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closed 7/22/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired LeadRelevance, LLC

synopsis: Tree.com announced that it acquired certain assets of San Francisco, CA-based LeadRelevance, an interactive direct marketing company specializing in lead generation for the for-profit, post-secondary education market, from Webloyalty.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: LeadRelevance, LLC
LeadRelevance, LLC is an interactive direct marketing company focused on lead generation in the postsecondary for-profit education market. LeadRelevance's marketing solutions revolve around proven traffic sources that have historically resulted in high quality education leads.
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closed 5/30/2007 via PR Web

Halyard Education Partners, acquired WorldClass Strategy

synopsis: Halyard Education Partners, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, announced the acquisition of WorldClass Strategy, one of the leading providers of performance-based interactive marketing services to the higher education industry.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: Halyard Education Partners
Halyard Education Partners has assembled a network of industry leading companies that serve as the premier source of information for prospective students and their families seeking post-secondary educational options. "
target: WorldClass Strategy
WorldClass Strategy is a recognized leader in providing performance-based interactive marketing services. WCS offers a unique blend of marketing services, such as: search engine optimization, strategic planning, media buying, online ad placement, analytics and creative design.
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closed 7/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Nelnet, Inc., acquired CUnet LLC

synopsis: Nelnet, Inc. has completed its acquisition of CUnet, a leading performance-based educational marketing and managed services company headquartered in Wyckoff, New Jersey. The agreement, previously announced on June 26, 2006, has an effective date of July 1, 2006.
buyer: Nelnet, Inc. (NNI:$824.49)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide. "
target: CUnet LLC
CUnet is the premier provider of online performance media and interactive marketing services driving qualified student inquiries and enrollments for the higher education industry.
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closed 7/26/2005 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired ClassesUSA.com

synopsis: Experian Interactive today announced the acquisition of ClassesUSA.com, a leading online higher-education portal. ClassesUSA.com enables consumers to find an online degree or certificate program best suited to advancing their professional goals.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: ClassesUSA.com
ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree or certificate program best suited to advancing their professional goals.
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closed 6/25/2005 via Company Press Release

Halyard Capital, acquired eLearners.com

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a New York-based private equity fund and a member of BMO Financial Group announced that it has acquired a majority interest in eLearners.com, LLC. Current eLearners.com founder and president C.J. DeSantis and his management team will remain in place. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target: eLearners.com
Founded in 1999, eLearners.com is a web portal that provides resources to online learners and connects them with online learning providers.
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$38
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closed 4/12/2010 via PR Newswire

EducationDynamics, acquired Education Connection Services

synopsis: EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing services company, announced the acquisition of Education Connection, a valuable resource that helps prospective students find colleges that are ideally suited for their academic and career interests. EducationDynamics acquired Education Connection from Kaplan.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. It has six content-rich and highly visible education websites, as well as several special interest microsites. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Education Connection Services
By providing rich resources to help students explore careers, assess their aptitude for online learning and even match their personality type to specific occupations, Education Connection allows students to make well-informed decisions about the future.
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closed 7/22/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired LeadRelevance, LLC

synopsis: Tree.com announced that it acquired certain assets of San Francisco, CA-based LeadRelevance, an interactive direct marketing company specializing in lead generation for the for-profit, post-secondary education market, from Webloyalty.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: LeadRelevance, LLC
LeadRelevance, LLC is an interactive direct marketing company focused on lead generation in the postsecondary for-profit education market. LeadRelevance's marketing solutions revolve around proven traffic sources that have historically resulted in high quality education leads.
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closed 11/16/2016 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, LLC, acquired CompareCards

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that it has acquired Iron Horse Holdings, LLC, which does business under the name CompareCards. CompareCards is a leading online source for side-by-side credit card comparison, comprehensive credit education and credit health management. CompareCards provides credit card information needed to find the best card.
buyer parent: Tree.com, Inc.
buyer: LendingTree, LLC (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. LendingTree's online marketplace connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business. "
target: CompareCards
CompareCards is a leading online source for side-by-side credit card comparison, comprehensive credit education and credit health management. CompareCards provides consumers with one centralized location for pertinent credit card information needed to find the best card for their needs.
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closed 9/21/2011 via Market Wire

Market Leader, Inc., acquired RealEstate.com, Inc.

synopsis: Market Leader, a leader in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, announced the acquisition of RealEstate.com, one of the most recognized addresses in the online real estate category, with consistent organic traffic and significant potential for further growth.
buyer: Market Leader, Inc. (LEDR:$0.00)
Market Leader provides real estate agents, agent teams, and brokerage companies with subscription-based real estate marketing software and advertising products that enable them to generate a steady stream of prospects, as well as the tools and training needed to convert these prospects into clients."
target parent: Tree.com, Inc.
target: RealEstate.com, Inc.
RealEstate.com is the place to begin your search for real estate, whether you are looking to buy or sell a home or property. It has the tools you need to make an informed decision, including homes for sale listings, new homes and MLS listings (Multiple Listing Service).
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closed 7/22/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired LeadRelevance, LLC

synopsis: Tree.com announced that it acquired certain assets of San Francisco, CA-based LeadRelevance, an interactive direct marketing company specializing in lead generation for the for-profit, post-secondary education market, from Webloyalty.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: LeadRelevance, LLC
LeadRelevance, LLC is an interactive direct marketing company focused on lead generation in the postsecondary for-profit education market. LeadRelevance's marketing solutions revolve around proven traffic sources that have historically resulted in high quality education leads.
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closed 7/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired Done Right!

synopsis: Tree.com, Inc. has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Pasadena, CA-based Done Right!(R), an online directory service providing trusted lead generation and marketing services for home improvement professionals across the country.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target: Done Right!
Launched in 2004, Done Right! currently maintains online home improvement professional service directories across the nation. The Little Orange Book™ was first introduced in San Diego in 2005, then Denver, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago were also added in 2007.
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closed 11/10/2004 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired iNest Realty Inc.

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc., the leading online lending and real estate exchange, today announced that it has acquired iNest, the leading new-home builder referral network that specializes in serving builders and buyers of newly-constructed homes. The services and functionality of iNest will be integrated with RealEstate.com.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target: iNest Realty Inc.
iNest, based in Chicago's western suburbs, is the leading new-home builder referral network, specializing in serving builders and buyers of newly- constructed homes. Through its patented Featured Builder program, iNest provides consumers with unsurpassed value throughout their search for and purcha
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kakao Pay, acquired Inbyu

synopsis: KakaoPay Corp., fintech unit of Korea’s largest messaging app operator Kakao Corp., has acquired online insurance service startup Inbyu to bolster its portfolio. Short for “Insurance By You,” Inbyu is an online platform for purchasing insurance, allowing subscribers to choose insurance terms depending on coverage needs.
buyer parent: Kakao
buyer: Kakao Pay
Kakao Pay is the financial technology division of Kakao. Kakao Pay is a platform that goes beyond cashless to effortless that is completely different from traditional finance, which is difficult and cumbersome. "
target: Inbyu
Short for “Insurance By You,” Inbyu is an online platform for purchasing insurance, allowing subscribers to choose insurance terms depending on coverage needs, instead of having to buying a standardized insurance package.
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announced 8/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will acquire Kanetix Ltd.

synopsis: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan announced it has agreed to acquire Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform and marketplace that provides quote comparison search tools for insurance and financial products.
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Based in Canada, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. It holds a diverse global portfolio of assets, approximately 80% of which is managed in-house, and has earned an average annualized rate of return of 9.9% since the plan's founding in 1990. "
target: Kanetix Ltd.
Based in Canada, Kanetix Ltd. offers comprehensive product comparisons, educational content, industry news, and financial tools to help customers find the best insurance rates, mortgage rates, credit banks, and banking products.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Zmarta Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has entered into an agreement with H.I.G. Capital to acquire all shares in Zmarta Group. Zmarta is a leading fintech marketplace in Northern Europe which offers a broad range of personal financial services to consumers including personal loans, insurance, credit cards and a recently launched Personal Finance Management app.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is one of the world's leading media companies and Europe's largest magazine publisher. They are passionate about their strong media brands. Their fundamentals are innovative creative magazine concepts and an outstanding knowledge of the relevant target groups. "
target: Zmarta Group
Zmarta Group offers a range of services for personal finance, with a focus on personal loan brokerage. Its vision is to help all consumers improve their personal finances and to offer a first class consumer-friendly experience both online and offline.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired Rupeepower.com

synopsis: E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal.com has acquired a majority stake in Gurgaon-based digital financial products distribution startup Rupeepower.com. Founded in 2011, Rupeepower.com matches borrowers and lenders in the retail loans space for products like credit cards, personal loans, home loans, auto loans, and consumer loans.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Rupeepower.com
Rupeepower.com is India's most extensive marketplace for loans, credit card and other personal finance product offers. Customers can instantly compare personalized loan / card offers from over 15 lenders (Banks, NBFCs and HFCs), apply online and also get an instant in-principle approval.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC, acquired Quilt

synopsis: Haven Life, a digitally focused subsidiary of MassMutual, has acquired Quilt, an insurtech that offers renters' and term life insurance through digital channels. Quilt takes the hassle out of insurance by creating an intuitive buying experience, easy-to- understand products, and managing the entire customer experience, from sign-up through claims.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC
Haven Life is a MassMutal-backed startup that offers easy online experience for buying high-quality and affordable term life insurance. They are changing a typically time-consuming and confusing process into a simple one. "
target: Quilt
Quilt offers a family of mobile-first insurance products designed to be bought and used online. Quilt takes the hassle out of insurance by creating an intuitive buying experience and easy-to- understand products, along with managing the entire customer experience, from sign-up through claims.
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

NewDay Cards Ltd., will acquire Deko

synopsis: NewDay, one of the UK’s largest credit card issuers, has agreed to buy Deko, the technology provider which connects lenders and merchants for retail financing. Deko operates a Web-based consumer finance platform that connects merchants and their customers to banks and finance companies.
buyer: NewDay Cards Ltd.
NewDay is one of the UK’s largest credit card issuers. Founded in 2001, NewDay is now one of the UK's leading consumer credit finance companies, with over 5.8 million customers and receivables of over £2 billion. "
target: Deko
Deko operates a Web-based consumer finance platform that connects merchants and their customers to banks and finance companies. Deko provides installment credit and consumer loans through a group of lenders, which handled over £2 billion in lending volumes during the past ten years.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Prudential Financial, Inc., acquired Assurance IQ

synopsis: Prudential Financial, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Assurance IQ, Inc., a profitable, fast-growing direct-to-consumer platform that transforms the buying experience for individuals seeking personalized health and financial wellness solutions.
buyer: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU:$65,371.00)
For 140 years, Prudential Financial has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. They provide customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. "
target: Assurance IQ
Assurance was founded to improve the personal and financial health of every consumer and make their lives better. The company uses advanced data analytics to enable an extensive network of live agents to offer customized solutions for more people across a broader socio-economic spectrum.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Centerbridge Capital Partners, acquired GoHealth

synopsis: Centerbridge Partners, a New York private-equity firm, has acquired GoHealth, a company that pioneered the health insurance technology industry and aims to provide families and individuals with affordable health insurance.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for their investors and business partners. "
target: GoHealth
GoHealth pioneered the health insurance technology industry. They started out as innovators with big ideas who transformed into industry leaders. Their main goal has and always will be the same: to provide families and individuals with affordable health insurance.
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired BetterLoanChoice.com LLC

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent digital advertising agency, has acquired BetterLoanChoice.com, a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com's innovative platform connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$332.86)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is an industry leader in customer acquisition and retention that helps clients maximize their digital marketing. Their capabilities in performance marketing, digital agency services and marketing technology allows clients to target and acquire the right customers. "
target: BetterLoanChoice.com LLC
BetterLoanChoice.com is a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com is an innovative and data-driven platform that connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Credit Card Compare, acquired Finty Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Australia’s largest credit card comparison website, Credit Card Compare, announced a seven-figure investment to acquire Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace, Finty.
buyer: Credit Card Compare
Credit Card Compare is Australia’s largest credit card comparison website. Since 2008 Credit Card Compare has been offering a free-to-use comparison website with 300+ credit cards from all the big banks and credit unions in Australia. "
target: Finty Pte Ltd.
Finty is Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace. Finty offers cash rewards based on revenue sharing and the online platform uses a proprietary predictive model to determine the value of cash rewards for customers when they apply for a range of credit cards & personal loans.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Versara Lending, acquired Peerform

synopsis: Versara Lending, a leading consumer lender, announces the recent acquisition of Peerform, a prominent personal loan marketplace lender. The acquisition reinforces Versara’s commitment to rapid growth in the consumer lending space.
buyer: Versara Lending
Versara Lending, located in New York City, is a privately held consumer lender that specializes in debt consolidation loans. Versara helps consumers that seek to simplify their personal finances with a single, low, fixed monthly payment. "
target: Peerform
Peerform is a leading marketplace lender that was founded in New York City in 2010. Peerform was created to help individuals that were not being served by traditional lending channels.
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closed 6/7/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Connecture, Inc., acquired ConnectedHealth, LLC

synopsis: Connecture, Inc., a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, announced its purchase of Chicago-based ConnectedHealth, LLC, a leading benefits technology company with a platform that makes it easier for consumers and employees to shop for personalized health insurance and related benefits online.
buyer: Connecture, Inc. (OTCQX:CNXR:$77.99)
Connecture is a leading web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. It offers a personalized health insurance shopping experience that recommends the best fit insurance plan based on an individual’s preferences, health status, and more. "
target: ConnectedHealth, LLC
ConnectedHealth is a benefits technology company with a platform that makes it easier for consumers and employees to shop for personalized insurance benefits online. Its award-winning e-commerce platform helps businesses control costs and build confidence with their financial decisions.
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announced 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., will purchase Circle Invest from Circle Internet Financial

synopsis: Voyager Digital Canada, Ltd., operator of U.S. digital asset broker Voyager and the Ethos Universal Wallet, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Circle Invest, the retail digital asset business from Circle Internet Financial, Inc., a global financial technology firm.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.51)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
seller: Circle Internet Financial
The acquisition includes Circle Invest, the retail digital asset business from Circle Internet Financial, Inc., a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments and commerce worldwide.
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closed 4/8/2015 via Reuters

Snapdeal.com, acquired Freecharge

synopsis: Indian e-retailer Snapdeal.com said it bought online mobile recharge firm FreeCharge to boost its reach in the fast-growing mobile transactions business. FreeCharge allows users to top up amounts on their mobile phone or internet connections and get coupons as reward for using its service.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Freecharge
FreeCharge is India’s leading website for online recharge for Prepaid Mobile, Data Cards, DTH and Postpaid Mobile Bill Payment. Freecharge allows users to top up amounts on their mobile phone or internet connections and get coupons as reward for using its service.
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announced 12/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Prepaid Company, will acquire Retail Mobile Credit Specialists

synopsis: BLUE Label Telecoms is to acquire Retail Mobile Credit Specialists (RMCS), an independent credit retailer offering customers a complete IT and business solution. The acquisition is being done via Blue Label’s subsidiary The Prepaid Company, a distributor of prepaid phone cards for the national fixed line operator.
buyer parent: Blue Label Telecoms
buyer: The Prepaid Company
The Prepaid Company was founded in May 2001, when it was awarded a licence to distribute prepaid phone cards for the national fixed line operator. TPC's product offering was expanded to include the sale and distribution of prepaid airtime cards for all three cellular networks in South Africa. "
target: Retail Mobile Credit Specialists
Retail Mobile Credit Specialists (RMCS) develops, implements, and operates a virtual mobile store for credit retailers. The company is based in Sandton, South Africa.
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announced 6/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital, will acquire HPOne

synopsis: Lightyear Capital announced that investment funds affiliated with Lightyear have agreed to acquire an indirect controlling stake in Health Plan One (HPOne), a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: HPOne
Health Plan One, Inc. (HPOne) is a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
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closed 5/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Teleclal Group Ltd., acquired Buyme Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: The founders of BuyMe, an online giftcard company, sold their share in the company to Tel Aviv-based Teleclal Group Ltd., which owns a range of digital services companies. Teleclal preciously held a stake in BUYME, but will now become the majority shareholder.
buyer: Teleclal Group Ltd.
Tel Aviv-based Teleclal Group Ltd. owns a range of digital services companies. Teleclal Group consists of 9 subsidiaries including Puzzle Productions, Tech Buddy, Multipass Loyalty Solutions, Jobit, and more. "
target: Buyme Technologies Ltd.
BUYME is the leading gift and experience platform in Israel. BUYME enables a unique and innovative way to send gifts and experiences in a digital, personal and exciting way directly to mobile or email.
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closed 6/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Givex Corporation, acquired Giftcertificates.ca

synopsis: Givex, a Canadian cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations, has acquired Giftcertificates.ca. Formerly a division of Moneris Solutions Corporation, Giftcertificates.ca offers gift cards to businesses and consumers from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Giftcertificates.ca
Giftcertificates.ca provides consumers and businesses with a wide range of gift cards. The company is a one-stop source offering a variety of original gift cards from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

ComparaOnline, acquired ComparaMejor

synopsis: ComparaOnline, an online insurance and credit marketplace in Latin America, has acquired ComparaMejor, a Colombian website that allows people to compare and purchase car insurance online. ComparaMejor provides users with quotes in real-time and enables them to buy the insurance they need within minutes.
buyer: ComparaOnline
ComparaOnline is an online marketplace platform that allows consumers in Brazil, Chile and Colombia to make informed choices when purchasing insurance and financial products. ComparaOnline enables consumers to easily compare and buy car insurance, credit cards, loans, and other financial products. "
target: ComparaMejor
Founded in 2012, ComparaMejor is a Colombian website that allows people to compare and purchase car insurance online. ComparaMejor provides users with quotes in real-time and enables them to buy the insurance they need within minutes.
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Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in its customers' lives. Its family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, LendingTree Loans, GetSmart.com®, RealEstate.com®, among others.
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2010
rev ($mm)
$198.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.21
EBIT ($mm)
($1.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
900
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$723.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.76
EBIT ($mm)
$71.88
Net Income ($mm)
$92.07
Employees
523
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Ticker: UPST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while delivering exceptional digital-first lending experiences their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$233.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.04
EBIT ($mm)
$11.77
Net Income ($mm)
$5.98
Employees
429
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Ticker: HIIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health Insurance Innovations, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. creates customizable and affordable, high-quality health insurance products and supplemental services through partnerships with best-in-class carriers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$366.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
344
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