Like Doctors Foster and Smith

announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Petland, will acquire Geração Pet

synopsis: Petland, Inc., a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the US, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador, is to acquire Geração Pet, an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets based out of Brazil.
buyer: Petland
Petland, Inc. is a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador. Petland was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in south central Ohio. "
target: Geração Pet
Geração Pet is an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets. They sell a variety of products for pets including pet food, accessories, medications, toys and more. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Buddy Brands, acquired SitStay, Inc.

synopsis: Buddy Brands, a manufacturer of pet products, has acquired SitStay, a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
buyer: Buddy Brands
Buddy Brands is a manufacturer of pet products. The company makes dog beds, magnetic dog collars, and safety leashes. Their brands include BuddyRest, Pup IQ, Tough Pup, and PetNV. "
target: SitStay, Inc.
Founded in 1995, SitStay is a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired Animail

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired Animail from Verdane Captial, a Nordic private equity firm. Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. They offer over 8000 different products, including pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Animail
Founded in 2007, Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. Animail offers over 8000 different products. These include pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more. They offer products for a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and fish.
price ($mm)
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$11
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0.0x
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired VetZoo AB

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired VetZoo, Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target: VetZoo AB
Founded in 2010, VetZoo is Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
price ($mm)
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$15
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

MailPix, acquired Just4MyPet

synopsis: MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the acquisition of personalized photo pet product website, Just4MyPet.com. Just4MyPet offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets and pet themed products for people. Their "Design Lab" area lets customers design their own pet shirts, tags, calendars, jewelry and more.
buyer: MailPix
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for allowing users to print photos instantly at thousands of retailers from their phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements and other photo gift products. "
target: Just4MyPet
Just4MyPet is an online store that offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets. They also offer pet themed products for people. They have a "Design Lab" area, where customers can design their own pet shirts, tags, photobooks, calendars, jewelry and much more.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BusinessWire

PetSmart, Inc., acquired Chewy, Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart, Inc., the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, announced it has acquired Chewy, Inc., a leading online retailer of pet food and products with dedicated 24/7 customer service and a commitment to sourcing high quality products.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Chewy, Inc.
Chewy is a leading online retailer of pet food and products. Chewy offers pet parents the expertise and service of a local pet store with the convenience of online shopping. Chewy delivers on that promise with its dedication to 24/7 customer service and commitment to sourcing high quality products.
price ($mm)
$3,350
rev ($mm)
$880
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
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closed 3/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Chuck & Don’s, acquired Fetch, Inc.

synopsis: Chuck & Don’s, a chain of 36 pet supply stores, has acquired Fetch, Inc., a company that delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
buyer: Chuck & Don’s
Chuck & Don's is a chain of 36 pet supply stores in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul, area, southeastern Minnesota, and Denver, Colorado. They first opened in 1990. "
target: Fetch, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Fetch delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
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closed 5/25/2016 via DGAP

pets Premium GmbH merged with ePetWorld GmbH,

synopsis: pets Premium GmbH and ePetWorld GmbH, two leading online retailers of multi-brand high quality pet supplies in Germany, have merged together under a newly created company, AlphaPet Ventures. ePetWorld sells pet food and accessories for cats and dogs. pets Premium offers high quality pet food and supplies for for dogs, cats, fish, and horses.
buyer: ePetWorld GmbH
ePetworld provides dog and cat lovers with two online shops for high-quality food and accessories. The shops, hundeland.de and katzenland.de, offer customers more than 15,000 quality products, and they differentiate themselves through their innovative online consulting tools such as the feed-finder."
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: pets Premium GmbH
Founded in 2011, pets Premium is an online store with a selection of high-quality pet food and supplies. They offer a wide range of pet products for dogs, cats, fish and horses.
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pethealth Inc., acquired VioVet Ltd.

synopsis: Pethealth Inc. announced the acquisition of VioVet Ltd., one of the leading online pet supply retailers in the United Kingdom. Pethealth Inc. is the leading provider of management software to North American animal welfare organizations through its cloud-based application.
buyer parent: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is an international leader in the provision of animal management software, RFID microchip identification, database related services for companion animals, and pet health insurance operating in North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: VioVet Ltd.
VioVet Ltd is an online retailer of pet food and medication and was founded in 2006. VioVet has gone from strength to strength becoming one of the UK's most trusted and largest veterinary supplies retailers and is family owned and managed.
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announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 3/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

REWE Group, acquired ZooRoyal GmbH

synopsis: REWE Group, one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies, acquires majority stake in the pet supplies online provider ZooRoyal GmbH. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories.
buyer: REWE Group
REWE Group is one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1927, The REWE Group has 328,000 employees and 15,500 stores in 13 European countries. "
target: ZooRoyal GmbH
ZooRoyal GmbH is the online distributor of pet supplies and pet accessories. With a product selection of over 15,000 items. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Würselen, Germany.
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closed 11/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Value8 NV, acquired Discount4Pets.nl

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, has acquired a 70% stake in Discount4Pets, an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. Their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fishs and reptiles.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Discount4Pets.nl
Discount4Pets is an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fish and reptiles.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Easy Animal, acquired Ramps4Dogs.co.uk

synopsis: Easy Animal have extended their portfolio of websites by acquiring the Ramps4Dogs.co.uk website. This website which sells dog ramps to aid dogs to get into vehicles sells a wide range of dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear both American brands of dog ramps, are well established in the dog travel arena.
buyer: Easy Animal
Easy Animal is one of the leading pet websites in the United Kingdom. They provide a range of pet products. "
target: Ramps4Dogs.co.uk
Ramps4Dogs.co.uk provides dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear brands to consumers.
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closed 12/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Pethealth Inc., acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk

synopsis: Pethealth Inc., North America's second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners, is pleased to announce that it has acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk, an online retailer of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food that services pet owners in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is North America’s second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target: VetMedsDirect.co.uk
Animal Dispensaries Ltd owns and operates VetMedsDirect an online portal for the retail of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Tranent, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

MedicAnimal Ltd, will acquire Petmeds Limited

synopsis: MedicAnimal Ltd, the UK’s largest online retailer of pet food and healthcare supplies has agreed to acquire Petmeds.co.uk, an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy.
buyer: MedicAnimal Ltd
Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy providing over 1.5 million customers with one-to-one pet healthcare advice. "
target: Petmeds Limited
Petmeds.co.uk is an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Petmeds.co.uk™ only dispenses genuine UK licensed drugs and only to people of the UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Ticketfly, the technology company reimagining the live event experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company. TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create improvements to the way people are selling their tickets.
buyer parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee. "
target parent: MapleCore Ltd.
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create meaningful, long-term improvements to the way people are selling and administering their ticket inventory.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Market Wire

Readen Holding Corp., acquired Neckermann.com B.V.

synopsis: Readen Holding Corp announced the acquisition of Neckermann.com B.V. Neckermann.com is one of the largest ecommerce companies in Benelux, offering consumers a wide range of more than 150 000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
buyer: Readen Holding Corp. (RHCO:$0.00)
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Neckermann.com B.V.
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 9/24/2013 via Bloomberg

Investcorp, acquired Paper Source, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, the Bahrain-based alternative-investment firm, has acquired Chicago-based retailer Paper Source. Investcorp bought the stationery and greeting-card company for an undisclosed amount from Los Angeles-based buyout firm Brentwood Associates Inc. Paper Source, which operates 73 stores, designs and produces fine and artisanal papers.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp has three main business areas: corporate investment in the U.S., Europe and the Gulf, real estate investment in the U.S. and global hedge funds. "
target parent: Brentwood Associates
target: Paper Source, Inc.
Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations and announcements, personalized and distinctive gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards, custom stamps, and a custom collection of envelope and cards.
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announced 2/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., will acquire bol.com b.v.

synopsis: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. agreed to acquire bol.com b.v. Bol.com is the most visited retail website in the Netherlands serving 3.4 million active customers, with total net sales of €355 million in 2011. It offers a broad range of products in various non-food categories including books, entertainment, electronics and toys.
buyer: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AHODF:$70,766.37)
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business. "
target parent: Cyrte Investments B.V.
target: bol.com b.v.
bol.com b.v. is an online retailer for books and entertainment products. It offers Dutch and English books, music CDs, DVDs, games, software, notebooks and computer accessories, and electronic and telecommunication products.
price ($mm)
$460
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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closed 4/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Petco, acquired PetCoach

synopsis: Petco announced that it has acquired PetCoach, a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. They operate Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; & petco.com."
target: PetCoach
PetCoach is a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
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announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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announced 11/19/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Petco, will acquire Doctors Foster and Smith

synopsis: Petco announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Drs. Foster and Smith, a leading vet-owned online pet supply company. Drs. Foster and Smith are among the nation's foremost authorities on pet care and education, with a strong reputation for their scope of veterinary expertise on prescription medications and quality products for pets.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for their customers to be great pet parents. The company offers a complete assortment of pet-related products at competitive prices, with superior levels of customer service at convenient locations."
target: Doctors Foster and Smith
Drs. Foster & Smith is a top supplier of pet supplies such as food, supplements, medicines, bedding, and toys. It sells brand-name items, as well as its own Drs. Foster & Smith-branded pet care products through catalogs and a variety of websites.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Petland, will acquire Geração Pet

synopsis: Petland, Inc., a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the US, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador, is to acquire Geração Pet, an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets based out of Brazil.
buyer: Petland
Petland, Inc. is a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador. Petland was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in south central Ohio. "
target: Geração Pet
Geração Pet is an online company dedicated to the creation of products and services for pets. They sell a variety of products for pets including pet food, accessories, medications, toys and more. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Buddy Brands, acquired SitStay, Inc.

synopsis: Buddy Brands, a manufacturer of pet products, has acquired SitStay, a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
buyer: Buddy Brands
Buddy Brands is a manufacturer of pet products. The company makes dog beds, magnetic dog collars, and safety leashes. Their brands include BuddyRest, Pup IQ, Tough Pup, and PetNV. "
target: SitStay, Inc.
Founded in 1995, SitStay is a company that sells pet products online. SitStay provides high-end, quality-assured, unique pet supplies with an emphasis on service and therapy dog necessities. Their products include treats, vests, toys, supplements, beds, and more.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired Animail

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired Animail from Verdane Captial, a Nordic private equity firm. Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. They offer over 8000 different products, including pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Animail
Founded in 2007, Animail is a leading online pet store in Sweden. Animail offers over 8000 different products. These include pet food, toys, treats, supplements, clothing, healthcare products, and more. They offer products for a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and fish.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Musti ja Mirri Oy, acquired VetZoo AB

synopsis: Musti ja Mirri, the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics, has acquired VetZoo, Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Musti ja Mirri Oy
Musti ja Mirri is the largest pet specialty retailer in the Nordics with over 200 stores. Most of their products are for cats and dogs, but they also sell products for rodents, rabbits, fish, and birds. Their products include pet food, cat litter, pet toys, pet accessories, and more. "
target: VetZoo AB
Founded in 2010, VetZoo is Sweden's leading online retailer of pet supplies. VetZoo offers a wide range of hi-quality pet products and delivers them right to their customers door within 1-3 business days no matter where they are in Sweden.
price ($mm)
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$15
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

MailPix, acquired Just4MyPet

synopsis: MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the acquisition of personalized photo pet product website, Just4MyPet.com. Just4MyPet offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets and pet themed products for people. Their "Design Lab" area lets customers design their own pet shirts, tags, calendars, jewelry and more.
buyer: MailPix
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for allowing users to print photos instantly at thousands of retailers from their phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements and other photo gift products. "
target: Just4MyPet
Just4MyPet is an online store that offers an unique selection of personalized products for pets. They also offer pet themed products for people. They have a "Design Lab" area, where customers can design their own pet shirts, tags, photobooks, calendars, jewelry and much more.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BusinessWire

PetSmart, Inc., acquired Chewy, Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart, Inc., the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, announced it has acquired Chewy, Inc., a leading online retailer of pet food and products with dedicated 24/7 customer service and a commitment to sourcing high quality products.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Chewy, Inc.
Chewy is a leading online retailer of pet food and products. Chewy offers pet parents the expertise and service of a local pet store with the convenience of online shopping. Chewy delivers on that promise with its dedication to 24/7 customer service and commitment to sourcing high quality products.
price ($mm)
$3,350
rev ($mm)
$880
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Chuck & Don’s, acquired Fetch, Inc.

synopsis: Chuck & Don’s, a chain of 36 pet supply stores, has acquired Fetch, Inc., a company that delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
buyer: Chuck & Don’s
Chuck & Don's is a chain of 36 pet supply stores in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul, area, southeastern Minnesota, and Denver, Colorado. They first opened in 1990. "
target: Fetch, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Fetch delivers pet food and supplies right to customers' doors. Their service area includes the greater Twin Cities metro, where people can get free home delivery on any order over $40.
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closed 5/25/2016 via DGAP

pets Premium GmbH merged with ePetWorld GmbH,

synopsis: pets Premium GmbH and ePetWorld GmbH, two leading online retailers of multi-brand high quality pet supplies in Germany, have merged together under a newly created company, AlphaPet Ventures. ePetWorld sells pet food and accessories for cats and dogs. pets Premium offers high quality pet food and supplies for for dogs, cats, fish, and horses.
buyer: ePetWorld GmbH
ePetworld provides dog and cat lovers with two online shops for high-quality food and accessories. The shops, hundeland.de and katzenland.de, offer customers more than 15,000 quality products, and they differentiate themselves through their innovative online consulting tools such as the feed-finder."
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: pets Premium GmbH
Founded in 2011, pets Premium is an online store with a selection of high-quality pet food and supplies. They offer a wide range of pet products for dogs, cats, fish and horses.
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pethealth Inc., acquired VioVet Ltd.

synopsis: Pethealth Inc. announced the acquisition of VioVet Ltd., one of the leading online pet supply retailers in the United Kingdom. Pethealth Inc. is the leading provider of management software to North American animal welfare organizations through its cloud-based application.
buyer parent: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is an international leader in the provision of animal management software, RFID microchip identification, database related services for companion animals, and pet health insurance operating in North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: VioVet Ltd.
VioVet Ltd is an online retailer of pet food and medication and was founded in 2006. VioVet has gone from strength to strength becoming one of the UK's most trusted and largest veterinary supplies retailers and is family owned and managed.
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announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
buyer: PetSmart, Inc. (PETM:$6,959.11)
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. They employ approximately 52,000 associates and operate 1,289 stores and more than 196 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. "
target: Pet360 Inc.
Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 3/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

REWE Group, acquired ZooRoyal GmbH

synopsis: REWE Group, one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies, acquires majority stake in the pet supplies online provider ZooRoyal GmbH. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories.
buyer: REWE Group
REWE Group is one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1927, The REWE Group has 328,000 employees and 15,500 stores in 13 European countries. "
target: ZooRoyal GmbH
ZooRoyal GmbH is the online distributor of pet supplies and pet accessories. With a product selection of over 15,000 items. ZooRoyal is now considered the third largest Internet store for pet accessories. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Würselen, Germany.
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closed 11/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Value8 NV, acquired Discount4Pets.nl

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, has acquired a 70% stake in Discount4Pets, an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. Their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fishs and reptiles.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Discount4Pets.nl
Discount4Pets is an online pet specialty store that offers a wide range of 8,000 items for all pets. their wide range of pet supplies are available for dogs, cats, rodents, birds, fish and reptiles.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Easy Animal, acquired Ramps4Dogs.co.uk

synopsis: Easy Animal have extended their portfolio of websites by acquiring the Ramps4Dogs.co.uk website. This website which sells dog ramps to aid dogs to get into vehicles sells a wide range of dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear both American brands of dog ramps, are well established in the dog travel arena.
buyer: Easy Animal
Easy Animal is one of the leading pet websites in the United Kingdom. They provide a range of pet products. "
target: Ramps4Dogs.co.uk
Ramps4Dogs.co.uk provides dog ramps including the Solvit pet ramps and Pet-Gear brands to consumers.
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closed 12/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Pethealth Inc., acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk

synopsis: Pethealth Inc., North America's second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners, is pleased to announce that it has acquired VetMedsDirect.co.uk, an online retailer of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food that services pet owners in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Pethealth Inc.
Pethealth Inc. is North America’s second largest provider of medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target: VetMedsDirect.co.uk
Animal Dispensaries Ltd owns and operates VetMedsDirect an online portal for the retail of pet pharmaceuticals, pet supplies and pet food. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Tranent, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

MedicAnimal Ltd, will acquire Petmeds Limited

synopsis: MedicAnimal Ltd, the UK’s largest online retailer of pet food and healthcare supplies has agreed to acquire Petmeds.co.uk, an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy.
buyer: MedicAnimal Ltd
Based in London, MedicAnimal owns a growing portfolio of pet retail brands and operates as an online veterinary dispensary and pharmacy providing over 1.5 million customers with one-to-one pet healthcare advice. "
target: Petmeds Limited
Petmeds.co.uk is an online store for animal medicines, food and grooming products. Petmeds.co.uk™ only dispenses genuine UK licensed drugs and only to people of the UK.
price ($mm)
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$16
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Ticketfly, the technology company reimagining the live event experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company. TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create improvements to the way people are selling their tickets.
buyer parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee. "
target parent: MapleCore Ltd.
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create meaningful, long-term improvements to the way people are selling and administering their ticket inventory.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Market Wire

Readen Holding Corp., acquired Neckermann.com B.V.

synopsis: Readen Holding Corp announced the acquisition of Neckermann.com B.V. Neckermann.com is one of the largest ecommerce companies in Benelux, offering consumers a wide range of more than 150 000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
buyer: Readen Holding Corp. (RHCO:$0.00)
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Neckermann.com B.V.
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 9/24/2013 via Bloomberg

Investcorp, acquired Paper Source, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, the Bahrain-based alternative-investment firm, has acquired Chicago-based retailer Paper Source. Investcorp bought the stationery and greeting-card company for an undisclosed amount from Los Angeles-based buyout firm Brentwood Associates Inc. Paper Source, which operates 73 stores, designs and produces fine and artisanal papers.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp has three main business areas: corporate investment in the U.S., Europe and the Gulf, real estate investment in the U.S. and global hedge funds. "
target parent: Brentwood Associates
target: Paper Source, Inc.
Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations and announcements, personalized and distinctive gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards, custom stamps, and a custom collection of envelope and cards.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired edelight GmbH

synopsis: Burda Intermedia Publishing GmbH is becoming the new sole shareholder of edelight GmbH. edelight is one of the oldest and largest online social shopping platforms in Germany.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany´s largest media companies. Burda publishes 311 magazines, of them 229 magazines outside of Germany. The main focus of the company's international media activities is placed on the growing markets of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia. "
target: edelight GmbH
edelight.de is a social commerce portal founded in 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. They aim to support people in making the right buying decisions. The products on edelight.de are based on personal recommendations from person to person.
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