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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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closed 7/25/2013 via PR Web

Qless, acquired TurnStar

synopsis: QLess, Inc., the world’s first mobile queuing solution provider, replacing physical lines in waiting areas with virtual, mobile, interactive queues, has announced its acquisition of the assets of Textaurant Corporation. Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting.
buyer: Qless
The QLess mission is eliminating waiting in line. QLess is attuned to the fact that the average person spends two years of their life waiting in line, and has created a way for individuals to receive the services they need without having to waste valuable time. "
target: TurnStar
Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting. TurnStar is an online wait list and customer engagement system. TurnStar makes waiting more tolerable for patrons and a source of loyalty for businesses.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Satispay, acquired Advisoreat S.R.L.

synopsis: Satispay, the popular digital shopping app, has taken over the startup AdvisorEat, an Italian company that has a dedicated app that selects and recommends the best restaurants to liven up a business trip or lunch. AdvisorEat is affiliated with more than 800 restaurants in over 40 Italian provinces.
buyer: Satispay
Satispay is a smart payment platform that enables individuals and merchants to send and receive payments. Businesses can accept payment from customers by integrating their in-store payment application to their smartphone, tablet, and PC systems. "
target: Advisoreat S.R.L.
AdvisorEat is an Italian company develops a dedicated app for professionals that selects and recommends the best restaurants to liven up a business trip or lunch. Members can accumulate points to be converted into gift cards, vouchers or charitable donations.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

GrubHub, Inc., acquired LevelUp

synopsis: Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, has closed its previously announced acquisition of LevelUp, the leader in mobile diner engagement and payment solutions for national and regional restaurant brands.
buyer: GrubHub, Inc. (GRUB:$1,351.36)
GrubHub is one of the nation's largest portfolios of online and mobile takeout food ordering and delivery services. The company's platforms and services strive to make takeout better through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. "
target: LevelUp
LevelUp, based in Boston, is building next-generation mobile experiences for over 200 brands nationwide: empowering businesses to engage customers. LevelUp’s platform offers a broad range of customized functionality: mobile rewards, payments, native online ordering, CRM, and more.
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closed 10/29/2013 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Perka, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announced the company has acquired Perka, provider of a smart loyalty program. Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Perka, Inc.
Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BusinessWire

TouchBistro, acquired TableUp

synopsis: TouchBistro announced that it has acquired Boston-based TableUp, a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions for the restaurant industry. TableUp is highly regarded for its proprietary guest engagement solution, which is used by more than 600 restaurants throughout the U.S.
buyer: TouchBistro
TouchBistro is an iPad POS and integrated payments solution built for restaurant people, by restaurant people – with every feature designed to meet the unique needs and fast pace of the foodservice industry. Used in more than 100 countries, TouchBistro has powered over 25,000 restaurants worldwide. "
target: TableUp
TableUp is a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions for the restaurant industry. TableUp is highly regarded for its proprietary guest engagement solution, which is used by more than 600 restaurants throughout the U.S.
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Punchh, Inc.

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a global provider of restaurant software, has acquired Punchh Inc., a leader in loyalty and guest engagement solutions. The acquisition makes PAR a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants and positions PAR as a leader with integrated point-of-sale, back office, payment, and guest engagement solutions.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary ParTech, Inc., is a customer success-driven, global technology company with over 100,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries using its point-of-sale hardware and SaaS software. "
target: Punchh, Inc.
Punchh is a leading loyalty and engagement solution for restaurant, retail, and convenience store brands. Punchh creates consistent, modern loyalty experiences to help physical retailers understand their guests and use real data insights to serve them best.
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closed 9/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Stealz, acquired Tuee Inc.

synopsis: Stealz, the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media, has acquired Tuee, a company that owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants.
buyer: Stealz
Stealz is the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media. They are based in Raleigh, NC. "
target: Tuee Inc.
Tuee Inc. owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants. It allows users to collect feedback from guests and analyze their responses. The company is based in Durham, North Carolina.
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closed 5/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Mercury Payment Systems, Inc., acquired Sundrop Mobile

synopsis: Mercury Payment Systems® announced the acquisition of Sundrop® Mobile, a pioneer in mobile and social loyalty marketing. It marks Mercury’s first acquisition since its founding in 2001, as well as the first card-less mobile loyalty program integrated with payment processing.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Mercury Payment Systems, Inc.
Mercury Payment Systems is one of the fastest-growing payment processing companies in North America. Mercury is a trusted, award-winning channel partner to over 500 point-of-sale (POS) Independent Software Vendors and 2,500 POS Value Added Resellers. "
target: Sundrop Mobile
Sundrop Mobile is a mobile marketing and loyalty solutions provider. Sundrop provides an automated, card-less mobile loyalty program, loyalTXT. loyalTXT uses customer's mobile number as their loyalty card. The loyalty program uses text messaging with email for data collection and communication.
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announced 1/17/2013 via Reuters

Yahoo Japan Corporation, will purchase Mobile CRM Business from Mynet Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo Japan Corp announced that it has decided to take over mobile customer relationship management business from Mynet Inc., which is engaged in mobile customer relationship management and social application business in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE:4689:$8,988.42)
Yahoo Japan Corporation is a Japan-based provider of Internet search services. The Company has three business segments. The Advertising segment provides banner advertising, text advertising, mail advertising and searching tracking advertising services. "
seller: Mynet Inc. (TSE:3928:$112.87)
Mynet Inc. provides business smartphone apps and CRM business. It develops social development in multi-language apps and provides mobile CRM services for restaurants.
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announced 1/19/2012 via PR Newswire

ePrize, LLC, will acquire Cellit, LLC

synopsis: ePrize, a digital engagement agency specializing in interactive mobile, social media, and web campaigns, has acquired Cellit, a mobile marketing agency. Cellit's expertise in mobile marketing and customer relationship management solutions include short message services, mobile-optimized sites and mobile applications.
buyer: ePrize, LLC
ePrize is a digital engagement agency specializing in mobile, social media, and web campaigns. Since 1999, ePrize has grown into the largest online promotions platform, providing incentive-based promotional and loyalty programs in 44 countries for clients like Coca-Cola, and Microsoft. "
target: Cellit, LLC
Cellit develops mobile customer relationship management (CRM) programs for retailers, restaurants and other companies who want to leverage mobile technology to create a deeper level of customer engagement.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Torqus Systems

synopsis: Times Internet’s restaurant booking service Dineout has acquired Pune-based SaaS company Torqus which provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: Torqus Systems
Pune-based SaaS company Torqus provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services. It was started by Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and Suneet Kulkarni in 2013 as a PoS service.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Reserve Media, Inc., acquired Set for Service

synopsis: Reserve, a “dining concierge” startup that helps users with restaurant reservations and payments, has acquired bootstrapped New York City company Set for Service. The company offers a web and iPhone app that serves as a CRM system for restaurants, allowing them to track details and feedback from their guests.
buyer: Reserve Media, Inc.
Reserve is a digital concierge service focused on making every part of the dining experience better, for both restaurants and diners. They're building a better way for guests to dine and restaurants to accommodate more diners. "
target: Set for Service
Set for Service is a cloud based CRM platform for the restaurant industry. Conceptualized and built by restaurant insiders to meet the needs of an evolving market place. Set for service is also available in the social network: Facebook, twitter, you tube and google.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cardlytics, Inc., acquired Bridg Inc.

synopsis: Cardlytics, a digital advertising platform, has acquired Bridg, a customer data platform that empowers marketers to better understand and reach customers using SKU-level insights.
buyer: Cardlytics, Inc. (CDLX:$186.89)
Cardlytics is a digital advertising platform. The company partners with financial institutions to run their banking rewards programs that promote customer loyalty and deepen banking relationships. "
target: Bridg Inc.
Bridg provides a cloud-based platform that retailers and CPG marketers use for a wide range of applications, including analyzing customer behavior, marketing on digital platforms, and measuring the effectiveness of their business strategies, while following consumer privacy best practices.
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closed 7/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Trust Payments Ltd, acquired Mobilize Systems Limited

synopsis: Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has acquired Mobilize Systems, a UK-based engagement and mobile loyalty platform. The acquisition enables Trust Payments to combine behavioral analytics with transactional data to offer enhanced product journeys for customers, improved payment options, and better insight for businesses.
buyer: Trust Payments Ltd
Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out, and customer journey technologies. The company helps businesses to optimise their sales and customer experience through facilitating speedy and seamless payments. "
target: Mobilize Systems Limited
Mobilize Systems is a UK based engagement and mobile loyalty platform serving the retail and hospitality sectors. The company provides seamless, data-rich services to merchants looking to capture and expand customer engagement and loyalty programs.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

BIG Un Limited, will acquire Tipsly LLC

synopsis: Big Un Limited, the parent company of social media and video review platform Big Review TV, will acquire Tipsly LLC, a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. Tipsly partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits to help them get home safely.
buyer: BIG Un Limited (ASX:BIG:$10.60)
Big Un Ltd is the parent company of Big Review TV Ltd. Big Review TV are innovative disruptors in the online video space delivering subscription based video technology products and services. The Company has operations across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver."
target: Tipsly LLC
Tipsly LLC is a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. It partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits for spending money at their favorite bars and clubs to help them get home safely.
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closed 7/31/2013 via PR Newswire

Open Table, Inc., purchased Rezbook from Urbanspoon

synopsis: OpenTable, Inc., announced that it has acquired Rezbook, Urbanspoon's reservation management system for restaurants. Rezbook is an easy-to-use restaurant reservation and table management system that allows restaurants to efficiently manage their reservations, tables and customer database in real-time using nothing more than an elegant iPad.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. "
seller parent: IAC
seller: Urbanspoon
Rezbook is an easy-to-use restaurant reservation and table management system that allows restaurants to efficiently manage their reservations, tables and customer database in real-time using nothing more than an elegant iPad.
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closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
buyer: Stirista
Founded in September 2009, Stirista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in B2B and B2C segmentation, email marketing, and display advertising. They love data and want to put it to use. They believe our services can help find new clients, and they’ll do their best to accomplish that. "
target: Point Shout
Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

LivePerson, Inc., acquired Conversable, Inc.

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc. a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform focused on social and marketing use cases, with a speciality in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$396.42)
LivePerson makes life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands. Their conversational commerce solutions are used to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship. "
target: Conversable, Inc.
Conversable provides clients with online services and tools that allow them to improve their online interactions with individuals on existing social media and messaging platforms. Conversable's speciality is in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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announced 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Resy

synopsis: American Express announced it has agreed to acquire Resy, the digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. Resy offers a table management, customer relationship management and booking technology suite for restaurants, with a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app and website to enhance dining experiences worldwide.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: Resy
Resy is a hospitality technology company, built for and powered by restaurant lovers. Resy offers reservation management software and a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app to elevate and enhance dining experiences worldwide. Consumers can book and manage reservations on Resy.com and the app.
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Resy, acquired Reserve Media, Inc.

synopsis: Resy, the ground-breaking hospitality technology company, announced its acquisition of competitor Reserve, the country's premier hospitality technology platform, helping restaurants and guests connect. Reserve helps guests discover restaurants, book reservations and get personalized service.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Reserve Media, Inc.
Reserve is the country's premier hospitality technology platform, helping restaurants and guests connect. Reserve helps guests discover restaurants, book reservations and get personalized service.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 8/11/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotOn, acquired Seatninja

synopsis: SpotOn Transact, Inc, a leading software and payments company, announced it has acquired Seatninja, a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Seatninja
Seatninja is a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue. Their tool can be seamlessly integrated with other technologies used by a full service restaurant.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

HotSchedules merged with Fourth Ltd.,

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired HotSchedules and Fourth, two leading providers of workforce, inventory and operations management solutions to the global restaurant and hospitality industry. Marlin has merged the two companies to create the industry’s most comprehensive back-of-house software suite.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Fourth Ltd.
Fourth provides complete, end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions that empower operators to optimize profits, enhance guest satisfaction, improve employee engagement and scale profitably. "
target: HotSchedules
HotSchedules provides state-of-the-art technology, services and user experiences for the restaurant, retail and hospitality verticals. Over 30,000 customers across 170,000+ locations globally rely on HotSchedules’ software to help them control costs, maintain compliance, and improve visibility.
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announced 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Resy

synopsis: American Express announced it has agreed to acquire Resy, the digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. Resy offers a table management, customer relationship management and booking technology suite for restaurants, with a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app and website to enhance dining experiences worldwide.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: Resy
Resy is a hospitality technology company, built for and powered by restaurant lovers. Resy offers reservation management software and a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app to elevate and enhance dining experiences worldwide. Consumers can book and manage reservations on Resy.com and the app.
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announced 10/8/2018 via Company Press Release

HOSPITALITY.digital, will acquire Restu s.r.o.

synopsis: HOSPITALITY.digital, a German company that actively contributes to the digitalisation of the hospitality sector, will acquire Restu from Miton, a Czech venture capital company. Restu is the largest restaurant guide and reservation platform for diners and restaurants in the Czech Republic.
buyer parent: Metro AG
buyer: HOSPITALITY.digital
HOSPITALITY.digital is a German company that actively contributes to the digitalisation of the hospitality sector. The company implements a variety of digital solutions and innovations for hotels, restaurants, caterers and trader businesses. "
target parent: MITON CZ, s.r.o.
target: Restu s.r.o.
Restu is the largest restaurant guide and reservation platform for diners and restaurants in the Czech Republic. Restu allows users to discover restaurants, cafes, or bars, and reserve a table with a single click using their computer or mobile device.
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closed 4/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired ResDiary

synopsis: Accor Hotels — a group whose portfolio includes properties ranging from luxury The Savoy, (under the Fairmont brand), in London, to budget Ibis hotels across Europe — has acquired the Glasgow-born restaurant reservation platform, ResDiary. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: ResDiary
ResDiary is a table reservation system that processes reservations on behalf of thousands of venues across the world. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
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closed 4/6/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Chope Group, acquired MakanLuar

synopsis: Chope Group, the largest online booking service in Asia, announced its acquisition of MakanLuar, Chope's Indonesian equivalent and the market-leading reservation platform in the country. MakanLuar equips each dining establishment with a backend platform for accurate real-time inventory as users make free, instantly confirmed online reservations.
buyer: The Chope Group
Chope helps restaurants use online booking channels, improve yield, and keep better track of their clients' preferences. Chope’s website and apps help diners discover and make reservations at the best and most popular restaurants in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Bangkok. "
target: MakanLuar
MakanLuar is the first fully automated, customized and integrated service that lets consumers make Instant Online Reservations at quality restaurants in Indonesia. Highly curated with a focus on quality maintenance, consumers can be booked at a restaurant within a few clicks.
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closed 9/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Velocity Mobile LTD., acquired Cover, Inc.

synopsis: Velocity Mobile LTD. announced its acquisition of Cover Inc., the leading mobile payments app accepted at over 300 restaurants in NYC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. The acquisition will expand Velocity's global hospitality platform, which connects restaurants with diners and empowers them to settle their bill directly from their phone.
buyer parent: Spark Capital
buyer: Velocity Mobile LTD.
Velocity is the world's leading international digital hospitality service. Velocity partners with the world's best venues and empowers them to attract, delight, and retain high-value global customers. Velocity enables diners to discover, reserve, pay instantly and earn rewards in one app. "
target: Cover, Inc.
Cover is a mobile app that helps you find the right restaurant, and it splits and pays the check automatically. There's no waiting, just leave when you're ready and Cover handles the rest. Cover is accepted in over 300 locations in New York, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

OpenTable, acquired AS Digital

synopsis: The Priceline Group announced the acquisition of AS Digital, a leading provider of restaurant table and reservation management solutions. Based in Australia, AS Digital will expand The Priceline Group's global footprint in the digital restaurant reservation booking business. AS Digital will roll into the OpenTable brand within The Priceline Group.
buyer parent: Priceline
buyer: OpenTable (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. "
target: AS Digital
AS Digital operates ResPAK, a comprehensive table reservation and management software solution with a robust feature set that helps thousands of restaurants in over 40 countries manage their front-of-house operations seamlessly and efficiently.
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announced 3/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Quandoo GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that is has decided to acquire a majority stake of total outstanding shares in Quandoo GmbH, an online restaurant reservation service provider operating mainly in Germany and other countries in the EU. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Quandoo GmbH
Quandoo is a real-time reservation platform for restaurants. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform, including a reservation management system and a yield management tool that enables them to market free capacities to local diners.
price ($mm)
$219*
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
45.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Priceline, will acquire OpenTable

synopsis: The Priceline Group Inc., a leader in global online hotel reservations, and OpenTable, Inc., the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby The Priceline Group will acquire OpenTable.
buyer: Priceline (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Priceline is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 270,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and Rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. "
target: OpenTable (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,479 [$2,361]
rev ($mm)
$198
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
12.6x
EV / EBITDA
41.5x
announced 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Yelp, will acquire SeatMe Inc.

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has agreed to acquire SeatMe, Inc, a web and iPad-app based reservation solution for the restaurant and nightlife categories.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. "
target: SeatMe Inc.
SeatMe provides a reservations and guest management system for restaurants. SeatMe’s complete restaurant ERB solution handles guest, floor, book and waitlist management and provides a variety of promotional tools.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via

Open Table, Inc., acquired toptable

synopsis: OpenTable, Inc., a leading provider of free online reservations for diners and guest management systems for restaurants, announced the closing of its acquisition of all of the shares of toptable.com, a leading restaurant reservation site in the United Kingdom, for approximately $55 million USD in cash.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. OpenTable has more than 11,000 restaurant customers, and since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 110 million diners around the world."
target: toptable
Founded in 2000, toptable.com is one of Europe's largest online dining communities and restaurant booking services. toptable.com provides a free and easy-to-use service, allowing diners to browse and book at more than 5,000 restaurants across the United Kingdom and throughout Europe.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Velocity Mobile LTD., acquired Uncover

synopsis: Velocity, the world's leading international digital hospitality service, connecting guests with restaurant and nightlife experiences, announced its acquisition of Uncover, one of the world's leading restaurant discovery and reservation apps.
buyer parent: Spark Capital
buyer: Velocity Mobile LTD.
Velocity is the world's leading international digital hospitality service, connecting guests with restaurant and nightlife experiences. Velocity partners with the world's best venues and empowers them to attract, delight, and retain global customers through the power of mobile payments and loyalty. "
target: Uncover
Uncover provides real-time inventory to London's most desirable restaurants – including 44 Michelin stars – such as Alain Ducasse Restaurants, Nobu, Coya, LIMA, Restaurant Story, Taberna do Mercado, and The Clove Club.
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closed 5/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

lafourchette, acquired Dimmi Pty Limited

synopsis: Dimmi has been acquired by TripAdvisor and will join their restaurant division which operates under the brand name ‘TheFork’ (La Fourchette) in Europe. DIMMI is an online restaurant booking service that allows Australians to book at one of the 2500 listed restaurants based on location, availability, price, type of cuisine and diner reviews.
buyer parent: TripAdvisor LLC
buyer: lafourchette
lafourchette is the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain and Switzerland. The company also offers management software solutions helping restaurants to maximize online business by providing an effective and flexible booking, discount and data tool. "
target: Dimmi Pty Limited
Dimmi is Australia's restaurant booking network, designed to bring diners and restaurants together. Recommendations and reservations are now a no-stress affair, because they have partnered with more than 2,500 restaurants nationwide and the country's leading online restaurant guides.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Zomato, acquired NexTable, Inc.

synopsis: Zomato, an online and mobile restaurant search and discovery service, has acquired NexTable, a U.S.-based restaurant reservations and table-management platform that competes against the likes of Priceline’s OpenTable and SeatMe from Yelp.
buyer: Zomato
Zomato is a leading restaurant search service that provides in-depth information for over a million restaurants across 22 countries. Zomato can be accessed online or via their interactive iOS and Android apps. "
target: NexTable, Inc.
NexTable is a leading provider of revolutionary cloud-based iPad App for advanced online restaurant reservation, intelligent table management, smart texting platform, CRM and marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Open Table, Inc., acquired Quickcue

synopsis: OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, announced that it has acquired Quickcue, a provider of guest management systems for restaurants. OpenTable will support its 40 existing Quickcue customers and plans to discontinue offering the product to new customers while it works on its next-generation solution.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. "
target: Quickcue
Quickcue, LLC, is a provider of guest management systems for restaurants. They provide their Quickcue station manager for businesses to engage and organize customers.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired DesignMyNight

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software to mid-market businesses, has acquired DesignMyNight, a nightlife discovery website. DesignMyNight has two SaaS products: Collins, a reservation and enquiry management tool for casual dining restaurants, bars and pubs, and Tonic, an event ticketing and marketing platform.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access Group is a leading provider of fully integrated business management software. Its portfolio spans ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: DesignMyNight
DesignMyNight is website that lets users discover and book the newest and best nightlife locations in the UK. The company also created Collins, a booking and enquiry management software for bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs, and Tonic, one of the leading ticketing platforms in the UK.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Yelp, acquired NoWait

synopsis: Yelp Inc. announced it has acquired Nowait, a restaurant technology company with the industry’s leading waitlist system and seating tool. Nowait was founded in 2010 as the first mobile network for waitlist restaurants that enables users to discover real-time seating availability and remotely add their name to the waitlist.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. "
target: NoWait
Nowait is a restaurant technology company with the industry’s leading waitlist system and seating tool. Nowait was founded in 2010 as the first mobile network for waitlist restaurants that enables users to discover real-time seating availability and remotely add their name to the waitlist.
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