Zillow Group - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Zillow Group M&A Summary

Zillow Group has acquired 16 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Zillow Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Trulia for $3.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Market Leader to Constellation Software for $23M. Zillow Group has acquired in 9 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (63%) and software (19%).

Zillow Group Business Overview

Where is Zillow Group headquartered?

Zillow Group is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

What is Zillow Group’s revenue?

Zillow Group disclosed revenue of 3,340M USD for 2020 and 2,743M USD for 2019.

How many employees does Zillow Group have?

Zillow Group has 5,868 employees.

What sector is Zillow Group in?

Zillow Group is an internet software and services company.

When was Zillow Group founded?

Zillow Group was founded in 2004.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Zillow Group

Zillow Group, Inc.

1301 Second Avenue, Floor 31,
Seattle, Washington 98101
United States,
(206) 470-7000
www.zillowgroup.com

Zillow Group operates real estate and home-related information marketplaces on mobile and the Web, with a portfolio of brands and products to help people find information about homes and connect with local professionals. The Zillow Group portfolio of consumer brands includes real estate and rental marketplaces Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and HotPads. In addition, Zillow Group provides advertising services to real estate agents and rental and mortgage professionals, helping to create business opportunities and connect to consumers. Zillow also owns and operates brands that offer technology solutions to real estate, rental and mortgage professionals, including DotLoop, Mortech, Diverse Solutions and Retsly. Zillow Group was founded in 2004 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 13 - 1 1 1 - 16
vol $3.6B $500M $400M $4.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $23M $23M
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Enchant LLC 2023-11-01 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cheyenne, Wyoming · www.followupboss.com
VRX Media 2022-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.vrxmedia.com
ShowingTime.com, Inc. 2021-02-10 500M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.showingtime.com
Mortgage Lenders of America LLC 2018-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Overland Park, Kansas · www.mortgagelendersofamerica.com
New Home Feed 2017-09-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.newhomefeed.com
Bridge Interactive Group LLC 2016-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.bridgeinteractive.net
Naked Apartments, Inc. 2016-02-03 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.nakedapartments.com
Market Leader, Inc. 2015-09-03 23M USD Divestiture
Kirkland, Washington · www.marketleader.com
DotLoop, Inc. 2015-07-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.dotloop.com
ActiveRain Corp. 2015-06-19 - Divestiture
Seattle, Washington · www.activerain.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 10 (63%) 4.1B (91%) 2 (100%) 23M (100%)
Software 3 (19%) 408M (9%) - -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - - -
Marketing 1 (6%) - - -
Real Estate 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $4.5B 2 $23M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 4.5B 2 23M
  California 5 3.6B - -
  New York 3 63M - -
  Washington - - 2 23M
  Illinois 1 500M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Wyoming 1 400M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 12M - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (94%) 4.5B (100%) 2 (100%) 23M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $4.5B 2 $23M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1
Legal Deals
Perkins Coie LLP
1
Shearman & Sterling
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.5B
$100M to $1B 2 $900M
< $100M 6 $139M
TOTAL $4.5B
Largest Trulia, Inc.
$3.5B (2014-07-28)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $23M
TOTAL $23M
Largest Market Leader, Inc.
$23M (2015-09-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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