Like Owner Direct Vacation Rentals

closed 7/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ApartmentLove Inc., acquired Owner Direct Vacation Rentals

synopsis: ApartmentLove Inc., a leading Canadian provider of online home and apartment rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world, has acquired OwnerDirect.com, a short-term vacation rental marketing platform based in Kelowna, British Columbia.
buyer: ApartmentLove Inc. (CNSX:APLV:$0.00)
Canada-based ApartmentLove is a provider of online residential rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world. Led by a team of industry experts, ApartmentLove is an at scale and fast-growing technology company in the PropTech industry. "
target: Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
Based in Canada, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals (“OwnerDirect.com”) a short-term vacation rental marketing platform. OwnerDirect.com showcases thousands of active vacation rental homes in hundreds of resorts around the world.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

OYO Rooms, acquired Direct Booker d.o.o.

synopsis: OYO has acquired Europe based company ‘Direct Booker’ a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
buyer: OYO Rooms
OYO is an India-based technology driven chain of standardized budget hotels in 500 cities across 10 countries including India, China, Malaysia, the UK, the UAE and Indonesia. It ushered disruption in the Indian hospitality industry through technology and standardization in the budget hotel segment. "
target: Direct Booker d.o.o.
Direct Booker is a market-leading player in the Vacation Home management segment in Dubrovnik, a key tourist destination in Croatia. Direct Booker is one of the world's top 10 vacation rental companies.
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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 (DB:HTG:$0.00)
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:$188.72)
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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8.9x
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.
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$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.
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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]
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$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
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6.9x
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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.
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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 7/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ApartmentLove Inc., acquired Owner Direct Vacation Rentals

synopsis: ApartmentLove Inc., a leading Canadian provider of online home and apartment rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world, has acquired OwnerDirect.com, a short-term vacation rental marketing platform based in Kelowna, British Columbia.
buyer: ApartmentLove Inc. (CNSX:APLV:$0.00)
Canada-based ApartmentLove is a provider of online residential rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world. Led by a team of industry experts, ApartmentLove is an at scale and fast-growing technology company in the PropTech industry. "
target: Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
Based in Canada, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals (“OwnerDirect.com”) a short-term vacation rental marketing platform. OwnerDirect.com showcases thousands of active vacation rental homes in hundreds of resorts around the world.
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closed 7/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ApartmentLove Inc., acquired Owner Direct Vacation Rentals

synopsis: ApartmentLove Inc., a leading Canadian provider of online home and apartment rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world, has acquired OwnerDirect.com, a short-term vacation rental marketing platform based in Kelowna, British Columbia.
buyer: ApartmentLove Inc. (CNSX:APLV:$0.00)
Canada-based ApartmentLove is a provider of online residential rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world. Led by a team of industry experts, ApartmentLove is an at scale and fast-growing technology company in the PropTech industry. "
target: Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
Based in Canada, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals (“OwnerDirect.com”) a short-term vacation rental marketing platform. OwnerDirect.com showcases thousands of active vacation rental homes in hundreds of resorts around the world.
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closed 8/4/2022 via PR Newswire

MRI Software LLC, acquired Apartment Data Services

synopsis: MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software, has acquired ApartmentData.com, a Houston-based provider of market research and data solutions that enable multifamily property owners and managers to increase property values by optimizing pricing and occupancy.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: Apartment Data Services
Founded in 1986, Apartment Data provides comprehensive and accurate information on professionally managed properties with more than 50 units, including pricing, concessions, occupancy, amenities, and policies at the floor plan level.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

ImmoScout24, acquired WG Suche

synopsis: The real estate marketplace ImmoScout24 has taken over WG-suche.de completely. Based in Germany, Wg-suche.de is a shared flat portal with the benefits of a social community. Launched in 2012, WG-suche.de accommodates hosts as well as roommates.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: ImmoScout24
Whether renting or renting, buying or selling, privately or commercially: ImmoScout24 are Germany's number 1 when it comes to real estate. Every month they support 13.8 million people in finding, buying, financing or moving into a new home - as well as selling or renting them. "
target parent: eleven55
target: WG Suche
Based in Germany, wg-suche.de is a shared flat portal with the benefits of a social community. The application was launched in February, 2012. Operating in the flat-sharing industry, wg-suche.de targets hosts as well as roommates.
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closed 4/7/2021 via Company Press Release

La Mobiliere, acquired flatfox AG

synopsis: La Mobilière has acquired property portal Flatfox. Flatfox operates a free property marketplace while also offering smart tools for the digital rental process. Flatfox operates out of Zurich, and its property marketplace allows landlords and business customers to list properties free of charge.
buyer: La Mobiliere
La Mobilière is Switzerland's oldest private insurance and provident company. One in three households is insured at Mobilière. Active in all lines of insurance, the Swiss insurance company la Mobilière had an annual premium volume of CHF 3.951 billion as at 31 December 2019. "
target: flatfox AG
Flatfox is a leading property platform in Switzerland, operating out of Zurich, and currently has 15 employees. It offers a property marketplace for landlords and business customers to list properties free of charge.
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announced 2/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Redfin, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: Real-estate brokerage Redfin Corp. has agreed to buy apartment search site operator RentPath Holdings Inc. out of bankruptcy for $608 million, in a deal that would combine operators of leading U.S. property listing websites for purchasing and renting a home.
buyer: Redfin (RDFN:$874.77)
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
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$608
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$194
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

HousingAnywhere, acquired Kamernet B.V.

synopsis: HousingAnywhere, Europe's largest rental accommodation marketplace for young professionals and international students, has acquired Kamernet. Kamernet is the Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories.
buyer: HousingAnywhere
Netherlands-based HousingAnywhere is an international student housing platform. The company helps exchange and internship students to find suitable accommodation when they move abroad. HouseAnywhere also helps international and local students with their housing needs. "
target: Kamernet B.V.
Kamernet is a Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories. Kamernet has the largest offer of available rooms, studios and apartment than any other company in The Netherlands.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spareroom, acquired Roomgo Limited

synopsis: UK based flatshare site, SpareRoom, has announced the acquisition of rival Roomgo (formerly Easyroommate) from Digital Ventures Group. Roomgo is the largest online flatshare community, helping landlords and agents with portfolios of rooms for rent. Roomgo was launched in New York and now operates in 21 countries.
buyer: Spareroom
SpareRoom is a UK based flatshare site. SpareRoom was founded in the UK by Rupert Hunt in 2004, following the success of intoLondon (founded in 1999). The company launched in the US in 2011. SpareRoom remains privately owned with no external funders or shareholders. "
target parent: Digital Ventures Services Ltd
target: Roomgo Limited
Launched in 1999, Roomgo was the first flat-sharing website in the world to help landlords and tenants connect. Expanding from its original launch in New York, Roomgo now operates in 21 countries and is available in seven languages.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired iMyanmarHouse.com

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets, has increased its stake in iMyanmarHouse.com from 42.6% to 52.6%. iMyanmarHouse.com is a property classifieds website in Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$16.28)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target: iMyanmarHouse.com
iMyanmarHouse.com is the No.1 property classifieds website in Myanmar. iMyanmarHouse.com connects buyers, real estate companies and general sellers all across Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
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$0.93*
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$1
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announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$2,058.24)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
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$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
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closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Monteurzimmer.de

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe has acquired Monteurzimmer.de (Passion 4 Gästezimmer GmbH), a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: Monteurzimmer.de
Monteurzimmer.de is a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

CareerIndex Inc., acquired DOOR Chintai

synopsis: CareerIndex, Japan's largest job change site, has acquired DOOR Chintai from Livesense, a Tokyo-based Internet media company. DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment.
buyer: CareerIndex Inc.
CareerIndex is Japan's largest job change site. CareerIndex offers over 600,000 job postings for all kinds of jobs, including finance, marketing, information technology, real estate, healthcare, retail and more. They offer job listings from all over Japan and in China and overseas. "
target parent: Livesense Inc.
target: DOOR Chintai
DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment. DOOR Chintai allows users to search for apartments based on location and rent fee.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, acquired Bahrain Property World

synopsis: Property Finder, the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, has acquired Bahrain Property World, Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target: Bahrain Property World
Bahrain Property World is Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents. Users can search for apartments, villas and houses that are for sale or rent in Bahrain.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired Fastfox.com

synopsis: Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, the owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based rental brokerage platform FastFox.com. Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

GA technologies Co., Ltd, will acquire Itandi, Inc.

synopsis: GA technologies, a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites, will acquire Itandi, a Japanese company that operates real estate online portals. Itandi's portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
buyer: GA technologies Co., Ltd (TSE:3491:$438.74)
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more. "
target: Itandi, Inc.
Itandi, Inc. is a Japanese company that owns and operates real estate online portals. Their portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing, answering systems and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

ZiffyHomes, acquired Nivaasa

synopsis: Home rental marketplace startup ZiffyHomes announced that it has acquired Nivaasa, a Gurgaon-based home rental platform. Nivaasa's online platform can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
buyer: ZiffyHomes
ZiffyHomes is India's first technology driven home rental marketplace that makes lives better by making it simple to rent homes. They are a discovery platform that offers ready to move-in individual rooms to tenants. "
target: Nivaasa
Nivaasa is an online platform that helps people find homes to rent in Gurgaon, India. Nivaasa can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

NestAway Technologies Private Limited, acquired Zenify

synopsis: Bangalore-based home rental startup NestAway has acquired residential rental management company Zenify. Founded in 2012 and based in Bangalore, Zenify leverages its technology, analytics and design to provide assured rentals and in-depth property management services. Zenify's home rental platform makes it easy for rentors to find to flats for rent.
buyer: NestAway Technologies Private Limited
NestAway is India's fastest growing "Home Rental Network"​ attempting to provide better rental solutions via design and technology. They help users find, book & move-in to a rental home of choice across Indian cities - all from within an app. "
target: Zenify
Zenify is a Banglore, India-based startup that leverages technology, analytics and design to provide a hassle free rental experience to owners and tenants. Zenify makes it easy for renters to find flats for rent, while providing end to end property management for property owners.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Housing.com will be merged with PropTiger,

synopsis: PropTiger.com and Housing.com, two of India’s leading online real estate service providers will come together to become India’s largest online real estate services company. Dhruv Agarwala, co-founder and CEO of PropTiger, will serve as CEO of the joint entity.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Housing.com
Founded in Bombay, Housing.com is one of the world’s fastest-growing online real estate platforms. It allows people to explore flats in their neighbourhood, view all amenities closeby and take a virtual tour of every property.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Quikr, acquired Grabhouse

synopsis: Online classifieds company Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired home rental start-up Grabhouse. Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target: Grabhouse
Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation. It aims to connect owners or current tenants to prospective tenants directly.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Foncia Groupe, acquired Somhome

synopsis: Foncia Groupe SAS, a property management group, has acquired Somhome, a company that develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants.
buyer: Foncia Groupe
Foncia Groupe SAS provides residential real estate management, condominium management, lease management, renting, sale, research funding, insurance, and technical diagnoses services. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Somhome
Somhome develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants. It offers services for renting, subletting, and roommates. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: DB:HTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HomeToGo GmbH
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: AIM:OTMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OnTheMarket plc
OnTheMarket plc
The AIM-listed OnTheMarket plc is a leading UK property portal, majority-owned by estate and lettings agents, delivering a premier property search service through OnTheMarket.com. Launched in January 2015, OnTheMarket.com is the simple way to search for property.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: CNSX:APLV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ApartmentLove Inc.
ApartmentLove Inc.
Canada-based ApartmentLove is a provider of online residential rental marketing services to landlords and renters in more than 30-countries on 5-continents around the world. Led by a team of industry experts, ApartmentLove is an at scale and fast-growing technology company in the PropTech industry.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$438.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.45
Employees
347
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,339.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$126.14
EBIT ($mm)
$40.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5504
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a technology-powered residential real estate company, redefining real estate in the consumer's favor in a commission-driven industry. They do this by integrating every step of the home buying and selling process and pairing their own agents with their own technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$874.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3377
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Ticker: DHG.AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Domain
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$327.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.92
EBIT ($mm)
$58.29
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: NYSE:PGRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PropertyGuru Pte. Ltd.
PropertyGuru Pte. Ltd.
PropertyGuru is Southeast Asia’s leading PropTech company, and the preferred destination for over 40 million property seekers. PropertyGuru empowers property seekers with more than 3.5 million real estate listings across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$85.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1410
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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