Like The Good Food Guide

closed 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Waitrose Limited, acquired The Good Food Guide

synopsis: The Good Food Guide has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Waitrose. The Good Food Guide Limited publishes restaurant guide on the the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK.
buyer: Waitrose Limited
Waitrose has 262 supermarkets and combines the convenience of a supermarket with the expertise and service of a specialist shop. It is dedicated to offering quality food that has been responsibly sourced combined with high standards of customer service. "
target: The Good Food Guide
Since 1951, The Good Food Guide has reviewed the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK. Each year, the Guide is completely rewritten and compiled from scratch.
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closed 8/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Binge Digital

synopsis: Dine-In, a digital menu product which enables variable and dynamic pricing for the restaurant industry, has acquired Binge, a food search and discovery app, providing in-depth information for menus at restaurants.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
Based in India, Dine-In is a digital menu product which enables variable and dynamic pricing for the restaurant industry utilizing data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), allowing customers to view digital menus with images directly on their phone and to place an order with just a tap. "
target: Binge Digital
Based in India, Binge is a food search and discovery app, providing in-depth information for menus at restaurants. Binge is used by consumers across New Delhi to discover, rate, and review food, as well as create their own personal networks of fellow food enthusiasts for trusted recommendations.
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announced 3/5/2018 via New York Times

The Infatuation, will acquire Zagat

synopsis: The Infatuation, a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation, is to acquire Zagat, the world's most trusted source for consumer-generated survey information, from Google.
buyer: The Infatuation
The Infatuation is a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation. They operate out of New York, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Washington DC, Austin, and more. "
target parent: Google
target: Zagat
Zagat is the world's most trusted source for consumer-generated survey information. With a worldwide network of surveyors, Zagat rates and reviews restaurants, hotels, nightlife, movies, music, golf, shopping and a range of other entertainment categories.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

RailYatri, acquired YatraChef

synopsis: RailYatri, India’s leading travel platform for the discerning Indian train traveler, has acqui-hired YatraChef, an online marketplace that connects travelers on Indian Railways to the best and finest restaurants, fast food chains and caterers across India.
buyer: RailYatri
RailYatri is India’s leading travel platform for the discerning Indian train traveler. RailYatri provides information on live train status, PNR Status, seat availability predictions, fare calculator, platforms/ facilities at stations, personalized alerts, and access to essential travel services. "
target: YatraChef
YatraChef is an online Marketplace aggregator connecting the travelers of the Indian Railways to the best and finest restaurants, fast food chains and caterers across India, thus making it possible for the passengers to have their favorite food while they travel.
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closed 7/3/2017 via Company Press Release

BookMyShow, acquired Burrp

synopsis: BookMyShow announced that it has acquired Mumbai based local food and restaurant recommendation engine Burrp business from Network18 on a going concern basis pursuant to slump sale. This Network18 divestment has been made to Foodfesta Wellcare Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of BigTree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
buyer parent: Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd
buyer: BookMyShow
BookMyShow is India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform that allows users to book tickets for movies, plays, sports and live events through its website, mobile app and mobile site. BookMyShow is now present in over 650 towns and cities across India. "
target parent: Reliance Industries Limited
target: Burrp
Burrp is a Mumbai based local food and restaurant recommendation engine. Burrp has been making eating out easier since 2006. Burrp! lists over 65,000+ partners and has garnered over 6,50,000 mobile app downloads.
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$0.01
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$0
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0.1x
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Tasting Table, acquired Flavour

synopsis: Tasting Table, a digital epicurean media brand, has acquired Flavour. Flavour is an app with an elegant design and innovative algorithm for vetting restaurants that aggregates reviews from top critics, essential local publications and informed industry experts, mining social graph data to distill the most noteworthy restaurants in top food cities.
buyer: Tasting Table
Tasting Table is a website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts. They eat high and low to bring customers discerning dining advice, recipes and news from the world of food and drink. "
target: Flavour
Flavour connects with chefs, local experts, and notable publications to provide a curated experience that best represents a city's food scene. After taking into account crowdsourced perspectives of a restaurant, Flavour distills all of this information for their customers.
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closed 1/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Zomato, acquired Urbanspoon

synopsis: Zomato, a leading restaurant search app, announced it has acquired Urbanspoon, a leading restaurant discovery app that aggregates reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, and local diners to help people everywhere decide where and what to eat.
buyer: Zomato
Zomato is a leading restaurant search service that provides in-depth information for over a million restaurants across 22 countries. Zomato can be accessed online or via their interactive iOS and Android apps. "
target parent: IAC
target: Urbanspoon
Urbanspoon is a leading restaurant discovery app that aggregates reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, and local diners to help people everywhere decide where and what to eat. It is available on the web and through its popular iPhone, Android, and Windows applications.
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$52
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closed 1/9/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Time Out Hong Kong, acquired WOM Guide

synopsis: Rubicon Communications, publisher of Time Out Hong Kong has acquired WOM Guide. Known for its savvy band of independent reviewers, and informative and witty commentary, WOM is a lifestyle platform comprising an indispensable annual restaurant guide, engaging website and popular events catering to Hong Kong's urban professionals who love dining out.
buyer: Time Out Hong Kong
Rubicon Communications Ltd publishes the multi-award winning Time Out Hong Kong magazine. Rubicon also publishes the China edition of M life magazine for MGM Macau, which targets Macau-bound jetsetters from China and around the world. "
target: WOM Guide
WOM guide is a comprehensive and unique online food magazine and restaurant guide. It features over 2,000 restaurants in Hong Kong, and its members log on to WOMguide.com to share opinions on the restaurants they have experienced.
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closed 10/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yelp, acquired Restaurant-Kritik

synopsis: Yelp has boosted its presence in Europe after announcing the acquisition of Restaurant-Kritik, a restaurant review service in Germany. Restaurant-Kritik claims to have over 330,000 reviews of more than 94,000 restaurants across Germany.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. "
target: Restaurant-Kritik
Restaurant-Kritik is a restaurant review service in Germany. Restaurant-Kritik claims to have over 330,000 reviews of more than 94,000 restaurants across Germany.
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closed 8/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Plumfare

synopsis: Plumfare, a mobile discovery app, has been acquired by Groupon. Plumfare, Inc. develops mobile discovery and gifting application for food and photography. The company provides social gifting web and iOS application that offers gifts.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Plumfare
Plumfare is a social gifting mobile app and website that provide a solution for sending fast and easy gifts and experiences, and helping users discover new restaurants. Plumfare users take pictures of their food and suggest those items to friends. Then they are able to gift those items to friends.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Times City, acquired Gawbl

synopsis: TimesCity has acquired Gawbl, a mobile product company empowering users to discover new places to eat based on their mood. Gawbl is a mobile app with a unique recommendation engine, that matches a user’s mood with restaurants nearby.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: Times City
Timescity.com is a leading destination site helping users discover the best in their city. Timescity.com is the ultimate online guide for exploring the best of restaurants, nightlife, events and movies. "
target: Gawbl
Gawbl suggests food based on users mood. An application that helps users to quickly decide where they would like to eat based on their mood at that moment.
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announced 1/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Open Table, Inc., will acquire Foodspotting, Inc.

synopsis: OpenTable, Inc., the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Foodspotting, an app for finding and sharing great dishes at restaurants.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. "
target: Foodspotting, Inc.
Foodspotting is an app for finding and sharing great dishes at restaurants. The Foodspotting website and mobile apps allow users to find dishes recommended by spotters, friends and experts like The Travel Channel, Chow and Mario Batali.
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$10
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closed 10/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Yelp, acquired Qype

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has acquired Qype, Europe's largest local reviews site where people can share their experiences and give feedback on the consumer decisions they make every day.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. "
target: Qype
Qype, Europe's largest user-generated local reviews site, was founded in Hamburg in 2006. Qype was founded as a community where people could share their experiences and give feedback on the consumer decisions they make every day.
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$39
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closed 10/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

AirBed & Breakfast, Inc., acquired Fondu

synopsis: AirBed & Breadkfast, Inc. announced the acquisition of getSpotOn, Inc. getSpotOn, Inc. operates Fondu, a community that enables members to share their opinions about places to eat and drink.
buyer: AirBed & Breakfast, Inc.
Founded in August 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique spaces around the world online or from an iPhone device. "
target: Fondu
getSpotOn, Inc. operates Fondu, a community that enables members to share their opinions about places to eat and drink. Fondu is a simple way to see what people you know think about places you want to try.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Optus, will acquire Eatability Pty Limited

synopsis: Optus buys Eatability Pty Limited, a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is the second largest telecommunication company in Australia. The company delivers communications, information technology, and entertainment services. "
target: Eatability Pty Limited
Eatability is a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
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$6.23
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closed 9/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Zagat

synopsis: Google has acquired Zagat, one of the most well-known names in restaurant reviews. Zagat is best known for its small guidebooks that offer reviews and recommendations on restaurants around the world. Zagat was founded in 1979, and includes ratings and reviews submitted by 350,000 surveyors.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: Zagat
With ratings and reviews based on the opinions of over 350,000 surveyors from around the globe, Zagat has become the world's most trusted source to help consumers make informed decisions about restaurants, nightspots, hotels, attractions and other leisure activities.
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$151
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closed 4/29/2009 via PR Newswire

IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired Urbanspoon

synopsis: IAC has announced the acquisition of Urbanspoon, a leading online local restaurant guide that aggregates restaurant reviews from across the web, from newspapers and professional food critics to bloggers and diners.
buyer: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC:$4,757.06)
IAC operates more than 35 leading and diversified Internet businesses across 40 countries... our mission is to harness the power of interactivity to make daily life easier and more productive for people all over the world. "
target: Urbanspoon
Urbanspoon is a leading online local restaurant guide that aggregates restaurant reviews from across the web, from newspapers and professional food critics to bloggers and diners.
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closed 9/28/2017 via PR Web

Cameron + Company, acquired San Francisco Cuisine Magazine

synopsis: Cameron + Company, publisher of quality books with a focus on photography, art, food & wine, children’s, and publications of regional interest, has acquired San Francisco Cuisine Magazine, the premier culinary guide to the Bay Area. San Francisco Cuisines includes current menus, descriptions and photographs of the top restaurants and wineries.
buyer: Cameron + Company
Founded in 1964, Cameron + Company, Inc. is a media company rich in book publishing history with recent expansion into licensing, merchandising, TV/Film, digital media and other forms of media. Cameron + Company's business divisions include Cameron Books, Cameron Studios and Roundtree Press. "
target: San Francisco Cuisine Magazine
For more than a decade, San Francisco Cuisine has been the Bay Area's Premier Culinary Guide to Fine Restaurants and Wineries - the ultimate restaurant, recipe and winery resource for foodies, travelers and industry insiders.
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closed 10/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Gilt City, acquired DinePrivate.com

synopsis: Gilt City, the leading online site for luxury services and experiences, has acquired DinePrivate.com, a free guide and booking system for private dining and social/corporate events at New York’s top restaurants. Dine Private provides a fast and efficient way to reserve private dining venues while customizing the experience.
buyer parent: Gilt Groupe
buyer: Gilt City
Gilt City provides access to unique and coveted lifestyle experience in the world’s most dynamic cities—at insider prices. Each sale lasts a limited time and features a city’s most sought-after restaurants, spas, concerts, cultural offerings and more. "
target: DinePrivate.com
DinePrivate.com is a fine-dining booking engine that enables consumers to research and book private dining rooms throughout New York City. Dine Private provides a fast and efficient way to reserve private dining venues while customizing the experience – all through the convenience of the Web.
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announced 3/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Class Editori SpA, will acquire Gambero Rosso SpA

synopsis: Class Editori, a publishing house leader in Italy, will acquire a 67.48% stake in Gambero Rosso from Professioni Imprese Mestieri, a company owned by Gambero Rosso chairman Paolo Cuccia. Gambero Rosso is the leading company in the food and wine sector in Italy. The company publishes guides and a monthly magazine, and organizes wine roadshows.
buyer: Class Editori SpA
Class Editori is a publishing house leader in Italy. Their daily newspapers provide financial news for economists, lawyers, bankers, and other professionals. They publish various magazines for business professionals and consumers that cover the topics of finance, fashion, luxury, and lifestyle. "
target parent: Professioni Imprese Mestieri S.p.A.
target: Gambero Rosso SpA
Founded in 1986, Gambero Rosso is the leading company in the food and wine sector in Italy. The company publishes guides and a monthly magazine about food and wine, organizes wine roadshows, and operates a TV channel that is entirely dedicated to food and wine.
price ($mm)
$18*
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$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
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1.4x
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6.2x
closed 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Waitrose Limited, acquired The Good Food Guide

synopsis: The Good Food Guide has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Waitrose. The Good Food Guide Limited publishes restaurant guide on the the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK.
buyer: Waitrose Limited
Waitrose has 262 supermarkets and combines the convenience of a supermarket with the expertise and service of a specialist shop. It is dedicated to offering quality food that has been responsibly sourced combined with high standards of customer service. "
target: The Good Food Guide
Since 1951, The Good Food Guide has reviewed the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK. Each year, the Guide is completely rewritten and compiled from scratch.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Waitrose Limited, acquired The Good Food Guide

synopsis: The Good Food Guide has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Waitrose. The Good Food Guide Limited publishes restaurant guide on the the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK.
buyer: Waitrose Limited
Waitrose has 262 supermarkets and combines the convenience of a supermarket with the expertise and service of a specialist shop. It is dedicated to offering quality food that has been responsibly sourced combined with high standards of customer service. "
target: The Good Food Guide
Since 1951, The Good Food Guide has reviewed the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK. Each year, the Guide is completely rewritten and compiled from scratch.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fleggaard Holding A/S, acquired PostMe ApS

synopsis: Fleggaard Holding A/S, an international conglomerate company that engages in diverse activities, has acquired a majority stake in PostMe, an online supermarket in Denmark. PostMe makes it easier to shop for everyday necessities online. Their products include shavers, toothbrushes, apparel, makeup, light bulbs, frying pans, candles, and more.
buyer: Fleggaard Holding A/S
Fleggaard Holding A/S is an international conglomerate company that engages in diverse activities. The Fleggaard Group consists of a number of subsidiaries covering a broad range of activities, ranging from retail in border areas, wholesale and leasing of cars. "
target: PostMe ApS
PostMe is an online supermarket in Denmark. PostMe makes it easier to shop for everyday necessities online. They offer over 7,000 products from leading brands at competitive prices. Their products include shavers, toothbrushes, apparel, makeup, light bulbs, frying pans, candles, and more.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Carrefour, acquired Potager City

synopsis: Carrefour Group, the second largest retailer in the world and the largest in Europe, has announced its acquisition of start-up Potager City, a France-based, leading distributor of online subscription-based boxes of extra-fresh and seasonal fruit & vegetables sourced via short distribution channels.
buyer: Carrefour (ENXTPA:CA:$85,630.27)
In 50 years, the Carrefour Group has become a world leader in the retail sector. The second largest retailer in the world and the largest in Europe, the Group now features four major grocery retail formats: hypermarkets, supermarkets, cash & carry and convenience stores. "
target: Potager City
Potager City is the leading distributor of online subscription-based boxes of extra-fresh and seasonal fruit & vegetables sourced via short distribution channels. They are based in Lyon, France.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Greenweez SAS, acquired Sorgente Natura Srl

synopsis: Greenweez, France’s leading online retailer of organic products, has acquired Sorgente Natura, the 1st online store for organic products in Italy. Sorgente Natura offers over 18,400 organic and natural products that are ready to be delivered directly to their customer's home.
buyer parent: Carrefour
buyer: Greenweez SAS
Based in France, Greenweez offers more than 20 000 organic products, ecological and well-being, spread across 8 worlds: Organic Grocery, Organic Baby Food, Child, Cleaning Products, Home and Outdoor, Cooking, Health and Well-being, Beauty and Hygiene. "
target: Sorgente Natura Srl
Sorgente Natura is the 1st online store for organic products in Italy. Sorgente Natura offers over 18,400 organic and natural products that are ready to be delivered directly to their customer's home. Their products include food, drinks, supplements, soaps, makeup, detergents, candles and more.
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announced 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurocash Grupa, will acquire Frisco.pl

synopsis: Eurocash, a leading wholesale distributor of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in Poland, will acquire Frisco.pl, one of Poland’s largest and longest running online supermarkets. Frisco.pl provides a modern and more convenient alternative to grocery shopping. Frisco.pl offers a wide range of food, household items, and specialty products.
buyer: Eurocash Grupa (WSE:EUR:$6,082.62)
Eurocash is a leading wholesale distributor of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in Poland. Eurocash is the largest wholesale distributor of food products, household chemicals, alcohol and tobacco products. Their cash&carry and franchise store chains are spread all over the country. "
target: Frisco.pl
Frisco.pl is one of Poland’s largest and longest running online supermarkets. Frisco.pl provides a modern and more convenient alternative to grocery shopping. Frisco.pl offers a wide range of food, household items, and specialty products.
price ($mm)
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$26
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announced 2/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Sherpa Supermarche S.A, will acquire OffCourses

synopsis: Sherpa Supermarche, a company that owns a group of supermarkets located in the mountains, will be acquiring OffCourses, a specialist and leader in online shopping and delivering holiday shopping to Alpine Ski Resorts.
buyer: Sherpa Supermarche S.A
Based in France, Sherpa Supermarche owns a group of supermarkets exclusively located in the moutains. Sherpa offers quality choices for all including major national brands, but also an exclusive range of mountain products. "
target: OffCourses
Based in France, OffCourses is a specialist and leader in online shopping and delivering holiday shopping to Alpine Ski Resorts. OffCourses has made life easier for ski vacationers to have more time for leisure.
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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)
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$1
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announced 9/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Delticom, will acquire Allyouneed Fresh

synopsis: Delticom, Europe's leading online retailer of tyres and automotive accessories, will acquire Allyouneed Fresh from Deutsche Post, Europe's largest mail services operator. Allyouneed Fresh is an innovative online supermarket in Germany that offers three times the amount of products a conventional supermarket can offer.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom is a leading online distributor of tyres, car parts and automotive accessories in Europe and the USA. Founded in 1999, the Hanover-based company operates more than 460 online shops and websites in 74 countries. "
target parent: Deutsche Post AG
target: Allyouneed Fresh
Allyouneed Fresh is an innovative online supermarket in Germany. Allyouneed Fresh offers three times the amount of products a conventional supermarket can offer. Their products include fruit and vegetables, pastries, frozen foods, breakfast foods, beverages and more.
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announced 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kosik.cz will be merged with Kolonial.cz,

synopsis: Mall Group, operator of one of the largest Czech e-shops, is taking over grocery e-shop Košík.cz. The group is planning to merge Košík with its own grocery e-shop, Kolonial.cz. Košík.cz offers fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, packaged goods and more.
buyer parent: Mall Group
buyer: Kolonial.cz
Kolonial.cz is an online grocery shop located in Prague, Czech Republic. They offer over 11,500 products including fruits and vegetables, dairy, baked goods, home goods and more. "
target: Kosik.cz
Kosik.cz is an online grocery shop based in Prague, Czech Republic. They offer fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, packaged goods and more.
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$625
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closed 7/26/2017 via PR Newswire

UrthBox, acquired Bestowed

synopsis: UrthBox announced the acquisition of the food subscription service Bestowed, along with the customer base and assets of subscription services ConsciousBox and KlutchClub. Bestowed is a subscription-based discovery service that delivers nutritionist recommended products direct to consumers.
buyer: UrthBox
Devoted to GMO-Free, organic and all-natural standards, UrthBox is the best way to discover healthier and more conscious snack, food and personal care products delivered right to your door every month. "
target: Bestowed
A popular product discovery platform for health-conscious consumers, Bestowed is a subscription-based discovery service that delivers nutritionist recommended products direct to consumers. Bestowed was created to make it easy for consumers to find the best better-for-you products on the market.
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announced 3/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Godtlevert will be merged with Adams Matkasse AS,

synopsis: Adams Matkasse, a company that provides an online grocery and food box delivery service, is merging with Godtlevert, a company that also provides online grocery and food box delivery services. Both companies are based in Norway.
buyer: Adams Matkasse AS
Adams Matkasse AS provides online grocery delivery service. Customers can create unique food boxes delivered right to their door. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Bergen, Norway. "
target: Godtlevert
Godtlevert.no AS provides online grocery and food box delivery services. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Oslo, Norway.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maxima Grupe, UAB, acquired Barbora

synopsis: Maxima Grupė that manages retail chains in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bulgaria and Poland, has acquired the largest e-commerce company for food and other products in Lithuania – Barbora. Barbora sells groceries online through their website and mobile app, and delivers purchases directly to customers' homes.
buyer parent: Vilniaus Prekyba
buyer: Maxima Grupe, UAB
Maxima Grupe manages retail companies in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bulgaria and Poland, owning a total of 535 shopping centres. Maxima Grupe operates under the Maxima, T-Market, and Aldik supermarket brands. "
target: Barbora
Barbora is the largest e-commerce company for food and other products in Lithuania. Customers can order their groceries online through Barbora's website or mobile app, and have their purchases delivered directly to their homes.
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closed 1/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Axfood AB, acquired Matse Holding AB

synopsis: Axfood AB, a company that conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden, has acquired Matse Holding AB, an online grocery store offering home delivery to consumers in Sweden.
buyer: Axfood AB (OM:AXFO:$4,984.74)
Axfood AB conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden. Retail business is conducted through the wholly owned store chains Willys and Hemköp, comprising 263 stores in all. "
target: Matse Holding AB (OM:MAT:$28.87)
Matse Holding AB is an online grocery store offering home delivery to consumers in Sweden. The Company also offers recipes and weekly menus for consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$60 [$57]
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

SK Planet, acquired Hello Nature

synopsis: SK Planet, a company that leads the revolution of online and mobile service platforms with its Digital Contents, Integrated Commerce and Advertising & Marketing Businesses, has acquired Hello Nature, an online grocery retailer based in South Korea. They allow clients to order fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products from farmers.
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: Hello Nature
Hello Nature operates as an online grocery retailer. As a Korean agri-product distributor, they allow clients to order fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products from farmers.The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Carrefour, acquired Greenweez SAS

synopsis: Carrefour has acquired French e-commerce website Greenweez SAS. Greenweez provides eco-consicous consumers in several European countries and organic product lovers with online-ordering plus home-delivery of healthy food and non-food items from over 1,000 brands. The Company has now become the leader on the French online organic retail market.
buyer: Carrefour (ENXTPA:CA:$85,630.27)
Carrefour is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing more than 380,000 people. As a multi-local, multi-format, and omni-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, it welcomes more than 12.5 million customers around the world. "
target: Greenweez SAS
Founded in 2008, Greenweez provides eco-consicous consumers in several European countries and organic product lovers with online-ordering plus home-delivery of healthy food and non-food items from over 1,000 brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Spencer's Retail Limited, acquired Meragrocer.com

synopsis: Spencer’s Retail Ltd, part of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, announced the acquisition of Omnipresent Retail India Pvt. Ltd, which runs the grocery website meragrocer.com. The online grocery, which currently operates in Gurgaon and some neighbourhoods of Delhi, will be integrated with Spencer’s brick-and-mortar operations before a national rollout.
buyer parent: RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
buyer: Spencer's Retail Limited
Spencer’s Retail Limited, part of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, is a multi-format retailer providing a wide range of quality products across categories such as food, personal care, fashion, home essentials, electrical and electronics to its key consumers. "
target: Meragrocer.com
Meragrocer.com is India’s premier online convenience store. At Meragrocer.com customers can get the freshest, handpicked products from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Rice and Dals, Spices and Seasonings to Packaged Products, Beverages, Personal Care Products, Meats and a lot more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Godrej's Natures Basket Ltd., acquired EkStop Shop Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Godrej Group’s hybrid retailer Nature’s Basket, has acquired online grocery and daily essentials shopping store Ekstop.com. The company is working at rebranding and integrating Ekstop.com to serve as its online platform, and the new online platform is expected to be launched by March 2015.
buyer parent: Godrej Group
buyer: Godrej's Natures Basket Ltd.
Godrej Nature’s Basket is the retail venture of Godrej Group and is India’s foremost retail destination for fine foods from across the world. Started in 2005 as a single fresh food store, they are a 32-store chain of premium gourmet stores strategically located at high street locations in India. "
target: EkStop Shop Pvt. Ltd.
EkStop is an online retailer specializing in home deliveries with a commitment to becoming the most loved and trusted shopping platform in India on the Internet and phone through unparalleled customer service, innovative shopping experience and express delivery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.02 [$6.42]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

William Jackson Food Group, acquired Abel & Cole Limited

synopsis: William Jackson Food Group, the company behind Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire puddings, has acquired UK online organic firm Abel & Cole. Abel & Cole Limited offers organic vegetable boxes, fruits, and meats through online shopping.
buyer: William Jackson Food Group
The William Jackson Food Group has a portfolio of successful food businesses including Aunt Bessie's, Jackson's Bakery, Hazeldene Foods, and Parripak Foods. It aims to to develop a successful portfolio of food businesses. "
target: Abel & Cole Limited
Abel & Cole Limited offers organic vegetable boxes, fruits, and meats through online shopping.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Jialebao Inc., will acquire Yummy77

synopsis: Jialebao.cc, an online marketplace for fresh produce, groceries and lifestyle products, announced the acquisition of Yummy77, which offers seasonally fresh products for order online. The company ships its products, which include seafood, meat, and dairy.
buyer: Jialebao Inc.
Jialebao.cc is an online marketplace for fresh produce, groceries and lifestyle products. They are based in Shanghai, China. "
target: Yummy77
Yummy77 launched in China in 2011, offers seasonally fresh products for order online. The company ships its products, which include seafood, meat, and dairy.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/30/2009 via Market Wire

Southern Fulfillment Services, acquired Pittman & Davis

synopsis: Pittman & Davis, a catalog gift food company headquartered in Harlingen, Texas, has been acquired by Southern Fulfillment Services LLC, a Vero Beach, Fla.-based food and beverage catalog holding company.
buyer: Southern Fulfillment Services
Southern Fulfillment Services (SFS) is a privately owned Florida based company with production facilities in Vero Beach, Florida and Harlingen, Texas. SFS currently owns multiple catalog brands related to citrus and gourmet food categories. "
target: Pittman & Davis
Pittman and Davis is a family owned company that's been in business for over 80 years, specializing in the delivery of wonderfully orchard fresh fruit, smoked meats, cheeses, pastries, candies and other scrumptious gift food items.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jazan Energy and Development Co, acquired Mango Jazan Company

synopsis: Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco), one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia, has acquired a 65% stake in Mango Jazan Company, an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region.
buyer: Jazan Energy and Development Co (SASE:6090:$20.31)
Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco) is one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia. Jazadco develops poultry and fruit farms around Jazan. The company also processes fish and shrimp from the Red Sea. "
target: Mango Jazan Company
Mango Jazan is an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region. The company seeks to deliver mangoes all over the world and encourage farmers to increase their production and standards.
price ($mm)
$0.56*
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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Ticker: YELP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yelp
Yelp
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$787.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.69
EBIT ($mm)
$15.69
Net Income ($mm)
$13.14
Employees
4256
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Ticker: TSE:2193
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CookPad Inc.
CookPad Inc.
CookPad is Japan’s top recipe site allowing visitors to upload and search through original, user-created recipes. CookPad is an essential tool in enabling families to enjoy cooking across Japan.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$73.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.38
EBIT ($mm)
$30.05
Net Income ($mm)
$17.25
Employees
207
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Ticker: OM:TASTE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
203 Web Group AB
203 Web Group AB
203 Web Group is a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The concepts behind the products are language dependent, which means that they can be applied on a multinational level and are today represented on a few dozen markets spread out over five continents.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kroger
Kroger
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 375,000 associates who serve customers in 2,642 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$124,102.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,939.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,431.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,705.00
Employees
449000
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Ticker: TSX:L
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$35,452.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,454.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1,415.07
Net Income ($mm)
$507.98
Employees
192000
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Ticker: JSE:SHP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shoprite
Shoprite
The Shoprite Group of Companies is Africa's largest food retailer. It operates 2653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. The company's headquarters are in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10,446.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$746.40
EBIT ($mm)
$586.63
Net Income ($mm)
$382.38
Employees
132942
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Ticker: OM:AXFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axfood AB
Axfood AB conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden. Retail business is conducted through the wholly owned store chains Willys and Hemköp, comprising 263 stores in all.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4,984.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$294.98
EBIT ($mm)
$215.40
Net Income ($mm)
$167.61
Employees
9065
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Ticker: BVMT:MAG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Magasin Général
Magasin Général
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$317.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.93
EBIT ($mm)
$10.96
Net Income ($mm)
$3.46
Employees
0
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Ticker: AHODF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$70,766.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,616.25
EBIT ($mm)
$2,856.98
Net Income ($mm)
$2,020.74
Employees
247500
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe Casino
Groupe Casino
A well-established player in the French retail industry since 1898, Groupe Casino is a leader in the global food retail market. Groupe Casino has more than 12,000 stores worldwide in France, Latin America and in the Indian Ocean region.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$42,731.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,132.28
EBIT ($mm)
$1,485.81
Net Income ($mm)
$175.68
Employees
214779
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Ticker: DB:B4B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metro AG
Metro AG offers private and commercial customers a broad array of services in cash & carry and in retail. All sales brands of Metro AG take leading market positions in their respective segment and demonstrate their competence in trade and retail on a daily basis.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$42,588.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,397.61
EBIT ($mm)
$654.77
Net Income ($mm)
$374.32
Employees
135890
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Ticker: MRW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC
WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC
WM Morrison is the UK’s fourth largest food retailer with 451 stores. Their business is mainly food and grocery. Uniquely they source and process most of the fresh food that they sell though their own manufacturing facilities, giving them close control over provenance and quality.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$25,364.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,883.98
EBIT ($mm)
$1,402.21
Net Income ($mm)
$972.77
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:MRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metro Inc.
Metro Inc.
Founded in 1947, Metro Inc. is a major Canadian food distribution company. Metro Inc. operates a network of almost 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,748.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,027.47
EBIT ($mm)
$809.72
Net Income ($mm)
$541.03
Employees
41213
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Ticker: PCAR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grupo Pão de Açúcar
Grupo Pão de Açúcar
Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA) is a Brazil-based company which is engaged in the retailing of food, clothing, home appliances and other products. The Company distributes its products through the chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets and specialized and department stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,662.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$651.09
EBIT ($mm)
$460.89
Net Income ($mm)
$283.75
Employees
100000
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Ticker: TSE:3182
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oisix ra daichi
Oisix ra daichi
Based in Japan, Oisix ra daichi Inc. was established to meet customers' demands for easy access to delicious and healthy food. They deliver food products that are carefully selected in terms of safety, nutritional value, price, and taste to support their customers' daily diets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$528.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.72
EBIT ($mm)
$22.13
Net Income ($mm)
$21.86
Employees
680
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Ticker: TSE:3172
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tea Life Co., Ltd.
Tea Life Co., Ltd.
Tea Life Co., Ltd. is a mail-order company that sells healthy tea, food, supplements, and cosmetics. They base their items on a 'forever healthy' motto. Tea Life was founded on 1983 and is headquartered in Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$66.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.26
EBIT ($mm)
$3.57
Net Income ($mm)
$3.67
Employees
150
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Ticker: NYSE:MCD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
McDonald's Corporation
McDonald's Corporation
McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with over 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. More than 90% of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20,829.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,275.30
EBIT ($mm)
$8,730.30
Net Income ($mm)
$5,897.90
Employees
210000
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Ticker: YUMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yum China
Yum China is China’s leading restaurant company with a vision of making every life taste beautiful. From a single restaurant in 1987, the company now operates over 7,500 restaurants in 1,100 cities and towns spanning every province and autonomous region across mainland China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$6,752.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,064.00
EBIT ($mm)
$662.00
Net Income ($mm)
$502.00
Employees
420000
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