Borders Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1971
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 2,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 10
  • Investments
  • 3

Borders Group General Information

Description

Operator of book, music and movie superstores, and mall-based bookstores. The company's superstores segment offers books, music and movies, gifts, and stationery. Its Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment operates small format stores in malls, airports, and outlet malls offering a source for new releases, hardcover and paperback bestsellers, periodicals, and a selection of other titles through Internet.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 100 Phoenix Drive
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48108
  • United States
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Borders Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Borders Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Borders Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Borders Group Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 0000 01-Dec-2010 00000 00000 00 000.00 Internet Retail
0000000 0000 01-Nov-2009 00000 00000 00 000.00 Internet Retail
Paperchase Products 01-Jan-2004 Merger/Acquisition Other Consumer Durables 0000000 0000000
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Borders Group Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 0000 01-Dec-2010 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000000 0000 01-Nov-2009 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Paperchase Products 01-Jan-2004 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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