CoStar Group Acquisitions, 13 Deals Between 2000 and 2019
information services Company

CoStar Group has acquired 13 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 (47%) and information services (16%).

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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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 6 1 1 2 2 1 13
vol $1.4B $170M $350M $68M $2.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest LoopNet, Inc.
$762M (2012-04-27)
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Information Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 75 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 11 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is Moody s, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is Great Hill Partners with 1 platform acquisition.


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