Like Check Inc.

closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

epay, acquired Lendstar

synopsis: Epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., and global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions, has acquired Lendstar. The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app.
buyer parent: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: epay
epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., is a global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions – enabling service providers to maximize the sales of their products and services. "
target: Lendstar
The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app. With the app, users can send, share and borrow money and connect their checking account directly to the app for easy, fast and secure money transfer to friends and family.
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closed 10/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TNG FinTech Group, acquired WalletKu

synopsis: TNG FinTech Group, a leading provider of financial services in Asia, has acquired WalletKu, a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more.
buyer: TNG FinTech Group
TNG is the operator of TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet which revolutionizes the way consumers shop, pay and transfer money through its comprehensive suite of FinTech services. "
target: WalletKu
WalletKu is a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more. WalletKu provides an easy to use interface and secure transactions.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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announced 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Social Play USA, Inc., will acquire Spot and Pay Inc.

synopsis: Social Play USA, Inc., a business to business solutions provider for online companies, is to acquire Spot and Pay Inc., a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses.
buyer: Social Play USA, Inc. (OTCPK:SPLY:$0.00)
Social Play USA is a business to business solutions provider for online companies; providing marketing, monetization, and support services for companies in the mobile applications marketplace. "
target: Spot and Pay Inc.
Spot and Pay Inc is a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses; i.e. individual consumer products, specific services or group of services offered to the general public, B2B product and service offerings and more.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

UTC Investment, acquired VNPT EPay

synopsis: Vietnamese mobile content provider VMG Media, has sold its entire stake of 62.25 per cent in VNPT EPay to UTC Investment, a venture capital firm in South Korea. VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS and more.
buyer: UTC Investment
UTC Investment Co., Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts and investments in start-ups. It also engages in corporate restructurings. The firm seeks to invest in information service, petro-chemistry, and energy sectors. "
target parent: VMG Media JSC
target: VNPT EPay
VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS or bank for online games, online services on the Internet or mobile platforms.
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announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
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closed 7/29/2014 via Market Wire

Ciao Group Inc., acquired EverMobile

synopsis: Ciao Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Evermobile ST, Ltda., a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world. The Evermobile organization, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will become a new business unit of Ciao Technology, Ltda. also based in Sao Paulo.
buyer: Ciao Group Inc.
Ciao Group Inc. is an innovative communications company which serves a wide range of markets. Ciao delivers new and innovative software solutions that overcome legacy application limitations and deliver increased productivity and cost effectiveness. "
target: EverMobile
Evermobile ST, Ltda. is a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 12/20/2013 via Company Press Release

BNP Paribas, FEXCO, acquired FLASHiZ

synopsis: FEXCO announces that it has completed the acquisition of mobile payments and loyalty start-up, FLASHiZ, in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finance. FLASHiZ is a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
buyer: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
buyer: FEXCO
FEXCO is a privately owned company based in Ireland, and a global provider of Merchant, Business and Consumer Services including Money Transfer. Being a partner focused organisation with a strong entrepreneurial spirit has enabled them to be a market leader in their specialised solutions. "
target: FLASHiZ
FLASHiZ is one of the first mobile payment solutions in Europe using both NFC and QR codes. It’s a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 4/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Two Way Ltd, will acquire iSentric Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Two Way Ltd. has signed binding agreements to acquire all of the issued capital in iSentric Sdn Bhd (iSentric), a successful and profitable mobile services business in South East Asia.
buyer: Two Way Ltd
Two Way creates, develops and builds advanced interactive media and gambling applications for mobile, internet, TV and IPTV platforms. "
target: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Sdn Bhd. provides a software-based mobility platform that enables businesses to extend their applications and information to any wireless device. It offers Mobile Banking, Mobile Microfinancing, Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Video Portal solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.60
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closed 8/16/2012 via New York Times

Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC, acquired Venmo Inc.

synopsis: Braintree, a payments company that supplies technology to process credit card transactions on a mobile phone, has purchased Venmo, a start-up that lets people send and receive money from their friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web.
buyer: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage. "
target: Venmo Inc.
Venmo is a social payment app and service that makes it fun to pay friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web. Users can leave notes and comments, push their payments to Venmo’s social network and/or to Twitter, foursquare and Facebook.
price ($mm)
$26
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cancelled 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Alanco Technologies, Inc., cancelled merger with YuuZoo Corporation

synopsis: Alanco Technologies, Inc. disclosed mutual termination of its June 29, 2011 agreement to merge with mobile internet provider YuuZoo Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems.
buyer: Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN:$0.00)
Following the sale of Alanco’s StarTrak Systems, LLC subsidiary in May 2011, the NASDAQ Staff determined that Alanco “no longer has any operating business.” Alanco will request continued listing on NASDAQ pending completion of its merger with the YuuZoo Corporation. "
target: YuuZoo Corporation
YuuZoo Corporation is a global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems. It has developed a service offering where mobile content and services, payments, and technology platforms combine to leverage off the the growth in demand for mobile media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Walleto

synopsis: Google has acquired Zetawire/Walleto, a Toronto-based start-up that has been working on technology that turns a cellphone into a virtual wallet.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Walleto
Zetawire Inc. provides mobile payment solutions for credit card payments. The company offers mobile banking, advertising, identity management, credit card and mobile coupon transaction processing. The company also occasionally goes by the name Walleto.
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announced 2/25/2020 via Company Press Release

WLS Holdings Limited, will acquire CSPay Limited

synopsis: Hong Kong-based WLS Holdings Limited will acquire CSPay Limited. Incorporated in Hong Kong, CSPay operates as an electronic payment service provider through a third-party payment platform that functions as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway. CSPay is available in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
buyer: WLS Holdings Limited (SEHK:8021:$20.09)
WLS Holdings Limited is an investment holding company that engages in the provision of scaffolding, fitting out, and management contract services in Hong Kong. Through its subsidiaries, the company offers various services for construction, maintenance, repairs, and renovation. "
target: CSPay Limited
CSPay is a Hong Kong-based company that operates in the business of electronic payments. The company empowers users to pay with their cryptocurrencies through its all-in-one mobile app platform that serves as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway.
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announced 6/19/2019 via Company Description

Mayfair Capital, will acquire prelado

synopsis: Mayfair Capital, a specialist UK real estate investment manager providing a personalized service to deliver investors superior risk-adjusted returns, has acquired German Prelado, an app that offers a display of users prepaid cell phone credit balance; and enables them to upload prepaid cell phone credits through the app, mobile Web, and Internet.
buyer parent: Swiss Life Asset Managers
buyer: Mayfair Capital
Mayfair Capital is a specialist UK real estate investment manager providing a personalized service to deliver investors superior risk-adjusted returns. Their investment scope has range, resource and is socially responsible. "
target parent: UMT United Mobility Technology AG
target: prelado
Headquartered in Germany, prelado (PEACHES Mobile) is one of the leading Internet portals for digital prepaid mobile and gift vouchers in Germany. prelado offers mobile and smartphone users a charging option for the credit of their German prepaid mobile phone card.
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announced 4/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tinkerine Studios Ltd., will acquire FLASH

synopsis: Tinkerine Studios Ltd., Canada’s leading 3D printing company, will acquire FLASH, a cryptocurrency wallet platform designed to make it easy, inexpensive, and fast to transfer value worldwide. FLASH offers web, Android, and iOS wallets. FLASH supports any legal cryptocurrency exchange, including decentralized exchanges.
buyer: Tinkerine Studios Ltd. (TSXV:TTD:$0.43)
Tinkerine is Canada’s leading 3D printing company. Tinkerine develops, manufactures, and distributes 3D printers, software, and materials for the consumer and education markets. Tinkerine strives to deliver simple and intuitive 3D printers to their consumers. "
target: FLASH
FLASH is a cryptocurrency wallet platform designed to make it easy, inexpensive, and fast to transfer value worldwide. FLASH offers web, Android, and iOS wallets. FLASH supports any legal cryptocurrency exchange, including decentralized exchanges.
price ($mm)
$0.97
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closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
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announced 2/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Credit Karma

synopsis: Intuit, proud maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, announced that it has agreed to acquire Credit Karma, a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
price ($mm)
$7,100
rev ($mm)
$1,000
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.1x
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Origami Logic

synopsis: Intuit Inc., makers of TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint and Turbo, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Origami Logic, a marketing analytics company that helps teams master their marketing performance by letting them see what’s working and what’s not, so they can optimize their efforts.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Origami Logic
Origami Logic is a marketing analytics company that helps teams master their marketing performance by letting them see what’s working and what’s not, so they can optimize their efforts.
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announced 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire TSheets

synopsis: Intuit Inc., a business and financial software company, is to acquire TSheets, a leading platform that small and medium businesses, self-employed, and accountants use to automate time tracking and scheduling for them and their workers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: TSheets
TSheets is a leading platform that small and medium businesses, self-employed, and accountants use to automate time tracking and scheduling for them and their workers.
price ($mm)
$340
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announced 10/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Exactor

synopsis: Intuit Inc., a business and financial software company, has signed an agreement to acquire Exactor, a leading cloud-based SaaS technology provider of sales and use tax calculation and filing. Intuit plans to integrate this feature into QuickBooks Online making it easy for its retail customers to accurately track and file sales tax returns on-time.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Exactor
Exactor is revolutionizing sales tax compliance by providing the next-generation, end-to-end solution for secure, reliable and accurate sales tax compliance efforts, including tax calculation, record keeping and tax processing.
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closed 10/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Bankstream

synopsis: Intuit QuickBooks, the world’s leading online accounting software, announced its acquisition of Bankstream, a company that provides direct connections between banks and accountants, and their clients’ data. Bankstream’s relationships with UK banks will provide QuickBooks users with a direct connection to their accounts.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target parent: MTS Global Limited
target: Bankstream
Through secure connections with participating banks, Bankstream enables accountants to receive their clients’ bank transactions every day, and automatically process these transactions using Bankstream’s ICAEW accredited software.
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closed 4/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, acquired QuickBase

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced it has completed the transaction with Intuit Inc. to acquire its QuickBase business. QuickBase provides an industry-leading low-code development platform to enable the creation and rapid deployment of customized, purpose-built cloud applications.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
WCAS focuses its investment activity in two target industries: technology and healthcare. Since its founding in 1979, WCAS has organized 16 limited partnerships with total capital of over $22 billion. WCAS has a current portfolio of approximately twenty-five companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: QuickBase
QuickBase is focused on helping businesses of all sizes drive productivity and digitally transform their organizations. The platform's unique low-code interface enables users to create custom applications faster and easier without learning code.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 1/15/2016 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire Demandforce, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands, a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories, announced it will acquire Demandforce, a leading marketing software service provider. Demandforce's award-winning products help build businesses a strong online reputation and leverage local network marketing.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Demandforce, Inc.
Demandforce is a leading online marketing and communication software service that helps local businesses thrive in the Internet economy. Demandforce's award-winning products help build businesses a strong online reputation and leverage local network marketing.
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closed 3/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Playbook HR

synopsis: Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, acquired Playbook HR, a platform for organizing independent workforces. Their initial product is an applicant tracking system, but they are moving into workforce management, and eventually, performance management, payroll, and benefits.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Playbook HR
Playbook HR is platform for organizing independent workforces. Their initial product is an applicant tracking system, but they are moving into workforce management, and eventually, performance management, payroll, and benefits.
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announced 2/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Porticor

synopsis: Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, has agreed to buy Porticor. Porticor infuses trust into the cloud with secure, easy to use, and scalable solutions for data encryption and key management.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Porticor
Porticor infuses trust into the cloud with secure, easy to use, and scalable solutions for data encryption and key management. Porticor enables companies of all sizes to safeguard their data, comply with regulatory standards, and streamline operations.
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closed 8/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired itDuzzit

synopsis: Intuit has acquired itDuzzit, a cloud integration platform that offers pre-built integration solutions and connectors for several cloud (web) applications. Their drag-and-drop configurator let's users integrate their apps in minutes.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: itDuzzit
itDuzzit is a cloud integration platform that offers pre-built integration solutions and connectors for several cloud (web) applications. Their drag-and-drop configurator let's users integrate their apps in minutes.
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closed 8/7/2014 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired PaySuite

synopsis: PaySuite has announced its acquisition by Intuit. PaySuite is a cloud-based, self-service payroll software provider. PaySuite's features includes Bacs, PAYE and NI calculations, electronic payslips, full reporting, P45, pensions, real time information, unlimited employees, unlimited payrolls, and more.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: PaySuite
PaySuite is a cloud-based, self-service payroll software provider. PaySuite's features includes Bacs, PAYE and NI calculations, electronic payslips, full reporting, P45, pensions, real time information, unlimited employees, unlimited payrolls, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Lettuce, Inc.

synopsis: Intuit has announced their acquisition of Lettuce, Inc., a platform for companies to manage both orders and inventory online. Lettuce offers a simple online inventory and order management system for people who want to get rid of the repetitive data entry, and instead focus on growing their business.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Lettuce, Inc.
Lettuce is the simple online inventory and order management system for people who want to get rid of the repetitive data entry, and instead focus on growing their business. Their order management software is online-based.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Demandforce, Inc., will acquire CustomerLink Systems

synopsis: CustomerLink has announced that it is going to join Demandforce, an Intuit company that connects clients to over 100 million consumers via email communications, text messaging and online services. Customerlink Systems, Inc. provides automated marketing programs to automotive repair facilities and other service industries in the United States.
buyer parent: Intuit, Inc.
buyer: Demandforce, Inc.
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Demandforce's flagship product, Demandforce, connects Demandforce clients to over 100 million consumers via email communications, text messaging and online services. "
target: CustomerLink Systems
Customerlink Systems, Inc. provides automated marketing programs to automotive repair facilities and other service industries in the United States. It also offers a suite of automated online auto repair marketing services to help the client manage online reputation.
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announced 12/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Docstoc

synopsis: Intuit has agreed to acquire Docstoc. The company provides a platform to upload, share and even sell documents, and maintains an ever-growing repository of both free and purchasable legal, business, financial, technical, and educational documents that can be easily searched, previewed and downloaded.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Docstoc
Docstoc provides a platform to upload, share and even sell documents, and maintains an ever-growing repository of both free and purchasable legal, business, financial, technical, and educational documents that can be easily searched, previewed and downloaded.
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announced 10/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., will acquire FullSlate

synopsis: Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals, is acquiring FullSlate, an online scheduling company that allows clients to offer their customers the ability to make appointments directly to web sites and Facebook pages.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: FullSlate
Full Slate offers comprehensive software-as-a-service scheduling, that allows clients to offer their customers the ability to make appointments directly to web sites and Facebook pages. Businesses pay a monthly subscription for a single practitioner for unlimited clients and unlimited appointments.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Level Up Analytics

synopsis: Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals, has acquired Level Up Analytics, a Mountain View-based consulting company that focuses on data science, big data and analytics.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Level Up Analytics
Level Up Analytics is a premier consulting company focused on data science, big data, and analytics. Level Up takes a business to the next level through analytics & big data. They are working with a number of companies at various stages to develop their analytics strategy, and build data products.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Stephen Malik, acquired Intuit Health

synopsis: Stephen Malik, the entrepreneur who sold his medical software company Medfusion to Intuit in 2010, has reacquired the business. Intuit Health’s software enables patients to make appointments, pay their bills, request prescription refills, complete medical forms, review lab results and perform other tasks over the Internet.
buyer: Stephen Malik
Stephen Malik was the founder & CEO of Medfusion from 1996 until 2010. After the Acquistion of Medfusion by Intuit, Inc. he joined Intuit Health as a Senior Vice President and General Manger. Malik was general manager of Intuit Health until January 2013. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Intuit Health
Intuit Health was formed by the combination of Medfusion and Intuit’s Quicken Health Group. Intuit Health’s patient-to-provider solutions extend the value of an electronic health record ("EHR") giving patients timely electronic access to their information.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Dylog Italia Spa, acquired StudioBoost Srl

synopsis: Dylog Italia Spa, an Italian developer of management software solutions and services, has acquired the Bolognese startup StudioBoost, a company active in the design and creation of smart and innovative solutions for the management of small and medium-sized enterprises, commercial businesses, and professionals.
buyer: Dylog Italia Spa
Italy-based Dylog engineers, develops, and markets management software solutions and services for businesses and professionals across various sectors. Innovation, research, and attention to quality have led Dylog to be one of the national leaders in the Information Technology sector. "
target: StudioBoost Srl
StudioBoost is an Italian software house engaged in the development of native cloud software. Through RPA (Robotic Process Automation) techniques, StudioBoost's software can automate and simplify accounting and financial management for any small business owner.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Red Flag AB merged with Bokio AB,

synopsis: Bokio, a Swedish FinTech that develops free AI-driven accounting software, has merged with Stockholm-based competitor Red Flag. The companies will operate under the Bokio brand. Red Flag helps business owners automate their company by developing software solutions for activities such as invoicing, accounting, VATS reporting, and more.
buyer: Bokio AB
Bokio is a Swedish FinTech that develops AI-driven accounting software for small to medium-sized enterprises and self-employed clients. The company's free accounting software allows users to handle bookkeeping, create and send invoices, generate reports, and more from a single digital platform. "
target: Red Flag AB
Red Flag is a Swedish software solutions company for people who run small to medium-sized businesses. The company develops solutions that automate invoicing, accounting, archiving of paper, as well as handling VAT reports, annual accounts, and tax payments.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,127.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
price ($mm)
$405
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
price ($mm)[EV]
$69 [$64]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Syska, acquired Syska

synopsis: Syska is once again independent after completing a management buyout. Angelika Benes, Managing Director of Syska, acquired the company from its parent, Sage. Founded in 1992, Syska is a Karlsuhe, Germany-based provider of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman-backed TeamSystem has wholly acquired Danish cloud accounting business E-conomic International. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The acquisition is part of TeamSystem's M&A strategy, expanding its product offering to cloud-based marketplaces.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: e-conomic International
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops a software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The company claims 2,500 clients across southern Europe, England and Germany, and currently employs 15 people.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, will acquire Fortnox AB

synopsis: Visma AS, a leading provider of business software, outsourcing services and services for accounting and administration in the Nordics, announced a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of Fortnox AB to tender all their shares in Fortnox to Visma. Fortnox provides accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma is the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration. Visma is known for developing leading software solutions and high-quality services for satisfied customers in combination with financial strength and solid growth. "
target: Fortnox AB (:$17.37)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll.
price ($mm)[EV]
$168 [$163]
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
46.1x
closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired TeamSystem SpA

synopsis: Private equity funds affiliated with Hellman & Friedman LLC acquire a controlling interest in TeamSystem Holding SpA. TeamSystem, founded in 1979, is a leading provider of software applications to professionals and enterprises in Italy across different segments, offering a broad range of business-critical, on-premise and on-cloud solutions.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman is a leading private equity investment firm that focuses on investing in superior business franchises and serving as a value-added partner to management in select industries including software, internet & media, financial services, business & information services, and more. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is a leading provider of business critical, regulatory driven software products to accountants, labour professionals and SMEs in Italy. Headquartered in Pesaro, the company has a large and diversified base of 185,000 customers. It has 27 offices across Italy and employs over 1,700 people.
price ($mm)
$1,272
rev ($mm)
$271
EBITDA ($mm)
$58
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
announced 11/13/2014 via Reuters

ORIX Corporation, will acquire Yayoi Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ORIX Corporation, a leading integrated financial services group, announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire Yayoi Co., Ltd., a software developer, distributor, and support service provider targeting small businesses.
buyer: ORIX Corporation (TSE:8591:$21,958.75)
ORIX Corporation is an integrated financial services group based in Tokyo, Japan, providing innovative value-added products and services to both corporate and retail customers. "
target: Yayoi Co., Ltd.
Yayoi is a software service provider that engages in software development, marketing, and provision of post-installation support services for its business management software such as accounting software "Yayoi Accounting" and tax filing software "Yayoi Blue Tax Filing."
price ($mm)
$691
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

e-conomic International, acquired SpeedLedger AB

synopsis: e-conomic International, backed by private equity investor HgCapital, announced that its holding company has acquired a majority stake in Gothenburg-based SaaS accounting firm, SpeedLedger, a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector.
buyer: e-conomic International
e-conomic International A/S is one of Europe’s leading Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) accounting and SME solution providers. e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. "
target: SpeedLedger AB
SpeedLedger is a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector. The company has 55 employees and a customer base of more than 25,000 companies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Dominio Sistemas

synopsis: US media and information company Thomson Reuters announced the acquisition of Brazilian accounting software developer Dominio Sistemas Ltda. Dominio specializes in the development and implementation of accounting management and tax management software solutions for accounting firms, and micro- and small companies in Brazil.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Dominio Sistemas
Domínio Sistemas Ltda. develops and provides accounting solutions and software for large, medium, small companies and enterprises. Its products include Accounting Plus, a solution for managing accounting firms. Domínio Sistemas Ltda. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Criciúma, Brazil.
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Ticker: MOBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Lads Corp.
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.28
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
8
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Ticker: AIM:FFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: INTU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7,127.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,116.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,911.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,631.00
Employees
9400
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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,516.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$683.73
EBIT ($mm)
$578.44
Net Income ($mm)
$345.76
Employees
13003
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$324.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2302
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$73.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.15
EBIT ($mm)
$10.70
Net Income ($mm)
$7.78
Employees
118
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Ticker: MOBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Lads Corp.
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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