Tag Archives: Acquisitions

TheKnot Acquires Breastfeeding.com

TheKnot, a wedding planning and content site, announced the acquisition of Breastfeeding.com, a community site that targets new mothers. The addition of Breastfeeding.com further expands TheKnot’s portfolio of baby brands which includes TheBump.com and LilaGuide.com. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

UGO Acquires 1up.com

1up.com, a gaming and social network site and its cache of sites including GameVideos.com, MyCheats.com and GameTab.com, was acquired by UGO. Ugo (UnderGroundOnline) is considered one of the top 50 largest entertainment portal site. UGO networks consists of more than 250 owned and affiliated sites. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

Socialmedian Acquired By Xing

Socialmedian, a social news start up, has been bought by Xing, the Germany based business social network. Xing is similar to LinkedIn, and is positioned to utilize Socialmedian to provide its professional services to users. Socialmedian will receive about $4 million in cash and stock, with also be paid an earn-out based on performance for up to 2.5… Read More »

Amazon’s IMDB buys Box Office Mojo

IMDB, the Internet Movie Data Site, owned by Amazon , has acquired  Box Office Mojo, a popular movie data site. The sale will allow IMDB to provide more comprehensive box office data figures, and integrate some of  its film and TV credits data on BOM. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.

NationalLampoon buys JerkAssClothing

The humor Site, National Lampoon, expands into the e-commerce market with the acquisition of JerkassClothing.com that sells youth and college oriented t-shirts. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.

RealEstate.com Acquires Assets of New Homes Reality, Inc.

RealEstate.com has bought certain assets of New Homes Realty, an online real estate company. New Homes Realty’s cache of Web sites, that includes NewHomes.com providing interested home shoppers a database of thorough real estate information for new and existing homes,  will now be run by RealEstate.com. As an Internet-enabled real estate brokerage that operates in 14 markets with more than 1,100 sales agents, RealEstate.com allows… Read More »