Like LoanTek, Inc.

closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
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announced 8/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Ellie Mae, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ellie Mae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency.
price ($mm)
$11,000
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closed 11/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

AutoProtect, acquired DealTrak Ltd

synopsis: AutoProtect, a company that provides insurance products and dealer warranties to vehicle manufacturers and retailers in the UK, has acquired DealTrak, a UK platform that brings Finance and Insurance transactions to life.
buyer: AutoProtect
AutoProtect provides insurance products and dealer warranties to vehicle manufacturers and retailers in the UK. After a consultation, AutoProtect creates customized business development programs. From sales training to smooth integration with full FCA-compliance, AutoProtect assists at every stage. "
target parent: CV6 Limited
target: DealTrak Ltd
Headquartered in the UK, DealTrak platform brings Finance and Insurance transactions to life. They are committed to increasing efficiencies for everyone involved, allowing them to focus on creating a positive experience for their customers and ultimately sell more finance and insurance products.
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closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Ellie Mae, Inc.

synopsis: Ellie Mae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, has been acquired by Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,608 [$3,306]
rev ($mm)
$480
EBITDA ($mm)
$57
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
59.6x
announced 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Warburg Pincus, will acquire Fiserv Lending Solutions

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, will sell 55% of its Lending Solutions business to Warburg Pincus. The joint venture will include all of the automotive loan origination and servicing products and related operations of Fiserv, as well as its LoanServ™ mortgage and consumer loan servicing platform.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm focused on thesis-driven growth investing at scale. With more than $44 billion in assets under management, their active portfolio of more than 150 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: Fiserv Lending Solutions
The Fiserv Lending Solutions business is a market leader in automotive lending origination technology, automotive lending servicing technology and process solutions, as well as comprehensive mortgage and consumer loan servicing solutions.
price ($mm)
$419*
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closed 8/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired PCLender LLC

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced it has acquired the assets of PCLender, LLC, a leader in next generation enterprise internet-based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$10,187.00)
Fiserv, Inc. is a leading global technology provider serving the financial services industry, driving innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and business insights and optimization. "
target: PCLender LLC
PCLender, LLC is a leader in next generation enterprise internet-based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions. With a proven record to provide immediate return on investment, PCLender is the most cost effective lending solution available.
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announced 1/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Quicken Loans Inc., will acquire LowerMyBills.com

synopsis: Quicken Loans – the world's largest online lender, will acquire LowerMyBills and ClassesUSA from their parent, Core Digital Media. LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
buyer: Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans is America's #1 Online Home Loan Lender* with 29 years lending experience and 95% client satisfaction rating**. A direct lender in all 50 states, Quicken Loans offers several loan options including: fixed-rate, ARMs, FHA, VA, jumbo loans and reverse mortgages. "
target parent: CORE Digital Media
target: LowerMyBills.com
LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
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announced 12/14/2016 via Market Wire

Dominion Lending Centres, will acquire Marlborough Stirling Canada Limited

synopsis: Founders Advantage Capital Corp. is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Dominion Lending Centres ("DLC") will acquire all of the securities of Marlborough Stirling Canada Limited (MSC). MSC provides software and services to the Canadian mortgage lending industry under the following three product lines: MorWEB; Omiga; and Optimus.
buyer parent: Founders Advantage Capital Corp.
buyer: Dominion Lending Centres
Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) is Canada’s #1 national mortgage company with more than 2,300 Mortgage Professionals spanning the country. DLC group of companies is Canada's leading and largest mortgage brokerage with $33 billion in funded mortgages in 2015. "
target: Marlborough Stirling Canada Limited
Marlborough Stirling Canada (MSC) provides software and services to the Canadian mortgage lending industry under the following three product lines: MorWEB; Omiga; and Optimus. MorWEB offers web-based mortgage origination functionality designed specifically for mortgage brokers.
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closed 12/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Chronos Solutions LLC, acquired Cogent Road, Inc.

synopsis: Chronos Solutions, a national real estate finance services provider, has acquired Cogent Road, a San Diego-based mortgage technology company. Cogent Road develops three core products for the mortgage origination market: Funding Suite, Tax Door and Roohmz.
buyer: Chronos Solutions LLC
Chronos Solutions is a national technology enabled real estate finance services provider delivering elite mortgage and real estate services across the industry. Chronos offers customized transactional and business process management services to private sector and government clients. "
target: Cogent Road, Inc.
Cogent Road, Inc. provides enterprise-wide Web based software applications for the mortgage industry. Its solutions are Funding Suite, an AVM management solution, AVAIL, assists mortgage originators, Roohmz Mortgage, a workflow automation solution, and Gravity, a mortgage industry CRM solution.
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announced 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Ellie Mae, Inc., will acquire Mortgage Returns

synopsis: Ellie Mae, a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mortgage Returns, a leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), and marketing automation solutions for the mortgage industry.
buyer: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae, Inc. is a provider of automation solutions for the mortgage industry. The company's offerings include the Encompass® and Encompass360® mortgage management software systems. Ellie Mae also hosts the Ellie Mae Network™. "
target: Mortgage Returns
Mortgage Returns' web-based relationship management solution is a broad-based marketing solution that helps mortgage originators capitalize on their relationships with customers, prospects, and referral partners.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 3/30/2015 via PR Newswire

ComplianceEase, acquired ProClose

synopsis: ComplianceEase, the nation's leading provider of automated compliance solutions to the financial services industry, announced that it has acquired the assets of Mortgage Banking Systems (dba ProClose®) of McLean, Va., a provider of premier mortgage document preparation and closing software solutions for financial institutions.
buyer: ComplianceEase
ComplianceEase® is a leading provider of intelligent business solutions to financial services institutions. ComplianceEase is a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc. and is headquartered in Burlingame, CA. "
target: ProClose
ProClose provides premier loan closing software solutions to Mortgage Lenders and Commercial Banks by offering Ease of Use, Customized Solutions at Affordable Pricing and Extensive Compliance Coverage. The company brings a SaaS approach to mortgage document preparation and management.
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closed 11/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Vivere Brasil

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Vivere Brasil, a leading mortgage-processing technology company. The acquisition will enable Accenture to expand its mortgage-services capabilities and help banks increase their efficiencies and capacity for processing loans in Brazil’s rapidly growing mortgage market.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$44,327.04)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture helps clients to become high performance businesses and governments through capabilities across all industries and business functions, and research on the world’s most successful companies. "
target: Vivere Brasil
Vivere Brasil Serviços e Soluções S.A. is a leading mortgage-processing technology company. Their technology allows the management and real-time monitoring of the processes of origination, post-sales, contract processing and collections.
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announced 8/21/2013 via PR Newswire

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A., will acquire Equator, LLC

synopsis: Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A., a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries, announced that its subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Equator, LLC, a national leader in mortgage and real estate related SaaS solutions.
buyer: Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (GS:ASPS:$1,052.38)
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. is a provider of services focused on high value, knowledge-based functions principally related to real estate and mortgage portfolio management, asset recovery and customer relationship management. "
target: Equator, LLC
Equator is the leading provider of default software solutions for servicers, real estate agents, vendors and other mortgage and real estate industry professionals. The company’s REO, short sale and loss mitigation products have processed more than $200 billion in transactions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$70 [$69]
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Mortgage Cadence, LLC

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of Mortgage Cadence, a provider of loan origination software and electronic document management services. Mortgage Cadence LLC provides Enterprise Lending Solutions , which employ an extensive financial services data model wrapped with a native rules engine to deliver data-driven workflow automation tools.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$44,327.04)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture helps clients to become high performance businesses and governments through capabilities across all industries and business functions, and research on the world’s most successful companies. "
target parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
target: Mortgage Cadence, LLC
Mortgage Cadence is the leading provider of Enterprise Lending Solutions which employ an extensive financial services data model wrapped with a native rules engine to deliver data-driven workflow automation tools to mortgage banks, lenders, service providers and servicers.
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closed 11/30/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Zillow, Inc., acquired Mortech, Inc.

synopsis: Zillow, Inc., the leading real estate information marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of Mortech, Inc., a mortgage technology company that provides essential software tools to the mortgage industry. Mortech™ accelerates the development of Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow's lending marketplace.
buyer: Zillow, Inc. (Z:$1,189.29)
Zillow, Inc. is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital information about homes, real estate listings and mortgages through its website and mobile applications. Zillow operates Zillow.com, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Mobile, Postlets and Diverse Solutions. "
target: Mortech, Inc.
Designed for mortgage bankers who want instant information, Mortech's Marksman provides an entire mortgage operation with accurate, real-time, best-execution pricing data.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

BankAds, acquired HomeMortgage.com

synopsis: BankAds, which owns many premier properties in the banking and deposit space, has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire HomeMortgage.com, a provider of online mortgage quotes. The company is headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida.
buyer: BankAds
BankAds is the first domain monetization solution specifically designed for premium banking and credit card domain names. BankAds is the only verticalized development solutions provider that is dedicated to the financial services industry. "
target: HomeMortgage.com
HomeMortgage.com provides mortgage quote solution through internet. The company is based in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 7/3/2012 via

Lender Processing Services, Inc., acquired LendingSpace Inc

synopsis: Lender Processing Services, Inc. announced its acquisition of LendingSpace, a provider of mortgage loan origination software solutions. The LendingSpace technology platform will augment LPS' other origination technology solutions, which include Empower®, a platform used by mortgage lenders with complex system configuration and customization needs.
buyer: Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS:$1,997.65)
Lender Processing Services delivers comprehensive technology solutions and services, as well as powerful data and analytics, to the nation's top mortgage lenders, servicers and investors. They also provide proprietary data and analytics for the mortgage, real estate and capital markets industries. "
target: LendingSpace Inc
LendingSpace, a privately held technology company, is a leading provider of mortgage loan origination software solutions, serving the needs of banks, mortgage companies and other lenders through its innovative Software as a Service.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 5/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Davis + Henderson Corporation, acquired Avista Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Davis + Henderson Corporation announced that it has acquired Avista Solutions, Inc., a provider of Software as a Service mortgage loan origination software to community banks and credit unions in the United States. Avista Solutions is a leader in sophisticated web-based loan origination systems.
buyer: Davis + Henderson Corporation (TSX:DH:$1,260.20)
Davis + Henderson provides innovative programs, technology products and technology based business services to customers who offer chequing accounts, credit card accounts, and personal, commercial, and other lending and leasing products. "
target: Avista Solutions, Inc.
Avista Solutions is a leader in sophisticated web-based loan origination systems for the American financial services industry. Its suite of mortgage lending software provides complete, end-to-end solutions incorporating loan origination, product eligibility, pricing and imaging.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 3/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa Research Services, Inc., acquired ICanBuy, Corp.

synopsis: Informa Research Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Informa plc, announced the acquisition of ICANBUY, Corp., an Internet company which specializes in generating high converting consumer leads for mortgage, consumer lending, and deposit products.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Research Services, Inc.
Informa Research Services, Inc., is the premier provider of competitive intelligence, sales and service evaluation, regulatory compliance testing, and lead generation services to the financial industry. "
target: ICanBuy, Corp.
Based in Santa Ana, California, and in business since 2006, ICANBUY provides accurate, real-time mortgage loan rate comparisons instantly to consumers based on their unique financial and credit profiles.
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announced 3/24/2011 via Company Press Release

Davis + Henderson Corporation, will acquire Mortgagebot LLC

synopsis: Davis + Henderson Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mortgagebot LLC of Mequon, Wisconsin for a purchase price of US $231.8 million, payable in cash. Mortgagebot is the leading provider of web-based mortgage point-of-sale solutions in the United States.
buyer: Davis + Henderson Corporation (TSX:DH:$1,260.20)
Davis + Henderson provides innovative programs, technology products and technology based business services to customers who offer chequing accounts, credit card accounts, and personal, commercial, and other lending and leasing products. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: Mortgagebot LLC
Mortgagebot LLC provides the unique, award-winning Mortgagebot PowerSite® family of integrated point-of-sale (IPOS) solutions for taking mortgage applications from every mortgage channel: consumer-direct via the Internet, in the branch or call center; or through professional loan officers.
price ($mm)
$232
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
6.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.5x
closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caring Holdings, LLC, will acquire Caring.com

synopsis: Red Ventures is to divest Caring.com, a subsidiary of Bankrate, to Caring Holdings, LLC, a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs. Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
buyer: Caring Holdings, LLC
Caring Holdings, LLC is a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs with expertise in lead generation, search engine optimization, digital marketing and customer acquisition. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: Caring.com
With three million visitors per month, Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent & objective personal finance & related editorial content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,435]
rev ($mm)
$477
EBITDA ($mm)
$101
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
announced 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., will acquire NextAdvisor, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, Inc. The company is a leading online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance. "
target: NextAdvisor, Inc.
NextAdvisor provides independent reviews of online services for consumers and small businesses. The company's mission is to help its visitors save money and make optimal buying decisions by presenting them with useful comparisons and reviews of service providers.
price ($mm)
$79
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announced 11/5/2015 via PR Newswire

All Web Leads, will acquire insuranceQuotes.com

synopsis: All Web Leads, the premier customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire insuranceQuotes.com, Bankrate, Inc.'s insurance division. insuranceQuotes.com, has the industry's largest network of national and local insurance agents and a secure online application.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: All Web Leads
All Web Leads (AWL) is the premier customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry. The company delivers real-time, targeted, high-quality sales leads to top insurance producers. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: insuranceQuotes.com
insuranceQuotes.com, formerly known as Bankrate Insurance, has the industry's largest network of national and local insurance agents from the top insurance companies and a simple secure online application process that allows a consumer to compare unique insurance quotes from multiple companies.
price ($mm)
$165
rev ($mm)
$195
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Quizzle, LLC

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced the acquisition of Detroit-based Quizzle.com, a leading national free credit report and monitoring site. Quizzle provides users with free credit scores & credit reports, as well as credit monitoring and identity protection.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target parent: Quicken Loans Inc.
target: Quizzle, LLC
Quizzle is an innovative website that helps consumers gain a complete understanding of their home, money and credit situation – with a truly free credit report and score every six months.
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closed 12/2/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Wallaby Financial

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced the acquisition of Wallaby Financial, Inc., the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions for consumers. Wallaby's solutions work alongside its proprietary algorithms and, based on geo-location and consumer preferences, help consumers maximize the rewards they earn with each credit card purchase.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target: Wallaby Financial
Wallaby is the leader in credit card data and consumer financial information applications. Powered by CardBase, a proprietary database of more than 2,000 credit card profiles, and Wallaby's unique real-time optimization algorithms, Wallaby's product suite helps consumers earn more rewards and money.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Caring.com

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced the acquisition of Caring, Inc., the owner of Caring.com, a leading senior care resource for those seeking information and support as they care for aging family members and loved ones. Caring generates revenue primarily through referral fees from senior housing communities, as well as subscription and display revenue.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target: Caring.com
Caring, Inc. operates Caring.com, a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. Caring.com provides caregiving content, online support groups, and a comprehensive Senior Care Directory for the US.
price ($mm)
$54
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closed 12/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsWeb Corporation

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of InsWeb Corporation relating to InsWeb's insurance lead generation and marketing business. InsWeb owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target: InsWeb Corporation
InsWeb Corp owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites. InsWeb's primary properties include InsWeb.com, InsuranceRates.com, LocalInsuranceAgents.com, MedHealthInsurance.com and AgentInsider.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$65 [$64]
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 7/13/2010 via Capital IQ

Bankrate, Inc., acquired NetQuote

synopsis: BankRate has announced the purchase of NetQuote. With this purchase, BankRate continues to gain more market share in the lead generation industry.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
target: NetQuote
NetQuote has provided consumers with a free, simple and effective way to fulfill their insurance shopping needs. NetQuote operates a web-based business through which local insurance agents and national insurance companies purchase high quality leads of consumers in the market for insurance policies.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2010 via Capital IQ

Bankrate, Inc., acquired CreditCards.com

synopsis: BankRate has announced the purchase of CreditCards.com. With this purchase, BankRate continues to gain more market share in the lead generation industry.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: CreditCards.com
CreditCards.com is an Internet publisher and marketing organization that operates the leading and fastest growing online destination for consumers to compare, and apply for credit cards. The company matches millions of consumers each year with the credit card offers that best meet their needs.
price ($mm)
$136
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/25/2009 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, acquired Bankrate, Inc.

synopsis: Apax Partners, a global private equity firm with over $35 billion in funds under advice and significant expertise in financial services and media, announced that they have completed their tender offer for shares of common stock of Bankrate, Inc. with 52% of the outstanding shares accepted for purchase.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$546 [$491]
rev ($mm)
$154
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.7x
closed 9/24/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Bankaholic

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired Bankaholic, a financial information Web site. Bankrate will take over the operation and management of the Bankaholic Web site immediately.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: Bankaholic
Bankaholic provides rate information on savings products, such as certificates of deposit, savings accounts, and money market accounts, as well as insurance quotes and a comparison of the best credit card offers online.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired CreditCardGuide.com

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired the assets of LinkSpectrum, Co. of Boone, North Carolina. The principal asset of LinkSpectrum is its Web site, CreditCardGuide.com. CreditCardGuide.com offers consumers the ability to shop, compare, and apply for credit cards online.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: CreditCardGuide.com
CreditCardGuide.com is dedicated to providing you with a free one-stop credit card resource center and links to instant online applications. We also present side-by-side comparison of the best credit cards on the Internet from the top banks and card companies.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsureMe

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired the assets of InsureMe, Inc. based in Englewood, CO.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: InsureMe
InsureMe, an Englewood, Colorado-based company, links insurance agents and consumers nationwide through its Web site and hundreds of affiliate partners. Since 1993, InsureMe has helped millions of people find insurance coverage while providing thousands of agents with high quality, real-time leads.
price ($mm)[EV]
$59 [$58]
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.7x
closed 2/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Lower Fees, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired the assets of Lower Fees, Inc. which operates feedisclosure.com and is located in Westlake Village, CA.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: Lower Fees, Inc.
Fee Disclosure has developed a patent pending online portal to create an open marketplace to break down complicated vendor fees associated with the mortgage process. Fee Disclosure empowers consumers with comprehensive information to make smart real estate decisions and reduce transaction costs.
price ($mm)
$2.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2006 via

Bankrate, Inc., purchased Mortgage-calc.com, Mortgagecalc.com and Mortgagemath.com from East West Mortgage, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has signed an agreement for the acquisition of three Websites owned and operated by East West Mortgage, Inc. for $4.4 million in cash. The Internet sites to be purchased by Bankrate include: Mortgage-calc.com, Mortgagecalc.com and Mortgagemath.com. The transaction is subject to the approval of Bankrate's Board of Directors.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
seller: East West Mortgage, Inc.
East West is New England's leading mortgage lender. We offer competitively priced fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgages. East West Mortgage Company has funded More than $1 Billion in Mortgages the past 3 years.
price ($mm)
$4.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired MMIS, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of both FastFind and MMIS/Interest.com. MMIS/Interest.com, which publishes mortgage guides in over 300 newspapers and operates Interest.com, a Web site which publishes financial rates and information connecting consumers with lenders, was acquired for $30 million in cash.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: MMIS, Inc.
MMIS is the parent company of Interest.com, an Internet finance marketplace educating and connecting consumers to quality lenders. Since its inception in 1987, MMIS has provided newspapers nationwide with mortgage features, editorial content and mortgage tools to educate and inform consumers.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Fastfind

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of both FastFind and MMIS/Interest.com. FastFind, an Internet lead aggregator based in San Francisco, California was purchased for $10 million in cash, subject to post- closing adjustments.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: Fastfind
FastFind is an online service that matches consumers looking for a financial or education product with businesses that want to sell their goods or services. Consumers are connected to marketers who pay FastFind to provide them with quality leads to fuel their business.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent & objective personal finance & related editorial content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,435]
rev ($mm)
$477
EBITDA ($mm)
$101
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
closed 8/25/2009 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, acquired Bankrate, Inc.

synopsis: Apax Partners, a global private equity firm with over $35 billion in funds under advice and significant expertise in financial services and media, announced that they have completed their tender offer for shares of common stock of Bankrate, Inc. with 52% of the outstanding shares accepted for purchase.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$546 [$491]
rev ($mm)
$154
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.7x
closed 11/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Game Lounge Limited, acquired Lainat.fi

synopsis: Cherry AB (publ) announces that the company’s subsidiary Game Lounge has acquired the loan comparison website Lainat.fi. The site will be an important part of Game Lounge’s new business segment “Loans”.
buyer parent: Cherry AB
buyer: Game Lounge Limited
Game Lounge was founded with a vision to transform affiliate marketing for the online gaming sector. Game Lounge is part of Cherry’s Online Marketing business area. The company is active across several business areas including SEO, content, video, IT, white-label casinos and email marketing. "
target parent: Tumes Media Limited
target: Lainat.fi
Lainat.fi is a loan comparison website. Lainat.fi helps consumers find the cheapest loan, whether they are looking for a smaller instant loan for sudden spending, consumer credit or a larger loan, for example, buying a car.
price ($mm)
$0.21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Quicken Loans Inc., will acquire LowerMyBills.com

synopsis: Quicken Loans – the world's largest online lender, will acquire LowerMyBills and ClassesUSA from their parent, Core Digital Media. LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
buyer: Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans is America's #1 Online Home Loan Lender* with 29 years lending experience and 95% client satisfaction rating**. A direct lender in all 50 states, Quicken Loans offers several loan options including: fixed-rate, ARMs, FHA, VA, jumbo loans and reverse mortgages. "
target parent: CORE Digital Media
target: LowerMyBills.com
LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

BankAds, acquired HomeMortgage.com

synopsis: BankAds, which owns many premier properties in the banking and deposit space, has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire HomeMortgage.com, a provider of online mortgage quotes. The company is headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida.
buyer: BankAds
BankAds is the first domain monetization solution specifically designed for premium banking and credit card domain names. BankAds is the only verticalized development solutions provider that is dedicated to the financial services industry. "
target: HomeMortgage.com
HomeMortgage.com provides mortgage quote solution through internet. The company is based in Delray Beach, Florida.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa Research Services, Inc., acquired ICanBuy, Corp.

synopsis: Informa Research Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Informa plc, announced the acquisition of ICANBUY, Corp., an Internet company which specializes in generating high converting consumer leads for mortgage, consumer lending, and deposit products.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Research Services, Inc.
Informa Research Services, Inc., is the premier provider of competitive intelligence, sales and service evaluation, regulatory compliance testing, and lead generation services to the financial industry. "
target: ICanBuy, Corp.
Based in Santa Ana, California, and in business since 2006, ICANBUY provides accurate, real-time mortgage loan rate comparisons instantly to consumers based on their unique financial and credit profiles.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Internet Brands, Inc., will purchase Specialty Finance Group from Car.com

synopsis: Car.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Autobytel, entered into an Asset Purchase and Sale Agreement pursuant to which Internet Brands will acquire substantially all of the assets of the automotive specialty finance leads group of Car.com.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
seller parent: Autobytel Inc.
seller: Car.com
The assets include the specialty finance leads group of Car.com. Car.com is for people who need help finding the perfect vehicle. Choosing from thousands of cars is really confusing, Car.com has the tools to help users make a decision.
price ($mm)
$4.76
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired DepositAccounts.com

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Deposits Online, LLC, which does business under the name DepositAccounts.com, the largest and most comprehensive online publication in the United States dedicated to providing bank deposit account information for consumers.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: DepositAccounts.com
Deposits Online, LLC, doing business as DepositAccounts.com, is the largest and most comprehensive online publication in the United States dedicated to providing bank deposit account information for consumers.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2017 via Company Press Release

GRUPO BC de Asesoría Hipotecaria, SL, acquired Iahorro Business Solutions SL

synopsis: GRUPO BC has acquired the leading online financial marketing services company, iAHORRO. IAHORRO is an online platform with a vocation of excellence in the marketing of financial products and services, with a wide knowledge in the generation and conversion of online traffic.
buyer parent: L-GAM Advisers LLP
buyer: GRUPO BC de Asesoría Hipotecaria, SL
Grupo BC is a leader in BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) in both Southern Europe and Latin America. The 4 key service lines for GRUPO BC are banking services, BPO and process consulting, asset services, and IT services. "
target parent: Cube Ventures
target: Iahorro Business Solutions SL
IAHORRO is an online platform with a vocation of excellence in the marketing of financial products and services, with a wide knowledge in the generation and conversion of online traffic. iAhorro is the leading banking comparison site in the Spanish market by number of products and billings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Swegaming AB, acquired Veloxia AB

synopsis: Swegaming AB, a leading player in the Swedish market for credit card and loan intermediation, has acquired Veloxia AB, which operates most comparison sites on the Swedish market, including Lånen.se and Alltomkreditkort.se.
buyer: Swegaming AB
Swegaming AB is a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. Their flagship products include comparison websites for credit cards, sports betting and loans. Swegaming helps businesses to drive traffic in a sustainable and responsible way. "
target: Veloxia AB
Veloxia AB provides online insurance, credit card, and loan comparison services. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

JurisTech, acquired iMoney

synopsis: JurisTech, a leading Malaysian financial technology company that serves most major banks in Malaysia, has acquired iMoney, Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website.
buyer: JurisTech
JurisTech is a leading Malaysian financial technology company that serves most major banks in Malaysia. JurisTech offers solutions for debt collection, loan origination management, credit scoring, digital banking, document management, chatbots, and more. "
target: iMoney
iMoney is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swegaming AB, acquired Kreditium AB

synopsis: Swegaming, a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden, has acquired Kreditium, a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
buyer: Swegaming AB
Swegaming AB is a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. Their flagship products include comparison websites for credit cards, sports betting and loans. Swegaming helps businesses to drive traffic in a sustainable and responsible way. "
target: Kreditium AB
Kreditium is a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Kreditium makes it easy to compare all types of loans, including SMS loans, mortgages, and more. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

synopsis: Cloud Care, a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy, has acquired Quale.it, an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more.
buyer: Cloud Care srl
Cloud Care is a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy. Cloud Care develops AI solutions that support the customer journey. Cloud Care helps their clients to develop websites and chat systems that improve the customer experience. "
target: Daina Finance Ltd
Quale.it is an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more. Quale.it also provides telephone and internet, mortgage, and loan comparison services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

myTaste AB, will acquire Lånakuten AB

synopsis: myTaste, a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, will acquire Lånakuten, an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
buyer: myTaste AB (OM:TASTE:$6.05)
myTaste is a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, which excels in scalable and auto generated web products. They own and operate one of the world's largest food sites, myTaste.com. Their other brands include Shopello.se, Matklubben.se and AllaAnnonser.se. "
target: Lånakuten AB
Lånakuten is an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
price ($mm)
$1.77
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Scout24 AG, will acquire FINANZCHECK.de

synopsis: Scout24 AG, a leading operator of digital marketplaces specializing in the real estate and automotive sectors in Germany will acquire FINANZCHECK.de, a German online comparison portal for consumer loans. Using FINANZCHECK.de's online query, credit offers and loan-related products from all important providers can be compared within a few minutes.
buyer: Scout24 AG (DB:G24:$594.57)
Scout24 AG's digital marketplaces, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, help people find a home and a car. Scout24 offers additional services including credit information, the brokerage of relocation services or construction and car financing. "
target: FINANZCHECK.de
FINANZCHECK.de is one of Germany’s leading independent, tech-enabled consumer financing platforms that connects consumers with product providers across any channel. The average consumer benefits from significant interest cost savings and higher chances of getting financing.
price ($mm)
$333
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

iSelect Ltd, acquired iMoney.my

synopsis: iSelect, an Australian comparison website, has increased its stake in iMoney.my to 51.5% to become its majority shareholder. iMoney.my is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
buyer: iSelect Ltd (ASX:ISU:$141.72)
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans. "
target: iMoney.my
iMoney.my is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired MagnifyMoney

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC has acquired the company that operates MagnifyMoney.com, a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: MagnifyMoney
MagnifyMoney.com is a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/16/2016 via Reuters

Grupa Wirtualna Polska, will acquire TotalMoney.pl

synopsis: Grupa Wirtualna Polska SA signed deal to acquire 100 percent of TotalMoney.pl Sp. z o.o. from the Cyprus-based Waptore Holdings Limited and Opoka FIZ. TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
buyer: Grupa Wirtualna Polska (WSE:WPL:$171.43)
Wirtualna Polska (WP) is the sixth-largest Polish web portal. It was founded in 1995, and is known as the first existing internet portal in Poland. It has often been the leader in offering new services on the Polish market. Their services are: email, web hosting, search engine, and online chats. "
target parent: Opoka TFI
target: TotalMoney.pl
TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.85 [$3.35]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

NerdWallet, Inc., acquired Know Your Money

synopsis: NerdWallet, a personal finance company that aims to provide clarity for all of life's financial decisions, has acquired Know Your Money, an independent financial comparison website in the UK. Know Your Money allows users to compare credit cards, loans, mortgages, business bank accounts, insurance, and more.
buyer: NerdWallet, Inc.
NerdWallet is a personal finance company that aims to provide clarity for all of life's financial decisions. NerdWallet provides tools and advice that make it easy to expertly pay off debt, choose the best financial products and services and tackle major life goals, like buying a house. "
target: Know Your Money
Know Your Money is an independent financial comparison website in the UK. Know Your Money aims to provide clear, accurate and transparent comparisons for a wide range of financial products. The site allows users to compare credit cards, loans, mortgages, business bank accounts, insurance, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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($0.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: PT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
432
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Ticker: QTWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 is a secure, cloud-based digital transformation solutions company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Q2's digital banking solutions for deposits, money movement, lending, leasing, security and fraud enable financial institutions to deliver a better financial experience to their account holders.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$276.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:CLXN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CREALOGIX
CREALOGIX
The CREALOGIX Group is an independent Swiss software provider and, as one of the Fintech Top 100 companies, it is a market leader in digital banking in Switzerland. CREALOGIX develops and implements innovative Fintech solutions for the electronic banking of tomorrow.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$76.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.96
EBIT ($mm)
$4.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.07
Employees
349
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Ticker: BSE:532668
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
aurionPro Solutions
aurionPro Solutions
Aurionpro Solutions is a global technology solutions leader that helps enterprises accelerate their digital innovation, securely and efficiently. It combines core domain expertise, thought leadership in innovation, security and leverages industry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$59.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.06
EBIT ($mm)
$7.40
Net Income ($mm)
$12.54
Employees
800
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,189.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.31
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3334
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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