Despegar.com Corp.

Despegar.com Corp.

Despegar.com Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

2017

Headquarters

Avenida Corrientes 587,piso 3,Buenos Aires C1043AAF

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

3,398

Industries

Consumer Services

Company Description

Despegar.com Corp. provides online travel agency services. It offers tours and corporate packages to destinations such as Paris, Cancun, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Barcelona, and Las Vegas, as well as vehicle rentals and hotel bookings. The company was founded by Roberto Hernán Souviron, Federico Fuchs, Martín Rastellino, Ernesto Cadeiras and Christian Vilate in December 1999 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Director & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Secretary & General Counsel

Head of Air

Head of Distribution

Commercial Director

Legal Manager

Board of Directors

Former Chief Financial Officer at CTC Media, Inc.

Partner & General Director of Markets at Globant LLC

President & Co-Lead, Marketing at Expedia Group, Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer at Nextdoor, Inc.

Former Vice President, Operations at Despegar.com Corp.

Director & Chief Executive Officer at Despegar.com Corp.

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Dorsey Asset Management LLC is a private company headquartered in Chicago, IL, with a presence in the United States. The firm provides investment advice. It was founded in 2013 by Patrick Warfield Dorsey, he has been the CEO since the company founding.

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Arisaig Asia is an active, research-driven, long only, absolute return manager which focuses exclusively on listed consumer sector businesses in emerging markets. They perform in-house research and to make investment decisions, they use a database of proprietary financial models. The firm regularly meets with senior executives and functional heads; monitors distributors, competitors and customers; and occasionally brainstorms with industry consultants.

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Global Thematic Partners (GTP) employs a thematic investment approach that seeks to anticipate and capitalize on global discontinuities and changes. The strategies are based on the concept that large economic shifts, social science and natural science are highly non-linear developments. GTP employs proprietary qualitative and quantitative research to identify inflection points and hidden optionality in the global markets. GTP's strategies include: Global Thematic Equity, Agribusiness and Bottom Billion.The Global Thematic Equity strategy is an unconstrained strategy that seeks to benefit from a dynamic basket of themes which GTP believes will influence the valuation and cash flows of select companies worldwide over a 3-5 year period. It is based on GTP's belief that developments in economics, social science, culture, and natural science are highly non-linear events. They arise suddenly and then grow exponentially, causing big shifts and creating tipping points. GTP invests in best-of-breed companies geared to the thesis. They select stocks in which they see the most upside on a risk-adjusted basis, The strategy invests in developed and developing countries, using a thematic and systematic approach combined with bottom-up fundamental analysis. The themes are typically uncorrelated to each other. Portfolios can be managed as a global strategy, or as an Ex-US strategy. GTP may manage client portfolios with different country exclusions.GTP's Agribusiness Strategy seeks to invest in all segments of the food chain, from companies producing agricultural commodities to those selling food to consumers. Investments may include companies in land and plantation, seed and fertilizer, planting, harvesting, protecting and irrigation, food processing and manufacturing companies, offering the opportunity to capture value at various points along the food chain.GTP's Bottom Billion Strategy invests is a diversified portfolio of equity and equity-related securities of issuers which operate in the business of providing products, services and infrastructure to the world's poorest people, namely, the approximately one billion people who earn under $5,000 USD per capita per year on a purchasing power parity basis, or such other amount as GTP may determine ((the \"Bottom Billion\"). For this strategy, GTP seeks to deliver sustainable long-term wealth creation for their clients. The strategy is benchmark-agnostic. and it invests in developed and developing countries.

Recent Transactions
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Despegar.com Corp. purchases Viajes Beda SA de CV

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Despegar.com Corp. purchases Viajes Falabella Ltda. from S.A.C.I. Falabella SA

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Clients

Carnival Corp. engages in the operation of cruise ships. It operates through the following business segments: North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia (EEA), Cruise Support, and Tour and Other. The North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, and Seabourn. The Europe, Australia, and Asia (EEA) segment comprises of AIDA, Costa, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia), P&O Cruises (UK). The Cruise Support segment represents port destinations and private islands for the benefit of its cruise brands. The Tour and Other segment operates hotel and transportation operations of Holland America Princess Alaska Tours. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

Marriott International, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of hotel, residential, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, Asia Pacific, and Other International. The North American Full-Service segment includes luxury and premium brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The North American Limited-Service segment comprises select properties located in the U.S. and Canada. The Asia Pacific segment focuses in all brand tiers in Asia Pacific region. The Other International segment represents its Caribbean and Latin America, Europe, and Middle East and Africa properties. The company was founded by J. Wiliard Marriot and Alice Sheets Marriott in 1927 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

American Airlines Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the operation of a network carrier through its principal wholly-owned mainline operating subsidiary, American. The firm offers air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the following geographical segments: Department of Transportation Domestic; Department of Transportation Latin America; Department of Transportation Atlantic; and Department of Transportation Pacific. The company was founded on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$1.02B
Total Enterprise Value
$563M
Earnings Per Share
$0.28
Revenue
$531M
Net Profit
$19.2M
EBITDA
$60.9M
EBITDAMargin
11.47%
Total Debt
$31.2M
Total Equity
$248M
Enterprise Value Sales
1.06x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.25x
TEVNet Income
29.41x
Debt TEV
0.06x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
11.26%
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Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, which engages in the provision of travel products and services to leisure and corporate travellers. It operates through the following business segments: Core Online Travel Agency(OTA), Trivago, Vrbo, and Egencia. The Core OTA segment offers full range of travel and advertising services to worldwide customers through a variety of brands including: Expedia.com and Hotels.com. The Trivago segment involves in sending referrals to online travel companies and travel service providers from its hotel metasearch websites. The Vrbo segment operates an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations industry. The Egencia segment manages travel services to corporate customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Accel Partners focuses on investments in the following sectors: computing/storage, infrastructure, consumer Internet & media, energy, enterprise software/services, healthcare, biotechnology, mobile/wireless, networking systems, consumer retail, security, semiconductors and technology-enabled services.

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Tiger Global Management (TGM) invests in companies located across the globe. The firm targets companies operating in wide variety of sectors. It provides financing for early, growth and buyout transactions.

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Expedia Group, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Bellevue, WA

Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, which engages in the provision of travel products and services to leisure and corporate travellers. It operates through the following business segments: Core Online Travel Agency(OTA), Trivago, Vrbo, and Egencia. The Core OTA segment offers full range of travel and advertising services to worldwide customers through a variety of brands including: Expedia.com and Hotels.com. The Trivago segment involves in sending referrals to online travel companies and travel service providers from its hotel metasearch websites. The Vrbo segment operates an online marketplace for the alternative accommodations industry. The Egencia segment manages travel services to corporate customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Travelport Worldwide Ltd. Holding Companies | Langley, United Kingdom

Travelport Worldwide Ltd. engages in management of travel commerce platform which provides travel and tourism services. It operates through the Travel Solutions and Payment Solutions. The Travel Solution segment comprise of air and beyond air and technology services and The Payment Solution segment comprise of B2B travel payment solutions through eNett. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Langley, the United Kingdom.

trivago NV Consumer Services | Dusseldorf, Deu

trivago NV is a holding company, which engages in the provision of a global hotel and accommodation search platform. It also offers marketing tools and services for advertisers. It operates through the following segments: Americas, Developed Europe, and Rest of the World. The Americas segment comprises of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay. The Developed Europe segment includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The Rest of the World segment represents all other countries such as Australia, Japan, India, New Zealand, Russia, and Turkey. The company was founded by Rolf Schrömgens, Peter Vinnemeier and Stephan Stubner in 2005 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Competitors
Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Mountain View, CA

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Airbnb Internet Software & Services - San Francisco, California

Airbnb, Inc. operates an online community marketplace for travelers. It allows individuals to showcase, discover, and book accommodations for various time periods. The company was founded by Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk, and Joe Gebbia in August 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Booking Holdings, Inc. Consumer Services - Norwalk, CT

Booking Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of online travel and related solutions. The company offers services through the following brands: Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. It provides accommodation reservations including hotels, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals, and other properties. The company was founded by Jay Scott Walker on July 18, 1997 and is headquartered in Norwalk, CT.

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