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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Raisin GmbH, acquired PBF Solutions

synopsis: Raisin GmbH, the leading European deposit marketplace, has acquired Manchester-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions. PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform and proven online marketing techniques.
buyer: Raisin GmbH
Raisin is the leading pan-European deposit marketplace connecting retail customers with banks looking to expand or diversify their deposit reach. They are available in English across Europe and operate country-dedicated platforms in Germany, France, Spain, and Austria. "
target: PBF Solutions
PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers and raise savings and investment deposits. They do this through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform together with proven online marketing techniques.
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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 1/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Ellie Mae, Inc., acquired MortgageCEO

synopsis: Ellie Mae, a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ARG Interactive, LLC (dba MortgageCEO), 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 Ma, 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: MortgageCEO
MortgageCEO provides CRM, marketing automation and interactive web site solutions to mortgage companies, banks and credit unions. Mortgage companies and banks use MortgageCEO’s proprietary CRM, marketing automation and lead generation to acquire new customers and retain existing customers.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

HT Mobile Apps, acquired Hip Pocket

synopsis: HT Mobile Apps, an innovative FinTech company serving banks and credit unions across the country, announced that it has acquired Hip Pocket™, a platform that engages mobile and website visitors by using social influence and personalized consultation to generate new, qualified mortgage and retirement leads.
buyer: HT Mobile Apps
Michigan-based HT Mobile Apps is an innovative FinTech company serving banks and credit unions across the country to easily and cost-effectively introduce new services for attracting and retaining customers. "
target: Hip Pocket
Hip Pocket™ is a platform that engages mobile and website visitors by using social influence and personalized consultation to generate new, qualified mortgage and retirement leads.
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closed 4/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Mediawhiz, acquired LeadROI, Inc.

synopsis: MediaWhiz, a leading results-driven online marketing company, announced the acquisition of LeadROI's Lead Management System, which enables advertisers to better manage, optimize, and monetize their lead generation campaigns.
buyer parent: Lake Capital
buyer: Mediawhiz
MediaWhiz provides media planning and buying services, search engine optimization, lead generation, and affiliate marketing services. The company's Coregistrations.com network of Web sites generate leads by inducing consumers to opt-in to receive marketing messages in exchange for free offers. "
target parent: Root Markets Inc.
target: LeadROI, Inc.
LeadROI, Inc. offers the mortgage industry a web-based lead and customer relationship management solution. The proprietary software streamlines new customer acquisition, improves productivity, maximizes sales conversion, and provides critical insight into production metrics.
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closed 2/5/2007 via

Root Markets Inc., acquired LeadROI, Inc.

synopsis: Root Markets Inc., which operates the premier commodities exchange for trading and monetizing Internet-generated consumer leads, announced the acquisition of LeadROI, Inc. Based in Costa-Mesa, California, LeadROI provides a fully-integrated mortgage lead and customer relationship management system.
buyer: Root Markets Inc.
Root Markets Inc. operates the premier commodities exchange for trading and monetizing Internet-generated consumer leads. Root Markets operates the Root Exchange, a web-based trading platform, which provides a real-time, direct link between buyers and suppliers of leads. "
target: LeadROI, Inc.
LeadROI, Inc. offers the mortgage industry a web-based lead and customer relationship management solution. The proprietary software streamlines new customer acquisition, improves productivity, maximizes sales conversion, and provides critical insight into production metrics.
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closed 12/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Deluxe Corporation, acquired FMCG Direct

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation announced that it has acquired First Manhattan Consulting Group (FMCG Direct). FMCG Direct, based in New York City, is an industry leader in marketing analytics and insights, providing clients with deep financial services expertise and proprietary research, along with marketing campaign design and execution.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$1,969.70)
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design. "
target: FMCG Direct
FMCG Direct, based in New York City, is an industry leader in marketing analytics and insights, providing clients with deep financial services expertise and proprietary research, along with marketing campaign design and execution.
price ($mm)
$200
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$83
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closed 5/28/2014 via Company Press Release

PixelSpoke, acquired Creative Brand Communications

synopsis: Financial Brand Strategy consultants Creative Brand Communications (CBC) has merged with web development and digital marketing agency, PixelSpoke. Creative Brand Communications is the leading digital brand engagement consultancy for the financial services industry.
buyer: PixelSpoke
PixelSpoke combines artistic ability with a metric-based approach to website development. This winning formula of designing visually appealing websites, and using web analytics to improve design performance, helps them generate results for their clients and establish long-lasting relationships. "
target: Creative Brand Communications
Creative Brand Communications is the leading digital brand engagement consultancy for the financial services industry. They help entrepreneurial banks and credit unions stop being commodities through a Digital First strategy that creates a consistent online experiences for their customers.
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closed 3/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., acquired Banno, LLC

synopsis: Jack Henry Associates, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Banno, an Iowa-based company that provides data-enriched Web and transaction marketing services with a focus on the mobile medium as its principal means of delivery.
buyer: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY:$1,603.24)
Jack Henry & Associates is a leading provider of computer systems and ATM/debit card/ACH transaction processing services primarily for financial services organizations. Its technology solutions are marketed and supported through three primary brands: Jack Henry Banking, Symitar and ProfitStars. "
target: Banno, LLC
Banno (formerly T8 Webware) discovers insights for financial institutions by harvesting behavior-driven banking data from Banno.com-powered websites, mobile banking, account aggregation, and enriched transactions which provide institutions with segmented customer analysis.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Marquis Software Solutions, Inc., acquired DocuMatix, LLC

synopsis: Marquis, a leading provider of marketing analytics software and professional services for mid-tier banks and credit unions, has acquired DocuMatix, a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
buyer parent: Falfurrias Capital
buyer: Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.
MARQUIS is a Plano, Texas-based company that is focused on getting results for over 400 financial institutions nationwide. MARQUIS sets its clients apart from their competition by providing expertise in data analytics, MCIF, CRM, strategic consulting, profitability and direct marketing. "
target: DocuMatix, LLC
At DocuMatix, they simplify communications for credit unions and other financial institutions. DocuMatix is a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

LoyaltyExpress, acquired SoftVu LLC

synopsis: LoyaltyExpress, a portfolio company of New Capital Partners, has acquired SoftVu, a leader in creation, management, distribution and tracking of automated marketing strategies for direct-to-consumer markets in the mortgage lending industry.
buyer parent: New Capital Partners
buyer: LoyaltyExpress
LoyaltyExpress simplifies CRM and marketing automation for banks and mortgage companies. Its flagship product, CustomerManager, combines lead management, email and direct mail campaigns with a 360-degree view of each loan officer's customers, partners and prospects. "
target: SoftVu LLC
SoftVu is a purpose-driven organization committed to driving client value through technology innovations, transparent results and service. SoftVu's industry-leading marketing automation platform enables the mortgage banking industry to deliver the message to the right person at the right time.
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closed 6/28/2017 via PR Newswire

New Capital Partners, acquired LoyaltyExpress

synopsis: LoyaltyExpress, a provider of marketing automation and cloud-based CRM solutions for mortgage companies and banks, announced an investment from New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm focused on financial and health care services.
buyer: New Capital Partners
New Capital Partners is focused on building great companies by investing in high-growth businesses and partnering with management teams in the healthcare, financial services, and business services industries. New Capital Partners is headquartered in Birmingham, AL and has an office in Dallas, TX. "
target: LoyaltyExpress
LoyaltyExpress simplifies CRM and marketing automation for banks and mortgage companies. Its flagship solution, CustomerManager, is an enterprise-wide, Software-as-a-Service platform that combines lead management, email and direct mail campaigns with a 360-degree view of a loan officer's customers.
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closed 6/14/2013 via PR Web

TRIBUS, acquired SquaredR Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: TRIBUS announced that it will acquire SquaredR Consulting, Inc., a leading provider of content and search marketing solutions in the real estate and mortgage industry. As a result of the acquisition, TRIBUS has established a new Chicago office, in addition to their offices in Orange County, CA, and will further expand their coast-to-coast presence.
buyer: TRIBUS
TRIBUS is a leading pioneer in changing the face of online real estate tools and systems that focus on increased productivity and efficiency both for real estate agents and brokerages. "
target: SquaredR Consulting, Inc.
SquaredR is a leading content marketing solutions provider that has assisted real estate and mortgage professionals across the United States in maximizing their online presence through custom content, on and off-page search engine optimization strategies, email marketing, and public relations.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Found Me Online merged with SEO Houston Pros,

synopsis: Found Me Online has merged with SEO Houston Pros, the #1 search engine optimization (SEO) agency in Houston, TX. Found Me Online is a full-service digital marketing company that primarily serves the mortgage and real estate industry in the Houston area. They provide top SEO strategies that put their clients on top of the search engine result page.
buyer: SEO Houston Pros
SEO Houston Pros is the #1 search engine optimization (SEO) agency in Houston, TX. SEO Houston Pros offers SEO, reputation management, web design, and social media marketing services. SEO Houston Pros leverage's a business's existing website to drive massive amount of leads to the business. "
target: Found Me Online
Found Me Online is a full-service digital marketing company with a focus on results. Found Me Online primarily serves the mortgage and real estate industry in the Houston area. They provide top search engine optimization strategies that put their clients on top of the search engine result page.
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closed 7/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., acquired Geezeo

synopsis: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, announced the acquisition of Geezeo, a Boston-based provider of retail and business digital financial management solutions.
buyer: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY:$1,603.24)
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Their customers are marketed and supported through three primary brands: Jack Henry Banking®, Symitar®, and ProfitStars®. "
target: Geezeo
Geezeo is a fin-tech firm that enhances the digital banking experience via its digital financial management solutions. Purposely integrated within an institution's online platform, Geezeo helps consumers and businesses gain more financial control, better manage finances and reduce banking friction.
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closed 12/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Q2 Software, Inc., acquired Gro Solutions

synopsis: Q2 Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of digital banking and lending solutions, announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based Gro Solutions, a provider of industry-leading account opening and digital sales and marketing solutions for financial institutions.
buyer: Q2 Software, Inc. (QTWO:$276.66)
Q2 is a leading provider of secure, experience-driven digital banking solutions headquartered in Austin, Texas. Q2 provides the industry’s most comprehensive digital banking platform, enriched through actionable data insights, open development tools and an evolving fintech ecosystem. "
target: Gro Solutions
Gro Solutions is a provider of industry-leading account opening and digital sales and marketing solutions for financial institutions. The Gro platform enables customers to make personalized recommendations and cross-sell products—from deposit accounts to loans for both retail and business clients.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Cegment, Inc.

synopsis: CampusLogic announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers financial aid with the first—and only—student engagement platform. Their cloud-based technology helps schools increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of financial aid administration. "
target: Cegment, Inc.
Cegment works with colleges and universities to provide innovative solutions for enrollment and financial aid marketing. Cegment's Net Price Calculator helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
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announced 3/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Dean Media Group will be merged with Fusion92,

synopsis: Fusion92, a marketing agency that focuses on helping growth-stage and Fortune 500 companies across a number of industries, and Dean Media, a company comprised of digital marketing experts with deep expertise in the financial vertical, announced the signing of a definitive agreement in which the two agencies will merge.
buyer: Fusion92
Fusion92 is a marketing agency that focuses on helping growth-stage and Fortune 500 companies across a number of industries including financial, CPG, telecommunications and automotive. Fusion92 partners with its clients on marketing, media, creative services, innovation, and consumer engagement. "
target: Dean Media Group
Dean Media is comprised of passionate digital marketing experts with deep expertise in the financial vertical. Dean Media is an industry pioneer when it comes to data-driven marketing and programmatic media strategy, technology and execution.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired White Glove Workshops

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in White Glove, a marketing company that makes it easy for financial advisors and other service professionals to be successful. White Glove provides services for seminar marketing and social media.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity is a Detroit-based private equity firm that helps exceptional companies accelerate growth and build long-term value for its stakeholders. The firm invests in the financial and business services, consumer-direct marketing, and sports, media & entertainment industries. "
target: White Glove Workshops
White Glove is a marketing company that makes it easy for financial advisors and other service professionals to be successful. White Glove provides services for seminar marketing and social media. White Glove utilizes digital marketing to bring the right attendees to each seminar.
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announced 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Awardit AB (publ), will acquire Market2Member AB

synopsis: Awardit, a provider of loyalty solutions in Sweden, will acquire Market2Member, a Swedish provider of loyalty solutions. Based on a SaaS model, Market2Member operates loyalty and bonus programs for partners, such as credit card companies, banks and membership clubs.
buyer: Awardit AB (publ) (OM:AWRD:$24.50)
Awardit is a provider of loyalty solutions in Sweden. Awardit helps companies increase their revenue by implementing loyalty programs aimed at consumer and businesses customers. Their solutions include customer clubs, loyalty programs, sales motivation programs, and digital scoring currencies. "
target: Market2Member AB
Market2Member is a Swedish provider of loyalty solutions. Based on a SaaS model, Market2Member operates loyalty and bonus programs for partners, such as credit card companies, banks and membership clubs. Their platform allows users to offer cash rewards from a network of over 500 merchants.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Raisin GmbH, acquired PBF Solutions

synopsis: Raisin GmbH, the leading European deposit marketplace, has acquired Manchester-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions. PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform and proven online marketing techniques.
buyer: Raisin GmbH
Raisin is the leading pan-European deposit marketplace connecting retail customers with banks looking to expand or diversify their deposit reach. They are available in English across Europe and operate country-dedicated platforms in Germany, France, Spain, and Austria. "
target: PBF Solutions
PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers and raise savings and investment deposits. They do this through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform together with proven online marketing techniques.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Raisin GmbH, acquired PBF Solutions

synopsis: Raisin GmbH, the leading European deposit marketplace, has acquired Manchester-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions. PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform and proven online marketing techniques.
buyer: Raisin GmbH
Raisin is the leading pan-European deposit marketplace connecting retail customers with banks looking to expand or diversify their deposit reach. They are available in English across Europe and operate country-dedicated platforms in Germany, France, Spain, and Austria. "
target: PBF Solutions
PBF Solutions helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers and raise savings and investment deposits. They do this through their optimised customer on-boarding technology platform together with proven online marketing techniques.
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announced 7/16/2018 via Reuters

Synertone Communication Corporation, will acquire Ideal Treasure

synopsis: Synertone, a Hong Kong-based telecommunications company, will acquire a majority stake in Ideal Treasure, a Chinese financial technology company. Ideal Treasure provides an online lending platform that allows individuals and enterprises to easily connect with loaners to take out loans for mortgages, car loans, and corporate loans.
buyer: Synertone Communication Corporation
Synertone is a Hong Kong-based telecommunications company. The company provides high throughput satellite (HTS) services all over China. Synertone provides over 200Mbps of high-speed wireless broadband connectivity to companies in the rail, aircraft, shipping, and road transportation industries. "
target: Ideal Treasure
Ideal Treasure is a Chinese financial technology company. The company provides an online lending platform that matches possible borrowers and loaners. Ideal Treasure allows individuals and enterprises to easily connect with loaners to take out loans for mortgages, car loans, and corporate loans.
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired BetterLoanChoice.com LLC

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent digital advertising agency, has acquired BetterLoanChoice.com, a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com's innovative platform connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is an industry leader in customer acquisition and retention that helps clients maximize their digital marketing. Their capabilities in performance marketing, digital agency services and marketing technology allows clients to target and acquire the right customers. "
target: BetterLoanChoice.com LLC
BetterLoanChoice.com is a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com is an innovative and data-driven platform that connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Credit Card Compare, acquired Finty Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Australia’s largest credit card comparison website, Credit Card Compare, announced a seven-figure investment to acquire Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace, Finty.
buyer: Credit Card Compare
Credit Card Compare is Australia’s largest credit card comparison website. Since 2008 Credit Card Compare has been offering a free-to-use comparison website with 300+ credit cards from all the big banks and credit unions in Australia. "
target: Finty Pte Ltd.
Finty is Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace. Finty offers cash rewards based on revenue sharing and the online platform uses a proprietary predictive model to determine the value of cash rewards for customers when they apply for a range of credit cards & personal loans.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Versara Lending, acquired Peerform

synopsis: Versara Lending, a leading consumer lender, announces the recent acquisition of Peerform, a prominent personal loan marketplace lender. The acquisition reinforces Versara’s commitment to rapid growth in the consumer lending space.
buyer: Versara Lending
Versara Lending, located in New York City, is a privately held consumer lender that specializes in debt consolidation loans. Versara helps consumers that seek to simplify their personal finances with a single, low, fixed monthly payment. "
target: Peerform
Peerform is a leading marketplace lender that was founded in New York City in 2010. Peerform was created to help individuals that were not being served by traditional lending channels.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Zmarta Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has entered into an agreement with H.I.G. Capital to acquire all shares in Zmarta Group. Zmarta is a leading fintech marketplace in Northern Europe which offers a broad range of personal financial services to consumers including personal loans, insurance, credit cards and a recently launched Personal Finance Management app.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is one of the world's leading media companies and Europe's largest magazine publisher. They are passionate about their strong media brands. Their fundamentals are innovative creative magazine concepts and an outstanding knowledge of the relevant target groups. "
target: Zmarta Group
Zmarta Group offers a range of services for personal finance, with a focus on personal loan brokerage. Its vision is to help all consumers improve their personal finances and to offer a first class consumer-friendly experience both online and offline.
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closed 7/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Paratus AMC Limited, acquired Funding Empire Limited

synopsis: Funding Empire, a Cardiff-based crowdfunding platform aimed at smaller businesses, has sold a majority stake to Paratus AMC, an asset management company providing a full range of specialist loan management and financial services for clients.
buyer: Paratus AMC Limited
Paratus AMC Ltd is an asset management company providing a full range of specialist loan management and financial services for clients including leading banks, building societies, investment houses, Funds and other large financial institutions in the UK, Spain, and Germany. "
target: Funding Empire Limited
Funding Empire is an online platform that connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired Rupeepower.com

synopsis: E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal.com has acquired a majority stake in Gurgaon-based digital financial products distribution startup Rupeepower.com. Founded in 2011, Rupeepower.com matches borrowers and lenders in the retail loans space for products like credit cards, personal loans, home loans, auto loans, and consumer loans.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Rupeepower.com
Rupeepower.com is India's most extensive marketplace for loans, credit card and other personal finance product offers. Customers can instantly compare personalized loan / card offers from over 15 lenders (Banks, NBFCs and HFCs), apply online and also get an instant in-principle approval.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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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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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.
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$232
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

CMFG Ventures, acquired Mirador

synopsis: CUNA Mutual Group announced the acquisition of Portland, OR-based Mirador, a financial technology startup company that delivers a seamless experience for borrowers and lenders through a completely digital small business lending platform. CUNA initially became a minority investor in Mirador through its venture capital entity, CMFG Ventures in 2017.
buyer parent: CUNA Mutual Group
buyer: CMFG Ventures
CMFG Ventures, LLC is the venture capital entity within CUNA Mutual Group that invests in strategic, early-stage fintech and insurtech companies. Their investment strategy focuses on financial technology, data analytics, financial education and protection, and digital channels. "
target: Mirador
Mirador’s leading digital lending platform powers a new type of relationship between small businesses and lenders, enabling banks to profitably decision loans within 24 hours or less. The Mirador Network is a digital lending marketplace connecting small business organizations with lending options.
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announced 3/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Loans4Less.com, Inc., will acquire 321 Lend Inc.

synopsis: LOANS4LESS.COM, INC. has entered into an acquisition agreement with 321LEND, INC., a fully integrated developed proprietary Consumer Lending and Peer-To-Peer Technology Platform. 321LEND will be a LOANS4LESS.COM wholly owned subsidiary, which enables the combined company to originate both mortgages and consumer loans.
buyer: Loans4Less.com, Inc. (OTCPK:LFLS:$0.94)
Loans4Less.com, Inc. is currently an OTC publicly quoted California online mortgage loan originator focused on becoming a national loan origination brand platform for conforming residential mortgage programs and other consumer loans. Loans4Less. "
target: 321 Lend Inc.
321LEND, INC. is a fully integrated developed proprietary Consumer Lending and Peer-To-Peer Technology Platform that can originate loans in volume to consumers seeking unsecured terms based on credit scores and other underwriting criteria.
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cancelled 6/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Prestiamoci cancelled merger with TrustBuddy International AB,

synopsis: TrustBuddy, a peer-to-peer group that offers financing for SMB and consumer loans, will not acquire Prestiamoci following a conditional acquisition that was put in place during end of 2014. Prestiamoci offers an online peer to peer lending platform in Italy.
buyer: TrustBuddy International AB (OM:TBDY:$0.00)
TrustBuddy is the biggest Peer-to-Peer provider of short term loans in the world. TrustBuddy is the only Peer-to-Peer lending company in the world to be publicly traded and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX First North since 2011. "
target: Prestiamoci
AGATA S.p.A, doing business as Prestiamoci, offers an online peer to peer lending platform in Italy. Prestiamoci facilitates the distribution of the loan while providing only a portion of the total financing.
price ($mm)
$6.57
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closed 7/29/2009 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired BusinessFinance.com

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc. announced that it has acquired BusinessFinance.com, a content site focused on connecting small business owners to sources of small business loans and other financing.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is a leading Internet media company that owns, operates and grows community and e-commerce websites in the automotive, careers, home, money and business, shopping and travel and leisure categories. "
target: BusinessFinance.com
BusinessFinance.com, a content site focused on connecting small business owners to sources of small business loans and other financing. The site also features a large library of articles about starting and financing a small business.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Optimal Blue, acquired Resitrader

synopsis: Optimal Blue announced the acquisition of Resitrader, creating the mortgage industry’s largest mortgage loan trading platform. Resitrader’s interactive trading environment enables buyers, sellers, and their advisors to transact in real time using an auction process and replaces the widely-used method of exchanging bid tapes via email.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Optimal Blue
Optimal Blue, a financial technology company, operates the nation’s largest Digital Mortgage Marketplace. The company’s technology solutions include product eligibility and pricing, lock desk automation, risk management, loan trading, and data and analytics. "
target: Resitrader
Resitrader provides mortgage loan trading platform. Resitrader’s interactive trading environment enables buyers, sellers, and their advisors to transact in real time using an auction process and replaces the widely-used method of exchanging bid tapes via email.
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announced 7/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Rent-A-Center, Inc., will acquire Merchants Preferred

synopsis: Rent-A-Center, Inc., a rent-to-own industry leader, will acquire C/C Financial Corp. doing business as Merchants Preferred, a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services. Merchants Preferred’s advanced technology, back office infrastructure, and outstanding service enable competitive customer and retailer value propositions.
buyer: Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII:$2,659.12)
Rent-A-Center is a rent-to-own industry leader focused on improving lives for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of products such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, and more, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. "
target: Merchants Preferred
Merchants Preferred, founded in 2012 and based in Atlanta, GA, is a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services for non-prime customers. Merchants Preferred’s advanced technology, back office infrastructure and outstanding service enable competitive customer and retailer value propositions.
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$48
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