Today’s Deals: Peapod Streamlines Rival’s Assets

800America.com
+Fileshooter.com
, Data Broadcasting + Trading
Techniques
, Outpost.com +
CMPExpress
, Peapod +
Streamline.com
, Time Warner +
Africana.com















































 Data Broadcasting (DBCC) acquires Trading
Techniques

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Financial
services

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B-

 



    BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 7–Data Broadcasting Corporation announced the acquisition of Trading Techniques, an
    award-winning developer of cutting edge technical analysis software for the
    active individual and institutional investor community. Trading Techniques will augment the
    power of DBC’s retail investor services,
    especially its flagship product, eSignal, creating one of the most advanced
    decision support tools available to the active trader market. Terms of the
    transaction were not disclosed.


     

 
































 Peapod (PPOD) acquires Streamline.com (SLNE)
assets

 

  
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Amount:
         $12
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
100% cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-tailers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B+

 



    CHICAGO, Sept. 7–Peapod announced that
    it has acquired Streamline.com operations in
    Chicago and Washington, D.C. These actions are part of Peapod’s overall strategic plan for growth
    and future profitability, including its plans to use a centralized
    distribution model in every market in which it offers online shopping and
    delivery service. Peapod will pay approximately $12 million in cash for the
    operating assets comprising Streamline’s operations in the Chicago
    and Washington, D.C. markets, including the facilities, an established
    customer base and an existing workforce and management.


     

 
































 Outpost.com (COOL) to acquire
CMPExpress

 

  
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Amount:
         $12
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
100% stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-tailers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    KENT, Conn., Sept. 7–Outpost.com , a
    global Internet retailer of high-end consumer technology products and
    eBusiness Services provider, announced the signing of a definitive
    agreement to acquire CMPExpress, a private Internet retailer of
    technology products to the business market. The acquisition provides a true
    B2B solution for Outpost.com’s small
    business customers, and provides a wider selection of products to existing
    CMPExpress customers. The $12
    million purchase price will be paid in Outpost.com common stock.


     

 
































 Time Warner (TWX) acquires
Africana.com

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 

 
































 800America.com (ACCO) acquires Fileshooter.com
stake

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Performance
software

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B-

 



    NASHVILLE, Sept. 7–800America.com , a
    diversified Internet Portal company, announced the acquisition of 51% of
    Fileshooter.com. Fileshooter.com is a software
    developer whose product can instantly send and receive any kind or size
    computer files including text files, music files, pictures, or graphics in
    any kind of format, bypassing the user’s provider, by finding the
    recipient’s computer to whom the message or file is directed and shoots the
    information directly to that particular PC. The software program can be
    downloaded directly for $19.95 per copy, and is expected to boost 800America’s bottom line.


     

 

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