty foods available online, in catalogs, and in leading mass merchants, supermarkets, and a variety of seasonal retail shopping locations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Wicked Good Cupcakes
Wicked Good Cupcakes is an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Petz, acquired Cansei de ser Gato

synopsis: Petz, the largest pet shop chain in Brazil, has acquired Cansei de ser Gato, a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
buyer: Petz (BOVESPA:PETZ3:$320.86)
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more. "
target: Cansei de ser Gato
Cansei de ser Gato is a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
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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
announced 6/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., will acquire KupiVIP

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has agreed to buy online fashion retailer KupiVIP, an online store that offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$3,325.20)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: KupiVIP
KupiVIP online store was founded in 2008. It offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers. It also operates a logistics complex.
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announced 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

BWX Limited, will acquire Flora & Fauna

synopsis: BWX, a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products, will acquire Flora & Fauna, Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their products include vegan foods, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
buyer: BWX Limited (ASX:BWX:$146.20)
BWX is a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products. BWX aims to create amazing products that make people feel better about themselves. Their market-leading personal care brands include Sukin, Andalou Naturals, USPA, Mineral Fusion, and Nourished Life. "
target: Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna is Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their wide range of products include vegan foods, organic drinks, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Making Science Group, S.A., will acquire Ventis Srl

synopsis: Making Science Group, SA has reached a purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the Italian company Ventis Srl, the e-commerce and loyalty platform created in 2016 by the banking group ICCREA Banca, the third largest banking group in the country. Ventis offers products related to fashion, food, and furniture via their online store.
buyer: Making Science Group, S.A. (BME:MAKS:$70.82)
Based in Spain, Making Science is a technology and digital marketing consultancy specializing in e-commerce and digital transformation. Its business model responds to the growing need for companies to digitize their entire value chain, particularly in the area of marketing. "
target parent: ICCREA Banca
target: Ventis Srl
Ventis, based in Italy, is an online shopping website and payment software, that sells Made in Italy items and the international excellences. They select the best of Fashion, Home and Food and Wine every day, offering their clients exclusive showcases at an exceptional price.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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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: OTCPK:EPGC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecom Products Group
Ecom Products Group (EPG) is a marketing, sales, e-commerce and logistics company. EPG offers e-commerce services, from marketing, sales and logistics, to dedicated sector solutions and is also building-out a number of social-based e-commerce platforms.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: AMZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. 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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$419,130.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$57,172.00
EBIT ($mm)
$29,775.00
Net Income ($mm)
$26,903.00
Employees
1298000
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Ticker: JD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JD.com
JD.com
JD.com is China’s largest online retailer. JD.com offers products across every major category, including electronics, apparel, furnishings, FMCG, home appliances and more. Their unrivalled logistics network enables them to provide their customers with same and next-day delivery services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$95,602.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,143.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1,299.07
Net Income ($mm)
$3,187.66
Employees
240000
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Ticker: TSE:4755
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,097.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($323.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,891.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
23841
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CNV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V., one of the world’s largest e-Commerce companies, serves 15 million active customers via state-of-the-art retail websites: Cdiscount in France, Brazil, Colombia, Thailand, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Belgium; Extra.com.br, Pontofrio.com and Casasbahia.com.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,647.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($97.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5540
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Ticker: W
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair is one of the world's largest online destinations for the home. With one of the world's largest online selections of furniture, home furnishings and décor, including more than seven million products from over 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,868.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($99.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($125.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3809
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Ticker: LSE:OCDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail is one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Ocado Retail operates Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket; and Ocado Zoom, a one-hour grocery delivery service. Ocado offers over 40,000 products to choose from, including yogurt, cheese, fruit, meat and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,670.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15152
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Ticker: XTRA:ZO1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,276.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.79
EBIT ($mm)
$62.29
Net Income ($mm)
$31.08
Employees
823
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Ticker: FLWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-800-Flowers
1-800-Flowers
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. operates as a florist and gift retailer in the United States. They primarily offer fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements gourmet foods and gift baskets through telephone and online sales channels, retail flower shops, company-owned stores, and franchised stores.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,147.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.86
EBIT ($mm)
$142.22
Net Income ($mm)
$115.22
Employees
4800
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Ticker: BTOW3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B2W Digital
B2W Digital
B2W Digital is the leading e-commerce company in Latin America. B2W Digital features the largest and most esteemed brands on the internet and offers more than 40 categories of products and services. Their portfolio of brands include Americanas.com, Submarino, Shoptime, and Sou Barato.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,791.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.18
EBIT ($mm)
$47.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10781
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Ticker: OSTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online "closeout" retailer offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory liquidation distribution channel.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,757.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($82.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($98.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1800
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: JSE:MRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group, is an online retail group, based in South Africa, that markets itself as an omni-channel retailer, they offer a wide range of goods. They wish to add value to their customers’ lives, while caring for the communities and environments in which they operate.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,424.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.86
EBIT ($mm)
$230.10
Net Income ($mm)
$155.08
Employees
17986
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Ticker: VIPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vipshop
Vipshop
Vipshop Holdings Ltd. retails branded products at discount over the Internet. The company retails through flash sales, in which limited quantities of an item are sold at deep discount for a specified period of time.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,345.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.69
Net Income ($mm)
$33.25
Employees
5043
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