eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1998

Headquarters

Whitman Campus,2065 Hamilton Avenue,San Jose, CA 95125-5905

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

12.7K

Industries

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

Company Description

eBay, Inc. operates as a commerce company. The company platforms include online marketplace and its localized counterparts, including off-platform businesses in South Korea, Japan, and Turkey, as well as eBay’s suite of mobile apps. The company technologies and services are designed to give buyers choice and a breadth of relevant inventory and to enable sellers worldwide to organize and offer their inventory for sale, virtually anytime and anywhere. The company was founded by Pierre M. Omidyar in September 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Founder

President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Secretary

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Chief Compliance Officer

Global Chief Growth Officer

Chief People Officer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer

Board of Directors

Operating Advisor at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC

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

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Honeywell International, Inc.

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

Vice Chairman at NBCUniversal Media LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at eBay, Inc.

Co-Founder at Lyft, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.

Former Senior Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer at eBay, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Baupost is an opportunistic, value-oriented, open mandate investment organization whose goal is to invest capital in such a manner as to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. They select investments according to many criteria, which may include book value, estimated underlying economic value, current and projected future earnings, cash flow, yield, skills of management, future prospects of the business and current market price of the investment. The firm uses different analytical techniques such as fundamental analysis, analysis of historical relationships, economic analysis, business cycle analysis, interest rate analysis and industry analysis to make its investment decisions.

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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.

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Renaissance Technologies LLC is an investment management company dedicated to producing superior returns for its clients and employees by adhering to mathematical and statistical methods.

Recent Transactions
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Schibsted ASA, Adevinta ASA purchase Ebay Classifieds Group from eBay, Inc.

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Viagogo AG purchases StubHub, Inc. from eBay, Inc.

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Regent LP purchases Private Sale GmbH from eBay, 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.

Investment Advisor

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases First Global Associates LLC

Legal Advisor

Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases Skype Technologies SA

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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.

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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, Palo Alto at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

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

Legal Advisor

Partner, San Francisco at Cooley LLP

Clients

GoDaddy, Inc. engages in the provision of domain name registration and web hosting services. It provides website building, hosting, and security tools. The company was founded by Robert R. Parsons on January 1997 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.

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.

ChannelAdvisor Corp. provides software as a service solution. It enables the retailer and branded manufacturer customers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels. Its customers utilize platform to connect with new and existing sources of demand for their products through channels such as Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google and Walmart. The firm also offers solutions that allow brands to send their web visitors or digital marketing audiences directly to authorize resellers and to gain insight into consumer behaviour. The company was founded by M. Scot Wingo and Aris Antanas Buinevicius in June 2001 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$44.2B
Total Enterprise Value
$40.4B
Earnings Per Share
$7.89
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.25%
EBITDA
$3.31B
Revenue
$10.3B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.09x
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.94x
EBITDAMargin
32.27%
Total Equity
$3.56B
Total Debt
$8.14B
Net Profit
$5.67B
Debt TEV
0.2x
TEVNet Income
7.13x
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$5,000
2014
$1,000
2014
$1,000
2014
Investments
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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.

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Flipkart Internet Pvt Ltd. engages in the provision of online shopping services. It offers mobile phones, cameras, computers, healthcare and personal products, home appliances and electronics, stationery, perfumes, toys, apparels, and shoes. The company was founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in October 2007 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Investors
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Executive Advisor at TCMI, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Spot Tech, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Episode 1 Ventures LLP

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

MicroStrategy, Inc. engages in the provision of enterprise analytics and mobility software. The firm designs, develops, markets, and sells software platform through licensing arrangements and cloud-based subscriptions and related services. Its product packages include Hyper.Now, Consumer User Bundle, and Power User Bundle. The company was founded by Michael J. Saylor and Sanjeev K. Bansal on November 17, 1989 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

Equinix, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | Redwood City, CA

Equinix, Inc. engages in the provision of collocation space and develops data centre solutions. The firm offers secure key management, consulting, network virtualization, customer support, and managed services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company was founded by Jay Steven Adelson and Albert M. Avery, IV on June 22, 1998 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Onstream Media Corp. Media Conglomerates | Fort Lauderdale, 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 Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Competitors
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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.

Rakuten Group, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Tokyo, Japan

Rakuten Group, Inc. engages in the business of Internet services. It operates through the following segments: Internet Services, FinTech, and Mobile. The Internet Services segment manages e-commerce (EC), online cash-back, travel booking, and portal and digital content sites. The FinTech segment provides services over the internet related to banking and securities, credit cards, life insurance, and electronic money. The Mobile segment manages messaging and communication services and sale of mobile devices. The company was founded by Hiroshi Mikitani on February 7, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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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