Like BarNone Inc.

closed 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Centrro, Inc., a vertical search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that complement their specific credit profile, announced the acquisition of BarNone, Inc., a leading provider of specialty finance and consumer services.
buyer: Centrro, Inc.
Centrro is a search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that best fit their unique needs. Their direct-to-consumer service, KnowBeforeYouApply.com, is a free tool for consumers to find personal finance products based on their credit. "
target parent: The First American Corporation
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone, Inc. is a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services for the automotive industry. BarNone assists thousands of U.S. consumers each year to find financing for auto purchases.
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closed 10/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Oportun, acquired SpringboardAuto

synopsis: Oportun, a technology-powered Community Development Financial Institution, announced it has acquired the intellectual property and lending platform of SpringboardAuto, a direct-to-consumer auto loan platform transforming car buying and financing into a modern online and mobile friendly experience.
buyer: Oportun
Oportun provides inclusive, affordable financial services that empower their customers to build a better future. Oportun uses advanced data analytics and technology to “score” and lend money to individuals with limited credit history that other lenders consider “unscorable.” "
target: SpringboardAuto
SpringboardAuto is a direct-to-consumer auto loan platform transforming car buying and financing into a modern online and mobile friendly experience. Whether it’s buying from a private party or dealer, their platform utilizes robust technology and data to deliver a premium lending experience.
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closed 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Webxu, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Webxu, Inc announced the acquisition of Auto Finance brand BarNone. Headquartered in Oakland, CA, BarNone was founded in 1995 for the purpose of helping millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner.
buyer: Webxu, Inc. (WBXU:$0.00)
Webxu, Inc. is a media company that owns and operates a network of consumer branded websites and businesses focused on Customer Acquisition, E-Commerce and Mobile Media. Webxu's mission is to build the highest performing media network in the industry. "
target parent: Centrro, Inc.
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone helps millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner. BarNone connects consumers, dealers and lenders into one cohesive unit via proprietary web properties and a 24-hour call center located in the Midwest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skybound Capital, acquired Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd

synopsis: Skybound Capital, a global wealth management firm, has acquired a majority stake in Australian fintech company Fair Go Finance. Skybound takes a 60 per cent stake in Fair Go Finance from Frankfurt-listed MyBucks SA. Founded in 2008, Fair Go Finance is an expert online personal loan provider for everyday Aussies who need cash fast.
buyer: Skybound Capital
Skybound Capital is a global wealth management business, providing a diverse and unique range of investment products for family offices, private clients, advisors and institutions. Skybound Capital’s office footprint includes Mauritius, London, Bermuda, Hong Kong and South Africa. "
target parent: MyBucks S.A.
target: Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd
Founded in 2008, Fair Go Finance is an expert online personal loan provider for everyday Aussies who need cash fast. Their aim is to help their customers’ access better financial options, now and in the future.
price ($mm)
$14*
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closed 1/17/2019 via finextra.com

Paylate, acquired AmmoPay

synopsis: ID Finance, the emerging markets fintech company, has sold off its Russian Point-of-sale (POS) finance business, AmmoPay, to POS lender, Paylate. AmmoPay is an automatic online POS-credit service. It allows online shoppers to have an installment plan for various categories of goods and services.
buyer: Paylate
Paylate is an online POS lender, which enables the customer to purchase a product or a service from an e-commerce site first, and pay for it later. Paylate has more than 700 e-commerce partners including industry leaders. "
target parent: ID Finance
target: AmmoPay
AmmoPay is a Russian automatic online POS-credit service. It allows online shoppers to have an installment plan for various categories of goods and services. AmmoPay has been operating in the POS finance market since 2015. Their customer base has over 75,000 users.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Early Salary Pvt., Ltd., acquired CashCare Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: EarlySalary, India’s largest tech enabled digital lender & FinTech start-up announced its acquisition of CashCare, India’s first ever lending platform for online purchases. With this acquisition, EarlySalary has introduced a new feature of ‘Checkout Finance’ with the intent of allowing its users to shop now and pay later.
buyer: Early Salary Pvt., Ltd.
EarlySalary is a mobile app which allows salaried individuals to avail instant loans for a few days or till the next salary cycle. These loans are similar to salary advances or credit card cash withdrawals, empowering consumers with ready cash when it is most needed. "
target: CashCare Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
CashCare is India's first simple and secure online lending platform where consumers can secure short term financing for their online purchases. Customers can buy immediately and pay over 3/6/9 and 12 month equated monthly instalment (EMI) options for their purchase.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lendingkart, acquired KountMoney

synopsis: Fintech startup Lendingkart Group has acquihired KountMoney, an online lending marketplace for personal loans. KountMoney is an online lending marketplace that enables quick and easy loan disbursals, including personal loans, gold loans, home loans, education loans, and loan against property.
buyer: Lendingkart
Lendingkart Group aims to make working capital finance available at the fingertips of entrepreneurs, so that they can focus on business instead of worrying about the gaps in their cash-flows. Lendingkart Technologies Private Limited is a fin-tech startup in the working capital space. "
target: KountMoney
Incepted in October 2015, KountMoney is an online lending marketplace that enables quick and easy loan disbursals, including personal loans, gold loans, home loans, education loans, and loan against property.
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closed 2/18/2016 via PE Hub

Finstar Financial Group, acquired Prestamos Prima Group

synopsis: Finstar Financial Group has acquired a 51 percent stake in Prestamos Prima. Presamos Prima, of Barcelona, has launched Viventor, a peer-to-peer investing platform open to investors from all over Europe. Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012.
buyer: Finstar Financial Group
Finstar Financial Group is an international private equity group. Founded in 1996, the Group has significant experience in launching start-up projects and in restructuring and expanding of companies in selected industries. "
target: Prestamos Prima Group
Prestamos Prima has been operating in the European non-bank lending and alternative finance market since 2012. The company has gradually developed its portfolio, both in terms of loan volume and product diversity.
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closed 7/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Dollar Financial Corp, acquired Risicum Oyj

synopsis: Dollar Financial Corp, a leading international diversified financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers for over 30 years, announced the acquisition of Risicum Oyj, the leading provider of internet loans in Finland. Risicum provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
buyer: Dollar Financial Corp (DLLR:$788.40)
Dollar Financial Corp is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners. Through its retail storefront locations as well as by other means, it provides a range of consumer financial products and services."
target: Risicum Oyj
Risicum Oyj is the leading provider of internet loans in Finland with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. Risicum, which was established in 2005, provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
announced 2/2/2010 via PR Newswire

International Merchant Advisors, Inc., will acquire OleDinero.com

synopsis: International Merchant Advisors announced that the company is actively engaged in negotiating the purchase of oledeniro.com, a national Hispanic language payday loan provider. Oldeniro currently operates as a payday loan and cash advance marketer, generating leads for a national payday loan and cash advance lender.
buyer: International Merchant Advisors, Inc. (IMAI:$0.00)
International Merchant Advisors serves the business growth requirements of international emerging and re-emerging public companies by providing strategic advisory services relating to corporate growth, capital raising strategies, organizational restructuring and turnaround execution services. "
target: OleDinero.com
Ole'Deniro.com is an online payday loan company that specializes in short-term personal loans with no negative credit restrictions. They are delighted to serve individuals and families in need of short-term financing in between paydays.
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closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

Cash America International, Inc., acquired CashNetUSA

synopsis: Cash America International, Inc. has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of CashNetUSA. The acquisition establishes a significant internet distribution channel for the Company to provide short-term cash advances to its customers. CashNetUSA serves customers in 27 states and will now complement Cash America's 758 locations.
buyer: Cash America International, Inc. (CSH:$1,120.39)
Cash America International, Inc. is a diversified specialty finance company serving the needs of the underbanked segment of the population. Cash America is the market leader in secured non-recourse lending to individuals, commonly known as pawn loans. "
target: CashNetUSA
CashNetUSA, the leading online payday loan service, provides funds quickly to help you address everyday life challenges in the privacy of your own home.
price ($mm)
$35
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closed 6/6/2005 via PR Newswire

The First American Corporation, acquired Bar None, Inc.

synopsis: The First American Corporation, the nation's largest data provider, today announced it has acquired Bar None, Inc., a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: Bar None, Inc.
Bar None is a leading automotive financial corporation that assists people in financing their next automobile. We've been helping people from coast to coast qualify for auto loans who have had difficulty obtaining financing from other sources.
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closed 6/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Peoples Trust Company, acquired Lendful

synopsis: Peoples Trust Company has added consumer lending to their product suite with the acquisition of Lendful, a local innovator whose technology complements the financial products offered for more than 30-years in Canada. Lendful offers Canadians quick and easy access to loans at interest rates that can save them up to 30 percent when refinancing.
buyer: Peoples Trust Company
Based in Canada, Peoples Trust Company is a federally chartered financial institution that has provided financial services. With a focus on customer service backed by product knowledge and experience, Peoples Trust is a niche company known for their lending and asset securitization expertise. "
target: Lendful
Based in Canada, Lendful is a better way to borrow, offering Canadians quick and easy access to loans at interest rates that can save borrowers up to 30% when refinancing. Lendful offers three- and five-year fixed-term loans to credit-worthy borrowers.
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announced 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

ING-DiBa AG, will acquire Lendico

synopsis: ING-Diba will acquire Lendico, a German lending platform. Lendico is the easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international P2P lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: ING-DiBa AG
More than 9 million customers trust ING-DiBa. It is the bank with the third most customers in Germany. The core business areas in the private customer business are mortgage lending, checking accounts, savings deposits, consumer loans and the securities business. "
target parent: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
target: Lendico
Germany-based Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, Lendico connects borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP, acquired Lendico

synopsis: Rocket Internet has sold its majority stake in German startup Lendico to Arrowgrass. Lendico is a German p2p lending marketplace. Arrowgrass, a UK hedge fund, was among the investors in Lendico’s 2015 round.
buyer: Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
Arrowgrass is a London headquartered alternative investment manager that employs a non-siloed, multi-strategy investment process across the corporate capital structure. They aim to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns throughout the economic cycle while focusing on capital preservation. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lendico
Lendico is the new, easy and secure way to lend and invest money. As the international peer-to-peer lending marketplace for consumer and SME loans, they connect borrowers and investors, bypassing complexity and costs of traditional banking.
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announced 1/23/2012 via PR Newswire

SunTrust Banks Inc., will acquire FirstAgain LLC

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

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

synopsis: International Merchant Advisors, is proud to announce that it has completed its acquisition of FlashCashNow.com a leading Internet payday loan / cash advance provider and lead generation provider.
buyer: International Merchant Advisors, Inc. (IMAI:$0.00)
International Merchant Advisors serves the business growth requirements of international emerging and re-emerging public companies by providing strategic advisory services relating to corporate growth, capital raising strategies, organizational restructuring and turnaround execution services. "
target: FlashCashNow.com, Inc.
Since opening its doors in 2007, FlashCashNow.com is quickly becoming one of America's online leaders in payday loan services. As a member of both the CFSA and BBB, they are dedicated to responsible and licensed lending. Their services are available in 30 US states and growing.
price ($mm)
$2.20
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, acquired Taralite

synopsis: Indonesian e-wallet Ovo is speeding up its push into online lending by acquiring local Indonesian P2P lending startup Taralite, one of the first fintech startups in the country.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system with a twist of magic. Aside from making sure financial transactions become as simple, instant and secure as they can be, everytime users pay with OVO they’ll get plenty of happiness back. "
target: Taralite
Taralite is an Indonesian P2P lending startup and one of the first fintech startups in the country. Taralite was founded in 2015 under the name Wedlite as a fintech platform to provide loans for personal use.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PE Hub

Goldman Sachs & Co., acquired Financeit Canada Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based point-of-sale financing provider Financeit Canada Inc has closed a recapitalization round with the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs. The undisclosed deal gives Goldman Sachs, a Financeit shareholder since 2015, a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$35,481.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. "
target: Financeit Canada Inc.
Financeit is a market leading point-of-sale financing provider servicing the home improvement, vehicle and retail industries. Financeit’s innovative cloud-based technology makes it easy for merchants to increase close rates and transaction sizes with affordable monthly or bi-weekly payment plans.
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closed 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Webxu, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Webxu, Inc announced the acquisition of Auto Finance brand BarNone. Headquartered in Oakland, CA, BarNone was founded in 1995 for the purpose of helping millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner.
buyer: Webxu, Inc. (WBXU:$0.00)
Webxu, Inc. is a media company that owns and operates a network of consumer branded websites and businesses focused on Customer Acquisition, E-Commerce and Mobile Media. Webxu's mission is to build the highest performing media network in the industry. "
target parent: Centrro, Inc.
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone helps millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner. BarNone connects consumers, dealers and lenders into one cohesive unit via proprietary web properties and a 24-hour call center located in the Midwest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
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0.0x
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closed 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Centrro, Inc., a vertical search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that complement their specific credit profile, announced the acquisition of BarNone, Inc., a leading provider of specialty finance and consumer services.
buyer: Centrro, Inc.
Centrro is a search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that best fit their unique needs. Their direct-to-consumer service, KnowBeforeYouApply.com, is a free tool for consumers to find personal finance products based on their credit. "
target parent: The First American Corporation
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone, Inc. is a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services for the automotive industry. BarNone assists thousands of U.S. consumers each year to find financing for auto purchases.
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closed 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Webxu, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Webxu, Inc announced the acquisition of Auto Finance brand BarNone. Headquartered in Oakland, CA, BarNone was founded in 1995 for the purpose of helping millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner.
buyer: Webxu, Inc. (WBXU:$0.00)
Webxu, Inc. is a media company that owns and operates a network of consumer branded websites and businesses focused on Customer Acquisition, E-Commerce and Mobile Media. Webxu's mission is to build the highest performing media network in the industry. "
target parent: Centrro, Inc.
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone helps millions of US consumers with credit challenges obtain auto loans to purchase quality vehicles in a conventional manner. BarNone connects consumers, dealers and lenders into one cohesive unit via proprietary web properties and a 24-hour call center located in the Midwest.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Centrro, Inc., a vertical search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that complement their specific credit profile, announced the acquisition of BarNone, Inc., a leading provider of specialty finance and consumer services.
buyer: Centrro, Inc.
Centrro is a search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that best fit their unique needs. Their direct-to-consumer service, KnowBeforeYouApply.com, is a free tool for consumers to find personal finance products based on their credit. "
target parent: The First American Corporation
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone, Inc. is a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services for the automotive industry. BarNone assists thousands of U.S. consumers each year to find financing for auto purchases.
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closed 11/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Game Lounge Limited, acquired Lainat.fi

synopsis: Cherry AB (publ) announces that the company’s subsidiary Game Lounge has acquired the loan comparison website Lainat.fi. The site will be an important part of Game Lounge’s new business segment “Loans”.
buyer parent: Cherry AB
buyer: Game Lounge Limited
Game Lounge was founded with a vision to transform affiliate marketing for the online gaming sector. Game Lounge is part of Cherry’s Online Marketing business area. The company is active across several business areas including SEO, content, video, IT, white-label casinos and email marketing. "
target parent: Tumes Media Limited
target: Lainat.fi
Lainat.fi is a loan comparison website. Lainat.fi helps consumers find the cheapest loan, whether they are looking for a smaller instant loan for sudden spending, consumer credit or a larger loan, for example, buying a car.
price ($mm)
$0.21
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announced 1/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Quicken Loans Inc., will acquire LowerMyBills.com

synopsis: Quicken Loans – the world's largest online lender, will acquire LowerMyBills and ClassesUSA from their parent, Core Digital Media. LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
buyer: Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans is America's #1 Online Home Loan Lender* with 29 years lending experience and 95% client satisfaction rating**. A direct lender in all 50 states, Quicken Loans offers several loan options including: fixed-rate, ARMs, FHA, VA, jumbo loans and reverse mortgages. "
target parent: CORE Digital Media
target: LowerMyBills.com
LowerMyBills.com is a free online service for consumers to compare low rates on monthly bills. ClassesUSA.com, the Web’s leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree program.
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closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
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closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

BankAds, acquired HomeMortgage.com

synopsis: BankAds, which owns many premier properties in the banking and deposit space, has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire HomeMortgage.com, a provider of online mortgage quotes. The company is headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida.
buyer: BankAds
BankAds is the first domain monetization solution specifically designed for premium banking and credit card domain names. BankAds is the only verticalized development solutions provider that is dedicated to the financial services industry. "
target: HomeMortgage.com
HomeMortgage.com provides mortgage quote solution through internet. The company is based in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 3/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa Research Services, Inc., acquired ICanBuy, Corp.

synopsis: Informa Research Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Informa plc, announced the acquisition of ICANBUY, Corp., an Internet company which specializes in generating high converting consumer leads for mortgage, consumer lending, and deposit products.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Research Services, Inc.
Informa Research Services, Inc., is the premier provider of competitive intelligence, sales and service evaluation, regulatory compliance testing, and lead generation services to the financial industry. "
target: ICanBuy, Corp.
Based in Santa Ana, California, and in business since 2006, ICANBUY provides accurate, real-time mortgage loan rate comparisons instantly to consumers based on their unique financial and credit profiles.
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announced 12/21/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Internet Brands, Inc., will purchase Specialty Finance Group from Car.com

synopsis: Car.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Autobytel, entered into an Asset Purchase and Sale Agreement pursuant to which Internet Brands will acquire substantially all of the assets of the automotive specialty finance leads group of Car.com.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
seller parent: Autobytel Inc.
seller: Car.com
The assets include the specialty finance leads group of Car.com. Car.com is for people who need help finding the perfect vehicle. Choosing from thousands of cars is really confusing, Car.com has the tools to help users make a decision.
price ($mm)
$4.76
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swegaming AB, acquired Kreditium AB

synopsis: Swegaming, a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden, has acquired Kreditium, a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
buyer: Swegaming AB
Swegaming AB is a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. Their flagship products include comparison websites for credit cards, sports betting and loans. Swegaming helps businesses to drive traffic in a sustainable and responsible way. "
target: Kreditium AB
Kreditium is a Swedish loan comparison website. Kreditium helps people to compare and find a loan that suits their needs. Kreditium makes it easy to compare all types of loans, including SMS loans, mortgages, and more. Their platform allows users to compare over 100 loans and over 10 credit cards.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

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

myTaste AB, will acquire Lånakuten AB

synopsis: myTaste, a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, will acquire Lånakuten, an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
buyer: myTaste AB (OM:TASTE:$6.05)
myTaste is a digital media house headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, which excels in scalable and auto generated web products. They own and operate one of the world's largest food sites, myTaste.com. Their other brands include Shopello.se, Matklubben.se and AllaAnnonser.se. "
target: Lånakuten AB
Lånakuten is an online loan comparison platform in Sweden that allows consumers to view and compare loan services and credit cards. Lånakuten helps people make more informed decisions and choose the best loan for their situation.
price ($mm)
$1.77
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announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Scout24 AG, will acquire FINANZCHECK.de

synopsis: Scout24 AG, a leading operator of digital marketplaces specializing in the real estate and automotive sectors in Germany will acquire FINANZCHECK.de, a German online comparison portal for consumer loans. Using FINANZCHECK.de's online query, credit offers and loan-related products from all important providers can be compared within a few minutes.
buyer: Scout24 AG (DB:G24:$594.57)
Scout24 AG's digital marketplaces, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, help people find a home and a car. Scout24 offers additional services including credit information, the brokerage of relocation services or construction and car financing. "
target: FINANZCHECK.de
FINANZCHECK.de is one of Germany’s leading independent, tech-enabled consumer financing platforms that connects consumers with product providers across any channel. The average consumer benefits from significant interest cost savings and higher chances of getting financing.
price ($mm)
$333
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

iSelect Ltd, acquired iMoney.my

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

LendingTree, Inc., acquired MagnifyMoney

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC has acquired the company that operates MagnifyMoney.com, a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: MagnifyMoney
MagnifyMoney.com is a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
price ($mm)
$30
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announced 3/16/2016 via Reuters

Grupa Wirtualna Polska, will acquire TotalMoney.pl

synopsis: Grupa Wirtualna Polska SA signed deal to acquire 100 percent of TotalMoney.pl Sp. z o.o. from the Cyprus-based Waptore Holdings Limited and Opoka FIZ. TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
buyer: Grupa Wirtualna Polska (WSE:WPL:$171.43)
Wirtualna Polska (WP) is the sixth-largest Polish web portal. It was founded in 1995, and is known as the first existing internet portal in Poland. It has often been the leader in offering new services on the Polish market. Their services are: email, web hosting, search engine, and online chats. "
target parent: Opoka TFI
target: TotalMoney.pl
TotalMoney.pl is an online comparison tool of banking and insurance, loans, deposits, credit cards, accounts and insurance, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.85 [$3.35]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/7/2019 via Wall Street Journal

Fox Corporation, will acquire Credible

synopsis: Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information. The San Francisco-based Credible, which is listed on the Australian market, helps consumers shop for loans for mortgages and schools from financial institutions.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Fox Corporation (FOXA:$11,710.00)
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations. "
target: Credible
Credible is a marketplace for consumer-lending information. The San Francisco-based Credible, which is listed on the Australian market, helps consumers shop for loans for mortgages and schools from financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$265*
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announced 4/4/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB), a universal bank in the Czech Republic, will acquire Ušetřeno.cz, the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
buyer parent: KBC
buyer: Československá obchodní banka, a. s.
Founded in 1964, Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB) is a universal bank in the Czech Republic. ČSOB offers a full range of banking services to individual, SME, corporate, and institutional clients. Their banking services include mortgages, loans, insurance products, pension funds, and more. "
target: Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.
Founded in 2010, Ušetřeno.cz is the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Q Kapital Group Corp., acquired DontMissMortgage.com

synopsis: Miami-based commercial and residential mortgage lender specializing in financing for foreign nationals, The Q Kapital Group Corp., has acquired the online mortgage content network, DontMissMortgage.com. The website features a variety of digital content that serve as an educational resource for those in the mortgage and real estate industry.
buyer: The Q Kapital Group Corp.
Based in Miami, The Q Kapital Group is a direct mortgage lender with a focus on mortgage for foreign nationals financing. The Q Kapital provides financing opportunities and mortgage for international buyers looking into Florida commercial and residential mortgages. "
target: DontMissMortgage.com
DontMissMortage.com is an information hub for potential property buyers that offers essential tools and facts about the type of mortgages available, common mistakes to avoid, a directory of the paperwork needed when purchasing properties, and a section to check current credit scores.
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closed 1/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired Rates.ca

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd, Canada's leading provider of online quoting technology that connects consumers to insurance companies, brokers and financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Rates.ca, Canada's premier rate comparison destination for financial products and a one-stop-shop for the best rates on the market.
buyer parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
buyer: Kanetix Ltd.
Launched in October 1999, Kanetix Ltd. is Canada's leading provider of online quoting technology that connects consumers to insurance companies, brokers and financial institutions. "
target: Rates.ca
Rates.ca is Canada's premier rate comparison destination for financial products and a one-stop-shop for the best rates on the market. The site currently provides rate comparison for auto insurance, mortgages and credit cards.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pricehubble AG, acquired Immolyze

synopsis: PriceHubble, the Swiss real estate Big Data Start-up, founded in 2016, takes over 100 percent of the German YouVal GmbH, operator of the website immolyze.de. Immolyze, based in Germany, helps users in making real estate decisions, such as buying or selling a home, or determining a fair rent.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Immolyze
Immolyze, based in Germany, helps users in making real estate decisions, such as buying or selling a home, or determining a fair rent. Immolyze constantly analyzes virtually all offers and transactions in Germany as well as neighborhood data from many sources.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent & objective personal finance & related editorial content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,435]
rev ($mm)
$477
EBITDA ($mm)
$101
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.2x
closed 8/25/2009 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, acquired Bankrate, Inc.

synopsis: Apax Partners, a global private equity firm with over $35 billion in funds under advice and significant expertise in financial services and media, announced that they have completed their tender offer for shares of common stock of Bankrate, Inc. with 52% of the outstanding shares accepted for purchase.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. owns and operates Bankrate.com, a leading Internet consumer banking marketplace. Bankrate.com is a destination site of personal finance channels, including banking, investing, taxes, debt management and college finance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$546 [$491]
rev ($mm)
$154
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.7x

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