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closed 12/5/2016 via AP - Associated Press

Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

synopsis: Trade Me Group has sold its accommodation website Travelbug and online booking engine BookIt, to interests associated with the Torpedo7 sporting goods site. The sale is to Travel Booking Services 2016 LP, a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7.
buyer parent: The Warehouse Group Limited
buyer: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, and adventure protection products, etc. Travel Booking Services 2016 LP is a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7. "
target parent: Trade Me Ltd
target: Travelbug and BookIt
BookIt is New Zealand's established, proven, reliable and truly independent online booking market place. BookIt is the booking engine behind many leading travel websites. Travelbug has New Zealand's best range of online bookable accommodation available.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

lm group, acquired Qixxit

synopsis: lm group, a European leader in the online travel and leisure industry, announced the acquisition of the intermodal travel platform Qixxit from Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures. Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options.
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 parent: Deutsche Bahn AG
target: Qixxit
Founded in 2017 in Berlin, Qixxit has been developing an integrated travel platform and app that combines long-distance bus, train and flight options to create the best connected journey, providing customers with an individually designed travel experience.
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announced 2/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thor Industries Inc., Tourism Holdings Ltd., will acquire Roadtrippers

synopsis: Digital road trip planning developer Roadtrippers has a deal to be acquired along with Roadtrippers Australasia by a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Thor Industries Inc. (THO:$7,770.09)
buyer: Tourism Holdings Ltd. (NZSE:THL:$250.64)
TH2 is a newly formed joint venture involving Elkhart, Ind.-based publicly traded recreational vehicle maker Thor Industries Inc. and New Zealand-based Tourism Holdings Ltd., billed as the world’s largest RV rental and sales operator. "
target: Roadtrippers
Roadtrippers is the nation's fastest-growing web and mobile travel planning platform, with over 5.5 million trips booked to-date. Roadtrippers has developed an app that helps users not only plan road trips but discover cool things to see and do along the way.
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closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

ClickTripz, acquired TheSuitest

synopsis: TheSuitest, a hotel search engine that crunches data to give additional information on room options, was acquired by ClickTripz, a travel technology company that builds innovative software solutions to serve the needs of suppliers, publishers, advertisers and travelers.
buyer: ClickTripz
ClickTripz is a travel technology company that builds innovative software solutions to serve the needs of suppliers, publishers, advertisers and travelers. "
target: TheSuitest
TheSuitest is a hotel search engine that empowers travelers to make optimal hotel room choices using big-data analysis wrapped in a sleek and intuitive user interface.
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closed 6/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Skyscanner, acquired Youbibi

synopsis: Skyscanner, a passenger flight, hotel and car hire search engine, has acquired Chinese metasearch company Youbibi. The company provides a travel search and trip planning website. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Shenzen, China.
buyer: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site, providing instant online comparisons for millions of flights on over a thousand airlines, as well as car hire, hotels, holidays and insurance. Its flexible search options mean users can browse prices, allowing them to get the best deals. "
target: Youbibi
Youbibi operates travel search and trip planning website. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Shenzen, China.
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closed 4/17/2013 via PR Newswire

The USA Today Travel Media Group, acquired Tripology, Inc.

synopsis: USA TODAY Travel Media Group announced its acquisition of Tripology, an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with experienced travel specialists. USA TODAY plans to offer Tripology.com referral services across Gannett media outlets, which include a network of more than 100 local and national websites.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: The USA Today Travel Media Group
The USA TODAY Travel Media Group was officially formed in November 2011, to develop products and solutions for connected, on-the-go travelers. It encompasses all travel initiatives across USA TODAY, including digital, magazines, print, mobile and tablet. "
target parent: Rand McNally & Company
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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on offer 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Venture Republic Inc, offer to acquire Venture Republic Inc

synopsis: Kei Shibata, President and Representative Director of Venture Republic, made a proposal to acquire the remaining 90.5% stake in Venture Republic Inc. from multiple shareholders.
buyer: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping. "
target: Venture Republic Inc
Venture Republic's mission is to help consumers make ideal buying decisions. They operate multi branded vertical search engines and user generated product review services over the Internet across the different product categories such as travel and shopping.
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$21*
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Tours4Fun, acquired Discover Tour Guides

synopsis: Tours4Fun, an online sightseeing tour supplier, has acquired the tour provider and travel network site Discover Tour Guides. With Discover Tour Guides, travelers can select their tour guide and talk to the guide beforehand to coordinate what they want to do so they can have the exact experience they are looking for.
buyer: Tours4Fun
Tours4Fun, founded in 2006, is a thriving online travel supplier, dedicated to providing the finest online purchasing experience for all your travel needs. Tours4Fun strives to be the ultimate online travel superstore with the widest selection and best prices. "
target: Discover Tour Guides
Discover Tour Guides is one of the largest online networks of certified local guides. On DiscoverTourGuides.com travelers can peruse guide profiles, rates, certificates, qualification information, reviews, ask questions and book directly online.
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closed 10/26/2010 via Market Wire

Viator, Inc., acquired OurExplorer

synopsis: Viator, Inc., the parent company of Viator.com, the leading resource for researching and booking more than 5,500 trip activities and experiences at the best prices, announced the acquisition of Sydney-based OurExplorer.com, an online resource for identifying and booking qualified private tour guides around the world.
buyer: Viator, Inc.
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 5,500 tours, attractions and activities in 450-plus destinations in 75 countries. "
target: OurExplorer
OurExplorer.com has built a global online network of professional tour guides who specialize in the most popular destinations like London, New York and Paris, as well as more off-the-beaten-path destinations including places like La Paz (Bolivia), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Thimphu (Bhutan).
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closed 5/18/2010 via Company Press Release

Priceline, acquired TravelJigsaw LTD

synopsis: Priceline announced that it acquired the Manchester, U.K.-headquartered TravelJigsaw, a multinational rental-car service, for an undisclosed sum. TravelJigsaw offers car rental services in 4,000 locations in 80 countries, with a heavy presence in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Priceline (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Priceline.com offers products for sale in two categories: a travel service that offers leisure airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises; and a personal finance service that offers home mortgages, refinancing and home equity loans through an independent licensee. "
target: TravelJigsaw LTD
TravelJigsaw offers car rental services in 4,000 locations in 80 countries, with a heavy presence in Europe and Asia-Pacific. TravelJigsaw offers customer support in 20 languages, and international customers can rent cars through the company’s almost two dozen branded websites.
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closed 3/18/2010 via PR Newswire

Rand McNally & Company, acquired Tripology, Inc.

synopsis: Rand McNally, a leader in maps, navigation, and destination related content, unveiled its recent acquisition, Tripology. Tripology matches on-line consumers with travel specialists, who are destination experts in planning and booking trips, including: weddings, honeymoons, family reunions, and corporate retreats worldwide.
buyer: Rand McNally & Company
Rand McNally is the most trusted source for maps, directions, and travel content. Rand McNally's products and services include: Interactive travel service, IntelliRoute® truck routing software and GPS devices; and the leading geography-based educational resources for the classroom. "
target: Tripology, Inc.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service focused on connecting travelers with qualified and customer-rated travel specialists. Available free to consumers, Tripology utilizes proprietary technology to match traveler requests with travel professionals.
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closed 12/28/2006 via Company Press Release

First Choice Holidays plc, acquired LateRooms Ltd.

synopsis: First Choice Holidays PLC has purchased LateRooms Limited www.laterooms.com a leading online price comparator and seller of late availability hotel rooms.
buyer: First Choice Holidays plc
First Choice Holidays PLC has changed since 1994 from being a predominantly UK-based mainstream holidays brand, to a leading international leisure travel company. The Group has been operating in various forms since 1973 when it began life as Owners Abroad. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: LateRooms Ltd.
LateRooms is the hotel industry's late availability database providing over 500,000 hotel deals and discount hotels across the UK and Worldwide. With up to 70% off thousands of discount hotel rooms in properties ranging from luxury hotels, unique guest houses, city apartments to bed and breakfasts.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$41
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$24
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10.2x
closed 3/6/2019 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired Room 77, Inc.

synopsis: HotelPlanner, a leading online seller of group hotel bookings and individual hotel stays worldwide, announced the acquisition of Room 77, a search engine that finds highly competitive rates at more than 200,000 hotels around the world.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner is the leading provider of online services in the global hotel marketplace, and an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike. "
target: Room 77, Inc.
Room 77 allows travelers to quickly compare prices across every online travel agency and more, shop across a variety of room types and book more than 200,000 hotels worldwide.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Campsy B.V., acquired Camping and Co

synopsis: The Camping and Co booking platform is taken over by the German Rocket Internet incubator. It merges the young Breton company with Campsy. Camping-and-co.com is the specialist of online camping reservations, with a selection of 1,500 establishments of categories 3 to 5 stars, spread across Europe.
buyer parent: Rocket Internet
buyer: Campsy B.V.
Campsy is an online booking platform for camping vacations, offering customers the choice to stay in caravans, mobile homes, tents or cabins. Now operating in Germany and The Netherlands, the platform lists hundreds of campsites, giving users the option of filtering by type, location or price. "
target: Camping and Co
Camping-and-co.com is the specialist of online camping reservations, with a selection of 1,500 establishments of categories 3 to 5 stars, spread across Europe. Based in Saint-Malo, the company distributes its offers to French, British, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish clients.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Campingfinder merged with CampDay,

synopsis: Germany’s CampDay and the Netherlands’ Campingfinder have announced a merger of their online camping facilities booking services. The two booking platforms will now operate under the new name Campsy to further develop their presence in the German and Dutch markets with further European expansion planned for 2017.
buyer: CampDay
CampDay develops an online booking platform for camping sites and outdoor holiday spots. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Berlin, Germany. "
target: Campingfinder
Campingfinder helps users find and book their favorite campsites or bungalow online. Campingfinder was established in 2014 with the goal to offer a complete and clear overview of camp sites and bungalow parcs with the possibility to book directly, easily and quickly.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Niumba.com

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc., announced it has acquired Niumba.com, a leading vacation rentals website. Niumba features more than 230,000 properties globally and brings to TripAdvisor the world's largest collection of Spanish vacation rentals with more than 120,000 properties in Spain.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
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. "
target: Niumba.com
Niumba.com offers its users access to the largest selection of Tourist Properties in Spain. The Niumba.com team is made up of Internet Professionals with wide knowledge of the Tourist Properties sector.
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announced 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

WVR Group, will acquire Vacation Villas International GmbH

synopsis: WVR Group - operator of a network of the world's most complete vacation rental Web sites -- today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Vacation Villas International GmbH (VVI) of Kassel, Germany. VVI's flagship Web site, www.fewo-direkt.de, is the leading provider of online vacation rentals to the German-speaking market.
buyer: WVR Group
WVR Group is dedicated to connecting people to the perfect rental home for their next vacation. Through a network of industry-leading vacation rental listing sites, WVR provides owners & managers of vacation rental properties the most cost-effective way to reach travelers who seek to rent. "
target: Vacation Villas International GmbH
Founded in 1997, Vacation Villas International GmbH quickly became the largest vacation rental listing Web site in Germany, with more than 9,600 listed properties in Europe and around the world.
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closed 12/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneTwoTrip, acquired Corner

synopsis: Flight metasearch application Corner has been acquired by Russian online travel agency OneTwoTrip. Corner is the fastest way to book a flight to any corner of the world. Just select travel dates and select flights, without looking through thousands of meaningless options.
buyer: OneTwoTrip
OneTwoTrip was established in May 2011 and is now one of the largest online travel agencies in Europe, with over 100 employees and offices in six countries. OneTwoTrip has developed a proprietary online platform to work with travel industry's most respected global distribution booking systems. "
target: Corner
Corner is the fastest way to book a flight to any corner of the world. Just select travel dates and select flights, without looking through thousands of meaningless options, and compare prices and book flights right in the app from any travel agent or airline.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vakanties.nl BV, acquired Zoover International

synopsis: Rotterdam-based Vakanties.nl, a travel tech startup, has acquired Zoover Media, a leading review website for the holiday and leisure sectors in the Netherlands. With the acquisition, Vakanties.nl aims to become the market leader in the Online Travel Agency segment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Vakanties.nl BV
Vakanties.nl is an online platform and travel tech startup based in Rotterdam. Vakanties.nl helps travelers find what they're looking for by using machine learning to offer travelers personalized bundles and services. Through its platform, users can book flights, make hotel accommodations, and more."
target parent: HolidayCheck Group AG
target: Zoover International
Netherlands-based Zoover is the online platform for the holiday and leisure sector that brings consumers and the market together. Zoover contains more than 3.2 million reviews of over 400,000 accommodations in more than 45,000 destinations worldwide.
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closed 6/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Seloger.com SA, acquired Vacances.com

synopsis: Selonger.com SA acquired Vacances.com. Vacances.com lists over 12,000 listings of vacation rentals in five European countries.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH
buyer: Seloger.com SA (SELOF:$0.00)
Seloger.com SA is a leading operator of online portals dedicated to the posting of property advertisements in France. Seloger has a portfolio of 1.1 million online property advertisements, a reach of 3.1 million unique users and 14.1 million visits per month. "
target: Vacances.com
Vacances.com was founded in 1996. They help rental agencies and private people looking to rent out property by offering the the tools to make properties needed to be rented out seen all over the world.
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closed 12/5/2016 via AP - Associated Press

Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

synopsis: Trade Me Group has sold its accommodation website Travelbug and online booking engine BookIt, to interests associated with the Torpedo7 sporting goods site. The sale is to Travel Booking Services 2016 LP, a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7.
buyer parent: The Warehouse Group Limited
buyer: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, and adventure protection products, etc. Travel Booking Services 2016 LP is a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7. "
target parent: Trade Me Ltd
target: Travelbug and BookIt
BookIt is New Zealand's established, proven, reliable and truly independent online booking market place. BookIt is the booking engine behind many leading travel websites. Travelbug has New Zealand's best range of online bookable accommodation available.
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closed 12/5/2016 via AP - Associated Press

Torpedo7 Ltd, acquired Travelbug and BookIt

synopsis: Trade Me Group has sold its accommodation website Travelbug and online booking engine BookIt, to interests associated with the Torpedo7 sporting goods site. The sale is to Travel Booking Services 2016 LP, a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7.
buyer parent: The Warehouse Group Limited
buyer: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, and adventure protection products, etc. Travel Booking Services 2016 LP is a limited partnership with investors that include the founders of the successful Torpedo7. "
target parent: Trade Me Ltd
target: Travelbug and BookIt
BookIt is New Zealand's established, proven, reliable and truly independent online booking market place. BookIt is the booking engine behind many leading travel websites. Travelbug has New Zealand's best range of online bookable accommodation available.
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announced 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Warehouse Group Limited, will acquire Torpedo7 Ltd

synopsis: The Warehouse Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares of Torpedo7 Limited, a leading New Zealand online retailer operating through the Torpedo7, 1-day and Urban Daddy websites in New Zealand and Australia.
buyer: The Warehouse Group Limited
The Warehouse Group Limited is New Zealand-based retailer providing a range of products from clothing, entertainment, technology and music to sporting, gardening and grocery. Its segments in the New Zealand retail sector include The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationary and Other Group operations. "
target: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, motocross and adventure protection products, etc.
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$16*
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tindeberg.se merged with Outnorth AB,

synopsis: Tindeberg.se has merged with Outnorth, one of Scandinavia's leading online stores for outdoor products. Tindeberg.se is an online store in Sweden focused on outdoor products. Tindeberg.se sells a wide range of outdoor products from well-known brands. They offer products for mountain sports, fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, camping and more.
buyer: Outnorth AB
Outnorth is one of Scandinavia's leading online stores for outdoor products. Outnorth delivers high quality Scandinavian products to customers worldwide. Their products include tents, backpacks, lamps, jackets, boots, paddles, stoves, swimwear and more. "
target: Tindeberg.se
Tindeberg.se is an online store in Sweden focused on outdoor products. Tindeberg.se sells a wide range of outdoor products from well-known brands. They offer products for mountain sports, fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, camping, cycling and more.
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closed 2/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Morele.net, acquired Sklep-Presto.pl

synopsis: Morele.net, a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland, has acquired Sklep-Presto.pl, one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. Sklep-Presto.pl offers a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, bicycling products, and more.
buyer parent: MCI Capital S.A.
buyer: Morele.net
Morele.net is a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland. They offer over 50,000 products, with more than half readily available at all times. Their products include laptops, computers, radio and television, telephones and tablets, cameras, and more. "
target: Sklep-Presto.pl
Sklep-Presto.pl is one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. They offer a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, winter sports products, summer sports products, bicycling products, and more.
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announced 12/27/2017 via Reuters

Scroll Corporation, will acquire Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Scroll Corporation, a Japanese company that is engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs, will acquire Minerva Holdings from Decathlon, a French sporting goods retailer. Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website that offers products for camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
buyer: Scroll Corporation (TSE:8005:$531.31)
Scroll Corporation is a Japanese company that is primarily engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs. Their catalogs focus on fashion apparel. They operate a variety of shopping sites that offer cosmetics, brand named bags and accessories, kitchen goods, and furniture. "
target parent: Decathlon S.A.
target: Minerva Holdings Co., Ltd.
Minerva Holdings is a Japanese company that operates an online shopping website. They also offer E-commerce site management solutions and business outsourcing services for E-commerce businesses. Their shopping website offers products related to camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
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$7.66
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closed 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Centre France Publicite, acquired Pecheur.com

synopsis: The e-commerce site Pecheur.com has been acquired by the Centre France Publicité S.A, based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, which is intensifying its digital transformation strategy. Pecheur.com - a leading European online retailer of fishing, hunting and outdoor activities - has more than 700,000 customers since its launch in 2002.
buyer: Centre France Publicite
Centre France Publicite is a publisher. The companies publications include 'La Montagne' and 'Le Journal du Centre'. Centre France Publicite was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Clermont Ferrand, France. "
target parent: Decathlon S.A.
target: Pecheur.com
Pecheur.com is a leading European online retailer of fishing, hunting and outdoor activities that has more than 700,000 customers since its launch in 2002.
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closed 10/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Internet Fusion Ltd., acquired Surfdome Shop, Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Fusion, a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, has acquired Surfdome from Surfstitch, an online surf and fashion retailer. Surfdome is a lifestyle and board sports online retailer. They offer the world’s most popular lifestyle brands, including the best Surf, Snow and Skate brands.
buyer: Internet Fusion Ltd.
Internet Fusion is a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, with hundreds of brands and a growing list of websites. They only retail the leading brands with the best reputations to ensure that their customers keep returning. "
target parent: SurfStitch Group
target: Surfdome Shop, Ltd.
Surfdome is Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer, with the widest selection of brands and gear. Surfdome offers the world’s most popular lifestyle brands, including over 300 of the world's best Surf, Snow and Skate brands.
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announced 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Camping World Holdings Inc., will acquire The House

synopsis: Camping World Holdings, Inc., the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, announced it will acquire TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear.
buyer: Camping World Holdings Inc. (CWH:$3,612.77)
Camping World Holdings Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts. "
target: The House
TheHouse.com is an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear. The House stocks over 65,000 products in St. Paul, MN and is one of the world’s largest outdoor gear retailers.
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announced 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

SIGNA Retail, will acquire internetstores GmbH

synopsis: EQT has sold its investment in internetstores to SIGNA Retail. The partnership with SIGNA Retail will help internetstores enforce its multi-channel business. Internetstores Holding GmbH, Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bike and outdoor, sets its future course with the acquisition and has found a new, strong partner in SIGNA Retail.
buyer parent: Signa
buyer: SIGNA Retail
SIGNA Retail oversees all of the SIGNA Group’s retail sector operations. SIGNA Group comprises two core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail. SIGNA Retail plays a significant part in leveraging the potential of city-centre stores through targeted, coordinated investments. "
target parent: EQT
target: internetstores GmbH
internetstores Holding GmbH is Europe’s leading e-commerce company in bikes and outdoors. The group runs numerous online shops across 14 European countries: Bikester, Addnature, CAMPZ, fahrrad.de and Brügelmann.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tandem Group plc, acquired ESC Europe Ltd.

synopsis: Sports and leisure equipment maker Tandem Group PLC said it has struck deal to acquire ESC (Europe) Ltd. ESC is an online retailer of gazebos, party tents, household kitchen and fishing products. It operates the Airwave, Windbar, Jack Stonehouse and Carpzone brands.
buyer: Tandem Group plc (AIM:TND:$48.13)
Tandem Group plc is a designer, developer and distributor of sports and leisure products listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). The country of incorporation and the main country of operation is the United Kingdom. "
target: ESC Europe Ltd.
ESC Europe Ltd. is an online retailer of gazebos, party tents, household kitchen and fishing products. It operates the Airwave, Windbar, Jack Stonehouse and Carpzone brands.
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$3.21
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closed 6/17/2015 via BusinessWire

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired Backcountry.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, and Backcountry.com, LLC, one of the largest online specialty retailers of outdoor gear and apparel, announced that TSG has acquired Backcountry from Liberty Interactive Corporation.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry is the largest online retailer of premium outdoor gear. The quality and breadth of our products, the knowledge and empowered service of our Gearheads, the lightning-fast speed of our fulfillment, and the shared gear knowledge of our community enable our customer’s passions outside.
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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Surfstitch Pty Ltd., acquired Surfdome Shop, Ltd.

synopsis: Australian online retailer SurfStitch has bought British-based rival Surfdome.com. They are Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer with 900 brands, including Billabong, The North Face, Ted Baker and Converse, across men’s, women’s and children’s wear.
buyer: Surfstitch Pty Ltd. (ASX:SRF:$172.42)
SurfStitch is Australia’s largest online retailer and the world’s largest online action sports and youth apparel retailer. With over 20,000 products from over 600 leading brands, SurfStitch is the go-to for all surf and fashion needs. "
target parent: Quiksilver Inc.
target: Surfdome Shop, Ltd.
Surfdome is Europe's leading lifestyle and board sports online retailer, with the widest selection of brands and gear. At Surfdome you’ll find a huge selection of the world’s most popular lifestyle brands.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

TruSnow, will acquire Altrec Inc.

synopsis: TruSnow has agreed to acquire Altrec Inc., the source for gear reviews, premier customer service and 100% satisfaction guarantee on the planet's best outdoor gear and apparel. They feature over 350 leading outdoor brands.
buyer: TruSnow
TruSnow is the worlds largest Snowboard Community and Retailer. Formally known as Sierra Snowboard, TruSnow is the best place to connect with riders around the world and the one stop shop for all winter sport needs. "
target: Altrec Inc.
Altrec.com is the source for gear reviews, premier customer service and 100% satisfaction guarantee on the planet's best outdoor gear and apparel. They feature over 350 leading outdoor brands.
price ($mm)
$3.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Warehouse Group Limited, will acquire Torpedo7 Ltd

synopsis: The Warehouse Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares of Torpedo7 Limited, a leading New Zealand online retailer operating through the Torpedo7, 1-day and Urban Daddy websites in New Zealand and Australia.
buyer: The Warehouse Group Limited
The Warehouse Group Limited is New Zealand-based retailer providing a range of products from clothing, entertainment, technology and music to sporting, gardening and grocery. Its segments in the New Zealand retail sector include The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationary and Other Group operations. "
target: Torpedo7 Ltd
Torpedo7 Ltd. is a New Zealand based online retailer for outdoor gear, such as bicycle parts, apparel, skiing and fishing hardware, motocross and adventure protection products, etc.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Specialty Sports Venture, acquired O2GearShop.com

synopsis: Specialty Sports Venture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc., announced that it has acquired the assets of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment with more than 2 million total visits last year.
buyer parent: Vail Resorts, Inc.
buyer: Specialty Sports Venture
Specialty Sports Venture (SSV) has more than 150 retail and rental locations in five states (Colorado, California, Nevada, Utah and Wisconsin) specializing in outdoors/snowsports gear and equipment, including ski, snowboard, golf and cycling. "
target: O2GearShop.com
O2GearShop.com is a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment. It is owned and operated by Wisconsin-based Outdoor Outlet, LLC.
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announced 5/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire Backcountry.com

synopsis: Liberty Media Corporation and Backcountry.com announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Liberty Media to acquire control of Backcountry.com -- the operator of leading outdoor and action sports eCommerce sites Backcountry.com, BackcountryOutlet.com, TramDock.com, DogFunk.com, SteepandCheap.com and WhiskeyMilitia.com.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is an e-commerce business that sells performance gear for backcountry adventures, including backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, trail running and adventure travel.
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closed 3/5/2020 via PR Newswire

AutoAnything, acquired Morris 4x4 Center

synopsis: AutoAnything, Inc., a leading online retailer of automotive performance parts and accessories, has acquired Morris 4x4 Center, a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands.
buyer parent: Kingswood Capital Management, LLC
buyer: AutoAnything
AutoAnything is one of America's largest and fastest growing online retailers of automotive performance parts and accessories. The company sells a wide variety of products, including tonneau covers, floor mats and liners, brakes, rotors and pads, seat covers, suspension systems, exhaust, and more. "
target: Morris 4x4 Center
Morris 4x4 Center is a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories to Jeep and 4x4 enthusiasts. Morris 4x4 Center provides more than 40,000 products across top brands, with passionate experts and a commitment to great customer experience.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC, acquired Side By Side Stuff

synopsis: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co LLC, a global aftermarket manufacturer of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories, has acquired Side By Side Stuff, an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right.
buyer: Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Company, LLC
Nivel is a global aftermarket manufacturer, distributor and seller of specialty and heavy-duty vehicle parts and accessories. With access to over 100,000 parts and accessories, Nivel is the largest supplier in the niche vehicle aftermarket parts industries in North America. "
target: Side By Side Stuff
Side By Side Stuff is an online store for side by side parts and accessories. Side By Side Stuff offers a selection of high quality side by side products that allow their customers to equip their machine right, so that they can tackle the trail or race the dunes.
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announced 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hala Gear, will acquire CKS Online

synopsis: Hala Gear announced it is in the process of finalizing the purchase of Colorado Kayak Supply Online, which offers everything that a paddling enthusiast might desire from life jackets, paddles and helmets to kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and rafts.
buyer: Hala Gear
Well-known for eye-catching graphics and innovative technology, Hala Gear is one of the handful of online standup paddle board companies focused on the inflatables market – most feature hard-shells with a few inflatables thrown into the mix. "
target: CKS Online
Colorado Kayak Supply (CKS Online) is an eCommerce PaddleSports retailer located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on the banks of the Yampa River.
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closed 8/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Turn 5, acquired All Things Jeep

synopsis: All Things Jeep, an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts, is being acquired by Extreme Terrain. Extreme Terrain is very popular e-commerce retailer selling Jeep accessories owned by Turn 5, Inc.
buyer: Turn 5
Turn 5, Inc., an e-commerce store, operates as an online retailer of computer accessories, cases, and molding supplies. Its brands include AmericanMuscle, Extreme Terrain, and American Trucks, which specialize in automotive accessories for their respective audiences. "
target: All Things Jeep
All Things Jeep is an e-commerce company that sells unique gift items for Jeep enthusiasts. Their Jeep gear includes T-shirts, hats, decals & stickers, seat covers, tire covers, Jeep storage, Jeep tops, floor mats & more.
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closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired USMarineLights

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp has announced that it has acquired USMarineLights.com in an all stock transaction. USMarineLights.com is an online retailer of a variety of marine lighting products, including underwater, interior and exterior LED and HID lights for boats and yachts, marine camera and electronic equipment.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: USMarineLights
USMarineLights.com is an online retailer of a variety of marine lighting products, including underwater, interior and exterior LED and HID lights for boats and yachts, marine camera and electronic equipment.
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closed 9/13/2010 via Market Wire

Latitude Industries, Inc., acquired ChampionMarineUSA.com

synopsis: Latitude Industries, Inc., a holding company that exists to bring together a conglomerate of companies dedicated to the pursuit of fun and adventure in the outdoors, announced that it had successfully completed due diligence of the acquisition of ChampionMarineUSA.com.
buyer: Latitude Industries, Inc. (LTDU:$0.00)
Latitude Industries exists to bring together a conglomerate of companies dedicated to the pursuit of fun and adventure in the outdoors. Its goal is to be the best supplier of power sports and boating-related products to its customers, while providing them with outstanding service and value. "
target: ChampionMarineUSA.com
ChampionMarineUSA.com carries over 19,000 marine parts, accessories and electronics, as well as clothing items, and has gross revenues of $500,000 and about 2,500 customers.
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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
2015
rev ($mm)
$184.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.23
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
$19.84
Employees
789
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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: 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)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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Ticker: OM:SPOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sportamore AB
Sportamore AB
Sweden-based Sportamore is the Nordic region's leading and fastest-growing technology company that sells sport-related products online. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$101.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.43
EBIT ($mm)
($1.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: CWH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Camping World Holdings Inc.
Camping World Holdings Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,612.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$321.10
EBIT ($mm)
$295.44
Net Income ($mm)
$161.33
Employees
7366
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Ticker: GMTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain
Gander Mountain Company is the nation's largest retail network of stores for hunting, fishing, boats, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, the Gander Mountain brand has offered an expanding assortment of competitively priced outdoor equipment.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,064.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$10.62
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2400
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Ticker: HZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarineMax, Inc.
MarineMax, Inc.
Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. The company sells new and used boats, parts, and accessories, as well as offers repair services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,299.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.11
EBIT ($mm)
$70.28
Net Income ($mm)
$40.13
Employees
1754
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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