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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 8/11/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotOn, acquired Seatninja

synopsis: SpotOn Transact, Inc, a leading software and payments company, announced it has acquired Seatninja, a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Seatninja
Seatninja is a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue. Their tool can be seamlessly integrated with other technologies used by a full service restaurant.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

HotSchedules merged with Fourth Ltd.,

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired HotSchedules and Fourth, two leading providers of workforce, inventory and operations management solutions to the global restaurant and hospitality industry. Marlin has merged the two companies to create the industry’s most comprehensive back-of-house software suite.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Fourth Ltd.
Fourth provides complete, end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions that empower operators to optimize profits, enhance guest satisfaction, improve employee engagement and scale profitably. "
target: HotSchedules
HotSchedules provides state-of-the-art technology, services and user experiences for the restaurant, retail and hospitality verticals. Over 30,000 customers across 170,000+ locations globally rely on HotSchedules’ software to help them control costs, maintain compliance, and improve visibility.
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announced 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Resy

synopsis: American Express announced it has agreed to acquire Resy, the digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. Resy offers a table management, customer relationship management and booking technology suite for restaurants, with a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app and website to enhance dining experiences worldwide.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: Resy
Resy is a hospitality technology company, built for and powered by restaurant lovers. Resy offers reservation management software and a consumer-facing restaurant reservation app to elevate and enhance dining experiences worldwide. Consumers can book and manage reservations on Resy.com and the app.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Torqus Systems

synopsis: Times Internet’s restaurant booking service Dineout has acquired Pune-based SaaS company Torqus which provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: Torqus Systems
Pune-based SaaS company Torqus provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services. It was started by Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and Suneet Kulkarni in 2013 as a PoS service.
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announced 10/8/2018 via Company Press Release

HOSPITALITY.digital, will acquire Restu s.r.o.

synopsis: HOSPITALITY.digital, a German company that actively contributes to the digitalisation of the hospitality sector, will acquire Restu from Miton, a Czech venture capital company. Restu is the largest restaurant guide and reservation platform for diners and restaurants in the Czech Republic.
buyer parent: Metro AG
buyer: HOSPITALITY.digital
HOSPITALITY.digital is a German company that actively contributes to the digitalisation of the hospitality sector. The company implements a variety of digital solutions and innovations for hotels, restaurants, caterers and trader businesses. "
target parent: MITON CZ, s.r.o.
target: Restu s.r.o.
Restu is the largest restaurant guide and reservation platform for diners and restaurants in the Czech Republic. Restu allows users to discover restaurants, cafes, or bars, and reserve a table with a single click using their computer or mobile device.
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closed 4/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

AccorHotels, acquired ResDiary

synopsis: Accor Hotels — a group whose portfolio includes properties ranging from luxury The Savoy, (under the Fairmont brand), in London, to budget Ibis hotels across Europe — has acquired the Glasgow-born restaurant reservation platform, ResDiary. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels is a French multinational hotel group. With hotels in more than 90 countries stretching across all the continents, AccorHotels offers a vast choice of destinations. On the AccorHotels portal, a range from Sofitel to Ibis via Pullman and Novotel, offers accommodation to suit all budgets. "
target: ResDiary
ResDiary is a table reservation system that processes reservations on behalf of thousands of venues across the world. ResDiary was co-founded in Glasgow in 2004 by restaurateur of 25 years, Mike Conyers.
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closed 4/6/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Chope Group, acquired MakanLuar

synopsis: Chope Group, the largest online booking service in Asia, announced its acquisition of MakanLuar, Chope's Indonesian equivalent and the market-leading reservation platform in the country. MakanLuar equips each dining establishment with a backend platform for accurate real-time inventory as users make free, instantly confirmed online reservations.
buyer: The Chope Group
Chope helps restaurants use online booking channels, improve yield, and keep better track of their clients' preferences. Chope’s website and apps help diners discover and make reservations at the best and most popular restaurants in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Bangkok. "
target: MakanLuar
MakanLuar is the first fully automated, customized and integrated service that lets consumers make Instant Online Reservations at quality restaurants in Indonesia. Highly curated with a focus on quality maintenance, consumers can be booked at a restaurant within a few clicks.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

OpenTable, acquired AS Digital

synopsis: The Priceline Group announced the acquisition of AS Digital, a leading provider of restaurant table and reservation management solutions. Based in Australia, AS Digital will expand The Priceline Group's global footprint in the digital restaurant reservation booking business. AS Digital will roll into the OpenTable brand within The Priceline Group.
buyer parent: Priceline
buyer: OpenTable (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. "
target: AS Digital
AS Digital operates ResPAK, a comprehensive table reservation and management software solution with a robust feature set that helps thousands of restaurants in over 40 countries manage their front-of-house operations seamlessly and efficiently.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Reserve Media, Inc., acquired Set for Service

synopsis: Reserve, a “dining concierge” startup that helps users with restaurant reservations and payments, has acquired bootstrapped New York City company Set for Service. The company offers a web and iPhone app that serves as a CRM system for restaurants, allowing them to track details and feedback from their guests.
buyer: Reserve Media, Inc.
Reserve is a digital concierge service focused on making every part of the dining experience better, for both restaurants and diners. They're building a better way for guests to dine and restaurants to accommodate more diners. "
target: Set for Service
Set for Service is a cloud based CRM platform for the restaurant industry. Conceptualized and built by restaurant insiders to meet the needs of an evolving market place. Set for service is also available in the social network: Facebook, twitter, you tube and google.
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announced 3/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Quandoo GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that is has decided to acquire a majority stake of total outstanding shares in Quandoo GmbH, an online restaurant reservation service provider operating mainly in Germany and other countries in the EU. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Quandoo GmbH
Quandoo is a real-time reservation platform for restaurants. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform, including a reservation management system and a yield management tool that enables them to market free capacities to local diners.
price ($mm)
$219*
rev ($mm)
$5
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EV / rev
45.4x
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announced 6/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Priceline, will acquire OpenTable

synopsis: The Priceline Group Inc., a leader in global online hotel reservations, and OpenTable, Inc., the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby The Priceline Group will acquire OpenTable.
buyer: Priceline (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Priceline is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 270,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and Rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. "
target: OpenTable (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,479 [$2,361]
rev ($mm)
$198
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
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12.6x
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41.5x
closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cardlytics, Inc., acquired Bridg Inc.

synopsis: Cardlytics, a digital advertising platform, has acquired Bridg, a customer data platform that empowers marketers to better understand and reach customers using SKU-level insights.
buyer: Cardlytics, Inc. (CDLX:$186.89)
Cardlytics is a digital advertising platform. The company partners with financial institutions to run their banking rewards programs that promote customer loyalty and deepen banking relationships. "
target: Bridg Inc.
Bridg provides a cloud-based platform that retailers and CPG marketers use for a wide range of applications, including analyzing customer behavior, marketing on digital platforms, and measuring the effectiveness of their business strategies, while following consumer privacy best practices.
price ($mm)
$350
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announced 5/2/2019 via Company Press Release

OpenTable, will acquire Venga, Inc.

synopsis: OpenTable, is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Venga, a guest management platform for restaurants powered by SaaS technology.
buyer parent: Booking Holdings Inc.
buyer: OpenTable (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable, is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, with over 51,000 restaurants globally using its software. It helps diners discover and book the perfect table and helps restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. "
target: Venga, Inc.
Venga is a guest management platform for restaurants and fitness businesses. Their SaaS technology enables its clients to enhance and personalize customer experience, by better understanding clients’ preferences. They connect reservation management software with client data analysis.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BusinessWire

TouchBistro, acquired TableUp

synopsis: TouchBistro announced that it has acquired Boston-based TableUp, a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions for the restaurant industry. TableUp is highly regarded for its proprietary guest engagement solution, which is used by more than 600 restaurants throughout the U.S.
buyer: TouchBistro
TouchBistro is an iPad POS and integrated payments solution built for restaurant people, by restaurant people – with every feature designed to meet the unique needs and fast pace of the foodservice industry. Used in more than 100 countries, TouchBistro has powered over 25,000 restaurants worldwide. "
target: TableUp
TableUp is a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions for the restaurant industry. TableUp is highly regarded for its proprietary guest engagement solution, which is used by more than 600 restaurants throughout the U.S.
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announced 10/21/2021 via BusinessWire

Olo Inc., will acquire Wisely

synopsis: Olo Inc., an on-demand commerce platform for restaurants, will acquire Wisely Inc., a customer intelligence and engagement platform for restaurants. Wisely enables brands to personalize the guest experience and build a profitable future with data. Their platform features solutions for table & order management, waitlists, reservations, and more.
buyer: Olo Inc. (OLO:$130.07)
Olo is a leading on-demand commerce platform for restaurants. Olo provides a powerful, open platform that enable direct digital ordering for multi-location restaurant brands. Their SaaS platform processes millions of orders per day and helps brands to maximize profitability. "
target: Wisely
Wisely is a leading customer intelligence and engagement platform for restaurants. Wisely enables brands to personalize the guest experience and build a profitable future with data. Their platform features solutions for table & order management, waitlists, reservations, and more.
price ($mm)
$187
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announced 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Yelp, will acquire SeatMe Inc.

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has agreed to acquire SeatMe, Inc, a web and iPad-app based reservation solution for the restaurant and nightlife categories.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. "
target: SeatMe Inc.
SeatMe provides a reservations and guest management system for restaurants. SeatMe’s complete restaurant ERB solution handles guest, floor, book and waitlist management and provides a variety of promotional tools.
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$13
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closed 10/1/2010 via

Open Table, Inc., acquired toptable

synopsis: OpenTable, Inc., a leading provider of free online reservations for diners and guest management systems for restaurants, announced the closing of its acquisition of all of the shares of toptable.com, a leading restaurant reservation site in the United Kingdom, for approximately $55 million USD in cash.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. OpenTable has more than 11,000 restaurant customers, and since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 110 million diners around the world."
target: toptable
Founded in 2000, toptable.com is one of Europe's largest online dining communities and restaurant booking services. toptable.com provides a free and easy-to-use service, allowing diners to browse and book at more than 5,000 restaurants across the United Kingdom and throughout Europe.
price ($mm)
$50
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$10
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Punchh, Inc.

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a global provider of restaurant software, has acquired Punchh Inc., a leader in loyalty and guest engagement solutions. The acquisition makes PAR a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants and positions PAR as a leader with integrated point-of-sale, back office, payment, and guest engagement solutions.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary ParTech, Inc., is a customer success-driven, global technology company with over 100,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries using its point-of-sale hardware and SaaS software. "
target: Punchh, Inc.
Punchh is a leading loyalty and engagement solution for restaurant, retail, and convenience store brands. Punchh creates consistent, modern loyalty experiences to help physical retailers understand their guests and use real data insights to serve them best.
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closed 9/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Stealz, acquired Tuee Inc.

synopsis: Stealz, the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media, has acquired Tuee, a company that owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants.
buyer: Stealz
Stealz is the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media. They are based in Raleigh, NC. "
target: Tuee Inc.
Tuee Inc. owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants. It allows users to collect feedback from guests and analyze their responses. The company is based in Durham, North Carolina.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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$400
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Unfold Creative

synopsis: Squarespace, a dynamic all-in-one platform where customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand, acquired Unfold Creative, a startup that offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through a free app.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Unfold Creative
Unfold Creative builds tools that empower people to be more creative. It offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through an app that is available for free, with premium templates available for individual purchase or a $2.99 monthly subscription fee.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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closed 12/29/2011 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., acquired Webs, Inc.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Webs, Inc., the popular, do-it-yourself suite of websites, Facebook Pages and mobile presence solutions for small businesses.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: Webs, Inc.
Webs, Inc. is the world’s most popular do-it-yourself solution to create a free website, having served over 40 million users. Webs enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily make a great-looking website and project a professional image.
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$105
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

synopsis: Demand Media®, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Denver-based Name.com, a domain name registrar known for its strong retail footprint, award-winning customer service and creative spirit. The acquisition is intended to expand Demand Media’s platform as it prepares for the historic release of new Top Level Domains.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers to expand their online presence. "
target: Name.com
Founded in 2003, Name.com customers have registered nearly 1.5 million domains, and use the company’s tools and services to grow their online presence. Name.com provides a direct channel to reach consumers and small businesses as they develop and manage their online identities.
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closed 10/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Network Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC. Network Solutions offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small and medium businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Network Solutions, LLC
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
$794
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$90
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closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
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closed 8/2/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Register.com

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses, announced it completed the previously-announced acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and complementary website design and management services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses by offering a full range of online services and support, including website design, logo design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and local sales leads, eCommerce website design and call center services. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Register.com
Register.com has built a reputation as a leading provider of global domain name registration, website design and management services. Register.com is also an award-winning business web hosting provider.
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$135
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closed 11/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Register.com

synopsis: Vector Capital, a private equity boutique specializing in buyouts, spinouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses, announced the close of its acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and online services. Vector acquired Register.com for $7.81 per share, or approximately $200 million.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a private equity boutique specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the public and private markets. "
target: Register.com
Register.com, Inc. is a leading provider of global domain name registration and Internet services for businesses and consumers that wish to have a unique address and branded identity on the Internet.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$101
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 3/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

iomart Group plc, acquired Memset

synopsis: Cloud computing company Iomart Group has acquired UK-based Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
buyer: iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM:$132.10)
iomart Group PLC enables businesses to operate their online data and IT environments securely. iomart partners with vendors such as VMware, Amazon, EMC, Microsoft and Dell to offer customers a centrally managed, controlled and completely agnostic set of hybrid, private and public cloud platforms. "
target: Memset
Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
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$4.09
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closed 9/20/2016 via PR Newswire

StorageCraft, acquired Gillware Online Backup

synopsis: StorageCraft announced that it has acquired Gillware Online Backup to expand its existing cloud, recovery and backup platform. The Gillware Online Backup solution uses sophisticated analytics to identify the data that should be backed up and the data that should not. The Gillware team will continue to operate out of its office in Madison, Wis.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. "
target parent: Gillware, Inc.
target: Gillware Online Backup
Gillware Online Backup offers secure, cloud-based backup solutions for individuals and small businesses alike. Their line of comprehensive backup products includes file-based backup for laptops and desktops and image-based backup for servers.
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announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Dada S.p.A.

synopsis: HgCapital, a private equity firm, will acquire 69.4% of DADA S.p.A. from Libero Acquisition S.à r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l.
target: Dada S.p.A. (BIT:DA:$76.75)
DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs. DADA has over 650 thousand business customers, 1.9 million domains under management, and 650 thousand active hosting plans.
price ($mm)[EV]
$55 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 11/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Data102, acquired Icyshout

synopsis: Colorado datacentre Data102 has announced that they have acquired Icyshout, a growing Colorado Springs website hosting company. Icyshout provides hosting for websites, email, streaming radio services and virtual private servers (VPS).
buyer: Data102
Data102 has accomplished the task of providing Southern Colorado a nationally competitive destination for enterprise IT solutions. "
target: Icyshout
Icyshout is Colorado Springs premiere Website Hosting, Virtual Private Server, and Streaming Radio provider. They cater to small and medium sized businesses who are looking for a responsive, local hosting provider who will help them host their company and personal websites.
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closed 6/21/2012 via Company Press Release

M247 Limited, acquired Red Fox Hosting

synopsis: British-based company M247 has acquired fellow web-hosts Red Fox Hosting. Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services.
buyer: M247 Limited
M247 is a leading Internet Infrastructure and ICT company with extensive networks established throughout the UK and Europe. "
target: Red Fox Hosting
Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services in an intuitive "Easy as 1-2-3" format backed by knowledgeable, responsive, and friendly support. It is our passion to establish and maintain your online web presence.
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announced 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

E-Kong Group Ltd., will acquire Cybersite Pte Ltd.

synopsis: E-Kong Group Ltd. acquires Cybersite Pte Ltd., a provider of webhosting services based in Singapore.
buyer: E-Kong Group Ltd. (SEHK:524:$9.03)
E-Kong Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides telecommunication services in the United States, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. "
target: Cybersite Pte Ltd.
Cybersite is a web presence provider. Their only business is web and email hosting, they are able to focus their attention solely on the performance of their clients website. Their clients include many MNC, Government Agencies, Small and Medium Sizes Companies and start-up Companies.
price ($mm)
$2.29
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closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired Hostwire

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp, a holding company for a series of diversified online projects, has announced that it has acquired Hostwire.com in an all stock transaction. Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: Hostwire
Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike. Its services include web hosting, dedicated servers, e-commerce web hosting, shared hosting, VPS hosting, and more.
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closed 8/3/2009 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, purchased Customer Assets from Aplus.Net

synopsis: Hostopia.com Inc., a unit of Deluxe Corporation, closed the previously announced acquisition of the shared Web services customer assets of Abacus America Inc., doing business as Aplus.net. The transaction will bring over 80,000 small business subscribers to the Deluxe customer base.
buyer parent: Deluxe Corporation
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
seller parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
seller: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 6/19/2008 via

Deluxe Corporation, acquired Hostopia

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation and Hostopia.com Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Deluxe to acquire Hostopia, a leading provider of web services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$1,790.78)
Deluxe Corp. provides a wide range of customized products and services: personalized printed items, promotional products, web services, fraud prevention and marketing services, financial institution customer loyalty and retention programs and business networking services. "
target: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 12/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Catalyst Investors, L.P., acquired Aplus.Net

synopsis: Catalyst Investors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Aplus.Net, a leading web presence firm operating under the brand names Aplus.Net and Cedant. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
Catalyst Investors is a private equity fund that provides equity capital to media, communications and related Internet services industries. We focus on growth areas within the middle market, investing $5 to $30 million alongside management teams to fund expansion, acquisitions or recapitalizations. "
target: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
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announced 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Endurance International Group

synopsis: Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, a leading private investment firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,101.81)
Endurance International Group helps millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to enhance their online web presence, email marketing, business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,488 [$3,091]
rev ($mm)
$1,101
EBITDA ($mm)
$305
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Combell Group, acquired switchplus.ch

synopsis: Combell Group, a digital enabler for small businesses in Northwestern Europe, has acquired switchplus.ch from SWITCH, a Swiss foundation that is committed to improving the digital world. switchplus.ch is a domain registrar in Switzerland. They offer over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website.
buyer: Combell Group
Combell Group is the leading digital enabler for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Northwestern Europe. The group consists of several well-known hosting brands, offering services from domain names, email and shared hosting to online presence, e-commerce solutions and server hosting in the cloud."
target parent: SWITCH (Switzerland)
target: switchplus.ch
switchplus.ch is the number one domain registrar in Switzerland. switchplus.ch offers over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website. switchplus.ch is a trusted brand for Swiss SMEs.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired GlobeHosting Inc.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, has acquired GlobeHosting, a world leader in domain name registration. GlobeHosting provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$200.54)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: GlobeHosting Inc.
GlobeHosting is a world leader in domain name registration. The company provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates. Their hosting plans enable SMBs to establish their identity on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.01
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x

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