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closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Alibaba Group, acquired Youku Tudou Inc.

synopsis: Youku Tudou Inc., a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China, announced the completion of the merger with Ali YK Subsidiary Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ali YK Investment Holding Limited. Youku Tudou Inc. ceased to be a publicly traded company, and it will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. They provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Youku Tudou Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,283 [$3,365]*
rev ($mm)
$926
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
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4.8x
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64.3x
announced 11/12/2020 via Company Press Release

AFFIRM Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Pure Flix

synopsis: AFFIRM Entertainment, Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire faith and family entertainment streaming service, Pure Flix.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: AFFIRM Entertainment, Inc.
AFFIRM Entertainment, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment which also owns AFFIRM Films and the recently launched AFFIRM Television. AFFIRM Films, launched in 2007, is an industry leader in faith-based/inspirational film. "
target: Pure Flix
Pure Flix streaming video on demand was originally created by Pure Flix Entertainment LLC, a leader in faith and family entertainment around the world.
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announced 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Fox Corporation, will acquire Tubi TV

synopsis: FOX Corp. has agreed to acquire Tubi, an American streaming service based in San Francisco, California, United States, that launched in 2014. It is a free, ad-supported service, with advertisements shown during unskippable commercial breaks during programming.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Fox Corporation (FOXA:$12,437.00)
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations. "
target: Tubi TV
Tubi is an American streaming service based in San Francisco, California, United States, that launched in 2014. It is a free, ad-supported service, with advertisements shown during unskippable commercial breaks during programming.
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$490
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ruslan Kaftanaty, acquired tvzavr

synopsis: Ruslan Kaftanaty has become the sole owner of the Russian OTT service tvzavr. Kaftanaty increased his previous stake of 25% by buying out the 75% owned by Elena Subbotina. tvzavr broadcasts movies, sitcoms, shows, and other video content to smart TVs, computers, phones and tablets. tvzavr is based in Moscow, Russia.
buyer: Ruslan Kaftanaty
Ruslan Kaftanaty is a Russian businessman and the Founder and Co-Founder of various companies. Prior to 2019, Kaftanaty owned 25% of video streaming service, tvzavr. He acquired an additional 75% in 2019, becoming sole owner of the company. "
target: tvzavr
tvzavr provides online video streaming services. The company broadcasts movies, sitcoms, shows, and other video content to smart TVs, computers, phones and tablets. tvzavr is based in Moscow, Russia.
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closed 2/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Viewster

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor, has acquired Viewster and its subsidiary platform Viewster Anime. Viewster is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. They are a community of fandom video creators and curators supported by a wide catalogue of niche TV series and movies.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: Viewster
Viewster is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. They are a community of fandom video creators and curators supported by a wide catalogue of niche TV series and movies, with more than five thousand titles across anime, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, and documentary.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Vimeo, LLC., acquired Livestream

synopsis: Vimeo, the world's largest ad-free open video platform, has acquired Livestream, the leading live video solution that powers over 10 million events a year. Livestream provides businesses and organizations with a powerful solution for connecting with their audiences in real-time.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Livestream
Livestream is a video live streaming platform that allows customers to broadcast live video content using a camera and a computer through the Internet, and viewers to play the content via the web, iOS, Android, Roku, and the Apple TV.
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closed 10/26/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Vessel

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the technology and software that underlies Vessel's online video subscription service, which provides early access to videos from online video stars. Vessel has developed smart video platforms that provide experiences that match viewer demand.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Vessel
Vessel, headquartered in San Francisco, is an online short-form video subscription platform. The service launched in 2015 and has paying subscribers in 155 countries, providing early exclusive access to digitally native video.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

TRACE TV S.A., acquired Buni.tv

synopsis: Trace TV has announced the acquisition of pan-African VOD service Buni.tv, in preparation for the launch of its own VOD platform Trace Play. Part of pan-African studio Restless Global, Buni.tv was launched in 2012 as one of the first VOD platforms to focus on the African market. It is now one of the three largest VOD services on the continent.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: TRACE TV S.A.
Trace is an international brand and media group active in two fast-growing segments of the entertainment industry: urban music and sports celebrities. Since 2003, Trace has launched 18 successful pay-TV and digital platforms that are available in 160 countries to more than 80 million subscribers. "
target parent: Restless Global
target: Buni.tv
Buni.tv is a leading African video-on-demand platform that leverages the mobile opportunity to revolutionize the way African content is distributed and consumed on the continent and abroad. Launched in April 2012, Buni.tv has since reached more than a million unique visitors.
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closed 5/19/2016 via Market Wire

CinemaNow, Inc., acquired OVGuide

synopsis: FOTV Media Networks Inc. (FOTV) announced the acquisition of OVGuide Inc., the comprehensive service to facilitating the discovery and consumption of online video across all platforms. OVGuide joins FilmOn TV Networks and CinemaNow to form a powerful ecosystem that delivers a one-stop solution for online entertainment.
buyer parent: FilmOn TV Networks
buyer: CinemaNow, Inc.
CinemaNow is a leading over-the-top (OTT) provider of on-demand streaming media available to viewers in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. "
target parent: Baroda Ventures
target: OVGuide
OVGuide.com is the comprehensive source for the discovery, via search or browse, and consumption of free high quality online videos, including TV shows, full-length movies, and clips from hundreds of sources. OVGuide also manages a strong network of ad supported Roku Channels.
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closed 1/21/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Ustream.TV

synopsis: IBM, an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, announced it has acquired Ustream, Inc., a provider of cloud-based live video streaming services. Ustream provides cloud-based video streaming to enterprises and broadcasters for everything from corporate keynotes to live music concerts.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Ustream.TV
Ustream.TV is the live interactive video broadcast platform that enables anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to quickly and easily broadcast to a global audience of unlimited size.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Rovi Corporation, acquired Fan TV

synopsis: Rovi Corporation, a leading provider of advanced entertainment discovery, data analytics, and monetization solutions, announced that it has acquired Fan TV, the simplest way for people to discover, watch and share the movies and shows they love.
buyer: Rovi Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi is leading the way to a more personalized entertainment experience. The company’s pioneering guides, data, and recommendations continue to drive program search and navigation on millions of devices on a global basis. "
target: Fan TV
Fan TV is the simplest way for people to discover, watch and share the movies and shows they love. Fan TV combines live TV, video-on-demand and streaming services in a seamless discovery experience through one device with a touch remote.
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announced 2/28/2014 via BusinessWire

Nippon TV Holdings, will purchase Japan Business from Hulu LLC

synopsis: Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) has entered into a definitive agreement with Hulu, LLC, to acquire Hulu’s Japan business. Hulu launched its Japan service in September 2011 and offers subscriptions for unlimited viewing of premium content on internet-connected devices such as TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones and gaming consoles.
buyer: Nippon TV Holdings (TSE:9404:$3,175.77)
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
seller: Hulu LLC
Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through its ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 480 content companies.
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closed 12/2/2013 via BusinessWire

The Chernin Group, acquired Crunchyroll

synopsis: The Chernin Group, which manages and invests in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors globally, announced it has acquired a majority stake in Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading global video streaming service for anime content.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group is a privately held, independent media holding company founded by Peter Chernin and based in Los Angeles, CA. TCG has built, managed, operated and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors around the world since 2010. "
target: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media. Crunchyroll has over 20,000 videos and 10,000 hours of Anime, Korean Drama and Live-Action titles on Crunchyroll.com.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Company Press Release

YouNow, acquired blogTV

synopsis: YouNow has acquired blogTV. blogTV.com is a leader in online video and live broadcasting, and is a popular web location where viewers from all over the world can come share their personal talents and opinions.
buyer: YouNow
YouNow is an interactive and fun live video experience. Anyone can watch live broadcasts, chat & meet new friends, or broadcast live to grow their social circle. "
target: blogTV
blogTV is a leading live, interactive, internet broadcasting platform that enables anyone with an internet connection and a camera to connect to their audience in a evocative, direct way.
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announced 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

AlphaRx, Inc., will be merged with UMeLook Holdings Limited

synopsis: AlphaRx Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of UMeLook Holdings Limited. UMeLook is a digital media startup with an intense focus on China. UMeLook's first product is a global online video distribution platform.
buyer: AlphaRx, Inc. (ALRXD:$0.18)
AlphaRx is a shell company that trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ALRXDOB. "
target: UMeLook Holdings Limited
UMeLook Holdings Limited is a digital media startup with an intense focus on China. UMeLook's first product is a global online video distribution platform tapping into the power of full motion video, helping advertisers large and small to tap into a massive market while having no competitors.
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closed 5/23/2012 via Market Wire

Lux Digital Pictures, Inc., acquired WatchThis

synopsis: Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. announced that it has acquired the entire WatchThis™ business and assets. WatchThis™ is a patent-pending advanced digital media player technology, known as DoinyVision™, that provides commercial free content with unobtrusive in-show merchandising and advertising.
buyer: Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. (STTK:$0.19)
Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. is comprised of several motion picture development, production, financing and distribution brands that have unique and dynamic strategies to successfully compete as the industry rapidly migrates to a digital marketplace. "
target: WatchThis
WatchThis™ is a patent-pending advanced digital media player technology, known as DoinyVision™, that provides commercial free content with unobtrusive in-show merchandising and advertising.
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announced 3/12/2012 via PE Hub

Cyfrowy Polsat S.A., will acquire ipla

synopsis: Poland’s largest media group Cyfrowy Polsat CPSM.WA agreed to buy online video service ipla from a company owned by Cyfrowy’s controlling shareholder Zygmunt Solorz-Zak.
buyer: Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. (WSE:CPS:$2,647.84)
Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. operates pay digital satellite platform under the Cyfrowy Polsat name in Poland. It provides individual customers with access to television and radio channels grouped into various paid programming packages. "
target: ipla
ipla is an online video service in Poland.
price ($mm)
$48
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closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Youku Inc., acquired Tudou Holdings Limited

synopsis: Youku Inc. and Tudou Holdings Limited announced the completion of the merger between Tudou and Youku. As a result of the Merger, Tudou has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Youku. Tudou is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions.
buyer: Youku Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China. "
target: Tudou Holdings Limited (TUDO:$81.39)
Tudou Holdings Limited is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions. Founded in 2005, Tudou was the first UGC video sharing website launched in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,131 [$1,007]
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., acquired RealGravity

synopsis: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., seeking to enhance the digital video capabilities of its growing lifestyle media businesses, has acquired RealGravity Inc., a California-based company that specializes in online video publishing technologies. RealGravity has developed an innovative platform that manages and publishes video content.
buyer parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
buyer: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI:$3,439.68)
Scripps Networks has become the dominant media and marketing company in the home, food and lifestyle categories. Its brands provide relevant ideas and entertainment to a passionate audience, delivering content across multiple media platforms. "
target: RealGravity
RealGravity is a video content marketplace. It connects online video publishers, advertisers, and content owners on a simple platform that anyone can operate. RealGravity will lower your costs, increase distribution, and expand your video ad inventory.
price ($mm)
$20
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announced 9/26/2011 via PR Newswire

Renren Inc., will acquire 56.com

synopsis: Renren Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of 56.com, a leading user generated content online video sharing site in China. A majority of the videos offered on the site is created by users, consisting of content mix from performing artists, amateur groups, and video enthusiasts.
buyer: Renren Inc. (RENN:$125.37)
Renren operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. "
target: 56.com
56.com is a leading user generated content video-sharing website in China. The vision of having friends post and share their life experiences online through video format has consistently been the core focus of 56.com.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Alibaba Group, acquired Youku Tudou Inc.

synopsis: Youku Tudou Inc., a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China, announced the completion of the merger with Ali YK Subsidiary Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ali YK Investment Holding Limited. Youku Tudou Inc. ceased to be a publicly traded company, and it will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. They provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Youku Tudou Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,283 [$3,365]*
rev ($mm)
$926
EBITDA ($mm)
$69
EV / rev
4.8x
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64.3x
closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Youku Inc., acquired Tudou Holdings Limited

synopsis: Youku Inc. and Tudou Holdings Limited announced the completion of the merger between Tudou and Youku. As a result of the Merger, Tudou has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Youku. Tudou is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions.
buyer: Youku Inc. (YOKU:$909.30)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China. "
target: Tudou Holdings Limited (TUDO:$81.39)
Tudou Holdings Limited is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions. Founded in 2005, Tudou was the first UGC video sharing website launched in China.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,131 [$1,007]
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.4x
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announced 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Yinhekuyu Media

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures, the stock market-listed film subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, will acquire an 80% stake in Yinhekuyu Media, a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu produces short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show that has attracted over a billion views.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Yinhekuyu Media
Yinhekuyu Media is a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu focuses on producing short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show in China that has attracted over a billion views.
price ($mm)
$58*
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

synopsis: Alibaba Cloud, a Chinese cloud computing company, will acquire Chaitin Tech, a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Cloud
Alibaba Cloud is a Chinese cloud computing company. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power online businesses. Alibaba Cloud uses the latest cloud technology to make it easier for their clients to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world. "
target: Chaitin Tech
Chaitin Tech is a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
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closed 9/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
price ($mm)
$2,014
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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$10
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

synopsis: Ant Financial, a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world, will acquire WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial is a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and SMBs with safe financial services. "
target: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn.
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$700
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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$103
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
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$750
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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$35
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
price ($mm)
$5,415*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
price ($mm)
$804*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

Freeland Group, acquired Codeur SAS

synopsis: The freelance marketplace Freeland acquires its French counterpart Codeur. France-based Codeur is a marketplace bringing together 250,000 qualified freelancers in technology professions. These include IT developers, UX/UI designer experts, web project managers, network professionals, as well as graphic design.
buyer: Freeland Group
Freeland is a French company that provides services to the self-employed. The company provides a variety of services to help their clients become independent. Freeland's services help the self-employed to start, manage, protect and develop their business. "
target: Codeur SAS
France-based Codeur is a marketplace bringing together 250,000 qualified freelancers in technology professions: IT developers, UX/UI designer experts, web project managers, network professionals, as well as graphic design, marketing, and translation, via SEO, video and data constitute its community.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

BWZ Media, acquired Crozdesk

synopsis: Vancouver-based media company Black and White Zebra (BWZ), announced the acquisition of London, UK-based SaaS lead-generation company Crozdesk. Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple.
buyer: BWZ Media
Founded in 2012, BWZ is an independent media tech company that exists to help people succeed at work. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., BWZ is the parent company for a number of major online publications that aim to provide people with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed professionally. "
target: Crozdesk
Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple. Crozdesk has run lead generation, PPC and intent data campaigns for over 500 software vendors over the last three years, and uses AI to rank more than 13,000 software products across over 350 categories.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Retailo Technologies, acquired DXBUY

synopsis: Retailo, a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, company that digitizes retail operations in the Middle East and North Africa, has acquired United Arab Emirates B2B eCommerce platform DXBUY, which is a B2B eCommerce app designed to simplify the buying process by directly connecting small businesses with manufacturers and wholesalers through a digital platform.
buyer: Retailo Technologies
Retailo is a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, company that digitizes retail operations in the Middle East and North Africa. Retailo provides a one-stop shop for SMEs and retailers, enabling them to discover and procure products for their stores with the promise of having them delivered in 24 hours. "
target: DXBUY
Dubai-based DXBUY is a B2B e-commerce app designed to simplify the buying process by directly connecting small businesses with manufacturers & wholesalers through a digital platform. DXBUY was founded in 2019 by Adnan Zubairi and Rizwan Zubairi.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rock Content, acquired WriterAccess

synopsis: Brazilian startup Rock Content has acquired US writing services marketplace WriterAccess as part of a strategy to consolidate the content marketing segment and expand its offering to marketing departments in the Americas. WriterAccess has developed a talent marketplace that provides content services to nearly 2,000 firms.
buyer: Rock Content
Founded in 2013, Rock Content helps over 2,000 brands, marketers, and agencies to deliver outstanding content experiences to their customers, powered by our innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, on-demand talent, and professional training. "
target: WriterAccess
WriterAccess has developed a talent marketplace that provides content services to nearly 2,000 firms, including Bank of America, DHL, and Pitney Bowes. The firm’s platform uses algorithms and AI to match the client’s preferred writing style to specific freelancers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Coworker merged with The Instant Group,

synopsis: Canadian company Coworker.com, the world's largest online marketplace for coworking, has merged with UK-based The Instant Group. The merger makes the combined platform the leading aggregator globally for coworking space. The Instant Group's newly enhanced marketplace will serve more than 250,000 businesses in 175 countries.
buyer: The Instant Group
UK-based The Instant Group has been rethinking workspace since 1999 with over 500 experts working globally. Its global team advises on commercial real estate solutions from serviced offices to fully customized managed offices, and consulting services for portfolio and net zero strategies. "
target: Coworker
Toronto-based Coworker is an online marketplace for discovering, booking, and reviewing coworking spaces around the world. Coworker offers end-to-end enterprise office solutions, search and direct workspace bookings, office broker services, and an international pass for coworking access.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

The Instant Group, acquired EasyOffices, Meetingo, Rovva and Worka

synopsis: The Instant Group is creating the world's largest independent marketplace for flexible workspace through its merger with the key digital assets from IWG plc including EasyOffices.com, Meetingo.com, Rovva and Worka. They offer fully equipped serviced offices, managed offices, virtual offices and commercial office lease solutions.
buyer: The Instant Group
The Instant Group has been rethinking workspace since 1999 with over 500 experts working globally. Its global team advises on commercial real estate solutions from serviced offices to fully customized managed offices, and consulting services for portfolio and net zero strategies. "
target parent: IWG plc
target: EasyOffices, Meetingo, Rovva and Worka
EasyOffices.com, Meetingo.com, Rovva and Worka offer solutions for the flexible workspace. They offer fully equipped serviced offices, managed offices, virtual offices and commercial office lease solutions.
price ($mm)
$354
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Lightricks, acquired Popular Pays

synopsis: Lightricks is acquiring Popular Pays, a Chicago-based software company that connects brands with creators. Popular Pays has 130 clients that represent more than 350 brands. About 60,000 creators use it for free. The platform makes money by taking a percentage from brands' deals, and brands pay a SaaS fee depending on the level of service.
buyer: Lightricks
Lightricks is the developer behind subscription-based content creation apps Facetune and Enlight that leverages AI to let users fine-tune selfies by adjusting their proportions and manipulating lighting. "
target: Popular Pays
Popular Pays is a Chicago-based software company that connects brands with creators. Popular Pays has 130 clients that represent more than 350 brands. About 60,000 creators use it for free.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

PhonePe Internet Private Limited, acquired GigIndia

synopsis: Digital payments platform PhonePe has acquired freelance micro-entrepreneur platform GigIndia. GigIndia, which has 1.5 million entrepreneurs and over 100 enterprises as customers, will integrate with PhonePe. PhonePe will leverage GigIndia's network of freelance micro-entrepreneurs to help enterprises acquire more customers.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: PhonePe Internet Private Limited
PhonePe is a mobile payments app in India that allows users to transfer money instantly to anyone, by using just their mobile number. Their goal is to make digital payments so easy, safe and universally accepted that people never feel the need to carry cash or cards again. "
target: GigIndia
GigIndia is a freelance micro-entrepreneur platform. GigIndia has 1.5 million entrepreneurs and over 100 enterprises as customers. GigIndia has envisioned a world where people, enterprises and technologies collaborate flexibly to attain the cosmic growth of the global industry & community together.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Schneider Electric SE, acquired EnergySage, Inc.

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has purchased a controlling stake in EnergySage, the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, project financing, and community solar.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. The company drives digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle. "
target: EnergySage, Inc.
EnergySage is the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, project financing, and community solar. EnergySage empowers consumers to request and compare competing quotes online from a network of more than 500 pre-screened installation companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

CustomInk, acquired Printfection

synopsis: Custom Ink, the leader in custom apparel and accessories for companies, has acquired Printfection, a swag management platform. Printfection helps companies create unique products that represent their brand. Their platform allows businesses to easily buy, manage, and send swag and branded merchandise to customers and employees around the world.
buyer: CustomInk
Custom Ink is the leader in custom apparel and accessories for groups, events, and special occasions. The company helps group organizers bring their families, friends, teammates, and colleagues together with inspired designs they are proud to wear. "
target: Printfection
Printfection is a swag management platform. Printfection helps companies create unique, amazing products that represent their brand. Their platform allows businesses to easily buy, manage, and send swag and branded merchandise to customers and employees around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Xandr

synopsis: AT&T Inc. has agreed to sell its global programmatic advertising marketplace, Xandr Inc., to Microsoft. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Rubicon Technologies, LLC will be merged with Founder SPAC,

synopsis: Rubicon Technologies, an innovative software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, has entered into a merger agreement with Founder SPAC, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company.
buyer: Founder SPAC (FOUN:$0.00)
Founder SPAC is a blank check company whose business purpose is to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Rubicon Technologies, LLC
Rubicon is an innovative software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Booking Holdings Inc., acquired Getaroom

synopsis: Booking Holdings Inc., the Stamford parent company of Priceline, has acquired Getaroom, a B2B distributor of hotel rooms. Getaroom will be rolled into the Priceline brand to form a new business unit aimed at the B2B market.
buyer: Booking Holdings Inc. (PCLN:$9,215.00)
Booking Holdings Inc. is an American travel technology company that owns and operates several travel fare aggregators and travel fare metasearch engines including namesake and flagship Booking.com, Priceline.com, Agoda.com, Kayak.com, Cheapflights, Rentalcars.com, Momondo, and OpenTable. "
target parent: Court Square Capital Partners
target: Getaroom
Getaroom was created to offer the very best values at hotels and other types of lodging in major destinations worldwide. Getaroom was founded by the former CEO and President of Hotels.com, Dave Litman and Bob Diener, respectively.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ease My Trip, will acquire Traviate Online Private Limited

synopsis: The Indian online travel portal Ease My Trip has finalized a non-binding agreement to acquire Traviate, a B2B travel marketplace. Founded in 2016, India-based Traviate connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players.
buyer: Ease My Trip (BSE:543272:$20.53)
EaseMyTrip was founded in 2008 by Nishant Pitti and Rikant Pitti and provides deals on flights, hotel stays and vacation packages. EaseMyTrip commenced its operations in 2008 by focusing on the B2B2C (business to business to customer) distribution channel. "
target: Traviate Online Private Limited
Founded in 2016, Traviate is a B2B travel marketplace that connects B2B channels, travel agents, hotels and tour operators and other travel world players. Based in India, its network includes a listing of more than 1.2 million properties and has enabled more than 200,000 transactions to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Hamster Garage, will acquire Swipehouse

synopsis: Hamster Garage, a leading partnerships and affiliate marketing agency, will acquire Swipehouse, an influencer marketplace connecting brands and creators. The acquisition positions Hamster Garage as the leading partnership marketing agency by allowing brands to connect with creators at scale.
buyer: Hamster Garage
Hamster Garage (HG) is a leading partnerships and affiliate management agency servicing global brands. HG goes beyond affiliate marketing to build world class partner programs. HG works with brands to launch and scale full fledged partner programs. "
target: Swipehouse
Swipehouse is one of the biggest social networks for TikTokers-with over a billion followers across its user base. Automating influencer campaigns and democratizing influencer campaigns, Swipehouse has launched hundreds of brands on TikTok while driving millions of conversions for clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Troika Media Group, Inc., acquired Redeeem, LLC

synopsis: Troika Media Group, Inc., a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company, announced that it has closed on the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Redeeem Acquisition Corp., of Redeeem, LLC, a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
buyer: Troika Media Group, Inc. (TRKA:$22.95)
Troika Media Group, Inc. is a brand consultancy and marketing innovations company that provides integrated branding and marketing solutions for global brands. "
target: Redeeem, LLC
Redeeem, LLC is a fintech platform that empowers businesses to digitize any asset and build their own blockchain-based payment solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$12]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Intema Solutions, will acquire Advertiise Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Intema Solutions Inc. is to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Advertiise Technologies Inc., an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.09)
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs. "
target: Advertiise Technologies Inc.
Advertiise is an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
price ($mm)
$0.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired SpotX, Inc.

synopsis: Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, has completed its acquisition of SpotX from RTL Group. SpotX is one of the leading platforms shaping CTV and video advertising globally. SpotX enables media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$468.41)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: SpotX, Inc.
SpotX is the leading video advertising platform shaping digital video and the future of TV globally. The company’s solutions enable media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams while providing advertisers with direct access to brand-safe, premium inventory.
price ($mm)
$1,169
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
33.4x
announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$789.27)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates in publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It also engages in the planning, development, and operation of network entertainment contents and systems; and operation of video-sharing Website.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,840.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.12
EBIT ($mm)
$25.46
Net Income ($mm)
$257.26
Employees
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Ticker: VMEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$369.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($33.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SZSE:300431
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd. was established in January 2007 as China's largest Internet video broadcast platform.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$100.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.18
EBIT ($mm)
$24.78
Net Income ($mm)
$26.71
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:SJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Founded in 2011, Scienjoy is a leading show live streaming video entertainment social platform in China. With more than 200 million registered users, Scienjoy currently operates three primary online live streaming brands with websites and mobile apps: Showself, Lehai, and Haixiu.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$136.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.27
EBIT ($mm)
$24.19
Net Income ($mm)
$23.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:VPLAY B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Viaplay Group
Viaplay Group
Viaplay Group is a Nordic media giant. Viaplay Group engages millions of people every day through their premium online and on-demand video streaming service. Their service offers one of the world's largest portfolios of live premium sport, original series, original documentaries and original films.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,237.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$73.40
EBIT ($mm)
$62.36
Net Income ($mm)
$31.77
Employees
1302
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Ticker: RDBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redbox Entertainment Inc.
Redbox Entertainment Inc. is a leading entertainment company that gives consumers access to a large variety of content across digital and physical media.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$288.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($136.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1408
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A089230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd. is an entertainment and media company in Korea. The company operates two live streaming platforms in Korea, POPKON TV and CELUV TV. POPKON TV is designed for consumer use while CELUV TV is a platform that allows famous celebrities to interact and communicate with viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.46
EBIT ($mm)
$1.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker: WCST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wecast Network Inc
Wecast Network Inc
Wecast Network Inc is a next generation global brand licensing, IP sales and video commerce company driven by AI and Big Data. The company is leveraging and optimizing its legacy operations as a premium content Video On Demand service provider in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$6.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: OTCPK:TVTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhereverTV
WhereverTV
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device.
year
2017
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Ticker: CURI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CuriosityStream Inc.
CuriosityStream Inc.
CuriosityStream is a leading global independent factual media company. Their documentary series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets, empowering viewers of all ages to fuel their passions and explore new ones.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$39.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($37.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OM:MAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mavshack AB
Mavshack runs one of the world's fastest growing Internet TV services, providing Asian entertainment to audiences worldwide. The service is accessible via internet-connected device and currently have users in more than 80 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: OTCPK:LSYN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberated Syndication Inc.
Liberated Syndication Inc.
Liberated Syndication (Libsyn) is the leading ‘Podcasting As A Service’ platform that empowers creators to host, distribute, monetize, amplify, and measure their audio content. Their platform hosts over 5.8 million podcast episode files from more than 75,000 podcasts.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.44
EBIT ($mm)
$5.28
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
88
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Ticker: VODOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VODone LIMITED
VODone LIMITED
VODONE owns a complete set of licenses to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODONE owns the powerful broadcasting platform, and it has broadcast thousands of domestic and international political, economical, cultural and commercial activities over the Internet.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MDVX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modavox, Inc.
Modavox, Inc. a pioneer in Internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offers innovative, effective and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$68,951.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$19,924.83
EBIT ($mm)
$13,844.35
Net Income ($mm)
$24,275.92
Employees
116519
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$410.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.16
EBIT ($mm)
$12.35
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
569
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$243.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.93
EBIT ($mm)
$26.00
Net Income ($mm)
$23.64
Employees
574
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SWX:THAG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Talenthouse
Talenthouse
Talenthouse AG is a technology platform company, working with the world's largest creative community of over 14m members, to produce the highest quality digital content for many of the largest companies globally, including Netflix and Snap.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
60
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Ticker: LSE:ATG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IndiaMART
IndiaMART.com is India's largest online B2B marketplace for Small & Medium Size Businesses, connecting global buyers with suppliers. The company offers a platform & tools to over 1.2 million suppliers to generate business leads from over 6.5 million buyers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$97.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.37
EBIT ($mm)
$43.16
Net Income ($mm)
$39.45
Employees
2724
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Ticker: ASX:ART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Airtasker Pty Ltd
Airtasker Pty Ltd
Airtasker is a global marketplace for local services. Airtasker connects people who need to outsource tasks with people who are looking to earn money. Their platform allows users to find people for various tasks, including home cleaning, handyman jobs, admin work, photography and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$17.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: OTCPK:TRXD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group, Inc. is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories, and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.17
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
32
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