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announced 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ping An Insurance Group, will acquire iTutorGroup

synopsis: Ping An Insurance Group, one of China’s largest financial conglomerates, will acquire a majority stake in iTutorGroup, the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English and Chinese language learning.
buyer: Ping An Insurance Group (SEHK:2318:$159,378.71)
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more. "
target: iTutorGroup
iTutorGroup is the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English language learning and Chinese language learning.
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closed 1/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

THI Investments GmbH, acquired LearnShip Networks GmbH

synopsis: German firm THI Investments has acquired a majority stake in Learnship, a global leader in the field of digital foreign language training for corporations. Learnship provides face-to-face online language training for corporations available in 14 languages, intercultural training, and related training administration services.
buyer: THI Investments GmbH
THI Investments is a single family office founded in January 2016 after divesting an 80 year-old family business. Their goal is to invest in a diversified portfolio of financial and company assets and grow them over the long term. THI Investments are entrepreneurs, industrialists and investors. "
target: LearnShip Networks GmbH
Learnship helps organizations across Europe and the US boost their productivity by unleashing the full potential of their employees. They provide face-to-face online language training for corporations available in 14 languages, intercultural training, and related training administration services.
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announced 7/28/2017 via Company Press Release

China First Capital Group Limited, will acquire SJW International Co., Limited

synopsis: China First Capital Group Limited (“CFCG”) announced that it plans to acquire 54% of the total issued shares of SJW International Co., Limited (“SJW International”). SJW International primarily provides online English courses for adults and children, as well as online language training courses for Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, etc.
buyer: China First Capital Group Limited (SEHK:1269:$219.43)
China First Capital Group (CFCG) focuses on investment across the education industry with licenses in financial services. CFCG is actively exploring education projects and making direct investments. They also have subsidiaries which deal in securities, asset management, & corporate finance advising."
target: SJW International Co., Limited
SJW International Co., Limited was incorporated in Korea and was the first company to offer online video English training for adults in Korea. It primarily provides online English courses for adults and children, as well as online language training courses for Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, etc.
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announced 5/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd., will acquire Alc Press Inc.

synopsis: ALC Press, a listed language-focused educational service provider, has approved a tender offer from Nippon Mirai Capital and plans to go private. ALC Press provides language learning materials as well as learning courses over the internet.
buyer: Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd.
Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd. is an independent investment fund. They focus on growing the enterprise value of their investments and sharing the value with stakeholders. "
target: Alc Press Inc.
ALC Press Inc. is a language-focused educational service provider. It engages in the planning, production, and sale of materials for distance learning in Japan.
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$35 [$46]*
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$103
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$11
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closed 7/30/2010 via Wall Street Journal

Pearson plc, acquired Wall Street Institute, Inc.

synopsis: The Carlyle Group said that it has sold English training business, the Wall Street Institute, to U.K.-based publisher Pearson PLC for $92 million. The Wall Street Institute's 340 franchised centers, together with its online tools, provide spoken English training in 25 regions across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$5,359.58)
Pearson is an international education and media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: Wall Street Institute, Inc.
Wall Street Institute is the premier source for English instruction for individuals and corporate clients around the world. Utilizing both company–owned and franchised centers, Wall Street Institute has provided instruction to over 2 million students with a current enrollment of 160,000 people.
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$101
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$60
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Web

Alc Press Inc., acquired OKpanda

synopsis: ALC Press, a language-focused educational service provider in Japan, has acquired OKpanda, an English learning platform that includes instant messaging, live voice, and digital curricula. OKpanda connects English learners with amazing, certified ESL teachers who train users through the best of digital self learning content.
buyer parent: Freebit Co. Ltd.
buyer: Alc Press Inc.
ALC Press Inc. is a language-focused educational service provider in Japan. It engages in the planning, production, and sale of materials for distance learning in Japan. ALC Press provides language learning materials as well as learning courses over the internet. "
target: OKpanda
OKpanda is an English learning platform that includes instant messaging, live voice, and digital curricula. OKpanda connects English learners with amazing, certified ESL teachers who train users through the best of digital self learning content.
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closed 1/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Yes 'N' You, acquired Speaken S.A.S.

synopsis: YES 'N' YOU, a pioneer in technology solutions for online education and training for english language learning, announces the acquisition of Speaken. Speaken allows users to practice English by connecting with English native tutors through live video chat with its app.
buyer: Yes 'N' You
YES 'N' YOU is a pioneer in technology solutions for online education and training, and is a leading player in Digital Learning. Ed'Tech innovative, YES 'N' YOU develops original blended courses for companies and individuals. "
target: Speaken S.A.S.
Speaken is the best way to practice English. Users can immediately connect with English native Tutors available on-demand through live video chat on their smartphones. Speaken is a new French start up, all passionate by the idea of changing the way in which the world learns languages.
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closed 3/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired LEARN Behavioral

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in LEARN Behavioral from LLR Partners. LEARN is the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

LLR Partners, acquired Learn It Systems

synopsis: Learn It Systems, a portfolio company of Milestone Partners, has been acquired by LLR Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Learn It Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Milestone Partners
target: Learn It Systems
Learn It Systems is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs. Learn It's comprehensive behavioral health platform addresses large, high-growth markets being driven by insurance reform, an evolving reimbursement landscape.
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closed 12/14/2016 via Company Press Release

RareJob Inc., acquired Ripple Kids Park Co., Ltd.

synopsis: RareJob, a Japanese company that provides online English lessons, has acquired Ripple Kids Park, a company that specializes in providing online English lessons through Skype exclusively for kids. Ripple Kids Park offers one-on-one online English lessons to Japanese children, provided by teachers located in the Phillippines.
buyer: RareJob Inc. (TSE:6096:$30.81)
With the largest number of students, RareJob is the top online English school in Japan. They have provided over 10,000,000 lessons and have helped more than 10,000 Filipino tutors. They aim to provide the best learning experience to students and the most ideal working environment for their tutors. "
target: Ripple Kids Park Co., Ltd.
Ripple Kids Park is the first Japanese company to provide online English lessons exclusively for kids. They offer one-on-one online lessons tailored to each child. Students are able to easily learn at home and communicate with teachers in the Phillippines through Skype.
price ($mm)
$1.15
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$1
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closed 4/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Zovio, acquired TutorMe.com

synopsis: Zovio, an education technology services company, has acquired TutorMe, a leading provider of instant online tutoring services. TurtorMe enables tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe. TutorMe provides premium online tutoring to academic institutions of all types.
buyer: Zovio
Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver solutions that help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. "
target: TutorMe.com
TutorMe is a provider of instant online tutoring services. TurtorMe enables tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe. TutorMe provides premium online tutoring to academic institutions of all types. The platform features video chat, screen-sharing, virtual whiteboards, and more.
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closed 5/18/2018 via Company Press Release

IK Investment Partners, acquired Acadomia

synopsis: IK Investment Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Domia Group, owner of Acadomia. Acadomia is the leading player in the primary, secondary, higher-education and test-prep tutoring markets (at-home, centres and online) in France.
buyer: IK Investment Partners
IK Investment Partners is a private equity advisory group with Nordic roots. Focused on investing in companies with strong underlying potential, they are proud to support the IK Funds as they partner with management teams and investors to grow businessess. "
target parent: Metric Capital Partners
target: Acadomia
French Acadomia is the leading player in the primary, secondary, higher-education and test-prep tutoring markets (at-home, centres and online). Acadomia has innovated to offer quality learning experiences to more than 1 million families across different geographies, backgrounds, and subjects.
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announced 9/10/2015 via Market Wire

EnglishCentral, Inc., will acquire Langrich

synopsis: EnglishCentral, the leading provider ofonline English conversation solutions, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Langrich, a leading online English tutoring company in Japan.
buyer: EnglishCentral, Inc.
EnglishCentral is the “Youtube of English Language Learning.” Using authentic video content, they create a fun and effective way to learn to speak English using proprietary vocabulary and speech assessment technology. They are backed by Google Ventures, NTT DoCoMo Ventures, and SK Telecom. "
target: Langrich
Langrich is a leading online English tutoring company in Japan.
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closed 10/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Pivotal Group, Inc., acquired Pan Am Education

synopsis: A Pivotal Group affiliate has acquired the assets of Pan Am Education, expediting the international expansion of the company. Pan Am founding management will maintain a stake in the company and continue day-to-day operations. Pan Am Education provides online blended learning solutions for students and education companies around the globe.
buyer: Pivotal Group, Inc.
Pivotal Group is a diversified investment company focused on private equity and real estate, particularly drawn by the unrealized potential of well-managed, middle-market companies with unique assets. "
target: Pan Am Education
Pan Am Education provides online blended learning solutions for students and education companies around the globe. Pan Am distributes its education services in 10 countries, including China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and the U.S. Its distribution network reaches over 5 million students.
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closed 3/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Interactivation, acquired Med School Tutors

synopsis: Interactivation, a holding company owned by entrepreneurs Joe Covey and Matthew Davidge, has acquired Med School Tutors, the leading medical school tutoring company that helps aspiring physicians succeed in medical school, on their standardized exams, and beyond.
buyer: Interactivation
Interactivation is a holding company owned by Joe Covey and Matthew Davidge. The company focuses on acquiring and operating media, education and health companies. Interactivation likes to buy small “orphan business units” from large companies with revenue of at least $10 million. "
target: Med School Tutors
Med School Tutors is the leading medical school tutoring company offering one-to-one online tutoring for the USMLE, COMLEX, Shelf Exams, Medical Coursework and Admissions and Residency Advisement, as well as consulting services for medical schools.
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announced 1/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

UMeWorld Limited, will acquire Proud Kids

synopsis: Hong Kong education technology company UMeWorld Limited will acquire Proud Kids in an all-stock transaction. Based in Beijing, Proud Kids is a 1-on-4 online English language training startup catering to children aged 4-12 years old. Launched in March 2018, Proud Kids has delivered over 150,000 paid lessons using its 1-on-4 teaching model.
buyer: UMeWorld Limited (OTCPK:UMEW:$0.01)
UMeWorld is an educational technology company and a visionary player in the online educational landscape in China. UMFun, its K-12 flagship product, is a cloud-based assessment and learning analytics platform that can intelligently analyze and adapt to a student's performance and needs. "
target: Proud Kids
Proud Kids is a leading online English education platform in China. The company connects native English-speaking tutors from the UK, North America, and South Africa and young learners between 4-12 years old, as well as partnering local English teachers with native English-speaking tutors.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

At-Home Tutoring Services, acquired TutaPoint

synopsis: TutaPoint, a leading tutoring firm that offers real-time, live online instruction and tutoring using US based instructors in math, science, language arts computer science and world languages, has been acquired by At-Home Tutoring Services. At-Home Tutoring Services is a private, in-home tutoring service for students in Early Childhood to college.
buyer: At-Home Tutoring Services
At-Home Tutoring Services is a private, in-home tutoring service for students in grades Early Childhood through high school and college. They cover all academic subjects and test preparation for standardized tests. "
target: TutaPoint
TutaPoint offers real-time, live online instruction and tutoring using US based instructors in math, science, language arts computer science and world languages. TutaPoint's proprietary virtual classrooms feature live video, audio, whiteboard and chat.
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announced 8/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Studienkreis, will acquire tutoria GmbH

synopsis: Studienkreis, a company that provides tutoring services for students of all ages and adults, is to acquire tutoria GmbH, Germany’s leading digital education company which focuses on individual learning.
buyer parent: Aurelius AG
buyer: Studienkreis
Studienkreis GmbH provides tutoring services for students of all ages and adults. The company offers adult education, language tuition, and support for the talented and gifted and regular after school tuition in all courses. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: tutoria GmbH
Tutoria GmbH is Germany’s leading digital education company which focuses on individual learning. Tutoria’s core product is a comprehensive, premium service for private home tutoring – offering more than 20,000 professional tutors, interactive monitoring of success and online management of lessons.
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closed 8/13/2013 via PR Web

California Tutor Network merged with WebWise Tutors,

synopsis: WebWiseTutors, LLC, a premier provider of online tutoring services, is pleased to announce a merger with California Tutor Network, Inc., a leading online tutoring solution in California. WebWise Tutors is now in a unique position to take advantage of the thriving online tutoring industry.
buyer: WebWise Tutors
WebWise Tutors offers a full array of online tutoring services to elementary, special education, middle school and high school students, as well as post-secondary, international, military and adult learners. "
target: California Tutor Network
California Tutor Network is a leading provider of online tutoring solutions in California.
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closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Satt, Inc., acquired Mana.bo

synopsis: SATT announced that it has purchased all shares of Mana.bo Inc. Mana.bo, based in Tokyo, provides an online tutoring service using a smartphone application. Mana.bo is an educational service where individual guidance can be easily received.
buyer: SATT, Inc.
SATT, based in Tokyo, provides smart TLEC 3 (Smart Trek 3), a tool to easily create lecture-type e-learning content from presentation files created with Microsoft PowerPoint. "
target: Mana.bo
Mana.bo, based in Tokyo, provides an online tutoring service using a smartphone application. Mana.bo is an educational service where individual guidance can be easily received.
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announced 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ping An Insurance Group, will acquire iTutorGroup

synopsis: Ping An Insurance Group, one of China’s largest financial conglomerates, will acquire a majority stake in iTutorGroup, the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English and Chinese language learning.
buyer: Ping An Insurance Group (SEHK:2318:$159,378.71)
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more. "
target: iTutorGroup
iTutorGroup is the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English language learning and Chinese language learning.
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announced 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ping An Insurance Group, will acquire iTutorGroup

synopsis: Ping An Insurance Group, one of China’s largest financial conglomerates, will acquire a majority stake in iTutorGroup, the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English and Chinese language learning.
buyer: Ping An Insurance Group (SEHK:2318:$159,378.71)
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more. "
target: iTutorGroup
iTutorGroup is the global leader in online education. iTutorGroup provides personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands of students and business professionals. They offer online platforms for English language learning and Chinese language learning.
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closed 4/14/2010 via BNC Analysis

Ping An of China, acquired Yihaodian

synopsis: In 2010, Ping An Bank took a 80% stake in Yihaodian.com. Ping An Insurance plans to strengthen the development of health insurance through the investment in Yihaodian.com. The home page of Yihaodian.com has links to two medical Web sites under the aegis of Ping An Insurance.
buyer: Ping An of China (SEHK:2318:$159,378.71)
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd., is the first insurance company in China to have a shareholding structure. Today it has developed into an integrated financial services conglomerate with three core businesses: insurance, banking, and investment. "
target: Yihaodian
Yihaodian is a fast-growing eCommerce company in China. Launched in July 2008, Yihaodian offers more than 75,000 SKUs and has achieved a significant position in online grocery sales, as well as in categories such as baby/Mom, consumer electronics and apparel.
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Speqta AB, will acquire Eone Oy

synopsis: Speqta AB (publ), a performance marketing company in Sweden, will acquire Eone Oy, a Finnish fintech company. Eone operates Rahalaitos.fi, Finland’s largest online loan brokerage platform. Rahalaitos.fi allows users to easily apply for private loans, car loans and business loans.
buyer: Speqta AB (OM:SPEQT:$10.41)
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores. "
target: Eone Oy
Eone is a Finnish fintech company. Eone operates Rahalaitos.fi, Finland’s largest online loan brokerage platform. Rahalaitos.fi allows users to easily apply for private loans, car loans and business loans. Their platform competes with up to 25 loan providers to offer their users the best loan offer.
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closed 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

synopsis: Barclays has agreed to acquire the Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank plc. Over time, Barclays intends to rebrand the acquired credit cards with its global Barclaycard brand.
buyer: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. "
seller: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex.
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closed 9/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Essel Finance, acquired Bimadirect

synopsis: Essel Finance Management has acquired Hyderabad-based online insurance policy aggregator Bimadirect. Founded in 2012, Bimadirect is a technology enabled insurance sales & service business focused on providing individual and group policies through direct and employer channels.
buyer parent: Essel Group
buyer: Essel Finance
Essel Finance is one of India's leading private sector financial services company. As an umbrella brand for the financial businesses of the Essel Group, they offer a diverse range of products and services across corporate finance and retail segments. "
target: Bimadirect
Bimadirect is a technology enabled insurance sales & service business focused on providing individual and group policies through direct and employer channels. Their online portal obtains real time quotes from more than 25 insurance companies for easy comparison to help customers save time and money.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Svea Ekonomi AB, acquired Payson AB

synopsis: Svea Finance AB acquires payment company Payson AB strengthening its position in e-commerce further. Payson has become a well known payment solution on the Internet and one of Sweden's leading providers of payment solutions.
buyer: Svea Ekonomi AB
Svea Ekonomi AB offers customized solutions within the fields of debt recovery, financing and sales ledger administration. "
target: Payson AB
Payson is Sweden's leading person-to-person payments company. For business, they provide sophisticated payment solutions with no fixed charges.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skybound Capital, acquired Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd

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

Downing LLP, acquired Funding Empire Limited

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

Paylate, acquired AmmoPay

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

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

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

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

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

Lendingkart, acquired KountMoney

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

Finstar Financial Group, acquired Prestamos Prima Group

synopsis: Finstar Financial Group has acquired a 51 percent stake in Prestamos Prima. Presamos Prima, of Barcelona, has launched Viventor, a peer-to-peer investing platform open to investors from all over Europe. Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012.
buyer: Finstar Financial Group
Finstar Financial Group is an international private equity group. Founded in 1996, the Group has significant experience in launching start-up projects and in restructuring and expanding of companies in selected industries. "
target: Prestamos Prima Group
Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012. The company has gradually developed its portfolio, both in terms of loan volume and product diversity.
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closed 7/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Dollar Financial Corp, acquired Risicum Oyj

synopsis: Dollar Financial Corp, a leading international diversified financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers for over 30 years, announced the acquisition of Risicum Oyj, the leading provider of internet loans in Finland. Risicum provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
buyer: Dollar Financial Corp (DLLR:$788.40)
Dollar Financial Corp is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners. Through its retail storefront locations as well as by other means, it provides a range of consumer financial products and services."
target: Risicum Oyj
Risicum Oyj is the leading provider of internet loans in Finland with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. Risicum, which was established in 2005, provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
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.
price ($mm)
$289*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/2/2010 via PR Newswire

International Merchant Advisors, Inc., will acquire OleDinero.com

synopsis: International Merchant Advisors announced that the company is actively engaged in negotiating the purchase of oledeniro.com, a national Hispanic language payday loan provider. Oldeniro currently operates as a payday loan and cash advance marketer, generating leads for a national payday loan and cash advance lender.
buyer: International Merchant Advisors, Inc. (IMAI:$0.00)
International Merchant Advisors serves the business growth requirements of international emerging and re-emerging public companies by providing strategic advisory services relating to corporate growth, capital raising strategies, organizational restructuring and turnaround execution services. "
target: OleDinero.com
Ole'Deniro.com is an online payday loan company that specializes in short-term personal loans with no negative credit restrictions. They are delighted to serve individuals and families in need of short-term financing in between paydays.
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Elavon, purchased Merchant Card Processing Business from MB Financial Bank, N.A.

synopsis: Financial holding company MB Financial Inc said it sold its merchant card processing business to Elavon, a wholly owned unit of U.S. Bancorp.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. "
seller: MB Financial Bank, N.A. (MBFI:$518.69)
With over $8 billion in assets, MB Financial, Inc. has grown substantially over the past several years. MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$10
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/11/2009 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired PayPassage, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc., a leading provider of merchant payment processing services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PayPassage, Inc. PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: PayPassage, Inc.
PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
price ($mm)
$2.48
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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 [$58]
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.7x
closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,733.31)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
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 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Curomax

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Curomax Corporation. Curomax, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading online financing portal in Canada.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Curomax
Curomax, a leading online finance platform in Canada, connects automobile, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, power sport and home improvement dealers across North America to financial institutions and credit bureau providers through a single application over the Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: TSE:6096
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RareJob Inc.
With the largest number of students, RareJob is the top online English school in Japan. They have provided over 10,000,000 lessons and have helped more than 10,000 Filipino tutors. They aim to provide the best learning experience to students and the most ideal working environment for their tutors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$30.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.73
EBIT ($mm)
$1.24
Net Income ($mm)
$0.44
Employees
523
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Ticker: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AXA Group
AXA Group
AXA Group is a global insurer and asset manager. AXA and its affiliates provide financial strategies for retirement, life insurance, investing and employers. Products offered include: Annuities, Life Insurance, Investment Accounts and Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$136,584.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,640.97
EBIT ($mm)
$8,057.27
Net Income ($mm)
$1,846.92
Employees
119780
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Ticker: CI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CIGNA Corporation
Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. Its insurance subsidiaries are major providers of medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance and related products and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$102,510.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,893.00
EBIT ($mm)
$7,002.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,692.00
Employees
73800
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Ticker: SWX:ZURN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zurich Financial Services Group
Zurich Financial Services Group
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$47,205.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,942.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,536.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,716.00
Employees
52267
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Ticker: ALL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Allstate Corp.
The Allstate Corp.
The Allstate Corporation protects people from life’s uncertainties with more than 88 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39,815.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,664.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,153.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,252.00
Employees
45420
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$38,379.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,975.00
Employees
59000
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Ticker: LSE:SL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Standard Life
Standard Life
Standard Life plc is organized into five business segments: life and pensions, healthcare, investment management, banking and other. Life and pensions offers a range of pensions, protection, savings and investment products to individual and corporate customers.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$27,753.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,674.89
EBIT ($mm)
$3,638.30
Net Income ($mm)
$344.36
Employees
9498
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Ticker: LSE:LGEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legal & General Group Plc
Legal & General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups. Legal & General is the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pensions de-risking, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$27,079.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,990.27
EBIT ($mm)
$2,951.05
Net Income ($mm)
$2,329.46
Employees
7981
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Ticker: V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,977.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,737.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15,438.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12,080.00
Employees
19500
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Ticker: NYSE:COF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,241.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,800.00
Employees
50700
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Ticker: MA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16,276.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,703.00
EBIT ($mm)
$9,283.00
Net Income ($mm)
$6,917.00
Employees
14800
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Ticker: ASX:IAG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Insurance Australia Group
Insurance Australia Group
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company. IAG sells insurance under many leading brands, including CGU, SGIO, Swann Insurance, Lumley Insurance, and more. IAG serves consumer and business customers in Australia and New Zealand.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5,122.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$849.73
EBIT ($mm)
$783.67
Net Income ($mm)
$606.36
Employees
13650
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Ticker: BSE:540716
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd
ICICI Lombard is one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India. ICICI Lombard provides general insurance solutions to secure people against unexpected events. Their products include car insurance, health insurance, business insurance, crop insurance, and much more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,503.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$234.98
EBIT ($mm)
$233.41
Net Income ($mm)
$151.14
Employees
10197
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Ticker: APR:FP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
April Group SA
April Group SA operates as a designer and distributor of insurance solutions in France and internationally. The company offers a range of insurance products and services to individuals, non-salaried professionals and executives, and corporate customers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: AJG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm has operations in 30 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,851.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,168.80
EBIT ($mm)
$724.80
Net Income ($mm)
$687.60
Employees
30362
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