FTD - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview


FTD M&A Summary

FTD has acquired 2 companies of its own. It has also divested 3 assets.

FTD’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Provide Commerce for $145M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Interflora Holdings to Teleflora for $60M. FTD has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (50%) and retail (50%).

FTD Ownership

Who owns FTD?

FTD is owned by Nexus Capital Management. It was acquired on August 23, 2019.

Is FTD PE-backed?

Yes. FTD is owned by private equity investor Nexus Capital Management.

Was FTD formerly PE-backed?

Yes. FTD was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

FTD Business Overview

Where is FTD headquartered?

FTD is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

What is FTD’s revenue?

FTD disclosed revenue of 1,014M USD for 2018 and 1,084M USD for 2017.

How many employees does FTD have?

FTD has 1,333 employees.

What sector is FTD in?

FTD is an e-commerce company.

When was FTD founded?

FTD was founded in 1910.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4


FTD Companies, Inc.

3113 Woodcreek Drive,
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
United States,
(630) 719-7800

FTD provides floral, specialty foods, gift and related products and services to consumers, retail florists, and other retail locations and companies in need of floral and gifting solutions. FTD's portfolio of brands includes proFlowers, proplants, shari’s berries, personal creations, redEnvelope, cherry moon farms, flying flowers, flowers direct, sesame, ink cards, postagram, and Gifts.com. FTD was founded in 1910 and is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $246M $246M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $78M $78M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Shari’s Berries 2019-08-05 - Divestiture
San Diego, California · www.berries.com
Personal Creations 2019-08-02 18M USD Divestiture
Woodridge, Illinois · www.personalcreations.com
Interflora Holdings Ltd. 2019-06-03 60M USD Divestiture
Sleaford, United Kingdom · www.interflora.co.uk
Provide Commerce, Inc. 2014-12-31 145M USD Divestiture
San Diego, California · www.providecommerce.com
Interflora Holdings Ltd. 2006-07-31 102M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Sleaford, United Kingdom · www.interflora.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 1 (50%) 102M (41%) 1 (33%) 60M (77%)
E-Commerce - - 2 (67%) 18M (23%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (50%) 145M (59%) - -
Total 2 $246M 3 $78M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 145M 2 18M
  California 1 145M 1 -
  Illinois - - 1 18M
United Kingdom 1 102M 1 60M
Domestic 1 (50%) 145M (59%) 2 (67%) 18M (23%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) 102M (41%) 1 (33%) 60M (77%)
Total 2 $246M 3 $78M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $246M
Largest Provide Commerce, Inc.
$145M (2014-12-31)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $78M
Largest Interflora Holdings Ltd.
$60M (2019-06-03)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
Divested to
3 (100%)

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