Mail.ru Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Mail.ru Group has acquired 12 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

Mail.ru Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired ICQ for $188M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold HeadHunter Group to Elbrus Capital for $154M. Mail.ru Group has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (67%) and digital media (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Mail.ru Group Ltd.

Leningradskiy prospect, 39, Skylight Business Center,
Moscow, 125167
Russia,
www.mail.ru

Mail.ru Group Ltd. is an Internet company in the Russian-speaking world and the leading Internet company in Russia, based on global monthly unique users.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 8 2 - - 2 - 12
vol $326M $10M $49M $385M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - 1 - 4
vol $154M $24M $178M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MapsWithMe GmbH 2020-11-02 24M RUB Divestiture
Zurich, Switzerland · www.maps.me
DCGamePub Ltd. 2020-10-08 49M USD Add-on Acquisition
Nicosia, Cyprus · www.deuscraft.com
Samokat 2020-04-02 - Joint Venture
Saint Petersburg, Russia · www.samokat.ru
Beepcar.ru 2018-08-06 - Divestiture
Brussels, Belgium · www.beepcar.ru
Am.ru 2017-05-03 10M USD Divestiture
Zachodniopomorskie, Russia · www.am.ru
ZakaZaka 2017-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
, Russia · www.zaka-zaka.com
Delivery Club Ltd. 2016-11-03 100M USD Divestiture
Moscow, Russia · www.delivery-club.ru
Pixonic LLC 2016-10-03 30M USD Add-on Acquisition
Moscow, Russia · www.pixonic.com
GeekBrains LLC 2016-08-25 - Stake Purchase
Moscow, Russia · www.geekbrains.ru
HeadHunter Group PLC 2016-02-26 154M RUB Divestiture
Moscow, Russia · www.hh.ru
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 8 (67%) 306M (79%) 3 (75%) 24M (13%)
Digital Media 3 (25%) 79M (21%) - -
Business Services 1 (8%) - - -
Staffing - - 1 (25%) 154M (87%)
Total 12 $385M 4 $178M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Russia 9 140M 2 154M
Switzerland 1 8M 1 24M
Belgium - - 1 -
Cyprus 1 49M - -
United States 1 188M - -
  Virginia 1 188M - -
Domestic 9 (75%) 140M (36%) 2 (50%) 154M (87%)
Cross-border 3 (25%) 245M (64%) 2 (50%) 24M (13%)
Total 12 $385M 4 $178M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $188M
< $100M 5 $197M
TOTAL $385M
Largest ICQ LLC
$188M (2010-04-28)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $154M
< $100M 1 $24M
TOTAL $178M
Largest HeadHunter Group PLC
$154M (2016-02-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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