VerticalScope - M&A Summary and Business Overview

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

VerticalScope M&A Summary

VerticalScope has acquired 9 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years.

VerticalScope’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Threadloom for $11M. VerticalScope has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (56%) and business services (12%).

VerticalScope Business Overview

Where is VerticalScope headquartered?

VerticalScope is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

What is VerticalScope’s revenue?

VerticalScope disclosed revenue of 80M CAD for 2022 and 66M CAD for 2021.

How many employees does VerticalScope have?

VerticalScope has 238 employees.

What sector is VerticalScope in?

VerticalScope is an internet software and services company.

When was VerticalScope founded?

VerticalScope was founded in 1999.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

VerticalScope

VerticalScope Holdings, Inc.

111 Peter Street Suite 901,
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2H1
Canada,
(416) 341-7166
www.verticalscope.com

VerticalScope is a technology company that has built and operates a cloud-based digital platform for online enthusiast communities in high-consumer spending categories. VerticalScope’s mission is to enable people with common interests to connect, explore their passions and share knowledge about the things they love. VerticalScope was founded in 1999 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 - 3 - - - 9
vol $11M $11M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Threadloom, Inc. 2021-11-09 11M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.primary.org
Fomopop, Inc. 2021-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida · www.thestreamable.com
Hometalk, Inc. 2021-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.hometalk.com
Fixya Ltd. 2018-06-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.fixya.com
VarageSale, Inc. 2017-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.varagesale.com
Airliners.net 2017-02-27 - Divestiture
, Sweden · www.airliners.net
Second Media, Inc. 2016-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.secondmedia.com
Topify, Inc. 2014-02-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.topify.com
Allcoast Fishing Network 2013-07-03 - Divestiture
Smithtown, New York
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (56%) 11M (100%) - -
Business Services 1 (11%) - - -
Information Services 1 (11%) - - -
Marketing 1 (11%) - - -
Software 1 (11%) - - -
Total 9 $11M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 11M - -
  California 3 11M - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (11%) - - -
Cross-border 8 (89%) 11M (100%) - -
Total 9 $11M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
3
Legal Deals
Norton Rose Fulbright
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $11M
Largest Threadloom, Inc.
$11M (2021-11-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)

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