Like Rafter, Inc.

closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

eCampus.com Inc., acquired Rafter, Inc.

synopsis: eCampus.com, an industry-leading online retailer of textbooks and digital materials, has announced that it has completed the transaction to acquire the digital assets of Rafter, a course materials management company.
buyer: eCampus.com Inc.
eCampus.com, is the internet’s premier source of new, used and electronic textbooks, textbook rentals, affiliate and virtual bookstore fulfillment programs and book buyback services. "
target: Rafter, Inc.
The acquisition includes the digital assets of Rafter, including the textbooks-in-tuition solution, Rafter360. Rafter is an established course materials management technology company.
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closed 6/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Modern Campus, acquired Digarc

synopsis: Canada-based Modern Campus has acquired DIGARC, the leading provider of academic catalog and curriculum management, class and student scheduling, and student pathfinder software for higher education. The acquisition enables Modern Campus to revolutionize learner engagement with massively personalized digital experiences.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Modern Campus
Based in Canada, Modern Campus, the innovator driving Omni CMS and Destiny One, empowers higher education institutions to thrive when radical change is required to successfully respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt, and school closures. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Digarc
DIGARC is a leading provider of higher education software technology and services. DIGARC's portfolio offers curriculum management, student scheduling, administrative schedule planning, and student academic pathway exploration, enabling engagement between educators, administrators, and students.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Study Group UK Ltd., acquired Insendi Limited

synopsis: Leading international education provider Study Group has acquired London-based Insendi, a learning experience platform developer that helps institutions implement new models of high impact, transformational online education.
buyer: Study Group UK Ltd.
Study Group is the leading provider of international education. Study Group works with leading universities across the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia. They prepare students for success at their chosen university through on-campus International Study Centres. "
target: Insendi Limited
UK-based Insendi provides a learning experience platform and expertise in course development, staff training and consultancy to its university partners. Their platform is specifically designed to enable Business Schools to deliver premium online and blended learning programmes.
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closed 4/22/2020 via Company Press Release

VITEC Software Group, acquired LJ System

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is strengthening its Nordic position in Vertical Market Software through the acquisition of the Swedish software company LJ System AB. The software company LJ System has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden, and offers products for church-related administration services and preschools.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$183.04)
Vitec is market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: LJ System
The software company LJ System has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden, and offers products for church-related administration services and preschools. The product Fas Församlingsadministration is a module-based enterprise-management system that is used by about 300 parishes.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mentoring Minds, acquired SchoolSpire, Inc.

synopsis: SchoolSpire, a Plano, Tx.-based developer of a K-12 instructional management system, has been acquired by Mentoring Minds, a provider of critical thinking resources and teaching materials for K-12 educators. Founded in 1999, SchoolSpire offers a suite of digital tools to manage curriculum resources, administer assessments and track results.
buyer: Mentoring Minds
Mentoring Minds is on a mission to put critical thinking at the center of K-12 education. Founded by teachers, Mentoring Minds provides print and digital resources that empower educators to infuse critical thinking skills into standards-based instruction. "
target: SchoolSpire, Inc.
SchoolSpire is a Plano, Tx.-based developer of a K-12 instructional management system. SchoolSpire offers a suite of digital tools used by school leaders to manage curriculum resources, administer assessments and track results for reporting purposes. The company also offers a bank of question items.
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

ManageBac, acquired Rubicon International

synopsis: Faria Education Group Limited through its wholly owned subsidiary ManageBac, has acquired Rubicon, the provider of Atlas curriculum management. Atlas curriculum management is the leading curriculum management platform for k12 schools across the globe.
buyer parent: Faria Education Group
buyer: ManageBac
ManageBac provides a Curriculum First Learning Platform for the world's leading international schools that was first founded to transition schools off paper. They deliver efficient affordable software with long-term, great service. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Rubicon International
Rubicon is the creator of Atlas curriculum management which is the leading curriculum management platform for k12 schools across the globe. They offer educator-led professional development workshops and summits as well as curriculum audits and on-site trainings.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Web

Harris School Solutions, acquired OnHand Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Harris School Solutions (HSS), a provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, has acquired OnHand Schools (OHS), an EdTech software company that delivers solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. OHS's EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, and more.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Harris School Solutions
Harris School Solutions offers a full suite of integrated K-12 school nutrition management solutions, student information systems, software for school financial management and human resources, designed to meet the evolving needs of educators and administrators. "
target: OnHand Schools, Inc.
OnHand Schools (OHS) is an education technology company that delivers transformational solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. Their EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, lesson planner, and RTI/MTSS features.
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announced 2/3/2014 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, will acquire Engrade

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education has agreed to acquire Engrade. Engrade unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, schools leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of a district's software and systems, including third-party applications and open education resources, into one fully secure and easy-to-use, cloud-based platform.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions that improve learning outcomes around the world. "
target: Engrade
Engrade unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, schools leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of a district's software and systems, including third-party applications and open education resources, into one fully secure and easy-to-use, cloud-based platform.
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closed 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Education Advanced, Inc., acquired BuildYourOwnCurriculum

synopsis: Education Advanced, Inc., creators of TestHound and Cardonex, acquired Wisconsin-based School Software Group, creators of BuildYourOwnCurriculum (BYOC). BYOC is a curriculum and learning management system technology connecting learning objectives to a continuous cycle of curriculum development for K-12.
buyer: Education Advanced, Inc.
Education Advanced is a privately held K-12 EdTech SaaS company providing operations tools to enable educators to be more efficient, allowing them to dedicate more of their valuable time and resources to exceeding student needs. EAI's product offering includes TestHound, Cardonex, and BYOC. "
target: BuildYourOwnCurriculum
Wisconsin-based School Software Group are the creators of BuildYourOwnCurriculum (BYOC). BYOC is a curriculum and learning management system technology connecting learning objectives to a continuous cycle of curriculum development, delivery, assessment, and refinement across K-12 districts.
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Follett Software Company, acquired Fishtree

synopsis: Follett announced that it has acquired Fishtree, a leading adaptive learning platform that streamlines both the technical integration and educational adoption of personalized learning in school classrooms.
buyer parent: Follett Corporation
buyer: Follett Software Company
Follett School Solutions is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. "
target: Fishtree
Fishtree is an adaptive learning platform that streamlines the technical integration and educational adoption of personalized learning in classrooms. The platform brings together district-wide resources for every subject, aligns them to any standard and personalizes the experience for each student.
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closed 2/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Chalkup

synopsis: Microsoft is acquiring the Chalkup classroom collaboration platform and hiring its founder to work on Microsoft's Teams product. Chalkup is a class collaboration platform that connects classes to simplify the process of learning for students.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$159,969.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Chalkup
Chalkup is a classroom collaboration platform used by educators from 1 in 3 universities and 1 in 5 US high schools. It's a space for academic chat/messaging, resource sharing, assignments, and grading – all in one.
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closed 5/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Turning Technologies, LLC, acquired Knowbly Learning Systems

synopsis: Turning Technologies has acquired Knowbly, an eLearning company known for its easy-to-use, interactive authoring tool. With the acquisition of Knowbly, Turning is now in an ideal position to expand and accelerate their flagship TurningPoint product to new and existing clients.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Turning Technologies, LLC
Turning Technologies offers the only in-class and online interactive learning solution to drive the full learning experience with measurable outcomes. Its TurningPoint product is a comprehensive audience participation platform that provides live polling and interactive homework capabilities. "
target: Knowbly Learning Systems
Knowbly is a cloud-based rapid authoring tool for creating digital courses and quizzes. It includes asset management, a unique interactive video widget, and the ability for users to customize content and themes.
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closed 11/7/2012 via Market Wire

Echo360, acquired LectureTools Inc.

synopsis: Echo360 announced that it has acquired LectureTools, Inc., a learning technology company that enables professors to make their teaching more interactive. LectureTools provides professors with a solution that enhances lectures with digital content, provides feedback from students, measures learning and facilitates online collaboration.
buyer: Echo360
Echo360 is the global leader in providing the platform to capture, host, and deliver classroom lecture and supplemental materials to higher-education institutions. Echo360 facilitates better instruction, results in greater efficiencies, and enriches learning experiences. "
target: LectureTools Inc.
LectureTools, Inc. provides instructors and students with robust, pedagogically sound and easy-to-use software solutions. They seek to improve the overall classroom learning experience. Their team is made up of educators, technologists, researchers, programmers, and designers.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., will acquire Nearpod

synopsis: Renaissance Holding Corp., a group that develops education technology, will acquire Nearpod, the Miami-based edtech company. Nearpod offers an edtech platform that K-12 teachers use in the classroom to create interactive slides filled with videos, quizzes, questions, and other activities.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: Nearpod
Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod platform engages students with activities such as Virtual Reality, PhET simulations, and Desmos.
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closed 1/16/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Elearis merged with Real Time Cases,

synopsis: Real Time Cases and Elearis have merged to form Curator Solutions®, Inc. The Elearis® SAAS solution provides the ability to easily build online learning by dragging and dropping pictures, graphics, videos, interactive learning objects, documents, animations, and third-party publisher learning content.
buyer: Real Time Cases
Real Time Cases delivers engaging, video-based experiential learning activities that let students confront, learn from, and work to resolve authentic problems facing real and established companies. "
target: Elearis
The Elearis® SAAS solution provides the ability to easily build online learning by dragging and dropping pictures, graphics, videos, interactive learning objects, documents, animations, and third-party publisher learning content.
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closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

eCampus.com Inc., acquired Rafter, Inc.

synopsis: eCampus.com, an industry-leading online retailer of textbooks and digital materials, has announced that it has completed the transaction to acquire the digital assets of Rafter, a course materials management company.
buyer: eCampus.com Inc.
eCampus.com, is the internet’s premier source of new, used and electronic textbooks, textbook rentals, affiliate and virtual bookstore fulfillment programs and book buyback services. "
target: Rafter, Inc.
The acquisition includes the digital assets of Rafter, including the textbooks-in-tuition solution, Rafter360. Rafter is an established course materials management technology company.
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closed 6/27/2012 via Market Wire

Rafter, acquired HubEdu, Inc.

synopsis: Rafter™ announced it has acquired the education technology of HubEdu, which provides textbook adoption, comparison shopping and pricing technology to schools to help them better serve their students. HubEdu offers cloud-based services that improve the processes of textbook adoption, distribution, pricing and comparison shopping.
buyer: Rafter
Rafter is an education technology company and the leader in course materials management. The Rafter Course Materials Network™ is a cloud-based software suite that enables schools to significantly improve the affordability, effectiveness and accessibility of their educational materials. "
target: HubEdu, Inc.
HubEdu is a cloud-based education technology platform that helps schools improve the processes of textbook adoption, distribution, pricing, and shopping. HubEdu is headquartered in San Diego, CA, and is a privately held company.
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closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

eCampus.com Inc., acquired Rafter, Inc.

synopsis: eCampus.com, an industry-leading online retailer of textbooks and digital materials, has announced that it has completed the transaction to acquire the digital assets of Rafter, a course materials management company.
buyer: eCampus.com Inc.
eCampus.com, is the internet’s premier source of new, used and electronic textbooks, textbook rentals, affiliate and virtual bookstore fulfillment programs and book buyback services. "
target: Rafter, Inc.
The acquisition includes the digital assets of Rafter, including the textbooks-in-tuition solution, Rafter360. Rafter is an established course materials management technology company.
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announced 8/30/2018 via Company Press Release

saltation GmbH & Co. KG, will acquire beam Shop GmbH

synopsis: saltation Beteiligungs GmbH, a Germany-based provider of IT services, will acquire beam Shop Gmbh from Bastei Lübbe AG, a German publishing house. beam Shop is an online platform in Germany that sells e-books. beam focuses on e-books in the science fiction genre but also offers westerns, fantasy, horror, erotica, and more.
buyer: saltation GmbH & Co. KG
saltation is a Germany-based provider of IT services. saltation provides IT consulting and software development services. The company creates high-quality systems and applications, and helps their clients find the most optimal solution for their needs. "
target parent: Bastei Luebbe
target: beam Shop GmbH
beam Shop Gmbh is an online platform in Germany that sells e-books. beam focuses on e-books in the science fiction genre but also offers westerns, fantasy, horror, erotica, and more. Beam offers thousands of e-books that can be instantly downloaded in ePub, PDF, and Mobipocket formats.
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announced 6/17/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vigmostad & Bjørke A/S, will acquire Schibsted Forlag AS and EBOK.NO

synopsis: Schibsted Media Group has agreed to sell Schibsted Forlag AS and EBOK.NO to the Norwegian book publishing company Vigmostad & Bjørke. Schibsted Forlag is among the leading book publishers in Norway. EBOK.NO is Schibsted's digital book store. The book publishing operation in Schibsted Forlag was established in 1839 by Christian Schibsted.
buyer: Vigmostad & Bjørke A/S
Vigmostad & Bjørke is a young, dynamic and rapidly growing publisher of Norwegian and translated fiction and non-fiction. They publish about 50 new titles a year. Vigmostad & Bjørke is an imprint of Forlagshuset Vigmostad & Bjørke, Norway’s fourth largest publishing group. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Schibsted Forlag AS and EBOK.NO
Schibsted Forlag is among the leading book publishers in Norway. EBOK.NO is Schibsted's digital book store. The book publishing operation in Schibsted Forlag was established in 1839 by Christian Schibsted.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

JP/Politikens Hus A/S, acquired Riidr ApS

synopsis: Riidr announced that it has been acquired byJP/Politikens Hus, the owners of popular media houses Jyllands-Posten and POLITIKEN. Riidr is a software company that sells e-books and make applications for reading e-books. They make it easy to buy and read Danish e-books no matter where in the world the users are.
buyer: JP/Politikens Hus A/S
JP/Politikens Hus is one of Denmark's leading media companies in printed, digital and mobile publications. JP/Politikens Hus publishes three national newspapers, EKSTRA BLADET, MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN and POLITIKEN – Denmark's leading daily newspapers. "
target: Riidr ApS
Riidr is a software company that sells e-books and make applications for reading e-books. Since they started in 2010 they have worked to make it easy to buy and read Danish e-books no matter where in the world the users are.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bastei Luebbe, acquired beam GmbH

synopsis: Bastei Lübbe AG is further expanding its digital activities through the acquisition of the successful online shop platform beam-ebooks.de. The 100% stake in the web platform, which specialises in eBooks, is intended to strengthen and broaden the Cologne-based media corporation's portfolio in the area of new media.
buyer: Bastei Luebbe (DB:BST:$77.74)
Bastei Lübbe AG is a publically traded media company organised around its publishing venture. It publishes books, audio books, ebooks and digital products in both the literary and popular science genres, as well as serialised novels and puzzle magazines. "
target: beam GmbH
beam GmbH develops and operates a Web platform for the retail of e-books. The company is based in Cologne, Germany.
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closed 8/29/2018 via PR Newswire

David's Bridal, acquired Blueprint Registry, Inc.

synopsis: David's Bridal, the nation's leading bridal and special occasion authority, announced an asset acquisition of Blueprint Registry, a digital first, universal gift registry that allows consumers to add gifts from any retailer, import existing registries, create cash registries and more.
buyer: David's Bridal
David's Bridal is a clothier in the United States that specializes in wedding dresses, prom gowns, and other formal wear. It is the largest American bridal-store chain. "
target: Blueprint Registry, Inc.
Blueprint Registry is a digital first, universal gift registry that allows consumers to add gifts from any retailer, import existing registries, create cash registries and more.
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closed 2/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Jet, acquired Hayneedle

synopsis: Online marketplace Jet.com has acquired home products e-retailer Hayneedle Inc., one of the 100 largest web merchants in North America by sales. Hayneedle offers outdoor products that include decors; gardening and lawn care products; heating and lighting; umbrellas and shades; grills and cooking equipment; and much much more.
buyer: Jet
Jet.com, Inc. operates a smart shopping platform that allows its member to shop online from various retailers. It enables users to shop products in various categories, such as household products, health and beauty, grocery, baby, pet supplies, electronics, and much much more. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hayneedle
Hayneedle Inc. owns and operates hayneedle.com, an online specialty store that offers home products. The company offers outdoor products that include decors; gardening and lawn care products; heating and lighting; umbrellas and shades; grills and cooking equipment; and much much more.
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announced 5/9/2007 via PR Newswire

KarstadtQuelle AG, will acquire Home Shopping Europe GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: IAC and KarstadtQuelle AG, Europe's leading retail and tourism group, announced today that they have entered into an agreement for KarstadtQuelle to acquire the German TV and internet retailer Home Shopping Europe GmbH & Co. KG, and its affiliated station HSE24, from IAC.
buyer: KarstadtQuelle AG
KarstadtQuelle AG headquartered in Essen/Germany is Europe's leading retail and tourism group. Its core activities include Karstadt department stores at prime locations in German cities, domestic and international mail order companies, and the Tourism business. "
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: Home Shopping Europe GmbH & Co. KG
HSE24, Germany's first shopping channel, went on air in 1996, laying the foundation for a new branch of trade in Germany: Home Shopping. The Munich based company combines TV and online shopping under one roof. HSE24 broadcasts throughout Germany by cable and satellite.
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closed 11/16/2006 via BusinessWire

NetShops Inc., acquired Thralow Inc.

synopsis: NetShops Inc. has acquired Thralow Inc.’s family of 30 specialty retail websites. The purchase includes Binoculars.com, Pans.com and Telescopes.com, and it brings together two of the fastest-growing online niche retailers in America. In the last 12 months, NetShops’ sales have exceeded $100 million.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: NetShops Inc.
NetShops has leveraged the power of the web to create a unique group of specialty stores. We're an online retailer that currently owns and operates over 100 stores. Each one focuses on a specific niche. For example, Hammocks.com sells just hammocks, WorldGlobes.com sells globes. "
target: Thralow Inc.
Thralow Inc. is a Top 300 e-Retailer with more than 30 specialty websites dedicated to enthusiast niche markets. Located on the Internet since 1996, the company won a 2004 Minnesota Technology Innovation Award and was named a 2004 “Best of the Web” Internet Retailer.
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closed 10/12/2006 via PR Newswire

DAG Media Inc., acquired Shopila Corporation

synopsis: DAG Media, Inc., has purchased 80% of the shares of Shopila Corporation from Guy Mushkat for $100,000 in cash, 50,000 restricted shares of DAG Media's Common Stock and an option to purchase 50,000 shares of DAG Media's Common Stock under DAG Media's stock option plan.
buyer: DAG Media Inc. (DAGM:$0.00)
Dag Media, Inc. publishes and distributes print and online business directories for niche markets in the United States. Its principal directories are the Jewish Israeli Yellow Pages, a bilingual English and Hebrew yellow page directory distributed free. "
target: Shopila Corporation
An e-commerce co. that acts as a mediator between wholesale suppliers and online shoppers, buying products at low prices from wholesalers and selling them online to consumers. Shopila holds no physical inventory and partners only with drop-ship wholesale suppliers that ship directly to consumers.
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closed 9/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Pay88 Inc, acquired QianBao Technology

synopsis: Pay88, Inc. entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of Chongqing Qianbao Technology Ltd., a limited liability company based in Chongqing, China. Pursuant to the Agreement, Pay88 acquired Qianbao by purchasing 100% of Qianbao's registered capital stock in exchange for 5,000,000 shares of Pay88 Stock.
buyer: Pay88 Inc
Pay88 is focused on the business of facilitating electronic money transfers from the United States to China. Electronic money transfers are transfers of funds via the internet between consumers from one location to another. "
target: QianBao Technology
Qianbao is a development stage company. Qianbao has currently completed the construction of an internet website from which it intends to operate a distribution platform through which various suppliers of consumer products will be able to offer their products for sale to consumers.
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closed 1/24/2006 via Company Press Release

Endless LLP, acquired Encanta Media Ltd.

synopsis: Endless rescued Encanta from insolvency following the administration of its parent company in Jan. 2006. We had confidence in Encanta as a standalone business and in the ability of its management team and were the only investors capable of acting quickly enough to secure their future.
buyer: Endless LLP
Endless is an independent private equity house. We were established in December 2005 and have raised a fund of £135million to invest in management buy-outs and turnaround opportunities. Our team is based in the UK and we have offices in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham. "
target: Encanta Media Ltd.
Encanta publishes nine specialist interest magazines, from woodworking and modelling to patchwork and gardening, and operates a series of leading hobbyist exhibitions.
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closed 11/16/2005 via BusinessWire

Beere Financial Equity Corp., acquired NetCert, Inc.

synopsis: Beere Financial Equity Corp. announced today the completion of the acquisition of Net Cert USA, Inc. The acquisition of Net Cert USA, Inc. provides entry into the lucrative Chinese market with an online shopping mall and a payment platform to be marketed to all Chinese companies.
buyer: Beere Financial Equity Corp.
Beere Financial Group, Inc. invests in emerging growth companies with market-ready products, strong management teams, and strategies for developing high-growth companies in well-defined markets. "
target: NetCert, Inc.
NetCert offers a complete range of products and services in an online format. At their E-stores or online mall you can buy everything from traditional products like clothing, gifts, books and magazines, auto parts, and home furnishings, to more E-related ones like digital cards, software and more.
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closed 4/27/2004 via BusinessWire

Crazy Grazer LLC merged with Left Right Marketing Technology, Inc.,

synopsis: Left Right Marketing Technology, Inc. (NASD-OTCBB:LRMK) announced today that over the weekend the Company signed all merger closing documents, which will make Crazy Grazer LLC (http://www.crazygrazer.com) a wholly owned subsidiary of LRMK.
buyer: Left Right Marketing Technology, Inc.
Left Right Marketing Technology, Inc. a Delaware corporation (LRMK), formerly named Global Gaming Technology, Inc., was incorporated in 1973. "
target: Crazy Grazer LLC
Crazy Grazer LLC is a Nevada limited liability company currently operating the online shopping mall website CrazyGrazer.com.
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closed 10/19/2010 via PR Newswire

LivingSocial.com, acquired Urban Escapes New York

synopsis: Leading social shopping site LivingSocial announced the acquisition of social adventure company Urban Escapes. LivingSocial will now be able to exclusively offer its 10 million subscribers-strong worldwide community a host of diverse, fun and unique adventures and experiences, produced by a team of on-the-ground experts.
buyer: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social buying program that invites people and their friends to save up to 50% to 70% percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major markets. "
target: Urban Escapes New York
Urban Escapes is redefining social adventure for young professionals throughout the country. From Zen Escape Yoga Hikes to Boulder and Brew Tours™, each of their unique itineraries embraces the fun and active lifestyle we believe in. On an Urban Escape, there’s never a dull moment.
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closed 9/20/2010 via PR Newswire

The Myriad International Holdings, acquired Multiply, Inc.

synopsis: The Myriad International Holdings unit of Naspers Limited has acquired a controlling interest in Multiply, Inc., operator of the market leading Social Shopping site Multiply.com.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: The Myriad International Holdings
The Myriad International Holdings (MIH) has a large number of interests which offer interactive, Internet, and television services, including cable and digital satellite pay TV, in three primary regions: South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, the Mediterranean, and Thailand. "
target: Multiply, Inc.
Multiply offers its members an integrated media management and social shopping solution with tools that allow them to shop, and share personal content safely and securely with a relevant audience. Multiply makes it easy for buyers and sellers to come together in a secure environment.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Adseek, llc, acquired BlogCatalog

synopsis: Adseek Media, a company that creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration, acquired Blogcatalog.com, the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers.
buyer: Adseek, llc
AdSeek creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration. Their advanced decision-making platform enables them to analyze ad supply and demand on a vast scale in only a fraction of a second. "
target: BlogCatalog
BlogCatalog is the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers. Bloggers can utilize the site to share their work, promote their blogs and connect with other bloggers. Readers can find the best blogs about their personal interests and create their own personal feed from their favorite blogs.
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closed 1/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Carrefour, acquired RueDuCommerce SA

synopsis: Carrefour announces it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Rue du Commerce. The company is a key player in non-food e-commerce, leveraging its strong brand, broad client base, significant marketplace activity and a skillset.
buyer: Carrefour (ENXTPA:CA:$85,235.05)
Carrefour is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing more than 380,000 people. As a multi-local, multi-format, and omni-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, it welcomes more than 12.5 million customers around the world. "
target: RueDuCommerce SA
Rue du Commerce SA engages in the online distribution of information technology and electronic products. Its product portfolio includes computers, laptops, personal digital assistants, hard disks, software, printers, scanners, and peripherals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$384
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2005 via PR Newswire

BabyUniverse, Inc., acquired Huta Duna, Inc.

synopsis: BabyUniverse, Inc. announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Huta Duna, Inc., which through its website, DreamTimeBaby.com, is a growing online retailer of brand name baby products.
buyer parent: Wyndcrest Holdings, LLC
buyer: BabyUniverse, Inc.
BabyUniverse Inc., the leading Internet destination for new and expectant parents, is dedicated to providing new and expectant parents and their friends and family with a one-stop "shop" for all of the products that you want from maternity through the baby and toddler year up to youth. "
target: Huta Duna, Inc.
Huta Duna, Inc. operates the e-commerce webiste DreamTimeBaby.com, an online retailer of brand name baby products.
price ($mm)
$6.93
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Internet Info, s.r.o., acquired Stahuj.cz/SW.cz

synopsis: Internet Info publishers are further expanding their portfolio by purchasing Stahuj.cz and SW.cz from Economia. Stahuj.cz is a software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
buyer: Internet Info, s.r.o.
Internet Info, s.r.o. is Prague-based company that publishes professional Internet diaries (eg Lupa.cz, Měšec.cz, Podnikatel.cz), and organizes dozens of important conferences (Czech Internet Forum, E-Business Forum, WebTop100). "
target parent: Economia, a.s.
target: Stahuj.cz/SW.cz
Stahuj.cz is the software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download and also the most visited technical portal in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
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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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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: TSXV:ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: NYSE:SYX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, sells industrial and technology products through a system of branded e-Commerce websites, relationship marketers and retail stores in North America and Europe. The primary brands are Global Industrial, MISCO, Inmac Wstore and TigerDirect.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,318.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.20
EBIT ($mm)
$79.30
Net Income ($mm)
$73.50
Employees
1900
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Ticker: SWX:MOZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mobilezone holding ag
mobilezone holding ag
Established in 1999 and based in Switzerland, mobilezone holding ag offers the complete product line of mobile phones as well as price plans of all providers for mobile and fixed-line telephony, digital TV, and Internet. Independent consulting, services for individual and business customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,212.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.04
EBIT ($mm)
$53.56
Net Income ($mm)
$40.07
Employees
1083
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Ticker: OTCPK:WCRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Western Capital Resources, Inc.
Western Capital Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides retail financial services and retail cellular phones. It offers non-recourse cash advance loans (often referred to as "payday loans"), check cashing, and other money services, as well as money transfers and money orders.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$45.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.55
EBIT ($mm)
$4.90
Net Income ($mm)
$2.75
Employees
390
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Ticker: MALL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PC Mall, Inc.
PC Mall, Inc.
PC Mall, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading value added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,138.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.34
EBIT ($mm)
$7.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.36
Employees
2408
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Ticker: LSE:AO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AO World PLC
AO World plc is an online electrical retailer. They provide electrical products and related services. They sell major and small domestic appliances and consumer electronics in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands and deliver them via their in-house logistics business and selected third parties.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,055.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2800
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Ticker: ASX:KGN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.95
EBIT ($mm)
$30.43
Net Income ($mm)
$19.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: UCCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Ticker: TSE:2429
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings is a Japanese company engaged in the human resources and education, information and telecommunications, and real estate businesses. Their human resources business offers staffing services for a variety of industries, including biotechnology, IT, manufacturing, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,200.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.22
EBIT ($mm)
$66.70
Net Income ($mm)
$43.54
Employees
15559
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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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