Acquisition

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.

Deutsche Post DHL acquires Hillebrand

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.

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Getir acquires Blok, expands to Spain and Italy

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.

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Signa Sports United acquires sports store Wiggle

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.

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Yandex acquires KupiVIP

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.

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