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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hitta.se, acquired Bokadirekt

synopsis: Hitta.se, one of Sweden's largest digital search services, bought the Swedish platform Bokadirekt to expand into beauty and health. Bokadirekt is Scandinavia's largest marketing and booking service for Beauty & Health. At Bokadirekt.se consumers can search, find and book treatments with just a few clicks.
buyer: Hitta.se
hitta.se is the easiest way to quickly find companies, people and places! No one else has so many updated address information for private individuals, or equally super-detailed Sweden maps. Hitta.se helps hundreds of thousands of Swedes daily to find companies, people and places. "
target: Bokadirekt
Bokadirekt is Scandinavia's largest marketing and booking service for Beauty & Health. At Bokadirekt.se consumers can search, find and book treatments with just a few clicks.
price ($mm)
$21
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$32
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bukalapak, acquired Prelo

synopsis: Bukalapak, the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia, has acquihired Prelo, an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
buyer: Bukalapak
Bukalapak is the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia. Bukalapak sells a diverse range of products, including clothing, food, electronics, tickets, office supplies, cars, and more. Bukalapak connects sellers to tens of millions of online shoppers. "
target: Prelo
Prelo is an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
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announced 8/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Zur Rose Group AG, will acquire Promofarma

synopsis: The Zur Rose Group is pursuing the internationalization of its business by acquiring Promofarma, the leading managed e-commerce marketplace for consumer health, beauty and personal care products commonly sold in pharmacies in Spain.
buyer: Zur Rose Group AG (SWX:ROSE:$997.19)
Operating under the Zur Rose and DocMorris brands, the Swiss-based Zur Rose Group is Europe's leading online pharmacy and one of Switzerland's foremost wholesale suppliers to medical doctors. It helps to ensure safe, reliable and high-quality pharmaceutical care. "
target: Promofarma
Promofarma has built and operates a unique vertical managed marketplace model of selected pharmacies. It provides tens of thousands of mid- and high-end consumer health products in one single place, at a competitive price and with next day delivery service.
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$22
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closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Falabella, acquired Linio

synopsis: Falabella, South America's largest department store chain, has acquired Linio, the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Linio's marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, and more.
buyer: Falabella (SNSE:FALABELLA:$14,070.06)
Founded in 1889, Falabella is South America's largest department store chain. The company operates in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Falabella offers clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, housewares, and more. "
target: Linio
Linio is the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Their marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, Kids & babes, books, and more.
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$138
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viking Global Investors LP., acquired Birchbox

synopsis: Viking Global has acquired a majority stake in US firm Birchbox, the leading discovery commerce platform. Birchbox offers consumers a unique and personalized way to discover, learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market.
buyer: Viking Global Investors LP.
Viking Global Investors LP is a global investment firm managing approximately $25 billion of capital across long/short, long-only and liquid/illiquid strategies. The firm was established in 1999 and has offices in Greenwich, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and London. "
target: Birchbox
Birchbox is the leading discovery commerce platform. It offers consumers a unique and personalized way to discover, learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market. Birchbox provides a monthly selection of samples from well-known brands and emerging gems.
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$15
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Showroomprive.com SARL, acquired Beauteprivee

synopsis: Showroomprivé, a European online event specialist specializing in fashion, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Beauteprivee. With over three million members and more than 800 partner brands, Beauteprivee is the French leader in online private sales of products and services in the field of cosmetics, beauty and well-being.
buyer: Showroomprive.com SARL (ENXTPA:SRP:$579.83)
Showroomprive.com, SARL is an online fashion retailer, based in France. At the crossroads of fashion and innovation, Showroomprive.com offers daily to its members in France but also in eight other European countries, exclusive sales events on big brands up to 70% off. "
target: Beauteprivee
With over three million members and more than 800 partner brands, Beauteprivee is the French leader in online private sales of products and services in the field of cosmetics, beauty and well-being.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
$20
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1.6x
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

KitSplit, acquired CameraLends

synopsis: KitSplit, the fastest-growing marketplace for camera rentals, announced that they acquired CameraLends, another leader in online camera rentals. This makes KitSplit the largest camera rental marketplace, with tens of thousands of items including digital cinema cameras, drones and virtual reality rigs.
buyer: KitSplit
Founded in 2014, KitSplit is an online marketplace for cameras and related equipment like lights, lenses, and VR gear. KitSplit leverages the billions in privately owned gear purchased each year to transform this process. They find, insure & deliver gear for a seamless on-demand rental experience. "
target: CameraLends
CameraLends is the largest peer-to-peer camera equipment sharing network in the world. They connect individuals looking to rent equipment with those who aren't using their own. Since 2013, They've connected thousands to find the gear they need - often last minute.
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closed 10/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Miora, acquired Bellahora, S.L.

synopsis: Miora, the largest online reservation marketplace for beauty centers in Latin America, has reached an agreement with Merchant Digital Services for the acquisition of Bellahora, the leader in business solutions for the beauty and wellness sector in Spain. Bellahora provides a business management SaaS with features such as scheduling and accounting.
buyer: Miora
Miora operates an online marketplace and booking platform for beauty treatments in Latin America. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico. "
target: Bellahora, S.L.
Bellahora is the ideal place to book beauty and hairdressing appointments online in Spain. Users can book appointments easily, 24 hours a day, at the best beauty centers in their area. They also offer Bellahora Pro, a business management software for beauty salons.
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announced 1/19/2016 via PR Newswire

StyleSeat, will acquire BeautyBooked

synopsis: StyleSeat, a mobile and online destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments, announced it will acquire NYC-based BeautyBooked, a discovery and booking platform for high end salons and spas. The acquisition enables StyleSeat to rapidly expand into the salon and spa segment, solidifying them as the leader in the beauty and wellness space.
buyer: StyleSeat
StyleSeat is the leading destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments. More than 350,000 beauty professionals in over 16,000 cities use the platform today and clients use StyleSeat to book everything from haircuts to manicures and facials. "
target: BeautyBooked
BeautyBooked is a discovery & booking app for the best salons & spas. The platform simplifies the booking process by allowing members to discover vetted beauty spots, read expert editorial from Allure magazine and book appointments 24/7 with the tap of a button.
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announced 8/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hackaday, will acquire Tindie, Inc.

synopsis: Tindie, an online marketplace enabling hardware developers to fund and sell their productss, is being acquired by Hackaday, a popular blog that features DIY technology projects.
buyer parent: SupplyFrame, Inc.
buyer: Hackaday
Hackaday is a popular blog that features DIY technology projects. As part of their mission they feature the best hacking projects from basement and garage workshops around the world. "
target: Tindie, Inc.
Tindie is an online marketplace enabling hardware developers to fund and sell their products. Small businesses around the world are popping up in industries from electronics to 3D printing. Tindie works with those business to bring their products to the world.
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closed 10/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Wahanda, acquired Salonmeister GmbH

synopsis: Wahanda has announced it's acquisition of Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
buyer: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe. At Wahanda users can gather together a scrapbook of everything they need to know and all the exciting spas and clinics around the world. "
target: Salonmeister GmbH
Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
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closed 4/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Etsy Inc., acquired Grand St.

synopsis: Grand St., a marketplace for creative technology, is acquired by Etsy, a marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods. Grand St. offers a showcase for creative and small-batch technology, with a different product featured on its site every day.
buyer: Etsy Inc. (ETSY:$652.12)
Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods. Their mission is to re-imagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world. Etsy is a venue made up of individual artists and crafters who maintain their own online shops. "
target: Grand St.
Grand St. is a marketplace for creative technology. They are a group of makers and consumers who believe extraordinary new hardware deserves a new type of store. Grand St. offers a showcase for creative and small-batch technology, with a different product featured on its site every day.
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closed 9/11/2013 via Bloomberg

Getgoods.de AG, acquired pauldirekt GmbH

synopsis: The online retailer getgoods.de AG has acquired all of the shares in Paul Direkt GmbH, the shopping club for men. With this takeover, the company has secured access to more than 1.2 million customers with e-commerce experience.
buyer: Getgoods.de AG
getgoods.de AG distributes IT and telecommunications products via various online shops within the fast-growing e-commerce market. The products focus is on mobile phones, smart phones, telephones and notebooks. "
target: pauldirekt GmbH
Pauldirekt GmbH operates an online community selling consumer electronics and other goods to its members. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Munich, Germany. As of September 11, 2013, pauldirekt GmbH operates as a subsidiary of getgoods.de AG.
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closed 3/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tradus, acquired BuyThePrice

synopsis: Nasper backed Tradus, a shopping marketplace has acquired BuyThePrice.com - a portal for deals on consumer electronics and appliances owned by MyZingo eCommerce Service Pvt Ltd.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: Tradus
Tradus is India's fastest growing marketplace, where buyers and sellers come together to conduct transactions on tradus.com. The site offers a wide variety of products across 50 different categories ranging from the latest gadgets to exquisite hand-crafted jewelry. "
target: BuyThePrice
myZingo eCommerce Service Pvt. Ltd. operates buytheprice.com, a B2C shopping portal for consumers in India. Its eCommerce portal enables consumers to buy various products from mobile and computer accessories to lifestyle and home products.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Grove Collaborative, acquired Darby Smart

synopsis: Grove Collaborative, a leading digital-first brand and e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care products, has acquired Darby Smart, a video commerce platform where people watch and shop their favorite brands and products.
buyer: Grove Collaborative
Launched in 2016, Grove Collaborative creates innovative natural products and offers a curated selection of healthy home essentials like cleaning supplies and personal care products. "
target: Darby Smart
Darby Smart is a video commerce platform where 35 million people watch and shop their favorite brands and products. Their users create videos in beauty, DIY and home decor so people can watch products come to life and see how real people use them.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ruuby, acquired Perfect 10

synopsis: The London-based startup behind on-demand beauty services platform Ruuby has acquired luxury mobile beauty and wellness consultancy Perfect 10. Perfect 10 provides personal styling, grooming and wellness consultancy, delivering the finest luxury treatments and beauty solutions in the comfort of clients' homes.
buyer: Ruuby
Ruuby is London's first digital beauty concierge, offering five star beauty services to private clients, corporates, hotel groups and luxury concierge services. They deliver consistently high-quality beauty services to their clients in their homes, offices, hotels, and large events such as weddings."
target: Perfect 10
Based in the UK, Perfect 10 is a mobile personal styling, grooming and wellness consultancy, delivering the finest luxury treatments and beauty solutions in the comfort of clients' homes. Perfect 10 prides itself on delivering a superior salon experience, available for those living within the M25.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Glamsquad, Inc., acquired Veluxe

synopsis: The national beauty and lifestyle company Glamsquad has acquired local entrepreneur Susanna Quinn‘s app Veluxe, which offers carefully vetted on-demand beauty and fitness services to Washington DC's elite.
buyer: Glamsquad, Inc.
GLAMSQUAD is an on-demand beauty services provider, offering affordable and premier hair, make-up, and nail services to their clients anywhere, at any time. "
target: Veluxe
Entrepreneur Susanna Quinn‘s app Veluxe offers carefully vetted on-demand beauty and fitness services to Washington DC's elite. Veluxe is the premiere on-demand beauty and fitness service app sending a team of vetted industry experts directly to customer's doorsteps.
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closed 7/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

PhonePe Internet Private Limited, acquired Zopper

synopsis: PhonePe, a mobile payments app in India that allows users to transfer money instantly to anyone, has acquired Zopper, India's only hyper-local market place. Zopper combines the benefits of shopping at a retail store with the convenience of shopping via mobile phone. Users can conveniently buy and get products delivered from their nearby stores.
buyer parent: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: PhonePe Internet Private Limited
PhonePe is a mobile payments app in India that allows users to transfer money instantly to anyone, by using just their mobile number. Their goal is to make digital payments so easy, safe and universally accepted that people never feel the need to carry cash or cards again. "
target: Zopper
Zopper is India's only hyper-local market place featuring over 500,000 physical retail stores pan-India. Zopper combines the benefits of shopping at a retail store with the convenience of shopping via mobile phone. Users can conveniently buy and get products delivered from their nearby stores.
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announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allied Technologies Limited, will acquire Activpass Holdings Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Allied Technologies, the manufacturer of metal stamped parts, is planning to acquire a 51% stake in Activpass Holdings to diversify its business operations. Singapore-based Activpass is a mobile app that is a one-stop shop for all lifestyle needs. Discover and book high quality fitness classes, sports coaching, wellness and beauty experiences.
buyer: Allied Technologies Limited (Catalist:A13:$72.93)
Allied Technologies is a manufacturer of precision stamped metal parts. It provides precision manufacturing services, including design and product development, prototyping services, tool and die fabrication, mass production, plastic injection moulding and mechanical sub-assembly services. "
target: Activpass Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Singapore-based Activpass is a mobile app that is a one-stop shop for all lifestyle needs. Discover and book high quality fitness classes, sports coaching, wellness and beauty experiences.
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$18*
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

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

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
price ($mm)
$2,014
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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$10
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

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

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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$103
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
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$750
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

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

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
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announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$133.12)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

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

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$133.12)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

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

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Alibaba Group, acquired Youku Tudou Inc.

synopsis: Youku Tudou Inc., a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China, announced the completion of the merger with Ali YK Subsidiary Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ali YK Investment Holding Limited. Youku Tudou Inc. ceased to be a publicly traded company, and it will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. They provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Youku Tudou Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,283 [$3,365]*
rev ($mm)
$926
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
64.3x
closed 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, acquired Proxibid

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, has acquired Proxibid, an online marketplace for connecting buyers and sellers across North America, from Primus Capital. Proxibid’s Marketplace supports 16 categories, including heavy equipment, industrial machinery, real estate, fine art, antiques and collectibles, and more.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries—technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services—TA invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth. "
target parent: Primus
target: Proxibid
Proxibid is the most trusted platform for connecting buyers and sellers of highly valued items. Proxibid’s PoweredBy solution enables sellers to integrate Proxibid’s marketplace technology into their websites, offering custom development and more to bring ecommerce solutions to companies worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

AnyWorkspace, will acquire AnyWorkspace

synopsis: Sng Kheng Sim, the founder of AnyWorkspace, will acquire an 80% stake in the company from Sharing Economy Investment Limited, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of dyeing and finishing machinery. AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace in Hong Kong that connects workspace providers with those that need flexible workspace arrangements.
buyer: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options. "
target parent: Sharing Economy International Inc.
target: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options.
price ($mm)
$0.08*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

BASF SE, acquired Sculpteo

synopsis: BASF, the largest chemical producer in the world, has acquired Sculpteo, an online 3D printing service in France. Sculpteo provides professional online 3D printing and laser cutting services for on-demand production of prototypes, individual products as well as short-run manufacturing.
buyer: BASF SE (DB:BAS:$68,336.45)
BASF is the largest chemical producer in the world. BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. Their portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. "
target: Sculpteo
Sculpteo is an online 3D printing service in France. Sculpteo provides professional online 3D printing and laser cutting services for on-demand production of prototypes, individual products as well as short-run manufacturing. Sculpteo prints and ships 3D printed parts to anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: CentralNic, a UK company that markets and sells internet domain names, has acquired Team Internet, Germany's leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market, comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$88.62)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target parent: Matomy Media Group
target: Team Internet AG
Located in Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Spacebase, acquired Okanda

synopsis: Spacebase, a German sharing economy platform for meeting and event spaces whose mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet, has acquired Okanda, a Germany-based online booking platform for hotel meeting rooms that's focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible.
buyer: Spacebase
Headquartered in Germany, Spacebase’s mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet. They have sent out local scouts to select the best meeting venues and have found exciting and unique locations that will not only boost creativity, but will also be easy on users’ budgets. "
target: Okanda
Headquartered in Germany, Okanda is focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible. Their website Okanda.com is clear, simple, presents the best search results and gives an availability guarantee of the presented conference facilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Caterwings, acquired Lemoncat

synopsis: Caterwings, the Rocket Internet-founded corporate catering marketplace that operates in eight countries, has acquired German competitor Lemoncat. LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses find the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Caterwings
Caterwings is an online marketplace for business catering. Founded in 2015, we’ve made it our mission to digitalize the catering market and simplify the process of choosing and ordering catering services online. "
target: Lemoncat
LemonCat is an online platform for business catering that helps businesses finding the best local food for their meetings, conferences and events. For the catering industry LemonCat offers CATERDESK.com, a SaaS solution for caterers to manage their business digitally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CoWrks, acquired The Uncube

synopsis: Coworking operator CoWrks announced the acquisition of The UnCube, a company that provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
buyer: CoWrks
CoWrks is a network of coworking spaces where a curated community of likeminded individuals come together to work, connect, collaborate, inspire and get inspired. They are based in India. "
target: The Uncube
Founded in 2017, The UnCube provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Urbandoor

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Urbandoor, a platform of furnished and serviced apartments tailored for extended business trips and relocations. Founded in 2015, Urbandoor includes apartments in more than 1,500 cities across 60 countries.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Urbandoor
Urbandoor is a platform of furnished and serviced apartments tailored for extended business trips and relocations. Founded in 2015, Urbandoor includes apartments in more than 1,500 cities across 60 countries
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Just Eat, acquired City Pantry Limited

synopsis: Just Eat plc, a leading global marketplace for takeaway food delivery, announces that it has acquired City Pantry. City Pantry, founded by Stuart Sunderland in 2014, is Europe’s leading B2B catering marketplace, linking caterers and restaurants with corporate customers providing food for their employees or clients.
buyer: Just Eat (LSE:JE:$1,103.79)
The UK Just Eat Group operates a leading global marketplace for online food delivery, providing customers with an easy and secure way to order and pay for food from their restaurant partners. They inspire their restaurant partners to raise their game with data and insights. "
target: City Pantry Limited
City Pantry, founded by Stuart Sunderland in 2014, is Europe’s leading B2B catering marketplace, linking caterers and restaurants with corporate customers providing food for their employees or clients.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

BroadSign International Inc, acquired Campsite

synopsis: Canda-based Broadsign, the leading out-of-home marketing platform, announced that it has acquired Campsite, the innovative Canadian digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad exchange that automates the buying and selling of DOOH inventory. Campsite has partnerships with many of Canada’s major digital out-of-home companies and agencies.
buyer: BroadSign International Inc
Broadsign is the leading digital out-of-home (DOOH) marketing platform that enables brands, agencies and DOOH media publishers to buy, sell, and deliver DOOH campaigns efficiently, reliably and securely. Broadsign's platform powers 425,000 signs worldwide, including over 180,000 digital screens. "
target parent: Newad Media, Inc.
target: Campsite
Canada-based Campsite is a digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad exchange that automates the buying and selling of DOOH inventory. Campsite offers premium DOOH inventory through a self-serve programmatic platform. Campsite connects buyers and suppliers in an environment specifically designed for DOOH.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Vivid Seats, acquired FanXchange

synopsis: Vivid Seats, the leading independent ticket marketplace in North America, announced the acquisition of Fanxchange, a Toronto-based B2B industry leader in powering white labeled live event ticketing solutions for major loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, hotel operators, e-commerce marketplaces, and distribution partners.
buyer: Vivid Seats
Vivid Seats is the leading independent marketplace for tickets to live sports, concerts and theater events, and the industry's leading provider of technology platforms and service solutions. "
target: FanXchange
Fanxchange is the B2B industry leader in powering white labeled live event ticketing solutions for major loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, hotel operators, e-commerce marketplaces, and distribution partners.
price ($mm)
$63
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

InSites Consulting, acquired eYeka

synopsis: InSites Consulting, an international marketing research agency that helps global brands become locally relevant, has acquired eÿeka, a France-based creative crowdsourcing platform that connects brands and creatives from across the globe. eÿeka allows brands to announce and conduct contests through the Internet.
buyer: InSites Consulting
InSites Consulting is an international marketing research agency that helps global brands become locally relevant. InSites Consulting continuously pushes the boundaries of marketing research to create deeper engagement and leave a longer-lasting impact. "
target: eYeka
eÿeka is a France-based creative crowdsourcing platform that connects brands and creatives from across the globe. eÿeka allows brands to announce and conduct contests through the Internet. eÿeka helps brands stimulate innovation, improve brand communication and drive better customer experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TimePayment, acquired LeaseQ

synopsis: TimePayment, an award-winning equipment leasing company, has acquired LeaseQ Inc., an online marketplace that connects businesses, equipment sellers, and equipment finance companies to make selling and financing equipment fast and easy.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: TimePayment
TimePayment is an award-winning equipment leasing company that specializes in transactions with a selling price starting as low as $500, and up to $100,000. TimePayment is able to approve a wide range of customers from large corporations to small businesses, including new entities. "
target: LeaseQ
LeaseQ is an online marketplace that connects businesses, equipment sellers, and equipment finance companies to make selling and financing equipment fast and easy. Their platform is a free, cloud-based solution with on-demand software and data solutions for the equipment leasing industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Blockescence plc, acquired ReachHero

synopsis: blockescence plc successfully acquired majority of the shares in the influencer and social media specialist ReachHero GmbH. The German company ReachHero has a leading platform solution for influencers and advertisers in Europe.
buyer: Blockescence plc (XTRA:BCK:$64.03)
Based in Malta, blockscence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies. "
target: ReachHero
ReachHero is the leading European online marketplace for micro and macro influencer campaigns. The German company makes exciting product placements in social media channels incredibly easy. The platform allows influencers to earn money by sharing products with their audience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

TheSquareFoot, acquired PivotDesk, LLC

synopsis: SquareFoot, a real estate technology company founded on the mission of helping businesses find the office space they need, has acquired PivotDesk, an office space marketplace that connects companies with excess space to companies that need it. PivotDesk's offerings range from single desks in a shared office to subleases and coworking space.
buyer: TheSquareFoot
SquareFoot is a real estate technology company founded on the mission of helping businesses find the office space they need. SquareFoot combines proprietary technology and an experienced brokerage team to modernize the leasing process, from initial search to lease signing. "
target: PivotDesk, LLC
PivotDesk is an office space marketplace that connects companies with excess space to companies that need it. PivotDesk gives companies all the tools they need to market and monetize their excess space. Their offerings range from single desks in a shared office to subleases and coworking space.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Tango Card, acquired GiftCertificates.com Corporation

synopsis: Tango Card, a leading digital rewards and incentives provider, announced that it has acquired GiftCertificates.com, one of the incentive industry's earliest providers of physical and digital incentives for enterprise customers.
buyer: Tango Card
Tango Card is the leader in fulfilling digital rewards and incentives. They bundle simple technology, great rewards, and expert service to help companies get the most out of their rewards programs. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: GiftCertificates.com Corporation
GiftCertificates.com™ is a leading e-commerce provider of innovative reward solutions and gift products for both the corporate and consumer markets. GiftCertificates.com is the reward and gift brand of choice in today’s marketplace.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

EdCast, acquired Leapest

synopsis: EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announced the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
buyer: EdCast
EdCast is a personal learning network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors,students and employers. EdCast Knowledge Cloud powers online learning portals built on OpenedX for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits. "
target: Leapest
Leapest is a corporate training ecosystem and a B2B Marketplace for training resources including courseware, eLearning, business simulations, certifications and instructor service. Their current catalog features key topics in IT training.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Gaest

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Gaest.com, an online marketplace for renting out meeting spaces for just hours at a time. Founded in Aarhus, Denmark in October 2015, Gaest.com has quickly grown to become one of the world's largest online community marketplaces for discovering, listing and booking meeting spaces.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Gaest
Founded in Aarhus, Denmark in October 2015, Gaest.com has quickly grown to become one of the world's largest online community marketplaces for discovering, listing and booking meeting spaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Digital Room, LLC, acquired LogoSportsWear.com

synopsis: Digital Room LLC, a subsidiary of private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Logo Sportswear Inc., based in Wallingford, Conn. Logo Sportswear Inc. is a leading on-line provider of custom promotional apparel. Digital Room purchased the company from Digital Fuel, another private equity firm, which bought Logo Sportswear in 2015.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Digital Room, LLC
Digital Room is the established leader in the US web-to-print upload market, helping small and medium sized businesses with their printing and marketing collateral needs. The company prints over one million orders annually through a portfolio of uniquely branded eCommerce websites. "
target parent: Digital Fuel Capital, LLC
target: LogoSportsWear.com
Logo Sportswear Inc. is a leading on-line provider of custom promotional apparel. Home to the LogoSportswear, TeamSportswear and tfund™ brands, Logo Sportswear Inc. has worked with large companies, small businesses, groups, events, teams, sports fans and individuals for over 20 years.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA

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Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: ASX:RBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redbubble
Redbubble
Redbubble is a global online marketplace for print on demand products based on user-submitted artwork. The company was founded in 2006 in Melbourne, Australia, and also maintains offices in San Francisco.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$130.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
225
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A069920
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Co., Ltd. (WIZWID Company Limited) is a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. The company provides overseas online shopping services. They allow customers to buy overseas items with foreign registered credit cards with the company acting as the buyer on their behalf.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$79.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.73
EBIT ($mm)
$0.13
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
118
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Ticker: AIM:KOOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koovs plc
KOOVS is a Delhi and UK-based online fashion marketplace. KOOVS is the one-stop online fashion destination for all fashion needs. Inspired by the international runways and the global street scene KOOVS delivers A-grade fashion at pocket-friendly prices, right to the doorstep.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
159
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: LIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. It operates a deal engine, a service that connects merchants and consumers via a platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time offers to nearby consumers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: DCOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TWWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive World Wide, Inc. is a web-centric multimedia company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary DailyHotDeal, it has been engaged in the "Deal of the Day" business.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$58,146.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,655.44
EBIT ($mm)
$11,033.57
Net Income ($mm)
$14,239.58
Employees
103699
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Ticker: AIM:RTHM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$316.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.17
EBIT ($mm)
$0.95
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform + Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$248.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
946
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$88.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.40
EBIT ($mm)
$5.02
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
234
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Ticker: SRAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Reality
Social Reality
Founded in 2010, Los Angeles-based Social Reality, Inc. is an Internet advertising company that provides tools that automate the digital advertising market. The company has built technologies and leveraged partner technologies that service social media and the real-time bidding (RTB) markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$28.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
58
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: OTCPK:TRXD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group, Inc. is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories, and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.17
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
32
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Ticker: IAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
IAA, Inc. is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes approximately 2.5 million total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,346.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$391.00
EBIT ($mm)
$295.90
Net Income ($mm)
$189.90
Employees
3564
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Ticker: RBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other auction business in the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$200.24
EBIT ($mm)
$163.91
Net Income ($mm)
$136.47
Employees
1692
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