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SEMA Data Co-Op, acquired PartsHub

synopsis: The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry, has acquired PartsHub, a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution.
buyer parent: Specialty Equipment Market Association
buyer: SEMA Data Co-Op
The SEMA Data Co-Op (SDC) is the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry. SDC provides product data for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers, and tens of millions of vehicle applications. "
target: PartsHub
PartsHub is a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution. Their solution allows users to easily organize their data and sell more products.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Vehicle Accessories Group, acquired ADD THE SOCKS

synopsis: Vehicle Accessory Group, a leading manufacturer of automotive accessories, has acquired ADD THE SOCKS, a web-based application designed to facilitate the sale of OEM accessories for automotive dealerships. SOCKS provides solutions for accessory presentation, product catalog management, sales staff monitoring and accounting.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Vehicle Accessories Group
Vehicle Accessory Group is a manufacturer of automotive accessories. Vehicle Accessory Group manufactures protective door edge guards, splash guards, body side moldings, bumper protectors, and door sills for the automotive industry. They serve leading automotive OEMs such as Toyota, Lexus and more. "
target: ADD THE SOCKS
ADD THE SOCKS is a web-based application designed to facilitate the sale of OEM accessories for automotive dealerships. SOCKS is an accessory presentation tool, a product catalog management tool, a sales staff monitoring tool and an accounting aide all wrapped into one easy-to-use package.
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closed 7/3/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.

synopsis: Imaweb/IDF Group, a developer of customer relationship management ("CRM") solutions and dealership management systems ("DMS") for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L. Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and DMS (Dealership Management Systems) solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target parent: Alvariño Group
target: Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.
Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers. Its flagship offering is SERAUTO, a complete DMS solution that works modularly and can also be integrated to the existing technology of any dealership or workshop.
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announced 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire Motorcentral

synopsis: Trade Me, the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, will acquire Motorcentral, a provider of innovative technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales.
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
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closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dealertrack Technologies merged with Cox Automotive, Inc.,

synopsis: Cox Automotive, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., a leader in software solutions and services for automotive retailers.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies provides web based software solutions and services that enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, vehicle manufacturers, third party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers.
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$948
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closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Loop, LLC, acquired CAR Research, Inc.

synopsis: AutoLoop, LLC, a leading provider of customer engagement marketing solutions for automotive dealers nationwide, announced that it has acquired CAR-Research, developer of XRM, one of the industry’s most customizable and user-friendly CRM software solutions.
buyer: Loop, LLC
Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. Its proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. "
target: CAR Research, Inc.
CAR-Research XRM is the industry’s most robust, customizable and user-friendly Customer Relationship Management application that has passed the test of time being constantly enhanced and improved by their dealer network.
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closed 2/14/2009 via BusinessWire

F&I Administration Solutions, LLC, purchased The SCS Auto platform from DealerTrack, Inc.

synopsis: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC announced that it has purchased certain assets related to the SCS business of DealerTrack Aftermarket Services, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
buyer: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC
F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of software for the automotive aftermarket industry supporting products such as Extended Service Contracts and GAP. "
seller: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers.
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closed 2/26/2015 via PR Newswire

DealerSocket, Inc., acquired FEX DMS

synopsis: DealerSocket announced the acquisition of FEX DMS, a powerful automotive dealer management system (DMS) for independent dealers. Established in 2001, FEX DMS is the first and only fully integrated, web-based automotive DMS that includes an integrated loan-servicing platform designed exclusively for independent dealers.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket provides dealerships with a single automotive platform containing marketing, sales, service, customer experience, and data mining solutions. Over 185,000 users at 6,500 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia are optimizing their dealership with in-depth statistics. "
target: FEX DMS
FEX DMS is the industry’s leading, web-based dealer management system. FEX DMS accommodates all aspects of vehicle management, including expenses, valuations, descriptions and inventory online vehicle distribution.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Ciiva

synopsis: Altium has completed the acquisition of Ciiva. The company is a cloud-based electronic component management system that is designed to transform the way that components are controlled and tracked throughout the product lifecycle management process.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Ciiva
Ciiva has over 70 years of experience in the embedded and automotive electronics marketplaces. Ciiva's vision was to create and provide solutions and services that would revolutionise the way that companies think about, access and manage their product and part data.
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired AutoConvert

synopsis: Auto Trader Group, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, has acquired AutoConvert, a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$481.79)
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: AutoConvert
AutoConvert is a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
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closed 1/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired DealerNet

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has acquired DealerNet, a provider of Dealer Management solutions to the automotive sector. DealerNet is based in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. DealerNet has a rich history of providing automotive dealer management software solutions to car dealers and OEMs throughout Brazil.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: DealerNet
DealerNet is a provider of Dealer Management solutions to the automotive sector. DealerNet is based in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. DealerNet has a rich history of providing automotive dealer management software solutions to car dealers and OEMs throughout Brazil.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carsforsale.com, acquired Carbase

synopsis: Carsforsale.com, an online automotive marketing and classifieds website, has acquired Carbase, an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales.
buyer: Carsforsale.com
Carsforsale.com is an online automotive marketing and classifieds website that connects buyers with sellers of vehicles. Carsforsale.com is fastest and easiest way to buy or sell new and used cars online. They offer millions of vehicles from thousands of State-Verified Auto Dealers across the US. "
target: Carbase
Carbase is an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales. Their platform provides tools for inventory management, lead conversion, vehicle merchandising, and more.
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announced 7/19/2019 via Company Press Release

AutoLoop will be merged with Affinitiv, Inc.,

synopsis: Affinitiv, Inc. and Loop LLC, leading providers of data-driven marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market will merge. The merger will combine two industry-leading platforms to create the largest provider of data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Affinitiv, Inc.
Affinitiv is a leading marketing technology company serving automotive manufacturers (OEMs), dealership groups, and individual dealers. Affinitiv’s Connectiv1 Platform is designed to provide a 360° view of customer, vehicle, dealership, and marketing campaign effectiveness all in one place. "
target: AutoLoop
AutoLoop helps automotive dealerships grow their businesses with the AutoLoop Sales and Service Suite. The platform's set of seamlessly interconnected Sales, Service, and Engagement tools is designed to give dealerships industry-leading features, intelligent analytics, and streamlined performance.
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announced 5/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TuanChe Limited, will acquire Longye International Limited

synopsis: TuanChe Limited, a leading omni-channel automotive marketplace in China, will acquire Longye, a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, and more.
buyer: TuanChe Limited (TC:$99.38)
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. "
target: Longye International Limited
Longye is a Cayman Islands-based company that develops social CRM cloud systems for China's automotive industry. Longye offers a SaaS-based solution that enables auto dealers to integrate their online and offline operations, manage their customer data, improve operational efficiency, and more.
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closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

SouChe, acquired BreakThrough

synopsis: SouChe, a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China, has acquired BreakThrough, a Chinese company that specializes in ERP software for the automotive industry. BreakThrough's cloud-based software allows auto repair shops to more efficiently provide repair and maintenance services to their customers.
buyer: SouChe
SouChe is a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China. In addition to selling used cars, the company also provides financing for customers to buy new vehicles for a year, which they can then purchase outright, trade in for a new model or hand back. "
target: BreakThrough
BreakThrough is a Chinese company that specializes in ERP software for the automotive industry. Their cloud-based software is highly configurable and features invoice management, analysis reports, and more. BreakThrough allows auto repair shops to more efficiently run their business.
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closed 8/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Xiaoju Automobile Solutions, acquired Hiservice

synopsis: Chinese online-to-offline giant Didi’s spin-off Xiaoju Automobile Solutions has acquired Shanghai-based after-sales car services firm Hiservice. Founded in 2015, Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
buyer parent: Didi Chuxing
buyer: Xiaoju Automobile Solutions
Xiaoju Automobile Solutions (XAS) is a one-stop auto solutions platform owned by Didi Chuxing. The online auto solution platform launched in April 2018 to provide various in-person auto-related services, including leasing and trading, refueling, maintenance and repair, and car-sharing. "
target: Hiservice
Hiservice offers car maintenance and repair services, including door-to-door car maintenance, painting, decoration, emergency rescue, second-hand car valuation and more. Hiservice also launched a Software-as-a-Service platform for people to make a reservation and use the various services it offers.
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announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

CDK Global, will acquire ELEAD1ONE

synopsis: CDK Global, Inc., a leading enabler of automotive commerce, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ELEAD1ONE, the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,984.00)
CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: ELEAD1ONE
ELEAD1ONE is the leading provider of fully integrated CRM software solutions to automotive dealers, serving approximately 4,000 dealerships across North America. The ELEAD1ONE platform delivers a comprehensively featured customer experience through its solution suite.
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closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Auction123, Inc

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., announced that it has acquired Auction123, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to help dealers in selected vertical markets manage and feed inventory information to online marketplaces to drive more sales and leads.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an SaaS and marketing services to help dealers, manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets. Their products are powered by a proprietary data repository of original equipment and aftermarket electronic content. "
target: Auction123, Inc
Founded in 2001, Auction123, Inc is the leading provider of website development, inventory management, and online marketing solutions for dealerships of all categories including Automotive, RV & Camper, Powersports, Motorcycle, Marine, Trailer, Commercial Truck, and Aviation.
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$10
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Cargigi, Inc.

synopsis: eBay announced it has acquired Cargigi Inc., a provider of online advertising and marketing services for the auto industry. Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Cargigi, Inc.
Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites. Cargigi has acquired thousands of dealership clients nationally.
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closed 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

SEMA Data Co-Op, acquired PartsHub

synopsis: The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry, has acquired PartsHub, a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution.
buyer parent: Specialty Equipment Market Association
buyer: SEMA Data Co-Op
The SEMA Data Co-Op (SDC) is the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry. SDC provides product data for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers, and tens of millions of vehicle applications. "
target: PartsHub
PartsHub is a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution. Their solution allows users to easily organize their data and sell more products.
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closed 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

SEMA Data Co-Op, acquired PartsHub

synopsis: The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry, has acquired PartsHub, a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution.
buyer parent: Specialty Equipment Market Association
buyer: SEMA Data Co-Op
The SEMA Data Co-Op (SDC) is the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry. SDC provides product data for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers, and tens of millions of vehicle applications. "
target: PartsHub
PartsHub is a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution. Their solution allows users to easily organize their data and sell more products.
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