Like BrownCo

closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired BrownCo

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of BrownCo, an online brokerage service of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: BrownCo
BrownCo is an online investment brokerage for experienced investors. Provides stock trading, mutual funds, free quotes, equity market orders, IRAs, and more.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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closed 1/25/2006 via PR Newswire

Ameritrade Holding Corporation, acquired TD Waterhouse

synopsis: TD Bank Financial Group has completed the sale of TD Waterhouse USA to Ameritrade Holding Corporation, creating the combined company, TD Ameritrade. In connection with the transaction, TD Waterhouse Canada has acquired 100% of Ameritrade's Canadian brokerage operations.
buyer: Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD:$5,872.00)
TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, through its brokerage subsidiaries, provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that make it the investment firm of choice for millions of retail investor and independent registered investment advisor (RIA) clients. "
target parent: Toronto Dominion Bank
target: TD Waterhouse
TD Waterhouse provides investors with a broad range of brokerage, mutual fund, banking products and services on an integrated basis. As you browse through our Web site, we invite you to read about our Products & Services.
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announced 10/28/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Monex Group, Inc., will acquire ORIX Securities Coporation

synopsis: Monex Group Inc, Japan's No. 3 online broker, will buy the securities unit of Orix Corp in a deal that will create the country's second-largest online broker. By forming a broker with more than $23 billion in client assets in over 1.3 million accounts, the two will be able to cut costs and beef up product and service line-ups.
buyer: Monex Group, Inc.
Monex Group, Inc., through its susidiaries, provides online brokerage and investment advisory services such as stocks, mutual funds, bonds, alternative investment products, fixed income products, and forex products for individuals. "
target parent: ORIX Corporation
target: ORIX Securities Coporation
ORIX Securities Corporation assists corporate clients with initial public offering and capital market fund management in addition to operating retail investor-oriented online services such as the discount brokerage "ORIX Online" and foreign exchange margin brokerage "ORIX FX".
price ($mm)
$275
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closed 8/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Zecco merged with TradeKing,

synopsis: TradeKing and Zecco, two innovators in the online brokerage industry, announced the merger of the two firms has officially closed. Zecco is an online brokerage site for stock, options, and forex traders. Zecco Trading is an online stock brokerage that offers low cost stock trades and low cost options trades.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing is a nationally licensed online stock and options broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees. TradeKing has received multiple discount broker awards from top industry sources and was rated best in customer service by SmartMoney Magazine. "
target: Zecco
Zecco is an online brokerage site for stock, options, and forex traders. Zecco Trading is an online stock brokerage that offers low cost stock trades and low cost options trades. Zecco provides low commission rates, free research and tools, and customer service.
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closed 11/19/2007 via BusinessWire

ING DIRECT USA, acquired ShareBuilder Corporation

synopsis: ING DIRECT USA, the nation’s largest direct bank has completed its acquisition of ShareBuilder Corporation, a privately-held Seattle-based online financial services company. The acquisition will add cost-effective, simple investment options to ING DIRECT’s consumer product offerings.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: ING DIRECT USA
ING DIRECT, the nation’s largest direct bank and fourth-largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 6 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT, building the bank to $77 billion in assets. "
target: ShareBuilder Corporation
ShareBuilder Securities Corporation is an online brokerage designed for long-term investing. The company's vision is to increase the personal savings rate of the average American by helping people build and manage wealth over the long term.
price ($mm)
$220
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closed 1/24/2007 via PR Newswire

optionsXpress Holdings, Inc., acquired XPressTrade, LLC

synopsis: optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. has completed the acquisition of XpressTrade, LLC, for approximately $37 million. XpressTrade, also based in Chicago, is a leading Internet-based futures and foreign exchange broker, which offers self-directed retail customers, 24-hour access to 25 exchanges and over 300 futures products worldwide.
buyer: optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. (OXPS:$231.44)
optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. provides innovative securities brokerage products and services for investor education, strategy evaluation and trade execution. Through its subsidiaries optionsXpress, Inc., and brokersXpress LLC the company offers a wide range of investor tools. "
target: XPressTrade, LLC
XpressTrade was formed with an emphasis on investor education, high-touch customer service and an easy-to-use interface. XpressTrade has achieved average annual revenue growth of 70% and pretax income growth of 77% since 2003. Customer assets have almost tripled over the same period.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
4.7x
closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Scripbox, acquired Upwardly

synopsis: Scripbox, India's most trusted online investment service, has acquired Upwardly, an Indian financial advisory platform. Upwardly provides an easy-to-use investment platform that allows their users to fulfill their desires, aspirations, and dreams. Upwardly cherry picks the best mutual funds and makes it extremely convenient for users to invest.
buyer: Scripbox
Scripbox is India's most trusted online investment service. Scripbox makes investing in mutual funds easy. Scripbox allows users to start investing to grow their wealth and save money for their life goals. Their platform scientifically selects the best equity or debt mutual funds for their users. "
target: Upwardly
Upwardly is an Indian financial advisory platform. Upwardly provides an easy-to-use, tech-driven investment platform that allows their users to fulfill their desires, aspirations, and dreams. Upwardly cherry picks the best mutual funds and makes it extremely convenient for users to invest.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Axos Financial, Inc, acquired WiseBanyan

synopsis: Axos Financial, the holding company for Axos Bank which provides financing for residential properties and businesses, has acquired WiseBanyan, the world’s first free financial advisor. WiseBanyan empowers its clients to start managing their money early and provides the best advice for them.
buyer: Axos Financial, Inc (AX:$430.32)
Axos Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. "
target: WiseBanyan
WiseBanyan is the world’s first free financial advisor. By having no minimum requirements to start and not earning money based off its clients' assets under management, WiseBanyan empowers its clients to start earlier and provide the best advice after they do.
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closed 3/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

BinckBank, acquired Pritle

synopsis: Dutch robo-advisor Pritle has been acquired by BinckBank. Founded by former ABN Amro executive Thomas Bunnick, Pritle helps users to define and track their financial operations through automatic portfolio re-balancing and personalised recommendations. Pritle is a new modern, simple to use online wealth manager.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank is the largest independent Dutch online bank for investors. BinckBank operates as an online bank for investors and savers by offering online financial services provided by its central European IT platform. "
target: Pritle
Pritle is a new modern, simple to use online wealth manager to help users get more out of their money. Founded by former ABN Amro executive Thomas Bunnick, Pritle helps users to define and track their financial operations through automatic portfolio re-balancing and personalised recommendations.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 3/26/2015 via PR Newswire

Northwestern Mutual, will acquire LearnVest

synopsis: Northwestern Mutual has announced that it will acquire LearnVest™, a leader in online financial planning and client experience technology. LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
buyer: Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. With more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.3 million people. "
target: LearnVest
LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive and dynamic LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
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closed 10/6/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired Harrisdirect

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of the US-based online brokerage operations of Harrisdirect from BMO Financial Group.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Harrisdirect
Harrisdirect is an industry-leading provider of electronic brokerage & related investment services for self-directed investors. Its platform enables you to buy and sell stocks, bonds, options & mutual funds online at Investment Centers nationwide. They also deliver a menu of online planning tools.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired BrownCo

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of BrownCo, an online brokerage service of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: BrownCo
BrownCo is an online investment brokerage for experienced investors. Provides stock trading, mutual funds, free quotes, equity market orders, IRAs, and more.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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announced 2/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Morgan Stanley, will acquire E-Trade Financial Corp.

synopsis: Morgan Stanley is to acquire E*TRADE, a leading financial services company. 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.
buyer: Morgan Stanley (MS:$41,419.00)
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals. "
target: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services, including trading, investing, banking, and managing employee stock, securities products and services, commodity futures and options, student loan benefit plans, and more.
price ($mm)
$13,132
rev ($mm)
$2,937
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EV / rev
4.5x
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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:$2,937.00)
The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services, including trading, investing, banking, and managing employee stock, securities products and services, commodity futures and options, student loan benefit plans, and more. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Gradifi, Inc.
Gradifi is leading the way in providing innovative financial benefits that empower employers to help brighten the financial futures of their employees with contributions to their student loans, options to refinance their loans, and help save for their children’s educational futures.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired OptionsHouse

synopsis: E*TRADE Financial Corporation announced that it completed the acquisition of Aperture New Holdings, Inc., the ultimate parent company of OptionsHouse. OptionsHouse is an online broker and value leader dedicated to active traders. OptionsHouse offers advanced trading technology, a full-suite of investment products including equities and futures.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
E*TRADE Financial and its subsidiaries provide financial services including online brokerage and related banking products and services to retail investors. Securities products and services are offered by E*TRADE Securities. Bank products and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank or its subsidiaries. "
target: OptionsHouse
OptionsHouse is an online broker and value leader dedicated to active traders. OptionsHouse offers advanced trading technology, a full-suite of investment products including equities and futures, and first class customer service to all online traders.
price ($mm)
$725
rev ($mm)
$104
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
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closed 10/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired thinklink

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced SS&C has acquired the thinklink business from TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: thinklink
thinklink, thinkorswim’s Order Management System (OMS) is designed for institutional broker-dealers that need to manage order flow. It captures electronic (FIX) orders from buy-side customers as well as manual entry and allows the trader to work the orders with any direct point of liquidity.
price ($mm)
$5.20
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announced 7/14/2008 via Reuters

Bank of Nova Scotia, will purchase Canadian operations from E-Trade Financial Corp.

synopsis: Bank of Nova Scotia will expand its wealth-management business by buying the Canadian operations of U.S. online brokerage E*Trade Financial Group Inc for $442 million cash, the companies said on Monday. Scotiabank, Canada's third-largest bank, said the deal for E*Trade Canada adds 125,000 active accounts to its books.
buyer: Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS:$14,975.30)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. "
seller: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC).
price ($mm)
$442
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closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, acquired E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

synopsis: Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation.
buyer: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
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closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired BrownCo

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of BrownCo, an online brokerage service of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: BrownCo
BrownCo is an online investment brokerage for experienced investors. Provides stock trading, mutual funds, free quotes, equity market orders, IRAs, and more.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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closed 10/6/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired Harrisdirect

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of the US-based online brokerage operations of Harrisdirect from BMO Financial Group.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Harrisdirect
Harrisdirect is an industry-leading provider of electronic brokerage & related investment services for self-directed investors. Its platform enables you to buy and sell stocks, bonds, options & mutual funds online at Investment Centers nationwide. They also deliver a menu of online planning tools.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 7/1/2004 via PR Newswire

Cardtronics, Inc., acquired E-Trade Access, Inc.

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced that it has completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of the Company's ATM operating subsidiary, E*TRADE Access, Inc., to Cardtronics, LP for $106 million cash.
buyer: Cardtronics, Inc. (CATM:$1,258.85)
Founded by ATM pioneer Ralph Clinard in 1989, Cardtronics is the nation's largest independent owner/operator of ATMs located in every major U.S. market. With a network of over 12,000 machines, Cardtronics is one of the fastest growing ATM deployers in the country. Major retail and petroleum merchan "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E-Trade Access, Inc.
E*TRADE Access is the nation's second largest ATM network, providing flexible ATM solutions to thousands of retailers nationwide. We provide the best in reliable equipment, trained service agents, and profit-generating programs to thousands of retail locations across the country. Your customers wan
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$106
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announced 2/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Morgan Stanley, will acquire E-Trade Financial Corp.

synopsis: Morgan Stanley is to acquire E*TRADE, a leading financial services company. 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.
buyer: Morgan Stanley (MS:$41,419.00)
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals. "
target: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services, including trading, investing, banking, and managing employee stock, securities products and services, commodity futures and options, student loan benefit plans, and more.
price ($mm)
$13,132
rev ($mm)
$2,937
EBITDA ($mm)
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4.5x
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announced 1/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

FAIRFX Group Plc, will acquire Q Money Limited

synopsis: FairFX Group Plc, the low cost multicurrency payments service, has announced that it has agreed to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of Q Money Limited with its associated e-money licence. Q Money Limited offers digital business banking services.
buyer: FAIRFX Group Plc (AIM:FFX:$824.35)
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007. "
target: Q Money Limited
Q Money Limited offers digital business banking services.
price ($mm)
$0.52
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Speqta AB, will acquire Eone Oy

synopsis: Speqta AB (publ), a performance marketing company in Sweden, will acquire Eone Oy, a Finnish fintech company. Eone operates Rahalaitos.fi, Finland’s largest online loan brokerage platform. Rahalaitos.fi allows users to easily apply for private loans, car loans and business loans.
buyer: Speqta AB (OM:SPEQT:$10.29)
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores. "
target: Eone Oy
Eone is a Finnish fintech company. Eone operates Rahalaitos.fi, Finland’s largest online loan brokerage platform. Rahalaitos.fi allows users to easily apply for private loans, car loans and business loans. Their platform competes with up to 25 loan providers to offer their users the best loan offer.
price ($mm)
$26
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announced 6/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Javier Marín Romano, Warburg Pincus, will acquire Self Bank

synopsis: Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm, and Javier Marín Romano, a Spanish banking veteran with 25 years of experience in the sector, have partnered to acquire Self Bank from Société Générale's Boursorama subsidiary. Self Bank is a leading online wealth management provider with a broad suite of banking and wealth management products.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Javier Marín Romano
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $44 billion in private equity assets under management. The firm's active portfolio of more than 160 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. "
target parent: Société Générale
target: Self Bank
Self Bank is a leading online wealth management provider with a broad suite of banking and wealth management products including savings accounts, payroll accounts, equity and over 2,000 investment funds. They are based in Madrid, Spain.
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announced 2/20/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., will acquire Simple

synopsis: BBVA has agreed to acquire Simple, a US-based company that has created a new standard in digital banking. The acquisition is part of BBVA's strategy to lead the technology-driven change that is transforming the financial services industry. The transaction values Simple at $117 million.
buyer: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BME:BBVA:$19,533.93)
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. engages in retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking businesses in Spain and internationally. "
target: Simple
Simple is creating a better interface for banking through the Web and mobile apps. In partnership with financial institutions which will hold the actual deposits, Simple is creating a better customer experience and simplifying the banking process by unifying all accounts into one.
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$117
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announced 7/14/2008 via Reuters

Bank of Nova Scotia, will purchase Canadian operations from E-Trade Financial Corp.

synopsis: Bank of Nova Scotia will expand its wealth-management business by buying the Canadian operations of U.S. online brokerage E*Trade Financial Group Inc for $442 million cash, the companies said on Monday. Scotiabank, Canada's third-largest bank, said the deal for E*Trade Canada adds 125,000 active accounts to its books.
buyer: Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS:$14,975.30)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. "
seller: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC).
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$442
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announced 1/26/2007 via BusinessWire

Global Sterling Payment Systems Limited, will acquire CyBux Ltd.

synopsis: ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., a Company that operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S. and Canada, announced that Global Sterling Payments Systems Limited, the parent company of ePocket, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire CyBux Ltd., a payment solution provider based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
buyer parent: ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
buyer: Global Sterling Payment Systems Limited
Global Sterling Payment Systems Limited, (GSPS) is a privately held UK company. GSPS was formed to focus on the electronic payments industry, and has brought together significant capital and senior executives in the payments industry to exploit this marketplace. "
target: CyBux Ltd.
CyBux has created an integrated online payment system across Canada involving most of the major banks and credit unions. This network encompasses thousands of financial institutions and provides a highly secure account-based payment system for use on the Internet.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Credit Sesame, Inc., acquired STACK

synopsis: Credit Sesame, a credit and loan company, has acquired Canadian challenger bank Stack. STACK is the future of money and they are here to change how people use, feel and talk about finance. Totally fee-free, they are a smarter way to spend, save and share money right from a smartphone.
buyer: Credit Sesame, Inc.
Credit Sesame is the only service that helps consumers achieve financial wellness by helping them manage and grow their credit and cash in one place for free. "
target: STACK
STACK is the future of money and they are here to change how people use, feel and talk about finance. Totally fee-free, they are a smarter way to spend, save and share money right from a smartphone. Users can get real-time rewards and awesome offers from the places they actually shop.
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closed 5/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Via Varejo, acquired Airfox

synopsis: Via Varejo, the largest electronics and furniture retailer in Brazil, has acquired Airfox, a fintech company aiming to provide inclusive financial services and access to capital to emerging markets. Airfox's banQi is a mobile banking platform that makes it easier and less expensive for underserved Brazilians to access their money and build wealth.
buyer: Via Varejo ((BOVESPA:V:$4,771.50)
Via Varejo is the largest electronics and furniture retailer in Brazil. Via Varejo operates around 1,000 physical and virtual stores, and 26 distribution centers. Their retail chains include Casas Bahia, Pontofrio, and Bartira. "
target: Airfox
Airfox is a fintech company aiming to provide inclusive financial services and access to capital to emerging markets. Airfox's banQi is a mobile banking platform for underserved Brazilians. banQi makes it easier and less expensive for people to access their money and build wealth.
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announced 11/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Hope Well Capital Corp., will acquire Payfare Inc.

synopsis: Hope Well Capital Corp., a capital pool company, has entered into a letter of intent pursuant to which it proposes to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Payfare, Inc., a financial technology company providing mobile banking and micro-lending for the next-generation earner in the cashless, on-demand economy.
buyer: Hope Well Capital Corp. (TSXV:HOPE.P:$0.00)
Hope Well Capital Corp., a capital pool company, intends to identify and evaluate assets or businesses with a view to completing a qualifying transaction. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Toronto, Canada. "
target: Payfare Inc.
Payfare is a financial technology company providing mobile banking and micro-lending for the next-generation earner in the cashless, on-demand economy. Payfare Inc. was founded in 2014 and has its head office based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
price ($mm)
$44
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closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired Zenbanx

synopsis: SoFi announced it has acquired Zenbanx, a Delaware-based fintech firm providing multi-currency mobile banking services in the United States and Canada. The company intends to leverage Zenbanx's platform and underlying technology to expand SoFi's growing suite of online personal finance offerings.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a new kind of finance company taking a radical approach to lending, wealth management, and insurance. From unprecedented products and tools to faster service and open conversations, they're all about helping their members get ahead and find success. "
target: Zenbanx
Zenbanx is a financial technology provider that offers mobile, multi-currency accounts through relationships with regulated financial institutions. It enables customers to hold balances denominated in up to 9 currencies offered in a single account and exhange currencies and transfer funds.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, acquired Tyme Capital

synopsis: Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) revealed that it has acquired South Africa’s Tyme Capital — a company that builds digital banking solutions. Tyme was founded in November 2012 when it introduced its mobile bank to South Africans.
buyer: Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA:$19,930.06)
The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of financial services including retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products and services. "
target: Tyme Capital
TYME is a South African based technology company that designs, builds and operates digital banking ecosystems. TYME has developed innovative KYC accreditation solutions that allow customers to open a simple bank account over their mobile phone.
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closed 6/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Fundamo

synopsis: Visa Inc., a global leader in payments, announced that it is acquiring Fundamo, a leading platform provider of mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies. Fundamo’s platform enables the delivery of mobile financial services to unbanked and under-banked consumers around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: Fundamo
Fundamo’s Enterprise Mobile Financial Services platform is architected for configurability and scalability to evolve with the needs of mobile subscribers to deliver increasingly compelling, tailored and differentiated mobile financial services as the market matures.
price ($mm)
$110
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skybound Capital, acquired Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd

synopsis: Skybound Capital, a global wealth management firm, has acquired a majority stake in Australian fintech company Fair Go Finance. Skybound takes a 60 per cent stake in Fair Go Finance from Frankfurt-listed MyBucks SA. Founded in 2008, Fair Go Finance is an expert online personal loan provider for everyday Aussies who need cash fast.
buyer: Skybound Capital
Skybound Capital is a global wealth management business, providing a diverse and unique range of investment products for family offices, private clients, advisors and institutions. Skybound Capital’s office footprint includes Mauritius, London, Bermuda, Hong Kong and South Africa. "
target parent: MyBucks S.A.
target: Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd
Founded in 2008, Fair Go Finance is an expert online personal loan provider for everyday Aussies who need cash fast. Their aim is to help their customers’ access better financial options, now and in the future.
price ($mm)
$14*
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closed 3/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Downing LLP, acquired Funding Empire Limited

synopsis: Downing LLP, an FCA authorized and regulated investment manager in the UK, has acquired Funding Empire, an online funding platform in the UK. Funding Empire connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns.
buyer: Downing LLP
Downing LLP is a UK-based company that designs & manages investment products that help investors look after their financial wellbeing, while their investment partnerships support businesses in their ambitions. Downing has helped raised over £1.7 billion into businesses that make a difference. "
target: Funding Empire Limited
Funding Empire is an online platform in the UK that connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns. Funding Empire allows businesses to borrow between £5,000 and £100,000, for a period of anywhere between 6 and 60 months.
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closed 1/17/2019 via finextra.com

Paylate, acquired AmmoPay

synopsis: ID Finance, the emerging markets fintech company, has sold off its Russian Point-of-sale (POS) finance business, AmmoPay, to POS lender, Paylate. AmmoPay is an automatic online POS-credit service. It allows online shoppers to have an installment plan for various categories of goods and services.
buyer: Paylate
Paylate is an online POS lender, which enables the customer to purchase a product or a service from an e-commerce site first, and pay for it later. Paylate has more than 700 e-commerce partners including industry leaders. "
target parent: ID Finance
target: AmmoPay
AmmoPay is a Russian automatic online POS-credit service. It allows online shoppers to have an installment plan for various categories of goods and services. AmmoPay has been operating in the POS finance market since 2015. Their customer base has over 75,000 users.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Early Salary Pvt., Ltd., acquired CashCare Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: EarlySalary, India’s largest tech enabled digital lender & FinTech start-up announced its acquisition of CashCare, India’s first ever lending platform for online purchases. With this acquisition, EarlySalary has introduced a new feature of ‘Checkout Finance’ with the intent of allowing its users to shop now and pay later.
buyer: Early Salary Pvt., Ltd.
EarlySalary is a mobile app which allows salaried individuals to avail instant loans for a few days or till the next salary cycle. These loans are similar to salary advances or credit card cash withdrawals, empowering consumers with ready cash when it is most needed. "
target: CashCare Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
CashCare is India's first simple and secure online lending platform where consumers can secure short term financing for their online purchases. Customers can buy immediately and pay over 3/6/9 and 12 month equated monthly instalment (EMI) options for their purchase.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lendingkart, acquired KountMoney

synopsis: Fintech startup Lendingkart Group has acquihired KountMoney, an online lending marketplace for personal loans. KountMoney is an online lending marketplace that enables quick and easy loan disbursals, including personal loans, gold loans, home loans, education loans, and loan against property.
buyer: Lendingkart
Lendingkart Group aims to make working capital finance available at the fingertips of entrepreneurs, so that they can focus on business instead of worrying about the gaps in their cash-flows. Lendingkart Technologies Private Limited is a fin-tech startup in the working capital space. "
target: KountMoney
Incepted in October 2015, KountMoney is an online lending marketplace that enables quick and easy loan disbursals, including personal loans, gold loans, home loans, education loans, and loan against property.
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closed 2/18/2016 via PE Hub

Finstar Financial Group, acquired Prestamos Prima Group

synopsis: Finstar Financial Group has acquired a 51 percent stake in Prestamos Prima. Presamos Prima, of Barcelona, has launched Viventor, a peer-to-peer investing platform open to investors from all over Europe. Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012.
buyer: Finstar Financial Group
Finstar Financial Group is an international private equity group. Founded in 1996, the Group has significant experience in launching start-up projects and in restructuring and expanding of companies in selected industries. "
target: Prestamos Prima Group
Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012. The company has gradually developed its portfolio, both in terms of loan volume and product diversity.
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The PNC Financial Services Group
The PNC Financial Services Group
PNC Financial Services Group is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking; wealth management; asset management and global fund services.
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$15,560.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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$4,283.00
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50683
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Ticker: FITB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $112 billion in assets and operates 16 affiliates with 1,311 full-service Banking Centers, including 103 Bank Mart locations.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$6,594.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,576.00
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20798
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H & R Block, Inc.
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels.
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$3,094.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.49
EBIT ($mm)
$615.79
Net Income ($mm)
$422.51
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Ticker: FACT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Albany Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1953, First Albany remains one of the few institutionally-focused and independent investment banks in the United States. The businesses of First Albany Companies share an entrepreneurial, boutique culture in which client satisfaction and personal and firm-wide accountability are our guide
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$18.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($159.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($179.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
189
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Ticker: ETFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E-Trade Financial Corp.
E-Trade Financial Corp.
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers.
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2019
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$2,937.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$955.00
Employees
4122
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Ticker: XTRA:COM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comdirect Bank AG
Comdirect Bank AG is a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, offering brokerage, banking and advice. More than 2 million private customers have placed their trust in the bank.
year
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rev ($mm)
$405.63
EBITDA ($mm)
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$93.96
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1181
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Ticker: LSE:TCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinkoff Bank
Tinkoff Bank is an innovative provider of online financial services operating in Russia through a high-tech branchless platform. The bank’s product range includes credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposits, co-branded cards, and agent-based mortgage products and retail securities trading.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$625.66
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$246.71
Employees
10217
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Ticker: BAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bank of America Corporation
Bank of America Corporation
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$150,450.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,276.00
Employees
285822
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Ticker: CSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash America International, Inc.
Cash America International, Inc.
Cash America International, Inc. is a diversified specialty finance company serving the needs of the underbanked segment of the population. Cash America is the market leader in secured non-recourse lending to individuals, commonly known as pawn loans.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,120.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$217.24
EBIT ($mm)
$175.65
Net Income ($mm)
$96.68
Employees
5445
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
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.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.36
Net Income ($mm)
$0.35
Employees
3
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Ticker: XTRA:CSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fast Finance24
Fast Finance24
Fast Finance 24 (FF24) is a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany. FF24 provides tailored financial services to underbanked people facing short-term economic issue. They offer payday loans up to 400€ with a maturity period of up to 30 days.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: OM:TBDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy is a leading diversified peer-to-peer group that operates in Northern Europe. The Group operates under different brand names (Crowdfunding Society and TrustBuddy). The group offers peer-to-peer financing for small and mid-sized companies and consumer loans.
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2015
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16
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Ticker: ENXTPA:BNP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas provides a range of banking and financial services worldwide. Its retail banking business offers current accounts and structured solutions in the areas of corporate financing and asset management; various banking, financial, and insurance products and services; and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$48,518.08
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$9,118.99
Employees
192092
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Ticker: BIT:ISP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Intesa Sanpaolo is the leading banking group in Italy, with approximately 4,400 branches and 11.9 million customers. Intesa Sanpaolo is a leader in Italy in all business sectors ( retail, corporate and wealth management ).
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2017
rev ($mm)
$17,734.40
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,158.59
Employees
96892
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Ticker: BBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BB&T Corporation
BB&T Corporation
BB&T Corporation is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $182.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of $23.8 billion.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,292.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,301.00
Employees
35852
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Ticker: UCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UniCredit S.p.A.
UniCredit is a leading European commercial bank with an international network spanning 50 markets, with about 9,400 branches and more than 157,000 employees. The Group operates in 22 European countries.
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2008
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Ticker: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$38,379.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,975.00
Employees
59000
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Ticker: WFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$85,732.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$22,480.00
Employees
261700
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