Josh Stomel seems to thinks so … [link] Predicted pricetag – $470MM
Is NexTag next? IACI – NexTag would be interesting, given IACI owns LendingTree/Getsmart. NexTag makes a lot of its money from Home Loan Lead generation..
UPDATE!: Experian acquires PriceGrabber.com – $485 million
GUS plc, the retail and business services group, today announces that Experian has acquired PriceGrabber.com, a leading provider of online comparison shopping services in the US. PriceGrabber.com operates in fast-growing markets and complements Experian’s existing operations connecting consumers to companies over the Internet. The purchase price is $485m plus expenses and was funded from GUS’ existing bank facilities. [Link to Press Release]
Great call Josh on the price and timing! and great call David on calling the match way back in time (link)!
2 thoughts on “Experian – Pricegrabber.com Acquisition?”
Re; Nextag, give it 2 months, something will happen
The space started heating up last summer. PriceGrabber is the first of several acquisitions you will see in this space over the next 12 months. There are still at least a dozen companies that need to get into this game.