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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlantX, will acquire Bloombox Club

synopsis: PlantX, a Canadian platform for plant-based products, will acquire Bloombox Club, a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best plants available directly to their customer's door.
buyer: PlantX (CNSX:VEGA:$0.00)
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles. "
target: Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club is a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best and most interesting plants available directly to their customer's door.
price ($mm)
$11
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$3
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Northedge Capital Partners, acquired Lights4fun

synopsis: NorthEdge Capital, a Machester based private equity firm, has made a majority investment in Lights4fun to further expand the business’ existing market presence internationally. Headquartered in Harrogate, UK, Lights4fun is one of Europe’s leading e-commerce retailers of decorative lighting for home and garden.
buyer: Northedge Capital Partners
Headquartered in the UK, NorthEdge manages £650m of private equity funds aimed at lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions. They are looking to invest in like-minded businesses who have real ambition and the potential to shape global markets from the regional powerhouses. "
target: Lights4fun
UK-based Lights4fun is Europe's leading internet retailer of decorative lighting for home and garden. The company sells more than 700 decorative lighting products online, which include indoor and outdoor fairy lights, festoon lights, and seasonal lighting.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bygghemma Sverige AB, acquired Edututor Oy

synopsis: Bygghemma Finland has successfully acquired Edututor Oy, a leading online player in Finland with proprietary brands in grilling, LED lighting and kitchen products. Edututor runs the online stores Grillikauppa.com, LED-valot.fi and Egrillen.se, Elampan.se and Paista.fi / Paista.se.
buyer parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
buyer: Bygghemma Sverige AB (OM:BHG:$1,068.32)
Bygghemma Group is the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region. The group has eight offices in the Scandinavian countries and Finland, and is headquartered in Malmo. It operates the websites bygghemma.se, golvshop.se, badshop.se, and more. "
target: Edututor Oy
Edututor Oy is Finnish company established in 2010. Edututor runs the online stores Grillikauppa.com, LED-valot.fi and Egrillen.se, Elampan.se and Paista.fi / Paista.se. These brands specialize in grilling, LED lighting and kitchen products.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi, acquired PosterGully

synopsis: Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi, promoters of Asian Business Exhibitions and Conferences (ABEC), announced the acquisition of Delhi-based managed marketplace PosterGully in their individual capacity, a stakeholders' statement said. PosterGully enables artists and designers to seamlessly contribute and merchandise designs in a variety of products.
buyer: Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi
Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi are promoters of Asian Business Exhibitions and Conferences (ABEC). "
target: PosterGully
PosterGully is a fast growing online platform powered by thousands of artists and designers. It enables them, through automated self serving technology, to contribute and merchandise unique designs for products to consumers in India and globally.
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announced 2/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Shoply, will acquire Your Home Depot

synopsis: Shoply Limited is expanding its online shopping portfolio through the acquisition of the key assets of Your Home Depot. Your Home Depot is one of Australia's leading online home-wares and home appliances retailers.
buyer: Shoply (ASX:SHP:$2.51)
Shoply provides online Internet advertising services in Australia. It offers Footar, a digital search, content, and advertising delivery platform for the delivery of dynamic, targeted, interactive content, and/or advertising. The company also operates eljo.com.au, an online shopping destination. "
target: Your Home Depot
Your Home Depot is one of Australia's leading online home-wares and home appliances retailers. It offers kitchenware, dining, living, cooking, electrical appliances, and outdoor products. The company also provides products through its store in Sydney, Australia.
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closed 4/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Pera Bulvari, acquired Westwing Home & Living GmbH

synopsis: Pera Bulvari, an ecommerce company for home decor based in Turkey, acquired WestWing, Germany's first online shopping club for Home & Living.
buyer: Pera Bulvari
Pera Bulvari is an e-commerce company for home decor based in Turkey. Pera Bulvari was founded by Emre Kızıl. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Westwing Home & Living GmbH
Westwing is Germany's first online shopping club for Home & Living. Interior fans find Westwing home accessories and furniture at prices up to 70% compared to the recommended retail price of the manufacturer.
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closed 7/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Koto.com merged with Alice.com, Inc.,

synopsis: Alice.com, an e-commerce platform and online marketplace for household essentials, announced its merger with European company Koto.com, a Spanish company, expanding its groundbreaking direct-to-consumer online retail model to an international European audience.Spain will be the first country to launch in this worldwide expansion.
buyer: Alice.com, Inc.
Alice.com is an e-commerce platform and online marketplace for household essentials. It is a leading provider of online retail and interactive marketing services for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. "
target: Koto.com
Koto.com is an e-commerce company in Spain that offers discounted goods to consumers.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Grove Collaborative, acquired Darby Smart

synopsis: Grove Collaborative, a leading digital-first brand and e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care products, has acquired Darby Smart, a video commerce platform where people watch and shop their favorite brands and products.
buyer: Grove Collaborative
Launched in 2016, Grove Collaborative creates innovative natural products and offers a curated selection of healthy home essentials like cleaning supplies and personal care products. "
target: Darby Smart
Darby Smart is a video commerce platform where 35 million people watch and shop their favorite brands and products. Their users create videos in beauty, DIY and home decor so people can watch products come to life and see how real people use them.
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announced 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WeMall, will acquire Chilindo

synopsis: WeMall, a leading e-commerce platform in Thailand, will acquire Chilindo, an online auction site based in Hong Kong. Chilindo offers a wide variety of items that they put up for auction starting at only 1 Baht. Their products include apparel, electronics, toys, watches, furnishings, bicycles, and more.
buyer parent: Charoen Pokphand Group
buyer: WeMall
WeMall is a leading e-commerce platform in Thailand. WeMall offers a branded marketplace and retail destination for quality brands in electronic gadgets, smart phones, tablets, camera, home appliances, personal care, health and beauty products. "
target: Chilindo
Chilindo is an online auction site based in Hong Kong. Chilindo offers a wide variety of items that they put up for auction starting at only 1 Baht. They aim to make online shopping more fun and addictive. Their products include apparel, electronics, toys, watches, furnishings, bicycles, and more.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 5/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Airtasker Pty Ltd, acquired Zaarly

synopsis: Airtasker, a global marketplace for local services, has acquired Zaarly, an online marketplace for home service providers. Zaarly makes it easy for homeowners to hire professional service providers at fair prices. The platform allows users to hire people for interior painting, remodeling, house cleaning, HVAC maintenance, lawn care, and more.
buyer: Airtasker Pty Ltd (ASX:ART:$17.49)
Airtasker is a global marketplace for local services. Airtasker connects people who need to outsource tasks with people who are looking to earn money. Their platform allows users to find people for various tasks, including home cleaning, handyman jobs, admin work, photography and more. "
target: Zaarly
Zaarly is an online marketplace for home service providers. Zaarly makes it easy for homeowners to hire professional service providers at fair prices. The platform allows users to hire people for interior painting, remodeling, house cleaning, HVAC maintenance, lawn care, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.64
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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 (:$82.31)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll. "
target: Offerta Group AB
Offerta Group AB owns and operates an online platform for renovation, moving help, or cleaning purposes. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Kingfisher plc, acquired NeedHelp

synopsis: Kingfisher plc, a leading home improvement retailer in Europe, has acquired NeedHelp, one of Europe’s leading home improvement services marketplaces. NeedHelp connects customers who need home improvement help with vetted professional tradespeople. The platform allows users to find professionals for handiwork, gardening, moving, cleaning and more.
buyer: Kingfisher plc (LSE:KGF:$15,357.86)
Kingfisher is a leading home improvement retailer in Europe. Kingfisher operates 1,370 stores across Europe that offer home improvement products and services to consumers and trade professionals. Their retail brands include B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, TradePoint and Koçtaş. "
target: NeedHelp
NeedHelp is one of Europe’s leading home improvement services marketplaces. NeedHelp connects customers who need home improvement help with vetted professional tradespeople and other skilled experts. The platform allows users to find professionals for handiwork, gardening, moving, cleaning and more.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 7/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Duratex, acquired Viva Decora

synopsis: Duratex, the largest producer of wood panels in Brazil, has acquired Viva Decora, an online platform for interior decorating in Brazil. Viva Decora's marketplace offers furnishings, home appliances, and decorations for sale. The platform also provides blog posts with tips and ideas that inspire people to make their dream home.
buyer: Duratex (BOVESPA:DTEX3:$923.08)
Duratex is the largest producer of wood panels in Brazil. Duratex's products are used for furniture, frames, and more. The company also manufactures ceramic tiles, faucets, shower heads, kitchen sinks, and more through it's Ceusa, Deca and Hydra brands. "
target: Viva Decora
Viva Decora is an online platform for interior decorating in Brazil. Viva Decora's marketplace offers furnishings, home appliances, and decorations for sale. The platform also provides blog posts with tips and ideas that inspire people to make their dream home.
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closed 6/26/2020 via Company Press Release

CLSA Capital Partners, acquired Assist Inc.

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

Updater Inc., acquired Bridgevine Inc.

synopsis: Updater, a platform that makes moving easier by allowing users to transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, all on one platform, has acquired Bridgevine, a leading provider of technology for home subscription sign-ups, and associated concierge offerings.
buyer: Updater Inc. (ASX:UPD:$0.91)
Updater makes moving easier by allowing users to transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, all on one platform. Through their partnerships with over 2,000 real estate companies across the country, they help millions of Americans enjoy a better moving experience every year. "
target: Bridgevine Inc.
Bridgevine, Inc. is a leading provider of technology for home subscription sign-ups, and associated concierge offerings. Bridgevine builds and distributes technology to enable smooth transfers of internet, cable, satellite, home security, and energy services nationwide.
price ($mm)
$75
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Hippo Insurance Services, acquired Sheltr

synopsis: Hippo, the high-growth company that’s transforming home insurance and ownership, announced its acquisition of Sheltr, a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs.
buyer: Hippo Insurance Services
Hippo Insurance is on a mission to transform home insurance for the modern household. Hippo allows homeowners to get a quote and purchase home insurance online in 60 seconds or less, save up to 25 percent compared with traditional insurers, and obtain smarter coverage for modern households. "
target: Sheltr
Sheltr is a platform that makes it easy for homeowners to care for their homes. Sheltr connects customers with trained maintenance professionals who provide its home wellness checkups to prevent small issues from becoming expensive repairs and costly claims.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Baloise Group, acquired Devis.ch SA

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

Happy Helper A/S, acquired Cleady ApS

synopsis: Happy Helper, the leading Danish platform for on-demand home services, has bought the activities of their competitor and Denmark's second largest player Cleady. Cleady is the leading Danish platform for making connections between individuals looking for help in the home with top-quality, pre-screened and independent service people.
buyer: Happy Helper A/S (CPSE:HAPPY:$0.00)
Happy Helper is the leading danish platform for on-demand home services, having connected over 16.500 households looking for home cleaning services, with more than 3500 top-quality, pre-screened independent cleaners - or as we call them "helpers"​. "
target: Cleady ApS
Cleady is the leading Danish platform for making connections between individuals looking for help in the home with top-quality, pre-screened and independent service people. From cleaning at home to handyman services to match Cleady thousands of customers every week with trusted professionals.
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$0.02
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeSquare, acquired Hinged

synopsis: Valley128 Holdings, LLC, an investment holding company that owns a controlling interest in HomeSquare, has acquired Hinged. Hinged owns and operates an innovative, cloud-based platform that provides homeowners with an easy to use portal to manage their homes and connects them with leading home service providers primarily in Fairfield County.
buyer: HomeSquare
HomeSquare has offices in Stamford, CT and Scarsdale & Pleasantville, NY, serving clients throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties. HomeSquare’s services include handyman services, tailored home maintenance programs like HomeSquare Essentials as well as home renovations, and emergency response."
target: Hinged
Based in Westport CT, Hinged owns and operates an innovative, cloud-based platform that provides homeowners with an easy to use portal to manage their homes and connects them with leading home service providers primarily in Fairfield County.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Quikr, acquired Zefo India

synopsis: Quikr India Pvt. Ltd, a free classifieds and online marketplace in India, has acquired Zefo, an Indian eCommerce platform giving buyers and sellers an absolutely hassle free used furniture shopping experience. Zefo enables people to sell and get cash upfront for their products within minutes.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, is India’s largest platform that is used by over 30 million unique users a month. It is present in 1200 cities in India and operates several large classifieds businesses. "
target: Zefo India
Zefo is an Indian eCommerce platform giving buyers and sellers an absolutely hassle free used furniture shopping experience. Zefo enables people to sell and get cash upfront for their products within minutes. Zefo offers sofas, beds, tables, chairs, TVs, washing machines, microwaves, and more.
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$29
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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlantX, will acquire Bloombox Club

synopsis: PlantX, a Canadian platform for plant-based products, will acquire Bloombox Club, a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best plants available directly to their customer's door.
buyer: PlantX (CNSX:VEGA:$0.00)
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles. "
target: Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club is a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best and most interesting plants available directly to their customer's door.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$3
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3.5x
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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlantX, will acquire Bloombox Club

synopsis: PlantX, a Canadian platform for plant-based products, will acquire Bloombox Club, a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best plants available directly to their customer's door.
buyer: PlantX (CNSX:VEGA:$0.00)
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles. "
target: Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club is a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best and most interesting plants available directly to their customer's door.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$3
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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlantX, will acquire Bloombox Club

synopsis: PlantX, a Canadian platform for plant-based products, will acquire Bloombox Club, a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best plants available directly to their customer's door.
buyer: PlantX (CNSX:VEGA:$0.00)
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles. "
target: Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club is a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best and most interesting plants available directly to their customer's door.
price ($mm)
$11
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$3
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closed 5/19/2021 via BusinessWire

goPuff, acquired Fancy Delivery Inc.

synopsis: GoPuff, the go-to platform for consumers’ immediate everyday needs, has acquired UK-based Fancy, a last-mile delivery platform that gets consumers their groceries and daily essentials in 30 minutes. The acquisition is in line with Gopuff’s plans to significantly invest in new international markets and expand its global operations team.
buyer: goPuff
Gopuff is the go-to solution for immediate everyday needs, fulfilling customer orders of cleaning and home products, over-the-counter medications, baby and pet products, food and drinks, and in some markets, alcohol - in just minutes. "
target: Fancy Delivery Inc.
Based in the UK, Fancy is an on-demand delivery solution for groceries and daily essentials. Hyperlocal dark stores act as micro-fulfillment centers, allowing Fancy to deliver thousands of products straight to users' doors, in under 30 minutes, for local store prices.
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announced 5/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Glovo, will acquire Ehrana

synopsis: Spanish start-up Glovo, an on-demand courier service, announced it would acquire Ehrana, one of the largest food delivery providers in Slovenia. Ehrana was established in 2010 and it has more than 270,000 users, 500 partner restaurants and operates in 32 Slovenian cities and towns.
buyer: Glovo
Glovo is a Spain-based app that allows users to buy, collect and send any product within the same city at any moment. Glovo’s on-demand mobile application connects customers with independent local couriers, who acquire goods from any restaurant or shop in a city and also deliver urgent packages. "
target: Ehrana
Ehrana is one of the largest food delivery providers in Slovenia. The Ehrana platform was established in 2010 and it has more than 270,000 users, 500 partner restaurants and operates in 32 Slovenian cities and towns.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pellegrini, acquired MyMenu

synopsis: Pellegrini, an Italian provider of catering services, has acquired a majority stake in MyMenu, an online food delivery service in Italy. MyMenu enables their customers to easily order their favorite dishes online and have it delivered directly to their home or office. The platform features foods from the best restaurants across Italy.
buyer: Pellegrini
Pellegrini is an Italian provider of catering services. Pellegrini serves 40 million meals a year in more than 500 service areas in companies, religious communities, health facilities, and schools. They offer healthy, tasty and wholesome meals created by experienced chefs. "
target: MyMenu
MyMenu is an online food delivery service in Italy. MyMenu enables their customers to easily order their favorite dishes online and have it delivered directly to their home or office. The platform features foods from the best restaurants in Milan, Bologna, Padua, Modena, Brescia and Verona.
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closed 12/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

EMERGE Commerce Inc., acquired TruLocal Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based EMERGE Commerce Ltd. has acquired truLOCAL Inc., a market leading, direct-to-consumer, locally sourced meat subscription service in Canada. The acquisition provides EMERGE with its first monthly recurring subscription offering, premium customer base, and highly strategic food technology platform.
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc. (TSXV:ECOM:$6.83)
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers. "
target: TruLocal Inc.
Based in Ontario, truLOCAL is a tech-enabled startup and online marketplace that connects health-conscious consumers to local suppliers. truLOCAL's marketplace allows local meat suppliers to sell their products online, allowing anyone within their province to see their offerings.
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$8.45
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closed 11/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Your Fare, Inc., acquired Pronto Inc.

synopsis: Austin-based Your Fare, an online ordering third-party delivery management platform for restaurants, and Pronto, an online ordering solution, are offering Texas restaurant customers discounted access to their platforms to provide robust, complementary support for online orders.
buyer: Your Fare, Inc.
Your Fare, a leading online ordering management solution for restaurants, integrates multiple third-party delivery services into one simple, user-friendly platform. Your Fare works directly with restaurants to create a customized strategy for utilizing online ordering platforms. "
target: Pronto Inc.
Pronto is an online ordering solution that compliments third-party delivery services by offering restaurants an online ordering platform directly on their website. With no commission or credit card fees, Pronto saves money for both the customer and restaurant owners.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Northedge Capital Partners, acquired Lights4fun

synopsis: NorthEdge Capital, a Machester based private equity firm, has made a majority investment in Lights4fun to further expand the business’ existing market presence internationally. Headquartered in Harrogate, UK, Lights4fun is one of Europe’s leading e-commerce retailers of decorative lighting for home and garden.
buyer: Northedge Capital Partners
Headquartered in the UK, NorthEdge manages £650m of private equity funds aimed at lower mid-market buy-out and development capital transactions. They are looking to invest in like-minded businesses who have real ambition and the potential to shape global markets from the regional powerhouses. "
target: Lights4fun
UK-based Lights4fun is Europe's leading internet retailer of decorative lighting for home and garden. The company sells more than 700 decorative lighting products online, which include indoor and outdoor fairy lights, festoon lights, and seasonal lighting.
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closed 10/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nestlé S.A., acquired Freshly Inc.

synopsis: Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has acquired Freshly, a weekly subscription service for fresh, chef-cooked meals. Freshly offers healthy and easy to prep meals that are delivered directly to their customers' doors. Their menu includes chicken livorno, scicilian-style chicken parm, steak peppercorn, and much more.
buyer: Nestlé S.A. (SWX:NESN:$97,045.48)
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. Nestlé's portfolio covers almost every food and beverage category, offering products and services for all stages of life. Their brands include Gerber, Poland Spring, Cheerios, KitKat, Dreyers, Nescafe, and more. "
target: Freshly Inc.
Freshly is a weekly subscription service for fresh, chef-cooked meals. Freshly offers healthy and easy to prep meals that are delivered directly to their customers' doors. Their menu includes chicken livorno, scicilian-style chicken parm, steak peppercorn, baked turkey meatballs, and much more.
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$798*
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$430
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announced 6/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Just Eat Takeaway.com, will acquire GrubHub, Inc.

synopsis: Netherlands-based Just Eat Takeaway.com, a leading online food delivery marketplace, has reached an agreement to acquire Grubhub in the U.S. in an all-share deal. Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners.
buyer: Just Eat Takeaway.com (ENXTAM:TKWY:$468.60)
Based in the Netherlands, Takeaway.com is a leading online food delivery marketplace, focused on connecting consumers and restaurants through its platform in 10 European countries and Vietnam. Takeaway.com offers an online marketplace where supply and demand for food delivery and ordering meet. "
target: GrubHub, Inc. (GRUB:$1,351.36)
Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners. Grubhub features over 300,000 restaurants and is proud to partner with more than 200,000 of these restaurants in over 4,000 U.S. cities.
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$7,232 [$7,428]
rev ($mm)
$1,351
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
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126.1x
announced 6/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Facedrive, will purchase foodora Canada from foodora

synopsis: Facedrive Inc., the first Canadian peer-to-peer, eco-friendly and socially responsible ridesharing network, is to acquire certain assets of foodora Inc. (foodora Canada). Foodora is an online food delivery brand which offers meals from over 9,000 selected restaurants in several countries worldwide.
buyer: Facedrive (TSXV:FD:$0.72)
Facedrive is the first Canadian peer-to-peer ridesharing company that currently operates in Toronto/GTA, Hamilton, London and Guelph, ON. A unique people and planet-first ridesharing platform, Facedrive contributes a portion of each ride towards tree planting, done locally within the city/province. "
seller parent: Delivery Hero
seller: foodora
The acquisition includes the assets of Foodora Canada. Foodora is an online food delivery brand in the Nordics which offers meals from over 9,000 selected restaurants in several countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$0.37
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closed 4/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Home Bistro merged with Gratitude Health, Inc.,

synopsis: Gratitude Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Home Bistro, Inc., a direct-to-consumer, online prepared meal-delivery company, in an all-stock transaction. Home Bistro provides high quality, direct-to-consumer, ready-made meals at www.homebistro.com, and restaurant quality meats and seafood through its Colorado Prime brand.
buyer: Gratitude Health, Inc. (OTCPK:GRTD:$0.03)
Gratitude Health, Inc. is a beverage manufacturer and marketer providing organic, functional drink offerings specifically intended to promote and support nutrition for healthy aging. Its lineup of products includes its RTD Dragon Well Green Teas and "Keto Friendly" meal-replacement shakes. "
target: Home Bistro
Home Bistro is a direct-to-consumer, online prepared meal-delivery company. Home Bistro provides high quality, direct-to-consumer, ready-made meals at www.homebistro.com, and restaurant quality meats and seafood through its Colorado Prime brand.
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closed 4/8/2020 via Reuters

iFood, acquired Domicilios

synopsis: Brazil delivery startup iFood announced it had bought a controlling stake in Colombian rival Domicilios.com as it expands in the region. Domicilios.com is an online food ordering service based in Bogotá that enables its users to order and get food delivered from a range of local restuarants.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: iFood
iFood, the leader in online food delivery in Brazil, is one of the most innovative foodtechs in the world. Based in Brazil, it is also present in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. "
target parent: Delivery Hero
target: Domicilios
Domicilios.com is an online food ordering service that enables its users to order and get food delivered from a range of local restuarants. They are based in Bogotá, Colombia.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Zomato, purchased Food Delivery Business in India from Uber Eats

synopsis: Zomato, one of the largest food apps in India, announced that it has acquired Uber’s food delivery business in India in an all-stock transaction. Uber Eats is an online food ordering and delivery platform. Uber Eats allows consumers to easily order food from their favorite local restaurants and have it delivered right to their door.
buyer: Zomato
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app, providing in-depth information for over 1 million restaurants across 24 countries. Zomato is used by consumers globally to discover, rate, and review restaurants, as well as create their own personal networks to give trusted recommendations. "
seller parent: Uber Technologies, Inc.
seller: Uber Eats
Uber Eats is an online food ordering and delivery platform. Uber Eats allows consumers to easily order food from their favorite local restaurants and have it delivered right to their door. Users can order on the Uber Eats website or through the Uber Eats smartphone app.
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closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Delivery Hero, acquired Honest Food Company GmbH

synopsis: Delivery Hero has acquired Honest Food Company GmbH, a company that provides online food delivery services. Honest Food Company is Europe's leading "Ghost Restaurant"​ chain. Each virtual brand is the result of thousands of hours of rigorous testing and development by the most talented chefs, using the most fresh and exciting ingredients.
buyer: Delivery Hero (DB:DHER:$1,972.13)
Founded in Berlin in 2011, Delivery Hero is an online food-ordering service operating worldwide in 40+ countries. They promote delivery service in the digital age, helping customers find their favorite foods easily and conveniently from home, from work, or on the road. "
target: Honest Food Company GmbH
Honest Food Company GmbH provides online food delivery services. Honest Food Company is Europe's leading "Ghost Restaurant"​ chain. Each virtual brand is the result of thousands of hours of rigorous testing and development by the most talented chefs, using the most fresh and exciting ingredients.
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cook it, will acquire MissFresh Inc.

synopsis: Cook it, a ready-to-cook meal company in Canada, will acquire MissFresh from Metro inc., a major Canadian food distribution company. MissFresh is a Canadian company that helps people lead a healthier lifestyle by making eating healthy at home easy and accessible. MissFresh delivers fresh ingredients and unique recipes to doorsteps every week.
buyer: Cook it
Cook it is a ready-to-cook meal company in Canada. Cook it's mission is to reduce food waste and to take away the inconvenience associated with weekly meal planning. The company delivers incredibly delicious and easily prepared meals that everyone can proudly cook. "
target parent: Metro Inc.
target: MissFresh Inc.
MissFresh is a Canadian company that strives to help people lead a healthier lifestyle by making eating healthy at home easy and accessible to everyone. MissFresh delivers fresh ingredients and unique recipes to doorsteps every week.
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closed 10/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Supermercato24, acquired Szopi.pl

synopsis: Supermercato24, the Italian same-day grocery delivery service, has acquired Szopi.pl, an on-demand grocery delivery service in Poland. Szopi.pl provides a convenient online grocery shopping experience. Their platform allows users to shop at large grocery chains and local shops and have their products delivered to their door within 60 minutes.
buyer: Supermercato24
Supermercato24 is an online grocery delivery service in Italy. Their mobile app allows users to buy thousands of products from the best supermarket chains. Supermercato24's network of 1,800 couriers ensures that all orders are delivered on the same day in under an hour. "
target: Szopi.pl
Szopi.pl is an on-demand grocery delivery service in Poland. Szopi.pl provides a convenient online grocery shopping experience. Their platform allows users to shop at large grocery chains and local shops and have their products delivered to their door within 60 minutes.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Just-Eat Spain S.L., acquired Canary Flash

synopsis: Just Eat, the company dedicated to the sector of food delivery, has acquired the platform Canary Flash (Canary Delivery Company SL). Canary Flash is dedicated to food delivery service from various restaurants in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
buyer parent: Just Eat
buyer: Just-Eat Spain S.L.
Just Eat Spain is an online food ordering and delivery service. Just Eat leads the food delivery market in Spain in both orders and number of restaurants. The company began operating in Spain in March 2010 and currently covers 95% of the national territory. "
target: Canary Flash
Canary Delivery Company SL, under the Canary Flash brand, is dedicated to food delivery service from various restaurants in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This company was born with a clear objective: local specialization.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Delivery Hero, acquired Foody

synopsis: Delivery Hero, one of the biggest online food ordering and delivery marketplaces in the world, has acquired Foody, an online food ordering service based in Cyprus. Foody allows users to order all types of food from over 600 restaurants and coffee shops, including American, Indian, Asian, Mexican, and more.
buyer: Delivery Hero (DB:DHER:$1,972.13)
Founded in Berlin in 2011, Delivery Hero is an online food-ordering service operating worldwide in 40+ countries. They promote delivery service in the digital age, helping customers find their favorite foods easily and conveniently from home, from work, or on the road. "
target: Foody
Foody is an online food ordering service based in Cyprus. Foody offers delivery and takeaway in all regions of the island. Foody allows users to order all types of food from over 600 restaurants and coffee shops, including American, Indian, Asian, Mexican, and more.
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announced 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., will acquire Dailyhotel

synopsis: Yanolja Co., South Korea’s leading accommodation booking site operator, will acquire Dailyhotel, the country’s largest booking platform for luxury hotels and restaurants, as part of efforts to further diversify its business portfolio to transform into a comprehensive leisure platform provider. 
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Dailyhotel
Dailyhotel is South Korea's online and mobile reservation site for about 400,000 hotels in 210 countries, as well as 4,700 pensions and 1,000 fine-dining restaurants. With an outstanding service and efficiency, it is the first and the best mobile hotel and restaurant booking service in Korea.
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closed 8/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Paytronix, acquired Open Dining

synopsis: Paytronix Systems, Inc., developer of the most advanced digital guest experience platform, announced the acquisition of Open Dining, the leading provider of ordering and delivery for small-to-medium-sized restaurants. As a result of the acquisition, Open Dining will now be known as Paytronix Order & Delivery,
buyer: Paytronix
Paytronix is a provider of SaaS customer experience management solutions for restaurants and convenience stores. Through its innovative software design and integrations, Paytronix empowers brands, giving them the flexibility to deliver unique, revenue-enhancing guest experiences. "
target: Open Dining
Open Dining is the leading provider of ordering and delivery for small-to-medium-sized restaurants. Their platform is designed to make ordering simple and easy for customers, so restaurants get as many orders as possible. It makes it simple to keep in touch with customers and keep them coming back.
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