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:$1,659.02)
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 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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
price ($mm)
$450
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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 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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Homes.com, Inc.
Homes.com connects consumers with real estate professionals through a simply smarter home search experience. The company offers real estate professionals brand and property advertising, search engine marketing, and instant response lead generation to help them succeed online.
price ($mm)
$156
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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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Homesnap
Homesnap’s flagship professional product, Homesnap Pro, is a free software application for real estate agents to view and manage property listings, communicate with clients, receive market alerts and schedule showings on their mobile devices.
price ($mm)
$250
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$40
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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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Ten-X
Ten-X is the leading end-to-end transaction platform for Commercial Real Estate (CRE), powering more than 90% of all online CRE sales. Ten-X's platform empowers brokers, sellers, and buyers with data-driven technology and marketing tools to expand market visibility and decrease time to close.
price ($mm)
$190
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$57
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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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
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$227
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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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
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.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
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:$1,659.02)
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.
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$170
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$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
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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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Classified Ventures, LLC
target: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is a national online resource for individuals looking for an apartment whether it is down the street or across the country. Apartments.com offers renters one of the most comprehensive databases of millions apartments around the country.
price ($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:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Virtual Premise, Inc.
Virtual Premise, Inc. provides real estate information management solutions for corporations, retailers, landlords and commercial real estate service providers. Virtual Premise offers a smart, easy way to collect, manage and report on complex real estate information from anywhere, at any time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14 [$14]
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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:$1,659.02)
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 5/5/2004 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Peer Market Research, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. CSGP, the leading provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry in the U.S. and U.K., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Peer Market Research, Inc. (PeerMark), an online provider of commercial real estate information in Nashville and Memphis, TN.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
Realty Information Group provides information on office and industrial space for the commercial real estate industry. Through its software products, the company's clients can access its database of office and industrial space in more than 140,000 buildings, information on 120,000 tenants, and listi "
target: Peer Market Research, Inc.
PeerMark provides the most comprehensive market data for commercial real estate professionals. PeerMark currently produces reports on the industrial, land, multifamily, office, retail and service sectors.
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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:$469.28)
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.
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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
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Catylist

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Catylist
Catylist builds customized commercial real estate technology, tailored to local markets. They create customized listings and research databases that serve as the most trusted sources for CRE information in every market. The commercial listing products serve more than 50 markets in North America.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

CREtech, acquired RE:Tech

synopsis: CREtech (cretech.com), the largest event, data and content platform covering the commercial real estate tech industry, announced the acquisition of RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
buyer parent: The News Funnel
buyer: CREtech
CREtech is the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry. The platform features the most well attended trade shows in the industry, hand selected daily news, the largest directory of tech startups serving the industry and industry leading research. "
target: RE:Tech
RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Trepp, LLC, acquired Commercial Real Estate Direct

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), the subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp is a provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp provides primary and secondary market participants with the tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies. "
target: Commercial Real Estate Direct
Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), is a subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets. CREDirect provides the most up-to-date market intelligence on the mortgage business, equity raising, investment sales and CMBS.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Zywave, Inc, acquired Advisen Ltd.

synopsis: Insurance technology provider, Zywave, has acquired Advisen, the foremost provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial Property and Casualty insurance (P&C) market. The acquisition reinforces Zywave’s leadership position in the (P&C) market, both in the United States and Europe.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Zywave, Inc
Zywave leads the insurance tech industry, fueling business growth for its partners with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available. "
target: Advisen Ltd.
Advisen is the leading provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial property and casualty insurance market. Through Web Connectivity Ltd., Advisen provides messaging services, business consulting, and technical solutions to streamline and automate insurance transactions.
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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).
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closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Onboard Informatics

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database, announced it has acquired Onboard Informatics, the leading provider of neighborhood data and data-enabled turnkey products to the real estate industry. Real estate and technology companies use the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions blends property tax, deed, mortgage, foreclosure, environmental risk, natural hazard, and neighborhood data for U.S. residential and commercial properties. A rigorous data management process standardizes and enhances the data collected by ATTOM. "
target: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics helps clients increase sales by engaging customers with local content. Top real estate and technology companies have used the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business, enhance their websites, build better applications, and engage customers.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired TowerSource

synopsis: Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, announces its acquisition of TowerSource, North America's largest and most comprehensive vertical asset database, adding greater value to Mosaik's network coverage database. TowerSource is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. It maintains the most in-depth network coverage and infrastructure database in the world, enabling clients to understand complex spectrum and network coverage dynamics. "
target: TowerSource
TowerSource was formed in 1990. Originally a set of publications known as Fryer's Site Guides, it is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America and evolved into a real estate marketplace for vertical assets. TowerSource is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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closed 1/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Metrostudy

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has acquired Metrostudy, a leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the real estate construction and design industries. It produces digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Metrostudy
Metrostudy is a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries. It provides research, data, analytics and consulting services that help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions.
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closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Pricehubble AG, acquired Checkmyplace.com

synopsis: PriceHubble, a European proptech company, has acquired Checkmyplace.com, the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Checkmyplace.com
Checkmyplace.com is the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Home Junction Inc.

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation's premier property database, has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate data technology company that specializes in building high quality geographic boundary datasets for neighborhoods, school attendance zones, subdivisions, and more.
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency, and disruption in a data-driven economy. The ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries through flexible data delivery solutions. "
target: Home Junction Inc.
Home Junction is a data technology company that specializes in real estate data and boundary licensing, custom websites created with WordPress real estate themes, WordPress real estate plugins, and additional services. They provide data layers on home sales, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dye & Durham Corporation, acquired Index Property Information

synopsis: Dye & Durham, Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions, has acquired Index Property Information, a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, and more.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$111.35)
Dye & Durham Corporation is Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals. They offer e-Market, which seeks to be a complete cloud-based all-in-one solution to help professionals automate the collection, file data and the automation of routine document production. "
target: Index Property Information
Index Property Information is a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, planning reports, mining reports, and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PE Hub

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bisnow Media

synopsis: Bisnow, North America’s leading producer of commercial real estate news and events, announced that New York-based investment firm, The Wicks Group, acquired the company. Bisnow, a leading digital media outlet for commercial real estate news, produces almost 300 industry events across more than 30 metro markets.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target: Bisnow Media
Bisnow is North America’s leading commercial real estate news and events company. The company maintains over 600K e-newsletter subscribers, hosts over 400K unique visitors to its website per month, and produces almost 300 events with more than 60K ticket buyers per year across 30 metro markets.
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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:$1,659.02)
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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