Groupon, Inc.

Groupon, Inc.

Groupon, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2007

Headquarters

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, SUITE 620, CHICAGO, IL, 60654

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

6,345

Industries

Advertising & Marketing
Other Business & Consulting Services
Retail: Other
IT Consulting & Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Launched in November 2008, Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in 48 countries, and soon beyond (read: Space). We have about 10,000 employees working across our Chicago headquarters, a growing office in Palo Alto, CA, local markets throughout North America and regional offices in Europe, Latin America, Asia and around the world. Our company philosophy is pretty simple: we treat our customers the way we like to be treated. That boils down to a few key things: We sell stuff we want to buy. A great price is only half the battle - it's also got to be a great product or service. Between our top-rated business partners and unbeatable prices, you should feel comfortable venturing out and trying something new - just because it's featured on Groupon. We want Groupon to be an addiction you can feel good about. No BS. We really want you to love Groupon. "Gotchas" and buried conditions that sour the experience are a terrible way to accomplish that goal. We want each Groupon purchase to feel too good to be true, from the moment you buy to the day you use it. If there's anything unusual about a deal (e.g. an inconvenient location) we go out of our way to point it out

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Commercial Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief People Officer

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Groupon, Inc.

Founder at Atairos Management LP

Co-Founder at Axiomatic LLC

Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates

Chief Executive Officer at Valmo Ventures

Former Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at CDW Corporation

Former Partner at Deloitte LLP

Global Chief Marketing Officer at General Motors Company

Global Chief Customer Officer at Pizza Hut LLC

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at MIG Capital LLC

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Owners & Shareholders
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PCM 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 PCM invests primarily in publicly traded equity securities, as well as options, warrants, and swaps related to equity securities. The firm makes investment decisions on the basis of fundamental security analysis which is premised on research into the capital structure, financial statements and management of a company. Portfolio managers conduct such research by reference to, among other things, regulatory filings by issuers, data provided by regulatory agencies, discussions and meetings with executives and industry experts, periodicals and on-line news sources, third-party research and independent data providers. After the research, portfolio managers will form the basis for investment decisions through the judgments about the financial strength, valuation and outlook of a company.

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MIG Capital seeks to generate superior long-term returns while minimizing the risk of permanent capital loss by performing rigorous fundamental research and by leveraging its operational expertise. The firm manages a long/short equity fund. The fund's strategy focuses on consumer-facing companies undergoing change in management, strategy, product, or marketplace.MIG Real Estate, LLC invests and operates a diverse portfolio of properties located primarily in the Sunbelt and Western US. MIG Real Estate focuses primarily on core plus, value added and opportunistic investments. The portfolio's long-term investment philosophy focuses on improving the quality and performance of its properties to achieve optimum value. MIG Real Estate generally invests in the hospitality, retail, office, industrial/flex and multi-family product types throughout its target markets.

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AGH-IM investment approach involves supporting entrepreneurs to innovate and develop leading products and technologies.

Recent Transactions
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Groupon, Inc. purchases Messagera, Inc. from Newfund Management SA, Amazon (Venture Capital)

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GrubHub, Inc. purchases Orderup, Inc. /11 Food Delivery Markets from Groupon, Inc.

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GrubHub, Inc. purchases OrderUp, Inc. from Groupon, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onCanada Pension Plan Investment Board Private Investments, Pavilion Capital Pte Ltd., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP, Anchor Equity Partners Asia Ltd., TicketMonster, Inc. /Private Group purchase Tmon, Inc. from Groupon, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGroupon, Inc. purchases Cloud Savings Co., Ltd.

Underwriter

Advised onGroupon, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Co-Chair, Fund Formation & Operations Group

Advised onCanada Pension Plan Investment Board Private Investments, Pavilion Capital Pte Ltd., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP, Anchor Equity Partners Asia Ltd., TicketMonster, Inc. /Private Group purchase Tmon, Inc. from Groupon, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGroupon, Inc. purchases ideeli, Inc.

Chair, US Trademark, Copyright & Media Practice

Advised onGroupon, Inc. purchases ideeli, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Partner at Greylock Partners

Legal Advisor

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

Advisor

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Splunk, Inc.

Clients

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China-Hongkong Photo Products Holdings Ltd. engages in the distribution and marketing of photographic developing, processing, and printing products. It operates through the following segments: Merchandise, Service, Investment, and Corporate & Others. The Merchandise segment markets and distributes photographic developing, processing, and printing products; and sells photographic merchandise, skincare products, consumer electronic products, and household appliances. The Service segment provides technical services for photographic developing and processing products, professional audio-visual advisory, and custom design and installation services. The Investment segment comprises the group's businesses in investment properties. The Corporate & Others segment includes the group's corporate income and expense items and other investment businesses. The company was founded by Sun Chieh Yeh in 1968 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$618M
Total Enterprise Value
$977M
Earnings Per Share
$-0.04
Revenue
$2.22B
Net Profit
$-22.4M
EBITDA
$146M
EBITDAMargin
6.56%
Total Debt
$372M
Total Equity
$395M
Enterprise Value Sales
0.44x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.72x
TEVNet Income
-43.64x
Debt TEV
0.38x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-10.96%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-7.01%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $20K
2018
$1,000 - $4,999
2018
Investments
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Tmon, Inc. provides online daily deals. It offers daily discount deals from restaurants, clothing stores, spas, etc. It operates through social media to facilitate the buying and selling of products and services online. The company was founded on February 1, 2010 by Hyun-sung Daniel Shin and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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SumUp Payments Ltd. operates as mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company that provides payment solutions. It develops end-to-end payment platform to cover the entire payment process through card terminals, Android, and iOS mobile application. The company was founded in August 2012 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Investors
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Advisor at Rapt.fm

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Co-Founder at Axiomatic LLC

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Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates

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Awards & Honors
Rank #688
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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