Like wevest Digital AG

closed 9/18/2019 via Bloomberg

kapilendo, acquired wevest Digital AG

synopsis: German digital corporate finance provider Kapilendo has acquired the Berlin-based banking platform wevest Digital, a company aiming to combine the essential services of investment banks. The takeover expands Kapilendo's service offerings to include the issuance of blockchain-based securities, as well as digital asset management.
buyer parent: FinLab AG
buyer: kapilendo
Kapilendo AG is a German digital banking partner for medium-sized businesses. Kapilendo provides established growth companies and medium-sized companies an alternative to traditional banks in the areas of equity capital, debt capital, liquidity management, and more through their digital offerings. "
target: wevest Digital AG
Germany-based wevest is a digital platform that aims to combine the essential services of an investment bank, such as wealth management, corporate transactions, as well as emissions of asset-backed tokens. wevest's services include brokering corporate transactions, financing solutions, and more.
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announced 4/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Aquiline Capital Partners, will acquire Simply Business

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Simply Business, the leading online provider of small business insurance in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners is a private equity firm based in New York investing in middle-market businesses across the financial services sector in banking and credit, insurance, investment management and markets, and financial technology and services. "
target: Simply Business
Simply Business is the U.K.’s biggest business insurance provider. Simply Business provides an online brokerage service delivering policies tailored to individual business requirements. It has a team of U.K. based insurance specialists and employs almost 350 people.
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announced 1/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Insureon, will acquire InsuranceNoodle, Inc.

synopsis: Insureon, the leading online insurance delivery platform for small-business owners, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Insurance Noodle. Insurance Noodle, an online wholesale insurance broker, is a subsidiary of Willis Group Holdings.
buyer: Insureon
Insureon, the nation's leading online small commercial insurance agency, specializes in serving the fast-growing micro-business sector, which includes the self-employed and companies with 10 or fewer employees. "
target parent: Willis Group Holdings
target: InsuranceNoodle, Inc.
Insurance Noodle established itself as a pioneer in online quoting in 2001. Since then, it has provided independent agents with online access to insurance products and services through a single-entry, multi-carrier, multi-line, web-based portal.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
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$51
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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announced 2/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Alternative Investment Partners, will acquire GO Markets Pty Limited

synopsis: The Board of AIP Global Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement with My First Investments Limited to acquire a controlling interest in Australian-based GO Markets Pty Limited, a leading online financial services business headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
buyer: Alternative Investment Partners
Established in 2002, Alternative Investment Partners is a full-service global investment banking and securities firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, offering fund distribution services and a wide range of sophisticated, value-added investment banking services. "
target: GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets is a multi award-winning Australian registered company providing online-based financial services to an extensive client base in Australia and overseas. It offers regulated financial services including Margin FX, Securities and Derivatives.
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closed 10/13/2011 via BusinessWire

FXCM Inc., acquired Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, ("FX"), trading and related services worldwide, announced that its subsidiary FXCM Japan Securities Co., Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Japanese FX broker Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the Largest Forex Dealer Members. More than 125,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms. As of January 2009, an average of $500 billion in notional volume is traded each month on FXCM trading platform. "
target: Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
Foreland Forex Co., Ltd. offers retail foreign exchange services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 9/21/2011 via PR Newswire

FXDD, acquired Frontier FX

synopsis: FXDD Europe, a leader in online Forex trading and education, announced it has acquired the business of Dublin based Frontier FX, a leading international Forex broker. Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders.
buyer: FXDD
FXDD is a leader in online Forex trading and education, dedicated to providing superior customer service, powerful trading technology, and reliable streaming liquidity. It provides services to individual and institutional traders, hedge funds, commercial entities, brokerage firms and money managers "
target: Frontier FX
Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders. The company offers such services to banks, fund managers, hedge funds and CTA's enabling them to trade the global FX market.
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announced 5/28/2008 via Company Press Release

Saxo Bank, will acquire Cambiste

synopsis: Danish online investment bank Saxo is acquiring Cambiste, a French provider of Web-based foreign exchange trading services, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank A/S is a global investment bank specialising in online investments in international Capital Markets. Saxo Bank enables clients to trade currencies, shares, CFDs, futures, options and other derivatives, as well as providing portfolio management via our online trading platform, SaxoTrader. "
target: Cambiste
Cambiste is the only forex broker fully regulated by Banque de France. The company was launched by Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier who wanted to offer an in-shore currency trading solution, compliant with french regulation. Cambiste has quickly attracted a large number of active currency traders.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pawas Jain, acquired Startify

synopsis: Pawas Jain, co-founder of Blue Box Media, has acquired online incubation platform Startify. Stratify is an Idea growth-cum-management portal along with startup services. Startify already has over 100 registered startups, over 140 angels, mentors and incubators on board. Jain will be acquiring Startify in his personal capacity.
buyer: Pawas Jain
Pawas Jain is the co-founder of Blue Box Media (company that owns and manages The Tech Portal). "
target: Startify
Startify is an online incubation platform. Founded by 3 IIT Jodhpur students, Himanshu Sikaria, Achyut Joshi and Anshul Agarwal in 2015, Stratify is an Idea growth-cum-management portal along with startup services.
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announced 5/28/2020 via Forbes

Coinbase, will acquire Tagomi Trading LLC

synopsis: Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency company in the U.S., is acquiring Tagomi, a digital asset trading firm. Tagomi caters to deep-pocketed crypto traders who make transactions between $250,000 and $2 million. Tagomi links to a dozen of the largest exchanges, aiming to route investors’ orders to the venues offering the best prices.
buyer: Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Tagomi Trading LLC
Tagomi is an electronic brokerage for digital assets, combining institutional-grade services with a robust infrastructure. The company provides access to best-priced liquidity, low commissions, and maximized client returns, helping usher in transparency in otherwise opaque markets.
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closed 5/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Genesis Global Trading, acquired Vo1t Ltd.

synopsis: Digital currency trader and lender Genesis Global Trading has acquired Vo1t Ltd., an institutional digital asset and crpyto custodian based in the UK. With the acquisition, Genesis will begin developing a full suite of prime brokerage services under one roof including lending, trading, and custody.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Genesis Global Trading
Genesis a trading firm focused on providing two-sided liquidity daily for buyers and sellers of digital currency. The firm supports over-the-counter digital currency and liquid assets, and is also the marketing and distribution agent for the Bitcoin Investment Trust and the Ethereum Classic Trust. "
target: Vo1t Ltd.
UK-based Vo1t Ltd operates as an institutional digital asset custodian. The company combines cutting-edge system design with cybersecurity best practices to create the world’s most secure cold storage vault for digital assets.
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire Folio Financial, Inc.

synopsis: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, has agreed to purchase Folio Financial, a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$34,704.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments & high-net-worth individuals. "
target: Folio Financial, Inc.
Folio are a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired OpenMarkets

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired a controlling stake in OpenMarkets, a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: OpenMarkets
OpenMarkets is a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
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announced 5/8/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, will acquire Motif Investing, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the technology and intellectual property of Motif, a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Motif Investing, Inc.
Motif is a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors. They are a fintech pioneer that has combined breakthrough technology and data science to deliver customized thematic portfolios to investors.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Coincurve, acquired BuyBitcoinCanada

synopsis: Interlapse Technologies Corp., the owner and operator of virtual currency platform Coincurve.com, has announced the acquisition of BuyBitcoinCanada.com, a virtual currency brokerage platform from Canadian blockchain company, Bitaccess Inc.
buyer parent: Interlapse Technologies Corp.
buyer: Coincurve
Coincurve.com is a virtual currency platform that easily allows users to be part of the biggest shift in finance, commerce and currency. Customers can buy, save or spend popular utility coins such as Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash within minutes with basic personal information. "
target parent: Bitaccess Inc.
target: BuyBitcoinCanada
BuyBitcoinCanada is a virtual currency brokerage platform. Founded in 2016, BuyBitcoinCanada was the first merchant to integrate Flexepin into their brokerage platform and additional services such as EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer), making it easier for Canadians to buy and sell virtual currency.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

synopsis: Purpose Advisor Solutions, a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business, has acquired Wealthsimple, an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user.
buyer: Purpose Advisor Solutions
Purpose Advisor Solutions is a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business. Their team is passionate about helping advisors and is building a new business model to provide what they need to thrive and succeed."
target: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user. They are on a mission to bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.
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closed 9/18/2019 via Bloomberg

kapilendo, acquired wevest Digital AG

synopsis: German digital corporate finance provider Kapilendo has acquired the Berlin-based banking platform wevest Digital, a company aiming to combine the essential services of investment banks. The takeover expands Kapilendo's service offerings to include the issuance of blockchain-based securities, as well as digital asset management.
buyer parent: FinLab AG
buyer: kapilendo
Kapilendo AG is a German digital banking partner for medium-sized businesses. Kapilendo provides established growth companies and medium-sized companies an alternative to traditional banks in the areas of equity capital, debt capital, liquidity management, and more through their digital offerings. "
target: wevest Digital AG
Germany-based wevest is a digital platform that aims to combine the essential services of an investment bank, such as wealth management, corporate transactions, as well as emissions of asset-backed tokens. wevest's services include brokering corporate transactions, financing solutions, and more.
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closed 9/18/2019 via Bloomberg

kapilendo, acquired wevest Digital AG

synopsis: German digital corporate finance provider Kapilendo has acquired the Berlin-based banking platform wevest Digital, a company aiming to combine the essential services of investment banks. The takeover expands Kapilendo's service offerings to include the issuance of blockchain-based securities, as well as digital asset management.
buyer parent: FinLab AG
buyer: kapilendo
Kapilendo AG is a German digital banking partner for medium-sized businesses. Kapilendo provides established growth companies and medium-sized companies an alternative to traditional banks in the areas of equity capital, debt capital, liquidity management, and more through their digital offerings. "
target: wevest Digital AG
Germany-based wevest is a digital platform that aims to combine the essential services of an investment bank, such as wealth management, corporate transactions, as well as emissions of asset-backed tokens. wevest's services include brokering corporate transactions, financing solutions, and more.
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closed 3/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

BBVA, acquired Holvi

synopsis: Helsinki-founded Holvi, set up in 2011, has been acquired by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria. Holvi pitches itself as a bank for "makers and doers", allowing entrepreneurs and teams to set up accounts in a few minutes. Holvi's management team will remain in place and will still operate under same the name and banking licence.
buyer: BBVA (BME:BBVA:$19,533.93)
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group that relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes. "
target: Holvi
Holvi is a payment service provider that allows users to store money and make payments in and out like in any online bank. Each Holvi account has an integrated shop for collecting funds, an effortless invoice service and an expense claims feature.
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announced 7/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Yirendai, will acquire DaoKouDai Technology Ltd

synopsis: Yirendai, a Chinese financial technology company connecting investors and individual borrowers, will acquire DaoKouDai Technology Ltd., a leading supply chain financing platform and internet finance technology company based in Beijing.
buyer: Yirendai (YRD:$546.06)
Yirendai Ltd. is a Chinese fintech company connecting investors and individual borrowers. Yirendai provides an effective solution to address the underserved investor and individual borrower demand in China through online and offline channels to efficiently match borrowers with investors. "
target: DaoKouDai Technology Ltd
DaoKouDai Technology Ltd is an internet finance technology company in China. Daokou Credit Strategy innovates financial technology and serves small and medium-sized enterprises. Daokou Loan developed a business model of Social Network + Supply Chain Finance through innovative financial technology.
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announced 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEPOBank, will acquire PrestaCap

synopsis: DEPOBank, a market leader in securities services and bank payment services, will be acquiring PrestaCap, a digital loan platform active in Italy and Germany that offers short and long-term financing solutions for SMEs.
buyer: DEPOBank
DEPOBank is a market leader in securities services and bank payment services with a history of quality, excellence, and innovation. They work to simplify the operations of banks, financial institutions, SGRs, Pension funds, and more. "
target: PrestaCap
PrestaCap is an online platform with an innovative approach to provide small businesses with access to credit in a faster and more convenient way than traditional banks. Requests for credit are matched with capital from international investors allowing PrestaCap to provide loans in just three days.
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announced 4/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ConnectOne Bank, will acquire BoeFly, LLC

synopsis: ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc., parent company of ConnectOne Bank, has entered into an Asset Purchase and Assumption Agreement with BoeFly, a privately held company, whose online business lending marketplace and suite of technology products specializes in connecting franchisors, small business owners, lenders and professional loan brokers across the US.
buyer: ConnectOne Bank (CNOB:$141.85)
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiary, ConnectOne Bank offers a full suite of both commercial and consumer banking and lending products and services through its 29 banking offices located in New York and New Jersey. "
target: BoeFly, LLC
BoeFly helps prospective and existing small business owners secure fast, efficient and competitive financing through its online matching platform, which connects borrowers with lenders from among its more than 5,000 participating banks and specialty finance companies.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

CMFG Ventures, acquired Mirador

synopsis: CUNA Mutual Group announced the acquisition of Portland, OR-based Mirador, a financial technology startup company that delivers a seamless experience for borrowers and lenders through a completely digital small business lending platform. CUNA initially became a minority investor in Mirador through its venture capital entity, CMFG Ventures in 2017.
buyer parent: CUNA Mutual Group
buyer: CMFG Ventures
CMFG Ventures, LLC is the venture capital entity within CUNA Mutual Group that invests in strategic, early-stage fintech and insurtech companies. Their investment strategy focuses on financial technology, data analytics, financial education and protection, and digital channels. "
target: Mirador
Mirador’s leading digital lending platform powers a new type of relationship between small businesses and lenders, enabling banks to profitably decision loans within 24 hours or less. The Mirador Network is a digital lending marketplace connecting small business organizations with lending options.
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announced 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

BoeFly, LLC will be merged with First Colorado National Bank,

synopsis: First Colorado National Bank, headquartered in Paonia, announced it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger and reorganization with BoeFly, LLC, a non-bank financial technology firm that operates an online platform that connects small business lenders and borrowers.
buyer: First Colorado National Bank
First Colorado National Bank, founded in 1903, offers a full range of banking services for businesses, individuals, and professionals. As a locally owned institution, they can be more flexible in creating solutions for customers. "
target: BoeFly, LLC
BoeFly helps prospective and existing small business owners secure fast, efficient and competitive financing through its online matching platform, which connects borrowers with lenders from among its more than 5,000 participating banks and specialty finance companies.
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closed 8/27/2014 via Company Press Release

Funding Circle USA, acquired LeapPay Inc.

synopsis: Funding Circle, an online marketplace for small business lending, announced it has acquired LeapPay, an online lender that provides affordable financing to small businesses based on their accounts receivable. LeapPay's technology streamlines underwriting, integrating with small business accounting systems like Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Xero.
buyer parent: Funding Circle
buyer: Funding Circle USA
Funding Circle is the world’s leading online marketplace lender exclusively focused on small business. Funding Circle provides small businesses with fast, fair and transparent finance and investors with access to attractive returns through an online marketplace. "
target: LeapPay Inc.
LeapPay is an online lender that provides affordable financing to small businesses based on their accounts receivable. Their technology streamlines underwriting, integrating with small business accounting systems like Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Xero.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

European Specialty Finance (ESF) Capital, acquired ThinCats

synopsis: ThinCats, a UK based peer to peer lending platform focusing on SMEs, has been acquired by European Specialty Finance (ESF) Capital. ESF was founded in July 2015 and is described as a “P2P investment and operating business” backed by US and UK institutions.
buyer: European Specialty Finance (ESF) Capital
European Specialty Finance (ESF) was founded in July 2015 and is described as a “P2P investment and operating business” backed by US and UK institutions. "
target: ThinCats
ThinCats, a UK based peer to peer lending platform focusing on SMEs. ThinCats was established in January 2011.
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announced 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

IMAN Capital Partners, will acquire Crealsa

synopsis: IMAN Capital Partners, a UK-based private capital firm, will acquire a majority stake in Crealsa Investments, a Spanish fintech platform that offers alternative financing services. Crealsa's web-based origination and underwriting platform provides solutions for the financing of invoices and promissory notes to SMEs.
buyer: IMAN Capital Partners
IMAN Capital Partners is a private capital firm focusing on special-situation or tactical private investments across Europe and other countries. IMAN Capital is focused on value investing where underlying asset value and/or expandable cash flow generation offer attractive returns over the long-term."
target: Crealsa
Crealsa is a Spanish fintech platform that offers alternative financing services. Crealsa's web-based origination and underwriting platform provides solutions for the financing of invoices and promissory notes to SMEs with around EUR270 million of discounted volume across 50,000 transactions.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

PragmaGO, acquired Brutto sp. z o.o.

synopsis: PragmaGo announced the acquisition of a majority fintech Brutto. Brutto specializes in providing financing to clients for accounting platforms online. Brutto.pl is a fin-tech company that helps small business owners overcome occasional short-term cash flow gaps by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices.
buyer: PragmaGO (WSE:PRF:$7.19)
PragmaGO ® is a simple and convenient way of financing companies online. They finance the smallest business in Poland, including sole proprietorships, micro, small and medium enterprises. "
target: Brutto sp. z o.o.
Brutto specializes in providing financing to clients for accounting platforms online. Brutto.pl is a fin-tech company that helps small business owners overcome occasional short-term cash flow gaps by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Capital Match merged with SESAMi,

synopsis: SESAMi, an e-procurement platform in Singapore, has announced an equity merger with Capital Match. Capital Match is a peer-to-peer lending platform providing small and medium enterprises with affordable working capital from professional investors.
buyer: SESAMi
SESAMi was founded in 1999 by a consortium of large corporates to develop e-sourcing and e-procurement services. SESAMi provides the tools and the platform where businesses of all sizes come together to manage their buying and selling processes online. "
target: Capital Match
Capital Match is a peer-to-peer lending platform, but over the years it has evolved to primarily focus on invoice financing services. Since its inception, the company has facilitated more than $100M in financing from retail, accredited and institutional investors to SMEs in Singapore and Hong Kong.
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announced 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

ING-DiBa AG, will acquire Lendico

synopsis: ING-Diba will acquire Lendico, a German lending platform. Lendico is the easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international P2P lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: ING-DiBa AG
More than 9 million customers trust ING-DiBa. It is the bank with the third most customers in Germany. The core business areas in the private customer business are mortgage lending, checking accounts, savings deposits, consumer loans and the securities business. "
target parent: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
target: Lendico
Germany-based Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP, acquired Lendico

synopsis: Rocket Internet has sold its majority stake in German startup Lendico to Arrowgrass. Lendico is a German p2p lending marketplace. Arrowgrass, a UK hedge fund, was among the investors in Lendico’s 2015 round.
buyer: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
Arrowgrass is a London headquartered alternative investment manager that employs a non-siloed, multi-strategy investment process across the corporate capital structure. They aim to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns throughout the economic cycle while focusing on capital preservation. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lendico
Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, they connect borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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closed 10/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Funding Circle, acquired Endurance Lending Network, Inc.

synopsis: Funding Circle has acquired Endurance Lending Network, a web-based lender focused on small and medium businesses in the United States. They provide loans of between $25,000 and $500,000 to high-quality entrepreneurs looking for expansion capital, equipment purchases or more general needs. The company will be renamed as Funding Circle USA.
buyer: Funding Circle
Funding Circle opened in August 2010 and since then has been constantly featured throughout the media as a better way for investors to earn a return, and for businesses to get access to fast finance. "
target: Endurance Lending Network, Inc.
Endurance Lending Network is a web-based lender focused on small and medium businesses in the United States. They provide loans of between $25,000 and $500,000 to high-quality entrepreneurs looking for expansion capital, equipment purchases or more general needs.
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closed 7/9/2013 via PR Newswire

Moneytech Ltd merged with WikiLoan Inc.,

synopsis: Source Financial, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition and share exchange with Moneytech Limited, a leading Australian financial solutions provider. Moneytech is a commercial finance company that offers small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) unique cash-flow solutions to assist growing their businesses.
buyer: WikiLoan Inc. (SRCF:$0.00)
WikiLoan is a low-cost peer-to-peer lending platform that works through the participation and collaboration of family and friends through social networks. Wikiloan's website provides repayment schedules and documentation for loans. "
target: Moneytech Ltd
Moneytech is a commercial finance company that offers small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) unique cash-flow solutions to assist growing their businesses. Moneytech Exchange offers proprietary Internet banking platforms for Buyers, Sellers & Moneytech staff to deliver leading financial solutions.
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announced 7/14/2008 via Reuters

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

synopsis: Bank of Nova Scotia will expand its wealth-management business by buying the Canadian operations of U.S. online brokerage E*Trade Financial Group Inc for $442 million cash, the companies said on Monday. Scotiabank, Canada's third-largest bank, said the deal for E*Trade Canada adds 125,000 active accounts to its books.
buyer: Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS:$14,975.30)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. "
seller: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC).
price ($mm)
$442
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closed 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 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
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Flatex
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Goldman Sachs & Co.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
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Deutsche Bank AG
Deutsche Bank AG
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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
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$13,041.55
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: SHSE:60003
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITIC Securities Company Limited
CITIC Securities Company Limited
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$8,676.30
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Standard Bank Group Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$210.83
Employees
5743
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Rothschild
Rothschild
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EBITDA ($mm)
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BTG Pactual
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2019
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$1,263.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$635.89
Employees
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Evercore Partners Inc.
Evercore Partners Inc.
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions.
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$1,004.73
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.61
Employees
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Cowen Group, Inc.
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Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
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2019
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$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:531213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Limited is a non banking financial company. They provide fund and fee based services in India. The company offers gold loans, SME and micro finance, forex and money transfer services, commercial vehicle loans, and many other services.
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2018
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$395.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.71
Employees
24886
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Ticker: BSE:538772
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Niyogin Fintech Ltd.
Niyogin Fintech Ltd.
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory.
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$2.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
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Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides consumer and wholesale banking services to individuals, and small and medium enterprises.
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Ticker: BAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bank of America Corporation
Bank of America Corporation
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.
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$150,450.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,276.00
Employees
285822
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