Like TradeMotion

closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired TradeMotion

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services, announced the company has acquired TradeMotion, a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
target: TradeMotion
TradeMotion is a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

RepairSmith, acquired CarDash

synopsis: RepairSmith, a full service at-home delivery solution for car repair and maintenance, has acquired CarDash, an automotive service platform that aims to make car ownership more simple and affordable. CarDash offers complete consumer and fleet services for the automotive industry, including scheduled maintenance, oil changes, tires and more.
buyer: RepairSmith
RepairSmith is a full service at-home delivery solution for car repair and maintenance. RepairSmith provides on demand car repair services. Their platform allows clients to schedule an appointment, get a quote via text, and manage all their car repairs and maintenance online. "
target: CarDash
CarDash is an automotive service platform that aims to make car ownership more simple and affordable. CarDash offers complete consumer and fleet services for the automotive industry, including scheduled maintenance, oil changes, tires and more.
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closed 2/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

MyTVS, acquired Carcrew

synopsis: MyTVS, India’s largest player in automobile aftermarket offerings, has acquired Carcrew, an online platform for automobile after-sales products and services in India. Carcrew makes car maintenance easy, affordable and completely transparent. The platform allows people to easily buy spare automobile parts and book repair and maintenance services.
buyer parent: TVS Group
buyer: MyTVS
MyTVS is India’s largest player in automobile aftermarket offerings. MyTVS offers a variety of aftermarket services, including car care, automobile check-ups, wheels & tyres, car washes, collision repairs, mechanical repairs and ceramic painting. MyTVS has over 80+ franchised outlets all over India."
target: Carcrew
Carcrew is an online platform for automobile after-sales products and services in India. Carcrew makes car maintenance easy, affordable and completely transparent. The platform allows people to easily buy spare automobile parts and book repair and maintenance services.
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closed 8/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Xiaoju Automobile Solutions, acquired Hiservice

synopsis: Chinese online-to-offline giant Didi’s spin-off Xiaoju Automobile Solutions has acquired Shanghai-based after-sales car services firm Hiservice. Founded in 2015, Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
buyer parent: Didi Chuxing
buyer: Xiaoju Automobile Solutions
Xiaoju Automobile Solutions (XAS) is a one-stop auto solutions platform owned by Didi Chuxing. The online auto solution platform launched in April 2018 to provide various in-person auto-related services, including leasing and trading, refueling, maintenance and repair, and car-sharing. "
target: Hiservice
Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services, including door-to-door car maintenance, painting, decoration, emergency rescue, second-hand car valuation and more. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$279.02)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
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$0
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closed 9/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

QuikrCars, acquired Stepni

synopsis: Online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Stepni, a Bengaluru-based start-up that connects vehicle owners with service providers. Stepni is expected to help Quikr strengthen car-related services under the QuikrCars vertical.
buyer parent: Quikr
buyer: QuikrCars
QuikrCars is a free local classified platform to post online ads for new or used cars, bikes & commercial vehicles. They are based in India. "
target: Stepni
Stepni seamlessly connects car owners with reliable mechanics to give their cars the pampering it deserves. Through their website (and their upcoming apps), they make 1000+ mechanics and over 800 bays accessible to car owners 7 days a week.
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closed 5/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Reply! Inc., acquired QualitySmith, Inc.

synopsis: Reply! Inc., the leading marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted consumer traffic, announced it has acquired QualitySmith. Launched in 2001, QualitySmith provides an online service that connects homeowners with contractors in their local area.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: QualitySmith, Inc.
Established in 2001, QualitySmith is the leading service for connecting home and auto owners with reliable service professionals in their local areas. QualitySmith operates out of offices in Portland, Oregon, and Walla Walla, Washington.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Auto Driveaway, acquired Sparkl Mobile

synopsis: Auto Driveaway Systems, LLC, the leading professional vehicle relocation service in North America, has acquired a majority stake in Sparkle Mobile LLC (Sparkl), a provider of mobile, eco-friendly, waterless car wash and detailing services. Sparkl's mobile app enables people to easily book a car wash at anytime and anywhere.
buyer: Auto Driveaway
Auto Driveaway is the leading professional vehicle relocation service in North America. Auto Driveaway primarily serves large corporate fleets, upfitters, vehicle manufacturers as well as leasing and management companies with fast, safe and reliable door-to-door driveaway services nationwide. "
target: Sparkl Mobile
Sparkl is a provider of mobile, eco-friendly, waterless car wash and detailing services. Sparkl's mobile app enables people to easily book a car wash at anytime and anywhere. Sparkl ensures that cars get cleaned without wasting their customer's time or the environment's resources.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wrench, Inc., acquired Otobots, LLC

synopsis: Wrench, an online and mobile platform for auto repair services, has acquired Otobots, an on-demand auto repair service that connects mobile mechanics with car owners. Otobot's website and mobile app allows users to receive free quotes and easily schedule repair services.
buyer: Wrench, Inc.
Wrench is an online and mobile platform for auto repair services. Wrench takes the stress out of owning a car and keeping it running smoothly by bringing certified mechanics to their client's door. Wrench offers everything from oil changes and tune ups to brake jobs and no-starts. "
target: Otobots, LLC
Otobots is an on-demand auto repair service that connects mobile mechanics with car owners. Their website and mobile app allows users to receive free quotes and easily schedule repair services. Otobots offers convenient auto repair services to customers at the convenience of their house or office.
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closed 3/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Cherry

synopsis: Ride-sharing startup Lyft is getting serious about expanding into other markets. To do so, the company has acqui-hired the operations team behind Cherry, the on-demand car wash startup. Users park anywhere, check in online, and Cherry will wash their car right where they left it.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that operates in San Francisco, CA. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. "
target: Cherry
Cherry allows web and smartphone users to order a car wash at their location. Users can park anywhere, check in online, and Cherry will wash their car right where they left it.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Vortex Capital Partners and Dutch ABN Amro Participaties, the investment branch of ABN AMRO Bank, have acquired a majority stake in the European used-car auction site CarsOnTheWeb for an undisclosed amount. The company currently sells 40,000 used cars a year and intends to use the funds raised to expand that to 100,000 annually.
buyer: ABN AMRO Holding N.V.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. ABN AMRO provides a broad range of financial services through its businesses Retail & Private Banking and Commercial & Merchant Banking. "
target: Cars On The Web
Based in Tienen, Belgium, CarsOnTheWeb.com is an online auction website. They offer new and used vehicles, including passenger cars, delivery vans and light trucks to car traders and dealers in Europe and beyond.
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closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired TradeMotion

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services, announced the company has acquired TradeMotion, a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
target: TradeMotion
TradeMotion is a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
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closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired TradeMotion

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services, announced the company has acquired TradeMotion, a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
target: TradeMotion
TradeMotion is a leader in e-commerce solutions for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably.
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closed 5/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired CRC Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Electronics For Imaging, Inc., a global technology company that is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging, announced that it has acquired CRC Information Systems (“CRC”), a provider of business management information systems for commercial printers and packaging label and forms printers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is a global technology company that is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging. It develops breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents. "
target parent: Reynolds & Reynolds
target: CRC Information Systems, Inc.
CRC Information Systems provides the most comprehensive business management software created specifically for the graphic arts industry. Their customers generate more sales, retain more profit, have better visibility of their operations and improve their relationships with their customers.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

International Document Services, Inc., acquired Encomia

synopsis: International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a division of the Reynolds and Reynolds Company, announced it has acquired Encomia, a provider of eMortgage solutions to both depository and non-depository lenders.
buyer parent: Reynolds & Reynolds
buyer: International Document Services, Inc.
IDS was founded in 1986 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is a nationwide provider of mortgage documents and compliance. IDS services include electronic signatures, closing documents, initial disclosures, document fulfillment and integration with leading loan origination systems and eClosing platforms. "
target: Encomia
Houston-based Encomia enables mortgage lenders to more cost-effectively and efficiently originate mortgage loans by enabling lenders to process mortgage loans electronically, from end-to-end, on a large-scale basis, regardless of document format.
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announced 9/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reynolds & Reynolds, will purchase indirect loan origination solutions from Wolters Kluwer NV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer signed an agreement to sell its indirect loan origination solutions, including their AppOne software, Risk Mitigation Services and Bankers Systems Indirect lending compliance documents to Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of software, compliance forms and services to U.S. automotive dealers and lenders.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
seller: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$4,931.20)
The indirect loan origination solutions include AppOne, Risk Mitigation Services and Bankers Systems Indirect lending compliance documents. AppOne® workflow platform streamlines and automates the traditional tasks of processing an indirect loan application.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 2/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired ReverseRisk

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automotive dealership software, documents, and professional services, announced the company has acquired ReverseRisk. ReverseRisk delivers critical business information and analytics to dealers, providing detailed insights into dealership performance and operating results.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
target: ReverseRisk
ReverseRisk wanted to enable car dealers and their management teams to fully leverage the data in their dealership management system. That includes data aggregation across front-end, back-end, and accounting systems and across multiple stores and providing users with a clear competitive advantage.
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closed 10/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired International Document Services, Inc.

synopsis: Reynolds & Reynolds, a leading provider of automotive dealership software, documents and compliance services, and digital marketing, announced its acquisition of International Document Services (IDS), a leading provider of mortgage documents and compliance services.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
target: International Document Services, Inc.
IDS was founded in 1986 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is a nationwide provider of mortgage documents and compliance. IDS services include electronic signatures, closing documents, initial disclosures, document fulfillment and integration with leading loan origination systems and eClosing platforms.
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closed 9/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired Contact Advantage Limited

synopsis: Reynolds & Reynolds has acquired Contact Advantage, a software company specialising in applications for automotive dealerships and manufacturers. Its software delivers an extended suite of products for dealerships and OEMs, covering the complete sales cycle from the initial customer contact and prospect management through vehicle purchase.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company is the automotive industry’s largest and most trusted provider of automobile dealership software, business forms and supplies, and professional services to help dealerships improve business results. "
target: Contact Advantage Limited
Contact Advantage is a software company in Glasgow, Scotland, specialising in applications for automotive dealerships and manufacturers. The software covers the complete sales cycle from the intial customer contact and prospect management through vehicle purchase.
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announced 1/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, will acquire AddOnAuto

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automotive dealership software and services, announced that the company has acquired Add.On.Auto (AOA), the leading digital platform for marketing and selling vehicle accessories. AOA is a web-enabled technology platform that streamlines accessory marketing and sales.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company is the automotive industry’s largest and most trusted provider of automobile dealership software, business forms and supplies, and professional services to help dealerships improve business results. "
target: AddOnAuto
AddOnAuto (AOA) is an In-Store Accessories Sales Solution that helps auto dealerships sell accessories effortlessly from within their dealership and includes a Visual Configurator as well as a Virtual Inventory System.
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closed 11/21/2013 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired XtreamService

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds announced the company has acquired XtreamService, a software company focused on helping automotive dealerships reach customers more effectively and deliver improved sales, service, and customer retention results.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company is the automotive industry’s largest and most trusted provider of automobile dealership software, business forms and supplies, and professional services to help dealerships improve business results "
target: XtreamService
Xtream is a data mining tool for dealership management systems (DMS) that enables dealers to identify customers that are most likely to purchase a new vehicle.
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closed 8/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired Orlando Business Systems Inc

synopsis: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company announced that its Documents Services division has acquired Virginia-based Orlando Business Systems, which provides business forms to automotive dealerships.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company is the automotive industry’s largest and most trusted provider of automobile dealership software, business forms and supplies, and professional services to help dealerships improve business results "
target: Orlando Business Systems Inc
Orlando Business Systems, a Virginia based company, provides business forms to automotive dealerships.
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closed 8/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired iMakeNews, Inc. (IMN)

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automobile dealership software, services, and forms, announced that the company has acquired iMakeNews, Inc. (IMN), the digital marketing company that delivers branded newsletters and content for automotive and other vertical markets.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds delivers the software, business forms and supplies, and professional services that support all areas of automotive retailing for car dealers and automakers. Its solutions help improve the customer experience and help make the dealer's business more efficient and profitable. "
target: iMakeNews, Inc. (IMN)
iMakeNews, Inc. (IMN) focuses on the creation, distribution, and management of e-communications services. Growing beyond e-newletters, the company expanded its offerings to include direct marketing solutions that use weblogs, mini-sites, e-mail, analysis, and management tools.
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closed 10/26/2006 via PR Newswire

Universal Computer Systems, Inc., merged with Reynolds & Reynolds

synopsis: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company announced that its merger with Universal Computer Systems Inc. has closed. Reynolds shares will be de-listed from the New York Stock Exchange effective with the opening of business on October 27, 2006.
buyer: Universal Computer Systems, Inc.
Universal Computer Systems (UCS) offers a comprehensive solution for the computing and business needs of automobile dealerships. We are the leader in innovation for dealership computer systems. "
target: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is the leading provider of integrated solutions that help automotive retailers manage change and improve their profitability.
price ($mm)
$2,841
rev ($mm)
$969
EBITDA ($mm)
$164
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
17.3x
closed 7/27/2006 via

Reynolds & Reynolds, acquired DCS Group PLC

synopsis: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company announced that the board of its wholly owned subsidiary Reynolds and Reynolds UK Holding Limited has reached agreement with the board of DCS Group PLC on the terms of a recommended proposal for the cash acquisition of DCS. The transaction is valued at 21.7 million pounds Sterling (approximately $41 million U.S.).
buyer parent: Universal Computer Systems, Inc.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is the leading provider of integrated solutions that help automotive retailers manage change and improve their profitability. "
target: DCS Group PLC
DCS' two divisions work with some of the world's leading companies including BMW, Renault, Volkswagen, Schenker Stinnes Logistics, Bax Global and Maersk Logistics to name but a few.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 2/2/2006 via PR Newswire

The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, acquired Kodata Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, a leading provider of software and services to the automotive retailing industry, announced it has acquired Kodata Solutions, Inc.
buyer parent: Universal Computer Systems, Inc.
buyer: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company
Reynolds and Reynolds is the leading provider of integrated solutions that help automotive retailers manage change and improve their profitability. "
target: Kodata Solutions, Inc.
Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, Kodata Solutions provides data archiving solutions used by approximately 1,500 automotive retailers throughout the U.S.
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closed 10/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Aspen Marketing Services, acquired Newgen Results Corporation

synopsis: Aspen Marketing Services, the nation’s largest privately-held marketing services agency, today announced its acquisition of the operating assets of Newgen Results Corporation, a nationwide provider of integrated, multi-channel CRM solutions for automobile dealerships and manufacturers.
buyer: Aspen Marketing Services
Aspen Marketing Services offers an extensive array of integrated, best-in-class services including Direct Marketing, Consumer Promotions and Premiums, Event Marketing, Public Relations, Digital Marketing and Database Analytics. "
target parent: TeleTech Holdings, Inc.
target: Newgen Results Corporation
Newgen Results Corporation provides dealerships with a complete suite of CRM tools. Our proprietary CRM technology houses vehicle data for 90 million consumers, sends out over 40 million letters, and places 40 million telephone calls annually.
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closed 10/26/2006 via PR Newswire

Universal Computer Systems, Inc., merged with Reynolds & Reynolds

synopsis: The Reynolds and Reynolds Company announced that its merger with Universal Computer Systems Inc. has closed. Reynolds shares will be de-listed from the New York Stock Exchange effective with the opening of business on October 27, 2006.
buyer: Universal Computer Systems, Inc.
Universal Computer Systems (UCS) offers a comprehensive solution for the computing and business needs of automobile dealerships. We are the leader in innovation for dealership computer systems. "
target: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is the leading provider of integrated solutions that help automotive retailers manage change and improve their profitability.
price ($mm)
$2,841
rev ($mm)
$969
EBITDA ($mm)
$164
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
17.3x
closed 1/24/2014 via PR Newswire

OneCommand merged with The Higher Gear Group,

synopsis: OneCommand, an industry leader in deploying leading-edge communications technology, has merged with The Higher Gear Group, a leading provider of Customer Relationship solutions to the automotive industry. The Higher Gear Group provides Internet lead management, showroom control, service marketing, integrated accountability and tracking.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: The Higher Gear Group
The Higher Gear Group is a leading provider of Customer Relationship solutions to the automotive industry. The Higher Gear Group provides Internet lead management, showroom control, service marketing, integrated accountability and tracking designed to maximize every sales opportunity. "
target: OneCommand
OneCommand is an industry leader in deploying leading-edge communications technology. Its Customer Marketing and Loyalty Automation Platform is designed for auto dealers to drive customer loyalty and is used throughout North America.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd, will acquire Autoninja

synopsis: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd, one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India, will acquire Autoninja, a leading CRM solution for Indian automobile dealers. Autoninja's product suite provides seamless customer experience across all communication channels, including telephony, chat, email, and social.
buyer: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd (BSE:540716:$1,503.92)
ICICI Lombard is one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India. ICICI Lombard provides general insurance solutions to secure people against unexpected events. Their products include car insurance, health insurance, business insurance, crop insurance, and much more. "
target: Autoninja
Autoninja is a leading CRM solution for Indian automobile dealers. Autoninja's product suite provides seamless customer experience across all communication channels, including telephony, chat, email, and social.
price ($mm)
$32
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announced 7/19/2019 via Company Press Release

AutoLoop will be merged with Affinitiv, Inc.,

synopsis: Affinitiv, Inc. and Loop LLC, leading providers of data-driven marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market will merge. The merger will combine two industry-leading platforms to create the largest provider of data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Affinitiv, Inc.
Affinitiv is a leading marketing technology company serving automotive manufacturers (OEMs), dealership groups, and individual dealers. Affinitiv’s Connectiv1 Platform is designed to provide a 360° view of customer, vehicle, dealership, and marketing campaign effectiveness all in one place. "
target: AutoLoop
AutoLoop helps automotive dealerships grow their businesses with the AutoLoop Sales and Service Suite. The platform's set of seamlessly interconnected Sales, Service, and Engagement tools is designed to give dealerships industry-leading features, intelligent analytics, and streamlined performance.
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announced 5/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TuanChe Limited, will acquire Longye International Limited

synopsis: TuanChe Limited, a leading omni-channel automotive marketplace in China, will acquire Longye, a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, and more.
buyer: TuanChe Limited (TC:$99.38)
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events. "
target: Longye International Limited
Longye is a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, improve operational efficiency, and more.
price ($mm)
$29
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closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$358.09)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 11/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Quorum Information Technologies, acquired DealerMine

synopsis: Quorum announced that it has completed the arm's-length acquisition of DealerMine. Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, with automotive dealership customers across Canada and the US, DealerMine’s key products and services include Service CRM software, Sales CRM software, and Business Development Center/ call center services.
buyer: Quorum Information Technologies (TSXV:QIS:$10.17)
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its automotive dealership and customer management system, XSellerator. XSellerator automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership. "
target: DealerMine
Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, with automotive dealership customers across Canada and the United States, DealerMine’s key products and services include the following: Service CRM software, Sales CRM software, and Business Development Center/ call center services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
17.5x
announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire ELEAD1ONE

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading enabler of automotive commerce, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ELEAD1ONE, the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,984.00)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: ELEAD1ONE
ELEAD1ONE is the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America. The ELEAD1ONE platform delivers a comprehensively featured customer experience through its solution suite.
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closed 4/26/2018 via PR Newswire

SNH Capital Partners, acquired ProMax

synopsis: SNH Capital Partners, a private equity investor, acquired ProMax, a leading SaaS provider of marketing services and credit data to automotive retail dealers across the United States. ProMax offers lead generation, website design, desking, inventory, credit reporting, client relationship management, and other compliance solutions.
buyer: SNH Capital Partners
SNH is a private equity investor dedicated to acquiring and transforming companies in the lower middle-market. SNH has an active strategic presence in each of its core industries, partnering with management teams to develop growth platforms across technology-enabled business services. "
target: ProMax
ProMax offers award-winning front-end sales, development and inventory management software in the auto retail industry including lead generation, website design, desking, inventory, credit reporting, client relationship management, and other compliance solutions.
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closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Loop, LLC, acquired CAR Research, Inc.

synopsis: AutoLoop, LLC, a leading provider of customer engagement marketing solutions for automotive dealers nationwide, announced that it has acquired CAR-Research, developer of XRM, one of the industry’s most customizable and user-friendly CRM software solutions.
buyer: Loop, LLC
Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. Its proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. "
target: CAR Research, Inc.
CAR-Research XRM is the industry’s most robust, customizable and user-friendly Customer Relationship Management application that has passed the test of time being constantly enhanced and improved by their dealer network.
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closed 10/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

ADP Dealer Services, acquired One-Eighty Corp.

synopsis: The Dealer Services division of ADP Canada Co. acquired One-Eighty Corp. in a privately negotiated transaction. One-Eighty innovates software as a service for automotive dealerships, revolutionizing the way they operate. They help their dealerships engage consumers in a transparent buying process that shortens buying cycles and earns more deals.
buyer parent: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
buyer: ADP Dealer Services
ADP Dealer Services provides integrated computing solutions to more than 16,000 automotive and truck dealers throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. ADP Dealer Services is the third largest business unit of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. "
target: One-Eighty Corp.
One-Eighty innovates software as a service for automotive dealerships, revolutionizing the way they operate. They help their dealerships engage consumers in a transparent buying process that shortens buying cycles and earns more deals.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
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$13
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closed 2/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

AULtec, Inc., acquired e-autobusiness, LLC

synopsis: AULtec, Inc., the technology innovator providing data aggregation services for numerous digital marketing companies, announced the acquisition of North Carolina based e-autobusiness, a company specializing in customer acquisition and retention solutions for automotive retailers.
buyer: AULtec, Inc.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC, AULtec products help automotive retail teams of all sizes track all aspects of their business, share everything, work smarter, and establish more profitable customer relationships. "
target: e-autobusiness, LLC
e-autobusiness provides Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for automotive retailers nationwide for every profit center in the dealership. With hundreds of dealers in over 15 states across the country, e-auto is revolutionizing CRM for automotive retail.
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announced 12/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Bitauto Holdings Limited, will acquire Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Bitauto Holdings Ltd, a provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's automotive industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. ("Bitcar"). Bitcar was one of the first providers of mobile Internet enabled sales tools for the automotive industry in China.
buyer: Bitauto Holdings Limited (BITA:$669.95)
Bitauto Holdings Ltd provides Internet content and marketing services to China's fast-growing automotive industry. Bitauto manages its business in three segments: its auto listing website, Bitauto.com, its used car listing website, Ucar.cn, and its digital marketing solutions company, CIG. "
target: Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing Bitcar Interactive Information Technology Co. provides a customizable mobile application, B-WORLD, that allows sales people at auto dealers to manage the customer relationship process on handheld devices, such as the iPad and other tablet computers.
price ($mm)
$7.07
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closed 7/6/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack AAX, Inc., acquired eCarList, LLC

synopsis: DealerTrack AAX, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of eCarList LLC, a leading provider of inventory management and merchandising solutions for automobile dealerships.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack AAX, Inc.
DealerTrack AAX offers all the tools and services needed to significantly increase turns and profit at every step of the used vehicle process. It delivers the tools needed to create effective plans for stocking, sourcing, pricing, appraising and merchandising used vehicle inventory. "
target: eCarList, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price, and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time.
price ($mm)
$35
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$7
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closed 6/16/2011 via PR Newswire

AutoTrader.com, Inc., acquired VinSolutions LLC

synopsis: AutoTrader.com announced the completion of its acquisition of VinSolutions, a leading provider of end-to-end solution platforms for dealers including CRM, Internet Lead Management (ILM) , inventory management tools, dealer websites, sales management and desking tools, social media and direct targeted marketing campaign tools.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: AutoTrader.com, Inc.
AutoTrader.com aggregates in a single location millions of new, used and certified pre-owned cars from thousands of auto dealers and private sellers and is a leading online resource for auto dealers, individuals and manufacturers to advertise and market their vehicles to in-market shoppers. "
target: VinSolutions LLC
VinSolutions has the leading "Dealership Marketing System" that helps retailers attract, sell and retain more customers profitably. VinSolutions "all-in-one" sales and service marketing system includes digital marketing, search marketing, online advertising, social media marketing, and much more.
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$135
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closed 1/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

eCarList, LLC, acquired DealerUps, Inc.

synopsis: eCarList, announced that it has acquired DealerUps. With this acquisition, eCarList will integrate CRM into its award-winning inventory management and online marketing solutions, making it easy for dealerships to fully own and control the vehicle merchandising process through one unified platform.
buyer: eCarList, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price, and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time. "
target parent: Parayil & Mann Dealer Services, Inc.
target: DealerUps, Inc.
DealerUps flagship product is a CRM product that supports the critical first stage in a dealer’s sales process using a state-of-the-art software system that tracks customer information and purchase preferences.
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closed 3/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Parayil & Mann Dealer Services, Inc., acquired DealerUps, Inc.

synopsis: Parayil & Mann Dealer Services Inc, a privately held automotive technology services company, announced its purchase of the DealerUps® customer relationship management business from JM Dealer Services, Inc., a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: Parayil & Mann Dealer Services, Inc.
Parayil & Mann Dealer Services, Inc. (PMDS) is a privately held automotive technology company specializing in the optimization of dealership processes and customer relationship management. PMDS is lead by industry experts with more than four decades of extensive automotive retail experience. "
target parent: JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
target: DealerUps, Inc.
DealerUps flagship product is a CRM product that supports the critical first stage in a dealer’s sales process using a state-of-the-art software system that tracks customer information and purchase preferences.
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closed 7/9/2008 via BusinessWire

iMagicLab, LLC, acquired 5Square.com

synopsis: iMagicLab, the nation’s leading software provider for automobile dealers, is pleased to announce that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of privately-held 5Square.com, a provider of Web-based Sales Force Automation and Customer Relationship Management applications for the automobile retailing space.
buyer: iMagicLab, LLC
iCarMagic is the fastest growing customer relationship management software company aimed at the expansive automobile retailing marketplace and is an approved solution for most of the major automobile manufacturers in the United States. "
target: 5Square.com
5square.com has brought together a unique team of world-class experts in both retail automotive and software. 5square.com is a Sales Process Management System. It's easy to setup, easy to use and is a single system that optimizes a dealership's sales process.
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