Through YTD 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 84% of the E-Commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 92% of the transactions.
Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:
– Direct Digital acquired Healthy Directions for approximately $71 million.
– 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.Download Report