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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Halfords Group PLC, acquired Wheelies

synopsis: Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords Group PLC has acquired Wheelies Direct Ltd, a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands. Their products are available to buy direct online or with assistance from their knowledgeable customer service team in their call centre.
buyer: Halfords Group PLC (LSE:HFD:$1,506.31)
Halfords are the UK's leading retailer of automotive and cycling products with sales of almost £900m in the last financial year. They are also proud to be the leading operator of garage servicing and auto repair in the UK. "
target: Wheelies
Wheelies has been in the bike business since 1982, having grown from a small bike shop into a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
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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
closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMain Sports & Hobbies, acquired Dan's Comp

synopsis: AMain.com, Inc (AMain Sports & Hobbies), a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling, has acquired Danscomp.com (Dan's Comp), the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices.
buyer: AMain Sports & Hobbies
AMain Sports & Hobbies is a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling. AMain offers a wide selection of RC and cycling products through their AMain Hobbies and AMain Cycling stores. Their products include RC cars, RC helicopters, bikes, clothing, and more. "
target: Dan's Comp
Dan's Comp is the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices. Their products include bikes, frames, wheels, grips, apparel, footwear, safety gear, and more.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Decathlon S.A., acquired Alltricks

synopsis: Decathlon, the largest sporting goods retailer in the world, has acquired Alltricks, an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
buyer: Decathlon S.A.
Decathlon is the largest sporting goods retailer in the world. Decathlon offers world class products at extremely affordable prices for everyone, from enthusiastic beginners to passionate professionals. Decathlon covers all types of sports, including cycling, combat sports, golfing, and more. "
target: Alltricks
Alltricks is an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands such as Shimano, Sram, and RockShox. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

All4running, acquired 21Run GmbH

synopsis: All4running, a Dutch store focused on running, has acquired 21Run, an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
buyer: All4running
All4running is a Dutch store focused on running. All4running operates online stores in the Netherlands. They also operate 3 physical stores in Alkmaar, Amsterdam, and The Hague. All4running offers running shoes, running clothes, accessories, wearable electronics, sports drinks, sports bars and more."
target: 21Run GmbH
21Run is an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

internetstores GmbH, acquired Probikeshop

synopsis: SIGNA Sports Group, through its subsidiary internetstores, has acquired 100% of Probikeshop shares. Probikeshop is the leading online bike retailer in France and Southern Europe. The company's founder, Olivier Rochon, will remain as CEO of Probikeshop and will continue to lead the development of the company, which was founded in 2005 in France.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoor. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann. "
target parent: Migros Genossenschaftsbund
target: Probikeshop
Probikeshop has a very wide range of products, with more than 450 different sports brands, its own private brands and exclusive brands, which are sold in the 7 online shops in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired CubiertasMTB

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, has purchased 100% of its Spanish counterpart CubiertasMTB. Founded in 2011 and based in La Carlota, Spain, CubiertasMTB sells mountain bike tires and accessories online.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: CubiertasMTB
CubiertasMTB is a Spanish online retailer specialized in the sale of mountain bike tires and accessories. CubiertasMTB was founded in 2011 and is based in La Carlota, Spain.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired Cyclopneu

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, acquired Cyclopneu, a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components in Portugal. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: Cyclopneu
Cyclopneu is a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
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announced 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

SIGNA Retail, will acquire internetstores GmbH

synopsis: EQT has sold its investment in internetstores to SIGNA Retail. The partnership with SIGNA Retail will help internetstores enforce its multi-channel business. Internetstores Holding GmbH, Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bike and outdoor, sets its future course with the acquisition and has found a new, strong partner in SIGNA Retail.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: SIGNA Retail
SIGNA Retail oversees all of the SIGNA Group’s retail sector operations. SIGNA Group comprises two core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail. SIGNA Retail plays a significant part in leveraging the potential of city-centre stores through targeted, coordinated investments. "
target parent: EQT
target: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoors. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann.
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closed 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Nut GmbH, acquired BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Hostettler Group reported the acquisition of BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG through Hoco Online GmbH, a newly established subsidiary of Hostettler's Sports Nut GmbH. Bike-Mailorder operates a German webshop offering a comprehensive range of bicycles, components and accessories.
buyer parent: Hostettler Group
buyer: Sports Nut GmbH
Sports Nut GmbH is a fast growing trading firm specialising in the distribution of high-quality brands in the segments mountain biking, city and urban cycling. Their comprehensive product line offers a mix of trendy, lifestyle-oriented brands from both the urban and road segments. "
target: BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG
BMO Bike-Mailorder is a online retailer of bicycles, bicycle parts, and accessories in Germany.
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announced 2/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Chain Reaction Cycles will be merged with Wiggle Ltd.,

synopsis: Online cycling retailers Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles have announced they are to merge in an effort to ‘strengthen their position’ in the online market. Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: 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. "
target: Chain Reaction Cycles
Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people. Chain Reaction Cycles is the world’s largest online bike store with the capability of dispatching up to 12 orders per minute.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Bike24

synopsis: The Riverside Company has invested in German cycling e-commerce specialist Bike24. Bike24 offers an array of bicycle components and related equipment to consumers across Europe and around the world. Bike24 has a leading position in the German market, with a recognized brand, and a great reputation in the bicycle enthusiast segment.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 350 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. "
target: Bike24
Bike24 is a Dresden-based online retailer specializing in cycling products. The company offers bike components to consumers across Europe and the rest of the world. An experienced customer service team of 20 bicycle experts supports customers and ensures they get the products they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2011 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, acquired Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Wiggle, the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer, has been acquired by European private equity firm Bridgepoint. Portsmouth-based Wiggle was founded in 1999 initially to sell cycling accessories but by 2003 had expanded its offer to include running and swimming goods.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Wiggle Ltd. is the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer. Its expertise lies in offering incredible deals on a superb range of top quality mountain bikes, road bikes, bike parts and cycle accessories to buy.
price ($mm)
$282
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
19.0x
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Velorution, acquired Always Riding Ltd

synopsis: Velorution, London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer, has acquired Always Riding, a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They offer best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
buyer: Velorution
Velorution is London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer. Velorution offers a superb and select range of urban cycles, apparel and accessories. The business has the largest selection of folding bikes, classic British-made cycles, design-led European urban bikes, and premium scooters in the UK. "
target: Always Riding Ltd
Always Riding is a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers a unique selection of high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They focus on offering best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
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closed 9/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Motoblouz

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in Motoblouz from Inspirational Stores. Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: Inspirational Stores
target: Motoblouz
Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market. Since 2015 the Company has focused on expanding its international footprint and is now active within the Spanish, Italian, UK and German markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Vertana Group LLC, acquired Killer Motorsports, LLC

synopsis: Vertana Group, a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth, acquired KillerMotorSports.com, a company that offers online retail of powersports vehicles.
buyer parent: 354 Partners LLC
buyer: Vertana Group LLC
Vertana Group is a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth. "
target: Killer Motorsports, LLC
Killer Motorsports, LLC offers online retail of powersports vehicles. The company was formerly known as MXPitBikes.com and changed its name to Killer Motorsports, LLC in 2005. Killer Motorsports, LLC was founded in 2003 and is based in Burleson, Texas.
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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 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Entro Marketing Pty Limited, acquired Back To Sport

synopsis: Entro Marketing Pty Limited, owner of BodyHeal, an online retailer for sports injury supplies, has acquired Back To Sport, an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Entro Marketing Pty Limited
Entro Marketing Pty Limited is a family-owned company and are experts in the world of sports injury supplies. It is also the owner of BodyHeal, another online retailer for sports injury supplies. "
target: Back To Sport
Back To Sport is an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. They are based in Australia.
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announced 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, will acquire Sportamore AB

synopsis: Footway Group AB, a Swedish web-based platform and online retailer of shoes, will acquire Sportamore AB. Headquartered in Bromma, Sweden, Sportamore is a leading online retailer in the Nordic region of sport-related products. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$99.81)
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide. "
target: Sportamore AB (OM:SPOR:$101.44)
Sweden-based Sportamore is the Nordic region's leading and fastest-growing technology company that sells sport-related products online. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$103
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
42.4x
closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Halfords Group PLC, acquired Wheelies

synopsis: Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords Group PLC has acquired Wheelies Direct Ltd, a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands. Their products are available to buy direct online or with assistance from their knowledgeable customer service team in their call centre.
buyer: Halfords Group PLC (LSE:HFD:$1,506.31)
Halfords are the UK's leading retailer of automotive and cycling products with sales of almost £900m in the last financial year. They are also proud to be the leading operator of garage servicing and auto repair in the UK. "
target: Wheelies
Wheelies has been in the bike business since 1982, having grown from a small bike shop into a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Halfords Group PLC, acquired Wheelies

synopsis: Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords Group PLC has acquired Wheelies Direct Ltd, a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands. Their products are available to buy direct online or with assistance from their knowledgeable customer service team in their call centre.
buyer: Halfords Group PLC (LSE:HFD:$1,506.31)
Halfords are the UK's leading retailer of automotive and cycling products with sales of almost £900m in the last financial year. They are also proud to be the leading operator of garage servicing and auto repair in the UK. "
target: Wheelies
Wheelies has been in the bike business since 1982, having grown from a small bike shop into a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Halfords Group PLC, acquired Wheelies

synopsis: Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords Group PLC has acquired Wheelies Direct Ltd, a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands. Their products are available to buy direct online or with assistance from their knowledgeable customer service team in their call centre.
buyer: Halfords Group PLC (LSE:HFD:$1,506.31)
Halfords are the UK's leading retailer of automotive and cycling products with sales of almost £900m in the last financial year. They are also proud to be the leading operator of garage servicing and auto repair in the UK. "
target: Wheelies
Wheelies has been in the bike business since 1982, having grown from a small bike shop into a large online retailer stocking thousands of products from over 400 cycle brands.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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
closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMain Sports & Hobbies, acquired Dan's Comp

synopsis: AMain.com, Inc (AMain Sports & Hobbies), a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling, has acquired Danscomp.com (Dan's Comp), the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices.
buyer: AMain Sports & Hobbies
AMain Sports & Hobbies is a leading multi channel retailer of radio-controlled hobbies and performance cycling. AMain offers a wide selection of RC and cycling products through their AMain Hobbies and AMain Cycling stores. Their products include RC cars, RC helicopters, bikes, clothing, and more. "
target: Dan's Comp
Dan's Comp is the world's largest mail-order, online BMX E-Commerce site in the World. Dan's Comp offers the biggest selection of BMX products at the most competitive prices. Their products include bikes, frames, wheels, grips, apparel, footwear, safety gear, and more.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Decathlon S.A., acquired Alltricks

synopsis: Decathlon, the largest sporting goods retailer in the world, has acquired Alltricks, an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
buyer: Decathlon S.A.
Decathlon is the largest sporting goods retailer in the world. Decathlon offers world class products at extremely affordable prices for everyone, from enthusiastic beginners to passionate professionals. Decathlon covers all types of sports, including cycling, combat sports, golfing, and more. "
target: Alltricks
Alltricks is an online French retailer that specializes in cycling, running, and triathalon products. Alltricks offers 700,000 items from over 500 leading brands such as Shimano, Sram, and RockShox. Their products include spare bicycle parts, accessories, clothing, shoes, helmets, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

All4running, acquired 21Run GmbH

synopsis: All4running, a Dutch store focused on running, has acquired 21Run, an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
buyer: All4running
All4running is a Dutch store focused on running. All4running operates online stores in the Netherlands. They also operate 3 physical stores in Alkmaar, Amsterdam, and The Hague. All4running offers running shoes, running clothes, accessories, wearable electronics, sports drinks, sports bars and more."
target: 21Run GmbH
21Run is an online shop in Germany that specializes in running, triathlon and trail. 21Run offers a large selection of of sports products from leading manufacturers. Their products include running shoes, running clothes, running accessories, backpacks, cycling equipment, bicycles, and more.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

internetstores GmbH, acquired Probikeshop

synopsis: SIGNA Sports Group, through its subsidiary internetstores, has acquired 100% of Probikeshop shares. Probikeshop is the leading online bike retailer in France and Southern Europe. The company's founder, Olivier Rochon, will remain as CEO of Probikeshop and will continue to lead the development of the company, which was founded in 2005 in France.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoor. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann. "
target parent: Migros Genossenschaftsbund
target: Probikeshop
Probikeshop has a very wide range of products, with more than 450 different sports brands, its own private brands and exclusive brands, which are sold in the 7 online shops in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired CubiertasMTB

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, has purchased 100% of its Spanish counterpart CubiertasMTB. Founded in 2011 and based in La Carlota, Spain, CubiertasMTB sells mountain bike tires and accessories online.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: CubiertasMTB
CubiertasMTB is a Spanish online retailer specialized in the sale of mountain bike tires and accessories. CubiertasMTB was founded in 2011 and is based in La Carlota, Spain.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

CycleTyres, acquired Cyclopneu

synopsis: CycleTyres, a French online retailer specialized in the sale of bicycle tires, acquired Cyclopneu, a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components in Portugal. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
buyer: CycleTyres
Founded in 2012 and based in Méry, France, CycleTyres is an online retailer of bicycle tires and accessories. They are bicycle tire specialists with 130 brands of tires, pumps and tools on sale. "
target: Cyclopneu
Cyclopneu is a company dedicated to the online sale of bicycle tires and components. Cyclopneu was the first 100% Portuguese online shop for bicycle components and accessories.
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announced 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

SIGNA Retail, will acquire internetstores GmbH

synopsis: EQT has sold its investment in internetstores to SIGNA Retail. The partnership with SIGNA Retail will help internetstores enforce its multi-channel business. Internetstores Holding GmbH, Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bike and outdoor, sets its future course with the acquisition and has found a new, strong partner in SIGNA Retail.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: SIGNA Retail
SIGNA Retail oversees all of the SIGNA Group’s retail sector operations. SIGNA Group comprises two core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail. SIGNA Retail plays a significant part in leveraging the potential of city-centre stores through targeted, coordinated investments. "
target parent: EQT
target: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoors. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Nut GmbH, acquired BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Hostettler Group reported the acquisition of BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG through Hoco Online GmbH, a newly established subsidiary of Hostettler's Sports Nut GmbH. Bike-Mailorder operates a German webshop offering a comprehensive range of bicycles, components and accessories.
buyer parent: Hostettler Group
buyer: Sports Nut GmbH
Sports Nut GmbH is a fast growing trading firm specialising in the distribution of high-quality brands in the segments mountain biking, city and urban cycling. Their comprehensive product line offers a mix of trendy, lifestyle-oriented brands from both the urban and road segments. "
target: BMO Bike-Mailorder GmbH & Co. KG
BMO Bike-Mailorder is a online retailer of bicycles, bicycle parts, and accessories in Germany.
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announced 2/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Chain Reaction Cycles will be merged with Wiggle Ltd.,

synopsis: Online cycling retailers Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles have announced they are to merge in an effort to ‘strengthen their position’ in the online market. Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: 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. "
target: Chain Reaction Cycles
Chain Reaction Cycles, Ireland’s leading international e-commerce business, is a vibrant, fast-paced company filled with talented, passionate people. Chain Reaction Cycles is the world’s largest online bike store with the capability of dispatching up to 12 orders per minute.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Bike24

synopsis: The Riverside Company has invested in German cycling e-commerce specialist Bike24. Bike24 offers an array of bicycle components and related equipment to consumers across Europe and around the world. Bike24 has a leading position in the German market, with a recognized brand, and a great reputation in the bicycle enthusiast segment.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 350 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. "
target: Bike24
Bike24 is a Dresden-based online retailer specializing in cycling products. The company offers bike components to consumers across Europe and the rest of the world. An experienced customer service team of 20 bicycle experts supports customers and ensures they get the products they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2011 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, acquired Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Wiggle, the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer, has been acquired by European private equity firm Bridgepoint. Portsmouth-based Wiggle was founded in 1999 initially to sell cycling accessories but by 2003 had expanded its offer to include running and swimming goods.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Wiggle Ltd. is the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer. Its expertise lies in offering incredible deals on a superb range of top quality mountain bikes, road bikes, bike parts and cycle accessories to buy.
price ($mm)
$282
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
19.0x
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Velorution, acquired Always Riding Ltd

synopsis: Velorution, London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer, has acquired Always Riding, a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They offer best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
buyer: Velorution
Velorution is London’s leading premium urban cycling retailer. Velorution offers a superb and select range of urban cycles, apparel and accessories. The business has the largest selection of folding bikes, classic British-made cycles, design-led European urban bikes, and premium scooters in the UK. "
target: Always Riding Ltd
Always Riding is a global online cycle retailer. Always Riding offers a unique selection of high quality bikes, clothing, bags and accessories. They focus on offering best-in-class products for a range of ride styles, including new and exciting offerings from the most forward-thinking brands.
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closed 9/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Motoblouz

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in Motoblouz from Inspirational Stores. Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: Inspirational Stores
target: Motoblouz
Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market. Since 2015 the Company has focused on expanding its international footprint and is now active within the Spanish, Italian, UK and German markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Vertana Group LLC, acquired Killer Motorsports, LLC

synopsis: Vertana Group, a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth, acquired KillerMotorSports.com, a company that offers online retail of powersports vehicles.
buyer parent: 354 Partners LLC
buyer: Vertana Group LLC
Vertana Group is a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth. "
target: Killer Motorsports, LLC
Killer Motorsports, LLC offers online retail of powersports vehicles. The company was formerly known as MXPitBikes.com and changed its name to Killer Motorsports, LLC in 2005. Killer Motorsports, LLC was founded in 2003 and is based in Burleson, Texas.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory, acquired SLAM Carwash Marketing

synopsis: Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory has announced the acquisition of SLAM, a highly specialized full-service marketing agency with deep roots in the carwash industry. SLAM’s services include branding, web design, digital and traditional advertising, social media services, content creation, sales training, marketing consulting, and more.
buyer: Sonny’s The Car Wash Factory
Sonny's The Car Wash Factory is the world's largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies. Forward-thinking professional car wash investors, owners and operators partner with Sonny's because of their total offering, leadership and ability to deliver. "
target parent: Bclip Productions
target: SLAM Carwash Marketing
SLAM is a highly specialized full-service marketing agency with deep roots in the carwash industry. SLAM’s services include branding, web design, digital and traditional advertising, social media services, content creation, sales training, marketing consulting and more.
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closed 5/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

DRB Systems, acquired Suds Creative

synopsis: DRB Holdings LLC, dba DRB Systems, announced it is acquiring Suds Creative, a full-service marketing agency for carwash owners and industry vendors that specialize in branding, web design, social engagement, graphic design and more.
buyer: DRB Systems
DRB Systems is a business solutions company that provides technology and marketing support to enhance the consumer’s experience and the operational efficiency of a car wash. "
target: Suds Creative
Suds Creative is a full-service marketing agency for carwash owners and industry vendors. They specialize in branding, web design, social engagement, graphic design and more.
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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
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$122.71
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year
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rev ($mm)
$1,506.31
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$122.71
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Delticom
Delticom, Europe's leading online tire retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With 128 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced tires and other “tire specialities”.
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$764.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.85
EBIT ($mm)
$2.39
Net Income ($mm)
$3.08
Employees
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$8,529.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$679.18
EBIT ($mm)
$427.16
Net Income ($mm)
$310.44
Employees
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Amer Sports
Amer Sports
AMER SPORTS is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$252.95
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
$563.75
EBIT ($mm)
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Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain Company is the nation's largest retail network of stores for hunting, fishing, boats, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, the Gander Mountain brand has offered an expanding assortment of competitively priced outdoor equipment.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
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