Y Combinator alum Matterport is being bought by real estate juggernaut Costar at a 212% premium

Digital twin platform Matterport has agreed to be acquired by one of its customers, CoStar, in a cash-and-stock deal of $5.50 per share that gives it an enterprise valuation of about $1.6 billion. Matterport’s tech helps companies create digital replicas of physical spaces.
CoStar’s offer represents a premium of a whopping 212% over Matterport’s last closing share price before the deal was announced on April 22.
The deal looks like a fortunate turn of events for Matterport, whose shares had been trading below the $5 mark since August 2022 as the company struggled to meet investors’ expectations for subscriber growth amid a sluggish …