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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Houses.com

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Houses.com, one of the world's largest real estate websites.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Houses.com
Houses.com is one of the world's largest real estate websites. Search houses for sale, apartment rentals, foreclosures, senior housing and vacation properties today. Search millions of listings from around the world and find your new dream house today.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire Homes.com, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, will acquire Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises. Homes.com is a well-recognized residential property listing and marketing portal that supports over 500,000 residential agents and brokers in the home sale process.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Homes.com, Inc.
Homes.com connects consumers with real estate professionals through a simply smarter home search experience. The company offers real estate professionals brand and property advertising, search engine marketing, and instant response lead generation to help them succeed online.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, acquired Idealista S.A.U.

synopsis: EQT Partners has bought Idealista, a Madrid-based property classifieds site, from Apax Partners. The deal values Idealista at more than five times what rival private equity firm Apax, its current owner, valued the company at when it bought a majority stake in 2015. Idealista has more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
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$1,544
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announced 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Desjardins Group, will acquire Purplebricks Canada

synopsis: Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, has reached an agreement with Purplebricks Group plc to acquire its Canadian holding company that operates Purplebricks Canada and DuProprio, both real estate agencies based in Canada.
buyer: Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $326.9 billion. It's the leading mortgage and home insurance provider in Quebec and a top three property and casualty insurer in Ontario. "
target parent: Purplebricks Group PLC
target: Purplebricks Canada (PURP.L:$124.39)
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective.
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$45
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fit Realty merged with Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC,

synopsis: Marietta-based Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S., has opened a Cartersville office as a result of a merger with Fit Realty, an online platform for buying and selling homes based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
buyer: Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC
Atlanta Communities is the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S. In 2019, the firm had over $2.5 billion in sales and more than 8,400 properties sold. "
target: Fit Realty
Fit Realty provides an online platform for buying and selling homes. The company is based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Emerging Markets Property Group, purchased Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico Business from Lamudi

synopsis: Emerging Markets Property Group, the Dubai-based parent company of property portal Bayut, acquired Lamudi Global's operations in the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico. Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets.
buyer: Emerging Markets Property Group
Emerging Markets Property Group operates leading classifieds platforms in several countries, including Bayut.com in UAE, Zameen.com in Pakistan and BProperty.com in Bangladesh. Emerging Markets Property Group was formerly known as Zamzama Property Group. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets. The website offers sellers buyers, landlords and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

99.co, acquired iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com

synopsis: 99.co announced its acquisition of REA Group’s consumer brands, iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia. iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
buyer: 99.co
99.co is a geo-spatial search engine for property. With over 140,000 authentic listings sorted by robust algorithms, 99.co is the fastest and smartest portal for finding property in Singapore, complemented by a great customer service team. They seek to re-invent the way people discover great homes. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com
iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on developing and operating leading real estate portals and delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Heise RegioConcept, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH

synopsis: Heise RegioConcept, Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien, Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture.
buyer parent: Heise Medien Gruppe
buyer: Heise RegioConcept
Heise RegioConcept is Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing. They make sure that clients are found everywhere. They take care of clients’ optimal visibility in directories, homepage, Google ranking, social media presence and company app. "
target: Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH
Wiener Wohnnet Medien is Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture. The company sees itself as a hub and intermediary between industry, trade, craft and end consumers - both in print and on the Web.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

AVIV Group, will acquire MeilleursAgents

synopsis: Based in Berlin, The AVIV Group, a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE, will acquire Paris-based MeilleursAgents. Property owners in France can have their property valued for free within minutes online and can, if they also wish to sell it, search for and get in contact with the relevant real estate agent through MeilleursAgents.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: AVIV Group
The Germany-based AVIV Group, an Axel Springer subsidiary, combines the digital activities in real estate, car, and generalist classifieds in Germany (Immowelt), France (SeLoger, Logic-Immo, Car&Boat Media), Belgium (Immoweb), and Israel (Yad2), and is one of the biggest digital classified players. "
target: MeilleursAgents
France-based MeilleursAgents is the # 1 online digital real estate platform that helps individuals buy and sell real estate at the right price. MeilleursAgents have been producing transparency on market prices and the activity of real estate agents.
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$222
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mubawab S.L., purchased Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria Verticals from Jumia House

synopsis: Mubawab, the leading real estate site in Morocco, has bought Rocket Internet-backed Jumia House verticals in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Mubawab S.L.
Mubawab is Morocco’s largest property portal. It has grown to become the largest real estate vertical in the country, expanding operations to several cities and registering strong growth across all metrics, including revenue. "
seller parent: Jumia
seller: Jumia House
Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property. The acquired verticals are in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is ranked as one of the top four property verticals in these countries.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bayut, purchased Lamudi UAE, Saudi, & Jordan from Lamudi

synopsis: Bayut, one the leading real estate portal in the United Arab Emirates, has acquired Rocket Internet’s Lamudi in UAE, Saudi, & Jordan. Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Bayut
Bayut is one the leading real estate portals in the United Arab Emirates. It is owned by Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG). Bayut.com is a pioneering combination of unbeatable UAE real estate database and an extremely user friendly outlook. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East. Lamudi operates in Saudi Arabia as Lamudi.sa and was then launched in Jodan as Lamudi.jo and in 2015 in UAE as Lamudi.ae.
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announced 4/8/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, will acquire JRD Group

synopsis: Middle East real estate classifieds website Property Finder has signed an agreement to acquire its competitor JRD Group, a UAE-based real estate technology provider and owner of property portal Justproperty.com and Propspace, a prominent broker CRM solutions used by real estate professionals.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target parent: iMENA Group
target: JRD Group
Based in Dubai, JRD Group is a software enterprise dedicated to innovating real estate technology. It owns and operates real estate portals across the MENA region under the JustProperty.com umbrella and a proprietary enterprise real estate software platform - PropSpace.com.
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announced 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Singapore Estate Agents Association, will acquire SoReal Prop

synopsis: The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) announced that it will buy a 51% stake in SoReal Prop. SoReal Prop is Singapore's online property platform. The platform serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
buyer: Singapore Estate Agents Association
The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) was formed to represent the Estate Agencies and Salespersons in Singapore. With the support from Council for Estate Agencies and the major Estate Agencies, SEAA aims to be a cohesively strong voice for real estate agencies and salespersons. "
target parent: PropNex Realty
target: SoReal Prop
Headquartered in Singapore, SoReal Prop’s initiative is to improve the real estate industry and provide value adding services to their clients. Their platform, which both brokers and consumers benefit from, serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 1/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Groupe LFPI, acquired Digit RE Group

synopsis: LFPI, an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager in France, will become the majority shareholder of Digit RE Group, a French digital real estate company. Digit RE Group manages and assists real estate companies in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies.
buyer: Groupe LFPI
The LFPI Group, based in France, is an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager. LFPI invests in private equity, private debt, real estate, as well as asset management investing in Europe, North America and Africa with a long-term and prudent investment strategy. "
target parent: Groupe Artémis
target: Digit RE Group
France-based Digit RE Group manages and assists the real estate companies of the Artemis Groups in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies. Digit RE Group seeks to boost the growth and profitability of each of its subsidiaries.
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$183
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

BProperty.com Limited, acquired Lamudi Bangladesh

synopsis: bproperty.com, the Bangladesh's leading real estate marketplace, and one-stop real estate solution platform, announced that it has acquired Lamudi.com.bd, another property portal in Bangladesh. Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh.
buyer: BProperty.com Limited
bproperty.com is the largest real estate market place in Bangladesh. Being an e-commerce property portal, they cater to the needs of those seeking real estate services, with a promise to deliver a high class service and make the house hunting and renting / buying process easier than ever. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Bangladesh
Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh available in 28 countries, to give international house-hunters a free mobile platform to buy, rent or sell real estate.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Quikr, acquired India Property Online Private Limited

synopsis: Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, announced the acquisition of India Property Online Private Limited, a leading full-stack real estate platform based out of Chennai, India. The move is another important step in Quikr’s strategy of building transactions on top of classifieds.
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 parent: Mayfield Fund
target: India Property Online Private Limited
India Property Online Pvt. Ltd. is a leading full-stack player in the online real estate space in the online real estate space in South India. The platform has over 5 million registered users with over 600000 property listings and 8000+ builders and agents using the platform to market properties.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Houses.com

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Houses.com, one of the world's largest real estate websites.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Houses.com
Houses.com is one of the world's largest real estate websites. Search houses for sale, apartment rentals, foreclosures, senior housing and vacation properties today. Search millions of listings from around the world and find your new dream house today.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire Homes.com, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, will acquire Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises. Homes.com is a well-recognized residential property listing and marketing portal that supports over 500,000 residential agents and brokers in the home sale process.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Homes.com, Inc.
Homes.com connects consumers with real estate professionals through a simply smarter home search experience. The company offers real estate professionals brand and property advertising, search engine marketing, and instant response lead generation to help them succeed online.
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announced 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire Homesnap

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, is to acquire Homesnap, an industry-leading provider of technology solutions to the real estate industry.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Homesnap
Homesnap’s flagship professional product, Homesnap Pro, is a free software application for real estate agents to view and manage property listings, communicate with clients, receive market alerts and schedule showings on their mobile devices.
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$250
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Houses.com

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Houses.com, one of the world's largest real estate websites.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Houses.com
Houses.com is one of the world's largest real estate websites. Search houses for sale, apartment rentals, foreclosures, senior housing and vacation properties today. Search millions of listings from around the world and find your new dream house today.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

CoStar Group, acquired Emporis

synopsis: Commercial real estate data giant CoStar Group has acquired real estate data company Emporis, a move that will boost its European presence. Germany-based Emporis has data on 700,000 buildings records across 100 countries. Emporis collects data on buildings of high public and economic value, connects them with involved companies.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Emporis
Emporis is a global provider of building information. Emporis collects data on buildings of high public and economic value, connects them with involved companies and sets standards for this information.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Ten-X

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, has acquired Ten-X, a leading, best-in-class platform for digital commercial real estate transactions. Together, Ten-X and CoStar plan to create a new end-to-end commercial real estate platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Ten-X
Ten-X is the leading end-to-end transaction platform for Commercial Real Estate (CRE), powering more than 90% of all online CRE sales. Ten-X's platform empowers brokers, sellers, and buyers with data-driven technology and marketing tools to expand market visibility and decrease time to close.
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$190
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announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
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$588
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announced 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire STR Global, Ltd.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire STR. STR was founded as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing hotels in over 180 countries.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
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closed 6/20/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) an online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities, most of which are multi-year, to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Off Campus Partners, LLC
Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) is a leading online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
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closed 11/9/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Cozy

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Cozy Services, Ltd., the leading online property management service for landlords and renters.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Cozy
Cozy is the leading online property management service for landlords and renters. Cozy makes renting easier, more secure and more transparent, with simple rent payments, online rental applications, secure tenant screening and renters insurance.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Realla Ltd

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading global provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces has acquired Realla, the UK's largest public portal specialised in commercial property. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, an all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Realla Ltd
Realla is a free-to-list search engine for commercial property. It displays the largest public index of available commercial real estate in the UK. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, which provides a dedicated, all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
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announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired LandWatch LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired LandWatch.com from DataSphere Technologies, Inc. LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms and ranches. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: DataSphere Technologies, Inc.
target: LandWatch LLC
LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale, development sites and homesites for vacation, recreation, or investment purposes. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 4/1/2014 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Apartments.com

synopsis: Classified Ventures, LLC, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and rentals category, announced that the sale of its Apartments.com business to CoStar Group, Inc., has been completed. The Apartments.com business includes category-leading sites such as Apartments.com, RentalHomesPlus.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Classified Ventures, LLC
target: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is a national online resource for individuals looking for an apartment whether it is down the street or across the country. Apartments.com offers renters one of the most comprehensive databases of millions apartments around the country.
price ($mm)
$585
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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closed 10/26/2011 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired Virtual Premise, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., commercial real estate's leading provider of information and analytic services, announced the acquisition of Virtual Premise, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based real estate information management solutions.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Virtual Premise, Inc.
Virtual Premise, Inc. provides real estate information management solutions for corporations, retailers, landlords and commercial real estate service providers. Virtual Premise offers a smart, easy way to collect, manage and report on complex real estate information from anywhere, at any time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14 [$14]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired LoopNet, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading commercial real estate information company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of LoopNet, Inc., the leading online commercial real estate marketplace. LoopNet.com is the industry's largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace with 5.8 million registered members.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet is a leading commercial real estate information services provider offering a suite of products and services tailored to the national and local needs of the commercial investments industry. LoopNet operates the largest and most heavily trafficked commercial real estate listing service online.
price ($mm)[EV]
$752 [$654]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
30.3x
closed 5/5/2004 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Peer Market Research, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. CSGP, the leading provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry in the U.S. and U.K., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Peer Market Research, Inc. (PeerMark), an online provider of commercial real estate information in Nashville and Memphis, TN.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
Realty Information Group provides information on office and industrial space for the commercial real estate industry. Through its software products, the company's clients can access its database of office and industrial space in more than 140,000 buildings, information on 120,000 tenants, and listi "
target: Peer Market Research, Inc.
PeerMark provides the most comprehensive market data for commercial real estate professionals. PeerMark currently produces reports on the industrial, land, multifamily, office, retail and service sectors.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

RefineRE, acquired BenchCore LLC

synopsis: RefineRE, Inc. has acquired BenchCore LLC, a corporate real estate benchmarking company, and will add its data and services to RefineRE’s platform for corporate real estate occupiers. BenchCore aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies and enables them to deploy their real estate while decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
buyer: RefineRE
RefineRE is a property technology company that provides user-friendly tools to solve complex challenges. RefineRE’s Portfolio Intelligence platform allows brokers to leverage big data, machine learning, and automated processes to create actionable insight, reduce risk and drive strategic objectives."
target: BenchCore LLC
BenchCore is a corporate real estate benchmarking company that aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies so that they can better deploy their real estate. Their online tool provides immediate and valuable guidance to corporate real estate executives focused on portfolio management.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Real Capital Analytics, Inc., acquired Datscha AB

synopsis: Real Capital Analytics, a global property data provider, has acquired Datscha from Stronghold Invest, an investment company in Sweden. Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights.
buyer: Real Capital Analytics, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is a global research and consulting firm focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. "
target parent: Stronghold Invest AB
target: Datscha AB
Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights that enable businesses to improve efficiency and uncover more deals.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2014 via Market Wire

Altus Group Limited, acquired RealNet Canada Inc.

synopsis: Altus Group Limited announced that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company. Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada and serves over 45,000 industry professionals.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$469.28)
Altus Group is a leading provider of independent commercial real estate consulting and advisory services, software and data solutions. They operate five Business Units: Research, Valuation and Advisory; ARGUS Software; Property Tax Consulting; Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics. "
target: RealNet Canada Inc.
Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada. RealNet offers a comprehensive suite of services including independent property market research and real time interactive analytics tools.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

DMG Information, will acquire Xceligent, Inc.

synopsis: DMG information has agreed to partner with Xceligent, Inc.’s founder and management team to purchase the company from LoopNet. Xceligent is a provider of fully researched information and marketing tools to companies involved in buying, selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial real estate.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Information
DMG Information invests in and manages B2B information companies. Its portfolio comprises high-growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses. The priority for new investment is given to namely real estate, mapping and geospatial, risk management, financial services and energy markets. "
target parent: LoopNet, Inc.
target: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Catylist

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Catylist
Catylist builds customized commercial real estate technology, tailored to local markets. They create customized listings and research databases that serve as the most trusted sources for CRE information in every market. The commercial listing products serve more than 50 markets in North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

CREtech, acquired RE:Tech

synopsis: CREtech (cretech.com), the largest event, data and content platform covering the commercial real estate tech industry, announced the acquisition of RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
buyer parent: The News Funnel
buyer: CREtech
CREtech is the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry. The platform features the most well attended trade shows in the industry, hand selected daily news, the largest directory of tech startups serving the industry and industry leading research. "
target: RE:Tech
RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Trepp, LLC, acquired Commercial Real Estate Direct

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), the subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp is a provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp provides primary and secondary market participants with the tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies. "
target: Commercial Real Estate Direct
Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), is a subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets. CREDirect provides the most up-to-date market intelligence on the mortgage business, equity raising, investment sales and CMBS.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Zywave, Inc, acquired Advisen Ltd.

synopsis: Insurance technology provider, Zywave, has acquired Advisen, the foremost provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial Property and Casualty insurance (P&C) market. The acquisition reinforces Zywave’s leadership position in the (P&C) market, both in the United States and Europe.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Zywave, Inc
Zywave leads the insurance tech industry, fueling business growth for its partners with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available. "
target: Advisen Ltd.
Advisen is the leading provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial property and casualty insurance market. Through Web Connectivity Ltd., Advisen provides messaging services, business consulting, and technical solutions to streamline and automate insurance transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

VivaReal, acquired Geoimovel

synopsis: VivaReal, a real estate site in Brazil, acquired 100 percent of Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda, a Brazilian real estate research and analytics company. Geoimovel is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies.
buyer: VivaReal
VivaReal is an online real estate marketplace that connects buyers, sellers, and renters with properties in Brazil. It enables its users to sell, buy, rent, or invest in residential and commercial properties, vacation homes, beach front properties, and investment properties. "
target: Geoimovel
Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies (such as construction companies, developers and real estate consultants).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Onboard Informatics

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database, announced it has acquired Onboard Informatics, the leading provider of neighborhood data and data-enabled turnkey products to the real estate industry. Real estate and technology companies use the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions blends property tax, deed, mortgage, foreclosure, environmental risk, natural hazard, and neighborhood data for U.S. residential and commercial properties. A rigorous data management process standardizes and enhances the data collected by ATTOM. "
target: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics helps clients increase sales by engaging customers with local content. Top real estate and technology companies have used the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business, enhance their websites, build better applications, and engage customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2014 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired TowerSource

synopsis: Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, announces its acquisition of TowerSource, North America's largest and most comprehensive vertical asset database, adding greater value to Mosaik's network coverage database. TowerSource is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. It maintains the most in-depth network coverage and infrastructure database in the world, enabling clients to understand complex spectrum and network coverage dynamics. "
target: TowerSource
TowerSource was formed in 1990. Originally a set of publications known as Fryer's Site Guides, it is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America and evolved into a real estate marketplace for vertical assets. TowerSource is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Metrostudy

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has acquired Metrostudy, a leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the real estate construction and design industries. It produces digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Metrostudy
Metrostudy is a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries. It provides research, data, analytics and consulting services that help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Pricehubble AG, acquired Checkmyplace.com

synopsis: PriceHubble, a European proptech company, has acquired Checkmyplace.com, the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Checkmyplace.com
Checkmyplace.com is the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Home Junction Inc.

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation's premier property database, has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate data technology company that specializes in building high quality geographic boundary datasets for neighborhoods, school attendance zones, subdivisions, and more.
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency, and disruption in a data-driven economy. The ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries through flexible data delivery solutions. "
target: Home Junction Inc.
Home Junction is a data technology company that specializes in real estate data and boundary licensing, custom websites created with WordPress real estate themes, WordPress real estate plugins, and additional services. They provide data layers on home sales, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dye & Durham Corporation, acquired Index Property Information

synopsis: Dye & Durham, Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions, has acquired Index Property Information, a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, and more.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$111.35)
Dye & Durham Corporation is Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals. They offer e-Market, which seeks to be a complete cloud-based all-in-one solution to help professionals automate the collection, file data and the automation of routine document production. "
target: Index Property Information
Index Property Information is a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, planning reports, mining reports, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2016 via PE Hub

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bisnow Media

synopsis: Bisnow, North America’s leading producer of commercial real estate news and events, announced that New York-based investment firm, The Wicks Group, acquired the company. Bisnow, a leading digital media outlet for commercial real estate news, produces almost 300 industry events across more than 30 metro markets.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target: Bisnow Media
Bisnow is North America’s leading commercial real estate news and events company. The company maintains over 600K e-newsletter subscribers, hosts over 400K unique visitors to its website per month, and produces almost 300 events with more than 60K ticket buyers per year across 30 metro markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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$126.14
EBIT ($mm)
$40.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5504
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$874.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3377
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: AIM:OTMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OnTheMarket plc
OnTheMarket plc
The AIM-listed OnTheMarket plc is a leading UK property portal, majority-owned by estate and lettings agents, delivering a premier property search service through OnTheMarket.com. Launched in January 2015, OnTheMarket.com is the simple way to search for property.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$438.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.45
Employees
347
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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Ticker: CSGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoStar Group
CoStar Group
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,659.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$406.15
EBIT ($mm)
$289.20
Net Income ($mm)
$227.13
Employees
4752
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Ticker: ZAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zaio Corporation
Zaio Corporation
Zaio is the only known company in the world that develops and maintains a site-verified database of photos, valuations and property information of virtually every property in entire cities, using a proprietary "GeoScore" property rating system.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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