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closed 9/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Kanbox

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a global leader in e-commerce for small businesses, has acquired Kanbox, the personal cloud storage service sometimes referred to as “the Dropbox of China.” Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba.com is the global leader in e-commerce for small businesses. Alibaba.com makes it easy for millions of buyers and suppliers around the world to do business online through three marketplaces: a global trade platform, a Chinese platform and a Japanese platform. "
target: Kanbox
Kanbox is one of China’s leading cloud providers. Similar to U.S.-based Dropbox, Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices, allowing users to upload, download and sync personal files.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Upthere, Inc

synopsis: Western Digital Corp., an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions, has completed the asset acquisition of Upthere, a company that provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
buyer: Western Digital Corporation (WDC:$19,093.00)
Western Digital is an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. "
target: Upthere, Inc
Upthere is a leading cloud services company that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Upthere provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
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closed 2/10/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired LiveDrive

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired LiveDrive®, a UK-based provider of online backup with added file sync features for professionals and individuals.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: LiveDrive
Livedrive is creating cloud storage technology that will revolutionise the way people access their files, photos, music, videos and other digital content. Livedrive is your personal storage space on the Internet. It's unlimited, it's secure and it's there forever.
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closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola Mobility, acquired Zecter Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., announced that it has acquired Zecter, Inc., a leading start-up with synchronization and streaming technologies for on-demand digital media consumption.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: Zecter Inc.
Zecter's solutions connect users to their content seamlessly and instantaneously. Zecter currently has two products commercially available: ZumoDrive, for cloud-based content sync, access and sharing; and ZumoCast, for personal media streaming to any device.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Docker, acquired Infinit

synopsis: Docker, an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications, has acquired Infinit, a file storage and sharing company created in 2012 with the vision of combining technology and design to allow anyone to send any file (photos, videos or else), of any size, to anyone, on any device.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the company behind the Docker open source platform, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. "
target: Infinit
Infinit is a file storage and sharing company created in 2012 with the vision of combining technology and design to allow anyone to send any file (photos, videos or else), of any size, to anyone, on any device.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Web

Acronis Inc., acquired BackupAgent

synopsis: Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced the acquisition of BackupAgent, the pioneering company in cloud backup. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device, being a PC, laptop or server, over the internet to a secured remote datacentre location.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis is a leading provider of next generation data protection and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. With Acronis' backup, disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users can better protect and maintain availability of critical servers and data. "
target: BackupAgent
BackupAgent is a leading vendor of cloud backup software. BackupAgent enables service providers and resellers to offer reliable backup services to consumers and SMB customers. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device.
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closed 6/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Box Inc., acquired Streem

synopsis: Box, a cloud-based file-management service, announced that it has acquired Streem, a Y Combinator-backed company that allows customers to stream files to their desktop environments. They design custom streaming and buffering algorithms to make files stored on the cloud open as fast as local ones.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$529.43)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Streem
Streem provides three core technologies that allow users to stream data from their cloud storage. Their StreemFS is a file system that enables users to natively access files in the cloud right on their desktop.
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announced 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Excalibur Mining Corporation, will acquire DropMySite

synopsis: DropMySite, a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more, is being acquired by Excalibur Mining Corporation, a company that acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe.
buyer: Excalibur Mining Corporation (ASX:EXM:$0.00)
Excalibur Mining Corporation Limited acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe. "
target: DropMySite
Dropmysite is a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more. The latest product offering is Dropmyemail Business, which will allow SMEs full control and backup of its corporate email accounts.
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closed 10/4/2007 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Berkeley Data Systems

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, has acquired Utah-based Berkeley Data Systems, Inc., a privately-held provider of online information backup and recovery services.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Berkeley Data Systems
Berkeley Data Systems is a software company focused on making simple things simple and complex things possible. Berkeley Data Systems provides Mozy - the industry's premier online subscription services for the protection of data that resides on desktops, laptops and remote office servers.
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closed 3/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Caleido AG merged with LaCie,

synopsis: LaCie, makers of computer peripherals for PC, Apple and Linux, announced a merger with Caleido AG, the creators of the innovative online storage service, Wuala. Wuala is a free desktop application for sharing large media files over a peer-to-peer (P2P) network.
buyer: LaCie
With locations in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie is the creative manufacturer of computer peripherals for PC, Apple and Linux users. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology. "
target: Caleido AG
Caleido AG, based in Zurich, Switzerland, provides peer-to-peer file sharing software that doesn't require content owners to be online. Caleido AG is the creator of Wuala, a free desktop application for sharing large media files over a peer-to-peer (P2P) network.
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$9.11
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announced 5/24/2017 via BusinessWire

LifeSite, will acquire Mustbin

synopsis: LifeSite, a company that offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, is to acquire Mustbin, an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault.
buyer: LifeSite
LifeSite offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Mustbin
Mustbin is an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault. It's protected with patented military-grade encryption technology, so information is always safe and secure.
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closed 7/20/2011 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., acquired Pachube

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Pachube service and substantially all other assets of Connected Environments Ltd. Pachube is a web-based service for connecting people and devices to the Internet of Things – a network of sensor-enabled devices publishing and sharing data.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM:$1,247.90)
LogMeIn, Inc. provides cloud-based remote access, support and collaboration solutions to quickly, simply and securely connect millions of internet-enabled devices across the globe — computers, smartphones, iPad™ and Android™ tablets, and digital displays. "
target: Pachube
Pachube is a web-based service connecting people, devices and the Internet of Things. By making it simple to publish, discover and utilize data from any device or sensor connected to the Internet, Pachube is making the Internet of Things accessible to its growing community of users.
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$10
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closed 9/7/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired VirusTotal

synopsis: Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal. VirusTotal operates by accepting requests for virus checks, running every available protection software on the questioned document or pages, then distributing the results to security vendors.
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: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
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closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Bsecure Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AVG Technologies, a leading provider of Internet and mobile security, announced its acquisition of the business of Bsecure Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry since 2001, and the most endorsed software provider for family online safety.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Bsecure Technologies, Inc.
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry. Since 2001, Bsecure has been the most endorsed and trusted provider of Internet protection software for the family.
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Sourcefire, Inc., acquired Immunet Corporation

synopsis: Sourcefire, Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. Immunet provides a groundbreaking approach to cybersecurity.
buyer: Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. "
target: Immunet Corporation
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
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$21
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announced 6/3/2014 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., will acquire synchronite GmbH

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a leading provider of live digital engagement solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Germany-based startup, Synchronite LLC, a leading provider of co-browsing technology. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. "
target: synchronite GmbH
synchronite is a new software application that revolutionizes the way users interact on the Web every day. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers. All user actions are displayed in the other linked browsers—instantly and in real-time.
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announced 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., will acquire Lefora

synopsis: CrowdGather announced a definitive agreement to acquire the technical assets from Lefora. The CrowdGather network combined with Lefora’s hosted forum properties will offer a search engine and social media-friendly network of forum communities that serves over 90 million monthly pageviews.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: Lefora
Lefora was founded by a core team of Internet and games pioneers who got fed up with the lack of features available in online forums. Lefora’s mission is to transform one of the largest and most active parts of the Internet, forums, by letting anybody create their own forum in under a minute.
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closed 2/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Openwave Systems, Inc., acquired WiderWeb Limited

synopsis: Openwave Systems Inc., the leading independent provider of software solutions for the communications and media industries, has completed the acquisition of WiderWeb Limited, a leading developer of mobile web access solutions.
buyer: Openwave Systems, Inc. (OPWV:$0.00)
Openwave Systems Inc. is one of the world's leading innovators of software applications and infrastructure designed to enable revenue-generating, personalized services, including merchandising and advertising, which converge the mobile and broadband experience across all of a user's devices. "
target: WiderWeb Limited
WiderWeb was begun in 2003 to aid web site owners in adding accessibility to their web sites, to meet the requirements of the UK Disability Discrimination Act and supported by the DTI Research & Development Grant scheme.
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$808.30)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
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announced 12/18/2008 via Market Wire

Synthasite, will acquire Clickpass

synopsis: SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, announced it has agreed to acquire Clickpass, an OpenID provider and authentication gateway that simplifies OpenID integration and use.
buyer: Synthasite
SynthaSite offers a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets. "
target: Clickpass
Clickpass makes OpenID easy to use and brings OpenID closer to the mainstream than any other company has done before.
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closed 9/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Kanbox

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a global leader in e-commerce for small businesses, has acquired Kanbox, the personal cloud storage service sometimes referred to as “the Dropbox of China.” Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba.com is the global leader in e-commerce for small businesses. Alibaba.com makes it easy for millions of buyers and suppliers around the world to do business online through three marketplaces: a global trade platform, a Chinese platform and a Japanese platform. "
target: Kanbox
Kanbox is one of China’s leading cloud providers. Similar to U.S.-based Dropbox, Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices, allowing users to upload, download and sync personal files.
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

synopsis: Alibaba Cloud, a Chinese cloud computing company, will acquire Chaitin Tech, a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Cloud
Alibaba Cloud is a Chinese cloud computing company. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power online businesses. Alibaba Cloud uses the latest cloud technology to make it easier for their clients to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world. "
target: Chaitin Tech
Chaitin Tech is a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
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closed 9/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

synopsis: Ant Financial, a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world, will acquire WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial is a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and SMBs with safe financial services. "
target: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$133.12)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$133.12)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Alibaba Group, acquired Youku Tudou Inc.

synopsis: Youku Tudou Inc., a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China, announced the completion of the merger with Ali YK Subsidiary Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ali YK Investment Holding Limited. Youku Tudou Inc. ceased to be a publicly traded company, and it will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. They provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Youku Tudou Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,283 [$3,365]*
rev ($mm)
$926
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
64.3x
announced 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

AnyWorkspace, will acquire AnyWorkspace

synopsis: Sng Kheng Sim, the founder of AnyWorkspace, will acquire an 80% stake in the company from Sharing Economy Investment Limited, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of dyeing and finishing machinery. AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace in Hong Kong that connects workspace providers with those that need flexible workspace arrangements.
buyer: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options. "
target parent: Sharing Economy International Inc.
target: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options.
price ($mm)
$0.08*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

BASF SE, acquired Sculpteo

synopsis: BASF, the largest chemical producer in the world, has acquired Sculpteo, an online 3D printing service in France. Sculpteo provides professional online 3D printing and laser cutting services for on-demand production of prototypes, individual products as well as short-run manufacturing.
buyer: BASF SE (DB:BAS:$68,336.45)
BASF is the largest chemical producer in the world. BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. Their portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. "
target: Sculpteo
Sculpteo is an online 3D printing service in France. Sculpteo provides professional online 3D printing and laser cutting services for on-demand production of prototypes, individual products as well as short-run manufacturing. Sculpteo prints and ships 3D printed parts to anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: CentralNic, a UK company that markets and sells internet domain names, has acquired Team Internet, Germany's leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market, comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$88.62)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target parent: Matomy Media Group
target: Team Internet AG
Located in Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Spacebase, acquired Okanda

synopsis: Spacebase, a German sharing economy platform for meeting and event spaces whose mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet, has acquired Okanda, a Germany-based online booking platform for hotel meeting rooms that's focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible.
buyer: Spacebase
Headquartered in Germany, Spacebase’s mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet. They have sent out local scouts to select the best meeting venues and have found exciting and unique locations that will not only boost creativity, but will also be easy on users’ budgets. "
target: Okanda
Headquartered in Germany, Okanda is focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible. Their website Okanda.com is clear, simple, presents the best search results and gives an availability guarantee of the presented conference facilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Caterwings, acquired Lemoncat

synopsis: Caterwings, the Rocket Internet-founded corporate catering marketplace that operates in eight countries, has acquired German competitor Lemoncat. LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses find the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Caterwings
Caterwings is an online marketplace for business catering. Founded in 2015, we’ve made it our mission to digitalize the catering market and simplify the process of choosing and ordering catering services online. "
target: Lemoncat
LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses finding the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events. For the catering industry LemonCat offers CATERDESK.com, a SaaS solution for caterers to manage their business digitally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CoWrks, acquired The Uncube

synopsis: Coworking operator CoWrks announced the acquisition of The UnCube, a company that provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
buyer: CoWrks
CoWrks is a network of coworking spaces where a curated community of likeminded individuals come together to work, connect, collaborate, inspire and get inspired. They are based in India. "
target: The Uncube
Founded in 2017, The UnCube provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Urbandoor

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Urbandoor, a platform of furnished and serviced apartments tailored for extended business trips and relocations. Founded in 2015, Urbandoor includes apartments in more than 1,500 cities across 60 countries.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Urbandoor
Urbandoor is a platform of furnished and serviced apartments tailored for extended business trips and relocations. Founded in 2015, Urbandoor includes apartments in more than 1,500 cities across 60 countries
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Just Eat, acquired City Pantry Limited

synopsis: Just Eat plc, a leading global marketplace for takeaway food delivery, announces that it has acquired City Pantry. City Pantry, founded by Stuart Sunderland in 2014, is Europe’s leading B2B catering marketplace, linking caterers and restaurants with corporate customers providing food for their employees or clients.
buyer: Just Eat (LSE:JE:$1,103.79)
The UK Just Eat Group operates a leading global marketplace for online food delivery, providing customers with an easy and secure way to order and pay for food from their restaurant partners. They inspire their restaurant partners to raise their game with data and insights. "
target: City Pantry Limited
City Pantry, founded by Stuart Sunderland in 2014, is Europe’s leading B2B catering marketplace, linking caterers and restaurants with corporate customers providing food for their employees or clients.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

BroadSign International Inc, acquired Campsite

synopsis: Canda-based Broadsign, the leading out-of-home marketing platform, announced that it has acquired Campsite, the innovative Canadian digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad exchange that automates the buying and selling of DOOH inventory. Campsite has partnerships with many of Canada’s major digital out-of-home companies and agencies.
buyer: BroadSign International Inc
Broadsign is the leading digital out-of-home (DOOH) marketing platform that enables brands, agencies and DOOH media publishers to buy, sell, and deliver DOOH campaigns efficiently, reliably and securely. Broadsign's platform powers 425,000 signs worldwide, including over 180,000 digital screens. "
target parent: Newad Media, Inc.
target: Campsite
Canada-based Campsite is a digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad exchange that automates the buying and selling of DOOH inventory. Campsite offers premium DOOH inventory through a self-serve programmatic platform. Campsite connects buyers and suppliers in an environment specifically designed for DOOH.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Vivid Seats, acquired FanXchange

synopsis: Vivid Seats, the leading independent ticket marketplace in North America, announced the acquisition of Fanxchange, a Toronto-based B2B industry leader in powering white labeled live event ticketing solutions for major loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, hotel operators, e-commerce marketplaces, and distribution partners.
buyer: Vivid Seats
Vivid Seats is the leading independent marketplace for tickets to live sports, concerts and theater events, and the industry's leading provider of technology platforms and service solutions. "
target: FanXchange
Fanxchange is the B2B industry leader in powering white labeled live event ticketing solutions for major loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, hotel operators, e-commerce marketplaces, and distribution partners.
price ($mm)
$63
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

InSites Consulting, acquired eYeka

synopsis: InSites Consulting, an international marketing research agency that helps global brands become locally relevant, has acquired eÿeka, a France-based creative crowdsourcing platform that connects brands and creatives from across the globe. eÿeka allows brands to announce and conduct contests through the Internet.
buyer: InSites Consulting
InSites Consulting is an international marketing research agency that helps global brands become locally relevant. InSites Consulting continuously pushes the boundaries of marketing research to create deeper engagement and leave a longer-lasting impact. "
target: eYeka
eÿeka is a France-based creative crowdsourcing platform that connects brands and creatives from across the globe. eÿeka allows brands to announce and conduct contests through the Internet. eÿeka helps brands stimulate innovation, improve brand communication and drive better customer experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TimePayment, acquired LeaseQ

synopsis: TimePayment, an award-winning equipment leasing company, has acquired LeaseQ Inc., an online marketplace that connects businesses, equipment sellers, and equipment finance companies to make selling and financing equipment fast and easy.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: TimePayment
TimePayment is an award-winning equipment leasing company that specializes in transactions with a selling price starting as low as $500, and up to $100,000. TimePayment is able to approve a wide range of customers from large corporations to small businesses, including new entities. "
target: LeaseQ
LeaseQ is an online marketplace that connects businesses, equipment sellers, and equipment finance companies to make selling and financing equipment fast and easy. Their platform is a free, cloud-based solution with on-demand software and data solutions for the equipment leasing industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Blockescence plc, acquired ReachHero

synopsis: blockescence plc successfully acquired majority of the shares in the influencer and social media specialist ReachHero GmbH. The German company ReachHero has a leading platform solution for influencers and advertisers in Europe.
buyer: Blockescence plc (XTRA:BCK:$64.03)
Based in Malta, blockscence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies. "
target: ReachHero
ReachHero is the leading European online marketplace for micro and macro influencer campaigns. The German company makes exciting product placements in social media channels incredibly easy. The platform allows influencers to earn money by sharing products with their audience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

TheSquareFoot, acquired PivotDesk, LLC

synopsis: SquareFoot, a real estate technology company founded on the mission of helping businesses find the office space they need, has acquired PivotDesk, an office space marketplace that connects companies with excess space to companies that need it. PivotDesk's offerings range from single desks in a shared office to subleases and coworking space.
buyer: TheSquareFoot
SquareFoot is a real estate technology company founded on the mission of helping businesses find the office space they need. SquareFoot combines proprietary technology and an experienced brokerage team to modernize the leasing process, from initial search to lease signing. "
target: PivotDesk, LLC
PivotDesk is an office space marketplace that connects companies with excess space to companies that need it. PivotDesk gives companies all the tools they need to market and monetize their excess space. Their offerings range from single desks in a shared office to subleases and coworking space.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Tango Card, acquired GiftCertificates.com Corporation

synopsis: Tango Card, a leading digital rewards and incentives provider, announced that it has acquired GiftCertificates.com, one of the incentive industry's earliest providers of physical and digital incentives for enterprise customers.
buyer: Tango Card
Tango Card is the leader in fulfilling digital rewards and incentives. They bundle simple technology, great rewards, and expert service to help companies get the most out of their rewards programs. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: GiftCertificates.com Corporation
GiftCertificates.com™ is a leading e-commerce provider of innovative reward solutions and gift products for both the corporate and consumer markets. GiftCertificates.com is the reward and gift brand of choice in today’s marketplace.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

EdCast, acquired Leapest

synopsis: EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announced the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
buyer: EdCast
EdCast is a personal learning network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors,students and employers. EdCast Knowledge Cloud powers online learning portals built on OpenedX for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits. "
target: Leapest
Leapest is a corporate training ecosystem and a B2B Marketplace for training resources including courseware, eLearning, business simulations, certifications and instructor service. Their current catalog features key topics in IT training.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Gaest

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Gaest.com, an online marketplace for renting out meeting spaces for just hours at a time. Founded in Aarhus, Denmark in October 2015, Gaest.com has quickly grown to become one of the world's largest online community marketplaces for discovering, listing and booking meeting spaces.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Gaest
Founded in Aarhus, Denmark in October 2015, Gaest.com has quickly grown to become one of the world's largest online community marketplaces for discovering, listing and booking meeting spaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Digital Room, LLC, acquired LogoSportsWear.com

synopsis: Digital Room LLC, a subsidiary of private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Logo Sportswear Inc., based in Wallingford, Conn. Logo Sportswear Inc. is a leading on-line provider of custom promotional apparel. Digital Room purchased the company from Digital Fuel, another private equity firm, which bought Logo Sportswear in 2015.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Digital Room, LLC
Digital Room is the established leader in the US web-to-print upload market, helping small and medium sized businesses with their printing and marketing collateral needs. The company prints over one million orders annually through a portfolio of uniquely branded eCommerce websites. "
target parent: Digital Fuel Capital, LLC
target: LogoSportsWear.com
Logo Sportswear Inc. is a leading on-line provider of custom promotional apparel. Home to the LogoSportswear, TeamSportswear and tfund™ brands, Logo Sportswear Inc. has worked with large companies, small businesses, groups, events, teams, sports fans and individuals for over 20 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

WP Engine, Inc., acquired Array Themes

synopsis: WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, has acquired Array Themes. Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target: Array Themes
Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$46,983.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,822.78
EBIT ($mm)
$12,097.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11,960.20
Employees
54623
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Ticker: KOSE:A035720
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakao
Kakao
Kakao is South Korea’s dominant mobile messaging app. Kakao is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014, and Daum Kakao changed its name to Kakao in 2015.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,500.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$280.94
EBIT ($mm)
$110.49
Net Income ($mm)
$104.52
Employees
5640
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Ticker: JASDAQ:942
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
NEPRO Japan Co., Ltd is a mobile sales group, that offers all kinds of mobile solutions, including payment processing, mobile games, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$131.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.41
Net Income ($mm)
$22.49
Employees
309
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,822.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,087.00
EBIT ($mm)
$705.00
Net Income ($mm)
$117.00
Employees
11900
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Ticker: AIM:AMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$82.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.42
EBIT ($mm)
$7.94
Net Income ($mm)
$10.42
Employees
179
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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
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$58,146.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,655.44
EBIT ($mm)
$11,033.57
Net Income ($mm)
$14,239.58
Employees
103699
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Ticker: AIM:RTHM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$316.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.17
EBIT ($mm)
$0.95
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform + Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$248.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
946
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$88.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.40
EBIT ($mm)
$5.02
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
234
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$83.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.89
EBIT ($mm)
$28.47
Net Income ($mm)
$16.80
Employees
254
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Ticker: SRAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Reality
Social Reality
Founded in 2010, Los Angeles-based Social Reality, Inc. is an Internet advertising company that provides tools that automate the digital advertising market. The company has built technologies and leveraged partner technologies that service social media and the real-time bidding (RTB) markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$28.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
58
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: OTCPK:TRXD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group, Inc. is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories, and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.17
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
32
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Ticker: IAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
IAA, Inc. is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes approximately 2.5 million total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,346.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$391.00
EBIT ($mm)
$295.90
Net Income ($mm)
$189.90
Employees
3564
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Ticker: RBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other auction business in the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$200.24
EBIT ($mm)
$163.91
Net Income ($mm)
$136.47
Employees
1692
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