Blucora, Inc.

10900 NE 8th Street, Suite 800,
Bellevue, Washington 98004
United States,
(425) 201-6100

Blucora, Inc. is an online search and monetization solutions to a network of more than 100 partners. Through TaxACT, the Company provides online tax preparation solutions to consumers and professional preparers. Blucora's Monoprice business is a rapidly-growing online provider of self-branded consumer electronics and accessories.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 11 1 1 - - - 13
vol $708M $45M $580M $1.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 2 - - 2
vol $85M $85M

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Largest InfoSpace LLC
$45M (2016-07-05)

According to our data here at Mergr, Blucora has acquired 14 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Blucora’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired H.D. Vest for $580M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold InfoSpace to OpenMail for $45M. Blucora has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (39%) and internet software and services (31%).

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1217 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 48 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is j2 Global, with 22 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 13 platform acquisitions.

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