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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Tictail

synopsis: Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired Swedish e-commerce company Tictail. Tictail operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$3,448.14)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Tictail
Tictail AB operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 6/15/2009 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GMarket

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of Gmarket Inc.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: GMarket
Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail ecommerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,210 [$960]
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$208
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$43
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4.6x
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22.4x
closed 8/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.
Baazee.com is a person-to-person trading community on the Internet where anyone can sell or buy almost anything in an exciting e-commerce format. Baazee.com, through a world-class Internet trading infrastructure, has created an online marketplace that is free of middlemen and unconstrained by geogr
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$50
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closed 3/25/2004 via BusinessWire

Bidville, Inc., acquired 3 2 1 Play, Inc.

synopsis: March 25, 2004--Bidville, Inc. (OTCBB:BVLE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately held 3 2 1 Play, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Buy Sell Connect, Inc. 3 2 1 Play, Inc. has access to thousands of major brand products at or below wholesale prices from leading manufacturers.
buyer parent: Petters Group, LLC
buyer: Bidville, Inc.
Bidville was founded in 2000 by Dr. Ed Orlando as an online auction alternative to eBay. The company provides unique user features, such as Watch List, Image Gallery, and fixed price listing options. In 2001, Bidville merged with NoBidding.com, one of the first online fixed price marketplaces. "
target: 3 2 1 Play, Inc.
3 2 1 Play, Inc., headquartered in Jericho, N.Y., was founded by Alina Mezhibovsky, who started the business by selling items found in her garage over the Internet. Mrs. Mezhibovsky quickly expanded the business to include new and used items provided by a growing list of new buyers and sellers.
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closed 7/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Bagy

synopsis: Locaweb, a company that offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil, has acquired Bagy, an e-commerce platform focused on social commerce, which allows people to create virtual stores, connect to their social networks and other market places and start selling. Bagy is also based in Brazil.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$158.38)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Bagy
Founded in 2017 in Belo Horizonte, Bagy is focused on social commerce, with over 13,500 active customers. Its purpose is to provide support for SMBs, individuals, and influencers to set up their virtual stores in a simple and fast way.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 10/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Naspers Ltd., acquired Vatera.hu Kft

synopsis: iEurope Capital LLC has confirmed that MIH Internet Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Naspers Limited, has purchased 100% of Vatera.hu Kft. The lead investor and majority owner, iEurope Fund LLC, also confirmed that the purchase includes the non-Hungarian operations as well.
buyer: Naspers Ltd. (JSE:NPN:$5,934.00)
Naspers is a multinational media company with principal operations in electronic media (including pay-television, internet and instant-messaging subscriber platforms and the provision of related technologies) and print media. "
target parent: iEurope Capital LLC
target: Vatera.hu Kft
Vatera.hu is Hungary's leading online auction and e-commerce marketplace. Voted Hungary's e-Commerce Company of the Year in both 2006 and 2007, Vatera.hu was also recognized by Red Herring magazine as one of the top 100 technology companies in the EMEA region in 2007 and 2008.
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closed 4/24/2006 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Tradera.com

synopsis: eBay announced that it has acquired Tradera.com, the leading online auction-style marketplace in Sweden. Together, the companies plan to expand online trading in Sweden and bring more opportunities to Swedish buyers and sellers.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Tradera.com
Tradera of today is the result of the merger between the two auction websites: mrBid and Tradera. In an exciting and easy way you can here buy and sell a variety of goods in auction style. The trade is foremost between private persons, but companies also sell goods on our website.
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closed 5/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rapid Nutrition, acquired The Plant-Based Bundle

synopsis: Rapid Nutrition PLC, a natural healthcare company in the UK, has acquired The Plant-Based Bundle, a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
buyer: Rapid Nutrition (ENXTPA:ALRPD:$2.17)
Rapid Nutrition is a natural healthcare company in the UK. Rapid Nutrition is dedicated to the development and distribution of premium, science-based health and wellness brands across the globe. Their products include protein formulas, fiber bars, weight loss drinks, and more. "
target: The Plant-Based Bundle
The Plant-Based Bundle a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs from talented influencers and professionals. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
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$0.75
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

MAXST, acquired Buk.io

synopsis: MAXST, Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company, has acquired Buk.io, an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
buyer: MAXST (KOSDAQ:A377030:$1.87)
MAXST is Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company. MAXST helps millions of developers and organizations build and empower convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality with AR, AI and computer vision technology. Their products include SDKs, spatial AR platforms, and more. "
target: Buk.io
Buk.io is an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

synopsis: IGN, the leading internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets, has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: IGN Entertainment, Inc.
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Incorporated in 1999, IGN's first website launched in 1996. "
target: Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle is a digital storefront for video games and ebooks. Customers pay what they want for downloadable content and choose how much of that money goes towards charity.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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announced 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD., will acquire MMOGA

synopsis: Kee Ever Bright Decorative Technology, a company that engages in the research and application of surface material technologies in China and internationally, will buy 100% stake in MMOGA, one of the first professional mediators of online virtual gaming currency in the European market.
buyer: KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.
Since 1994, KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.(KEBDT), have provide the latest manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide, the KEE team has come to be known for the highest standard in the development of graphic products with advanced technology. "
target: MMOGA
MMOGA was one of the first professional mediators of online gold on the European market. A wide variety of products in the area of games, online gaming, virtual currencies, gamecards and more can be found on the MMOGA online platform, always at favorable prices.
price ($mm)
$343
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$31
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11.0x
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired HomeRun.com

synopsis: Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ platform, announced that it has acquired HomeRun.com, creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites.
buyer: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
Rearden Commerce, creator of Deem™, is transforming commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology. "
target: HomeRun.com
HomeRun.com is the creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites. HomeRun delivers offers from local businesses, membership rewards and incentives.
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closed 11/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Natural Nutrition, merged with AppTech Global, Inc.

synopsis: Natural Nutrition announced the acquisition of App Tech Global, Inc. App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc.
buyer: Natural Nutrition
Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc. "
target: AppTech Global, Inc. (APCX:$0.01)
App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. App Tech is focused on multi platform apps designed to run on device operating systems such as Apple I-Phone, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm Systems, Verizon Droid and others.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

LPZ GmbH, acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: LPZ GmbH from Hannover buys with "Danato" and the associated online shop one of the best-known digital brands in the gifts sector. Danato GmbH, based in Munich, aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer: LPZ GmbH
LPZ GmbH, founded in 2011, develops and produces high quality gift items. The manufacturer's assortment includes various product categories ranging from jewelry to glass and ceramic goods to fine wood articles. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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announced 12/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Vivendi SA, will acquire Prisma Media

synopsis: Vivendi has entered into exclusive negotiations with Gruner + Jahr/Bertelsmann to acquire 100% of Prisma Media. Prisma Media is France’s number one press publishing group, in print and digital, with 20 key leading magazine brands, from Femme Actuelle to GEO, as well as Capital, Gala and Télé-Loisirs.
buyer: Vivendi SA (ENXTPA:VIV:$10,531.41)
Vivendi is an integrated media, content and communications group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Prisma Media
Prisma Media is France’s number one press publishing group, in print and digital, with 20 key leading magazine brands, from Femme Actuelle to GEO, as well as Capital, Gala and Télé-Loisirs.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Motor Presse Stuttgart, acquired Motor Presse Stuttgart

synopsis: Dr. Ing. Patricia Scholten and Peter-Paul Pietsch, the successors of the Pietsch family that founded Motor Presse Stuttgart, have acquired the 59.9% share of Motor Presse Stuttgart held by Hamburg publishing house, Gruner + Jahr. Motor Presse Stuttgart publishes over 120 magazines across the globe, exploring topics such as motoring and lifestyle.
buyer: Motor Presse Stuttgart
Dr. Ing. Patricia Scholten and Peter-Paul Pietsch are successors of the Motor Presse Stuttgart founding family Pietsch. Peter-Paul Pietsch and Patricia feel "a special responsibility" for Motor Presse Stuttgart. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Motor Presse Stuttgart
Motor Presse Stuttgart publishes over 120 magazines across the globe, exploring topics such as motoring, lifestyle, and sport & leisure. In addition to the successful print media core of the business, the Motor Presse has invested in and developed many additional multimedia offerings.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Ligatus GmbH

synopsis: Outbrain, the world's leading discovery and native advertising platform on the Open Web, has acquired Ligatus. Ligatus is the leading European provider of premium native advertising solutions based in Cologne, Germany, with locations in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands.
buyer: Outbrain Inc. (:$971.40)
Outbrain is the world's leading native discovery platform, connecting Internet users, publishers, and advertisers with its discovery feeds. Outbrain's native advertising technology delivers news, information, and product recommendations to the world's top publishers. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Ligatus GmbH
Ligatus is a German company that specializes in direct response campaigns and content promotions on mobile and desktop platforms. Their innovative technology enables advertisers and agencies to intelligently position their advertising messages.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

LPZ GmbH, acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: LPZ GmbH from Hannover buys with "Danato" and the associated online shop one of the best-known digital brands in the gifts sector. Danato GmbH, based in Munich, aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer: LPZ GmbH
LPZ GmbH, founded in 2011, develops and produces high quality gift items. The manufacturer's assortment includes various product categories ranging from jewelry to glass and ceramic goods to fine wood articles. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 12/5/2014 via BusinessWire

MaXposure Media Group Pvt. Ltd., acquired MaXposure Media Group Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The Johari Family has bought back the business of MaXposure Media Group, an integrated media solutions company spread across the dimensions of publishing, creative solutions, events and custom publishing, from Gruner + Jahr (the publishing division of European media conglomerate Bertelsmann).
buyer: MaXposure Media Group Pvt. Ltd.
Maxposure Media Group is an integrated media solutions company spread across the dimensions of publishing, creative solutions, events and custom publishing. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: MaXposure Media Group Pvt. Ltd.
Maxposure Media Group is an integrated media solutions company spread across the dimensions of publishing, creative solutions, events and custom publishing.
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closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Brown Printing Company

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Brown Printing Company jointly announced Quad/Graphics, a leading global printer and media channel integrator, acquired Brown, which serves premier publishers and catalogers with printing, distribution and integrated media solutions.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Brown Printing Company
Brown serves America’s premier publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution, and integrated media solutions. Brown is a proven industry leader with a client focused culture that offers customized solutions to meet their clients' individual needs.
price ($mm)
$100
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$350
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
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closed 4/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Gruner+Jahr Polska

synopsis: Burda International GmbH takes over the activities of Gruner + Jahr Poland. Gruner+Jahr Poland engages in magazine publishing and is based in Poland. It publishes 12 magazines of different frequencies and their special editions.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media, Inc. publishes magazines and Websites. The company also owns interests in Internet, radio, and television productions, as well as in direct marketing entities. It offers its products in the United States and Europe. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Gruner+Jahr Polska
Gruner + Jahr Poland is one of the largest publishers of magazines in Poland. It publishes 12 magazines of different frequencies and their special editions.
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closed 1/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Impulse Media GmbH, acquired Impulse Media GmbH

synopsis: Nikolaus Förster, the managing director of Impulse Media GmbH, acquired the majority of Impulse Magazine from Gruner+Jahr AG & Co. Impulse is Germany's leading business magazine.
buyer: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others.
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closed 3/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired NetworkPlay Media

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the publishing division of European media conglomerate Bertelsmann AG, has acquired a majority stake in digital ad network, Networkplay. NetworkPlay Media Pvt Ltd is India's fastest growing media company with assets through alliances across various touch points.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: NetworkPlay Media
NetworkPlay Media Pvt Ltd is India's fastest growing media company with assets through alliances across various touch points including Web, Mobile, Direct-to-Home TV, Events and Publishing.
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announced 11/25/2009 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer Verlag AG, will purchase Russian Operations from Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.

synopsis: As part of the strategic realignment of its international activities, Gruner + Jahr has sold its Russian operations to Axel Springer AG. The takeover of G+J Russia (OOO G+J Magazines) will become effective on December, 1 2009.
buyer: Axel Springer Verlag AG (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer is Germany's biggest newspaper publisher and one of the leading international media enterprises. "
seller parent: Bertelsmann AG
seller: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print.
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closed 7/18/2022 via BNC Analysis

True Digital Group, acquired Khmerload

synopsis: True Digital Group, a multinational technology company based in Thailand, has acquired a 56.57% stake in Khmerload, a digital media company in Cambodia. Khmerload provides up-to-date and breaking news about community, entertainment, technology, sports, health & wellness, sex, and more. They also operate in Myanmar under the Myanmarload brand.
buyer parent: True Corporation Public Company Limited
buyer: True Digital Group
True Digital Group is a multinational technology company based in Thailand. True Digital aims to become the ultimate digital transformation enabler for everyone in Southeast Asia. Their products and services include media apps, TV apps, digital advertising, marketing analytics, and more. "
target: Khmerload
Khmerload is a digital media company in Cambodia. Khmerload provides up-to-date and breaking news to over 4.2 million visitors a month. Their articles cover community, entertainment, technology, sports, health & wellness, sex, and more. They also operate in Myanmar under the Myanmarload brand.
price ($mm)
$3.56*
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announced 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

The Hoffmann Family of Companies, will acquire Florida Weekly

synopsis: The Hoffmann Family of Companies is set to acquire Florida Media Group, LLC, the publishers of nine newspapers with a circulation of more than 220,000 weekly readers, The Ave Maria Sun, Bonita Springs Florida Weekly, Babcock Ranch Telegraph, Charlotte Florida Weekly, Fort Myers Florida Weekly, Key West Florida Weekly, and more.
buyer: The Hoffmann Family of Companies
The Hoffmann Family of Companies invests in the people and businesses of the communities they love to visit and live in, and they are especially passionate about elevating the hospitality sector. "
target: Florida Weekly
Florida Media Group, LLC is a Florida-based publisher of nine newspapers with a circulation of more than 220,000 weekly readers. The papers include The Ave Maria Sun, Bonita Springs Florida Weekly, Babcock Ranch Telegraph, Charlotte Florida Weekly, Fort Myers Florida Weekly, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Human Events, acquired The Post Millennial

synopsis: Human Events Media Group, a conservative American political news and analysis website, has acquired The Post Millennial, an online conservative news outlet in Canada. The Post Millennial strives to deliver the news to their readers as it unfolds. They provide coverage on Canadian politics, business, local provincial news, and opinion pieces.
buyer: Human Events
Human Events is a conservative American political news and analysis website. Human Events provides a platform for some of the most important, creative, and imaginative voices in the conservative movement. They provide top news stories and intelligent opinion pieces that offer fresh, bold ideas. "
target: The Post Millennial
The Post Millennial is an online conservative news outlet in Canada. The Post Millennial strives to deliver the news to their readers as it unfolds. They provide coverage on Canadian politics, business, local provincial news, analysis coverage and opinion pieces.
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closed 5/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

Damage Media Group OÜ, acquired Esports Headlines

synopsis: Damage Media Group (DMG) announced the acquisition of Esports Headlines (EsportsHeadlines.com), a digital magazine known for its coverage of competitive gaming topics through news articles, guides, tutorials, and reviews. Esports Headlines focuses on popular titles, including CS: GO, Fortnite, LoL, Overwatch, Apex Legends, DotA 2 and others.
buyer: Damage Media Group OÜ
An independent digital publishing group based in Tallinn, Estonia, Damage Media Group (DMG) specializes in creating content-driven experiences for technology and gaming enthusiasts. Since 2020, DMG has been acquiring websites that operate within their markets of interest. "
target: Esports Headlines
Esports Headlines is a digital magazine known for its coverage of competitive gaming topics through news articles, guides, tutorials, and reviews. Initially launched in August 2016, the site focuses on popular titles, including CS: GO, Fortnite, LoL, Overwatch, Apex Legends, DotA 2 and others.
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closed 5/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Trib Total Media, acquired Shady Ave

synopsis: Trib Total Media, a multi-platform news organization, has acquired Shady Ave, a quarterly lifestyle magazine in Pennsylvania. Shady Ave highlights the news and lifestyles of Pittsburgh's East End, Fox Chapel, and Oakmont. Their magazine features articles about interesting individuals, beautiful homes, and new shops and restaurants.
buyer: Trib Total Media
Trib Total Media delivers news, information and advertising to portions of Allegheny, Westmoreland, Armstrong and Butler counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania. They offer a multimedia suite of products and services including daily and weekly newspapers and weekly shoppers along with websites. "
target: Shady Ave
Shady Ave is a quarterly lifestyle magazine in Pennsylvania. Shady Ave highlights the news and lifestyles of Pittsburgh's East End, Fox Chapel, and Oakmont. Their magazine features articles about interesting individuals, beautiful homes, and new shops and restaurants.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Overstory Media Group, acquired The Coast

synopsis: Overstory Media Group, an independent Canadian media company, has acquired Halifax publication The Coast, expanding its community footprint into Eastern Canada. The Coast is a beloved publication in Halifax that has built a strong legacy covering local news, city politics, food, arts, and culture.
buyer: Overstory Media Group
Overstory is an independent Canadian media company with a network of more than 10 publications and growing across all digital platforms. The Overstory community is a collective of more than 40 full-time employees including award-winning journalists, producers, creatives, and creators. "
target: The Coast
The Coast is an award-winning media company that has published Halifax stories since 1993. Started as a free newspaper, The Coast covers city politics, food, arts, and local culture along with hosting some of the city's most exciting events.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

R.I.S.N. Operations Inc., acquired New Britain Herald

synopsis: Central Connecticut Communications announced it has sold The Bristol Press/The New Britain Herald and the Chronicle in Willimantic to Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, also known as RISN Operations. Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers and its affiliates operate newspapers in several states.
buyer: R.I.S.N. Operations Inc.
RISN Operations Inc., also called Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, is a privately owned publisher that operates newspapers in several states. Operations include The Westerly Sun, The Kent County Daily Times, The Call of Woonsocket, The Times of Pawtucket, Independent, and Southern RI Newspapers. "
target: New Britain Herald
Central Connecticut Communications is a newspaper publishing group based in based in New Britain, Connecticut. It publishes The Bristol Press, The New Britain Herald, and The Chronicle.
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closed 3/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Future plc, acquired WhatCulture

synopsis: Future Plc, the global platform for specialist media, has acquired WhatCulture, an online entertainment news website and magazine. The site offers news in the field of professional wrestling, television, films, video games, and board games.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$606.80)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target: WhatCulture
Founded in 2006, WhatCulture is an online entertainment news website and magazine. The site offers news in the field of professional wrestling, television, films, video games, and board games.
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closed 3/18/2022 via BNC Analysis

Newsquest Media Group Limited, acquired Archant Ltd.

synopsis: Newsquest Media Group has completed the acquisition of Archant Community Media Ltd, it has been announced. Archant, the Norwich-based publisher, holds a portfolio of leading local newsbrands principally in East Anglia, including the likes of the East Anglia Daily Times, Norwich Evening News, and Ipswich Star. 
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: Newsquest Media Group Limited
Newsquest is one of the largest regional news publishers in the UK and have a portfolio of more than 120 news brands and 29 magazines online and in print. They have an online audience of almost 39 million users a month and 5.1 million readers a week in print. "
target parent: RCapital Partners LLP
target: Archant Ltd.
UK-based Archant is a privately owned media company founded in Norwich 170 years ago. They operate over 140 local, regional and national brands together with fully integrated marketing services for over 37,000 commercial customers.
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closed 3/25/2022 via BusinessWire

Postmedia Network Canada Corp., acquired Brunswick News Inc.

synopsis: Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced the closing of the previously announced agreement to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of Brunswick News Inc. (“BNI”). The acquisition includes BNI’s daily and weekly newspapers, digital properties and parcel delivery business from J. D. Irving, Limited.
buyer: Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.B:$348.21)
Postmedia Network Canada Corp. is a Canadian media conglomerate consisting of the publishing properties of the former Canwest, with primary operations in newspaper publishing, news gathering and Internet operations. It is best known for being the owner of the National Post and the Financial Post. "
target parent: J.D. Irving Inc.
target: Brunswick News Inc.
Brunswick News Inc. is a Canadian newspaper publishing company based in Saint John, New Brunswick. The papers produced by BNI include the following: Telegraph-Journal, Times & Transcript in Moncton, Daily Gleaner in Fredericton, Miramichi Leader, Woodstock Bugle-Observer and more.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2022 via BusinessWire

The Arena Group, acquired AMG/Parade

synopsis: The Arena Group announced it has acquired AMG/Parade, a premium multimedia content company with lifestyle, celebrity, food, health & wellness, sports, and outdoor verticals. Its brands include Parade Media, which reaches more than 54 million domestic consumers each month in digital and print.
buyer: The Arena Group (OTCPK:MVEN:$170.37)
The Arena Group combines powerful brands and delivers compelling experiences. Their team of award winning journalists, storytellers, content creators and entrepreneurial producers deliver exciting and dynamic destinations in sports, finance, lifestyle and more. "
target: AMG/Parade
AMG/Parade develops and distributes premium content on digital, video and print platforms in the lifestyle, celebrity, food & wellness, sports and outdoor verticals. Its brands include AMG/Parade Sports, AMG/Parade Outdoors, Parade, Relish and Spry Living.
price ($mm)[EV]
$16 [$13]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/7/2022 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, will acquire The Athletic

synopsis: The New York Times Company, a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information, has reached an agreement to buy The Athletic, a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$550
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gaia Inc., acquired Yoga International

synopsis: Gaia, Inc., a subscription video-streaming service dedicated to conscious media and serving a global conscious community, has acquired Yoga International, a digital-only platform and community dedicated to yoga.
buyer: Gaia Inc. (GAIA:$77.37)
Gaia is a member-supported global video streaming service and community that produces and curates conscious media through four primary channels—Seeking Truth, Transformation, Alternative Healing and Yoga—in four languages (English, Spanish, French and German) to its members in 185 countries. "
target parent: The Himalayan Institute
target: Yoga International
Yoga International is considered the authentic voice of yoga in the West. Originally started as a print magazine thirty years ago by the Himalayan Institute, Yoga International has since transformed into a digital-only platform and community with paid subscribers around the world.
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announced 12/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, will acquire Medika Life

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm FINN Partners is to acquire Medika.Life, a global opinion and news platform recognized for hosting and distributing health-sector thought-leaders' content to its 100,000 and more monthly readers.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Medika Life
Medika.Life is a global opinion and news platform recognized for hosting and distributing health-sector thought-leaders' content to its 100,000 and more monthly readers. They focus on promoting the voices of healthcare practitioners from within the industry.
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closed 11/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

VPM Media Corporation, acquired Style Weekly

synopsis: VPM Media Corp., the parent company of Richmond-based VPM public television and radio stations, announced it has acquired Style Weekly, the Richmond publication that was closed down in September by its owner, Alden Global Capital, after nearly 39 years in print. Style Weekly's mission is to provide smart, witty and tenacious coverage of Richmond.
buyer: VPM Media Corporation
As Virginia’s home for public media, VPM connects nearly 2 million people across Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley to insightful programming in arts and culture, history, science, news and education. "
target parent: Alden Global Capital
target: Style Weekly
Style Weekly's mission is to provide smart, witty and tenacious coverage of Richmond. Their editorial team strives to reveal Richmond's true identity through unflinching journalism, incisive writing, thoughtful criticism, arresting photography and sophisticated presentation.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Palm Beach Media Group, acquired Vero Beach Magazine

synopsis: Palm Beach Media Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hour Media in Troy, MI, has acquired the assets of Vero Beach Magazine from Moulton Media. Vero Beach Magazine is a magazine dedicated to Vero Beach, FL & Indian River County. The magazine’s main goal is to celebrate all the qualities that make the community beloved by residents.
buyer parent: Hour Media, LLC
buyer: Palm Beach Media Group
Palm Beach Media Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hour Media, and publisher of Palm Beach Illustrated, Naples Illustrated, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, Jupiter Magazine, Stuart Magazine, AVENTURA and Florida Design. "
target: Vero Beach Magazine
Vero Beach Magazine is a magazine dedicated to Vero Beach, FL & Indian River County. Founded in 1997 by Elizabeth (Beth) Moulton, the magazine’s main goal is to celebrate all the qualities that make the community beloved by both year-round and seasonal residents.
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closed 11/1/2021 via PR Web

Mequoda Publishing Network, acquired GreenPrints Magazine

synopsis: Mequoda Systems, a multiplatform publishing network, has acquired GreenPrints, a quarterly magazine about gardening. GreenPrints shares the absolute best true stories of gardeners from all across the US. The magazine features inspiring, humorous, and heartfelt stories that covey the the joy, headaches, and heart of gardening.
buyer: Mequoda Publishing Network
Mequoda is a multiplatform publishing network. Mequoda’s methodology and frameworks are used around the globe to power state-of-the-art digital publishing systems. They publish 7 consumer magazines, 21 premium investing newsletters, three website portals, and their companion daily email newsletters."
target: GreenPrints Magazine
GreenPrints is a quarterly magazine that shares the joys and rewards of gardening. GreenPrints shares the absolute best true stories of gardeners from all across the US. The magazine features inspiring, humorous, and heartfelt stories that covey the the joy, headaches, and heart of gardening.
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closed 10/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Troy Johnson, acquired San Diego Magazine LLC

synopsis: Troy Johnson, a writer, food critic, and television personality in San Diego, has acquired San Diego Magazine from Desert Publications Inc., a magazine publisher in Palm Springs, CA. San Diego Magazine is a monthly magazine. San Diego Magazine provides the latest news about restaurants, breweries, shops, campgrounds, and events in San Diego.
buyer: Troy Johnson
Troy Johnson is a writer, food critic, and television personality in San Diego. Troy Johnson wrote and hosted the Crave TV series for Food Network and has been a judge on over 100 episodes of Guy’s Grocery Games. He also co-hosts the food travel show Campus Eats on Big Ten Network. "
target parent: Desert Publications Inc
target: San Diego Magazine LLC
San Diego Magazine is a monthly magazine focused on the San Diego region. San Diego Magazine helps people to make better weekend plans by providing them with the latest news on restaurants, bars, breweries, shops, campgrounds, bike paths, events, and more.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pen & Sword Books, acquired After the Battle

synopsis: Pen & Sword Books, a military publisher in the UK, has acquired After the Battle, a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
buyer: Pen & Sword Books
Pen & Sword Books is a military publisher in the UK. Pen & Sword Books publishes hardback and softback books on military, aviation, maritime, World War I, World War II, history, and more. They offer over 6,000 titles available in print and as ebook downloads. "
target: After the Battle
After the Battle is a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Dotdash, acquired Meredith Corporation

synopsis: IAC company Dotdash has acquired Meredith Holdings Corp., owner of world-class brands such as PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, FOOD & WINE, Allrecipes, Southern Living, InStyle and REAL SIMPLE. The new Dotdash Meredith combines celebrated and iconic brands with digital DNA to create America's largest digital and print publisher.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Dotdash
Dotdash's vibrant brands help approximately 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online and has won over 80 awards. "
target: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$2,879.70)
Meredith Corporation is a multi-platform media and marketing company that provides information and inspiration to women's lives daily through its trusted brands including PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Allrecipes, Southern Living, and REAL SIMPLE.
price ($mm)
$2,700
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NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($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: OM:ACAST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acast
Acast
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$99.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($21.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
386
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: YCNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp is a leading community for electronics collection, e-waste tracking, and re-commerce. YouChange makes it easy for people to trade excess electronics for cash and rewards points, all while joining an ever growing social movement and protecting the environment.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8
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Ticker: NGM:PANT MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB is a Swedish company that operates webstores for used electronics. Their stores allow people to buy and sell used phones, tablets, computers and accessories. Their brands include iElektronik, Pantaluren, Mobilpengar, and Pantadatorn.
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2018
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0
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ARAMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aramis Group
Aramis Group
Aramis Group is the leading European B2C platform for online used car sales, operating the Aramisauto, Cardoen, Clicars and CarSupermarket brands, in France, Belgium, Spain and the UK respectively.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,321.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.37
EBIT ($mm)
$16.59
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1800
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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: NYSE:CZOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cazoo Limited
Cazoo Limited
Cazoo's mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK. Cazoo aims to make car buying no different than buying any other product online, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase a used car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$497.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($187.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($213.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2000
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Ticker: ACVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACV Auto
ACV Auto
ACV provides a vibrant digital marketplace for wholesale vehicle transactions and data services that offers transparent and accurate vehicle information to customers. ACV's platform leverages data insights and technology to power its digital marketplace and data services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$358.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($68.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SEAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vivid Seats
Vivid Seats
Vivid Seats is the leading independent marketplace for tickets to live sports, concerts and theater events, and the industry's leading provider of technology platforms and service solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$280.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.77
EBIT ($mm)
$14.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
236
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Ticker: ASX:E88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iBuy
iBuy
iBuy Group is a leading e-Commerce business in the South East Asia and Hong Kong region, specialising in flash sales. iBuy is focused on connecting products for sale to over 600m+ consumers in South East Asia and Hong Kong through its e-Commerce websites.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.54)
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Ticker: OTCPK:RMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RumbleON
RumbleON
RumbleON is the only one stop website platform for the recreational vehicle market place that makes it as simple as possible for consumers and dealers to Buy-Sell-Trade-Finance pre-owned motorcycles.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
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AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc. provides high-quality consumer leads, clicks and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$72.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.12)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,789.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.02
EBIT ($mm)
$274.72
Net Income ($mm)
$121.29
Employees
16120
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,208.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$478.88
EBIT ($mm)
$290.22
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16300
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: ASX:NEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,501.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.48
EBIT ($mm)
$336.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: NYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,963.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$298.57
EBIT ($mm)
$249.47
Net Income ($mm)
$160.09
Employees
4700
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Ticker: LSE:DMGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMGT manages a balanced multinational portfolio of entrepreneurial companies, with total revenues of almost £2bn, that provide a diverse range of businesses and consumers with compelling information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,671.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.78
EBIT ($mm)
$112.82
Net Income ($mm)
$263.01
Employees
5950
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Ticker: OB:SCHA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries. Their activities are related to media products in the field of newspapers, online classifieds, publishing, multimedia and mobile services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,597.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$192.20
EBIT ($mm)
$187.39
Net Income ($mm)
$116.42
Employees
5182
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:TRNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc. is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in ten markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and The San Diego Union-Tribune.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,513.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.48
EBIT ($mm)
$84.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6581
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,075.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$107.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3640
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,000.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.79
EBIT ($mm)
$57.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5100
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reach plc
Reach plc
Reach plc is the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, producing and distributing content through newspapers, magazines and digital platforms. Their influential and iconic brands include the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$905.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$208.99
EBIT ($mm)
$181.28
Net Income ($mm)
$121.50
Employees
4573
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