M&A Deal Summary

Expedia Group Acquires HomeAway

On November 4, 2015, Expedia Group, Inc. acquired internet software and services company HomeAway, Inc. for 3.9B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Expedia Group’s 12th transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Expedia Group’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Expedia Group’s 11th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Expedia Group’s 2nd transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-11-04
Target HomeAway, Inc.
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Expedia Group, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 3.9B USD

Target

HomeAway, Inc.

Austin, Texas, United States
website
HomeAway's corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas.
HomeAway's corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas.
HomeAway, Inc. is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry matching home owners with consumers. HomeAway was formed in 2004 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Expedia Group, Inc.

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1996
SectorInternet Software and Services
Employees19,100
Revenue 5.2B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Expedia's corporate headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.
Expedia's corporate headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.

Expedia is an online travel company that provides business and leisure travelers with technology, tools and information to research, plan, book and experience travel. Travel suppliers distribute and market products via Expedia's traditional desktop offerings, as well as through alternative distribution channels including mobile and social media, the Company's private label business and call centers. In addition, Expedia's advertising and media businesses help businesses, primarily travel providers, reach a global audience of travelers. Expedia was founded in 1996 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 16 of 21
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 12 of 15
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 11 of 16
State (Texas) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 11 of 16
Year (2015) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-22 eLong, Inc.

Beijing, China

eLong is an online travel planning and hotel booking site in China. Users can book flights online, reserve hotels, cars and vacation packages.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-07-20 Trover, Inc.

Seattle, Washington, United States

Trover, Inc. is an app and website where people share their travel photos.

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