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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Canvas

synopsis: Fair, a FinTech company that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform, has acquired Canvas, an online platform for personalized car leasing that includes insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage, from its owner Ford Motor Credit. The Canvas business will continue to operate, but it will gradually switch over to the Fair brand.
buyer: Fair
Fair is a FinTech company that provides a new way to shop, get approved, and pay for a car all from a phone. The company provides customers with the freedom to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and the flexibility to turn it in at any time. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: Canvas
Canvas is an online platform that offers convenient and personalized monthly car subscriptions from 3-12+ months. All of Canvas' cars come with everything customers need to hit the road, like insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage.
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announced 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Cazoo Limited, will acquire Drover Limited

synopsis: Kazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, will acquire Drover, the UK’s leading car subscription platform. Drover offers a flexible and hassle-free alternative to car ownership, with a single monthly subscription fee that includes the car, maintenance, service, road tax, and breakdown cover.
buyer: Cazoo Limited (NYSE:CZOO:$0.00)
Cazoo's mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK. Cazoo aims to make car buying no different than buying any other product online, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase a used car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. "
target: Drover Limited
UK-based Drover aims to transform the way people buy and own cars through its fully digital ‘car-as-a-service’ model. Customers can get a car from 1-24 months with the car, maintenance, and insurance included – for one simple monthly subscription payment and without the need to take on debt.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zotcar, acquired Carfully SAS

synopsis: Carfully merges with Zotcar. Carfully is a pioneer in collaborative vehicle rental in the West Indies, while the Zotcar the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Under the Zotcar brand, the new entity is establishing itself as the industry leader in overseas territories and aims to offer affordable prices.
buyer: Zotcar
Zotcar is the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Zotcar also offers 100% mobile car rental, allowing users to rent a car directly from their smartphone. "
target: Carfully SAS
Based in Martinique, Carfully.fr allows residents in tourist areas to rent their car to travelers in complete safety. Carfully wants to enable travelers to have extraordinary travel experiences by renting a car at the best value for money, with more choice and more authentic.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P., acquired CarTrawler

synopsis: Towerbrook Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in CarTrawler from BC Partners, an international investment firm. CarTrawler is a global technology company providing fully managed online car rental solutions to travel partners in 174 countries.
buyer: TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P.
TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. is an investment management firm with in excess of $12.4 billion under management and a history of creating value for investors. TowerBrook's private equity strategy primarily pursues control-oriented investments in large and mid-market companies. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: CarTrawler
CarTrawler is a global technology company providing fully managed online car rental solutions to travel partners in 174 countries. CarTrawler enables online travel retailers to add car rental to their portfolio of products and services, creating an additional revenue stream.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Insurance Australia Group, acquired Carbar

synopsis: Insurance Australia Group (IAG), Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company, has acquired a majority stake in Carbar, a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more.
buyer: Insurance Australia Group (ASX:IAG:$5,122.04)
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company. IAG sells insurance under many leading brands, including CGU, SGIO, Swann Insurance, Lumley Insurance, and more. IAG serves consumer and business customers in Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Carbar
Carbar is a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers all types of cars, including SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more. The platform also allows customers to buy cars.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tabinaka Co., Ltd., acquired Justavi Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Tabinaka Co., Ltd, the Japanese company which operates the reservation site “Tabinaka” for oversea local tour activities, acquired Justavi, a platform that matches tourists with local drivers and rental cars to provide custom-made sightseeing trips.
buyer: Tabinaka Co., Ltd.
Tabinaka is a Japanese company that provides inspiring experiences for people that like to travel. Their reservation site allows users to book tours and activities all over the world. Their goal is to provide safe and unique experiences that anyone can access. "
target parent: H.I.S. Co.,Ltd.
target: Justavi Co., Ltd.
Headquartered in Japan, Justavi is a platform that matches tourists with local drivers and rental cars. Users can select drivers that will then provide custom-made sightseeing trips. They make trips safe and easy, by completing background checks and implementing identity verification.
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closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

DriiveMe Ltd, acquired 1Rent

synopsis: DriiveMe, a car rental platform in Europe, has acquired 1Rent, a Spanish platform for renting cars in Spain. 1Rent connects car rental companies to people who are looking for a way to get around without spending too much money. 1Rent allows users to rent a car for 24 hours for just 1 euro.
buyer: DriiveMe Ltd
DriiveMe is a car rental platform in Europe that offers car and van rentals for 1 euro. DriiveMe provides users with a cheap way to get around while helping rental companies to relocate their vehicles. DriiveMe allows people to easily rent cars for weekend trips, carpooling, moving and more. "
target: 1Rent
1Rent is a Spanish platform for renting cars in Spain. The platform connects car rental companies to people who are looking for a way to get around without spending too much money. 1Rent allows users to rent a car for 24 hours for just 1 euro.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Epstein and partners, acquired Car Rental 8

synopsis: A consortium of local and overseas-based investors announced the acquisition of global online car rental company, Car Rental 8. Car Rental 8 is an online car rental brokerage industry offering car rental services in 125 Countries serving 17,000 locations.
buyer: Epstein and partners
A consortium of Jamaican and overseas-based investors who includes lead investor Yoni Epstein, Chief Executive Officer of itel-BPO Solutions and includes partners such as Tony Davis, former vice president of International Sales at the Dollar Thrifty Group "
target: Car Rental 8
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Car Rental 8.com is an online car rental brokerage industry offering car rental services in 125 Countries serving 17,000 locations. Customers book car agencies online including Hertz, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Alamo, and more for both domestic and international travel.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mayflower Car Rental, acquired GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd

synopsis: In an effort to add flexibility and efficiency to its services, Malaysia’s leading travel service provider Mayflower Acme Tours Sdn Bhd announced it acquired a 55 per cent stake in the Kuala Lumpur-based on-demand car rental startup GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd. Users register into the GoCar online ecosystem to reserve and book a car.
buyer parent: Warisan TC Holdings Berhard
buyer: Mayflower Car Rental
Mayflower is the leading total travel service specialist in Malaysia. It offers a diversified range of services that include: Car rental, Ground transportation, Hotel reservations, Shore excursion, Nature tours, Packaged tours, Agent representation and more. "
target: GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd
GoCar is a Kuala Lumpur-based company with a platform allowing people to rent cars for hours, instead of days, at a time. Users register into the GoCar online ecosystem to reserve and book a car for a few hours or for a day.
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announced 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Drivy, SA, will acquire Buzzcar, Inc.

synopsis: Drivy announced that it is acquiring its smaller competitor Buzzcar, an online platform for renting cars between individuals. BuzzCar allows individuals to rent out cars from other individuals by the hour or by the day. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, France.
buyer: Drivy, SA
Drivy is the leading peer-to-peer car rental service in Europe - with full insurance for users. Users can rent their cars when they don't use it, or drive their neighbor's car for weekend getaways. "
target: Buzzcar, Inc.
Buzzcar, Inc. operates an online platform for renting cars between individuals. BuzzCar allows individuals to rent out cars from other individuals by the hour or by the day. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, France.
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closed 8/22/2019 via Financial Times

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired YouDrive

synopsis: Mail.ru, a Russian social media company, has acquired YouDrive, a car sharing mobile app in Russia. YouDrive provides people with a fast and convenient way to rent cars. YouDrive offers 2,500 cars and free parking spots. YouDrive helps to reduce traffic, increase free parking spaces and improve the environmental conditions of the cities they serve.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: YouDrive
YouDrive is a car sharing mobile app in Russia. YouDrive provides people with a fast and convenient way to rent cars. YouDrive offers 2,500 cars and free parking spots. YouDrive helps to reduce traffic, increase free parking spaces, and improve the environmental conditions of the cities they serve.
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closed 6/26/2019 via PE Hub

Getaround, acquired Nabobil.no AS

synopsis: Global carsharing leader Getaround has acquired Nabobil, expanding the marketplace’s presence to the Nordic region. Nabobil is a Norwegian peer-to-peer carsharing platform. Twenty percent of the cars on Nabobil’s platform are electric and offers everything from vans to luxury cars available on the platform, with insurance included in every rental.
buyer: Getaround
Getaround empowers people to rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city. Getaround Connect, the patented connected car technology, creates a fun and safe carsharing experience without the need to meet the car owner, carry an access card, or coordinate picking up a car key. "
target: Nabobil.no AS
Nabobil is a Norwegian peer-to-peer carsharing platform. Twenty percent of the cars on Nabobil’s platform are electric and offers everything from vans to luxury cars available on the platform, with insurance included in every rental.
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Getaround, acquired Drivy, SA

synopsis: Getaround, an on-demand carsharing marketplace, has acquired Drivy, the largest and fastest-growing carsharing platform in Europe. Drivy provides convenient 24/7 access to shared cars nearby. Their mobile app allows drivers to find and book a nearby car, open it with their smartphone and drive away.
buyer: Getaround
Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace. Getaround empowers people to instantly rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city. The Getaround app creates a fun and safe carsharing experience without the need to meet the car owner, or coordinate picking up a car key. "
target: Drivy, SA
Drivy is Europe’s #1 car-sharing platform. Drivy provides convenient 24/7 access to shared cars nearby. Their mobile app allows drivers to find and book a nearby car, open it with their smartphone and drive away. The platform has over 2 million users and 55,000 cars in 6 countries.
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closed 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Ubeeqo, acquired Scooty

synopsis: Europcar Group, a major player in mobility markets, announces the acquisition of Poleis Consulting and their brand Scooty, a free floating electric scooter-sharing start-up through Ubeeqo. Scooty is a Belgium-based sharing system and mobile app with electric scooters that are spread out in free float across the cities of Antwerp and Brussels.
buyer parent: Europcar Group
buyer: Ubeeqo
Ubeeqo is a European start-up specialising in fleet and mobility solutions for both the business and the end-consumers market. Ubeeqo has been acknowledged by Deloitte's Technology Fast50 as one of the top 30 high-growth companies. "
target: Scooty
Scooty is a Belgium-based sharing system with electric scooters that are spread out in free float across the cities of Antwerp and Brussels. Users only need the Scooty mobile application in order to track, book and start a scooter that is part of the fleet.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Skurt Inc.

synopsis: Skurt, a transportation app that delivers rental cars, has been acquired by vehicle subscription service, Fair, the companies announced. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication.
buyer: Fair
Fair, a mobile vehicle subscription service, offers a forward-thinking model of flexible car ownership that responds to consumer demand for more freedom. Fair gives customers the flexibility to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and lets them walk away any time. "
target: Skurt Inc.
Skurt is a transportation app that delivers rental cars. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication throughout the process.
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closed 6/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Ubeeqo, acquired Bluemove

synopsis: Europcar Group, the European leader in vehicle rental services and a major player in mobility markets, announced, through Ubeeqo, the innovative mobility start-up in which Europcar took a majority share, the acquisition of Bluemove, a mobility tech start-up and car sharing leader in Spain. Bluemove gives 24 hour access through a dedicated app.
buyer parent: Europcar Group
buyer: Ubeeqo
Ubeeqo is a French start-up founded in 2008. It is the only app bringing together all essential urban mobility features: locate a car, book it and securely pay for it. Ubeeqo addresses several markets that are fleet management, car sharing and every day transport. "
target: Bluemove
Bluemove is the Spanish leading tech company in the car sharing market for individuals, giving access to a 24 hours available fleet, seven days a week, through a dedicated app.
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closed 3/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Rent2Buy, acquired HiGear

synopsis: Los Angeles-based Rent2Buy, the social car-sharing platform, announced that it has acquired HiGear.com, the private car-sharing club for luxury and sports autos. Rent2Buy was started by automotive veteran Moti Kahana, founder of Automoti, and ecommerce executive Todd Daum, formerly of Overture, Inc., Yahoo! and TrueCar.
buyer: Rent2Buy
Rent2Buy is the global eMarketplace to rent or lease anything with the option to buy it. Rent2Buy works for consumers who are looking to try out a big ticket item before making a commitment, or for those short on cash but will have the money later. "
target: HiGear
HiGear is a private car-sharing club for luxury and sports cars. Members can share and rent luxury cars from each other within a trusted, secure community of car enthusiasts.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Yescapa, acquired SHAREaCAMPER

synopsis: French peer-to-peer campervan and motorhome rental platform Yescapa, has announced the acquisition of German SHAREaCAMPER. SHAREaCAMPER, the second-largest player in Germany, has a fleet twice Yescapa’s size, and now brings Yescapa’s total fleet to more than 10,000 rental vehicles across Europe.
buyer: Yescapa
Yescapa is the leading marketplace for nomadic travel in Europe. It offers rentals in 25 countries, including seven in which a full peer-to-peer service is provided (France, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Belgium) in the form of rentals between individuals. "
target: SHAREaCAMPER
SHAREaCAMPER is a leading peer-to-peer campervan and motorhome rental platform. SHAREaCAMPER was founded in Germany in 2015 and operates in Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Guazi, acquired START

synopsis: Chehaoduo, the parent company of Chinese used-car selling platform Guazi, closed on its acquisition of Beijing-based car rental company START, whose previous name translates into “PP Car Rental". START’s online sharing platform will be rebranded as “Guazi Car Rental” and relaunched in 12 Chinese cities.
buyer: Guazi
Guazi is an online P2P used-car trading platform based in China. Chehaoduo is its parent company. Its online car trading platform directly links individual car sellers and buyers, which help buyers remove the middlemen as well as purchase used cars easily. "
target: START
START is the market leader in P2P car sharing market in mainland China and the whole of Asia, with over 1.2 million registered car owners and 2.8 million car drivers.
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closed 1/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Turo, acquired easyCar Club

synopsis: Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace, has acquired easyCar Club from easyGroup, the private investment vehicle of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. easyCar Club is the UK’s largest peer-to-peer car rental market place. easyCar Club lets owners make money by renting out their cars or vans when they’re not using them.
buyer: Turo
Turo is a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace where users can book any car they want from a vibrant community of local hosts across the US, Canada, the UK, and Germany. Turo users can choose from a unique selection of nearby cars, while hosts earn extra money to offset the costs of car ownership. "
target parent: easyGroup
target: easyCar Club
easyCar Club is the UK’s largest peer-to-peer car rental market place. easyCar Club lets owners make money by renting out their cars or vans when they’re not using them, and help drivers save money through cheaper more convenient, local car hire.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Canvas

synopsis: Fair, a FinTech company that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform, has acquired Canvas, an online platform for personalized car leasing that includes insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage, from its owner Ford Motor Credit. The Canvas business will continue to operate, but it will gradually switch over to the Fair brand.
buyer: Fair
Fair is a FinTech company that provides a new way to shop, get approved, and pay for a car all from a phone. The company provides customers with the freedom to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and the flexibility to turn it in at any time. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: Canvas
Canvas is an online platform that offers convenient and personalized monthly car subscriptions from 3-12+ months. All of Canvas' cars come with everything customers need to hit the road, like insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Canvas

synopsis: Fair, a FinTech company that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform, has acquired Canvas, an online platform for personalized car leasing that includes insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage, from its owner Ford Motor Credit. The Canvas business will continue to operate, but it will gradually switch over to the Fair brand.
buyer: Fair
Fair is a FinTech company that provides a new way to shop, get approved, and pay for a car all from a phone. The company provides customers with the freedom to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and the flexibility to turn it in at any time. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: Canvas
Canvas is an online platform that offers convenient and personalized monthly car subscriptions from 3-12+ months. All of Canvas' cars come with everything customers need to hit the road, like insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Skurt Inc.

synopsis: Skurt, a transportation app that delivers rental cars, has been acquired by vehicle subscription service, Fair, the companies announced. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication.
buyer: Fair
Fair, a mobile vehicle subscription service, offers a forward-thinking model of flexible car ownership that responds to consumer demand for more freedom. Fair gives customers the flexibility to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and lets them walk away any time. "
target: Skurt Inc.
Skurt is a transportation app that delivers rental cars. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication throughout the process.
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closed 5/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Vehcon, acquired Car Demander

synopsis: Atlanta-based Vehcon, Inc., an innovator in the vehicle telematics and mobile data industry, announced it acquired the assets of Orlando-based Car Demander, a company that connects consumers to the cars they want to buy via an online and mobile platform.
buyer: Vehcon
Vehcon’s patent-protected web and mobile solutions collect and authenticate predictive vehicle data, enabling drivers to lower their total cost of vehicle ownership while maintaining optimal privacy and control. "
target: Car Demander
Car Demander connects consumers to the cars they want to buy via an online and mobile platform. Their technology allows a consumer to input a “demand” for a vehicle that meets their individual criteria, and returns “best offers” on matching vehicles from participating dealers.
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closed 10/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Constellation Automotive Group, acquired CarNext.com

synopsis: Constellation Automotive Group, Europe’s largest vertically integrated digital used car marketplace, has acquired CarNext.com, a digital used car sales marketplace in Europe. CarNext.com offers customers a fun, easy, transparent and trustworthy way to buy a used car. The company also operates a B2B online auction platform for professional buyers.
buyer parent: TDR Capital
buyer: Constellation Automotive Group
Constellation Automotive Group is Europe’s largest vertically integrated digital used car marketplace. Constellation combines the leading digital brands across the segments of consumer to business, business to business and business to consumer. Their brands include WeBuyAnyCar.com, BCA, and cinch. "
target: CarNext.com
CarNext.com is a leading digital used car sales marketplace in Europe. CarNext.com offers customers a fun, easy, transparent and trustworthy way to buy a used car. The company also operates a B2B online auction platform for professional buyers.
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Alma Media Oyj, will acquire NettiX Oy

synopsis: The Otava Group has entered into an agreement with Alma Media Corporation to sell Nettix Oy. Nettix Oy's business comprises Finland's leading engine marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, and they reach 2.5 million Finns every week. 
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target parent: Otava Oy
target: NettiX Oy
Nettix Oy’s business consists of Finland’s leading motor vehicle marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, reaching an audience of 2.5 million Finns every week. They are Finland’s largest marketplaces for motor vehicles and mobility services.
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$206
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closed 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Digital Air Strike, acquired BestRide.com

synopsis: Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, has acquired BestRide.com, an automotive marketplace that allows consumers to search for millions of new and used cars online from car dealers across the United States. Digital Air Strike will continue to enhance the site’s capabilities through its own technology solutions.
buyer: Digital Air Strike
Digital Air Strike is a leading social media, intelligent lead response, and consumer engagement technology company. Digital Air Strike deploys industry specific mobile apps, software, intelligent messaging, and managed service platforms to monitor, engage, improve, and manage consumer interactions."
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: BestRide.com
BestRide.com is an innovative automotive marketplace that allows consumers to search for millions of new and used cars online from car dealers across the United States. BestRide.com has one of the largest inventories on the web with over 2.5 million new and used vehicles to choose from.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

SuperBid, acquired AutoArremate S/A

synopsis: Grupo Superbid, an online auction company, announced the acquisition of Auto Arremate, a startup specialized in B2B and C2B transactions in the automotive segment, which operates between independent and multi-brand dealers, distribution networks, car rental companies and fleet owners. 
buyer: SuperBid
For more than 20 years in the market, the Superbid Group has companies that offer technology services and intermediation of capital and consumer goods. The Brazil-based Superbid Marketplace is a digital environment for buying and selling transactions which offers a secure and transparent platform. "
target: AutoArremate S/A
Based in Brazil, Auto Arremate is a startup specialized in B2B and C2B transactions in the automotive segment, which operates between independent and multi-brand dealers, distribution networks, car rental companies and fleet owners.
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Spinny, acquired Truebil

synopsis: Pre-owned cars platform Spinny has acquired smaller rival Truebil. Truebil was founded in 2015 by former Housing.com employees Suraj Kalwani, Ravi Chirania, Shubh Bansal, Rakesh Raman and Shanu Vivek, along with former Fab.com executive Ritesh Pandey and former Rio Tinto official Himanshu Singhal.
buyer: Spinny
Spinny is a dedicated online marketplace for used cars. They are a team of 50+ members who share the vision of establishing transparency and honesty in the pre-owned car market. Each car has to go through a gruelling 200-Points Spinny Inspection process before it gets listed on Spinny. "
target: Truebil
Truebil is a pre-owned cars platform based in India. Truebil was founded in 2015 by former Housing.com employees Suraj Kalwani, Ravi Chirania, Shubh Bansal, Rakesh Raman and Shanu Vivek, along with former Fab.com executive Ritesh Pandey and former Rio Tinto official Himanshu Singhal.
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Shriram Automall India Limited, acquired BlueJack

synopsis: Shriram Automall India Limited, an omnichannel auction platform for used cars in India, has acquired BlueJack, an online car selling portal in India. BlueJack provides their clients with immediate payment and takes care of the difficulties of finding a car buyer, RC transfer and loan foreclosure.
buyer parent: CarTrade.com
buyer: Shriram Automall India Limited
Shriram Automall is an omnichannel auction platform for used cars in India. The company conducts over 3,000 bidding events every month through its offline and online platforms. Shriram Automall offers pre-owned commercial vehicles, construction equipment, tractors, two wheelers and more. "
target: BlueJack
BlueJack is an online car selling portal in India. BlueJack enables people to easily and quickly sell their car from the comfort of their home. BlueJack provides their clients with immediate payment and takes care of the difficulties of finding a car buyer, RC transfer and loan foreclosure.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Insurance Australia Group, acquired Carbar

synopsis: Insurance Australia Group (IAG), Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company, has acquired a majority stake in Carbar, a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more.
buyer: Insurance Australia Group (ASX:IAG:$5,122.04)
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company. IAG sells insurance under many leading brands, including CGU, SGIO, Swann Insurance, Lumley Insurance, and more. IAG serves consumer and business customers in Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Carbar
Carbar is a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers all types of cars, including SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more. The platform also allows customers to buy cars.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Supervielle S.A., acquired deautos.com

synopsis: Argentine holding Grupo Supervielle has bought new and used car sales website deautos.com. The acquisition was made by its non-financial services subsidiary Espacio Cordial de Servicios. Deautos.com is the leading portal for the car market in Argentina.
buyer: Grupo Supervielle S.A. (BASE:SUPV:$424.10)
Grupo Supervielle is a universal financial services group headquartered in Argentina with a nationwide presence. The group provides financial services to all segments in the economy, focused on offering inclusive, high quality, and affordable financial products to individuals and corporations. "
target: deautos.com
Deautos.com is a new and used car sales website. Deautos.com is the leading portal for the car market in Argentina. With deautos.com, users can access the best offers for used and new cars, and list their cars for sale.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Acko, acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Mumbai-headquartered Acko, an insurance technology platform, has acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd, an online car selling startup also headquartered in Mumbai, to get deeper into strengthening its auto insurance offerings.
buyer: Acko
Acko is an insurance technology platform that has built its business on two fronts. First, a direct to consumer offering sells automotive (car and two-wheeler) insurance for consumers. Second, it works with third parties to provide microinsurance products around other companies’ services. "
target: vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd
vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd is an online car selling startup based in Mumbai, India. It provides car buyers a platform through an algorithm-based recommendation system, and dealer negotiations. Besides that it takes care of financing, insurance and other related paperwork after the deal is finalized.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aston Barclay Ltd., acquired The Car Buying Group

synopsis: Aston Barclay Ltd. has acquired The Car Buying Group (TCBG), one of the largest independent consumer car buying companies in the UK. Selling more than 10,000 cars nationwide, TCBG provides a fast and hassle free way to sell a car online alongside the usage of detailed vehicle history reports.
buyer: Aston Barclay Ltd.
Aston Barclay Ltd. provides vehicle auction and remarketing services for fleets, car supermarkets, general customers, leasing and finance companies, and franchised dealerships in Chelmsford, Leeds, Prees Heath, and Westbury, United Kingdom. "
target: The Car Buying Group
The Car Buying Group is one of the fastest growing online car buying services in the UK. They provide a fast and hassle free way to sell a car online. By providing basic vehicle information (registration, mileage, number of owners etc.) a vehicle valuation will be provided instantly.
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closed 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Carvana, acquired Carlypso

synopsis: Carvana, an online auto marketplace based in Arizona, has acquired Carlypso, another online auto marketplace based in California. Initially established as a peer-to-peer car selling service, Carlypso evolved into a managed marketplace, giving consumers direct access to wholesale inventory.
buyer: Carvana (CVNA:$858.87)
Simply put, Carvana is a better way to buy a car. People can browse, finance, and purchase a car online and have it delivered to them as soon as the next day. "
target: Carlypso
Initially established as a peer-to-peer car selling service, Carlypso has evolved into a managed marketplace, giving consumers direct access to wholesale inventory.
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closed 9/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Trader Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of TRADER Corporation, Canada's leading digital automotive marketplace and software solutions provider.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that provides equity and support to management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Trader Corporation
TRADER is the largest and most trusted digital automotive marketplace in Canada and provides the most comprehensive set of marketing software solutions to Canadian automotive dealers. The company’s online marketplaces and destinations include: autoTRADER.ca™, autoHEBDO.net™ and Autos.ca.
price ($mm)
$1,216
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Spinny, acquired HopCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Delhi-based Spinny, which operates in the pre-owned car segment, has acquired Gurgaon-based HopCar, another startup in the same industry. HopCar is an online platform that connects car buyers directly to sellers, assuring quality at accurate prices.
buyer: Spinny
Spinny is a dedicated online marketplace for used cars. They are a team of 50+ members who share the vision of establishing transparency and honesty in the pre-owned car market. Each car has to go through a gruelling 200-Points Spinny Inspection process before it gets listed on Spinny. "
target: HopCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
HopCar is changing the way cars are bought and sold; hopping them from the people who own them to the people who need them in a way that's easy, affordable, transparent and data-driven. HopCar is an online platform that connects buyers directly to sellers, assuring quality at accurate prices.
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closed 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Acorn Money Limited, acquired Autoebid Limited

synopsis: Autoebid, recognised as a leading name in the new car discount marketplace, announced that the company has changed ownership following a bid from established finance broker, Acorn Money. Autoebid Limited offers a platform for buying and selling cars.
buyer: Acorn Money Limited
Acorn Money develops and invests in the next generation of FinTech, using big data and machine learning to create innovative user experience linked back to real world high value lending solutions. They aim to empower consumers at the point of sale to make the best economic decision. "
target: Autoebid Limited
Autoebid Limited offers a platform for buying and selling cars. AutoeBid has obtained clients the best new car discount & new van discount in the UK. They get over 1,800 dealers to compete against each other to give the best new car discount & delivery times on a new car or new van.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, acquired Gebrauchtwagen.de

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has acquired Gebrauchtwagen.de. Gebrauchtwagen.de is an online car platform enabling users to search for new or used cars. It also allows one to sell their car with no commission fee.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes, sells, and markets magazines, periodicals, and various special publications focusing on magazines, radio/TV, and online media business segments in Germany and internationally. "
target: Gebrauchtwagen.de
Gebrauchtwagen.de is an online car platform enabling users to search for new or used cars. It also allows one to sell their car with no commission fee.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

MEC Manchester, acquired We Buy Any Car Ltd.

synopsis: Webuyanycar.com has been acquired by MEC Manchester. Webuyanycar.com is one of the world’s leading used car buyers.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: MEC Manchester
MEC Manchester is a media planning and buying agency based in Manchester, England. "
target: We Buy Any Car Ltd.
We Buy Any Car Ltd., doing business as webuyanycar.com, provides a platform to its clients to sell used cars and vans online.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Produktion 203 Media AB, acquired Bilweb

synopsis: Digital marketng firm Produktion 203 Media AB has acquired Bilweb from Eniro AB. Bilweb is one of the largest marketplaces for new and used cars on the Internet. It offers information on car purchases, tests, articles, funding, technical data, etc.
buyer: Produktion 203 Media AB
Produktion 203 Media AB provides Web agency services in Sweden. The company develops Websites and optimizes existing Websites. It offers search engine optimization and search engine marketing services; Web hosting services for servers; and content management systems. "
target parent: Eniro AB
target: Bilweb
Bilweb is one of the largest marketplaces for new and used cars on the Internet. It offers information on car purchases, tests, articles, funding, technical data, etc.
price ($mm)
$0.68
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, acquired Trader Corporation

synopsis: Apax Partners has closed the acquisition of Trader Corporation from Yellow Media Inc. The assets that were acquired by Apax Partners from Yellow Media Inc. comprise AutoTrader.ca, Canada's leading online automotive classified marketplace, and approximately 30% interest in Dealer Dot Com, Inc.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice and management of Apax Partners globally total around $40 billion. "
target parent: Yellow Pages Group Co
target: Trader Corporation
Trader Corporation is a leader in print and digital vertical media and offers a broad set of services such as inventory management, web solutions, optimization of media spend and lead-generation campaigns. Trader caters to the automotive, real estate and generalist verticals.
price ($mm)
$724
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closed 8/17/2009 via Company Press Release

The Hertz Corporation, acquired Automoti Group, Inc.

synopsis: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Automoti Group, Inc., an online marketplace for consumers to directly purchase used cars at discounted prices. Automoti’s end-to-end solutions are currently utilized by the Hertz Rent2Buy program which enables consumers to rent a car for up to three days prior to purchase.
buyer: The Hertz Corporation (HTZ:$7,101.51)
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., is the world’s largest general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,000 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. "
target: Automoti Group, Inc.
Automoti.com is changing the way people buy used cars. Automoti.com has set themselves apart in the automotive industry by allowing consumers to try cars before they purchase them. Automoti.com is a virtual showroom that sells high quality, used cars nationwide.
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AutoWeb, Inc.
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