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announced 11/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, will acquire MonoPrice

synopsis: Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Monoprice business to YFC – BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, a leading provider of power cord sets and networking peripherals, for $40 million in cash.
buyer: YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd
YFC-BonEagle, a technology-oriented company with an excellent management team, is well known by high-quality and innovative products. YFC-BonEagle offers a complete product range and continuously develops advanced products for users worldwide. "
target parent: Blucora, Inc.
target: MonoPrice
Monoprice Inc. is an eCommerce leader specializing in high quality cables, components and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, they have built their reputation by the word of mouth of their customers.
price ($mm)
$40
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announced 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

liGo, will acquire liGo

synopsis: Glasgow ecommerce business liGo, which sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products has secured funding from Barclays for a management buyout.The deal, which combines a loan from Barclays with an Enterprise Finance Guarantee loan, has allowed David and Mairead Brophy to buy out its founder and outgoing CEO Sam Amdjadi.
buyer: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail "
target: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Guido Raaijmakers, acquired 4Launch BV

synopsis: Infotheek, one of the largest IT suppliers and provider of hardware and software solutions for companies in various industries, has sold 4Launch back to Guido Raaijmakers, 4Launch's founder. 4Launch is a leading web shop in the Netherlands that offers thousands of electronics from all the top brands.
buyer: Guido Raaijmakers
Guido Raaijmakers is the founder of 4Launch BV. "
target parent: Infotheek
target: 4Launch BV
4Launch is a leading web shop in the Netherlands. They offer thousands of electronics from all the top brands. Their products include computers, tablets, computer components, software, televisions, cameras, video game consoles, smartphones, drones, car radios, monitors, printers, headsets, and more.
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closed 11/5/2017 via Reuters

Fatfish Global Ventures AB, acquired iSecrets AB

synopsis: Fatfish Global Ventures, a Sweden headquartered global venture builder investing and building digital ventures, buys 51 percent of iSecrets AB. iSecrets AB operates iSecrets.se, a fast growing e-commerce site that targets young consumers in Sweden.
buyer parent: Fatfish Internet Group Ltd
buyer: Fatfish Global Ventures AB
Fatfish Global Ventures AB (FGV) is a Sweden headquartered global venture builder investing and building digital ventures. Fatfish is equipped to identify, invest and help build successful Internet ventures through comprehensive capabilities. "
target: iSecrets AB
iSecrets AB operates iSecrets.se, a fast growing e-commerce site that targets young consumers in Sweden. iSecrets AB‘s unique proposition is its focus on spotting new consumer trend early and sell trending merchandize online for the fast-paced consumer trend.
price ($mm)
$0.96*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMM Private Equity, Inc., will acquire W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: IMM Private Equity, a leading private equity firm in Korea, will acquire a 60% stake in W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. from ISE Commerce, a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. W Concept Korea is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song.
buyer: IMM Private Equity, Inc.
IMM Private Equity is one of the leading private equity firms in Korea. The firm focused on Korea-related investment opportunities. IMM Private Equity strives to create value by investing in businesses where their capital and operational expertise can maximize their investments’ growth potential. "
target parent: ISE Commerce Company Limited
target: W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.
Established in 2008, W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song. They also sell electronics and beauty products.
price ($mm)
$55*
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Unieuro S.r.l., will acquire MonClick S.r.L.

synopsis: Unieuro, a Forlì, Italy-based high street chain selling electronic, appliance and tech products, will acquire Monclick Srl, a Monza, Italy-based e-commerce platform selling electronic products. Founded in 2005, Monclick is an online store offering tech, gaming and electronic products as well as phones and accessories in Italy and France.
buyer: Unieuro S.r.l.
Founded in 1967, Unieuro is a consumer electronic chain present nationwide with 175 stores and over 200 affiliated stores and leveraging a multichannel (web, mobile site, app, social network) strategy. "
target parent: Project Informatica Srl
target: MonClick S.r.L.
Founded in 2005, Monclick is an online store offering tech, gaming and electronic products as well as phones and accessories in Italy and France.
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announced 4/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

eMAG International SRL, will acquire PC Garage

synopsis: Romanian online retailer eMag is taking over PC Garage, one of the largest online stores of IT and electronic products in Romania with over 40,000 active products and one million visitors per month.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: eMAG International SRL
eMAG International SRL operates the website www.emag.ro, which offers a wide range of products as an online retailer based in Romania. Their team of over 1700 talented people is serving four markets in South-Eastern Europe through offices in Bucharest, Sofia, Budapest and Warsaw. "
target: PC Garage
PC Garage was founded in 2005 and is one of the largest online stores of IT and electronic products in Romania with over 40,000 active products and one million visitors per month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd., purchased E-Commerce Business from Dick Smith Holdings Limited

synopsis: Kogan.com has bought the Dick Smith brand, website, trademarks and customer database from Dick Smith Holdings. Dick Smith is a leading retailer of consumer electronics in Australia and New Zealand, and Kogan is intending to keep the Dick Smith business running as an online-only electronics retail store.
buyer: Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd.
Kogan.com is Australia’s largest online retailer. They pride themselves on selling the best products for the lowest prices. Kogan.com is best known for their impressive range of electronics such as TVs, tablets and phones, but they have an ever-growing range of products in other categories as well. "
seller: Dick Smith Holdings Limited (ASX:DSH:$982.30)
Dick Smith is a leading retailer of consumer electronics in Australia and New Zealand.Their E-Commerce Business consists of their online shops, the Dick Smith brand, website, trademarks and customer database.
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closed 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Vente du Diable, acquired PixMania SA

synopsis: Pixmania – the French e-commerce retailer owned by mutares AG will be taken over by the strategic investor Vente du Diable SAS. Pixmania is a French e-commerce company based in Paris, which specializes in the sale of consumer electronics.
buyer: Vente du Diable
Vente du diable aims to provide a wide variety of products and brands for unbeatable prices. Vente du Diable specializes in private sales of electronic products. "
target parent: mutares AG
target: PixMania SA
Pixmania S.A.S. operates as an online retailer of consumer electronic goods in Europe. It offers cameras, camcorders, TV videos, computers, printers, computers and peripherals, scanners, MP3 players, walkmans, radios, mobile phones, and accessories, as well as various other products.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Outerwall Inc., acquired Gazelle

synopsis: Gazelle, the leading e-commerce company that buys and sells pre-owned consumer electronics, was purchased by Outerwall Inc., a Seattle-area company that operates several brands of retail kiosks.
buyer: Outerwall Inc. (OUTR:$2,120.53)
Outerwall has more than 20 years of experience creating some of the most profitable spaces for their retail partners. Outerwall delivers breakthrough kiosk experiences that delight consumers and generate revenue for retailers. "
target: Gazelle
Gazelle is the leading e-commerce company that buys and sells pre-owned consumer electronics. They pay cash for used smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. They then inspect, certify them and sell them to consumers looking for a cost effective way to stay connected.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Divvy, LLC, purchased online and direct sales divisions from Value Recovery Services, LLC

synopsis: Divvy, LLC, a Proxibid Company dedicated to providing consumers with high-quality new and recertified consumer electronics, has acquired the online and direct sales divisions from NE-based Value Recovery Services, LLC, which provides sophisticated reverse supply chain and logistics services for personal computer and consumer electronics.
buyer parent: Proxibid
buyer: Divvy, LLC
Divvy, LLC, a Proxibid Company dedicated to providing consumers with high-quality new and recertified consumer electronics through its website www.shopdivvy.com. "
seller: Value Recovery Services, LLC
The online and direct sales divisions of NE-based Value Recovery Services, LLC, provide sophisticated reverse supply chain and logistics services for personal computer and consumer electronics.
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closed 4/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

DealsDirect.com.au, acquired TopBuy Australia Pty Ltd

synopsis: Mnemon Limited has announced an exciting expansion with the acquisition of TopBuy Australia. TopBuy will become a subsidiary of Mnemon's DealsDirect Group, which includes Australia's largest discount online department store, DealsDirect. TopBuy is a wholly Australian owned and operated online retailer.
buyer parent: Mnemon Limited
buyer: DealsDirect.com.au
DealsDirect.com.au is Australia’s favourite Online Department store, offering heavily discounted prices, fast deliveries, well known brands and a huge range of quality products across 23 different categories. "
target: TopBuy Australia Pty Ltd
TopBuy.com.au is a wholly Australian Owned and Operated Online Retailer, an Australia’s leading super store in providing customers with high quality and brand name products at unbeatable prices.
price ($mm)
$2.11
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Four Soft Ltd, will acquire Deals15.com

synopsis: Four Soft has announced that they have agreed to acquire Deals15.com. The company provides their customers with supreme electronic products at lower prices, with an in-house warranty, as well as a return and refund policy should anyone be dissatisfied with their products for any reason.
buyer: Four Soft Ltd
Four Soft recently sold its core IT business to UK-based Kewill Group for $43.4 million including some overseas arms. The divestment included the sale of its software solutions business valued at $22.5 million and the shares of related subsidiaries for $20.9 million. "
target parent: Premium Web Services Private Limited
target: Deals15.com
Deals15.com provides their customers with supreme electronic products at lower prices, with an in-house warranty, as well as a return and refund policy should anyone be dissatisfied with their products for any reason.
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closed 12/31/2013 via Company Press Release

first Ascent, LLC, acquired Negri Electronics

synopsis: Negri Electronics, Inc., a leading independent retailer and supplier of high-end, unlocked wireless devices, is pleased to announce its acquisition by First Ascent, LLC, in a deal that will position the company for long-term growth and expanded consumer offerings. Negri Electronics will remain headquartered in Las Vegas.
buyer: first Ascent, LLC
First Ascent, LLC is a New York –based private equity firm that is focused on acquiring and growing companies in the areas of telecommunications, information technology, data management, and media. "
target: Negri Electronics
Negri Electronics is a reliable online retailer and supplier of high-end, unlocked wireless devices.
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closed 12/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Conrad Electronic SE, acquired Getgoods.de AG

synopsis: Conrad Electronics has announced the acquisition of getgoods.de. The online retailer distributes IT and telecommunications products via various online shops within the fast-growing e-commerce market. The products focus is on mobile phones, smart phones, telephones and notebooks.
buyer: Conrad Electronic SE
Conrad Electronic is an online supplier of thousands of different electronics and household technology products. Their products rangiefrom the smallest of electronic components to PCs by the world's leading brands. "
target: Getgoods.de AG
getgoods.de AG distributes IT and telecommunications products via various online shops within the fast-growing e-commerce market. The products focus is on mobile phones, smart phones, telephones and notebooks.
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closed 10/18/2013 via Reuters

Grupo Pão de Açúcar, acquired Nova Pontocom Comércio Eletrônico S/A

synopsis: Grupo Pao de Acucar ("GPA") announced that it has acquired a 6.20% stake in the share capital of Nova Pontocom Comercio Eletronico SA held by Via Varejo SA. This would bring GPA's ownership stake to 52.06%. Nova Pontocom owns and operates online stores for electronic products including Extra.com.br, PontoFrio.com.br, and Casasbahia.com.br.
buyer: Grupo Pão de Açúcar (PCAR4:$12,662.06)
Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA) is a Brazil-based company which is engaged in the retailing of food, clothing, home appliances and other products. The Company distributes its products through the chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets and specialized and department stores. "
target: Nova Pontocom Comércio Eletrônico S/A
Nova Pontocom Comércio Eletrônico S/A owns and operates online stores for electronic products including Extra.com.br, PontoFrio.com.br, and Casasbahia.com.br. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.
price ($mm)
$49*
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announced 9/13/2013 via Company Press Release

mutares AG, will acquire PixMania SA

synopsis: Dixons Retail plc, Europe’s leading specialist electrical multi-channel retailing and services company, announced that it has signed the agreement for the sale of PIXmania S.A.S to mutares A.G, a German listed industrial holding company. Pixmania.com is the leading European electronics e-tailer with over 9 million satisfied customers.
buyer: mutares AG
mutares AG is an industrial holding company that focuses on acquiring companies in special situations, e.g. owner or management succession, turn-around, re-funding, etc. "
target parent: Dixons Retail plc
target: PixMania SA
Pixmania.com is the leading European electronics e-tailer with over 9 million satisfied customers. They continue to expand their ranges with products to help customers work and play.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$619
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2013 via BusinessWire

Blucora, Inc., acquired MonoPrice

synopsis: Blucora, Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Monoprice, a rapidly growing online provider of self-branded consumer electronics and accessories. Monoprice delivers premium quality products at prices substantially below the famous brands by leveraging direct sourcing relationships and selling directly.
buyer: Blucora, Inc. (BCOR:$371.98)
Blucora operates two leading Internet businesses. Its InfoSpace business provides online search and monetization solutions to a network of more than 100 global partners. Through TaxACT, they provide online tax preparation solutions to consumers and professional preparers. "
target: MonoPrice
Monoprice Inc. is an eCommerce leader specializing in high quality cables, components and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, they have built their reputation by the word of mouth of their customers.
price ($mm)
$180
rev ($mm)
$131
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.2x
announced 5/12/2013 via Reuters

AdEffective Limited, will acquire OHKI Ltd

synopsis: Adeffective Ltd announced it has signed a Letter of Intent and Term Sheet to acquire online retail business OHKI. OHKI Ltd operates an online ecommerce store for electronics products.
buyer: AdEffective Limited (ASX:SHP:$2.51)
AdEffective is an online advertising business focusing on the distribution of search advertising to publisher networks and recently, on the development of new technologies in the online advertising space to help improve advertiser ROI and generate more revenue for its publisher partners. "
target parent: GIV Venture Partners
target: OHKI Ltd
OHKI Ltd operates an online ecommerce store for electronics products. OHKI is a 100% Australian owned and operated online retailer and producer of quality electrical goods. By selling online only, OHKI is able to pass larger savings to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Encore Holdings, LLC, acquired TechforLess LLC.

synopsis: Encore Holdings LLC acquired the assets of Tech For Less from Waltham, Mass.-based ModusLink Global Solutions Inc. for $1.55 million. ModusLink had stockholders just days earlier that it planned to sell Tech For Less is an online discount electronics retailer.
buyer: Encore Holdings, LLC
Encore Holdings LLC is an investment holding company founded by Rick Parker, Robert Irwin and Don Horning. "
target parent: ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.
target: TechforLess LLC.
Tech for Less has been in business since early 2001. They are one of the world's largest stocking vendors of new, open box and refurbished computer equipment, peripherals and electronics.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, will acquire MonoPrice

synopsis: Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Monoprice business to YFC – BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, a leading provider of power cord sets and networking peripherals, for $40 million in cash.
buyer: YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd
YFC-BonEagle, a technology-oriented company with an excellent management team, is well known by high-quality and innovative products. YFC-BonEagle offers a complete product range and continuously develops advanced products for users worldwide. "
target parent: Blucora, Inc.
target: MonoPrice
Monoprice Inc. is an eCommerce leader specializing in high quality cables, components and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, they have built their reputation by the word of mouth of their customers.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2013 via BusinessWire

Blucora, Inc., acquired MonoPrice

synopsis: Blucora, Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Monoprice, a rapidly growing online provider of self-branded consumer electronics and accessories. Monoprice delivers premium quality products at prices substantially below the famous brands by leveraging direct sourcing relationships and selling directly.
buyer: Blucora, Inc. (BCOR:$371.98)
Blucora operates two leading Internet businesses. Its InfoSpace business provides online search and monetization solutions to a network of more than 100 global partners. Through TaxACT, they provide online tax preparation solutions to consumers and professional preparers. "
target: MonoPrice
Monoprice Inc. is an eCommerce leader specializing in high quality cables, components and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, they have built their reputation by the word of mouth of their customers.
price ($mm)
$180
rev ($mm)
$131
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.2x
announced 11/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, will acquire MonoPrice

synopsis: Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Monoprice business to YFC – BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd, a leading provider of power cord sets and networking peripherals, for $40 million in cash.
buyer: YFC–BonEagle Electronic Co., Ltd
YFC-BonEagle, a technology-oriented company with an excellent management team, is well known by high-quality and innovative products. YFC-BonEagle offers a complete product range and continuously develops advanced products for users worldwide. "
target parent: Blucora, Inc.
target: MonoPrice
Monoprice Inc. is an eCommerce leader specializing in high quality cables, components and accessories for computer and consumer electronics. Established in 2002, they have built their reputation by the word of mouth of their customers.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2009 via Capital IQ

Riverdale Capital, Ltd., acquired Enterprise Domains, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Properties Group, a subsidiary of Riverdale Capital Ltd., cancelled the acquisition of Enterprise Domains Inc.
buyer: Riverdale Capital, Ltd. (RICP:$0.00)
Riverdale Capital, Ltd. is a company specializing in the acquisition, development, and sale of software and web based services through revenue generating internet websites. "
target: Enterprise Domains, Inc.
Enterprise Domains Inc. is a company specializing in the purchase, holding, and selling of valuable domain name intellectual property in a quickly shrinking market of available space.
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,169.60)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,184 [$2,354]
rev ($mm)
$958
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2006 via BusinessWire

AcXess Inc., acquired Innovative Software Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AcXess, Inc., the first company to make FORTUNE 100-class business continuity solutions affordable for small and medium-sized enterprises, has completed a reverse acquisition of Innovative Software Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company. AcXess's common stock now trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "INIV".
buyer: AcXess Inc.
AcXess Inc., with locations in Boca Raton, Tampa, Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago, is the founding Managed Business Continuity Services Provider using the Citrix Access strategy combined with its own intellectual property for small to medium enterprises in North America. "
target: Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. (INIV:$0.36)
Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, or merge with an operating entity.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Al Aman Investment, acquired First Education Company

synopsis: Al Aman Investment, which is a subsidiary of The Securities House, announced it has completed the acquisition of First Education Company, a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
buyer parent: The Securities House
buyer: Al Aman Investment (KWSE:ALAMAN:$16.21)
Al Aman investment Company is a Public Kuwaiti Shareholding Company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange under the ticker “Al Aman”. The idea behind the establishment of Al Aman in 2005 was to create an institution for Sharia compliant wealth management with unlimited growth potential. "
target: First Education Company
First Education Company is a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city, Kuwait. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
price ($mm)
$59
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Horizon Health International Corp.
Horizon Health International Corp.
Horizon Health International, formerly Uraniumcore Company, provides services as a ‘Home, Office and Workplace Medical Equipment Specialist’ offering a complete end-to-end shopping experience for Disability Products and Aids for Daily Living through online retail stores across North America.
year
2009
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$535.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1062
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Ticker: SZSE:00202
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suning Appliance Company Limited
Suning Appliance Company Limited
Suning Appliance Co., Ltd. operates retail chain stores to sell household appliances, electronic products, office equipment, and communication products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$17,515.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$232.83
EBIT ($mm)
$100.61
Net Income ($mm)
$156.81
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Ticker: LSE:DC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dixon's Carphone plc
Dixons Retail plc is Europe's largest specialist electrical retailing and services company. Their aim is to bring the latest technology at the best prices to their customers combined with great advice and after sales care.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14,564.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$638.97
EBIT ($mm)
$450.40
Net Income ($mm)
$325.59
Employees
42000
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Ticker: CCTYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Circuit City Stores Inc.
Circuit City Stores Inc.
Circuit City Stores, Inc. operated as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, and related services.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$11,306.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($227.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($408.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45885
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Ticker: OM:DUST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dustin Group AB
Dustin Group AB
Dustin Group is one of the leading Nordic resellers of IT products and additional services to companies, the public sector and private individuals. Having its core business within e-commerce, Dustin functions as a bridge between the manufacturer’s large selection and the customer’s needs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$991.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.53
EBIT ($mm)
$38.01
Net Income ($mm)
$26.99
Employees
900
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Ticker: ASX:DSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dick Smith Holdings Limited
Dick Smith is a leading retailer of consumer electronics. Dick Smith operates an omni-channel platform consisting of the largest consumer electronics physical store network in Australia and New Zealand, online shops, mobile shops, mobile apps and click-and-collect.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$982.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.15
EBIT ($mm)
$44.10
Net Income ($mm)
$28.22
Employees
3300
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Ticker: TSE:6630
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ya-Man Ltd.
Ya-Man Ltd.
Based in Japan, Ya-Man Ltd. is a store that imports and sells beauty and health equipment, cosmetics, household goods, and advanced electronic equipment. They have an online store as well as a store based in Tokyo.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$208.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.19
EBIT ($mm)
$48.75
Net Income ($mm)
$30.76
Employees
214
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Ticker: BBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Best Buy
Best Buy
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe and China, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49,621.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,358.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,441.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
167000
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Ticker: LSE:DCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DCC plc
Ireland-based DCC is a leading international sales, marketing, and support services group with a clear focus on performance and growth. It operates through four divisions: LPG, Retail & Oil, Technology, and Healthcare.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19,558.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$768.67
EBIT ($mm)
$533.79
Net Income ($mm)
$300.45
Employees
12553
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Ticker: NYSE:HCHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HC2 Holdings, Inc.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded diversified holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,629.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.22
EBIT ($mm)
$12.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2744
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Ticker: WSE:SMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMT S.A.
SMT S.A. is a holding company operating in three dynamically developing areas: Technology outsourcing, Process outsourcing, and Sales outsourcing. They offer services in software development, IT competences outsourcing, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$60.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.54
EBIT ($mm)
$4.64
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
169
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Ticker: IAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IA Global, Inc.
IA Global, Inc. is a strategic holding Company with a dedicated focus on growth through mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Rim region. They identify and invest in business opportunities to grow and enhance the performance of businesses across all business metrics.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$57.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
585
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Ticker: MEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation is a financial services holding company that provides investment research, capital markets services, corporate and venture services, investment banking, asset management and wealth management through its operating subsidiaries.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$51.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.71
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: SEHK:472
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited is an investment holding company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The businesses of its subsidiaries cover various industry sectors, including: real estate development and property management; cultural tourism and gaming; and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
971
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Ticker: BOMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boston Omaha Corp
Boston Omaha Corporation is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities including advertising, real estate, insurance and other investments. They have the singular goal of growing book value per share through deploying capital into existing and new business holdings.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: ENKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc. is an American holding company, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$13.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: KWSE:SECH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Securities House
The Securities House
The Securities House is a public shareholding company founded in Kuwait in 1982. It continually expands its portfolio of investments and its network of shareholders and investors, remaining committed to building trust and reliance in their growing returns.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1.26
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMEX:DPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings is a diverse holding company with a growth strategy of acquiring undervalued assets, disruptive technologies, sustainable solutions and impactful ventures for incubation and development to reach their full potential for long-term growth and returns for investors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$8.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: OTCPK:NOVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation looks for technology-enabled service businesses with a differentiated value proposition for their customers and an innovative idea that fits our vision and core strengths perfectly.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: SEHK:8022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited is principally engaged in investment holdings. The subsidiaries of the company are engaged in the rendering of travel agent services, entertainment programme production, events organization, TV-series production, operation of an artist training school, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: WNRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WENR Corporation
WENR Corporation
WENR is a holding company, which directly owns or owns marketing rights in various growth stage companies. WENR provides senior management assistance and secures working capital for marketing development.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$2.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.44
EBIT ($mm)
$0.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:HAON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Halitron, Inc.
Halitron, Inc.
Halitron, Inc., an equity holding company, is focused on acquiring sales, marketing, and manufacturing businesses, and then rolling them into an efficient, low-cost operating infrastructure.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.15
Net Income ($mm)
$0.15
Employees
2
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Ticker: SOBM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinobiomed Inc.
Sinobiomed Inc.
Sinobiomed Inc. has formerly been engaged in research, development and commercialization activities in China's biopharmaceutical industry and has disposed of all its biopharmaceutical businesses.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
146
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