Carsales Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Carsales has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Carsales’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired DeMotores for $5M. Carsales has acquired in 1 US state, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (60%) and financial services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Carsales

Carsales.Com Ltd.

449 Punt Road, Level 4,
Richmond, VIC 3121
Australia,
61 3 9093 8600
www.carsales.com.au

Carsales provides online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Carsales was founded in 1997 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $5M $5M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Trader Interactive LLC 2021-05-12 - Stake Purchase
Virginia Beach, Virginia · www.traderinteractive.com
DeMotores 2017-01-31 5M AUD Divestiture
, Argentina · autos.demotores.com.ar
Chileautos Limitada 2016-03-25 - Stake Purchase
Santiago, Chile · www.chileautos.cl
Anuncios Exitosos en Internet SA de CV (dba SoloAutos) 2015-08-07 - Stake Purchase
Guadalajara, Mexico · www.soloautos.mx
Stratton Finance Pty. Ltd. 2014-06-30 - Stake Purchase
Melbourne, Australia · www.strattonfinance.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (60%) 5M (100%) - -
Financial Services 1 (20%) - - -
Marketing 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $5M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Argentina 1 5M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
United States 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (20%) - - -
Cross-border 4 (80%) 5M (100%) - -
Total 5 $5M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $5M
TOTAL $5M
Largest DeMotores
$5M (2017-01-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)

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