Like Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd, will acquire Autoninja

synopsis: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd, one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India, will acquire Autoninja, a leading CRM solution for Indian automobile dealers. Autoninja's product suite provides seamless customer experience across all communication channels, including telephony, chat, email, and social.
buyer: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd (BSE:540716:$1,503.92)
ICICI Lombard is one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India. ICICI Lombard provides general insurance solutions to secure people against unexpected events. Their products include car insurance, health insurance, business insurance, crop insurance, and much more. "
target: Autoninja
Autoninja is a leading CRM solution for Indian automobile dealers. Autoninja's product suite provides seamless customer experience across all communication channels, including telephony, chat, email, and social.
price ($mm)
$32
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announced 12/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Bitauto Holdings Limited, will acquire Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Bitauto Holdings Ltd, a provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's automotive industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. ("Bitcar"). Bitcar was one of the first providers of mobile Internet enabled sales tools for the automotive industry in China.
buyer: Bitauto Holdings Limited (BITA:$669.95)
Bitauto Holdings Ltd provides Internet content and marketing services to China's fast-growing automotive industry. Bitauto manages its business in three segments: its auto listing website, Bitauto.com, its used car listing website, Ucar.cn, and its digital marketing solutions company, CIG. "
target: Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co. provides a customizable mobile application, B-WORLD, that allows sales people at auto dealers to manage the customer relationship process on handheld devices, such as the iPad and other tablet computers.
price ($mm)
$7.07
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

myKaarma, acquired PocketExpert

synopsis: myKaarma, the leading customer interaction management software solution for automotive dealerships, announced the acquisition of PocketExpert, a quickly growing dealership communication, online payments, and multi-point inspection platform.
buyer: myKaarma
myKaarma focuses on enhancing the retail experience for the service departments of car dealerships. The myKaarma application gives the ability to offer technology such as, a digital point of sale system, mobile payments, and bi-directional texting/calling/email all in one application. "
target: PocketExpert
PocketExpert enables automotive dealerships to exchange text messages with customers while their vehicle is in for service. Their mission is to make each text message the Service Advisor sends better to help improve the customer's experience and increase sales of service related work.
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closed 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Autobytel Inc., acquired Advanced Mobile, LLC.

synopsis: Autobytel Inc., announced it has acquired Advanced Mobile, a provider of innovative mobile communications services designed specifically for the automotive industry. As a result of the acquisition, Autobytel will offer auto manufacturers and dealers the ability to connect with consumers using a preferred method of text communication.
buyer: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL:$110.04)
Autobytel Inc. is an online leader offering consumer purchase requests and marketing resources to car dealers and manufacturers and providing consumers with the information they need to purchase new and used cars. "
target: Advanced Mobile, LLC.
Advanced Mobile serves the automotive industry with a full range of advanced mobile technologies. These technologies facilitate communication between dealers and car buyers on smart phones and tablets at the time, place and in a manner preferred by consumers.
price ($mm)
$1.75
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closed 1/23/2006 via BusinessWire

ICarMagic, LLC, acquired e-Pencil.com

synopsis: iCarMagic LLC is pleased to announce that it has completed the asset acquisition of two independent auto dealer software sites: e-Pencil.com and AutoPencil.com. Both companies were involved in helping car dealers prepare and estimate payment options on new and used cars for retail customers.
buyer: ICarMagic, LLC
iCarMagic is the fastest growing customer relationship management software company aimed at the expansive automobile retailing marketplace and is an approved solution for most of the major automobile manufacturers in the United States. "
target: e-Pencil.com
e-Pencil.com helps car dealers prepare and estimate payment options on new and used cars for retail customers.
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closed 1/23/2006 via BusinessWire

ICarMagic, LLC, acquired AutoPencil.com

synopsis: iCarMagic LLC is pleased to announce that it has completed the asset acquisition of two independent auto dealer software sites: e-Pencil.com and AutoPencil.com. Both companies were involved in helping car dealers prepare and estimate payment options on new and used cars for retail customers.
buyer: ICarMagic, LLC
iCarMagic is the fastest growing customer relationship management software company aimed at the expansive automobile retailing marketplace and is an approved solution for most of the major automobile manufacturers in the United States. "
target: AutoPencil.com
AutoPencil.com allows car dealers unparallel flexibility in quoting payments.
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closed 1/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Assurant Solutions, acquired Recreational Finance, LLC

synopsis: Assurant Solutions, a leading provider of third-party administration services, specialty insurance and extended service contracts, has acquired Recreational Finance, LLC of Nixa, Mo., a leading developer of Web-based finance and insurance (F&I) operating systems for the recreational vehicle market in North America.
buyer parent: Assurant
buyer: Assurant Solutions
Assurant Solutions companies develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading financial institutions, retailers, automobile dealers, utilities and other entities. "
target: Recreational Finance, LLC
RF is a leading finance and insurance technology, product and service provider located in Nixa, Mo. Products and services include the recfin.net dealership F&I operating system, ValueGuard product offerings, recfin F&I training services and recfin.com full service F&I operating system.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/21/2022 via BusinessWire

AutoManager, acquired Selly Automotive

synopsis: The Beekman Group-backed AutoManager Holdings, a provider of dealer management system and website builder tools to independent auto dealerships, has completed a merger with Selly Automotive. Selly Automotive is a leading provider of customer relationship management (“CRM”) software to independent used car dealerships.
buyer parent: The Beekman Group, LLC
buyer: AutoManager
AutoManager is a leading provider of Dealer Management Software (DMS) and digital marketing solutions with a 25+ year track record of helping independent and franchise auto dealers increase sales and business productivity. "
target: Selly Automotive
Selly Automotive is a leading provider of customer relationship management (“CRM”) software to independent used car dealerships. Selly’s browser-based products enable dealerships in the United States and Canada to manage and optimize their sales processes with automated communications tools.
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closed 4/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired Speed Digital

synopsis: Hagerty, Inc., an automotive lifestyle brand and a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, has acquired Speed Digital, an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
buyer: Hagerty (HGTY:$619.08)
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: Speed Digital
Speed Digital is an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

synopsis: CitNOW, a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry, has acquired, Quik., a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments.
buyer: CitNOW
CitNOW is a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry. CitNOW provides app-based solutions that create transparent car buying experiences. Their app enables sales executives to shoot, edit and send personalized videos of vehicles as a response to individual enquiries. "
target: Quik.
Quik. is a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments that fully integrates with existing dealership management systems.
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closed 3/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired Dealer-FX

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated, a global innovator, manufacturer, and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information, and systems solutions, has acquired Dealer-FX Group, Inc. Based in Ontario, Dealer‑FX is a leading developer, marketer, and provider of service operations software solutions for automotive OEM customers and their dealers.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$3,942.20)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and system solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. "
target: Dealer-FX
Based in Ontario, Dealer‑FX is a leading developer, marketer, and provider of service operations software solutions for automotive OEM customers and their dealers. Dealer-FX specializes in SaaS management systems, communications platforms, and extensive data integrations.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired Dealer-FX

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated, a global innovator, manufacturer, and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information, and systems solutions, has acquired Dealer-FX Group, Inc. Based in Ontario, Dealer‑FX is a leading developer, marketer, and provider of service operations software solutions for automotive OEM customers and their dealers.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$3,942.20)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and system solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. "
target: Dealer-FX
Based in Ontario, Dealer‑FX is a leading developer, marketer, and provider of service operations software solutions for automotive OEM customers and their dealers. Dealer-FX specializes in SaaS management systems, communications platforms, and extensive data integrations.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

AutoFutura Ltd, acquired Chrysalis Loyalty

synopsis: Autofutura, the global business intelligence provider, has acquired Chrysalis Loyalty to expand its range of services to the automotive industry. Services across the two companies cover lead management, customer loyalty programmes, retention schemes, and risk management services.
buyer: AutoFutura Ltd
Autofutura, based in the UK, is a leading specialist provider of global data management software solutions and consultancy to the automotive finance and leasing industry, motor manufacturers, fleet operators, finance and rental companies. "
target: Chrysalis Loyalty
Chrysalis Loyalty, based in the UK, helps clients achieve sustainable and profitable customer retention enabling them to sell more cars, more often. Their system, Key2Key, is the most comprehensive CRM and DMS management system available anywhere in the world.
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closed 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CitNOW, acquired Dealerweb

synopsis: The CitNOW Group, a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry, has acquired Dealerweb, a leading provider of showroom systems in the UK. Dealerweb offers tailor-made showroom systems that enable automotive dealers to more effectively manage leads, create customer offers, build customer orders and more.
buyer: CitNOW
CitNOW is a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry. CitNOW provides app-based solutions that create transparent car buying experiences. Their app enables sales executives to shoot, edit and send personalized videos of vehicles as a response to individual enquiries. "
target: Dealerweb
Dealerweb is a leading provider of showroom systems in the UK. Dealerweb offers tailor-made showroom systems that enable automotive dealers to more effectively manage leads, create customer offers, build customer orders, administer vehicle finance, and plan outbound marketing campaigns.
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired AutoConvert

synopsis: Auto Trader Group, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, has acquired AutoConvert, a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: AutoConvert
AutoConvert is a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/19/2019 via Company Press Release

AutoLoop will be merged with Affinitiv, Inc.,

synopsis: Affinitiv, Inc. and Loop LLC, leading providers of data-driven marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market will merge. The merger will combine two industry-leading platforms to create the largest provider of data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Affinitiv, Inc.
Affinitiv is a leading marketing technology company serving automotive manufacturers (OEMs), dealership groups, and individual dealers. Affinitiv’s Connectiv1 Platform is designed to provide a 360° view of customer, vehicle, dealership, and marketing campaign effectiveness all in one place. "
target: AutoLoop
AutoLoop helps automotive dealerships grow their businesses with the AutoLoop Sales and Service Suite. The platform's set of seamlessly interconnected Sales, Service, and Engagement tools is designed to give dealerships industry-leading features, intelligent analytics, and streamlined performance.
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announced 5/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TuanChe Limited, will acquire Longye International Limited

synopsis: TuanChe Limited, a leading omni-channel automotive marketplace in China, will acquire Longye, a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, and more.
buyer: TuanChe Limited (TC:$99.38)
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events. "
target: Longye International Limited
Longye is a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, improve operational efficiency, and more.
price ($mm)
$29
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closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$353.57)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
price ($mm)
$27
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announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire ELEAD1ONE

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading enabler of automotive commerce, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ELEAD1ONE, the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: ELEAD1ONE
ELEAD1ONE is the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America. The ELEAD1ONE platform delivers a comprehensively featured customer experience through its solution suite.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 8/20/2015 via BusinessWire

DealerSocket, Inc., will acquire Inventory+

synopsis: DealerSocket Inc. and Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which DealerSocket will acquire Dealertrack’s Inventory+ business. Inventory+ helps dealers centralize and standardize the inventory management process, gain data-driven insights, and maximize profitability.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket is a leading automotive technology platform that helps dealerships in the United States, Canada and Australia improve profitability through a fully integrated suite of marketing, sales, service, customer experience DMS and data mining solutions. "
target parent: Dealertrack Technologies
target: Inventory+
Dealertrack's Inventory+ group delivers a broad range of product offerings including vehicle inventory management, merchandising, appraisal, pricing, mobile software, dealership health reporting, CRM, custom web design, and digital marketing solutions via an integrated online platform.
price ($mm)
$55
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closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dealertrack Technologies merged with Cox Automotive, Inc.,

synopsis: Cox Automotive, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., a leader in software solutions and services for automotive retailers.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies provides web based software solutions and services that enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, vehicle manufacturers, third party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,559 [$4,362]
rev ($mm)
$948
EBITDA ($mm)
$124
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
36.1x
announced 12/18/2014 via Company Press Release

Dealertrack Technologies, will acquire Incadea Plc

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced a cash offer to acquire Incadea Plc, a leading provider of DMS software and services to the global automotive retail market. They offer a suite of solutions that include dealer management, business intelligence, and customer and vehicle relationship management.
buyer: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies' 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: Incadea Plc (AIM:INCA:$54.88)
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$186 [$203]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
49.1x
closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired ASR Pro, LLC

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced the acquisition of ASR Pro, a leading provider of web-based electronic multipoint-inspection and fixed operations services for automotive dealerships. The company helps automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
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: ASR Pro, LLC
ASR Pro is multipoint inspection software and additional service request package designed to help automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Dealer.com, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced the completion of its acquisition of Dealer.com, a leading provider of comprehensive digital marketing solutions and services for the automotive retail industry.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Dealer.com, Inc.
Dealer.com is a leader in automotive digital marketing solutions - serving automotive retailers, manufacturers and media companies worldwide. Its award-winning digital marketing and advertising platform helps lower the cost of customer acquisition, enhancing dealers' efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
$919
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired VINtek, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of VINtek, a provider of automotive collateral management, electronic lien and title (ELT) and consumer automotive finance processing services. Vintek offers a number of industry-leading services and solutions, including electronic vehicle title, tax processing services, and eContracting.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: VINtek, Inc.
VINtek, Inc. provides automotive collateral management and business process outsourcing services for banks, credit unions, and other auto finance institutions using paper or electronic titles. It offers direct auto finance solutions; and electronic lien and title solutions.
price ($mm)
$53
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., will purchase iConnect Direct DMS from Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.

synopsis: DealerTrack announced that DealerTrack Canada will acquire the assets of Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited's iCONNECT Direct DMS business. iCONNECT Direct is an internal dealership managment software application.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
seller parent: Ford Motor Company
seller: Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, manufactures vehicles, engines, and automotive accessories. The company also operates iCONNECT Direct, an internal Dealership Managment Software.
price ($mm)
$6.90
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired ClickMotive

synopsis: DealerTrack announced the acquisition of ClickMotive LP, a leading provider of interactive marketing solutions for the automotive retailing industry. ClickMotive is the innovator of an award-winning digital marketing platform that combines the power of Web, mobile, search, social, video, inventory, call-tracking, tag, and dashboard tools.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: ClickMotive
ClickMotive is the only company to deliver the powerful combination of website design, video, and dynamic search – in a single product, on a single platform, for one low cost, using 100% in-house technology.
price ($mm)
$49
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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 10/4/2011 via Reuters

TrueCar, Inc., acquired ALG, Inc.

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc., the only transparent publisher of real-time new and used vehicle pricing data in the U.S. market, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of ALG, Inc. formerly a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. and the industry-leading source for automotive residual values.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$353.57)
TrueCar, Inc. is an automotive solutions provider focused on changing how cars are sold by providing a significantly better customer experience while helping qualified dealer partners to gain incremental market share and reduce costs. "
target parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
target: ALG, Inc.
Based in Santa Barbara, California, ALG, Inc. is a leading provider of data and consulting services to the automotive industry. ALG publishes the "Automotive Lease Guide" — the standard for residual value projections in North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 7/6/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack AAX, Inc., acquired eCarList, LLC

synopsis: DealerTrack AAX, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of eCarList LLC, a leading provider of inventory management and merchandising solutions for automobile dealerships.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack AAX, Inc.
DealerTrack AAX offers all the tools and services needed to significantly increase turns and profit at every step of the used vehicle process. It delivers the tools needed to create effective plans for stocking, sourcing, pricing, appraising and merchandising used vehicle inventory. "
target: eCarList, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price, and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc., purchased U.S. Price and Spec Business from R. L. Polk & Co

synopsis: DealerTrack has announced the acquisition of R.L Polk's U.S. Price and Spec Business, including Polk's popular Vehicle Comparator Service, through Chrome Systems, Inc. The Vehicle Comparator is a highly-flexible and customizable service that delivers up-to-date price and specification details.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc.
Chrome Systems, Inc. provides vehicle content, software, technology and services to deliver complete enterprise solutions to all segments of the automotive retail industry. "
seller: R. L. Polk & Co
RL Polk & Co. is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data, and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help customers understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, and conquest new business.
price ($mm)
$3.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired triVIN Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of triVIN Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of automobile title management services to lenders and vehicle registration services to automobile dealers.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: triVIN Holdings, Inc.
triVIN Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of automobile title management services to lenders and vehicle registration services to automobile dealers. triVIN has two primary businesses: FDI Collateral Management and General Systems Solutions.
price ($mm)
$126
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2010 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Trade Tracker, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the automotive retail industry, announced that it has acquired Trade Tracker, Inc. Trade Tracker has approximately 300 dealer customers across Canada that use its onl
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Trade Tracker, Inc.
Trade Tracker is a tool that allows car dealers to create instant and accurate appraisals, while building a data base of vehicles to potentially sell from. Trade Tracker essentially gives dealers the ability to increase the used vehicle inventory by 50% with out using any of their capital.
price ($mm)
$1.21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2009 via BusinessWire

F&I Administration Solutions, LLC, purchased The SCS Auto platform from DealerTrack, Inc.

synopsis: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC announced that it has purchased certain assets related to the SCS business of DealerTrack Aftermarket Services, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
buyer: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC
F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of software for the automotive aftermarket industry supporting products such as Extended Service Contracts and GAP. "
seller: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2009 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired AAX Inventory Management Suite

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S. automotive retail industry, announced that it has acquired the AAX® suite of inventory management solutions and other assets from JM Dealer Services, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target parent: JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
target: AAX Inventory Management Suite
AAX has delivered strong used vehicle profit growth for their dealership customers coupling insightful analysis of transaction data with the industry’s most successful in-store inventory management consulting services.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2007 via PE Hub

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. has acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software solutions and services that enable auto dealers to procure, manage and sell vehicle accessories. AutoStyleMart is a privately held company headquartered in Waltham, MA, with 16 employees.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: AutoStyleMart, Inc.
AutoStyleMart's products and services enable auto dealers to setup, manage and grow a highly profitable accessories department through the use of powerful technology, outsourced product & supply chain management and targeted marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Arkona

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S. automotive retail industry, has completed the acquisition of Arkona, Inc. Following a successful tender offer, Arkona has been merged with a wholly owned DealerTrack subsidiary.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Arkona
ARKONA is a leading supplier of fully integrated business management solutions targeted at the automotive dealership industry. The company has a strong heritage in this industry resulting in a keen awareness of the technology needs of automobile dealers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$46 [$45]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
45.5x
closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Curomax

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Curomax Corporation. Curomax, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading online financing portal in Canada.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Curomax
Curomax, a leading online finance platform in Canada, connects automobile, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, power sport and home improvement dealers across North America to financial institutions and credit bureau providers through a single application over the Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2022 via Reuters

Carsales.com Ltd., acquired Trader Interactive

synopsis: Carsales.com Ltd, an online auto classifieds platform in Australia, has acquired Trader Interactive, an online advertising company serving the lifestyle vehicles and commercial equipment segments. Trader operates online marketplaces that offer vehicles for sale. Their marketing tools features solutions for inventory management and lead generation.
buyer: Carsales.com Ltd. (ASX:CAR:$296.70)
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. They attract more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites. "
target: Trader Interactive
Trader Interactive is an online advertising company serving the lifestyle vehicles and commercial equipment segments. Trader Interactive operates online marketplaces that offer vehicles for sale. Their digital marketing tools features solutions for inventory management and lead generation.
price ($mm)
$809*
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
EV / rev
12.7x
EV / EBITDA
23.0x
announced 6/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Motork, will acquire WebMobil24

synopsis: MotorK Plc, a leading European SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry, announces it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire WebMobil24 , a German software provider of stock management solutions and e-commerce platforms to automotive dealers and OEMs.
buyer: Motork (ENXTAM:MTRK:$29.09)
MotorK is a leading SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry in the EMEA region, with over 400 employees and ten offices in seven countries (Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, the UK and Israel). "
target: WebMobil24
WebMobil24 is a German software provider of stock management solutions and e-commerce platforms to automotive dealers and OEMs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired Speed Digital

synopsis: Hagerty, Inc., an automotive lifestyle brand and a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, has acquired Speed Digital, an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
buyer: Hagerty (HGTY:$619.08)
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: Speed Digital
Speed Digital is an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorcentral merged with Thorn Finance,

synopsis: New Zealand’s Thorn Finance is merging with auto dealership software maker Motorcentral (Limelight) to form Limelight Group. Limelight offers three brands — Motorcentral, Need A Car and BuyerScore — and provides car dealers throughout New Zealand with dealership management software. Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships
buyer: Thorn Finance
New Zealand-based Thorn Finance offers a range of finance solutions, like vehicle finance, and personal loans for things like home renovations, travel, and debt consolidation. Thorn offers finance solutions to meet the changing needs of its customers and help them live the lives they want. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Cars.com, will acquire CreditIQ

synopsis: Cars.com Inc., a leading automotive marketplace platform, will acquire CreditIQ, a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
buyer: Cars.com (CARS:$618.39)
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews."
target: CreditIQ
CreditIQ is a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

ACV Auto, acquired MAX Digital, LLC

synopsis: ACV, the leading digital automotive marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, announced its acquisition of MAX Digital, a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook.
buyer: ACV Auto (ACVA:$358.44)
ACV provides a vibrant digital marketplace for wholesale vehicle transactions and data services that offers transparent and accurate vehicle information to customers. ACV's platform leverages data insights and technology to power its digital marketplace and data services. "
target: MAX Digital, LLC
MAX Digital is a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook. MAX Digital tools are all cloud-based and can integrate easily with existing Dealer Management Systems (DMS).
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

synopsis: CitNOW, a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry, has acquired, Quik., a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments.
buyer: CitNOW
CitNOW is a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry. CitNOW provides app-based solutions that create transparent car buying experiences. Their app enables sales executives to shoot, edit and send personalized videos of vehicles as a response to individual enquiries. "
target: Quik.
Quik. is a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments that fully integrates with existing dealership management systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CarGurus, acquired CarOffer, LLC

synopsis: CarGurus, a leading global online automotive marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of a 51% interest in CarOffer, the automotive industry’s first instant trade platform that helps dealers trade more, buy more, and make more, with the ability to buy the remaining equity interest in the company over the next three years.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$558.05)
CarGurus is an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The Company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms, and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target: CarOffer, LLC
CarOffer is the automotive industry’s first instant trade platform that helps dealers trade more, buy more, and make more. Leveraging the power of data, national scale, and the company’s Buying Matrix technology, the platform helps dealers acquire and exchange used inventory more efficiently.
price ($mm)
$140*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Autodata Solutions Group, acquired Inventory Command Center

synopsis: J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, announced the acquisition of Inventory Command Center (ICC), a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The business is being integrated into the Autodata Solutions division of J.D. Power.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Autodata Solutions Group
Autodata Solutions, a division of J.D. Power, is the industry-leading provider of vehicle data, technology and inventory merchandising solutions that power the automotive ecosystem. "
target: Inventory Command Center
Inventory Command Center (ICC) is a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The company’s SaaS-based platform was developed over the last twelve years as a necessity to help dealers better communicate the value proposition of their inventory to consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.

synopsis: Imaweb/IDF Group, a developer of customer relationship management ("CRM") solutions and dealership management systems ("DMS") for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L. Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and DMS (Dealership Management Systems) solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target parent: Alvariño Group
target: Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.
Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers. Its flagship offering is SERAUTO, a complete DMS solution that works modularly and can also be integrated to the existing technology of any dealership or workshop.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carsforsale.com, acquired Carbase

synopsis: Carsforsale.com, an online automotive marketing and classifieds website, has acquired Carbase, an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales.
buyer: Carsforsale.com
Carsforsale.com is an online automotive marketing and classifieds website that connects buyers with sellers of vehicles. Carsforsale.com is fastest and easiest way to buy or sell new and used cars online. They offer millions of vehicles from thousands of State-Verified Auto Dealers across the US. "
target: Carbase
Carbase is an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales. Their platform provides tools for inventory management, lead conversion, vehicle merchandising, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$353.57)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire Motorcentral

synopsis: Trade Me, the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, will acquire Motorcentral, a provider of innovative technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales.
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Auction123, Inc

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., announced that it has acquired Auction123, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to help dealers in selected vertical markets manage and feed inventory information to online marketplaces to drive more sales and leads.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an SaaS and marketing services to help dealers, manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets. Their products are powered by a proprietary data repository of original equipment and aftermarket electronic content. "
target: Auction123, Inc
Founded in 2001, Auction123, Inc is the leading provider of website development, inventory management, and online marketing solutions for dealerships of all categories including Automotive, RV & Camper, Powersports, Motorcycle, Marine, Trailer, Commercial Truck, and Aviation.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Cargigi, Inc.

synopsis: eBay announced it has acquired Cargigi Inc., a provider of online advertising and marketing services for the auto industry. Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Cargigi, Inc.
Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites. Cargigi has acquired thousands of dealership clients nationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

CDK Global, acquired New Car IQ

synopsis: CDK Global announced the acquisitions of the NewCarIQ product platform. New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory and more.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global’s solutions automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence. "
target parent: Pearl Technology Holdings
target: New Car IQ
New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory, market and historical data, enables a complete view of competitor's inventory, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dealertrack Technologies merged with Cox Automotive, Inc.,

synopsis: Cox Automotive, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., a leader in software solutions and services for automotive retailers.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies provides web based software solutions and services that enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, vehicle manufacturers, third party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,559 [$4,362]
rev ($mm)
$948
EBITDA ($mm)
$124
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
36.1x
closed 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

DealerSocket, Inc., acquired AutoStar Solutions

synopsis: DealerSocket announced it has acquired AutoStar Solutions, a comprehensive automotive dealer management system (DMS) for Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) and User Car Dealers. AutoStar's solutions include Web-Based DMS, PortalPay, CollectorPro, Insight Reporting, Leasing, AccountLink, NetLink, and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket provides dealerships with a single automotive platform containing marketing, sales, service, customer experience, and data mining solutions. Over 185,000 users at 6,500 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia are optimizing their dealership with in-depth statistics. "
target: AutoStar Solutions
AutoStar Solutions provides dealer management software solutions to independent automotive dealers and subprime finance companies in the US. AutoStar's web-based software solutions enable clients to automate and simplify activities while staying compliant with state and federal regulations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Loop, LLC, acquired CAR Research, Inc.

synopsis: AutoLoop, LLC, a leading provider of customer engagement marketing solutions for automotive dealers nationwide, announced that it has acquired CAR-Research, developer of XRM, one of the industry’s most customizable and user-friendly CRM software solutions.
buyer: Loop, LLC
Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. Its proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. "
target: CAR Research, Inc.
CAR-Research XRM is the industry’s most robust, customizable and user-friendly Customer Relationship Management application that has passed the test of time being constantly enhanced and improved by their dealer network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
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Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$42.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
319
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
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Ticker: BOVESPA:IFCM3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infracommerce
Infracommerce
Infracommerce is a leading provider of e-commerce technology and services in Brazil. Infracommerce helps retailers to increase their efficiency and scale. They offer solutions and services for customer relations, back office, payment gateways, logistics, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$88.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3908
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
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Ticker: ENXTAM:MTRK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motork
Motork
MotorK is a leading SaaS provider for the automotive retail industry in the EMEA region, with over 400 employees and ten offices in seven countries (Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, the UK and Israel).
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$29.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
400
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Ticker: TSXV:QIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
44
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Ticker: UPST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while delivering exceptional digital-first lending experiences their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$233.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.04
EBIT ($mm)
$11.77
Net Income ($mm)
$5.98
Employees
429
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Ticker: PT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
432
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$42.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
319
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
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Ticker: BKFS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Black Knight, Inc.
Black Knight, Inc.
Black Knight is a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the homeownership lifecycle. They are committed to being a premier business partner that clients rely on to achieve their strategic goals.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,475.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$661.60
EBIT ($mm)
$296.60
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: GS:ASPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. is a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer-debt industries. Its proprietary business processes, electronic payment software and behavioral science analytics improve outcomes for marketplace participants.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$245.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2726
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:SYPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scrypt, Inc
Scrypt builds secure cloud-based workflow management and collaboration tools for regulated industries. They help businesses operating in regulated industries improve document workflow and regain valuable time while protecting business-critical information.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
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