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closed 4/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Shoefitr

synopsis: Amazon has made an acquisition to boost online sales in fashion. The company has purchased Shoefitr, a startup based in Pittsburgh that has developed 3D technology to help match online shoppers with shoes that will fit them better. Shoefitr's 3D technology scans shoes both inside and out to have the most accurate information.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: Shoefitr
Shoefitr is software that helps online shoe shoppers find a properly fitting shoe the first time they order. The software asks a shopper for a shoe they currently own and then uses a database of internal shoe measurements to make size, fit, and footwear recommendations.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., acquired SOLS Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products and technology, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SOLS Systems, Inc., a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. The acquisition closed February 22, 2017.
buyer: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.
Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. is widely recognized as the global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. With fashion, function and quality at the forefront, Aetrex designs and manufactures therapeutic, casual, dress, sandal and athletic footwear for both men and women. "
target: SOLS Systems, Inc.
SOLS Systems, Inc. is a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. SOLS’ technology improves the fit and function of footwear.
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closed 4/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Fitiquette

synopsis: Fitiquette, a developer of virtual fitting room technology and a TC Disrupt finalist from September 2012, has been acquired by Myntra. Myntra plans to put San-Francisco-based Fitiquette at the center of a new innovation lab in the city and use Fitiquette's core product on its retail site to drive more fashion purchases online.
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Fitiquette
Fitiquette is an online fashion boutique powered by a virtual fitting room. The company was founded by fashion enthusiasts to address online purchase hesitation due to unknown fit. Supported by patented technology, shoppers create a body replica to try-on clothing in different sizes.
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closed 4/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Nike, acquired Invertex

synopsis: NIKE, Inc. announced it has acquired Invertex Ltd., a company based in Tel Aviv that provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
buyer: Nike (NKE:$38,254.00)
Nike is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. "
target: Invertex
Invertex Ltd provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
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closed 3/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

L'Oréal S.A., acquired ModiFace

synopsis: L’Oréal has snapped up ModiFace, a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. ModiFace's platform provides the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video.
buyer: L'Oréal S.A. (ENXTPA:OR:$32,072.59)
L'Oreal manufactures and markets cosmetics for consumer and professional markets. It provides skincare, haircare, makeup, and perfume products. "
target: ModiFace
ModiFace is a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Their main product offerings provide the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video, and to track the face and facial features in precise detail.
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closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Shiseido Company, Limited, acquired Giaran, Inc.

synopsis: Shiseido Company announced it has acquired Giaran, Inc., an award winning, data driven company with leading technology in artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. Giaran provides users with a virtual try-on experience of cosmetics products with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
buyer: Shiseido Company, Limited (TSE:4911:$7,975.95)
Shiseido was founded in 1872 as the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. The business gradually evolved into a cosmetics company, offering people the most advanced technology and the finest aesthetics available in the East or the West. "
target: Giaran, Inc.
Giaran is an instant and interactive virtual makeup robot that provides users a smarter virtual try-on experience of their beloved cosmetics products in store, online or on-the-go, with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
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announced 5/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Walmart, will acquire Zeekit

synopsis: Walmart is to acquire Zeekit, a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$562,839.00)
Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit approximately 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Zeekit
Zeekit is a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
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closed 2/19/2014 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired PhiSix

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced it acquired PhiSix, a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources and simulates the behavior of the garments. PhiSix allows consumers to see how clothes fit, look and move in different environments without actually having to try them on.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: PhiSix
PhiSix is a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources and simulates the behavior of the garments. PhiSix allows consumers to see how clothes fit, look and move in different environments without actually having to try them on.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stitch Fix, acquired Finery

synopsis: Stitch Fix, a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States, has acquired Finery, a technology company that provides users with a virtual wardrobe management tool that helps people get organized, plan future outfits, and get inspired with a clothing wish list.
buyer: Stitch Fix (SFIX:$1,463.70)
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best. "
target: Finery
Finery is a technology company that provides users with a virtual wardrobe. Their virtual wardrobe management tool helps people get organized, plan future outfits, and get inspired with a clothing wish list.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mister Spex, acquired Tribe GmbH

synopsis: Mister Spex, the leading omnichannel optician in Europe, has acquired Tribe, a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits them. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex is the leading omnichannel optician in Europe. Mister Spex operates 10 online shops in Europe and over 30 company-owned stores in Germany. Their stores offer an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Tribe GmbH
Tribe is a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with instant access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits their face and style. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
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closed 11/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Lifetime Entertainment Services, acquired Roiworld.com

synopsis: Lifetime Networks announced a major expansion of its digital division by acquiring Roiworld.com, one of the leading brands in the casual gaming business and the number one dress-up site for teens in Korea.
buyer: Lifetime Entertainment Services
Lifetime Networks, the most powerful media brand targeted to women, is a diverse, multi-media company, committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and informational content that celebrates, entertains and supports women. "
target: Roiworld.com
Roiworld.com, the No. 1 dress-up site for teens in Korea, with plans to assemble the top talent and technology in the game category, launch a new Roiworld.com in the U.S. early next year and create Lifetime Game Studios Korea.
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closed 8/20/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Like.com

synopsis: Google has acquired visual search engine Like.com. Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Like.com
Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online. Like.com was the first to bring visual search to shopping, the first to build an automated cross-matching system for clothing, and more.
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closed 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Zalando SE, acquired meepl

synopsis: Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, has acquired meepl, a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl's smartphone-based body scanning app offers an interactive 3D shopping experience to customers.
buyer: Zalando SE (XTRA:ZAL:$8,323.59)
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform. Zalando offers a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. They carry over 2.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 34 million customers in 17 countries. "
target: meepl
meepl is a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl provides a smartphone-based body scanning app that offers an interactive and personalized 3D shopping experience to customers.
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announced 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Start Today Co., Ltd., will acquire VASILY, Inc.

synopsis: Start Today (3092) agreed to acquire all shares of VASILY Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), and to make it into a fully-owned company. VASILY manages fashion media such as "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 EC (e-commerce) sites, and develops contracts for other software and the like.
buyer: Start Today Co., Ltd. (TSE:3092:$723.86)
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. "
target: VASILY, Inc.
VASILY, based in Japan, manages fashion media app "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 e-commerce sites.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired Tote

synopsis: Pinterest is seeking to boost its e-commerce expertise by acquiring the team behind the mobile commerce app tote. Tote, launched in 2014, let consumers browse and purchase products suggested by so-called fashion influencers and their friends directly within the app.
buyer: Pinterest
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: Tote
tote is a mobile shopping app that allows users to shop products curated by fashion bloggers. users can follow bloggers, shop their collections, share them with friends, and even save money while shopping.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Blynk

synopsis: Kik, a free instant messenger application for mobile devices, has acquired Toronto fashion app Blynk. Blynk uses a Tinder-like swipe interface to help users sort their personal style.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Blynk
Blynk is a mobile fashion app that acts as a free personal stylist in a customer's pocket, anytime and anywhere. Using a Tinder- like platform, users swipe through photos that helps Blynk to learn a user's style preferences, which results in personalized outfit recommendations.
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Villoid, acquired Villoid

synopsis: Schibsted and Telenor have sold Villoid back to its founders - Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung. Villoid is the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department that lets users experiment, celebrate and play with clothes from hundreds of brands.
buyer: Villoid
Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung are the founders of Villoid. Alexa Chung is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Villoid
Global style icon Alexa Chung presents Villoid; the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department. Loved by Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Grazia, and Harper's Bazaar.
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closed 6/25/2013 via PE Hub

Rent The Runway, acquired Go Try It On

synopsis: Rent the Runway, the leading online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals, announced the acquisition of Go Try It On, Inc., a social retailing startup that uses a mobile application platform to facilitate the sharing of styling ideas and advice.
buyer: Rent The Runway
Rent the Runway is the premier online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals. With a revolving roster of over 170 top designers, 35,000 of the season’s hottest dresses, and 7,000 accessories, Rent the Runway is designer fashion delivered to her doorstep for a fraction of the price. "
target: Go Try It On
Go Try It On is a style social network. It's a mobile application that allows users to upload photos of styles they love and get advice about what to buy and what to wear from other participating users, including friends, stylists and brands.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlanetVA Pty Ltd, acquired VanKeel Solutions

synopsis: PlanetVA, a provider of virtual try-on (VTO) solutions for eyewear, announces the acquisition of VanKeel Solutions, a company that provides live 3D VTO eyewear solutions to independent retailers and eyewear companies. VanKeel Solutions’ proprietary solution, VTOLive, allows for a client-centric approach of the eyewear selection process
buyer: PlanetVA Pty Ltd
PlanetVA (VA an acronym for Visual Acuity) is a privately held independent company formed in August 1999 and incorporated in Australia and Europe. Since its inception, it has been taking on a leadership role as a pioneer in employing computer and IT technologies for the eyecare industry. "
target: VanKeel Solutions
VanKeel Solutions is a company that provides live 3D VTO (virtual try-on) eyewear solutions to independent retailers and eyewear companies. VanKeel Solutions’ proprietary solution, VTOLive, allows for a more efficient and patient or client-centric approach of the eyewear selection process
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announced 12/16/2009 via BusinessWire

Delta Apparel, Inc., will acquire Art Gun Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Delta Apparel, Inc. has signed a letter of intent and expects to acquire substantially all of the net assets of Art Gun Technologies, LLC. Through its innovative technology, Art Gun provides shoppers the ability to design apparel products by choosing different styles, colors and graphics to create their one-of-a-kind customized garment.
buyer: Delta Apparel, Inc. (AMEX:DLA:$7,900.00)
Delta Apparel, Inc., along with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is an international design, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing company that features a diverse portfolio of high quality branded and private label activewear apparel and headwear. "
target: Art Gun Technologies, LLC
Through its innovative “virtual art studio”, Art Gun Technologies provides shoppers the ability to design apparel products by choosing different styles, colors and graphics to create their one-of-a-kind customized garment. This software can be fully integrated into any company's e-commerce platform.
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closed 4/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Shoefitr

synopsis: Amazon has made an acquisition to boost online sales in fashion. The company has purchased Shoefitr, a startup based in Pittsburgh that has developed 3D technology to help match online shoppers with shoes that will fit them better. Shoefitr's 3D technology scans shoes both inside and out to have the most accurate information.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: Shoefitr
Shoefitr is software that helps online shoe shoppers find a properly fitting shoe the first time they order. The software asks a shopper for a shoe they currently own and then uses a database of internal shoe measurements to make size, fit, and footwear recommendations.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Art19

synopsis: Amazon Music is acquiring Art19, an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Art19
Launched in 2015, ART19 is an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
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closed 6/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Wickr

synopsis: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Wickr, an innovative company that has developed the industry’s most secure, end-to-end encrypted, communication technology. Their encrypted messaging platform used by government agencies and enterprises.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for computing, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, mobile, security, and more, as well as application development, deployment, and management. "
target: Wickr
Wickr is an innovative company that has developed the industry’s most secure, end-to-end encrypted, communication technology. Their encrypted messaging platform used by government agencies and enterprises.
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announced 5/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

synopsis: Amazon is to acquire MGM, a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (:$1,442.27)
MGM is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Perpule

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Perpule, a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Perpule
Perpule is a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
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closed 1/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Umbra

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Finnish software company Umbra, a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Umbra
Umbra is a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Bloomberg

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Wondery

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to acquire podcasting company Wondery, as the dominant audiobook purveyor moves to strengthen in another sound-based medium. The acquisition will expand the Amazon Music offering beyond music to meet consumer demands as listener habits evolve. Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Wondery
Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world. Known for its immersive podcasts, Wondery has become the fastest network to join the Top 10 ranker by Podtrac, propelled by hit shows such as Dr. Death, Dirty John, American History Tellers, Business Wars, and The Shrink Next Door.
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closed 2/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired DataRow

synopsis: Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, has acquired DataRow, a web-based Amazon Redshift client. DataRow's flagship product is an SQL client built for Amazon Redshift and is aimed at data scientists, streamlining the process of creating charts and other visualizations from Redshift query data.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for computing, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, mobile, security, and more, as well as application development, deployment, and management. "
target: DataRow
DataRow is a web-based Amazon Redshift client. The company's flagship product is a SQL client designed and built for Amazon Redshift and aimed at data scientists. The DataRow client streamlines the process of creating charts and other visualizations from Redshift query data.
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closed 10/23/2019 via MSNBC

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Health Navigator

synopsis: Amazon, a company that strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online, acquired Health Navigator, a company that provides evidence-based digital health information content that advances patient and provider experience.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Health Navigator
Health Navigator provides evidence-based digital health information content that advances patient and provider experience. It works with partners to provide tools that help with remote diagnoses, helping patients figure out whether to stay at home, see a doctor or go straight to the emergency room.
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closed 9/25/2019 via Reuters

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired INLT Inc.

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc, a company that strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online, has acquired INLT, a company that makes software for sellers to manage costs and customs clearance of cross-border shipments.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: INLT Inc.
INLT makes software for sellers to manage costs and customs clearance of cross-border shipments. Their platform seamlessly introduces all the functions of a regular customer broker and more, providing importers a cost-effective solution to optimize their supply chain.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired IGDB

synopsis: Twitch, an Amazon-owned company that specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", has acquired IGDB, the Internet Games Database, a Swedish website dedicated to combining all the relevant information about games into a comprehensive resource for gamers everywhere.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Twitch specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", a form of competitive gaming and spectator event in which users play each other for cash prizes. It has millions of users who mainly use it to watch others play video games. "
target: IGDB
Headquartered in Sweden, IGDB is a website dedicated to combining all the relevant information about games into a comprehensive resource for gamers. The site includes useful information for every game, like the genre, platforms supported, description, reviews, release dates, characters and more.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired Bebo, Inc.

synopsis: Twitch, an Amazon company that specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", has acquired Bebo, a company that started out at as a social media network, but evolved into building applications and now hosting e-sport leagues and tournaments.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Owned by Amazon, Twitch specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", a form of competitive gaming and spectator event in which users play each other for cash prizes. It has millions of users who mainly use it to watch others play video games. "
target: Bebo, Inc.
Bebo started out at as a social media network, but evolved into building applications and now hosting e-sport leagues and tournaments. Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share content.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., will purchase Ad Server and DCO Business from Sizmek Inc

synopsis: Amazon has agreed to buy part of ad tech company Sizmek, including its Ad Server and Dynamic Creative Optimization, which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
seller parent: Vector Capital
seller: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
The acquisition includes the Sizmek Ad Server and Sizmek Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO), which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired TSO Logic

synopsis: Amazon Web Services, a secure cloud services platform to help businesses scale and grow, will be acquiring TSO Logic, a company that provides the industry's most accurate data-driven recommendations to right-size and right-cost compute, across all environments including cloud.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Customers use AWS cloud products and solutions to build applications with flexibility, scalability and reliability. "
target: TSO Logic
Based in Canada, TSO Logic provides the industry's most accurate data-driven recommendations to right-size and right-cost compute, across all environments. They show the actual performance, utilization and TCO of their customers' current environments and cloud alternatives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

FANDOM, will acquire Curse LLC

synopsis: Fandom, a global entertainment media brand, will acquire Curse from Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers. Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their sites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more.
buyer: FANDOM
FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand, based in California, powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, they provide a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. "
target parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
target: Curse LLC
Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their gaming websites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more. Their wiki hosting platform, Gamepedia, is dedicated to games and written by gamers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired Pursuit.gg

synopsis: Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers, has acquire Pursuit, formerly known as Revlo, which helps eSports streamers better connect, engage, and monetize their fan base. Revlo allows streamers to reward their loyal fans with recognition, merchandise, and interaction opportunities.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Twitch is the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers where more than 60 million gather every month to watch and talk about video games with more than 1.1 million broadcasters. Twitch is the backbone of both live and on-demand video distribution for the video game ecosystem. "
target: Pursuit.gg
Based in Canada, Pursuit, formerly known as Revlo, helps eSports streamers better connect, engage, and monetize their fan base. Revlo allows streamers to reward their loyal fans with recognition, merchandise, and interaction opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired CloudEndure

synopsis: Amazon, a customer-centric company that people can find and discover anything they want to buy, has acquired CloudEndure, a company that provides business continuity solutions that prevent data loss and downtime. Their IT Resilience Suite for the Hybrid Cloud offers Disaster Recovery, Continuous Backup, and Live Migration.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: CloudEndure
CloudEndure provides business continuity solutions that prevent data loss and downtime. Their IT Resilience Suite for the Hybrid Cloud offers Disaster Recovery, Continuous Backup, and Live Migration of any application from any physical, virtual, or cloud-based source to any target infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Tapzo

synopsis: Amazon India's payments unit, Amazon Pay has acquired the Indian all-in-one services platform, Tapzo. This could be anything from finding best offers, deals & coupons, booking cabs/taxis & autos, ordering food, recharging prepaid mobile, and more.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Tapzo
Tapzo is India's first all-in-one app. This could be anything from finding best offers, deals & coupons, booking cabs/taxis & autos, ordering food, recharging prepaid mobile & DTH, paying postpaid mobile bills, reading news, following & sharing trending, funny & viral stories.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire PillPack

synopsis: Amazon and PillPack announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire PillPack. PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possible customer experience in the U.S. for people who take multiple daily prescriptions.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: PillPack
PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possible experience for customers. For people who take multiple daily prescriptions, PillPack offers pre-sorted dose packaging, home delivery, and a commitment to customer service.
price ($mm)
$753
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Sqrrl

synopsis: Amazon Web Services has acquired Sqrrl, a cybersecurity start-up that spun out of the National Security Agency. Sqrrl is award-winning software that enables security analysts to hunt and investigate advanced threats.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 100 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and AI, IoT, mobile, security, application development and more. "
target: Sqrrl
Sqrrl is award-winning software that enables security analysts to hunt and investigate advanced threats. Sqrrl Enterprise is the industry-leading Threat Hunting Platform that unites link analysis, machine learning algorithms, and multi-petabyte scalability capabilities into an integrated solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Souq.com, acquired Wing Delivery

synopsis: Souq has acquired Wing.ae, a UAE startup that is building out a network for Amazon Prime-style same-day and next-day deliveries for various e-commerce marketplaces (including Souq.com). Wing provides the most innovative mobile and web-based delivery app for businesses and individual consumers.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Souq.com
Dubai-based internet retailer Souq.com is one of the best-known names in the Middle East’s online shopping market. Souq.com, which sells consumer electronics, fashion, household items and other goods, lays claim on its website to being the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world. "
target: Wing Delivery
Wing is an on-demand logistics e-marketplace platform providing individuals and businesses with the efficient, fast and affordable delivery service currently in UAE. Wing serves a variety of sectors including e-commerce, retail, corporate segment and restaurants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Magalu, will acquire KaBuM!

synopsis: Magazine Luiza (Magalu) announced the acquisition of Kabum!. Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$6,515.13)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: KaBuM!
Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America. KaBuM! focuses on sales of products related to games and is a great supporter of electronic sports.
price ($mm)
$517
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

FastGrowingTrees.com, acquired PlantingTree

synopsis: FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT), an online seller of trees, has acquired PlantingTree, a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
buyer parent: Summit Park LLC
buyer: FastGrowingTrees.com
FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT) is an online seller of trees. FGT offers consumers a broad variety of high-quality trees and shrubs through its websites fast-growing-trees.com and brighterblooms.com. They offer fruit trees, evergreen trees, flowering trees, shurbs & hedges, perennial plants, and more. "
target: PlantingTree
PlantingTree is a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Stamps.com

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, will acquire Stamps.com, a leading provider of e-commerce shipping solutions. With the financial and operational support of Thoma Bravo, Stamps.com can continue to innovate and pursue growth opportunities to capture the expanding e-commerce shipping market.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Stamps.com (STMP:$795.72)
Stamps.com is the leading provider of e-commerce shipping software solutions to customers including consumers, small businesses, e-commerce shippers, enterprises, and high volume shippers. Their solutions help businesses run their shipping operations more smoothly and function more successfully.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,021 [$5,526]
rev ($mm)
$796
EBITDA ($mm)
$252
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
21.9x
closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

YouGarden, acquired Gardening Direct

synopsis: YouGarden, an online garden centre in the UK, has acquired Gardening Direct, one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
buyer parent: Kester Capital
buyer: YouGarden
YouGarden is an online garden centre in the UK. YouGarden enables gardening for everyone. They offer plants that can be grown anywhere, including on balconies, small patios and decking. Their products include bedding plants, garden equipment, bulbs, trees, fruits, vegetables, and more. "
target: Gardening Direct
Gardening Direct is one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hickory Farms, acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes

synopsis: Hickory Farms, America’s favorite food gift retailer, has acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes, an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
buyer: Hickory Farms
Since 1951, Hickory Farms LLC has been a leading retailer of food gifts and specialty foods available online, in catalogs, and in leading mass merchants, supermarkets, and a variety of seasonal retail shopping locations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Wicked Good Cupcakes
Wicked Good Cupcakes is an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Petz, acquired Cansei de ser Gato

synopsis: Petz, the largest pet shop chain in Brazil, has acquired Cansei de ser Gato, a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
buyer: Petz (BOVESPA:PETZ3:$320.86)
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more. "
target: Cansei de ser Gato
Cansei de ser Gato is a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signa Sports United, will acquire Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Signa, the global no.1 pure play online sporting goods retailer, will acquire Britain-based Wiggle, which engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
buyer: Signa Sports United
SIGNA Sports United is Europe’s leading, fast-growing and profitable sports commerce and tech platform, in the categories Bike, Tennis, Outdoor and Team Sports. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Wiggle Ltd. engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., will acquire KupiVIP

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has agreed to buy online fashion retailer KupiVIP, an online store that offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$3,325.20)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: KupiVIP
KupiVIP online store was founded in 2008. It offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers. It also operates a logistics complex.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

BWX Limited, will acquire Flora & Fauna

synopsis: BWX, a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products, will acquire Flora & Fauna, Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their products include vegan foods, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
buyer: BWX Limited (ASX:BWX:$146.20)
BWX is a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products. BWX aims to create amazing products that make people feel better about themselves. Their market-leading personal care brands include Sukin, Andalou Naturals, USPA, Mineral Fusion, and Nourished Life. "
target: Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna is Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their wide range of products include vegan foods, organic drinks, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Making Science Group, S.A., will acquire Ventis Srl

synopsis: Making Science Group, SA has reached a purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the Italian company Ventis Srl, the e-commerce and loyalty platform created in 2016 by the banking group ICCREA Banca, the third largest banking group in the country. Ventis offers products related to fashion, food, and furniture via their online store.
buyer: Making Science Group, S.A. (BME:MAKS:$70.82)
Based in Spain, Making Science is a technology and digital marketing consultancy specializing in e-commerce and digital transformation. Its business model responds to the growing need for companies to digitize their entire value chain, particularly in the area of marketing. "
target parent: ICCREA Banca
target: Ventis Srl
Ventis, based in Italy, is an online shopping website and payment software, that sells Made in Italy items and the international excellences. They select the best of Fashion, Home and Food and Wine every day, offering their clients exclusive showcases at an exceptional price.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Design Holding S.p.A., will acquire YDesign Group

synopsis: YDesign Group, the leading online destination for modern and contemporary design lighting in North America, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Design Holding, an international operating group in the global high-end design market that includes industry leading companies such as B&B Italia, Flos and Louis Poulsen.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Design Holding S.p.A.
Design Holding is an international operating group in the global high-end design market that includes industry leading companies such as B&B Italia, Flos and Louis Poulsen "
target: YDesign Group
YDesign Group is a California-based e-commerce company that offers the best in modern and contemporary lighting, furniture and home furnishings through its two websites Lumens.com and YLighting.com
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Vegan Essentials

synopsis: Vejii Holdings, Inc., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Vegan Essentials, an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc.
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Vegan Essentials
Vegan Essentials is an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, candy & sweets, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

VetPartners, acquired VetUK Ltd

synopsis: VetPartners, group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK, has acquired VetUK, an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines.
buyer: VetPartners
VetPartners is group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK. VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses. The group has 6,000 employees and 160 veterinary practices across the UK. "
target: VetUK Ltd
VetUK is an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines. They have items for cats, dogs, horses, small animals, fish, and birds.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired CJ Pony Parts

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has acquired CJ Pony Parts, an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: CJ Pony Parts
CJ Pony Parts is an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps. Their products includes brakes, Steering Boxes, engines, exhausts, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ceder Capital, acquired Kaffekapslen

synopsis: Ceder Capital, a Swedish investment company, has acquired Kaffekapslen, an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
buyer: Ceder Capital
Ceder Capital is a Swedish investment company that invests in Swedish and Finnish companies with a turnover of between SEK 50-450 million. Ceder Capital acts as an active support to company managements in enforcing value-creating initiatives and additional acquisitions. "
target: Kaffekapslen
Kaffekapslen is an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

SCHMIDT’S Handelsgesellschaft mbH, acquired Markenbaumarkt24 Gmbh

synopsis: SCHMIDT'S Handelsgesellschaft mbH, a leading hardware retailer in Austria, has acquired a 70% stake in Markenbaumarkt24 GmbH, an online hardware store in Germany. Markenbaumarkt24 provides everything their customers need to improve their home and make it more beautiful. They offer gardening tools, power tools, faucets, light bulbs, paint, and more.
buyer: SCHMIDT’S Handelsgesellschaft mbH
SCHMIDT'S is a leading hardware retailer in Austria. SCHMIDT'S provides their customers with everything they need for their projects. They offer garden tools, grills, workshop tools, ladders, ovens, protective clothing, screws, and more. "
target: Markenbaumarkt24 Gmbh
Markenbaumarkt24 is an online hardware store in Germany. Markenbaumarkt24 provides everything their customers need to improve their home and make it more beautiful. They offer over 10,000 products at fair prices, including gardening tools, power tools, faucets, light bulbs, paint, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Rockaway Capital, will acquire Bringmeister Gmbh

synopsis: German supermarket group Edeka is selling its delivery service Bringmeister to Czech investment group Rockaway. Bringmeister sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
buyer: Rockaway Capital
Rockaway Capital is a global investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Prague and Sao Paolo. The firm invests in high growth, transformational companies across e-commerce, B2B SaaS, fintech, and travel/transportation. "
target parent: Edeka
target: Bringmeister Gmbh
Bringmeister Gmbh sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., acquired VisionPros.com

synopsis: CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a telehealth company revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare to patients, has acquired VisionPros, a vertically integrated digital eyewear platform that has serviced almost 1 million unique customers across North America.
buyer: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CNSX:PHGI:$9.28)
CloudMD is digitizing the delivery of healthcare by providing a patient centric approach, with an emphasis on continuity of care. The Company offers SAAS based health technology solutions to healthcare providers across North America. "
target: VisionPros.com
VisionPros is a Canadian-based online eyecare platform providing contact lenses and eyeglasses to customers across North America. The company sells contact lenses and glasses through a number of websites, including visionpros.com and contactlensescanada.com.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

BHG Group AB, acquired IP-Agency Finland Oy

synopsis: Sweden-based BHG Group AB has acquired 51 percent of IP Agency Finland Oy, a leading online company specialising in products for sports and leisure. IP Agency's products are made up of proprietary brands that are sold mainly in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, the DACH region, and the US.
buyer: BHG Group AB (OM:BHG:$1,068.32)
Sweden-based BHG is the number 1 consumer e-commerce company in the Nordics. With an ecosystem of online stores supported by physical destinations and services, BHG offers the market’s leading range of well-known brands, totaling close to 1 million unique products. "
target: IP-Agency Finland Oy
IP-Agency Finland Oy is an online professional consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers in the Nordic region. They provide a wide range of products specializing in fitness and outdoor activities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Mohawk Group, Inc., acquired Healing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled consumer products company, has acquired the assets of e-commerce company Healing Solutions, LLC, a leading online seller of essential oils. With the acquisition, Mohawk enters the essential oils market which further diversifies its e-commerce portfolio of brands.
buyer: Mohawk Group, Inc. (MWK:$185.70)
Mohawk, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology-enabled consumer products company that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and data analytics to design, develop, market and sell products. Mohawk predominantly operates through online retail channels such as Amazon and Walmart."
target: Healing Solutions, LLC
Healing Solutions is a leading online seller of essential oils. The company partners with the world’s most renowned essential oil suppliers to provide its customers with a wide range of high-quality products without the high price tag that often accompanies them.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
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ModiFace

Giaran, Inc.

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PhiSix

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Roiworld.com

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Villoid

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

Perpule

Umbra

Wondery

DataRow

Health Navigator

INLT Inc.

IGDB

Bebo, Inc.

Sizmek Inc

TSO Logic

Curse LLC

Pursuit.gg

CloudEndure

Tapzo

PillPack

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PlantingTree

Stamps.com

Gardening Direct

Wicked Good Cupcakes

Cansei de ser Gato

Wiggle Ltd.

KupiVIP

Flora & Fauna

Ventis Srl

YDesign Group

Vegan Essentials

VetUK Ltd

CJ Pony Parts

Kaffekapslen

Markenbaumarkt24 Gmbh

Bringmeister Gmbh

VisionPros.com

IP-Agency Finland Oy

Healing Solutions, LLC

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Matching Companies
Ticker: AMZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$419,130.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$57,172.00
EBIT ($mm)
$29,775.00
Net Income ($mm)
$26,903.00
Employees
1298000
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Ticker: JD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JD.com
JD.com
JD.com is China’s largest online retailer. JD.com offers products across every major category, including electronics, apparel, furnishings, FMCG, home appliances and more. Their unrivalled logistics network enables them to provide their customers with same and next-day delivery services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$95,602.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,143.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1,299.07
Net Income ($mm)
$3,187.66
Employees
240000
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Ticker: TSE:4755
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,427.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($313.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,689.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20053
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CNV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V., one of the world’s largest e-Commerce companies, serves 15 million active customers via state-of-the-art retail websites: Cdiscount in France, Brazil, Colombia, Thailand, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Belgium; Extra.com.br, Pontofrio.com and Casasbahia.com.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,647.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($97.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5540
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Ticker: W
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair is one of the world's largest online destinations for the home. With one of the world's largest online selections of furniture, home furnishings and décor, including more than seven million products from over 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,868.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($99.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($125.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3809
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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: BTOW3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B2W Digital
B2W Digital
B2W Digital is the leading e-commerce company in Latin America. B2W Digital features the largest and most esteemed brands on the internet and offers more than 40 categories of products and services. Their portfolio of brands include Americanas.com, Submarino, Shoptime, and Sou Barato.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,791.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.18
EBIT ($mm)
$47.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10781
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Ticker: OSTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online "closeout" retailer offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory liquidation distribution channel.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,757.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($82.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($98.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1800
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: JSE:MRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group, is an online retail group, based in South Africa, that markets itself as an omni-channel retailer, they offer a wide range of goods. They wish to add value to their customers’ lives, while caring for the communities and environments in which they operate.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,424.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.86
EBIT ($mm)
$230.10
Net Income ($mm)
$155.08
Employees
17986
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Ticker: VIPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vipshop
Vipshop
Vipshop Holdings Ltd. retails branded products at discount over the Internet. The company retails through flash sales, in which limited quantities of an item are sold at deep discount for a specified period of time.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,345.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.69
Net Income ($mm)
$33.25
Employees
5043
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Ticker: NYSE:SYX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, sells industrial and technology products through a system of branded e-Commerce websites, relationship marketers and retail stores in North America and Europe. The primary brands are Global Industrial, MISCO, Inmac Wstore and TigerDirect.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,318.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.20
EBIT ($mm)
$79.30
Net Income ($mm)
$73.50
Employees
1900
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Ticker: VRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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