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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Hippo Insurance Services, acquired Sheltr

synopsis: Hippo, the high-growth company that’s transforming home insurance and ownership, announced its acquisition of Sheltr, a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs.
buyer: Hippo Insurance Services
Hippo Insurance is on a mission to transform home insurance for the modern household. Hippo allows homeowners to get a quote and purchase home insurance online in 60 seconds or less, save up to 25 percent compared with traditional insurers, and obtain smarter coverage for modern households. "
target: Sheltr
Sheltr is a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs and costly claims.
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closed 6/26/2020 via Company Press Release

CLSA Capital Partners, acquired Assist Inc.

synopsis: Hong Kong-based CLSA Capital Partners, through its Sunrise Capital III fund, has acquired Assist Inc., a leading online provider of solutions to home issues in Japan. Assist provides solutions to daily household issues by connecting service vendors and customers via its proprietary online platform.
buyer parent: CITIC Securities Company Limited
buyer: CLSA Capital Partners
Hong Kong-based CLSA Capital Partners, the asset management arm of CLSA, offers a diversified and increasing range of investment strategies and has more than USD 5 billion in funds under management. CLSA Capital Partners' focus areas include real assets, transportation, and credit strategies. "
target: Assist Inc.
Headquartered in the Chiba prefecture, Assist is an online solution provider to daily household problems connecting service vendors with customers via its proprietary platform. Assist provides solutions to 24 different household issues, including plumbing, electrics, lawn mowing, and house cleaning.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Updater Inc., acquired Bridgevine Inc.

synopsis: Updater, a platform that makes moving easier by allowing users to transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, all on one platform, has acquired Bridgevine, a leading provider of technology for home subscription sign-ups, and associated concierge offerings.
buyer: Updater Inc. (ASX:UPD:$0.91)
Updater makes moving easier by allowing users to transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, all on one platform. Through their partnerships with over 2,000 real estate companies across the country, they help millions of Americans enjoy a better moving experience every year. "
target: Bridgevine Inc.
Bridgevine, Inc. is a leading provider of technology for home subscription sign-ups, and associated concierge offerings. Bridgevine builds and distributes technology to enable smooth transfers of internet, cable, satellite, home security, and energy services nationwide.
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$75
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Baloise Group, acquired Devis.ch SA

synopsis: Baloise Group is continuing to develop its "Home" ecosystem and has acquired the online platform Devis.ch, dedicated to handicraft and cleaning services for the interior and exterior of the house. Devis.ch connects local customers and service providers in Switzerland.  
buyer: Baloise Group (SWX:BALN:$7,116.80)
Located at the heart of Europe, with its head office in Basel, the Baloise Group is a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its core markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. "
target: Devis.ch SA
Devis.ch SA was founded in 2014 by Sébastien Kügele and the group Internet Virtual Network SA. The company creates platforms that connect local customers and service providers in Switzerland. Devis.ch is dedicated to handicraft and cleaning services for the interior and exterior of the house.
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closed 6/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Happy Helper A/S, acquired Cleady ApS

synopsis: Happy Helper, the leading Danish platform for on-demand home services, has bought the activities of their competitor and Denmark's second largest player Cleady. Cleady is the leading Danish platform for making connections between individuals looking for help in the home with top-quality, pre-screened and independent service people.
buyer: Happy Helper A/S (CPSE:HAPPY:$0.00)
Happy Helper is the leading danish platform for on-demand home services, having connected over 16.500 households looking for home cleaning services, with more than 3500 top-quality, pre-screened independent cleaners - or as we call them "helpers"​. "
target: Cleady ApS
Cleady is the leading Danish platform for making connections between individuals looking for help in the home with top-quality, pre-screened and independent service people. From cleaning at home to handyman services to match Cleady thousands of customers every week with trusted professionals.
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closed 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

NuCom Group, acquired Aroundhome

synopsis: NuCom Group, the commerce business of ProSiebenSat.1, is increasing its voting shares in Aroundhome from 42 percent to 94 percent. Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is building the N°1 omnichannel platform for consumer services and lifestyle brands in Europe. They are a majority-owned subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of Europe’s leading media companies and Germany’s biggest TV network. "
target: Aroundhome
Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house, helping millions of people to find the right local company when selecting a solar panel system, new windows or kitchen design.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oneflare, acquired TidyMe

synopsis: Oneflare, one of Australia’s fastest growing marketplaces for local services, has acquired TidyMe, a leading platform for professional cleaning services in Australia. TidyMe allows people to book and pay for a professional, vetted cleaner online in minutes.
buyer: Oneflare
Oneflare is one of Australia’s fastest growing marketplaces for local services where every month, over one million users go to get jobs done and connect with trusted service providers. With over 100,000 businesses registered, the Oneflare platform generates tens of thousands of job opportunities. "
target: TidyMe
TidyMe is a leading platform for professional cleaning services in Australia. TidyMe allows people to book and pay for a professional, vetted cleaner online in minutes. The company provides regular house cleaning services to more than 1,000 households in Australia.
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closed 11/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cronoshare, acquired Reformayuda.com

synopsis: Cronoshare.com, a local services marketplace in Spain, has announced the acquisition of ReformAyuda, a company focused on connecting clients and professionals of home renovations, offering up to three free estimates from hundreds of services such as integral reforms, plumbers or painters.
buyer: Cronoshare
Cronoshare.com is a web and mobile meeting point to get or perform small tasks between people. These services can be for example: errands, private classes, housework, elderly care, moving, moving, etc. "
target: Reformayuda.com
ReformAyuda is a company focused on connecting clients and professionals of home renovations, offering up to three free estimates from hundreds of services such as integral reforms, plumbers or painters.
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closed 10/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Helpling, purchased Swiss Business from Book a Tiger

synopsis: Helpling, a Singapore-based online marketplace for household services, acquired the Swiss business of Book a Tiger. Book a Tiger's Swiss business serves 12 cities across Switzerland including Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Bern, and Lausanne. Book a Tiger is an online platform for booking professional cleaners.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Helpling
Helpling is the leading online platform for home services on demand outside the United States. Through the web or mobile app, customers can book a secured and trusted cleanser with just a few clicks. "
seller: Book a Tiger
Book a Tiger's Swiss business serves 12 cities across Switzerland including Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Bern, and Lausanne. Book a Tiger is an online booking platform that matches customers with an interviewed, background-checked and tested professional cleaner.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Porch.com, acquired Serviz

synopsis: Porch, the Seattle-based home services company, announced the acquisition of Serviz, a smaller home services company that focuses on appliance repair, plumbing, electric, handyman, and carpet cleaning. SERVIZ offers a web and mobile application that enables its users to find and book home service providers according to their location.
buyer: Porch.com
Founded in 2012 as an online home improvement network, Porch has grown into the industry leading partner for the home by connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. "
target: Serviz
SERVIZ offers a web and mobile application that enables its users to find and book home service providers according to their location.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oneflare, acquired UrbanYou

synopsis: UrbanYou, Australia’s leader in on-demand household services, has combined with Oneflare, Australia’s fastest growing source of trusted local services. UrbanYou is the platform for connecting individuals looking for top-quality independent service professionals.
buyer: Oneflare
Oneflare is one of Australia’s fastest growing marketplaces for local services where every month, over one million users go to get jobs done and connect with trusted service providers. With over 100,000 businesses registered, the Oneflare platform generates tens of thousands of job opportunities. "
target: UrbanYou
UrbanYou is Australia’s Leading Marketplace for On-demand Home Services. Australians spend $15 billion on home maintenance annually, and UrbanYou is the platform connecting individuals looking for top-quality independent service professionals.
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Engie, acquired MesDepanneurs.fr SAS

synopsis: Mesdépanneurs.fr, based in France, announces its acquisition by the energy giant Engie. Mesdépanneurs.fr is an online ordering platform for emergency repair services (plumbing, locksmithing, glazing, electricity, heating, appliances) who finds users a serious and available service in 20 minutes.
buyer: Engie (ENXTPA:ENGI:$73,862.84)
ENGIE is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three businesses of electricity, natural gas and energy services. The Group develops its businesses around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy. "
target: MesDepanneurs.fr SAS
Mesdépanneurs.fr is a French online ordering platform for emergency repair services (plumbing, locksmithing, glazing, electricity, heating, appliances) that finds users a serious and available service in 20 minutes.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

TaskRunner AB, acquired Hinnerdu

synopsis: Task Runner, a Stockholm, Sweden-based company operating a marketplace for hiring people to help with errands, acquired a Malmö-based competitor, Hinnerdu. Hinnerdu, founded in 2011 by Sara Olsson, has a database of over 40,000 registered users.
buyer: TaskRunner AB
TaskRunner is an online platform that helps people outsource the tasks they don't have the time, tools or skills to do. In the TaskRunner platform, people will be able to get diverse quotes by qualified Runners. They are also able to look at Runner’s profiles and decide which one suits them best. "
target: Hinnerdu
Based in Malmo, Sweden, Hinnerdu is a small job site that connects people who need assistance completing a task with people willing to exchange their services for payment. It has a database of over 40,000 registered users.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired ChooseEnergy, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leading internet advertising and media company, has acquired Choose Energy, Inc., a Texas-based online marketplace for electricity and natural gas. ChooseEnergy.com is the second-largest online energy marketplace in the U.S. behind SaveOnEnergy.com, which was acquired by Red Ventures in 2012.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target: ChooseEnergy, Inc.
Choose Energy Inc is based in Plano, Texas, and was founded in 2008 with the vision to make energy choice simple and easy for everyone. Choose Energy uses an online marketplace to connect consumers and businesses with electricity and natural gas plans from every major energy retailer across the U.S.
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closed 4/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Wassup, acquired DoorMint

synopsis: Wassup, Indias favourite ondemand services brand that offers laundry and dry cleaning services and shoe and bag refurbishments, has acquired DoorMint from Helion Ventures Partners, an India-focused, early to mid-stage venture fund. DoorMint provides doorstep home solutions at affordable prices through their mobile app and online platforms.
buyer parent: Laundry Project India Pvt Ltd.
buyer: Wassup
Wassup is Indias favourite ondemand services brand. They offer laundry and dry cleaning services and shoe and bag refurbishments. They also offer free home pick and delivery service for customers. They have operations in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi , Chennai, Gurgaon and Cochin. "
target parent: Helion Venture Partners
target: DoorMint
Headquartered in the teeming metropolis of Mumbai, Doormint was conceived and founded in 2015 to provide doorstep home solutions at affordable prices. Focusing on amazing convenience and service quality, they aim to resolve the household grievances through their mobile app and online platforms.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

SBricks, acquired HomeCues

synopsis: SBricks, an online provider of professional home cleaning and repair services for both Residential and Commercial Requirements, has acquired HomeCues, an online platform that provides home cleaning services for customers through service professionals in Hyderabad.
buyer: SBricks
Sbricks.com is an online provider of professional home cleaning and repair services for both Residential and Commercial Requirements. Their Regular services include Home Cleaning, Laundry, Plumbing, Electrical, Painting, AC Maintenance, Carpentry and 40 more services. "
target: HomeCues
HomeCues operates an online platform that provides home cleaning services for customers through service professionals in Hyderabad. It offers house cleaning, car wash, health care, maids and cooks, laundry, appliance repairs, pest control, plumbing, painting services and more.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tradingpost.com.au, acquired Service Central (Aust) Pty Ltd

synopsis: TradingPost.com.au has acquired the popular jobs & services booking website ServiceCentral.com.au. ServiceCentral.com.au was founded in 2005, and quickly gained a first-mover advantage as trade and service businesses began reallocating their advertising spend from print to online.
buyer: Tradingpost.com.au
The TradingPost business was established in 1966 and has grown to become a market leader with one of the broadest category ranges in the Australian classifieds market. TradingPost.com.au is one of the leading online classifieds serving the Australian market with millions of users every month. "
target: Service Central (Aust) Pty Ltd
Service Central is Australia's number 1 online services marketplace. Service Central is the easy way to find trades and services. Consumers simply list their job requests describing exactly what they want, and businesses choose the jobs that they wish to complete.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zimmber, acquired FindYahan

synopsis: Zimmber which owns and operates an on-demand home services platform, has acquired its smaller Gurgaon-based competitor FindYahan. FindYahan is a location-based discovery platform for lifestyle services which connects skilled individuals and home businesses to their target customers.
buyer: Zimmber
Founded in October 2014, Zimmber is a marketplace that offers services such as laundry, home repairs, plumbing, electrical services, driver on demand, pest control and more. "
target: FindYahan
FindYahan India Pvt Ltd runs a marketplace under the same brand name for services and skills. FindYahan is a location-based discovery platform for lifestyle services which connects skilled individuals and home businesses to their target customers.
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closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

UrbanClap, acquired HandyHome

synopsis: UrbanClap, a mobile-based services marketplace, has acquired after sales service platform HandyHome in an equity swap deal. Mumbai-based HandyHome allows users to book brand-authorized repairs and other services for electronic appliances online.
buyer: UrbanClap
UrbanClap is a mobile marketplace for local services. UrbanClap helps customers find and hire the right service professionals for their needs. "
target: HandyHome
Mumbai-based HandyHome allows users to book brand-authorized repairs and other services for electronic appliances online. It offers a complete end-to-end solution for the existing poor condition of after sales services, and eliminate multiple pain points like finding and calling customer care.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Taskbob, acquired Zepper Services Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Mumbai-based on demand home services provider Taskbob has acquired Zepper Services Pvt Ltd, another start-up offering the same services. With Zepper, within 60 seconds, customers can book a pre-approved cleaner or handyman for any household service.
buyer: Taskbob
Taskbob is a start-up with a vision of creating happy households. Taskbob facilitates instant, high-quality home services for customers, while driving higher productivity for servicemen. "
target: Zepper Services Pvt Ltd.
Zepper is quite simply the easiest way to get stuff done around the house. Within 60 seconds, customers can book a pre-approved cleaner or handyman for any household service. All they have to do is tell them what they need to get done, where they live, and what time, and they will do the rest.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Hippo Insurance Services, acquired Sheltr

synopsis: Hippo, the high-growth company that’s transforming home insurance and ownership, announced its acquisition of Sheltr, a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs.
buyer: Hippo Insurance Services
Hippo Insurance is on a mission to transform home insurance for the modern household. Hippo allows homeowners to get a quote and purchase home insurance online in 60 seconds or less, save up to 25 percent compared with traditional insurers, and obtain smarter coverage for modern households. "
target: Sheltr
Sheltr is a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs and costly claims.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Hippo Insurance Services, acquired Sheltr

synopsis: Hippo, the high-growth company that’s transforming home insurance and ownership, announced its acquisition of Sheltr, a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs.
buyer: Hippo Insurance Services
Hippo Insurance is on a mission to transform home insurance for the modern household. Hippo allows homeowners to get a quote and purchase home insurance online in 60 seconds or less, save up to 25 percent compared with traditional insurers, and obtain smarter coverage for modern households. "
target: Sheltr
Sheltr is a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs and costly claims.
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWeek

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Insurance.com, Inc.

synopsis: Insurance.com Insurance Agency, LLC, which operates as an online auto insurance agency in the United States, was acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. Insurance.com enables consumers to compare and buy auto insurance quotes from various insurance companies. Its other products include life, health, home, travel, dental, and pet health insurance.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet is a leader in vertical marketing and media on the Internet. The company provides a strong set of capabilities to engage Internet visitors with targeted media and connects its marketing clients with their potential customers online. "
target: Insurance.com, Inc.
Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance.
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$36
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closed 2/7/2007 via Reuters

Axa UK Plc, acquired Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.

synopsis: French insurer AXA said it had agreed to buy British online insurer Swiftcover.com, continuing its strategy of doing small to medium-sized acquisitions in the UK. AXA did not disclose financial terms by which AXA will buy the company from international insurer Primary Group and Swiftcover's management team, who jointly own Swiftcover.com.
buyer parent: AXA Group
buyer: Axa UK Plc
AXA UK and Ireland is a long-term business focusing on life and pensions, wealth management, protection, health and general insurance (www.axa.co.uk). "
target parent: Primary Group Limited
target: Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.
Swiftcover was founded in 2005 by senior executives from within the insurance industry. It was a unique proposition offering good value car insurance online only. Swiftcover was the first UK insurance company to offer its customers the convenience of printing their own car insurance certificate.
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$532
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closed 6/18/2014 via Company Press Release

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, acquired AssurOne Group

synopsis: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, the specialist European financial services private equity firm, together with management, have successfully completed the buyout of AssurOne Group, a leading French digital insurance broker specialising in the online distribution and management of personal insurance products, including motor and home policies.
buyer: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
AnaCap is Europe’s largest specialist private equity investment advisor in the financial services sector. AnaCap’s funds invest in businesses with high growth potential, strong management teams and/or restructuring needs. "
target: AssurOne Group
AssurOne Group SA offers online insurance broker services. The company designs and delivers insurance solutions and insurance products on the Internet and by telephone. The company offers life insurance, casualty insurance, property insurance, and automobile/car insurance services.
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closed 10/7/2011 via PR Newswire

The Allstate Corp., purchased Esurance and Answer Financial from White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.

synopsis: The Allstate Corporation has obtained all required regulatory approvals and closed its acquisition of Esurance and Answer Financial from White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. Esurance is the third-largest provider of online auto insurance quotes and Answer Financial serves self-directed consumers who seek a choice among insurance companies.
buyer: The Allstate Corp. (ALL:$39,815.00)
The Allstate Corporation is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. "
seller: White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM:$400.60)
Esurance is the third-largest provider of online auto insurance quotes. Answer Financial serves self-directed consumers who seek a choice among insurance companies.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Verivox GmbH, purchased Brokerage Business from GetSafe

synopsis: Verivox, a price comparison website in Germany, has acquired Getsafe's brokerage business. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Their brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Founded in 1998, Verivox is a price comparison website in Germany that provides up-to-date information on products and services. Verivox has helped over 8 million consumers save over 2.1 billion euros on products and services for energy, insurance, telecom, and finance. "
seller: GetSafe
Getsafe's brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Getsafe offers combinable modules to protect all important areas of a person’s life.
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announced 2/15/2010 via Banking Times UK

Management Buyout, will acquire esure Insurance, Ltd.

synopsis: Lloyds Banking Group has agreed the sale of its 70% stake in esure for slightly over £185 million, although the bank says the impact of the sale on its accounts is not expected to be material. The online insurer is being 100% acquired in a management buyout led by its chairman, Peter Wood, who already holds a 24% share of the business.
buyer: Management Buyout
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: esure Insurance, Ltd.
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low.
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closed 2/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsureMe

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired the assets of InsureMe, Inc. based in Englewood, CO.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: InsureMe
InsureMe, an Englewood, Colorado-based company, links insurance agents and consumers nationwide through its Web site and hundreds of affiliate partners. Since 1993, InsureMe has helped millions of people find insurance coverage while providing thousands of agents with high quality, real-time leads.
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$59 [$58]
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$27
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$5
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closed 3/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Insurance.com, Inc., acquired 4insurance.com

synopsis: Insurance.com announced the purchase of 4insurance.com, one of the original insurance sites on the internet. Launched in 1996 by iHomeowners, 4insurance.com offers consumers the ability to shop for auto, life, home and health insurance products.
buyer: Insurance.com, Inc.
Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance. "
target: 4insurance.com
4insurance™ offers consumers competitive rates from the best insurance companies in the industry. 4insurance™ allows you to compare rates from multiple companies by simply filling out one online form. You will receive up to four quotes from leading companies.
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closed 7/18/2019 via Company Press Release

DA Direkt, acquired dentolo Germany GmbH

synopsis: DA Direkt, a direct car insurance company, has acquired dentolo, a copmany that offers a variety of dental insurance services. dentolos technology platform connects patients, physicians and partners with each other.
buyer parent: Zurich Financial Services Group
buyer: DA Direkt
Based in Germany, DA Direkt is a direct car insurance company. They are always available to customers by phone, e-mail, or the internet, especially in the case of damage, quick information, and assistance. "
target: dentolo Germany GmbH
Based in Germany, dentolo offers a variety of dental insurance services. dentolos technology platform connects patients, physicians and partners with each other and offers besides the visitor-strongest knowledge database in the German-speaking area an online cost-tool for treatment options.
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closed 5/7/2004 via PR Newswire

Quotesmith.com, Inc., acquired Life Quotes, Inc.

synopsis: Quotesmith.com, Inc., QUOT, the only place on earth where you can get instant insurance quotes from over 200 leading companies and have the freedom to buy from the company of your choice, today announced that it has completed the previously announced asset acquisition of Life Quotes, Inc.
buyer: Quotesmith.com, Inc. (NSUR:$0.00)
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers. "
target: Life Quotes, Inc.
Life Quotes, Inc. was founded in 1979 as a traditional life insurance agency. In 1990, founder Kenneth L. Manley decided to change the life insurance business. Instead of meeting with customers face-to-face, something many people find uncomfortable, the entire transaction is conducted by phone, fax
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Marsh LLC, will acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc., a leading service provider to Write Your Own (WYO) insurers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Marsh LLC (:$0.00)
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, teams with its clients to design, and deliver innovative solutions that help them protect their future. It has over 24,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. "
target parent: Century Capital Management, LLC
target: Torrent Technologies, Inc.
Torrent Technologies is a business services company that leverages contemporary technology to more effectively administer flood insurance policies and claims through the National Flood Insurance Program.
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Ticker: CPSE:HAPPY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Happy Helper A/S
Happy Helper A/S
Happy Helper is the leading Danish platform for on-demand home services, having connected over 16.500 households looking for home cleaning services, with more than 3500 top-quality, pre-screened independent cleaners - or as we call them "helpers"​.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: WOWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WoWo Ltd.
WoWo Ltd. operates China’s leading third-party e-commerce platform on both www.55.com and mobile applications, focusing on local entertainment and lifestyle services such as restaurants, movie theaters and beauty salons.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$30.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3194
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Ticker: BIT:CHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHL SpA
CHL SpA
CHL is an Italian company that operates in the telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, and logistics sectors. CHL operates an online marketplace that allows customers to purchase products from various shops. They offer clothing, furniture, car accessories, electronics, wine and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: CNSX:VEGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PlantX
PlantX
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3989
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharing Technology Corporation
Sharing Technology Corporation
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$3.30
Net Income ($mm)
$2.06
Employees
97
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in its customers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, LendingTree Loans, GetSmart.com®, RealEstate.com®, among others.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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Ticker: ASX:RBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redbubble
Redbubble
Redbubble is a global online marketplace for print on demand products based on user-submitted artwork. The company was founded in 2006 in Melbourne, Australia, and also maintains offices in San Francisco.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$130.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
225
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A069920
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Co., Ltd. (WIZWID Company Limited) is a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. The company provides overseas online shopping services. They allow customers to buy overseas items with foreign registered credit cards with the company acting as the buyer on their behalf.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$79.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.73
EBIT ($mm)
$0.13
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
118
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Ticker: BSE:540704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matrimony.com
Matrimony.com
Based in India, Matrimony.com provides both matchmaking and marriage related services through websites, mobile sites and mobile apps and is also complemented by 140+ company-owned retail outlets. Its flagship matchmaking services are BharatMatrimony, EliteMatrimony and CommunityMatrimony.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$50.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.70
EBIT ($mm)
$10.03
Net Income ($mm)
$10.28
Employees
3955
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Ticker: AIM:KOOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koovs plc
KOOVS is a Delhi and UK-based online fashion marketplace. KOOVS is the one-stop online fashion destination for all fashion needs. Inspired by the international runways and the global street scene KOOVS delivers A-grade fashion at pocket-friendly prices, right to the doorstep.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
159
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Ticker: LIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. It operates a deal engine, a service that connects merchants and consumers via a platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time offers to nearby consumers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: NSUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life Quotes, Inc.
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Assurant
Assurant
Assurant, Inc. is a provider of specialty insurance products in the U.S. and select worldwide markets. The company operates its business through four business segments: Assurant Employee Benefits, Assurant Health, Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6,502.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$554.35
EBIT ($mm)
$441.00
Net Income ($mm)
$481.80
Employees
14175
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Ticker: LSE:ESUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
esure Group plc
esure Group plc
esure Group plc offers insurance products and peace of mind to almost two million drivers, home owners, pet owners and holiday makers across the UK. The company was launched in 2001 as a joint venture between insurance guru, Peter Wood, and Halifax plc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$902.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.00
EBIT ($mm)
$173.53
Net Income ($mm)
$147.58
Employees
1500
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Ticker: TSE:7199
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group is a provider of financial services in Japan. The company provides credit services to help make their customer's daily life more prosperous and enjoyable. They offer credit services for automobiles, shopping, ecology, and real estate. Premium also offers automobile warranty services.
year
2017
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