555 West 18th Street,
New York, New York 10011
United States,
(212) 314-7300

IAC is a media and Internet company focused in the core areas of search, applications, online dating, local and media. IAC's network of sites have over a billion total monthly visits in more than 100 countries. The company is headquartered in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City with business operations and satellite offices around the world.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 21 1 - - - - 22
vol $4.0B $4.0B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 11 - 2 - 2 - 15
vol $70M $70M

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$1.9B (2005-03-21)
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Largest Shoebuy.com, Inc.
$70M (2017-01-05)

According to our data here at Mergr, IAC/InterActiveCorp. has acquired 24 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 15 assets.

IAC/InterActiveCorp.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Ask.com for $1.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Shoebuy.com to Jet.com for $70M. IAC/InterActiveCorp. has acquired in 11 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (73%) and consumer services (5%).

When analyzing the digital media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 195 digital media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 9 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic digital media acquirer over the past 3 years is Keywords Studios, with 19 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the digital media sector over the past 3 years is Shamrock Capital Advisors LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.

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