Like Lovely, Inc.

closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Lovely, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, the premier vertical search company for apartment and home renters, announced today that it has acquired Lovely, a San Francisco-based start-up whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive and transparent rental experience for renters, property owners and managers nationwide.
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company and a TPG portfolio company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments, houses for rent and new homes for sale. RentPath’s category-leading brands include Apartment Guide. "
target: Lovely, Inc.
Lovely is the first real rental marketplace that allows renters to search, apply, and pay rent directly from their mobile devices while helping property owners and managers find the best, most qualified tenants.
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closed 1/13/2017 via PR Web

LandlordStation, acquired RadPad

synopsis: LandlordStation, a leader in tenant screening and other services for landlords & property managers, announced that it has acquired RadPad, a mobile marketplace that connects renters & landlords. LandlordStation intends to integrate its existing landlord & tenant customer bases into RadPad’s technology platform to create a new kind of marketplace.
buyer: LandlordStation
LandlordStation, based in Dallas, Texas, has provided online solutions to more than 80,000 landlords and property managers. The company's product lineup includes tenant screening, tenant portals, online rent payments, document and data management, and e-signatures. "
target: RadPad
Founded in 2013 and is based on Los Angeles, RadPad is an end-to-end rental marketplace focused around people. Renters use RadPad to find a place, sign their lease and pay rent. Landlords use RadPad to list places, sign leases electronically and accept rents.
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$2
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closed 9/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Common, acquired Skylight

synopsis: Common, a co-living company, has acquired sublet search site Skylight, which offers flexible-term rentals and handles rents automatically via credit or debit card through their mobile app.
buyer: Common
Common partners with property owners and local organizations to create residential communities with monthly terms, shared services, and community events and management. "
target: Skylight
Skylight is an iOS and Android app that enables users to find apartments for rent in New York City. Users can view apartment details, instantly chat with agents, and shortlist their favorite listings.
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closed 3/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Flokq, acquired YukStay

synopsis: Flokq, a managed rental market platform in Indonesia, has acquired YukStay, an online marketplace for renting apartments in Indonesia. YukStay aims to provide affordable city living through Co-living. Their platform allows users to find and rent affordable, comfortable, and convenient living spaces.
buyer: Flokq
Flokq is a managed rental market platform in Indonesia that's reinventing urban living. Flokq connects like-minded people and provides affordable and convenient housing. Their platform offers coliving spaces in premium apartments within friendly communities. "
target: YukStay
YukStay is an online marketplace for renting apartments in Indonesia. YukStay aims to provide affordable city living through Co-living. Their platform allows users to find and rent affordable, comfortable, and convenient living spaces.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grexter Living, acquired i2Stay LLP

synopsis: Grexter Living, the Bengaluru based co-living services startup, has acquihired i2Stay, a marketplace that provides affordable accommodation targeted at working professionals. They were founded in 2018 and are based in Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Grexter Living
Launched in January 2016, Grexter Living provides built-to-suit urban studio rooms, which caters primarily to salaried employees, fresh graduates, and techies in the age group of 18-25 years. They are based in India. "
target: i2Stay LLP
i2Stay, launched in 2018, is a marketplace that provides affordable accommodation targeted at working professionals. They are based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Blocket Bostad, acquired Qasa

synopsis: Blocket, Sweden's largest marketplace for second-hand housing has decided to acquire Qasa, a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes.
buyer: Blocket Bostad
Blocket Bostad is Sweden's most comprehensive marketplace which includes broker advertisements, private sales, short and long-term rentals, foreign residences and wish-rent ads. With approximately 5 million unique visitors a week, Blocket Bostad is one of Sweden's most popular housing markets. "
target: Qasa
Qasa is a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes. Qasa matches the right home to the right tenant and helps users gain trust in each other through credit checks and collected references.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Novasol AS, acquired Wimdu GmbH

synopsis: The Danish apartment manager Novasol has taken over Wimdu. Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals.
buyer parent: Wyndham Worldwide
buyer: Novasol AS
Novasol A/S is North Europe's largest company for holiday rentals. After more than 40 years in the business Novasol A/S has developed into Northern Europe's largest company for holiday rentals with 40.000 holiday rentals in 29 European countries. "
target parent: 9flats
target: Wimdu GmbH
Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals. Wimdu was founded in early 2011, and has grown rapidly thanks to a highly motivated team of over 300 global developers, entrepreneurs and marketers.
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closed 11/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wimdu GmbH merged with 9flats,

synopsis: Wimdu and 9flats joined hands together to be on the top of the online platform for private holiday apartments in Europe.Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals.
buyer: 9flats
9flats.com is an innovative online marketplace that connects people who want to rent out a spare room, flat or igloo with people who want to stay in more personal accommodation than a hotel when they travel. Founded in 2010, the company now has over 180,000 places listed in more than 100 countries. "
target: Wimdu GmbH
Wimdu is a dynamic European start-up company aiming to build the leading marketplace for private apartment rentals. Wimdu was founded in early 2011, and has grown rapidly thanks to a highly motivated team of over 300 global developers, entrepreneurs and marketers.
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closed 1/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Homeexchange.Com Inc., acquired ahaGO, Inc.

synopsis: HomeExchange.com, the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world, has acquired Aha! Go. The company operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
buyer: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience. "
target: ahaGO, Inc.
ahaGO, Inc. operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
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closed 12/4/2013 via Company Press Release

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Stayz Pty Ltd.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world’s leading online marketplace for vacation rentals, announced it has acquired Stayz Group, the publisher of Stayz.com.au and the leading online vacation rental marketplace in Australia. The Stayz Group was purchased from Fairfax Digital, a division of Fairfax Media Limited
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits. "
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Stayz Pty Ltd.
Stayz Pty Limited provides online holiday booking services in Australia. It books holiday accommodation; and provides advertising Website that allows property owners to list and promote holiday accommodation, and receive and manage enquiries in relation to their property.
price ($mm)
$195
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.4x
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closed 12/14/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Zillow, Inc., acquired HotPads

synopsis: Zillow, Inc., the leading real estate information marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based HotPads, a map-based rental and real estate search site, for approximately $16 million in cash.
buyer: Zillow, Inc. (Z:$3,339.82)
Zillow, Inc. is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital information about homes, real estate listings and mortgages through its website and mobile applications. Zillow operates Zillow.com, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Mobile, Postlets and Diverse Solutions. "
target: HotPads
HotPads is a map-based housing search engine, delivering the most meaningful and interactive housing search experience online. HotPads features rentals, homes for sale, foreclosures, vacation rentals, and hotels.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 10/8/2015 via PE Hub

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Dwellable

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world leader in vacation rentals, announces the acquisition of Dwellable, an online vacation rental search engine and top-rated vacation rental app that provides unique, interactive ways for travelers to find and book vacation rentals.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits. "
target: Dwellable
Dwellable is an online vacation rental search engine and top-rated vacation rental app that provides unique, interactive ways for travelers to find and book vacation rentals.
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closed 8/13/2018 via Bloomberg

Roomi, acquired Dada Room

synopsis: Roomi announced that it’s buying Dada Room, a similar roommate-matching service with 800,000 members that’s based in Mexico City. Dada Room is Latin America’s fastest growing online service for shared housing. They are a global community marketplace where users list rooms for rent and connect with compatible roommates.
buyer: Roomi
Roomi is a peer-to-peer marketplace making it safer and easier for young people in large cities to search for room rentals, sublets and roommates. Users are easily able to list their place, then Roomi verifies every listing and offers additional safety features, like background checks. "
target: Dada Room
Dada Room is Latin America’s fastest growing online service for shared housing. They tackle the problem of access to independent housing for the young adults. They are a global community marketplace where users list rooms for rent and connect with compatible roommates.
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closed 6/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Roomi, acquired The Room Ring

synopsis: Roomi, a peer-to-peer mobile-first platform transforming the rental and shared housing industry, announced the acquisition of New York-based housemate finder company, The Room Ring. The Room Ring was founded in 2015 as a mobile platform for finding roommates and room rentals.
buyer: Roomi
Roomi is a free mobile app and web experience that simplifies the housemate and housing search in major cities, where it’s often unaffordable to live alone. The shared living platform makes it easy for people to post and list rooms and connect safely. "
target: The Room Ring
The Room Ring was founded in 2015 as a mobile platform for finding roommates and room rentals. With a focus on finding compatibility between roommates and integrating into user’s social networks, The Room Ring continues to add enthusiastic users to its growing community.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GuesttoGuest, acquired HomeExchange.Com Inc.

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the largest global community for home exchange, has announced that it has acquired US-based international home swapping company HomeExchange. HomeExchange boasts 67,000 home listings in 150 countries and is strongly established in the United States market.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuestToGuest is a social network whose members exchange their homes over the holidays. Its goal: to allow everyone to go on their dream vacation by exchanging their homes in a simple and fair way. "
target: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience.
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closed 11/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

E-loue S.A.R.L, acquired Sejourning SA

synopsis: E-loue a site where consumers can rent all types of goods, has acquired Sejourning, a company based in Paris, France that specializes in the rental of private housing. Sejourning.com offers a great way of finding homes away from home to cater to every taste.
buyer: E-loue S.A.R.L
Headquartered in Paris, France, E-loue S.A.RL is an online platform offering general public rental like tools, accessories, games, and clothing for private individuals. The company was incorporated in 2009. "
target: Sejourning SA
Sejourning.com offers a great way of finding homes away from home to cater to every taste. It is simple and easy to use and users can also list their own home in order to supplement their costs while away travelling.
price ($mm)
$4.36
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closed 1/24/2013 via PE Hub

Love Home Swap, acquired 1stHomeExchange

synopsis: Love Home Swap, the international holiday home exchange website founded by serial entrepreneur Debbie Wosskow, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of competitor site 1stHomeExchange. The deal triples the size of the Love Home Swap portfolio to 35,000 properties listed in more than 150 countries worldwide.
buyer: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap is a members-only home swapping site that’s stylish, social and simple to use. With 35,000+ inspiring homes listed in every corner of the globe, those looking to house swap can save themselves thousands on holiday accommodation costs. "
target: 1stHomeExchange
1stHomeExchange.com is an international home exchange website with listings in 130+ countries. Home exchanging is a vacation alternative where people allow others to stay in their home while they stay in the others.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

OYO Rooms, acquired Direct Booker d.o.o.

synopsis: OYO has acquired Europe based company ‘Direct Booker’ a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
buyer: OYO Rooms
OYO is an India-based technology driven chain of standardized budget hotels in 500 cities across 10 countries including India, China, Malaysia, the UK, the UAE and Indonesia. It ushered disruption in the Indian hospitality industry through technology and standardization in the budget hotel segment. "
target: Direct Booker d.o.o.
Direct Booker is a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
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$5.50
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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announced 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., will acquire Dailyhotel

synopsis: Yanolja Co., South Korea’s leading accommodation booking site operator, will acquire Dailyhotel, the country’s largest booking platform for luxury hotels and restaurants, as part of efforts to further diversify its business portfolio to transform into a comprehensive leisure platform provider. 
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Dailyhotel
Dailyhotel is South Korea's online and mobile reservation site for about 400,000 hotels in 210 countries, as well as 4,700 pensions and 1,000 fine-dining restaurants. With an outstanding service and efficiency, it is the first and the best mobile hotel and restaurant booking service in Korea.
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closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Lovely, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, the premier vertical search company for apartment and home renters, announced today that it has acquired Lovely, a San Francisco-based start-up whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive and transparent rental experience for renters, property owners and managers nationwide.
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company and a TPG portfolio company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments, houses for rent and new homes for sale. RentPath’s category-leading brands include Apartment Guide. "
target: Lovely, Inc.
Lovely is the first real rental marketplace that allows renters to search, apply, and pay rent directly from their mobile devices while helping property owners and managers find the best, most qualified tenants.
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$13
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announced 2/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Redfin, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: Real-estate brokerage Redfin Corp. has agreed to buy apartment search site operator RentPath Holdings Inc. out of bankruptcy for $608 million, in a deal that would combine operators of leading U.S. property listing websites for purchasing and renting a home.
buyer: Redfin (RDFN:$874.77)
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$608
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$194
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EV / rev
3.1x
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announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
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2.6x
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12.5x
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

NewPoint Media Group, LLC, acquired NewHomeGuide.com

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, the nation’s leading publisher of integrated real estate marketing titles, acquired NewHomeGuide from digital marketing leader RentPath. NewHomeGuide is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC ™ specializes in targeted media solutions that include both print and digital distribution to create integrated advertising and marketing services that amplify overall effectiveness and results. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: NewHomeGuide.com
NewHomeGuide.com is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
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closed 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Live Response Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Live Response Solutions, a leasing call center. Live Response Solutions ensures that every prospective resident call is answered and adequately tracked, improving lead conversion ratios and gathering valuable data to improve lead quality.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. RentPath's category-leading brands include Apartment Guide, Rent.com, Lovely, Rentals.com, and RentalHouses.com. "
target: Live Response Solutions, Inc.
Live Response Solutions (LRS) is a full-service, bilingual contact center and lead management solution for the multifamily and single family housing industries. LRS simplifies several key lead generation services into one integrated platform.
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closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Lovely, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, the premier vertical search company for apartment and home renters, announced today that it has acquired Lovely, a San Francisco-based start-up whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive and transparent rental experience for renters, property owners and managers nationwide.
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company and a TPG portfolio company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments, houses for rent and new homes for sale. RentPath’s category-leading brands include Apartment Guide. "
target: Lovely, Inc.
Lovely is the first real rental marketplace that allows renters to search, apply, and pay rent directly from their mobile devices while helping property owners and managers find the best, most qualified tenants.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

ImmoScout24, acquired WG Suche

synopsis: The real estate marketplace ImmoScout24 has taken over WG-suche.de completely. Based in Germany, Wg-suche.de is a shared flat portal with the benefits of a social community. Launched in 2012, WG-suche.de accommodates hosts as well as roommates.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: ImmoScout24
Whether renting or renting, buying or selling, privately or commercially: ImmoScout24 are Germany's number 1 when it comes to real estate. Every month they support 13.8 million people in finding, buying, financing or moving into a new home - as well as selling or renting them. "
target parent: eleven55
target: WG Suche
Based in Germany, wg-suche.de is a shared flat portal with the benefits of a social community. The application was launched in February, 2012. Operating in the flat-sharing industry, wg-suche.de targets hosts as well as roommates.
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closed 4/7/2021 via Company Press Release

La Mobiliere, acquired flatfox AG

synopsis: La Mobilière has acquired property portal Flatfox. Flatfox operates a free property marketplace while also offering smart tools for the digital rental process. Flatfox operates out of Zurich, and its property marketplace allows landlords and business customers to list properties free of charge.
buyer: La Mobiliere
La Mobilière is Switzerland's oldest private insurance and provident company. One in three households is insured at Mobilière. Active in all lines of insurance, the Swiss insurance company la Mobilière had an annual premium volume of CHF 3.951 billion as at 31 December 2019. "
target: flatfox AG
Flatfox is a leading property platform in Switzerland, operating out of Zurich, and currently has 15 employees. It offers a property marketplace for landlords and business customers to list properties free of charge.
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announced 2/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Redfin, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: Real-estate brokerage Redfin Corp. has agreed to buy apartment search site operator RentPath Holdings Inc. out of bankruptcy for $608 million, in a deal that would combine operators of leading U.S. property listing websites for purchasing and renting a home.
buyer: Redfin (RDFN:$874.77)
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$608
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$194
EBITDA ($mm)
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3.1x
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

HousingAnywhere, acquired Kamernet B.V.

synopsis: HousingAnywhere, Europe's largest rental accommodation marketplace for young professionals and international students, has acquired Kamernet. Kamernet is the Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories.
buyer: HousingAnywhere
Netherlands-based HousingAnywhere is an international student housing platform. The company helps exchange and internship students to find suitable accommodation when they move abroad. HouseAnywhere also helps international and local students with their housing needs. "
target: Kamernet B.V.
Kamernet is a Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories. Kamernet has the largest offer of available rooms, studios and apartment than any other company in The Netherlands.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spareroom, acquired Roomgo Limited

synopsis: UK based flatshare site, SpareRoom, has announced the acquisition of rival Roomgo (formerly Easyroommate) from Digital Ventures Group. Roomgo is the largest online flatshare community, helping landlords and agents with portfolios of rooms for rent. Roomgo was launched in New York and now operates in 21 countries.
buyer: Spareroom
SpareRoom is a UK based flatshare site. SpareRoom was founded in the UK by Rupert Hunt in 2004, following the success of intoLondon (founded in 1999). The company launched in the US in 2011. SpareRoom remains privately owned with no external funders or shareholders. "
target parent: Digital Ventures Services Ltd
target: Roomgo Limited
Launched in 1999, Roomgo was the first flat-sharing website in the world to help landlords and tenants connect. Expanding from its original launch in New York, Roomgo now operates in 21 countries and is available in seven languages.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired iMyanmarHouse.com

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets, has increased its stake in iMyanmarHouse.com from 42.6% to 52.6%. iMyanmarHouse.com is a property classifieds website in Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$16.28)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target: iMyanmarHouse.com
iMyanmarHouse.com is the No.1 property classifieds website in Myanmar. iMyanmarHouse.com connects buyers, real estate companies and general sellers all across Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
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$0.93*
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$1
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EV / rev
7.3x
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announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Monteurzimmer.de

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe has acquired Monteurzimmer.de (Passion 4 Gästezimmer GmbH), a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: Monteurzimmer.de
Monteurzimmer.de is a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

CareerIndex Inc., acquired DOOR Chintai

synopsis: CareerIndex, Japan's largest job change site, has acquired DOOR Chintai from Livesense, a Tokyo-based Internet media company. DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment.
buyer: CareerIndex Inc.
CareerIndex is Japan's largest job change site. CareerIndex offers over 600,000 job postings for all kinds of jobs, including finance, marketing, information technology, real estate, healthcare, retail and more. They offer job listings from all over Japan and in China and overseas. "
target parent: Livesense Inc.
target: DOOR Chintai
DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment. DOOR Chintai allows users to search for apartments based on location and rent fee.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, acquired Bahrain Property World

synopsis: Property Finder, the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, has acquired Bahrain Property World, Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target: Bahrain Property World
Bahrain Property World is Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents. Users can search for apartments, villas and houses that are for sale or rent in Bahrain.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired Fastfox.com

synopsis: Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, the owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based rental brokerage platform FastFox.com. Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

GA technologies Co., Ltd, will acquire Itandi, Inc.

synopsis: GA technologies, a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites, will acquire Itandi, a Japanese company that operates real estate online portals. Itandi's portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
buyer: GA technologies Co., Ltd (TSE:3491:$438.74)
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more. "
target: Itandi, Inc.
Itandi, Inc. is a Japanese company that owns and operates real estate online portals. Their portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing, answering systems and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

ZiffyHomes, acquired Nivaasa

synopsis: Home rental marketplace startup ZiffyHomes announced that it has acquired Nivaasa, a Gurgaon-based home rental platform. Nivaasa's online platform can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
buyer: ZiffyHomes
ZiffyHomes is India's first technology driven home rental marketplace that makes lives better by making it simple to rent homes. They are a discovery platform that offers ready to move-in individual rooms to tenants. "
target: Nivaasa
Nivaasa is an online platform that helps people find homes to rent in Gurgaon, India. Nivaasa can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

NestAway Technologies Private Limited, acquired Zenify

synopsis: Bangalore-based home rental startup NestAway has acquired residential rental management company Zenify. Founded in 2012 and based in Bangalore, Zenify leverages its technology, analytics and design to provide assured rentals and in-depth property management services. Zenify's home rental platform makes it easy for rentors to find to flats for rent.
buyer: NestAway Technologies Private Limited
NestAway is India's fastest growing "Home Rental Network"​ attempting to provide better rental solutions via design and technology. They help users find, book & move-in to a rental home of choice across Indian cities - all from within an app. "
target: Zenify
Zenify is a Banglore, India-based startup that leverages technology, analytics and design to provide a hassle free rental experience to owners and tenants. Zenify makes it easy for renters to find flats for rent, while providing end to end property management for property owners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Housing.com will be merged with PropTiger,

synopsis: PropTiger.com and Housing.com, two of India’s leading online real estate service providers will come together to become India’s largest online real estate services company. Dhruv Agarwala, co-founder and CEO of PropTiger, will serve as CEO of the joint entity.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Housing.com
Founded in Bombay, Housing.com is one of the world’s fastest-growing online real estate platforms. It allows people to explore flats in their neighbourhood, view all amenities closeby and take a virtual tour of every property.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Quikr, acquired Grabhouse

synopsis: Online classifieds company Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired home rental start-up Grabhouse. Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target: Grabhouse
Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation. It aims to connect owners or current tenants to prospective tenants directly.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Foncia Groupe, acquired Somhome

synopsis: Foncia Groupe SAS, a property management group, has acquired Somhome, a company that develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants.
buyer: Foncia Groupe
Foncia Groupe SAS provides residential real estate management, condominium management, lease management, renting, sale, research funding, insurance, and technical diagnoses services. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Somhome
Somhome develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants. It offers services for renting, subletting, and roommates. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Immobiliare.it S.p.A., acquired Enalquiler Rental Online, S.L.

synopsis: The Italian real estate portal Immobiliare.it has completed its purchase of almost 100% of Enalquiler, its Catalan counterpart, from Grupo Intercom. Enalquiler is an online portal specializing in renting residential housing throughout Spain, with a catalogue of more than 100,000 homes.
buyer: Immobiliare.it S.p.A.
Immobiliare.it is the leading portal in Italy in online real estate listings. They have over 950,000 ads from individuals and real estate agencies, accompanied by photos, videos, descriptions and all the information necessary to make the right choice. "
target parent: Grupo Intercom S.A
target: Enalquiler Rental Online, S.L.
Enalquiler.com is an online portal specializing in renting residential housing throughout Spain. Their portal aims to be a meeting point between the landlord and potential tenants, and a place where users can quickly find all the information they need relating to the rental sector.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: DB:HTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HomeToGo GmbH
HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in its customers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, LendingTree Loans, GetSmart.com®, RealEstate.com®, among others.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: AIM:OTMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OnTheMarket plc
OnTheMarket plc
The AIM-listed OnTheMarket plc is a leading UK property portal, majority-owned by estate and lettings agents, delivering a premier property search service through OnTheMarket.com. Launched in January 2015, OnTheMarket.com is the simple way to search for property.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$438.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.45
Employees
347
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,339.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$126.14
EBIT ($mm)
$40.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5504
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$874.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3377
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Ticker: DHG.AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Domain
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$327.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.92
EBIT ($mm)
$58.29
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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