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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired Pillow

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia acquired San Francisco-based Pillow, a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: Pillow
San Francisco-based Pillow is a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

OnTheMarket plc, acquired Teclet

synopsis: OnTheMarket has fully acquired lettings platform Teclet after buying the remaining 80% of shares in its controlling company Glanty Ltd. Teclet is an automated lettings platform based in the UK. Teclet provide teams with a cloud based, automated interactive portal, running on desktop, tablet and mobile to work remotely.
buyer: OnTheMarket plc (AIM:OTMP:$25.94)
The AIM-listed OnTheMarket plc is a leading UK property portal, majority-owned by estate and lettings agents, delivering a premier property search service through OnTheMarket.com. Launched in January 2015, OnTheMarket.com is the simple way to search for property. "
target: Teclet
Teclet is an automated lettings platform based in the UK. Teclet provide teams with a cloud based, automated interactive portal, running on desktop, tablet and mobile to work remotely. Teclet was conceived by a landlord and agency owner who recognised the need to automate the lettings process.
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$2.08*
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$1
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Idealista S.A.U., acquired Rentger

synopsis: Leading Spanish property portal company idealista has announced its acquisition of rental management software company Rentger. Founded in Madrid in 2018, Rentger automates tasks and paperwork associated with renting and claims to cut admin tasks by 80% for the private and professional landlords and institutions it is marketed to.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent. "
target: Rentger
Rentger is a rental management software company. Founded in Madrid in 2018, Rentger automates tasks and paperwork associated with renting and claims to cut admin tasks by 80% for the private and professional landlords and institutions it is marketed to.
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closed 9/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Zumper, acquired NowRenting

synopsis: Zumper, a full-service rental platform designed to make renting an apartment for tenants and landlords, has acquired NowRenting, a startup that has built landlord software to streamline various aspects of the rental business. This acquisition will help Zumper continue scaling its team to develop and enhance its product offerings for landlords.
buyer: Zumper
Zumper is a full-service rental platform designed for tenants and landlords where users can search, schedule tours, and submit rental applications all from a phone. With over 13 million visits per month, Zumper’s free online and mobile rental search platform is the largest startup in the industry. "
target: NowRenting
NowRenting is a digital rental assistant that streamlines various aspects of the rental business for landlords. NowRenting helps landlords digitally manage market listings, communication with tenants, applications, background checks, as well as electronically signing leases and collecting rent.
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closed 11/9/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Cozy

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Cozy Services, Ltd., the leading online property management service for landlords and renters.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Cozy
Cozy is the leading online property management service for landlords and renters. Cozy makes renting easier, more secure and more transparent, with simple rent payments, online rental applications, secure tenant screening and renters insurance.
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closed 9/26/2017 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired On-Site.com, Inc

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a provider of software to the real estate industry, has acquired substantially all of the assets of On-Site Manager, Inc. (On-Site). On-Site is a leasing platform for property managers and renters that assimilates leads from any source and converts them into signed leases for the multifamily and single family housing industries.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage is a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. Clients use their platform to improve operating performance and increase capital returns. RealPage currently serves nearly 11,500 clients worldwide from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: On-Site.com, Inc
Founded in 1999, On-Site provides an end-to-end platform that facilitates community marketing, renter qualification, lease contract generation with e-signatures and online document storage. The result is a simplified rental experience that leads to greater renter satisfaction.
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closed 7/23/2012 via PR Newswire

RealPage, Inc., acquired RentMineOnline Inc.

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading provider of on demand software and software-enabled services to the rental housing industry, announced that it has acquired RentMineOnline Inc., a software-as-a-service provider of social network marketing solutions for the multifamily rental housing industry.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage, Inc. provides on demand SaaS products and services to apartment communities and single family rentals across the United States. Its broad range of property management solutions enable property owners and managers to increase revenues and reduce operating costs. "
target: RentMineOnline Inc.
Rent Mine Online Inc. provides resident referral programs online. It operates a multifamily online resident referral tool for residential management companies in the United States and Canada.
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$2
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closed 12/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

MRI Software LLC, acquired VaultWare

synopsis: MRI Software LLC, a leading developer of innovative real estate management and investment software solutions for the global real estate industry, announced that it has acquired Realty DataTrust Corporation, the holding company for VaultWare.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software offers business management solutions to the global property management industry as well as to corporate real estate managers. MRI Software offers the most flexible solutions with both outsourced hosted offerings and packaged enterprise software. "
target: VaultWare
Realty DataTrust Corporation, located in Scottsdale, Ariz., offers online leasing solutions for the multifamily housing industry that make leasing apartments easier for both property managers and consumers. The award-winning VaultWare solution revolutionized the industry when it was introduced.
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Realtor.com, acquired Avail, Inc

synopsis: Realtor.com, an online platform for real estate services, has acquired Avail, a platform that improves the renting experience for do-it-yourself landlords and tenants with online tools, educational content, and world-class support. The acquisition helps Realtor.com further expand into the rental space with support for landlords and renters.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Realtor.com
Realtor.com makes buying, selling, renting, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone. Using proprietary data science and machine learning technology, Realtor.com pairs buyers and sellers with local agents in their market, helping take the guesswork out of buying and selling a home."
target: Avail, Inc
Avail is the only online platform for independent landlords and tenants that provides the tools, education, and support to make renting easy. Landlords across the U.S. use Avail to advertise vacant units, request rental applications and credit reports, sign leases, and collect rent—all online.
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closed 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

MRI Software LLC, acquired MacMunnis, Inc.

synopsis: MRI Software has acquired MacMunnis, Inc., an established provider of lease administration solutions to enterprise businesses managing complex lease portfolios. MacMunnis' services and software expand the MRI @Work suite, broadening and deepening MRI's ability to serve the end-to-end requirements of commercial real estate occupiers.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: MacMunnis, Inc.
MacMunnis is a provider of lease administration solutions to enterprise businesses managing complex lease portfolios. The company offers comprehensive cloud-based software for lease administration, as well as related managed services for payment processing, financial audits, and lease abstraction.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire RealPage, Inc.

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with management teams to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives, and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9,053 [$9,773]
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$1,115
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired ApartmentJet

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia bought Chicago-based ApartmentJet, a software company and short-term rental platform that allows multifamily owners and operators to rent vacant units.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: ApartmentJet
ApartmentJet is a web-based platform to help multifamily property owners and management companies take advantage of the growing market for short-term rentals to generate long-term leases and revenue.
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closed 4/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Guesty, acquired MyVR

synopsis: Guesty, a short-term rental property management platform based in Israel, has acquired property management software MyVR. With the addition of MyVR, Guesty is better positioned to cater to a broader customer base, as well as quickly deliver more advanced features, drive increased standardization, and develop deeper business partnerships.
buyer: Guesty
Tel Aviv-based Guesty is the ultimate property management platform for short-term and vacation rentals. Its end-to-end solution simplifies the complex operational needs that property managers face on a daily basis – from guest communication to task assignment to payment processing. "
target: MyVR
MyVR is a vacation rental software platform with built-in channel management that works with the world's most popular travel sites. MyVR automates workflows at the center of companies' operations, and with a suite of integrated partners and an open API, customers can outpace their competition.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

City Relay Limited, acquired OutSwitch

synopsis: City Relay, a London-based short let property management services firm, has announced the acquisition of OutSwitch, a UK company that provides users with both a revenue and operations management system simplified into one platform. The acquisition will enable City Relay to provide hosts with a streamlined platform.
buyer: City Relay Limited
With Headquarters in London, City Relay was created with the objective to free homeowners from the hassle of short-letting their homes. They partner with the best companies in order to provide hosts with the highest standard amenities for their properties. "
target: OutSwitch
Built with professional property managers in mind, UK-based Outswitch brings users both revenue and channel management in one platform, helping them make the most of each rental apartment and achieve their true profit potential.
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closed 8/17/2018 via PR Web

Priority Technology Holdings Inc., acquired LandlordStation

synopsis: Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. has acquired LandlordStation and its subsidiary, RadPad. LandlordStation is a Property Management Software company that focuses on facilitation of tenant screening and other value added services. RadPad is a powerful marketplace for a full spectrum of business transactions in the rental real estate market.
buyer: Priority Technology Holdings Inc. (PRTH:$396.43)
Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. operates as a blank check company. The Company is formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, and recapitalization. "
target: LandlordStation
LandlordStation is a cloud-based Property Management Software company. The company provides tenant screening, listings management, document management, and local vendor searches. They provide all the tools for landlords and property managers to manage their listings, tenants, vendors, and data.
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Septeo Pole Immobilier, acquired MP Concept

synopsis: Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI), a leading real estate software provider in France, has acquired MP Concept, a company that develops cloud based vacation rental software. MP Concept was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
buyer parent: Septeo Group
buyer: Septeo Pole Immobilier
Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI) is a leading real estate software provider in France. They specialize in rental management, seasonal rentals and transaction software. Septeo Pôle Immobilier is a division of Septeo Group. "
target: MP Concept
MP CONCEPT develops cloud based vacation rental software. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Evolve Vacation Rental Network, acquired Everbooked

synopsis: Denver-based Evolve Vacation Rental Network, which helps property owners manage their vacation rentals, has acquired Everbooked, an Oakland-based startup founded in 2014 that produces analytics and data on vacation rental pricing.
buyer: Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Denver-based Evolve Vacation Rental Network charges homeowners a 10 percent booking fee in return for listing properties on Airbnb and other rental sites, managing bookings, and scheduling cleaning services and other vendors. "
target: Everbooked
Everbooked is an Oakland, CA-based startup founded in 2014 that produces analytics and data on vacation rental pricing. Everbooked provides automatic pricing, comps and market reports that make it easy to increase revenue and occupancy rate.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Barbon Insurance Group Limited, acquired Movem Ltd

synopsis: Barbon Insurance group, the UK’s largest tenant referencing and specialist lettings insurance company, has acquired Movem, an open banking data-powered tenant referencing platform in the UK. Movem's platform categorizes a tenant's income and rent and provides rich context, analysis and actionable insights.
buyer: Barbon Insurance Group Limited
Barbon Insurance group is the UK’s largest tenant referencing and specialist lettings insurance company. Their comprehensive range of specialist products give complete protection and peace of mind to letting agents, tenants, and landlords. "
target: Movem Ltd
Movem is an open banking data-powered tenant referencing platform in the UK. Movem allows property owners to manage all of their references in one place. The platform categorizes a tenant's income and rent and provides rich context, analysis and actionable insights.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Guesty, acquired Your Porter

synopsis: Guesty, which has created property management software for hosts on short-term rental platforms like Airbnb and Vrbo, has acquired Your Porter, a mobile-first app for professional Airbnb hosts. Multiple listings and accounts on different platforms can be managed through their iOS, Android, and web apps.
buyer: Guesty
Tel Aviv-based Guesty is the ultimate property management platform for short-term and vacation rentals. Its end-to-end solution simplifies the complex operational needs that property managers face on a daily basis – from guest communication to task assignment to payment processing. "
target: Your Porter
Your Porter App is a mobile-first app for professional Airbnb hosts. Multiple listings and accounts on different platforms can be managed through their iOS, Android, and web apps. Message automation is one of the most popular features of Your Porter App.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cloudbeds, acquired OneRooftop

synopsis: Cloudbeds, the leading provider of hospitality management software for independent properties (hotels, hostels, inns, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and more), announced their acquisition of OneRooftop, an intuitive software solution and website builder for vacation rentals.
buyer: Cloudbeds
Cloudbeds creates browser-based hospitality management software that simplifies the working life of hoteliers. Cloudbeds' award-winning software is trusted by tens of thousands of hotels, hostels, and groups in over 115 countries. "
target: OneRooftop
OneRooftop brings together all the tools needed to run a successful vacation rental business. With OneRooftop's mobile-first vacation rental software, users can take reservations on the go and provide exceptional guest service.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired Pillow

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia acquired San Francisco-based Pillow, a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: Pillow
San Francisco-based Pillow is a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
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closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired weekengo GmbH

synopsis: trivago N.V., a global hotel search platform, announced that it has acquired weekengo GmbH and weekend.com, a startup focused on finding travelers inspirational weekend getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: weekengo GmbH
Founded in 2016, weekengo GmbH has developed a package travel platform that operates under the weekend.com brand and is exclusively focused on weekend getaways.
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announced 11/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mews Systems BV, will acquire Base7booking.com Sarl

synopsis: Mews, a leader in cloud property management systems, announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire the product line, Base7booking from trivago, a leading global accommodation search platform. Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world.
buyer: Mews Systems BV
Mews is transforming the hospitality industry with a cloud-based property management solution for hotels, hostels, apartments and more. The Mews Hospitality Cloud acts as a central nervous system for property operations, guest experience, booking, payments and analytics. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Base7booking.com Sarl
Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world. Base7booking creates web products that help hoteliers (and many others) manage their hotel(s) & properties more efficiently.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vrbo, acquired CanadaStays

synopsis: Vrbo, a world leader in the vacation rental space, has acquired CanadaStays, Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Vrbo
Vrbo is a world leader in the vacation rental space. Vrbo makes it easy to book cabins, condos, beach houses, and more. Vrbo offers a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. "
target: CanadaStays
CanadaStays is Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired Pillow

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia acquired San Francisco-based Pillow, a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: Pillow
San Francisco-based Pillow is a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired ApartmentJet

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia bought Chicago-based ApartmentJet, a software company and short-term rental platform that allows multifamily owners and operators to rent vacant units.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: ApartmentJet
ApartmentJet is a web-based platform to help multifamily property owners and management companies take advantage of the growing market for short-term rentals to generate long-term leases and revenue.
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closed 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired TripHappy

synopsis: trivago, a global hotel search platform, announces the acquisition of TripHappy, a US travel startup that leverages artificial intelligence to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: TripHappy
TripHappy leverages AI to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods to help travelers identify the best neighborhood to stay in.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

synopsis: trivago announces the acquisition of the assets of tripl, a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, trivago is a global hotel search platform, focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels. trivago’s platform can be accessed globally via 55 localized websites and apps in 33 languages. "
target: tripl GmbH
Based in Germany, tripl GmbH is a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
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closed 6/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired SilverRail Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world, has completed the acquisition of the majority stake in SilverRail Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven business that is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: SilverRail Technologies, Inc.
SilverRail, a mission-driven business, is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry. SilverRail has expertise in every step of the customer life cycle: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.
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closed 4/12/2017 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired Travel-Ticker.com

synopsis: HotelPlanner, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings, announced the company’s first acquisition outside of the US, Travel-Ticker.com, an online travel website offering the best insider deals on hotel accommodations. Based out of the UAE, Travel Ticker's numerous partnerships allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Travel-Ticker.com
Travel Ticker is a hotel search website that provides the best hotel deals in a matter of seconds. Their numerous partnerships with top booking sites allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels, providing complete freedom of choice and unique comparison possibilities.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Expedia, Inc., acquired Trover

synopsis: Online travel agency Expedia has acquired Trover, an app and website where people share their travel photos. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: Trover
Trover is the app for travelers. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

trivago, acquired Base7booking.com Sarl

synopsis: Trivago announced the acquisition of Base7booking. Base7booking is a pioneer in the Cloud-PMS (property management system) landscape, and was built by innovative Swiss hoteliers who were dissatisfied with the technology that was available on the market.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
Trivago compares rates from over 700,000 hotels on over 200 booking sites worldwide, integrating over 82 million hotel reviews and 14 million photos. trivago aspires to become the number one marketing channel for hoteliers. "
target: Base7booking.com Sarl
Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world. Base7booking creates web products that help hoteliers (and many others) manage their hotel(s) & properties more efficiently.
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closed 12/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired HomeAway, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, announced that it has completed its acquisition of HomeAway, Inc., the world's leader in vacation rentals, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,823 [$3,242]
rev ($mm)
$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
54.5x
closed 5/22/2015 via Reuters

Ctrip, Plateno Group, acquired eLong, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia said it sold its entire 62.4 percent stake in Chinese online travel company eLong to rival Ctrip.com International Ltd and others. Ctrip.com International acquired a 37.6 percent stake while Keystone Lodging Holdings Ltd, Plateno Group Ltd and ProTek Capital (Luxuriant Holdings Ltd) acquired the rest.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
buyer: Plateno Group
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in China. The company aggregates travel related information and offers its services through an advanced transaction and service platform."
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: eLong, Inc. (LONG:$152.55)
eLong, Inc. is a leading online travel company in China. The company has a national presence across China, and uses web-based distribution technologies and a 24-hour call center to provide consumers with accurate travel information and high quality online and offline hotel and air booking services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$671 [$424]*
rev ($mm)
$170
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., will acquire Orbitz Worldwide

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., including all of Orbitz Worldwide's brands. Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: Orbitz Worldwide (OWW:$932.01)
Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz, ebookers, HotelClub and CheapTickets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,423 [$1,684]
rev ($mm)
$932
EBITDA ($mm)
$140
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 1/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Travelocity.com Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Sabre Corporation announced that Expedia, Inc. has acquired Travelocity from Sabre Corporation. Travelocity is an online travel agency and one of the most recognized travel brands in North America, offering thousands of travel destinations to more than 20 million travelers per month.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target parent: Sabre Corporation
target: Travelocity.com Inc.
Travelocity is an online travel agency providing direct-to-consumer travel services. Travelocity is one of the most recognized travel brands in North America, offering thousands of travel destinations to more than 20 million travelers per month.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Wotif.com Holdings Limited

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif Group) announced completion of the acquisition of Wotif Group by Expedia, Inc. Wotif Group operates online travel brands in the Asia-Pacific region including, Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: Wotif.com Holdings Limited (WTF:$136.32)
Wotif Group operates leading online travel brands in the Asia Pacific region: Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology, and a network of other travel content and destination websites, such as Phuket.com and Bangkok.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$606 [$521]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired AutoEscape Group

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the largest online travel companies in the world, announced it has acquired Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target parent: Montefiore Investment
target: AutoEscape Group
Founded in 1999, the Auto Escape Group offers leisure customers all-inclusive car hire services via its two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. The company enjoys an international reach, ensuring rental car availability with almost 300 suppliers in 125 countries.
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closed 3/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired trivago

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced completion of its acquisition of 61.6% of the fully-diluted equity of trivago GmbH, a leading hotel metasearch company. trivago will continue to operate independently from its headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is an online metasearch site which compares hotel rates from over 600,000 hotels on over 140 booking sites worldwide; while also offering over 34 million integrated hotel reviews, accompanied by 14 million photos.
price ($mm)
$506*
rev ($mm)
$131
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Egencia LLC, acquired Traveldoo SAS

synopsis: Egencia announced that it has acquired Traveldoo, a leading provider of Web and mobile platforms for business travel management. Traveldoo's leading corporate travel booking tool complements Egencia's fully-integrated Travel Management Company services platform, with its innovative corporate travel technologies.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Egencia LLC
Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform. "
target: Traveldoo SAS
Traveldoo is a provider of Web and mobile platforms for business travel management. Its solutions simplify travel planning and booking, help centralise travel data, optimise travel spend, improve risk and crisis management and make business travellers' and travel arrangers' lives easier.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, LLC, acquired Where I've Been, LLC

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Where I've Been, a leading travel website and social platform with a detailed interactive world map that lets users share where they've been, lived, and want to go. Where I've Been allows users to share their world map on social networks and interact with like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. It offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features (including Flights search and TripAdvisor Mobile with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Where I've Been, LLC
Where I've Been, LLC is a leading travel website and social platform with a detailed interactive world map that lets users share where they've been, lived, and want to go. Where I've Been® allows users to share their world map on social networks and interact with like-minded users.
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announced 7/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Yatra Online Private Limited will be merged with Ebix, Inc.,

synopsis: Ebix, Inc. and Yatra Online, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Ebix will acquire Yatra via merger. Yatra is India's leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 800 Corporate customers and one of India's leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target: Yatra Online Private Limited (YTRA:$135.69)
Yatra Online, Inc is the parent company of Yatra Online Pvt. Ltd. which is based in Gurugram, India and is India's leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 800 Corporate customers and one of India's leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com.
price ($mm)
$338
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

e-Travel SA will be merged with eTRAVELi,

synopsis: Etraveli, the global flight-centric and data-driven online travel platform, announced that it will merge with e-Travel, a global e-commerce platform for flight tickets. e-Travel is one of the largest online travel agencies in Europe and one of the most successful e-commerce companies in Greece.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: eTRAVELi
Etraveli is a leading online travel agency offering a wide range of flights, accommodation and other travel-related services. The company operates in 46 countries on 5 continents. Etraveli is Europe’s third largest flight-centric online travel agency. "
target: e-Travel SA
e-Travel is an e-commerce company specialized online travel. It's one of the top 10 online travel agencies in the world in selling flight tickets and one of the most successful start-up ventures in Greece. e-Travel operates 10 websites in 40 languages, serving over 1,500,000 travellers annually.
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closed 1/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Via.com

synopsis: Leading insurance exchange Ebix has announced its Singapore arm has completed the acquisition of Via.com. Via.com is an India-based online travel company. The company’s integrated online platform offers Insurance, Prepaid Gift Cards & Retail Products, besides Domestic & International Air, Hotel & Holidays, Rail, Bus and Rental Car bookings.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target: Via.com
Via.com is an India-based online travel company. The company’s integrated online platform offers mobile Phone Recharges, Money Transfer, Insurance, Prepaid Gift Cards & Retail Products, besides Domestic & International Air, Hotel & Holidays, Rail, Bus and Rental Car bookings.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Otravo, acquired Greitai.lt

synopsis: Otravo, one of the largest European travel agencies, has acquired Interneto Partneris. Interneto Partneris provides online airline ticket booking and reservation services in Europe through its Greitai.lt brand. The company offers its services in 23 countries and also operates various other brands such as Flysiesta.lv, Flyhi.se, Eticket.fi and more.
buyer parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
buyer: Otravo
Otravo means Online Travel Organisation and is the market leader in the Benelux and Scandinavia area of (online) air travel sales. Travellers can book airline tickets to worldwide destinations in person or via self-service, online as well as offline, and for both leisure and business trips. "
target: Greitai.lt
Founded in 2002, Interneto Partneris provides online airline ticket booking and reservation services in Europe through its Greitai.lt brand. The company offers its services in 23 countries and also operates various other brands such as Flysiesta.lv, Bookinghouse.ee, Flyhi.se, Eticket.fi and more.
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announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Hogg Robinson plc, will acquire eWings.com GmbH

synopsis: Hogg Robinson Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the digital travel innovator eWings.com, a next-generation travel management company. A totally online offering, eWings.com provides a fast and easy-to-use solution for digital business travel with a quick to start process and low cost service model.
buyer: Hogg Robinson plc (LSE:HRG:$431.25)
Hogg Robinson Group is a global corporate services provider. Through their Travel Management Company (HRG) and Technology Company (Fraedom), they help thousands of clients in over 120 countries manage their travel, expenses, payments and data. "
target: eWings.com GmbH
eWings.com makes it easy to find, book and manage flights via web and mobile. eWings.com sorts flight itineraries by stress - weighted by cheapest price, duration and stop-overs. Their focus is to provide the most simple booking process ever.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

ibibo Group merged with MakeMyTrip.com,

synopsis: Two leading travel groups in India, MakeMyTrip and ibibo Group, have completed the transaction that will combine the two businesses under MakeMyTrip, creating one of the leading travel groups in India. The ibibo Group comes with a strong presence in various fast growing online travel segments including hotels, bus bookings and air ticketing.
buyer: MakeMyTrip.com (MMYT:$363.62)
MakeMyTrip is India’s leading Travel company. MakeMyTrip was the first travel portal in India and is regarded as a pioneer of online travel. Its comprehensive offerings supported by the convenience of online transactions and value-based prices revolutionized the way Indians purchase travel services."
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: ibibo Group
ibibo Group is India’s largest online travel group with properties such as Goibibo.com (No. 1 hotels and leading air aggregator), redBus.in (No 1 online bus ticketing platform), YourBus (Vehicle tracking app), ibibo Ryde (car sharing app) and Travelboutique (leading B2B online travel platform).
price ($mm)
$796
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Yatra Online Private Limited

synopsis: Yatra Online, Inc., a rapidly growing online travel agent, and Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation , announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in a transaction that values Yatra at an enterprise value of $218 million. Yatra is one of the fastest growing consumer travel platforms and online travel agents in India.
buyer: Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation (TRTL:$0.00)
Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation is a public ‘blank-check’ Special Purpose Acquisition Company that raised $212,750,000 for the purpose of effecting a business combination with a public or privately-held operating business. "
target: Yatra Online Private Limited (YTRA:$135.69)
Yatra.com is ranked as the leading provider of consumer-direct travel services in India. Yatra.com has emerged as the most trusted travel brand in India.
price ($mm)
$218
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Wotif.com Holdings Limited

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif Group) announced completion of the acquisition of Wotif Group by Expedia, Inc. Wotif Group operates online travel brands in the Asia-Pacific region including, Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: Wotif.com Holdings Limited (WTF:$136.32)
Wotif Group operates leading online travel brands in the Asia Pacific region: Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology, and a network of other travel content and destination websites, such as Phuket.com and Bangkok.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$606 [$521]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
announced 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

ZiGExN Co., Ltd., will acquire Apple World, Inc.

synopsis: ZIGExN, a Japanese company that operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services, will acquire Apple World from Ant Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Japan. Apple World operates one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services. They provide access to 110,000 hotels in 150 countries.
buyer: ZiGExN Co., Ltd. (TSE:3679:$122.99)
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services. "
target parent: Ant Capital Partners
target: Apple World, Inc.
Apple World operates one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services. Apple World provides access to 110,000 hotels in 150 countries around the world through its B2B “Apple World” and B2C “hotelista.jp” platforms.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2017 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired Travel-Ticker.com

synopsis: HotelPlanner, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings, announced the company’s first acquisition outside of the US, Travel-Ticker.com, an online travel website offering the best insider deals on hotel accommodations. Based out of the UAE, Travel Ticker's numerous partnerships allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Travel-Ticker.com
Travel Ticker is a hotel search website that provides the best hotel deals in a matter of seconds. Their numerous partnerships with top booking sites allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels, providing complete freedom of choice and unique comparison possibilities.
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closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired weekengo GmbH

synopsis: trivago N.V., a global hotel search platform, announced that it has acquired weekengo GmbH and weekend.com, a startup focused on finding travelers inspirational weekend getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: weekengo GmbH
Founded in 2016, weekengo GmbH has developed a package travel platform that operates under the weekend.com brand and is exclusively focused on weekend getaways.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Travello, acquired Backpacker Deals

synopsis: Travel networking and experience app Travello has bought the Backpacker Deals website and business. Travello claims the deal will create Australia’s largest ‘experience based, youth focused’ Online Travel Agent. Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price.
buyer: Travello
Travello is the world’s largest and most trusted travel community. Used by travelers in over 180 countries, Travello is the best place to make travel friends. Travello allows users to connect with travelers, join meetups and chat in groups. "
target: Backpacker Deals
Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price. They carefully select the best travel experiences to feature on Backpacker Deals in order for users to book with confidence.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

BGH Capital, acquired Tripadeal

synopsis: Tripadeal, an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices, has sold a 55 per cent stake to BGH Capital, a private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: BGH Capital
BGH Capital was established in 2017 by Robin Bishop, Ben Gray and Simon Harle with the objective of creating the pre-eminent private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand. BGH is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is an independent firm, owned and managed by its founding partners. "
target: Tripadeal
TripADeal is an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices. Whether it’s a guided tour of China, luxury river cruise through Europe, accommodation in Bali, or a local getaway, TripADeal offers something for everyone.
price ($mm)
$28*
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Hopjump, acquired Smarter Travel Media LLC

synopsis: Hopjump, a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers, has acquired SmarterTravel Media from Tripadvisor. SmarterTravel Media consists of eight travel-focused brands.
buyer: Hopjump
Hopjump is a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers. The Company’s proprietary algorithms go beyond keyword search to provide a high-performance marketing channel to reach both consumer and business travelers."
target parent: TripAdvisor LLC
target: Smarter Travel Media LLC
SmarterTravel Media is an industry leader in online travel and offers a portfolio of several distinct travel websites. Their owned and operated travel media portfolio includes Airfarewatchdog, BookingBuddy, Jetsetter, OneTime, Oyster, SmarterTravel, and WhatToPack.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Volkswagen Financial Services, acquired Voya GmbH

synopsis: Germany-based Volkswagen Financial Services has acquired Voya GmbH. Headquartered in Hamburg, Voya is a business travel start-up that offers a digital travel assistant for companies via a web browser and as a smartphone app. With the acquisition, Volkswagen Financial Services can provide its customers with a fleet and travel management offering.
buyer parent: Volkswagen AG
buyer: Volkswagen Financial Services
Germany-based Volkswagen Financial Services is the business division of the Volkswagen AG group of companies. The key business fields embrace dealer and customer financing, leasing, the bank and insurance business, fleet management, and mobility offers. "
target: Voya GmbH
Voya, based in Hamburg, offers a digital business travel solution for medium-sized companies, which can use the platform to plan, book, and invoice travel funding in a simple and modern way. Its customers include mid-sized firms as well as travel and mobility companies.
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closed 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, acquired Ignite Travel Group

synopsis: Flight Centre Travel Group, an Australian-based international travel company, is now the full owner of Gold Coast-based Ignite Travel Group. Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
buyer: Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ASX:FLT:$2,253.33)
Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian-based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the USA, UK and Canada, as well as outlets in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and South Africa. "
target: Ignite Travel Group
Recognized and celebrated by both industry and Australian consumers, Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$122
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Submarino Viagens, will acquire Almundo

synopsis: Submarino Viagens, a Brazilian online travel agency, will acquire Almundo from Iberostar, a Spain-based hotel chain. Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices.
buyer parent: CVC Brasil
buyer: Submarino Viagens
Submarino Viagens is a Brazilian online travel agency. Submarino Viagens offers over 750 airlines, 200,000 hotels, 150 national and international destinations, and 4,000 attractions. Their state-of-the-art platform allows travelers to book flights and hotels all around the world. "
target parent: Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
target: Almundo
Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices. Almundo's team of experts help users to find the perfect trip that matches their preferences and budget.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

lm group, acquired TripMyDream

synopsis: The online travel provider LM group (formerly lastminute.com) has acquired Ukrainian TripMyDream. Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target: TripMyDream
Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Etraveli Group, acquired Flight Network

synopsis: Etraveli Group, one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, has acquired Flight Network, the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: Etraveli Group
Etraveli Group is one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, offering a wide range of airline tickets, hotel accommodations and other travel related services. The group operates in 72 countries on 6 continents through brands such as Supersaver, Gotogate, Mytrip.com and Pamediakopes.gr. "
target: Flight Network
Flight Network is the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
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announced 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

H.I.S. Co.,Ltd., will acquire Redtag.ca

synopsis: H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours, will be acquiring Redtag.ca, a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
buyer: H.I.S. Co.,Ltd. (TSE:9603:$6,862.32)
Based in Japan, H.I.S. Co., Ltd. is a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours. Their core business is in the overseas travel industry and has expanded to hotels, airlines, and theme parks for their customers' delight and excitement. "
target: Redtag.ca
Redtag.ca is a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
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