Like Mapify UG

closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lonely Planet, acquired Trill Travel

synopsis: Lonely Planet, a publisher of travel guidebooks, city guides, and maps, has acquired TRILL Travel, an artificial intelligence-driven travel marketplace that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content.
buyer parent: NC2 Media
buyer: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet publishes guidebooks, digital books, city guides, and maps that provide travel details to travelers. It also offers travel tips; language guidance books that contain keywords, basic grammar, and phrases in local languages; and health and safety advice. "
target: Trill Travel
TRILL is a travel booking platform that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences. TRILL allows users to search and book for trending destinations that are powered by user generated content. The platform rewards their tastemakers with commission based on bookings generated from their content.
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comuto, acquired Podorozhniki

synopsis: Comuto, the operator of French carpooling site Blablacar.com, has acquired Ukraine-based Podorozhniki. Podorozhniki is a Ukrainian carpooling site that offers an online tool for optimizing the use of personal and public transport, reducing travel costs and traffic load on the roads.
buyer: Comuto
Comuto S.A.S. operates BlablaCar.com, a marketplace for carpooling in Europe. It connects drivers with people looking for a ride. "
target: Podorozhniki
Founded in 2010, Podorozhniki is a Ukrainian carpooling site headquartered in Kiev. Podorozhniki reported 30,000 registered users in 2013.
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announced 9/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Auctus Investment Group, will acquire Luxury Escapes

synopsis: Auctus Investment Group, a global investment manager based in Australia, will acquire Luxury Escapes from Here, There & Everywhere (HT&E), an Australian media company. Luxury Escapes is a globally focused online travel company based in Australia. Luxury Escapes offers great deals for the best destinations, including Hawaii, Florida, Bali and more.
buyer: Auctus Investment Group
Auctus Investment Group is a global investment manager based in Australia. Auctus focuses on opportunities across private equity, infrastructure and private real estate. The company invests in growth sectors with strong tailwinds and significant potential to scale. "
target parent: Here, There & Everywhere
target: Luxury Escapes
Luxury Escapes is a globally focused online travel company based in Australia. Luxury Escapes provides their customers with curated escapes and unforgettable travel experiences. They offer great deals for the best destinations all around the world, including Hawaii, Thailand, Florida, Bali and more.
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$17
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closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired weekengo GmbH

synopsis: trivago N.V., a global hotel search platform, announced that it has acquired weekengo GmbH and weekend.com, a startup focused on finding travelers inspirational weekend getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: weekengo GmbH
Founded in 2016, weekengo GmbH has developed a package travel platform that operates under the weekend.com brand and is exclusively focused on weekend getaways.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Travello, acquired Backpacker Deals

synopsis: Travel networking and experience app Travello has bought the Backpacker Deals website and business. Travello claims the deal will create Australia’s largest ‘experience based, youth focused’ Online Travel Agent. Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price.
buyer: Travello
Travello is the world’s largest and most trusted travel community. Used by travelers in over 180 countries, Travello is the best place to make travel friends. Travello allows users to connect with travelers, join meetups and chat in groups. "
target: Backpacker Deals
Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price. They carefully select the best travel experiences to feature on Backpacker Deals in order for users to book with confidence.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

BGH Capital, acquired Tripadeal

synopsis: Tripadeal, an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices, has sold a 55 per cent stake to BGH Capital, a private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: BGH Capital
BGH Capital was established in 2017 by Robin Bishop, Ben Gray and Simon Harle with the objective of creating the pre-eminent private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand. BGH is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is an independent firm, owned and managed by its founding partners. "
target: Tripadeal
TripADeal is an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices. Whether it’s a guided tour of China, luxury river cruise through Europe, accommodation in Bali, or a local getaway, TripADeal offers something for everyone.
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$28*
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closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Hopjump, acquired Smarter Travel Media LLC

synopsis: Hopjump, a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers, has acquired SmarterTravel Media from Tripadvisor. SmarterTravel Media consists of eight travel-focused brands.
buyer: Hopjump
Hopjump is a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers. The Company’s proprietary algorithms go beyond keyword search to provide a high-performance marketing channel to reach both consumer and business travelers."
target parent: TripAdvisor LLC
target: Smarter Travel Media LLC
SmarterTravel Media is an industry leader in online travel and offers a portfolio of several distinct travel websites. Their owned and operated travel media portfolio includes Airfarewatchdog, BookingBuddy, Jetsetter, OneTime, Oyster, SmarterTravel, and WhatToPack.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

HotelOnline, acquired Africa Bookings Ltd.

synopsis: Zimbabwe-based hotel-booking startup Africabookings has been acquired by B2B company HotelOnline. AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent.
buyer: HotelOnline
HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing platform for hotels in Africa and the Middle East. HotelOnline has helped more than 1,500 hotels in 18 markets have increased their online revenue. Their platform provides solutions for property management, payment processing, and more. "
target: Africa Bookings Ltd.
AfricaBookings is Africa's leading travel website featuring hotels, camps, safaris, BnBs (bed and breakfasts) across the continent. Their mission is to connect every corner of Africa to customers.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Hajime Suzuki, purchased Travelzoo Japan K.K. from Travelzoo Inc

synopsis: Travelzoo, Inc., an Internet media company that provides its members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences, has sold its Japanese branch, Travelzoo Japan K.K., to Mr. Hajime Suzuki. The parties entered into a License Agreement, whereby Travelzoo Japan obtained a license to use intellectual property from Travelzoo exclusively in Japan.
buyer: Hajime Suzuki
Hajime Suzuki is the general manager of Travelzoo Japan K.K. "
seller: Travelzoo Inc (:$102.58)
Travelzoo Japan K.K. is the Japanese branch of Travelzoo, Inc. Heaquartered in New York, Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe.
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closed 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lastminute.com PLC, acquired iTraveller

synopsis: European travel company Lastminute.com has forayed into the India market with the acquisition of iTraveller.com, a Bengaluru-based, online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
buyer parent: lm group
buyer: Lastminute.com PLC (LMC:$399.41)
Lastminute.com provides internet travel services for online booking of airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, entertainment tickets, and restaurant reservations. Lastminute.com lives for giving people five-star experiences at three-star price tags. "
target: iTraveller
iTraveller.com is a Bengaluru-based online travel discovery and booking start-up. iTraveller.com was founded in 2012 by Shiju Radhakrishnan, Nisanth Kumar and Chitra Parija.
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$3
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omio Europe, acquired Rome2rio Pty Ltd

synopsis: Omio, Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel, has acquired Rome2rio, a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination.
buyer: Omio Europe
Omio is Europe’s leading booking platform for multi-modal travel. Omio allows people to find the fastest, cheapest and best travel options by train, bus and flight to thousands of cities, towns and villages across Europe. "
target: Rome2rio Pty Ltd
Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine in Australia. Rome2rio helps people get to and from any location in the world. Their platform instantly displays all travel and booking options for the chosen destination, along with information about accommodation and things to do.
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closed 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, acquired Ignite Travel Group

synopsis: Flight Centre Travel Group, an Australian-based international travel company, is now the full owner of Gold Coast-based Ignite Travel Group. Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
buyer: Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ASX:FLT:$286.37)
Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian-based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the USA, UK and Canada, as well as outlets in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and South Africa. "
target: Ignite Travel Group
Recognized and celebrated by both industry and Australian consumers, Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
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announced 8/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Submarino Viagens, will acquire Almundo

synopsis: Submarino Viagens, a Brazilian online travel agency, will acquire Almundo from Iberostar, a Spain-based hotel chain. Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices.
buyer parent: CVC Brasil
buyer: Submarino Viagens
Submarino Viagens is a Brazilian online travel agency. Submarino Viagens offers over 750 airlines, 200,000 hotels, 150 national and international destinations, and 4,000 attractions. Their state-of-the-art platform allows travelers to book flights and hotels all around the world. "
target parent: Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
target: Almundo
Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices. Almundo's team of experts help users to find the perfect trip that matches their preferences and budget.
price ($mm)
$77
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$60
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1.3x
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closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

lm group, acquired TripMyDream

synopsis: The online travel provider LM group (formerly lastminute.com) has acquired Ukrainian TripMyDream. Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target: TripMyDream
Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Etraveli Group, acquired Flight Network

synopsis: Etraveli Group, one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, has acquired Flight Network, the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: Etraveli Group
Etraveli Group is one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, offering a wide range of airline tickets, hotel accommodations and other travel related services. The group operates in 72 countries on 6 continents through brands such as Supersaver, Gotogate, Mytrip.com and Pamediakopes.gr. "
target: Flight Network
Flight Network is the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
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announced 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

H.I.S. Co.,Ltd., will acquire Redtag.ca

synopsis: H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours, will be acquiring Redtag.ca, a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
buyer: H.I.S. Co.,Ltd. (TSE:9603:$6,862.32)
Based in Japan, H.I.S. Co., Ltd. is a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours. Their core business is in the overseas travel industry and has expanded to hotels, airlines, and theme parks for their customers' delight and excitement. "
target: Redtag.ca
Redtag.ca is a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Triton, will acquire Sunweb Group

synopsis: Funds advised by Triton have signed an agreement to acquire Sunweb Group, a leading European online tour operator. Founded 1991 in Netherlands, Sunweb serves ~1 million customers annually providing packaged holidays to more than 20 focal destinations across Europe and the Mediterranean.
buyer: Triton
The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe, focusing on businesses in the Industrial, Business Services and Consumer/Health sectors. Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. "
target: Sunweb Group
Sunweb Group is one of the leading online travel groups in Europe with more than EUR 600m in turnover. It is the driving force behind numerous brands operating within seven international markets: The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany and France.
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announced 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Secret Escapes, will acquire TravelBird

synopsis: British online travel group Secret Escapes is taking over bankrupt Dutch holiday platform TravelBird. Founded in 2010, TravelBird is an online travel provider that offers 6 inspirational deals each day and fixed offers in thematic categories.
buyer: Secret Escapes
Secret Escapes, negotiates exclusive rates for luxury hand-picked hotels and holidays in the UK and abroad, at up to 60% off the price customers would pay by booking anywhere else. "
target: TravelBird
Founded in 2010, TravelBird is an online travel provider that offers 6 inspirational deals each day and fixed offers in thematic categories. The company owes its success to a simple formula: surprise and inspire customers with the best travel deals and provide a no-hassle booking process.
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closed 9/14/2018 via Company Press Release

TUI Group, acquired Musement

synopsis: TUI Group, a leading international tourism and hospitality organization, has acquired Musement, one of the leading online platforms for activities, tours, and excursions. The start-up currently offers travellers around 35,00 products in 1,100 cities around the world.
buyer: TUI Group (XTRA:TUI1:$22,479.49)
Based in Germany, TUI Group is a leading international tourism and hospitality organization that offers a range of tours, flights, cruises, and more. Their broad portfolio consists of strong tour operators and many incoming agencies in major holiday destinations around the globe. "
target: Musement
Based in Italy, Musement helps you get the best from destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions. Musement is the online travel companion that allows you to book tickets for activities and attractions around the world.
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closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Tripping.com

synopsis: HomeToGo, a vacation rental price-comparison startup, has acquired the assets of Tripping.com. Tripping.com is the world's largest site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, HomeAway, Booking.com) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
HomeToGo is the world's largest vacation rental search engine. With over 15 million offers in 200+ countries, HomeToGo makes finding a vacation rental easier than ever and help millions of users around the world book their dream vacation. "
target: Tripping.com
Tripping.com is a site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, VRBO, HomeAway, Booking.com, etc) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
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closed 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Mapify UG

synopsis: Germany-based HomeToGo has acquired Mapify. Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Mapify's platform enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify’s founding team will stay engaged with HomeToGo as Product and Community advisors and help move forward HomeToGo's mobile product strategy.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
Germany-based HomeToGo has the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Airbnb, Vrbo, and TripAdvisor. HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates, and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide. "
target: Mapify UG
Mapify is a German startup that enables travelers around the globe to share their experiences with a community of adventurers. Mapify lets travelers book trips that have been shared on the platform, providing them with a full suite of transportation, housing, and experiences.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hipcamp, acquired Youcamp

synopsis: Hipcamp, the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays, announces it is joining forces with Youcamp, the Australian-based land sharing community, under one domain. This marks Hipcamp’s foray into an international market, acquiring Youcamp’s existing 1,000 properties representing 50,000 Australian campsites.
buyer: Hipcamp
Hipcamp is a growing community of good-natured people and the most comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays. By connecting people with the land and each other, Hipcamp works to support those who care for the land and get more people out under the stars. "
target: Youcamp
Youcamp is Australia's biggest private land sharing website. Find and lease cottages, campsites, farm stays, B&B's, small campgrounds, RV parking and more. No two Youcamp campsites are the same and neither are their facilities. But there’s a few things that many have in common.
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announced 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., will acquire Dailyhotel

synopsis: Yanolja Co., South Korea’s leading accommodation booking site operator, will acquire Dailyhotel, the country’s largest booking platform for luxury hotels and restaurants, as part of efforts to further diversify its business portfolio to transform into a comprehensive leisure platform provider. 
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Dailyhotel
Dailyhotel is South Korea's online and mobile reservation site for about 400,000 hotels in 210 countries, as well as 4,700 pensions and 1,000 fine-dining restaurants. With an outstanding service and efficiency, it is the first and the best mobile hotel and restaurant booking service in Korea.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vrbo, acquired CanadaStays

synopsis: Vrbo, a world leader in the vacation rental space, has acquired CanadaStays, Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Vrbo
Vrbo is a world leader in the vacation rental space. Vrbo makes it easy to book cabins, condos, beach houses, and more. Vrbo offers a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. "
target: CanadaStays
CanadaStays is Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
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closed 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

HomeToGo GmbH, acquired Tripping.com

synopsis: HomeToGo, a vacation rental price-comparison startup, has acquired the assets of Tripping.com. Tripping.com is the world's largest site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, HomeAway, Booking.com) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
buyer: HomeToGo GmbH
HomeToGo is the world's largest vacation rental search engine. With over 15 million offers in 200+ countries, HomeToGo makes finding a vacation rental easier than ever and help millions of users around the world book their dream vacation. "
target: Tripping.com
Tripping.com is a site for vacation rentals. Tripping.com works with all the top vacation rental sites in the world (AirBnB, VRBO, HomeAway, Booking.com, etc) to offer nearly 12 million vacation properties in over 150,000 destinations worldwide.
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announced 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

RedAwning, will acquire VaycayHero, Inc.

synopsis: RedAwning.com, the world's largest branded network of vacation rental properties, announced it will acquire VaycayHero, a vacation rental site offering more than 43,000 professionally managed properties in popular destinations throughout the United States.
buyer: RedAwning
RedAwning is the largest branded network of vacation rental properties offering 24/7 guest and property manager support services. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, they are the leading supplier of vacation rentals to major online travel agents and channels. "
target: VaycayHero, Inc.
VaycayHero, previously named Zaranga, is an online vacation rental marketplace with more than 43,000 professionally managed vacation rentals in the US. VaycayHero was launched in order to take the hassle out of booking vacations rentals.
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announced 6/8/2016 via Reuters

Wirtualna Polska S.A., will acquire Nocowanie.pl

synopsis: Wirtualna Polska has signed a deal to buy 75 percent stake plus one share of Nocowanie.pl. Nocowanie.pl is an owner, operator of website nocowanie.pl which offers intermediation services in reservation of accommodation for holidays.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
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: Nocowanie.pl
Nocowanie.pl is an owner, operator of website nocowanie.pl which offers intermediation services in reservation of accommodation for holidays.
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$5.74*
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$2
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$1
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announced 4/27/2016 via Market Wire

Urban Select Capital Corporation, will acquire Luxy Easy

synopsis: Urban Select Capital Corp., an investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies, announced that it has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire Luxy Easy, a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
buyer: Urban Select Capital Corporation (TSXV:CH:($0.12))
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion. "
target: Luxy Easy
Luxy Easy Travel Ltd., based in Vancouver, Canada, is a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
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closed 4/5/2016 via New York Times

AccorHotels, acquired Onefinestay

synopsis: AccorHotels, one of Europe’s largest hotel groups, announced that it had bought Onefinestay, a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
buyer: AccorHotels (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
AccorHotels formerly known as Accor S.A. is a French hotel group. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels on 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to luxurious accommodations in exotic locales. "
target: Onefinestay
Onefinestay is a London-based short-term vacation rental company. Onefinestay allows people in certain cities like New York and London to rent out their houses whenever they want.
price ($mm)
$168
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Panorama Sentrawisata, acquired Raja Kamar International

synopsis: Panorama Sentrawisata, an integrated group of companies related to tourism, has acquired Raja Kamar International. Raja Kamar International is a B2C online hotel booking channel. It offers 1800 hotels in over 135 cities and towns across Indonesia and 40,000 international hotels.
buyer: Panorama Sentrawisata (JKSE:PANR:$148.38)
Panorama Sentrawisata is an integrated group of companies covering the area of Destination Management, Travel & Leisure Management, Convention and Exhibition, Media, Publication, Food and Beverage, Transportation, and Hospitality. "
target: Raja Kamar International
Raja Kamar International operates as a B2C online hotel booking channel. It offers 1800 hotels in over 135 cities and towns across Indonesia and 40,000 international hotels, bookable 24 hours a day over the internet, or from 24 hour telephone reservation centers.
price ($mm)
$1.88*
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired HomeAway, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, announced that it has completed its acquisition of HomeAway, Inc., the world's leader in vacation rentals, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,823 [$3,242]
rev ($mm)
$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
54.5x
closed 5/18/2015 via PR Newswire

RedAwning, acquired Perfect Places, Inc.

synopsis: RedAwning.com, Inc., the hotel-style booking website for vacation rentals with over 31,000 properties worldwide, announced that it has acquired Perfect Places, Inc., a vacation rental listing website with over 70,000 vacation rental properties and 20 years' experience in rental marketing.
buyer: RedAwning
RedAwning is the largest branded network of vacation rental properties offering 24/7 guest and property manager support services. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, they are the leading supplier of vacation rentals to major online travel agents and channels. "
target: Perfect Places, Inc.
The PerfectPlaces.com website has over 75,000 vacation rental properties in 103 countries and 6,600 cities. Since 1996 Perfect Places has been an ideal resources to find a vacation rental property which meets travelers' needs.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., acquired Woori Pension

synopsis: South Korea’s major accommodation booking site Yanolja bought Woori Pension, the country’s largest holiday guest house and hospitality reservation site operator. Founded in 2004, Woori Pension built its reputation as a booking site for holiday villas and boasts Korea’s largest platform that includes online and social commerce channels.
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: Woori Pension
Woori Pension is South Korea’s largest holiday guest house and hospitality reservation site operator. A pension is a type of holiday lodging prevalent across Korea that is similar to a guest house or bed and breakfast lodging. Woori Pension built its reputation as a booking site for holiday villas.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

HomeExchange, acquired NightSwapping

synopsis: HomeExchange, the global leader and most trusted home exchange community in the world, announced the acquisition of the platform NightSwapping. Based out of France, NightSwapping allows members to earn money or travel for free, by hosting other members or simply by traveling.
buyer: HomeExchange
As the global leader and most trusted home exchange community in the world, HomeExchange offers authentic, sustainable, and affordable vacation opportunities for everyone to enjoy, by exchanging their homes for vacations. "
target: NightSwapping
Based out of France, NightSwapping allows members to earn money or travel for free, by hosting other members or simply by traveling. Their NightWallet system is a 100% safe virtual wallet that guarantees the transactions are in compliance with the PCI-DSS - Payment Card.
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closed 4/19/2018 via PR Newswire

GuesttoGuest, acquired Echangedemaison.com

synopsis: GuesttoGuest, the world's leading home exchange site, has acquired Echangedemaison.com, a Canadian home exchange website. Echangedemaison.com allows people to exchange homes or apartments so that they can have the comfort of a real home when they are on vacation.
buyer: GuesttoGuest
GuesttoGuest is the world's largest home exchange network. The platform connects members wishing to organize home exchanges for their weekend trips or holiday getaways. GuesttoGuest offers 450,000 homes in over 187 countries. "
target: Echangedemaison.com
Echangedemaison.com is a Canadian home exchange website. The website allows people who are going on vacation to exchange homes or apartments. Echangedemaison.com enables people to have the comfort of a real home when they are on vacation while keeping their travel expenses low.
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closed 7/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Resort Condominiums International, acquired Love Home Swap

synopsis: RCI, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, has acquired London-based Love Home Swap, one of the world’s largest home exchange programs. Love Home Swap, which has established a strong, loyal consumer base, will continue to run as an independent brand and be marketed separately from RCI.
buyer parent: Wyndham Worldwide
buyer: Resort Condominiums International
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with over 4,300 affiliated resorts in nearly 110 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. "
target: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap has been helping travelers enjoy better holidays through the power of sharing for over six years. Clients choose where they want to go and a property they want to stay in, make the swap and then sit back and enjoy hassle-free holidays without a hefty accommodation bill.
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announced 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Tujia, will purchase Homestay Business from Ctrip

synopsis: Tujia announced that they have concluded a strategic agreement to acquire the homestay business of Ctrip.com. Through this acquisition, the homestay channels of Ctrip's web sites and apps, along with their operation teams and the entire business, will be merged into Tujia. Ctrip is a leading online travel agency based in China.
buyer: Tujia
Tujia.com is the first online vacation rental services provider in China. It allows users to post listings on its website for apartments that can be rented as vacation properties. Tujia.com currently offers an online reservation system for vacation rental properties across 20 cities in China. "
seller: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
The Homestay Business of Ctrip includes the homestay channels of their web sites and apps, along with their operation teams. Ctrip is a leading provider of travel services in China, including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Tujia, will purchase Homestay Business from Qunar

synopsis: Tujia announced that they have concluded a strategic agreement to acquire the homestay business of Qunar.com. Through this acquisition, the homestay channels of Qunar's web sites and apps, along with their operation teams and the entire business, will be merged into Tujia. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform.
buyer: Tujia
Tujia.com is the first online vacation rental services provider in China. It allows users to post listings on its website for apartments that can be rented as vacation properties. Tujia.com currently offers an online reservation system for vacation rental properties across 20 cities in China. "
seller: Qunar (QUNR:$684.67)
The Homestay Business of Qunar includes the homestay channels of their web sites and apps, along with their operation teams. Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform. Qunar has a commitment to building a travel ecosystem serving the entire travel industry value chain.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Love Home Swap, acquired HomeForExchange.com

synopsis: Love Home Swap, a London-based startup with a platform that allows people to swap their homes with other property owners, has acquired Danish rival HomeForExchange. HomeForExchange has been around for over 20 years and has 25,000 users.
buyer: Love Home Swap
Love Home Swap is a members-only home swapping site that’s stylish, social and simple to use. With 35,000+ inspiring homes listed in every corner of the globe, those looking to house swap can save themselves thousands on holiday accommodation costs. "
target: HomeForExchange.com
HomeForExchange.com is a leading online market place for holiday home exchange. The company is based in Denmark.
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closed 10/8/2015 via PE Hub

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Dwellable

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world leader in vacation rentals, announces the acquisition of Dwellable, an online vacation rental search engine and top-rated vacation rental app that provides unique, interactive ways for travelers to find and book vacation rentals.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits. "
target: Dwellable
Dwellable is an online vacation rental search engine and top-rated vacation rental app that provides unique, interactive ways for travelers to find and book vacation rentals.
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Priceline
Priceline
The Priceline Group is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 200 countries through six primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, rentalcars.com, and OpenTable.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$9,215.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,029.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,592.00
Net Income ($mm)
$382.00
Employees
19600
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Ticker: GS:SABR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sabre Corporation
Sabre Corporation
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by airlines and hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, flight, network and crew management.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,943.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$624.45
EBIT ($mm)
$483.31
Net Income ($mm)
$242.09
Employees
8860
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Ticker: LTRP.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.'s businesses consist of its subsidiaries TripAdvisor and BuySeasons. TripAdvisor is the world's largest online travel community. BuySeasons is a leading online retailer of costumes and party supplies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.00
Net Income ($mm)
$30.00
Employees
3485
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Ticker: TRIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
Employees
3912
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Ticker: BME:EDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eDreams ODIGEO
eDreams ODIGEO is one of the main retailers of online flights in the world (in terms of revenue) and one of the largest European e-commerce companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$632.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$119.85
EBIT ($mm)
$108.40
Net Income ($mm)
$41.85
Employees
1329
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: SWX:LMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lastminute.com Group
Lastminute.com Group
Lastminute.com group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands. More than 10 million travellers book and manage their travel and leisure experiences through the Group’s websites and mobile apps.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$401.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.33
EBIT ($mm)
$41.65
Net Income ($mm)
$28.68
Employees
1365
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Ticker: MMYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MakeMyTrip.com
MakeMyTrip is India’s leading Travel company. MakeMyTrip was the first travel portal in India and is regarded as a pioneer of online travel. Its comprehensive offerings supported by the convenience of online transactions and value-based prices revolutionized the way Indians purchase travel services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$363.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($81.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1940
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Ticker: ASX:FLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited
Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian-based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the USA, UK and Canada, as well as outlets in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and South Africa.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$286.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($508.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($538.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8947
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Ticker: DB:HOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HolidayCheck AG
HolidayCheck AG
HolidayCheck is a leading travel website where users can easily find and book their perfect holiday and share their holiday experience. They are based in Switzerland.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$162.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.33
EBIT ($mm)
$4.56
Net Income ($mm)
$2.44
Employees
442
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Ticker: LONG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eLong, Inc.
eLong, Inc.
eLong, Inc. is a leading online travel company in China. The company has a national presence across China, and uses web-based distribution technologies and a 24-hour call center to provide consumers with accurate travel information and high quality online and offline hotel and air booking services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$152.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($139.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($144.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4564
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Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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Ticker: TSE:6191
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evolable Asia Corp.
Evolable Asia Corp.
Evolable Asia is a Tokyo-based company, founded in 2007, runs three popular online travel portals of its own. An additional 600 domestic travel sites use its in-house technology to power their own flight, hotel, and tour package searches.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$47.36
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$6.97
Net Income ($mm)
$4.15
Employees
616
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Ticker: BSE:543272
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ease My Trip
Ease My Trip
EaseMyTrip was founded in 2008 by Nishant Pitti and Rikant Pitti and provides deals on flights, hotel stays and vacation packages. EaseMyTrip commenced its operations in 2008 by focusing on the B2B2C (business to business to customer) distribution channel.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.95
EBIT ($mm)
$10.86
Net Income ($mm)
$12.52
Employees
374
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in its customers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, LendingTree Loans, GetSmart.com®, RealEstate.com®, among others.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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