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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Babygogo

synopsis: Sheroes, the women’s-focused career platform, has acquired Delhi-based child healthcare startup Babygogo. The Babygogo platform enables mothers to read helpful articles on baby food, health and day-to-day care. Babygogo lets parents post queries, and doctors and experienced mothers respond within minutes.
buyer: Sheroes.in
Sheroes is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. Sheroes is the world’s largest network for women, helping them find work from home opportunities, corporate roles, events, mentors, resources and counselling. "
target parent: AddoDoc Technologies Private Limited
target: Babygogo
Babygogo is a website that provides parents with all the information required to raise a healthy baby. Babygogo lets visitors connect with other parents and pediatricians to get answers to all their baby health questions.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

SIRCLO, acquired Orami

synopsis: SIRCLO, an e-commerce enabler in Indonesia, has acquired Orami, an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO is an Indonesian company that provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: Orami
Orami is an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Some Spider Studios, acquired Fatherly

synopsis: Some Spider Studios has acquired Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
buyer: Some Spider Studios
Some Spider Studios is a profitable social-focused publisher that owns parenting sites Scary Mommy (the largest women with kids brand online) and The Dad (fastest growing new brand for men with kids) and employs close to 100 people. "
target: Fatherly
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
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announced 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tinybeans, will acquire Red Tricycle

synopsis: Tinybeans, a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform, will acquire Red Tricycle, a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, holidays and more.
buyer: Tinybeans (ASX:TNY:$2.62)
Tinybeans is a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform. Tinybeans is a modern day baby book that helps busy families to save time and stay connected. Their platform makes it easy for parents to share pregnancy and childhood pictures with the family and record their milestones. "
target: Red Tricycle
Red Tricycle is a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, indoor & outdoor activities, holidays and more.
price ($mm)
$7.67
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.1x
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14.2x
closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

KidPass, acquired Mommy Nearest Inc.

synopsis: KidPass, the largest online marketplace for booking kids activities, has acquired Mommy Nearest, an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content.
buyer: KidPass
KidPass is the leading online marketplace for parents to discover and book kids activities. KidPass is the largest website for kids activities with over 400,000 activities booked across 4,000 activity providers and 20 categories including music, arts, sports, dance, playspaces, and more. "
target: Mommy Nearest Inc.
Mommy Nearest is an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content. Their app lists 100,000 kid-friendly places in all 50 US states.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Conobie

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest telecommunications company, will acquire Conobie from LitaLico, a company in Japan that supports people with disabilities. Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest telecommunications company. The company provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable customers to realize smarter lives. The company serves over 73 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks. "
target parent: LitaLico Inc.
target: Conobie
Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting. Users can also read stories and short comics submitted by other parents on Conobie.
price ($mm)
$2.34
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$2
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1.2x
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announced 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wirtualna Polska S.A., will acquire NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska, the operator of Poland's second largest internet portal of the same name will buy a 100% stake in NextWeb Media, owner of abcZdrowie.pl and Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform.
buyer parent: Grupa o2 sp. z o.o.
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target: NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.
NextWeb Media Group publishes Polish websites abcZdrowie.pl, Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform. abcZdrowie.pl, one of the most popular health sites in Poland.
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$5.26
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
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1.0x
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8.6x
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

AS Delfi, acquired SIA Calis.lv

synopsis: AS Delfi agrees to acquires 100% of the shares of SIA Calis.lv. Calis.lv is Latvia's leading site for the online parenting community.
buyer parent: Ekspress Grupp
buyer: AS Delfi
Delfi, UAB operates an internet portal that offers videos, blogs, maps, news service, and separate thematic units: sports, entertainment, lifestyle, transport, and auto portal. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Vilnius, Lithuania. "
target: SIA Calis.lv
Cālis.lv is the oldest Latvian portal for families, women. Cālis.lv has become the largest and most read Latvian portal for any modern family. Everything that is important in every family can be read on the portal, including relationships, work, health, housing and many other things.
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closed 6/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

News Limited, acquired Kidspot Pty Ltd

synopsis: News Corp, a diversified entertainment company, has purchased web entrepreneur Katie May's online parenting portal Kidspot and all its related entities, in a move that represents a rapid rise for the six-year-old business and highlights how much media companies now value established websites with strong communities.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Limited
News Limited operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums. "
target: Kidspot Pty Ltd
Kidspot is the leading Australia-based online community for parents. Kidspot Australia is all about simplifying the journey that is parenting.
price ($mm)
$48
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$7
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closed 2/2/2010 via BusinessWire

giggle, acquired The Cradle, LLC

synopsis: giggle, the one-stop source for today's new parent offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, announced that it has acquired The Cradle, the first-of-its-kind social community and lifestyle destination focused solely on expectant and new moms.
buyer: giggle
giggle is the one-stop source for today's new parent, offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, including giggle’s own line of baby products, giggle Better Basics. "
target: The Cradle, LLC
The Cradle is a social community and lifestyle destination for expectant and new moms. Through fresh and relevant content, personalized features, and an engaging social networking community, The Cradle offers a central place where those who ‘need to know’ can connect with those ‘in the know'.
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closed 9/9/2009 via paidContent.org

Mothercare UK, Ltd., acquired gurgle.com

synopsis: Mothercare is buying investment fund Fleming Media out of their Gurgle.co.uk joint venture. The baby products retailer will now take full ownership of the pregnancy-and-parenting social network. Gurgle.co.uk was founded by the pair in 2007 to let first-time parents share advice and experience, including blogs, chat, video and Q&A.
buyer: Mothercare UK, Ltd.
The Mothercare group is comprised principally of two iconic parenting retail brands with international appeal; Mothercare and Early Learning Centre. The group's brands operate through three distinct channels to market; UK stores, Direct, and International franchisement/joint ventures. "
target parent: Fleming Media, Ltd.
target: gurgle.com
gurgle.com is an UK-based pregnancy/parenting social network. Gurgle provides users with information on all aspects of parenting. Users can search topics to find related articles, videos, groups, answers, and chat. Or gurgle users can communicate directly with each other to share experiences.
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closed 1/13/2009 via BusinessWire

The Knot, Inc., acquired Breastfeeding.com, Inc.

synopsis: The Knot Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Breastfeeding.com, the number-one website dedicated to providing advice on breastfeeding—one of first-time mothers’ biggest challenges. The addition of Breastfeeding.com further enhances The Knot Inc.’s already robust pregnancy and first-time parenting offerings.
buyer: The Knot, Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
The Knot, Inc. is a leading national lifestage media and services company. The company's flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation's premier wedding resource that reaches over one million engaged couples each year through the Web, newsstands, bookstores, national television and more. "
target: Breastfeeding.com, Inc.
The first issue most new moms face is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding.com is a Web site dedicated to providing support and information on breastfeeding, along with all the other things a new mom needs. Since 1998, the site has grown into the leading Web site for breastfeeding information and support.
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closed 5/14/2008 via PR Newswire

SheKnows, LLC, acquired PregnancyandBaby.com

synopsis: SheKnows.com, one of the fastest growing online destinations for women, announced the acquisition of PregnancyandBaby.com a leading online community for women from preconception through pregnancy.
buyer parent: AtomicOnline
buyer: SheKnows, LLC
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: PregnancyandBaby.com
PregnancyandBaby is among the most popular sites designed specifically for those who are pregnant or planning to conceive. The site offers a comprehensive collection of articles, interactive features and active message board communities with the goal of informing and inspiring hopeful families.
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closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Nickelodeon, acquired Babunga

synopsis: Further expanding its reach in the parenting space garnered through Nickjr.com -- the number-one preschool- parenting website, the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group announces the acquisition of Babunga.com network of parenting sites and its integration into Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect.com.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. "
target: Babunga
Babunga.com is a network of parenting sites including babynamesworld.com, 3dpregnancy.com and wikiparenting.com.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Bounty Group

synopsis: Kaboose Inc. one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced today that it recently acquired Bounty Group, the UK's largest parenting club and the leading family destination online in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Bounty Group
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
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$118
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$36
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$6
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18.1x
closed 12/4/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired iParenting Media

synopsis: The Walt Disney Internet Group has acquired iParenting Media in a move that adds to its already strong line-up of family-targeted Web properties within Disney Online, including Disney Family.com, FamilyFun.com and Wondertime.com.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media. "
target: iParenting Media
iParenting Media operates one of the Internet's most popular communities for parents and parents-to-be at www.iParenting.com. iParenting produces the highly-respected iParenting Media Awards program, the only ISO9001:2000 certified product review and awards program in the industry.
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Journal Communications Inc., acquired MilwaukeeMoms.com

synopsis: The Journal Sentinel, Inc., publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, announced today that it has purchased MilwaukeeMoms.com, the leading online brand in the metropolitan Milwaukee market for parents raising children under six years of age. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Journal Sentinel, Inc. is a Journal Communications' company.
buyer: Journal Communications Inc. (JRN:$405.60)
Journal Communications, Inc. is a diversified media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, interactive media and printing services. We publish the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and 75 community newspapers and shoppers in eight states. "
target: MilwaukeeMoms.com
MilwaukeeMoms.com was launched on July 15, 2002 as a resource and networking community for parents raising kids ages 0-6 years. As a one-of-kind, centralized resource, the site has caught the attention of the FOX6 Wake-Up News, CBS 58's Building "Blocks for a Lifetime.
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Kaboose, Inc., acquired BabyZone.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., the largest independent online media destination for moms and kids, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BabyZone.com, Inc., the largest independent online destination focusing on pregnancy and parenting in the United States.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: BabyZone.com, Inc.
Attracting nearly five million visits each month, BabyZone.com has become the premier online destination for highly personalized and localized parenting content and tools. It seamlessly moves through every parent's journey from preconception to pregnancy and parenting.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$4
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$1
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5.2x
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15.0x
closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Babygogo

synopsis: Sheroes, the women’s-focused career platform, has acquired Delhi-based child healthcare startup Babygogo. The Babygogo platform enables mothers to read helpful articles on baby food, health and day-to-day care. Babygogo lets parents post queries, and doctors and experienced mothers respond within minutes.
buyer: Sheroes.in
Sheroes is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. Sheroes is the world’s largest network for women, helping them find work from home opportunities, corporate roles, events, mentors, resources and counselling. "
target parent: AddoDoc Technologies Private Limited
target: Babygogo
Babygogo is a website that provides parents with all the information required to raise a healthy baby. Babygogo lets visitors connect with other parents and pediatricians to get answers to all their baby health questions.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes, acquired Naaree.com

synopsis: SHEROES, the women-only social network acquires Pune-based women-focused publishing platform Naaree.com, which caters to a core audience of remote workforce mothers, professionals and business women. Naaree.com is an online portal for Indian career and business women with information, advice, resources and products.
buyer: Sheroes
Sheroes is a women's community platform, offering support, resources, opportunities and interactions. Sheroes is a safe and trusted space where members discuss health, careers, relationships, and share their life stories, achievements and moments. "
target: Naaree.com
Naaree.com is an online portal for Indian career and business women with information, advice, resources and products to enable women to achieve their potential and reach their success goals.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes, acquired Maya

synopsis: Women-only community platform SHEROES has acquired Bengaluru-based women’s health app Maya. Maya enables women to keep track of their health via a mobile application. Actively used in over 20 countries, Maya has been a game-changer in health tech, offering diagnostic tests, online doctor consultations, fertility predictions and pregnancy tracking.
buyer: Sheroes
Sheroes is a women's community platform, offering support, resources, opportunities and interactions. Sheroes is a safe and trusted space where members discuss health, careers, relationships, and share their life stories, achievements and moments. "
target: Maya
Based in India, Maya enables women to keep track of their health via a mobile application. Actively used by women in over 20 countries, Maya has been a game-changer in health tech, offering diagnostic tests, online doctor consultations, fertility predictions and pregnancy tracking.
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Babygogo

synopsis: Sheroes, the women’s-focused career platform, has acquired Delhi-based child healthcare startup Babygogo. The Babygogo platform enables mothers to read helpful articles on baby food, health and day-to-day care. Babygogo lets parents post queries, and doctors and experienced mothers respond within minutes.
buyer: Sheroes.in
Sheroes is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. Sheroes is the world’s largest network for women, helping them find work from home opportunities, corporate roles, events, mentors, resources and counselling. "
target parent: AddoDoc Technologies Private Limited
target: Babygogo
Babygogo is a website that provides parents with all the information required to raise a healthy baby. Babygogo lets visitors connect with other parents and pediatricians to get answers to all their baby health questions.
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closed 8/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Women Restart

synopsis: Platform and a nurturing ecosystem for ambitious and aspirational women, Sheroes acquired a Bangalore-based online career restart platform, Women Restart. Women Restart helps develop an understanding of job readiness and familiarizes women with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: Women Restart
Women Restart is a platform that acts as a support system for women by helping them in developing an understanding of their own job readiness and familiarizing them with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
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Sheroes.in, acquired Gharkamai

synopsis: Women-focused career platform Sheroes has acquired Gharkamai.com, an online platform which helps stay-at-home professional women find work. Gharkamai lists various work from home, flexi-time and part time work vacancies, typically suited for women professionals, looking out for a work-life balance.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: Gharkamai
Gharkamai is an online portal connecting experienced women professionals with businesses for project based work. Gharkamai lists various work from home, flexi-time, part time work vacancies, typically suited for women professionals, looking out for a work-life balance.
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closed 9/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired LoveDoctor

synopsis: Sheroes.in said it has acquired relationship and sexual health counselling platform LoveDoctor.in. LoveDoctor founder and CEO Avani Parekh will join Sheroes as Director of Community and Empathy. Parekh will build a career helpline and a platform for women to receive counselling. Lovedoctor.in will continue to provide counselling.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: LoveDoctor
LoveDoctor is a platform for getting confidential answers to questions about sex and relationships from experts. All answers are given one on one, in a private chat session with a qualified expert. Information will never be shared or sold without permission.
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MyGlamm, acquired POPxo

synopsis: MyGlamm, an Indian beauty brand, has acquired POPxo, India’s largest online community for millennial women to read, watch, shop and hangout. POPxo offers articles, videos and social media content in six languages. Their content covers fashion and beauty, weddings, sex, lifestyle, and entertainment.
buyer: MyGlamm
MyGlamm is an Indian beauty brand. MyGlamm sells a range of MyGlamm-branded beauty and make-up products such as body lotions, eye shadows, sheet masks, and lip colors. It retails the products both online and offline with over 2,000 point of sales across 50 cities in the country. "
target: POPxo
POPxo is India’s largest online community for millennial women to read, watch, shop and hangout. POPxo offers articles, videos and social media content in six languages. Their content covers fashion and beauty, weddings, sex, lifestyle, and entertainment.
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announced 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Attention Capital, will acquire Girlboss Media

synopsis: Attention Capital will acquire Girlboss, a leader in the women’s media space best known for the power of its community and its ability to connect and convene millennial women. The Girlboss media platform includes a digital professional network, an award-winning podcast network, and events including the bi-annual Girlboss Rally.
buyer: Attention Capital
Attention Capital buys, builds, and scales brands and technologies that are shaping the attention economy. The company targets media brands and technology platforms that properly measure and value attention and are positioned to exponentially benefit in a market correction of the attention economy. "
target: Girlboss Media
The Girlboss mission is to redefine success for millennial women by providing the connections, tools, and resources they need to advance. Girlboss is powered by a digital professional network—dubbed “the LinkedIn for women,” content, a podcast network, and experiential activations.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, purchased Marie Claire U.S. from Groupe Marie Claire

synopsis: Marie Claire U.S., a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Marie Claire Album, has been sold to U.K.-based media company Future. Marie Claire is a French-British international monthly magazine that focuses on women around the world and several global issues.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
seller parent: The Hearst Corporation
seller: Groupe Marie Claire
Marie Claire is a French-British international monthly magazine first published in France in 1937, followed by the United Kingdom in 1941. Since then various editions are published in many countries and languages. The feature editions focuses on women around the world and several global issues.
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GEDI Gruppo Editoriale, acquired alfemminile

synopsis: GEDI Gruppo Editoriale, one of Italy's leading publishing groups, has acquired an 80% stake in alfemminile from Unify, the digital division of French media company TF1 Group. alfemminile is a leading digital media brand for women in Italy. Their editorials cover the topics of beauty & fashion, parenting and women empowerment.
buyer: GEDI Gruppo Editoriale
GEDI Gruppo Editoriale is one of Italy's leading publishing groups. GEDI operates in the press, radio, advertising, and digital sectors. The company publishes 12 newspapers and 8 magazines. They also operate 3 radio stations. Their brands include la Repubblica, La Stampa, l'Espresso, and more. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: alfemminile
alfemminile is a leading digital media brand for women in Italy. alfemminile offers content dedicated to women, and provides practical and useful advice and information. Their editorials cover the topics of beauty & fashion, parenting and women empowerment.
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announced 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

HACK JAPAN Holdings Co., Ltd., will acquire Candle inc.

synopsis: HACK JAPAN Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer, will acquire Candle inc. from Crooz, a Japanese mobile game provider. Candle is a Japanese company that operates websites related to curated media aimed at women. Candle's MARBLE website delivers daily information about various topics such as fashion, cooking, childcare, romance, and more.
buyer: HACK JAPAN Holdings Co., Ltd.
HACK JAPAN Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company that manufactures and distributes technology products. HACK JAPAN's KB-BOX is a next-generation security device. The company also produces ultra fine bubble technologies that generate nano-sized bubbles. "
target parent: Crooz
target: Candle inc.
Candle inc. is a Japanese company that operates websites related to curated media aimed at women. Candle's MARBLE website delivers daily information about various topics such as fashion, makeup, cosmetics, hairstyle, cooking, childcare, romance, and entertainment.
price ($mm)
$1.89
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

TF1 Group, acquired aufeminin Group

synopsis: Groupe aufeminin, a creator of communities for women, announced that it has been acquired by the TF1 group from the Axel Springer group, who owned a majority 78.07% stake. Founded in 1999 to explore what a media group can do for women, the Group now includes iconic brands such as aufeminin, Marmiton, My Little Paris, Onmeda, Netmums, and more.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,585.65)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: aufeminin Group (ENXTPA:FEM:$132.75)
aufeminin is a global media group present in over 20 countries in Europe, North Africa, North America and Latin America. Founded in 1999 to explore what a media group can do for women, the Group now includes iconic brands such as aufeminin, Marmiton, My Little Paris, Onmeda, Netmums, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$352 [$275]*
rev ($mm)
$137
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 1/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Will Packer Productions, acquired xoNecole

synopsis: Will Packer Productions, a production content company, announced the acquisition of xoNecole, a lifestyle site created for, urban millennial women. xoNecole’s mission is to promote positive images of women of color, as well as empower, educate and inspire millennials through interviews, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, career and travel features.
buyer: Will Packer Productions
Will Packer Productions is a production content company focused on the New American Mainstream audience. In partnership with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures, the company produces episodic scripted and unscripted series across television and digital platforms. "
target: xoNecole
xoNecole is a lifestyle site created by, and for, urban millennial women. xoNecole’s mission is to promote positive images of women of color, as well as empower, educate and inspire millennials through interviews, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, career and travel features.
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closed 12/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

REV Asia, purchased 3 Malaysian Content Portals from Dua Marhalah Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Leading Malaysia-based digital media group REV Asia, has acquired three popular Malay content portals, Siraplimau, Myresipi, and Kongsiresepi, from Dua Marhalah Sdn Bhd, a holding company for lifestyle portals. Siraplimau is a lifestyle portal for women. Myresipi and Kongsiresepi are platforms to share food and cooking tips.
buyer parent: Catcha Group
buyer: REV Asia (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
As one of Malaysia’s leading digital media groups, REV Asia owns and operates top authority brands with an extensive distribution platform that is able to reach a total reach of approximately 14 million people each month through the power of social media marketing and exceptional content. "
seller: Dua Marhalah Sdn Bhd
The acquisition includes the Malaysian websites Siraplimau, Myresipi, and Kongsiresepi. Siraplimau is a lifestyle portal where Malaysian women can discuss a variety of lifestyle and family issues. Myresipi and Kongsiresepi are platforms to share food and cooking tips.
price ($mm)
$0.59
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closed 10/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Time Inc., acquired HelloGiggles

synopsis: Time Inc., one of the world's leading media companies, announced its acquisition of HelloGiggles, a mobile and social-first millennial women's brand covering pop culture, relationships, beauty, fashion and other lifestyle categories from a positive point of view.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the world's leading media companies, with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide digital properties that attract more than 140 million visitors each month, including over 60 websites. Their brands include People, Sports Illustrated and Time. "
target: HelloGiggles
HelloGiggles is an online community for women covering the latest in culture, female empowerment, relationships, friendship, careers, and news that matters most to young women’s lives. A platform for writers and artists to share, HelloGiggles welcomes reader contributions and publishes them daily.
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closed 3/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Bauer Xcel Media, acquired beautyheaven

synopsis: Bauer Xcel Media, a subsidiary of Bauer Media Group, has acquired beautyheaven, the leading Australian enterprise in the beauty segment. beautyheaven provides a compelling mix of current beauty product information, industry news, tips from experts, shopping directories as well as options for advertising and obtaining product samples online.
buyer parent: Bauer Media Group
buyer: Bauer Xcel Media
Founded in August 2014, Bauer Xcel Media focuses on growing Bauer Media Group USA's online brands and expanding its digital portfolio. Its digital assets include InTouchWeekly.com, LifeandStylemag.com and J-14.com, and more. "
target: beautyheaven
beautyheaven is the leading Australian enterprise in the beauty segment. The platforms of the beautyheaven Group provide a compelling mix of current product information, industry news, tips from experts, shopping directories as well as options for advertising and obtaining product samples.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

SheKnows.com, acquired StyleCaster Media Group, LLC

synopsis: The fashion and lifestyle site StyleCaster has been acquired by the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based SheKnows Media. StyleCaster Media Group operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: StyleCaster Media Group, LLC
StyleCaster Media Group, LLC operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
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closed 2/8/2013 via Reuters

Batanga, acquired Bolsa de Mulher

synopsis: IdeiasNet SA announced that it concluded the disposal of a 100% stake held in Bolsa de Mulher SA to Batanga Media. Founded in 2000, Bolsa de Mulher is a multi-platform digital media company for women.
buyer parent: Batanga Media
buyer: Batanga
Batanga, the source for all things Latin music, is the leading media and entertainment company reaching Hispanics across the US. Key media platforms include: a top online Latin music and entertainment destination nationwide live events, and targeted Hispanic print publications. "
target parent: Ideiasnet S.A.
target: Bolsa de Mulher
Founded in 2000, Bolsa de Mulher is a multi-platform digital media company for women.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 12/17/2012 via Market Wire

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired SheKnows.com

synopsis: Great Hill Partners has acquired SheKnows.com, the fastest-growing women's property online with more than 41 million unique visitors per month. SheKnows.com boasts an extensive, rapidly-expanding library of premium content that runs the gamut of women's interests from entertainment and parenting, beauty and food, health and home, and more.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm that manages more than $2.5 billion in capital to finance the expansion, recapitalization or acquisition of growth companies in a wide range of sectors within the business and consumer services, media, communications and software industries. "
target parent: Evolve Media Corp
target: SheKnows.com
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties.
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closed 2/11/2011 via BusinessWire

BUZZMEDIA, Inc., acquired The Frisky

synopsis: BUZZMEDIA, the Web’s fastest growing entertainment publisher, has announced that it has acquired The Frisky from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.. Launched in 2008, and focused on entertainment news, celebrity, fashion and women’s lifestyle, The Frisky has struck a major chord with female audiences for its authentic voice and fierce sense of humor.
buyer: BUZZMEDIA, Inc.
BUZZMEDIA is the web’s fastest growing entertainment publisher reaching more than 75M monthly pop culture, music and entertainment enthusiasts worldwide. "
target parent: Time Warner, Inc.
target: The Frisky
TheFrisky.com is one of the largest women's interest and lifestyle sites in the country, offering irreverent, humorous and, above all, candid commentary on pop culture, celebrities, style, personal finance and entertainment news.
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closed 8/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Total Beauty Media, Inc., acquired Limelife, Inc.

synopsis: Total Beauty Media, Inc., a USVP-funded company, announced it has acquired LimeLife.com, the leading multi-platform female lifestyle and celebrity news site, which also features LimeLife's MySnaps™ social shopping service, all of which are available on the web and mobile.
buyer: Total Beauty Media, Inc.
Total Beauty Media, Inc., operates TotalBeauty.com, home of the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women. TotalBeauty.com features hundreds of thousands of user-generated reviews spanning more than 45,000 products, including most mass-market, salon and spa products."
target parent: Red Herring Communications
target: Limelife, Inc.
LimeLife is the leading multi-platform digital media company serving the women's market. Focused at the intersection of entertainment, community, and shopping, LimeLife is dedicated to creating fresh and smart experiences most relevant to 25- to 44-year-old savvy women.
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announced 9/2/2009 via Wall Street Journal

Publicis Groupe SA, will acquire Pour Tout Vous Dire

synopsis: French advertising company Publicis Groupe SA said it will buy Unilever's French customer relationship management, or CRM, program, Pour Tout Vous Dire. The acquisition is part of Publicis's digital strategy and aims to build a benchmark online CRM platform to help showcase Unilever brands and foster interaction with customers.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$12,693.26)
Publicis Groupe is the world's fourth largest communications group, as well as world's second largest media counsel and buying group. Groupe's communication activities cover advertising, through three autonomous global advertising networks: Leo Burnett, Publicis, and Saatchi & Saatchi. "
target parent: Unilever N.V.
target: Pour Tout Vous Dire
Port Tout Vous Dire (for everything you say) is an online customer relationship management program. It is similar in nature to a content site, offering articles, tips and info on domestic categories from health and families to gardening and cooking.
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closed 5/25/2012 via PR Newswire

Lockerz, acquired Chick Approved

synopsis: Lockerz, the leader in rewarded social expression, announced the acquisition of Chick Approved, an online fashion community enabling users to share and receive instant feedback on personal style. The acquisition includes a partnership with YouTube star Megan Parken.
buyer: Lockerz
Lockerz is the leader in rewarded social expression, striving to revolutionize the way the world discovers and consumes product and content. Lockerz rewards its members with PTZ® (points) for engagement and following, including collecting, sharing, shopping and influencing their friends. "
target: Chick Approved
Chick Approved is an exploration engine for young women who are interested in fashion, beauty, and makeup. It allows them to share outfits, videos, and other dynamic content with real girls their age in a very safe and inviting community.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mawdoo3, acquired SuperMama

synopsis: The world’s biggest Arabic content platform, Mawdoo3, has acquired SuperMama, an online Arabian female and family portal that provides information about pregnancy and parenting for mothers. SuperMama is the number one destination for mothers in MENA and the team is composed mainly by women. They are based in Cairo, Egypt.
buyer: Mawdoo3
Mawdoo3.com is the leading online Arabic content platform that provides readers with premium content from trustworthy sources covering every subject which users are looking for, seeking to enrich the online culture for all Arabs around the world through the use of new and innovative technologies. "
target: SuperMama
SuperMama is an online Arabian female and family portal that provides information about pregnancy and parenting for mothers. SuperMama is the number one destination for mothers in MENA and the team is composed mainly by women. They are based in Cairo, Egypt.
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closed 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Ideon Media, acquired UrbanMoms

synopsis: In a move to dominate the Canadian mom digital space, Ideon Media has acquired UrbanMoms.ca, Canada’s largest online communities for moms featuring intelligent content written by some of this country’s top writers. Their goal is to inform and connect moms across the country on topics ranging from parenting to products to world events.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is Canada's fastest growing digital ad network. Ideon Media offers a full range of custom digital solutions. The leading team of online advertising specialists maximize each and every client's investment. "
target: UrbanMoms
UrbanMoms has grown to become one of Canada’s largest online communities for moms featuring intelligent content written by some of this country’s top writers. Their goal is to inform and connect moms across the country on topics ranging from parenting to products to world events.
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announced 5/20/2020 via Market Watch

Bright Mountain Media, Inc., will acquire Wild Sky Media

synopsis: Bright Mountain Media has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire all of the equity in CL Media Holdings LLC ("Wild Sky"). Wild Sky offers global reach through hyper-engaging content and multicultural audiences. WildSky's robust portfolio of parenting websites include Mom.com, CafeMom, LittleThings, Revelist, Babynamewizard.com, and MamasLatinas.
buyer: Bright Mountain Media, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
Bright Mountain Media is a digital media holding company whose primary focus is connecting brands with consumers as a full advertising services platform. Bright Mountain Media’s assets include an ad network, an ad exchange platform and 25 websites that provide content and services. "
target: Wild Sky Media
Wild Sky, headquartered in NYC with offices in Bangkok, offers global reach through hyper-engaging content and multicultural audiences. WildSky's robust portfolio of parenting websites include Mom.com, CafeMom, LittleThings, Revelist, Babynamewizard.com, and MamasLatinas.
price ($mm)
$19
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