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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

SIRCLO, acquired Orami

synopsis: SIRCLO, an e-commerce enabler in Indonesia, has acquired Orami, an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO is an Indonesian company that provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: Orami
Orami is an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Some Spider Studios, acquired Fatherly

synopsis: Some Spider Studios has acquired Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
buyer: Some Spider Studios
Some Spider Studios is a profitable social-focused publisher that owns parenting sites Scary Mommy (the largest women with kids brand online) and The Dad (fastest growing new brand for men with kids) and employs close to 100 people. "
target: Fatherly
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
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announced 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tinybeans, will acquire Red Tricycle

synopsis: Tinybeans, a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform, will acquire Red Tricycle, a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, holidays and more.
buyer: Tinybeans (ASX:TNY:$2.62)
Tinybeans is a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform. Tinybeans is a modern day baby book that helps busy families to save time and stay connected. Their platform makes it easy for parents to share pregnancy and childhood pictures with the family and record their milestones. "
target: Red Tricycle
Red Tricycle is a parenting website that reaches more than 2 million unique parents each month. Red Tricycle fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. The site provides parenting ideas for events, restaurants, toys, indoor & outdoor activities, holidays and more.
price ($mm)
$7.67
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.1x
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14.2x
closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

KidPass, acquired Mommy Nearest Inc.

synopsis: KidPass, the largest online marketplace for booking kids activities, has acquired Mommy Nearest, an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content.
buyer: KidPass
KidPass is the leading online marketplace for parents to discover and book kids activities. KidPass is the largest website for kids activities with over 400,000 activities booked across 4,000 activity providers and 20 categories including music, arts, sports, dance, playspaces, and more. "
target: Mommy Nearest Inc.
Mommy Nearest is an award-winning, tech-enabled media company for millennial parents. Mommy Nearest's geo-based app and website provides parents with family-friendly places, local travel guides, and relatable parenting content. Their app lists 100,000 kid-friendly places in all 50 US states.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Conobie

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest telecommunications company, will acquire Conobie from LitaLico, a company in Japan that supports people with disabilities. Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest telecommunications company. The company provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable customers to realize smarter lives. The company serves over 73 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks. "
target parent: LitaLico Inc.
target: Conobie
Conobie is a Japanese website about parenting. Conobie provides articles and short comics about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare, and parenting. Users can also read stories and short comics submitted by other parents on Conobie.
price ($mm)
$2.34
rev ($mm)
$2
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1.2x
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Babygogo

synopsis: Sheroes, the women’s-focused career platform, has acquired Delhi-based child healthcare startup Babygogo. The Babygogo platform enables mothers to read helpful articles on baby food, health and day-to-day care. Babygogo lets parents post queries, and doctors and experienced mothers respond within minutes.
buyer: Sheroes.in
Sheroes is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. Sheroes is the world’s largest network for women, helping them find work from home opportunities, corporate roles, events, mentors, resources and counselling. "
target parent: AddoDoc Technologies Private Limited
target: Babygogo
Babygogo is a website that provides parents with all the information required to raise a healthy baby. Babygogo lets visitors connect with other parents and pediatricians to get answers to all their baby health questions.
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announced 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wirtualna Polska S.A., will acquire NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska, the operator of Poland's second largest internet portal of the same name will buy a 100% stake in NextWeb Media, owner of abcZdrowie.pl and Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform.
buyer parent: Grupa o2 sp. z o.o.
buyer: Wirtualna Polska S.A. (WSE:WPL:$169.45)
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland. "
target: NextWeb Media Sp. z o.o.
NextWeb Media Group publishes Polish websites abcZdrowie.pl, Parenting.pl as well as Blomedia.pl content marketing platform. abcZdrowie.pl, one of the most popular health sites in Poland.
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$5.26
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
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8.6x
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

AS Delfi, acquired SIA Calis.lv

synopsis: AS Delfi agrees to acquires 100% of the shares of SIA Calis.lv. Calis.lv is Latvia's leading site for the online parenting community.
buyer parent: Ekspress Grupp
buyer: AS Delfi
Delfi, UAB operates an internet portal that offers videos, blogs, maps, news service, and separate thematic units: sports, entertainment, lifestyle, transport, and auto portal. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Vilnius, Lithuania. "
target: SIA Calis.lv
Cālis.lv is the oldest Latvian portal for families, women. Cālis.lv has become the largest and most read Latvian portal for any modern family. Everything that is important in every family can be read on the portal, including relationships, work, health, housing and many other things.
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closed 6/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

News Limited, acquired Kidspot Pty Ltd

synopsis: News Corp, a diversified entertainment company, has purchased web entrepreneur Katie May's online parenting portal Kidspot and all its related entities, in a move that represents a rapid rise for the six-year-old business and highlights how much media companies now value established websites with strong communities.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Limited
News Limited operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums. "
target: Kidspot Pty Ltd
Kidspot is the leading Australia-based online community for parents. Kidspot Australia is all about simplifying the journey that is parenting.
price ($mm)
$48
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$7
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6.9x
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closed 2/2/2010 via BusinessWire

giggle, acquired The Cradle, LLC

synopsis: giggle, the one-stop source for today's new parent offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, announced that it has acquired The Cradle, the first-of-its-kind social community and lifestyle destination focused solely on expectant and new moms.
buyer: giggle
giggle is the one-stop source for today's new parent, offering a complete checklist of only the best products for a smarter nursery, including giggle’s own line of baby products, giggle Better Basics. "
target: The Cradle, LLC
The Cradle is a social community and lifestyle destination for expectant and new moms. Through fresh and relevant content, personalized features, and an engaging social networking community, The Cradle offers a central place where those who ‘need to know’ can connect with those ‘in the know'.
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closed 9/9/2009 via paidContent.org

Mothercare UK, Ltd., acquired gurgle.com

synopsis: Mothercare is buying investment fund Fleming Media out of their Gurgle.co.uk joint venture. The baby products retailer will now take full ownership of the pregnancy-and-parenting social network. Gurgle.co.uk was founded by the pair in 2007 to let first-time parents share advice and experience, including blogs, chat, video and Q&A.
buyer: Mothercare UK, Ltd.
The Mothercare group is comprised principally of two iconic parenting retail brands with international appeal; Mothercare and Early Learning Centre. The group's brands operate through three distinct channels to market; UK stores, Direct, and International franchisement/joint ventures. "
target parent: Fleming Media, Ltd.
target: gurgle.com
gurgle.com is an UK-based pregnancy/parenting social network. Gurgle provides users with information on all aspects of parenting. Users can search topics to find related articles, videos, groups, answers, and chat. Or gurgle users can communicate directly with each other to share experiences.
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closed 1/13/2009 via BusinessWire

The Knot, Inc., acquired Breastfeeding.com, Inc.

synopsis: The Knot Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Breastfeeding.com, the number-one website dedicated to providing advice on breastfeeding—one of first-time mothers’ biggest challenges. The addition of Breastfeeding.com further enhances The Knot Inc.’s already robust pregnancy and first-time parenting offerings.
buyer: The Knot, Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
The Knot, Inc. is a leading national lifestage media and services company. The company's flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation's premier wedding resource that reaches over one million engaged couples each year through the Web, newsstands, bookstores, national television and more. "
target: Breastfeeding.com, Inc.
The first issue most new moms face is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding.com is a Web site dedicated to providing support and information on breastfeeding, along with all the other things a new mom needs. Since 1998, the site has grown into the leading Web site for breastfeeding information and support.
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$0.91
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closed 5/14/2008 via PR Newswire

SheKnows, LLC, acquired PregnancyandBaby.com

synopsis: SheKnows.com, one of the fastest growing online destinations for women, announced the acquisition of PregnancyandBaby.com a leading online community for women from preconception through pregnancy.
buyer parent: AtomicOnline
buyer: SheKnows, LLC
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: PregnancyandBaby.com
PregnancyandBaby is among the most popular sites designed specifically for those who are pregnant or planning to conceive. The site offers a comprehensive collection of articles, interactive features and active message board communities with the goal of informing and inspiring hopeful families.
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closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Nickelodeon, acquired Babunga

synopsis: Further expanding its reach in the parenting space garnered through Nickjr.com -- the number-one preschool- parenting website, the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group announces the acquisition of Babunga.com network of parenting sites and its integration into Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect.com.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. "
target: Babunga
Babunga.com is a network of parenting sites including babynamesworld.com, 3dpregnancy.com and wikiparenting.com.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Kaboose, Inc., acquired Bounty Group

synopsis: Kaboose Inc. one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced today that it recently acquired Bounty Group, the UK's largest parenting club and the leading family destination online in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Kaboose, Inc.
Kaboose is the largest independent online media company in the kids and family market and is a top global Internet destination for kids and families looking for entertaining, interactive and educational content. "
target: Bounty Group
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
price ($mm)
$118
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$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 12/4/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired iParenting Media

synopsis: The Walt Disney Internet Group has acquired iParenting Media in a move that adds to its already strong line-up of family-targeted Web properties within Disney Online, including Disney Family.com, FamilyFun.com and Wondertime.com.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media. "
target: iParenting Media
iParenting Media operates one of the Internet's most popular communities for parents and parents-to-be at www.iParenting.com. iParenting produces the highly-respected iParenting Media Awards program, the only ISO9001:2000 certified product review and awards program in the industry.
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closed 10/15/2007 via PR Newswire

BabyUniverse, Inc. merged with eToys, Inc.,

synopsis: eToys Direct, Inc., an eCommerce and direct marketer of toys and other youth-related products, and BabyUniverse, Inc. a leading eContent, eCommerce, and new media company in the pregnancy, baby and toddler marketplace, today announced the completion of their merger.
buyer: eToys, Inc.
eToys Direct, Inc. offers thousands of toys, custom dolls, video games and baby products to online and catalog shoppers through its popular web sites and its strategic retail partnerships. The company owns eToys and the My Twinn doll company and operates KBtoys.com under a licensing agreement. "
target parent: Wyndcrest Holdings, LLC
target: BabyUniverse, Inc.
BabyUniverse Inc., the leading Internet destination for new and expectant parents, is dedicated to providing new and expectant parents and their friends and family with a one-stop "shop" for all of the products that you want from maternity through the baby and toddler year up to youth.
price ($mm)
$83
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$36
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2.3x
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closed 7/6/2006 via

Journal Communications Inc., acquired MilwaukeeMoms.com

synopsis: The Journal Sentinel, Inc., publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, announced today that it has purchased MilwaukeeMoms.com, the leading online brand in the metropolitan Milwaukee market for parents raising children under six years of age. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Journal Sentinel, Inc. is a Journal Communications' company.
buyer: Journal Communications Inc. (JRN:$405.60)
Journal Communications, Inc. is a diversified media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, interactive media and printing services. We publish the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and 75 community newspapers and shoppers in eight states. "
target: MilwaukeeMoms.com
MilwaukeeMoms.com was launched on July 15, 2002 as a resource and networking community for parents raising kids ages 0-6 years. As a one-of-kind, centralized resource, the site has caught the attention of the FOX6 Wake-Up News, CBS 58's Building "Blocks for a Lifetime.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

SIRCLO, acquired Orami

synopsis: SIRCLO, an e-commerce enabler in Indonesia, has acquired Orami, an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO is an Indonesian company that provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: Orami
Orami is an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

SIRCLO, acquired Orami

synopsis: SIRCLO, an e-commerce enabler in Indonesia, has acquired Orami, an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO is an Indonesian company that provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: Orami
Orami is an online parenting platform in Indonesia. Orami aims to simplify parenting with community, content, and eCommerce. Their platform provides articles about parenting and allows users to shop online for a variety of products, including diapers, clothing, strollers, toys, and more.
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

ICUBE merged with SIRCLO,

synopsis: The Indonesian-based e-commerce enabler company SIRCLO has merged with ICUBE, an agency providing e-commerce technology solutions that has served retail businesses for 20 years. The merger between SIRCLO and ICUBE brings together thousands of clients from various businesses of any size and aims to unite the strengths of both parties.
buyer: SIRCLO
Founded in 2013, SIRCLO provides solutions to help businesses sell online through SIRCLO Store, a SaaS platform that helps create online shop sites for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. "
target: ICUBE
ICUBE is an agency providing technology and e-commerce solutions for retail businesses. As Magento Premier Solutions Partner in Indonesia since 2010, ICUBE has launched and managed more than 100 Magento-based sites and launched Swift products to meet e-commerce needs.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Miss Group, acquired Hemsida24

synopsis: Miss Group, an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services at favorable prices, has acquired Hemsida24, an internet-based sitebuilder for websites and e-commerce in Scandinavia. Hemsida24 allows small and medium-sized businesses to easily build, manage, and customize their websites from any computer.
buyer: Miss Group
Founded in 2014, Miss Group is an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services at favorable prices such as Web Hosting, Domain Registration, VPS, Dedicated Servers, Sitebuilder, SSL-Certificate, SEO Tools, Web Security and Domain Management. "
target: Hemsida24
Founded in 2008, Hemsida24 is an internet-based sitebuilder for websites and e-commerce in Scandinavia. Hemsida24 allows small and medium-sized businesses to easily build, manage, and customize their websites from any computer.
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$1
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closed 12/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

VTEX, acquired Xtech Commerce

synopsis: VTEX, a provider of a cloud based e-commerce platform, has acquired Xtech Commerce. Xtech Commerce provides an intergrated e-commerce platform for small to mid-sized businesses. Their platform provides a powerful intelligent marketing tool and an intuitive management system that gives businesses total control over their online shop.
buyer: VTEX
VTEX provides a cloud based e-commerce platform. Their platform provides OMS (Order Management System), CMS (Content Management System), logistics and inventory, and pricing and campaign management systems. VTEX's clients include Sony, Disney, Whirlpool, Electrolux, C&A, Boticário, and more. "
target: Xtech Commerce
Xtech Commerce provides an intergrated e-commerce platform for small to mid-sized businesses. The platform provides a powerful intelligent marketing tool and an intuitive management system that gives businesses total control over their online shop.
price ($mm)
$4.23
rev ($mm)
$60
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

IONOS by 1&1, acquired WE22

synopsis: IONOS by 1&1, one of the world's leading web hosting providers, has acquired WE22, a German software development company that supports small businesses in digitizing their business processes. WE22's core product, CM4all, is a white-label website builder. They also offer website creation and online marketing services under their Web4Business brand.
buyer parent: United Internet AG
buyer: IONOS by 1&1
IONOS by 1&1 is one of the world's leading web hosting providers. IONOS is the web hosting and cloud partner for small and medium-sized businesses. The company manages more than 8 million customer contracts and hosts over 12 million domains in their own regional data centers in the US and Europe. "
target: WE22
WE22 is a German software development company that supports small businesses in digitizing their business processes. WE22's core product, CM4all, is a white-label website builder. They also offer website creation and online marketing services under their Web4Business brand.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

SiteW, acquired Orson

synopsis: SiteW, a French company which specializes in online services for creating websites, has acquired Orson, a French application that allows businesses and individuals to be autonomous in creating professional and efficient websites.
buyer: SiteW
Headquartered in France, SiteW.com hosts more than 1.5 million Internet sites around the world. Its Freemium model makes it possible to create websites without the need of technical knowledge. They offer free simple sites and subscriptions for more advanced sites. "
target: Orson
Orson.io is a French application that allows businesses and individuals to be autonomous in creating professional and efficient websites. Their Orson Bot is the intelligent digital companion, that accompanies the customer and gives them the best advice to make effective websites.
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closed 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freeland Group, acquired Heek SAS

synopsis: Freeland, a French company that provides services to the self-employed, has acquired Heek, a French company that creates websites using chatbot technology. Heek enables small and medium sized businesses to create websites by talking to a chatbot. Heek's chatbot also offers a selection of designs, images and templates that match the user's business.
buyer: Freeland Group
Freeland is a French company that provides services to the self-employed. The company provides a variety of services to help their clients become independent. Freeland's services help the self-employed to start, manage, protect and develop their business. "
target: Heek SAS
Heek is a French company that creates websites using chatbot technology. Heek enables small and medium sized businesses to create websites by talking to a chatbot. Heek's chatbot also offers a selection of designs, images and templates that match the user's business.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Dooca Commerce

synopsis: Locaweb, a company that offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil, has acquired Dooca Commerce, a company that helps merchants to create, set up and manage their virtual stores and sell online.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$106.91)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Dooca Commerce
Founded in 2015 in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Dooca Commerce helps merchants to create, set up and manage their virtual stores and sell online.
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$4.93
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired OneSaas

synopsis: Intuit has acquired the technology company OneSaas to accelerate the integration of third-party ecommerce solutions with the QuickBooks platform. OneSaas is an integrations platform providing omnichannel sales data automation for accounting, fulfilment and marketing applications and their customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: OneSaas
OneSaas is an integrations platform providing omnichannel sales data automation for accounting, fulfilment and marketing applications and their customers.
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announced 12/23/2020 via BusinessWire

UnifiedPost, will acquire AKTI NV

synopsis: Unifiedpost Group has agreed to acquire AKTI. AKTI, a Belgian firm with annual revenue of €0.5m, is a cloud company which provides SME’s with commerce and e-commerce solutions, including order management and invoice processing.
buyer: UnifiedPost (ENXTBR:UPG:$70.52)
Unifiedpost Group wants to become the leading cloud-based platform for SME business services built on “Documents”, “Identity” and “Payments”. Unifiedpost operates and develops a 100% cloud-based platform for administrative and financial services. "
target: AKTI NV
AKTI, a Belgian firm, is a cloud company which provides SME’s with commerce and e-commerce solutions, including order management and invoice processing.
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closed 4/22/2020 via Company Press Release

MailChimp, acquired Reaction Commerce

synopsis: Mailchimp is acquiring Reaction Commerce, an open source e‑commerce solution, to continue improving their marketing technology for small businesses, developers, and e‑commerce partners. Reaction Commerce allows enterprise retailers and developers to customize scalable e-commerce experiences.
buyer: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. MailChimp makes it easy for businesses to design and send beautiful emails, manage their contacts, and stay on top of their marketing. Their tools allow users to create emails, Facebook ads, landing pages, and more. "
target: Reaction Commerce
Reaction Commerce is a real-time, open commerce solution built for the scale and growth of ambitious retailers and brands, and combines the freedom and control designers and developers seek. Reaction Commerce allows enterprise retailers and developers to customize scalable e-commerce experiences.
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closed 3/26/2020 via Company Press Release

CMA CGM S.A., Lundi Matin, acquired Oxatis SA

synopsis: French companies CMA CGM and Lundi Matin have acquired the assets of the Marseille-based Oxatis Group. The acquisition includes the e-commerce activities of Oxatis and PowerBoutique, as well as Oxatis UK, Oxatis Espana, and ChannelPilot, the German specialist in SaaS solutions for the processing and optimisation of e-commerce data exports.
buyer: Lundi Matin
buyer: CMA CGM S.A.
The CMA CGM Group is a world leader in transport and logistics committed to energy transition and is the fourth largest container shipping group in the world. Lundi Matin is a French developer of business management software for small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Oxatis SA (ENXTPA:ALOXA:$15.83)
France-based Oxatis is a provider of cloud-based e-commerce and shopping cart software for small and medium businesses. With over 10,000 e-merchants across 21 industries, Oxatis Group is the leading e-commerce solutions provider in Europe based on a SaaS technology model.
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closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, acquired NetSuite, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that a majority of the unaffiliated shares of NetSuite Inc. were validly tendered and the other conditions to the tender offer have been satisfied. The acquisition of NetSuite will be consummated by Oracle on Monday, November 7, 2016. NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. It offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. "
target: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,794 [$6,622]*
rev ($mm)
$897
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Lexity

synopsis: Yahoo has just acquired e-commerce app platform Lexity. Lexity is the one-stop-shop of Ecommerce services for SMBs. Lexity Commerce Central is the PaaS cloud platform for Ecommerce, and comes with its own App Store that makes it easy for online retailers to add apps that range from Analytics to Pinterest management, with a single click.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Lexity
Lexity is the one-stop-shop of Ecommerce services for SMBs. Lexity Commerce Central is the PaaS cloud platform for Ecommerce, and comes with its own App Store that makes it easy for online retailers to add apps that range from Analytics to Pinterest management, with a single click.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 7/2/2010 via Capital IQ

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired Vendio Services, Inc.

synopsis: Alibaba.com, the world’s leading e-commerce company for small business, has acquired Vendio Services, Inc., a multi-channel e-commerce company providing a one-stop solution for small businesses that are selling online across multiple channels.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay. "
target parent: MVC Capital, Inc.
target: Vendio Services, Inc.
Vendio Services, Inc. helps small- to medium-sized merchants (SMM's) succeed by offering them an integrated solution to manage their sales seamlessly and cost-effectively across multiple online sales channels including their online store, Amazon.com, eBay, Google, Shopzilla, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.90
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/15/2007 via

Commerce Planet, Inc., acquired Iventa Corporation

synopsis: Commerce Planet, Inc. announced the execution of a binding letter of intent to acquire Iventa Corporation, the developer of the Dashboard System™, a world class, SaaS e-commerce system utilized by hundreds of customers ranging from SMB to Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Commerce Planet, Inc. (CPNE.OB:$0.00)
Commerce Planet is a publicly traded, internet based media company. The Company offers online media products, lead generation services and marketing tools to its client partners. Commerce Planet offers an internet turnkey media solution through its network of wholly owned subsidiaries. "
target: Iventa Corporation
Iventa is a global leader in web-enabled business management software. Iventa’s core platform, the Dashboard System™, provides world-class software solutions ranging from out-of-the-box small business e-commerce website templates to full-scale enterprise systems.
price ($mm)
$1.28
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closed 12/9/2005 via PR Newswire

Pay By Touch, acquired CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pay By Touch (TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, loyalty, membership, and payment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. for $47 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Pay By Touch
Pay By Touch is the global leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions. To date, patented Pay By Touch(TM) biometric services enable 3.4 million shoppers to quickly and securely access personal accounts. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. With customizable solution sets, state-of-the-art technologies, and value-added services, CardSystems helps clients improve bottom line results.
price ($mm)
$47
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cancelled 10/15/2005 via PR Newswire

CyberSource, cancelled an acquisition of CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: CyberSource Corporation announced at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time today that it had withdrawn its offer to purchase the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. The reason stated for CyberSource's termination was the inability of the parties to reach agreement in a timely manner that created severe obstacles to closing the transaction.
buyer: CyberSource
CyberSource is a worldwide provider of secure electronic payment, credit card fraud management, and verification software and services. Use our solutions to transact sales online, in contact centers and at point-of-sale and to fully automate the order acceptance process. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a leading provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. From traditional terminals to integrated applications to e-payment systems, CardSystems delivers the right solution for businesses.
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

Beyond.com, Inc., acquired Orbius

synopsis: Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities, announced it has acquired Orbius, a powerful social website platform that allows businesses to create and govern their own full featured social or professional networking community website for their members, employees or customers.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 15,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools. "
target: Orbius
Orbius was founded in 2007 with the vision that, with an affordable but powerful social platform, small-medium businesses could leverage Social Media tools to better engage their customers and compete with their larger competitors.
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closed 1/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Bluewater Direct, Inc., acquired Riverock Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Bluewater, a direct marketing software and services company, has announced the acquisition of social business software provider, Riverock Technologies, LLC. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Riverock is the developer of OnePlace social business software.
buyer: Bluewater Direct, Inc.
Bluewater Direct, Inc. is the leading provider of software and services to national brands with local direct marketing needs. Bluewater brings enterprise-class targeted marketing to the local level and gives national brands full visibility into all local marketing activities and results. "
target: Riverock Technologies, LLC
Riverock Technologies, LLC, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the developer of OnePlace social business software. OnePlace has over 20 separate features that increase business productivity and business organization.
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announced 9/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire MailChimp

synopsis: Intuit will acquire Mailchimp, a world-class, global customer engagement and marketing platform for growing small and mid-market businesses. With the acquisition of Mailchimp, Intuit will accelerate two of its previously-shared strategic Big Bets: to become the center of small business growth; and to disrupt the small business mid-market.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit is a global technology platform that helps its customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, Intuit believes that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. "
target: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an all-in-one marketing platform for growing businesses. Mailchimp empowers millions of customers around the world to start and grow their businesses with world-class marketing technology, award-winning customer support, and inspiring content.
price ($mm)
$12,000
rev ($mm)
$800
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
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