Like HireAHelper LLC

closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Porch.com, acquired HireAHelper LLC

synopsis: Porch, a home repair and improvement marketplace, has acquired HireAHelper.com, a moving services marketplace. HireAHelper helps people find, compare, and book independent moving services providers. HireAHelper leads the Hybrid Moving phenomenon, an alternative moving approach that combines full-service labor with do-it-yourself transportation.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Porch is an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. Porch partners with large retailers to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. "
target: HireAHelper LLC
HireAHelper is a moving services marketplace that lists local movers for users to compare quotes, check availability, and schedule services. Since 2007, HireAHelper has led the Hybrid Moving approach, an alternative moving style that blends the use of full-service labor with DIY transportation.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortnox AB, acquired Offerta Group AB

synopsis: Fortnox, a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for SMBs, associations, schools and accounting firms, has acquired all shares of Offerta Group, a company that owns and operates an online platform for renovation, moving help, or cleaning services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Fortnox AB (:$82.31)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll. "
target: Offerta Group AB
Offerta Group AB owns and operates an online platform for renovation, moving help, or cleaning purposes. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
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announced 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Basler Versicherungen Switzerland, will acquire MOVU AG

synopsis: Baloise Switzerland has taken a further step in implementing its Simply Safe strategy with the acquisition of digital home-moving services platform MOVU. The move into this market means that Baloise can now expand its offering with new services that will enhance and complement its traditional insurance business.
buyer parent: Baloise Group
buyer: Basler Versicherungen Switzerland
In Switzerland, Baloise Group operates under Basler Versicherungen and Baloise Bank SoBa brand names. Basler Switzerland is the largest business unit in the Baloise Group. As an insurer and focused financial services provider it specialises in delivering comprehensive insurance & pension solutions. "
target: MOVU AG
MOVU AG is a digital home-moving services platform. Its business model is centred around the arrangement of convenient and reliable home moves for the consumer market. MOVU sources transparent quotes from certified moving and cleaning companies.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Updater Inc., acquired Dolly Inc.

synopsis: Updater, the leading technology platform powering the relocation industry, announced the acquisition of Dolly, the leading on-demand, final-mile delivery provider for big and bulky goods trusted by retailers like The Container Store, Lowe’s, Costco, Crate & Barrel, Big Lots!, and many more.
buyer: Updater Inc. (ASX:UPD:$0.91)
Updater makes moving easier by allowing users to transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, all on one platform. Through their partnerships with over 2,000 real estate companies across the country, they help millions of Americans enjoy a better moving experience every year. "
target: Dolly Inc.
Dolly is the leading on-demand, final-mile delivery provider for big and bulky goods trusted by retailers like The Container Store, Lowe’s, Costco, Crate & Barrel, Big Lots!, and many more.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Web

MyMovingReviews, acquired MoveAdvisor

synopsis: MyMovingReviews has announced that it acquired MoveAdvisor, the comprehensive online platform for planning, booking and managing a move. The acquisition is an important step in the development of MyMovingReviews and will enable them to offer an even more complete and unified solution for all the people who are getting ready to move to another home.
buyer: MyMovingReviews
MyMovingReviews.com, a popular relocation platform founded 10 years ago, with World Media Group as a parent company, has since become one of the best and most trusted online portals for finding, researching and booking top-rated moving companies in the country. "
target: MoveAdvisor
MoveAdvisor is the comprehensive online platform for planning, booking and managing a move. The MoveAdvisor mobile app offers a state-of-the-art home inventory checklist, an intuitive moving timeline checklist and a reputable movers finder tool.
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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 6/22/2010 via PR Newswire

uShip, Inc., acquired Boxby Ltd.

synopsis: uShip, the global online transport marketplace, announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction provides UK house removal firms and eBay couriers access to more delivery jobs, helping them run full and more efficiently as they battle rising fuels costs and VAT increases.
buyer: uShip, Inc.
uShip helps relieve the stress and high cost of moving hard-to-ship items, such as cars, furniture, pianos, boats, haulage, heavy equipment, pets and more. As the first and largest online transport marketplace, uShip connects people and businesses with feedback-rated transporters. "
target: Boxby Ltd.
Boxby Ltd. is the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Via ID, acquired Ubigo

synopsis: Via ID, a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility, has acquired a majority stake in UbiGo, a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more.
buyer parent: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
buyer: Via ID
Via ID is a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility. Focused on smart, sustainable and everyday mobility, Via ID is looking for candidates with projects involved with big data, IoT, AI, the blockchain, multimodality, APIs, and more. "
target: Ubigo
UbiGo is a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more. Their app allows users to easily book transportation and manage their subscription.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Easy Taxi, acquired Yaxi

synopsis: Easy Taxi, a mobile taxi booking app available in more than 30 countries, has acquired Mexico's Yaxi, a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
buyer: Easy Taxi
Based in Brazil, Easy Taxi is a mobile taxi booking app that is reliable and convenient to users and drivers. Easy Taxi can be used for both consumers or businesses to bring them to their destinations. Easy Taxi is available for use in more than 30 countries. "
target: Yaxi
Based in Mexico, Yaxi is a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
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announced 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Telepass S.p.A., will acquire Urbi

synopsis: Telepass S.p.A., a provider of electronic payment services, will acquire a majority stake in Urbi from Lastminute.com Group, a leader in the online travel and leisure industry. Urbi is a mobile app that allows users to search, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as taxis, and other services.
buyer parent: Atlantia S.p.A.
buyer: Telepass S.p.A.
Telepass S.p.A. offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility such as electronic toll collection systems. They also offer the Telepass Pay mobile app, an integrated payment system for blue line parking spaces in Italy. "
target parent: Lastminute.com Group
target: Urbi
URBI is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android. The app provides a “one stop shop” place for Urban Mobility, enabling users to search, subscribe, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as public transport, taxis and other services.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Bloomberg

General Motors Corporation, acquired SideCar

synopsis: General Motors Co., one of the world's largest automakers, has acquired the technology and most of the assets of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar Technologies Inc. SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city.
buyer: General Motors Corporation (GM:$127,004.00)
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries. "
target: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology.
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closed 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Hitch

synopsis: Hitch has announced that they have been acquired by Lyft. Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that operates in San Francisco, CA. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. "
target: Hitch
Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

SideCar, acquired Heyride Inc.

synopsis: SideCar, the leading on-demand rideshare community, announced it has acquired the assets of Heyride, Inc, an Austin-based rideshare community. SideCar uses smartphones to connect everyday drivers with a car with people nearby who need a ride.
buyer: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology. "
target: Heyride Inc.
Inspired by the spread of collaborative consumption, Heyride disrupts the world of for-hire transportation by creating a marketplace where users are empowered to give and receive inexpensive, safe, on-demand rides using their smartphones.
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Porch.com, acquired HireAHelper LLC

synopsis: Porch, a home repair and improvement marketplace, has acquired HireAHelper.com, a moving services marketplace. HireAHelper helps people find, compare, and book independent moving services providers. HireAHelper leads the Hybrid Moving phenomenon, an alternative moving approach that combines full-service labor with do-it-yourself transportation.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Porch is an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. Porch partners with large retailers to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. "
target: HireAHelper LLC
HireAHelper is a moving services marketplace that lists local movers for users to compare quotes, check availability, and schedule services. Since 2007, HireAHelper has led the Hybrid Moving approach, an alternative moving style that blends the use of full-service labor with DIY transportation.
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closed 10/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired Floify

synopsis: Porch Group, Inc. has acquired Floify, a leading provider of digital mortgage automation and point-of-sale software for mortgage companies and loan officers. The acquisition expands Porch's early access to high-intent homebuyers who need key services including insurance, warranty and moving services.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 17,000 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: Floify
Floify is a digital mortgage automation and point-of-sale software solution that streamlines loan origination by providing a secure application, communication, and document portal between lenders, borrowers, referral partners, and other mortgage stakeholders.
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closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired V12 Data

synopsis: Porch, a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services industry, has acquired V12, a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: V12 Data
V12 is a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with end-to-end customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
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closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired Palm-Tech

synopsis: Porch, a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services industry, has acquired Palm-Tech, a provider of home inspection software solutions. Palm-Tech offers a cloud-based solution that helps inspectors to save time and grow their business. Their software makes it fast and easy to put together home inspection reports.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: Palm-Tech
Palm-Tech is a provider of home inspection software solutions. Palm-Tech offers a cloud-based solution that helps inspectors to save time and grow their business. Their software makes it fast and easy to put together home inspection reports.
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closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired iRoofing LLC

synopsis: Porch, a vertical software company reinventing the home services industry, has acquired iRoofing, an all-in-one roofing app for contractors. iRoofing offers a mobile software platform that helps roofing contractors to improve their productivity and sales capabilities. Their software provides solutions for quoting, contract management, and more.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: iRoofing LLC
iRoofing is an all-in-one roofing app for contractors. iRoofing offers a mobile software platform that helps roofing contractors to improve their productivity and sales capabilities. Their software provides solutions for remote measurement and quoting, contract management and materials ordering.
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closed 12/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

PropTech Acquisition Corporation, merged with Porch.com

synopsis: PropTech Acquisition Corporation and Porch.com, Inc. jointly announced that they have closed their previously announced business combination to take Porch public. Porch, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies.
buyer: PropTech Acquisition Corporation
PropTech Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses focused on real estate technology. "
target: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Porch.com, acquired HireAHelper LLC

synopsis: Porch, a home repair and improvement marketplace, has acquired HireAHelper.com, a moving services marketplace. HireAHelper helps people find, compare, and book independent moving services providers. HireAHelper leads the Hybrid Moving phenomenon, an alternative moving approach that combines full-service labor with do-it-yourself transportation.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Porch is an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. Porch partners with large retailers to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. "
target: HireAHelper LLC
HireAHelper is a moving services marketplace that lists local movers for users to compare quotes, check availability, and schedule services. Since 2007, HireAHelper has led the Hybrid Moving approach, an alternative moving style that blends the use of full-service labor with DIY transportation.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Porch.com, acquired Serviz

synopsis: Porch, the Seattle-based home services company, announced the acquisition of Serviz, a smaller home services company that focuses on appliance repair, plumbing, electric, handyman, and carpet cleaning. SERVIZ offers a web and mobile application that enables its users to find and book home service providers according to their location.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Founded in 2012 as an online home improvement network, Porch has grown into the industry leading partner for the home by connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. "
target: Serviz
SERVIZ offers a web and mobile application that enables its users to find and book home service providers according to their location.
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closed 10/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Porch.com, acquired Fountain

synopsis: Porch.com, a home services platform for homeowners and home professionals, announced its acquisition of Fountain, disclosed the hiring of several key leaders, and outlined a vision for 2016. Fountain was designed to help people whenever they are stuck on a problem by connecting them with highly rated experts who can help.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Porch is a home services platform, free for homeowners and home professionals including experts. Porch enables homeowners to make smart home improvement decisions by giving them the information they need to find the right professionals, get inspiration, and manage their home. "
target: Fountain
Fountain was designed to help people whenever they are stuck on a problem by connecting them with highly rated experts who can help. In 5 minutes or less, users are connected one-on-one through video chat, text and photos with annotation.
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closed 12/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

PropTech Acquisition Corporation, merged with Porch.com

synopsis: PropTech Acquisition Corporation and Porch.com, Inc. jointly announced that they have closed their previously announced business combination to take Porch public. Porch, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies.
buyer: PropTech Acquisition Corporation
PropTech Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses focused on real estate technology. "
target: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired Care.com, Inc.

synopsis: IAC announced that it has acquired Care.com, a worldwide marketplace for family care. Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: Care.com, Inc. (CRCM:$207.41)
Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Care.com’s web and mobile platforms enable families to connect to care providers and caregiving services.
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$500
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$207
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$10
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announced 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeServe plc, will acquire eLocal

synopsis: HomeServe, the international home repairs and improvements business, will acquire eLocal, a leading performance-based advertising platforms that offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,436.47)
HomeServe is a leading provider of home repair solutions. HomeServe protects homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home repair emergencies by providing affordable repair coverage, installations and quality local service. "
target: eLocal
eLocal is a leading performance-based advertising platforms. It offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services. By utilizing cutting edge technology and a robust network of publishers, eLocal reaches ready-to-buy consumers.
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announced 4/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Zoopla Property Group, will acquire uSwitch Limited

synopsis: Zoopla Property Group PLC will diversify into the online price comparison market, saying it will buy Ulysses Enterprises Ltd, the operator of the uSwitch.com's energy, telecoms and financial products comparison site. Zoopla operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on giving consumers the resources to make informed decisions.
buyer: Zoopla Property Group (LSE:ZPG:$330.32)
Zoopla Property Group operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. Zoopla combines property listings with market value data, local information and community tools. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: uSwitch Limited
uSwitch.com is a free, impartial online and phone-based comparison and switching service which helps consumers compare prices on gas, electricity, water, heating cover, home telephone, digital television, broadband, credit cards, personal loans, secured loans and current accounts.
price ($mm)
$219
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$98
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$25
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closed 7/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Care.com, Inc., acquired Besser Betreut GmbH

synopsis: Care.com, the largest and fastest-growing online service in the U.S. used by families seeking high-quality care providers, announced that it has acquired Besser Betreut GmbH, the largest online destination for care and service providers in Europe, creating the world's largest online care destination.
buyer: Care.com, Inc. (CRCM:$207.41)
Founded in 2006, Care.com, Inc. is the largest and fastest-growing service used by families seeking care providers, providing a place to easily connect with hundreds of thousands of care providers, share caregiving experiences and get advice. "
target: Besser Betreut GmbH
Besser Betreut GmbH offers a service to help families find the care they need and help care providers find quality jobs. In more than 15 European countries, families can find care solutions across a range of areas including child care, senior care, pet care, housekeeping, and others.
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closed 1/20/2012 via PR Newswire

Home Depot, acquired RedBeacon

synopsis: The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced that it has acquired Redbeacon®, an online home services platform connecting consumers with contractors for their home maintenance, repair and remodeling needs. Redbeacon's leadership team will stay in place and will remain in San Mateo, CA.
buyer: Home Depot (HD:$105,595.00)
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,252 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China. "
target: RedBeacon
Redbeacon helps homeowners maintain and build upon the value of their most precious asset by connecting them with qualified local service professionals. Its innovative solution uses a proprietary algorithm incorporating even the consumer's own Facebook® social graph to recommend professionals.
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closed 1/11/2012 via Company Press Release

TaskRabbit, Inc, acquired SkillSlate, Inc.

synopsis: TaskRabbit has acquired SkillSlate. SkillSlate crowdsources its network of service providers to help its customers with any task they need done or alternatively, provide instruction on a particular skill they’d like to develop.
buyer: TaskRabbit, Inc
TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that allows folks to live a smarter and more fulfilling life by once again relying on their neighbors. TaskRabbit is about solving an age-old problem: there is never enough time in the day to do everything you need to do. "
target: SkillSlate, Inc.
SkillSlate is an auction site for local services that crowdsources the best people to apply for any job you need done. A SkillSlate profile provides detailed professional and personal information including pictures, fees, and reviews.
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announced 4/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

PropNex Realty, will acquire Ovvy

synopsis: PropNex, Singapore's largest homegrown real estate agency, will acquire a 70% stake in Ovvy, an app-based online marketplace for household services in Singapore. Ovvy allows users to post a job, get offers, filter through interested merchants and pick the merchant they feel is most suited for their needs.
buyer: PropNex Realty (SGX:OYY:$384.94)
PropNex is Singapore's largest homegrown real estate agency. PropNex seeks to deliver seamless and best-in-class services to help their customers realise their homeownership dream and guide their real estate investment journey. They offer the latest information on a wide array of homes in Singapore."
target: Ovvy
Ovvy is an app-based online marketplace for household services in Singapore. Ovvy allows users to post a job, get offers, filter through interested merchants and pick the merchant they feel is most suited for their needs. Their platform offers cleaners, electricians, movers, handyman and more.
price ($mm)
$0.74*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/22/2022 via BusinessWire

SilverLake, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Facile.it, the leading Italian online price comparison platform, from EQT and Oakley Capital, a pan-European private equity firm.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm, with more than $60 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of investment and operating professionals based in Menlo Park, New York, London, Hong Kong, Cupertino and San Francisco. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is the leading Italian Online Price Comparison platform, helping over 4 million customers every month to compare prices on key areas of their household spending, providing access to a wide product offering, helping them save time and money.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aqualine Ltd., will acquire EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Aqualine, a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services, will acquire EPARK Rescue from EPARK, an online reservation service in Japan. EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
buyer: Aqualine Ltd. (TSE:6173:$55.38)
Aqualine is a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services. Aqualine provides emergency repair services for kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, and other water supply products. The company also produces and sells high quality mineral water under their aqua-aqua brand. "
target parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
target: EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.
EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare various services providers. The site provides detailed descriptions, prices, and phone numbers for home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
price ($mm)
$5.64*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired UK Web Media

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm, has acquired UK-based UK Web Media. UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. The business operates a number of websites which help customers to compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: UK Web Media
UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. They operate a number of websites including mobile-phones.co.uk, which helps customers compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony. They also operate Convoydigital.com, a digital marketing agency.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Energy Helpline

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a private equity firm, has acquired Energy Helpline. UK-based Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Energy Helpline
Based in the United Kingdom, Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Allconnect

synopsis: Red Ventures LLC, a leading digital consumer choice platform, has acquired Allconnect Inc., a leading technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company that partners with utility and energy companies to help customers in more than 50 million households compare and purchase home services.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target: Allconnect
Founded in 1998, Allconnect offers customers a convenient single source to compare and connect integrated media, broadband, home protection, energy, and green products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Allconnect, will acquire WhiteFence

synopsis: Atlanta-based Allconnect, Inc., a national leader in connecting consumers with essential home services, announced its acquisition of Texas-based online marketer WhiteFence, Inc. WhiteFence, Inc. is an online marketing company focused in the home services vertical.
buyer: Allconnect
Allconnect is a consumer services company that helps consumers make wise, cost-effective decisions by explaining the options, service plans and service providers available across a broad array of home services including home phone service, cable, satellite, and high-speed Internet. "
target: WhiteFence
WhiteFence is a free service that helps people find the best deals on phone, Internet, television, electricity, natural gas and other home services. By simply entering a street address, people looking to save money or start new service can find the most comprehensive list of plans available.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2011 via Market Wire

Saveology.com, acquired 1800CableTV.com

synopsis: Saveology.com®, a leading comparison shopping portal, has announced its latest addition, 1800CableTV.com, to its menu of leading home service comparison shopping websites. 1800CableTV.com gathers the best offers from local and national cable companies to assist new movers and to deliver affordable broadband communications services.
buyer: Saveology.com
Saveology.com® is a leading comparison shopping portal focused on a vast array of home services including cable, satellite television, Internet, telecommunications, home security and warranties, moving services and various financial products. "
target parent: Primary Wave Media LLC
target: 1800CableTV.com
The 1800CableTV.com comparison shopping model offers consumers a place to locate and compare affordable options for high-speed Internet, digital cable TV and digital phone service and mobile internet from national providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter Communications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Laundrapp, acquired Washbox

synopsis: Laundrapp, one of a plethora of on-demand laundry startups targeting London and other cities in the U.K., has acquired rival Washbox, an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers.
buyer: Laundrapp
Laundrapp is a Dry Cleaning & Laundry App. They collect, clean and deliver laundry at a time and place that suits the customer. "
target: Washbox
Washbox develops an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Newcastle, the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frontier Digital Ventures, will acquire Yapo.cl

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on online classifieds businesses, will acquire Yapo.cl from Adevinta, a global online classifieds specialist. Yapo.cl is a leading general classifieds portal in Chile. Yapo.cl offers listings for automobiles, houses, apartments, bicycles, pets, furniture, home appliances, clothing, and more.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$16.28)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Yapo.cl
Yapo.cl is a leading general classifieds portal in Chile. Yapo.cl provides a safe and easy way for people in Chile to buy and sell products. The platform offers listings for automobiles, houses, apartments, bicycles, pets, furniture, home appliances, clothing, and more.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
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Porch Group, Inc.
Porch Group, Inc.
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$118.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($71.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Match.com
Match.com
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,863.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$615.14
EBIT ($mm)
$581.03
Net Income ($mm)
$496.71
Employees
1450
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Ticker: MEECF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meetic SA
Meetic SA
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
$41.24
Net Income ($mm)
$15.30
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV".
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG, based in Munich, is a leading European digital company for holidaymakers. Employing around 490 personnel, the company brings together under one roof HolidayCheck AG, HC Touristik GmbH, Driveboo AG, and WebAssets B.V.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: TSE:6071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBJ, Inc.
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Ticker: ASX:HPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hipages Group
Hipages Group
hipages Group is Australia’s largest online tradie marketplace. hipages allows homeowners to post jobs and matches them with local trusted tradies to simplify home improvement. The group also offers an app designed to ease the burden of everyday admin for trade businesses.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$40.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.88
EBIT ($mm)
$1.29
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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Ticker: BMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bumble Inc.
Bumble Inc.
Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$723.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.91
EBIT ($mm)
($23.99)
Net Income ($mm)
$300.83
Employees
700
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: ASX:DTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datetix Group Ltd.
Datetix Group Ltd.
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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