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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortnox AB, acquired Offerta Group AB

synopsis: Fortnox, a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for SMBs, associations, schools and accounting firms, has acquired all shares of Offerta Group, a company that owns and operates an online platform for renovation, moving help, or cleaning services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Fortnox AB (:$82.31)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll. "
target: Offerta Group AB
Offerta Group AB owns and operates an online platform for renovation, moving help, or cleaning purposes. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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$36
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Porch.com, acquired HireAHelper LLC

synopsis: Porch, a home repair and improvement marketplace, has acquired HireAHelper.com, a moving services marketplace. HireAHelper helps people find, compare, and book independent moving services providers. HireAHelper leads the Hybrid Moving phenomenon, an alternative moving approach that combines full-service labor with do-it-yourself transportation.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$72.05)
Porch is an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. Porch partners with large retailers to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. "
target: HireAHelper LLC
HireAHelper is a moving services marketplace that lists local movers for users to compare quotes, check availability, and schedule services. Since 2007, HireAHelper has led the Hybrid Moving approach, an alternative moving style that blends the use of full-service labor with DIY transportation.
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announced 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Basler Versicherungen Switzerland, will acquire MOVU AG

synopsis: Baloise Switzerland has taken a further step in implementing its Simply Safe strategy with the acquisition of digital home-moving services platform MOVU. The move into this market means that Baloise can now expand its offering with new services that will enhance and complement its traditional insurance business.
buyer parent: Baloise Group
buyer: Basler Versicherungen Switzerland
In Switzerland, Baloise Group operates under Basler Versicherungen and Baloise Bank SoBa brand names. Basler Switzerland is the largest business unit in the Baloise Group. As an insurer and focused financial services provider it specialises in delivering comprehensive insurance & pension solutions. "
target: MOVU AG
MOVU AG is a digital home-moving services platform. Its business model is centred around the arrangement of convenient and reliable home moves for the consumer market. MOVU sources transparent quotes from certified moving and cleaning companies.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Web

MyMovingReviews, acquired MoveAdvisor

synopsis: MyMovingReviews has announced that it acquired MoveAdvisor, the comprehensive online platform for planning, booking and managing a move. The acquisition is an important step in the development of MyMovingReviews and will enable them to offer an even more complete and unified solution for all the people who are getting ready to move to another home.
buyer: MyMovingReviews
MyMovingReviews.com, a popular relocation platform founded 10 years ago, with World Media Group as a parent company, has since become one of the best and most trusted online portals for finding, researching and booking top-rated moving companies in the country. "
target: MoveAdvisor
MoveAdvisor is the comprehensive online platform for planning, booking and managing a move. The MoveAdvisor mobile app offers a state-of-the-art home inventory checklist, an intuitive moving timeline checklist and a reputable movers finder tool.
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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 6/22/2010 via PR Newswire

uShip, Inc., acquired Boxby Ltd.

synopsis: uShip, the global online transport marketplace, announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction provides UK house removal firms and eBay couriers access to more delivery jobs, helping them run full and more efficiently as they battle rising fuels costs and VAT increases.
buyer: uShip, Inc.
uShip helps relieve the stress and high cost of moving hard-to-ship items, such as cars, furniture, pianos, boats, haulage, heavy equipment, pets and more. As the first and largest online transport marketplace, uShip connects people and businesses with feedback-rated transporters. "
target: Boxby Ltd.
Boxby Ltd. is the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Via ID, acquired Ubigo

synopsis: Via ID, a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility, has acquired a majority stake in UbiGo, a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more.
buyer parent: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
buyer: Via ID
Via ID is a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility. Focused on smart, sustainable and everyday mobility, Via ID is looking for candidates with projects involved with big data, IoT, AI, the blockchain, multimodality, APIs, and more. "
target: Ubigo
UbiGo is a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more. Their app allows users to easily book transportation and manage their subscription.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Easy Taxi, acquired Yaxi

synopsis: Easy Taxi, a mobile taxi booking app available in more than 30 countries, has acquired Mexico's Yaxi, a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
buyer: Easy Taxi
Based in Brazil, Easy Taxi is a mobile taxi booking app that is reliable and convenient to users and drivers. Easy Taxi can be used for both consumers or businesses to bring them to their destinations. Easy Taxi is available for use in more than 30 countries. "
target: Yaxi
Based in Mexico, Yaxi is a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
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announced 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Telepass S.p.A., will acquire Urbi

synopsis: Telepass S.p.A., a provider of electronic payment services, will acquire a majority stake in Urbi from Lastminute.com Group, a leader in the online travel and leisure industry. Urbi is a mobile app that allows users to search, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as taxis, and other services.
buyer parent: Atlantia S.p.A.
buyer: Telepass S.p.A.
Telepass S.p.A. offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility such as electronic toll collection systems. They also offer the Telepass Pay mobile app, an integrated payment system for blue line parking spaces in Italy. "
target parent: Lastminute.com Group
target: Urbi
URBI is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android. The app provides a “one stop shop” place for Urban Mobility, enabling users to search, subscribe, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as public transport, taxis and other services.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Bloomberg

General Motors Corporation, acquired SideCar

synopsis: General Motors Co., one of the world's largest automakers, has acquired the technology and most of the assets of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar Technologies Inc. SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city.
buyer: General Motors Corporation (GM:$152,356.00)
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries. "
target: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology.
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closed 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Hitch

synopsis: Hitch has announced that they have been acquired by Lyft. Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that operates in San Francisco, CA. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. "
target: Hitch
Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

SideCar, acquired Heyride Inc.

synopsis: SideCar, the leading on-demand rideshare community, announced it has acquired the assets of Heyride, Inc, an Austin-based rideshare community. SideCar uses smartphones to connect everyday drivers with a car with people nearby who need a ride.
buyer: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology. "
target: Heyride Inc.
Inspired by the spread of collaborative consumption, Heyride disrupts the world of for-hire transportation by creating a marketplace where users are empowered to give and receive inexpensive, safe, on-demand rides using their smartphones.
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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$0.17*
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Netello Systems Oy

synopsis: Alma Media, a Finnish media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired a 60% stake in Netello Systems Oy, a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for SEO, SEM and web design.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target: Netello Systems Oy
Netello Systems is a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.
price ($mm)
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$3
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire NettiX Oy

synopsis: The Otava Group has entered into an agreement with Alma Media Corporation to sell Nettix Oy. Nettix Oy's business comprises Finland's leading engine marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, and they reach 2.5 million Finns every week. 
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target parent: Otava Oy
target: NettiX Oy
Nettix Oy’s business consists of Finland’s leading motor vehicle marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, reaching an audience of 2.5 million Finns every week. They are Finland’s largest marketplaces for motor vehicles and mobility services.
price ($mm)
$206
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
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7.6x
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15.2x
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
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closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Kolektiv d.o.o.

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
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closed 5/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Tukkuautot.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Tukkuautot.fi., the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: Tukkuautot.fi
Tukkuautot.fi is the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars. Tukkuautot.fi has delivered 10,000 cars that range in price from €2,000 to €70,000.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Viestintä Vallin Oy, acquired Luoteisväylä

synopsis: Viestintä Vallin Oy, a company in Finland that publishes newspapers, has acquired Luoteisväylä from Alma Media, a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. Luoteisväylä covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
buyer: Viestintä Vallin Oy
Viestintä Vallin Oy is a company in Finland that publishes newspapers. The company is managed by Tapio Vallin. Tapio has over 40 years of journalism experience serving the Satakunta region. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Luoteisväylä
Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. The paper is published and distributed in the Ahlainen, Noormarkku, Pomarkku, and Siikainen areas and covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
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announced 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Easyloma, will purchase Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus from Rantapallo Oy

synopsis: Alma Consumer’s travel media Rantapallo has agreed upon a business transaction to sell the Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus business operations to Lakeuden Matkat Oy, which has operated over 30 years in the industry. Matkapörssi is an online travel service, and Lentokeskus offers B2b services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
buyer: Easyloma
Easyloma offers travel agency services online. Easyloma specializes in Spanish trips and direct flights to Oulu, Finland. They have been serving Finnish holiday goers for over 30 years. Easyloma is owned by Lakeuden Matkat Oy. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Rantapallo Oy
Matkapörssi Oy is an online travel service, and its subsidiary LT Lentokeskus Oy offers B2B services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
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closed 6/1/2018 via Company Press Release

CRM-Service Oy, purchased CRM business from Alma Talent Oy

synopsis: CRM-Service Oy, a leading Finnish cloud-based CRM provider, has acquired Alma Talent Oy's CRM business. Alma Talent was a reseller of the CRM-Service, which had comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date CRM information that helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a customer.
buyer: CRM-Service Oy
Based in Finland, CRM-Service Oy is the leading cloud-based CRM provider. Their aim is to create success for their clients by providing the most customer-oriented CRM solution and services in their industry. They are AAA-rated and a profitable growth company. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Alma Talent Oy
Based in Finland, Alma Talent is a versatile media family, a comprehensive information service and an efficient business and competence developer. Their CRM information helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a client's customer.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

EDUroute s.r.o., acquired Vysokeskoly.cz

synopsis: LMC's college information portal VysokeSkoly.cz has been bought by EDUroute sro, whose founders are Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. VysokeSkoly.cz provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: EDUroute s.r.o.
EDUroute sro, based in the Czech Republic, was founded by Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. Jiří Ziegler has been worked in the team of VysokeSkoly.cz, a website providing information about colleges, over the past five years. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Vysokeskoly.cz
VysokeSkoly.cz is a web-based information medium established in 2000 to provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
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announced 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Uusi Suomi

synopsis: Alma Media has agreed to acquire the business of Uusi Suomi, a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Uusi Suomi
Uusi Suomi is a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Urakkamaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media’s subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy has made an additional investment in Urakkamaailma.fi, increasing its holding from 30 to 51 per cent. Urakkamaailma.fi is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Urakkamaailma.fi
Urakkamaailma.fi was launched in 2012. It is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
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closed 1/13/2016 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Jobote s.r.o

synopsis: LMC s.r.o, part of Alma Career Oy and the leading provider of digital recruitment services in the Czech Republic, has acquired Jobote s.r.o., Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Jobote s.r.o
Jobote s.r.o. is a Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
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announced 9/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Talentum Business Information Group AB

synopsis: Alma Media announced an exchange offer to Talentum's shareholders recommended by Talentum's Board of Directors. Talentum engages in publishing media and literature for professionals of various fields in print and digital forms. It also produces events and provides business and legal training.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$51]*
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 3/4/2015 via Company Press Release

SLP Kustannus Oy, acquired Kainuun Sanomat Oy

synopsis: SLP Kustannus, a publisher of local newspapers in Finland, has Acquired Kainuun Sanomat, a newspaper publisher located in Finland, from Alma Media. Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services.
buyer: SLP Kustannus Oy
Based in Finland, SLP Kustannus Oy publishes newspapers including a town paper Koti-Kajaani, and three subscription local papers. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Kainuun Sanomat Oy
Kainuun Sanomat Oy is a newspaper publisher located in Finland.
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announced 3/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Talentum Business Information Group AB, will purchase B2B Business from Sanoma Oyj

synopsis: Sanoma Pro will sell its B2B business to Talentum. Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States. "
seller: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work. The most important digital services included in the business are Fokus and Verkkokirjahylly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2013 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Evzdelavani.cz

synopsis: LMC, which operates Jobs.cz, the Czech Republic's leading domestic career portal, has acquired 100% ownership of Evzdelavani.cz. Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Evzdelavani.cz
Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
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closed 6/14/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Lounais-Lappi Oy

synopsis: Lounais-Lappi has been sold to Alma Media. Lounais-Lappi Oy publishes a bi-weekly town paper in Kemi, Finland.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target parent: Kaleva Oy
target: Lounais-Lappi Oy
Lounais-Lappi Oy is bi-weekly town paper published in the Kemi-Tornio, Finland area.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dragon Capital, acquired Ukrayinska Pravda

synopsis: Dragon Capital, one of Ukraine’s leading groups of companies working in the field of investment and financial services, has acquired 100% of the corporate rights to Ukrayinska Pravda and all its assets. Ukrayinska Pravda operates as an online newspaper and is based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
buyer: Dragon Capital
Dragon Capital is one of Ukraine’s leading groups of companies working in the field of investment and financial services, offering a comprehensive range of services in equities and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private equity and asset management. "
target: Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda operates as an online newspaper and is based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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closed 5/26/2021 via Company Press Release

Paxton Media Group, acquired Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, owner of The Paducah Sun, announced the purchase of Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, a chain of daily and weekly newspapers based in Shelbyville, Kentucky. The deal includes the purchase of all 47 newspapers in the Landmark chain.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.
Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. publishes newspapers, shoppers, real estate guides, homes magazines, and collegiate sports publications in the United States. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Shelbyville, Kentucky.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Times Media Group, acquired Tucson Local Media

synopsis: Times Media Group, a digital and print media company, has acquired Tucson Local Media, a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
buyer: Times Media Group
Times Media Group is a digital and print media company that operates in the Phoenix and Tucson metro markets. It serves a wide variety of demographic audiences and communities with more than 1.1 million printed copies and millions of online readers each month. "
target: Tucson Local Media
Tucson Local Media is a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/11/2021 via Chicago Tribune

Don Hurd, will acquire The Chesterton Tribune

synopsis: Don Hurd, president of Hoosier Media Group, said he signed a contract to purchase The Chesterton Tribune from David Canright, who served as the paper’s co-publisher with his wife, Margaret Willis. The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
buyer: Don Hurd
Don Hurd has over 40 years of experience in newspaper management. Hurd has earned a reputation of producing quality newspapers and increasing profits. "
target: The Chesterton Tribune
The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Wick Communications, acquired The Madison Daily Leader

synopsis: The Madison Daily Leader, a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area, will be joining Wick Communications, a family-owned newspaper group.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications are a family owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. Their newspapers are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon. "
target: The Madison Daily Leader
The Madison Daily Leader is a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area.
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announced 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunlight for All Institute, will acquire The Baltimore Sun

synopsis: Returning The Baltimore Sun to Maryland hands, the state’s largest newspaper and its affiliates are poised to be acquired by a nonprofit formed by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. that would operate the media organization for the benefit of the community.
buyer: Sunlight for All Institute
Sunlight for All Institute is a nonprofit started by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. "
target parent: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
target: The Baltimore Sun
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Reid Newspapers, purchased Oklahoma Newspapers from Gannett Co., Inc.

synopsis: Reid Newspapers has acquired the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita.
buyer: Reid Newspapers
Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita. "
seller: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
The acquisition includes the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Times-Journal, Inc., acquired Morgan County Citizen

synopsis: Times-Journal, Inc., a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia, has acquired the Morgan County Citizen, a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, sports, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
buyer: Times-Journal, Inc.
Times-Journal, Inc. is a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia. Times-Journal publishes daily and weekly newspapers, and operates news websites in central and north Georgia. Their brands include the Marietta Daily Journal, the Rome News-Tribune, Cherokee Tribune/Ledger news and more. "
target: Morgan County Citizen
The Morgan County Citizen is a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, public notices, sports, law enforcement, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
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closed 1/6/2021 via Company Press Release

John Rhoades, acquired NEXTpittsburgh

synopsis: John Rhoades, an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania, has acquired NEXTpittsburgh, an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
buyer: John Rhoades
John Rhoades is an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania. John Rhoades worked in advocacy at the United Way of Southwestern PA before going into the private sector, helping launch The Beauty Shoppe, a co-working company. "
target: NEXTpittsburgh
NEXTpittsburgh is an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh and the innovative things happening in the region. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Sean Cotton, acquired Gross Pointe News

synopsis: The Grosse Pointe News is delighted to share that Sean Cotton, a local Grosse Pointer, has purchased the newspaper and will serve as its new owner. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
buyer: Sean Cotton
Sean Cotton is the fifth owner of Grosse Pointe News, based out of Grosse Pointe, MI. The Grosse Pointe News is a weekly publication that reaches thousands of engaged readers in print and online. "
target: Gross Pointe News
The Grosse Pointe News is published by the Pointe News Group LLC and has been serving the Grosse Pointe community since 1940. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Clint Reilly, acquired San Francisco Media Co.

synopsis: Clint Reilly Communications, publisher of the Nob Hill Gazette and Gentry Magazine, has announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner’s parent company, the San Francisco Media Co., and its affiliated publications including SF Weekly.
buyer: Clint Reilly
Headquartered in the historic Merchants Exchange Building in the San Francisco Financial District, Clinton Reilly is a diversified family of organizations including commercial real estate, hospitality, event production, food and wine, media and nonprofit educational endeavors. "
target parent: Black Press Ltd.
target: San Francisco Media Co.
The San Francisco Media Co. is a media publishing company that owns the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, and SF Evergreen. The San Francisco Examiner is the highest circulated newspaper in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Axios Media Inc., acquired Charlotte Agenda

synopsis: Axios, a digital media company, has acquired Charlotte Agenda, a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
buyer: Axios Media Inc.
Axios is a media company delivering vital, trustworthy news and analysis in the most efficient, illuminating and shareable ways possible. They offer a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of media trends, tech, business and politics. "
target: Charlotte Agenda
Charlotte Agenda is a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colorado Community Media, purchased Seven Colorado newspapers and companion websites from Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

synopsis: Colorado Community Media has acquired all of Landmark Community Newspaper's Colorado weekly newspapers and companion websites. The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler.
buyer: Colorado Community Media
Colorado Community Media is Colorado's largest local community media outlet. They reach and engage more than 300,000 local community members each week with its digital channels and its 19 metro Denver print publications. "
seller parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
seller: Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.
The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler. All the papers are distributed in the greater Denver market.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

SFist, acquired Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company

synopsis: Impress3 Media has acquired Hoodline, a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting, pairing it with SFist. The combined entities of SFist and Hoodline will collectively reach millions of local readers and be among the highest-trafficked Bay Area news sources, surpassing most other publications in the area.
buyer parent: Impressions Holdings
buyer: SFist
Founded in 2014, SFist is a blog about San Francisco and the Bay Area. SFist is San Francisco's source for fun, witty, and serious news with updates about restaurants, events, sports, politics, and more. "
target parent: Nextdoor
target: Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company
Hoodline is a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting in San Francisco and Oakland. Hoodline reports on-the-ground, local news focusing on key topics like small businesses, restaurants, infrastructure, transit, crime, and housing.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Media, acquired Dan's Papers, Inc.

synopsis: Schneps Media, the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island, has acquired Dan’s Papers from Manhattan Media, a media company in New York City and the Hamptons. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End.
buyer: Schneps Media
Schneps Media is the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island. IT owns 33 newspapers, 28 magazines and specialty publications and 20 websites, produces numerous podcasts and hosts 50 annual events. "
target parent: Isis Venture Partners
target: Dan's Papers, Inc.
Dan’s Papers is a diversified media company. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End. The company also publishes a monthly real estate magazine and operates food and wine events.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired Wilkes Journal-Patriot

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Wilkes Journal-Patriot, an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, acquired The Pine Bluff Commercial

synopsis: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas, has acquired the Pine Bluff Commercial from Gannett Media Corp., a leading media and marketing company. The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas that provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
buyer parent: Wehco Media, Inc.
buyer: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the state's leading news source in print and online. They provide up-to-the minute news on everything from the state government to local sports. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The Pine Bluff Commercial publishes the latest news in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. The paper provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

RCapital Partners LLP, will acquire Archant Ltd.

synopsis: Rcapital, a specialist private investment business in the UK, will acquire a 90% stake in Archant, the UK’s fourth biggest local newspaper and magazine publisher. Archant publishes over 50 news brands and 80 regional and local lifestyle magazines. Their portfolio of brands include the Eastern Daily Press, Diss Mercury, Living Edge, and more.
buyer: RCapital Partners LLP
Rcapital is a specialist private investment business in the UK. Rcapital provides private investment, commercial expertise and hands-on support to transform and grow businesses. Working together with management teams, they focus on driving performance and delivering results. "
target: Archant Ltd.
Archant is the UK’s fourth biggest local newspaper and magazine publisher. Archant publishes over 50 news brands and 80 regional and local lifestyle magazines. Their portfolio of brands include the Eastern Daily Press, Diss Mercury, Ham & High, Living Edge, London Resident, and more.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$1,517.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$249.92
EBIT ($mm)
$152.58
Net Income ($mm)
$100.86
Employees
5006
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:TRNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc. is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in ten markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and The San Diego Union-Tribune.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,513.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.48
EBIT ($mm)
$84.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6581
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,075.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$107.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3640
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,000.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.79
EBIT ($mm)
$57.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5100
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror is the largest national and regional multimedia content publisher in the UK, comprising national and regional newsbrands across the country.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$905.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$208.99
EBIT ($mm)
$181.28
Net Income ($mm)
$121.50
Employees
4573
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Ticker: ES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso SpA, a multimedia company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publishing, radio, advertising, Internet, and television (TV) businesses in Italy.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$765.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.43
EBIT ($mm)
$56.82
Net Income ($mm)
$4.32
Employees
2373
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