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announced 12/5/2005 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Provide Commerce

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Provide Commerce, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire Provide Commerce, Inc., an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods marketed under the brands: ProFlowers(R), Cherry Moon Farms(SM), Uptown Prime(R), and Secret Spoon(SM).
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Provide Commerce
Provide Commerce(SM) operates an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices.
price ($mm)
$417
rev ($mm)
$184
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
2.3x
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24.4x
closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jazan Energy and Development Co, acquired Mango Jazan Company

synopsis: Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco), one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia, has acquired a 65% stake in Mango Jazan Company, an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region.
buyer: Jazan Energy and Development Co (SASE:6090:$20.31)
Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco) is one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia. Jazadco develops poultry and fruit farms around Jazan. The company also processes fish and shrimp from the Red Sea. "
target: Mango Jazan Company
Mango Jazan is an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region. The company seeks to deliver mangoes all over the world and encourage farmers to increase their production and standards.
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announced 4/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Oisix ra daichi, will acquire Purple Carrot

synopsis: Oisix ra daichi, a company that deliver food products that are carefully selected in terms of safety, nutritional value, price, and taste, will be acquiring Purple Carrot, a plant-based meal delivery service on a mission to empower people to eat more plants. They’re making it easy to cook innovative, delicious, plant-based meals.
buyer: Oisix ra daichi (TSE:3182:$528.74)
Based in Japan, Oisix ra daichi Inc. was established to meet customers' demands for easy access to delicious and healthy food. They deliver food products that are carefully selected in terms of safety, nutritional value, price, and taste to support their customers' daily diets. "
target: Purple Carrot
Purple Carrot is a plant-based meal delivery service on a mission to empower people to eat more plants. They’re making it easy to cook innovative, delicious, plant-based meals. Each week, pick from their high protein, quick and easy, gourmet meals.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$40
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0.5x
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mundo Verde Ltda., acquired Natue

synopsis: Mundo Verde, the largest health-food retailer in Brazil, has acquired Natue from Project A Ventures, an international venture capital firm based in Berlin. Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers food supplements, natural cosmetics, organic foods and more.
buyer: Mundo Verde Ltda.
Mundo Verde is the largest health-food retailer in Brazil. Mundo Verde sells a variety of natural and health products. They offer organic, gluten-free, non-lactose and kosher foods, as well as food supplements and sports nutrition products. "
target parent: Project A Ventures GmbH & Co.
target: Natue
Founded in 2012, Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers a wide portfolio of products, including food supplements, sports nutrition products, natural cosmetics, organic foods, slimming products and vitamins.
price ($mm)
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$5
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0.0x
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closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Greenweez SAS, acquired Planeta Huerto

synopsis: Greenweez, Europe's leading online distributor of organic products, has just acquired Planeta Huerto, an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
buyer parent: Carrefour
buyer: Greenweez SAS
Based in France, Greenweez offers more than 20 000 organic products, ecological and well-being, spread across 8 worlds: Organic Grocery, Organic Baby Food, Child, Cleaning Products, Home and Outdoor, Cooking, Health and Well-being, Beauty and Hygiene. "
target: Planeta Huerto
Based in Spain, Planeta Huerto is an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
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closed 11/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Ablak Holdings, acquired Tulumba.com

synopsis: Pittsburgh-based Ablak Holdings, a holding company specializing in the acquisition, startup, and operations of franchised and eCommerce businesses, has acquired Tulumba.com, a specialty online store focused on providing high-quality international Turkish foods, products, and services.
buyer: Ablak Holdings
Ablak Holdings is a Pittsburgh-based holding company specializing in the acquisition, startup, and operations of franchised and eCommerce businesses. Since its inception in 1988, the experienced management team has worked closely with franchisees to create a well-managed franchise organization. "
target: Tulumba.com
Tulumba.com is a specialty online store focused on providing high-quality international foods, products, and services. Tulumba.com is the #1 Turkish eCommerce site in America.
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closed 3/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oliver Cookson, acquired LiveLean Nutrition

synopsis: Sports nutrition entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has become a major shareholder of Wythenshawe-based online meat and health foods retailer LiveLean Nutrition. LiveLean Nutrition is a British online food shop that offers and delivers premium meats, fresh fish, superfoods & vitamins.
buyer: Oliver Cookson
Oliver Cookson is a UK entrepreneur who established the sports nutrition business Myprotein. In 2011 Cookson sold Myprotein to The Hut Group . He later established Monocore which has launched two brands, GoNutrition and Saints & Slimmers. He is also the founder of P-Fit and OSC Group. "
target: LiveLean Nutrition
LiveLean Nutrition is a British online food shop that offers and delivers premium meats, fresh fish, superfoods & vitamins. They specialise in offering the best quality fresh Meats sourced from the top U.K. farms and also source top quality, line-caught fresh fish.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 10/7/2016 via PR Web

Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin, acquired BeerfJerky.com

synopsis: Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin are proud to announce their purchase of Beefjerky.com. Beefjerky.com has been conducting beef jerky business on the Internet since 1995, the begining of the public Internet. Their beef jerky business and product reputations are excellent, and they intend to always honor that hard-earned trust.
buyer: Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin
Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik, and Mark Martin are three members of the Houston Entrepreneurs Organization. Roger Janik is the CEO of Fair Marketing and co-owner of Man Salt and Fountains.com while Mark Martin is CEO of 2M Realty Advisors. "
target: BeerfJerky.com
Beefjerky.com was founded by Gregory Nemitz and has been conducting beef jerky business on the Internet since 1995, the begining of the public Internet. Their beef jerky business and product reputations are excellent, and they intend to always honor that hard-earned trust.
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closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

EasyMeat, acquired NonVeggies

synopsis: Pune, India-based meat delivery startup EasyMeat has acquired NonVeggies-another Pune-based meat delivery startup offering products in three meat categories and has deals with 12-15 vendors. EasyMeat plans to strengthen their position in the city through the existing customer base of NonVeggies.
buyer: EasyMeat
EasyMeat is a meat sourcing platform for the everyday meat consumer in India. EasyMeat introduces the concept of "fresh on delivery" by providing its customers fresh, clean & healthy meat with customized cuts to suit their dish. "
target: NonVeggies
NonVeggies is an India-based service that provides the Pune area with premium non veg products at really cheap prices compared to the market. NonVeggies provides all types of non veg products-chicken, mutton, fish, prawns, etc.
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closed 2/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Delticom, acquired Gourmondo Food GmbH

synopsis: Delticom AG, Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories, has acquired Gourmondo Food GmbH, which offers a premium range of more than 17,000 products sourced worldwide that include delicatessen, wine and gourmet food.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom is Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories. Founded in 1999, the Hanover-based company has more than 300 online shops and websites in 45 countries. "
target: Gourmondo Food GmbH
Gourmondo Food GmbH offers a premium range of more than 17,000 products sourced worldwide that include delicatessen, wine and gourmet food. They are based in Germany.
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closed 2/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Delticom, acquired Lebensmittel.de

synopsis: Delticom AG, Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories, has acquired ES Food GmbH, which operates Lebensmittel.de, an online supermarket with a broad product range - including the company's own shops for fruit and vegetables, pasta and confectionery.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom is Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories. Founded in 1999, the Hanover-based company has more than 300 online shops and websites in 45 countries. "
target: Lebensmittel.de
Lebensmittel.de is an online supermarket with a broad product range - including the company's own shops for fruit and vegetables, pasta and confectionery. They are based in Hannover, Germany.
price ($mm)[EV]
$31 [$33]
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closed 8/2/2013 via PR Web

Vertana Group LLC, acquired Serious Shops

synopsis: Vertana Group LLC, an e-commerce company based in New York City, announced today that it has acquired the Serious Shops network of online stores. SeriousShops.com is a group of six online stores, including SeriousPuzzles.com, SeriousChai.com, and SeriousSips.com.
buyer parent: 354 Partners LLC
buyer: Vertana Group LLC
Vertana Group is a NYC-based e-commerce company that acquires, develops and consolidates the operations of online retailers with high potential for growth. "
target: Serious Shops
Founded by Adam and Kelly Moore in 2002, SeriousShops.com is a group of six online stores, including SeriousPuzzles.com, SeriousChai.com, and SeriousSips.com.
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closed 2/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Living Naturally, LLC, acquired Eye Level Solutions

synopsis: KeHE Distributors, LLC announced the sale of its Eye Level Solutions business to Living Naturally, LLC. Eye Level is an online B2C business that offers consumers unique products through "brand stores" fulfilled from the vast array of Specialty, Natural & Organic, and Multicultural products KeHE distributes.
buyer: Living Naturally, LLC
Living Naturally is the largest online natural health network in the world, providing online commerce and promotional systems to more than 3,000 natural health retailers and suppliers in North America. "
target parent: Kehe Food Distributors, Inc.
target: Eye Level Solutions
As part of Kehe Food Distributors, Eye Level Solutions (ELS) provides an online specialty and hard-to-find products store which offers customers more variety and assortment than businesses can provide themselves.
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closed 12/12/2012 via Company Press Release

Bella Bean Organics, Inc., acquired OrganicFood2You LLC

synopsis: Bella Bean Organics announced that they have acquired the assets of OrganicFood2You. Bella Bean Organics is provides home delivery of organic produce, meat, eggs and artisan products throughout the Triangle. OrganicFood2You offered a similar organic food delivery service in the Triangle and Triad areas.
buyer: Bella Bean Organics, Inc.
Bella Bean Organics is a local and organic produce delivery service. They provide local and organic fruit & vegetables from sustainable farms as well as fresh baked bread and specialty foods from local artisans. Each week customers receive a produce box that they have customized to fit their needs. "
target: OrganicFood2You LLC
OrganicFood2You is a new way to shop for food. OrganicFood2You is an affordable solution to your organic produce needs. They deliver a wide variety of fresh and delicious 100% certified organic produce direct from the farm to you and your family.
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closed 5/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

GourmetGiftBaskets.com, acquired Cheesecake.com

synopsis: GourmetGiftBaskets.com has acquired cheesecake and baked goods online retailer Cheesecake.com.
buyer: GourmetGiftBaskets.com
GourmetGiftBaskets.com has been selling specialty food, flowers, drinks and other goods online for 10 years. "
target: Cheesecake.com
Cheesecake.com began cheesecake delivery in 2002 by offering a wide assortment of cheesecake varieties that could be delivered to virtually any home or business in the United States.
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closed 10/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Snapfinger, acquired LiveOnTheGo.com

synopsis: Kudzu Interactive, owners of Snapfinger, the leading online and mobile ordering and e-commerce solution for the $50+ billion takeout food market, announced it has acquired LiveOnTheGo.com, a free online service that enables people to order and pay for food via the Web or mobile phone.
buyer: Snapfinger
Launched in 2009, Snapfinger.com is the Internet’s largest online ordering and e-commerce site serving more than 28,000 restaurant locations in over 1,600 cities. Parent company Kudzu Interactive Inc. is the leader in Web-based remote ordering solutions for the restaurant industry. "
target: LiveOnTheGo.com
LiveOnTheGo.com is a free and convenient online service that allows users to order and pay for take out food in advance via the Web, iPhone or iPod Touch from favorite local restaurants and have it ready when they want it — with no waiting on the phone, no waiting in line and no waiting to pay.
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announced 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

BWX Limited, will acquire Flora & Fauna

synopsis: BWX, a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products, will acquire Flora & Fauna, Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their products include vegan foods, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
buyer: BWX Limited (ASX:BWX:$146.20)
BWX is a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products. BWX aims to create amazing products that make people feel better about themselves. Their market-leading personal care brands include Sukin, Andalou Naturals, USPA, Mineral Fusion, and Nourished Life. "
target: Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna is Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their wide range of products include vegan foods, organic drinks, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Vegan Essentials

synopsis: Vejii Holdings, Inc., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Vegan Essentials, an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc.
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Vegan Essentials
Vegan Essentials is an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, candy & sweets, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.5x
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closed 3/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ceder Capital, acquired Kaffekapslen

synopsis: Ceder Capital, a Swedish investment company, has acquired Kaffekapslen, an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
buyer: Ceder Capital
Ceder Capital is a Swedish investment company that invests in Swedish and Finnish companies with a turnover of between SEK 50-450 million. Ceder Capital acts as an active support to company managements in enforcing value-creating initiatives and additional acquisitions. "
target: Kaffekapslen
Kaffekapslen is an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
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announced 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Rockaway Capital, will acquire Bringmeister Gmbh

synopsis: German supermarket group Edeka is selling its delivery service Bringmeister to Czech investment group Rockaway. Bringmeister sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
buyer: Rockaway Capital
Rockaway Capital is a global investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Prague and Sao Paolo. The firm invests in high growth, transformational companies across e-commerce, B2B SaaS, fintech, and travel/transportation. "
target parent: Edeka
target: Bringmeister Gmbh
Bringmeister Gmbh sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

1-800-Flowers, acquired Shari's Berries

synopsis: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc, a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate, has acquired Shari’s Berries, an online retailer of fruit arrangements and gourmet snacks. Shari's Berries provides chocolate-dipped strawberries, handcrafted fruit arrangements, fruit baskets, and more for holidays and special occasions.
buyer: 1-800-Flowers (FLWS:$1,219.16)
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate. The Company’s Celebrations Ecosystem features 1-800-Flowers.com, 1-800-Baskets.com, Cheryl’s Cookies, Harry & David, FruitBouquets.com, Moose Munch, Goodsey, Simply Chocolate, and more."
target parent: FTD Group, Inc.
target: Shari's Berries
Shari's Berries is an online retailer of fruit arrangements and gourmet snacks. Shari's Berries provides chocolate-dipped strawberries, handcrafted fruit arrangements, fruit baskets, and more for any holiday or occasion.
price ($mm)
$21
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Provide Commerce Inc., acquired Sincerely, Inc.

synopsis: Provide Commerce, Inc., the parent company of leading e-commerce gifting brands ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Personal Creations, Gifts.com and others, has purchased mobile gifting startup Sincerely, Inc. This strategic acquisition accelerates Provide Commerce’s ability to leverage the rapid growth in mobile commerce for its e-commerce brands.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Provide Commerce Inc.
Provide Commerce, one of the nation’s leading e-commerce companies. They operate an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices. "
target: Sincerely, Inc.
Sincerely, Inc is a mobile gifting startup. They also offer mobile and social network applications to create birthday invitations, photo prints, postcards, and greeting cards from iPhone, iPad, and Android.
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announced 12/5/2005 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Provide Commerce

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Provide Commerce, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire Provide Commerce, Inc., an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods marketed under the brands: ProFlowers(R), Cherry Moon Farms(SM), Uptown Prime(R), and Secret Spoon(SM).
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Provide Commerce
Provide Commerce(SM) operates an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices.
price ($mm)
$417
rev ($mm)
$184
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
announced 9/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cornerstone UK, will acquire FXPress Payment Services Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based Cornerstone Brands, an online provider of men's toiletries and healthcare products, will acquire FXPress Payments Services Ltd. Headquartered in London, FXPress is a provider of advanced payment systems as Platform as a Service to small and mid-size enterprises.
buyer parent: Qurate Retail, Inc.
buyer: Cornerstone UK
UK-based Cornerstone is an online subscription service for men's healthcare products. Through Cornerstone's website, users can get top quality men’s toiletries delivered through a personalized, flexible subscription model that can be managed through the company's app. "
target: FXPress Payment Services Ltd.
UK-based FXPress is a specialist foreign exchange firm providing its client base with a boutique style service and online trading platform. The company's white label solution removes the complexity of international payments so clients can focus on delivering a great experience for their customers.
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closed 12/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Evite, acquired Fête, Inc.

synopsis: Evite, the leading digital service for bringing people together, announced it has acquired rights to the assets of Fête, a mobile invitations start-up. Launched in 2015, Fête is an iOS app that enables users to send invitations over text message, allowing guests to RSVP or collaborate to determine a date and place that works for everyone.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Evite
Evite is the world's leading digital platform for bringing people together. With free, easy-to-use invitation designs, inspirational video content, and a private sharing feed for photos and conversations, Evite makes coming together face-to-face effortless and more memorable for its users. "
target: Fête, Inc.
Launched in 2015, Fête is an iOS app that enables users to send invitations over text message, allowing guests to RSVP or collaborate to determine a date and place that works for everyone. Fête leverages technology and design to bring groups as close as they can get.
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closed 12/29/2017 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired HSN Inc.

synopsis: Liberty Interactive has completed the acquisition of 62% of HSN, Inc., a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise. HSN will join QVC, the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer and wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: HSN Inc. (HSNI:$3,536.16)
HSN, Inc. is a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,345 [$1,796]*
rev ($mm)
$3,503
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$244
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired Zulily

synopsis: QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, announced that its parent, Liberty Interactive Corporation has acquired zulily, inc. The company is a leading ecommerce site serving millennial moms and the digital-only generation.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: Zulily (ZU:$1,281.36)
zulily is a retailer obsessed with bringing customers special finds every day—all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, shoes, home decor, toys, gifts and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,375 [$2,062]
rev ($mm)
$1,281
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
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1.7x
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76.7x
closed 6/17/2015 via BusinessWire

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired Backcountry.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, and Backcountry.com, LLC, one of the largest online specialty retailers of outdoor gear and apparel, announced that TSG has acquired Backcountry from Liberty Interactive Corporation.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry is the largest online retailer of premium outdoor gear. The quality and breadth of our products, the knowledge and empowered service of our Gearheads, the lightning-fast speed of our fulfillment, and the shared gear knowledge of our community enable our customer’s passions outside.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Provide Commerce Inc., acquired Sincerely, Inc.

synopsis: Provide Commerce, Inc., the parent company of leading e-commerce gifting brands ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Personal Creations, Gifts.com and others, has purchased mobile gifting startup Sincerely, Inc. This strategic acquisition accelerates Provide Commerce’s ability to leverage the rapid growth in mobile commerce for its e-commerce brands.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Provide Commerce Inc.
Provide Commerce, one of the nation’s leading e-commerce companies. They operate an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices. "
target: Sincerely, Inc.
Sincerely, Inc is a mobile gifting startup. They also offer mobile and social network applications to create birthday invitations, photo prints, postcards, and greeting cards from iPhone, iPad, and Android.
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announced 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

QVC, Inc., will acquire Oodle, Inc.

synopsis: QVC, Inc., a global leader in video and e-commerce retail, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, California Voices, LLC, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Oodle, Inc., the social commerce leader that runs the Oodle Marketplace application on Facebook.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc. is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: Oodle, Inc.
Oodle is a pioneer in social commerce and brings a social experience to the local online marketplace. Users can easily buy, sell, lend and give with friends, friends-of-friends, and other people in their local community.
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closed 7/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., purchased WFRV-TV and WJMN-TV from Liberty Interactive Corporation

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. completes the acquisition of the assets of WFRV-TV and WJMN-TV, the CBS affiliates serving the Green Bay, Wisconsin and Marquette, Michigan markets, respectively, from an affiliate of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST:$4,224.75)
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, e-MEDIA, digital and mobile media platforms. "
seller: Liberty Interactive Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 3/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Canadian Investor Group, acquired Starz Animation Toronto

synopsis: Starz, LLC, has completed a transaction resulting in a Canadian investor group purchasing a majority stake in the award-winning Starz Animation Toronto, Canada's leading production studio for digital animation. This transaction will bolster the CG-animation and VFX company as it continues its growth in the digital media industry.
buyer: Canadian Investor Group
The Canadian holding company is comprised of principles who have extensive North American, and worldwide communications sector experience. Led by J. Thomas Murray and Steven B. Hecht, the group includes members with backgrounds in broadcasting, media production and strategic media marketing. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Starz Animation Toronto
As Canada's leading high-quality digital animation studio, Starz Animation Toronto provides major Hollywood studios and independent producers alike with world-class computer-animated content for feature films, DVDs, TV, visual effects, shorts and game cinematics.
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announced 10/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Film Roman, Inc. will be merged with Bento Box Entertainment,

synopsis: Starz Media, LLC, has reached an agreement to sell its animation studio Film Roman to a group of investors. After leaving Film Roman in 2008, Scott Greenberg co-founded the animation company Bento Box Entertainment. The new Film Roman investor group intends to purchase Bento Box and combine the two production companies.
buyer: Bento Box Entertainment
Bento Box Entertainment develops and produces animated series and films as well as interactive and new media properties. Bento Box provides a full roster of production capabilities to their studio partners, and develops its own original projects. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Film Roman, Inc.
Film Roman is the premier TV animation studio, producing animation for Fox Television/Gracie Films' "The Simpsons," Fox Television's "King of the Hill," Marvel's "Super Hero Squad," "The Avengers" and "Ultimate Spider-Man" and MTV's "Beavis and Butt-Head," as well as proprietary projects.
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closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Sony Online Entertainment LLC, acquired Octopi LLC

synopsis: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) now owns the ground-breaking, critically acclaimed PoxNora online collectible strategy game and the other key assets for future game development from Tucson-based Octopi, LLC.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Online Entertainment LLC
Sony Online Entertainment is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers.
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closed 9/9/2008 via BusinessWeek

Ascent Media Group, Inc., acquired inDplay

synopsis: Global Media Exchange, a division of Ascent Media, announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley based inDplay, an online content licensing marketplace, which will accelerate GMX’s speed to market. inDplay’s intellectual property and company will transition to GMX effective immediately.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Ascent Media Group, Inc. (ASCMA:$0.00)
Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company, which through its Creative Services and Networks Services groups, provides creative, digital, technical media services to the media and entertainment industries. "
target: inDplay
inDplay, Inc. is an online marketplace for professionally produced film, TV, and video content. inDplay also provides ancillary services and tools for distributors (such as acquisition and sales executives), content libraries, and filmmakers.
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closed 9/8/2008 via BusinessWeek

Banc of America Capital Investors, M/C Venture Partners, acquired AccentHealth, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firms M/C Venture Partners and Banc of America Capital Investors announced that they have partnered to jointly acquire AccentHealth, the leading digital out-of-home media company providing patient health education in physician offices nationwide, from Ascent Media Corp., a subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company.
buyer: M/C Venture Partners
buyer: Banc of America Capital Investors
M/C Venture Partners is a private equity firm that has been investing in the media and communications industry for over two decades. Since 1982, its partners have invested over $1.8 billion in equity in over 80 businesses. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is America's #1 Integrated Health Media Company, educating patients with award winning health TV programming in 12,000 physician waiting rooms nationwide. AccentHealth’s trusted TV programming, reaches over 140 million Nielsen-audited viewers each year.
price ($mm)
$119
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
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announced 7/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Octopi LLC, will acquire Octopi LLC

synopsis: Dan Kopycienski and Octopi Holdings, LLC announced an agreement to re-acquire all of the assets of Octopi Inc from its parent company, FUN Technologies Inc.
buyer: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: Octopi LLC
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Octopi has established itself as a leading developer of single-player and multiplayer mobile and online games. Octopi's game development engine "Octoplex(TM)" supports multiple languages, the top 100+ mobile handsets, and other platforms such as PDAs and web browsers.
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$31 [$16]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
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closed 12/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired BodyBuilding.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Bodybuilding.com announced that Liberty has acquired control of Bodybuilding.com, the leading sports nutrition electronic retailer and most visited bodybuilding and fitness site in the world. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: BodyBuilding.com
Bodybuilding.com manages two websites. Its "Supersite" is a vibrant and active community of content, social networking, and advice about gaining muscle, losing fat, competing and staying motivated. Bodybuilding's "Store" is an e-Commerce and product information site containing over 6,000 products.
price ($mm)
$139
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closed 12/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Howstuffworks.com, Inc.

synopsis: Discovery Communications has completed its acquisition of HowStuffWorks, the leading online source of high quality, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications, Inc., helps cable viewers explore their world through the Discovery Channel, one of the US's top cable channels. Featuring documentaries and nature shows, the channel reaches more than 250 million homes in more than 145 countries. "
target parent: Convex Group
target: Howstuffworks.com, Inc.
HowStuffWorks is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. It has won multiple Webby awards, was among Time magazine's "25 Websites We Can't Live Without" in 2006 and 2007.
price ($mm)
$250
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Treehugger.com

synopsis: Discovery Communications, the number-one nonfiction media company, today announced the acquisition of the leading eco-lifestyle website, TreeHugger.com. The interactive site becomes part of Discovery’s global multiplatform initiative Planet Green, which includes the first 24/7 eco-lifestyle TV network launching in 50 million homes in early 2008.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications, Inc., helps cable viewers explore their world through the Discovery Channel, one of the US's top cable channels. Featuring documentaries and nature shows, the channel reaches more than 250 million homes in more than 145 countries. "
target: Treehugger.com
TreeHugger.com is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, it strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. Its services include a blog, weekly and daily newsletters, video segments and more.
price ($mm)
$10
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announced 5/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Backcountry.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Backcountry.com announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire control of Backcountry.com -- the operator of leading outdoor and action sports eCommerce sites Backcountry.com, BackcountryOutlet.com, TramDock.com, DogFunk.com, SteepandCheap.com and WhiskeyMilitia.com.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce business that sells performance gear for backcountry adventures, including backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and adventure travel.
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closed 7/24/2018 via DGAP

Aurelius AG, acquired Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: AURELIUS Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA ("AURELIUS"), the listed pan-European mid-market investor, announces its acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct ("ISD"), one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, from Blackstone.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD) is one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers. ISD sources, designs and sells lifestyle and crafting products to consumers via a variety of dedicated interaction channels including TV shopping channels, social media platforms, websites and live events.
price ($mm)
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$190
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 12/29/2017 via BusinessWire

QVC, Inc., acquired HSN Inc.

synopsis: Liberty Interactive has completed the acquisition of 62% of HSN, Inc., a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise. HSN will join QVC, the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer and wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: HSN Inc. (HSNI:$3,536.16)
HSN, Inc. is a $3.5 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to-consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,345 [$1,796]*
rev ($mm)
$3,503
EBITDA ($mm)
$244
EV / rev
0.7x
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10.7x
announced 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: Blackstone will acquire Ideal Shopping Direct (“ISD”), a leading independent multi-channel retailer, from Inflexion. ISD delivers a dynamic shopping experience selling specialty craft products to dedicated crafting hobbyists as well as home, leisure, health, beauty and fashion products through their TV channels as well as multiple internet sites.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$14,638.28)
The Blackstone Group is one of the world's leading investment and advisory firms. Blackstone seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its investors, the companies they invest in, and and the communities they work in. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct Limited is one of the UK’s leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, selling via their TV channels and the internet. They sell everything from products for the home and garden, to kitchen and technology goods, through to health and beauty and craft buys.
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closed 5/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

High Street TV, acquired High Street TV

synopsis: High Street TV (HSTV) has been acquired through a management buyout led by the two founding executives, Andrew Malcher and Jim Coleman. Headquartered in Harrogate, HSTV is a B2C and B2B multi-channel retailer. Using television shopping channels, the business sells globally renowned and innovative licensed and own branded products.
buyer: High Street TV
Andrew Malcher and Jim Coleman are the two founding executives of High Street TV. Andrew Malcher serves as the Executive Chairman and Jim Coleman is the Chief Executive Officer. High Street TV is a Multi Channel Retailer operating in the UK and Internationally. "
target: High Street TV
High Street TV is a Multi Channel Retailer operating in the UK and Internationally. Based in Harrogate UK with 100+ staff, they operate THREE 24/7 TV shopping channels in the UK - SKY 648, SKY 656 and Freesat 821. In addition, they broadcast approximately 100 hours per day on over 50 TV Channels.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

TCI Entertainment, acquired Stocket Inc.

synopsis: TCI Acquisition Company, Inc., a technology holding company focused on gaming and e-Commerce technology software, is excited to announce the acquisition of a patented mobile e-Commerce gaming platform Stocket, Inc.
buyer: TCI Entertainment
TCI Entertainment is a gaming and technology company focused on the strategic acquisition of high growth, disruptive mobile gaming, and mobile commerce companies. TCI Entertainment plans to finalize its first application of their platform for release in 2021. "
target: Stocket Inc.
Stocket, Inc. is a mobile shopping game that allows users to create their own store, stock it with real products from their favorite brands, match customers with what they’re looking for and make sales (both virtual and real).
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$11
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closed 10/14/2005 via BNC Analysis

EMAP plc, acquired Worth Global Style Network, Ltd.

synopsis: Emap has announced the acquisition of Worth Global Style Network (WGSN), for approximately £140m. WGSN.com is a leading international online source of fashion and apparel intelligence in the retail sector, delivering high value information on trends from the latest catwalks, major trade shows, street fashion and retail storefronts.
buyer: EMAP plc (LSE:ASCL:$368.88)
Emap plc is a brand-led, multiplatform media group with a portfolio of over 200 brands that inform, entertain and connect communities. The strength of the Group lies in our ability to create and package content and in our brands through which we engage our customers. "
target: Worth Global Style Network, Ltd.
The WGSN news and information service is a powerful business tool, created to aid and inspire every organisation involved in the many fast moving and inter-related style industries. Launched in early 1998 by founders Julian and Marc Worth, WGSN is now sweeping the style industry.
price ($mm)
$195
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closed 2/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Adku

synopsis: US daily deals site Groupon has acquired San Francisco-based personalized shopper data specialist Adku. e-commerce data start-up Adku has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyse data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Adku
Adku is a personalized shopper data specialist. It has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyze data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Prospecto Group merged with Offerista Group,

synopsis: Prospecto Group has merged with Offerista Group, the main provider of digital commercial marketing in the DACH region. Prospecto Group is the leading provider of digital marketing solutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Prospecto Group's websites and apps allows customers to compare promotions and prices from their favorite local retailers.
buyer: Offerista Group
Offerista Group is the leading provider of digital retail marketing services in the DACH region. Offerista's large network and innovative technical solutions reaches up to 38.2 million shoppers every month. Their solutions include digital offers, push networks, retail listings, display ads and more."
target: Prospecto Group
Prospecto Group is the leading provider of digital marketing solutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Prospecto Group's websites and apps provides catalogues and deals from retailers. Their platform allows customers to compare promotions and prices from their favorite local retailers.
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closed 6/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Altice USA, acquired Cheddar

synopsis: Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the US, has completed the acquisition of Cheddar, the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company. Cheddar broadcasts live on SlingTV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Philo, Twitter, Facebook Watch, Pluto, Xumo and more.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice USA (CVC:$9,566.61)
Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the US, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers. "
target: Cheddar
Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company. Cheddar broadcasts live on SlingTV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Philo, Twitter, Facebook Watch, Pluto, Xumo and more.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Criteo, acquired MonsieurDrive

synopsis: Criteo, a global technology company that enables e-commerce companies to leverage large volumes of data, has acquired MonsieurDrive, a company that offers a portal which allows consumers to shop online at local hypermarkets.
buyer: Criteo (CRTO:$2,110.32)
Criteo has grown to be a global technology company that enables e-commerce companies to leverage large volumes of data to efficiently and effectively engage and convert their customers. "
target: MonsieurDrive
Monsieur Drive offers a portal which allows consumers to shop online at local hypermarkets. Consumers compose their basket, check availability and prices in different shops, and checkout at the shop of their choice. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
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closed 3/3/2015 via Market Wire

Purch, acquired Consumr

synopsis: Purch announced the acquisition of Consumr, the ultimate mobile resource for in-store comparison shopping. Consumr, which is currently available on iOS, allows shoppers to quickly access detailed, side-by-side product comparisons and expert and user reviews, as well as earn perks for helping other shoppers make better decisions.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: Consumr
Consumr is the ultimate mobile resource for in-store comparison shopping. Consumr, which is currently available on iOS, allows shoppers to quickly access detailed, side-by-side product comparisons and expert and user reviews, as well as earn perks for helping other shoppers make better decisions.
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announced 12/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bosowa Corporation, will acquire Bloomberg TV Indonesia

synopsis: Diversified conglomerate Bosowa Corporation plans to acquire the majority stake in business-focused TV station Bloomberg TV Indonesia to expand its influence in the media industry. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
buyer: Bosowa Corporation
Bosowa is an entrepreneurial business pioneer from eastern Indonesia. Bosowa is involved in 10 sectors: automotive, cement, logistics & transportation, mining, property, finance sector, infrastructure, energy, media and multi-businesses. "
target parent: Bloomberg L.P.
target: Bloomberg TV Indonesia
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, PT Bloomberg TV Indonesia broadcast news with a variety of topics, mostly related to business. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
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closed 12/22/2014 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired DataLogix, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix, the industry-recognized leader at connecting offline consumer spending to digital marketing that helps marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: DataLogix, Inc.
Datalogix® is the leader at connecting digital media and offline purchasing data. They help over half of the top 100 consumer marketers increase the effectiveness and measurability of their advertising.
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closed 10/23/2020 via Company Press Release

klarna AB, acquired Woilà

synopsis: Klarna has acquired the IP and the team at Woilà AB, which was founded in 2017 to improve the shopping experience post purchase. By identifying price drops, price guarantees and vouchers, Woilà helps consumers get money back if an item bought online dropped in price after the purchase had already been made.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Woilà
Woilà was founded in 2017 to improve the shopping experience post purchase. By identifying price drops, price guarantees and vouchers, Woilà helped consumers get money back if an item bought online dropped in price after the purchase had already been made.
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closed 8/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Influenster

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content solutions, has acquired Influenster, a product discovery and reviews platform. The acquisition combines Influenster’s engaged community of everyday consumers with Bazaarvoice’s industry-leading software and network of over 6,000 global brand and retailer websites.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: Influenster
Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. The platform has more than 38 million product reviews, growing by one million monthly, written by nearly six million members.
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closed 12/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Field Agent, acquired SMACK

synopsis: Field Agent, a company that provides near real-time access to in-store information and consumer insights, has acquired SMACK, a mobile advertising company that is dedicated to helping people design a life they can afford to live, to create a new division known as Field Media.
buyer: Field Agent
Field Agent provides near real-time access to in-store information and consumer insights by collecting data from over 1.2 million everyday shoppers via their mobile app. Brands and retailers look to Field Agent to be their “eyes and ears” in places where they cannot be physically present. "
target: SMACK
SMACK is a mobile advertising company that is dedicated to helping people design a life they can afford to live. They are an inspirational cheat sheet for consumers on their publishing platforms, Aisle 9 and Product 1.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ecommerce Foundation, acquired Scamadviser.com

synopsis: Ecommerce Foundation, an independent non-profit organization that aims to foster global digital trade, has acquired Scamadviser.com, a British website that allows people to quickly check if a website is safe before buying anything from them.
buyer: Ecommerce Foundation
Ecommerce Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that aims to foster global digital trade. Their services include Ecommerce Reports, Ecommerce Knowledge-Sharing Events, EcommerceWiki, and Safe.Shop. "
target: Scamadviser.com
Scamadviser.com is a British website that allows people to quickly check if a website is safe before buying anything from them. Scamadviser offers a trust rating and safety summery for their checked websites, allowing online shoppers to make a well-informed decision before buying online.
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announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Ebit

synopsis: AC Nielsen, a subsidiary of Nielsen Group in Brazil, will acquire the e-commerce analysis business, Ebit, from the Naspers Group's Buscapé Company. Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Ebit
Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website, ebit.com.br. Ebit also conducts surveys of its customers' experience when they purchases at these stores.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired Next Commerce Pty Ltd

synopsis: Future plc, the international media group and leading digital business, has acquired Next Commerce Pty Ltd, a digital shopping comparison business with operations in Australia and across South East Asia, for an undisclosed cash consideration. Next Commerce operates the getprice.com.au and pricepanda.com comparison shopping websites.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Future has operations in the UK, US and Australia creating publications, apps, websites and events. "
target: Next Commerce Pty Ltd
Next Commerce operates Asia-Pacific's leading product comparison shopping network which includes Getprice.com.au in Australia and Pricepanda in 9 countries across SE Asia and other emerging markets. Next Commerce was founded in October 2012 following the management buyout of Getprice from News Ltd.
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closed 12/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Purch, acquired ShopSavvy Inc.

synopsis: Purch, a digital content and commerce company that reacher 100M consumers monthly, announced it has acquired ShopSavvy, one of the largest mobile shopping apps (available on iOS and Android) with more than one million active monthly users and 30 million downloads to-date.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: ShopSavvy Inc.
ShopSavvy® is the original mobile barcode scanning application and the leader in barcode-powered shopping. More than 40 million smartphone users generate 50 million product scans per month through ShopSavvy.
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