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closed 12/31/2017 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., acquired Liingo Eyewear

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the US, has acquired Liingo Eyewear. Liingo is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: Liingo Eyewear
Liingo Eyewear is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices, trendy styles, and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
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closed 2/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, acquired Netlens

synopsis: Footway Group AB, an online shoe retailer in Sweden, has acquired Netlens, an online retailer for contact lenses and pharmacy products in Scandinavia. Netlens provides customers with an easy way to get contact lenses and pharmacy products at low prices. They offer a variety of lens types from leading brands, such as Alcon, Ciba Vision, and more.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$159.51)
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide. "
target: Netlens
Netlens is an online retailer for contact lenses and pharmacy products in Scandinavia. Netlens provides customers with an easy way to get contact lenses and pharmacy products at low prices. They offer a variety of lens types from leading brands such, as Alcon, Ciba Vision, Coopervision, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 9/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Internet Fusion Ltd., acquired Shade Station

synopsis: Shade Station, one of the UK’s largest independent online retailers of affordable sunglasses, has been bought by Internet Fusion Group (IFG), a fast-growing ecommerce business which sells outdoor and fashionwear and has been growing through a buy-and-build strategy.
buyer: Internet Fusion Ltd.
Internet Fusion is a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, with hundreds of brands and a growing list of websites. They only retail the leading brands with the best reputations to ensure that their customers keep returning. "
target: Shade Station
Shade Station was founded in May 2000 by David Allen and Jocelyn Anders, and is one of the UK’s largest independent online retailers of affordable sunglasses from brands including Tom Ford, Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Prada as well as trend led accessories.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., acquired VisionPros.com

synopsis: CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a telehealth company revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare to patients, has acquired VisionPros, a vertically integrated digital eyewear platform that has serviced almost 1 million unique customers across North America.
buyer: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CNSX:PHGI:$55.36)
CloudMD is digitizing the delivery of healthcare by providing a patient centric approach, with an emphasis on continuity of care. The Company offers SAAS based health technology solutions to healthcare providers across North America. "
target: VisionPros.com
VisionPros is a Canadian-based online eyecare platform providing contact lenses and eyeglasses to customers across North America. The company sells contact lenses and glasses through a number of websites, including visionpros.com and contactlensescanada.com.
price ($mm)
$47
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Hardy Capital Partners, acquired LD Vision Group

synopsis: Hardy Capital, a Canadian investment firm, has acquired LD Vision Group, North America's second largest independent direct retailer in eyecare. LD Vision Group manages a family of brands that has delivered 2.7 million orders to more than 1.1 million customers. Their brands include OptiContacts.com, ContactsExpress.ca., and LensDiscounters.com.
buyer: Hardy Capital Partners
Hardy Capital Partners is a Canadian merchant bank established to foster the growth of young businesses that have the potential to achieve market leading positions. Managing over $100 million, their quest is to continue to help build and grow successful businesses. "
target: LD Vision Group
LD Vision Group is North America's second largest independent direct retailer in eyecare. LD Vision Group manages a family of brands that has delivered 2.7 million orders to more than 1.1 million customers. Their brands include OptiContacts.com, ContactsExpress.ca., and LensDiscounters.com.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Brille24 GmbH, acquired Lensspirit

synopsis: Online optician Brille24 announced that it has acquired Lensspirit, one of the first online retailers of contact lenses in Germany. Founded in 1997, Lensspirit offers cheap contact lenses, accessories, and care products from leading manufacturers to 25 European countries.
buyer: Brille24 GmbH
Brille24 is one of the leading online eyewear retailers in German speaking countries, with over 1,500 glasses to choose from different brands. Brille24 lets customers try on glasses virtually by using an uploaded photo. "
target: Lensspirit
Founded in 1997, Lensspirit was one of the first online retailers of contact lenses in Germany. They offer cheap contact lenses, accessories, and care products from leading manufacturers to 25 European countries.
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closed 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

VisionPros.com, acquired Lowest Price Contacts

synopsis: VisionPros.com, an online provider of contact lenses and glasses, has acquired Lowest Price Contacts, an online retailer of contact lenses. Lowest Price Contacts provides contact lenses that are set at the lowest price points possible at all times.
buyer: VisionPros.com
VisionPros.com is an online provider of contact lenses and glasses. They want all families to have easy access to high quality products that enhance their vision at a reasonable price. They carry the best selection of contact lenses at a fraction of the prices found at optometrist’s offices. "
target: Lowest Price Contacts
Lowest Price Contacts is an online retailer of contact lenses. All of their contact lenses are set at the lowest price points possible at all times. They use their strong buying power and low operating costs to offer an incredible selection of all major brands at phenomenal prices.
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announced 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Coastal Contacts Inc., will acquire Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd

synopsis: Coastal Contacts Inc., the world's largest online eyewear retailer, will acquire Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd. from Reverse Corp Ltd., an Australian provider of reverse charge calling services. Oz Contacts is an online store for contact lenses in Australia. Oz Contacts offers contact lenses from a variety of brands, including Acuvue, MyDay, and more.
buyer parent: Essilor International SA
buyer: Coastal Contacts Inc. (CSOAF:$185.35)
Coastal Contacts Inc. is the world's largest online eyewear retailer. Coastal offers the most extensive selection of contact lenses, eyeglasses and sunglasses. Coastal aims to give access to vision to as many people as possible in the markets where they operate. "
target parent: Reverse Corp Limited
target: Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd
Oz Contacts is an online store for contact lenses in Australia. Oz Contacts has helped tens of thousands of Australians buy contact lenses that are up to 80% off normal retail prices. Oz Contacts offers contact lenses from a variety of brands, including Acuvue, MyDay, SofLens, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.04
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closed 9/28/2016 via BusinessWire

ALAIN AFFLELOU Group, acquired HappyView

synopsis: M6 Group, a multimedia group in France, has sold the websites Happyview.fr and Malentille.com, online retailers of glasses and contact lenses respectively, to Alain Afflelou Group, a retailer for optical products in France and internationally.
buyer: ALAIN AFFLELOU Group
Alain Afflelou Group operates retail stores for optical products in France and internationally. It offers an array of glasses, sunglasses, multifocal and unifocal glasses, lenses, contact lenses, frames, and other related products. It was founded in 1972 and is based in Paris, France. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: HappyView
Luxview SAS offers eye glasses and sunglasses online through their website HappyView.fr. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through Malentille.com. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Paris, France.
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announced 8/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Essilor International SA, will acquire MyOptique Group Limited

synopsis: The MyOptique Group, a major European online optical retailer with annual revenues of GBP 57 million, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
The worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: MyOptique Group Limited
MyOptique Group is the parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, and LensOn.com. Through it's subsidiaries it offers online retail services for eyewear.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Essilor International SA, acquired Vision Direct

synopsis: Essilor International, the worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, has strengthened its online optical products retailing business with the acquisition of Vision Direct Group Ltd, one of Europe’s leading online contact lens retailers.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
The worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: Vision Direct
Vision Direct is the UK’s largest, most trusted online retailer of contact lenses, solutions and eye care products. Since being founded by Opticians in 1998 they've been saving their customers up to 45% on high quality contact lenses from the world’s leading brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

MyOptique Group Limited, acquired Netzoptiker GmbH

synopsis: MyOptique Group, the owner of Glasses Direct, is to expand into Germany with the acquisition of Netzoptiker, an online retailer of eyewear. The company offers prescription glasses, contact lenses, and sunglasses and is based in Limburg, Germany.
buyer: MyOptique Group Limited
MyOptique Group is the parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, and LensOn.com. Through it's subsidiaries it offers online retail services for eyewear. "
target: Netzoptiker GmbH
Netzoptiker GmbH is an online retailer of eyewear. The company offers prescription glasses, contact lenses, and sunglasses and is based in Limburg, Germany.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Mister Spex, acquired Lensit.no AS

synopsis: Mister Spex, the largest online optician in Germany that offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses, has acquired the Norwegian contact lens online retailer Lensit.no.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex GmbH is the largest online optician in Germany. Through the Internet, the company offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Lensit.no AS
Lensit.no is an online retailer for eye lenses in Norway. The company was founded in 1991.
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announced 7/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Stepper Eyewear, will acquire Stepper UK

synopsis: Stepper Eyewear has entered into an Agreement with Rayner & Keeler Ltd ("Rayner"), pursuant to which Rayner agreed to sell and Stepper Eyewear agreed to purchase the Sale Shares, representing the entire issued share capital of Stepper UK, one of the most successful and highly respected online suppliers of quality ophthalmic frames in the UK.
buyer: Stepper Eyewear
Stepper Eyewear is the brand in the world of optics that has achieved its merits by its dedication to the creation of outstanding glasses and to the close professional relationship with opticians. "
target parent: Rayner
target: Stepper UK
Stepper is firmly established as one of the most successful and highly respected online suppliers of quality ophthalmic frames in the UK.
price ($mm)
$4.68
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announced 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Fabris Lane Ltd., will acquire Red Hot Sunglasses Ltd

synopsis: A subsidiary of Fabris Lane, which designs, manufactures and distributes specialist eyewear, has now agreed to buy the business Red Hot Sunglasses for an undisclosed sum and it is believed the company will retain its premises in Newcastle for the forseeable future. Red Hot Sunglasses is an exclusive online designer sunglasses fashion boutique.
buyer: Fabris Lane Ltd.
Fabris Lane Ltd. is a specialist eyewear business, selling around 5 million pieces annually to a wide range of retailers and opticians groups. Their products are sold in 35 countries and around 10,000 retail outlets worldwide. "
target: Red Hot Sunglasses Ltd
Established in 2010 Red Hot Sunglasses is an exclusive online designer sunglasses fashion boutique selling a wide selection of luxury, high-fashion designer sunglasses for men and women. They are also a seller of high quality designer Ophthalmic frames and prescription lens glasses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Essilor International SA, will acquire Coastal Contacts Inc.

synopsis: Essilor International, the world's leading ophthalmic optics company, has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Coastal.com. Coastal Contacts Inc., a leading global manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality glasses and contact lenses.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
Essilor International SA is the world's leading ophthalmic optics company. Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: Coastal Contacts Inc. (CSOAF:$185.35)
Coastal Contacts Inc. is one of the world's leading online retailer of vision care products. Founded in 2000, Coastal designs, produces and distributes the largest selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses on the Internet.
price ($mm)[EV]
$367 [$361]
rev ($mm)
$193
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

GetLenses.co.uk, acquired Vision Direct

synopsis: UK online contact lens retailer GetLenses.co.uk announced that it has acquired Dutch online retailer Vision Direct. Vision Direct sells contact lenses and prescription glasses online in Europe. The company offers a huge selection of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at extremely compelling prices from its base in the Netherlands.
buyer: GetLenses.co.uk
GetLenses is the largest online contact lens retailer in the UK, offering highly competitive prices and next-day delivery on an extensive range of prescription contact lenses. "
target: Vision Direct
Vision Direct sells contact lenses and prescription glasses online in Europe. The company offers a huge selection of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at extremely compelling prices from its base in the Netherlands.
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closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

GetLenses.co.uk, acquired Lensbase

synopsis: UK online contact lens retailer GetLenses.co.uk announced that it has acquired Dutch online retailer Lensbase. Lensbase offers a comprehensive range of contact lenses, everything from dailies to weekly, monthly and longer term contact lenses. They also offer a wide range of the most popular brand name cleaning solutions.
buyer: GetLenses.co.uk
GetLenses is the largest online contact lens retailer in the UK, offering highly competitive prices and next-day delivery on an extensive range of prescription contact lenses. "
target: Lensbase
Lensbase offers a comprehensive range of contact lenses, everything from dailies to weekly, monthly and longer term contact lenses. They also offer a wide range of the most popular brand name cleaning solutions.
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closed 10/10/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Home Shopping Service SA, acquired HappyView

synopsis: Home Shopping Service, completed the acquisition of Luxview, the company operating the websites Happyview.fr and Malentille.com. Happyview.fr is an online glasses retailer, offering prescription glasses and sunglasses on the Internet. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through its website Malentille.com.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Home Shopping Service SA
Home Shopping Service SA provides Internet and teleshopping services. It telecasts a range of programs that offer information on consumer products and services. The company facilitates online payment services for its clients. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Rungis, France. "
target parent: Alven Capital Partners
target: HappyView
Luxview SAS offers eye glasses and sunglasses online through their website HappyView.fr. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through Malentille.com. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PE Hub

Mister Spex, acquired LensStore

synopsis: Germany’s largest online optician Mister Spex further develops its position as market leader in Europe by acquiring the eyewear online shop Lensstore. Lensstore is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling contact lenses online in the Nordic region.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex GmbH is the largest online optician in Germany. Through the Internet, the company offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: LensStore
Founded in 2005 by Fredrik Malm, Lensstore is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling contact lenses online in the Nordic region. Via the Internet, the company offers a full range of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at competitive prices.
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closed 12/31/2017 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., acquired Liingo Eyewear

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the US, has acquired Liingo Eyewear. Liingo is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: Liingo Eyewear
Liingo Eyewear is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices, trendy styles, and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the U.S., announced a definitive agreement under which global investment firm KKR will acquire the company from AEA Investors. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
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announced 12/18/2019 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., will acquire 6over6

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, an online contact lens retailer in the United States, will acquire 6over6, an Israeli provider of mobile eye test solutions. 6over6 offers GlassesOn, a digital healthcare platform that enables users to perform their own vision test.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: 6over6
6over6 is an Israeli provider of mobile eye test solutions. 6over6 offers GlassesOn, a digital healthcare platform that enables users to perform their own vision test. Their apps enable a complete and accurate measurement of the refractive error of the eye for eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions.
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closed 12/31/2017 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., acquired Liingo Eyewear

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the US, has acquired Liingo Eyewear. Liingo is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: Liingo Eyewear
Liingo Eyewear is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices, trendy styles, and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
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closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: 1-800 CONTACTS has been acquired by Thomas H. Lee Partners, a leading private equity firm with extensive experience in the retail and consumer sectors. 1-800 Contacts offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is a private equity firm. The firm invests in growth-oriented global businesses, headquartered principally in North America, across three broad sectors: Consumer & Healthcare, Media & Information Services and Business & Financial Services. "
target parent: Wellpoint
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts, Inc. operates a contact lens store in Utah. The company offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses. It serves customers though phone, Internet, mail, or fax orders, as well as customer service agents.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Wellpoint, acquired 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: WellPoint, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, announced the completion of its acquisition of 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc., the largest direct-to-consumer retailer of contact lenses in the U.S. whose model is built on providing a superior customer experience and a wide selection of products at affordable prices.
buyer: Wellpoint (ANTM:$121,868.00)
WellPoint is one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, with nearly 34 million members in its affiliated health plans and more than 62 million individuals served through its subsidiaries. "
target parent: Fenway Partners
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts, Inc. operates a contact lens store in Utah. The company offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses. It serves customers though phone, Internet, mail, or fax orders, as well as customer service agents.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
$400
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2017 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., acquired Liingo Eyewear

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the US, has acquired Liingo Eyewear. Liingo is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: Liingo Eyewear
Liingo Eyewear is an online eyewear retailer that believes that eyewear is a form of self-expression, and that everyone should own more than a single pair. This belief drives their affordable prices, trendy styles, and free prescription lenses included with every pair.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the U.S., announced a definitive agreement under which global investment firm KKR will acquire the company from AEA Investors. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
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closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: 1-800 CONTACTS has been acquired by Thomas H. Lee Partners, a leading private equity firm with extensive experience in the retail and consumer sectors. 1-800 Contacts offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is a private equity firm. The firm invests in growth-oriented global businesses, headquartered principally in North America, across three broad sectors: Consumer & Healthcare, Media & Information Services and Business & Financial Services. "
target parent: Wellpoint
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts, Inc. operates a contact lens store in Utah. The company offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses. It serves customers though phone, Internet, mail, or fax orders, as well as customer service agents.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Wellpoint, acquired 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: WellPoint, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, announced the completion of its acquisition of 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc., the largest direct-to-consumer retailer of contact lenses in the U.S. whose model is built on providing a superior customer experience and a wide selection of products at affordable prices.
buyer: Wellpoint (ANTM:$121,868.00)
WellPoint is one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, with nearly 34 million members in its affiliated health plans and more than 62 million individuals served through its subsidiaries. "
target parent: Fenway Partners
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts, Inc. operates a contact lens store in Utah. The company offers toric/astigmatism, color, bifocal, and vial lenses, as well as daily disposables, accessories, and sunglasses. It serves customers though phone, Internet, mail, or fax orders, as well as customer service agents.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
$400
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Coastal Contacts Inc., will acquire Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd

synopsis: Coastal Contacts Inc., the world's largest online eyewear retailer, will acquire Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd. from Reverse Corp Ltd., an Australian provider of reverse charge calling services. Oz Contacts is an online store for contact lenses in Australia. Oz Contacts offers contact lenses from a variety of brands, including Acuvue, MyDay, and more.
buyer parent: Essilor International SA
buyer: Coastal Contacts Inc. (CSOAF:$185.35)
Coastal Contacts Inc. is the world's largest online eyewear retailer. Coastal offers the most extensive selection of contact lenses, eyeglasses and sunglasses. Coastal aims to give access to vision to as many people as possible in the markets where they operate. "
target parent: Reverse Corp Limited
target: Oz Contacts Pty. Ltd
Oz Contacts is an online store for contact lenses in Australia. Oz Contacts has helped tens of thousands of Australians buy contact lenses that are up to 80% off normal retail prices. Oz Contacts offers contact lenses from a variety of brands, including Acuvue, MyDay, SofLens, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.04
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pharmasimple SA, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com

synopsis: Pharmasimple, an online drugstore in Belgium, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com, a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
buyer: Pharmasimple SA (ENXTPA:ALPHS:$20.78)
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more. "
target: 1001Pharmacies.com
1001Pharmacies.com is a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
price ($mm)
$9.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2016 via Reuters

New Equity Venture International AB, acquired iApotek

synopsis: New Equity Venture International, an investment company in Sweden, has acquired all shares in iApotek, a company that owns and operates online portals that sell personal products and drugs. They are based in Sweden and operate the brands iApotek.se and Shaveit.se.
buyer: New Equity Venture International AB (XSAT:NEVI B:$3.62)
New Equity Venture International AB's mission is to invest in companies, both listed and unlisted. Investments are made ​​in a wide range both in Sweden and abroad. "
target: iApotek
iApotek owns and operates online portals that sell personal products and drugs. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden. They operate the brands iApotek.se and Shaveit.se.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2016 via BusinessWire

ALAIN AFFLELOU Group, acquired HappyView

synopsis: M6 Group, a multimedia group in France, has sold the websites Happyview.fr and Malentille.com, online retailers of glasses and contact lenses respectively, to Alain Afflelou Group, a retailer for optical products in France and internationally.
buyer: ALAIN AFFLELOU Group
Alain Afflelou Group operates retail stores for optical products in France and internationally. It offers an array of glasses, sunglasses, multifocal and unifocal glasses, lenses, contact lenses, frames, and other related products. It was founded in 1972 and is based in Paris, France. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: HappyView
Luxview SAS offers eye glasses and sunglasses online through their website HappyView.fr. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through Malentille.com. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Essilor International SA, will acquire MyOptique Group Limited

synopsis: The MyOptique Group, a major European online optical retailer with annual revenues of GBP 57 million, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
The worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: MyOptique Group Limited
MyOptique Group is the parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, and LensOn.com. Through it's subsidiaries it offers online retail services for eyewear.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Essilor International SA, acquired Vision Direct

synopsis: Essilor International, the worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, has strengthened its online optical products retailing business with the acquisition of Vision Direct Group Ltd, one of Europe’s leading online contact lens retailers.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
The worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: Vision Direct
Vision Direct is the UK’s largest, most trusted online retailer of contact lenses, solutions and eye care products. Since being founded by Opticians in 1998 they've been saving their customers up to 45% on high quality contact lenses from the world’s leading brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

MyOptique Group Limited, acquired Netzoptiker GmbH

synopsis: MyOptique Group, the owner of Glasses Direct, is to expand into Germany with the acquisition of Netzoptiker, an online retailer of eyewear. The company offers prescription glasses, contact lenses, and sunglasses and is based in Limburg, Germany.
buyer: MyOptique Group Limited
MyOptique Group is the parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, and LensOn.com. Through it's subsidiaries it offers online retail services for eyewear. "
target: Netzoptiker GmbH
Netzoptiker GmbH is an online retailer of eyewear. The company offers prescription glasses, contact lenses, and sunglasses and is based in Limburg, Germany.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Mister Spex, acquired Lensit.no AS

synopsis: Mister Spex, the largest online optician in Germany that offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses, has acquired the Norwegian contact lens online retailer Lensit.no.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex GmbH is the largest online optician in Germany. Through the Internet, the company offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Lensit.no AS
Lensit.no is an online retailer for eye lenses in Norway. The company was founded in 1991.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 7/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Stepper Eyewear, will acquire Stepper UK

synopsis: Stepper Eyewear has entered into an Agreement with Rayner & Keeler Ltd ("Rayner"), pursuant to which Rayner agreed to sell and Stepper Eyewear agreed to purchase the Sale Shares, representing the entire issued share capital of Stepper UK, one of the most successful and highly respected online suppliers of quality ophthalmic frames in the UK.
buyer: Stepper Eyewear
Stepper Eyewear is the brand in the world of optics that has achieved its merits by its dedication to the creation of outstanding glasses and to the close professional relationship with opticians. "
target parent: Rayner
target: Stepper UK
Stepper is firmly established as one of the most successful and highly respected online suppliers of quality ophthalmic frames in the UK.
price ($mm)
$4.68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Fabris Lane Ltd., will acquire Red Hot Sunglasses Ltd

synopsis: A subsidiary of Fabris Lane, which designs, manufactures and distributes specialist eyewear, has now agreed to buy the business Red Hot Sunglasses for an undisclosed sum and it is believed the company will retain its premises in Newcastle for the forseeable future. Red Hot Sunglasses is an exclusive online designer sunglasses fashion boutique.
buyer: Fabris Lane Ltd.
Fabris Lane Ltd. is a specialist eyewear business, selling around 5 million pieces annually to a wide range of retailers and opticians groups. Their products are sold in 35 countries and around 10,000 retail outlets worldwide. "
target: Red Hot Sunglasses Ltd
Established in 2010 Red Hot Sunglasses is an exclusive online designer sunglasses fashion boutique selling a wide selection of luxury, high-fashion designer sunglasses for men and women. They are also a seller of high quality designer Ophthalmic frames and prescription lens glasses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Essilor International SA, will acquire Coastal Contacts Inc.

synopsis: Essilor International, the world's leading ophthalmic optics company, has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Coastal.com. Coastal Contacts Inc., a leading global manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality glasses and contact lenses.
buyer: Essilor International SA (ENXTPA:EI:$7,770.20)
Essilor International SA is the world's leading ophthalmic optics company. Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. "
target: Coastal Contacts Inc. (CSOAF:$185.35)
Coastal Contacts Inc. is one of the world's leading online retailer of vision care products. Founded in 2000, Coastal designs, produces and distributes the largest selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses on the Internet.
price ($mm)[EV]
$367 [$361]
rev ($mm)
$193
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

GetLenses.co.uk, acquired Vision Direct

synopsis: UK online contact lens retailer GetLenses.co.uk announced that it has acquired Dutch online retailer Vision Direct. Vision Direct sells contact lenses and prescription glasses online in Europe. The company offers a huge selection of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at extremely compelling prices from its base in the Netherlands.
buyer: GetLenses.co.uk
GetLenses is the largest online contact lens retailer in the UK, offering highly competitive prices and next-day delivery on an extensive range of prescription contact lenses. "
target: Vision Direct
Vision Direct sells contact lenses and prescription glasses online in Europe. The company offers a huge selection of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at extremely compelling prices from its base in the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

GetLenses.co.uk, acquired Lensbase

synopsis: UK online contact lens retailer GetLenses.co.uk announced that it has acquired Dutch online retailer Lensbase. Lensbase offers a comprehensive range of contact lenses, everything from dailies to weekly, monthly and longer term contact lenses. They also offer a wide range of the most popular brand name cleaning solutions.
buyer: GetLenses.co.uk
GetLenses is the largest online contact lens retailer in the UK, offering highly competitive prices and next-day delivery on an extensive range of prescription contact lenses. "
target: Lensbase
Lensbase offers a comprehensive range of contact lenses, everything from dailies to weekly, monthly and longer term contact lenses. They also offer a wide range of the most popular brand name cleaning solutions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/10/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Home Shopping Service SA, acquired HappyView

synopsis: Home Shopping Service, completed the acquisition of Luxview, the company operating the websites Happyview.fr and Malentille.com. Happyview.fr is an online glasses retailer, offering prescription glasses and sunglasses on the Internet. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through its website Malentille.com.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Home Shopping Service SA
Home Shopping Service SA provides Internet and teleshopping services. It telecasts a range of programs that offer information on consumer products and services. The company facilitates online payment services for its clients. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Rungis, France. "
target parent: Alven Capital Partners
target: HappyView
Luxview SAS offers eye glasses and sunglasses online through their website HappyView.fr. Happyview also operates on the contact lens market through Malentille.com. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2013 via PE Hub

Mister Spex, acquired LensStore

synopsis: Germany’s largest online optician Mister Spex further develops its position as market leader in Europe by acquiring the eyewear online shop Lensstore. Lensstore is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling contact lenses online in the Nordic region.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex GmbH is the largest online optician in Germany. Through the Internet, the company offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: LensStore
Founded in 2005 by Fredrik Malm, Lensstore is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling contact lenses online in the Nordic region. Via the Internet, the company offers a full range of contact lenses from all the leading suppliers at competitive prices.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 7/18/2013 via PE Hub

Mister Spex, acquired Loveyewear

synopsis: Germany’s largest online optician Mister Spex further develops its position as market leader in Europe by acquiring Loveyewear from Sweden. Loveyewear is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling premium eyewear online in Sweden. The company offers an extensive range of prescription glasses and sunglasses from well known brand names.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex GmbH is the largest online optician in Germany. Through the Internet, the company offers an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Loveyewear
Loveyewear is one of the leading e-commerce platforms for selling premium eyewear online in Sweden. The company offers an extensive range of prescription glasses and sunglasses from well known brand names such as Ray-Ban, Prada, Karen Walker, Cutler and Gross and Anglo American Optical.
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Ticker: CSOAF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coastal Contacts Inc.
Coastal Contacts Inc.
Coastal Contacts Inc. is one of the world's leading online retailer of vision care products. Founded in 2000, Coastal designs, produces and distributes the largest selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses on the Internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$185.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
($2.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
616
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Ticker: VIPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vipshop
Vipshop
Vipshop Holdings Ltd. retails branded products at discount over the Internet. The company retails through flash sales, in which limited quantities of an item are sold at deep discount for a specified period of time.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,345.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.69
Net Income ($mm)
$33.25
Employees
5043
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Ticker: YOOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yoox SpA
Yoox SpA
YOOX Group is the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion & design brands. It has established itself amongst the market leaders with the multi-brand online stores yoox.com, thecorner.com and shoescribe.com.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$563.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.28
EBIT ($mm)
$27.24
Net Income ($mm)
$14.83
Employees
885
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALPHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: WSE:CCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CCC SA
CCC SA
The CCC Group is one of the largest companies in Europe that specializes in footwear and is also one of the largest footwear manufacturers in Europe. Thanks to its subsidiary eobuwie.pl S.A., the CCC Group is also the e-commerce leader in the footwear market in Central and Eastern Europe.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,131.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.85
EBIT ($mm)
$90.80
Net Income ($mm)
$49.41
Employees
3000
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Ticker: OM:FOOT B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Footway Group AB
Footway Group AB
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$159.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.90
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
95
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: AIM:BOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com is one of the fastest growing international etailers and has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge style with an affordable price tag, they design, source and market to 16-28 year olds worldwide.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$928.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.19
EBIT ($mm)
$69.46
Net Income ($mm)
$44.06
Employees
2126
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Ticker: ENXTPA:SRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com, SARL is an online fashion retailer, based in France. At the crossroads of fashion and innovation, Showroomprive.com offers daily to its members in France but also in eight other European countries, exclusive sales events on big brands up to 70% off.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$579.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.52
EBIT ($mm)
$9.59
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: OM:BOOZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boozt AB
Boozt AB
Sweden-based Boozt is a Nordic technology company selling fashion and beauty online. They offer customers a curated and contemporary selection of brands, relevant to a variety of lifestyles, mainly through their multi-brand webstore Boozt.com.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$322.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4.39
Employees
359
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: CPH:SMART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy is a European online retailer of fashion apparel with a leading position in the Nordic region achieved through an unremitting commitment to profitable growth.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$80.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3558
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCONDO.jp
LOCONDO.jp
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$79.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.75
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
157
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Ticker: CSOAF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coastal Contacts Inc.
Coastal Contacts Inc.
Coastal Contacts Inc. is one of the world's leading online retailer of vision care products. Founded in 2000, Coastal designs, produces and distributes the largest selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses on the Internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$185.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
($2.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
616
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALPHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: WSCU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberator, Inc.
WES Consulting, Inc. is the owner of Liberator.com and the Liberator brand, a leading provider of sexual health and wellness products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$11.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
108
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Golden Developing Solutions, Inc.
Golden Developing Solutions, Inc.
Golden Developing Solutions (DVLP) is developing an online retail business for cannabidiol (CBD), hemp oil and health/wellness-related products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:INNV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innovus Pharma
Innovus Pharma
Innovus Pharma is an emerging OTC consumer goods and specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the commercialization, licensing and development of safe and effective non-prescription medicine and consumer care products to improve men’s and women’s health and vitality and respiratory diseases.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: SWX:ROSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zur Rose Group AG
Zur Rose Group AG
The Swiss-based Zur Rose Group, with its “Zur Rose” and “DocMorris” brands, is Europe’s largest online pharmacy and one of Switzerland’s leading wholesale suppliers to physicians. Through its business model, it helps to ensure safe, reliable and high-quality pharmaceutical care.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,442.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($86.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1710
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Ticker: HEWA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HealthWarehouse.com
HealthWarehouse.com
HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. is a trusted, VIPPS accredited retail mail-order pharmacy based in Cincinnati, Ohio. HealthWarehouse.com has become one of the fastest growing online pharmacies in the United States.
year
2011
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Ticker: XTRA:SAE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shop Apotheke Europe
Shop Apotheke Europe
Shop Apotheke Europe is a leading online pharmacy in Europe. Shop Apotheke Europe owns and operates online pharmacies in seven European countries. The company empowers people to live the healthiest life possible by making it easier for them to get the medications they need.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,150.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($34.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1584
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Ticker: CPSE:MATAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matas
Matas
Matas is a nationwide retail chain that offers a wide range of beauty and care, health and retail medicine as well as home and garden products. The chain counts almost 300 stores throughout Denmark. A total of 2,500 employees are employed in Matas' stores and at the head office in Allerød.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$531.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.21
EBIT ($mm)
$60.20
Net Income ($mm)
$42.95
Employees
2083
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Ticker: BIT:FAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Farmaè
Farmaè
Farmaè is a health and wellness retailer in Italy. Farmaè offers over 37,000 products in 10 different categories through their stores and websites. The group operates 8 health and wellness stores and 1 beauty store in Italy. Their products include pharmaceuticals, supplements, cosmetics, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.97
EBIT ($mm)
$0.53
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
0
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Ticker: FRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Franchise Group, Inc.
Franchise Group, Inc.
Franchise Group is an operator of franchised businesses. Franchise Group helps catapult franchise brands forward by providing financial acumen, operational know-how, and support. Their business lines include Pet Supplies Plus, American Freight, The Vitamin Shoppe, Buddy’s Home Furnishings and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,636.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$269.43
EBIT ($mm)
$209.79
Net Income ($mm)
$39.75
Employees
6421
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Ticker: GNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GNC Holdings, Inc.
GNC Holdings, Inc.
GNC Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplement products, sports nutrition products and diet products, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GNC".
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,483.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$278.86
EBIT ($mm)
$216.18
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11650
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