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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Band of Boats, acquired Digital Nautic

synopsis: Band of Boats, a platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent boats online, has acquired Digital Nautic, a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows users to manage their business from anywhere, take orders online, send emails, manage invoices, and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Beneteau
buyer: Band of Boats
Band of Boats is an online community platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent new or pre-owned boats online. Band of Boats offers over 16,000 boats of various models from multiple brands. Band of Boats enables everyone to find their ideal boat for a day, a week or a lifetime. "
target: Digital Nautic
Founded in 2014, Digital Nautic is a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows boating professionals to manage their business from anywhere, take orders and payments online, send emails and SMS alerts, manage invoices, and more.
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closed 1/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired HavenStar

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of HavenStar Software Solutions Limited. HavenStar is an enterprise Marina Management System for managing multiple sites, and also suited for marinas located around the world, offering full multicurrency transaction processing and reporting.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates over 70 independently managed software companies around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target parent: Star Computer Group
target: HavenStar
HavenStar is an enterprise Marina Management System for managing multiple sites, and also suited for marinas located around the world, offering full multicurrency transaction processing and reporting.
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announced 7/14/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

RIO, will acquire Loom Technologies

synopsis: RIO, a cloud-based platform in Germany that bundles digital solutions for the entire transport and logistics ecosystem, will acquire Loom Technologies, a logistics software provider in Germany. Loom Technologies offers web-based software that help businesses to optimize their logistics processes and reduce costs.
buyer parent: TRATON Group
buyer: RIO
RIO is a cloud-based platform in Germany that bundles digital solutions for the entire transport and logistics ecosystem. RIO enables businesses to digitalise their supply chain. Their logistics platform offers solutions for fleet management, freight forwarding, telematics, and more. "
target: Loom Technologies
Loom Technologies is a logistics software provider in Germany. Loom Technologies offers web-based software that help businesses to optimize their logistics processes and reduce costs. Their software provides solutions for logistics, warehouse management, fleet management, billing, and more.
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Web

W Energy Software, acquired Chorus Logistics

synopsis: W Energy Software, the new leader in upstream and midstream oil & gas SaaS ERP solutions, has acquired Chorus Logistics, a leading transportation management solutions company. Chorus Logistics provides cloud-based solutions for logistics, inventory management, invoicing, and more.
buyer parent: Waterfield Group
buyer: W Energy Software
W Energy Software is a leader in upstream and midstream oil & gas SaaS ERP solutions. W Energy Software helps companies to accelerate business performance and improve operational efficiency. Their software suite offers solutions for land management, production operations, forecasting, and more. "
target: Chorus Logistics
Chorus Logistics is a leading transportation management solutions company. Chorus Logistics offers innovative software and mobile solutions that optimize vital transportation, logistics and operations. They provide cloud-based solutions for logistics, inventory management, invoicing, and more.
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closed 4/22/2009 via BusinessWire

BirdDog Solutions, Inc, acquired DLT Transportation Services, Inc.

synopsis: BirdDog Solutions, Inc. has announced the acquisition of DLT Transportation Services from Trinity Transport, Inc. The DLT acquisition represents a strategic addition to BirdDog’s Transportation Spend Management business.
buyer: BirdDog Solutions, Inc
BirdDog Solutions is the leading provider of Transportation Spend Management services serving large-volume shippers. The company is the first in the industry to integrate transportation procurement optimization with comprehensive invoice auditing, payment processing, and information management. "
target parent: Trinity Transport, Inc.
target: DLT Transportation Services, Inc.
DLT Transportation Services is a premier freight bill pre-audit and payment service provider, flexible to the transportation, purchasing, and accounting needs of shippers.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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announced 3/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

I.D. Systems, Inc., will acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd.

synopsis: I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial IoT technology, is to acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd., a leading provider of telematics and mobile IoT solutions.
buyer: I.D. Systems, Inc. (IDSY:$53.06)
I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets such as industrial vehicles, rental cars, and cargo. "
target: Pointer Telocation Ltd. (CM:PNTR:$77.79)
Pointer Telocation is a leading provider of technology and services to the automotive and insurance industries, offering a set of services including Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Vehicle Diagnosis and a comprehensive solution in the field of Internet of Things.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Fashion e-tailer Myntra has acquired logistics startup InLogg to address its delivery inefficiencies in terms of cost and reach. InLogg, founded by ex-Flipkart employees, partners with local courier firms in Tier II and Tier III towns to enable deliveries in non-metro cities.
buyer parent: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Founded by former Flipkart employees Preeti Jain, Hemant Agrawal and Prateek Gautam in 2015, InLogg is an aggregator of logistics vendors providing services to ecommerce and retail companies. It joins hands with courier firms in tier II and III towns to enable delivery services in remote areas.
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closed 3/20/2013 via PR Web

VerticaLive, Inc., acquired MarineCFO, Inc.

synopsis: Verticalive Inc., a leading provider of vertical cloud solutions and development technologies for entrepreneurs and enterprises, announced that it has acquired MarineCFO, the leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the marine transportation industry.
buyer: VerticaLive, Inc.
VerticaLive is a leading provider of development technology for Microsoft platforms. The VL Business Framework enables rapid development and deployment of private or public cloud applications, virtual hosted solutions, or on-premise solutions. "
target: MarineCFO, Inc.
MarineCFO is the leading provider of On-Vessel, Marine Operations, Personnel, Fleet Maintenance, and Financial Management solutions to the marine transportation industry. The company was founded in 2007.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Mintsoft

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers for mid-sized organizations, announced the acquisition of Mintsoft Ltd, a Chelmsford based order and warehouse management solution provider for third-party logistics and Multi-Channel Retailers.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Mintsoft
Mintsoft is a cloud based order and warehouse management platform that’s been built from the ground up for 3PLs and multi channel retailers. It’s integrated with all the major market places and e-commerce platforms, as well as all the major couriers.
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closed 6/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired TNX Logistics

synopsis: Transporeon, Europe’s largest logistics platform, has acquired TNX Logistics, a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Transporeon GmbH
Germany-based Transporeon boosts logistics performance and profitability with every freight load. The company's cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions, a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, recipients, and carriers. "
target: TNX Logistics
TNX Logistics is a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using data and behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

BlaBlaCar, acquired Octobus

synopsis: BlaBlaCar, a French carpooling platform, has acquired Octobus, a powerful cloud-based bus and coach management solution in the Ukraine. Octobus enables bus operators to better manage their finances and ticket sales. Their software provides solutions for CRM, inventory management, revenue management, and more.
buyer: BlaBlaCar
Paris-based BlaBlaCar is the world leading long-distance carpooling platform. It’s a trusted community marketplace that connects car drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride, over average distances of 300km. "
target: Octobus
Octobus is a powerful cloud-based bus and coach management solution in the Ukraine. Octobus enables bus operators to better manage their finances and ticket sales. Their software provides solutions for CRM, inventory management, revenue management, and more.
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

FlashParking, acquired ParkIt

synopsis: FLASH, a leading parking technology provider, has acquired ParkIt, a payment and management software solution for parking operators. ParkIt is a cloud-based solution that streamlines monthly parking billing, customer service, and management. Their software automates invoices and permit processes, and provides real-time lot reports.
buyer: FlashParking
Flash is a leading parking technology provider. Flash's cloud-born FlashOS platform and Hardware-as-a-Service offerings give parking operators and asset owners the control and flexibility they need to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing climate. "
target: ParkIt
ParkIt is a payment and management software solution for parking operators. ParkIt is a cloud-based solution that streamlines monthly parking billing, customer service, and management. Their software automates invoices and permit processes, and provides real-time lot reports.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Tuvoli, acquired FlyEasy Software

synopsis: Tuvoli, an open technology platform for the private aviation industry, has acquired FlyEasy, a Canadian provider of aviation software solutions. FlyEasy helps charter operators and brokers to streamline charter sales. Their digital marketing platform enable users to better engage with their customers and automate their promotion efforts.
buyer: Tuvoli
Tuvoli is an open technology platform for the private aviation industry. Tuvoli enables charter aircraft brokers and operators to seamlessly buy, sell and pay for flights. Their platform connects brokers and operators to suppliers in a fast, efficient, and secure manner. "
target: FlyEasy Software
FlyEasy Software is a Canadian provider of aviation software solutions. FlyEasy helps charter operators and brokers to streamline charter sales. Their digital marketing platform offers easy to use tools that enable users to better engage with their customers and automate their promotion efforts.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

SpiceJet Limited, acquired Travenues Innovations Private Limited

synopsis: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the biggest air cargo operator, has announced that it has aqui-hired the team and technology of Travenues, a Bengaluru based airline technology company that built several innovative products for airline e-commerce.
buyer: SpiceJet Limited (BSE:500285:$1,608.10)
SpiceJet’s mission is to become India’s preferred low-cost airline, delivering the lowest air fares with the highest customer value, to price sensitive customers. With a dynamic fare structure, SpiceJet offers fares that are affordable and significantly lower than most airlines. "
target parent: SAIF Partners
target: Travenues Innovations Private Limited
Travenues is a Bengaluru based airline technology company that built several innovative products for airline e-commerce. Launched in 2019, Travenues was originally a wholly owned subsidiary of ixigo, India’s leading AI-based travel app.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

PROS Holdings Corp, acquired Vayant Travel Technologies

synopsis: PROS, a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, has acquired Vayant Travel Technologies, a cloud software company that provides advanced shopping, merchandising and inspirational travel solutions. Vayant enables airlines to take control of their distribution and optimize revenues across both direct and NDC channels.
buyer: PROS Holdings Corp (PRO:$221.70)
PROS is a cloud software company that helps competitive enterprises create a frictionless and personalized buying experiences for customers. PROS solutions enables companies to price, configure and sell their products and services with speed, precision and consistency in an omnichannel environment. "
target: Vayant Travel Technologies
Vayant is a cloud software company that provides advanced shopping, merchandising and inspirational travel solutions. Vayant’s advanced, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy solutions enable airlines to take control of their distribution and optimize revenues across both direct and NDC channels.
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$35
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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 11/3/2009 via BusinessWire

RMI, acquired ExpressYard

synopsis: RMI, a leading independent provider of comprehensive software solutions to the transportation industry, announced that it has acquired ExpressYard, a Flint, Michigan-based provider of SaaS software applications that support the billing of railcar repairs for contract shops and railroads in North America.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: RMI
RMI is the largest independent provider of accurate, reliable, comprehensive and secure rail information services to the transportation industry. RMI is recognized as the most successful Business Services Provider in the industry with an in-depth knowledge of rail operations. "
target parent: SSG Innovations, LLC.
target: ExpressYard
The ExpressYard repair billing and operations management system is currently used at approximately 200 repair facilities across North America which includes contract shops, regional and shortline railroads.
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closed 9/14/2020 via BusinessWire

AFV Partners LLC, acquired Seattle Avionics Software

synopsis: AFV Partners LLC has acquired Seattle Avionics, a leading provider of general aviation applications, FAA-certified and geo-referenced charts, and flight data, and augmented reality (AR) technology. The acquisition will accelerate AFV Partner's offering while adding critical chart and navigation data capabilities.
buyer: AFV Partners LLC
Founded by serial technology entrepreneur and investor Tony Aquila, and anchored by some of the world’s largest and most experienced investors, AFV Partners is an affirmative low-leverage capital vehicle that invests in long-term mission critical software and data businesses. "
target: Seattle Avionics Software
Seattle Avionics creates compelling pre-flight and in-flight user experiences with its cloud-based solutions providing direct user access to flight planning, weather, fuel prices, and group document management for the general aviation market.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Tracsis Plc, acquired iBlocks Limited

synopsis: Tracsis, a leading international provider of software and services for the traffic data and transportation industry, has acquired iBlocks Limited, a UK based software company that specialises in the rail and transport sector. iBlocks offers solutions for smart ticketing, automated delay repay, and back office systems.
buyer: Tracsis Plc (AIM:TRCS:$59.30)
Tracsis plc is a leading international provider of software and services for the traffic data and transportation industry. Tracsis specializes in solving a variety of data capture, reporting and resource optimization problems along with the provision of a range of associated professional services. "
target: iBlocks Limited
iBlocks is a UK based software company that specialises in the rail and transport sector. iBlocks offers solutions for smart ticketing, automated delay repay, and back office systems. The company also offers software consultancy and development services.
price ($mm)
$16
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$4
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Band of Boats, acquired Digital Nautic

synopsis: Band of Boats, a platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent boats online, has acquired Digital Nautic, a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows users to manage their business from anywhere, take orders online, send emails, manage invoices, and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Beneteau
buyer: Band of Boats
Band of Boats is an online community platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent new or pre-owned boats online. Band of Boats offers over 16,000 boats of various models from multiple brands. Band of Boats enables everyone to find their ideal boat for a day, a week or a lifetime. "
target: Digital Nautic
Founded in 2014, Digital Nautic is a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows boating professionals to manage their business from anywhere, take orders and payments online, send emails and SMS alerts, manage invoices, and more.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Band of Boats, acquired Digital Nautic

synopsis: Band of Boats, a platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent boats online, has acquired Digital Nautic, a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows users to manage their business from anywhere, take orders online, send emails, manage invoices, and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Beneteau
buyer: Band of Boats
Band of Boats is an online community platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent new or pre-owned boats online. Band of Boats offers over 16,000 boats of various models from multiple brands. Band of Boats enables everyone to find their ideal boat for a day, a week or a lifetime. "
target: Digital Nautic
Founded in 2014, Digital Nautic is a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows boating professionals to manage their business from anywhere, take orders and payments online, send emails and SMS alerts, manage invoices, and more.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., will acquire Groupe La Centrale

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners L.L.C., a premier private equity firm, will acquire a majority stake in Groupe La Centrale, a leading provider of car classifieds in France, from Axel Springer. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac, and MaVoitureCash.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $44 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in more than 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education, software, and services industries. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Groupe La Centrale
Groupe La Centrale is the French leader in auto, motorcycle, and boat content in the field of classified ads and editorials. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac and MaVoitureCash.
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announced 12/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Permira, will acquire Boats Group

synopsis: Permira has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Boats Group, an online classifieds marketplace and technology provider for the recreational marine industry. Through its industry-leading brands and integrated suite of data, marketing software, and workflow tools, Boats Group’s global marketplaces connect millions of buyers and sellers of boats.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Boats Group
Boats Group’s brands are the largest online boating marketplaces in the world and have been partners in the boating industry for nearly 20 years. Boats Group also provides marine businesses with a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Boats Group, acquired Annonces du Bateau

synopsis: Boats Group, the tech business behind the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world, has acquired Annonces du Bateau from CarBoat Media, the French leader in car, motorcycle and boat classifieds. Annonces du Bateau is a boat marketplace in France. Annonces du Bateau allows people to buy, rent, or sell boats anywhere in France.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Boats Group
Boats Group operates the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world. Boats Group makes it easy for people to buy and sell boats through their five industry-leading brands, YachtWorld, Boat Trader, boats.com, CosasDeBarcos and YachtCloser. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Annonces du Bateau
Annonces du Bateau is a leading boat marketplace in France. Annonces du Bateau allows people to buy, rent, or sell boats anywhere in France. The platform has over 13,000 listed ads for boats from leading brands such as Quicksilver, Cranchi, Sea Ray, Bayliner, and more.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Marinanow Srl, acquired MooringSpot

synopsis: Marinanow, an online booking platform for Mediterranean marinas, has announced its acquisition of MooringSpot, the Monaco based market leader in berth marketing and booking. MooringSpot is a point of reference for clients searching for a homeport or a long-term berth rental in the Mediterranean, whether for a sailing boat or a superyacht.
buyer: Marinanow Srl
Marinanow is the online community where sailors from all over the world meet to exchange experiences and to look for and reserve boats, berths and a whole lot more. Marinanow's search engine that can help users find and book berths in marinas thoughout the Mediterranean. "
target: MooringSpot
MooringSpot is a website where people can find berths advertised in order to have a home port, which are often difficult to find in popular yachting destinations. It is a simple and low-cost solution to broker and negotiate the right to occupy a berth over a number of years.
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closed 3/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Active Interest Media, Inc., acquired BoatQuest.com

synopsis: Active Interest Media announced that it has acquired BoatQuest.com, an online classified site for buying and selling boats. BoatQuest.com joins AIM’s other marine properties including Yachts Magazine and Show Management — presenter of five of Florida’s largest boat shows — to create a powerful multi-medium marketing organization.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media, Inc.
Active Interest Media (AIM) is a rapidly growing media company focusing on enthusiast magazines and related consumer shows, Internet sites, and books. In conjunction with its magazines, AIM produces and markets more than 75 martial arts videos and books. "
target: BoatQuest.com
BoatQuest.com is an online classified site for buying and selling boats. In addition to standard classified listings, BoatQuest.com offers yacht brokers and dealers a variety of featured ads, as well as banner advertising. Founded in 1999, BoatQuest.com attracts close to 400,000 monthly visitors.
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Snag-A-Slip, acquired SlipSure

synopsis: Snag-A-Slip, the leading online boat slip reservation service, announced that it acquired SlipSure, the largest app for instant and same day boater bookings. Detailed marina information, services, amenities and shore options allow users to sort, choose, and book a slip with immediate confirmation.
buyer: Snag-A-Slip
Snag-A-Slip, the leading online boat slip reservation service, serves boaters across the U.S. and internationally. Snag-A-Slip aims to showcase its marina partners and connect transient boaters with available slips more easily. "
target: SlipSure
SlipSure is a free app for same day instant booking of a slip or mooring. Using a boat's specifications, SlipSure provides a marina's availability and price. Detailed marina information, services, amenities and shore options allow users to sort, choose, and book a slip with immediate confirmation.
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closed 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Beds on Board Limited, acquired Boatyng

synopsis: Beds on Board, a Hampshire firm has established itself as the world's leading boat accommodation after taking over a French rival Boatyng. Boatyng is a peer-to-peer boat accommodation rental website, founded in Nice, France. Boatyng accommodation fleet ranges from a houseboat with view of the Eiffel Tower to a superyacht in the Riviera.
buyer: Beds on Board Limited
Lymington-based Beds on Board, established in 2015 on the Airbnb model, is a peer-to-peer platform which links up boat owners with people who'd like to spend some time afloat. "
target: Boatyng
Boatyng is a peer-to-peer boat accommodation rental website, founded in Nice, France. Boatyng accommodation fleet ranges from a houseboat with view of the Eiffel Tower to a superyacht in the Riviera.
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Togo Group, acquired OvernightRVParking.com, LLC

synopsis: Togo Group, the road-based travel technology company, has acquired OvernightRVParking.com. Founded in 2008, Overnight RV Parking has grown to be the largest, most accurate, and most authoritative database of free RV parking locations in North America, and is unique in its careful review and validation of submitted location details.
buyer: Togo Group (THO:$8,546.51)
Togo Group is creating the leading technology platform for road-based travel and outdoor tourism. The Togo RV Companion App provides users with a set of tools focused on improving the RV experience, including GPS navigation, high-value member discounts, access to free boondocking locations and more."
target: OvernightRVParking.com, LLC
OvernightRVParking.com is the most accurate, complete, and authoritative database of free overnight RV parking locations in the U.S. and Canada. The company carefully vets each listing to ensure accuracy and has amassed over 14,000 locations.
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NextStage SCA, acquired NaturaBuy

synopsis: NaturaBuy SAS, the marketplace for small ads and the purchase/sale of hunting, fishing and outdoor items, has been acquired by NextStage, a private equity fund based in Paris. Mondadori France was the seller.
buyer: NextStage SCA (ENXTPA:NEXTS:$5.23)
NextStageAM is an independent management company and one of the pioneers and leaders in the provision of growth capital in France. NextStageAM is specialized in investing and financing the growth of SMEs and mid-sized businesses (MSBs) that are “champions” in their respective fields. "
target parent: FinInvest SpA
target: NaturaBuy
NaturaBuy is the first French auction site and classified ads specializing in the world of hunting, fishing and outdoor and nature recreation.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

VerticalScope Inc., acquired MTBR.com and Roadbikereview.com

synopsis: VerticalScope Inc.announced that it has acquired MTBR.com and Roadbikereview.com. MTBR.com and Roadbikereview.com are industry leading mountain biking and cycling sites which reach over 2 million passionate mountain bikers and cyclists each month.
buyer parent: Torstar Corporation
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$61.58)
Founded in 1999, Verticalscope Inc. is a leading online media company that owns and operates 1400 + consumer resource sites and enthusiast social communities strategically positioned across verticals with high consumer engagement, significant consumer spending and strong blue-chip advertisers. "
target parent: Invenda Corporation
target: MTBR.com and Roadbikereview.com
MTBR.com and Roadbikereview.com are industry leading mountain biking and cycling sites which reach over 2 million passionate mountain bikers and cyclists each month.
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closed 7/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ACCEO Solutions, acquired Julo Ltd.

synopsis: ACCEO Solutions Inc., a Canadian leader in information technology and business and financial solutions, is proud to announce its acquisition of Julo, a Quebec-based firm working on the development, operation, and promotion of an online broadcasting and registration platform for activities offered by recreational and cultural organizations.
buyer: ACCEO Solutions
Canadian IT company ACCEO Solutions specializes in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services. ACCEO Solutions is currently experiencing growth with nearly 1000 employees and 60 000 clients. "
target: Julo Ltd.
Julo established a twofold mission for itself: to enable providers to offer recreational activities easily and at a low cost, and to give the public access to secure online registration for activities.
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closed 7/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Barrett-Jackson, acquired Collector Car Network, Inc

synopsis: Barrett-Jackson Holdings has acquired Collector Car Network Inc., including its well-known properties ClassicCars.com, AutoHunter, The ClassicCars.com Journal, and the Future Collector Car Show. The acquisition furthers Barrett-Jackson’s mission to grow the collector car market through strategic alignment of world-class brands and customer service.
buyer: Barrett-Jackson
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. The company produces live auctions across the country, as well as Online Only auctions. "
target: Collector Car Network, Inc
The Collector Car Network provides a suite of online brands encompassing a combined community of over 5 million monthly online visitors. The company's brands include ClassicCars.com, AutoHunter, The ClassicCars.com Journal, and the Future Collector Car Show.
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closed 6/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

VerticalScope Inc., acquired Paddling.com

synopsis: VerticalScope Holdings Inc., a leading online media company, has acquired Paddling.com, a leading paddlesports enthusiast community. Paddling.com provides comprehensive resources for all types of paddling information, including kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. The site offers paddling gear reviews and various paddling guides.
buyer parent: Torstar Corporation
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$61.58)
Founded in 1999, Verticalscope Inc. is a leading online media company that owns and operates 1400 + consumer resource sites and enthusiast social communities strategically positioned across verticals with high consumer engagement, significant consumer spending and strong blue-chip advertisers. "
target: Paddling.com
Paddling.com is a leading paddlesports enthusiast community. Paddling.com provides comprehensive resources for all types of paddling information, including kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. The site offers paddling gear reviews, paddling locations, and various paddling guides.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Heycar, acquired HonestJohn.co.uk Ltd

synopsis: Heycar, an online used car marketplace in the UK, has acquired HonestJohn.co.uk, a consumer motoring site in the UK. HonestJohn.co.uk aims to provide consumers with in-depth motoring advice and informed opinions based on honest and transparent information. The site features more than 3,600 car reviews, up-to-date news, motoring advice, and more.
buyer: Heycar
Heycar is an online used car marketplace in the UK. Heycar lets users search for and buy a used car, as well as arrange financing, on its portal. They only feature the best used cars from selected dealers. Heycar offers all kinds of cars from leading brands such as Audi, Ford, Volkswagen and more. "
target: HonestJohn.co.uk Ltd
HonestJohn.co.uk is a consumer motoring site in the UK. HonestJohn.co.uk aims to provide consumers with in-depth motoring advice and informed opinions based on honest and transparent information. The site features more than 3,600 car reviews, up-to-date news, motoring advice, and more.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Snag-A-Slip, acquired Marinalife

synopsis: Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, has acquired Marinalife, a leading source for premium content, marina information and cruising concierge services. The move solidifies Snag-A-Slip as a leader in the boat slip reservation industry and boosts the company’s focus on concierge services and the overall customer experience.
buyer: Snag-A-Slip
Snag-A-Slip is a Baltimore-based company that connects boaters with available slips, while also showcasing marinas via digital channels in the same way that hotels are promoted digitally. "
target: Marinalife
Marinalife provides premium content and valuable services for all types of boaters. The Marinalife Cruising Club membership offers boaters access to detailed marina information, travel resources including trip itineraries and destination guides to make their next boating adventure stress-free.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Web

Lighthouse Publications, LLC, acquired BoatingLocal

synopsis: Lighthouse Publications has announced the acquisition of BoatingLocal.com, the premiere online source of recreational boating news, entertainment and information in New England. It is a daily online magazine for New England boaters and fishermen, with over 6,000 published posts.
buyer: Lighthouse Publications, LLC
Lighthouse Publications, LLC is a mid-sized company specializing in high-end glossy magazines with a variety of titles: Southern New England Home, Southern New England Weddings, Home Remodeling Cape Cod, the Islands & South Coast and Golf & Leisure Cape Cod, The Vineyard, and more. "
target: BoatingLocal
BoatingLocal is the premiere online source of recreational boating news, entertainment and information in New England.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

RV Life Network, acquired RV Masterclass

synopsis: RV LIFE Network, a digital network of over 30 RV websites, has acquired RV Masterclass, an online educational platform focused on RVing. RV Masterclass provides educational courses and articles to help people start their RV journey. They offer courses for boondocking, full-time RVing, RV buying, mobile internet, and more.
buyer parent: Social Knowledge LLC
buyer: RV Life Network
RV Life Network is a digital network of over 30 RV websites with an annual audience of tens of millions of readers. RV Life Network operates some of the most popular RV websites including: RVLife.com, DoItYourselfRV.com, CampgroundReviews.com, and iRV2.com "
target: RV Masterclass
RV Masterclass is an online educational platform focused on RVing. RV Masterclass provides educational courses and articles to help people start their RV journey. They offer courses for boondocking, full-time RVing, RV buying, mobile internet, and more.
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closed 2/4/2021 via PR Web

Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., acquired Campfire Collective

synopsis: Kalkomey Enterprises, a leading provider of online recreational safety education, has acquired Campfire Collective, an online provider of safety education for outdoor pursuits in Canada. Campfire Collective offers digital content that helps people to optimize their outdoor experience. They have courses for boating, hunting, sledding, and more.
buyer parent: Cove Hill Partners
buyer: Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.
Kalkomey is a leading provider of online recreational safety education, certifications, and cloud-based agency management solutions. Through its modern learning management system, Kalkomey delivers regulatory-approved safety education courses and certifications in all 50 U.S. States. "
target: Campfire Collective
Campfire Collective is an online provider of safety education for outdoor pursuits in Canada. Campfire Collective offers digital content that helps people to discover, learn and optimize their outdoor experience. They have courses for boating, hunting, sledding, off-roading, and paddling.
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closed 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Escapees RV Club, acquired RV to Freedom

synopsis: Escapees RV Club has announced the acquisition of all RV to Freedom properties including its popular course Roadmap to Full-Time RVing. This course leads the customer from the dreaming stage to becoming a full or part-time RVer. It also includes the RV to Freedom Facebook group with over 39,000 members.
buyer: Escapees RV Club
The Escapees RV Club is one of the oldest, largest and most loved RV membership organizations in the world. It is a tightly-knit community of like-minded RVers. It also offers support services like mail forwarding, healthcare solutions, and roadside assistance. "
target: RV to Freedom
RV to Freedom is a resource for RVers and those wanting to learn more about the RVing lifestyle. RV to Freedom has information needed to start a life a freedom on the road. RV to Freedom offers a popular course called Roadmap to Full-Time RVing.
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closed 12/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

tronc, acquired Spanfeller Media Group

synopsis: Tronc has closed a deal to buy the Spanfeller Media Group, and its food and outdoors digital properties. Tronc gains TheDailyMeal.com as well as the much smaller TheActiveTimes.com. Daily Meal offers 1.2 million recipes, 80,000 wine reviews and one million restaurant reviews. The Active Times is an outdoor enthusiast site.
buyer: tronc (NasdaqGM:TRNC:$1,513.52)
tronc, Inc. is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism, which harnesses proprietary technology to present personalized, premium content to a global audience in real time. tronc draws content from its vast media portfolio that has a commitment to informing and inspiring communities. "
target: Spanfeller Media Group
The Spanfeller Media Group is a new age media company creating content for the web. The company operates The Daily Meal and The Active Times. The Daily Meal offers 1.2 million recipes, 80,000 wine reviews and one million restaurant reviews. The Active Times is an outdoor enthusiast site.
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