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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compare Club, acquired YourLifeChoices

synopsis: Compare Club, an Australian comparison platform, has acquired Your Life Choices, Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, and retirement planning.
buyer: Compare Club
Compare Club is an Australian comparison platform. Compare Club provides an easy and convenient way to shop around for a better deal. The platform allows people to compare various products and services in Australia, including groceries, fuel, insurance, loans, and energy. "
target: YourLifeChoices
Your Life Choices is Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, Centrelink benefits and retirement planning.
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announced 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ostance, Inc., will acquire Shumee-to Club

synopsis: Ostance, a talent agency in Japan, will acquire Shumee-to Club from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. Shumee-to Club is a social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
buyer: Ostance, Inc.
Ostance is a talent agency in Japan. Ostance manages a portfolio of performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and content creators. Ostance supports their artists to make their dreams come true. Ostance offers wedding, entertainment, senior entertainment, and advertising services. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: Shumee-to Club
Shumee-to Club is the largest social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
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$0.10
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tapestry Pty Ltd, acquired ConnectAround

synopsis: Australian startup application Tapestry, which is targeted at senior citizens, has acquired California-based ConnectAround. ConnectAround Inc. is a social network for residents of active living retirement communities. Their mission is to promote active lifestyles by revealing people, opportunities, and activities that are in one’s neighborhood.
buyer: Tapestry Pty Ltd
Tapestry is an online platform that is targeted at senior citizens to stay connected to their loved ones by sharing photos and sending messages easily on any device. Tapestry is available on the web, iPad, iPhone, and Android. "
target: ConnectAround
ConnectAround Inc. is a social network for residents of active living retirement communities. Their mission is to promote active lifestyles by revealing people, opportunities, and activities that are in one’s neighborhood.
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closed 1/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Feierabend AG, acquired Platinnetz GmbH

synopsis: Feierabend AG, a German social network for the target group of seniors, has acquired Platinnetz. Platinnetz GmbH, based in Germany, operates an online community for senior citizens.
buyer: Feierabend AG
Feierabend.de is a German social network for the target group of seniors. The platform was launched in September 1998 as the first German online club for "50-plus target group". The site was a pioneer in a new genre of network specially designed for seniors. "
target: Platinnetz GmbH
Platinnetz GmbH operates an online community for senior citizens. The company is based in Germany.
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closed 5/6/2010 via BusinessWire

Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC, acquired Grandparents.com

synopsis: Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC, acquired the www.grandparents.com internet-based business through a controlling interest in Grandparents Acquisition Company, LLC. Grandparents.com is recognized as the premier site for Grandparents on the Internet, and as having the highest quality and breadth of content.
buyer: Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC
Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC is a venture of Steve Leber and Joseph Bernstein. Steve Leber was has earned a legendary reputation as a rock music manager and producer, and as one of the most innovative forces in the entertainment industry. Joseph Bernstein is a NY real estate developer. "
target: Grandparents.com
Grandparents.com is the premier life stage destination for a new generation of active grandparents who want fresh ways to interact, stay connected, and strengthen family bonds. With an esteemed editorial staff, the site offers content tailored exclusively for grandparents.
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closed 12/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Reel Estate Services, Inc, merged with BOOMj.com, Inc

synopsis: BOOMj.com, Inc.TM today announced the completion of a reverse merger into Reel Estate Services, Inc. BOOMj.com’s executive team will maintain control of the new publicly traded entity which provides a niche portal, social network and e-commerce store serving Baby Boomers and Generation Jones.
buyer: Reel Estate Services, Inc
Real Estate Services Inc. has created a web-based service that lists properties across the globe that are available for rental and/or use by film and television companies as filming locations. "
target parent: Time Lending California, Inc.
target: BOOMj.com, Inc
BOOMj.com, Inc.TM is a leading multi-platform lifestyle/social network portal serving Baby Boomers and Generation Jones. BOOMj provides an integrated and highly focused community which incorporates personalized social networking, online shopping, travel deals, video programming, and more.
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closed 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Integrity Marketing Group, acquired ThomasARTS, Inc.

synopsis: Integrity Marketing Group, the nation's leading independent distributor of life and health insurance products focused on serving the Senior Market, has acquired ThomasArts, a data-driven, performance marketing agency for life and health products to seniors.
buyer: Integrity Marketing Group
Integrity Marketing Group is the nation's leading independent distributor of life and health insurance products focused on serving the Senior Market. Integrity develops and distributes life and health insurance products with insurance carrier partners. "
target: ThomasARTS, Inc.
ThomasArts is a data-driven, performance marketing agency with close to 200 employees. Their unique expertise in the marketing of life and health products to seniors, specifically Medicare products, enables them to serve some of the largest national brands in the nation.
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closed 1/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Will Packer Productions, acquired xoNecole

synopsis: Will Packer Productions, a production content company, announced the acquisition of xoNecole, a lifestyle site created for, urban millennial women. xoNecole’s mission is to promote positive images of women of color, as well as empower, educate and inspire millennials through interviews, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, career and travel features.
buyer: Will Packer Productions
Will Packer Productions is a production content company focused on the New American Mainstream audience. In partnership with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures, the company produces episodic scripted and unscripted series across television and digital platforms. "
target: xoNecole
xoNecole is a lifestyle site created by, and for, urban millennial women. xoNecole’s mission is to promote positive images of women of color, as well as empower, educate and inspire millennials through interviews, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, career and travel features.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

The Delic, acquired Reality Sandwich

synopsis: The Delic (Delic Corp) , the first-ever psychedelics corporation that specializes in education, content and events about psychoactive compounds, announced the acquisition of psychedelic legacy site Reality Sandwich. Reality Sandwich serves the most up to date information on psychedelic science, art, culture, news and substances.
buyer: The Delic
Delic Corp is the first-ever psychedelics corporation that specializes in education, content and events about psychoactive compounds. DELIC is a sophisticated media platform for experienced, cultured psychedelic enthusiasts. "
target: Reality Sandwich
Reality Sandwich serves the most up to date information on psychedelic science, art, culture, news and substances. Knowledge is power, have a bite! Reality Sandwich gathers the world’s most curious and informed minds to bring fresh and insightful and info on all topics psychedelic.
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closed 6/21/2018 via Company Press Release

RockYou, acquired CafeMom

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, has acquired the editorial brands CafeMom, Revelist, MamásLatinas and BabyNameWizard from CafeMedia. These brands deliver content on parenting and pregnancy, beauty and style, entertainment, relationships, personal stories, and the latest news.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target parent: CafeMedia
target: CafeMom
CafeMom, a platform that connects moms and moms-to-be; Revelist, a mobile media publication that delivers fashion and beauty content to millennials; MamásLatinas, a digital destination for Latinas; and BabyNameWizard, a site to look for baby names, each unite women with content and conversations.
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announced 2/25/2010 via Company Press Release

Match.com, will acquire Singlesnet.com

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Singlesnet, one of the most visited online dating sites in the United States. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target: Singlesnet.com
A leader in the online dating community since 1998, Singlesnet is one of the most visited online dating Web sites in the world. As one of the most vibrant online communities, Singlesnet connects singles via instant messaging, online forums, emails and chat rooms.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inke, acquired Jimu

synopsis: Inke, a leading mobile live streaming platform in China, has acquired Jimu, an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, and more.
buyer: Inke (SEHK:3700:$561.20)
Inke is a leading mobile live streaming platform in China. Inke enables users to watch and preform live video broadcasts on their smartphones. Inke allows streamers and viewers to participate in various battles with each other, such as singing competitions or dance-offs. "
target: Jimu
Jimu is an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, travel, gaming, and more.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compare Club, acquired YourLifeChoices

synopsis: Compare Club, an Australian comparison platform, has acquired Your Life Choices, Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, and retirement planning.
buyer: Compare Club
Compare Club is an Australian comparison platform. Compare Club provides an easy and convenient way to shop around for a better deal. The platform allows people to compare various products and services in Australia, including groceries, fuel, insurance, loans, and energy. "
target: YourLifeChoices
Your Life Choices is Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, Centrelink benefits and retirement planning.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compare Club, acquired YourLifeChoices

synopsis: Compare Club, an Australian comparison platform, has acquired Your Life Choices, Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, and retirement planning.
buyer: Compare Club
Compare Club is an Australian comparison platform. Compare Club provides an easy and convenient way to shop around for a better deal. The platform allows people to compare various products and services in Australia, including groceries, fuel, insurance, loans, and energy. "
target: YourLifeChoices
Your Life Choices is Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, Centrelink benefits and retirement planning.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Staysure, acquired PayingTooMuch.com

synopsis: Staysure, the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider, has acquired a majority stake in PayingTooMuch.com, a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance and more.
buyer: Staysure
Staysure is the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider. Staysure provides affordable specialist travel insurance that suits their customer’s individual needs. Staysure has helped millions of people explore the world while being fully covered regardless of their age or medical conditions. "
target: PayingTooMuch.com
PayingTooMuch.com is a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance, car insurance and home insurance.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swegaming AB, acquired Kreditium AB

synopsis: Swegaming, a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden, has acquired Kreditium, a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
buyer: Swegaming AB
Swegaming AB is a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. Their flagship products include comparison websites for credit cards, sports betting and loans. Swegaming helps businesses to drive traffic in a sustainable and responsible way. "
target: Kreditium AB
Kreditium is a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Kreditium makes it easy to compare all types of loans, including SMS loans, mortgages, and more. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

SureStart, acquired CompareGuru

synopsis: Online insurance distribution company SureStart announced that it had acquired CompareGuru, an independent insurance comparison platform, from SA investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
buyer: SureStart
SureStart Online Financial Services is the activator and Implementer of the Briisk Innovation in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Turkey and India. SureStart enables anyone to buy or sell digital financial services, instantly and seamlessly, by using the cloud-based Briisk Instant Transaction Platform. "
target parent: Silvertree Capital
target: CompareGuru
CompareGuru is an independent insurance comparison platform from South African investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

synopsis: Cloud Care, a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy, has acquired Quale.it, an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more.
buyer: Cloud Care srl
Cloud Care is a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy. Cloud Care develops AI solutions that support the customer journey. Cloud Care helps their clients to develop websites and chat systems that improve the customer experience. "
target: Daina Finance Ltd
Quale.it is an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more. Quale.it also provides telephone and internet, mortgage, and loan comparison services.
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announced 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

myTaste AB, will acquire Lånakuten AB

synopsis: myTaste, a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, will acquire Lånakuten, an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
buyer: myTaste AB (OM:TASTE:$6.05)
myTaste is a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, which excels in scalable and auto generated web products. They own and operate one of the world's largest food sites, myTaste.com. Their other brands include Shopello.se, Matklubben.se and AllaAnnonser.se. "
target: Lånakuten AB
Lånakuten is an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
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closed 11/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Seeman Holtz, acquired Goji

synopsis: Seeman Holtz, a leader in providing comprehensive financial, risk and insurance advice to clients, has acquired Goji, an online analytics and data-driven personal lines insurance distribution platform that matches clients' needs with the right coverage at the best price through its integrated network of over a dozen national insurance carriers.
buyer: Seeman Holtz
Seeman Holtz is a national leader in providing comprehensive financial, risk and insurance advice to clients across the country. Seeman Holtz partners with insurance professionals who are dedicated to serving the general and specialized insurance and Benefit needs of clients and prospects. "
target: Goji
Goji operates an online analytics and data-driven personal lines insurance distribution platform that matches clients' needs with the right coverage at the best price through its integrated network of over a dozen national insurance carriers.
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announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Scout24 AG, will acquire FINANZCHECK.de

synopsis: Scout24 AG, a leading operator of digital marketplaces specializing in the real estate and automotive sectors in Germany will acquire FINANZCHECK.de, a German online comparison portal for consumer loans. Using FINANZCHECK.de's online query, credit offers and loan-related products from all important providers can be compared within a few minutes.
buyer: Scout24 AG (DB:G24:$594.57)
Scout24 AG's digital marketplaces, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, help people find a home and a car. Scout24 offers additional services including credit information, the brokerage of relocation services or construction and car financing. "
target: FINANZCHECK.de
FINANZCHECK.de is one of Germany’s leading independent, tech-enabled consumer financing platforms that connects consumers with product providers across any channel. The average consumer benefits from significant interest cost savings and higher chances of getting financing.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Thinkseg, a Brazilian company that uses technology to sell insurance products - known as "insurtech" - has acquired the entire operation of Bidu. Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil.
buyer: Thinkseg
Thinkseg is a Brazilian insurance startup (insurtech) that connects insurers, brokers and customers. It operates independently, with transparency and agility. "
target: Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.
Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil. They've helped millions of consumers compare the prices of insurance, in addition to a variety of financial products, such as credit cards, financing options and loans.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Energy Helpline

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

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

synopsis: Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB), a universal bank in the Czech Republic, will acquire Ušetřeno.cz, the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
buyer parent: KBC
buyer: Československá obchodní banka, a. s.
Founded in 1964, Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB) is a universal bank in the Czech Republic. ČSOB offers a full range of banking services to individual, SME, corporate, and institutional clients. Their banking services include mortgages, loans, insurance products, pension funds, and more. "
target: Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.
Founded in 2010, Ušetřeno.cz is the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
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announced 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Eli Global, LLC, will acquire finanzen.de

synopsis: Eli Global LLC, a federation of independent portfolios, announced that an affiliate has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire finanzen.de AG and its subsidiaries from Blackfin Capital Partners. Based in Germany, finanzen.de is the leading European online marketplace for retail customer leads in the finance and insurance sectors.
buyer: Eli Global, LLC
Eli is a federation of independent portfolios. Eli’s portfolios operate in over 15 industries across the world, including healthcare, technology, insurance and financial services. Eli acquires for the long term, and continues to invest globally in stable and growing companies and their teams. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: finanzen.de
Germany-based finanzen.de is the No.1 European B2B digital marketplace for insurance and finance customers. Its sophisticated technology-enabled marketplace procures about one million online generated leads per year to more than 6,000 insurance experts and financial consultants.
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closed 10/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

QuoteWizard, acquired RateElert, Inc.

synopsis: Insurance comparison startup QuoteWizard has acquired insurance shopping site RateElert. RateElert provides many consumers rate transparency that they never had before the Internet existed. The company’s flagship product, RATEKICK, is a comparison platform designed for an easier way for consumers to shop for insurance.
buyer: QuoteWizard
QuoteWizard is an insurance comparison marketplace for consumers looking to save on insurance. QuoteWizard provides consumers with thousands of qualified agents as well as major carriers, who offer personalized quotes and the opportunity to save up to 40% on auto, home, and health insurance. "
target: RateElert, Inc.
RateElert, Inc. is a catalyst for change in the online insurance industry by providing many consumers rate transparency that they never had before the Internet existed. The company’s flagship product, RATEKICK, is a comparison platform designed for an easier way for consumers to shop for insurance.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

iSelect Ltd, acquired iMoney.my

synopsis: iSelect, an Australian comparison website, has increased its stake in iMoney.my to 51.5% to become its majority shareholder. iMoney.my is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
buyer: iSelect Ltd (ASX:ISU:$141.72)
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans. "
target: iMoney.my
iMoney.my is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
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closed 6/20/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired MagnifyMoney

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC has acquired the company that operates MagnifyMoney.com, a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: MagnifyMoney
MagnifyMoney.com is a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
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closed 5/31/2017 via Company Press Release

GRUPO BC de Asesoría Hipotecaria, SL, acquired Iahorro Business Solutions SL

synopsis: GRUPO BC has acquired the leading online financial marketing services company, iAHORRO. IAHORRO is an online platform with a vocation of excellence in the marketing of financial products and services, with a wide knowledge in the generation and conversion of online traffic.
buyer parent: L-GAM Advisers LLP
buyer: GRUPO BC de Asesoría Hipotecaria, SL
Grupo BC is a leader in BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) in both Southern Europe and Latin America. The 4 key service lines for GRUPO BC are banking services, BPO and process consulting, asset services, and IT services. "
target parent: Cube Ventures
target: Iahorro Business Solutions SL
IAHORRO is an online platform with a vocation of excellence in the marketing of financial products and services, with a wide knowledge in the generation and conversion of online traffic. iAhorro is the leading banking comparison site in the Spanish market by number of products and billings.
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closed 10/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Finizy, acquired MerciHenri.com

synopsis: Meilleurtaux.com, a leading French provider of advice on mortgage solutions backed by Equistone Partners Europe, has announced the acquisition of the insurance comparison website MerciHenri.com through its holding company Finizy.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: Finizy
Finizy is the trusted third party on the French market. Finizy offers information, comparison, consulting and intermediation on financial products and services for individuals and professionals. "
target: MerciHenri.com
MerciHenri.com, which has served over 3 million customers since its inception in 2011, is the only insurance comparison website within the French market whose offering extends beyond price comparisons.
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closed 9/28/2016 via PR Web

791 Technologies Limited, acquired Tillchecker, LLC

synopsis: 791 Technologies Limited has acquired Tillchecker, a comprehensive grocery shopping app combining the best of published and crowd-sourced pricing information to capture user input, supplier data and barcode scanning. Tillchecker's price comparison website helps users share information about their groceries and decide where to buy food.
buyer: 791 Technologies Limited
791 Technologies is a Business Solutions Provider. They provide a modular authentication protocol that combines multi-form factors in authenticating user transactions, increasing security and streamlining the login process while reducing the reliance on passwords. "
target: Tillchecker, LLC
Tillchecker is a communal grocery price comparison website. It is a tool to help users decide where to buy food, and a place for them to share information about their groceries. Tillchecker tells users the cheapest place to buy each item in their shopping list and how much they save.
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Grupa Wirtualna Polska, will acquire TotalMoney.pl

synopsis: Grupa Wirtualna Polska SA signed deal to acquire 100 percent of TotalMoney.pl Sp. z o.o. from the Cyprus-based Waptore Holdings Limited and Opoka FIZ. TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
buyer: Grupa Wirtualna Polska (WSE:WPL:$171.43)
Wirtualna Polska (WP) is the sixth-largest Polish web portal. It was founded in 1995, and is known as the first existing internet portal in Poland. It has often been the leader in offering new services on the Polish market. Their services are: email, web hosting, search engine, and online chats. "
target parent: Opoka TFI
target: TotalMoney.pl
TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.85 [$3.35]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/5/2015 via PR Newswire

All Web Leads, will acquire insuranceQuotes.com

synopsis: All Web Leads, the premier customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire insuranceQuotes.com, Bankrate, Inc.'s insurance division. insuranceQuotes.com, has the industry's largest network of national and local insurance agents and a secure online application.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: All Web Leads
All Web Leads (AWL) is the premier customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry. The company delivers real-time, targeted, high-quality sales leads to top insurance producers. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: insuranceQuotes.com
insuranceQuotes.com, formerly known as Bankrate Insurance, has the industry's largest network of national and local insurance agents from the top insurance companies and a simple secure online application process that allows a consumer to compare unique insurance quotes from multiple companies.
price ($mm)
$165
rev ($mm)
$195
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 7/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Grocery Server

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the nation's leading media and marketing company serving more than 100 million unduplicated American women and over 60 percent of U.S. Millennial women, announced that it has acquired Grocery Server, further expanding its digital shopper marketing capabilities.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: Grocery Server
Grocery Server is a hyperlocal digital marketing platform connecting brands to consumers. Grocery Server combines these tools with an unparalleled database of local retail offers to place branded products on to millions of shopping lists on web, mobile, social and email apps - every week.
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: NSUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life Quotes, Inc.
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: EHTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eHealth, Inc.
eHealth, Inc.
eHealthInsurance, is an online source of health insurance for individuals, families, seniors and small businesses. Through the company's websites consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
944
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