Like PINCHme Group, INC.

closed 4/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, acquired PINCHme Group, INC.

synopsis: AussieCommerce Group, one of Australia’s largest e-commerce names, announced the acquisition of research service provider PINCHme. PINCHme, which partners with international brands offers free samples to its members in exchange for detailed customer feedback, collected and provided to brands for new consumer insights.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates e-commerce websites Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop. Cudo delivers offers on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours, gadgets, décor, and fashion for its members. DEALS.com.au provides daily deals throughout Australia. "
target: PINCHme Group, INC.
PINCHme is the best way to discover and discuss new products from the world’s leading brands, for free. PINCHme has created an online destination for PINCHme members to try new products, with no subscription costs attached.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astound Commerce, acquired Market Force Information, Inc.

synopsis: Independent digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has acquired MarketForce, a business unit within Digital River and leading innovator in digital performance marketing services.
buyer: Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is an award-winning global digital commerce provider. They combine strategy, technology and interactive marketing services for many of the world's favorite brands and retailers. They can power every aspect of online business, and integrate across all marketing channels. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies.
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announced 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Information Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc., a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. Jeffrey Ansell, a Vestar Senior Advisor, will serve as Chairman of IRI. New Mountain and other existing investors are retaining a meaningful investment in IRI.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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closed 9/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Marketing Management, Inc., acquired Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.

synopsis: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc., a sales and marketing agency for emerging consumer package goods (CPG) in the grocery retail channel, announces the sale of its assets to Marketing Management, Inc. Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel.
buyer: Marketing Management, Inc.
MMI is a Trusted Resource for Success. MMI is a comprehensive provider of brokerage services to the CPG and retail trade. These services include sales management, store-level retail merchandising, brand development, media advertising and social media solutions for its retail and CPG customers. "
target: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.
Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel. Aisle 9 provides emerging CPG clients critical bandwidth needed to expand their product sales into key retailers and distributors.
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closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

KLH Capital, acquired Q Research Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has partnered with the management team of Q Research Solutions, Inc. to complete a management buyout. Q Research Solutions is a leading provider of sensory and consumer product research for Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food and beverage, health and beauty, and fragrance industries.
buyer: KLH Capital
KLH Capital is a fully capitalized SBIC private equity fund managing $320 million across three funds. They make majority and minority equity investments in value added distribution, specialty service and niche manufacturing companies based in the U.S. with at least $10 million of revenue. "
target: Q Research Solutions, Inc.
Based in Old Bridge, New Jersey, Q Research Solutions is a leading provider of sensory and consumer product research for Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food and beverage, health and beauty, and fragrance industries.
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announced 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Nielsen Catalina Solutions

synopsis: Nielsen is increasing its ownership stake in Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) – its joint venture with shopper marketing company Catalina – from 50% to a majority 63.5%. Nielsen Catalina connects TV viewing and digital ad exposure to in-store buying, which Nielsen claims perfectly aligned with its business strategy.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Nielsen Catalina Solutions
Nielsen Catalina Solutions helps marketers and media companies measure and improve advertising performance by accurately linking what consumers watch, see, or hear with what they buy. They are able to target and measure advertising based on what matters most for CPG companies: actual offline sales.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Company Press Release

In Vivo BVA merged with Perception Research Services,

synopsis: Perception Research Services and IN VIVO BVA announced the merger of their companies. This merger unites the world’s two leading research agencies focused on packaging, shopper marketing and new product innovation. The new company PRS IN VIVO will help FMCG marketers succeed at both the purchase and the product usage experience.
buyer: Perception Research Services
Perception Research Services specializes in consumer research to help marketers connect with shoppers and close sales. Their custom studies guide, assess and improve packaging and shopper marketing efforts, including qualitative research, on-shelf assessments, in-store, online and in-home studies. "
target parent: Montefiore Investment
target: In Vivo BVA
In Vivo BVA is one of Europe's leading tailor-made consumer goods research companies. In Vivo BVA boasts unrivalled expertise in consumer goods research and marketing thanks to precise and unique methodologies that provide results capable of predicting the future behavior of consumers and shoppers.
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$90
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closed 8/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

MarketCast, acquired Insight Strategy Group

synopsis: MarketCast, a leading provider of marketing research services serving the global entertainment industry, has acquired Insight Strategy Group, a research and strategy agency based in New York City. Insight works mostly in TV and offers segmentation and targeting strategy, product innovation and testing and customer experience strategy.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services serving the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the spectrum of entertainment companies in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target: Insight Strategy Group
Insight Strategy Group is a research and strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for their consumers.
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closed 4/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Datasea

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced the acquisition of Datasea, one of China’s leading analytic services and market research companies, which has deep knowledge and expertise in the retail and CPG industries.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (IRi) delivers powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target: Datasea
Datasea services include analytics that help clients develop enhanced pricing strategies, efficient promotions, improved effectiveness in-store, forecasting, next-generation marketing mix modeling and assortment optimization.
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announced 4/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Copernicus Marketing Consulting, will acquire Forbes Consulting Group

synopsis: Dentsu Inc. announced that its global business headquarters Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire Forbes Consulting Group and have it become part of Copernicus Marketing Consulting post acquisition. Founded in 1985, Forbes Consulting Group specializes in both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Copernicus Marketing Consulting
Copernicus Marketing Consulting is a research-and-data-driven marketing consulting firm in the business of transforming companies. They use front-line experience, insights, and advanced analytics to help B2B and B2C companies develop, plan, and implement strategies that change brand trajectories. "
target: Forbes Consulting Group
The Forbes Consulting Group is a strategic and innovative market research company providing global clients with deeper levels of insight about emotions and motivations - and helping them gain strategic market advantage on the strength of these insights.
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$8
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closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Antuit, acquired Prognos, Inc.

synopsis: Antuit, a global Big Data solutions company, announced the acquisition of Prognos, a Chicago-based analytics company specializing in the retail and consumer package goods (CPG) sector. Prognos is focused on demand forecasting, lifecycle pricing and customer insight.
buyer: Antuit
Antuit is a Big Data analytics solutions firm that enables enterprise clients to unlock business value from data within the constraints of their budgets and maturity on the Big Data curve. Antuit provides cutting-edge analytics offerings for Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing functions. "
target: Prognos, Inc.
Prognos Inc. is dedicated to providing financially measurable results for Retailers and Consumer Packaged Goods companies through advanced analytic solutions. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Chicago, Prognos is focused on demand forecasting, lifecycle pricing and customer insight.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Stagnito Media, Inc., acquired Carbonview Research

synopsis: Stagnito Media announced that it has acquired Carbonview Research, a provider of panel-based research for the consumer packaged goods market.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Stagnito Media, Inc.
Stagnito Media, LLC serves B-to-B information needs of convenience, grocery and specialty food/kitchenware retailers through an integrated portfolio of magazines, websites, digital newsletters, conferences and custom media. "
target: Carbonview Research
Carbonview Research is a provider of panel-based research for the consumer packaged goods market. Carbonview specializes in delivering high-value results and research insights in a timely manner.
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closed 9/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Aztec

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced it has acquired Aztec, a leading provider of market measurement and related services for consumer packaged goods (CPG), liquor and pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (IRi) delivers powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target parent: Dentsu Inc.
target: Aztec
Aztec provides scan-data services to consumer packaged goods retailers and manufacturers. Aztec offers computer-based information services and core offerings include data processing and reporting, leading-edge user friendly software, training and client service support.
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closed 5/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Market Strategies International, acquired Cogent Research LLC

synopsis: Market Strategies International announced that it has acquired Cambridge, MA-based Cogent Research, a market research and strategic consulting firm that specializes in the wealth management industry. Cogent Research founders and principals, John Meunier and Christy White, will co-manage Market Strategies’ new Syndicated Division.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Market Strategies International
Market Strategies International is a market research consultancy with deep expertise in communications, consumer goods, energy, financial services, healthcare, technology and wealth management. "
target: Cogent Research LLC
Cogent Research, founded in 1996, provides custom marketing research, syndicated research products, and evidence-based consulting to leading organizations in the financial services, life sciences and consumer goods industries.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Market Wire

YuMe, acquired Crowd Science, Inc.

synopsis: YuMe announced the acquisition of Crowd Science, an innovative audience targeting technology company. CITRUS, Crowd Science's audience measurement and targeting platform, builds on the capabilities of Audience Amplifier, YuMe's technology used to enhance audience reach and targeting across all video devices.
buyer: YuMe (NYSE:YUME:$159.78)
YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences. "
target: Crowd Science, Inc.
Crowd Science provides audience targeting and segmentation for online publishers and brands. Crowd Science’s technology combines web analytics and survey research to improve marketing and advertising precision and increase revenue.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, acquired PINCHme Group, INC.

synopsis: AussieCommerce Group, one of Australia’s largest e-commerce names, announced the acquisition of research service provider PINCHme. PINCHme, which partners with international brands offers free samples to its members in exchange for detailed customer feedback, collected and provided to brands for new consumer insights.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates e-commerce websites Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop. Cudo delivers offers on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours, gadgets, décor, and fashion for its members. DEALS.com.au provides daily deals throughout Australia. "
target: PINCHme Group, INC.
PINCHme is the best way to discover and discuss new products from the world’s leading brands, for free. PINCHme has created an online destination for PINCHme members to try new products, with no subscription costs attached.
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closed 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, acquired Treat Me

synopsis: One of Australia’s largest e-commerce groups, AussieCommerce Group, has acquired New Zealand daily deals site, TreatMe. The acquisition is part of the group’s efforts to expand its presence in New Zealand. TreatMe will join AussieCommerce Group’s stable of 15 brands.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce Group is one of Australia's largest e-commerce businesses, with over 250 employees and 6 million members. The company specializes in luxury overseas travel, gourmet dining, interiors and design, luxury fashion, fitness and health, indulgent treatments and memorable experiences. "
target: Treat Me
Launched in 2011, Treat Me is a daily deals site that offers the best deals each day on experiences around New Zealand.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, purchased Australia and New Zealand Operations from LivingSocial.com

synopsis: AussieCommerce Group has snapped up the Australia and New Zealand Operations of daily deals giant LivingSocial.com in order to strengthen its position in the local e-commerce market. The Australia and New Zealand Operations offers a online marketplace for users to buy and share the best things to do in Austrailia and New Zealand.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce Group is one of Australia's largest e-commerce businesses, with over 250 employees and 6 million members. The company specializes in luxury overseas travel, gourmet dining, interiors and design, luxury fashion, fitness and health, indulgent treatments and memorable experiences. "
seller: LivingSocial.com
The Australia and New Zealand Operations of LivingSocial.com offers a online marketplace for users to buy and share the best things to do in Austrailia and New Zealand. It includes deals and discounts, travel packages, events, home improvement services, everyday items, coupons, and more.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, acquired PINCHme Group, INC.

synopsis: AussieCommerce Group, one of Australia’s largest e-commerce names, announced the acquisition of research service provider PINCHme. PINCHme, which partners with international brands offers free samples to its members in exchange for detailed customer feedback, collected and provided to brands for new consumer insights.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates e-commerce websites Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop. Cudo delivers offers on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours, gadgets, décor, and fashion for its members. DEALS.com.au provides daily deals throughout Australia. "
target: PINCHme Group, INC.
PINCHme is the best way to discover and discuss new products from the world’s leading brands, for free. PINCHme has created an online destination for PINCHme members to try new products, with no subscription costs attached.
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announced 2/11/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, will acquire brandsExclusive

synopsis: APN News and Media has agreed to sell e-commerce business BrandsExclusive for $2m in a deal with the Aussie Commerce Group which owns group buying site Cudo. BrandsExclusive was launched in 2008 and offers consumers discounted goods from well-known brands.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates as an e-commerce company. It owns and operates Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop. "
target parent: APN News & Media Limited
target: brandsExclusive
brandsExclusive is the leading Australian online shopping destination for fashion clothing, footwear and accessories. They work closely with over 800 premium brand partners to secure the best available offers on exclusive products for their members.
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closed 9/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caitec Inc., acquired VetPet Box

synopsis: Caitec Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of dog toys, bird products, and other pet supplies, has acquired VetPet Box, a veterinarian-owned pet subscription box service. VetPet Box delivers monthly boxes full of vet approved toys, treats, wellness products and pet care education materials to dog and cat owners throughout North America.
buyer parent: Fairchild Capital Partners
buyer: Caitec Inc.
Caitec is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dog toys, bird products, and other pet supplies. Caitec offers pet owners a wide range of high-quality, affordable pet products. Their brands include Hero, Chase ‘N Chomp, Featherland Paradise, Oven Fresh Bites, Nature’s Instinct, and TitanEze. "
target: VetPet Box
VetPet Box is a veterinarian-owned and operated pet subscription box service. VetPet Box delivers monthly boxes full of vet approved toys, treats, wellness products and pet care education materials to dog and cat owners throughout North America.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired TakeLessons

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired TakeLessons, the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: TakeLessons
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
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announced 8/30/2021 via Company Press Release

EMERGE Commerce Inc., will acquire BattlBox

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Ltd., a Canadian company that acquires and operates e-commerce brands, will acquire BattlBox, a survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: BattlBox
BattlBox is a market-leading survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
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$12
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$23
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$3
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closed 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Tecnologia S.A., acquired Brused

synopsis: Allied, an electronics distributor and retailer in Brazil, has acquired Brused, an online platform for used smartphones in Brazil. Brused provides people with a fast and convenient way to buy and sell used smartphones. Their platform offers smartphones from various brands, including iPhone, Samsung, Motorola, and Asus.
buyer: Allied Tecnologia S.A. (BOVESPA:ALLD3:$1,103.28)
Allied is an electronics distributor and retailer in Brazil. Allied operates over 115 retail stores in Brazil. Their distribution service connects manufacturers and customers to build long-lasting relationships. They offer over 9,200 products from leading brands, including Sony, LG, Anker, and more."
target: Brused
Brused is an online platform for used smartphones in Brazil. Brused provides people with a fast and convenient way to buy and sell used smartphones. Their platform offers smartphones from various brands, including iPhone, Samsung, Motorola, and Asus.
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closed 8/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

LegitFit, acquired GoFyt

synopsis: LegitFit, a leading provider of fitness software in Ireland, has acquired GoFyt, a UK-based fitness marketplace. GoFyt offers listings for various fitness services across the UK and Ireland. Their simple platform enables users to find and book physiotherapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, fitness classes and more.
buyer: LegitFit
LegitFit is a leading provider of fitness software in Ireland. LegitFit offers a simple business management software solution for gyms, personal trainers, yoga studios, and more. Their platform enables users to simplify schedules, streamline payments, take bookings online and more. "
target: GoFyt
GoFyt is a UK-based fitness marketplace. GoFyt offers listings for various fitness services across the UK and Ireland. Their simple platform enables users to find and book physiotherapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, fitness classes and more.
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closed 8/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Teleport Commerce Malaysia Sdn Bhd, acquired DeliverEat Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Teleport, airasia digital’s logistics venture in Southeast Asia, has acquired Malaysia-based on-demand food delivery platform Delivereat. Malaysia-based DeliverEat is an online food ordering & delivery company founded in 2012 by Penangites who wants to bring conveniences to hungry diners by providing the marvelous delivery service.
buyer parent: AirAsia Berhad
buyer: Teleport Commerce Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Being an airasia subsidiary, Teleport is a logistics company like no other. Be it e-commerce or door-to-door delivery, domestic shipping or cross border shipping, Teleport can deliver instantly or in as fast as 24 hours. "
target: DeliverEat Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysia-based DeliverEat is an online food ordering & delivery company founded in 2012 by Penangites who wants to bring conveniences to hungry diners by providing the marvelous delivery service. Their mission is to enable everyone to eat and live better through technology.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Lunchbox, acquired Spread (Food Delivery)

synopsis: Lunchbox, the next-gen online ordering engine for restaurants, has acquired Spread, an online food delivery service. Spread connects restaurants with diners, allowing users to make commission-free orders and pay for meals with no marked up prices. The platform also provides users with exclusive offers from local restaurants.
buyer: Lunchbox
Lunchbox is a collection of powerful digital ordering platforms for restaurants. Lunchbox empowers brands with a next-gen online ordering engine that drives sales and engagement through powerful growth marketing tools. They offer solutions for web ordering, app ordering, and marketing. "
target: Spread (Food Delivery)
Spread is an online food delivery service. Spread is an online marketplace that connects restaurants with diners, allowing users to make commission-free orders and pay for meals with no marked up prices. The platform also provides users with exclusive offers from local restaurants.
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announced 7/26/2021 via PR Newswire

thredUP Inc., will acquire Remix Global AD

synopsis: ThredUp Inc., one of the largest online resale platforms for women's and kids' apparel, shoes, and accessories, will acquire Remix Global AD, a leading online reseller of second hand fashion in the EU. Remix offers an assortment of over 100,000 products that are discounted up to 75%, including shirts, coats, swimwear, jackets, skirts, and more.
buyer: thredUP Inc. (TDUP:$193.38)
thredUP is one of the largest online resale platforms for women's and kids' apparel, shoes, and accessories. thredUP is inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Their platform makes it easy for people to sell their clothes and shop for over 35,000 brands that are up to 90% off. "
target: Remix Global AD
Remix is a leading online reseller of second hand fashion in the EU. Remix offers high quality branded clothing in 9 countries across Europe. They offer an assortment of over 100,000 products that are discounted up to 75%, including shirts, coats, swimwear, jackets, skirts, vests, shoes, and more.
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closed 7/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Sketchfab

synopsis: New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine. Sketchfab has been building a platform to upload, download, view, share, sell and buy 3D assets. Essentially, it is the leading repository for 3D files on the web.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Sketchfab
Sketchfab, Inc. operates a platform for publishing, discovering, and sharing three-dimensional renderings of objects and content. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York with an additional office in Paris.
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announced 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Just Eat Takeaway.com, will acquire Bistro.sk

synopsis: Just Eat Takeaway has announced it will acquire Bistro.sk, a food delivery company in Slovakia, as it expands its global footprint. The Slovakian business operates in a similar format to Just Eat. Its 400,000 customers choose food, from the 2,000 or so restaurants who have partnered with Bistro.sk, and order online via the site.
buyer: Just Eat Takeaway.com (ENXTAM:TKWY:$2,409.44)
Just Eat Takeaway.com is a leading global online food delivery marketplace, connecting consumers and restaurants through its platform in 24 countries. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Just Eat Takeaway.com is focused on connecting consumers and restaurants through its platforms. "
target parent: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
target: Bistro.sk
Bistro.sk is a food delivery company in Slovakia. Its 400,000 customers choose food from the 2,000 restaurants who have partnered with Bistro.sk, and order online via the site.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired PinkBike

synopsis: Outside has acquired Pinkbike and sister brands CyclingTips and Trailforks. Pinkbike is the world's largest online cycling community and news source. CyclingTips publishes news, reviews, interviews, feature articles, and tips aimed at cyclists, and Trailforks is a leading global trail mapping system for outdoor enthusiasts.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: PinkBike
Pinkbike is the world's largest online cycling community and news source. Pinkbike also owns CyclingTips, which publishes news, reviews, interviews, feature articles, and tips aimed at cyclists, and Trailforks, a leading global trail mapping system for outdoor enthusiasts.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Perch LLC, acquired Web Deals Direct LLC

synopsis: Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon third-party and other D2C (direct to consumer) brands at scale, announced the acquisition of Web Deals Direct LLC. Web Deals Direct is among the largest global FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) sellers on Amazon with over $80M in revenue in 2020.
buyer: Perch LLC
Perch is a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates Amazon third-party and other D2C (direct to consumer) brands at scale. Perch seeks high-quality products and brands that have a steady history of strong customer reviews. "
target: Web Deals Direct LLC
Web Deals Direct is among the largest global FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) sellers on Amazon with over $80M in revenue in 2020. The company has an owned-brand portfolio spanning several everyday use categories, including Home & Kitchen, Patio & Garden, Sports & Outdoors, Arts & Crafts, and more.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Getir, acquired Blok

synopsis: Getir, a Turkey-based startup that built a $7.5 billion business from a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and have them delivered in minutes, has acquired Blok, another “instant delivery” grocery service based out of Barcelona. Blok is active in Spain and Italy, where its largest markets were Madrid, Barcelona and Milan.
buyer: Getir
Getir is a Turkey-based startup that built a $7.5 billion business from a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and have them delivered in minutes. Getir has been around since 2015 and is profitable in Turkey on a mix of services that began with its fast delivery. "
target: Blok
Blok, another “instant delivery” grocery service based out of Barcelona. Founded by Vishal Verma, Hunab Moreno and Varun Kapoor, Blok is active in Spain and Italy, where its largest markets were Madrid, Barcelona and Milan.
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announced 6/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Etsy Inc., will acquire Elo7

synopsis: Etsy, Inc., which operates two-sided online marketplaces that connect millions of passionate and creative buyers and sellers around the world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Elo7, a privately held marketplace for unique, handmade items based in Brazil.
buyer: Etsy Inc. (ETSY:$2,048.22)
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. They connect buyers and sellers from all over world. Buyers come to Etsy to be inspired by items that are crafted by creative entrepreneurs. For sellers, they offer a range of tools and services that address key business needs. "
target: Elo7
Elo7 is the first and leading marketplace for artisans and lovers of handcraft and handmade goods in Brazil. Elo7 connects sellers and buyers that love handicrafts and exclusive handmade goods, promoting a positive e-commerce and social experience in a safe, convenient and user-friendly environment.
price ($mm)
$217
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mad Paws, will acquire Waggly Club

synopsis: Mad Paws, Australia’s largest online pet care marketplace, will acquire Waggly Club, Australia's largest dog subscription box company. Waggly Club is passionate about delivering market-leading customer experiences to dogs and the people who love them each and every month. Their boxes are full of the best dog toys and snacks.
buyer: Mad Paws (ASX:MPA:$0.26)
Mad Paws is Australia’s largest online pet care marketplace. Mad Paws connects pet owners with trusted, local, and vetted pet sitters. The platform allows users to easily find overnight and daytime per services, including pet sitting, pet day care, house visiting, dog walking, and more. "
target: Waggly Club
Waggly Club is Australia's largest dog subscription box company. Waggly Club is passionate about delivering market-leading customer experiences to dogs and the people who love them each and every month. Their boxes are full of the best dog toys and snacks.
price ($mm)
$2.32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Zabka, acquired Dietly

synopsis: Zabka, a leading convenience store chain in Poland, has acquired a majority stake in Dietly, an online catering platform in Poland. Dietly allows users to order dietary catering from over 100 companies across 1000 cities in Poland. The platform offers boxed meals for various diets, including gluten free, lactose free, diabetic, ketogenic, and more.
buyer: Zabka
Zabka is a leading convenience store chain in Poland. Zabka operates more than 600 stores across Poland. Their stores offer the best products at competitive prices and a wide range of additional services. They sell soda, coffee, snacks, sandwiches, tea, ice cream, and more. "
target: Dietly
Dietly is an online catering platform in Poland. Dietly allows users to order dietary catering from over 100 companies across 1000 cities in Poland. The platform offers boxed meals for various diets, including gluten free, lactose free, diabetic, ketogenic, and more.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 5/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Airtasker Pty Ltd, acquired Zaarly

synopsis: Airtasker, a global marketplace for local services, has acquired Zaarly, an online marketplace for home service providers. Zaarly makes it easy for homeowners to hire professional service providers at fair prices. The platform allows users to hire people for interior painting, remodeling, house cleaning, HVAC maintenance, lawn care, and more.
buyer: Airtasker Pty Ltd (ASX:ART:$17.49)
Airtasker is a global marketplace for local services. Airtasker connects people who need to outsource tasks with people who are looking to earn money. Their platform allows users to find people for various tasks, including home cleaning, handyman jobs, admin work, photography and more. "
target: Zaarly
Zaarly is an online marketplace for home service providers. Zaarly makes it easy for homeowners to hire professional service providers at fair prices. The platform allows users to hire people for interior painting, remodeling, house cleaning, HVAC maintenance, lawn care, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2021 via BusinessWire

goPuff, acquired Fancy Delivery Inc.

synopsis: GoPuff, the go-to platform for consumers’ immediate everyday needs, has acquired UK-based Fancy, a last-mile delivery platform that gets consumers their groceries and daily essentials in 30 minutes. The acquisition is in line with Gopuff’s plans to significantly invest in new international markets and expand its global operations team.
buyer: goPuff
Gopuff is the go-to solution for immediate everyday needs, fulfilling customer orders of cleaning and home products, over-the-counter medications, baby and pet products, food and drinks, and in some markets, alcohol - in just minutes. "
target: Fancy Delivery Inc.
Based in the UK, Fancy is an on-demand delivery solution for groceries and daily essentials. Hyperlocal dark stores act as micro-fulfillment centers, allowing Fancy to deliver thousands of products straight to users' doors, in under 30 minutes, for local store prices.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Payten d.o.o., acquired Grouper.mk

synopsis: Payment solutions provider Payten, part of Polish ICT group Asseco, has acquired North Macedonia's deal platform operator Grouper. Grouper was founded by Nina Angelovska, its chief executive officer. Grouper provides discounts and deals on travel, food & beverage, gifts and more.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Payten d.o.o.
Payten provides complete payment industry solutions, for non-financial and financial institutions, supporting card and card-less transactions. The offering includes solutions for eCommerce, mPayments, Processing as well as ATM and POS related services. "
target: Grouper.mk
Grouper is a deal platform operator based in North Macedonia. Grouper provides discounts and deals on travel, food & beverage, gifts and more. Grouper is largest e-commerce site in the country, founded in 2011.
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: LSE:OCDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail is one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Ocado Retail operates Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket; and Ocado Zoom, a one-hour grocery delivery service. Ocado offers over 40,000 products to choose from, including yogurt, cheese, fruit, meat and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,670.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15152
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TKWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Takeaway.com
Takeaway.com is a leading online food delivery marketplace, focused on connecting consumers and restaurants through its platform in 10 European countries and Vietnam. Takeaway.com offers an online marketplace where supply and demand for food delivery and ordering meet.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,409.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.65
EBIT ($mm)
($122.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9000
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Ticker: ETSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Etsy Inc.
Etsy Inc.
Etsy operates marketplaces where millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. Etsy also offers a wide range of seller services and tools that help creative entrepreneurs start, grow and manage their businesses.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,048.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$574.49
EBIT ($mm)
$551.09
Net Income ($mm)
$480.49
Employees
1508
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Ticker: DB:DHER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. Present in more than 40 countries, their online marketplaces, which may be accessed over multiple channels, including mobile, provide a personalized and simple way of ordering food from a selection of restaurants.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,972.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($918.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,013.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
27071
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: DB:HFG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HelloFresh
HelloFresh
As the world's leading meal kit provider, HelloFresh supplies everything subscribers need to prepare delicious home-cooked meals that require no planning, no shopping and no hassle. Every ingredient needed for their thousands of exclusive recipes is carefully planned and delivered to users' doors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,245.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2715
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Ticker: CVNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carvana
Simply put, Carvana is a better way to buy a car. People can browse, finance, and purchase a car online and have it delivered to them as soon as the next day.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$858.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($143.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($155.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1864
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$723.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.76
EBIT ($mm)
$71.88
Net Income ($mm)
$92.07
Employees
523
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Ticker: EVER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EverQuote
EverQuote
EverQuote operates a leading online insurance marketplace, connecting consumers with insurance providers. The company's mission is to empower insurance shoppers to better protect life's most important assets—their family, property, and future.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$369.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
452
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: UPST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while delivering exceptional digital-first lending experiences their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$233.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.04
EBIT ($mm)
$11.77
Net Income ($mm)
$5.98
Employees
429
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Ticker: OPEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OpenTable
OpenTable
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$198.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.20
EBIT ($mm)
$46.55
Net Income ($mm)
$22.60
Employees
664
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