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closed 2/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: eBay, The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Rent.com, a leading Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: Rent.com
Rent.com is the only transaction-based Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry. Its unique business model has made it the number one third-party producer of verified lease transactions in the nation online and off. The Rent.com service is available to renters and prope
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closed 9/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Opendoor, acquired Open Listings

synopsis: Opendoor, the nation’s fastest-growing online real estate marketplace announced it has acquired Open Listings, a platform for homebuyers that makes it easier and lower-cost to find, tour, and buy any home on the market.
buyer: Opendoor
Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Opendoor has reinvented home buying and selling to make it online, instant and stress-free. Opendoor’s on-demand, self-guided open house functionality, allows home buyers to instantly tour homes on their schedule. "
target: Open Listings
Los Angeles-based Open Listings launched in 2015 with the mission of making buying a home simple and more affordable. The company developed a proprietary self-service platform that puts the buyer in control of the entire process from search to offer-creation to close.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Landis, acquired GoldenKey

synopsis: Landis, a platform that uses data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announced that it has acquired GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry.
buyer: Landis
Landis is an innovative online selling and buying platform focused on transactions. The company's mission is to transform real estate into a transparent, fair, and fast-moving industry. With Landis, property owners can sell their portfolios quickly, for a fair price and without a broker. "
target: GoldenKey
GoldenKey is a well-funded startup platform that revolutionizes the way people buy and sell homes. Through no commission model, GoldenKey offers home sellers either a set of unbundled services (listing, home showing, transaction coordination, etc.) or a flat rate bundle for selling homes.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

CommonFloor merged with Quikr,

synopsis: Quikr, a community-focused, digital classifieds company, announced that it has merged online real estate portal CommonFloor.com with its real estate vertical QuikrHomes, a place to buy, rent & sell residential, commercial & agricultural properties in India.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target parent: MaxHeap Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
target: CommonFloor
CommonFloor.com is India's first real estate portal dedicated to apartments and gated communities. It is also the first to host an online community management platform that extends its role way beyond buying, selling or renting properties.
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closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Auction.com, acquired Allre, Inc.

synopsis: Irvine, California-based online real estate marketplace Auction.com has announced the acquisition of online real estate marketplace Allre and the hiring of Allre’s founder, Kathy Dryden, as SVP of product strategy. Dryden will lead the design and development of Auction.com’s new consumer-facing residential website.
buyer: Auction.com
Founded in 2007, Auction.com is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold more than $32+ billion in residential and commercial assets. Auction.com's mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. "
target: Allre, Inc.
Allre is an automated transactional website that allows a buyer and seller to complete an entire real estate transaction online, with no agents or commissions. Allre has changed the outdated real estate industry standard and put the power of Internet technology into the hands of buyers and sellers.
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closed 11/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A., acquired Owners.com

synopsis: Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries, announced it has acquired Owners.com, the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
buyer: Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (GS:ASPS:$1,052.38)
Altisource is a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries offering both distribution and content. They leverage proprietary business process, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science based analytics. "
target: Owners.com
Since 1996, Owners.com has helped over one million homeowners sell a home and save thousands in commission. Owners.com is the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
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closed 11/1/2011 via Company Press Release

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired RealtyTrac Inc.

synopsis: Renovo Capital, LLC through its Renwood Opportunities Fund, has acquired substantially all the assets of RealtyTrac, Inc. RealtyTrac is an online marketplace of residential foreclosure data, with more than 1.5 million default, auction and bank-owned listings from over 2,200 U.S. counties, along with detailed property, loan and home sales data.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target: RealtyTrac Inc.
RealtyTrac.com is the nation’s foremost source of foreclosure data and the leading marketplace for foreclosed and defaulted properties. It is the leading provider of comprehensive housing data and analytics for the real estate and financial services industries, government, and academic institutions.
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closed 1/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired Agitantis LLC

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading auction marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted and category specific customer prospects, has announced the acquisition of Agitantis, dba LeadToRealty.com. LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: Agitantis LLC
Agitantis LLC dba LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area. Experienced and first-time home-buyers get the benefit of a qualified, licensed real estate professional that knows and understands the local area.
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closed 9/14/2010 via PR Newswire

LoopNet, Inc., acquired LandsofAmerica.com, LLC

synopsis: LoopNet, Inc., which operates the largest online commercial real estate marketplace and one of the largest commercial property research databases, announced the acquisition of LandsofAmerica, the operator of the largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace specializing in land for sale at LandsofAmerica.com.
buyer: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than four million registered members and approximately five million unique visitors quarterly as reported by Google Analytics. "
target: LandsofAmerica.com, LLC
LandsofAmerica.com is the largest rural real estate listing network in the country. The company owns and operates websites that are targeted at buyers and sellers of land, farms, ranches, lake houses, mountain properties, timberland and rural residential homes.
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closed 7/15/2009 via PR Newswire

Sorrento Capital, Inc., acquired REO.com

synopsis: Sorrento Capital, a private asset management firm providing consumer-focused solutions to businesses and consumers in the financial services segment, has acquired Irvine, California-based REO.com, a consumer service portal for bank owned real estate and provider of customized disposition solutions.
buyer: Sorrento Capital, Inc.
Sorrento Capital is a private asset management firm that builds businesses both organically and through acquisition. The company's focus is centered on providing consumer-focused financial services through its business partners and through consumer direct channels. "
target: REO.com
REO.com, Inc. is the premier Internet marketplace for the sale and purchase of foreclosed and pre-foreclosed properties generally known as REO's, or Real Estate Owned (taken back by a lender).
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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closed 6/28/2018 via Company Press Release

EP SAS, acquired Kadran

synopsis: EP SAS, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, has acquired Kadran, the leading online real estate auction platform. Based in France, Kadran has established a name for itself in the real estate sector. They make it possible for professionals to stand out and for individuals to sell or buy houses with the help of professionals.
buyer: EP SAS
EP, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, offers the first Business & Services platform of the world of housing and building [home management] for professionals in the sector. EP decided to release, analyze and redistribute data to revolutionize the housing market. "
target: Kadran
Based in France, Kadran is the leading online real estate auction platform. Professionals can stand out by increasing their rate of exclusive mandates or by liquidating their stocks. Individuals can offer their property for sale by a licensed professional or register on the platform to buy housing.
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announced 9/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Auction Network will be merged with Williams & Williams Marketing Services,

synopsis: Dean Williams, co-founder and CEO of Williams & Williams, and Pam McKissick, founder of Auction Network and President of Williams & Williams, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the formation of WWM (Williams, Williams & McKissick) Holdings, LLC.
buyer: Williams & Williams Marketing Services
Williams & Williams is a real estate auction leader and collateral risk management company, licensed and operating in all fifty states. The company operates in capital markets through its wholly owned subsidiary, Williams Merchant Group (WMG). "
target: Auction Network
Auction Network is a 24-hour Internet television network that allows viewers to participate remotely in live auctions taking place throughout the world and bid interactively, in real time.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Hippo Insurance Services, acquired Sheltr

synopsis: Hippo, the high-growth company that’s transforming home insurance and ownership, announced its acquisition of Sheltr, a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs.
buyer: Hippo Insurance Services
Hippo Insurance is on a mission to transform home insurance for the modern household. Hippo allows homeowners to get a quote and purchase home insurance online in 60 seconds or less, save up to 25 percent compared with traditional insurers, and obtain smarter coverage for modern households. "
target: Sheltr
Sheltr is a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs and costly claims.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grexter Living, acquired i2Stay LLP

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

Blocket Bostad, acquired Qasa

synopsis: Blocket, Sweden's largest marketplace for second-hand housing has decided to acquire Qasa, a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes.
buyer: Blocket Bostad
Blocket Bostad is Sweden's most comprehensive marketplace which includes broker advertisements, private sales, short and long-term rentals, foreign residences and wish-rent ads. With approximately 5 million unique visitors a week, Blocket Bostad is one of Sweden's most popular housing markets. "
target: Qasa
Qasa is a Swedish digital platform that manages rental agreements, secures deposits and guarantees rent payments for people who want to rent out their homes. Qasa matches the right home to the right tenant and helps users gain trust in each other through credit checks and collected references.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Novasol AS, acquired Wimdu GmbH

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

Wimdu GmbH merged with 9flats,

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

Homeexchange.Com Inc., acquired ahaGO, Inc.

synopsis: HomeExchange.com, the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world, has acquired Aha! Go. The company operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
buyer: HomeExchange.Com Inc.
HomeExchange.com is the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic 'live like a local' experience. "
target: ahaGO, Inc.
ahaGO, Inc. operates an online web portal for home exchange and vacation rental marketplace. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in the United States.
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closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA announced that it has completed the acquisition of eBay Inc.’s Rent.com subsidiary. Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
Primedia, Inc. helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions. Its flagship publication is its advertising-supported Apartment Guide. "
target parent: eBay
target: Rent.com
Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool. Rent.com has the most online traffic and the largest inventory of contracted property listings.
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closed 2/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: eBay, The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Rent.com, a leading Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: Rent.com
Rent.com is the only transaction-based Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry. Its unique business model has made it the number one third-party producer of verified lease transactions in the nation online and off. The Rent.com service is available to renters and prope
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announced 11/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Viagogo, will acquire StubHub, Inc

synopsis: EBay is selling its StubHub ticketing businesses to European competitor, Viagogo. StubHub is the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences.
buyer: Viagogo
Viagogo is a global online platform for live sport, music and entertainment tickets. Viagogo aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets to events across the world. "
target parent: eBay
target: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences.
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announced 10/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Gumtree, will acquire Motors.co.uk Ltd.

synopsis: Gumtree, the UK's #1 classifieds website, will acquire Motors.co.uk from Cox Automotive, a leading provider of products and services to the automotive industry. Motors.co.uk is a used car classified advertising website in the UK. Motors.co.uk offers reliable cars from a variety of car dealers to help their users find the right car for their needs.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: Gumtree
Gumtree is the UK's #1 classifieds website. Gumtree has over 1.7 million ads on their site, making them the perfect place for finding a new car, job, second-hand items, services and more. Gumtree uses sophisticated systems for screening ads to find inaccuracies and ensure their users' safety. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Motors.co.uk Ltd.
Motors.co.uk is a used car classified advertising website in the UK. Motors.co.uk lists an extensive range of reliable cars from a wide variety of franchise and independent car dealers to help their users find the right car for their needs.
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announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

eBay, will acquire Qoo10 Japan

synopsis: eBay Inc., a global commerce leader, will expand its presence in Japan with the acquisition of Giosis' Japan business, including the Qoo10.jp platform. eBay currently is an investor in Giosis Pte. Ltd., which runs a number of localized marketplaces in Asia, including Giosis' Japan business.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target parent: Qoo10
target: Qoo10 Japan
Qoo10 Japan operates an e-marketplace offering sellers customizable sales strategies and buyers an extensive product portfolio. Giosis provides seven localized marketplaces, Qoo10, in five countries – China, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Terapeak

synopsis: eBay has completed its acquisition of Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. The Terapeak team has joined eBay’s B2C Selling and Seller Experience groups.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: Terapeak
Terapeak is a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. They are the world’s leading provider of eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba analytics.
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announced 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, will acquire eBay India

synopsis: India’s largest online retailer Flipkart is acquiring eBay India, India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
buyer: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
Flipkart is India’s leading ecommerce marketplace offering more than 30 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle. Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay India
eBay India is India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
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closed 11/9/2016 via Company Press Release

NEXEC Holding GmbH, acquired ViA-Online GmbH

synopsis: Nexec Holding GmbH, a company that manages portfolio companies with a focus in e-commerce, announced the acquisition of ViA-Online GmbH, a manufacturer of two of the market-leading software systems in e-commerce: Afterbuy for the multichannel trade and ViA-eBay for fast trading on eBay.
buyer: NEXEC Holding GmbH
NEXEC Holding Gmbh manages portfolio companies with a focus in e-commerce. The company is based in Düsseldorf, Germany. "
target parent: eBay
target: ViA-Online GmbH
ViA-Online GmbH is managed by its founders Alfons Denzler and Markus Walber. ViA-Online GmbH launched Afterbuy in 2002 and within a short period it became one of the leading suppliers of auction management software in Germany for professional trading on eBay and other online marketplaces.
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eBay, will acquire Corrigon

synopsis: eBay, a global commerce leader, has signed an agreement to acquire Corrigon Ltd., a pioneer of visual search technologies. Corrigon helps identify objects within an image, matching both visual and textual elements to ensure that the image is recognized, correctly classified and best-matched to its corresponding product.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: Corrigon
Corrigon Ltd. is a pioneer of visual search technologies. Corrigon helps identify objects within an image, matching both visual and textual elements to ensure that the image is recognized, correctly classified and best-matched to its corresponding product.
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closed 7/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Ticket Utils, Inc.

synopsis: eBay owned online ticketing site StubHub continues on its acquisition spree by buying Ticket Utils, a software company that helps large ticket sellers manage their inventories and online distribution.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences. "
target: Ticket Utils, Inc.
Ticket Utils is a cloud-based commerce platform for ticket brokers designed to drive innovation, increase productivity and reduce costs. The Ticket Utils’ Point of Sale system includes everything a professional ticket broker requires to run their business efficiently.
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eBay, will acquire SalesPredict

synopsis: Machine learning is all the rage, and eBay is buying its way in via an acquisition of a startup named SalesPredict. SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: SalesPredict
SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy. It’s also well suited for marketing, helping businesses target only those who are most likely to buy a product or service.
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StubHub, Inc, will acquire Ticketbis S.L.

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Ticketbis, an international ticket marketplace with a presence in 47 countries. Ticketbis will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business, the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S. With this acquisition, StubHub will grow its presence across Latin America and Europe and expand into Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences. "
target: Ticketbis S.L.
Ticketbis is an online platform for the sale and purchase of tickets to events worldwide. The online secondary ticketing market is one of the first to successfully export the American-born business model to the regions of Southern Europe, Latin America and Asia.
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eBay, will acquire Expertmaker AB

synopsis: eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, announced that it is acquiring Expertmaker, a Swedish company that specializes in analysis of big data with a machine-learning twist. Their platform enables rapid deployment of customized solutions, including prediction, optimization, and unparalleled personalization.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: Expertmaker AB
Founded in 2006, Expertmaker offers intelligent solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Big Data analytics for forward thinking companies.
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Cargigi, Inc.

synopsis: eBay announced it has acquired Cargigi Inc., a provider of online advertising and marketing services for the auto industry. Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: Cargigi, Inc.
Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites. Cargigi has acquired thousands of dealership clients nationally.
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closed 11/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Zeta Interactive Corporation, acquired eBay Enterprise CRM

synopsis: Zeta Interactive, the big data and analytics company that helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customers, announced it has acquired eBay Enterprise's CRM division, which includes businesses that are leaders in the data-driven marketing stack, an enterprise-grade ESP, a robust data management product and an automated attribution solution.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Interactive Corporation
Zeta Interactive is a big data and analytics company that helps leading brands acquire, grow and retain customers. They use Big Data, advanced analytics and machine learning to power marketing programs for hundreds of Middle Market and Fortune 500 brands. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay Enterprise CRM
eBay Enterprise's CRM division, which is headquartered in Burlington, MA, includes businesses that are recognized as leaders in the key elements of the data-driven marketing stack, an enterprise-grade ESP, a robust data management product and an automated attribution solution.
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closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Twice

synopsis: Twice, an online marketplace for second-hand clothing, announced it has been acquired by eBay. Based in San Francisco, Twice was founded in 2012 with the concept of making e-commerce easier, by removing many hassles which infrequent or amateur sellers face while selling online.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: Twice
Twice is an online marketplace for second-hand clothing. Twice, based in San Francisco, was founded in 2012 with the concept of making e-commerce easier, by removing many hassles which infrequent or amateur sellers face while selling online.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Xoom Corporation

synopsis: PayPal, Inc. announced is has acquired Xoom, a digital money transfer provider. Xoom is a leader in international remittances enabling customers in the United States to send money to, and pay bills for, family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money, pay bills and send mobile reloads to family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$975 [$788]
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
123.1x
announced 3/8/2015 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., will acquire CyActive Security

synopsis: Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive, Israeli media reported. CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: CyActive Security
CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Paydiant

synopsis: PayPal plans to acquire Paydiant, a payments startup that licenses a technology platform used by big retail chains to create their own branded mobile wallet apps. Founded in 2010, Paydiant’s white-label platform is used by Subway and other retailers and banks to add payment, loyalty and digital-coupon capabilities to their own apps.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: Paydiant
Paydiant is the leading provider of a cloud-based, white-label mobile wallet, cardless ATM access, offer redemption and loyalty platform for retailers, banks and payment processors.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

eBay Classifieds Group, acquired Vivanuncios

synopsis: eBay Classifieds Group has acquired Vivanuncios, a Spanish-language classifieds site in Mexico. Vivanuncios, founded in 2006, receives 15 million visits per month and had more than half a million published ads in the fourth quarter, 2014.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: eBay Classifieds Group
eBay Classifieds Group help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. eBay Classfieds Group helps make a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. "
target: Vivanuncios
Vivanuncios offers a free, simple and local classifieds platform enabling Mexican buyers and sellers to meet through its diverse set of categories. It is the largest classifieds website in Mexico according to comScore, and the indisputable leader in the Real Estate category.
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closed 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Close5, acquired Rumgr, Inc.

synopsis: Rumgr has been acquired by eBay and will join Close5, a mobile app centered around local buying and selling. Users can find deals on home goods, fashion, and baby & kids items in their area. Rumgr is a location based marketplace. Users can easily take a picture, and have their item for sale to everyone around them.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: Close5
Close5 is a mobile app centered around local buying and selling. Users can find deals on home goods, fashion, and baby & kids items in their area. "
target: Rumgr, Inc.
Rumgr is a location based marketplace. Users can easily take a picture, and have their item for sale to everyone around them. There is no filling in annoying descriptions, titles, tags, not even a price. Users can have an item for sale within a minute after getting the app.
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closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

eBay, acquired AppTek

synopsis: eBay has acquired AppTek's Machine Translation Technology. AppTek (McLean, VA) is a pioneer in natural language processing, including automatic speech recognition and machine translation technology. AppTek's innovative Hybrid Machine Translation engine is a leading-edge breakthrough in language translation technology.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,856.00)
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: AppTek
AppTek's applications includes machine translation for thirty different language pairs; multilingual information retrieval with query and topic search capabilities; name-finding applications; and integrated suites providing automatic speech recognition and machine translation.
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closed 2/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: eBay, The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Rent.com, a leading Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,856.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Rent.com
Rent.com is the only transaction-based Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry. Its unique business model has made it the number one third-party producer of verified lease transactions in the nation online and off. The Rent.com service is available to renters and prope
price ($mm)
$415
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Brian Graves, acquired Everything but the House

synopsis: Everything but the House co-founder Brian Graves has regained control of the online auction company with a $3.5 million purchase of its assets and trade name. Everything But The House is a curated & authenticated marketplace to find & sell everything worth owning.
buyer: Brian Graves
Brian Graves is the founder of the estate auction site, Everything But the House. EBTH specializes in connecting interesting items collected from homes and consignment partners across the country to people seeking the uncommon. "
target: Everything but the House
Everything But The House is a curated & authenticated marketplace to find & sell everything worth owning. They specialize in connecting interesting items collected from homes and consignment partners across the country to people seeking the uncommon.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
price ($mm)
$0.17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pale Fire Capital, acquired Aukro.cz

synopsis: Pale Fire Capital, a Czech Republic company that focuses on venture capital investments primarily in genuine and Internet media ideas, has acquired Aukro, Czech Republic's largest online marketplace that focuses on public auctions, sales and purchases at a fixed price.
buyer: Pale Fire Capital
Headquartered in Czech Republic, Pale Fire Capital focuses on venture capital investments primarily in genuine and Internet media ideas. They are strategic investors that offer their experience and contacts. "
target: Aukro.cz
Aukro is Czech Republic's largest online marketplace. It focuses on public auctions, sales and purchases at a fixed price. Aukro is also open to professional sellers, where buyers can return or claim goods as in e-shop.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Copart, Inc., acquired Vincent Auto Solutions

synopsis: Copart, a global online vehicle auction company, announced the acquisition of Vincent Auto Solutions (VAS). VAS has been a leader in the remarketing of total-loss and fleet vehicles in the western Kentucky region for over a decade.
buyer: Copart, Inc. (CPRT:$1,873.69)
Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions. Their innovative technology and online auction platform links sellers to members in over 170 countries. The company offers services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and end users."
target: Vincent Auto Solutions
For over a decade Vincent Auto Solutions has been a leader in the remarketing of total-loss, fleet and damaged vehicles through their proprietary online auction. Registered buyers gain access to their inventory of late-model salvage cars, trucks, ATVs, marine, farm and heavy equipment.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, acquired Trade Me Ltd

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners have completed the acquisition of 100 percent of Trade Me. Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,757 [$1,801]
rev ($mm)
$172
EBITDA ($mm)
$97
EV / rev
10.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 7/9/2018 via PR Web

StorageTreasures, LLC, acquired StorageStuff.Bid

synopsis: StorageTreasures, LLC, the storage industry’s leading online auction platform, announced it has acquired StorageStuff.Bid, a well-respected competing online storage auction site. StorageStuff.Bid has experience with self storage lien sales and use their knowledge to assist users and make the process easier.
buyer parent: OpenTech Alliance
buyer: StorageTreasures, LLC
StorageTreasures is a web based business that will revolutionize the way in which the contents of self storage units are marketed and publicly auctioned after the lessee has failed to pay rent. The site mediates between the operational systems and the public buyer who are interested in a unit. "
target: StorageStuff.Bid
StorageStuff.Bid is an online web portal that provides a place for users to list or buy storage units with an experienced staff. StorageStuff.Bid has experience with self storage lien sales and uses their knowledge to assist users and make the process easier.
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closed 6/28/2018 via Company Press Release

EP SAS, acquired Kadran

synopsis: EP SAS, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, has acquired Kadran, the leading online real estate auction platform. Based in France, Kadran has established a name for itself in the real estate sector. They make it possible for professionals to stand out and for individuals to sell or buy houses with the help of professionals.
buyer: EP SAS
EP, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, offers the first Business & Services platform of the world of housing and building [home management] for professionals in the sector. EP decided to release, analyze and redistribute data to revolutionize the housing market. "
target: Kadran
Based in France, Kadran is the leading online real estate auction platform. Professionals can stand out by increasing their rate of exclusive mandates or by liquidating their stocks. Individuals can offer their property for sale by a licensed professional or register on the platform to buy housing.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SouChe, acquired Cheyipai

synopsis: SouChe, a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China, has acquired Cheyipai, an online used car marketplace in China that allows people to bid on used cars in over 600 cities. Cheyipai provides inspection reports so buyers can view the exact conditions of the vehicle before they place their bid.
buyer: SouChe
SouChe is a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China. In addition to selling used cars, the company also provides financing for customers to buy new vehicles for a year, which they can then purchase outright, trade in for a new model or hand back. "
target: Cheyipai
Cheyipai is an online used car marketplace in China that allows people to bid on used cars in over 600 cities. Cheyipai provides inspection reports so buyers can view the exact conditions of the vehicle before they place their bid. The company has evaluated and traded over 3 million used cars.
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announced 3/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

ibid4storage.com will be merged with SelfStorageAuction.com,

synopsis: iBid4Storage.com, a global online self-storage auction company, is merging with SelfStorageAuction.com, one of America’s largest and fastest growing online self-storage auction companies. Based in Canada, iBid4Storage.com enables self-storage operators to list an unlimited number of units for auction each month.
buyer: SelfStorageAuction.com
SelfStorageAuction.com is a free website that makes it easy and convenient to find online or live on-site auctions at participating self-storage facilities in North America. It provides self-storage facilities and auction bidders a full range of services in one convenient location. "
target: ibid4storage.com
Based in Canada, iBid4Storage.com enables self-storage operators to list an unlimited number of units for auction each month. Sellers can include full descriptions of items as well as photographs and video. Registered bidders can search for sales in their area, review the unit and bid online.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/17/2017 via Reuters

Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd., owner and operater the Zhejiang Daily, Qianjiang Evening News, and Zhejiang Online newspapers, plans to buy a 51 percent stake in Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd., a provider of online auction services for antiques, calligraphy, paintings and other fine works of art.
buyer: Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd. (SHSE:600633:$511.85)
Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd. engages in the newspaper media business. It operates Zhejiang Daily, Qianjiang Evening News, and Zhejiang Online newspapers, as well as approximately 35 media and winger network platforms. The company was formerly known as Zhejiang Daily Media Group. "
target: Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd. provides online auction services of antiques, calligraphy, paintings and other fine works of art. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Zhejiang Province, China.
price ($mm)
$5.39*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eclipx Group, will acquire Grays eCommerce Group

synopsis: Eclipx Group, an established leader in vehicle fleet leasing, fleet management and diversified financial services in Australia and New Zealand, has agreed to acquire Grays eCommerce Group, Australia’s largest eCommerce group. Grays operates graysonline.com, an auctioneer Website that offer products in various categories.
buyer: Eclipx Group
Eclipx Group is a leader in vehicle fleet leasing, fleet management and diversified financial services. The Group helps consumers and businesses access the funds they need to operate through fleet leasing, vehicle sales, commercial equipment finance and consumer motor vehicle finance solutions. "
target: Grays eCommerce Group (ASX:GEG:$101.88)
Grays eCommerce Group is Australia’s largest eCommerce group. By leveraging existing operations, sourcing capabilities, and eCommerce experience Grays eCommerce Group is well positioned to be the leading online international auctioneer and Australasian retail destination.
price ($mm)[EV]
$132 [$134]
rev ($mm)
$103
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
announced 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, will acquire eBay India

synopsis: India’s largest online retailer Flipkart is acquiring eBay India, India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
buyer: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
Flipkart is India’s leading ecommerce marketplace offering more than 30 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle. Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay India
eBay India is India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Car Liquidation, acquired Public Auction Finder

synopsis: Public Auction Finder gladly announces that they are now under a new ownership. The new ownership made it possible for Public Auction Finder to partner with the two largest auto sales and auction groups in the nation: Car Liquidation and RepoKar. Public Auction Finder engages in developing and operating an online auction site.
buyer: Car Liquidation
Car Liquidation was created to help car sellers increase their ranking throughout the automotive market. Car Liquidation is an online site where sellers and auctioneers list their cars. They are one of the largest auto sales and auction groups in the nation. "
target: Public Auction Finder
Public Auction Finder engages in developing and operating an online auction site. It is a wide platform where auctioneers grow their businesses online. At the same time, bidders looking for automobile, jewelry, home, or other auctions anywhere in the country will find amazing deals.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mercari, acquired Zawatt Inc.

synopsis: Japanese C2C (consumer-to-consumer) marketplace app producer Mercari announced that it will acquire Zawatt, a startup that develops and manages social media applications. It develops Smaoku, which sells second-hand branded goods online. Both companies are based in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer: Mercari
Mercari, Ltd. operates an online resale marketplace platform, which allows users to sell their goods to the seekers, through a customer-to-customer (C2C) channel. Mercari's app is a 'Craigslist/eBay for mobile'. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Zawatt Inc.
Zawatt is a startup that develops and manages social media applications. It develops Smaoku, which sells second-hand branded goods online. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

ABN AMRO Holding N.V., Vortex Capital Partners, acquired Cars On The Web

synopsis: Vortex Capital Partners and Dutch ABN Amro Participaties, the investment branch of ABN AMRO Bank, have acquired a majority stake in the European used-car auction site CarsOnTheWeb for an undisclosed amount. The company currently sells 40,000 used cars a year and intends to use the funds raised to expand that to 100,000 annually.
buyer: ABN AMRO Holding N.V.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. ABN AMRO provides a broad range of financial services through its businesses Retail & Private Banking and Commercial & Merchant Banking. "
target: Cars On The Web
Based in Tienen, Belgium, CarsOnTheWeb.com is an online auction website. They offer new and used vehicles, including passenger cars, delivery vans and light trucks to car traders and dealers in Europe and beyond.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/14/2016 via Financial Times

Cinven, Mid Europa Partners LLP, Permira, will acquire Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.

synopsis: Funds advised by Cinven Limited, Permira Advisers Ltd. and Mid Europa Partners LLP agreed to acquire Allegro Group, an online auction website based in Poznań, from Naspers Limited, the South African media group.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Permira
buyer: Mid Europa Partners LLP
Cinven Limited is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Permira Advisors Ltd is a global investment firm. Mid Europa Partners is an independent private equity investment firm focused on Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.
Allegro is an online auction website based in Poznań and was formed in 1999. Immensely popular in Poland, Allegro is ranked 194th among the world's most used online websites by Alexa Internet compared to eBay UK at 92nd and eBay Germany at 77th as of Dec 2014.
price ($mm)
$3,253
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2016 via New York Times

Paddle8 will be merged with Auctionata,

synopsis: Auctionata and Paddle8 are expected to announce that they will merge, seeking to create a bigger specialist in selling art online with a broader international reach. Over the last five years, Paddle8 has sought to shake up the world of online art auctions. In Europe, Auctionata has tried to do the same in its own way.
buyer: Auctionata
Auctionata brings the world of unique works of art, antiques and luxury collectibles to the internet. As the inventor of the livestream auction, Auctionata broadcasts auctions in real-time and provides an online auction room that is accessible to bidders worldwide via desktop and mobile devices. "
target: Paddle8
Founded in 2011, Paddle8 is an online art auctioneer. It is the largest online auction platform in the United States and has a strong brand recognition as a marketplace for art and luxury collectibles. Paddle8's clients are connected to the most covetable objects sourced from a worldwide network.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

OpenTech Alliance, acquired Storage Treasures, Inc.

synopsis: OpenTech Alliance Inc., a Phoenix-based provider of self-storage kiosks, call-center services and other technology, has acquired a majority stake in StorageTreasures.com. The company is an online-auction website that serves self-storage businesses and auction buyers.
buyer: OpenTech Alliance
OpenTech provides solutions that connect storage owners with tenants. Through the development of a complete line of automated kiosks, call center services and online renting, the INSOMNIAC brand has become an integral part of the self-storage industry. "
target: Storage Treasures, Inc.
StorageTreasures.com is the internet’s leading storage auction information portal, online storage auction marketplace and local self storage locator.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Chideo, acquired Charitybuzz

synopsis: Chideo, the first and only charity broadcast network connecting celebrities with their fans in the spirit of driving awareness and raising money for important causes, announced its acquisition of majority stake in Charitybuzz, the online charity auction platform that has raised over $150 million to date for its nonprofit clients.
buyer: Chideo
Chideo is the first and only charity broadcast network connecting celebrities with their fans in the spirit of driving awareness and raising money for important causes around the world. Chideo also offers a dedicated platform to distribute original cause-focused content via TV, web and mobile app. "
target: Charitybuzz
Charitybuzz raises funds for non-profits around the globe through online auctions with the world's most recognizable celebrities and brands. Charitybuzz brings its online community of bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams and make a difference.
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year
2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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Ticker: EBAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eBay
eBay
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,856.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,112.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,426.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,990.00
Employees
14000
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Ticker: MELI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre is Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company. Through MercadoLibre.com and MercadoPago.com, it provides solutions to individuals and companies buying, selling, advertising, and paying for goods online.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,500.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.44
EBIT ($mm)
($8.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5582
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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: DB:ART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
artnet
artnet
artnet is the leading online resource for the international art market and the premier destination to buy, sell and research art online. Founded in 1989, artnet is the original art market disruptor.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.02
Employees
113
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: DB:HFG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HelloFresh
HelloFresh
As the world's leading meal kit provider, HelloFresh supplies everything subscribers need to prepare delicious home-cooked meals that require no planning, no shopping and no hassle. Every ingredient needed for their thousands of exclusive recipes is carefully planned and delivered to users' doors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,245.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2715
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Ticker: LSE:JE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Just Eat
Just Eat
Just Eat operates the world’s leading online market place for takeaway delivery. Headquartered in London, they use proprietary technology to offer a quick and efficient online ordering service for over 8 million users and over 45,700 takeaway restaurants.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,103.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$170.25
EBIT ($mm)
$115.79
Net Income ($mm)
$49.73
Employees
4772
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Ticker: DB:DHER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. Present in more than 40 countries, their online marketplaces, which may be accessed over multiple channels, including mobile, provide a personalized and simple way of ordering food from a selection of restaurants.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$975.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($334.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($384.05)
Net Income ($mm)
$597.72
Employees
20608
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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:GRUB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GrubHub, Inc.
GrubHub, Inc.
GrubHub is one of the nation's largest portfolios of online and mobile takeout food ordering and delivery services. The company's platforms and services strive to make takeout better through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$840.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.31
EBIT ($mm)
$119.31
Net Income ($mm)
$127.40
Employees
2125
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$723.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.76
EBIT ($mm)
$71.88
Net Income ($mm)
$92.07
Employees
523
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Ticker: ETSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Etsy Inc.
Etsy Inc.
Etsy operates marketplaces where millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. Etsy also offers a wide range of seller services and tools that help creative entrepreneurs start, grow and manage their businesses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$652.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$119.51
EBIT ($mm)
$100.88
Net Income ($mm)
$96.10
Employees
914
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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