Expedia Group, Inc.

Expedia Group, Inc.

Expedia Group, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1994

Headquarters

333 108th Avenue NE,Bellevue, WA 98004

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

22.6K

Industries

Consumer Services
Other Transportation
Other Business & Consulting Services
Internet Software & Services
Hotels, Resorts, and Cruiselines

Company Description

Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, which engages in the provision of travel products and services to leisure and corporate travelers. It operates through the following segments: Core OTA, trivago, HomeAway, 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 HomeAway segment operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry. The Egencia segment manages travel services to corporate customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

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Executives & Employees

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller

President, Hotwire Group

Head of Corporate Development & Strategy

President, Egencia

President, eCommerce Platform

President, Expedia Lodging Partner Services

President, Homeaway

Board of Directors

Senior Executive at Expedia Group, Inc.

Vice Chairman & Director at IAC InterActiveCorp

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Tribune Media Co.

Chief Executive Officer at Uber Technologies, Inc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

Co-Founder at New Form Productions LLC

Secretary & Director at The Diller-Von Furstenberg Family Foundation

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc.

Principal at Wood River Ventures LLC

Founder at Scott Rudin Productions

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Owners & Shareholders
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PAR Capital Management seeks to maximize after-tax capital appreciation by assuming high levels of risk in an aggressively managed portfolio of securities. There are no restrictions on the type of instruments in which they may invest, although Par Capital invests primarily in publicly traded equity securities, as well as options, warrants, and swaps related to equity securities. Such equity securities may be common or preferred, voting or non-voting, and may be of U.S. or non-U.S. issuers. Investments may also include privately placed equity securities, including warrants and options, of issuers that may or may not have a class of securities that is publicly traded. Par Capital may invest in publicly traded or privately placed debt instruments, including bank loans and distressed, defaulted or non-performing loans, notes and bonds, high yield or subordinated instruments. Such debt securities may have equity features or be convertible or exchangeable into equity securities. The firm engages in short sales of equity securities. They also may use options, total return swaps, credit default swaps, and other derivatives to gain exposure, hedge exposure or manage risk. In addition, Par Capital may employ the use of leverage.

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Artisan Partners' investment approach is based on a bottom-up process that covers a range of geographic areas and focuses on investments in growth and value stocks. The firm places particular emphasis on identifying and investing in well-managed companies with dominant or increasing market shares. They also closely monitor market valuation. Artisan Partners' distinct investment teams currently manage client assets in a range of strategies including, but not necessarily limited to: emerging markets, global equity, non-US growth, non-US small-cap growth, global value, non-US value, global opportunities, mid-cap growth, small-cap growth, value equity, US mid-cap value and US small-cap value. All accounts managed by Artisan, Partners regardless of investment strategy, invest primarily in common stocks and other equity securities.

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Senator Investment Group's Global Funds pursue opportunistic investments, long and short, in distressed debt, value and event equities, and special situations. These investment opportunities may include long investments in distressed or stressed equity and credit situations, investment grade and high yield debt, capital structure trades, special situations involving spin-offs, litigation plays and other events, and deep value opportunities. Senator invests in a broad range of securities and can invest at any level of a company's capital structure, including bank debt, corporate bonds, equities, preferred stock, convertible securities, trade claims, credit default swaps, options, and other derivative instruments. Senator will also opportunistically pursue private equity investments and other illiquid investments as deemed appropriate. Senator invests on a global basis, in the US, the UK, continental Europe, Canada, Asia, and Latin America.The Sidecar Funds seek to deliver superior absolute returns to investors by employing a global and opportunistic strategy for investing in less liquid situations, including private or illiquid debt and equity investments. Senator also actively seeks opportunities to provide creative capital solutions to corporate issuers and may pursue control private equity positions when they believe there is an exceptional opportunity to earn superior risk-adjusted returns. The Sidecar Funds' portfolio is generally be long-only, although Senator may make short sales. Senator seeks to emphasize capital preservation and mitigate risk through investment structuring, portfolio construction and hedging strategies. The firm employs a bottom-up analysis, assessing all components of a company's capital structure. The conclusions reached from this bottom-up approach are then applied to the Sidecar Funds' investment decisions.

Recent Transactions
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Expedia Group, Inc. purchases Pillow Homes, Inc. from Science Media LLC, Slow Ventures LLC, Expansion Venture Capital LLC, Boost Fund LLC, Structure Capital Management LLC, Seyfi Group LLC, Hemisphere Ventures LLC, Zenstone Venture Capital LLC, New Stack Ventures LLC

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Expedia Group, Inc., trivago NV purchase tripl GmbH from HR Ventures GmbH

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FivePals, Inc. purchases GoConcierge LLC

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised on purchases TripAdvisor, Inc. from Expedia Group, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onExpedia Group, Inc. purchases Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onExpedia Group, Inc. purchases Auto Escape Group SAS from Montefiore Investment SAS

Legal Advisor

Advised onExpedia Group, Inc. purchases HomeAway, Inc.

Associate

Advised onExpedia Group, Inc. purchases Wotif.com Holdings Limited

Attorney

Advised onExpedia Group, Inc. purchases Wotif.com Holdings Limited

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

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Partner at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Clients

Marriott International, Inc. is a diversified global lodging company, which engages in the operation and franchise of hotels, corporate housing properties, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service; North American Limited-Service; and International. The North American Full-Service segment includes The Ritz-Carlton, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, and Gaylord Hotels. The North American Limited-Service segment comprises of AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, and TownePlace Suites properties. The International segment involves The Ritz-Carlton, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Marriott Executive Apartments, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, TownePlace Suites, Protea Hotels, and Moxy Hotels. The company was founded by J. Wiliard Marriot and Alice Sheets Marriott in 1927 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

Playa Hotels & Resorts NV engages in the ownership, operation, and development of all-inclusive resorts in beachfront location destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. It operates through the following geographical segments: Yucatán Peninsula, Pacific Coast, and Caribbean Basin. The company was founded on March 28, 2013 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Tree.com is where smart decisions start. In a marketplace where choice is more relevant and important than ever, we’re here to give consumers the confidence they need to make big life decisions. Whether buying or selling a home, financing a new car, sending a child to college or shopping around for a new credit card, Tree.com and its portfolio of brands and businesses – like LendingTree and RealEstate.com – are here to help. Take a look inside Tree.com and you’ll find many brands you recognize. In addition to LendingTree and RealEstate.com, we also offer helpful services from GetSmart.com, HomeLoanCenter.com, RealEstate.com, REALTORS®, iNest.com and Domania.com. Together, we strive to be an ally for borrowers and homeowners alike. We’re here to do the heavy lifting for those looking to comparison shop loans, real estate and other financial products. It’s time for consumers to relax and breathe a little easier. Tree.com is here to alleviate some stress and help our customers navigate through life’s ‘real world’ decisions with ease

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$17.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$21.2B
Earnings Per Share
$2.42
Revenue
$10.1B
Net Profit
$378M
EBITDA
$1.56B
EBITDAMargin
15.48%
Total Debt
$4.25B
Total Equity
$6.15B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.11x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
13.63x
TEVNet Income
56.15x
Debt TEV
0.2x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
20.4%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
20.07%
Political Donations
$2,500
2014
$1,800
2013
$7,500
2013
Investments
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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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FivePals, Inc. develops mobile platform services for hotels. It helps users to have hotel communication wherever they are. The company was founded by Justin Effron, Alexander Shashou and Dmitry Koltunov in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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PT Traveloka Indonesia operates as an online travel search engine for flights and hotel booking services in Indonesia. It provides users a wide selection of the cheapest hotel rates and tickets for domestic and international flights. The company was founded in 2012 by Ferry Unardi, Albert Zhang and Derianto Kusuma and is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Alphabet, Inc. Computer Software - Mountain View, California

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Ctrip.com International Ltd. Consumer Services - Shanghai, SH

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider that offers hotel reservations, airline tickets and packaged tours to business and leisure travelers in China. Ctrip aggregates information on hotels, flights and vacation packages, and enables customers to make informed and cost-effective travel bookings. Ctrip primarily targets frequent independent travelers in China who do not travel in groups. These travelers form a traditionally under-served yet fast-growing segment of the China travel industry. The company has experienced substantial growth since its inception in 1999 and has become one of the best-known travel brands in China. It is the largest consolidator of hotel accommodations and air tickets in China in terms of the volume of the transactions booked by the end customers. Recently, Ctrip also initiated the travel management services, to appeal to major corporations in China. The company offers its services through an advanced transaction and service platform consisting of its centralized toll-free, 24-hour customer service center and bilingual websites. The company's goal is to create long-term shareholder value by enhancing its position as a leading travel service provider in China. Going forward, the company intends to leverage the Ctrip brand to attract new travel suppliers and negotiate more favorable contractual terms with its existing suppliers, expand its hotel supplier network and room inventory, and expand air-ticketing and other travel product offerings, including leisure packaged tours and corporate travel management services. The company also intends to pursue selective strategic acquisitions and expand into Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The company is incorporated in the Cayman Islands and conducts substantially all of its operations in China. With its operational headquarters in Shanghai, it has branches in 9 other major cities in China, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Xiamen, Wuhan, Chengdu, Qingdao and Shenyang. The company also maintains a network of sales offices in about 45 cities in China

Awards & Honors
Rank #385
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #385
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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