MercadoLibre Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

E-commerce Company

MercadoLibre has acquired 5 companies, including 3 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%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 1 - - - - 5
vol $56M $8M $64M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Axado Informacao e Tecnologia SA 2016-06-08 8M USD Add-on Acquisition
Florianopolis, Brazil · www.axado.com.br
Metros Cubicos, S.A. de C.V. 2015-04-25 - Divestiture
Mexico City, Mexico · www.metroscubicos.com
KPL Soluções Ltda 2015-04-14 16M USD Add-on Acquisition
Barueri, Brazil · www.kplsolucoes.com.br
Business Vision SA (dba Bvision) 2015-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.bvision.com
DeRemate 2008-08-26 40M USD Add-on Acquisition
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.deremate.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (60%) 48M (75%) - -
Software 2 (40%) 16M (25%) - -
Total 5 $64M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Argentina 2 40M - -
Brazil 2 24M - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (40%) 40M (63%) - -
Cross-border 3 (60%) 24M (37%) - -
Total 5 $64M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $64M
TOTAL $64M
Largest DeRemate
$40M (2008-08-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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