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closed 12/28/2016 via Company Press Release

RouteOne System Technology, acquired MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: RouteOne has acquired the assets of MaximTrak and will operate MaximTrak through its wholly-owned subsidiary RouteOne Holdings. MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
buyer: RouteOne System Technology
RouteOne was formed to improve the F&I (finance and insurance) process for automobile dealers and their customers. Connecting thousands of dealers and finance sources in North America for vehicle financing, RouteOne’s platform delivers a comprehensive suite of F&I solutions across multiple channels."
target: MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.
MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
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announced 3/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Allianz X, will acquire ControlExpert GmbH

synopsis: Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, will acquire a majority stake in ControlExpert from General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm. ControlExpert is a German provider of claims management solutions. ControlExpert digitalizes manual processes for insurance companies, repair shops, and OEMs in the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Allianz Group
buyer: Allianz X
Allianz X is the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group. Allianz X is investing in digital growth companies that are part of the ecosystems related to insurance. The company identifies and invests in the best digital frontrunners that are strategically relevant for the Allianz Group. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: ControlExpert GmbH
ControlExpert is a German provider of claims management solutions. ControlExpert digitalizes manual processes for insurance and leasing companies, repair shops, and OEMs in the automotive industry. Their solution helps businesses to determine repair costs in real time and quickly settle claims.
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closed 12/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Mensaelect

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of Mensaelect S.A. Mensaelect's proprietary, web-based solution streamlines the invoicing process between Spanish body shops and insurers and provides body shops with faster, more efficient payments from insurance companies.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 60 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries. "
target: Mensaelect
Mensaelect's proprietary, web-based solution streamlines the invoicing process between Spanish body shops and insurers and provides body shops with faster, more efficient payments from insurance companies. The solution is currently used by more than 14,000 repair shops located throughout Spain.
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closed 1/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Assurant Solutions, acquired Recreational Finance, LLC

synopsis: Assurant Solutions, a leading provider of third-party administration services, specialty insurance and extended service contracts, has acquired Recreational Finance, LLC of Nixa, Mo., a leading developer of Web-based finance and insurance (F&I) operating systems for the recreational vehicle market in North America.
buyer parent: Assurant
buyer: Assurant Solutions
Assurant Solutions companies develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading financial institutions, retailers, automobile dealers, utilities and other entities. "
target: Recreational Finance, LLC
RF is a leading finance and insurance technology, product and service provider located in Nixa, Mo. Products and services include the recfin.net dealership F&I operating system, ValueGuard product offerings, recfin F&I training services and recfin.com full service F&I operating system.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 11/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, acquired StoneEagle F&I

synopsis: StoneEagle F&I, one of the leading and most respected technology providers in the automotive industry, has received a majority investment by Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery is a global investment firm partnering with exceptional founders and management teams to develop category-defining businesses in markets including software and services, enterprise infrastructure, online marketplaces, healthcare IT, and industrial technology. "
target: StoneEagle F&I
StoneEagle F&I provides innovative solutions and legendary customer service to the retail automotive industry. StoneEagle F&I provides industry-leading Metrics reporting, Menu sales tool and F&I product administration solutions.
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closed 2/12/2019 via Company Press Release

StoneEagle Group merged with F&I Administration Solutions, LLC,

synopsis: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC and StoneEagle, Inc., announced the merger of the two companies to form StoneEagle F&I. StoneEagle provides innovative F&I solutions and legendary customer service to the retail automotive industry. F&I Admin is the leading provider of software solutions for the administration of automotive F&I products.
buyer: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC
F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of software solutions for the administration of automotive F&I products. Their comprehensive and integrated F&I platform addresses the specific needs of every role within the lifecycle of an F&I product. "
target: StoneEagle Group
StoneEagle is a leading supplier of F&I technology solutions to the retail automotive industry. Their Metrics, Menu and Admin solutions increase productivity, improve efficiency and accelerate profitability for dealerships, general agencies, F&I product providers and OEMs nationwide.
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closed 3/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Solera Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Solera Holdings Inc., a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-based organizations. Vista's investment approach is anchored by a long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology oriented transactions, and proven management techniques. "
target: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry. Solera is active in over 75 countries across six continents with companies including: Audatex, HPI, CarweB, Informex and many more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,785 [$6,246]
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$1,141
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$413
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15.2x
closed 2/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Zurich Financial Services Group, acquired Sea Pine Technologies

synopsis: Zurich, a leading multi-line insurer announced it has acquired 100 percent ownership of Sea Pine Technologies, a company specializing in innovative digital applications for the marketing of vehicle protection products. 
buyer: Zurich Financial Services Group (SWX:ZURN:$72,087.00)
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Sea Pine Technologies
Sea Pine Technologies specializes in innovative digital applications for the marketing of vehicle protection products. They boast several proprietary digital applications designed to enable dealers to meet the growing consumer demand for automotive F&I products.
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closed 12/28/2016 via Company Press Release

RouteOne System Technology, acquired MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: RouteOne has acquired the assets of MaximTrak and will operate MaximTrak through its wholly-owned subsidiary RouteOne Holdings. MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
buyer: RouteOne System Technology
RouteOne was formed to improve the F&I (finance and insurance) process for automobile dealers and their customers. Connecting thousands of dealers and finance sources in North America for vehicle financing, RouteOne’s platform delivers a comprehensive suite of F&I solutions across multiple channels."
target: MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.
MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
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closed 12/28/2016 via Company Press Release

RouteOne System Technology, acquired MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: RouteOne has acquired the assets of MaximTrak and will operate MaximTrak through its wholly-owned subsidiary RouteOne Holdings. MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
buyer: RouteOne System Technology
RouteOne was formed to improve the F&I (finance and insurance) process for automobile dealers and their customers. Connecting thousands of dealers and finance sources in North America for vehicle financing, RouteOne’s platform delivers a comprehensive suite of F&I solutions across multiple channels."
target: MaximTrak Technologies, Inc.
MaximTrak Technologies’ industry leading, fully integrated F&I (finance and insurance) suite is the preferred solution for top names in the industry concerned with profitability, compliance, and the customer experience.
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired AutoConvert

synopsis: Auto Trader Group, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, has acquired AutoConvert, a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: AutoConvert
AutoConvert is a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
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closed 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Sopra Banking Software, acquired Sword Apak

synopsis: Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, announced its acquisition of lending solutions provider Sword Apak, a subsidiary of Sword Group. Sopra Steria has acquired, through its subsidiary Sopra Banking Software, 100% of Sword Apak, which develops specialised lending solutions for car loans and asset finance.
buyer parent: Sopra Steria
buyer: Sopra Banking Software
Sopra Banking Software is a trusted, long-term partner of over 800 banks in more than 70 countries. Sopra Banking Software has an unequalled ability to address the requirements for banks and financial institutions of any size and scope, allowing them to innovate and expand their services. "
target parent: Sword Group SE
target: Sword Apak
Sword Apak develops specialised lending solutions for car loans and asset finance. Sword Apak currently has more than one hundred clients, including major international banking groups and carmakers’ captive finance companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$32
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$8
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0.0x
closed 8/15/2017 via BusinessWire

KPA L.L.C., acquired Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc.

synopsis: KPA Services, LLC announced the acquisition of Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc. (ACC). ACC provides a comprehensive dealership compliance program combining software and in-person consulting, with an emphasis on F&I, Privacy, Fair Lending, and EHS compliance.
buyer parent: CIVC Partners, LP
buyer: KPA L.L.C.
KPA delivers Environmental Health & Safety, HR Management, and Finance & Insurance Compliance programs that help clients achieve regulatory compliance, control risk, protect assets, and effectively manage people through SaaS programs, interactive training, and onsite compliance audit services. "
target: Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc.
Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc. (ACC) provides a comprehensive compliance program for dealerships, combining software and in-person consulting with an emphasis on F&I, Privacy, Fair Lending, and EHS compliance.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired ACE Tech Inc.

synopsis: Auto Credit Express, a leader in subprime automotive financing technology, has been acquired by Internet Brands. The deal bolsters Internet Brands' presence in the subprime automotive category and creates one of North America's largest full-service subprime automotive solution providers, serving both consumers and automotive dealerships.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: ACE Tech Inc.
Auto Credit Express® is a leading provider of automotive special financing solutions, including loan matching, consulting services, and automotive special finance management software. Each month, the company provides more than 150,000 credit-challenged consumers with automotive financing services.
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closed 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

DealerSocket, Inc., acquired AutoStar Solutions

synopsis: DealerSocket announced it has acquired AutoStar Solutions, a comprehensive automotive dealer management system (DMS) for Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) and User Car Dealers. AutoStar's solutions include Web-Based DMS, PortalPay, CollectorPro, Insight Reporting, Leasing, AccountLink, NetLink, and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket provides dealerships with a single automotive platform containing marketing, sales, service, customer experience, and data mining solutions. Over 185,000 users at 6,500 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia are optimizing their dealership with in-depth statistics. "
target: AutoStar Solutions
AutoStar Solutions provides dealer management software solutions to independent automotive dealers and subprime finance companies in the US. AutoStar's web-based software solutions enable clients to automate and simplify activities while staying compliant with state and federal regulations.
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closed 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Autodata Solutions Group, acquired Inventory Command Center

synopsis: J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, announced the acquisition of Inventory Command Center (ICC), a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The business is being integrated into the Autodata Solutions division of J.D. Power.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Autodata Solutions Group
Autodata Solutions, a division of J.D. Power, is the industry-leading provider of vehicle data, technology and inventory merchandising solutions that power the automotive ecosystem. "
target: Inventory Command Center
Inventory Command Center (ICC) is a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The company’s SaaS-based platform was developed over the last twelve years as a necessity to help dealers better communicate the value proposition of their inventory to consumers.
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closed 7/3/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.

synopsis: Imaweb/IDF Group, a developer of customer relationship management ("CRM") solutions and dealership management systems ("DMS") for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L. Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and DMS (Dealership Management Systems) solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target parent: Alvariño Group
target: Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.
Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers. Its flagship offering is SERAUTO, a complete DMS solution that works modularly and can also be integrated to the existing technology of any dealership or workshop.
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closed 1/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired DealerNet

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has acquired DealerNet, a provider of Dealer Management solutions to the automotive sector. DealerNet is based in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. DealerNet has a rich history of providing automotive dealer management software solutions to car dealers and OEMs throughout Brazil.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: DealerNet
DealerNet is a provider of Dealer Management solutions to the automotive sector. DealerNet is based in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. DealerNet has a rich history of providing automotive dealer management software solutions to car dealers and OEMs throughout Brazil.
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closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 10/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Cox Automotive, Inc., acquired F&I Express

synopsis: Cox Automotive Inc. announces the acquisition of F&I Express.  F&I Express is dedicated to leading the aftermarket industry into the digital age with innovative technology solutions. Their solutions cut costs and educate consumer all while improving compliance and increasing efficiency for dealers, agents, lenders, and others.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of products and services spanning the automotive ecosystem. No matter the stage of the auto buying or selling process, they have a solution. They have the resources and tools for dealers to maximize value at every step of the car buying and selling process. "
target: F&I Express
F&I Express is dedicated to leading the aftermarket industry into the digital age with innovative technology solutions. F&I Express' solutions cut costs, educate consumers, all while improving compliance and increase efficiency for dealers, agents, providers, lenders, digital retailers and menus.
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announced 4/18/2018 via Company Press Release

DataFirst SAS will be merged with I'Car Systems SARL,

synopsis: DataFirst and I’Car Systems, software developers and providers of services to automotive and trucks vehicle dealers, announce their intent to team up. DATAFIRST develops and deploys modular management, marketing and sales solutions for the automotive market: Automotive CRM, Automotive DMS, Web & Business Intelligence solutions.
buyer parent: Argos Soditic S.A.
buyer: I'Car Systems SARL
I’Car Systems is a software editor, that proposes management solutions for car repairers (agents and registered repairers) as well as for franchised dealers and distribution groups. "
target: DataFirst SAS
DATAFIRST develops and deploys modular management, marketing and sales solutions for the automotive market: Automotive CRM, Automotive DMS, Web & Business Intelligence solutions. DATAFIRST was founded in 1985 and today has over 150 employees.
price ($mm)
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$20
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announced 8/23/2017 via Market Wire

Quorum Information Technologies, will acquire Autovance Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Quorum Information Technologies Inc. ("Corporation") announced that it has signed a Definitive Agreement with Autovance Technologies Inc. ("Autovance") whereby the Corporation will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of the company. The Autovance team developed an unparalleled Desking product for the Canadian retail automotive market.
buyer: Quorum Information Technologies (TSXV:QIS:$10.17)
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership. "
target: Autovance Technologies Inc.
Autovance is the leader in web-based desking in the Canadian retail automotive industry, continually refining the perfect way for dealers to sell cars. Autovance Desk enables dealers to achieve increase gross profit, lease penetration and CSI all at the same time.
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closed 1/13/2016 via PR Web

Valsoft Corp, acquired Wilson Software Corp.

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation, a company specialized in developing and acquiring software based businesses, has acquired Interactive DMS, a leader in dealer management software. Wilson Software Company created Interactive DMS in 2007 and over time became one of the most trusted software products in the automotive industry.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft specializes in acquiring vertical market software companies that provide mission critical solutions in their respective industry. Valsoft's operating strategy is to hold, invest and create value in companies for the long-term through various organic growth and acquisition initiatives. "
target: Wilson Software Corp.
Wilson Software Company created Interactive DMS in 2007 and over time became one of the most trusted software products in the automotive industry. Interactive DMS is a leader in dealer management software.
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closed 2/8/2013 via PR Newswire

vAuto, Inc., acquired Automotive Information Systems

synopsis: AutoTrader Group has acquired Automotive Information Systems, the industry's leader in auto incentive integration. This acquisition aligns naturally with AutoTrader Group's mission to dramatically improve the way people buy and sell new and used cars. The company will be combined with vAuto.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: vAuto, Inc.
vAuto provides innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits. vAuto’s Provision Suite offers premium products that guide used vehicle acquisition, appraisals, pricing, merchandising and transparent sales processes. "
target: Automotive Information Systems
Automotive Information Systems provides services that promote the organization of incentive and rebate data that dealerships need to be able to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information to car buyers.
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announced 9/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., will acquire TitleTec

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Title Technologies, Inc. ("TitleTec"). TitleTec's proprietary web-based platform allows automotive dealerships to streamline operations and improve the customer purchasing experience.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 60 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries. "
target: TitleTec
TitleTec's web-based platform allows automotive dealerships to streamline operations and improve the customer purchasing experience by assembling and processing the data necessary to electronically register a vehicle, produce a title, and issue a permanent or temporary tag at the point of sale.
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closed 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

vAuto, Inc., acquired Auction Genius

synopsis: vAuto, a provider of innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits, announced the acquisition of Auction Genius, creator of a heads-up display for online auto auctions, and the roll-out of initial product integrations between the companies.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: vAuto, Inc.
vAuto provides innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits. The company is headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL, with a research and development center in Austin, TX. "
target: Auction Genius
Auction Genius is a web-based software solution for auto dealers buying vehicles at auction. With a simple combined screen view dealers can quickly evaluate more vehicles in less time and participate in more auctions.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 1/25/2010 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Trade Tracker, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the automotive retail industry, announced that it has acquired Trade Tracker, Inc. Trade Tracker has approximately 300 dealer customers across Canada that use its onl
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Trade Tracker, Inc.
Trade Tracker is a tool that allows car dealers to create instant and accurate appraisals, while building a data base of vehicles to potentially sell from. Trade Tracker essentially gives dealers the ability to increase the used vehicle inventory by 50% with out using any of their capital.
price ($mm)
$1.21
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closed 1/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Dominion Enterprises, acquired Applied Virtual Vision Inc.

synopsis: Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing services company, has acquired substantially all the assets of AVV, Inc., the company that developed the automotive retail industry’s top Internet Lead Management software, Web Control. The purchase price for the acquisition was $22.75 million.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services company serving the wide-ranging needs of many industries including real estate, apartments, specialty vehicles, employment, automotive and travel. Dominion Enterprises is one of the largest providers of highly targeted classified advertising. "
target parent: Autobytel Inc.
target: Applied Virtual Vision Inc.
Applied Virtual Vision is the leading provider of Internet-based sales and customer management systems for the automotive retail industry. AVV’s client management tools, such as Web Control®, help dealerships save time, boost productivity, improve customer contacts and increase profits.
price ($mm)
$21
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closed 5/8/2019 via PE Hub

Diversis Capital, Stage 1 Ventures, acquired PureCars

synopsis: Private equity and venture capital firms Diversis Capital, LLC, and Stage 1 Ventures, LLC has acquired PureCars from Raycom Media, one of America's largest privately owned media companies. PureCars is a leader in marketing automation and business intelligence for the automotive industry.
buyer: Diversis Capital
buyer: Stage 1 Ventures
Diversis Capital, LLC is a private equity firm that invests in lower and middle-market companies. Stage 1 Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that is seeking to build partnerships with great entrepreneurs that are flexible and who want to build meaningful companies. "
target parent: Gray Television, Inc.
target: PureCars
PureCars is a data-driven technology company founded on providing automotive dealers with industry-leading marketing automation and services. PureCars provides marketing automation and business intelligence solutions that help dealerships drive deeper, longer term success for their business.
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closed 10/19/2010 via PR Newswire

AutoTrader.com, Inc., acquired VAuto, Inc.

synopsis: AutoTrader.com, the Internet's leading automotive marketplace and consumer information website, announced the completion of its transaction to acquire vAuto, the automotive retail industry's leading provider of advanced software tools for used vehicle management, pricing and inventory optimization.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: AutoTrader.com, Inc.
AutoTrader.com aggregates in a single location millions of new, used and certified pre-owned cars from thousands of auto dealers and private sellers and is a leading online resource for auto dealers, individuals and manufacturers to advertise and market their vehicles to in-market shoppers. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: VAuto, Inc.
vAuto's innovative "Live Market View" technology allows dealers to manage their used-vehicle inventories based on actual supply-and-demand for their specific market. More than 3,000 dealerships across the country use vAuto's pricing, appraisal, stocking and merchandising systems.
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Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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