CoStar Group, Inc.

1331 L Street NW,
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
United States,
(202) 346-6500
www.costar.com

CoStar Group, Inc. is a provider of information services to commercial real estate professionals in the United States and the United Kingdom. CoStar's suite of products offers customers access via the Internet to the most comprehensive, verified database of commercial real estate information. CoStar was formed in 1987 and is based in Washington, DC.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 5 1 1 1 2 2 12
vol $779M $585M $170M $350M $68M $2.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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$762M (2012-04-27)
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According to our data here at Mergr, CoStar Group has acquired 12 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

CoStar Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired LoopNet for $762M. CoStar Group has acquired in 7 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (50%) and software (17%).

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 78 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is CRIF, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is GIC Private Ltd. with 2 platform acquisitions.

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