Like STR Global, Ltd.

announced 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire STR Global, Ltd.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire STR. STR was founded as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing hotels in over 180 countries.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astound Commerce, acquired Market Force Information, Inc.

synopsis: Independent digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has acquired MarketForce, a business unit within Digital River and leading innovator in digital performance marketing services.
buyer: Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is an award-winning global digital commerce provider. They combine strategy, technology and interactive marketing services for many of the world's favorite brands and retailers. They can power every aspect of online business, and integrate across all marketing channels. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies.
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closed 1/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Inntopia, acquired DestiMetrics LLC

synopsis: Inntopia, the SaaS e-commerce subsidiary of Northstar Travel Group, has acquired DestiMetrics, a supplier of lodging metrics and market intelligence to the North American mountain travel industry. DestiMetrics’ suite of market intelligence reports and analytics add a complementary product set to extend Inntopia's current offering.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Inntopia
Inntopia is the leading advanced platform for the destination travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators and travel suppliers. The Inntopia platform gives agents access to popular activities and attractions in these same destinations. "
target: DestiMetrics LLC
DestiMetrics, founded in 2004, provides need to know destination-wide metrics, lodging performance bench-marking and resort intelligence to properties, destination marketing organizations, attractions and municipalities of premier destination resorts.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

STR Global, Ltd., acquired LJ Research Limited

synopsis: STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist, has acquired LJ Research, a full-service market research agency. The company specialises in analysing customer feedback and is a leading provider of key data and specialised insights to the tourism, travel and hospitality industry.
buyer: STR Global, Ltd.
STR Global track supply and demand data for the hotel industry and provide valuable market share analysis for international, regional hotel chains and independent hotels. They offer standard reports and customized data sets that help forecast market performance and supply and demand dynamics. "
target: LJ Research Limited
LJ Research is a full-service market research agency undertaking quantitative and qualitative market research. They’re experts in analysing customer feedback and delivering actionable insights. They are used to applying quantitative methods in online, face-to-face, or self-completion questionnaires.
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announced 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Deloitte LLP, will acquire LRA Worldwide

synopsis: Deloitte announced an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of LRA Worldwide (LRA), a global leader in customer experience measurement. LRA helps companies and brands around the world deliver consistent, satisfying customer experiences, enabling clients to establish resilient customer relationships.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte Advisory helps organizations turn critical and complex business issues into opportunities for growth. They help clients manage financial and regulatory risk to maximize enterprise value, while their experience in mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations helps clients move forward. "
target: LRA Worldwide
LRA Worldwide provides Customer Experience Measurement services for companies with complex customer interactions. LRA's brand standards examinations, assurance inspections, research, and consulting services ensure its clients deliver consistent and differentiated experiences to their customers.
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closed 1/16/2014 via Company Press Release

IntelliShop, LLC, acquired STAR Shops, Training And Results, Inc.

synopsis: IntelliShop, a leading provider of customer experience research solutions to companies, and organizations across North America, announced that it is expanding its business serving owners and management companies with the client acquisition of Shops, Training And Results, Inc., a nationwide mystery shop, training, and consulting company.
buyer: IntelliShop, LLC
IntelliShop is the industry leader for the highest level of service to their clients, and exceptional quality, accuracy and integrity in the work they do. They help their clients to evaluate, understand and improve their customers’ experiences. "
target parent: MAG Multifamily Ancillary Group
target: STAR Shops, Training And Results, Inc.
STAR (Shops, Training And Results) is a nationwide mystery shop, training, and consulting company, that is highly specialized in providing customized performance-based mystery shop evaluations, and training programs for multifamily housing, retail, restaurants, and hospitality industries.
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closed 2/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Knowland, acquired Strategic Data Resources

synopsis: Knowland has announced that it has acquired Strategic Data Resources. Strategic Data Resources provides reports to convention and visitors bureaus and hotel sales teams who use their self-reported future looking booked meeting data to benchmark key metrics such as booking pace versus their competitor markets.
buyer: Knowland
Knowland provides group data and innovative technology to help hotels, CVBs, and other venues drive revenue with meetings market intelligence. Knowland offers extensive insight into market analytics, industry trends, and powerful benchmarking for booking better-qualified group business. "
target: Strategic Data Resources
Strategic Data Resources provides reports to convention and visitors bureaus and hotel sales teams who use their self-reported future looking booked meeting data to benchmark key metrics such as booking pace versus their competitor markets.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired CatchOn & Company Limited

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired a majority stake in CatchOn & Company Limited, a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: CatchOn & Company Limited
Based in Hong Kong, CatchOn & Company Limited is a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel. Their range of services includes innovation ideation, brand communication, market insight & research, PR & media relations, and digital media strategies.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fredrik Lindh, acquired Generation Research AB

synopsis: Generation Research, a pioneering travel retail research company, has been acquired by Fredrik Lindh. Lindh, who also becomes CEO, has a background as a financial advisor and consultant.
buyer: Fredrik Lindh
Fredrik Lindh has a background as a financial advisor and consultant. "
target: Generation Research AB
Generation Research AB provides market research services in the travel retail sector. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Publicus Community LLC, acquired Real Living Productions, LLC

synopsis: Real Living Productions, the in-house creative and marketing operations agency for IMI Worldwide Properties, has been acquired by Publicus Community. Real Living Productions helps real estate and hospitality affiliates connect families and individuals with premier destinations and communities around the world.
buyer: Publicus Community LLC
From strategic branding, comprehensive marketing programs, print media, digital and online presences and comprehensive public relations programs — The Publicus Community can help. The Publicus team includes some of the most experienced resort and real estate marketing strategists. "
target: Real Living Productions, LLC
Real Living Productions helps real estate and hospitality affiliates connect families and individuals with premier destinations and communities around the world. Real Living Productions has worked on a number of high-end real estate and resort projects across the US, Caribbean, and Latin America.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Myriad Travel Marketing

synopsis: MMGY Global, a leading integrated travel & hospitality marketing firm, announced that it has acquired Myriad Marketing, an integrated marketing firm also specializing in the travel & tourism industry. As a result of Myriad’s reputation and long-standing history, MMGY will retain the name, and it will now be known as Myriad International Marketing.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They create progressive marketing strategies based on research and apply these insights to measurable brand and channel marketing plans. "
target: Myriad Travel Marketing
Myriad Marketing specializes in providing strategic direction & tactical solutions for the travel and tourism industry. They offer a complete range of integrated marketing services for their clients including tourist board representation, trade relationship building & partnership marketing programs.
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closed 2/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Knowland, acquired Competitive Marketing Exchange

synopsis: Knowland, a provider of technology, data and analytics to the hospitality industry, has acquired Competitive Marketing Exchange (“CMX”), a Chicago-based provider of event space marketing intelligence for hotels.
buyer: Knowland
Knowland Group provides technology, data and analytics to the hospitality industry. Knowland's cloud-based sales and catering solution and its competitive intelligence tools help hotels to maximize revenue from meeting and conference space. "
target: Competitive Marketing Exchange
Competitive Marketing Exchange (CMX) has been offering reader board based competitive marketing intelligence to the hospitality industry since 1991. Headquartered in Chicago, CMX has grown to be the industry leader as a supplier of competitive data.
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closed 5/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Finn Partners, acquired Talking Stick Global

synopsis: Finn Partners, one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world, has acquired Talking Stick, an innovative and dynamic tourism marketing consultancy that specializes in providing complete marketing solutions for the travel Industry.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Talking Stick Global
Talking Stick Marketing & Communications is an innovative and dynamic tourism marketing consultancy that specializes in providing complete marketing solutions for the travel Industry.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

KBC PR & Marketing, acquired KBC PR & Marketing

synopsis: KBC PR & Marketing has undergone a management buyout, led by managing director Chris Woodbridge-Cox. KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. They offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators.
buyer: KBC PR & Marketing
KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. Established for more than 20 years, they offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators. "
target: KBC PR & Marketing
KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. Established for more than 20 years, they offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators.
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closed 10/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Missy Farren & Associates

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Missy Farren & Associates, Ltd. (MFA). Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
buyer: Finn Partners
Founded on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company focuses on organic growth and integrating new companies. "
target: Missy Farren & Associates
Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
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announced 8/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Connelly Partners, LLC, will acquire ISM

synopsis: Boston marketing firms Connelly Partners and ISM announced that the two companies will be combining forces to create a new travel and hospitality-focused branch by the name of ISM/CP Travel & Lifestyle Group. ISM offers advertising, public relation, and direct-response marketing services to travel and lifestyle brands.
buyer: Connelly Partners, LLC
Connelly Partners is a mid-sized, full service advertising agency located in Boston. Their mission is growing business by understanding the uniqueness of their clients' brands, and the power of human nature. "
target: ISM
ISM operates as a travel and leisure consulting firm that offers advertising, public relation, and direct-response marketing services. They help travel and lifestyle brands thrive in the face of intense competition.
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closed 12/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

MMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Ypartnership LLC

synopsis: Orlando-based travel marketing company Ypartnership has been bought by rival company MMG Worldwide, with the combined company to operate as MMGY Global. Ypartnership specializes in the travel, leisure, lifestyle and entertainment industries. It is one of the most frequently quoted sources on emerging trends in travel and tourism.
buyer: MMG Worldwide, Inc.
MMG Worldwide, Inc. operates as a marketing communications company that provides marketing solutions to hospitality and entertainment companies. The company offers brand advertising, online services, field marketing, PR, partnership marketing, ROI measurement, and more. "
target: Ypartnership LLC
Ypartnership is a global marketing communications agency specializing in the travel, leisure, lifestyle and entertainment industries. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the agency is one of the most frequently quoted sources on emerging trends in travel and tourism.
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announced 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire STR Global, Ltd.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire STR. STR was founded as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing hotels in over 180 countries.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

STR Global, Ltd., acquired LJ Research Limited

synopsis: STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist, has acquired LJ Research, a full-service market research agency. The company specialises in analysing customer feedback and is a leading provider of key data and specialised insights to the tourism, travel and hospitality industry.
buyer: STR Global, Ltd.
STR Global track supply and demand data for the hotel industry and provide valuable market share analysis for international, regional hotel chains and independent hotels. They offer standard reports and customized data sets that help forecast market performance and supply and demand dynamics. "
target: LJ Research Limited
LJ Research is a full-service market research agency undertaking quantitative and qualitative market research. They’re experts in analysing customer feedback and delivering actionable insights. They are used to applying quantitative methods in online, face-to-face, or self-completion questionnaires.
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closed 4/6/2022 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Business Immo

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets, announced the acquisition of France’s premier commercial real estate news service, Business Immo.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets. "
target: Business Immo
Business Immo is France’s premier commercial real estate news service. They were founded in 2004 and have grown rapidly as an online property news source with national coverage of the French commercial real estate market.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired BureauxLocaux

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it has acquired BureauxLocaux.com. Based in Paris, BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: BureauxLocaux
Based in Paris, BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France, with over 60,000 for sale and lease listings and over 425,000 visits to its website each month.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire Homes.com, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, will acquire Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises. Homes.com is a well-recognized residential property listing and marketing portal that supports over 500,000 residential agents and brokers in the home sale process.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Homes.com, Inc.
Homes.com connects consumers with real estate professionals through a simply smarter home search experience. The company offers real estate professionals brand and property advertising, search engine marketing, and instant response lead generation to help them succeed online.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Houses.com

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Houses.com, one of the world's largest real estate websites.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Houses.com
Houses.com is one of the world's largest real estate websites. Search houses for sale, apartment rentals, foreclosures, senior housing and vacation properties today. Search millions of listings from around the world and find your new dream house today.
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announced 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire Homesnap

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, is to acquire Homesnap, an industry-leading provider of technology solutions to the real estate industry.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Homesnap
Homesnap’s flagship professional product, Homesnap Pro, is a free software application for real estate agents to view and manage property listings, communicate with clients, receive market alerts and schedule showings on their mobile devices.
price ($mm)
$250
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

CoStar Group, acquired Emporis

synopsis: Commercial real estate data giant CoStar Group has acquired real estate data company Emporis, a move that will boost its European presence. Germany-based Emporis has data on 700,000 buildings records across 100 countries. Emporis collects data on buildings of high public and economic value, connects them with involved companies.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Emporis
Emporis is a global provider of building information. Emporis collects data on buildings of high public and economic value, connects them with involved companies and sets standards for this information.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Ten-X

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, has acquired Ten-X, a leading, best-in-class platform for digital commercial real estate transactions. Together, Ten-X and CoStar plan to create a new end-to-end commercial real estate platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Ten-X
Ten-X is the leading end-to-end transaction platform for Commercial Real Estate (CRE), powering more than 90% of all online CRE sales. Ten-X's platform empowers brokers, sellers, and buyers with data-driven technology and marketing tools to expand market visibility and decrease time to close.
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announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
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$588
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$47
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announced 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire STR Global, Ltd.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire STR. STR was founded as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing hotels in over 180 countries.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
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closed 6/20/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) an online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities, most of which are multi-year, to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Off Campus Partners, LLC
Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) is a leading online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
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closed 11/9/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Cozy

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Cozy Services, Ltd., the leading online property management service for landlords and renters.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Cozy
Cozy is the leading online property management service for landlords and renters. Cozy makes renting easier, more secure and more transparent, with simple rent payments, online rental applications, secure tenant screening and renters insurance.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Realla Ltd

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading global provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces has acquired Realla, the UK's largest public portal specialised in commercial property. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, an all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Realla Ltd
Realla is a free-to-list search engine for commercial property. It displays the largest public index of available commercial real estate in the UK. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, which provides a dedicated, all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
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announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
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$385
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$100
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$15
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closed 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired LandWatch LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired LandWatch.com from DataSphere Technologies, Inc. LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms and ranches. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: DataSphere Technologies, Inc.
target: LandWatch LLC
LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale, development sites and homesites for vacation, recreation, or investment purposes. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 4/1/2014 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Apartments.com

synopsis: Classified Ventures, LLC, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and rentals category, announced that the sale of its Apartments.com business to CoStar Group, Inc., has been completed. The Apartments.com business includes category-leading sites such as Apartments.com, RentalHomesPlus.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Classified Ventures, LLC
target: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is a national online resource for individuals looking for an apartment whether it is down the street or across the country. Apartments.com offers renters one of the most comprehensive databases of millions apartments around the country.
price ($mm)
$585
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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closed 10/26/2011 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired Virtual Premise, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., commercial real estate's leading provider of information and analytic services, announced the acquisition of Virtual Premise, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based real estate information management solutions.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Virtual Premise, Inc.
Virtual Premise, Inc. provides real estate information management solutions for corporations, retailers, landlords and commercial real estate service providers. Virtual Premise offers a smart, easy way to collect, manage and report on complex real estate information from anywhere, at any time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14 [$14]
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announced 12/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Matt Martin Real Estate Management LLC, will acquire RealtyBid.com

synopsis: Matt Martin Real Estate Management LLC (MMREM), a diversified national real estate services firm, has announced that it will acquire a leading online real estate auction company, RealtyBid.com. RealtyBid.com will retain its brand name and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of MMREM with its current management team intact.
buyer: Matt Martin Real Estate Management LLC
Matt Martin Real Estate Management (MMREM) offers real estate asset management services, valuation, title, property and note acquisition, due diligence services, property preservation and inspection, HOA research and curatives services, and much more. "
target: RealtyBid.com
RealtyBid.com was founded in 2001 for residential and commercial properties of all types. RealtyBid.com was an early mover in the online property auction space and specializes in the expedited sale of many classes of residential and commercial real estate.
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closed 4/30/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired LoopNet, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading commercial real estate information company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of LoopNet, Inc., the leading online commercial real estate marketplace. LoopNet.com is the industry's largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace with 5.8 million registered members.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet is a leading commercial real estate information services provider offering a suite of products and services tailored to the national and local needs of the commercial investments industry. LoopNet operates the largest and most heavily trafficked commercial real estate listing service online.
price ($mm)[EV]
$752 [$654]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
30.3x
closed 4/25/2022 via PR Web

Ecomedes, acquired Mortarr, LLC

synopsis: Ecomedes, a B2B vertical SaaS solution that reduces the cost, carbon, and impact of buildings, has acquired Mortarr, commercial construction and design’s search and discovery engine. The acquisition of Mortarr will allow Ecomedes to simply and accelerate product discovery and analysis.
buyer: Ecomedes
Ecomedes streamlines the processes of collection, maintenance, discovery, research, comparison, documentation, analysis and collaboration, for over 750,000 building products dynamically linked to over 35 different ecolabel certifications, across 10,000 manufacturing brands. "
target: Mortarr, LLC
Mortarr is a search and discovery engine custom-built for commercial construction and design professionals. The platform digitally connects professionals with products and services across all industry sectors and verticals such as Kohler, Sherwin-Williams, CannonDesign, and SageGlass.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

RefineRE, acquired BenchCore LLC

synopsis: RefineRE, Inc. has acquired BenchCore LLC, a corporate real estate benchmarking company, and will add its data and services to RefineRE’s platform for corporate real estate occupiers. BenchCore aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies and enables them to deploy their real estate while decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
buyer: RefineRE
RefineRE is a property technology company that provides user-friendly tools to solve complex challenges. RefineRE’s Portfolio Intelligence platform allows brokers to leverage big data, machine learning, and automated processes to create actionable insight, reduce risk and drive strategic objectives."
target: BenchCore LLC
BenchCore is a corporate real estate benchmarking company that aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies so that they can better deploy their real estate. Their online tool provides immediate and valuable guidance to corporate real estate executives focused on portfolio management.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Real Capital Analytics, Inc., acquired Datscha AB

synopsis: Real Capital Analytics, a global property data provider, has acquired Datscha from Stronghold Invest, an investment company in Sweden. Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights.
buyer: Real Capital Analytics, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is a global research and consulting firm focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. "
target parent: Stronghold Invest AB
target: Datscha AB
Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights that enable businesses to improve efficiency and uncover more deals.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Market Wire

Altus Group Limited, acquired RealNet Canada Inc.

synopsis: Altus Group Limited announced that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company. Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada and serves over 45,000 industry professionals.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$487.58)
Altus Group is a leading provider of independent commercial real estate consulting and advisory services, software and data solutions. They operate five Business Units: Research, Valuation and Advisory; ARGUS Software; Property Tax Consulting; Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics. "
target: RealNet Canada Inc.
Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada. RealNet offers a comprehensive suite of services including independent property market research and real time interactive analytics tools.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

DMG Information, will acquire Xceligent, Inc.

synopsis: DMG information has agreed to partner with Xceligent, Inc.’s founder and management team to purchase the company from LoopNet. Xceligent is a provider of fully researched information and marketing tools to companies involved in buying, selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial real estate.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Information
DMG Information invests in and manages B2B information companies. Its portfolio comprises high-growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses. The priority for new investment is given to namely real estate, mapping and geospatial, risk management, financial services and energy markets. "
target parent: LoopNet, Inc.
target: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spitogatos.gr, acquired Nepremicnine.net

synopsis: Greek real estate marketplace Spitogatos.gr has acquired 60% of Slovenian property site Nepremicnine.net. Nepremicnine.net is an entry point for the sale, lease, purchase or rental of real estate. Today, the majority of all real estate seekers in Slovenia view ads on the nepremicnine.net portal.
buyer parent: Immobiliare.it S.p.A.
buyer: Spitogatos.gr
Spitogatos.gr is Greece’s leading property website, featuring listings of all property types throughout Greece from thousands of real estate professionals and homeowners. "
target: Nepremicnine.net
Nepremicnine.net is an entry point for the sale, lease, purchase or rental of real estate. Today, the majority of all real estate seekers in Slovenia view ads on the nepremicnine.net portal. Media reach is 98% of all searchers and sellers in Slovenia.
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closed 9/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Opendoor, acquired Open Listings

synopsis: Opendoor, the nation’s fastest-growing online real estate marketplace announced it has acquired Open Listings, a platform for homebuyers that makes it easier and lower-cost to find, tour, and buy any home on the market.
buyer: Opendoor
Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Opendoor has reinvented home buying and selling to make it online, instant and stress-free. Opendoor’s on-demand, self-guided open house functionality, allows home buyers to instantly tour homes on their schedule. "
target: Open Listings
Los Angeles-based Open Listings launched in 2015 with the mission of making buying a home simple and more affordable. The company developed a proprietary self-service platform that puts the buyer in control of the entire process from search to offer-creation to close.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Landis, acquired GoldenKey

synopsis: Landis, a platform that uses data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announced that it has acquired GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry.
buyer: Landis
Landis is an innovative online selling and buying platform focused on transactions. The company's mission is to transform real estate into a transparent, fair, and fast-moving industry. With Landis, property owners can sell their portfolios quickly, for a fair price and without a broker. "
target: GoldenKey
GoldenKey is a well-funded startup platform that revolutionizes the way people buy and sell homes. Through no commission model, GoldenKey offers home sellers either a set of unbundled services (listing, home showing, transaction coordination, etc.) or a flat rate bundle for selling homes.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

VivaReal, acquired Geoimovel

synopsis: VivaReal, a real estate site in Brazil, acquired 100 percent of Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda, a Brazilian real estate research and analytics company. Geoimovel is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies.
buyer: VivaReal
VivaReal is an online real estate marketplace that connects buyers, sellers, and renters with properties in Brazil. It enables its users to sell, buy, rent, or invest in residential and commercial properties, vacation homes, beach front properties, and investment properties. "
target: Geoimovel
Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies (such as construction companies, developers and real estate consultants).
price ($mm)
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announced 1/20/2016 via PR Web

Onboard Informatics, will acquire AddressReport

synopsis: Onboard Informatics announced its intent to acquire AddressReport, a technology that engages visitors with dynamic local content around a property of their interest. Onboard will utilize this platform to enhance its existing service and offer clients a turnkey customer engagement solution for the first time in the company’s history.
buyer: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics provides data-driven innovations that empower informed decisions, enable human engagement, and accelerate results for leaders in real estate, publishing and technology. "
target: AddressReport
Buyers, renters, and real estate pros use AddressReport's beautiful, data-rich reports to see and track the unbiased facts about any address.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

CommonFloor merged with Quikr,

synopsis: Quikr, a community-focused, digital classifieds company, announced that it has merged online real estate portal CommonFloor.com with its real estate vertical QuikrHomes, a place to buy, rent & sell residential, commercial & agricultural properties in India.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target parent: MaxHeap Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
target: CommonFloor
CommonFloor.com is India's first real estate portal dedicated to apartments and gated communities. It is also the first to host an online community management platform that extends its role way beyond buying, selling or renting properties.
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Auction.com, acquired Allre, Inc.

synopsis: Irvine, California-based online real estate marketplace Auction.com has announced the acquisition of online real estate marketplace Allre and the hiring of Allre’s founder, Kathy Dryden, as SVP of product strategy. Dryden will lead the design and development of Auction.com’s new consumer-facing residential website.
buyer: Auction.com
Founded in 2007, Auction.com is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold more than $32+ billion in residential and commercial assets. Auction.com's mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. "
target: Allre, Inc.
Allre is an automated transactional website that allows a buyer and seller to complete an entire real estate transaction online, with no agents or commissions. Allre has changed the outdated real estate industry standard and put the power of Internet technology into the hands of buyers and sellers.
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closed 11/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A., acquired Owners.com

synopsis: Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries, announced it has acquired Owners.com, the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
buyer: Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (GS:ASPS:$245.27)
Altisource is a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries offering both distribution and content. They leverage proprietary business process, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science based analytics. "
target: Owners.com
Since 1996, Owners.com has helped over one million homeowners sell a home and save thousands in commission. Owners.com is the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2012 via Company Press Release

RealtyTrac Inc., acquired Homefacts

synopsis: RealtyTrac, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, announced that it has acquired online data aggregator of neighborhood Homefacts in the company’s latest move to grow its market presence and effectively arm consumers with the information they need during the home-buying process.
buyer: RealtyTrac Inc.
Founded in 1996, RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), is the fastest growing online real estate marketplace — named the 53rd fastest growing private company in the 2006 Inc. 500 and the 52nd fastest growing North American technology company in the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 500. "
target: Homefacts
Homefacts offers an online resource addressing the due diligence and housing compliance sector, which suggests that a buyer researches hazardous substances, environmental issues, geological conditions, former drug labs, convicted offenders, and crime among other factors within a neighborhood.
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closed 11/1/2011 via Company Press Release

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired RealtyTrac Inc.

synopsis: Renovo Capital, LLC through its Renwood Opportunities Fund, has acquired substantially all the assets of RealtyTrac, Inc. RealtyTrac is an online marketplace of residential foreclosure data, with more than 1.5 million default, auction and bank-owned listings from over 2,200 U.S. counties, along with detailed property, loan and home sales data.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target: RealtyTrac Inc.
RealtyTrac.com is the nation’s foremost source of foreclosure data and the leading marketplace for foreclosed and defaulted properties. It is the leading provider of comprehensive housing data and analytics for the real estate and financial services industries, government, and academic institutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired Agitantis LLC

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading auction marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted and category specific customer prospects, has announced the acquisition of Agitantis, dba LeadToRealty.com. LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: Agitantis LLC
Agitantis LLC dba LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area. Experienced and first-time home-buyers get the benefit of a qualified, licensed real estate professional that knows and understands the local area.
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$3,080.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$437.28
EBIT ($mm)
$409.10
Net Income ($mm)
$297.39
Employees
6600
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CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,642.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$475.94
EBIT ($mm)
$333.59
Net Income ($mm)
$301.36
Employees
5300
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