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announced 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire GreenSky

synopsis: Goldman Sachs is to acquire GreenSky, the largest fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations. GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
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: GreenSky (GSKY:$532.52)
GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,232 [$2,509]
rev ($mm)
$533
EBITDA ($mm)
$106
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22.4x
closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

goeasy Ltd., acquired LendCare

synopsis: goeasy Ltd., a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of LendCare, a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, from LendCare’s founders and CIVC Partners.
buyer: goeasy Ltd. (TSX:GSY:$375.33)
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, provides non-prime leasing and lending services through its easyhome and easyfinancial divisions. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: LendCare
LendCare is a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, which enables 3,000 businesses to increase their revenue by providing full credit spectrum financing at the point-of-sale.
price ($mm)
$256
rev ($mm)
$65
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EV / rev
4.0x
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closed 6/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Katapult Holding, Inc. merged with FinServ Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Katapult, an e-commerce focused financial technology company, and FinServ Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have completed their merger, in which FinServ will take Katapult public. Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers.
buyer: FinServ Acquisition Corp. (FSRV:$0.00)
FinServ Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with one or more businesses or entities in the financial services industry or businesses providing technology services to the financial services industry. "
target: Katapult Holding, Inc.
Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers. Katapult’s fully digital platform provides consumers with a flexible lease purchase option to enable them to obtain essential durable goods from Katapult’s network of top tier e-commerce retailers.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Affirm, acquired PayBright

synopsis: Affirm, a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of PayBright, one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers.
buyer: Affirm (AFRM:$669.62)
Affirm offers services that empower consumers to advance their financial well-being. Their mission is to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm shoppers get the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. "
target: PayBright
PayBright is one of Canada's leading providers of installment payment plans for e-commerce and in-store purchases. Through partnerships with over 7,000 domestic and international retailers, PayBright allows Canadian consumers to buy now and pay later in a quick and easy experience.
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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 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 2/2/2010 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 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

Cash America International, Inc., acquired CashNetUSA

synopsis: Cash America International, Inc. has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of CashNetUSA. The acquisition establishes a significant internet distribution channel for the Company to provide short-term cash advances to its customers. CashNetUSA serves customers in 27 states and will now complement Cash America's 758 locations.
buyer: Cash America International, Inc. (CSH:$1,120.39)
Cash America International, Inc. is a diversified specialty finance company serving the needs of the underbanked segment of the population. Cash America is the market leader in secured non-recourse lending to individuals, commonly known as pawn loans. "
target: CashNetUSA
CashNetUSA, the leading online payday loan service, provides funds quickly to help you address everyday life challenges in the privacy of your own home.
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$35
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoBear, acquired AsiaKredit

synopsis: GoBear, a complete and easy-to-use financial services comparison site in Singapore, has acquired AsiaKredit, an end-to-end consumer lending platform in the Philippines. AsiaKredit provides fast and convenient consumer loan products through their pera247 mobile app.
buyer: GoBear
GoBear is a complete and easy-to-use financial services comparison site in Singapore. GoBear features over 100 products from dozens of providers. Their platform allows users to easily search and compare all types of insurance, credit cards, and loans. "
target: AsiaKredit
AsiaKredit is an end-to-end consumer lending platform in the Philippines. AsiaKredit provides fast and convenient consumer loan products through their pera247 mobile app. AsiaKredit has processed over 1 million applications for short-term, installment, and sales finance loans.
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closed 6/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Peoples Trust Company, acquired Lendful

synopsis: Peoples Trust Company has added consumer lending to their product suite with the acquisition of Lendful, a local innovator whose technology complements the financial products offered for more than 30-years in Canada. Lendful offers Canadians quick and easy access to loans at interest rates that can save them up to 30 percent when refinancing.
buyer: Peoples Trust Company
Based in Canada, Peoples Trust Company is a federally chartered financial institution that has provided financial services. With a focus on customer service backed by product knowledge and experience, Peoples Trust is a niche company known for their lending and asset securitization expertise. "
target: Lendful
Based in Canada, Lendful is a better way to borrow, offering Canadians quick and easy access to loans at interest rates that can save borrowers up to 30% when refinancing. Lendful offers three- and five-year fixed-term loans to credit-worthy borrowers.
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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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announced 1/23/2012 via PR Newswire

SunTrust Banks Inc., will acquire FirstAgain LLC

synopsis: SunTrust Banks, Inc. and FirstAgain LLC announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which SunTrust will acquire substantially all of the assets of FirstAgain. San Diego-based FirstAgain specializes in providing direct unsecured loans to super-prime borrowers via the Internet.
buyer: SunTrust Banks Inc. (STI:$10,475.00)
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. It operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. "
target: FirstAgain LLC
San Diego-based FirstAgain specializes in providing direct unsecured loans to super-prime borrowers via the Internet. Founded in 2005, the company developed and operates proprietary technology which offers clients a completely digital and paperless origination, underwriting and servicing experience.
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closed 1/20/2010 via PR Newswire

International Merchant Advisors, Inc., acquired FlashCashNow.com, Inc.

synopsis: International Merchant Advisors, is proud to announce that it has completed its acquisition of FlashCashNow.com a leading Internet payday loan / cash advance provider and lead generation provider.
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: FlashCashNow.com, Inc.
Since opening its doors in 2007, FlashCashNow.com is quickly becoming one of America's online leaders in payday loan services. As a member of both the CFSA and BBB, they are dedicated to responsible and licensed lending. Their services are available in 30 US states and growing.
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$2.20
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announced 8/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Metro Bank plc, will acquire RateSetter

synopsis: UK-based Metro Bank PLC has agreed to acquire RateSetter. Headquartered in London, RateSetter is the UK's most popular peer-to-peer lender with over 750,000 people having invested or borrowed through the platform. Metro Bank will operate RateSetter as an independent platform and originate loans under both the RateSetter and Metro Bank brands.
buyer: Metro Bank plc (LSE:MTRO:$526.82)
UK-based Metro Bank offers retail, business, commercial, and private banking services. Whether it's through its network of stores, on the phone, or online through its internet banking or award-winning mobile app, Metro Bank prides itself on giving customers a real choice. "
target: RateSetter
RateSetter is the UK's leading peer-to-peer lender, with over 750,000 people having invested or borrowed through the platform. RateSetter opens the asset class of loans to everyone and gives ordinary investors access to investment choices that were previously only available to the banks.
price ($mm)
$1.90
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announced 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire GreenSky

synopsis: Goldman Sachs is to acquire GreenSky, the largest fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations. GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
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: GreenSky (GSKY:$532.52)
GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,232 [$2,509]
rev ($mm)
$533
EBITDA ($mm)
$106
EV / rev
4.5x
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22.4x
announced 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire GreenSky

synopsis: Goldman Sachs is to acquire GreenSky, the largest fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations. GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
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: GreenSky (GSKY:$532.52)
GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,232 [$2,509]
rev ($mm)
$533
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$106
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22.4x
announced 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Advania, will acquire Visolit

synopsis: Sweden-based Advania AB, one of the leading full-service IT providers in the Nordics, will acquire Visolit AS, a leading Norwegian provider of corporate IT solutions and cloud services. The combined group will be one of the strongest and fastest-growing IT service providers in the Nordics.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Advania
Based in Sweden, Advania is a leading Nordic IT-provider serving thousands of corporate clients in the public and private sectors. The company focuses on helping customers to improve their performance with innovative use of best available IT platforms and services. "
target parent: IK Investment Partners
target: Visolit
Based in Norway, Visolit is a fast-growing technology group with a strong geographic presence in the Nordic region. Visolit has a comprehensive portfolio of cloud-based end-to-end services, as well as consulting, security, and integration services.
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announced 1/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Aptos Inc, will acquire LS Retail ehf.

synopsis: Aptos, a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LS Retail, a world-leading developer and provider of all-in-one software solutions for retail, hospitality, food service, pharmacy and forecourt businesses.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Aptos Inc
Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, delivers innovative, cloud-native and comprehensive omni-channel solutions to more than 1,000 retail brands in 65 countries. Aptos helps retailers to streamline their operations and deliver integrated, seamless experiences. "
target: LS Retail ehf.
LS Retail specializes in developing Point of Sale (POS) and business management software systems for retail, restaurants, hotels, forecourt and pharmacy based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and .NET technology.
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closed 12/23/2020 via BusinessWire

ClearSky, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, NightDragon Security, acquired White Ops

synopsis: White Ops, a global leader in protecting enterprises and internet platforms from digital fraud and abuse across the domains of cybersecurity, digital advertising, and marketing, announced its acquisition by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, in partnership with ClearSky Security and NightDragon.
buyer: ClearSky
buyer: NightDragon Security
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division is the primary center for Goldman Sachs' long-term principal investing activity. ClearSky is a venture capital/growth equity firm. NightDragon is an investment firm focused on investing in growth and late-stage companies within the cybersecurity industry. "
target: White Ops
White Ops is a cybersecurity company that protects enterprises from sophisticated bot attacks and fraud across the domains of cybersecurity, digital advertising, and marketing, serving some of the largest enterprises and internet platforms.
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announced 8/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Aptos Inc, will acquire Revionics, Inc.

synopsis: Aptos, a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, will acquire Revionics, a global SaaS provider of science-based pricing, promotion, and competitive insight for innovative retailers. Revionics helps retailers around the world gain a competitive edge by optimizing their pricing, promotions, markdowns, and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Aptos Inc
Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, delivers innovative, cloud-native and comprehensive omni-channel solutions to more than 1,000 retail brands in 65 countries. Aptos helps retailers to streamline their operations and deliver integrated, seamless experiences. "
target: Revionics, Inc.
Revionics is a global SaaS provider of science-based pricing, promotion, and competitive insight for innovative retailers. Revionics helps retailers around the world gain a competitive edge by managing and optimizing their pricing, promotions, markdowns, and advanced analytics.
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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:$55,205.00)
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 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, acquired iQ Student Accommodation

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and the Wellcome Trust announced the sale of iQ Student Accommodation (“iQ”) to Blackstone. iQ is one of the UK’s leading providers of Purpose Built Student Accommodation. iQ’s portfolio of purpose-built assets is concentrated in London, where iQ is the largest owner of student accommodation.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: iQ Student Accommodation
Based in the UK, iQ Student Accommodation provides the best home-from-home environment from which 28,000 university students can confidently make the most of the opportunities open to them. iQ’s portfolio is concentrated in London - where it is the largest owner of student accommodation.
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closed 3/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, acquired Aptos Inc

synopsis: Aptos announced that funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs has acquired Aptos, Inc. from funds advised by Apax Partners. Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, delivers innovative, cloud-native and comprehensive omni-channel solutions to more than 1,000 retail brands in 65 countries.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GS MBD) is the primary center for the firm's long-term principal investing activity. GS MBD is one of the leading private capital investors in the world with equity and credit investments across infrastructure, corporate and real estate strategies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Aptos Inc
Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, delivers innovative, cloud-native and comprehensive omni-channel solutions to more than 1,000 retail brands in 65 countries.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Antuit, acquired Forecast Horizon, Inc.

synopsis: Antuit.ai, a leader in cloud AI solutions for forecasting, pricing, and personalization, has acquired Forecast Horizon, an innovative provider of Retail AI-powered markdown, promotions, assortment and allocation SaaS products. The acquisition makes Antuit.ai a one-stop-shop for AI-powered merchandising and planning solutions.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Antuit
Antuit.ai, a Goldman Sachs company, is the leader in AI-powered solutions for Merchandising and Planning. World-class retailers and consumer goods manufacturers leverage Antuit.ai solutions to digitally transform their business and achieve outsized business results. "
target: Forecast Horizon, Inc.
Forecast Horizon is a provider of Retail AI-powered markdown, promotions, assortment and allocation SaaS products. The company's AI SaaS solutions provide merchants and planners with actions to drive sell-through, increase margin, and optimize inventory throughout the buying and selling process.
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announced 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire ClearFactr

synopsis: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, will acquire ClearFactr, a provider of financial modeling software. ClearFactr's web-based spreadsheet software provides businesses with sophisticated tools that allow them to validate, analyze, and collaborate on financial models of any type.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
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: ClearFactr
Founded in 2013, ClearFactr is a provider of financial modeling software. ClearFactr's web-based spreadsheet software provides businesses with sophisticated and intuitive tools that allow them to validate, analyze, and collaborate on financial models of any type.
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announced 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, will acquire Restaurant Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firm Aurora Capital Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Restaurant Technologies, the provider of closed-loop automated cooking oil solutions to the U.S. restaurant and hospitality markets, to West Street Infrastructure Partners III, an infrastructure investment fund by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GS MBD) is the primary center for the firm's long-term principal investing activity. GS MBD is one of the leading private capital investors in the world with equity and credit investments across infrastructure, corporate and real estate strategies. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Restaurant Technologies, Inc.
Restaurant Technologies is the leading provider of cooking-oil management and back-of-house hood & exhaust cleaning solutions to over 25,000 national quick-service & full-service restaurant chains, independent restaurants, grocery delis, hotels, casinos, convenience stores, universities & hospitals.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired PSAV

synopsis: PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, has been acquired by private equity and real estate funds affiliated with Blackstone from affiliates of Goldman Sachs and Olympus Partners. PSAV provides creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: PSAV
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events.
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closed 6/14/2018 via PE Hub

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, The Hearst Corporation, acquired Slickdeals, LLC

synopsis: Warburg Pincus has sold Slickdeals to West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Hearst. Slickdeals is the leading online deal community, where 10 million users interact to share the most up-to-date information on online shopping deals and coupons.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
West Street Capital Partners VII is a fund managed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, the primary center for the Goldman Sachs' long-term principal investing activity. Hearst is one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Slickdeals, LLC
Slickdeals is the leading online deal community, where 10 million users interact to share the most up-to-date information on online shopping deals and coupons. Through the power of crowdsourcing, Slickdeals has saved members over $5.5 billion by providing a forum for communication.
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closed 5/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, purchased Sentinel from Goldman Sachs & Co.

synopsis: LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a leader in threat intelligence-driven security, announced its acquisition of Sentinel™, a threat intelligence platform developed by global investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs.
buyer: Lookingglass Cyber Solutions
LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers unified threat protection against sophisticated cyber attacks to global enterprises and government agencies by operationalizing threat intelligence across its end-to-end portfolio. "
seller: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
The acquisition includes Sentinel™, a threat intelligence platform developed by global investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs. Sentinel served as the firm’s in-house Security Information and Event Management platform.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Marcus, acquired Clarity Money

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Bank USA has completed the acquisition of Clarity Money and is delighted to welcome its over one million customers to Marcus. Clarity Money is a leading app that helps consumers better manage their personal finances by harnessing the power of machine learning and intuitive design to provide actionable insights.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Marcus
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® offers products and tools designed to help people achieve financial well-being. Marcus offers no-fee, fixed-rate unsecured personal loans, including home improvement loans, high-yield online savings accounts and certificates of deposit in a variety of terms. "
target: Clarity Money
Clarity Money is a leading app that helps consumers better manage their personal finances by harnessing the power of machine learning and intuitive design to provide actionable insights.
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closed 1/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired Hargrove

synopsis: PSAV has acquired Hargrove, Inc., a leading experiential events and exhibitions production company. This acquisition brings Hargrove within the same family of companies as PSAV, a leading global provider of audiovisual and event experiences.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a leading provider in the audiovisual and event experiences industry delivering creative production, advanced technology and staging to help their customers deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at meetings, trade shows and special events. "
target: Hargrove
Hargrove is a global leader in brand storytelling, creative innovative experiential environments for events, exhibits, trade shows and marketing productions around the world. For more than 70 years the Hargrove team has designed and delivered creative solutions for brands aiming to stand apart.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PE Hub

Goldman Sachs & Co., acquired Financeit Canada Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based point-of-sale financing provider Financeit Canada Inc has closed a recapitalization round with the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs. The undisclosed deal gives Goldman Sachs, a Financeit shareholder since 2015, a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
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 and individuals. "
target: Financeit Canada Inc.
Financeit is a market leading point-of-sale financing provider servicing the home improvement, vehicle and retail industries. Financeit’s innovative cloud-based technology makes it easy for merchants to increase close rates and transaction sizes with affordable monthly or bi-weekly payment plans.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PE Hub

Financeit Canada Inc., acquired Centah Inc.

synopsis: Financeit Canada, Inc. has acquired Centah Inc, a Canadian SaaS company with extensive workflow and lead management solutions serving the home improvement Industry. Centah’s market leading technology platform and call center infrastructure increases Financeit’s overall offering in the marketplace.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Financeit Canada Inc.
Financeit is a market leading point-of-sale financing provider servicing the home improvement, vehicle and retail industries. Financeit’s innovative cloud-based technology makes it easy for merchants to increase close rates and transaction sizes with affordable monthly or bi-weekly payment plans. "
target: Centah Inc.
Centah Inc. is a global SaaS (Software as a Service) company, providing extensive workflow, lead management and call center solutions servicing the home improvement industry.
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closed 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired Concise Ltd.

synopsis: PSAV, a leading global provider of audiovisual and event technology services, has acquired Concise Ltd., one of the largest and most trusted providers of interactive live event software applications.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a leading provider in the global event technology services industry. As the event technology provider of choice at leading hotels, resorts and convention centers, their customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful meetings and events. "
target: Concise Ltd.
Concise is a leading live event software technology company founded more than 20 years ago. It is known for providing bespoke interactive applications for live events of all sizes. Concise’s clients consist of a broad range of well-known corporate customers and agencies.
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announced 8/3/2017 via Bloomberg

Bridge Growth Partners, LLC, will acquire BackOffice Associates, LLC

synopsis: Goldman Sachs has agreed to sell a majority stake in data management services and software provider BackOffice Associates LLC to Bridge Growth Partners. BackOffice Associates, based in Hyannis, Massachusetts, provides software and services for tasks including data migration and information governance.
buyer: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
Bridge Growth Partners, LLC is a growth-oriented private equity firm that targets investments in the technology and technology-enabled financial services sectors. Bridge Growth Partners brings together in one team premier investment, financial, operating, and strategic business-building talent. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BackOffice Associates, LLC
BackOffice Associates is a leader in information governance and data modernization solutions, focusing on helping customers manage their most critical asset, data. Their products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
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$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 8/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Millennial Specialty Insurance, LLC, acquired FounderShield LLC

synopsis: BRP Group, Inc. has announced that Millennial Specialty Insurance, an indirect subsidiary of BRP Group, has acquired substantially all the assets of FounderShield, a New York-based, tech-enabled insurance distribution platform with a specialized focus on providing commercial insurance services for clients in various high growth industries.
buyer parent: BRP Group, Inc.
buyer: Millennial Specialty Insurance, LLC
Millennial Specialty Insurance delivers comprehensive renters insurance products for multifamily technology companies. Streamline all aspects of digital insurance sales and service with a best-in-class technology stack that features tools designed for each phase of the insurance lifecycle. "
target: FounderShield LLC
Headquartered in New York, New York, Founder Shield is a tech-enabled, digital insurance platform dedicated to creating the most seamless, intuitive and responsive experience to protect clients’ growth at every stage.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
0.0x
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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 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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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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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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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

PIB Group, acquired Optis Insurances Limited

synopsis: PIB Group (PIB), a dynamic insurance intermediary group in the UK, has acquired Optis Insurances Limited (Optis), an innovative insurance intermediary in Ireland servicing the Irish SME sector. Optis' unique technology platform enables the cost-effective distribution of insurance products on behalf of insurers.
buyer: PIB Group
PIB Group is a dynamic insurance intermediary group aiming to create a leading position in the provision of specialist insurance solutions across the UK market and beyond. The group operates from a growing network of offices in London, the Midlands, Scotland, East Anglia and the South West. "
target: Optis Insurances Limited
Optis is an innovative insurance intermediary in Ireland. Their unique technology platform enables the cost-effective distribution of insurance products on behalf of insurers. Optis is focused on the broker community servicing the SME sector in Ireland.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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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.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 3/26/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Dovetail Insurance, acquired NetComp Insurance

synopsis: Dovetail Insurance, the leading supplier of cloud-based insurance product delivery services for property-casualty carriers, MGAs and brokers, announced that it has acquired NetComp Insurance, a growing web-based distributor of workers compensation insurance.
buyer: Dovetail Insurance
Dovetail Insurance is a leading provider of cloud-based insurance product delivery services for property-casualty insurance carriers, MGAs and brokers. "
target: NetComp Insurance
NetComp Insurance Corp. is a privately held company formed to use state-of-the-art technology to write workers compensation insurance via the web. NetComp manages a mono-line program which targets small to mid-sized workers compensation insurance risks, distributed via the web to independent agents.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$217.24
EBIT ($mm)
$175.65
Net Income ($mm)
$96.68
Employees
5445
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Ticker: AFRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affirm
Affirm
Affirm is purpose-built from the ground up to provide consumers and merchants with honest financial products and services that improve their lives. Affirm is revolutionizing the financial industry to be more accountable and accessible while growing a network that is beneficial for consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$669.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($118.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: ENVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enova
Enova
Enova is a leading financial technology company providing online financial services through its AI and machine learning powered lending platform. Enova serves the needs of non-prime consumers and small businesses, who are frequently underserved by traditional banks.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$597.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$377.84
Employees
1549
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
Loans4Less.com, Inc. is currently an OTC publicly quoted California online mortgage loan originator focused on becoming a national loan origination brand platform for conforming residential mortgage programs and other consumer loans. Loans4Less.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.36
Net Income ($mm)
$0.35
Employees
3
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Ticker: OM:TBDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy is a leading diversified peer-to-peer group that operates in Northern Europe. The Group operates under different brand names (Crowdfunding Society and TrustBuddy). The group offers peer-to-peer financing for small and mid-sized companies and consumer loans.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: XTRA:CSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fast Finance24
Fast Finance24
Fast Finance 24 (FF24) is a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany. FF24 provides tailored financial services to underbanked people facing short-term economic issue. They offer payday loans up to 400€ with a maturity period of up to 30 days.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: TSXV:DLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DealNet Capital Corp
Dealnet is a specialty finance company servicing the $20 billion Canadian home improvement finance market through both dealer-based and direct homeowner-based originations of secured finance assets (equipment leases and loans).
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
350
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Ticker: OMF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneMain Financial
OneMain Financial
OneMain Financial has been offering responsible and transparent loans for over 100 years. With approximately 1,500 locations throughout 44 states, the company is committed to helping people with their personal loan needs.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,091.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,111.00
Employees
8300
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Ticker: EZPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EZCORP, Inc.
EZCORP, Inc.
EZCORP is a leading provider of instant cash solutions for consumers employing approximately 7,200 teammates and operating 1,262 Company-operated pawn, buy/sell and personal financial services locations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$992.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$226.71
EBIT ($mm)
$201.44
Net Income ($mm)
$143.71
Employees
5600
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Ticker: YRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yirendai
Yirendai
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..
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$546.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.01
EBIT ($mm)
$217.22
Net Income ($mm)
$113.84
Employees
956
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Ticker: TSX:GSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
goeasy Ltd.
goeasy Ltd.
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, provides non-prime leasing and lending services through its easyhome and easyfinancial divisions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$375.33
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$110.80
Employees
2000
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Ticker: DB:MBC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MyBucks S.A.
MyBucks S.A.
MyBucks is a FinTech company based in Luxembourg that delivers seamless financial services through technology. Through its brands GetBucks, GetBanked and GetSure the company offers unsecured consumer loans, banking solutions as well as insurance products to customers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$40.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1188
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Ticker: TSE:7199
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group is a provider of financial services in Japan. The company provides credit services to help make their customer's daily life more prosperous and enjoyable. They offer credit services for automobiles, shopping, ecology, and real estate. Premium also offers automobile warranty services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:LND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides revolving lines of credit and asset-based financial services to healthcare providers and their patients in the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
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 and high-net-worth individuals.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$55,205.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$20,195.00
Employees
40800
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Ticker: DSECF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
Daiwa Securities Group offers traditional and online securities brokerage to individuals and businesses through its Daiwa Securities Co. subsidiary. Daiwa Securities SMBC offers investment banking services, mostly to domestic companies and Japan-based multinationals.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$422,370.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,966.00
EBIT ($mm)
($19,147.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14432
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Ticker: MS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$45,415.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$9,850.00
Employees
63051
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BPAC3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BTG Pactual
BTG Pactual is a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager with a dominant franchise in Latin America. BTG Pactual provides a range of financial services to a global client base that includes corporations, institutional investors, governments and high net worth individuals.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,263.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$635.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: EVR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,004.73
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.61
Employees
1275
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Ticker: MISX:OFCB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
OTKRITIE Financial Corporation Ltd. is one of Russia’s leading banking groups which offers its clients and partners the full array of investment banking, commercial banking, brokerage and investment management services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$855.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$33.30
Employees
15135
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Ticker: RODM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc.
Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc.
Rodman & Renshaw is a full-service investment bank dedicated to providing corporate finance, strategic advisory and related services to public and private companies across multiple sectors and regions. Rodman also provides research and sales and trading services to institutional investors.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$132.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.69
EBIT ($mm)
$43.41
Net Income ($mm)
$27.30
Employees
114
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Ticker: DB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Bank AG
Deutsche Bank AG
Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a substantial private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$28,395.35
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,605.94
Employees
83797
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Ticker: CM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,041.55
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,948.96
Employees
44797
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Ticker: SHSE:60003
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITIC Securities Company Limited
CITIC Securities Company Limited
CITIC Securities Company Limited is a leading full-service investment bank in China, it maintains the leading position on business fronts such as investment banking, brokerage, asset management, investment advisory service, etc.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$8,676.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,266.22
Employees
13209
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Ticker: FCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FTI Consulting, Inc.
FTI Consulting, Inc.
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,406.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$333.81
EBIT ($mm)
$294.27
Net Income ($mm)
$210.83
Employees
5743
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ROTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rothschild
Rothschild
Rothschild provides strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice and services to governments, companies and individuals worldwide. They are a global financial advisory group which is family-controlled and independent.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,155.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$287.33
Employees
3491
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: JP:2174
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GCA Corporation
GCA Corporation
GCA Advisors, LLC is the US entity of GCA, a global investment bank that provides strategic M&A, capital markets and private funds advisory services to growth companies and market leaders. The firm offers worldwide coverage with over 500 professionals in 25 locations across America, Asia and Europe.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$317.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.82
EBIT ($mm)
$39.03
Net Income ($mm)
$29.61
Employees
503
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Ticker: SGX:HKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMTD Group
AMTD Group
Based in Hong Kong, AMTD Group is the leading comprehensive financial institution and the number one independent investment banking firm in Asia measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and US.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$151.79
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.05
Employees
40
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