Like Vans Direct Ltd

closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vertu Motors plc, acquired Vans Direct Ltd

synopsis: Vertu Motors, a car dealership group based in the UK, has acquired Vans Direct, an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
buyer: Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU:$3,713.40)
Vertu Motors is a car dealership group based in the UK. The group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. Vertu Motors operates many of its dealerships as Bristol Street Motors. "
target: Vans Direct Ltd
Vans Direct is an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
price ($mm)
$9.52
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
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closed 9/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Quadrem Africa merged with Tradeworld,

synopsis: Quadrem International and Tactical Software Systems, based in Gauteng, South Africa, announced the merger of their South African subsidiaries, Quadrem Africa and TradeWorld, into a new company, Quadrem Africa. The majority of the shares of the new Quadrem Africa are owned by TSS, one of the leading black- owned ICT companies in South Africa.
buyer parent: Tactical Software Systems
buyer: Tradeworld
Built on a foundation of connecting trading partners, TradeWorld has concentrated on converting its 'bricks and mortar' trade facilitation services, which include Mills Daily Tender, Faxit Tender Bulletin, SourceLink International, ERNII, Tirindata and TradeNet into online equivalents. "
target parent: Quadrem
target: Quadrem Africa
Quadrem launched its operations in Johannesburg in 2001, connecting buyers such as Anglo American and Impala Platinum to hundreds of suppliers in its first year.
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closed 6/27/2005 via BNC Analysis

ValueClick, Inc., acquired E-Babylon, Inc.

synopsis: Online advertising services firm ValueClick Inc. on Monday said it closed its acquisitions of Web Marketing Holdings Inc. and E-Babylon Inc. and raised its financial outlook for the year. ValueClick acquired E-Babylon for $11.7 million in cash plus a $3 million payment for a fee title.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: E-Babylon, Inc.
Founded in 1999 and located in Simi Valley, CA, E-Babylon has grown into one of the leading online retailers of inkjet and toner products. E-Babylon offers more than 1,300 products, primarily through its 123Inkjets.com and 411inkjets.com websites, and owns a 24,000 square-foot fulfillment center.
price ($mm)
$1.17
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Greenfield Online, Inc., acquired Ciao AG

synopsis: Greenfield Online, Inc, a leading provider of Internet survey solutions to marketing research and consulting companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Munich-based Ciao AG for aggregate consideration valued at approximately $154 million USD.
buyer: Greenfield Online, Inc. (SRVY:$0.00)
Greenfield Online, Inc. is a global interactive media and services company that collects consumer attitudes about products and services, enabling consumers to reach informed purchasing decisions about the products and services they want to buy; and helping companies better understand their customer."
target: Ciao AG
Ciao GmbH is a global digital media and market research services company. The company's properties and services for consumers and businesses reside in two main areas: Comparison Shopping and Internet Survey Solutions
price ($mm)
$153
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 1/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Findos Investor GmbH, acquired Rameder

synopsis: Global private equity firm The Riverside Company announces the sale of its investment in Rameder Anhängerkupplungen und Autoteile GmbH to Munich-based private equity house Findos Investor. Rameder is a German online retailer of tow-bars, automotive carrier systems and related accessories.
buyer: Findos Investor GmbH
Findos Investor is an independent mid-market private equity fund backed exclusively by prestigious German family-owned companies as investors. Through their long investment horizon and their respectable investor base they are a reliable partner in transactions. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Rameder
Rameder Anhängerkupplungen und Autoteile GmbH is a German online retailer of tow-bars, automotive carrier systems and related accessories. The company was founded in 1996 and specialises in the marketing of towbars, and electrical sets for cars and vans.
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closed 9/20/2010 via PR Newswire

The Myriad International Holdings, acquired Multiply, Inc.

synopsis: The Myriad International Holdings unit of Naspers Limited has acquired a controlling interest in Multiply, Inc., operator of the market leading Social Shopping site Multiply.com.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: The Myriad International Holdings
The Myriad International Holdings (MIH) has a large number of interests which offer interactive, Internet, and television services, including cable and digital satellite pay TV, in three primary regions: South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, the Mediterranean, and Thailand. "
target: Multiply, Inc.
Multiply offers its members an integrated media management and social shopping solution with tools that allow them to shop, and share personal content safely and securely with a relevant audience. Multiply makes it easy for buyers and sellers to come together in a secure environment.
price ($mm)
$44*
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closed 1/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Zazzle, acquired GoodStorm

synopsis: Zazzle, the only on-demand, online retail platform to offer billions of products that ship in 24 hours today announced it has acquired the assets of Society Café, Inc., owner of GoodStorm.com, an innovator in the progressive eCommerce movement for social causes and non-profit organizations.
buyer: Zazzle
Zazzle is the only, on-demand retail platform for consumers and major brands, offering billions of retail quality, one-of-a-kind products. Zazzle enables content owners to unlock their entire libraries of content, making it available for purchase and customization by consumers. "
target: GoodStorm
GoodStorm.com is an innovator in the progressive eCommerce movement for social causes and non-profit organizations.
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closed 1/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Babcock & Brown, acquired KeyAssets.com

synopsis: International investment and advisory firm Babcock & Brown announced that its US based subsidiary Babcock & Brown Electronics Management, has acquired KeyAssets.com, an on-line platform designed for trading semiconductor equipment and capital assets.
buyer: Babcock & Brown
Babcock & Brown is a global investment and advisory firm with longstanding capabilities in structured finance and the creation, syndication and management of asset and cash flow-based investments. Babcock & Brown was founded in San Francisco in 1977. "
target: KeyAssets.com
KeyAssets.com provides a platform to bring together semiconductor equipment buyers, sellers, and service providers in an open marketplace specifically designed for their business.KeyAssets.com lowers the cost and eliminates the complexity of doing business in an historically fragmented market.
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closed 3/3/2010 via PE Hub

Entrepreneur Partners, L.P., Roark Capital Group, acquired Peachtree Business Products

synopsis: Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, and Entrepreneur Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity partnership announced that they have acquired Peachtree Business Products, a Marietta, Georgia-based multi-channel direct marketer of specialty business products and marketing materials.
buyer: Roark Capital Group
buyer: Entrepreneur Partners, L.P.
Roark Capital Group is an Atlanta-based private equity firm that acquires majority positions in franchise, direct marketing, financial services, niche manufacturing, and service businesses. "
target: Peachtree Business Products
Peachtree Business Products serves over 100,000 customers per year. They provide the highest quality products at the lowest prices with fast, expert service. Primary products are selected and designed to fulfill parking, property management, maintenance and administrative needs of these businesses.
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closed 4/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Schoolpop, Inc., acquired OneCause

synopsis: Vesdia, a leader in outsourced loyalty marketing technology and services, and Schoolpop, the largest nontraditional fundraising company for schools and nonprofits, announced their acquisition of OneCause, an online shopping fundraising program for private Catholic and Lutheran schools and churches.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Schoolpop, Inc.
Schoolpop brings together store, catalog and online merchants with parents and the community to raise money for K-12 schools and youth organizations nationwide. "
target: OneCause
OneCause is a unique fundraising system. Onecause.com is a virtual mall of over 300 merchants who designate a percentage of all sales to a qualified not-for-profit organization that you choose to support.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vertu Motors plc, acquired Vans Direct Ltd

synopsis: Vertu Motors, a car dealership group based in the UK, has acquired Vans Direct, an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
buyer: Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU:$3,713.40)
Vertu Motors is a car dealership group based in the UK. The group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. Vertu Motors operates many of its dealerships as Bristol Street Motors. "
target: Vans Direct Ltd
Vans Direct is an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
price ($mm)
$9.52
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vertu Motors plc, acquired Vans Direct Ltd

synopsis: Vertu Motors, a car dealership group based in the UK, has acquired Vans Direct, an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
buyer: Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU:$3,713.40)
Vertu Motors is a car dealership group based in the UK. The group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. Vertu Motors operates many of its dealerships as Bristol Street Motors. "
target: Vans Direct Ltd
Vans Direct is an online commercial vehicles retailer in the UK. Vans Direct offers new commercial vehicles at competitive prices to businesses of all sizes. The company delivers thousands of new vans every year and helps their customers to find the right vehicle for their business.
price ($mm)
$9.52
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vertu Motors plc, acquired Aceparts

synopsis: Car dealership Vertu Motors PLC has acquired specialist online parts retailer Aceparts. Vertu said the deal will accelerate its expansion into the franchised parts business and will offer synergies with its existing operations in this segment.
buyer: Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU:$3,713.40)
Vertu Motors is one of the largest automotive retail brands in the UK. The group operates many of its dealerships as ‘Bristol Street Motors’ and also operates a number of premium franchise dealerships. "
target: Aceparts
Who's Ace Holdings Limited retails automotive parts online. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Sittingbourne, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.71
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.7x
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vertu Motors plc, acquired Aceparts

synopsis: Car dealership Vertu Motors PLC has acquired specialist online parts retailer Aceparts. Vertu said the deal will accelerate its expansion into the franchised parts business and will offer synergies with its existing operations in this segment.
buyer: Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU:$3,713.40)
Vertu Motors is one of the largest automotive retail brands in the UK. The group operates many of its dealerships as ‘Bristol Street Motors’ and also operates a number of premium franchise dealerships. "
target: Aceparts
Who's Ace Holdings Limited retails automotive parts online. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Sittingbourne, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.71
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.7x
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired CJ Pony Parts

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has acquired CJ Pony Parts, an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: CJ Pony Parts
CJ Pony Parts is an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps. Their products includes brakes, Steering Boxes, engines, exhausts, and more.
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closed 1/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired CarCovers

synopsis: Boyne Capital has acquired a majority interest in CarCovers.com, a retail e-commerce company focused on vehicle covers and related vehicle protection products. With Boyne's support, CarCovers will continue to expand its product offerings and double down on its leading position in the direct-to-consumer vehicle protection category.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: CarCovers
CarCovers is a retail e-commerce company focused on vehicle covers and related vehicle protection products. CarCovers offers a comprehensive suite of high-quality, form-fitting products tailored to a wide range of vehicle types and applications.
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closed 3/5/2020 via PR Newswire

AutoAnything, acquired Morris 4x4 Center

synopsis: AutoAnything, Inc., a leading online retailer of automotive performance parts and accessories, has acquired Morris 4x4 Center, a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands.
buyer parent: Kingswood Capital Management, LLC
buyer: AutoAnything
AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of automotive performance parts and accessories. The company sells a wide variety of products, including tonneau covers, floor mats and liners, brakes, rotors and pads, seat covers, suspension systems, exhaust, and more. "
target: Morris 4x4 Center
Morris 4x4 Center is a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands, with passionate experts and a commitment to great customer experience.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC, acquired Side By Side Stuff

synopsis: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co LLC, a global aftermarket manufacturer of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories, has acquired Side By Side Stuff, an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right.
buyer: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC
Nivel is a global aftermarket manufacturer, distributor and seller of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories. With access to over 100,000 parts and accessories, Nivel is the largest supplier in the niche vehicle aftermarket parts industries in North America. "
target: Side By Side Stuff
Side By Side Stuff is an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right, so that they can tackle the trail or race the dunes.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cdiscount S.A., acquired 1001Pneus.fr

synopsis: Cdiscount, a leading e-commerce company in France that sells a variety of products at discounted prices, has acquired 1001Pneus.fr, a French company that specializes in selling tires online. 1001Pneus.fr offers low priced tires from all brands. They have tires for automobiles, motorcycles, scooters, motorhomes and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Casino
buyer: Cdiscount S.A.
Cdiscount is a leading e-commerce company in France that sells a variety of products at discounted prices. Cdiscount offers toys, home appliances, furniture, video games, telephones, sports products, TVs, cameras, linens, gardening tools, auto parts and more. "
target: 1001Pneus.fr
Founded in 2009, 1001Pneus.fr is a French company that specializes in selling tires online. 1001Pneus.fr offers low priced tires from all brands. They have tires for automobiles, motorcycles, scooters, motorhomes and more.
price ($mm)
$0.57
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Turn 5, acquired All Things Jeep

synopsis: All Things Jeep, an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts, is being acquired by Extreme Terrain. Extreme Terrain is very popular e-commerce retailer selling Jeep accessories owned by Turn 5, Inc.
buyer: Turn 5
Turn 5, Inc., an e-commerce store, operates as an online retailer of computer accessories, cases, and molding supplies. Its brands include AmericanMuscle, Extreme Terrain, and American Trucks, which specialize in automotive accessories for their respective audiences. "
target: All Things Jeep
All Things Jeep is an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts. Their Jeep gear includes T-shirts, hats, decals & stickers, seat covers, tire covers, Jeep storage, Jeep tops, floor mats & more.
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announced 6/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

MedCAREERS GROUP, will acquire The 4Less Corp.

synopsis: MedCAREERS Group, Inc., the parent company of the online professional networking website Nurses Lounge, will acquire The 4Less Corp., an e-commerce auto parts sales company that owns several branded ecommerce web sites. The 4Less Corp.'s flagship website, Liftkits4less.com, is the largest online seller of Suspension Lift Systems.
buyer: MedCAREERS GROUP (OTCPK:MCGI:$0.03)
MedCAREERS Group, Inc. develops and builds value through its wholly-owned subsidiary Nurses Lounge, Inc., an online professional network and communication resource for nurses and stakeholder organizations such as nursing schools, associations and employers. "
target: The 4Less Corp.
The 4Less Corp. is a fast growing e-commerce auto parts sales company that owns several branded ecommerce web sites. Their flagship website, Liftkits4less.com, is the largest online seller of Suspension Lift Systems. The website also sells shock absorbers, lights, bumpers, air filters, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

MyTVS, acquired Jazzmyride.com

synopsis: TVS Automobiles Solutions Ltd, operating under the MyTVS brand, has acquired a majority stake in automobiles accessories portal Jazzmyride.com to establish a foothold in the e-commerce sector. Jazzmyride sells spare parts, car and bike accessories, cleaning and protection equipment, car audio systems and other components online.
buyer parent: TVS Group
buyer: MyTVS
TVS Automobile Solutions Limited (TASL), formed in 2011 as a subsidiary of TVS & Sons, is India’s largest player in automobile aftermarket offerings. Operating under the brand name MyTVS, the company operates with two core values – Trust & Relationship. "
target: Jazzmyride.com
Jazzmyride.com is India's largest online seller of car and bike accessories. They offer more than 20,000 products across 150 categories and more than 52 brands. The car and bike accessories they sell can help increase the comfort and productivity of their customers' vehicles.
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announced 12/16/2015 via Wall Street Journal

Vroom, Inc., will acquire Texas Direct Auto Inc.

synopsis: New York-based Vroom Inc., a seller of used cars online, has agreed to acquire competitor Texas Direct Auto Inc. The company offers online retail of automobiles.
buyer: Vroom, Inc. (VRM:$1,307.46)
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way. "
target: Texas Direct Auto Inc.
Texas Direct Auto Inc. offers online retail of automobiles.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Mobivia Groupe S.A., acquired Skruvat

synopsis: Mobivia Groupe, European leader in multi-brand vehicle maintenance and equipment, acquired a majority stake in Skruvat, a Scandinavian e-commerce leader in auto parts and accessories. Through this transaction Mobivia Groupe accelerates its growth in e-commerce and strengthens its international positions, especially in the Nordic countries.
buyer: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
Mobivia is the leading business providing multi-brand vehicle servicing and parts in Europe, as well as a key player in the area of new mobilities. Mobivia Groupe and its 13 brands endeavour each day to ensure the sustainable mobility of every person around the world. "
target parent: Scope Capital Advisory AB
target: Skruvat
Founded in 2008, Skruvat has rapidly grown to become Scandinavia's biggest car parts e-retailer serving thousands of satisfied customers every week. They provide quality car parts at seriously discounted prices. They guarantee a great e-commerce experience from people that know car parts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 10/27/2015 via PR Newswire

BuyAutoParts.com, acquired Turbochargers.com

synopsis: BuyAutoParts.com, a leading international ecommerce and wholesale automotive part distribution company, announced its acquisition of the domain Turbochargers.com, the leading source for premium quality turbo parts. BuyAutoParts.com acquired Turbochargers.com to extend their product offerings for turbocharged vehicles.
buyer: BuyAutoParts.com
Buy Auto Parts offer an extensive selection of auto parts, truck parts, import parts, performance parts and automotive accessories, so customers can easily find the quality parts they need at the lowest price. "
target: Turbochargers.com
Turbochargers.com is the #1 source for premium quality turbo parts. They carry turbochargers and superchargers for all makes and models. All a customer has to do is enter the correct year, make, and model of their vehicle and they will be able to view the correct turbo or supercharger for their car.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mobivia Groupe S.A., acquired Bythjul Norden AB

synopsis: French vehicle servicing group Mobivia Groupe has acquired Nordic online rim and tyre specialist Bythjul.com from Verdane Capital V. Bythjul is the largest Nordic online tire and rim company, providing consumers products from the biggest manufacturers such as Nokian, Michelin, Pirelli and Goodyear.
buyer: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
Mobivia is the leading business providing multi-brand vehicle servicing and parts in Europe, as well as a key player in the area of new mobilities. Mobivia Groupe and its 12 brands endeavour each day to ensure the sustainable mobility of every person around the world. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Bythjul Norden AB
Bythjul Norden AB is an online retailer of rims and tires. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Bythjul is the largest Nordic online tire and rim company, providing consumers products from the biggest manufacturers such as Nokian, Michelin, Pirelli and Goodyear.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$31
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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 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

MeinAuto, acquired AutoDa

synopsis: Online car buying platform MeinAuto has bought AutoDa, an online platform that offers used cars for sale.
buyer parent: Holtzbrinck Ventures
buyer: MeinAuto
MeinAuto GmbH, operates an online portal for new vehicle purchases. Its portal allows purchasers to select cars from car dealerships, compare prices, and decide which car dealership to purchase the new vehicles. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Cologne, Germany. "
target: AutoDa
Moto GmbH owns and operates AutoDa, a portal which enables its users to buy pre-owned cars. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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announced 5/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Catcha Group, will acquire mobil123.com

synopsis: iProperty Group announced that it has agreed to sell its Indonesia cars portal, mobil123.com, to iCar Asia Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of iCar Asia Ltd and part of the Catcha Group. Mobil123.com sells new and used cars.
buyer: Catcha Group
Catcha Group is an Asian based investment group thats controls a number of companies involved in media, new media and entertainment. The group was formed in 1999. "
target parent: iProperty Group Limited
target: mobil123.com
Mobil123.com is an Indonesian online portal that allows consumers to purchase new or used cars.
price ($mm)
$2.98
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closed 11/4/2010 via Market Wire

China Auto Logistics Inc., acquired Goodcar

synopsis: China Auto Logistics Inc., owner and operator of one of China's leading automotive portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicle services and products, announced it has completed the acquisition of www.goodcar.cn for RMB 40 million ($5.99 million).
buyer: China Auto Logistics Inc. (CALI:$0.00)
With 2009 sales of approximately $215 million, China Auto Logistics Inc. operates www.cali.com.cn, which rapidly has become one of the leading automobile portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicles and auto-related services throughout China. "
target: Goodcar
The Goodcar site, founded in June 2008, has been an increasingly popular internet destination for auto drivers attracted by the discount cards available on the site for a wide range of automotive products and services, such as parking, auto repairs, 24/7 traffic information, etc.
price ($mm)
$3.45
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closed 9/17/2010 via BusinessWire

Autobytel Inc., acquired Autotropolis, Inc.

synopsis: Autobytel Inc. announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Cyber Ventures, Inc. and Autotropolis, Inc. Cyber Ventures and Autotropolis, Inc., through proprietary content and search marketing capabilities, generate and sell high-quality, high-volume in-market consumer automotive purchase requests.
buyer: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL:$110.04)
Autobytel Inc. is an online leader offering consumer purchase requests and marketing resources to car dealers and manufacturers and providing consumers with the information they need to purchase new and used cars. "
target: Autotropolis, Inc.
Autotropolis, Inc. generates and sells high-quality, high-volume in-market consumer automotive purchase requests, through proprietary content and search marketing capabilities.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2010 via BusinessWire

Lenco Mobile, Inc., acquired G2AA, Inc.

synopsis: Lenco Mobile Inc. announced that it has expanded its online and mobile automotive marketing vertical with the acquisition of G2AA, LLC.
buyer: Lenco Mobile, Inc. (LNCM:$9.50)
Lenco Mobile Inc. is a global developer, owner, and operator of proprietary advertising and technical platforms primarily for the high growth mobile and online marketing sectors. The platforms provide customers with turnkey solutions to attract, retain and monetize relationships with consumers. "
target: G2AA, Inc.
G2AA is engaged in the business of online retail sales and the advertisement of automotive equipment, parts and supplies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.11 [$0.83]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 5/19/2010 via

Trilogy Enterprises, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Autobytel Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy Enterprises Inc. cancelled the acquisition to acquire 92.6% stake in Autobytel Inc. on May 19, 2009
buyer: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies. "
target: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL:$110.04)
Autobytel Inc. is one of the largest online automotive marketplaces, empowering consumers to make smart vehicle choices using objective automotive data and insightful interactive editorial content. The result is a convenient car-buying process .
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [($11)]*
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
-0.2x
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
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$20,092.15
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The Hertz Corporation
The Hertz Corporation
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rev ($mm)
$7,101.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,756.28
EBIT ($mm)
$599.13
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
23050
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Europcar Group
Europcar Group
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year
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$2,894.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$365.33
EBIT ($mm)
$346.10
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
6597
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Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Ticker: CALI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Auto Logistics Inc.
China Auto Logistics Inc.
With 2009 sales of approximately $215 million, China Auto Logistics Inc. operates www.cali.com.cn, which rapidly has become one of the leading automobile portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicles and auto-related services throughout China.
year
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$215.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.46
EBIT ($mm)
$8.25
Net Income ($mm)
$5.55
Employees
99
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Ticker: AZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AutoZone Inc.
AutoZone Inc.
AutoZone is the nation's leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 5,000 stores in US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil. Each store carries an extensive line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks.
year
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$11,133.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,245.36
EBIT ($mm)
$1,910.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1,336.13
Employees
70035
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Delticom
Delticom
Delticom, Europe's leading online tire retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With 128 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced tires and other “tire specialities”.
year
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rev ($mm)
$764.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.85
EBIT ($mm)
$2.39
Net Income ($mm)
$3.08
Employees
185
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