“Razor and Perch’s Merger Creates $1.7B Valuation and Secures $100M in Funding as Consolidation Surge Continues”

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Berlin’s Razor Group has acquired U.S.-based Perch, and on top of this it has raised just over $100 million led by Presight Capital with other undisclosed investors participating. The news is the latest development in a wider consolidation and reordering taking place in the world of e-commerce aggregation. Perch, we have heard from multiple sources, had been looking for a buyer for the better part of a year. Perch and Razor do happen to have some investors in common, such as Victory Park Capital, which may well have been central to the negotiations between the two. He claims that this deal solidifies Razor as the “market leader”, and that it is on track for $1 billion in revenues in the next four to eight quarters.