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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, acquired Cartell.ie

synopsis: Independent News & Media (INM), the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland, has acquired Cartell.ie, an automotive data supplier in Ireland. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
buyer parent: Mediahuis NV
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. INM is vertically integrated with print and distribution assets, and is the largest wholesale distributor of newspapers and magazines on the island. "
target: Cartell.ie
Cartell.ie is Ireland's first and most comprehensive automotive data supplier. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
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closed 10/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired KeeResources Ltd.

synopsis: Auto Trader Group plc, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, announces the acquisition of KeeResources Limited.    Founded in 2000, KeeResources is a trusted provider of software solutions, data and services to the automotive industry, including a detailed vehicle taxonomy dataset for new and used cars.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: KeeResources Ltd.
KeeResources, established in 2000, is a trusted provider of software, vehicle data, and digital solutions to the automotive industry. Their data powers systems, websites and apps for many of the automotive industries biggest brands, including vehicle manufacturers, dealer groups and media owners.
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closed 12/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired CarweB Limited

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of CarweB Limited. CarweB is a provider of vehicle history and vehicle-specific technical data products and services to the UK market.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 60 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries. "
target: CarweB Limited
CarweB is a provider of vehicle history and vehicle-specific technical data products and services to the UK market. Their customers include parts suppliers, collision and service repair shops, automobile dealerships, manufacturers, insurers, financial institutions and consumers.
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announced 9/19/2012 via Market Wire

SMA Alliance, LLC, will acquire Cars.net

synopsis: SMA Alliance, a marketing provider of automotive lead distribution, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cars.net, an immense automotive website with a user-friendly interface that enables customers to search and research vehicles in their local area.
buyer: SMA Alliance, LLC (SMAA:$0.00)
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems. "
target: Cars.net
Cars.net is an immense automotive website with a user-friendly interface that enables customers to search and research vehicles in their local area. The site puts customers in contact with dealerships and vehicle owners in order to provide adequate answers on all vehicle data points.
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closed 12/28/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Carproof

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired CarProof Corporation, a Canada-based company that offers products and services in vehicle history, appraisal and valuation for the automotive. CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Carproof
CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports to dealers, auto auctions, original equipment manufacturers, lenders, insurers, governments, law enforcement agencies and consumers.
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closed 11/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Wildsoft

synopsis: Motorsport.com, a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports content featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide, announced it has acquired Wildsoft, a leading F1, MotoGP, NASCAR and other major racing series statistical database.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports content featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide with news bureaus in 15 countries in 11 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
target: Wildsoft
Established in 1995, Wildsoft has been tracking F1 and stats and figures since 1950, delivering statistical content to racing fans and leading local motorsport media.
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closed 6/1/2015 via Market Wire

KAR Auction Services, Inc., acquired instaVIN

synopsis: KAR Auction Services, Inc., a provider of used vehicle auction services, acquired MobileTrac, which is doing business as instaVIN. MobileTrac provides retail and wholesale car buyers with instaVIN's vehicle history reports as well as the instaLEAD and instaDEAL technology in which automotive dealers can attract and structure retail transactions.
buyer: KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR:$2,437.70)
KAR Auction Services, Inc. operates used vehicle auction services for North American sellers and buyers. KAR offers leading online auction platforms to provide greater access for customers. KAR's complementary businesses provide support, technology and logistics for the used vehicle industry. "
target: instaVIN
MobileTrac dba instaVIN specializes in tools, utilities and data services for consumers, automotive dealers and brokers, and other commercial users involved in the used vehicle market in the United States.
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closed 7/15/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired R. L. Polk & Co

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, has completed its acquisition of R.L. Polk & Co, a recognized leader in the automotive information industry. R.L. Polk & Co. consists of two divisions that provide actionable market intelligence, powerful tools and analytics and extensive vehicle history information.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: R. L. Polk & Co
R. L. Polk is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help its clients understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, and conquer new business.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,403 [$1,403]
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$403
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$94
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closed 2/23/2007 via PR Newswire

Izmocars, acquired CarSite

synopsis: Izmocars and PowerOne Media jointly announced that izmocars has purchased Carsite from PowerOne Media. The acquisition was an all cash deal for the assets of the automotive portal business of PowerOne Media, Carsite.com. The amount was not disclosed.
buyer: Izmocars
Izmocars is an industry leader providing interactive media solutions, eCommerce websites, dealer sales training and online marketing to the retail automotive industry. izmoCars premier products are utilized by successful auto dealerships to increase leads, sales, conversions and profits. "
target parent: PowerOne Media
target: CarSite
CarSite is a comprehensive online automotive marketing solution that enables media partners to transform their website into a compelling marketplace for buyers and sellers. CarSite’s powerful business analytic tools give dealers valuable research into consumer behavior.
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closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

R. L. Polk & Co, purchased Automotive Information Center, the price and specification business of Autobytel from Autobytel Inc.

synopsis: Autobytel Inc. announced Polk has purchased Automotive Information Center the price and specification business of Autobytel. Through this acquisition, Polk will strengthen its platform for growth within the price and specification sector by adding key North American market planning information to its expanding global network of resources.
buyer: R. L. Polk & Co
R. L. Polk & Co. is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data, and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help customers understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, conquest new business. "
seller: Autobytel Inc. (ABTL:$110.04)
Autobytel Inc. is one of the largest online automotive marketplaces, empowering consumers to make smart vehicle choices using objective automotive data and insightful interactive editorial content. The result is a convenient car-buying process .
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closed 11/15/2005 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Automotive.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Automotive.com, the premier automotive lead generation business serving new car buyers. As part of the transaction, PRIMEDIA has contributed the valuable assets associated with its 55 automotive Internet sites to Automotive.com.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
target: Automotive.com
Automotive.com has been one of the Internet's leading auto buying portals and consumer information websites. Automotive.com has helped more than 50 million consumers research and price new cars, used cars, obtain financing and insurance leading to more than a million vehicle sales.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$69]*
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$29
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$6
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15.0x
closed 1/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Enjoy Media Holdings Limited, acquired Guangzhou CheQing Network Technology Limited

synopsis: Enjoy Media Holdings Limited has completed the three acquisitions previously announced: (1) a 60% stake in Guangzhou ZhiRui Advertising Limited; (2) a 100% stake in Guangzhou CheQing Network Technology Limited; and (3) a 51% stake in Guangzhou LangHui Information Technology Limited.
buyer: Enjoy Media Holdings Limited
Enjoy Media Holdings Limited (Enjoy Media) is a revolutionary print media and advertising company based in Guangzhou, China. Enjoy Media aims to provide total enjoyable experience while you wait. "
target: Guangzhou CheQing Network Technology Limited
Guangzhou CheQing Network Technology Limited ("QiQi", www.QiQi.net), a company in Guangzhou, China, manages a popular portal QiQi.net for car enthusiasts in southern China, with membership of over 60,000 private car owners.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Automotive Software Solutions Ltd, acquired Clear Vehicle Data

synopsis: Automotive Software Solutions has announced the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Clear Vehicle Data, a company that provides data services to a diverse range of systems, websites and apps for many of the automotive industries biggest brands, including leasing companies, fleet operators, daily rental, dealer groups and media owners.
buyer: Automotive Software Solutions Ltd
Automotive Software Solutions delivers software products and services to the automotive sector that facilitate business processes and maximize efficiency in the value chain. They do this by working with their technology partners to market best in class software products. "
target: Clear Vehicle Data
Clear Vehicle Data, established in 2013, provides data services to a diverse range of systems, websites and apps for many of the automotive industries biggest brands, including leasing companies, fleet operators, daily rental, dealer groups and media owners.
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announced 7/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will acquire Service Repair Solutions

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm exclusively focused on information/business services and healthcare, announced it has agreed to buy Service Repair Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical data, information services and workflow solutions to the automotive service and repair industry, from Warburg Pincus.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is the largest and most successful private equity firm focused on two industry sectors: information/business services and healthcare. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Service Repair Solutions
Service Repair Solutions, Inc. delivers innovative solutions for the service and repair industry. They enhance service and repair at the point of delivery improving the experience for those diagnosing, repairing, and communicating the growing complexity of automotive service.
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closed 7/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Identifix

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc. has acquired Identifix, an industry leading data-driven software-as-a-service company. Identifix builds proprietary databases, proven workflow solutions and expert crowd-sourced experiences that help mechanical repair shops and auto dealers increase their efficiency, profitability and customer loyalty.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry. Solera is active in over 75 countries across six continents with companies including: Audatex, HPI, CarweB, Informex and many more."
target parent: Mobile Productivity, Inc.
target: Identifix
Identifix is a leading source for vehicle diagnostics, genuine OEM service and repair information, factory scheduled maintenance plans, and reliable estimating. Identifix's products and services include the online tool Direct-Hit and their technical Repair Hotline.
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announced 5/26/2020 via Company Press Release

IID, Inc, will acquire Cartune

synopsis: IID, Inc., has agreed to acquire all the shares of the company Cartune, operated by Michael, Inc. Cartune is an online community app for car enthusiasts. The platform provides a forum for users to communicate with each other by posting images and videos of their cars that are customized, dressed up or equipped with new parts.
buyer: IID, Inc (TSE:6038:$48.76)
IID, Inc., based in Japan, operates the media of 20 genres, 47 sites, and 5 magazines centered on news sites, and is used by more than 33 million people per month. They are engaged in a wide range of business, practical use, hobbies such as IT, automobiles, education, movies, games, anime, and more."
target parent: Mercari
target: Cartune
CARTUNE is an online community app for car enthusiasts. The platform provides a forum for users to communicate with each other by posting images and videos of their cars that are customized, dressed up or equipped with new parts.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wirtualna Polska S.A., acquired AutoCentrum.pl S.A.

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska SA (WP) has acquired 100 percent shares of Autocentrum.pl, a Polish automotive website and provider of video content and aggregation of product data for the automotive industry. WP, in turn, has experience building the largest automotive content website, Auto Cult.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target parent: Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna
target: AutoCentrum.pl S.A.
Autocentrum.pl is a Polish automotive website. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts. AutoCentrum is a provider of video content and aggregation of product data for the automotive industry.
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closed 9/1/2016 via Reuters

Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna, acquired AutoCentrum.pl S.A.

synopsis: Oponeo.pl has bought 50.26 percent of Autocentrum.pl SA from Temetis Sp. z o.o., bringing its total stake up to 100 percent. Autocentrum.pl SA operates a Polish automotive website, Autocentrum.pl. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts.
buyer: Oponeo.pl Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:OPN:$230.68)
Oponeo.pl S.A. is a Poland-based online retailer of tires and wheels through its website Opony.com. Oponeo.pl S.A.. also runs a portal Opony.com.pl with Europe's largest database of opinions and expert information related to the topics of quality, condition and usage of car tyres. "
target: AutoCentrum.pl S.A.
Autocentrum.pl SA operates a Polish automotive website, Autocentrum.pl. AutoCentrum.pl was created based on the idea of ​​"users for users" and allows users to exchange information with other car enthusiasts.
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closed 5/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Motor1.com, acquired RideApart Inc.

synopsis: Motor1.com, a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content, has acquired popular motorcycle and powersports enthusiasts digital media platform RideApart.com. RideApart provides consumers with substantial, 21st century shopping and research tools to guide motorcycle purchases.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: RideApart Inc.
RideApart provides consumers with substantial, 21st century shopping and research tools to guide motorcycle purchases. Shopping for parts, accessories and financial products are a substantial component of that research in RideApart’s Buyer’s Guide.
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closed 11/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

CarTrade.com, acquired CarWale

synopsis: In yet another move towards consolidation in the online automobile classifieds segment, CarTrade has acquired its rival CarWale. CarWale exists to empower car consumers and deliver a hassle free car research and buying experience.
buyer: CarTrade.com
CarTrade.com is India’s leading online automotive market for buyers and sellers of new and used vehicles. CarTrade’s car auctions take place across more than 80 cities with over 1200 dealers participating in these auctions. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: CarWale
CarWale simplifies the process of buying a car. CarWale exists to empower car consumers and deliver a hassle free car research and buying experience. In the last year CarWale has served more than 65 million Indian car consumers and grown to become the largest automotive portal in India.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, acquired Cartell.ie

synopsis: Independent News & Media (INM), the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland, has acquired Cartell.ie, an automotive data supplier in Ireland. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
buyer parent: Mediahuis NV
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. INM is vertically integrated with print and distribution assets, and is the largest wholesale distributor of newspapers and magazines on the island. "
target: Cartell.ie
Cartell.ie is Ireland's first and most comprehensive automotive data supplier. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
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announced 7/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reach plc, will acquire Irish Daily Star

synopsis: Reach plc, the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, will acquire the Irish Daily Star from Independent News & Media, the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport.
buyer: Reach plc (LSE:TNI:$905.13)
Reach plc is the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, producing and distributing content through newspapers, magazines and digital platforms. Their influential and iconic brands include the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record and more. "
target parent: Mediahuis NV
target: Irish Daily Star
The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport. It features the best news, sport, showbiz, music and entertainment coverage six days a week.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, acquired Cartell.ie

synopsis: Independent News & Media (INM), the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland, has acquired Cartell.ie, an automotive data supplier in Ireland. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
buyer parent: Mediahuis NV
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. INM is vertically integrated with print and distribution assets, and is the largest wholesale distributor of newspapers and magazines on the island. "
target: Cartell.ie
Cartell.ie is Ireland's first and most comprehensive automotive data supplier. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
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closed 9/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, purchased six regional newspapers from Celtic Media Group

synopsis: Independent News & Media has acquired the publishing division of Celtic Media Group (CMG). The publishing division comprises of six regional titles including: The Anglo Celt, The Connaught Telegraph, The Meath Chronicle, The Offaly Independent, The Westmeath Examiner and biweekly newspaper and website Your Forum.
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the largest media company in Ireland. Their titles dominate the Irish newspaper market and online media space, reaching a combined 2.4 million readers weekly. INM is powered by a team of experts in the fields of journalism, marketing, product, design and research. "
seller: Celtic Media Group
Celtic Media Group's publishing division comprises of six regional titles including: The Anglo Celt, The Connaught Telegraph, The Meath Chronicle, The Offaly Independent, The Westmeath Examiner and biweekly newspaper and website Your Forum.
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closed 5/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, acquired CarsIreland.ie

synopsis: Independent News & Media plc (INM) has acquired the remaining 50 per cent of car sales website, CarsIreland.ie and now fully owns the business. CarsIreland.ie was launched in 2004 and has almost 1,000 car dealers advertising 40,000 used, new and classic cars for sale on the platform each month.
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the largest media company in Ireland. Their titles dominate the Irish newspaper market and online media space, reaching a combined 2.4 million readers weekly. INM is powered by a team of experts in the fields of journalism, marketing, product, design and research. "
target: CarsIreland.ie
CarsIreland.ie is Ireland's biggest car dealer classified website. All cars for sale are detailed with information on running costs, fuel efficiency and safety. This, together with performance information and a huge database of second hand cars, makes them the number 1 website for cars in Ireland.
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announced 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, will purchase four magazines from Greer Publications

synopsis: The key titles within the privately-owned business and consumer magazines group Greer Publications have been bought by Independent News & Media. It is understood the Belfast Telegraph's parent firm will take over the running of Ulster Business, Ulster Grocer, Hospitality Review NI and Northern Woman.
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media PLC, a newspaper and media company, engages in printing and publishing national, metropolitan, provincial, and regional newspapers in Australia, the Island of Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa. "
seller: Greer Publications
The four magazines are Ulster Business, Ulster Grocer, Hospitality Review NI and Northern Woman which serve Northern Ireland professionals in financial, legal and IT sectors; food retailing industry; tourism sector; and fashion conscious consumers respectively.
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closed 2/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Sekunjalo Holdings, purchased Newspapers in South Africa from Independent News & Media PLC

synopsis: Independent News & Media has sold its newspaper group in South Africa to Sekunjalo Holdings. Independent News & Media's South Africa portfolio includes the Johannesburg-based The Star newspaper, which has a daily circulation of 105,000 copies. It also includes The Pretoria News and the Cape Times and the Cape Argus, as well as weekly newspapers.
buyer: Sekunjalo Holdings (SKJ:JNB:$51.30)
Sekunjalo is a black-owned and black-controlled investment holding company situated in Southern Africa. Sekunjalo’s main objective is to empower previously disadvantaged individuals through job creation and maximizing shareholder wealth generation by making strategic investments. "
seller: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media's South Africa portfolio includes the Johannesburg-based The Star newspaper, which has a daily circulation of 105,000 copies. It also includes The Pretoria News and the Cape Times and the Cape Argus, as well as weekly newspapers.
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$226
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closed 3/25/2010 via New York Times

Lebedev Holdings, Ltd., acquired The Independent

synopsis: Alexander Lebedev, a Russian billionaire, struck a long-awaited deal to buy The Independent newspaper, little more than a year after he acquired another of Britain’s respected major papers, The Evening Standard of London.
buyer: Lebedev Holdings, Ltd.
Lebedev Holdings Ltd. is a company formed by Alexander Lebedev and his son, Evgeny Lebedev. Alexander Evgenievich Lebedev is a Russian billionaire, listed by Forbes magazine as the 358th richest person in the world in 2008. "
target parent: Independent News & Media PLC
target: The Independent
The Independent is a British newspaper, nicknamed the Indy, while the Sunday edition, The Independent on Sunday, is the Sindy. The Independent is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers. The daily edition was named National Newspaper of the Year at the 2004 British Press Awards.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Independent News & Media PLC, acquired Cartell.ie

synopsis: Independent News & Media (INM), the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland, has acquired Cartell.ie, an automotive data supplier in Ireland. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
buyer parent: Mediahuis NV
buyer: Independent News & Media PLC (ISE:IPD:$214.78)
Independent News & Media (INM) is the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. INM is vertically integrated with print and distribution assets, and is the largest wholesale distributor of newspapers and magazines on the island. "
target: Cartell.ie
Cartell.ie is Ireland's first and most comprehensive automotive data supplier. Cartell.ie provides reliable car history check to consumers and dealers. Their platform allows users to get the complete vehicle history of any Irish or UK car once they have the registration.
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announced 7/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Westplex Media Group, will acquire Moberly Monitor-Index

synopsis: Westplex Media Group, a family owned media company, will acquire the Moberly Monitor-Index from Gannett Co., Inc., a leading media and marketing company. The Moberly Monitor-Index is a daily newspaper in Moberly, Missouri. The paper provides articles on sports, entertainment, lifestyle, opinions, and more.
buyer: Westplex Media Group
Westplex Media Group is a family owned media company. Westplex Media Group owns and publishes The Montgomery Standard and Warren County Record newspapers. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: Moberly Monitor-Index
The Moberly Monitor-Index is a daily newspaper in Moberly, Missouri. The Moberly Monitor-Index provides the latest news about Moberly and Randolph County, Missouri. The paper provides articles on sports, entertainment, lifestyle, opinions, and more.
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closed 7/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Business Upturn, acquired Nova Scotia Today

synopsis: Indian news startup Business Upturn has announced that it has acquired NovaScotiaToday.com, a news source for Canadians that is widely respected for its spotlight on watchdog reporting. Its content provides visitors with the latest news concerning provincial issues as well as stories affecting Canada and the world.
buyer: Business Upturn
Business Upturn is an online news portal in India that aims to provide people with all the insights around the business world along with creative write-ups, latest news, business stories and reviews. "
target: Nova Scotia Today
Nova Scotia Today is a news source for Canadians that is widely respected for its spotlight on watchdog reporting. Its content provides visitors with the latest news concerning provincial issues as well as stories affecting Canada and the world.
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closed 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

O'Rourke Media Group, acquired Las Vegas Optic

synopsis: O'Rourke Media Group, a family-owned, community focused media company, has acquired the Las Vegas Optic from Paxton Media Group (PMG), a family-owned media company. The Las Vegas Optic is a bi-weekly newspaper in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The paper covers the latest news, sports, opinions, obituaries, classifieds in the Las Vegas area.
buyer: O'Rourke Media Group
O'Rourke Media Group is a family-owned, community focused media company. O'Rourke Media Group publishes hyper-local, useful community news and information in the communities they serve. They also provide a full suite of advertising solutions for local businesses. "
target parent: Paxton Media Group
target: Las Vegas Optic
The Las Vegas Optic is a bi-weekly newspaper in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The Las Vegas Optic is published every Wednesday and Friday. The paper covers the latest news, sports, opinions, obituaries, classifieds in the Las Vegas area.
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closed 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Euclid Media Group, acquired LEO Weekly

synopsis: Euclid Media Group, a media company headquartered in Cleveland, OH, has acquired LEO Weekly, an award-winning Louisville alternative newsweekly publication. LEO Weekly provides a wide range of opinions and commentary on current affairs, as well as a guide to local and regional entertainment and recreation opportunities.
buyer: Euclid Media Group
Euclid Media Group (EMG) is a privately-held media company. EMG is focused on the multimedia production of relevant news and events for the culturally engaged consumer. Their brands include the Creative Loafing: Tampa Bay, Cincinnati CityBeat, Cleveland Scene, Detroit Metro Times, and more. "
target: LEO Weekly
LEO Weekly is an award-winning Louisville alternative newsweekly publication. LEO Weekly provides a wide range of opinions and commentary on current affairs, as well as a guide to local and regional entertainment and recreation opportunities. They offer articles on art, music, food, and more.
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announced 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wisconsin Media Group, will acquire Unified Newspaper Group

synopsis: Wisconsin Media Group, a community newspaper and digital media company, will acquire Unified Newspaper Group from Woodward Communications, Inc., an employee-owned media company. Unified is a newspaper publisher serving the Dane County area. Unified publishes three community weekly newspapers, one monthly paper, a regional magazine and a shopper.
buyer: Wisconsin Media Group
Wisconsin Media Group is a local community newspaper, digital media and digital marketing solutions company. Wisconsin Media Group is the number one source for local news in St. Albans, Milton, Colchester and Essex, Vermont; and Kiel, Chilton, New Holstein, Ripon, and Green Lake, Wisconsin. "
target parent: Woodward Communications
target: Unified Newspaper Group
Unified Newspaper Group is a newspaper publisher serving the Dane County area. Unified publishes three community weekly newspapers, one monthly paper, a regional magazine and a shopper. Their papers include the Verona Press, Oregon Observer, Stoughton Courier Hub, the Fitchburg Star, and more.
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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.
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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:$3,234.07)
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.
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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 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 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.
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Infomedia Limited
Infomedia Limited
Infomedia is a leading supplier of information solutions to the parts and service sector of the global automotive industry. Infomedia’s business solutions are currently used each business day by over 150,000 dealership personnel. They are produced in over 30 languages and at work in 186 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$52.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.76
EBIT ($mm)
$11.25
Net Income ($mm)
$9.34
Employees
250
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Ticker: BITA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited is a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry. The Company's websites provide consumers with up-to-date new and used automobile pricing information, specifications, reviews and consumer feedback.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$669.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.27
EBIT ($mm)
$71.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1902
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Ticker: CARS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cars.com
Cars.com
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$631.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.59
EBIT ($mm)
$155.89
Net Income ($mm)
$121.49
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:4298
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proto Corp.
Proto Corporation provides information about new and pre-owned cars, motorcycles, and parts through magazines and the Internet. The Company also provides information such as restaurants, golf courses, and ski resorts.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$565.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.52
EBIT ($mm)
$46.58
Net Income ($mm)
$44.31
Employees
1455
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Ticker: CARG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CarGurus
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$558.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$94.13
EBIT ($mm)
$83.20
Net Income ($mm)
$65.56
Employees
921
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Ticker: UXIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uxin Limited
Uxin Limited
Uxin Limited is a leading national online used car dealer in China. Uxin’s mission is to enable people to buy the car of their choice, no matter where they are located or what their budget is.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$535.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($176.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($191.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12619
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Ticker: TRUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc. is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$326.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
709
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Ticker: ASX:CAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$281.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.71
EBIT ($mm)
$125.79
Net Income ($mm)
$82.69
Employees
394
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Ticker: TC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
833
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,789.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.02
EBIT ($mm)
$274.72
Net Income ($mm)
$121.29
Employees
16120
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,234.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$451.06
EBIT ($mm)
$241.26
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20800
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: NYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,784.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$209.86
EBIT ($mm)
$165.43
Net Income ($mm)
$142.66
Employees
4500
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Ticker: LSE:DMGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMGT manages a balanced multinational portfolio of entrepreneurial companies, with total revenues of almost £2bn, that provide a diverse range of businesses and consumers with compelling information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,671.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.78
EBIT ($mm)
$112.82
Net Income ($mm)
$263.01
Employees
5950
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Ticker: OB:SCHA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries. Their activities are related to media products in the field of newspapers, online classifieds, publishing, multimedia and mobile services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,597.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$192.20
EBIT ($mm)
$187.39
Net Income ($mm)
$116.42
Employees
5182
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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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