In 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of the E-Commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of the transactions.
Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:
– Albertsons Companies acquired Plated for approximately $300 million.
– QVC Group (NasdaqGS:QVCA) acquired HSN, Inc. (NasdaqGS:HSNI) for approximately $1.83 billion.
– Bain Capital Private Equity, LP; Bow Street, LLC acquired Blue Nile, Inc. for approximately $500 million.
– Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NasdaqGS:BBBY) acquired PersonalizationMall.com, Inc. for approximately $190 million.Download Report