NetZero Acquires Simpli.com

Ableauctions.com + Ehli’s
Auctions
, E-Stamp + Infinity Logistics, Automated
Logistics
, Internet Holdings + Ferman
AG
, NetZero + Simpli.com













































 E-Stamp (ESTM) acquires Infinity Logistics,
Automated Logistics

 

  
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Amount:
         $7.5
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
cash and stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-commerce
enabler

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      B-

 



    SAN MATEO, May 25–E-Stamp , a leading
    provider of technology for secure Internet-based transactions, announced
    that it has acquired two privately held companies, Infinity Logistics
    Corporation
    , which operates DigitalShipper.com, and
    Automated Logistics Corporation, a leader in systems integration and
    implementation in the enterprise shipping space. The acquisitions provide
    E-Stamp with expertise, customers, and
    technology in the enterprise shipping market and accelerate the Company’s
    plans to offer the industry’s most comprehensive one-stop shipping solution
    complete with end-to-end e-logistics and e-fulfillment capabilities.


     

 































 NetZero (NZRO) to acquire Simpli.com

 

  
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Amount:
         $23.6
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
2.5 million NZRO shares/$2.6 million cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Advertising/Marketing

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 25–NetZero , a provider of advertising and commerce-supported Internet
    access, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held
    Simpli.com, a targeted marketing infrastructure and search
    technology company, in a stock and cash transaction. Under the terms of the
    agreement, NetZero will issue
    approximately 2.5 million shares of its common stock and will pay
    approximately $2.6 million in cash.


    Simpli.com developed SimpliFind, a
    search and targeted marketing solution based on user interests and
    preferences, to enable personalized content, advertising and eCommerce
    offerings.


     

 
































 Internet Holdings (HTTP) to acquire Ferman
AG

 

  
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Amount:
         $42
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
3.36 million HTTP shares

 

  
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Premiu

m:        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Financial
services

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B-

 



    LONDON, May 25–Internet Holdings , a fast
    growing technology development and partnering company in Europe, based in
    London, UK, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 51%
    of the equity of Ferman AG, an independent investment company based
    in Switzerland provides venture capital primarily to early-stage and
    pre-IPO companies with innovative Internet-related technologies.


    Internet Holdings will issue 3,360,000 shares of common stock for this
    acquisition. The principal shareholders of Ferman AG have guaranteed the
    value of 51% of the net assets of Ferman AG to be not less than $42
    million. This guarantee will be secured by cash and/or marketable
    securities.


     

 
































 Ableauctions.com acquires Ehli’s
Auctions

 

  
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Amount:
         $1.25
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
50,000 ABLC shares/$900,000 cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-tailers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz

    ., May 25–Ableauctions.com announced that it has acquired, through its Washington
    subsidiary, all of the shares of Ehli’s Commercial/Industrial
    Auctions
    . The purchase price of the Ehli’s Auctions was $1,250,000,
    $900,000 in cash and the balance in stock. Ableauctions.com issued 50,000
    shares of the Company’s common stock at a deemed price of $7.00 per share.


    Ehli’s sales are generated from traditional bricks and mortar operations,
    and with Ableauctions.com’s technology, it can now combine live and online
    bidding on a weekly basis, providing for a very powerful tool for both
    buyers and sellers.


     

 

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