Here you’ll find all the ecommerce news articles we’ve written about acquisitions. This news may come in handy when you want to see what kind of acquisitions were made the last couple of months or even years.
Dutch ecommerce acquisition company Dwarfs has attracted 30 million euros in debt financing from European investor North Wall Capital. Dwarfs has used the money to acquire four online shops that are active in the lifestyle and home furnishing industry.
Deutsche Post DHL Group has announced it will acquire J.F. Hillebrand Group and its subsidiaries. Hillebrand is specialized in transporting beverages and bulk liquids. The world's largest courier company will pay 1.5 billion euros in cash for the German beverage logistics company.
Paysafe has announced that it has singed a definitive agreement to acquire SafetyPay. The London-based online payments company will pay about 375 million euros for SafetyPay in an all-cash transaction.
DPD UK has announced the acquisition of CitySprint, the largest same-day delivery company in the United Kingdom. The acquisition takes place for an undisclosed sum and is still subject to regulatory clearance.
A.P. Moller - Maersk, a major container logistics company from Denmark, has announced its intention to acquire B2C Europe, a Dutch logistics company that's specialized in B2C parcel services in Europe.
Turkish grocery delivery startup Getir has acquired Blok, a similar rapid delivery service from Spain. The acquisition gives Getir immediate access to Spain and Italy, where Blok was available most in Madrid, Barcelona and Milan. Prior to the acquisition, Blok was preparing to launch in Portugal, so this country is on Getir's roadmap too now.
Website builder Wix has acquired dropshipping platform Modalyst. With this acquisition, Wix wants to offer its own ecommerce supplier marketplace as well as an integrated dropshipping platform for white-label product fulfillment.
Signa Sports United has agreed to list on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Yucaipa. The deal will raise over 530 million euros in proceeds for Signa Sports United, which will use part of this money to buy UK-based sports store Wiggle.
Online marketing agency 10XCrew from the Netherlands has acquired Vorwärts, a German Amazon agency. Both companies are specialized in direct-to-consumer strategies and online marketplaces like Amazon and Bol.com.
Lightspeed today announced the acquisition of two ecommerce companies. The omnichannel commerce platform will acquire Ecwid, a US-based ecommerce software provider, and NuOrder, an online platform that connects businesses and suppliers.
Yandex, also known as the Google of Russia, has agreed to buy online fashion retailer KupiVIP. With the acquisition, Yandex wants to enhance its ecommerce offering on Yandex.Market. The deal should be completed in the third quarter of this year.
Dwarfs is a new scaleup from the Netherlands that wants to acquire and scale successful ecommerce companies that sell on marketplaces such as Amazon and Bol.com. Dwarfs has between 30 and 40 million euros to spend and wants to make twenty acquisitions just this year.
Instabox, a Swedish company that offers same-day delivery through its network of lockers, has acquired Red Je Pakketje. This is a Dutch company known for its same-day delivery with short time slots and sustainable transport.
Fashionette, an online platform for luxury fashion accessories, has acquired Dutch jewelry store Brandfield. With this acquisition, the German company Fashionette wants to accelerate its international profitable growth.