Daily Deal Activity 02/17/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Canada-based Luxury Retreats, operator of an online accommodation rental marketplace for high-end properties, has been acquired by Airbnb in a transaction valued between a reported $200 million and $300 million. The acquisition will provide Airbnb with an expanded premium vacation-homes rental network. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital marketplace

Online home sales marketplace Faira has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Himel Capital and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence within the US.

 

ecommerce

UK-based online travel agent Blue Bay Travel has raised $8.1 million in a round of funding from LDC. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding the international presence of its travel network.

ecommerce

Background music company Soundtrack Your Brand has raised $22 million in a round of funding led by Industrifonden and Balderton Capital with participation from Telia Company, Northzone, and Creandum. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

Meal kit delivery company Sun Basket has raised $15 million in a round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from Baseline Ventures, PivotNorth Capital, Accolade Partners, Founders Circle Capital, Shea Ventures, Relevance Ventures, and Vulcan Capital. The company will use the round of funding for opening new distribution centers.

ecommerce

Czech Republic-based event ticketing services provider Ticketpro has been acquired by Ticketmaster Entertainment. The acquisition will provide Ticketmaster with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps, gaming

Game recording and replay platform Plays.tv has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Accel Partners, Tenaya Capital, and DAG Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development efforts.

social media/apps

Social video stories application developer Wheel has been acquired by Tinder. The acquisition will provide Tinder with expanded video creation and sharing capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing technology

bi tools

Business intelligence solutions company Deep Blue Analytics has been acquired by IT consultancy Scintel Technologies. The acquisition provides Scintel with an expanded analytics offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Paramedic events and expo operator EMS World has been acquired by medical education events company HMP from SouthComm. The acquisition provides HMP with expanded expo portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Cloud computing optimization solutions company YotaScale has raised $3.6 million in a round of funding from Engineering Capital and Pelion Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

collaboration, legal

Online collaboration and document sharing company Diligent Corporation has acquired Australia-based collaboration software provider BoardPad and entity and risk management solutions company Blueprint. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

collaboration

Brand marketing collaboration platform Opal has raised $15.5 million in a round of funding led by Accel Partners with participation from Madrona Venture Group, Seven Peaks Ventures, and MMC Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

data management

Data governance platform Data3Sixty has been acquired by Thoma Bravo-backed Infogix. The acquisition will provide Infogix with an expanded metadata management solution offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Supply chain network solutions company HighJump has acquired managed cloud service solutions company RedTail Solutions. The acquisition provides HighJump with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

SMB accounts receivable software developer Satago has been acquired by B-to-B payments network Oxygen Finance. The acquisition will provide Oxygen with an expanded offering for SMB’s. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Digital financial services platform provider Telepin Software has been acquired by Constellation Software. The acquisition will see Telepin integrated into Constellation’s Volaris arm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

credit/risk information

Medical risk assessment solutions provider Healix Risk Rating has been acquired by Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) from Healix International. The acquisition will see Health Risk integrated into Verisk’s property/casualty insurance risk information arm ISO. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare information

Medical terminology content and services company Intelligent Medical Objects has received a strategic investment from Ascension Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

it consulting

Information security consulting services company Inverse Path has been acquired by Finland-based data protection services company F-Secure. The acquisition provides F-Secure with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

management consulting

Strategy and growth consulting services company Innosight will be acquired by Huron Consulting (Nasdaq:HURN) in a transaction valuing the company at $135 million. Huron will purchase Innosight for $100 million upon closing with up to $35 million in contingent consideration. Financial information was not disclosed.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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