Like Disbursements Business

announced 12/16/2015 via BusinessWire

BankMobile, will purchase Disbursements Business from Higher One, Inc.

synopsis: Higher One Holdings, Inc. announced that it reached an agreement to sell substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of its Disbursements business, including the OneAccount, to BankMobile. Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount.
buyer parent: Customers Bank
buyer: BankMobile
BankMobile provides personal and commercial banking services through an online platform. It is the first bank in the U.S. With their app, customers can simply snap a photo to upload your driver’s license, deposit checks and even pay bills. "
seller: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount. Refund Management® streamlines the financial aid refund disbursement process and the OneAccount is an FDIC-insured checking account offered through Higher One’s bank partners.
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closed 4/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Reverence Capital Partners LLC, acquired Transact Campus Inc

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that the company has completed the sale of its Blackboard Transact business unit to Reverence Capital Partners, LP. Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric.
buyer: Reverence Capital Partners LLC
Reverence Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on thematic investing in leading global, middle-market financial services businesses through control and influence oriented investments. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Transact Campus Inc (ONE:$152.00)
Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric. Transact's open enterprise-class cloud platform enables mission-critical capabilities that translate into superior student and family experiences.
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closed 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Follett Corporation, acquired Valore

synopsis: Follett Corporation, a global leader in education and entertainment content distribution, announced it has acquired Valore Inc. and the ValoreBooks marketplace solution for students and bookstores to buy, sell and rent college textbooks online.
buyer: Follett Corporation
Follett has been a trusted partner to PreK-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach and students to learn. Follett is a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. "
target: Valore
Valore offers innovative solutions that eliminate the inefficiencies throughout the textbook industry, and bring more affordable textbooks and higher quality courseware to students, bookstores, professors, and schools.
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closed 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Higher One, Inc.

synopsis: Blackboard Inc., the world's leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, completed its acquisition of Higher One Holdings, Inc. The acquisition will allow for collaboration between CASHNet, the market software leader in secure online payment of tuition and fees, and the Blackboard Transact business line.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. They challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning in order to reimagine education and make it more accessible, engaging and relevant to the modern day learner and the institutions that serve them. "
target: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. They provide an array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness.
price ($mm)[EV]
$186 [$173]*
rev ($mm)
$161
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EV / rev
1.5x
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closed 8/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Affirm, acquired Lendlayer

synopsis: Affirm, a next-generation consumer finance company, has completed the acquisition of LendLayer, an online social lending platform that enables users to pay for their education. LendLayer provides lending for accelerated learning programs like Hackbright Academy.
buyer: Affirm
Affirm is a next-generation consumer finance company providing shoppers with instant point-of-sale financing for online purchases. Affirm’s data-driven approach looks beyond a standard credit score to reach broader consumer populations. "
target: Lendlayer
LendLayer, Inc. operates an online social lending platform that enables users to pay for their education. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California
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closed 12/2/2009 via PR Newswire

SimpleTuition Inc., acquired TuitionCoach

synopsis: SimpleTuition, Inc., the premier destination for personalized student loan research and comparison, has acquired TuitionCoach, the leading website for personalized college financial guidance. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: SimpleTuition Inc.
SimpleTuition is committed to helping students and parents figure out how to make college affordable. SimpleTuition.com features interactive tools for a personalized approach to understanding the college funding system and available education financing options. "
target: TuitionCoach
TuitionCoach is a personalized internet-based program that guides families step-by-step through the college financial aid process, offering: expert tips for completing financial aid applications; analysis of college funding options; and email consultation.
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announced 11/20/2009 via

Higher One, Inc., will acquire Informed Decisions Corp.

synopsis: Higher One, a financial services and payment company focused exclusively on higher education, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Informed Decisions Corp d/b/a CASHNet, a leader in payment management services to colleges and universities.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, as well as the collection of payments. "
target parent: California Software Company
target: Informed Decisions Corp.
Informed Decisions Corp, d/b/a CASHNet, is the leading provider of hosted PCI-compliant payment solutions for higher education. For over 20 years, CASHNet has helped academic institutions streamline operations, reduce transaction costs, and improve service to students, parents, faculty and staff.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$17]
rev ($mm)
$18
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$0
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1.5x
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103.0x
announced 5/18/2009 via PR Newswire

Freshman Fund, Inc. will be merged with Wee Web,

synopsis: Wee Web, the private sharing service for families, and Freshman Fund, the college savings gift registry, announced an agreement to merge the two companies. Together, continuing under the name Wee Web, these services create a single destination for families to stay connected and facilitate education savings.
buyer: Wee Web
Wee Web helps families share moments and stay connected - no matter where everyone lives. As a simple, secure and private service, Wee Web makes it easy for parents to keep family and friends involved in their kids' rapidly changing lives so no one misses the special moments that happen only once. "
target: Freshman Fund, Inc.
Freshman Fund is an easy way for parents, relatives and friends to contribute gift money to college savings. Birthdays, holidays and other events could be opportunities for a more meaningful, practical gift. As every parent knows, the sooner you start saving, the easier it is.
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closed 10/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired General Meters Corporation

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment services, today announced it has acquired General Meters Corporation, a developer and provider of one-card systems for college and university campuses. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: General Meters Corporation
General Meters is a leading provider of campus card solutions for universities and colleges nationwide. Its University One-Card System™ unites a range of functionalities, including security access, on-campus dining and vending onto one ID card for students, faculty and staff.
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closed 12/9/2019 via BusinessWire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired Gradifi, Inc.

synopsis: E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc. has acquired Gradifi, a student loan benefit and financial wellness provider. The deal meaningfully bolsters the E*TRADE Corporate Services offering to include financial wellness and student loan solutions as part of a comprehensive benefits platform.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services, including trading, investing, banking, and managing employee stock, securities products and services, commodity futures and options, student loan benefit plans, and more. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Gradifi, Inc.
Gradifi is leading the way in providing innovative financial benefits that empower employers to help brighten the financial futures of their employees with contributions to their student loans, options to refinance their loans, and help save for their children’s educational futures.
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closed 5/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Lumni, acquired Paytronage, Inc.

synopsis: Lumni, an international financial technology company focused on increasing the affordability and accessibility of higher education, announced the acquisition of Paytronage, a 9-month old NYC-based direct-to-consumer marketplace for income share agreements (ISAs).
buyer: Lumni
Lumni is the world's largest and most-established player in the emerging income share agreements (ISA) space, having originated and serviced nearly 10,000 ISAs across Latin America. "
target: Paytronage, Inc.
Founded in August 2017, Paytronage launched as a direct-to-consumer marketplace connecting institutional lenders to students interested in taking out income share agreements. Paytronage launched at the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on offering ISAs to Ivy League students.
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announced 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Nelnet, Inc., will acquire Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation

synopsis: Nelnet, one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S., announced it has entered into a definitive and binding agreement with Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation to acquire 100% of the stock of their student loan servicing company, Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.
buyer: Nelnet, Inc. (NNI:$824.49)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide. "
target: Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation
Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Great Lakes and its parent affiliated group have been helping students access higher education since 1967. They provide support to make higher education accessible, the financial aid process simpler, and the possibility of paying for college real.
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closed 12/12/2016 via BusinessWire

First Republic Bank, acquired Gradifi, Inc.

synopsis: First Republic Bank announced it has acquired Gradifi Inc., a Boston-based student loan repayment technology platform to assist the nation's 44 million student loan borrowers. Gradifi pioneered the SLP Plan (Student Loan Paydown), a technology and service platform used by employers to make direct contributions to employees’ student loans.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: First Republic Bank (FRC:$3,197.47)
First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional, relationship-based service, with a commitment to responsiveness and action. "
target: Gradifi, Inc.
Gradifi is a Boston-based student loan pay down provider with the first innovative solution to the nation's $1.3 trillion student loan debt problem. The company is led by a management team that brings decades of combined experience in consumer financial services and entrepreneurial ventures.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

CordiaGrad, acquired CordiaGrad

synopsis: Jack Zoeller, the founder of Cordia Bancorp, relinquished his role as CEO of the company in conjunction with his purchase and independent spin-off of CordiaGrad, a student loan refinance company that launched within the bank last year. CordiaGrad refinance for both undergraduate or graduate degrees and accept applications from nearly 1,000 schools.
buyer: CordiaGrad
CordiaGrad is a student loan refinancing program designed to reward student loan borrowers, who achieved well in school, started a career, and have taken care of their credit, with a low-cost refinance loan. "
target parent: Cordia Bancorp Inc.
target: CordiaGrad
CordiaGrad is a student loan refinancing program designed to reward student loan borrowers, who achieved well in school, started a career, and have taken care of their credit, with a low-cost refinance loan.
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closed 12/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Gradifi, Inc., acquired SmarterBucks

synopsis: Gradifi, a Boston-based startup, announced the acquisition of the SmarterBucks program from Valore. SmarterBucks provides members a variety of ways to earn value and apply it towards paying down student loan debt. Members participate by shopping at the SmarterBucks.com Marketplace, completing online surveys and by earning rewards with a debit card.
buyer: Gradifi, Inc.
Gradifi is a Boston-based start-up providing an innovative solution to the nation's student loan debt problem. By partnering with companies to develop employer SLP Plans (Student Loan Paydown), rewards programs and brand loyalty programs, Gradifi empowers students to repay their loan debt. "
target parent: Valore
target: SmarterBucks
SmarterBucks is a revolutionary rewards program that helps users pay down their student loans faster and for less. Users earn rewards on the money spent on brands featured in the SmarterBucks marketplace, and those rewards become extra student loan payments on any student loan.
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closed 12/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired ECSI

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has expanded its Campus Solutions division by acquiring ECSI, a leading provider of cost-effective, customized payments processing solutions for the higher education industry.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. is a payments processor that delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, school solutions, loyalty marketing services, campus solutions, payroll and related business solutions and services to more than 250,000 business and education locations nationwide. "
target: ECSI
ECSI supports the entire life cycle of higher education and post-graduation school/student services, including student loan payment processing, default solutions, refund services, tuition payment plans, electronic billing and payment, tax document services, and business outsourcing.
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$38
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closed 4/27/2011 via BusinessWire

ESM, acquired BridgeSpan Financial LLC

synopsis: ESM acquired BridgeSpan Financial, a creator of unique solutions to forecast and manage student loan borrower delinquency and default. ESM will offer the Student Loan Chaperone service to schools, delivering personalized counseling and coaching for students to explore repayment options that fit their needs and lifestyles.
buyer: ESM
ESM provides student lifecycle solutions to help institutions enroll, graduate and place students. As a premier Business Process Outsourcer, ESM operates the largest education-only contact center in the country. "
target: BridgeSpan Financial LLC
BridgeSpan Financial LLC is an education finance company established in 2008 with the mission of creating better solutions for forecasting and managing student loan borrower delinquency and default.
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closed 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Flywire, acquired OnPlan Holdings LLC

synopsis: Flywire, a provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business, announced the acquisition of OnPlan Holdings LLC, the parent company of OnPlanU and OnPlan Health. OnPlan Health is a web portal and payment solution. OnPlanU is a student billing and payment solution.
buyer: Flywire
Flywire is a leading provider of international payment solutions, connecting businesses and institutions with other businesses and consumers on six continents. Flywire is used by over 1,300 organizations across 18 countries around the world. "
target: OnPlan Holdings LLC
OnPlan Holdings LLC, the parent company of OnPlanU and OnPlan Health. OnPlan’s vertical-specific solutions address key revenue lifecycle management needs in healthcare and higher ed. OnPlan Health is a web portal and payment solution. OnPlanU is a student billing and payment solution.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Flywire, acquired ScholarFX

synopsis: Flywire, a leading provider of cross-border payment solutions, announced the acquisition of Toronto-based ScholarFX, a respected processor of tuition, room and board payments for international students attending universities and other educational institutions in Canada.
buyer: Flywire
Flywire is a leading provider of high-ticket cross-border payment solutions, connecting institutions with consumers from around the world. Introduced as a way for international students to pay their tuition for studies abroad, Flywire is welcomed by almost 900 educational institutions. "
target: ScholarFX
ScholarFX is a respected processor of tuition, room and board payments for international students attending universities and other educational institutions in Canada. They served international students living at on-campus residences across Canada by moving, shipping, storage and dormitory products.
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Flywire, acquired Uni-Pay

synopsis: Flywire (formerly peerTransfer), the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, announced it has acquired UK tuition processor Uni-Pay. Uni-Pay offers tuition payment services to students attending 60 educational institutions in the UK, the second leading destination for foreign students studying abroad.
buyer: Flywire
Flywire, formerly peerTransfer, is the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, providing processing, tracking and reconciliation services for educational institutions worldwide. They offer an easy-to-use, economical payment experience for international students. "
target parent: Inprova Group
target: Uni-Pay
Uni-Pay is an international payment and collection provider for overseas student fees, that has been designed specifically for universities and language schools. Uni-Pay can help education providers offer their overseas students an improved payment experience while delivering administration savings.
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closed 4/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Reverence Capital Partners LLC, acquired Transact Campus Inc

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that the company has completed the sale of its Blackboard Transact business unit to Reverence Capital Partners, LP. Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric.
buyer: Reverence Capital Partners LLC
Reverence Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on thematic investing in leading global, middle-market financial services businesses through control and influence oriented investments. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Transact Campus Inc (ONE:$152.00)
Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric. Transact's open enterprise-class cloud platform enables mission-critical capabilities that translate into superior student and family experiences.
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closed 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Higher One, Inc.

synopsis: Blackboard Inc., the world's leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, completed its acquisition of Higher One Holdings, Inc. The acquisition will allow for collaboration between CASHNet, the market software leader in secure online payment of tuition and fees, and the Blackboard Transact business line.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. They challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning in order to reimagine education and make it more accessible, engaging and relevant to the modern day learner and the institutions that serve them. "
target: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. They provide an array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness.
price ($mm)[EV]
$186 [$173]*
rev ($mm)
$161
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1.5x
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announced 12/16/2015 via BusinessWire

BankMobile, will purchase Disbursements Business from Higher One, Inc.

synopsis: Higher One Holdings, Inc. announced that it reached an agreement to sell substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of its Disbursements business, including the OneAccount, to BankMobile. Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount.
buyer parent: Customers Bank
buyer: BankMobile
BankMobile provides personal and commercial banking services through an online platform. It is the first bank in the U.S. With their app, customers can simply snap a photo to upload your driver’s license, deposit checks and even pay bills. "
seller: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount. Refund Management® streamlines the financial aid refund disbursement process and the OneAccount is an FDIC-insured checking account offered through Higher One’s bank partners.
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closed 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Campus Labs

synopsis: Higher One Holdings, Inc. announced that it reached an agreement to sell its Campus Labs data analytics business to an affiliate of Leeds Equity Partners. Campus Labs provides a software platform for colleges and universities to make data-driven, strategic decisions ranging from accreditation to student retention to effective operations.
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is the pioneer in private equity investing in the knowledge sector, which includes the education, training, business services, and information services and software industries. Leeds Equity has deployed over $2.6 billion of capital in investments across the knowledge sector. "
target parent: Higher One, Inc.
target: Campus Labs
Campus Labs (formerly StudentVoice) is the leading platform and service provider for assessment in higher education. Campus Labs is the only specialized, comprehensive assessment program that combines data collection, reporting, organization, and campus-wide integration.
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closed 8/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Higher One, Inc., acquired PayDivvy

synopsis: Higher One, a leader in providing services to higher education administrators and students at campuses across the U.S., has acquired a unique social payments solution from PayDivvy, Inc. The software provides a more effective way for college students to make person-to-person payments and manage the payment of bills with roommates or other groups.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One Holdings, Inc. is a leading company focused on creating cost-saving efficiencies for higher education institutions and providing high-value services to students. "
target: PayDivvy
PayDivvy is a social payments platform that allows people to manage and share any type of expense in real-time. The company focuses on shared bill pay (e.g., rent, utilities/cable bills, loans), social bills (e.g., restaurant bills, travel expenses), and group collections and donations.
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closed 5/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Higher One, Inc., acquired Sallie Mae Campus Solutions

synopsis: Higher One has acquired Sallie Mae’s Campus Solutions business. Sallie Mae’s Campus Solutions provides business-to-business solutions, including e-commerce and billing payment solutions, refund disbursement services, and tuition payment plan administration, to college and university business offices across the country.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One Holdings, Inc. is a leading company focused on creating cost-saving efficiencies for higher education institutions and providing high-value services to students. "
target parent: Sallie Mae, Inc.
target: Sallie Mae Campus Solutions
Sallie Mae’s Campus Solutions provides business-to-business solutions, including e-commerce and billing payment solutions, refund disbursement services, and tuition payment plan administration, to college and university business offices across the country.
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closed 8/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Higher One, Inc., acquired Campus Labs

synopsis: Higher One announced that it will be acquiring substantially all of the assets of Campus Labs, the leading comprehensive assessment platform for higher education that combines data collection, reporting, and analytics to help promote student and institutional success.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, as well as the collection of payments. "
target: Campus Labs
Campus Labs (formerly StudentVoice) is the leading platform and service provider for assessment in higher education. Campus Labs is the only specialized, comprehensive assessment program that combines data collection, reporting, organization, and campus-wide integration.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$8
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announced 11/20/2009 via

Higher One, Inc., will acquire Informed Decisions Corp.

synopsis: Higher One, a financial services and payment company focused exclusively on higher education, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Informed Decisions Corp d/b/a CASHNet, a leader in payment management services to colleges and universities.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, as well as the collection of payments. "
target parent: California Software Company
target: Informed Decisions Corp.
Informed Decisions Corp, d/b/a CASHNet, is the leading provider of hosted PCI-compliant payment solutions for higher education. For over 20 years, CASHNet has helped academic institutions streamline operations, reduce transaction costs, and improve service to students, parents, faculty and staff.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$17]
rev ($mm)
$18
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$0
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103.0x
announced 4/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Higher One, Inc., will purchase EduCard, LLC from Evisions Inc.

synopsis: Higher One announced that it has agreed to acquire the assets of EduCard, LLC, an affiliate of software developer Evisions. EduCard, LLC utilizes the Evisions Intellecheck technology to provide colleges and universities with paperless payment solutions through Intellecard -- a stored value card.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, as well as the collection of payments. "
seller: Evisions Inc.
Evisions serves the Higher Education community. They currently have 900 Higher Education Institutions worldwide utilizing their products and services. Their enterprise suite includes payment processing technology, document enhancement and output tools, as well as a robust reporting solution.
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announced 8/6/2020 via BusinessWire

BankMobile will be merged with Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp,

synopsis: BankMobile Technologies, a subsidiary of Customers Bank, and one of America’s largest digital banking platforms, and Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp (MFAC:$0.00)
Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company incorporated in Delaware for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, with a focus on the fintech or financial services. "
target parent: Customers Bank
target: BankMobile
BankMobile is the first mobile bank in the U.S. to offer a free checking account & high yield savings account, all from a smartphone or tablet. Their app makes banking effortless. Users just snap a photo of their driver’s license, checks and bills, and the app will fill in the information.
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announced 12/16/2015 via BusinessWire

BankMobile, will purchase Disbursements Business from Higher One, Inc.

synopsis: Higher One Holdings, Inc. announced that it reached an agreement to sell substantially all of the assets and certain of the liabilities of its Disbursements business, including the OneAccount, to BankMobile. Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount.
buyer parent: Customers Bank
buyer: BankMobile
BankMobile provides personal and commercial banking services through an online platform. It is the first bank in the U.S. With their app, customers can simply snap a photo to upload your driver’s license, deposit checks and even pay bills. "
seller: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One’s Disbursements business includes its proprietary Refund Management® Disbursement Service and the OneAccount. Refund Management® streamlines the financial aid refund disbursement process and the OneAccount is an FDIC-insured checking account offered through Higher One’s bank partners.
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announced 8/6/2020 via BusinessWire

BankMobile will be merged with Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp,

synopsis: BankMobile Technologies, a subsidiary of Customers Bank, and one of America’s largest digital banking platforms, and Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp (MFAC:$0.00)
Megalith Financial Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company incorporated in Delaware for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, with a focus on the fintech or financial services. "
target parent: Customers Bank
target: BankMobile
BankMobile is the first mobile bank in the U.S. to offer a free checking account & high yield savings account, all from a smartphone or tablet. Their app makes banking effortless. Users just snap a photo of their driver’s license, checks and bills, and the app will fill in the information.
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closed 10/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Funding Circle, acquired Endurance Lending Network, Inc.

synopsis: Funding Circle has acquired Endurance Lending Network, a web-based lender focused on small and medium businesses in the United States. They provide loans of between $25,000 and $500,000 to high-quality entrepreneurs looking for expansion capital, equipment purchases or more general needs. The company will be renamed as Funding Circle USA.
buyer: Funding Circle
Funding Circle opened in August 2010 and since then has been constantly featured throughout the media as a better way for investors to earn a return, and for businesses to get access to fast finance. "
target: Endurance Lending Network, Inc.
Endurance Lending Network is a web-based lender focused on small and medium businesses in the United States. They provide loans of between $25,000 and $500,000 to high-quality entrepreneurs looking for expansion capital, equipment purchases or more general needs.
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closed 7/9/2013 via PR Newswire

Moneytech Ltd merged with WikiLoan Inc.,

synopsis: Source Financial, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition and share exchange with Moneytech Limited, a leading Australian financial solutions provider. Moneytech is a commercial finance company that offers small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) unique cash-flow solutions to assist growing their businesses.
buyer: WikiLoan Inc. (SRCF:$0.00)
WikiLoan is a low-cost peer-to-peer lending platform that works through the participation and collaboration of family and friends through social networks. Wikiloan's website provides repayment schedules and documentation for loans. "
target: Moneytech Ltd
Moneytech is a commercial finance company that offers small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) unique cash-flow solutions to assist growing their businesses. Moneytech Exchange offers proprietary Internet banking platforms for Buyers, Sellers & Moneytech staff to deliver leading financial solutions.
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announced 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

ING-DiBa AG, will acquire Lendico

synopsis: ING-Diba will acquire Lendico, a German lending platform. Lendico is the easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international P2P lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: ING-DiBa AG
More than 9 million customers trust ING-DiBa. It is the bank with the third most customers in Germany. The core business areas in the private customer business are mortgage lending, checking accounts, savings deposits, consumer loans and the securities business. "
target parent: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
target: Lendico
Germany-based Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP, acquired Lendico

synopsis: Rocket Internet has sold its majority stake in German startup Lendico to Arrowgrass. Lendico is a German p2p lending marketplace. Arrowgrass, a UK hedge fund, was among the investors in Lendico’s 2015 round.
buyer: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
Arrowgrass is a London headquartered alternative investment manager that employs a non-siloed, multi-strategy investment process across the corporate capital structure. They aim to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns throughout the economic cycle while focusing on capital preservation. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lendico
Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, they connect borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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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
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EV / rev
8.1x
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