eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1998

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

14K

Industries

Consumer Services
Retail: Other
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

eBay, Inc. operates as a commerce company, which engages in the provision of investments and acquisitions to help enable commerce on platforms for buyers and sellers online or on mobile devices. It operates throught the following platforms: Marketplace; Classifieds; StubHub, Corporate, and Others. The Marketplace platform include online marketplace located at www.ebay.com, its localized counterparts and the eBay mobile apps. The Classified platform focuses in collection of brands such as mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Kleinanzeigen and others. The StubHub platform gives online ticket platform located at www.stubhub.com, its localized counterparts and the StubHub mobile apps. The company was founded by Pierre M. Omidyar in September 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Secretary

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer

Chief Strategy Officer & Senior Vice President

Chief Diversity Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at The Bridgespan Group, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase Institute at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Chairwoman, NBCUniversal Content Studios at NBCUniversal Media LLC

Founder at eBay India Pvt Ltd.

Former Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer at Wellington Management Company LP

Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder & Director at Lyft, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Intel Corp.

Venture Partner at Flying Fish Management LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

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Owners & Shareholders
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The Baupost Group employs a value-oriented, multi-strategy investment approach that seeks to invest their capital to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. The firm seek to invest in assets which are undervalued relative to their market price. The Baupost Group invest, either directly or indirectly, in securities and other assets that have some or all of the following characteristics: (1) they are currently out-of-favor, but have good prospects (2) they sell at a significant discount to underlying economic value (3) they have catalysts in place for the realization of underlying value (4) they are highly complex (5) they are somewhat or highly illiquid and (6) they sell at prices below what would reasonably be expected due to market imperfections and inefficiencies, including but not limited to temporary supply demand imbalances, information gaps, and selling pressures. They invest across a range of financial instruments, asset classes and geographic regions. Investments may include securities and assets of all types, including, but not limited to, stock (common, preferred and convertible), warrants, options, swaps, trade claims, bank debt, bonds, other debt instruments including self-originated loans, currency, futures, derivatives, commodities, contract rights, royalty interests, non-US securities and other assets (including in emerging markets), structured investment vehicles, secured and unsecured instruments, ABS, CMBS, RMBS, real estate and related instruments, other complex financial instruments and rights and distressed assets. Securities may be listed or traded on domestic or non-US exchanges or other trading networks (including OTC markets), as well as securities that are unlisted and trade infrequently or not at all.

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EMC employs a multi-strategy trading approach that encompasses a broad range of strategies, including, without limitation, performing debt, distressed securities, hedge/arbitrage positions (including event arbitrage, related securities arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, commodities trading, and fixed income arbitrage trading), equity-oriented positions, basis trading, portfolio volatility protection positions, and real-estate related positions. The firm generally trades or invests in a wide variety of financial instruments, including, without limitation, stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, swaptions, private equity, and structured credit products, including MBS, ABS, CDOs and correlation products. Their trading mandates are extremely broad, and encompass virtually every type of asset, investment interest, security or property (real or personal) which can be traded or purchased. EMC is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

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NIM-Denmark is an active manager which performs in-house research and follows a thematic investment process, employing top-down and bottom-up methods combined with defined themes based on major global structural changes. The firm's teams of portfolio managers perform top-down analysis to assess the aggregate economy, seeking to determine which industries will prosper and then conduct bottom-up analysis to identify potential companies.

Recent Transactions
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Regent LP purchases Private Sale GmbH from eBay, Inc.

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eBay, Inc. purchases Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd.

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eBay, Inc. purchases Motors.Co.uk Ltd. from Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases Skype Technologies SA

Accountant

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases PayPal, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases First Global Associates LLC

Legal Advisor

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases Skype Technologies SA

Legal Advisor

Advised onAndreessen Horowitz LLC, Skype Technologies SA /Private Group, Silver Lake Management Co. LLC purchase Skype Technologies SA from eBay, Inc.

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Advised onAndreessen Horowitz LLC, Skype Technologies SA /Private Group, Silver Lake Management Co. LLC purchase Skype Technologies SA from eBay, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner In Charge-Palo Alto at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Global Chair of Cyber, Data, Privacy & Internet Practice Group at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Cooley LLP

Clients

Synchrony Financial engages in the provision of consumer financial services. It operates through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions, and CareCredit. The Retail Card platform is a provider of private label credit cards, and also provides Dual Cards and small-and medium-sized business credit products. The Payment Solutions platform is a provider of promotional financing for major consumer purchases, offering private label credit cards and instalment loans. The CareCredit platform is a provider of promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. The company was founded on September 12, 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. engages in providing identity platform leveraged by brands and partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. The company's identifyLink connects people, data and devices across the digital and physical world, powering the people-based marketing revolution and allowing consumers to safely connect with brands and products. LiveRamp Holdings was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Shenzhen Infogem Technologies Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of image application software, technical services, software development and systems integration for banks. Its major products are seal recognition system, digital monitoring system, notes image exchange system, remote authorization and commercial bank operation management system. The company was founded on October 28, 1998 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$28.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$32.1B
Earnings Per Share
$2.55
Revenue
$10.8B
Net Profit
$2.53B
EBITDA
$2.92B
EBITDAMargin
27.14%
Total Debt
$9.23B
Total Equity
$6.28B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.99x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.01x
TEVNet Income
12.7x
Debt TEV
0.29x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.77%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-7.7%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$50K - $75K
2017
Political Donations
$5,000
2014
$1,000
2014
$1,000
2014
Investments
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GittiGidiyor AS provides an online consumer trading platform that offers auctions, stores and fixed price listings. The company was founded by Serkan Borançili, Burak Divanlioglu and Tolga Kabatas in February 5, 2001 and is headquartered Istanbul, Turkey.

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Skype Technologies SA provides communications services via the Internet. The company's Skype software serves individuals and businesses to make free video & voice calls, send instant messages, and share files with others. It also enables them to make calls to landlines and mobiles internationally. The company also provides headsets, webcams, and phones through its online shop. The company was founded by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis in August 2003 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

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PeaceSoft Solution Corp. provides information technology activities in the field of electronic commerce. It is a pioneer and leader in the eCommerce market in Vietnam with a portfolio of complementary sites and services in online commerce, payment and advertising. Among its products is the leading shopping and auction site in Vietnam. The company also operates AdNet, the largest network of advertisers and publishers in Vietnam, and NganLuon, an online payment and escrow system. PeaceSoft Solutions was founded by Nguyen Hoa Binh, Nguyen Huu Tuat and Dao Lan Huong on April 16, 2001 and is headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Investors
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Venture Partner at TCMI, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder at Zillow Group, Inc.

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Investor at Gittigidiyor AS

Suppliers
MicroStrategy, Inc. Internet Software & Services | VIENNA, VA

MicroStrategy, Inc. engages in the provision of enterprise analytics and mobility software. It designs, develops, markets, and sells software platform through licensing arrangements and cloud-based subscriptions and related services. Its flagship platform, MicroStrategy 10, consists of the MicroStrategy Analytics, MicroStrategy Mobile, and Usher brands. The company was founded by Michael J. Saylor and Sanjeev K. Bansal on November 17, 1989 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

Equinix, Inc. Trusts & Funds | Redwood City, CA

Equinix, Inc. engages in the provision of collocation space and related services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company was founded on June 22, 1998 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Onstream Media Corp. Media Conglomerates | Pompano Beach, Florida

Onstream Media Corp. operates as an online service provider of live and on-demand Internet video, corporate audio & web communications and content management applications. It operates through the following divisions: Webcasting, Digital Media Services Platform, User Generated Content, Smart Encoding, Infinite Conferencing and EDNet. The Webcasting division provides an array of corporate-oriented, web-based media services to the corporate market including live audio and video webcasting and on-demand audio and video streaming for any business, government or educational entity. The Digital Media Services Platform division provides an online, subscription based service that includes access to enabling technologies and features for its clients to acquire, store, index, secure, manage, distribute and transform these digital assets into saleable commodities. The User Generated Content division provides a video ingestion and flash encoder. The Smart Encoding division provides both automated and manual encoding and editorial services for processing digital media, using a set of coordinated technologies and processes that allow the quick and efficient online search, retrieval and streaming of this media. The Infinite Conferencing division provides reservation less and operator-assisted audio and web conferencing services. The EDNet division provides connectivity within the entertainment and advertising industries through its managed network, which encompasses production and post-production companies, advertisers, producers, directors and talent. The company was founded by Alan M. Saperstein and Randy S. Selman on May 17, 1993 and is headquartered in Pompano Beach, FL.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK, CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Retail: Other - Hangzhou, ZH

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following business segments: Core Commerce; Cloud Computing; Digital Media and Entertainment; and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises of platforms operating in retail and wholesale. The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries. The Digital Media and Entertainment segment relates to the Youko Tudou and UC Browser business. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment includes businesses such as AutoNavi, DingTalk, Tmall Genie, and others. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

Target Corp. Retail: Discount - MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

In 1969, the Detroit-based J.L. Hudson Company merged with the Dayton Corporation to form the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Awards & Honors
Rank #300
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #300
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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