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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Strands, Inc., acquired NetworthIQ

synopsis: Strands, a leading developer of social recommendation technologies, has acquired NetworthIQ, a social personal finance Web site that lets people track, share, and compare their net worth. This news follows Strands’ acquisition of money management solution Expensr and the private beta launch of moneyStrands, Strands’ personal finance application.
buyer: Strands, Inc.
Strands develops technologies to better understand people's tastes and help them discover new things they will like. Strands has created a social recommendation engine that provides real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other devices. "
target parent: Fourio
target: NetworthIQ
NetworthIQ was launched in 2005 to enable anyone to easily track their financial progress from a high level, and anonymously share it with the world if they choose, in order to benefit from community’s financial insights and experiences.
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closed 4/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

NextRadioTV SA, acquired Moneyweb SARL

synopsis: NextRadioTV, an independent multi-media group, announced the acquisition of Moneyweb. The company offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
buyer: NextRadioTV SA (ENXTPA:NXT:$234.79)
NextRadioTV is an independent multi-media group focusing on 5 news themes: general news, sport, business, technology and discovery, across 4 types of media, radio, television, Internet and press magazines. "
target: Moneyweb SARL
MoneyWeb offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
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$31
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$4
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1.0x
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8.6x
closed 2/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired footnoted.org

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired the Footnoted business of Financial Fineprint Inc. The acquisition includes the Footnoted.org website and the Footnoted Pro service. The site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,617.50)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: footnoted.org
footnoted.org was launched in August 2003 to coincide with the publication of the book, Financial Fine Print. Each day, the site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
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closed 9/17/2009 via paidContent.org

Lovemoney.com, acquired Lovemoney.com

synopsis: Money info site The Motley Fool is selling off its UK consumer finance spin-off Lovemoney.com by means of a management and staff buy-out, just five months after launching it.
buyer: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers. "
target parent: The Motley Fool, Inc.
target: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers.
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closed 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Consulting LLC, acquired Focus Views

synopsis: Tradeshow Products Inc. announced the sale of Focus Views, its wholly owned subsidiary. Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website.
buyer: Liberty Consulting LLC
Liberty Consulting LLC owns and maintains an online financial publishing website. "
target parent: Tradeshow Products Inc.
target: Focus Views
Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website. The website will include original news and editorial content and unique user-friendly software applications along with streaming video.
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$0.17
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closed 7/17/2007 via BusinessWire

InterSearch Group, Inc., acquired MyBanks.com

synopsis: InterSearch Group, Inc. a leading operator of premium, industry specific destination portals such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com today announced it has acquired the internet domain, www.MyBanks.com.
buyer: InterSearch Group, Inc.
InterSearch Group is a leading operator of industry specific destination portals and provider of Internet search services through a combination of traffic aggregation and proprietary websites, such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com. "
target: MyBanks.com
MyBanks.com provides a platform for personalized user pages, allowing visitors to monitor performance of their investment portfolios, record and analyze their income and expenses, and keep track of important consumer finance metrics.
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closed 5/22/2007 via Crain's BtoB

CBS Corporation, acquired Wallstrip.com

synopsis: CBS Corp. has acquired tiny startup Wallstrip.com, giving the old media giant's interactive division a foothold in the financial news blogosphere.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: Wallstrip.com
Wallstrip.com is a seven-month-old site that produces a humorous daily Web show about business that is widely syndicated on sites like YouTube, The Street.com and Google Finance.
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closed 1/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ClearLink, acquired The Penny Hoarder

synopsis: Sykes Enterprises announced through its digital marketing subsidiary Clearlink the acquisition of Taylor Media Corporation, owner of The Penny Hoarder, a leading independent personal finance digital media company whose mission is delivering financial empowerment.
buyer parent: Sykes Enterprises Inc.
buyer: ClearLink
Clearlink is an award-winning digital marketing, sales conversion, and technology company in Salt Lake City. A trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies since 2003, Clearlink delivers intuitive, engaging experiences throughout the customer journey to connect consumers with its brand partners. "
target: The Penny Hoarder
Founded in 2010, The Penny Hoarder is one of the largest personal finance websites in the United States, averaging 14+ million monthly readers.
price ($mm)
$103
rev ($mm)
$50
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EV / rev
2.1x
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closed 7/29/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Wise Publishing, Inc, acquired Half Banked

synopsis: Wise Publishing, Inc., a Canadian personal finance publisher, has acquired Ottawa-based Half Banked, a consumer finance website that offers stress-free money management tips for millennials. The acquisition furthers Wise Publishing's goal to become one of the top sources of personal finance information in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Wise Publishing, Inc
Toronto-based Wise Publishing, Inc., and its websites MoneyWise.com and MoneyWise.ca, provide personal finance information, news, and tools in ways that are clear, trustworthy, and engaging. The company helps readers save money, find the best bank accounts, and navigate other money matters. "
target: Half Banked
Canada-based Half Banked is a personal finance website that covers saving, spending, investing, and budgeting, all in an accessible way for millennials. About 50% of Half Banked’s readers are between ages 25 and 34, another 20% are between 18 and 24, and an estimated 65% are women.
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closed 6/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Matt McCann, acquired LTC News

synopsis: Matt McCann, a North American veteran of the long-term care (LTC) insurance industry, has acquired LTC News, an online resource that helps people plan for the financial costs and burdens of aging. LTC News provides news and information about long-term care insurance planning and products, health, and retirement.
buyer: Matt McCann
Matt McCann is one of North America's leading specialists on long-term care insurance products and long-term healthcare planning. Matt McCann is licensed in all 50 states and represents all major insurance companies that offer long-term care planning products. "
target: LTC News
LTC News is an online resource that helps people plan for the financial costs and burdens of aging. LTC News provides news and information about long-term care insurance planning and products, health, and retirement to help consumers prepare their family and finances for the challenges of longevity.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Privé Technologies, acquired Hive Up

synopsis: Privé Technologies, a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry, has acquired Hive Up, an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy.
buyer: Privé Technologies
Privé Technologies is a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry. Privé Technologies offers solutions for wealth planning, risk profiling, investment exploration, algorithmic optimization, and personal reporting. "
target: Hive Up
Hive Up is an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy, along with digital tools to help plan and manage personal finances.
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closed 10/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Times Internet Limited, acquired Moneysights

synopsis: Times Internet has acquired the online personal finance platform Moneysights. Moneysights was founded in 2009 as a digital platform that allowed consumers to discover, personalize, acquire, and manage their investments.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: Times Internet Limited
Times Internet Limited, an Internet network, operates a portfolio of Web and mobile properties. The company provides clients with opportunities to reach viewers worldwide by operating various Web properties in the domain of news, entertainment, music, local, telecom, e-commerce, and more. "
target: Moneysights
moneysights is the simplest way to invest online in Mutual Funds. It brings a refreshing take on investments for its users who otherwise find investments complex, boring & stressful. moneysights helps its users in discovering, evaluating, planning, buying & managing Mutual Funds.
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closed 11/16/2011 via PR Newswire

The Ohlson Group, acquired Safe Money Places

synopsis: The Ohlson Group, a national insurance marketing and consulting firm, announced that its SMP International, LLC has acquired www.safemoneyplaces.com, a website that describes and compares various safe money places. It is dedicated to safe money concepts and products only and does not provide investment, tax, or legal advice.
buyer: The Ohlson Group
The Ohlson Group, Inc. is an insurance and financial services marketing organization dedicated to meeting the distribution, administrative and marketing needs of independent producers, insurance companies and financial service firms. "
target: Safe Money Places
Safe Money Places operates a website that is dedicated to safe money concepts and products. This website describes and compares various safe money places. It does not offer investment, tax or legal advice.
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closed 9/24/2008 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired Bankaholic

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. has acquired Bankaholic, a financial information Web site. Bankrate will take over the operation and management of the Bankaholic Web site immediately.
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance. "
target: Bankaholic
Bankaholic provides rate information on savings products, such as certificates of deposit, savings accounts, and money market accounts, as well as insurance quotes and a comparison of the best credit card offers online.
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$12
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closed 11/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Consumerism Commentary

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of ConsumerismCommentary.com, a personal finance blog that has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: Consumerism Commentary
Consumerism Commentary is a personal finance blog created in 2003. It has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
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closed 12/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsWeb Corporation

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of InsWeb Corporation relating to InsWeb's insurance lead generation and marketing business. InsWeb owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target: InsWeb Corporation
InsWeb Corp owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites. InsWeb's primary properties include InsWeb.com, InsuranceRates.com, LocalInsuranceAgents.com, MedHealthInsurance.com and AgentInsider.com.
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$65 [$64]
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$52
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$3
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22.0x
closed 11/2/2007 via BusinessWire

The Street.Com, acquired Bankers Financial Products Corp

synopsis: TheStreet.com, Inc. a leading provider of financial news and ratings, business and investment content and custom advertising solutions, today announced the acquisition of Bankers Financial Products Corp., including BankingMyWay and RateWatch.
buyer: The Street.Com (TST:$53.11)
TheStreet.com is a leading multimedia provider of business and investment content, which it makes available through online publications, content syndication and audio and video programming. Founded in 1996, TheStreet.com pioneered the electronic publishing of financial information on the Internet. "
target: Bankers Financial Products Corp
Bankers Financial Products Corporation operates through BankingMyWay and RateWatch. RateWatch is one of the nation’s largest providers of pricing solutions for banks and credit unions. BankingMyWay allows consumers to conduct free searches to find the best banking rates within their locations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$22]
rev ($mm)
$6
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$1
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4.8x
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38.6x
announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Squire Mining Ltd, will acquire CoinGeek

synopsis: Canada's Squire Mining announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire all of the outstanding securities of CoinGeek. CoinGeek operates a global fleet of ASIC miners that contribute a significant portion of the hash power to secure and scale the Bitcoin SV enterprise‐grade blockchain.
buyer: Squire Mining Ltd (CNSX:SQR:$0.00)
Squire is a Canadian based technology company engaged, in the business of developing and operating cloud computing data infrastructure and system technology to support global blockchain applications. "
target parent: CalvinAyre.com
target: CoinGeek
CoinGeek operates a global fleet of ASIC miners that contribute a significant portion of the hash power to secure and scale the Bitcoin SV enterprise‐grade blockchain.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

CoinFabric, acquired CoinBeat Media

synopsis: CoinFabric, a global Management Consultancy that transforms Blockchain, and crypto, projects or companies into agile global businesses, has acquired CoinBeat, a cryptocurrency website that brings the latest digital media and current news from around the globe. CoinBeat strives to provide breaking news which is accurate, unbiased and transparent.
buyer: CoinFabric
CoinFabric is a global Management Consultancy that transforms Blockchain, and crypto, projects or companies into agile global businesses. CoinFabric empowers all stakeholders of the industry to interpret and harness the innovation of Blockchain through R&D, Consulting and Integrated Services. "
target: CoinBeat Media
CoinBeat is a cryptocurrency website that brings the latest digital media and current news from around the globe. CoinBeat strives to provide breaking news and to engage with their community through thought-provoking opinion pieces, in-depth analysis of the market, educational pieces, and more.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Strands, Inc., acquired NetworthIQ

synopsis: Strands, a leading developer of social recommendation technologies, has acquired NetworthIQ, a social personal finance Web site that lets people track, share, and compare their net worth. This news follows Strands’ acquisition of money management solution Expensr and the private beta launch of moneyStrands, Strands’ personal finance application.
buyer: Strands, Inc.
Strands develops technologies to better understand people's tastes and help them discover new things they will like. Strands has created a social recommendation engine that provides real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other devices. "
target parent: Fourio
target: NetworthIQ
NetworthIQ was launched in 2005 to enable anyone to easily track their financial progress from a high level, and anonymously share it with the world if they choose, in order to benefit from community’s financial insights and experiences.
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announced 3/30/2020 via Company Press Release

CRIF, will acquire Strands, Inc.

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions, will be acquiring Strands, a FinTech software company which develops AI-driven solutions for banks and financial institutions to help increase customer engagement and generate new revenue.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. Established in 1988 in Bologna (Italy), CRIF has an international presence, operating over four continents (Europe, America, Africa and Asia). "
target: Strands, Inc.
Strands is a FinTech software company which develops AI-driven solutions for banks and financial institutions to help increase customer engagement and generate new revenue. Strands develops personalized digital money management solutions that empower people to better manage their lives and business.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Strands, Inc., acquired NetworthIQ

synopsis: Strands, a leading developer of social recommendation technologies, has acquired NetworthIQ, a social personal finance Web site that lets people track, share, and compare their net worth. This news follows Strands’ acquisition of money management solution Expensr and the private beta launch of moneyStrands, Strands’ personal finance application.
buyer: Strands, Inc.
Strands develops technologies to better understand people's tastes and help them discover new things they will like. Strands has created a social recommendation engine that provides real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other devices. "
target parent: Fourio
target: NetworthIQ
NetworthIQ was launched in 2005 to enable anyone to easily track their financial progress from a high level, and anonymously share it with the world if they choose, in order to benefit from community’s financial insights and experiences.
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announced 6/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., will acquire Tink.com

synopsis: Visa announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tink, a European open banking platform that enables financial institutions, fintechs and merchants to build tailored financial management tools, products and services for European consumers and businesses based on their financial data.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,354.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target: Tink.com
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions and build personal finance management tools.
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closed 1/20/2021 via PR Newswire

TimeTrade Systems, Inc., acquired SilverCloud

synopsis: TimeTrade Systems, the leading provider of enterprise scheduling software, has acquired SilverCloud LLC, a knowledge management platform built exclusively for banking. SilverCloud helps banks and credit unions to deliver better support, reduce costs and improve customer experiences by automating the creation, management and delivery of knowledge.
buyer parent: Clearhaven Partners
buyer: TimeTrade Systems, Inc.
TimeTrade is the leading SaaS provider for complex enterprise scheduling. TimeTrade’s solutions help reduce friction for its enterprise and business customers as they seek to seamlessly coordinate interactions with their constituents across virtual and physical channels. "
target: SilverCloud
SilverCloud is a knowledge management platform built exclusively for banking. SilverCloud helps banks and credit unions to deliver better support, reduce costs and improve customer experiences by automating the creation, management and delivery of knowledge.
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closed 10/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CUNA Mutual Group, acquired CuneXus Solutions Inc.

synopsis: CUNA Mutual Group, an insurance, investment and financial services company, has acquired CuneXus, a digital lending platform. CuneXus helps credit unions and banks drive loan volume across all product categories and customer touchpoints. Their platform enables clients to deliver personalized online and mobile services to their customers.
buyer: CUNA Mutual Group
CUNA Mutual Group is a financially strong insurance, financial technology and investment company. CUNA Mutual Group offers commercial and personal insurance products; lending and payment security solutions; and retirement, investment and marketing services. "
target: CuneXus Solutions Inc.
CuneXus is an all-in-one digital lending platform. CuneXus helps credit unions and banks drive significant loan volume across all product categories and customer touchpoints. Their platform enables financial institutions to deliver personalized online and mobile services to their customers.
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closed 9/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tink.com, acquired OpenWrks

synopsis: Open banking platform Tink has acquired UK-based OpenWrks, a provider of open banking applications. OpenWrks' toolkit makes it easy for people to securely share financial information with the businesses they trust, so those businesses can deliver better, more personalized products and services.
buyer: Tink.com
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions and build personal finance management tools. "
target: OpenWrks
OpenWrks is a UK-based provider of open banking applications. Their toolkit makes it easy for people to securely share financial information with the businesses they trust, so those businesses can deliver better, more personalized products and services.
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announced 3/30/2020 via Company Press Release

CRIF, will acquire Strands, Inc.

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions, will be acquiring Strands, a FinTech software company which develops AI-driven solutions for banks and financial institutions to help increase customer engagement and generate new revenue.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. Established in 1988 in Bologna (Italy), CRIF has an international presence, operating over four continents (Europe, America, Africa and Asia). "
target: Strands, Inc.
Strands is a FinTech software company which develops AI-driven solutions for banks and financial institutions to help increase customer engagement and generate new revenue. Strands develops personalized digital money management solutions that empower people to better manage their lives and business.
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closed 3/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tink.com, acquired Eurobits Technologies

synopsis: Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has acquired Eurobits Technologies, a company that works with banks and FinTech companies by providing bank account aggregation and payment initiation platforms to create new revenue streams and improve customer experience.
buyer: Tink.com
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions and build personal finance management tools. "
target: Eurobits Technologies
Based in Spain, Eurobits Technologies works with banks and FinTech companies by providing bank account aggregation and payment initiation platforms to create new revenue streams and improve customer experience.
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announced 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Temenos Group AG, will acquire Avoka

synopsis: Temenos, a banking software company, announced it has agreed to acquire Avoka. Avoka is a leader in digital customer acquisition and onboarding, subject to regulatory approvals. Their services reduce abandonment and drive revenue for banks, insurers and wealth management firms.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos is the world's leader in banking software, partnering with banks and other financial institutions. Their Digital Front Office product, provides banks with a comprehensive single solution for their omni-channel digital banking needs. They work with retail, corporate, private banks and more. "
target: Avoka
Avoka is a software company focused on digital customer acquisition in financial services and government. They have won numerous industry awards for its frictionless customer experiences that reduce abandonment and drive revenue for banks, insurers and wealth management firms.
price ($mm)
$245
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$50
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announced 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Kony, will acquire Pivotus, Inc

synopsis: Kony, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement with Umpqua Holdings Corp. to acquire Umpqua Holdings' subsidiary Pivotus, Inc. Pivotus, Inc was formed as an innovation incubator to develop, test, and deliver innovative banking solutions for Umpqua and collaborating financial institutions.
buyer: Kony
Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based digital application solutions company, and a recognized industry leader among low code, digital, and mobile application development platform providers, and is an emerging leader in the digital banking market. "
target parent: Umpqua Bank
target: Pivotus, Inc
Pivotus combines the power of the startup model with the direct access to capital, customers and infrastructure. Now an enterprise SaaS (Software as a Service) company, Pivotus continues to imagine and create key technologies and business models that transform finance and commerce.
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closed 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

We are you., acquired Virtual Affairs

synopsis: We are you., a collaboration of three leading dutch digital agencies, has acquired Virtual Affairs, an international software and services company. Virtual Affairs' BankingRight and InsuranceRight solutions allows banks and insurance companies to use multiple channels and data to continually improve their customer experience.
buyer: We are you.
We are you. is a collaboration of three leading dutch digital agencies. The company is comprised of Colours, Mangrove, and Redhotminute. We are you. designs and develops websites, apps, and e-commerce platforms for customers in all industries. "
target: Virtual Affairs
Virtual Affairs is an international software and services company. Their BankingRight and InsuranceRight solutions allows banks and insurance companies to continually improve their customer experience. They also offer InvestmentRight, a feature-rich Robo-advice and wealth management solution.
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closed 3/1/2018 via PR Newswire

GI Partners, acquired Doxim Solutions ULC

synopsis: Doxim Inc., a leading provider of customer engagement and content management SaaS solutions for financial services organizations, announced that GI Partners has acquired a majority stake in the company from Strattam Capital. Doxim helps financial services clients digitize the consumer experience to create better connections at every touch-point.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm has raised $16 billion in capital from leading institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners' private equity team focuses on investments in the IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services sectors. "
target parent: Strattam Capital
target: Doxim Solutions ULC
Doxim is a leading provider of SaaS-based customer engagement software for banks, credit unions, and wealth management firms. Doxim helps financial institutions transform their client experience, communicate effectively throughout the client lifecycle, and improve cross-sell and upsell activities.
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Experian plc, acquired Look Who's Charging Pty Ltd

synopsis: Experian Australia & New Zealand announces its acquisition of Look Who’s Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. 
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Look Who's Charging Pty Ltd
Look Who’s Charging has developed a multi-award winning data platform that provides comprehensive and meaningful information on bank statement transactions.
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closed 5/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Stewart Information Services Corp, acquired Cloudvirga

synopsis: Stewart Information Services Corporation, announced its acquisition of Cloudvirga, a leading fintech company powering digital mortgages, adding an industry-leading customer engagement technology platform to the Stewart family.
buyer: Stewart Information Services Corp (STC:$3,080.85)
Stewart is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through their direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies. They offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. "
target: Cloudvirga
Founded by industry experts in 2016, Cloudvirga is a customer engagement platform and digital origination platform that powers Lenders, Originators and Brokers while also automating back office tasks.
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closed 6/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Velocity Solutions, Inc., acquired Akouba

synopsis: Velocity Solutions, LLC, through a subsidiary, has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Akouba Inc., a white label SaaS-based digital lending platform that enables financial institutions to underwrite loans quickly, efficiently, and profitably to small and medium-sized business (“SMB”) customers.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Velocity Solutions, Inc.
Velocity Solutions is the leading provider of revenue enhancement solutions to regional and community banks and credit unions. Servicing the transaction accounts of over 25 million consumers and business owners, they have expertise and insight in deposit account activity and transactional trends. "
target: Akouba
Akouba is the leading digital customer experience platform for small and medium-sized business lending at banks and credit unions. Akouba is a Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud-based delivery model and is intended to serve all financial institutions that make small business loans.
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announced 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Precisely Inc., will acquire CEDAR CX Technologies

synopsis: Precisely, the global leader in data integrity software, will acquire CEDAR CX Technologies, a SaaS Customer Communications Management (CCM) platform. CEDAR CX is reshaping the way companies do business with their customers. Their platform enables financial services businesses to improve customer experiences and build stronger relationships.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Precisely Inc.
Precisely is the global leader in data integrity, providing accuracy, consistency, and context in data for 12,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Their data integration, data quality, location intelligence, and data enrichment products power better business decisions to create better outcomes."
target: CEDAR CX Technologies
CEDAR CX Technologies is a SaaS Customer Communications Management (CCM) platform. CEDAR CX is reshaping the way companies do business with their customers. Their platform enables financial services businesses to improve customer experiences and build stronger and longer-lasting relationships.
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closed 11/30/2021 via PR Newswire

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity has acquired Marquis Software Solutions from Falfurrias Capital Partners. Marquis is a leader in unique data analytics software and services that help financial institutions, primarily mid-tier banks and credit unions, identify marketing opportunities and meet complex and ever-evolving compliance requirements.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity is a Detroit-based private equity firm that helps exceptional companies accelerate growth and build long-term value for its stakeholders. The firm invests in the financial and business services, consumer-direct marketing, and sports, media & entertainment industries. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.
MARQUIS is a Plano, Texas-based company that is focused on getting results for over 650 financial institutions nationwide. MARQUIS sets its clients apart from their competition by providing expertise in data analytics, MCIF, CRM, strategic consulting, profitability and direct marketing.
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closed 8/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Main Street, Inc., acquired Onovative

synopsis: Main Street, Inc., a provider of data-driven print services to community financial institutions, has acquired Onovative, an automated marketing technology software provider. Onovative's Core iQ solution allows banks and credit unions to automate their customer onboarding communications, email marketing, customer surveys, and more.
buyer: Main Street, Inc.
Main Street is a provider of data-driven print services to community financial institutions. They help financial institutions to enhance account holder relationships with affordable checking programs. Their marketing program offers targeted direct mailing, creative services, and print marketing. "
target: Onovative
Onovative is an automated marketing technology software provider. Onovative's Core iQ solution is an all-in-one marketing platform for banks and credit unions. Their solution automates customer onboarding communications, email marketing, cross selling, customer surveys, and reporting.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., acquired BOLTS Technologies

synopsis: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services, announced the acquisition of BOLTS Technologies, Inc., the Pennsylvania-based developer of boltsOPEN, a next-generation digital account opening solution.
buyer: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY:$1,714.10)
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Their customers are marketed and supported through three primary brands: Jack Henry Banking®, Symitar®, and ProfitStars®. "
target: BOLTS Technologies
BOLTS Technologies, Inc. is the Pennsylvania-based developer of boltsOPEN, a next-generation digital account opening solution. boltsOPEN enables existing and prospective accountholders to open new accounts in minutes.
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closed 9/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market businesses, announced that it has purchased a majority interest in Marquis Software Solutions Inc. Founded in 1987 by Les Kassing, Marquis is a pioneer and leader in unique data analytics software and services that help financial institutions.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm that acquires or invests in lower, middle-market businesses. As a team of seasoned operators, they work with their portfolio company management teams to identify opportunities and deliver resources to seize them. "
target: Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.
Marquis Software Solutions Inc. is a Plano, Texas-based company that is focused on getting results for over 400 financial institutions nationwide. MARQUIS sets its clients apart by providing expertise in data analytics, MCIF, CRM, strategic consulting, profitability and direct marketing.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BusinessWire

NYMBUS, acquired Sharp Bancsystems, Inc.

synopsis: NYMBUS, the world's first complete, full-stack, API-driven core processing platform, announced the acquisition of Sharp BancSystems, Inc. (SBS), a Texas-based software provider founded in 1987. Sharp BancSystems is a software solution and service provider catering exclusively to the community banking industry.
buyer: NYMBUS
NYMBUS provides the most modern and advanced core processing platform built to date. The NYMBUS solution is a secure, cloud-based, full-stack product that includes all of the mission-critical functions financial institutions need to build their businesses. "
target: Sharp Bancsystems, Inc.
Sharp BancSystems is a software solution and service provider catering exclusively to the community banking industry. The Sharp PC-Core Banking System is a total integrated solution that allows banks to cost-effectively and efficiently control all aspects of banking operations.
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closed 10/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Coretrac, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean announced the acquisition of CoreTrac, Inc., a leading provider of integrated customer relationship management (“CRM”) and automated sales tracking solutions designed specifically for banks and credit unions in the United States. CoreTrac’s CRM solution is used nationally by banks and credit unions of all sizes.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean provides industry-specific software applications that enhance processes across the enterprise, helping businesses manage their resources, supply chain, employees, and customer relationships. "
target: Coretrac, Inc.
CoreTrac, Inc. is a privately held corporation with its headquarters in Austin, Texas. CoreTrac provides its easy-to-use and affordable enterprise CRM software platform, ResourceOne, to community financial institutions across the country to support and strengthen their sales and service cultures.
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