Like Youmemiru Inc.

closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

EDION, acquired Youmemiru Inc.

synopsis: EDION Corporation, a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics, has acquired Youmemiru, a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students.
buyer: EDION (TSE:2730:$7,040.71)
EDION Corporation is a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics. EDION operates over 1,000 stores in Japan. Their stores specialize in selling home appliances. Their products include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, microwaves and more. "
target: Youmemiru Inc.
Youmemiru is a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students. They teach students how to program with Python by creating robots using LEGO Mindstorm products.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Boxlight, acquired Modern Robotics

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, announced it has completed the acquisition of Modern Robotics, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education company with programing and robotics solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$31.19)
Boxlight Corporation is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market. The company aims to improve learning and engagement in classrooms and to help educators enhance student outcomes, by developing the products they need. "
target: Modern Robotics
Modern Robotics is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education company with programing and robotics solutions for the K-12 education market.
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$0.97
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announced 9/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sasbadi Holdings Berhad, will acquire Little Botz

synopsis: Sasbadi Holdings, principally publishers of educational materials, is acquiring Distinct Motion Sdn Bhd, which runs Little Botz, a robotic learning centre that provides a fun and interactive platform for the community to express their creativity and innovation while learning mechanical design, systems and basic programming skills.
buyer: Sasbadi Holdings Berhad (KLSE:SASBADI:$23.20)
Sasbadi are principally publishers of educational materials, undertaking print publishing focusing on primary and secondary school education. They also publish other non-curriculum based educational materials and general title books. "
target: Little Botz
Little Botz Academy is a robotic learning centre that provides a fun and interactive platform for the community to express their creativity and innovation while learning mechanical design, systems and basic programming skills.
price ($mm)
$0.21
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closed 9/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Boxlight, acquired EOS Education

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, announced it has completed the acquisition of EOS Education, a consulting and professional development company that provides unique services to K-12 that improve teacher effectiveness and student engagement.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$31.19)
Boxlight Corporation is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market. The company aims to improve learning and engagement in classrooms and to help educators enhance student outcomes, by developing the products they need. "
target: EOS Education
EOS Education is a consulting and professional development company for the K-12 education market. They provide unique services to K-12 that improve teacher effectiveness and student engagement with a focus on sustainability and maximizing district and school resources.
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$0.30
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on offer 12/6/2012 via

Sibling Group Holdings, Inc., offer to acquire Funutation Tekademy LLC

synopsis: Sibling Group Holdings, Inc., a developer of 21st century teaching and learning solutions for the K-12 education market, announced a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Funutation Tekademy LLC. Funutation Tekademy LLC specializes in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) training for children, generally in the 7 to 17 age range.
buyer: Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (SIBE:$0.30)
Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. is a developer of 21st century teaching and learning solutions for the K-12 education market. Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. utilizes advanced technology and education management to enhance and accelerate the delivery of 21st century learning. "
target: Funutation Tekademy LLC
Funutation is committed to providing children in the K-12 market the finest experience in the tech education arena. As a result, computer programming, reading skills, and teamwork are integral parts of the Funutation Tek Lab experience.
price ($mm)
$0.17
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closed 12/5/2018 via PR Newswire

CommonBond, acquired NextGen Vest

synopsis: CommonBond, a leading fintech company that lowers the cost of education through data and technology, announced the acquisition of NextGenVest, a pioneer in helping Generation Z make the best financial decisions from high school, through college, and beyond.
buyer: CommonBond
CommonBond is a financial technology company on a mission to give students and graduates more affordable, transparent, and simple ways to pay for higher education. The company offers loans to current students, refinance loans to college graduates, and a suite of student loan repayment benefits. "
target: NextGen Vest
NextGenVest is the "Money Mentor" for Generation Z. Leveraging Artificial Intelligence, the company powers hyper-personalized financial coaching primarily through text message to students starting in high school and beyond.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Millpond Equity Partners, acquired Innovative Learning Concepts

synopsis: Millpond Equity Partners announced the acquisition of Innovative Learning Concepts Inc. (doing business as TouchMath), a leading provider of supplemental, multi-sensory mathematics curriculum and products designed to teach foundation mathematics concepts.
buyer: Millpond Equity Partners
Millpond Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market, growth-oriented business services companies. Millpond combines a partnership approach with extensive hands-on operational and investment management experience. "
target: Innovative Learning Concepts
Innovative Learning Concepts, doing business as TouchMath, is a multisensory math program that makes critical math concepts accessible for students who struggle to understand content. They are committed to maximizing student potential through cultivating success with individuals of all abilities.
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closed 3/29/2007 via PR Newswire

Aspen Education Group, acquired Camp Huntington

synopsis: Aspen Education Group, the nation's leading provider of therapeutic and education programs for struggling and underachieving youth, has acquired Camp Huntington, a co-ed summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related special needs located in High Falls, New York.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Aspen Education Group
Aspen Education Group provides educational programs that promote academic and personal growth to youth and their families. Aspen currently operates 47 locations in nine states, including eleven residential schools and eight experiential education programs and special education schools. "
target: Camp Huntington
Camp Huntington serves youth with varying degrees of learning disabilities and developmental disorders. The therapeutic recreation program is set on a 34-acre rural site and provides a fun, safe summer experience for six to 21-year-olds.
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closed 5/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

CEL-LEP Ensino de Idiomas S.A., acquired Madcode Treinamento Em Informatica Ltda

synopsis: CEL-LEP, a network of schools in São Paulo for English language learning, acquired MadCode, a major national programming education network for children and adolescents. Founded in 2014 by Daniel Cleffi and Ralph Sapoznik, MadCode has achieved a prominent position in the programming education market, with growth of more than 200% per year.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: CEL-LEP Ensino de Idiomas S.A.
CEL-LEP is one of the largest premium ELT (English Language Teaching) companies in Brazil, based in Sao Paulo. Founded in 1967 and acquired by H.I.G. Capital in 2012, CEL-LEP offers EFL (English as a Foreign Language) courses for kids, teens, and adults. "
target: Madcode Treinamento Em Informatica Ltda
MadCode is the leading Network of Programming Schools focused on teaching for children and adolescents. Founded in 2014 by Daniel Cleffi and Ralph Sapoznik, MadCode has achieved a prominent position in the programming education market, with growth of more than 200% per year.
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closed 5/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

FitKids Education and Training Pvt. Ltd., acquired ThinkLABS Technosolutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Education start-up FitKids has acquired ThinkLABS, a science and technology education provider. ThinkLABS' world-class award winning innovative programs introduces school students to hands-on science education through robotics and science implements.
buyer: FitKids Education and Training Pvt. Ltd.
FitKids, based in Bengaluru, provides sports as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for children from Kindergarten to grade 12. "
target: ThinkLABS Technosolutions Pvt. Ltd.
ThinkLABS is a science and technology education provider. ThinkLABS' world-class award winning innovative programs introduces school students to hands-on science education through robotics and science implements.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited, acquired Yukti Educational Services Private Limited

synopsis: Thinkcell Learning Solutions, an educational services provider, has acquired the YUKTI brand in order to kickstart its 8-12 science division, with the primary focus being the 12th Board exams and Engineering and Medical Entrance exams like JEE, MHT-CET and AIPMT.
buyer parent: ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd
buyer: Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited
Thinkcell Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Gateforum Educational Services Pvt. Ltd.) is an educational services provider. It offers test preparatory tools for graduate aptitude tests in engineering courses. They are the number 1 institute for preparation for the GATE Exam. "
target: Yukti Educational Services Private Limited
Yukti Educational Services Private Limited provides training and guidance to students seeking to get into engineering and medical institutes in India. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Mumbai, India.
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closed 3/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired LEARN Behavioral

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in LEARN Behavioral from LLR Partners. LEARN is the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

LLR Partners, acquired Learn It Systems

synopsis: Learn It Systems, a portfolio company of Milestone Partners, has been acquired by LLR Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Learn It Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Milestone Partners
target: Learn It Systems
Learn It Systems is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs. Learn It's comprehensive behavioral health platform addresses large, high-growth markets being driven by insurance reform, an evolving reimbursement landscape.
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closed 6/23/2007 via Company Press Release

MERSEY Maritime, acquired The Laird Foundation

synopsis: Mersey Maritime, the organisation that represents all maritime businesses on Merseyside and The Laird Foundation, the education, skills and enterprise-focused organisation, have joined forces to form the Mersey Maritime Group, which will provide a greater range of services to lead the expanding sector.
buyer: MERSEY Maritime
Mersey Maritime represents a Maritime 'cluster' of more than 1000 businesses, with a turnover of £2.5 billion per annum. We exist to promote and develop excellence in all maritime related activities on Merseyside and to represent the interests of existing and new cluster members. "
target: The Laird Foundation
The Laird Foundation is working in partnership with schools to deliver a flexible and relevant curriculum focused on employability and lifelong learning. We have therefore developed educational programmes which openly demonstrate this commitment.
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closed 10/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Pharos Capital Group, LLC, acquired Logan River Academy

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, has acquired Logan River Academy, an adolescent residential treatment center in Logan, Utah. Logan River helps male and female students ages 12-18 who have difficulties in the home, community and school.
buyer: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
Based in Dallas and Nashville, Pharos Capital Group is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Since inception, Pharos has invested in 51 companies and currently has over $750 million of private equity assets under management. "
target: Logan River Academy
Logan River Academy, LLC is an adolescent residential treatment center based in Logan, Utah. With a strong emphasis on both education and therapy, Logan River features a nurturing, therapeutic living environment, a fully-accredited high quality education program.
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announced 8/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

TechnoPro Holdings, Inc., will acquire PC Assist Corporation

synopsis: TechnoPro Holdings, Inc., one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies, has agreed to acquire a 67% stake in PC Assist Corporation. PC Assist, based in Japan, has education and training facilities called ‘Win School’ in more than 60 large cities nationwide, employing more than 150 instructors.
buyer: TechnoPro Holdings, Inc. (TSE:6028:$1,007.22)
TechnoPro is one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies. As an industry leader, TechnoPro provides full support for technical development and R&D to 1,400 companies including major corporations, universities and research organizations "
target: PC Assist Corporation
PC Assist, based in Japan, has education and training facilities called ‘Win School’ in more than 60 large cities nationwide, employing more than 150 instructors. It provides its customers with education and training related to skills in CAD, programming, web design, and other areas.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

UpGrad, acquired AcadView

synopsis: Online education startup UpGrad has acquired India-based job skilling platform Acadview Software Pvt. Ltd. Based in India, Acadview is solving the problem of unemployability of higher education graduates. Acadview provides a virtual internship where students are taught how to develop software.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, UpGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere."
target: AcadView
Based in India, Acadview is solving the problem of unemployability of higher education graduates. Acadview provides a virtual internship where students are taught how to develop software.
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announced 7/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Galvanize, Inc., will acquire Hack Reactor

synopsis: Leading technology workforce educator Galvanize announced it will acquire San Francisco-based Hack Reactor, a highly respected operator of immersive coding programs across the country, to create one of the largest independent accelerated learning providers.
buyer parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
buyer: Galvanize, Inc.
Galvanize is a learning community for technology with nine destination campuses across the U.S. where Innovative startups, aspiring students, and large enterprises benefit from this dynamic, unique business ecosystem. They provide the most relevant and in-demand technology skills for professionals. "
target: Hack Reactor
Hack Reactor is an immersive full-stack development program that teaches students software engineering. Students master HTML and CSS, JavaScript frameworks like Backbone and Angular, server development with Node, and databases with SQL and Mongo during instruction, projects, and hands-on work.
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closed 1/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Hack Reactor, acquired MakerSquare

synopsis: Hack Reactor, the leader in immersive education for computer programming, announced it has acquired MakerSquare, another leading coding school with campuses in San Francisco and Austin. MakerSquare started in 2013 when the founders identified Austin as an emerging technology market in need of highly qualified developers.
buyer: Hack Reactor
Hack Reactor's mission is two-fold: to empower people and to transform education through rapid-iteration teaching. Hack Reactor is an advanced immersive program that trains students 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, over 12 weeks in a curriculum focused on computer science fundamentals and JavaScript. "
target: MakerSquare
MakerSquare aims for students to take away two things: an exceptional understanding of JavaScript, and a fundamental understanding of software engineering principles to have a long and successful programming career.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Marcraft, acquired The Science Instruments Company, Inc.

synopsis: The Educational Technologies Group, Inc., a premier developer and designer of technical training curriculum and equipment for community colleges, universities and high schools, announced the completion of the asset acquisition of The Science Instruments Company, Inc.
buyer: Marcraft
Educational Technologies Group, Inc., doing business as Marcraft, is a multi-million dollar developer of technical training programs in the green technology, mobile electronics, smarthome and computer disciplines. "
target: The Science Instruments Company, Inc.
The Science Instruments Company, Inc., established in 1957, specializes in the development of Medical Technical programs, Bio-Medical Instrumentation and Telecommunications training programs sold to community colleges and universities all over the world.
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closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

EDION, acquired Youmemiru Inc.

synopsis: EDION Corporation, a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics, has acquired Youmemiru, a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students.
buyer: EDION (TSE:2730:$7,040.71)
EDION Corporation is a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics. EDION operates over 1,000 stores in Japan. Their stores specialize in selling home appliances. Their products include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, microwaves and more. "
target: Youmemiru Inc.
Youmemiru is a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students. They teach students how to program with Python by creating robots using LEGO Mindstorm products.
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closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

EDION, acquired Youmemiru Inc.

synopsis: EDION Corporation, a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics, has acquired Youmemiru, a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students.
buyer: EDION (TSE:2730:$7,040.71)
EDION Corporation is a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics. EDION operates over 1,000 stores in Japan. Their stores specialize in selling home appliances. Their products include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, microwaves and more. "
target: Youmemiru Inc.
Youmemiru is a robot programming school in Japan. Youmemiru operates over 50 schools in Japan under their Robo Done franchise. Their schools offer STEM curriculum for elementary school students. They teach students how to program with Python by creating robots using LEGO Mindstorm products.
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announced 3/16/2018 via Company Press Release

CLSA Capital Partners, will acquire MOA Group

synopsis: CLSA Capital Partners, the asset management business of CLSA, is pleased to announce that Sunrise Capital III is to acquire The MOA Group, a company that mainly engages in the procurement and online distribution of household electrical appliances. The MOA Group is based in Japan, while CLSA Capital is based in Hong Kong.
buyer parent: CITIC Securities Company Limited
buyer: CLSA Capital Partners
CLSA Capital Partners is the asset management business of CLSA comprising private equity, transportation & real assets and credit strategies. With more than USD4 billion in funds under management, CLSA Capital Partners offers a diversified and increasing range of investment strategies. "
target: MOA Group
The MOA Group mainly engages in the procurement and distribution of household electrical appliances. Its core e-commerce business sells household electrical appliances through its own website, “PREMOA”, as well as through other nationwide e-commerce malls in Japan.
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closed 12/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Bagaren och Kocken AB, acquired GoShopping ApS

synopsis: Bagaren och Kocken, one of Sweden's largest online stores that sells kitchen appliances and kitchen utensils, has acquired GoShopping, a Danish company that operates various e-commerce websites. GoShopping sells kitchen and home appliances through their websites. Their products include mixers, juicers, vacuum cleaners, roombas, fans, and more.
buyer parent: Egmont Foundation
buyer: Bagaren och Kocken AB
Bagaren och Kocken is one of Sweden's largest online stores that sells kitchen appliances and kitchen utensils. Bagaren och Kocken offers high-quality products from various brands, extraordinary customer service, competitive prices, and fast deliveries. "
target: GoShopping ApS
GoShopping is a Danish company that operates various e-commerce websites. The company sells kitchen and home appliances through their websites. GoShopping offers products from various brands and includes mixers, juicers, vacuum cleaners, roombas, food processors, fans, and more.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bygghemma Sverige AB, acquired Vitvaruexperten.com Nordic AB

synopsis: Bygghemma, an online retailer of DIY (do it yourself) and building materials, has acquired Vitvaruexperten.com, an online store in Sweden that sells home appliances. Vitvaruexperten.com offers a variety of home appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, dryers, freezers, kitchen fans, and more.
buyer parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
buyer: Bygghemma Sverige AB (OM:BHG:$635.77)
Founded in 2006, Bygghemma is an online retailer of DIY (do it yourself) and building materials. The group has eight offices in the Scandinavian countries and Finland, and is headquartered in Malmo. It operates the websites bygghemma.se, golvshop.se, badshop.se, and more. "
target: Vitvaruexperten.com Nordic AB
Vitvaruexperten.com is an online store in Sweden that sells home appliances. They offer a variety of home appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, dryers, freezers, kitchen fans, and more.
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announced 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

WhiteAway, will acquire Tretti AB

synopsis: Qliro Group AB announced that the company has entered into an agreement to sell the subsidiary Tretti AB to WhiteAway. Tretti AB engages in the online retail of white goods and household appliances in Sweden.
buyer: WhiteAway
WhiteAway A/S was founded in 2006. The company's line of business includes the retail sale of products by television, catalog, and mail-order. WhiteAway is Denmark’s largest ecommerce business and largest online supplier of white goods in Scandinavia. "
target parent: Qliro Group
target: Tretti AB
Tretti AB engages in the online retail of white goods and household appliances in Sweden. Tretti AB is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
price ($mm)
$30
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$91
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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0.3x
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56.8x
closed 12/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

UAB Skaitmeninis Pasaulis, acquired Neriba.lt

synopsis: Skaitmeninis Pasaulis, controlling five online shops, has acquired from the wholesale, distribution and logistics company Sanitex one of the oldest online shops in Lithuania, neriba.lt.
buyer: UAB Skaitmeninis Pasaulis
UAB Skaitmeninis Pasaulis is controlling five online shops. The company is engaged only in online sales in Lithuania and Latvia since 2007. It controls such onlines shops as kompiuteriai.lt, asusshop.lt, ishop.lt, acershop.lt and dellshop.lt. "
target parent: JSC Sanitex
target: Neriba.lt
Neriba.it of JSC SANITEX comprises an online shopping portal for household appliance, electronic product and computer sales. Neriba is also one of the oldest online shops in Lithuania.
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announced 4/28/2011 via BusinessWeek

CDON Group AB, will acquire Tretti AB

synopsis: CDON Group AB made a bid to acquire Tretti AB from La Briot AB, Jan Friedman, Paul Fischbein and other shareholders for approximately SEK 350 million in cash
buyer: CDON Group AB (OM:QLRO:$505.42)
CDON Group AB, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online retailer in Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark. The company operates in three segments: Entertainment, Fashion, and Sports and Health. CDON Group AB was founded in 1999 and is based in Malmo, Sweden. "
target: Tretti AB
Tretti AB engages in the online retail of the white goods and household appliances in Sweden. Tretti AB is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
price ($mm)[EV]
$57 [$50]
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$79
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$4
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closed 12/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

PCM, Inc., acquired TigerDirect Inc.

synopsis: Systemax Inc. announced it has closed the previously announced transaction under which PCM, Inc., a leading technology solutions provider, will acquire certain Business to Business assets of Systemax's North American Technology Group including the TigerDirect brand, a website to serve the needs of computer users.
buyer: PCM, Inc. (PCMI:$2,155.12)
PCM, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading technology solutions provider to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. "
target parent: Systemax Inc.
target: TigerDirect Inc.
TigerDirect.com was established to serve the needs of computer users, and today they are one of the industry's top computer and computer-product retailers serving consumers and businesses for over 25 years.
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$14
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closed 7/17/2015 via BusinessWire

GameStop.com Inc., acquired Geeknet, Inc.

synopsis: GameStop has completed its acquisition of Geeknet, the parent company of ThinkGeek. ThinkGeek Solutions distributes video game-themed merchandise through licensed web-stores for the gaming community.
buyer: GameStop.com Inc. (GME:$9,360.30)
GameStop is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. They operates more than 6,600 stores across 14 countries. Their consumer product network also includes gamestop.com; Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; and Game Informer® magazine. "
target: Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT:$137.10)
Geeknet, Inc. is the parent company of ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions. ThinkGeek is the premier retailer for the global geek community. ThinkGeek Solutions distributes video game-themed merchandise through licensed web-stores for the gaming community.
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$133 [$96]
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$137
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closed 2/28/2014 via Company Press Release

Project Informatica Srl, acquired MonClick S.r.L.

synopsis: Esprinet S.p.A. announces that it has finalized the sale of 100% stake in its subsidiary Monclick, a leading e-retailer in the technology space, to Project Informatica S.p.A.
buyer: Project Informatica Srl
Project Informatica S.p.A. is one of the most valuable IT system integrator in the Italian market. They develop, design, and maintain deployments of ICT Infrastructure solutions. "
target parent: Esprinet S.p.A.
target: MonClick S.r.L.
Monclick S.r.l. is a leading e-retailer in the technology space. They offer products such as telephony, games, audio-video devices, and domestic appliances. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Vimercate, Italy.
price ($mm)
$5.52
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$135
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closed 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bygghemma Sverige AB, acquired Hemfint.se

synopsis: Bygghemma Group, the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region, has acquired an 84% stake in Hemfint.se, an online provider of doors, windows, bathroom products and leisure products in Sweden. Hemfint.se offers high quality products at affordable prices, including sinks, toilets, garden tools, grills, and more.
buyer parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
buyer: Bygghemma Sverige AB (OM:BHG:$635.77)
Bygghemma.se is the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region. The group offers their customers a broad product range with convenient home delivery. Bygghemma Group includes a wide range of webstores, such as bygghemma.se, trademax.se, and furniturebox.se. "
target: Hemfint.se
Hemfint.se is an online provider of doors, windows, bathroom products and leisure products in Sweden. Hemfint.se offers a wide range of high quality products at affordable prices, including windows, doors, handles, sinks, toilets, garden tools, grills, and more.
price ($mm)
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$16
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0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bygghemma Sverige AB, acquired LSBolagen.com

synopsis: Bygghemma Group has acquired 100 percent of the shares in Lindström & Sondén AB (“LSBolagen.com”), a leading online retailer, primarily of wine fridges, outdoor kitchens and range cookers, with proprietary brands and agents for a number of leading European brands.
buyer parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
buyer: Bygghemma Sverige AB (OM:BHG:$635.77)
Bygghemma.se is the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region. The group offers their customers a broad product range with convenient home delivery. Bygghemma Group includes a wide range of webstores, such as bygghemma.se, trademax.se, and furniturebox.se. "
target: LSBolagen.com
LSBolagen.com (Lindström & Sondén AB) is a leading online retailer, primarily of wine fridges, outdoor kitchens and range cookers, with proprietary brands and agents for a number of leading European brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Greenweez SAS, acquired Sorgente Natura Srl

synopsis: Greenweez, France’s leading online retailer of organic products, has acquired Sorgente Natura, the 1st online store for organic products in Italy. Sorgente Natura offers over 18,400 organic and natural products that are ready to be delivered directly to their customer's home.
buyer parent: Carrefour
buyer: Greenweez SAS
Based in France, Greenweez offers more than 20 000 organic products, ecological and well-being, spread across 8 worlds: Organic Grocery, Organic Baby Food, Child, Cleaning Products, Home and Outdoor, Cooking, Health and Well-being, Beauty and Hygiene. "
target: Sorgente Natura Srl
Sorgente Natura is the 1st online store for organic products in Italy. Sorgente Natura offers over 18,400 organic and natural products that are ready to be delivered directly to their customer's home. Their products include food, drinks, supplements, soaps, makeup, detergents, candles and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Chernin Group, acquired Food52

synopsis: The Chernin Group, an independent media holding company, has acquired a majority stake in Food52, a recipe and cookware website. Food52 offers thousands of articles and community submitted recipes that inspire people to eat thoughtfully and live joyfully. Their online shop allows users to easily buy the cookware they need to eat and live well.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group, LLC (TCG) is a privately held, independent media holding company founded by Peter Chernin and based in Los Angeles, California. TCG has built, managed, operated, and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors around the world since 2010. "
target: Food52
Food52 is a recipe and cookware website. Food52 offers thousands of articles and community submitted recipes that inspire people to eat thoughtfully and live joyfully. Their online shop allows users to easily buy the cookware they need to cook, eat, and live well.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Luminis Films, acquired Film-pour-vitre.com

synopsis: Luminis Films, a leading provider of adhesive films and coatings in France, has acquired Film-pour-vitre.com, an online store in France that specializes in window films. Film-pour-vitre.com offers over 100 adhesive and electrostatic window films. Their products include decorative films, tinted films, protective films, security films, and more.
buyer: Luminis Films
Luminis Films is a leading provider of adhesive films and coatings in France. Luminis Films offers the widest range of window film and adhesive coatings on the web. Their full range of films include sun protection film, frosted blackout film, one-way mirror film, decorative window film and more. "
target: Film-pour-vitre.com
Film-pour-vitre.com is an online store in France that specializes in window films. Film-pour-vitre.com offers over 100 adhesive and electrostatic window films. Their products include decorative films, tinted films, protective films, security films, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bygghemma Sverige AB, acquired Outl1.se

synopsis: Bygghemma Group First AB, the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region, has acquired a 51% stake in Outl1.se, a leading online store in Sweden for home, household and leisure products. Outl1.se offers high quality products at competitive prices. Their products include furnishings, hammocks, grills, boats, and more.
buyer parent: FSN Capital Partners AS
buyer: Bygghemma Sverige AB (OM:BHG:$635.77)
Bygghemma Group is the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region. The group has eight offices in the Scandinavian countries and Finland, and is headquartered in Malmo. It operates the websites bygghemma.se, golvshop.se, badshop.se, and more. "
target: Outl1.se
Outl1.se is a leading online store in Sweden for home, household and leisure products. Outl1.se offers high quality products at competitive prices with free delivery. Their products include furnishings, air conditioners, hammocks, grills, bicycles, playhouses, boats, and more.
price ($mm)
$5.86
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

FNG Group NV, will acquire Ellos Group

synopsis: Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to sell Ellos Group to FNG NV. During Nordic Capital’s ownership, Ellos Group has become an e-commerce leader in fashion and home furnishings in the Nordic region, with the strong brands Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom.
buyer: FNG Group NV (ENXTBR:FNG:$573.57)
FNG is a fast-growing group of companies active throughout Europe. FNG designs and distributes clothing and footwear for women, children and men through its own concept stores at the best locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Ellos Group
Sweden-based Ellos Group – with online stores Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom – is the Nordic region’s leading e-commerce group. Working closely with its millions of customers, Ellos Group constantly strives to develop and offer attractive fashion and home furnishings for the entire family.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

MattressOnline.co.uk Ltd, acquired MattressOnline.co.uk Ltd

synopsis: Mattressonline.co.uk has undergone a management buyout. Rotherham headquartered Mattressonline was established in 2003 by Steve Adams and Steve Kelly, and was one of the first on-line mattress e-retailers. The MBO was led by managing director Steve Adams and has provided Steve Kelly with the opportunity to realise his investment in the business.
buyer: MattressOnline.co.uk Ltd
Rotherham headquartered Mattressonline.co.uk Ltd was established in 2003 and was one of the first on-line mattress e-retailers. The company stocks brands including Silentnight, Sealy, Rest Assured, and Sleepeezee, alongside manufacturing its own range of premium products. "
target: MattressOnline.co.uk Ltd
Rotherham headquartered Mattressonline.co.uk Ltd was established in 2003 and was one of the first on-line mattress e-retailers. The company stocks brands including Silentnight, Sealy, Rest Assured, and Sleepeezee, alongside manufacturing its own range of premium products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

liGo, will acquire liGo

synopsis: Glasgow ecommerce business liGo, which sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products has secured funding from Barclays for a management buyout.The deal, which combines a loan from Barclays with an Enterprise Finance Guarantee loan, has allowed David and Mairead Brophy to buy out its founder and outgoing CEO Sam Amdjadi.
buyer: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail "
target: liGo
liGo sells telecommunication equipment and electronic products on their online platform. The company is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom and has been the leader leader in electronic retail
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Early Equity PLC, acquired MEI Home Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Early Equity Plc of London announced that it has acquired 60% of the Malaysian e-commerce platform MEI Home. MEI Home focuses on online and offline selling of household, health, beauty, food and beverage products.
buyer: Early Equity PLC (NEX: EEQP:$0.02)
Early Equity Plc is London's proactive investment company focused on making investments in early-staged companies which exhibit the potential to generate recurring income streams. "
target: MEI Home Sdn. Bhd.
MEI Home is a Malaysian e-commerce platform involved in online and offline selling of household, health, beauty, food and beverage products. Strategic marketing and advertising through various channels is implemented to target potential customers locally and within South East Asia.
price ($mm)
$0.37*
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Magasin Général, acquired Founa.com

synopsis: Magasin Général (MG), a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia, has acquired Founashop (Founa.com), the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
buyer: Magasin Général (BVMT:MAG:$317.66)
Magasin Général (MG) is a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia. Magasin Général's range of products include food products, beverages, alcohol, household appliances, and fragrances. The company operates 91 stores across Tunisia. "
target: Founa.com
Founashop (Founa.com) is the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: TEDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tarena
Tarena
Tarena International, Inc. is a leading provider of professional education services in China. Through its innovative education platform combining live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring and online learning modules, Tarena offers professional education courses in twelve IT subjects.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$312.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.34
EBIT ($mm)
$26.81
Net Income ($mm)
$29.29
Employees
6257
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Ticker: PCAR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grupo Pão de Açúcar
Grupo Pão de Açúcar
Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA) is a Brazil-based company which is engaged in the retailing of food, clothing, home appliances and other products. The Company distributes its products through the chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets and specialized and department stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,662.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$651.09
EBIT ($mm)
$460.89
Net Income ($mm)
$283.75
Employees
100000
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Ticker: TSE:2730
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EDION
EDION
EDION Corporation is a Japanese retailer of consumer electronics. EDION operates over 1,000 stores in Japan. Their stores specialize in selling home appliances. Their products include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, microwaves and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7,040.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$264.08
EBIT ($mm)
$165.82
Net Income ($mm)
$127.11
Employees
8761
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Ticker: LSE:AO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AO World PLC
AO World plc is an online electrical retailer. They provide electrical products and related services. They sell major and small domestic appliances and consumer electronics in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands and deliver them via their in-house logistics business and selected third parties.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,055.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2800
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Ticker: BVMT:MAG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Magasin Général
Magasin Général
Magasin Général (MG) is a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia. Magasin Général's range of products include food products, beverages, alcohol, household appliances, and fragrances. The company operates 91 stores across Tunisia.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$317.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.93
EBIT ($mm)
$10.96
Net Income ($mm)
$3.46
Employees
0
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Ticker: BBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Best Buy
Best Buy
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe and China, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49,621.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,358.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,441.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
167000
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Ticker: MALL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PC Mall, Inc.
PC Mall, Inc.
PC Mall, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading value added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,138.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.34
EBIT ($mm)
$7.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.36
Employees
2408
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Ticker: HD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home Depot
Home Depot
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. They operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$105,595.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$17,473.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15,341.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,556.00
Employees
413000
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Ticker: TJX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The TJX Companies, Inc.
The TJX Companies, Inc.
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates 1,039 T.J. Maxx, 912 Marshalls, and 417 HomeGoods stores in the United States; 222 Winners, 88 HomeSense, and 14 Marshalls stores in Canada.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$25,878.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,615.43
EBIT ($mm)
$3,106.53
Net Income ($mm)
$1,906.69
Employees
168000
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Ticker: SZSE:00202
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suning Appliance Company Limited
Suning Appliance Company Limited
Suning Appliance Co., Ltd. operates retail chain stores to sell household appliances, electronic products, office equipment, and communication products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$17,515.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$232.83
EBIT ($mm)
$100.61
Net Income ($mm)
$156.81
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:DC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dixon's Carphone plc
Dixons Retail plc is Europe's largest specialist electrical retailing and services company. Their aim is to bring the latest technology at the best prices to their customers combined with great advice and after sales care.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14,564.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$638.97
EBIT ($mm)
$450.40
Net Income ($mm)
$325.59
Employees
42000
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Ticker: CCTYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Circuit City Stores Inc.
Circuit City Stores Inc.
Circuit City Stores, Inc. operated as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, and related services.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$11,306.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($227.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($408.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45885
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Ticker: LSE:DNLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dunelm Group plc
Dunelm is the UK’s No. 1 Homewares retailer offering over 26,000 quality products across more than 28 different departments. They operate from over 150 ‘out-of-town’ superstores, and provide further convenience through online, mobile, catalogue, telephone ordering and reserve & collect propositions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,100.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.50
EBIT ($mm)
$161.52
Net Income ($mm)
$127.79
Employees
8968
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Ticker: OM:DUST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dustin Group AB
Dustin Group AB
Dustin Group is one of the leading Nordic resellers of IT products and additional services to companies, the public sector and private individuals. Having its core business within e-commerce, Dustin functions as a bridge between the manufacturer’s large selection and the customer’s needs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$991.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.53
EBIT ($mm)
$38.01
Net Income ($mm)
$26.99
Employees
900
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Ticker: ASX:DSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dick Smith Holdings Limited
Dick Smith is a leading retailer of consumer electronics. Dick Smith operates an omni-channel platform consisting of the largest consumer electronics physical store network in Australia and New Zealand, online shops, mobile shops, mobile apps and click-and-collect.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$982.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.15
EBIT ($mm)
$44.10
Net Income ($mm)
$28.22
Employees
3300
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Ticker: TSE:6630
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ya-Man Ltd.
Ya-Man Ltd.
Based in Japan, Ya-Man Ltd. is a store that imports and sells beauty and health equipment, cosmetics, household goods, and advanced electronic equipment. They have an online store as well as a store based in Tokyo.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$208.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.19
EBIT ($mm)
$48.75
Net Income ($mm)
$30.76
Employees
214
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