Yelp Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Yelp has acquired 7 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Yelp’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Eat24 for $134M. Yelp has acquired in 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (86%) and software (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Yelp, Inc.

140 New Montgomery Street, 9th Floor,
San Francisco, California 94105
United States,
(415) 908-3801
www.yelp.com

Yelp, Inc. is a web-based software platform that connects people with local businesses. Yelp allows users to review businesses and locate a variety of local services. Yelp was formed in 2004 and is based in San Francisco, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - 2 - - - 7
vol $197M $60M $257M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Eat24 2017-08-03 - Divestiture
San Bruno, California · www.eat24.com
Turnstyle Analytics, Inc. 2017-04-04 20M USD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.getturnstyle.com
Nowait, Inc. 2017-03-01 40M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.nowait.com
Eat24 2015-02-10 134M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Bruno, California · www.eat24.com
Cityvox SAS 2014-10-28 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.cityvox.fr
Restaurant-Kritik 2014-10-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.restaurant-kritik.de
SeatMe, Inc. 2013-07-18 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California
Qype GmbH 2012-10-24 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.qype.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 6 (86%) 237M (92%) 1 (100%) -
Software 1 (14%) 20M (8%) - -
Total 7 $257M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 187M 1 -
  California 2 147M 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 40M - -
Germany 2 50M - -
Canada 1 20M - -
  Ontario 1 20M - -
France 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (43%) 187M (73%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 4 (57%) 70M (27%) - -
Total 7 $257M 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $134M
< $100M 4 $123M
TOTAL $257M
Largest Eat24
$134M (2015-02-10)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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