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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Verivox GmbH, purchased Brokerage Business from GetSafe

synopsis: Verivox, a price comparison website in Germany, has acquired Getsafe's brokerage business. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Their brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Founded in 1998, Verivox is a price comparison website in Germany that provides up-to-date information on products and services. Verivox has helped over 8 million consumers save over 2.1 billion euros on products and services for energy, insurance, telecom, and finance. "
seller: GetSafe
Getsafe's brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Getsafe offers combinable modules to protect all important areas of a person’s life.
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closed 6/18/2014 via Company Press Release

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, acquired AssurOne Group

synopsis: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, the specialist European financial services private equity firm, together with management, have successfully completed the buyout of AssurOne Group, a leading French digital insurance broker specialising in the online distribution and management of personal insurance products, including motor and home policies.
buyer: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
AnaCap is Europe’s largest specialist private equity investment advisor in the financial services sector. AnaCap’s funds invest in businesses with high growth potential, strong management teams and/or restructuring needs. "
target: AssurOne Group
AssurOne Group SA offers online insurance broker services. The company designs and delivers insurance solutions and insurance products on the Internet and by telephone. The company offers life insurance, casualty insurance, property insurance, and automobile/car insurance services.
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closed 10/7/2011 via PR Newswire

The Allstate Corp., purchased Esurance and Answer Financial from White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.

synopsis: The Allstate Corporation has obtained all required regulatory approvals and closed its acquisition of Esurance and Answer Financial from White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. Esurance is the third-largest provider of online auto insurance quotes and Answer Financial serves self-directed consumers who seek a choice among insurance companies.
buyer: The Allstate Corp. (ALL:$39,815.00)
The Allstate Corporation is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. "
seller: White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM:$400.60)
Esurance is the third-largest provider of online auto insurance quotes. Answer Financial serves self-directed consumers who seek a choice among insurance companies.
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$1,010
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announced 2/15/2010 via Banking Times UK

Management Buyout, will acquire esure Insurance, Ltd.

synopsis: Lloyds Banking Group has agreed the sale of its 70% stake in esure for slightly over £185 million, although the bank says the impact of the sale on its accounts is not expected to be material. The online insurer is being 100% acquired in a management buyout led by its chairman, Peter Wood, who already holds a 24% share of the business.
buyer: Management Buyout
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: esure Insurance, Ltd.
esure was founded in 2000 offering competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Their goal is to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low.
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$289*
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closed 2/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsureMe

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired the assets of InsureMe, Inc. based in Englewood, CO.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: InsureMe
InsureMe, an Englewood, Colorado-based company, links insurance agents and consumers nationwide through its Web site and hundreds of affiliate partners. Since 1993, InsureMe has helped millions of people find insurance coverage while providing thousands of agents with high quality, real-time leads.
price ($mm)[EV]
$59 [$58]
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$27
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$5
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closed 3/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Insurance.com, Inc., acquired 4insurance.com

synopsis: Insurance.com announced the purchase of 4insurance.com, one of the original insurance sites on the internet. Launched in 1996 by iHomeowners, 4insurance.com offers consumers the ability to shop for auto, life, home and health insurance products.
buyer: Insurance.com, Inc.
Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance. "
target: 4insurance.com
4insurance™ offers consumers competitive rates from the best insurance companies in the industry. 4insurance™ allows you to compare rates from multiple companies by simply filling out one online form. You will receive up to four quotes from leading companies.
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closed 7/18/2019 via Company Press Release

DA Direkt, acquired dentolo Germany GmbH

synopsis: DA Direkt, a direct car insurance company, has acquired dentolo, a copmany that offers a variety of dental insurance services. dentolos technology platform connects patients, physicians and partners with each other.
buyer parent: Zurich Financial Services Group
buyer: DA Direkt
Based in Germany, DA Direkt is a direct car insurance company. They are always available to customers by phone, e-mail, or the internet, especially in the case of damage, quick information, and assistance. "
target: dentolo Germany GmbH
Based in Germany, dentolo offers a variety of dental insurance services. dentolos technology platform connects patients, physicians and partners with each other and offers besides the visitor-strongest knowledge database in the German-speaking area an online cost-tool for treatment options.
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closed 5/7/2004 via PR Newswire

Quotesmith.com, Inc., acquired Life Quotes, Inc.

synopsis: Quotesmith.com, Inc., QUOT, the only place on earth where you can get instant insurance quotes from over 200 leading companies and have the freedom to buy from the company of your choice, today announced that it has completed the previously announced asset acquisition of Life Quotes, Inc.
buyer: Quotesmith.com, Inc. (NSUR:$0.00)
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers. "
target: Life Quotes, Inc.
Life Quotes, Inc. was founded in 1979 as a traditional life insurance agency. In 1990, founder Kenneth L. Manley decided to change the life insurance business. Instead of meeting with customers face-to-face, something many people find uncomfortable, the entire transaction is conducted by phone, fax
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWeek

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Insurance.com, Inc.

synopsis: Insurance.com Insurance Agency, LLC, which operates as an online auto insurance agency in the United States, was acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. Insurance.com enables consumers to compare and buy auto insurance quotes from various insurance companies. Its other products include life, health, home, travel, dental, and pet health insurance.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet is a leader in vertical marketing and media on the Internet. The company provides a strong set of capabilities to engage Internet visitors with targeted media and connects its marketing clients with their potential customers online. "
target: Insurance.com, Inc.
Insurance.com enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from more than a dozen leading insurance companies. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance.
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$36
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closed 2/7/2007 via Reuters

Axa UK Plc, acquired Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.

synopsis: French insurer AXA said it had agreed to buy British online insurer Swiftcover.com, continuing its strategy of doing small to medium-sized acquisitions in the UK. AXA did not disclose financial terms by which AXA will buy the company from international insurer Primary Group and Swiftcover's management team, who jointly own Swiftcover.com.
buyer parent: AXA Group
buyer: Axa UK Plc
AXA UK and Ireland is a long-term business focusing on life and pensions, wealth management, protection, health and general insurance (www.axa.co.uk). "
target parent: Primary Group Limited
target: Swiftcover Insurance Services Ltd.
Swiftcover was founded in 2005 by senior executives from within the insurance industry. It was a unique proposition offering good value car insurance online only. Swiftcover was the first UK insurance company to offer its customers the convenience of printing their own car insurance certificate.
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$532
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announced 10/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Marsh LLC, will acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Torrent Technologies, Inc., a leading service provider to Write Your Own (WYO) insurers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Marsh LLC (:$0.00)
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, teams with its clients to design, and deliver innovative solutions that help them protect their future. It has over 24,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. "
target parent: Century Capital Management, LLC
target: Torrent Technologies, Inc.
Torrent Technologies is a business services company that leverages contemporary technology to more effectively administer flood insurance policies and claims through the National Flood Insurance Program.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Verivox GmbH, purchased Brokerage Business from GetSafe

synopsis: Verivox, a price comparison website in Germany, has acquired Getsafe's brokerage business. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Their brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Founded in 1998, Verivox is a price comparison website in Germany that provides up-to-date information on products and services. Verivox has helped over 8 million consumers save over 2.1 billion euros on products and services for energy, insurance, telecom, and finance. "
seller: GetSafe
Getsafe's brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Getsafe offers combinable modules to protect all important areas of a person’s life.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Verivox GmbH, purchased Brokerage Business from GetSafe

synopsis: Verivox, a price comparison website in Germany, has acquired Getsafe's brokerage business. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Their brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Founded in 1998, Verivox is a price comparison website in Germany that provides up-to-date information on products and services. Verivox has helped over 8 million consumers save over 2.1 billion euros on products and services for energy, insurance, telecom, and finance. "
seller: GetSafe
Getsafe's brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Getsafe offers combinable modules to protect all important areas of a person’s life.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired Outbank

synopsis: The Internet portal Verivox, which until now has been known for its electricity and credit comparisons has taken over the financial startup Outbank. Outbank is Germany’s largest independent banking app, including 4.000+ traditional and online banks, financial services like PayPal, stocks, bitcoins and reward cards like Miles & More and Payback.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates a consumer portal for energy products and services in Germany. It also offers online price comparison solutions for telecommunication, insurance, and finance products; and a search engine for commission free properties to rent and buy. "
target: Outbank
Outbank is Germany’s largest independent banking app, including 4.000+ traditional and online banks, financial services like PayPal, stocks, bitcoins and reward cards like Miles & More and Payback.
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announced 11/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, will acquire Aboalarm GmbH

synopsis: Verivox GmbH, a company that offers online price comparison solutions, has acquired Aboalarm GmbH, a company that develops and provides a mobile app for cancellation, revoking, and managing contracts with providers of services. Both companies are based in Germany.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates a consumer portal for energy products and services in Germany. It also offers online price comparison solutions for telecommunication, insurance, and finance products; and a search engine for commission free properties to rent and buy. "
target: Aboalarm GmbH
Aboalarm GmbH develops and provides a mobile app for cancellation, revoking, and managing contracts with providers of services. Customers can quickly, easily and legally secure, revoke and terminate their contracts from cell phonesand gyms to car insurance.
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closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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announced 3/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aqualine Ltd., will acquire EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Aqualine, a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services, will acquire EPARK Rescue from EPARK, an online reservation service in Japan. EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
buyer: Aqualine Ltd. (TSE:6173:$55.38)
Aqualine is a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services. Aqualine provides emergency repair services for kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, and other water supply products. The company also produces and sells high quality mineral water under their aqua-aqua brand. "
target parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
target: EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.
EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare various services providers. The site provides detailed descriptions, prices, and phone numbers for home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
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$5.64*
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

synopsis: Cloud Care, a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy, has acquired Quale.it, an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more.
buyer: Cloud Care srl
Cloud Care is a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy. Cloud Care develops AI solutions that support the customer journey. Cloud Care helps their clients to develop websites and chat systems that improve the customer experience. "
target: Daina Finance Ltd
Quale.it is an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more. Quale.it also provides telephone and internet, mortgage, and loan comparison services.
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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.
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$78
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired UK Web Media

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm, has acquired UK-based UK Web Media. UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. The business operates a number of websites which help customers to compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: UK Web Media
UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. They operate a number of websites including mobile-phones.co.uk, which helps customers compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony. They also operate Convoydigital.com, a digital marketing agency.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Energy Helpline

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a private equity firm, has acquired Energy Helpline. UK-based Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Energy Helpline
Based in the United Kingdom, Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
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announced 4/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Československá obchodní banka, a. s., will acquire Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.

synopsis: Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB), a universal bank in the Czech Republic, will acquire Ušetřeno.cz, the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
buyer parent: KBC
buyer: Československá obchodní banka, a. s.
Founded in 1964, Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB) is a universal bank in the Czech Republic. ČSOB offers a full range of banking services to individual, SME, corporate, and institutional clients. Their banking services include mortgages, loans, insurance products, pension funds, and more. "
target: Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.
Founded in 2010, Ušetřeno.cz is the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
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announced 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Moneysupermarket.com Ltd, will acquire Decision Tech

synopsis: Moneysupermarket.com, a provider of online price comparison services in the UK, will acquire Decision Tech, a performance marketing and data company in the United Kingdom that operates broadbandchoices.co.uk. broadbandchoices.co.uk is a market leading price comparison website for home communications.
buyer: Moneysupermarket.com Ltd (LSE:MONY:$463.76)
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets. "
target: Decision Tech
Decision Tech is a performance marketing and data company in the United Kingdom. Decision Tech also operates broadbandchoices.co.uk and claims to be the most-used price comparison service for consumers and businesses trading in mobiles and other gadgets.
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closed 9/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Allconnect

synopsis: Red Ventures LLC, a leading digital consumer choice platform, has acquired Allconnect Inc., a leading technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company that partners with utility and energy companies to help customers in more than 50 million households compare and purchase home services.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target: Allconnect
Founded in 1998, Allconnect offers customers a convenient single source to compare and connect integrated media, broadband, home protection, energy, and green products.
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closed 9/17/2015 via Reuters

Money.pl Sp. z o.o., acquired Finansowysupermarket sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Money.pl Sp. z o.o., the biggest business portal in Poland, agreed to acquire Finansowysupermarket.pl Sp. z o.o., a company that owns and operates an online portal which compares financial product offerings from different financial institutions.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
buyer: Money.pl Sp. z o.o.
Money.pl is the biggest business portal in Poland. Money.pl is one of the first genuine internet editorial offices that provides information from various areas, such as economics, and finance. "
target: Finansowysupermarket sp. z o.o.
Finansowysupermarket sp. z o.o. owns and operates an online portal which compares financial product offerings from different financial institutions. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
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$3.36
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closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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announced 11/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Allconnect, will acquire WhiteFence

synopsis: Atlanta-based Allconnect, Inc., a national leader in connecting consumers with essential home services, announced its acquisition of Texas-based online marketer WhiteFence, Inc. WhiteFence, Inc. is an online marketing company focused in the home services vertical.
buyer: Allconnect
Allconnect is a consumer services company that helps consumers make wise, cost-effective decisions by explaining the options, service plans and service providers available across a broad array of home services including home phone service, cable, satellite, and high-speed Internet. "
target: WhiteFence
WhiteFence is a free service that helps people find the best deals on phone, Internet, television, electricity, natural gas and other home services. By simply entering a street address, people looking to save money or start new service can find the most comprehensive list of plans available.
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closed 1/24/2011 via Market Wire

Saveology.com, acquired 1800CableTV.com

synopsis: Saveology.com®, a leading comparison shopping portal, has announced its latest addition, 1800CableTV.com, to its menu of leading home service comparison shopping websites. 1800CableTV.com gathers the best offers from local and national cable companies to assist new movers and to deliver affordable broadband communications services.
buyer: Saveology.com
Saveology.com® is a leading comparison shopping portal focused on a vast array of home services including cable, satellite television, Internet, telecommunications, home security and warranties, moving services and various financial products. "
target parent: Primary Wave Media LLC
target: 1800CableTV.com
The 1800CableTV.com comparison shopping model offers consumers a place to locate and compare affordable options for high-speed Internet, digital cable TV and digital phone service and mobile internet from national providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter Communications.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Laundrapp, acquired Washbox

synopsis: Laundrapp, one of a plethora of on-demand laundry startups targeting London and other cities in the U.K., has acquired rival Washbox, an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers.
buyer: Laundrapp
Laundrapp is a Dry Cleaning & Laundry App. They collect, clean and deliver laundry at a time and place that suits the customer. "
target: Washbox
Washbox develops an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Newcastle, the United Kingdom.
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closed 10/31/2019 via Bloomberg

mobilezone holding ag, acquired DEINHANDY.de

synopsis: mobilezone Deutschland GmbH has purchased 55% shares in DEINHANDY.de (Mister Mobile GmbH) from co-founders Robert Ermich and Philion SE. Berlin-based DEINHANDY.de is an independent comparison portal for smartphones, tablets and tariffs.
buyer: mobilezone holding ag (SWX:MOZN:$1,212.25)
Established in 1999 and based in Switzerland, mobilezone holding ag offers the complete product line of mobile phones as well as price plans of all providers for mobile and fixed-line telephony, digital TV, and Internet. Independent consulting, services for individual and business customers. "
target parent: Philion SE
target: DEINHANDY.de
Berlin-based DEINHANDY.de is an independent comparison portal for smartphones, tablets and tariffs: Find the best mobile phone with a suitable contract or use their all-round service for termination, contract change, contract renewal and much more!
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Komparify, acquired iReff

synopsis: Chennai-based Cheeni Labs, the company behind Komparify, an online aggregator of mobile, broadband and DTH plans, has acquired mobile recharge plans discovery platform iReff in an all cash deal. iReff provides personalized mobile recharge assistance and offers.
buyer: Komparify
Baesd in India, Komparify is an online aggregator of mobile, broadband and DTH plans. Komparify guide people to the right telecom and media service and help them buy it. Komparify help you find the best DTH connection, find the best mobile plan, find the best recharge or find the best datacard. "
target: iReff
Based in India, iReff provides personalized mobile recharge assistance and offers. The flagship Android app is one of the highest rated recharge apps on Play store and has clocked more than 5 million downloads. iReff was the first app for the discovery of recharge plans.
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announced 12/20/2019 via Company Press Release

IAC, will acquire Care.com, Inc.

synopsis: IAC, a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, is to acquire Care.com, the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: Care.com, Inc. (CRCM:$207.41)
Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Care.com’s web and mobile platforms enable families to connect to care providers and caregiving services.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
$207
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
49.6x
announced 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeServe plc, will acquire eLocal

synopsis: HomeServe, the international home repairs and improvements business, will acquire eLocal, a leading performance-based advertising platforms that offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,436.47)
HomeServe is a leading provider of home repair solutions. HomeServe protects homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home repair emergencies by providing affordable repair coverage, installations and quality local service. "
target: eLocal
eLocal is a leading performance-based advertising platforms. It offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services. By utilizing cutting edge technology and a robust network of publishers, eLocal reaches ready-to-buy consumers.
price ($mm)
$140*
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announced 4/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Zoopla Property Group, will acquire uSwitch Limited

synopsis: Zoopla Property Group PLC will diversify into the online price comparison market, saying it will buy Ulysses Enterprises Ltd, the operator of the uSwitch.com's energy, telecoms and financial products comparison site. Zoopla operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on giving consumers the resources to make informed decisions.
buyer: Zoopla Property Group (LSE:ZPG:$330.32)
Zoopla Property Group operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. Zoopla combines property listings with market value data, local information and community tools. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: uSwitch Limited
uSwitch.com is a free, impartial online and phone-based comparison and switching service which helps consumers compare prices on gas, electricity, water, heating cover, home telephone, digital television, broadband, credit cards, personal loans, secured loans and current accounts.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 10/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Moving.com, acquired Relocation.com LLC

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the acquisition of Relocation.com, an online marketplace that connects home buyers and renters with moving and storage professionals. Combining the acquisition with Move's existing Moving.com business, the company significantly strengthens its offering and creates the clear #1 player in moving services.
buyer parent: Move, Inc.
buyer: Moving.com
Moving.com has been the recognized online leader of providing easy-to-use and effective resources and tools to help with local, long distance, and international moving needs. Their network of moving companies, storage facilities, and truck rental providers is the most trusted in the industry. "
target: Relocation.com LLC
Relocation.com is as an online consumer resource that provides moving services in the US and internationally. It offers information, tools, and resources to help consumers compare, connect, and learn about products and services from various professional companies that provide related services.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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Ticker: NSUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life Quotes, Inc.
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OB:GJF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gjensidige Forsikring ASA
Gjensidige Forsikring ASA
Gjensidige is one of the leading players in the Nordic general insurance market. The group offers general insurance products in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the three Baltic countries. In addition the group offers online retail banking, pension and savings products and health care services in Norway.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,607.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$688.82
EBIT ($mm)
$646.05
Net Income ($mm)
$491.26
Employees
3802
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Ticker: LSE:ESUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
esure Group plc
esure Group plc
esure Group plc offers insurance products and peace of mind to almost two million drivers, home owners, pet owners and holiday makers across the UK. The company was launched in 2001 as a joint venture between insurance guru, Peter Wood, and Halifax plc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$902.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.00
EBIT ($mm)
$173.53
Net Income ($mm)
$147.58
Employees
1500
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Ticker: UNH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$239,671.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,120.00
EBIT ($mm)
$19,087.00
Net Income ($mm)
$13,338.00
Employees
300000
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Ticker: HUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Humana Inc.
Humana Inc.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$42,539.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,276.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,017.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,126.00
Employees
52000
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Ticker: AIZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Assurant
Assurant
Assurant, Inc. is a provider of specialty insurance products in the U.S. and select worldwide markets. The company operates its business through four business segments: Assurant Employee Benefits, Assurant Health, Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9,983.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$805.90
EBIT ($mm)
$675.20
Net Income ($mm)
$405.60
Employees
13900
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Ticker: NYSE:CNO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group, Inc. consists of insurance companies – principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and Washington National Insurance Company – that primarily serve middle-income pre-retiree and retired Americans.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,328.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.25
EBIT ($mm)
($146.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3300
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Ticker: UAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universal American Corp
Universal American Corp
Universal American, through its family of healthcare companies, provides health benefits to people with Medicare. Its family of companies offers affordable healthcare products and programs, including Medicare Advantage plans and traditional health insurance.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$2,177.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.00
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TSE:7199
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group is a provider of financial services in Japan. The company provides credit services to help make their customer's daily life more prosperous and enjoyable. They offer credit services for automobiles, shopping, ecology, and real estate. Premium also offers automobile warranty services.
year
2017
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: CRCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Care.com, Inc.
Care.com, Inc.
Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Care.com’s web and mobile platforms enable families to connect to care providers and caregiving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$207.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.08
EBIT ($mm)
$7.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1446
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Ticker: NSUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life Quotes, Inc.
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: EHTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eHealth, Inc.
eHealth, Inc.
eHealthInsurance, is an online source of health insurance for individuals, families, seniors and small businesses. Through the company's websites consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
944
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Ticker: MEECF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meetic SA
Meetic SA
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
$41.24
Net Income ($mm)
$15.30
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV".
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: TSE:6071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBJ, Inc.
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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