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announced 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

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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closed 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

KPMG International, acquired Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: KPMG India has announced the aqui-hire of Mumbai-based AI-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs. Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. "
target: Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd
Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations. The company also offers custom implementation of machine learning (ML) applications and ready frameworks that are customised for each of their clients.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Retail IQ, acquired StoreSmarts

synopsis: StoreSmarts (Analoc Ltd.), a startup providing retailers with real-time data and insights into consumer in-store behavior, was acquired by U.S. based company Retail IQ. StoreSmarts' software anonymously collects the Wi-Fi signals of cell phones across locations.
buyer: Retail IQ
Retail IQ, founded in 2014, is a U.S. based company developing and marketing retail technologies. Retail IQ has been StoreSmarts’ business partner for several years and has distributed StoreSmarts’ products worldwide. "
target: StoreSmarts
StoreSmarts offers an in-store analytics solution for retailers, delivering real-time data and insights on shoppers'​ behavior, just as web analytics do for e-commerce. StoreSmarts' software anonymously collects the Wi-Fi signals of cell phones across locations.
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Yelp, acquired Turnstyle Solutions

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has acquired Turnstyle Analytics Inc., a Wi-Fi marketing company that is pioneering the way local businesses use free Wi-Fi to connect with their customers.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. "
target: Turnstyle Solutions
Turnstyle is a marketing and analytics platform that utilizes public Wi-Fi to attract, retain and reward customers. Turnstyle enables clients to learn actionable insights about on-premise customer behavior and send real-time messages, coupons and rewards directly to customers’ phones.
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closed 9/27/2016 via BusinessWire

Kibo Software, Inc, acquired Baynote, Inc.

synopsis: Kibo, the world’s leader in cloud-based omnichannel commerce solutions, announced its acquisition of Baynote, a cloud-based personalization platform. Baynote software provides a smart data hub that leverages historical data and real-time behavior, creating a holistic view of the consumer across all devices.
buyer: Kibo Software, Inc
Kibo is a comprehensive, Cloud-based commerce platform that empowers users, grows sales, and evolves with the changing needs of retail. No matter the challenge, Kibo’s agile software future-proofs their client's business and powers their success. "
target: Baynote, Inc.
Baynote is a leading provider of big data and machine learning solutions for digital commerce. BaynoteONE rapidly integrates with existing websites, onsite search engines, mobile sites and applications and email systems to increase ROI without deep IT involvement or expensive system upgrades.
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closed 4/18/2016 via Market Wire

Mobify, acquired Pathful Inc.

synopsis: Mobile customer engagement leader Mobify announced the acquisition of Pathful, provider of advanced machine learning-based technology for behaviour-based targeting.
buyer: Mobify
Mobify delivers technology and services that help companies engage connected consumers to increase revenue online and in-store. Mobify's mobile customer engagement platform creates powerful mobile web and native applications. "
target: Pathful Inc.
Founded in 2011, Pathful helps retailers and B2B customers understand how visitors interact with content, capturing micro interactions on the web as well as with desktop and mobile devices to surface content that engages with customers and increases conversions.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired PunchTab

synopsis: @WalmartLabs is acquiring PunchTab, a company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores. @WalmartLabs will use PunchTab's technology to enhance their existing Customer relationship management tools.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: PunchTab
PunchTab is a Silicon Valley company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores.
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announced 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Kibo Software, Inc, will acquire Certona

synopsis: Kibo, a leading omnichannel commerce platform for retailers and branded manufacturers, will acquire Certona, an AI-based real-time personalization solution that powers individualized customer experiences for over 600 top e-commerce websites in over 70 countries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Kibo Software, Inc
Kibo empowers retailers and branded manufacturers to achieve optimal performance of B2C and B2B commerce through unified consumer experiences. Kibo provides a complete omnichannel commerce platform delivered with the lowest total cost of ownership and fastest time to market. "
target: Certona
Certona is an AI-based real-time personalization solution that powers individualized customer experiences for over 600 top e-commerce websites in over 70 countries. Certona's cloud-based Personalized Experience Management platform increases engagement by leveraging one-to-one behavioral profiling.
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closed 9/26/2017 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired automotiveMastermind, Inc

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in information, analytics and solutions, has acquired a 78% majority stake in automotiveMastermind Inc., a provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation software for the automotive industry. automotiveMastermind’s cloud-based platform helps dealers precisely predict automobile-buying behavior.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit is a leader in critical information, analytics and expertise for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. They deliver next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency. "
target: automotiveMastermind, Inc
automotiveMastermind is the leading provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation technology for the automotive industry. The company’s cloud-based platform helps dealers precisely predict automobile-buying behavior and automates the creation of micro-targeted consumer communications.
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closed 9/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Stratacache, Inc., acquired Walkbase

synopsis: STRATACACHE, the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail, announced it has acquired Walkbase, the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience.
buyer: Stratacache, Inc.
STRATACACHE, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail. "
target: Walkbase
Walkbase is the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience. They are based in Finland.
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closed 8/31/2016 via PR Newswire

EPiServer, acquired Peerius

synopsis: Episerver, a global provider of a single platform to smartly manage digital content, commerce, and marketing in the cloud, announced its acquisition of Peerius, a leading provider of intelligent omnichannel personalization in the cloud, accelerating the third wave of smart personalization technology called "autonomous personalization."
buyer: EPiServer
EPiServer connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. "
target: Peerius
Peerius is a specialist personalisation solution provider enabling retailers to service their customers by presenting intelligently selected products.
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closed 5/20/2015 via PR Newswire

MyBuys, Inc merged with Magnetic,

synopsis: Digital advertising technology company, Magnetic announced that it is merging with MyBuys, the leader in multi-channel marketing and personalization. The united company will enable marketers to better connect with people by creating a single, comprehensive view of their purchase journey across devices, channels, and buying stages.
buyer: Magnetic
Magnetic is a digital technology company specializing in retargeting solutions that combine intent data with display advertising to power brand awareness and direct response campaigns. "
target: MyBuys, Inc
MyBuys provides coordinated personalization solutions for display ads, email, websites and mobile devices to retailers, brands and agencies. They deliver billions of targeted offers each day using their Active Shopper Database comprised of the behaviors and purchase intent of 250 million consumers.
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closed 6/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Ezetap Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd., acquired ClinkNow

synopsis: India-based mobile payments service provider Ezetap Mobile Solutions has acquired Clinknow, a provider of loyalty platform for retailers. The platform helps merchants analyze anonymous transaction data and target consumers according to past purchases, propensity to buy, location and lifetime value.
buyer: Ezetap Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Ezetap's solution turns any merchant’s mobile device into a point of sale that is able to read cards and complete a range of financial transactions, including credit card sale, bill payment and ATM cash withdrawals or deposits.The company was founded in 2011. "
target: ClinkNow
Clink analyzes transaction data and builds predictive models to target consumers according to past purchases, propensity to buy, location, lifetime value, etc. Its targeting platform then connects retailers with consumer segments that are most likely to buy your products and use your services.
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closed 10/11/2012 via BusinessWire

ExactTarget, acquired iGoDigital

synopsis: Global interactive marketing provider ExactTarget announced it has acquired privately-held iGoDigital, bringing advanced Website solutions and predictive analytics to ExactTarget’s cross-channel interactive marketing platform.
buyer: ExactTarget (ET:$292.27)
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of email marketing and cross-channel interactive marketing software-as-a-service solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through email, mobile, social media and websites. "
target: iGoDigital
iGoDigital is a leading provider of web personalization solutions that deliver accurate, predictive and actionable real-time product recommendations and online guided selling experiences.
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closed 12/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Ve Interactive, purchased Displaying Retargeting from eBay Enterprise

synopsis: Ve Interactive, a world-leading technology company that provides an integrated digital advertising and onsite conversion platform, has acquired the Display Retargeting business from eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions. The Display Retargeting business is a complete digital advertising solution powered by audience targeting strategies and data.
buyer: Ve Interactive
Ve is a multi award-winning technology company offering a suite of apps across one platform, which help online businesses successfully drive new traffic, reduce bounce rate, increase customer engagement and minimize website abandonment. "
seller parent: Banneker Partners
seller: eBay Enterprise
eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions Display Retargeting is a complete digital advertising solution powered by high-performance audience targeting strategies and data. eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions enables brands and retailers to deliver experiences to attract and engage new customers.
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closed 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired TargetingMantra

synopsis: E-commerce giant Snapdeal, has acquired TargetingMantra, a Personalization and Marketing Automation Solution that provides hyper-personalized web experience to customers of eCommerce companies.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal has become India’s largest online marketplace for businesses to reach sell their products to consumers nationwide, a model that the company pioneered in the Indian market. "
target: TargetingMantra
TargetingMantra is a Personalization and Marketing Automation Solution –provides hyper-personalized web experience to customers by eCommerce companies. They help online stores target specific customers instead of showing the same content/products to everyone.
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closed 5/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

RichRelevance, Inc., acquired Avail

synopsis: RichRelevance announced that it has acquired Avail, Europe’s largest provider of online merchandising platforms. The acquisition combines the Avail and RichRelevance client roster to create the undisputed global market leader in personalization for retail and the strongest partner to the retail community at a regional and international scale.
buyer: RichRelevance, Inc.
RichRelevance powers personalized shopping experiences for the world’s largest and most innovative retail brands. It helps retailers increase sales and customer engagement by recommending the most relevant products to consumers regardless of the channel they are shopping. "
target parent: Scope Growth
target: Avail
Avail is the originator of Behavioral Merchandising to online retailers. Its Behavioral Merchandising solution collects and uses collective behavioral data from all website visitors to drive real-time, personalized recommendations of the right product to the right visitors to an eCommerce site.
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announced 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., will acquire Convertro, Inc.

synopsis: AOL announced an agreement to acquire Convertro, a leading provider of multi-touch attribution modeling technology for brands and agencies. Convertro helps marketers and agencies maximize their return on advertising spend across online and offline media channels through granular insights into each channel, format, ad creative and audience segment.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Convertro, Inc.
Convertro provides organizations with insightful analytics that capture the entire lead source path and its influence on conversion, revenue and profit. Converto enables marketers to link digital and physical strategies by synchronizing online exposures to TV ads or paper catalogs, at single source.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Affle, acquired Vizury

synopsis: Singapore-based consumer intelligence firm, Affle India, has acquired the brand, re-targeting and push notification businesses and technology platform of Bangalore-based advertising technology (AdTech) startup Vizury.
buyer: Affle
Affle is a Singapore headquartered company, has built leading ‘Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms’. These platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI. "
target: Vizury
Vizury is a growth marketing technology company and platform that drives user retention and incremental conversions for commerce, finance and travel brands. Bangalore-based advertising technology (AdTech) startup Vizury has a brand re-targeting and push notification business and technology platform.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Linx S.A., acquired ShopBack

synopsis: Linx, the leader in retail management software, announced the acquisition of ShopBack, the leading cloud platform for retention, re-engagement, remarketing, and user recapture through Big Data and engagement intelligence. ShopBack focuses on retention, re-engagement and recapture of the 98% of users who leave customer sites without converting.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$178.21)
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more. "
target: ShopBack
ShopBack is a Brazilian e-commerce platform for customer retention, retargeting and re-engagement. With more than 900 active clients worldwide and based on a SaaS multi-platform, ShopBack uses big data technology to increase conversion rates of websites by up to 35%.
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$12
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announced 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

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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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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announced 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

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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announced 5/24/2016 via BusinessWire

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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announced 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

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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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:$10,856.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Twice
Twice is an online marketplace for second-hand clothing. Twice, based in San Francisco, was founded in 2012 with the concept of making e-commerce easier, by removing many hassles which infrequent or amateur sellers face while selling online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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:$10,856.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: AppTek
AppTek's applications includes machine translation for thirty different language pairs; multilingual information retrieval with query and topic search capabilities; name-finding applications; and integrated suites providing automatic speech recognition and machine translation.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,873.69)
Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions. Their innovative technology and online auction platform links sellers to members in over 170 countries. The company offers services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and end users."
target: Vincent Auto Solutions
For over a decade Vincent Auto Solutions has been a leader in the remarketing of total-loss, fleet and damaged vehicles through their proprietary online auction. Registered buyers gain access to their inventory of late-model salvage cars, trucks, ATVs, marine, farm and heavy equipment.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $150 million to date for its nonprofit clients.
buyer: Chideo
Chideo is the first and only charity broadcast network connecting celebrities with their fans in the spirit of driving awareness and raising money for important causes around the world. Chideo also offers a dedicated platform to distribute original cause-focused content via TV, web and mobile app. "
target: Charitybuzz
Charitybuzz raises funds for non-profits around the globe through online auctions with the world's most recognizable celebrities and brands. Charitybuzz brings its online community of bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams and make a difference.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Storage Battles Inc. merged with Storage Treasures, Inc.,

synopsis: StorageBattles.com, North America's largest and fastest growing online self-storage auction company, is merging with StorageTreasures.com, a web-based national self-storage locater and auction services. The new company will bring efficiencies and significant cost savings to self-storage facility owners.
buyer: Storage Treasures, Inc.
StorageTreasures.com is a free, social site to find live on-site storage auctions at any self-storage facility across the United States and Canada. Members also can bid on storage units online from participating facilities. "
target: Storage Battles Inc.
StorageBattles.com is a web portal that allows storage facilities to post their auctions online, eliminating live auctions entirely. The idea was created by storage professionals who were frustrated with holding live auctions at their stores.
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.03
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: SLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slyce
Slyce
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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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