Like Approved Technologies Inc.

closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Credit Karma, acquired Approved Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Credit Karma, the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice, announced that it has acquired Approved, a mortgage platform that brings modern technology to the mortgage lending process.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target: Approved Technologies Inc.
Approved provides a digital platform for small-to-medium sized lenders and mortgage brokers to reach prospective borrowers, via a website and mobile software. Approved is on a mission to bring transparency, efficiency and a little sanity to the mortgage experience.
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closed 5/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Dye & Durham Corporation, acquired Atsource Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Dye & Durham Corporation announced that it has acquired 100 percent of Atsource Solutions Inc., a leading provider of innovative SaaS solutions that are reshaping how Financial Institutions and Legal Professionals conduct business together.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$48.89)
Dye & Durham Corporation is Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals. They offer e-Market, which seeks to be a complete cloud-based all-in-one solution to help professionals automate the collection, file data and the automation of routine document production. "
target: Atsource Solutions Inc.
Atsource Solutions Inc is a leading provider of innovative SaaS solutions that are reshaping how Financial Institutions and Legal Professionals conduct business together. Their flagship paperless Mortgage Discharge product has revolutionized the process of paying out and discharging a mortgage.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Mortgage Cadence, LLC, acquired BeesPath

synopsis: Accenture has extended the capabilities of its Mortgage Cadence subsidiary with the acquisition of BeesPath Inc.’s ClosingBridge platform, which facilitates simple, secure communications and file exchange for real estate finance transactions.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Mortgage Cadence, LLC
Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture company, has been working with lenders since 1999, offering a one-stop shop mortgage technology solution designed for point-of-sale through post-closing. Mortgage Cadence offers reliable software and dedicated people, supporting lenders every step of the way. "
target: BeesPath
BeesPath provides web-based tools designed to bring all the people, workflow and information related to a loan transaction into one secure place. They developed and released the ClosingBridge platform to facilitate simple, secure communications and data exchange for real estate finance transactions.
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closed 4/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

EDM Group Limited, acquired Xit2

synopsis: Online property data network, xit2, has been acquired by EDM Group, the international information management company. Xit2 offers a range of products to help clients manage the various stages of the mortgage process.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: EDM Group Limited
EDM Group Limited provides information and document management services in the United Kingdom. It offers document digitization, online document hosting, digital mailroom records management and printroom, and BPM solutions using a SaaS model. "
target: Xit2
Xit2 offers a range of products to help clients manage the various stages of the mortgage process. It enables lenders to exchange data with third parties such as surveyors, solicitors, estate agents and asset managers securely and cost effectively.
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closed 1/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Fidelity National Financial, acquired Lender Processing Services

synopsis: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Lender Processing Services, Inc. Lender Processing Services delivers comprehensive technology solutions and services, as well as powerful data and analytics, to the nation's top mortgage lenders, servicers and investors.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial (FNF:$8,363.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services. FNF also provides flood insurance, personal lines insurance and home warranty insurance through its specialty insurance business. "
target: Lender Processing Services (LPS:$1,997.65)
Lender Processing Services delivers comprehensive technology solutions and services, as well as powerful data and analytics, to the nation's top mortgage lenders, servicers and investors. LPS also provides proprietary data and analytics for the mortgage, real estate and capital markets industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,983 [$3,853]
rev ($mm)
$1,861
EBITDA ($mm)
$331
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2.1x
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11.7x
closed 7/10/2012 via PR Newswire

ServiceLink, acquired DRI Management Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ServiceLink, a leading end-to-end origination, servicing and default solutions provider for 15 of the top 20 mortgage lenders and servicers, announced the acquisition of Newport Beach, California-based DRI Management Systems (DRI). DRI empowers Servicers of all sizes with the most comprehensive default management solution.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: ServiceLink
ServiceLink, a Fidelity National Financial company, is a leading provider of end-to-end origination and default related products, services and technology for the mortgage industry. ServiceLink serves 15 of the top 20 national lenders and servicers. "
target: DRI Management Systems, Inc.
DRI empowers Servicers of all sizes with the most comprehensive default management solution. Its flagship technology, DRI Office, enables companies to minimize the need for traditional levels of personnel to service defaulted loans, and helps expertly manage the handling of those assets.
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closed 10/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Genpact Ltd, acquired High Performance Partners, LLC

synopsis: Genpact Limited, a global leader in business process and technology management, has acquired High Performance Partners, LLC and their Quantum Mortgage Technology. The Quantum platform helps originators and lenders to automate and streamline major elements of the loan origination process.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,652.82)
Genpact is a global leader in business process and technology management, offering a broad portfolio of enterprise and industry-specific services. The company manages over 3,000 processes for more than 400 clients worldwide. "
target: High Performance Partners, LLC
High Performance Partners, LLC (HPP) provides solutions to the mortgage origination market. HPP's Quantum Mortgage Operating System provides a platform to deliver end to end solutions that increase efficiency, accuracy and transparency in every step of the loan process.
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closed 8/27/2008 via BusinessWire

LenderLive Network, Inc., acquired Guardian Mortgage Documents, Inc.

synopsis: LenderLive Network, Inc., a company that provides business process outsourcing and technology to the financial industry, has purchased the assets of Colorado-based Guardian Mortgage Documents, which has provided document preparation services and software to the financial industry for 20 years.
buyer: LenderLive Network, Inc.
LenderLive Network, Inc. is a business process outsourcing company focused on providing outsourcing services to the single-family residential mortgage industry. "
target: Guardian Mortgage Documents, Inc.
Guardian Mortgage Documents (GMD) is a provider of document preparation, automated management workflow and fully customized outsource solutions to the national financial services industry.
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closed 8/10/2017 via BusinessWire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired Mercury Network, LLC

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of valuation technology and appraisal management platform provider Mercury Network from Serent Capital.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. They combine data from public, contributory and proprietary sources, providing coverage of property and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and performance information. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Mercury Network, LLC
Mercury Network is a technology company headquartered in Oklahoma City, providing the software used by more than 800 small and medium-sized mortgage lenders and appraisal management companies (AMC’s) to manage their collateral valuation operations.
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closed 5/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Serent Capital, acquired Mercury Network, LLC

synopsis: Mercury Network, the premier valuation vendor management platform for the mortgage lending industry, was acquired by Serent Capital, a leading San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in high growth, profitable businesses.
buyer: Serent Capital
Serent Capital invests in growing businesses that have developed compelling solutions that address customer’s needs. As those businesses grow and evolve, the opportunities and challenges that they face evolve with it. "
target parent: a la mode, Inc.
target: Mercury Network, LLC
Mercury Network is a leading provider of appraisal vendor management and workflow software to institutional lenders. Their tools allow clients to manage their vendor workflow process from a cloud-based platform in compliance with banking regulations and appraiser independence requirements.
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closed 12/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

MRN3, acquired DepotPoint, Inc.

synopsis: MRN Cubed, a mortgage outsourcing and consulting firm, has acquired default management workflow vendor DepotPoint. DepotPoint's solutions include TrackPoint Platform, a Web-based platform that allows users to manage a property file in the default process, and ForeclosurePoint, an open distressed property marketing platform.
buyer: MRN3
MRN Cubed, (MRN3) formerly Mortgage Resource Network, is a full service mortgage industry outsource provider. The principals of MRN3 have extensive finance, consulting, traditional and mortgage banking experience. "
target: DepotPoint, Inc.
DepotPoint Inc. solutions include TrackPoint Platform, an integrated Web-based platform that allows users to manage a property file in the default process; and ForeclosurePoint, an which provides a set of resources to real estate professionals and buyers.
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closed 2/12/2018 via BusinessWire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired eTech Solutions Limited

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, has acquired eTech Solutions Limited, the UK’s leading provider of innovative mobile surveying and workflow management software that enhances productivity and mitigates risk for participants in the UK property market.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. They combine data from public, contributory and proprietary sources, providing coverage of property and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and performance information. "
target: eTech Solutions Limited
Founded in 2005 and privately owned, eTech is the UK’s leading provider of mobile surveying and workflow management software, currently working in the property services industry for the Energy and Lending & Surveying markets.
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Sagent Lending Technologies, will acquire ISGN Corporation

synopsis: Sagent Lending Technologies, a leading mortgage servicing technology provider, announced a definitive agreement to acquire ISGN Corporation, a company that delivers smart and innovative SaaS technology solutions to the US residential mortgage industry.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Sagent Lending Technologies
Sagent Lending Technologies improves the lending experience for everyone. The company’s suite of comprehensive origination, servicing, and processing offerings come together to deliver flexible, scalable, and configurable solutions that deliver on the brand commitments of their clients. "
target parent: Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited
target: ISGN Corporation
ISGN Corporation delivers smart and innovative SaaS technology solutions to the US residential mortgage industry. They offer powerful and feature-rich products for core and default servicing as well as construction lending.
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closed 4/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Quicken Loans Inc., acquired Lendesk

synopsis: Lendesk, Canada’s premier FinTech company providing technology to connect mortgage brokers with the country’s top lenders, announced Rock Holdings, the parent company of Quicken Loans, the United States’ largest mortgage lender, has acquired a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Quicken Loans Inc.
Detroit-based Quicken Loans is America’s largest home mortgage lender. The company closed nearly half a trillion dollars of mortgage volume across all 50 states from 2013 through 2018. In late 2015 Quicken Loans introduced Rocket Mortgage, the first fully digital mortgage experience. "
target: Lendesk
Lendesk is a Canadian technology company that is modernizing the mortgage industry for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders. Their flagship product is an advanced digital mortgage origination platform that connects borrowers, brokers and lenders.
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announced 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tinsa Tasaciones Inmobiliarias, S.A.U., will acquire on-geo GmbH

synopsis: Tinsa Group, the market leader in real estate valuation and consultancy services in Europe and Latin America, will acquire on-geo GmbH, a German prop-tech company. on-geo provides real estate valuation solutions to the German mortgage lending and property markets.
buyer: Tinsa Tasaciones Inmobiliarias, S.A.U.
Tinsa is one of the largest valuation companies in the world. Tinsa offers independent, comprehensive property consultancy services to a wide range of clients, which include most financial entities in the countries where it operates. "
target: on-geo GmbH
Founded in 2002, on-geo is a German prop-tech company. on-geo provides real estate valuation solutions to the German mortgage lending and property markets. Their web-based LORA solution allows users to save time on their valuation process and optimize their data.
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$37
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closed 12/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Class Valuation, acquired Landmark Network

synopsis: Class Valuation, one of the largest nationwide providers of real estate asset valuation and appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage industry, announced that the company has acquired Van Nuys, California-based Landmark Network, a leader in real estate valuation with a specialization in the reverse mortgage lending industry.
buyer parent: Narrow Gauge Capital
buyer: Class Valuation
Class Valuation, formerly Class Appraisal, is a top 10 nationwide Appraisal Management Company, delivering outstanding quality and service to each and every client. The company is committed to combining the best people, products, processes, and technology available to help lenders be successful. "
target: Landmark Network
Van Nuys, CA-based Landmark Network is a leader in real estate valuation with a specialization in the reverse mortgage lending industry. Landmark Network also offers Landscape™, an appraisal management cloudware built from the ground up by an appraisal management company.
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announced 8/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Ellie Mae, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ellie Mae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency.
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$11,000
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closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Ellie Mae, Inc.

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

Warburg Pincus, will acquire Fiserv Lending Solutions

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

Fiserv, Inc., acquired PCLender LLC

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced it has acquired the assets of PCLender, LLC, a leader in next generation enterprise internet-based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$10,187.00)
Fiserv, Inc. is a leading global technology provider serving the financial services industry, driving innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and business insights and optimization. "
target: PCLender LLC
PCLender, LLC is a leader in next generation enterprise internet-based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions. With a proven record to provide immediate return on investment, PCLender is the most cost effective lending solution available.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Credit Karma, acquired Approved Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Credit Karma, the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice, announced that it has acquired Approved, a mortgage platform that brings modern technology to the mortgage lending process.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target: Approved Technologies Inc.
Approved provides a digital platform for small-to-medium sized lenders and mortgage brokers to reach prospective borrowers, via a website and mobile software. Approved is on a mission to bring transparency, efficiency and a little sanity to the mortgage experience.
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announced 2/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Credit Karma

synopsis: Intuit, proud maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, announced that it has agreed to acquire Credit Karma, a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
price ($mm)
$7,100
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$1,000
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closed 11/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Credit Karma, acquired Noddle

synopsis: Credit Karma, a personal finance technology company, has acquired Noddle from TransUnion, a global risk and information solutions provider. Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: Noddle
Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow. Users can also use Noddle to find out if they are eligible for any credit cards or loans.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Credit Karma, acquired Approved Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Credit Karma, the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice, announced that it has acquired Approved, a mortgage platform that brings modern technology to the mortgage lending process.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target: Approved Technologies Inc.
Approved provides a digital platform for small-to-medium sized lenders and mortgage brokers to reach prospective borrowers, via a website and mobile software. Approved is on a mission to bring transparency, efficiency and a little sanity to the mortgage experience.
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closed 3/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Credit Karma, acquired Penny

synopsis: Credit Karma, a personal finance company, has acquired Penny, a mobile software application that uses a chatbot interface to have conversations with its users to help them make better financial decisions. Penny provides personal finance management, financial security, monitoring for unauthorized charges and more.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target: Penny
Penny is a mobile software application that uses a chatbot interface to have conversations with its users to help them make better financial decisions. Penny provides personal finance management, financial security, monitoring for unauthorized charges and more.
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closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Credit Karma, acquired OnePriceTaxes.com

synopsis: Credit Karma entered the more than $2 billion online tax preparation industry with its acquisition of AFJC Corporation, a provider of online tax preparation, filing solutions and related services. AFJC Corporation operated the online self-directed tax preparation and filing service, OnePriceTaxes, and Tax Preparer Solutions.
buyer: Credit Karma
Home of the truly free credit score, Credit Karma helps 60+ million consumers track, maintain, & improve credit health with valuable, free tools and info. "
target: OnePriceTaxes.com
OnePriceTaxes has been making online tax filing easy, accurate, and affordable since 2007. Founded by AFJC Corporation, OnePriceTaxes.com was developed here in the U.S. to make online tax filing quick and easy, for one low price.
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closed 12/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Credit Karma, acquired Snowball, Inc.

synopsis: Credit and finance management platform Credit Karma, known best as the startup that offers free, no-strings-attached credit scores, has acquired the makers of the mobile application Snowball. The app is a beautiful new notification center for Android by taking all the stuff from all the apps on their clients' phone and puts it in one place.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma provides its members free financial peace of mind by tracking their credit and finances all in one place. Founded in 2008, Credit Karma’s goal is to help its members make the most of their credit by offering insightful saving recommendations based on unique data comparisons. "
target: Snowball, Inc.
Snowball is beautiful new notification center for Android. It takes all the awesome stuff from all the apps on their clients' phone and puts it in one place. Now they can get things done without opening a million apps.
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announced 2/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Credit Karma

synopsis: Intuit, proud maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, announced that it has agreed to acquire Credit Karma, a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
price ($mm)
$7,100
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$1,000
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

SureStart, acquired CompareGuru

synopsis: Online insurance distribution company SureStart announced that it had acquired CompareGuru, an independent insurance comparison platform, from SA investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
buyer: SureStart
SureStart Online Financial Services is the activator and Implementer of the Briisk Innovation in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Turkey and India. SureStart enables anyone to buy or sell digital financial services, instantly and seamlessly, by using the cloud-based Briisk Instant Transaction Platform. "
target parent: Silvertree Capital
target: CompareGuru
CompareGuru is an independent insurance comparison platform from South African investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
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closed 6/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired MyBankTracker

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. has acquired MyBankTracker.com (MBT), a personal finance website that helps consumers make smarter banking and money decisions. MBT provides in-depth information for over 5,000 banks and credit unions, as well as comparison tools and recommendations to help consumers find bank accounts, savings products and loans.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet, Inc. delivers online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media. QuinStreet serves clients in large, information-intensive industry verticals where relevant, targeted media and offerings help visitors make informed choices and find products and services. "
target: MyBankTracker
MyBankTracker.com (MBT) is an independent comparison website helping users make smart banking and financial decisions. Using both technology and money management expertise, MBT provides personal finance comparison tools and educates consumers to optimize their relationships with banks and lenders.
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announced 2/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Credimarket

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the main player in the Spanish online comparison market for financial products, CrediMarket. This acquisition will mark the Group’s entry into the Spanish OCP (Online Comparison Platform) market.
buyer parent: Bauer Media Group
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world. "
target: Credimarket
CrediMarket is the main player in the Spanish market for online comparison of financial products, and operates through the CrediMarket.com platform.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Independer.nl

synopsis: De Persgroep Nederland has agreed to acquire price comparison company Independer from Achmea. Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep is a media and publishing company. De Persgroep is an active publisher of newspapers, magazines and new media, and the group also operates television and radio stations. "
target parent: Achmea B.V.
target: Independer.nl
Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
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$171
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thinkseg, acquired Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.

synopsis: Thinkseg, a Brazilian company that uses technology to sell insurance products - known as "insurtech" - has acquired the entire operation of Bidu. Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil.
buyer: Thinkseg
Thinkseg is a Brazilian insurance startup (insurtech) that connects insurers, brokers and customers. It operates independently, with transparency and agility. "
target: Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.
Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil. They've helped millions of consumers compare the prices of insurance, in addition to a variety of financial products, such as credit cards, financing options and loans.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$670.81)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Eli Global, LLC, will acquire finanzen.de

synopsis: Eli Global LLC, a federation of independent portfolios, announced that an affiliate has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire finanzen.de AG and its subsidiaries from Blackfin Capital Partners. Based in Germany, finanzen.de is the leading European online marketplace for retail customer leads in the finance and insurance sectors.
buyer: Eli Global, LLC
Eli is a federation of independent portfolios. Eli’s portfolios operate in over 15 industries across the world, including healthcare, technology, insurance and financial services. Eli acquires for the long term, and continues to invest globally in stable and growing companies and their teams. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: finanzen.de
Germany-based finanzen.de is the No.1 European B2B digital marketplace for insurance and finance customers. Its sophisticated technology-enabled marketplace procures about one million online generated leads per year to more than 6,000 insurance experts and financial consultants.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2017 via BusinessWire

XLMedia plc, acquired Money Under 30

synopsis: XLMedia (AIM:XLM), a leading provider of digital performance marketing, announced the acquisition of www.Moneyunder30.com (“MU30”), a US focused price comparison website for financial services, for a total consideration of US$7 million. The acquisition will be immediately earnings enhancing from completion.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$117.87)
XLMedia, based in the United Kingdom, is a leading provider of digital performance marketing. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. "
target: Money Under 30
Money Under 30 is a platform dedicated to helping young people meet their financial goals. Whether talking about investing, savings, or salary negotiations, Money Under 30 aims to provide advice for young people facing a difficult economic climate and a rapidly changing financial landscape.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired MagnifyMoney

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC has acquired the company that operates MagnifyMoney.com, a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: MagnifyMoney
MagnifyMoney.com is a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compare Africa, acquired TopCheck UG

synopsis: Nigerian financial services comparison platform TopCheck has been acquired by South Africa’s Silvertree Internet Holdings. Launched in December 2014, the TopCheck platform allows users to compare prices of financial products such as various types of insurance, and loans. TopCheck will join Silvertree’s subsidiary Compare Africa Group (CAG).
buyer parent: Silvertree Capital
buyer: Compare Africa
The Compare Africa Group is Africa’s leading online service and product comparison platform, providing consumers with an easy-to-use interface in order to find the most affordable deals, saving time and money. They offer an easy-to-use platform to save money on banking, insurance, and broadband. "
target: TopCheck UG
TopCheck.com.ng is Nigeria's most trusted platform for comparing financial services like insurance, credit cards or loans in Nigeria! They exist because of all the bureaucracies and lack of transparency that create a painful experience when dealing with insurance companies or banks.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., will acquire NextAdvisor, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, Inc. The company is a leading online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance. "
target: NextAdvisor, Inc.
NextAdvisor provides independent reviews of online services for consumers and small businesses. The company's mission is to help its visitors save money and make optimal buying decisions by presenting them with useful comparisons and reviews of service providers.
price ($mm)
$79
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2014 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired BigDecisions.com

synopsis: News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired BigDecisions.com, a company that aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$9,551.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: BigDecisions.com
BigDecisions.com provides a platform to deliver unbiased information and analysis to consumers in India on topics ranging from life and health insurance and retirement planning to providing for a child’s education or buying and renting real estate.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 9/9/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Schibsted Media Group, will acquire Compricer.se

synopsis: Schibsted Media Group has agreed to acquire the personal finance market place Compricer.se, the largest comparison service for personal finance. They help thousands of consumers to save money by comparing and switching suppliers in insurance, electricity, loans and telephony every day. Service is completely free for consumers.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,100.42)
Schibsted is a leading media group in the Nordic region. The activities comprise newspapers and publishing, TV and film production, film rights, TV channels, Internet and mobile services. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Compricer.se
Compricer is the largest comparison service for personal finance. They help thousands of consumers to save money by comparing and switching suppliers in insurance, electricity, loans and telephony every day. service is completely free for consumers and they also help by phone.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Moneysupermarket.com Ltd, acquired MoneySavingExpert.com

synopsis: MoneySupermarket.com Group plc has conditionally agreed to acquire MoneySavingExpert.com for consideration of up to £87 million. MoneySavingExpert operates one of the UK's leading personal finance and personal finance journalism websites which was established in 2003 by personal finance journalist Martin Lewis.
buyer: Moneysupermarket.com Ltd (LSE:MONY:$463.76)
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the United Kingdom. The company, through its Websites moneysupermarket.com and travelsupermarket.com, provides online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets. "
target: MoneySavingExpert.com
MoneySavingExpert.com offers free online services, including information to its users. MoneySavingExpert's services include a range of online tools, researched articles in respect of specific products, personal finance guides, and weekly newsletter emails.
price ($mm)
$93
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 11/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Consumerism Commentary

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of ConsumerismCommentary.com, a personal finance blog that has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: Consumerism Commentary
Consumerism Commentary is a personal finance blog created in 2003. It has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Ad Practitioners, acquired Money.com

synopsis: Ad Practitioners, LLC has acquired Money.com from Meredith Corporation. Money is a personal finance brand and website. Based in New York City, its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
buyer: Ad Practitioners
Founded in 2016, Ad Practitioners matches world-class brands with engaged audiences across over 150 categories, from personal finance, health, home, and lifestyle to insurance, software and beyond. The Company owns a portfolio of digital brands, including ConsumersAdvocate.org. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Money.com
Money is a personal finance brand and website. Money is based in New York City. Its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/21/2018 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., will acquire ValuePenguin

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Value Holding Inc., the parent company of ValuePenguin.com, a personal finance website that offers consumers objective analysis on a variety of financial topics from insurance to credit cards.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree is the nation's leading online marketplace that connects consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for financial services by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of over 500 partners. "
target: ValuePenguin
ValuePenguin is a personal finance website that conducts in-depth research & analysis on a variety of topics from insurance to credit cards. The company focuses on providing high-quality resources to help consumers understand the topics they're interested in.
price ($mm)
$105
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Ratehub.ca, acquired MoneySense Magazine

synopsis: Ratehub.ca, an online comparison platform for financial products in Canada, has acquired MoneySense from Rogers Media, a Canadian broadcasting company. MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. MoneySense's articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
buyer: Ratehub.ca
Ratehub.ca is an online comparison platform for mortgage rates, credit cards, deposits, and insurance offered by Canada’s major banks, neighbourhood credit unions, and brokers. They allow Canadians to compare thousands of rates from hundreds of providers with just a few easy clicks. "
target parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
target: MoneySense Magazine
Founded in 1999, MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. Targeting both men and women, MoneySense's personal finance articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will acquire APEXY Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a provider of Sharing Place, a matching platform that connects users with service providers, has agreed to acquire Japan-based APEXY Co., Ltd. APEXY offers a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing credit card debt and obtaining loans.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
target: APEXY Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, APEXY Co., Ltd. owns and operates a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing student and credit card debt, obtaining loans, and how to save money when moving.
price ($mm)
$1.29
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EV / rev
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