Like Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 5/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rapid Nutrition, acquired The Plant-Based Bundle

synopsis: Rapid Nutrition PLC, a natural healthcare company in the UK, has acquired The Plant-Based Bundle, a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
buyer: Rapid Nutrition (ENXTPA:ALRPD:$2.17)
Rapid Nutrition is a natural healthcare company in the UK. Rapid Nutrition is dedicated to the development and distribution of premium, science-based health and wellness brands across the globe. Their products include protein formulas, fiber bars, weight loss drinks, and more. "
target: The Plant-Based Bundle
The Plant-Based Bundle a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs from talented influencers and professionals. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

MAXST, acquired Buk.io

synopsis: MAXST, Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company, has acquired Buk.io, an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
buyer: MAXST (KOSDAQ:A377030:$1.87)
MAXST is Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company. MAXST helps millions of developers and organizations build and empower convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality with AR, AI and computer vision technology. Their products include SDKs, spatial AR platforms, and more. "
target: Buk.io
Buk.io is an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
price ($mm)
$2.10*
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

synopsis: IGN, the leading internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets, has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: IGN Entertainment, Inc.
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Incorporated in 1999, IGN's first website launched in 1996. "
target: Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle is a digital storefront for video games and ebooks. Customers pay what they want for downloadable content and choose how much of that money goes towards charity.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Tictail

synopsis: Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired Swedish e-commerce company Tictail. Tictail operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$3,448.14)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Tictail
Tictail AB operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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announced 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD., will acquire MMOGA

synopsis: Kee Ever Bright Decorative Technology, a company that engages in the research and application of surface material technologies in China and internationally, will buy 100% stake in MMOGA, one of the first professional mediators of online virtual gaming currency in the European market.
buyer: KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.
Since 1994, KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.(KEBDT), have provide the latest manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide, the KEE team has come to be known for the highest standard in the development of graphic products with advanced technology. "
target: MMOGA
MMOGA was one of the first professional mediators of online gold on the European market. A wide variety of products in the area of games, online gaming, virtual currencies, gamecards and more can be found on the MMOGA online platform, always at favorable prices.
price ($mm)
$343
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
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. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 6/15/2009 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GMarket

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of Gmarket Inc.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: GMarket
Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail ecommerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,210 [$960]
rev ($mm)
$208
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 8/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.
Baazee.com is a person-to-person trading community on the Internet where anyone can sell or buy almost anything in an exciting e-commerce format. Baazee.com, through a world-class Internet trading infrastructure, has created an online marketplace that is free of middlemen and unconstrained by geogr
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 3/25/2004 via BusinessWire

Bidville, Inc., acquired 3 2 1 Play, Inc.

synopsis: March 25, 2004--Bidville, Inc. (OTCBB:BVLE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately held 3 2 1 Play, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Buy Sell Connect, Inc. 3 2 1 Play, Inc. has access to thousands of major brand products at or below wholesale prices from leading manufacturers.
buyer parent: Petters Group, LLC
buyer: Bidville, Inc.
Bidville was founded in 2000 by Dr. Ed Orlando as an online auction alternative to eBay. The company provides unique user features, such as Watch List, Image Gallery, and fixed price listing options. In 2001, Bidville merged with NoBidding.com, one of the first online fixed price marketplaces. "
target: 3 2 1 Play, Inc.
3 2 1 Play, Inc., headquartered in Jericho, N.Y., was founded by Alina Mezhibovsky, who started the business by selling items found in her garage over the Internet. Mrs. Mezhibovsky quickly expanded the business to include new and used items provided by a growing list of new buyers and sellers.
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closed 7/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Bagy

synopsis: Locaweb, a company that offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil, has acquired Bagy, an e-commerce platform focused on social commerce, which allows people to create virtual stores, connect to their social networks and other market places and start selling. Bagy is also based in Brazil.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$158.38)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Bagy
Founded in 2017 in Belo Horizonte, Bagy is focused on social commerce, with over 13,500 active customers. Its purpose is to provide support for SMBs, individuals, and influencers to set up their virtual stores in a simple and fast way.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired HomeRun.com

synopsis: Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ platform, announced that it has acquired HomeRun.com, creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites.
buyer: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
Rearden Commerce, creator of Deem™, is transforming commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology. "
target: HomeRun.com
HomeRun.com is the creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites. HomeRun delivers offers from local businesses, membership rewards and incentives.
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closed 11/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Natural Nutrition, merged with AppTech Global, Inc.

synopsis: Natural Nutrition announced the acquisition of App Tech Global, Inc. App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc.
buyer: Natural Nutrition
Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc. "
target: AppTech Global, Inc. (APCX:$0.01)
App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. App Tech is focused on multi platform apps designed to run on device operating systems such as Apple I-Phone, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm Systems, Verizon Droid and others.
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closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Iconicfuture, acquired Virtual Greats

synopsis: Iconicfuture, the pioneering global marketplace for the sale of virtual goods in online and mobile games, announces the integration of Virtual Greats, the leading provider of licensed virtual goods to virtual worlds, into its global operations.
buyer: Iconicfuture
Iconicfuture GmbH operates an online marketplace that facilitates the creation of branded virtual items in social games, virtual worlds, and mobile applications. The company offers a service for game developers and rights owners from the fields of sport, entertainment, fashion, celebrity, and more. "
target: Virtual Greats
Virtual Greats is the leading provider of licensed virtual goods serving the $6B virtual goods market. The service allows operators of social networks, gaming companies and virtual worlds to sell items from a library of high value, licensed materials.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Oomba, LLC, acquired GameBux

synopsis: Oomba, Inc. announced that it has acquired GameBux™, a virtual currency system that will compliment the company's Digital Object Trading™ platform and Virtual Goods Marketplace™. GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
buyer: Oomba, LLC
Oomba is the first SaaS platform for the exchange of virtual goods in an aftermarket that operates with the exclusive, voluntary participation of publishers of online and mobile games. "
target: GameBux
GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 5/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rapid Nutrition, acquired The Plant-Based Bundle

synopsis: Rapid Nutrition PLC, a natural healthcare company in the UK, has acquired The Plant-Based Bundle, a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
buyer: Rapid Nutrition (ENXTPA:ALRPD:$2.17)
Rapid Nutrition is a natural healthcare company in the UK. Rapid Nutrition is dedicated to the development and distribution of premium, science-based health and wellness brands across the globe. Their products include protein formulas, fiber bars, weight loss drinks, and more. "
target: The Plant-Based Bundle
The Plant-Based Bundle a unique collection of vegan ebooks, courses and programs in the UK. The Plant-Based Bundle offers over 100 handpicked ebooks and programs from talented influencers and professionals. Their platform provides vegen guides, recipe ebooks, workout programs, meal plans, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

MAXST, acquired Buk.io

synopsis: MAXST, Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company, has acquired Buk.io, an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
buyer: MAXST (KOSDAQ:A377030:$1.87)
MAXST is Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company. MAXST helps millions of developers and organizations build and empower convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality with AR, AI and computer vision technology. Their products include SDKs, spatial AR platforms, and more. "
target: Buk.io
Buk.io is an eBook service platform in South Korea. Buk.io transforms file-based eBooks into URL accessible cloud content, enabling publishers to directly market their books to by sharing the URLs. The platform allows interested readers to directly buy the eBooks.
price ($mm)
$2.10*
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

synopsis: IGN, the leading internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets, has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: IGN Entertainment, Inc.
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Incorporated in 1999, IGN's first website launched in 1996. "
target: Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle is a digital storefront for video games and ebooks. Customers pay what they want for downloadable content and choose how much of that money goes towards charity.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Tictail

synopsis: Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired Swedish e-commerce company Tictail. Tictail operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$3,448.14)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Tictail
Tictail AB operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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announced 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD., will acquire MMOGA

synopsis: Kee Ever Bright Decorative Technology, a company that engages in the research and application of surface material technologies in China and internationally, will buy 100% stake in MMOGA, one of the first professional mediators of online virtual gaming currency in the European market.
buyer: KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.
Since 1994, KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.(KEBDT), have provide the latest manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide, the KEE team has come to be known for the highest standard in the development of graphic products with advanced technology. "
target: MMOGA
MMOGA was one of the first professional mediators of online gold on the European market. A wide variety of products in the area of games, online gaming, virtual currencies, gamecards and more can be found on the MMOGA online platform, always at favorable prices.
price ($mm)
$343
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2009 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GMarket

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of Gmarket Inc.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: GMarket
Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail ecommerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,210 [$960]
rev ($mm)
$208
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 8/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.
Baazee.com is a person-to-person trading community on the Internet where anyone can sell or buy almost anything in an exciting e-commerce format. Baazee.com, through a world-class Internet trading infrastructure, has created an online marketplace that is free of middlemen and unconstrained by geogr
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2004 via BusinessWire

Bidville, Inc., acquired 3 2 1 Play, Inc.

synopsis: March 25, 2004--Bidville, Inc. (OTCBB:BVLE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately held 3 2 1 Play, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Buy Sell Connect, Inc. 3 2 1 Play, Inc. has access to thousands of major brand products at or below wholesale prices from leading manufacturers.
buyer parent: Petters Group, LLC
buyer: Bidville, Inc.
Bidville was founded in 2000 by Dr. Ed Orlando as an online auction alternative to eBay. The company provides unique user features, such as Watch List, Image Gallery, and fixed price listing options. In 2001, Bidville merged with NoBidding.com, one of the first online fixed price marketplaces. "
target: 3 2 1 Play, Inc.
3 2 1 Play, Inc., headquartered in Jericho, N.Y., was founded by Alina Mezhibovsky, who started the business by selling items found in her garage over the Internet. Mrs. Mezhibovsky quickly expanded the business to include new and used items provided by a growing list of new buyers and sellers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Bagy

synopsis: Locaweb, a company that offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil, has acquired Bagy, an e-commerce platform focused on social commerce, which allows people to create virtual stores, connect to their social networks and other market places and start selling. Bagy is also based in Brazil.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$158.38)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Bagy
Founded in 2017 in Belo Horizonte, Bagy is focused on social commerce, with over 13,500 active customers. Its purpose is to provide support for SMBs, individuals, and influencers to set up their virtual stores in a simple and fast way.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired HomeRun.com

synopsis: Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ platform, announced that it has acquired HomeRun.com, creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites.
buyer: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
Rearden Commerce, creator of Deem™, is transforming commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology. "
target: HomeRun.com
HomeRun.com is the creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites. HomeRun delivers offers from local businesses, membership rewards and incentives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Natural Nutrition, merged with AppTech Global, Inc.

synopsis: Natural Nutrition announced the acquisition of App Tech Global, Inc. App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc.
buyer: Natural Nutrition
Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc. "
target: AppTech Global, Inc. (APCX:$0.01)
App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. App Tech is focused on multi platform apps designed to run on device operating systems such as Apple I-Phone, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm Systems, Verizon Droid and others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Iconicfuture, acquired Virtual Greats

synopsis: Iconicfuture, the pioneering global marketplace for the sale of virtual goods in online and mobile games, announces the integration of Virtual Greats, the leading provider of licensed virtual goods to virtual worlds, into its global operations.
buyer: Iconicfuture
Iconicfuture GmbH operates an online marketplace that facilitates the creation of branded virtual items in social games, virtual worlds, and mobile applications. The company offers a service for game developers and rights owners from the fields of sport, entertainment, fashion, celebrity, and more. "
target: Virtual Greats
Virtual Greats is the leading provider of licensed virtual goods serving the $6B virtual goods market. The service allows operators of social networks, gaming companies and virtual worlds to sell items from a library of high value, licensed materials.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Oomba, LLC, acquired GameBux

synopsis: Oomba, Inc. announced that it has acquired GameBux™, a virtual currency system that will compliment the company's Digital Object Trading™ platform and Virtual Goods Marketplace™. GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
buyer: Oomba, LLC
Oomba is the first SaaS platform for the exchange of virtual goods in an aftermarket that operates with the exclusive, voluntary participation of publishers of online and mobile games. "
target: GameBux
GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
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YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
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Pantaluren Group AB
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Aucnet, Inc.
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$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
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Hollywood Media Corporation
Hollywood Media Corporation
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Zedge Ltd
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
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Acast
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YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
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Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
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Hollywood Media Corporation
Hollywood Media Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
($5.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Zedge Ltd
Zedge Ltd
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