By UniversalCIS

closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired UniversalCIS

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services, announced it has acquired a majority stake in UniversalCIS, a market-leading, technology-enabled provider of credit data and related origination solutions in the mortgage industry.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services. They partner with outstanding management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target: UniversalCIS
UniversalCIS is a market leader in mortgage technology, credit reporting, and related products and solutions for mortgage originators. UniversalCIS has over 4,000 clients ranging from the largest bank and non-bank mortgage originators to credit unions and mortgage brokers.
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Universal Credit Services, LLC merged with CIS Credit Solutions,

synopsis: Universal Credit Services, and CIS Credit Solutions (“CIS”), both technology and credit solutions providers to the mortgage industry, have merged. Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products.
buyer: CIS Credit Solutions
CIS Credit Solutions has been a leader in the mortgage solutions and credit industry for over 35 years. CIS provides fully integrated solutions for mortgage lenders, including Tri-merge Credit Reports, Fraud Prevention, 4506T/Tax Return Verifications. Employment Screening. and more. "
target: Universal Credit Services, LLC
Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products by consistently providing the industry’s top customer services.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired UniversalCIS

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services, announced it has acquired a majority stake in UniversalCIS, a market-leading, technology-enabled provider of credit data and related origination solutions in the mortgage industry.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services. They partner with outstanding management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target: UniversalCIS
UniversalCIS is a market leader in mortgage technology, credit reporting, and related products and solutions for mortgage originators. UniversalCIS has over 4,000 clients ranging from the largest bank and non-bank mortgage originators to credit unions and mortgage brokers.
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Universal Credit Services, LLC merged with CIS Credit Solutions,

synopsis: Universal Credit Services, and CIS Credit Solutions (“CIS”), both technology and credit solutions providers to the mortgage industry, have merged. Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products.
buyer: CIS Credit Solutions
CIS Credit Solutions has been a leader in the mortgage solutions and credit industry for over 35 years. CIS provides fully integrated solutions for mortgage lenders, including Tri-merge Credit Reports, Fraud Prevention, 4506T/Tax Return Verifications. Employment Screening. and more. "
target: Universal Credit Services, LLC
Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products by consistently providing the industry’s top customer services.
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closed 7/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, announced that the previously disclosed acquisition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) for $330 million has closed. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization.
buyer parent: DeVry Education Group
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP Exam Review, USMLE Review and more. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention professionals with resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement.
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closed 6/28/2019 via PR Newswire

American Mortgage Consultants merged with SitusAMC, Inc.,

synopsis: Situs Group Holdings Corp. and American Mortgage Consultants, Inc. (AMC) announced that they have closed the deal to merge the two firms. Situs and AMC are leading providers of consulting, outsourcing, talent and technology solutions for lenders and investors in the real estate industry.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: SitusAMC, Inc.
SitusAMC is the leading independent provider of advisory, strategic outsourcing, talent and technology solutions to the commercial and residential real estate finance industry. They help clients realize opportunities in their real estate businesses through industry-leading services. "
target: American Mortgage Consultants
AMC (American Mortgage Consultants), founded in 1996, has served as a leading provider of consulting and due diligence services and technology solutions to a broad spectrum of clients, including domestic and international banks, private equity investors, pension funds, and more.
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closed 3/6/2007 via PR Newswire

The CoDeX Group, acquired The CoDeX Group

synopsis: The CoDeX Group, a global leader in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Consulting and Training, has been acquired by Fran Falino and Pablo Castano, two executives with extensive experience in the financial services and international remittance industries. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: The CoDeX Group
The CoDeX Group was founded to provide consulting and training solutions to financial services companies and money services businesses operating in the U.S., and through its nationwide field team has successfully deployed seminars, training workshops and face-to-face training. "
target: The CoDeX Group
The CoDeX Group was founded to provide consulting and training solutions to financial services companies and money services businesses operating in the U.S., and through its nationwide field team has successfully deployed seminars, training workshops and face-to-face training.
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closed 9/16/2019 via BusinessWire

MVB Bank, Inc., acquired Chartwell Compliance

synopsis: MVB Financial Corp., the holding company for MVB Bank, Inc., has acquired Chartwell Compliance, a company that provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
buyer: MVB Bank, Inc. (MVBF:$126.44)
MVB is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, and the bank’s subsidiaries, MVB Mortgage and the MVB Community Development Corporation, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. "
target: Chartwell Compliance
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Chartwell Compliance provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
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closed 1/15/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired IRIS Analytics GmbH

synopsis: IBM, a global technology and innovation company, announced that it has acquired IRIS Analytics, a company specializing in real-time analytics to help combat payment fraud. IRIS provides a real-time fraud analytics engine that leverages machine learning to generate rapid anti-fraud models while also supporting the creation of ad-hoc models.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: IRIS Analytics GmbH
IRIS Analytics provides technology and consultancy services to the payments industry to beat electronic payment fraud. It develops and markets the IRIS off-the-shelf fraud prevention platform which powers real-time fraud scoring across the full range of electronic payment channels.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Trinity Hunt Partners, acquired VRC Investigations

synopsis: Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, announced its acquisition of Veracity Research Company, a full-service provider of outsourced investigative services, based in Denton, Texas.
buyer: Trinity Hunt Partners
Based in Dallas, Trinity Hunt Partners is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $715 million under management, focused on building founder and family-owned growth businesses into market leaders. "
target: VRC Investigations
Veracity Research Company (VRC) is an investigative professional services firm specializing in insurance & corporate defense investigations, including full service special investigation unit, social media checks, & more. VRC is fully automated and compatible with clients’ email & claims system.
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closed 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired ICS Risk Advisors

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired ICS Risk Advisors. ICS Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: ICS Risk Advisors
ICS Risk Advisors is a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions, spanning from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired UniversalCIS

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services, announced it has acquired a majority stake in UniversalCIS, a market-leading, technology-enabled provider of credit data and related origination solutions in the mortgage industry.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, financial technology and related business services. They partner with outstanding management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target: UniversalCIS
UniversalCIS is a market leader in mortgage technology, credit reporting, and related products and solutions for mortgage originators. UniversalCIS has over 4,000 clients ranging from the largest bank and non-bank mortgage originators to credit unions and mortgage brokers.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Universal Credit Services, LLC merged with CIS Credit Solutions,

synopsis: Universal Credit Services, and CIS Credit Solutions (“CIS”), both technology and credit solutions providers to the mortgage industry, have merged. Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products.
buyer: CIS Credit Solutions
CIS Credit Solutions has been a leader in the mortgage solutions and credit industry for over 35 years. CIS provides fully integrated solutions for mortgage lenders, including Tri-merge Credit Reports, Fraud Prevention, 4506T/Tax Return Verifications. Employment Screening. and more. "
target: Universal Credit Services, LLC
Universal Credit Services has grown to be one of the largest national providers of mortgage services, tenant screening, technology, tri-merge credit reports and related originations products by consistently providing the industry’s top customer services.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, announced that the previously disclosed acquisition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) for $330 million has closed. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization.
buyer parent: DeVry Education Group
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP Exam Review, USMLE Review and more. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention professionals with resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement.
price ($mm)
$330
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closed 6/28/2019 via PR Newswire

American Mortgage Consultants merged with SitusAMC, Inc.,

synopsis: Situs Group Holdings Corp. and American Mortgage Consultants, Inc. (AMC) announced that they have closed the deal to merge the two firms. Situs and AMC are leading providers of consulting, outsourcing, talent and technology solutions for lenders and investors in the real estate industry.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: SitusAMC, Inc.
SitusAMC is the leading independent provider of advisory, strategic outsourcing, talent and technology solutions to the commercial and residential real estate finance industry. They help clients realize opportunities in their real estate businesses through industry-leading services. "
target: American Mortgage Consultants
AMC (American Mortgage Consultants), founded in 1996, has served as a leading provider of consulting and due diligence services and technology solutions to a broad spectrum of clients, including domestic and international banks, private equity investors, pension funds, and more.
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closed 3/6/2007 via PR Newswire

The CoDeX Group, acquired The CoDeX Group

synopsis: The CoDeX Group, a global leader in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Consulting and Training, has been acquired by Fran Falino and Pablo Castano, two executives with extensive experience in the financial services and international remittance industries. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: The CoDeX Group
The CoDeX Group was founded to provide consulting and training solutions to financial services companies and money services businesses operating in the U.S., and through its nationwide field team has successfully deployed seminars, training workshops and face-to-face training. "
target: The CoDeX Group
The CoDeX Group was founded to provide consulting and training solutions to financial services companies and money services businesses operating in the U.S., and through its nationwide field team has successfully deployed seminars, training workshops and face-to-face training.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2019 via BusinessWire

MVB Bank, Inc., acquired Chartwell Compliance

synopsis: MVB Financial Corp., the holding company for MVB Bank, Inc., has acquired Chartwell Compliance, a company that provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
buyer: MVB Bank, Inc. (MVBF:$126.44)
MVB is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, and the bank’s subsidiaries, MVB Mortgage and the MVB Community Development Corporation, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. "
target: Chartwell Compliance
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Chartwell Compliance provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/15/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired IRIS Analytics GmbH

synopsis: IBM, a global technology and innovation company, announced that it has acquired IRIS Analytics, a company specializing in real-time analytics to help combat payment fraud. IRIS provides a real-time fraud analytics engine that leverages machine learning to generate rapid anti-fraud models while also supporting the creation of ad-hoc models.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: IRIS Analytics GmbH
IRIS Analytics provides technology and consultancy services to the payments industry to beat electronic payment fraud. It develops and markets the IRIS off-the-shelf fraud prevention platform which powers real-time fraud scoring across the full range of electronic payment channels.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Trinity Hunt Partners, acquired VRC Investigations

synopsis: Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, announced its acquisition of Veracity Research Company, a full-service provider of outsourced investigative services, based in Denton, Texas.
buyer: Trinity Hunt Partners
Based in Dallas, Trinity Hunt Partners is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $715 million under management, focused on building founder and family-owned growth businesses into market leaders. "
target: VRC Investigations
Veracity Research Company (VRC) is an investigative professional services firm specializing in insurance & corporate defense investigations, including full service special investigation unit, social media checks, & more. VRC is fully automated and compatible with clients’ email & claims system.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired ICS Risk Advisors

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired ICS Risk Advisors. ICS Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: ICS Risk Advisors
ICS Risk Advisors is a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions, spanning from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.
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Universal Credit Services, LLC

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Chartwell Compliance

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