Like Boata Pty Ltd

closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flotespace, acquired Boata Pty Ltd

synopsis: Flotespace, the Australian boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has acquired Boata, a Sydney charter boat booking company. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
buyer: Flotespace
Flotespace is an online boat marketplace and concierge booking service in Australia. Flotespace makes it easy to book a boat for any occasion. Flotespace enables people to enjoy a range of unique boating experiences, including birthdays, hens parties, business functions, romantic getaways and more. "
target: Boata Pty Ltd
Boata is a charter boat booking company in Australia. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Boata provides every Australian, regardless of their age, wealth, or ability, access to the boating lifestyle. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Antlos S.r.l. merged with Sailogy,

synopsis: Antlos, an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers, has merged with Sailogy, a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. Antlos allows users to search for boats by activity or location and can safely book and pay for it online.
buyer: Sailogy
Founded in 2013, Sailogy is a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. The platform provides users with access to over 20,000 yachts in 2,000 destinations. Sailogy offers bareboat and skippered charters on yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, and gulets. "
target: Antlos S.r.l.
Antlos is an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers. Users can search by activity or location and can safely book and pay for boat holidays online.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nautal, acquired incrediblue

synopsis: Nautal, the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain, has acquired incrediblue, an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. incrediblue offers yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations.
buyer: Nautal
Nautal is the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain and one of the top boat rental platforms in Europe. Nautal offers over 19,300 boats in over 22 countries around the world. Their excellent service and multi-lingual team has lead to over 10,000 happy customers. "
target: incrediblue
incrediblue is an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. They offer yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations. incrediblue offers a fantastic range of yachts, from sailing boats and catamarans to luxury motor yachts and gulets.
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closed 8/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Boatsetter, acquired Boatbound

synopsis: Boatsetter, a leading online boat rental community, has acquired Boatbound, the largest and fastest growing boat rental marketplace in the world. Boatbound has over 13 million registered boat owners. Boatbound allows boat owners to offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter is the leading online boat sharing community. Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Boatbound
Boatbound is the nation’s fastest growing boat rental marketplace. Over 13 million registered boat owners can offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters. Boatbound creates a safe and unique boat rental experience at any price.
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closed 3/17/2020 via BusinessWire

MarineMax, Inc., acquired BoatYard

synopsis: MarineMax, Inc. has acquired Boatyard. Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
buyer: MarineMax, Inc. (HZO:$1,299.39)
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services. "
target: BoatYard
Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Click & Boat, acquired Sailsharing

synopsis: Click&Boat, the leading peer to peer yacht charter company, has acquired Sailsharing, an inter-user boat rental website. The company offers a platform to hire boats between private individuals.
buyer: Click & Boat
Click&Boat is the leading peer to peer yacht charter company. Find peer-to-peer yacht charters and choose from hundreds of boats throughout France and all over the world. "
target: Sailsharing
Sailsharing operates as an inter-user boat rental website. The company offers a platform to hire boats between private individuals. Sailsharing was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dream Yacht Charter, acquired SamBoat.fr

synopsis: Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s largest charter company, has acquired SamBoat.fr, an online marketplace for peer-to-peer boat rentals and yacht charters all over the world. SamBoat offers over 25,000 boats that are put up by private owners and professionals.
buyer: Dream Yacht Charter
Dream Yacht Charter is the world’s largest charter company. Dream Yacht Charter offers over 1000 yachts in over 50 destinations worldwide. Their customers can book bareboat, crewed or by the cabin charters in some of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds. "
target: SamBoat.fr
SamBoat.fr is an online marketplace for peer-to-peer boat rentals and yacht charters all over the world. SamBoat offers over 25,000 boats that are put up by private owners and professionals. Users can search for motor boats, RIBs, sailboats, yachts, houseboats and catamarans.
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closed 9/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Cruzin merged with Boatsetter,

synopsis: Boatsetter and Cruzin, both recognized leaders in the peer-to-peer (P2P) boat sharing market, announced that they are merging their companies. Cruzin is the premier online marketplace for renters and private boat owners.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Cruzin
Cruzin is a privately held company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cruzin is the first company in the United States to offer fully insured peer-to-peer boat rentals. The company is described as a boater-to-boater rental and charter marketplace.
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announced 8/30/2021 via Company Press Release

EMERGE Commerce Inc., will acquire BattlBox

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Ltd., a Canadian company that acquires and operates e-commerce brands, will acquire BattlBox, a survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: BattlBox
BattlBox is a market-leading survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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0.8x
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5.7x
closed 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Outside, acquired Cairn Outdoors LLC

synopsis: Outside, the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content, services, events, and experiences, announced the acquisition of Cairn, the top subscription box service and non-traditional commerce business connecting outdoor brands and consumers.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: Cairn Outdoors LLC
Cairn is the top subscription box service and non-traditional commerce business connecting outdoor brands and consumers. Cairn is changing the way outdoor enthusiasts discover new products and ideas that inspire them to connect and explore.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

TH2, acquired Outdoria

synopsis: TH2, a global joint venture with the world’s best travel, technology and recreational vehicle companies, has acquired Outdoria and GoSeeAustralia. Outdoria is their product marketplace where customers can buy and sell outdoor gear. GoSeeAustralia is their booking marketplace where customers can book caravan and campsites.
buyer: TH2 (:$11,048.69)
TH2 is a global joint venture with the world’s best travel, technology and recreational vehicle companies. TH2's innovative approach to the RV experience will improve every aspect of ownership with capabilities that include trip planning and booking, remote monitoring, and campsite rental. "
target: Outdoria
Based in Australia, Outdoria and GoSeeAustralia are online marketplaces for everything outdoors. Outdoria is their product marketplace where customers can buy and sell outdoor gear. GoSeeAustralia is their booking marketplace where customers can book caravan and campsites.
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closed 9/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Purch, acquired Active Junky, Inc.

synopsis: Purch, a digital content and commerce company which reaches 100M consumers monthly, announced that it has acquired Active Junky, the loyalty platform and online shopping community that rewards and incentivizes users for their passion for gear and the outdoors. This gives Purch a rapidly growing shopping community for the Outdoor Enthusiast market.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: Active Junky, Inc.
Active Junky is an outdoor gear, lifestyle, and adventure sports website providing a wide selection of outdoor products at their cheapest prices. Their price comparison system allows users to shop at over 50 online retailers at once, finding the lowest prices, and getting cash back on purchases.
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closed 10/19/2010 via PR Newswire

LivingSocial.com, acquired Urban Escapes New York

synopsis: Leading social shopping site LivingSocial announced the acquisition of social adventure company Urban Escapes. LivingSocial will now be able to exclusively offer its 10 million subscribers-strong worldwide community a host of diverse, fun and unique adventures and experiences, produced by a team of on-the-ground experts.
buyer: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social buying program that invites people and their friends to save up to 50% to 70% percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major markets. "
target: Urban Escapes New York
Urban Escapes is redefining social adventure for young professionals throughout the country. From Zen Escape Yoga Hikes to Boulder and Brew Tours™, each of their unique itineraries embraces the fun and active lifestyle we believe in. On an Urban Escape, there’s never a dull moment.
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closed 5/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Leavetown, acquired ShareShed and Guiides

synopsis: Leavetown, a vacation booking service for mountain and nature destinations, has made its first acquisition of two adventure tech sharing economy startups, ShareShed and Guiides. Founded by Daniel Dubois, ShareShed is an outdoor equipment sharing marketplace, while Guiides connects outdoor enthusiasts with local guides.
buyer: Leavetown
Leavetown creates personalized vacations for families and friends to reconnect with each other. Leavetown's team of Destination Experts help guests find perfect vacation accommodations, activities, ski tickets and local deals in breathtaking mountain and nature destinations across North America. "
target: ShareShed and Guiides
ShareShed is creating unlimited access to adventure with a website and mobile app for renting outdoor adventure equipment off of locals. Guiides is rejuvenating the outdoor guiding industry by increasing access to outdoor adventure with a website for people to book unique experiences led by locals.
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closed 4/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Aqua Leisure, acquired INYOPools.com

synopsis: Aqua-Leisure Recreation, LLC, a market leader in the aquatics consumer product industry, has acquired INYO Pool Products, LLC. INYO Pool is the leading direct-to-consumer brand of swimming pool supply, repair and maintenance products, offering best-in-class "How To" content and consumer engagement with over 21 million views annually on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackford Capital
buyer: Aqua Leisure
Aqua-Leisure Recreation is dedicated to designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing high quality, performance-based aquatic products, and pool accessories under a variety of brand names and proprietary designs. "
target: INYOPools.com
INYO Pool Products is the market leader in direct-to-consumer supply of products for do-it-yourself pool maintenance and repair. Through its website, INYO offers a variety of pool products including pumps, filters, heaters, lighting, motors, chemicals, salt systems, replacement parts, and more.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Aventure, acquired Avenue Nautique

synopsis: Sports Aventure, a marketplace for outdoor sporting equipment, has acquired Avenue Nautique, an e-commerce platform that offers equpiment for swimming and water sports. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Bordeaux, France.
buyer: Sports Aventure
Adventure Sports is a marketplace for outdoor sporting equipment. They offer gear for skiing, snowboarding, camping, running, nautical sports and more. They are based in France. "
target: Avenue Nautique
Avenue Nautique Sarl own and operates an e-commerce platform that offers equpiment for swimming and water sports. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Bordeaux, France.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bonhams, acquired The Market

synopsis: Bonhams, a privately owned international auction house, has acquired The Market, an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
buyer: Bonhams
Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house. Bonhams is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry. The auction house holds more than 400 specialist sales a year in 60 different categories. "
target: The Market
The Market is an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
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announced 2/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AMMO, Inc., will acquire GunBroker.com, LLC

synopsis: AMMO, Inc., a premier American ammunition and munition components manufacturer and technology leader, has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with IA Tech LLC for its GunBroker.com business, the world’s largest online auction marketplace dedicated to firearms, hunting, shooting and related products.
buyer: AMMO, Inc. (POWW:$27.29)
AMMO, Inc. is a premier American ammunition and munition components manufacturer and technology leader. With its corporate offices headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. AMMO designs and manufactures products for a variety of aptitudes, including law enforcement, military, sport shooting and self-defense."
target: GunBroker.com, LLC
GunBroker.com is the largest online marketplace dedicated to firearms, hunting, shooting and related products. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, GunBroker.com sells none of the items listed on its website.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
4.0x
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6.0x
closed 5/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Boatsetter, acquired Fisher Guiding LLC

synopsis: Boatsetter is expanding its on-the-water experiences for customers. The company announced it acquired Fisher Guiding, a fast-growing marketplace for fishing charters that will allow Boatsetter to service South Florida's many fishing enthusiasts.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter is the leading online boat sharing community. Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Fisher Guiding LLC
Fisher Guiding is a digital marketplace that connects anglers with fishing guides and charters. Their platform is like Airbnb + Yelp for one of the world's largest pastimes, fishing. Fisher Guiding's network is an independent resource for trip planning and payment.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

HotelOnline, acquired Cloud9

synopsis: HotelOnline, an e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa, has acquired Cloud9 from Mesozi, a provider of business and technology solutions in Kenya. Cloud9 is an online marketplace and booking service for leisure experiences in Kenya. Their offerings include holiday vacations, tours, ziplining, concerts, movies, and more.
buyer: HotelOnline
HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa and the Middle East. HotelOnline has helped more than 1,500 hotels in 18 markets have increased their online revenue. Their platform provides solutions for property management, payment processing, and more. "
target parent: Mesozi
target: Cloud9
Cloud9 is an online marketplace and booking service for leisure experiences in Kenya. Cloud9 enables their customers to discover and browse through thousands of amazing places and experiences. Their offerings include holiday vacations, tours, ziplining, concerts, archery, movies, and more.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flotespace, acquired Boata Pty Ltd

synopsis: Flotespace, the Australian boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has acquired Boata, a Sydney charter boat booking company. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
buyer: Flotespace
Flotespace is an online boat marketplace and concierge booking service in Australia. Flotespace makes it easy to book a boat for any occasion. Flotespace enables people to enjoy a range of unique boating experiences, including birthdays, hens parties, business functions, romantic getaways and more. "
target: Boata Pty Ltd
Boata is a charter boat booking company in Australia. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Boata provides every Australian, regardless of their age, wealth, or ability, access to the boating lifestyle. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flotespace, acquired Boata Pty Ltd

synopsis: Flotespace, the Australian boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has acquired Boata, a Sydney charter boat booking company. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
buyer: Flotespace
Flotespace is an online boat marketplace and concierge booking service in Australia. Flotespace makes it easy to book a boat for any occasion. Flotespace enables people to enjoy a range of unique boating experiences, including birthdays, hens parties, business functions, romantic getaways and more. "
target: Boata Pty Ltd
Boata is a charter boat booking company in Australia. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Boata provides every Australian, regardless of their age, wealth, or ability, access to the boating lifestyle. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flotespace, acquired Boata Pty Ltd

synopsis: Flotespace, the Australian boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has acquired Boata, a Sydney charter boat booking company. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
buyer: Flotespace
Flotespace is an online boat marketplace and concierge booking service in Australia. Flotespace makes it easy to book a boat for any occasion. Flotespace enables people to enjoy a range of unique boating experiences, including birthdays, hens parties, business functions, romantic getaways and more. "
target: Boata Pty Ltd
Boata is a charter boat booking company in Australia. Boata enables anyone to be a boater for a day. Boata provides every Australian, regardless of their age, wealth, or ability, access to the boating lifestyle. Their platform makes it easy to book boats for birthday parties, fishing, and more.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Antlos S.r.l. merged with Sailogy,

synopsis: Antlos, an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers, has merged with Sailogy, a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. Antlos allows users to search for boats by activity or location and can safely book and pay for it online.
buyer: Sailogy
Founded in 2013, Sailogy is a world leading online yacht charter booking platform. The platform provides users with access to over 20,000 yachts in 2,000 destinations. Sailogy offers bareboat and skippered charters on yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, and gulets. "
target: Antlos S.r.l.
Antlos is an online marketplace in Italy that enables travelers to book authentic boat holidays directly from real Skippers. Users can search by activity or location and can safely book and pay for boat holidays online.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nautal, acquired incrediblue

synopsis: Nautal, the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain, has acquired incrediblue, an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. incrediblue offers yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations.
buyer: Nautal
Nautal is the largest online marketplace for boat charter in Spain and one of the top boat rental platforms in Europe. Nautal offers over 19,300 boats in over 22 countries around the world. Their excellent service and multi-lingual team has lead to over 10,000 happy customers. "
target: incrediblue
incrediblue is an award-winning online marketplace for yacht charter and sailing holidays. They offer yacht holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations. incrediblue offers a fantastic range of yachts, from sailing boats and catamarans to luxury motor yachts and gulets.
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closed 8/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Boatsetter, acquired Boatbound

synopsis: Boatsetter, a leading online boat rental community, has acquired Boatbound, the largest and fastest growing boat rental marketplace in the world. Boatbound has over 13 million registered boat owners. Boatbound allows boat owners to offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter is the leading online boat sharing community. Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Boatbound
Boatbound is the nation’s fastest growing boat rental marketplace. Over 13 million registered boat owners can offset their boat ownership costs by renting their boat to pre-screened, qualified renters. Boatbound creates a safe and unique boat rental experience at any price.
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closed 3/17/2020 via BusinessWire

MarineMax, Inc., acquired BoatYard

synopsis: MarineMax, Inc. has acquired Boatyard. Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
buyer: MarineMax, Inc. (HZO:$1,299.39)
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services. "
target: BoatYard
Boatyard delivers boater happiness via the world's first on-demand marketplace for the leisure boater, and advanced SaaS toolsets for vetted marine businesses. Order fuel delivery, boat washing and just about any other boat service with a few clicks on a mobile device.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Click & Boat, acquired Sailsharing

synopsis: Click&Boat, the leading peer to peer yacht charter company, has acquired Sailsharing, an inter-user boat rental website. The company offers a platform to hire boats between private individuals.
buyer: Click & Boat
Click&Boat is the leading peer to peer yacht charter company. Find peer-to-peer yacht charters and choose from hundreds of boats throughout France and all over the world. "
target: Sailsharing
Sailsharing operates as an inter-user boat rental website. The company offers a platform to hire boats between private individuals. Sailsharing was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dream Yacht Charter, acquired SamBoat.fr

synopsis: Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s largest charter company, has acquired SamBoat.fr, an online marketplace for peer-to-peer boat rentals and yacht charters all over the world. SamBoat offers over 25,000 boats that are put up by private owners and professionals.
buyer: Dream Yacht Charter
Dream Yacht Charter is the world’s largest charter company. Dream Yacht Charter offers over 1000 yachts in over 50 destinations worldwide. Their customers can book bareboat, crewed or by the cabin charters in some of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds. "
target: SamBoat.fr
SamBoat.fr is an online marketplace for peer-to-peer boat rentals and yacht charters all over the world. SamBoat offers over 25,000 boats that are put up by private owners and professionals. Users can search for motor boats, RIBs, sailboats, yachts, houseboats and catamarans.
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closed 9/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Cruzin merged with Boatsetter,

synopsis: Boatsetter and Cruzin, both recognized leaders in the peer-to-peer (P2P) boat sharing market, announced that they are merging their companies. Cruzin is the premier online marketplace for renters and private boat owners.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Cruzin
Cruzin is a privately held company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cruzin is the first company in the United States to offer fully insured peer-to-peer boat rentals. The company is described as a boater-to-boater rental and charter marketplace.
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announced 8/30/2021 via Company Press Release

EMERGE Commerce Inc., will acquire BattlBox

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Ltd., a Canadian company that acquires and operates e-commerce brands, will acquire BattlBox, a survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$14.63)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: BattlBox
BattlBox is a market-leading survival, outdoor and camping goods subscription business. BattlBox delivers monthly boxes to their subscribers that are full of hand-picked outdoor, survival, EDC, and other cool gear from some of the most innovative companies around.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Outside, acquired Cairn Outdoors LLC

synopsis: Outside, the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content, services, events, and experiences, announced the acquisition of Cairn, the top subscription box service and non-traditional commerce business connecting outdoor brands and consumers.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: Cairn Outdoors LLC
Cairn is the top subscription box service and non-traditional commerce business connecting outdoor brands and consumers. Cairn is changing the way outdoor enthusiasts discover new products and ideas that inspire them to connect and explore.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

TH2, acquired Outdoria

synopsis: TH2, a global joint venture with the world’s best travel, technology and recreational vehicle companies, has acquired Outdoria and GoSeeAustralia. Outdoria is their product marketplace where customers can buy and sell outdoor gear. GoSeeAustralia is their booking marketplace where customers can book caravan and campsites.
buyer: TH2 (:$11,048.69)
TH2 is a global joint venture with the world’s best travel, technology and recreational vehicle companies. TH2's innovative approach to the RV experience will improve every aspect of ownership with capabilities that include trip planning and booking, remote monitoring, and campsite rental. "
target: Outdoria
Based in Australia, Outdoria and GoSeeAustralia are online marketplaces for everything outdoors. Outdoria is their product marketplace where customers can buy and sell outdoor gear. GoSeeAustralia is their booking marketplace where customers can book caravan and campsites.
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closed 9/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Purch, acquired Active Junky, Inc.

synopsis: Purch, a digital content and commerce company which reaches 100M consumers monthly, announced that it has acquired Active Junky, the loyalty platform and online shopping community that rewards and incentivizes users for their passion for gear and the outdoors. This gives Purch a rapidly growing shopping community for the Outdoor Enthusiast market.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: Active Junky, Inc.
Active Junky is an outdoor gear, lifestyle, and adventure sports website providing a wide selection of outdoor products at their cheapest prices. Their price comparison system allows users to shop at over 50 online retailers at once, finding the lowest prices, and getting cash back on purchases.
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closed 10/19/2010 via PR Newswire

LivingSocial.com, acquired Urban Escapes New York

synopsis: Leading social shopping site LivingSocial announced the acquisition of social adventure company Urban Escapes. LivingSocial will now be able to exclusively offer its 10 million subscribers-strong worldwide community a host of diverse, fun and unique adventures and experiences, produced by a team of on-the-ground experts.
buyer: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social buying program that invites people and their friends to save up to 50% to 70% percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major markets. "
target: Urban Escapes New York
Urban Escapes is redefining social adventure for young professionals throughout the country. From Zen Escape Yoga Hikes to Boulder and Brew Tours™, each of their unique itineraries embraces the fun and active lifestyle we believe in. On an Urban Escape, there’s never a dull moment.
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closed 5/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Leavetown, acquired ShareShed and Guiides

synopsis: Leavetown, a vacation booking service for mountain and nature destinations, has made its first acquisition of two adventure tech sharing economy startups, ShareShed and Guiides. Founded by Daniel Dubois, ShareShed is an outdoor equipment sharing marketplace, while Guiides connects outdoor enthusiasts with local guides.
buyer: Leavetown
Leavetown creates personalized vacations for families and friends to reconnect with each other. Leavetown's team of Destination Experts help guests find perfect vacation accommodations, activities, ski tickets and local deals in breathtaking mountain and nature destinations across North America. "
target: ShareShed and Guiides
ShareShed is creating unlimited access to adventure with a website and mobile app for renting outdoor adventure equipment off of locals. Guiides is rejuvenating the outdoor guiding industry by increasing access to outdoor adventure with a website for people to book unique experiences led by locals.
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closed 4/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Aqua Leisure, acquired INYOPools.com

synopsis: Aqua-Leisure Recreation, LLC, a market leader in the aquatics consumer product industry, has acquired INYO Pool Products, LLC. INYO Pool is the leading direct-to-consumer brand of swimming pool supply, repair and maintenance products, offering best-in-class "How To" content and consumer engagement with over 21 million views annually on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackford Capital
buyer: Aqua Leisure
Aqua-Leisure Recreation is dedicated to designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing high quality, performance-based aquatic products, and pool accessories under a variety of brand names and proprietary designs. "
target: INYOPools.com
INYO Pool Products is the market leader in direct-to-consumer supply of products for do-it-yourself pool maintenance and repair. Through its website, INYO offers a variety of pool products including pumps, filters, heaters, lighting, motors, chemicals, salt systems, replacement parts, and more.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Aventure, acquired Avenue Nautique

synopsis: Sports Aventure, a marketplace for outdoor sporting equipment, has acquired Avenue Nautique, an e-commerce platform that offers equpiment for swimming and water sports. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Bordeaux, France.
buyer: Sports Aventure
Adventure Sports is a marketplace for outdoor sporting equipment. They offer gear for skiing, snowboarding, camping, running, nautical sports and more. They are based in France. "
target: Avenue Nautique
Avenue Nautique Sarl own and operates an e-commerce platform that offers equpiment for swimming and water sports. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Bordeaux, France.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bonhams, acquired The Market

synopsis: Bonhams, a privately owned international auction house, has acquired The Market, an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
buyer: Bonhams
Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house. Bonhams is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry. The auction house holds more than 400 specialist sales a year in 60 different categories. "
target: The Market
The Market is an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
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announced 2/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AMMO, Inc., will acquire GunBroker.com, LLC

synopsis: AMMO, Inc., a premier American ammunition and munition components manufacturer and technology leader, has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with IA Tech LLC for its GunBroker.com business, the world’s largest online auction marketplace dedicated to firearms, hunting, shooting and related products.
buyer: AMMO, Inc. (POWW:$27.29)
AMMO, Inc. is a premier American ammunition and munition components manufacturer and technology leader. With its corporate offices headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. AMMO designs and manufactures products for a variety of aptitudes, including law enforcement, military, sport shooting and self-defense."
target: GunBroker.com, LLC
GunBroker.com is the largest online marketplace dedicated to firearms, hunting, shooting and related products. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, GunBroker.com sells none of the items listed on its website.
price ($mm)
$240
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$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
4.0x
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6.0x
closed 5/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Boatsetter, acquired Fisher Guiding LLC

synopsis: Boatsetter is expanding its on-the-water experiences for customers. The company announced it acquired Fisher Guiding, a fast-growing marketplace for fishing charters that will allow Boatsetter to service South Florida's many fishing enthusiasts.
buyer: Boatsetter
Boatsetter is the leading online boat sharing community. Boatsetter matches private boat owners with renters seeking great on-the-water experiences. Boatsetter combines the rental mechanics of Airbnb with the on-demand labor dynamics of Uber to deliver a premier boating experience. "
target: Fisher Guiding LLC
Fisher Guiding is a digital marketplace that connects anglers with fishing guides and charters. Their platform is like Airbnb + Yelp for one of the world's largest pastimes, fishing. Fisher Guiding's network is an independent resource for trip planning and payment.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

HotelOnline, acquired Cloud9

synopsis: HotelOnline, an e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa, has acquired Cloud9 from Mesozi, a provider of business and technology solutions in Kenya. Cloud9 is an online marketplace and booking service for leisure experiences in Kenya. Their offerings include holiday vacations, tours, ziplining, concerts, movies, and more.
buyer: HotelOnline
HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa and the Middle East. HotelOnline has helped more than 1,500 hotels in 18 markets have increased their online revenue. Their platform provides solutions for property management, payment processing, and more. "
target parent: Mesozi
target: Cloud9
Cloud9 is an online marketplace and booking service for leisure experiences in Kenya. Cloud9 enables their customers to discover and browse through thousands of amazing places and experiences. Their offerings include holiday vacations, tours, ziplining, concerts, archery, movies, and more.
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