Lightspeed Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Lightspeed has acquired 11 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Lightspeed’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired ShopKeep for $440M. Lightspeed has acquired in 3 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (64%) and software (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Lightspeed

Lightspeed POS, Inc.

Gare Viger 700 Saint-Antoine Street East Suite 300,
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1A6
Canada,
(514) 907-1801
www.lightspeedpos.com

Lightspeed is a provider of POS platform for stores and restaurants. the company provides customers with a simple way to build, manage, and grow their retail, restaurant, or eCommerce business, and create a best-in-class customer experience. Its end-to-end solutions unify inventory, customer management, sales, and analytics across all channels, in-store, and online. Lightspeed was formed in 2005 and is based in Montreal, Quebec.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 1 1 3 3 3 - 11
vol $43M $942M $350M $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ecwid 2021-06-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Encinitas, California · www.ecwid.com
NuORDER, Inc. 2021-06-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.nuorder.com
Vend Ltd. 2021-03-11 350M USD Add-on Acquisition
Auckland , New Zealand · www.vendhq.com
Upserve, Inc. 2020-12-01 430M USD Add-on Acquisition
Providence, Rhode Island · www.upserve.com
ShopKeep, Inc. 2020-11-05 440M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.shopkeep.com
GASTROFIX GmbH 2020-01-07 72M USD Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.gastrofix.com
Kounta Holdings Pty Ltd. 2019-10-20 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chippendale, Australia · www.kounta.com
iKentoo SA 2019-07-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Geneva, Switzerland · www.ikentoo.com
Chronogolf, Inc. 2019-05-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.chronogolf.com
ReUp 2018-12-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.getreup.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 7 (64%) 1.3B (97%) - -
Software 3 (27%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (9%) 43M (3%) - -
Total 11 $1.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 870M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Rhode Island 1 430M - -
  New York 1 440M - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Australia 1 43M - -
Germany 1 72M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 350M - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (18%) - - -
Cross-border 9 (82%) 1.3B (100%) - -
Total 11 $1.3B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
< $100M 2 $114M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest ShopKeep, Inc.
$440M (2020-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
2 (18%)

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