Liquidity Services Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Liquidity Services has acquired 3 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Liquidity Services’ largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired GoIndustry DoveBid for $31M. Liquidity Services has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (67%) and internet software and services (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Liquidity Services, Inc. (Liquidity Services)

6931 Arlington Road Suite 200,
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
United States,
(202) 467-6868
www.liquidityservices.com

Liquidity Services is an online auction marketplace for wholesale, surplus and salvage assets. LSI enables its corporate and government sellers to enhance their financial return on excess assets by providing a liquid marketplace and value-added services that integrate sales and marketing, logistics and transaction settlement into a single offering. Liquidity Services was founded in 1999 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $45M $20M $65M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Machinio Corp. 2018-07-10 20M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.machinio.com
National Electronics Service Association (NESA) 2012-11-01 14M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario
GoIndustry DoveBid, plc 2012-05-09 31M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.go-dove.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 2 (67%) 45M (69%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (33%) 20M (31%) - -
Total 3 $65M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 1 14M - -
  Ontario 1 14M - -
United Kingdom 1 31M - -
United States 1 20M - -
  Illinois 1 20M - -
Domestic 1 (33%) 20M (31%) - -
Cross-border 2 (67%) 45M (69%) - -
Total 3 $65M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $65M
TOTAL $65M
Largest GoIndustry DoveBid, plc
$31M (2012-05-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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