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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
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closed 6/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired XPS Technologies

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired XPS Technologies (XPS), a leading provider of ecommerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: XPS Technologies
XPS Technologies is a leading provider of ecommerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions. XPS provides its cloud-based multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions directly to small-, medium- and large-sized ecommerce shippers.
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$65
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closed 9/29/2021 via Company Press Release

nShift, acquired Webshipper

synopsis: nShift, a global provider of cloud delivery management solutions, has acquired Webshipper, an all in one shipping and logistics platform in Denmark. Webshipper provides a cloud-based shipping platform for E-commerce companies. Their solution enables companies to automate their shipping processes and choose carriers that best fits their needs.
buyer: nShift
nShift is a global provider of cloud delivery management solutions for e-commerce shops, retailers, manufacturers and third-party logistics companies. nShift offers an end-to-end platform that automates and optimizes all delivery and return management processes. "
target: Webshipper
Webshipper is an all in one shipping and logistics platform in Denmark. Webshipper provides a cloud-based shipping platform for E-commerce companies. Their solution enables companies to automate their shipping processes and choose carriers that best fits their needs.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sequoia Logistica e Transportes SA, acquired Frenet

synopsis: Sequoia Logística e Transportes S.A. has acquired 100% of shares of the capital of Frenet, a digital transport solutions platform for the B2C (Business to Consumer) market. Brazil-based Frenet is a system that allows virtual shopkeepers to purchase discounted shipping.
buyer: Sequoia Logistica e Transportes SA (BOVESPA:SEQL3:$181.72)
Sequoia Logística e Transportes S.A. is a logistics company that employs the use of technology in its services, and a leader in Brazil among private companies, considering the number of deliveries made in the e-commerce market. They operate in the full spectrum of services in the transport segment "
target: Frenet
Brazil-based Frenet is a system that allows virtual shopkeepers to purchase discounted shipping in addition to connecting any carrier, courier and courier to their online store. Frenet allows users to create shipping rules to better manage delivery methods.
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$1
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired Consignor

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm, has acquired Consignor Group, a leading Nordic software company with a clear focus on delivery management solutions for the booming e-commerce industry and industrial companies.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm that specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled businesses. They have invested in over 275 technology companies, making them one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target: Consignor
Consignor is a leading Nordic software company with a clear focus on delivery management solutions for the booming e-commerce industry and industrial companies.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

MercadoLibre, acquired Axado

synopsis: Logistics startup Axado was acquired by MercadoLibre, the largest e-commerce platform in Latin America. Axado is a Brazilian SaaS-based online freight services company that develops solutions for managing and monitoring shipments of orders.
buyer: MercadoLibre (MELI:$2,296.31)
MercadoLibre, Inc., through its subsidiaries, hosts online commerce and payments platforms in Latin America. Its services are designed to provide its users with mechanisms to buy, sell, pay for, and collect on e-commerce transactions. "
target: Axado
Axado is the first Brazilian freight management platform responsible for the accurate calculation of e-commerce freight information, tracking the shipped products, auditing carriers' invoices and providing strategic information for their clients.
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$7.36
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closed 2/16/2016 via Company Press Release

HubLogix, acquired OrderPigeon

synopsis: HubLogix has acquired one of its key competitors, OrderPigeon. The acquisition increases HubLogix's reach into mid-market and sub-enterprise retailers as well as in several important vertical markets. OrderPigeon is a cloud-based service that is focused on providing a high degree of efficiency and accuracy for E-tailers.
buyer: HubLogix
HubLogix is a SaaS based ecommerce automation platform that enables online SME retailers to manage inventory, orders and logistics through third-party vendors (fulfillment center, dropshipper, warehouse, retail location, etc.). "
target: OrderPigeon
OrderPigeon is a cloud-based service that is focused on providing a high degree of efficiency and accuracy for E-tailers. Using OrderPigeon, customers can have real-time stock levels from multiple suppliers sent to their marketplaces, set business rules to automatically route orders and more.
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announced 10/15/2015 via Reuters

Singapore Post, will acquire TradeGlobal

synopsis: Singapore Post, a leading provider of mail, logistics and e-commerce solutions in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region, plans to buy TradeGlobal, a global omni-channel solutions provider with an end-to-end e-commerce offering, to expand its e-commerce business outside the region.
buyer: Singapore Post (SGX:S08:$824.93)
As Singapore’s national postal service provider, SingPost offers trusted communications through domestic and international postal services as well as end-to-end integrated mail solutions covering secure data printing, letter-shopping, delivery and mailroom management, among others. "
target parent: Bregal Investments
target: TradeGlobal
TradeGlobal is a global omni-channel solutions provider with an end-to-end e-commerce offering, serving the world’s leading fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. TradeGlobal provides the technologies and operations that enable emerging businesses to evolve and established businesses to prosper.
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$169*
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closed 7/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Zetes Industries SA, acquired L4 Epsilon

synopsis: Zetes France SAS announced that it completed the acquisition of the assets of the company L4 Epsilon. L4 Epsilon publishes a software solution for preparation and electronic control used by retail cross-channel retailers, pure players of e-commerce and logistics providers.
buyer: Zetes Industries SA
Zetes Industries SA operates as a system integrator providing solutions for automatic identification of goods. Its solutions are based on barcode, voice recognition, RFID, smartcards, and biometrics technologies. It operates in two segments, Goods Identification and People Authentication. "
target: L4 Epsilon
L4 Epsilon publishes a software solution for preparation and electronic control used by retail cross-channel retailers, pure players of e-commerce and logistics providers.
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closed 6/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Webgistix

synopsis: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten is making a acquisition of US-based company Webgistix, a logistics and services company specializing in fulfillment technology for e-commerce retailers. Webgistix allows e-commerce companies to manage their supply chains with software for order fulfillment, freight management, and shipment optimization.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Webgistix
Webgistix provides industry-leading, cloud-based fulfillment technology and the highest level of service in the industry, making Webgistix a clear choice for established eCommerce companies seeking a highly accurate and reliable order fulfillment solution.
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closed 5/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Lemonsoft, acquired Logentia Oy

synopsis: Lemonsoft Oyj, a Finnish software company that designs, develops and sells ERP software solutions, has acquired Logentia Oy, a leading provider of transportation management software in Finland. Logentia enables industrial companies, wholesalers, and online retailers to optimize their transportation processes.
buyer: Lemonsoft (HLSE:LEMON:$18.15)
Lemonsoft is a Finnish software company that designs, develops and sells ERP software solutions. Lemonsoft provides cloud-based ERP solutions to SMBs in various industries to help them streamline their business processes and administration. "
target: Logentia Oy
Logentia is a leading provider of transportation management software in Finland. Logentia enables industrial companies, wholesalers, and online retailers to optimize their transportation processes. Their platform enables businesses to lower costs by 15% and make more reliable deliveries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8.25 [$6.34]
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$2
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$1
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4.7x
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9.3x
closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Coolblue B.V., acquired Plotwise

synopsis: Rotterdam-based Coolblue, an e-commerce company with nine physical stores in the Netherlands and Belgium, announced that it has acquired Delft-based ENERGIIQ portfolio company Plotwise, an AI-based route optimisation platform for last-mile home delivery. 
buyer: Coolblue B.V.
Coolblue claims to be the biggest online retailer in consumer electronics in the Netherlands and in Belgium. It has its own customer service, delivery service, installation service, repair service, and physical stores. "
target parent: ENERGIIQ
target: Plotwise
Founded in 2018 by Michel Boerrigter, Plotwise is a last-mile-focused solution that leverages ML and AI technology to improve routes and deliveries for organisations that are ready to switch from cost optimisation to service optimisation.
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announced 6/21/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Global-e, will acquire Borderfree

synopsis: Global-e, the world’s leading cross-border end-to-end platform for brands and retailers, has entered into a definitive agreement with Pitney Bowes to acquire the global shipping and mailing company’s Borderfree cross-border ecommerce solutions business.
buyer: Global-e (GLBE:$216.13)
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce. "
target parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
target: Borderfree (BRDR:$123.76)
Borderfree is a cross-border ecommerce solutions business. They help retailers enter new global markets by localizing their domestic website in 200+ countries and territories, simplifying compliance and regulations processing.
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$100
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closed 5/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE), acquired GEL Proximity

synopsis: MBE Worldwide, a leading commerce enablement platform based in Italy, will acquire a majority stake in GEL Proximity, a last mile logistics platform in Italy. GEL Proximity allows eCommerce companies to build & manage a network of pickup points, optimize shipping costs, and reduce cart abandonment rates.
buyer: Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE)
MBE (Mail Boxes Etc ) Worldwide., a privately-owned holding company based in Milan, Italy, is a third-party provider of shipping, fulfillment, printing and marketing solutions to small and medium enterprises and retail consumers via a network of independently owned and operated franchised locations."
target: GEL Proximity
GEL Proximity is a last mile logistics platform in Italy. GEL Proximity provides eCommerce companies with access to thousands of pickup points. Their platform allows users to build & manage a network of pickup points, optimize shipping costs, and reduce cart abandonment rates.
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closed 6/23/2022 via BusinessWire

eShopWorld, acquired Scalefast

synopsis: eShopWorld (ESW), the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, has acquired Scalefast, an end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Scalefast provides an ecommerce platform that enables brands to optimize their ecommerce. Their cloud-based platform features solutions for inventory management, orders, subscriptions, and more.
buyer: eShopWorld
eShopWorld (ESW) is the global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce leader. ESW empowers the world’s best-loved brands and retailers to make global shopping better, safer, simpler and faster. They provide solutions for compliance, fraud protection, checkout, delivery, customer service and more. "
target: Scalefast
Scalefast is an end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Scalefast provides an enterprise-grade ecommerce platform that enable brands to build, operate, & optimize their ecommerce. Their cloud-based platform features solutions for inventory management, order management, subscriptions, and more.
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$300
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closed 12/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sorted Group Limited, acquired Clicksit App Limited

synopsis: UK-based delivery experience platform Sorted has acquired automated returns startup Clicksit as it looks to accelerate its US expansion. The two companies, both headquartered in Manchester, said the acquisition would help retailers using Sorted provide post-purchase services in one platform.
buyer: Sorted Group Limited
Sorted is a UK-based delivery experience platform. Sorted currently counts the likes of Asos, Lush and Asda among its retail customers. Sorted helps leading retailers and brands to create winning ecommerce experiences. "
target: Clicksit App Limited
Clicksit automates the entire customer return process and allows companies to gain insights, cut customer service, and increase revenue by providing the perfect customer return experience.
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closed 6/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Wix.com Ltd, acquired Modalyst

synopsis: Wix, a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, has announced the acquisition of Modalyst, a leading marketplace and dropshipping platform. Modalyst helps ecommerce businesses find the best items to dropship and reliable suppliers to work with.
buyer: Wix.com Ltd (WIX:$1,076.88)
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 200 million registered users worldwide. Through free and premium subscriptions, Wix empowers millions of businesses, organizations, professionals and individuals to take their businesses, brands and workflow online. "
target: Modalyst
Modalyst is dropship automation software for ecommerce businesses. Modalyst helps ecommerce businesses find the best items to dropship and reliable suppliers to work with. Their automation software enables ecommerce businesses to automatically upload products, sync inventory & route orders.
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announced 3/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Global Blue, will acquire ZigZag Global

synopsis: Switzerland-based Global Blue will acquire the UK company ZigZag Global, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology platform that helps retailers manage worldwide e-commerce returns and exchanges more profitably, and consumers to enjoy a smoother and enhanced return experience.
buyer: Global Blue (:$139.26)
Based in Switzerland, Global Blue pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping. Through continuous innovation, it has become the leading strategic technology and payments partner, empowering merchants to capture the growth of international shoppers. "
target: ZigZag Global
Based in the UK, ZigZag Global is a software solution to help ecommerce retailers manage returns domestically and globally. The ZigZag platform connects major retailers to a global network of over 220 warehouses to over 450+ carrier services in over 130 countries.
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closed 2/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Peoplevox

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired Peoplevox, a leading provider of cloud-based ecommerce warehouse management solutions (eWMS) in the UK. Peoplevox helps customers connect to webshop front ends and translate order information into a mobile-driven pick and pack process.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Peoplevox
Peoplevox is a leading provider of cloud-based ecommerce warehouse management solutions (eWMS) in the UK. Peoplevox’s eWMS and ecommerce fulfilment solutions help customers seamlessly connect to webshop front ends and translate order information into a mobile-driven pick and pack process.
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$24
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Port Logistics Group, acquired Whiplash

synopsis: Port Logistics Group, one of the nation's leading providers of omnichannel logistics services, announced its acquisition of Whiplash Merchandising, an ecommerce technology company providing best-in-class integration, order management system (OMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) capabilities to emerging brands.
buyer: Port Logistics Group
Port Logistics Group enables established and emerging retailers to express their brands through exceptional order fulfillment. The company offers omnichannel logistics services including retail distribution, wholesale distribution, and ecommerce fulfillment. "
target: Whiplash
Whiplash Merchandising Inc. is an ecommerce technology company providing best-in-class integration, order management system (OMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) capabilities to emerging brands.
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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
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announced 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Yinhekuyu Media

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures, the stock market-listed film subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, will acquire an 80% stake in Yinhekuyu Media, a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu produces short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show that has attracted over a billion views.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Yinhekuyu Media
Yinhekuyu Media is a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu focuses on producing short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show in China that has attracted over a billion views.
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$58*
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

synopsis: Alibaba Cloud, a Chinese cloud computing company, will acquire Chaitin Tech, a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Cloud
Alibaba Cloud is a Chinese cloud computing company. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power online businesses. Alibaba Cloud uses the latest cloud technology to make it easier for their clients to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world. "
target: Chaitin Tech
Chaitin Tech is a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
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closed 9/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
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$2,014
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

synopsis: Ant Financial, a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world, will acquire WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial is a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and SMBs with safe financial services. "
target: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn.
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$700
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
price ($mm)
$804*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

Freeland Group, acquired Codeur SAS

synopsis: The freelance marketplace Freeland acquires its French counterpart Codeur. France-based Codeur is a marketplace bringing together 250,000 qualified freelancers in technology professions. These include IT developers, UX/UI designer experts, web project managers, network professionals, as well as graphic design.
buyer: Freeland Group
Freeland is a French company that provides services to the self-employed. The company provides a variety of services to help their clients become independent. Freeland's services help the self-employed to start, manage, protect and develop their business. "
target: Codeur SAS
France-based Codeur is a marketplace bringing together 250,000 qualified freelancers in technology professions: IT developers, UX/UI designer experts, web project managers, network professionals, as well as graphic design, marketing, and translation, via SEO, video and data constitute its community.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

BWZ Media, acquired Crozdesk

synopsis: Vancouver-based media company Black and White Zebra (BWZ), announced the acquisition of London, UK-based SaaS lead-generation company Crozdesk. Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple.
buyer: BWZ Media
Founded in 2012, BWZ is an independent media tech company that exists to help people succeed at work. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., BWZ is the parent company for a number of major online publications that aim to provide people with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed professionally. "
target: Crozdesk
Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple. Crozdesk has run lead generation, PPC and intent data campaigns for over 500 software vendors over the last three years, and uses AI to rank more than 13,000 software products across over 350 categories.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Retailo Technologies, acquired DXBUY

synopsis: Retailo, a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, company that digitizes retail operations in the Middle East and North Africa, has acquired United Arab Emirates B2B eCommerce platform DXBUY, which is a B2B eCommerce app designed to simplify the buying process by directly connecting small businesses with manufacturers and wholesalers through a digital platform.
buyer: Retailo Technologies
Retailo is a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, company that digitizes retail operations in the Middle East and North Africa. Retailo provides a one-stop shop for SMEs and retailers, enabling them to discover and procure products for their stores with the promise of having them delivered in 24 hours. "
target: DXBUY
Dubai-based DXBUY is a B2B e-commerce app designed to simplify the buying process by directly connecting small businesses with manufacturers & wholesalers through a digital platform. DXBUY was founded in 2019 by Adnan Zubairi and Rizwan Zubairi.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rock Content, acquired WriterAccess

synopsis: Brazilian startup Rock Content has acquired US writing services marketplace WriterAccess as part of a strategy to consolidate the content marketing segment and expand its offering to marketing departments in the Americas. WriterAccess has developed a talent marketplace that provides content services to nearly 2,000 firms.
buyer: Rock Content
Founded in 2013, Rock Content helps over 2,000 brands, marketers, and agencies to deliver outstanding content experiences to their customers, powered by our innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, on-demand talent, and professional training. "
target: WriterAccess
WriterAccess has developed a talent marketplace that provides content services to nearly 2,000 firms, including Bank of America, DHL, and Pitney Bowes. The firm’s platform uses algorithms and AI to match the client’s preferred writing style to specific freelancers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Coworker merged with The Instant Group,

synopsis: Canadian company Coworker.com, the world's largest online marketplace for coworking, has merged with UK-based The Instant Group. The merger makes the combined platform the leading aggregator globally for coworking space. The Instant Group's newly enhanced marketplace will serve more than 250,000 businesses in 175 countries.
buyer: The Instant Group
UK-based The Instant Group has been rethinking workspace since 1999 with over 500 experts working globally. Its global team advises on commercial real estate solutions from serviced offices to fully customized managed offices, and consulting services for portfolio and net zero strategies. "
target: Coworker
Toronto-based Coworker is an online marketplace for discovering, booking, and reviewing coworking spaces around the world. Coworker offers end-to-end enterprise office solutions, search and direct workspace bookings, office broker services, and an international pass for coworking access.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

The Instant Group, acquired EasyOffices, Meetingo, Rovva and Worka

synopsis: The Instant Group is creating the world's largest independent marketplace for flexible workspace through its merger with the key digital assets from IWG plc including EasyOffices.com, Meetingo.com, Rovva and Worka. They offer fully equipped serviced offices, managed offices, virtual offices and commercial office lease solutions.
buyer: The Instant Group
The Instant Group has been rethinking workspace since 1999 with over 500 experts working globally. Its global team advises on commercial real estate solutions from serviced offices to fully customized managed offices, and consulting services for portfolio and net zero strategies. "
target parent: IWG plc
target: EasyOffices, Meetingo, Rovva and Worka
EasyOffices.com, Meetingo.com, Rovva and Worka offer solutions for the flexible workspace. They offer fully equipped serviced offices, managed offices, virtual offices and commercial office lease solutions.
price ($mm)
$354
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Lightricks, acquired Popular Pays

synopsis: Lightricks is acquiring Popular Pays, a Chicago-based software company that connects brands with creators. Popular Pays has 130 clients that represent more than 350 brands. About 60,000 creators use it for free. The platform makes money by taking a percentage from brands' deals, and brands pay a SaaS fee depending on the level of service.
buyer: Lightricks
Lightricks is the developer behind subscription-based content creation apps Facetune and Enlight that leverages AI to let users fine-tune selfies by adjusting their proportions and manipulating lighting. "
target: Popular Pays
Popular Pays is a Chicago-based software company that connects brands with creators. Popular Pays has 130 clients that represent more than 350 brands. About 60,000 creators use it for free.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

PhonePe Internet Private Limited, acquired GigIndia

synopsis: Digital payments platform PhonePe has acquired freelance micro-entrepreneur platform GigIndia. GigIndia, which has 1.5 million entrepreneurs and over 100 enterprises as customers, will integrate with PhonePe. PhonePe will leverage GigIndia's network of freelance micro-entrepreneurs to help enterprises acquire more customers.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: PhonePe Internet Private Limited
PhonePe is a mobile payments app in India that allows users to transfer money instantly to anyone, by using just their mobile number. Their goal is to make digital payments so easy, safe and universally accepted that people never feel the need to carry cash or cards again. "
target: GigIndia
GigIndia is a freelance micro-entrepreneur platform. GigIndia has 1.5 million entrepreneurs and over 100 enterprises as customers. GigIndia has envisioned a world where people, enterprises and technologies collaborate flexibly to attain the cosmic growth of the global industry & community together.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Schneider Electric SE, acquired EnergySage, Inc.

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has purchased a controlling stake in EnergySage, the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, project financing, and community solar.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. The company drives digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle. "
target: EnergySage, Inc.
EnergySage is the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, project financing, and community solar. EnergySage empowers consumers to request and compare competing quotes online from a network of more than 500 pre-screened installation companies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

CustomInk, acquired Printfection

synopsis: Custom Ink, the leader in custom apparel and accessories for companies, has acquired Printfection, a swag management platform. Printfection helps companies create unique products that represent their brand. Their platform allows businesses to easily buy, manage, and send swag and branded merchandise to customers and employees around the world.
buyer: CustomInk
Custom Ink is the leader in custom apparel and accessories for groups, events, and special occasions. The company helps group organizers bring their families, friends, teammates, and colleagues together with inspired designs they are proud to wear. "
target: Printfection
Printfection is a swag management platform. Printfection helps companies create unique, amazing products that represent their brand. Their platform allows businesses to easily buy, manage, and send swag and branded merchandise to customers and employees around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Xandr

synopsis: AT&T Inc. has agreed to sell its global programmatic advertising marketplace, Xandr Inc., to Microsoft. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Rubicon Technologies, LLC will be merged with Founder SPAC,

synopsis: Rubicon Technologies, an innovative software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, has entered into a merger agreement with Founder SPAC, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company.
buyer: Founder SPAC (FOUN:$0.00)
Founder SPAC is a blank check company whose business purpose is to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Rubicon Technologies, LLC
Rubicon is an innovative software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Booking Holdings Inc., acquired Getaroom

synopsis: Booking Holdings Inc., the Stamford parent company of Priceline, has acquired Getaroom, a B2B distributor of hotel rooms. Getaroom will be rolled into the Priceline brand to form a new business unit aimed at the B2B market.
buyer: Booking Holdings Inc. (PCLN:$9,215.00)
Booking Holdings Inc. is an American travel technology company that owns and operates several travel fare aggregators and travel fare metasearch engines including namesake and flagship Booking.com, Priceline.com, Agoda.com, Kayak.com, Cheapflights, Rentalcars.com, Momondo, and OpenTable. "
target parent: Court Square Capital Partners
target: Getaroom
Getaroom was created to offer the very best values at hotels and other types of lodging in major destinations worldwide. Getaroom was founded by the former CEO and President of Hotels.com, Dave Litman and Bob Diener, respectively.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ease My Trip, will acquire Traviate Online Private Limited

synopsis: The Indian online travel portal Ease My Trip has finalized a non-binding agreement to acquire Traviate, a B2B travel marketplace. Founded in 2016, India-based Traviate connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players.
buyer: Ease My Trip (BSE:543272:$20.53)
EaseMyTrip was founded in 2008 by Nishant Pitti and Rikant Pitti and provides deals on flights, hotel stays and vacation packages. EaseMyTrip commenced its operations in 2008 by focusing on the B2B2C (business to business to customer) distribution channel. "
target: Traviate Online Private Limited
Founded in 2016, Traviate is a B2B travel marketplace that connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players. Based in India, its network includes a listing of more than 1.2 million properties and has enabled more than 200,000 transactions to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Hamster Garage, will acquire Swipehouse

synopsis: Hamster Garage, a leading partnerships and affiliate marketing agency, will acquire Swipehouse, an influencer marketplace connecting brands and creators. The acquisition positions Hamster Garage as the leading partnership marketing agency by allowing brands to connect with creators at scale.
buyer: Hamster Garage
Hamster Garage (HG) is a leading partnerships and affiliate management agency servicing global brands. HG goes beyond affiliate marketing to build world class partner programs. HG works with brands to launch and scale full fledged partner programs. "
target: Swipehouse
Swipehouse is one of the biggest social networks for TikTokers-with over a billion followers across its user base. Automating influencer campaigns and democratizing influencer campaigns, Swipehouse has launched hundreds of brands on TikTok while driving millions of conversions for clients.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Troika Media Group, Inc., acquired Redeeem, LLC

synopsis: Troika Media Group, Inc., a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company, announced that it has closed on the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Redeeem Acquisition Corp., of Redeeem, LLC, a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
buyer: Troika Media Group, Inc. (TRKA:$22.95)
Troika Media Group, Inc. is a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company that provides integrated branding and marketing solutions for global brands. "
target: Redeeem, LLC
Redeeem, LLC is a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$12]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Intema Solutions, will acquire Advertiise Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Intema Solutions Inc. is to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Advertiise Technologies Inc., an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.09)
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs. "
target: Advertiise Technologies Inc.
Advertiise is an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
price ($mm)
$0.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired SpotX, Inc.

synopsis: Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, has completed its acquisition of SpotX from RTL Group. SpotX is one of the leading platforms shaping CTV and video advertising globally. SpotX enables media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$468.41)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: SpotX, Inc.
SpotX is the leading video advertising platform shaping digital video and the future of TV globally. The company’s solutions enable media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams while providing advertisers with direct access to brand-safe, premium inventory.
price ($mm)
$1,169
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
33.4x
announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$789.27)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:IFCM3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infracommerce
Infracommerce
Infracommerce is a leading provider of e-commerce technology and services in Brazil. Infracommerce helps retailers to increase their efficiency and scale. They offer solutions and services for customer relations, back office, payment gateways, logistics, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$88.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3908
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPGC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecom Products Group
Ecom Products Group (EPG) is a marketing, sales, e-commerce and logistics company. EPG offers e-commerce services, from marketing, sales and logistics, to dedicated sector solutions and is also building-out a number of social-based e-commerce platforms.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TIE Kinetix
TIE Kinetix
TIE Kinetix transforms the digital supply chain by providing total integrated e-commerce solutions. These integrated e-commerce solutions maximize revenue opportunities by minimizing the energy needed to market, sell and deliver online.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103
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Ticker: SPSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPS Commerce, Inc.
SPS Commerce, Inc.
SPS Commerce perfects the power of trading partner relationships with the industry's most broadly adopted, retail cloud services platform. As a leader in cloud-based supply chain management solutions, they provide prewired, proven integrations and comprehensive retail performance analytics.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$365.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$77.20
EBIT ($mm)
$53.27
Net Income ($mm)
$45.30
Employees
1572
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Ticker: DSGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Descartes Systems Group Inc.
Descartes Systems Group Inc.
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$424.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.96
EBIT ($mm)
$103.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:CRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cirralto Limited
Cirralto Limited
Cirralto is an Australian IT service management company. Cirralto enable retailers, not-for-profits, franchise and buying groups, and wholesalers and distributors to transform their business. Cirralto implements solutions for export, digital commerce, POS and dropship.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$68,951.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$19,924.83
EBIT ($mm)
$13,844.35
Net Income ($mm)
$24,275.92
Employees
116519
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$410.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.16
EBIT ($mm)
$12.35
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
569
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$243.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.93
EBIT ($mm)
$26.00
Net Income ($mm)
$23.64
Employees
574
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:THAG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Talenthouse
Talenthouse
Talenthouse AG is a technology platform company, working with the world's largest creative community of over 14m members, to produce the highest quality digital content for many of the largest companies globally, including Netflix and Snap.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
60
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Ticker: LSE:ATG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IndiaMART
IndiaMART.com is India's largest online B2B marketplace for Small & Medium Size Businesses, connecting global buyers with suppliers. The company offers a platform & tools to over 1.2 million suppliers to generate business leads from over 6.5 million buyers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$97.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.37
EBIT ($mm)
$43.16
Net Income ($mm)
$39.45
Employees
2724
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Ticker: ASX:ART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Airtasker Pty Ltd
Airtasker Pty Ltd
Airtasker is a global marketplace for local services. Airtasker connects people who need to outsource tasks with people who are looking to earn money. Their platform allows users to find people for various tasks, including home cleaning, handyman jobs, admin work, photography and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$17.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: XMTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xometry
Xometry
Xometry is a leading digital marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, transforming one of the largest industries in the world. Xometry uses its proprietary technology to create a marketplace that enables buyers to efficiently source on-demand manufactured parts and assemblies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$189.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($40.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
386
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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