MercadoLibre, Inc.

Arias 3751, 7th Floor,
Buenos Aires, C1430CRG
Argentina,
+54 11 4640 8000
www.mercadolibre.com

MercadoLibre, Inc. is an online trading platform serving Latin America. Its services are designed to provide its users with mechanisms to buy, sell, pay for, and collect on e-commerce transactions. The company principally offers MercadoLibre marketplace, an automated online commerce service, which permits businesses and individuals to list items and conduct their sales and purchases online in a fixed-price or auction-based format.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 1 - 3 1 - - 5
vol $40M $16M $8M $64M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest DeRemate
$40M (2008-08-26)
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According to our data here at Mergr, MercadoLibre has acquired 5 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

MercadoLibre’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired DeRemate for $40M. MercadoLibre has acquired in 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (60%) and software (40%).

When analyzing the e-commerce sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 81 e-commerce companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 2 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic e-commerce acquirer over the past 3 years is Namaste Technologies, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the e-commerce sector over the past 3 years is eEquity with 3 platform acquisitions.

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