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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired Wipit

synopsis: Urban FT Inc., a leading provider of white-label digital banking applications for bank and non-bank issuers, has completed the acquisition of Wipit Inc. Wipit is a well-known provider of digital wallet solutions to the MVNO market and is perhaps best known for its recent deals with Boost Mobile, Sprint Corporation and Pinsight Media.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is setting the new industry standard in digital banking applications. Their solution operates as a light-weight technology layer that plugs in with an FI’s incumbent payment processor, and provides for all user data to be stored and maintained behind the FIs own firewall. "
target: Wipit
Wipit provides integrated mobile payments, financial services, and prepaid debit card convenience to undertake consumers. Wipit is partnered with Sprint, powering Boost Mobile Wallet and Sprint Money Express.
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closed 10/25/2012 via PE Hub

Ogone SA, acquired Tunz.com

synopsis: Online payment solutions provider Ogone has acquired Tunz.com. Founded in 2007, Tunz.com owns an e-Money issuer licence which was granted by the National Bank of Belgium. The acquisition of Tunz.com is a strategic milestone for Ogone, the worldwide specialist in online payment solutions.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Ogone SA
Ogone is one of the leading European payment service providers with more than 20,000 customers across 35 countries. "
target: Tunz.com
Tunz.com, founded in January 2007, is a mobile electronic payment issuer. Tunz is a unique open payment platform offering a wide range of innovative mobile payment solutions & applications such as contactless (NFC) payments, national and international person-to-person payments, and web payments.
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closed 1/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Green Dot Corporation, acquired eCommlink, Inc

synopsis: Prepaid debit card provider Green Dot Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of eCommLink, Inc., a Las Vegas firm that processes card payments for $2.5 million.
buyer: Green Dot Corporation (GDOT:$706.93)
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services. "
target parent: Syntek Capital AG
target: eCommlink, Inc
eCommLink, Inc., a prepaid processor, develops and provides prepaid debit solutions for financial institutions and program managers. It offers virtual, transaction processing, custom program development, and cardholder services, as well as mobile commerce solutions.
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closed 4/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pine Labs Private Limited, acquired Fave Group

synopsis: Pine Labs, a leading merchant platform company in India, has acquired Fave, a smart payment app in Southeast Asia. Fave helps offline merchants to retain customers by using gift cards and vouchers. Their app connects merchants and consumers to deliver seamless QR payment experience and merchant loyalty cashback rewards.
buyer: Pine Labs Private Limited
Pine Labs is a leading merchant platform company in India. Pine Labs enables businesses to accept all forms of payments with flexibility, speed, and security. Their cloud-based platform powers over 330,000 point-of-sale terminals and processes over 550 million digital transactions every year. "
target: Fave Group
Fave is a smart payment app in Southeast Asia. Fave helps offline merchants to retain customers by using gift cards and vouchers. Their app connects merchants and consumers to deliver seamless QR payment experience and merchant loyalty cashback rewards.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Posera Ltd.

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Posera Ltd., a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Posera Ltd. (TSX:PAY:$6.24)
Posera is a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction. Their solutions include a pay-at-the-table application, a robust POS system, a kitchen display system, and more.
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announced 12/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

FiCentive Inc., will acquire Akimbo Financial

synopsis: FiCentive, Inc. announced that it is acquiring substantially all of the assets of Akimbo Financial Inc. and expects to complete the acquisition in the near future. Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card.
buyer parent: Payment Data Systems, Inc.
buyer: FiCentive Inc.
FiCentive, Inc. is a turn-key prepaid card solutions provider that quickly and securely delivers customized prepaid card programs for corporations, financial institutions, affinity groups or any organization that needs to deliver a financial incentive to their customers, vendors, or employees. "
target: Akimbo Financial
Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card and its unique product offers a novel way to stay on budget, manage allowances and share money with friends and family.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ajua, acquired WayaWaya Inc.

synopsis: Kenyan consumer experience platform for businesses in Africa, Ajua announced that it has acquired WayaWaya, a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots.
buyer: Ajua
Ajua, formerly mSurvey, was founded in 2012 by Kenfield Griffith. The company is solving a consumer data problem for African businesses to understand their business better and drive growth. Ajua’s technology integrates with businesses to measure and optimize their Customer Experience. "
target: WayaWaya Inc.
WayaWaya is a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots. WayaWaya enables borderless banking and payments across apps and social media platforms.
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closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has acquired Walletron, which delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. "
target parent: The Western Union Company
target: Walletron
Walletron, which is used by more than 6 million consumers in more than 100 countries, delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay. Its network of billing and payment partners manages more than 12 billion bills.
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$3.40
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

synopsis: Majid Al Futtaim, a UAE-based shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer, has acquired Beam, a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones.
buyer: Majid Al Futtaim
Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 21 shopping malls, 12 hotels, three mixed-use communities, 284 VOX Cinema screens and 30 Magic Planet family entertainment centres. "
target: Beam Wallet Pty Ltd
Beam is a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones. Beam offers consumers a rewarding, convenient and secure way to shop.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Zaggle, acquired Click&Pay

synopsis: Mumbai-based expense management startup Zaggle has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile payment solutions platform Click&Pay in a cash and stock deal. Click&Pay was founded in 2015 by Kalyan Karteek. It provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Click&Pay
Click&Pay provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions. It helps users to make payments in a smart way by providing them to find the best offers in their locality and cashbacks on successful transactions. Users can also send money to or request money from their pals.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Truecaller, acquired Chillr

synopsis: Truecaller, an app that users use to help identify and screen callers on mobiles, has acquired mobile payments company Chillr. Truecaller has retained Sony Joy, the CEO of Chillr, and has given him the responsibility to manage Truecaller's Indian operations as a Vice President.
buyer: Truecaller
Truecaller helps users know who’s getting in touch, filter out unwanted calls & SMS, and focus on what really matters. The company provides a suite of unique services such as a dialer that offers caller ID, spam detection, messaging and more. "
target: Chillr
Chillr is mobile payments company in India. The app allows users to transfer money to any contact in their phone book. Customers can also recharge their mobile phones and, DTH TV subscriptions and data cards. Chillr works closely with leading banks to make payments super simple, secure & instant.
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announced 12/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Glase FinTech AB, will acquire SEQR

synopsis: Glase FinTech AB, a company that represents a consortium of private investors, will acquire SEQR from Invuo Technologies AB, a mobile payments technology company. SEQR is a platform that enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes.
buyer: Glase FinTech AB
Glase FinTech AB represents a consortium of private investors. The company is led by Martin N Larsson. "
target parent: Invuo Technologies AB
target: SEQR
SEQR enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes. Users can transfer money at no charge, store their receipts digitally and save money by benefiting from offers and promotions directly linked to the app.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Payconiq, acquired Digicash Payments SA

synopsis: Payconiq has announced that it is expanding its business footprint in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with the acquisition of the Digicash Payments application. Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: Payconiq
Payconiq, the 2014 brainchild of the ING innovation lab, is a European mobile payment initiative with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hasselt and Luxembourg. Currently, over 35,000 shops are actively connected to the system in Belgium and rollout is imminent in the Netherlands. "
target: Digicash Payments SA
Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash. The Digicash system works in partnership with banks, shops, insurers and energy providers, among others, and its mobile app is used by one-quarter of the Luxembourg population.
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announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

klarna AB, will acquire Cookies Labs GmbH

synopsis: Swedish payment service provider Klarna has agreed to acquire the Berlin fintech startup Cookies. Cookies aimed to simplify mobile money transfers through their fast and secure P2P payment app. The Cookies team of 17 will join Klarna to work on unspecified new projects.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna offers safe and easy-to-use payment solutions to e-stores. At the core of Klarna's services is after delivery payment, which lets buyers receive ordered goods before any payment is due. Klarna assumes the credit and fraud risk so that retailers can rest assured they will receive their money. "
target: Cookies Labs GmbH
Cookies is a Berlin-based FinTech startup, set to develop Europe’s fastest and most secure P2P payment app. Cookies is the fastest and most secure way to pay friends, and it’s incredibly convenient. Users can pay anyone from their address book and don't need IBANs, BICs or TANs anymore.
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$423.85)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
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$22
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$25
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$3
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announced 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brainworks Limited, will acquire NettCash

synopsis: Investment holding company Brainworks Capital will acquire the entire shareholding of mobile wallet company NettCash. NettCash offers services such as bill and merchant payments, salary and pension disbursement, airtime top-up, voucher distribution and ticketing, micro-finance solutions, electricity tokens, E-Commerce, remittances, and more.
buyer: Brainworks Limited
Brainworks is a Mauritius registered, investment holding, consulting and advisory company, focused on Zimbabwe and select markets in Sub-Saharan-Africa. They have built a diversified portfolio of assets in the Financial Services, Hospitality, Real Estate and Energy Logistics sectors in Zimbabwe. "
target parent: Mozido
target: NettCash
Based in Zimbabwe, Nettcash is the most comprehensive mobile money platform on the market. With Nettcash any existing phone can be used as a payment tool, no matter the handset or operator. NettCash services are delivered through a variety of channels and these include Secure SMS, IVR, WEB and USSD.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paylo, acquired Ruplee

synopsis: Paylo.in, an offline payments platform, acquired Ruplee, an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
buyer: Paylo
Paylo is the easiest way of accepting all payment types - credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, net banking, mobile banking etc instantly from any phone. "
target: Ruplee
Ruplee is an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

DaoPay, will purchase Pay by Call Payment Business from Boku, Inc.

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 5/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, acquired SpaceTime Insight, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia, a multinational communications corporation, has acquired SpaceTime Insight. SpaceTime provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a Finnish multinational communications corporation engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices, network infrastructure, location-based technologies, and advanced technologies businesses worldwide. "
target: SpaceTime Insight, Inc.
SpaceTime Insight provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
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announced 2/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Unium Inc.

synopsis: Nokia, a provider of an end-to-end portfolio of products and services to communications service providers, has agreed to acquire Unium Inc., a software company that helps improve WiFi speeds via mesh networking technology. Unium helps improve slow WiFi spots in a home by creating a secure mesh network and recommending optimal locations for devices.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia creates the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, they serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. "
target: Unium Inc.
Unium is a software company that helps improve WiFi speeds via mesh networking technology. Unium helps improve slow WiFi spots in a home by creating a secure mesh network and recommending optimal locations for devices, ultimately re-routing traffic to provide better wireless internet connections.
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announced 12/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Nokia Corporation, will acquire DeepField

synopsis: Nokia announced plans to acquire Deepfield, the leader in real-time analytics for IP network performance management and security. The acquisition will extend Nokia's leadership in real-time, analytics-driven network and service automation. Deepfield's Internet Genome technology solves the visibility problem by identifying cloud applications.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of the connected world. They serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete portfolio of products, services and licensing. "
target: DeepField
Deepfield is the leading provider of real-time network performance and security purpose-built big data analytics for communication service providers and large enterprises. It is perfect for use in data centers and service provider networks.
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announced 6/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Gainspeed

synopsis: Gainspeed, the pioneer in DAA (Distributed Access Architectures) for cable, is excited to announce its planned acquisition by Nokia. Gainspeed’s Virtual CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) solution is a perfect complement to Nokia’s current fiber access solutions and enables Nokia to provide a complete cable access solution for MSOs.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is an innovation leader in the technologies that connect people and things, combining network infrastructure, software and services, with advanced technologies for smart devices and sensors to tap the power of connectivity. "
target: Gainspeed
Gainspeed’s Virtual CCAP solution, distributes processing to the edge of the network and centralizes control, enabling cable operators to satisfy exponentially growing capacity requirements.
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announced 2/22/2016 via Market Watch

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Nakina Systems

synopsis: Finnish telecom company Nokia Corp. said it plans to acquire Canadian software firm Nakina Systems. The company is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments.networks.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is an innovation leader in the technologies that connect people and things, combining network infrastructure, software and services, with advanced technologies for smart devices and sensors to tap the power of connectivity. "
target: Nakina Systems
Nakina is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments. Their Network Integrity software applications are trusted, proven, and powerful – used to manage, secure, and optimize physical and virtual networks.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Nokia Networks, Inc., will acquire Eden Rock Communications, LLC

synopsis: Eden Rock Communications, LLC announced for the acquisition of Eden Rock by Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks will gain access to Eden Rock’s multivendor Self Organizing Network (SON) solution. SON is one of the fastest growing and most important segments within the mobile broadband industry.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: Nokia Networks, Inc.
Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure software and services and operates at the forefront of their industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, they have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. "
target: Eden Rock Communications, LLC
Eden Rock Communications is a pioneer in the Self Organizing Network (SON) space and creator of an industry leading multi-vendor, multi-technology, centralized SON solution, Eden-NET.
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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announced 11/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire earthmine

synopsis: earthmine Inc. announced that it is has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Nokia. earthmine, based in Berkeley, California, is a privately-owned company that develops a powerful end-to-end 3D street level imaging solution -- from collection hardware to processing workflows, cloud hosting and client software.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: earthmine
earthmine is a leader in 3D imagery delivering a full end to end solution from 3D mobile mapping systems, automated data processing pipelines, cloud based hosting services and server software, to desktop software, client side developer tools and direct integration with leading GIS software.
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closed 9/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Digia Plc, acquired Qt

synopsis: Digia announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Qt software technologies and Qt business from Nokia. Following the acquisition Digia becomes responsible for all the Qt activities formerly carried out by Nokia. Qt allows open source and commercial software developers to code less, create more and deploy everywhere.
buyer: Digia Plc (HLSE:DIGIA:$168.90)
Digia, a software solutions and service company, provides and implements information and communication technology products and services. The company offers enterprise resource planning solutions for managing sales, warehousing, production, and financial processes. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: Qt
With Qt, developers can build innovative applications and touch-enabled user interfaces once and then deploy across all major mobile, desktop, consumer electronic and embedded platforms without rewriting the code.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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Nokia Corporation, will acquire Scalado AB

synopsis: Nokiaa, world leader in mobile communications, is to acquire Scalado, a provider of imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Scalado AB
Scalado AB provides imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
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closed 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Matchbin, purchased Radio and Television Advertising Group from NAVTEQ Media Solutions

synopsis: Matchbin, a provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions, has acquired NAVTEQ’s Radio and Television Advertising Group, which as part of NAVTEQ Media Solutions provides content and advertising solutions for broadcast radio and television, forming Radiate Media, a media technology services company.
buyer: Matchbin
Matchbin is a leading provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions for media companies. Matchbin creates and hosts content rich websites for local media companies. Loyal visitors are acquired through these trusted, locally branded websites. "
seller parent: Nokia Corporation
seller: NAVTEQ Media Solutions
NAVTEQ Media Solutions is a global location-based mobile ad network. Its LocationPoint(TM) Advertising technology enables brick and mortar merchants to pinpoint where consumers are, deliver ads within a few meters of advertised points of purchase, etc.
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announced 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Synchronica plc, will purchase Operator Branded Messaging Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the emerging markets leader in next-generation mobile messaging services, announced the conditional agreement to acquire Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business, which provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging (OBM) business provides white-label mobile Email and Instant Messaging (IM) services across a wide range of devices to operators in North America.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via Reuters

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

synopsis: Nokia's Navteq, the world's top digital mapping company, has bought California-based speed trap sharing service Trapster to strengthen its location-linked content offering. Trapster, which says it has 9.4 million users, allows users to share locations of police road checks and road hazards.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: Trapster
Trapster is a smart-phone application that alerts motorists to real-time road hazards, police checkpoints and red-light cameras. The company claims 6.4 million users worldwide, with an additional 15,000 to 50,000 added each day.
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closed 11/17/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired PixelActive

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has acquired PixelActive. The acquisition is an extension of NAVTEQ's strategy to accelerate expansion from a 2D to 3D map.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: PixelActive
PixelActive is a leading provider of 3D urban modeling software for video games, simulation, navigation, and urban planning. Their flagship product, CityScape, enables developers to create 3D urban environments easier and faster than traditional methods.
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closed 8/23/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired NAVKEY

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that it has acquired NAVKEY, the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: NAVKEY
NAVKEY is the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Motally, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motally, Inc. Motally's mobile analytics service enables developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased understanding of how users engage. The service offering is planned to be adapted for Qt, Symbian, MeeGo and Java developers.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Motally, Inc.
Motally Inc. was founded in 2008 in San Francisco and has patent-pending technology to ensure accurate data collection and analytic reporting for publishers' mobile sites.
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closed 7/12/2010 via Company Press Release

QBase Holdings, LLC, acquired MetaCarta, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced that it has divested MetaCarta Inc. to Qbase Holdings LLC, a privately held US based company. Nokia will retain MetaCarta's geographic intelligence technology, which it is incorporating in its local search and other services. MetaCarta serves primarily government as well as oil and gas customers.
buyer: QBase Holdings, LLC
Qbase delivers leading solutions in data management, analytics and visualization, high throughput computing technologies, and a full spectrum of information technology services. QBase's innovative technology makes their clients' data work smarter and faster to drive better results at lower cost. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: MetaCarta, Inc.
MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic intelligence solutions, offers users map-driven geographic search, geographic referencing, and data visualization capabilities. MetaCarta products make data and unstructured content "location-aware" making that information geographically relevant.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd, acquired Capfin Money

synopsis: Fair Go Finance, an online personal loan provider in Australia, has acquired Capfin Money from Pepkor South East Asia, a company that owns and operates retail stores in Australia and New Zealand. Capfin Money is an online loan provider in Australia that provides loans to customers to meet short-term cash needs.
buyer parent: MyBucks S.A.
buyer: 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. "
target parent: Pepkor South East Asia
target: Capfin Money
Capfin Money is an Australian company in the financial services sector that provides loans to customers to meet short-term cash needs. Customers can quickly apply for loans ranging from $500 to $5,000 online from their smartphone, tablet, or desktop.
price ($mm)
$7.98
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announced 11/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Hope Well Capital Corp., will acquire Payfare Inc.

synopsis: Hope Well Capital Corp., a capital pool company, has entered into a letter of intent pursuant to which it proposes to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Payfare, Inc., a financial technology company providing mobile banking and micro-lending for the next-generation earner in the cashless, on-demand economy.
buyer: Hope Well Capital Corp. (TSXV:HOPE.P:$0.00)
Hope Well Capital Corp., a capital pool company, intends to identify and evaluate assets or businesses with a view to completing a qualifying transaction. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Toronto, Canada. "
target: Payfare Inc.
Payfare is a financial technology company providing mobile banking and micro-lending for the next-generation earner in the cashless, on-demand economy. Payfare Inc. was founded in 2014 and has its head office based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
price ($mm)
$44
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Creamfinance, acquired Moneyveo Mexico

synopsis: Creamfinance, the second-fastest-growing European company, recognized and awarded by Inc. 5000, has acquired the Mexican subsidiary of state-of-the-art personal finance company Moneyveo. Moneyveo Mexico helps consumers get a credit online. They offer loans up to 5000 MXN with a payment date of up to 30 days.
buyer: Creamfinance
Creamfinance is a consumer financial services provider, using advanced algorithms and machine-learning to evaluate, and scoring quickly. They offer a personalized approach to the personal loan process in a fast and reliable way, and aims to become a one-click loan provider to consumers globally. "
target parent: Moneyveo
target: Moneyveo Mexico
Moneyveo Mexico is a service that helps consumers get a credit online, anywhere, anytime, even on weekends and holidays. Their goal is to make the process of obtaining a micro credit as fast and transparent as possible. They offer loans up to 5000 MXN with a payment date of up to 30 days.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Rent-A-Center, Inc., will acquire Acima Holdings LLC

synopsis: Rent-A-Center, Inc., a rent-to-own industry leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acima Holdings LLC, a leading provider of virtual lease-to-own solutions.
buyer: Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII:$2,765.56)
Rent-A-Center is a rent-to-own industry leader focused on improving lives for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of products such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, and more, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. "
target: Acima Holdings LLC
Acima a leading provider of virtual lease-to-own solutions. Acima’s proprietary technology LTO-driven point-of-sale solution is designed to be a fast and easy solution for both merchants and consumers.
price ($mm)
$1,653
rev ($mm)
$866
EBITDA ($mm)
$139
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.9x
closed 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Liberty Financial Pty Ltd, acquired Money Place Australia Pty Ltd

synopsis: Leading Melbourne-based non-bank Liberty, has acquired marketplace lender MoneyPlace, an anchor tenant of the fintech hub. Australia-based MoneyPlace connects investors with creditworthy borrowers seeking unsecured personal loans between $5,000 and $45,000 for three to five year terms.
buyer: Liberty Financial Pty Ltd
Founded in 1997, Liberty has become one of the leading finance companies in Australia and New Zealand. They have helped over 140,000 people to achieve their financial goals by providing home, car, business, as well as investments and debt finance solutions. "
target: Money Place Australia Pty Ltd
Australia-based MoneyPlace connects investors with creditworthy borrowers seeking unsecured personal loans between $5,000 and $45,000 for three to five year terms. Since launching in September 2016 business levels have continued to accelerate.
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closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

goeasy Ltd., acquired LendCare

synopsis: goeasy Ltd., a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of LendCare, a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, from LendCare’s founders and CIVC Partners.
buyer: goeasy Ltd. (TSX:GSY:$375.33)
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, provides non-prime leasing and lending services through its easyhome and easyfinancial divisions. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: LendCare
LendCare is a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, which enables 3,000 businesses to increase their revenue by providing full credit spectrum financing at the point-of-sale.
price ($mm)
$256
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

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

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

Affirm, acquired PayBright

synopsis: Affirm, a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of PayBright, one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers.
buyer: Affirm (AFRM:$669.62)
Affirm offers services that empower consumers to advance their financial well-being. Their mission is to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm shoppers get the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. "
target: PayBright
PayBright is one of Canada's leading providers of installment payment plans for e-commerce and in-store purchases. Through partnerships with over 7,000 domestic and international retailers, PayBright allows Canadian consumers to buy now and pay later in a quick and easy experience.
price ($mm)
$260
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoBear, acquired AsiaKredit

synopsis: GoBear, a complete and easy-to-use financial services comparison site in Singapore, has acquired AsiaKredit, an end-to-end consumer lending platform in the Philippines. AsiaKredit provides fast and convenient consumer loan products through their pera247 mobile app.
buyer: GoBear
GoBear is a complete and easy-to-use financial services comparison site in Singapore. GoBear features over 100 products from dozens of providers. Their platform allows users to easily search and compare all types of insurance, credit cards, and loans. "
target: AsiaKredit
AsiaKredit is an end-to-end consumer lending platform in the Philippines. AsiaKredit provides fast and convenient consumer loan products through their pera247 mobile app. AsiaKredit has processed over 1 million applications for short-term, installment, and sales finance loans.
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closed 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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EV / EBITDA
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)
$35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

klarna AB, will acquire Moneymour

synopsis: Klarna, one of the world's leading smooth shopping and payment providers, announced an agreement to acquire Moneymour, a payment company that allows consumers to `buy now, pay later' by splitting their purchases into monthly installments based on an instant credit assessment.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Moneymour
Based in Italy, Moneymour is a payment company that allows consumers to `buy now, pay later' by splitting their purchases into monthly installments based on an instant credit assessment. The Moneymour credit scoring engine is powered by PSD2, as it uses data in the credit scoring algorithm.
price ($mm)
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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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Afterpay Holdings Limited
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.03
EBIT ($mm)
$2.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
665
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: JSE:BLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
The Blue Label Telecoms Group (Blue Label Telecoms) is a leading distributor of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services within emerging and developing economies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.26
EBIT ($mm)
$60.00
Net Income ($mm)
$38.69
Employees
1186
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Ticker: SSPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing services that help local merchants build relationships with consumers and drive revenues.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: BSE:531213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Limited is a non banking financial company. They provide fund and fee based services in India. The company offers gold loans, SME and micro finance, forex and money transfer services, commercial vehicle loans, and many other services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$395.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.71
Employees
24886
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Ticker: OMF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneMain Financial
OneMain Financial
OneMain Financial has been offering responsible and transparent loans for over 100 years. With approximately 1,500 locations throughout 44 states, the company is committed to helping people with their personal loan needs.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,091.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,111.00
Employees
8300
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Ticker: CSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash America International, Inc.
Cash America International, Inc.
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.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,120.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$217.24
EBIT ($mm)
$175.65
Net Income ($mm)
$96.68
Employees
5445
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Ticker: EZPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EZCORP, Inc.
EZCORP, Inc.
EZCORP is a leading provider of instant cash solutions for consumers employing approximately 7,200 teammates and operating 1,262 Company-operated pawn, buy/sell and personal financial services locations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$992.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$226.71
EBIT ($mm)
$201.44
Net Income ($mm)
$143.71
Employees
5600
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Ticker: AFRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affirm
Affirm
Affirm is purpose-built from the ground up to provide consumers and merchants with honest financial products and services that improve their lives. Affirm is revolutionizing the financial industry to be more accountable and accessible while growing a network that is beneficial for consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$669.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($118.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: ENVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enova
Enova
Enova is a leading financial technology company providing online financial services through its AI and machine learning powered lending platform. Enova serves the needs of non-prime consumers and small businesses, who are frequently underserved by traditional banks.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$597.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$377.84
Employees
1549
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Ticker: YRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yirendai
Yirendai
Yirendai Ltd. is a Chinese fintech company connecting investors and individual borrowers. Yirendai provides an effective solution to address the underserved investor and individual borrower demand in China through online and offline channels to efficiently match borrowers with investors..
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$546.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.01
EBIT ($mm)
$217.22
Net Income ($mm)
$113.84
Employees
956
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Ticker: TSX:GSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
goeasy Ltd.
goeasy Ltd.
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, provides non-prime leasing and lending services through its easyhome and easyfinancial divisions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$375.33
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$110.80
Employees
2000
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Ticker: DB:MBC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MyBucks S.A.
MyBucks S.A.
MyBucks is a FinTech company based in Luxembourg that delivers seamless financial services through technology. Through its brands GetBucks, GetBanked and GetSure the company offers unsecured consumer loans, banking solutions as well as insurance products to customers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$40.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1188
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
Loans4Less.com, Inc.
Loans4Less.com, Inc. is currently an OTC publicly quoted California online mortgage loan originator focused on becoming a national loan origination brand platform for conforming residential mortgage programs and other consumer loans. Loans4Less.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.36
Net Income ($mm)
$0.35
Employees
3
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Ticker: TSE:7199
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group Co., Ltd.
Premium Group is a provider of financial services in Japan. The company provides credit services to help make their customer's daily life more prosperous and enjoyable. They offer credit services for automobiles, shopping, ecology, and real estate. Premium also offers automobile warranty services.
year
2017
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Ticker: TSXV:LND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides revolving lines of credit and asset-based financial services to healthcare providers and their patients in the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: OM:TBDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy International AB
TrustBuddy is a leading diversified peer-to-peer group that operates in Northern Europe. The Group operates under different brand names (Crowdfunding Society and TrustBuddy). The group offers peer-to-peer financing for small and mid-sized companies and consumer loans.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: BSE:500010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC Ltd.) pioneered housing finance in India and has assisted 5.9 million Indians to own a home of their own thus far.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$6,432.70
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,781.76
Employees
2305
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Ticker: OTCPK:WCRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Western Capital Resources, Inc.
Western Capital Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides retail financial services and retail cellular phones. It offers non-recourse cash advance loans (often referred to as "payday loans"), check cashing, and other money services, as well as money transfers and money orders.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$45.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.55
EBIT ($mm)
$4.90
Net Income ($mm)
$2.75
Employees
390
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