Like Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Lifull Co., Ltd., will acquire Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LIFULL, a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan, will acquire Kenbiya, a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more.
buyer: Lifull Co., Ltd. (TSE:2120:$369.63)
LIFULL is a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan. LIFULL HOME'S, one of the biggest real estate portal sites in Japan, lists over 50,000 properties every day that are for sale or rent. Their list of properties include apartments, houses, offices, and more. "
target: Kenbiya Co., Ltd.
Kenbiya is a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more. The site helps investors to find and invest in profitable properties throughout Japan.
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announced 6/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

GA technologies Co., Ltd, will acquire Shenjumiaosuan

synopsis: GA technologies, a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites, will acquire Shenjumiaosuan from NeoX, a Japanese company that aims to empower businesses with AI. Shenjumiaosuan is a real estate platform in China that provides investors with comprehensive real estate listings for apartments, houses, buildings and land in Japan.
buyer: GA technologies Co., Ltd (TSE:3491:$438.74)
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more. "
target parent: NeoX, Inc.
target: Shenjumiaosuan
Shenjumiaosuan is a real estate platform in China. Shenjumiaosuan helps real estate investors in Greater China to purchase Japanese real estate. The platform provides investors with comprehensive real estate listings for apartments, houses, buildings and land in Japan.
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announced 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

JUWAI LIMITED will be merged with IQI Global,

synopsis: JUWAI, the largest Chinese international real estate search engine that provides people with more than 2 million global listings, will be merging with IQI Global, a leading global real estate and investment advisory firm operating and advising in Dubai, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, Philippines, and Vietnam.
buyer: IQI Global
Based in Malaysia, IQI Global is a leading global real estate and investment advisory firm operating and advising in Dubai, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, Philippines, and Vietnam. They are committed to offering customers an extensive range of properties and comprehensive services worldwide. "
target: JUWAI LIMITED
Based in Hong Kong, JUWAI LIMITED is the largest Chinese international real estate search engine that provides people with more than 2 million global listings in 90 countries, including investment properties, immigration properties, and study abroad properties.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 9/14/2010 via PR Newswire

LoopNet, Inc., acquired LandsofAmerica.com, LLC

synopsis: LoopNet, Inc., which operates the largest online commercial real estate marketplace and one of the largest commercial property research databases, announced the acquisition of LandsofAmerica, the operator of the largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace specializing in land for sale at LandsofAmerica.com.
buyer: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than four million registered members and approximately five million unique visitors quarterly as reported by Google Analytics. "
target: LandsofAmerica.com, LLC
LandsofAmerica.com is the largest rural real estate listing network in the country. The company owns and operates websites that are targeted at buyers and sellers of land, farms, ranches, lake houses, mountain properties, timberland and rural residential homes.
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closed 2/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Chalice Financial Network, acquired Succession Link

synopsis: Chalice acquired Succession Link, an online matching service for independent advisor M&A deals. The acquisition will help power a new service that will provide financing and M&A support to advisors in the Chalice network. Chalice focuses on advisory firms with between $50 million and $250 million in assets under management.
buyer: Chalice Financial Network
Chalice Financial Network, is an exclusive membership organization dedicated to empowering today’s leading independent wealth advisors. They give members access to a broad array of end-to-end FinTech products and services vetted and aggregated by industry veterans. "
target: Succession Link
Succession Link is a marketplace platform that connects financial advisors, insurance agents and certified public accountants interested in buying, selling or merging their practices.
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closed 8/4/2021 via Company Press Release

LegalforLandlords, acquired Propoly

synopsis: LegalforLandlords, a British services provider for landlords, agents, and tenants, has acquired UK-based Propoly, an online listing platform for the rental community. LegalforLandlords plans to enhance the existing Propoly offering, making the platform even more attractive to lettings industry professionals.
buyer: LegalforLandlords
Based in the UK, LegalforLandlords partners with clients to help them find affordable, reliable and efficient services to help them run their businesses. Some of the company's products include eviction services, rent protection, insurance, debt and rent recovery services, and tenant referencing. "
target: Propoly
Based in the UK, Propoly provides an online listing platform for the peer-to-peer (P2P) rental community. Proply offers agents a platform to manage their lettings portfolios, enabling them to run tenancies as remotely as possible by automating and digitising the entire property rental process.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lightbox RE, acquired RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC

synopsis: Advancing its mission to empower decision makers through every step of the real estate workflow, LightBox announced the acquisition of Real Capital Markets (RCM), a global marketplace for commercial real estate. RCM increases the speed, exposure, and security of commercial real estate sales through its streamlined online platform.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Lightbox RE
LightBox was formed in 2018 when technology investment firms Silver Lake and Battery Ventures acquired EDR, the leading provider of environmental due diligence information. The EDR, Collateral360 and RIMS platforms are workflow software solutions for due diligence, appraisals and compliance. "
target: RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC
Real Capital Markets (RCM) is the global marketplace for buying and selling commercial real estate (CRE). RCM increases the speed, exposure, and security of CRE sales through its streamlined online platform.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Realla Ltd

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading global provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces has acquired Realla, the UK's largest public portal specialised in commercial property. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, an all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Realla Ltd
Realla is a free-to-list search engine for commercial property. It displays the largest public index of available commercial real estate in the UK. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, which provides a dedicated, all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Real Estate Partners (REP), acquired Retailp S.A.S.

synopsis: Real Estate Partners (REP), the business incubator and investor in innovative companies within commercial real estate, has announced the acquisition of RetailP, the digital database for retail property professionals.
buyer: Real Estate Partners (REP)
Real Estate Partners (REP) is a business incubator and investor in innovative companies within commercial real estate. "
target: Retailp S.A.S.
RetailP is a digital database for retail property professionals. RetailP, specialising in independent commercial retail information and connections for European retail professionals, is an essential one-stop-shop showcasing sector leaders, must-know property projects and industry prospects.
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closed 12/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Groupe M6, acquired Stéphane Plaza Immobilier

synopsis: M6 Group have finalized the acquisition of a 2% stake in Stéphane Plaza Immobilier, in which it already held a 49% shareholding, thereby assuming control of this network of franchised estate agents. An innovative real estate network Since 2015, the network has offered entrepreneurs the opportunity to embark on a new real estate adventure.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Groupe M6 (ENXTPA:MMT:$1,509.17)
Groupe M6 is a French television and multimedia group built around M6, a free-to-air commercial TV channel that is renowned for being innovative, daring and positive. The group offers a wide range of programmes, products and services on a variety of media devices: television, internet and mobile. "
target: Stéphane Plaza Immobilier
An innovative real estate network Since 2015, the Stéphane Plaza Immobilier network has offered entrepreneurs the opportunity to embark on a new real estate adventure.
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closed 5/14/2014 via PR Newswire

RealNex, acquired Property Line

synopsis: Pavonis Group, a partnership of some of the real estate industry's top technology and professional services leaders, has launced RealNex, a new software and solutions company. As part of this launch, RealNex has acquired Property Line, a property listing system that markets properties and offers powerful marketing tools to the commercial broker.
buyer parent: Pavonis Group
buyer: RealNex
RealNex is a software and solutions company designed to connect and transform the global real estate market by aggregating and integrating a portfolio of services, including robust data and transaction management solutions, all through one common Software as a Service business model. "
target: Property Line
Property Line is a property listing system that markets properties, promotes commercial brokerage companies, provides hosted listing systems and offers powerful marketing tools to the commercial broker.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Urban.com.au, acquired Property Observer Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australia's largest dedicated off-the-plan property portal Urban.com.au announces the acquisition of online news website, Property Observer. Property Observer was founded in 2011 by Jonathan Chancellor and quickly established itself as Australia's #1 property investment news website.
buyer: Urban.com.au
Urban.com.au is Australia's largest dedicated off-the-plan property marketplace. Urban.com.au (formerly Urban Melbourne) was founded by Mark Baljak and Alastair Taylor in 2013 as a property blog and online news portal. "
target: Property Observer Pty Ltd
Property Observer was founded in 2011 by Jonathan Chancellor while at Eric Beecher’s Private Media (publisher of Crikey and Smart Company among others) and quickly established itself as Australia's #1 property investment news website.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd., acquired Invest Online, Inc.

synopsis: Japan Investment Adviser (JIA), an innovative provider of financial solutions in Japan, has acquired an 80% stake in Invest Online from TATERU, a real estate technology company in Japan. Invest Online is an online portal for real estate investors in Japan. Invest Online provides investors with the latest real estate investment information and news.
buyer: Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd. (TSE:7172:$137.76)
Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd. (JIA) is an innovative Financial Solution Provider and a financial-oriented Media-related company in Japan. JIA offers operating lease, private equity investment, real estate investment, and mergers and acquisitions services. "
target parent: TATERU, Inc.
target: Invest Online, Inc.
Invest Online is an online portal for real estate investors in Japan. Invest Online provides investors with the latest real estate investment information and news. Invest Online aims to help real estate investors obtain and manage profitable investments.
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$16
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$4
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Web

Habitat Magazine, acquired Vendome Real Estate Media

synopsis: Habitat Magazine, a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York, has acquired Vendome Real Estate Media from Vendome Group, a group that serves the information needs of healthcare and real estate professionals. Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals.
buyer: Habitat Magazine
Habitat Magazine is a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York. Habitat mixes vivid storytelling and service articles to cover issues of co-op / condo living and management concerns from the perspectives of New York’s board directors and property managers. "
target parent: Conversion Venture Capital
target: Vendome Real Estate Media
Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals and their attorneys. They provide plain-English guidance on management, lease, and regulatory compliance matters. Their resources include Online Newsletters, Books, eBooks, and more.
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

John Giaimo, acquired Realty Times

synopsis: Realty Times, one of America's largest and most trusted real estate news portals, announced that it has been acquired by a new leadership group led by industry veteran Mr. John Giaimo.
buyer: John Giaimo
Mr. John Giaimo is a real estate industry visionary. John Giaimo is the president of PinRaise, a company that connects consumers with local businesses and nonprofits. "
target: Realty Times
As one of America’s largest and most trusted real estate news portals, Realty Times connects buyers, sellers, brokers, nonprofits and agents with everything real estate related.
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closed 12/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Grace Hill, acquired The Training Factor, LLC

synopsis: Grace Hill, LLC, the leading provider of online education and learning management solutions for the multifamily housing industry, has acquired The Training Factor, LLC. The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Grace Hill
Grace Hill, Inc. is the multifamily industry’s leading provider of state-of-the-art online education, providing training alternatives that significantly reduce the overhead of educating employees and clients. "
target: The Training Factor, LLC
The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses tackling categories and subjects in Compliance, Safety, Marketing & Apartment Leasing, Professional Development and Multifamily Business Best Practices
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closed 2/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Move, Inc., acquired eFrogPond, Inc.

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the expansion of its suite of free marketing tools with the acquisition of certain assets of eFrogPond, Inc. an integrated communications and marketing solutions provider best known for its Housing Trends eNewsletter.
buyer: Move, Inc. (MOVE:$234.64)
Move, Inc., is the leader in online real estate and operator of the Move Network of real estate web site for consumers and real estate professionals. The Move Network of websites captures more than 15 million monthly visitors and includes: REALTOR.com®, Move.com®, Moving.com, and more. "
target: eFrogPond, Inc.
eFrogPond, Inc. is a publisher, software developer and communications and marketing solutions provider for the real estate industry. FrogPond is based in Houston, Texas.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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closed 4/6/2022 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Business Immo

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets, announced the acquisition of France’s premier commercial real estate news service, Business Immo.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets. "
target: Business Immo
Business Immo is France’s premier commercial real estate news service. They were founded in 2004 and have grown rapidly as an online property news source with national coverage of the French commercial real estate market.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Lifull Co., Ltd., will acquire Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LIFULL, a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan, will acquire Kenbiya, a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more.
buyer: Lifull Co., Ltd. (TSE:2120:$369.63)
LIFULL is a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan. LIFULL HOME'S, one of the biggest real estate portal sites in Japan, lists over 50,000 properties every day that are for sale or rent. Their list of properties include apartments, houses, offices, and more. "
target: Kenbiya Co., Ltd.
Kenbiya is a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more. The site helps investors to find and invest in profitable properties throughout Japan.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Lifull Co., Ltd., will acquire Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LIFULL, a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan, will acquire Kenbiya, a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more.
buyer: Lifull Co., Ltd. (TSE:2120:$369.63)
LIFULL is a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan. LIFULL HOME'S, one of the biggest real estate portal sites in Japan, lists over 50,000 properties every day that are for sale or rent. Their list of properties include apartments, houses, offices, and more. "
target: Kenbiya Co., Ltd.
Kenbiya is a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more. The site helps investors to find and invest in profitable properties throughout Japan.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kleding BV, acquired StyleLounge GmbH

synopsis: Kleding.nl, a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites, has acquired StyleLounge, an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
buyer parent: Lifull Co., Ltd.
buyer: Kleding BV
Kleding.nl is a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites. Kleding.nl operates 25 websites under the Kleding.nl brand in the Netherlands and Fashiola worldwide. Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million products from 1,000 different online stores across men's/women's wear, footwear and accessories. "
target: StyleLounge GmbH
StyleLounge is an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
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announced 5/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Trovit, will acquire Mitula Group

synopsis: LIFULL Co., Ltd., who operate Japan's No.1 real estate information service and who own vertical search specialist Trovit, will acquire 100% of Mitula Group. Mitula is a leading digital classifieds group operating 110 classifieds vertical search sites covering real estate, cars, jobs, and fashion in 54 different countries and 21 different languages.
buyer parent: Lifull Co., Ltd.
buyer: Trovit
Trovit is the leading search engine for classifieds in Europe and Latin America. For users looking for a home for rent or for sale, a new car or need a job, Trovit allows them to find the most interesting classified ads published in thousands of websites, "
target: Mitula Group (ASX:MUA:$20.57)
Mitula is a leading digital classifieds group operating 110 classifieds vertical search sites covering real estate, cars, jobs, and fashion in 54 different countries and 21 different languages. In addition, it operates 10 property portals in the SE Asian markets.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Lifull Co., Ltd., will acquire Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LIFULL, a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan, will acquire Kenbiya, a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more.
buyer: Lifull Co., Ltd. (TSE:2120:$369.63)
LIFULL is a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan. LIFULL HOME'S, one of the biggest real estate portal sites in Japan, lists over 50,000 properties every day that are for sale or rent. Their list of properties include apartments, houses, offices, and more. "
target: Kenbiya Co., Ltd.
Kenbiya is a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more. The site helps investors to find and invest in profitable properties throughout Japan.
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closed 12/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired 42Floors Inc.

synopsis: Yard announced its acquisition and redesign of 42Floors.com, the popular online marketing platform for tenants and brokers. 42Floors offers a high-quality commercial property search engine featuring more than 320,000 listings nationwide across multiple verticals. 42Floors will be integrated into Yardi's CommercialEdge network of marketplaces.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Yardi is dedicated to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software. "
target: 42Floors Inc.
42Floors is a leading online marketing platform for tenants and brokers. 42Floors offers a high-quality commercial property search engine featuring more than 320,000 listings nationwide across multiple verticals, including traditional office, coworking, and flexible spaces.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired BureauxLocaux

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it has acquired BureauxLocaux.com. Based in Paris, BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: BureauxLocaux
Based in Paris, BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France, with over 60,000 for sale and lease listings and over 425,000 visits to its website each month.
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announced 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire Homes.co.nz

synopsis: Trade Me, an online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, will acquire Homes.co.nz, the most useful, usable and popular property related website in New Zealand. Homes empowers users to make better-informed property decisions. The website provides free property data, insights, estimated values and real estate listings.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating. "
target: Homes.co.nz
Homes.co.nz is the most useful, usable and popular property related website in New Zealand. Homes is focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. The website provides free property data, insights, estimated values and real estate listings.
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

HousingAnywhere, acquired Kamernet B.V.

synopsis: HousingAnywhere, Europe's largest rental accommodation marketplace for young professionals and international students, has acquired Kamernet. Kamernet is the Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories.
buyer: HousingAnywhere
Netherlands-based HousingAnywhere is an international student housing platform. The company helps exchange and internship students to find suitable accommodation when they move abroad. HouseAnywhere also helps international and local students with their housing needs. "
target: Kamernet B.V.
Kamernet is a Dutch market-leading classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories. Kamernet has the largest offer of available rooms, studios and apartment than any other company in The Netherlands.
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closed 7/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Oikotie

synopsis: Schibsted, an international media group, has acquired Oikotie Ltd from Sanoma, a leading learning and media company. Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie offers dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$1,597.59)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Oikotie
Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie is an online platform that makes it easier for buyers and sellers to connect with each other. They offer dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
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$208
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired iMyanmarHouse.com

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets, has increased its stake in iMyanmarHouse.com from 42.6% to 52.6%. iMyanmarHouse.com is a property classifieds website in Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$16.28)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target: iMyanmarHouse.com
iMyanmarHouse.com is the No.1 property classifieds website in Myanmar. iMyanmarHouse.com connects buyers, real estate companies and general sellers all across Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
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closed 12/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired InfoCasas

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets, has acquired InfoCasas, a leading property portal in Latin America. InfoCasas lists residential and commercial properties that are for sale or rent in Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$16.28)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target: InfoCasas
InfoCasas is a leading property portal in Latin America. InfoCasas lists residential and commercial properties that are for sale or rent. Their platform makes it easy for buyers, sellers, and renters to connect with properties in Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
price ($mm)
$5.20*
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

BTG Pactual, acquired Resale Tecnologia e Servicos LTDA.

synopsis: BTG Pactual, a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager, has acquired a 65% stake in Resale, a digital real estate sales platform for repossessed properties in Brazil. Resale's website and mobile app connects consumers and businesses to repossessed real estate properties all over Brazil.
buyer: BTG Pactual (BOVESPA:BPAC3:$1,263.03)
BTG Pactual is a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager with a dominant franchise in Latin America. BTG Pactual provides a range of financial services to a global client base that includes corporations, institutional investors, governments and high net worth individuals. "
target: Resale Tecnologia e Servicos LTDA.
Resale is a digital real estate sales platform for repossessed properties in Brazil. Resale's website and mobile app connects consumers and businesses to repossessed real estate properties all over Brazil. Resale allows users to search for apartments, houses, commercial buildings, villas, and more.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lightbox RE, acquired RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC

synopsis: Advancing its mission to empower decision makers through every step of the real estate workflow, LightBox announced the acquisition of Real Capital Markets (RCM), a global marketplace for commercial real estate. RCM increases the speed, exposure, and security of commercial real estate sales through its streamlined online platform.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Lightbox RE
LightBox was formed in 2018 when technology investment firms Silver Lake and Battery Ventures acquired EDR, the leading provider of environmental due diligence information. The EDR, Collateral360 and RIMS platforms are workflow software solutions for due diligence, appraisals and compliance. "
target: RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC
Real Capital Markets (RCM) is the global marketplace for buying and selling commercial real estate (CRE). RCM increases the speed, exposure, and security of CRE sales through its streamlined online platform.
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, acquired Bahrain Property World

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

PropTiger, acquired Fastfox.com

synopsis: Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, the owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based rental brokerage platform FastFox.com. Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home.
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, acquired New Home Listing Service

synopsis: Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, the largest provider of home building software solutions and services, has acquired New Home Listing Service (NHLS), a leader in new home listings in Canada. NHLS is a web portal designed to address the difficulty in identifying and purchasing new houses and condos by consumers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Constellation HomeBuilder Systems
Constellation HomeBuilder Systems is the largest provider of software and services in the building industry. Their innovative software solutions empower builders with information to drive business objectives and simplify the process of building homes and condos. "
target: New Home Listing Service
New Home Listing Service (NHLS) is a leader in new home listings in Canada. NHLS is a web portal designed to address the difficulty in identifying and purchasing new houses and condos by consumers. NHLS helps builders to find prospective buyers and helps real estate agents to work more effectively.
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Mashroom, acquired eMoov

synopsis: eMoov, once the UK’s second largest online estate agency, has been acquired by Mashroom and will re-launch under new management. eMoov is an online real estate agent that helps its clients with technology tools to sell their households. eMoov allows homeowners to sell their property online and get the best price for their homes with 24/7 control.
buyer: Mashroom
Mashroom is a peer-to-peer lettings platform that uses technology and community to connect landlords and tenants while rewarding both. "
target: eMoov
eMoov is an online real estate agent that helps its clients with technology tools to sell their households. eMoov allows homeowners to sell their property online and get the best price for their homes with 24/7 control.
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Domain, acquired Commercialview.com.au Limited

synopsis: Domain has finalized an agreement with the shareholders of Commercialview.com.au to acquire 100 per cent of the issued share capital in CommercialView. CommercialView is a commercial property digital listings platform that is owned and supported by some of the country’s leading commercial agencies in Victoria and New South Wales.
buyer parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
buyer: Domain (DHG.AX:$327.64)
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine. "
target: Commercialview.com.au Limited
commercialVIEW.com.au is a stand-alone commercial real estate advertising portal. As one of Australia’s largest commercial property portals, commercialVIEW.com.au delivers a top of the range product that secures results for consumers.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Realla Ltd

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading global provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces has acquired Realla, the UK's largest public portal specialised in commercial property. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, an all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Realla Ltd
Realla is a free-to-list search engine for commercial property. It displays the largest public index of available commercial real estate in the UK. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, which provides a dedicated, all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Knotel, acquired 42Floors Inc.

synopsis: Knotel  – an office space rental service in Manhattan – has acquired 42Floors,  a commercial real estate search engine. 42Floors makes office space rentals and commercial real estate listings easier to search by indexing business places for rent, coworking spaces, office sublets, and executive suites.
buyer: Knotel
Knotel is transforming the office market with its Agile HQ™ Platform. Making long-term leases a thing of the past, Knotel designs, builds, and operates custom spaces for established and growing brands, so they can be free to grow their businesses at will and build what’s never been built. "
target: 42Floors Inc.
42Floors makes office space rentals and commercial real estate listings easier to search by indexing business places for rent, coworking spaces, office sublets, and executive suites. Based in San Francisco, California, the 42Floors team is made up of experienced entrepreneurs and engineers.
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closed 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

NVM Private Equity Limited, acquired Flexioffices

synopsis: NVM Private Equity (NVM), a private equity firm focused on the UK regions, has acquired Flexioffices, an online platform that helps clients and their businesses search for office spaces. Flexioffices help find the perfect workplace solutions through specialist knowledge of UK flexible workspace market.
buyer: NVM Private Equity Limited
NVM Private Equity is an investor focused on the UK regions, primarily targeting small management buy-outs and growth investment that are led by incumbent management teams. They have a range of skills, interests and backgrounds so they have a thorough and rounded approach to the investment process. "
target: Flexioffices
Based in the UK, Flexioffices has been leading the way when it comes to providing local, national and international office space for their clients and their businesses. They have thousands of serviced offices in every major UK city – with more found internationally.
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closed 5/17/2017 via PR Newswire

FRONTSTEPS, acquired iHomefinder, Inc.

synopsis: FRONTSTEPS, the nation's #1 community resource platform, has completed its acquisition of iHomefinder, Inc., a leading national provider of real estate search technology and websites.
buyer: FRONTSTEPS
FRONTSTEPS is the #1 software platform for HOAs, Builders, Security & Patrol Experts, Realtors and Homeowners. They deliver technologies to simplify how people build, connect, operate and secure modern communities. "
target: iHomefinder, Inc.
iHomefinder is a leading national provider of real estate search technology and websites. Using the Internet Data eXchange (IDX) standard, iHomefinder powers thousands of real estate websites. Established in 2001, iHomefinder is privately held and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Musterhaus.net

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired a 75.1% stake in Musterhaus.net, Germany's largest independent house building portal. Musterhaus.net allows users to compare homes and home builders, and provides information on home building, such as floor plans, house types, roofs, and more.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: Musterhaus.net
Musterhaus.net is Germany's largest independent house building portal. Musterhaus.net enables people to build the house of their dreams. Their site allows users to compare homes and home builders, and provides information on home building, such as floor plans, house types, roofs, and more.
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