Like GNS Ltd.

closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Cornes & Company Limited, acquired GNS Ltd.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Cornes Chart Group, a leading charts business, has acquired GNS, a maritime solutions company. Headquartered in the UK, GNS offers a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and cybersecurity and uses data intelligence.
buyer: Cornes & Company Limited
Tokyo-based Cornes strives to deliver the highest level of quality and service to its customers. Cornes offers a wide range of products and services, including European luxury automobiles, marine charts and related publications, kitchenware, electronics, and other high-tech products and equipment. "
target: GNS Ltd.
UK-based GNS is a maritime solutions company, supporting over 7000 commercial shipping vessels and superyachts globally with a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and more.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Accel-KKR, acquired Navtor AS

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a leading software-focused investment firm, has acquired NAVTOR. Headquartered in Norway, NAVTOR is the global leader in the provision of navigational software for the maritime industry. NAVTOR provides all critical voyage information at the fingertips of navigators to solve the complex challenges of passage planning.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $5 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions. "
target: Navtor AS
Norway-based NAVTOR is the global leader in the provision of navigational software for the maritime industry. Its cloud-based e-navigation solutions include Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs), digital maritime publications, route optimization, and fleet management across an integrated platform.
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closed 10/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Garmin Ltd., acquired Navionics

synopsis: Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that it has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry.
buyer: Garmin Ltd. (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: Navionics
Navionics S.p.A. is a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry. In addition to a popular boating app, Navionics has developed an extensive repository of nautical charts for oceans, rivers, and lakes.
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closed 3/29/2012 via PR Newswire

Telogis Inc., acquired Maptuit

synopsis: Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, announces the acquisition of the assets of Maptuit®, a leading provider of connected navigation for commercial fleets. This acquisition expands Telogis' services as the market increases adoption of location-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
buyer: Telogis Inc.
Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers' businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis' products and services are used and distributed in more than 60 countries worldwide. "
target parent: Edison Ventures
target: Maptuit
Maptuit is a leading provider of connected navigation for commercial fleets. Maptuit's technologies also allow companies to specify "known-good" routes and yard-approaches. It provides truck-specific connected navigation for the trucking industry in the United States.
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closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., purchased Transportation Management Systems from Orbital Sciences Corporation

synopsis: Orbital Sciences Corporation has completed the sale of its non-core Transportation Management Systems unit to Affiliated Computer Systems. TMS is a leading integrator of software-based systems that combine satellite navigation and wireless communications to enable municipal transit and other fleet operators.
buyer: Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., a global FORTUNE 500 company with 74,000 people supporting client operations reaching 100 countries, provides business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. "
seller: Orbital Sciences Corporation (ORB:$1,125.30)
Orbital develops and manufactures small rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers. The company’s primary products are satellites and launch vehicles, including low Earth-orbit, geosynchronous Earth-orbit and planetary spacecraft for communications.
price ($mm)
$43
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$50
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0.9x
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closed 4/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Fourkites, acquired Haven

synopsis: FourKites, the market leader in real-time supply chain visibility, announced its acquisition of Haven, Inc., a cloud-based transport management solution designed to helps traders and shippers of all size to manage their supply chain process.
buyer: Fourkites
FourKites is the largest predictive supply chain visibility platform, delivering real-time visibility and predictive analytics for the broadest network of Global 1000 companies and third-party logistics firms. "
target: Haven
Haven is a cloud-based transport management solution designed to helps traders and shippers of all size to manage their supply chain process. It helps traders to automate trade workflows, generate shipping documents in compliance to trade regulations and run operational reports.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

StormGeo, will acquire Nautisk Forlag

synopsis: StormGeo, a provider of data science and weather intelligence, will acquire Nautisk from NHST Media Group, a provider of business news in Norway. Nautisk is a global supplier of maritime charts and publications. Nautisk holds extensive stocks of all charts and publications necessary for ocean-going vessels, both in paper and electronic formats.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: StormGeo
StormGeo is a provider of data science and weather intelligence, serving a worldwide customer base with advanced solutions through their global 24/7 forecasting desks and R&D team. The company primarily serves the Oil & Gas, Shipping, Renewable Energy, Cross Industry, Aviation and Media industries. "
target parent: NHST Media Group
target: Nautisk Forlag
Nautisk is a global supplier of maritime charts and publications. Nautisk holds extensive stocks of all charts and publications necessary for ocean-going vessels, both in paper and electronic formats. Nautisk also offer software that helps their users plan their voyage, manage their fleet, and more.
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closed 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

RedPrairie Corporation, acquired Shippers Commonwealth, LLC

synopsis: RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, has announced it has completed the acquisition of Shippers Commonwealth, the leading Software-as-a-Service TMS and collaborative transportation solutions provider. The acquisition adds a proven SaaS TMS solution and client hosting programs to RedPrairie’s productivity suite.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies in three categories – workforce, inventory and transportation. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to support business strategies that increase revenue and create competitive advantage. "
target: Shippers Commonwealth, LLC
Shippers Commonwealth ("ShipComm") is a leading provider of advanced transportation networks and comprehensive optimized and automated solutions for shippers of any and all sizes. ShipComm has pioneered innovative automated transportation solutions with proven ROI since 2000.
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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Summit Partners, acquired MercuryGate

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of MercuryGate International, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based transportation management system (TMS) solutions. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. Its solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform.
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closed 7/6/2006 via BusinessWire

HighJump Software Inc., acquired Pinnacle Distribution Concepts, Inc.

synopsis: HighJump Software, a 3M company, has acquired Pinnacle Distribution Concepts Inc. HighJump Software is a global provider of adaptable supply chain execution solutions. Pinnacle is a leading transportation management system provider specializing in the delivery of Web-based, "on-demand" solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: 3M
buyer: HighJump Software Inc.
HighJump Software® is the leader in providing comprehensive and adaptable supply chain execution solutions that leverage best practices gained from more than 700 successful implementations in some of the most demanding and complex business environment. "
target: Pinnacle Distribution Concepts, Inc.
Pinnacle Distribution introduced FreightLogic® as a full-featured, comprehensive Transportation Management System (TMS) with unprecedented user-friendliness.
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closed 4/5/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc., acquired Fugawi

synopsis: Johnson Outdoors Inc. announced the acquisition of the key assets of Northport Systems, Inc. (Fugawi), specialists in the development and application of unique digital cartography technologies and solutions. Fugawi has been an innovator in digital charts and applications for GPS devices and desktop computers.
buyer: Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc. (JOUT:$444.97)
Johnson Outdoors is a leading global outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Gear. "
target: Fugawi
Fugawi has been an innovator in digital charts and applications for GPS devices and desktop computers. Fugawi provides software and connectivity services for leading brands of marine navigation chartplotters, and through their website.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

BOND Mobility, purchased Shared Micromobility Platform from Roll2Go AG

synopsis: BOND Mobility, the premium micromobility leader, has partnered with Roll2Go AG by acquiring its shared micromobility platform - a micromobility data fusion and predictive analytics solution - to strengthen BOND’s data-driven approach.
buyer: BOND Mobility
BOND Mobility is a premium e-bike sharing operator, founded in Switzerland. BOND Mobility operates e-bikes that deliver speed and range comparable to cars and transit while offering an active, low-carbon mobility option to urban communities. "
seller: Roll2Go AG
Founded in Switzerland, Roll2Go offers data-centric platforms for mobility data fusion and predictive analytics that empowers real-time data-driven decisions and operations.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Cornes & Company Limited, acquired GNS Ltd.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Cornes Chart Group, a leading charts business, has acquired GNS, a maritime solutions company. Headquartered in the UK, GNS offers a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and cybersecurity and uses data intelligence.
buyer: Cornes & Company Limited
Tokyo-based Cornes strives to deliver the highest level of quality and service to its customers. Cornes offers a wide range of products and services, including European luxury automobiles, marine charts and related publications, kitchenware, electronics, and other high-tech products and equipment. "
target: GNS Ltd.
UK-based GNS is a maritime solutions company, supporting over 7000 commercial shipping vessels and superyachts globally with a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and more.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Cornes & Company Limited, acquired GNS Ltd.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Cornes Chart Group, a leading charts business, has acquired GNS, a maritime solutions company. Headquartered in the UK, GNS offers a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and cybersecurity and uses data intelligence.
buyer: Cornes & Company Limited
Tokyo-based Cornes strives to deliver the highest level of quality and service to its customers. Cornes offers a wide range of products and services, including European luxury automobiles, marine charts and related publications, kitchenware, electronics, and other high-tech products and equipment. "
target: GNS Ltd.
UK-based GNS is a maritime solutions company, supporting over 7000 commercial shipping vessels and superyachts globally with a broad range of digital solutions for real-time navigation, navigation management, voyage optimisation, regulatory compliance, ship-to-shore communications, and more.
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announced 7/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Magalu, will acquire KaBuM!

synopsis: Magazine Luiza (Magalu) announced the acquisition of Kabum!. Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$6,515.13)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: KaBuM!
Founded in 2003, KaBuM! was one of the pioneers in Brazilian e-commerce and is the largest e-commerce in the technology segment in Latin America. KaBuM! focuses on sales of products related to games and is a great supporter of electronic sports.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

FastGrowingTrees.com, acquired PlantingTree

synopsis: FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT), an online seller of trees, has acquired PlantingTree, a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
buyer parent: Summit Park LLC
buyer: FastGrowingTrees.com
FastGrowingTrees.com (FGT) is an online seller of trees. FGT offers consumers a broad variety of high-quality trees and shrubs through its websites fast-growing-trees.com and brighterblooms.com. They offer fruit trees, evergreen trees, flowering trees, shurbs & hedges, perennial plants, and more. "
target: PlantingTree
PlantingTree is a family-owned and operated online garden center. PlantingTree delivers quality plants and gardening supplies directly to their customer's door. They offer plants, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, fruits & berries, fertilizer, soil, and more.
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announced 7/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Stamps.com

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, will acquire Stamps.com, a leading provider of e-commerce shipping solutions. With the financial and operational support of Thoma Bravo, Stamps.com can continue to innovate and pursue growth opportunities to capture the expanding e-commerce shipping market.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Stamps.com (STMP:$795.72)
Stamps.com is the leading provider of e-commerce shipping software solutions to customers including consumers, small businesses, e-commerce shippers, enterprises, and high volume shippers. Their solutions help businesses run their shipping operations more smoothly and function more successfully.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,021 [$5,526]
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$796
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$252
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21.9x
closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

YouGarden, acquired Gardening Direct

synopsis: YouGarden, an online garden centre in the UK, has acquired Gardening Direct, one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
buyer parent: Kester Capital
buyer: YouGarden
YouGarden is an online garden centre in the UK. YouGarden enables gardening for everyone. They offer plants that can be grown anywhere, including on balconies, small patios and decking. Their products include bedding plants, garden equipment, bulbs, trees, fruits, vegetables, and more. "
target: Gardening Direct
Gardening Direct is one of the UK’s leading online and mail order suppliers of live plants. Gardening Direct offers top quality plants with easy to follow growing instructions. Their products include fruit plants, vegetable plants, indoor plants, shrubs, garden tools, compost, and more.
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closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hickory Farms, acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes

synopsis: Hickory Farms, America’s favorite food gift retailer, has acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes, an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
buyer: Hickory Farms
Since 1951, Hickory Farms LLC has been a leading retailer of food gifts and specialty foods available online, in catalogs, and in leading mass merchants, supermarkets, and a variety of seasonal retail shopping locations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Wicked Good Cupcakes
Wicked Good Cupcakes is an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Petz, acquired Cansei de ser Gato

synopsis: Petz, the largest pet shop chain in Brazil, has acquired Cansei de ser Gato, a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
buyer: Petz (BOVESPA:PETZ3:$320.86)
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more. "
target: Cansei de ser Gato
Cansei de ser Gato is a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
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announced 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signa Sports United, will acquire Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Signa, the global no.1 pure play online sporting goods retailer, will acquire Britain-based Wiggle, which engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
buyer: Signa Sports United
SIGNA Sports United is Europe’s leading, fast-growing and profitable sports commerce and tech platform, in the categories Bike, Tennis, Outdoor and Team Sports. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Wiggle Ltd. engages in the online retail of equipment for cycling, running, and swimming for men, women, and kids in the United Kingdom and internationally.
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announced 6/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., will acquire KupiVIP

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has agreed to buy online fashion retailer KupiVIP, an online store that offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$3,325.20)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: KupiVIP
KupiVIP online store was founded in 2008. It offers clothing, footwear and accessories from over 1,000 fashion brands. KupiVIP operates in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and works with more than 3,000 Russian and foreign suppliers. It also operates a logistics complex.
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announced 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

BWX Limited, will acquire Flora & Fauna

synopsis: BWX, a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products, will acquire Flora & Fauna, Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their products include vegan foods, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
buyer: BWX Limited (ASX:BWX:$146.20)
BWX is a global manufacturer and distributor of natural skin and hair care products. BWX aims to create amazing products that make people feel better about themselves. Their market-leading personal care brands include Sukin, Andalou Naturals, USPA, Mineral Fusion, and Nourished Life. "
target: Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna is Australia's largest online vegan beauty and lifestyle retailer. Flora & Fauna offers products that are vegan, ethically sourced, cruelty-free and low impact. Their wide range of products include vegan foods, organic drinks, makeup, clothing, waste bags and more.
price ($mm)
$24
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$9
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announced 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Making Science Group, S.A., will acquire Ventis Srl

synopsis: Making Science Group, SA has reached a purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the Italian company Ventis Srl, the e-commerce and loyalty platform created in 2016 by the banking group ICCREA Banca, the third largest banking group in the country. Ventis offers products related to fashion, food, and furniture via their online store.
buyer: Making Science Group, S.A. (BME:MAKS:$70.82)
Based in Spain, Making Science is a technology and digital marketing consultancy specializing in e-commerce and digital transformation. Its business model responds to the growing need for companies to digitize their entire value chain, particularly in the area of marketing. "
target parent: ICCREA Banca
target: Ventis Srl
Ventis, based in Italy, is an online shopping website and payment software, that sells Made in Italy items and the international excellences. They select the best of Fashion, Home and Food and Wine every day, offering their clients exclusive showcases at an exceptional price.
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announced 4/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Design Holding S.p.A., will acquire YDesign Group

synopsis: YDesign Group, the leading online destination for modern and contemporary design lighting in North America, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Design Holding, an international operating group in the global high-end design market that includes industry leading companies such as B&B Italia, Flos and Louis Poulsen.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Design Holding S.p.A.
Design Holding is an international operating group in the global high-end design market that includes industry leading companies such as B&B Italia, Flos and Louis Poulsen "
target: YDesign Group
YDesign Group is a California-based e-commerce company that offers the best in modern and contemporary lighting, furniture and home furnishings through its two websites Lumens.com and YLighting.com
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announced 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Vegan Essentials

synopsis: Vejii Holdings, Inc., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Vegan Essentials, an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc.
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Vegan Essentials
Vegan Essentials is an online vegan store. Vegan Essentials offers over 2,100 high quality animal-free and cruelty-free products at great prices. Their products include meat alternatives, cheese alternatives, candy & sweets, seafood, baked goods, snacks, pet food, and more.
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$1.40
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$3
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

VetPartners, acquired VetUK Ltd

synopsis: VetPartners, group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK, has acquired VetUK, an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines.
buyer: VetPartners
VetPartners is group of like-minded veterinary practices in the UK. VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses. The group has 6,000 employees and 160 veterinary practices across the UK. "
target: VetUK Ltd
VetUK is an online retailer of pet care products in the UK. VetUK offers over 7,500 products at competitive prices, including toys, accessories, pet food, over-the-counter pet treatments, and veterinary prescription medicines. They have items for cats, dogs, horses, small animals, fish, and birds.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired CJ Pony Parts

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has acquired CJ Pony Parts, an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: CJ Pony Parts
CJ Pony Parts is an e-commerce platform that sells restoration and performance parts to auto enthusiasts. CJ Pony Parts offers the widest online selection of OEM, NOS, and aftermarket parts for Mustangs, trucks and Jeeps. Their products includes brakes, Steering Boxes, engines, exhausts, and more.
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closed 3/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ceder Capital, acquired Kaffekapslen

synopsis: Ceder Capital, a Swedish investment company, has acquired Kaffekapslen, an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
buyer: Ceder Capital
Ceder Capital is a Swedish investment company that invests in Swedish and Finnish companies with a turnover of between SEK 50-450 million. Ceder Capital acts as an active support to company managements in enforcing value-creating initiatives and additional acquisitions. "
target: Kaffekapslen
Kaffekapslen is an online coffee capsules store in Denmark. Kaffekapslen makes it easier for people to brew their coffee. The company delivers thousands of coffee capsules to customers every day. They offer coffee capsules from leading brands, including Starbucks, Gimoka, Lavazza, and more.
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SCHMIDT’S Handelsgesellschaft mbH, acquired Markenbaumarkt24 Gmbh

synopsis: SCHMIDT'S Handelsgesellschaft mbH, a leading hardware retailer in Austria, has acquired a 70% stake in Markenbaumarkt24 GmbH, an online hardware store in Germany. Markenbaumarkt24 provides everything their customers need to improve their home and make it more beautiful. They offer gardening tools, power tools, faucets, light bulbs, paint, and more.
buyer: SCHMIDT’S Handelsgesellschaft mbH
SCHMIDT'S is a leading hardware retailer in Austria. SCHMIDT'S provides their customers with everything they need for their projects. They offer garden tools, grills, workshop tools, ladders, ovens, protective clothing, screws, and more. "
target: Markenbaumarkt24 Gmbh
Markenbaumarkt24 is an online hardware store in Germany. Markenbaumarkt24 provides everything their customers need to improve their home and make it more beautiful. They offer over 10,000 products at fair prices, including gardening tools, power tools, faucets, light bulbs, paint, and more.
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announced 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Rockaway Capital, will acquire Bringmeister Gmbh

synopsis: German supermarket group Edeka is selling its delivery service Bringmeister to Czech investment group Rockaway. Bringmeister sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
buyer: Rockaway Capital
Rockaway Capital is a global investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Prague and Sao Paolo. The firm invests in high growth, transformational companies across e-commerce, B2B SaaS, fintech, and travel/transportation. "
target parent: Edeka
target: Bringmeister Gmbh
Bringmeister Gmbh sells groceries online and delivers to Berlin, Munich, and Potsdam, Germany
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., acquired VisionPros.com

synopsis: CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a telehealth company revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare to patients, has acquired VisionPros, a vertically integrated digital eyewear platform that has serviced almost 1 million unique customers across North America.
buyer: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CNSX:PHGI:$9.28)
CloudMD is digitizing the delivery of healthcare by providing a patient centric approach, with an emphasis on continuity of care. The Company offers SAAS based health technology solutions to healthcare providers across North America. "
target: VisionPros.com
VisionPros is a Canadian-based online eyecare platform providing contact lenses and eyeglasses to customers across North America. The company sells contact lenses and glasses through a number of websites, including visionpros.com and contactlensescanada.com.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

BHG Group AB, acquired IP-Agency Finland Oy

synopsis: Sweden-based BHG Group AB has acquired 51 percent of IP Agency Finland Oy, a leading online company specialising in products for sports and leisure. IP Agency's products are made up of proprietary brands that are sold mainly in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, the DACH region, and the US.
buyer: BHG Group AB (OM:BHG:$1,068.32)
Sweden-based BHG is the number 1 consumer e-commerce company in the Nordics. With an ecosystem of online stores supported by physical destinations and services, BHG offers the market’s leading range of well-known brands, totaling close to 1 million unique products. "
target: IP-Agency Finland Oy
IP-Agency Finland Oy is an online professional consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers in the Nordic region. They provide a wide range of products specializing in fitness and outdoor activities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Mohawk Group, Inc., acquired Healing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled consumer products company, has acquired the assets of e-commerce company Healing Solutions, LLC, a leading online seller of essential oils. With the acquisition, Mohawk enters the essential oils market which further diversifies its e-commerce portfolio of brands.
buyer: Mohawk Group, Inc. (MWK:$185.70)
Mohawk, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology-enabled consumer products company that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and data analytics to design, develop, market and sell products. Mohawk predominantly operates through online retail channels such as Amazon and Walmart."
target: Healing Solutions, LLC
Healing Solutions is a leading online seller of essential oils. The company partners with the world’s most renowned essential oil suppliers to provide its customers with a wide range of high-quality products without the high price tag that often accompanies them.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA

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Walmart
Walmart
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$562,839.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$39,655.00
EBIT ($mm)
$28,633.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12,250.00
Employees
2300000
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Ticker: AMZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$419,130.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$57,172.00
EBIT ($mm)
$29,775.00
Net Income ($mm)
$26,903.00
Employees
1298000
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Ticker: KR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kroger
Kroger
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 375,000 associates who serve customers in 2,642 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$124,102.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,939.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,431.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,705.00
Employees
449000
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Ticker: HD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home Depot
Home Depot
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. They operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$105,595.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$17,473.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15,341.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,556.00
Employees
413000
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JD.com
JD.com
JD.com is China’s largest online retailer. JD.com offers products across every major category, including electronics, apparel, furnishings, FMCG, home appliances and more. Their unrivalled logistics network enables them to provide their customers with same and next-day delivery services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$95,602.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,143.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1,299.07
Net Income ($mm)
$3,187.66
Employees
240000
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Ticker: TGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Target Corporation
Target Corporation
Target Corporation operates general merchandise stores in the United States and Canada. It offers household essentials, music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, toys, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$88,621.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,744.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,197.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,822.00
Employees
368000
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Reliance Industries Limited
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is a conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, India. RIL is India’s largest private sector company, with activities that span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and 4G digital services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$86,476.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$12,235.83
EBIT ($mm)
$9,300.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5,908.14
Employees
194056
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carrefour
Carrefour
With a multiformat network of 12,300 stores in over 30 countries, Carrefour is one of the world's leading food retailers. Carrefour serves 105 million customers worldwide and is the world leader in the food transition for all, offering quality food, accessible everywhere and at a reasonable price.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$85,235.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,178.50
EBIT ($mm)
$2,526.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,822.20
Employees
321383
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Ticker: LSE:TSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tesco Stores Limited
Tesco Stores Limited
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart).
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2018
rev ($mm)
$76,795.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,658.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2,189.60
Net Income ($mm)
$1,630.04
Employees
440658
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Ticker: TSE:8002
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marubeni Corporation
Marubeni Corporation
Marubeni is a major Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate that handles products and provides services in a broad range of sectors. Its global activities encompass importing and exporting, as well as transactions in the Japanese market.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$71,800.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,219.76
EBIT ($mm)
$1,025.14
Net Income ($mm)
$612.38
Employees
38830
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Ticker: LOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Lowe's Companies, Inc.is a home improvement company serving customers the United States and Canada. Lowe's has home improvement products such as lumber, building material, appliances, seasonal, outdoor living, tools and hardware, plumbing, electrical, paint, home and garden, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$71,309.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,536.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,082.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,314.00
Employees
245000
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Ticker: AHODF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$70,766.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,616.25
EBIT ($mm)
$2,856.98
Net Income ($mm)
$2,020.74
Employees
247500
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Ticker: TSE:8015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toyota Tsusho Corporation
Toyota Tsusho Group has seven divisions that produce value-creating businsses. The divisions include metals, automotive, global production parts & logistics, machinery, energy & project, chemicals & Electronics, food & agribusiness, consumer products & services, and administrative.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$64,137.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,793.32
EBIT ($mm)
$1,178.86
Net Income ($mm)
$686.02
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Ticker: TSE:8031
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mitsui & Co, Ltd
Mitsui & Co, Ltd
Mitsui & Co. develops businesses in six areas: Metals, Machinery, Chemicals, Energy, Lifestyle, and Corporate Development. Mitsui combines these functions with business engineering capabilities, which cover business areas to provide services that meet the needs of its customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$64,107.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,076.36
EBIT ($mm)
$2,691.54
Net Income ($mm)
$3,645.44
Employees
43993
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Ticker: TSE:3382
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven & I Holdings Co.
Seven & I Holdings Co.
Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores, superstores, department stores, specialty stores, and restaurants in Japan and internationally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$55,783.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,656.64
EBIT ($mm)
$3,561.91
Net Income ($mm)
$1,721.83
Employees
56606
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