Auctane - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Auctane M&A Summary

Auctane has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Auctane’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired MetaPack for $269M. Auctane has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (43%) and e-commerce (15%).

Auctane Ownership

Who owns Auctane?

Auctane is owned by Blackstone Credit and Thoma Bravo. It was acquired on July 9, 2021.

Is Auctane PE-backed?

Yes. Auctane is owned by private equity investors Blackstone Credit and Thoma Bravo.

Auctane Business Overview

Where is Auctane headquartered?

Auctane is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

What is Auctane’s revenue?

Auctane disclosed revenue of 758M USD for 2020 and 572M USD for 2019.

What sector is Auctane in?

Auctane is an internet software and services company.

When was Auctane founded?

Auctane was founded in 1996.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Auctane

Auctane, Inc.

4301 Bull Creek Road,
Austin, Texas 78731
United States,
www.auctane.com

Auctane is a provider of Internet-based mailing and shipping solutions. From same-day delivery and intuitive shipping software to a network of 3PL providers — and everything in between — Auctane’s suite of technology solutions solves a variety logistic challenges. Auctane was formerly known as Stamps.com and changed its name in 2021. Auctane is based in Austin, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - 1 - - - 7
vol $556M $556M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Packlink Shipping SL 2021-12-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.packlink.com
MetaPack Ltd. 2018-07-25 269M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.metapack.com
ShippingEasy, Inc. 2016-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.shippingeasy.com
Endicia, Inc. 2015-11-19 215M USD Divestiture
Palo Alto, California · www.endicia.com
ShipWorks 2014-10-20 22M USD Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.shipworks.com
ShipStation 2014-06-16 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.shipstation.com
iShip.com, Inc. 2000-03-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Bellevue, Washington · www.iship.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (43%) 50M (9%) - -
E-Commerce 1 (14%) 215M (39%) - -
Information Technology 1 (14%) 269M (48%) - -
Software 1 (14%) 22M (4%) - -
Transportation 1 (14%) - - -
Total 7 $556M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 287M - -
  Texas 2 50M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 22M - -
  California 1 215M - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 269M - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 287M (52%) - -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 269M (48%) - -
Total 7 $556M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
Legal Deals
Proskauer Rose LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $484M
< $100M 2 $72M
TOTAL $556M
Largest MetaPack Ltd.
$269M (2018-07-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)

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