Bazaarvoice is a software as a service company that provides social commerce for brands by enabling customer-powered marketing. It lets consumers create and share ratings, reviews, questions, answers, and stories about products and brands on client websites. The Company then syndicates that content across the web and through the channel to reach shoppers wherever they are. This customer-generated content is full of customer intelligence, which Bazaarvoice analyzes and provides to clients so they can make real-time, information-based decisions that affect all aspects of their business — marketing, product R&D, and operations. 

Type
Subsidiary
HQ
Austin, US
Founded
2005
Bazaarvoice was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Austin, US
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Key People/Management at Bazaarvoice

Jim Offerdahl

Jim Offerdahl

CFO
Gene Austin

Gene Austin

President
Kin Gill

Kin Gill

Deputy General Counsel
Gary Allison

Gary Allison

EVP, Engineering
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Bazaarvoice Office Locations

Bazaarvoice has offices in Singapore, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and in 5 other locations
Austin, US (HQ)
10901 Stonelake Blvd
Chicago, US
300 North LaSalle Street Suite 2250
New York, US
19 Union Square West 6th Floor
San Francisco, US
642 Harrison Street 2nd Floor
Sydney, AU
Suite 410, 50 Holt Street Surry Hills
Paris, FR
33 Avenue de Wagram
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Bazaarvoice Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2005

Total Funding

$130.6 m

Investors

In total, Bazaarvoice had raised $130.6 m. Bazaarvoice is a subsidiary of Marlin Equity Partners

Bazaarvoice Revenue

Bazaarvoice's revenue was reported to be $201.24 m in FY, 2017 which is a 0.7% increase from the previous period.
Annual
usdFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

168.1 m191.2 m199.8 m201.2 m

Revenue growth, %

14%4%1%

Cost of goods sold

52.9 m69.9 m76.9 m76.4 m

Gross profit

115.2 m121.3 m122.9 m124.8 m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

45.5 m48 m46 m47.3 m49.6 m48.9 m49.9 m50.3 m50.1 m50.4 m50.5 m52.2 m53.4 m

Cost of goods sold

14.5 m15.6 m16.4 m17.4 m18 m19.5 m19.1 m18.9 m18.8 m18.9 m19.2 m19.8 m19.6 m

Gross profit

31.1 m32.4 m29.6 m29.9 m31.6 m29.3 m30.8 m31.3 m31.3 m31.6 m31.3 m32.4 m33.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

68%67%64%63%64%60%62%62%63%63%62%62%63%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

31.9 m54 m44 m52.5 m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

8.2 m13 m8.4 m

Current Assets

154.3 m169.3 m142.7 m142.5 m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

27.5 m28.7 m24.7 m32.9 m45.8 m53.5 m58.1 m57.9 m43.5 m44.4 m38.3 m47 m52 m

Accounts Receivable

2.1 m

Inventories

6.3 m

Current Assets

112.4 m108.2 m144 m135.7 m175 m162.1 m155.1 m157 m138.8 m132.7 m144.7 m140.3 m112.9 m
Annual
usdFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(63.2 m)(34.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

15.1 m12.5 m14.1 m14.1 m

Inventories

(1.6 m)(165 k)187 k

Accounts Payable

(3.1 m)(297 k)2.4 m(1.8 m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

(14.2 m)(8 m)(10.2 m)(15.1 m)(5.1 m)(9.2 m)(12 m)(2.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.6 m7 m10.5 m3.6 m7.1 m10.6 m3.5 m

Accounts Payable

3.8 m4 m4.4 m(808 k)2.1 m1.8 m(2.6 m)(2.4 m)(1.3 m)(461 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

(6.3 m)7.3 m15.3 m129 k1.7 m594 k272 k
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Bazaarvoice Operating Metrics

FY, 2013FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

SaaS Impressions Served

145.55 b214.97 b61.26 b64.04 b85.13 b279.71 b71.02 b71.78 b101.51 b328.68 b85.29 m75.67 b103.26 b347.59 b

SaaS Revenue per Active Customer

$162.60 $38.80 $37.20 $36.60 $150.10 $35.10 $35.40 $34.90 $140.30 $34.20 $34.30 $33 $132.10

Active Customers

885 1.10 k1.19 k1.24 k1.29 k1.33 k1.34 k1.36 k1.38 k1.40 k1.40 k1.41 k1.46 k1.49 k1.52 k1.58 k

Patent Applications

24 23 22 8
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Bazaarvoice Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
FeedMagnet April 15, 2014
Longboard Media November 06, 2012
PowerReviews May 24, 2012
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Bazaarvoice Online and Social Media Presence

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Bazaarvoice News and Updates

Golub Capital supports Marlin’s take-private buyout of Bazaarvoice

Golub Capital has provided a $245 million debt facility to back Marlin Equity Partners' take-private acquisition of Bazaarvoice. Based in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice is a provider of consumer-generated content, advertising and personalization solutions.

PE-backed Bazaarvoice buys AddStructure

Bazaarvoice Inc, which is backed by Marlin Equity Partners, has acquired Chicago-based AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. No financial terms were disclosed.

Marlin completes take-private Bazaarvoice deal

Marlin Equity Partners has closed its previously announced take-private acquisition of Bazaarvoice Inc for $5.50 in cash. As a result of the closing, Bazaarvoice has stopped trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BV." GCA Advisors LLC provided financial advice to Bazaarvoice while DLA Piper …

Marlin Equity to buy Bazaarvoice for about $521 mln

Marlin Equity Partners has agreed to acquire Bazaarvoice Inc for $5.50 in cash or about $521 million. GCA Advisors LLC is acting as exclusive financial adviser to Bazaarvoice while DLA Piper LLP (US) was legal adviser. And, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP provided legal advice to Marlin on the deal. Ba…
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Bazaarvoice Company Life and Culture

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