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announced 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

MGG Investment Group, will acquire VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Holdings, a diversified global technology company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Vegas.com to MGG Holdings LLC. Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas.
buyer: MGG Investment Group
MGG Investment Group is a private direct lender focused on the lower-middle market. They excel at investments that require distinct underwriting expertise. The MGG team has built a strong record of trust with key industry players and companies, enabling them to develop a unique sourcing network. "
target parent: Remark Media, Inc.
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas. In addition, they serve up the best deals on hotels, air + hotel packages, shows, tours, attractions, dining and nightlife.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Andrew Hazen, acquired LongIsland.com

synopsis: Andrew Hazen, a successful serial entrepreneur, digital marketing expert and attorney, has acquired LongIsland.com, Long Island's go to resource for the best local events and things to do, the latest news, weather, and transit information.
buyer: Andrew Hazen
Andrew Hazen is a successful serial entrepreneur, digital marketing expert and attorney. In both 2007 and 2008 the leading full-service digital company he founded was listed on the INC List of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. "
target: LongIsland.com
Founded in 1996, LongIsland.com is Long Island's go to resource for the best local events & things to do, the latest news, weather, and transit information
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closed 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired TripHappy

synopsis: trivago, a global hotel search platform, announces the acquisition of TripHappy, a US travel startup that leverages artificial intelligence to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: TripHappy
TripHappy leverages AI to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods to help travelers identify the best neighborhood to stay in.
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closed 5/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Vineyard Gazette, acquired Martha’s Vineyard Online

synopsis: Martha’s Vineyard Online (MVOL), the Island’s first and best-known tourism website at MVOL.com, has been acquired from Aritaur Communications Inc. by the Vineyard Gazette. MVOL provides detailed listings of Island businesses, along with a wealth of other Island-related information and resources.
buyer parent: Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
buyer: Vineyard Gazette
The Vineyard Gazette Media Group is a news and information company dedicated to the Island of Martha’s Vineyard and the people near and far who love it. Founded in 1846, they combine a respect for history with a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence in journalism across platforms. "
target parent: Aritaur Communications Inc.
target: Martha’s Vineyard Online
Martha’s Vineyard Online is the Island’s first and best-known tourism website at MVOL.com. MVOL provides detailed listings of Island businesses, along with a wealth of other Island-related information and resources.
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closed 7/6/2016 via PR Web

TripShock, acquired PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com

synopsis: TripShock.com purchased the domains PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com from Bruno Marketing & Design PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com are complete online visitor information sources for hotels, vacation rentals, for rent by owner rentals and area attractions.
buyer: TripShock
TripShock.com is the Gulf Coast’s largest outdoor activity and travel site. Its inventory includes over 300 tours and excursions in NW Florida, Coastal Alabama, and New Orleans. The company’s real-time mobile booking capabilities make it a favorite among visitors and locals. "
target parent: Bruno Marketing & Design
target: PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com
PensacolaBeach.com and NavarreBeach.com are complete online visitor information sources for hotels, vacation rentals, for rent by owner rentals and area attractions.
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closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Time Out Group Ltd., acquired HallStreet

synopsis: Time Out Group, the trusted global platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best of the city, has acquired HallStreet, an award-winning geo-mapping startup. Spanish-based startup HallStreet has revolutionised the global travel and leisure market with an interactive events and travel planner based on maps.
buyer: Time Out Group Ltd. (AIM:TMO:$47.44)
Time Out is the trusted global platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best of the city. Operating in 107 cities, across 39 countries, it has an average monthly global audience reach of over 100 million across all platforms. "
target: HallStreet
HallStreet is an award-winning geo-mapping startup. Spanish-based startup HallStreet has revolutionised the global travel and leisure market with an interactive events and travel planner based on maps.
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closed 9/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Choice Group Asia, acquired Thaivisa.com

synopsis: Choice Group Asia announced the acquisition of Thaivisa.com and its associated platforms and products from Thaivisa Expat Group Co. Ltd. Thaivisa provides both local and international news to expats living in Thailand.
buyer: Choice Group Asia
Choice Group Asia was set up in 2009 and operated both in the real estate channel and digital media with Inspire eMagazine. Inspire quickly developed in the region of Pattaya on multiple online platform and quickly established itself as a leader in sharing events and offers to expats in that region."
target: Thaivisa.com
Thaivisa.com began life as a single static web page providing information and brief explanations to the various visa types avaialble in Thailand. Since its launch, Thaivisa.com has grown into the largest English language forum in the world regarding everything and anything related to Thailand.
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closed 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Remark Media, Inc., acquired VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Media, Inc, a global digital media company, signed a Unit Purchase Agreement with Vegas.com and the equity owners of Vegas.com to acquire Vegas.com, the premiere online travel booking site for the Las Vegas market. The terms of the deal provided for a closing date to occur not later than September 25, 2015.
buyer: Remark Media, Inc. (MARK:$75.39)
Remark Media, Inc. is a global digital media company focusing on the 18-year-old to 34-year-old. The company's primary operations consist of owning and operating digital media properties. "
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can invite their clients to Las Vegas, not just tell them to go there. They live in Vegas. They work here, play here and party here, and they know this city cold.
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closed 5/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Time Out Group Ltd., acquired Hugecity

synopsis: Time Out Group limited, a leading international multi-channel media company, acquired Hugecity, LLC, a crowd-sourced event guide for every neighbourhood in the world. Hugecity founders will be joining Time Out as Time Out Labs, a new innovation arm of the company. The service will be re-branded as Time Out World and re-launched globally.
buyer: Time Out Group Ltd. (AIM:TMO:$47.44)
Time Out provides information and booking opportunities in arts, entertainment, culture, food & drink, and shopping through a distribution network which incorporates city magazines, a comprehensive online presence, mobile applications, travel guides, events and partnerships. "
target: Hugecity
Hugecity is a crowd-sourced event guide for every neighbourhood in the world. It uses Facebook to draw on the preferences of its users and their friends, as well as their locations, to deliver personalised events to people’s computers, tablets and mobile phones.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Virtual Cape Cod

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of www.virtualcapecod.com, a highly ranked New England destination travel website.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target: Virtual Cape Cod
Virtual Cape Cod operates the highly ranked New England destination travel website www.virtualcapecod.com.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Russmedia Equity Partners, acquired bergfex

synopsis: Russmedia Equity Partners, a European company that invests in digital marketplaces, aggregators and SaaS solutions, has acquired a 60% stake in bergfex, Europe’s largest tourism platform in the Alps. bergfex's online platform and apps provide information on regional highlights, winter and summer holidays, ski resorts, mountain biking and more.
buyer parent: Russ Media
buyer: Russmedia Equity Partners
Russmedia Equity Partners is a European company that invests in digital marketplaces, aggregators and SaaS solutions. Russmedia Equity Partners runs a profitable portfolio of 20 digital platform businesses across 7 countries in Europe. Russmedia Equity Partners is part of the Russmedia Group. "
target: bergfex
bergfex is Europe’s largest tourism platform in the Alps. bergfex offers simple solutions online and via apps for planning leisure time in the mountains. They provide information on regional highlights, winter and summer holidays, ski resorts, accommodation, events, hiking, mountain biking and more.
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announced 6/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Sberbank, will acquire 2GIS

synopsis: Sberbank, a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company, will acquire 2GIS, a leading Russian digital maps and city guides company. Sberbank and 2GIS will jointly develop the technological platform and products of the company, creating services that will simplify the daily lives of users and help entrepreneurs run their businesses.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company headquartered in Moscow. The company was known as "Sberbank of Russia" until 2015. Sberbank has operations in several European and post-Soviet countries. "
target: 2GIS
2GIS is a leading Russian digital maps and city guides company. The company's 3D maps provide a user-friendly search engine for detailed information on all city companies, as well as show the exact location of public transport stops with correspondent transport routes.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Orange S.A., acquired Bucharest City App

synopsis: Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has acquired Bucharest City App, mobile travel application that helps tourists to discover Bucharest. Bucharest City App provides a guide for great tourist spots and events. The app also provides recommendations from locals for restaurants, pubs, cafes, and clubs.
buyer: Orange S.A. (ENXTPA:ORA:$43,950.39)
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2018. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. "
target: Bucharest City App
Bucharest City App a mobile travel application that helps tourists to discover Bucharest. Bucharest City App provides a guide for great tourist spots and events. The app also provides recommendations from locals for restaurants, pubs, cafes, and clubs.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Oversee.net, acquired Crash City Guides

synopsis: Oversee.net, an internet company that owns and operates a portfolio of websites and mobile apps in travel, retail and consumer finance, announced that it had acquired Crash City Guides, a location-based attraction discovery app and website where you can find 1,000s of unique and curated tourist attraction.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. "
target: Crash City Guides
Crash is a location-based attraction discovery app and website where you can find 1,000s of unique and curated tourist attractions. Think of it as Yelp, meets Foursquare, meets Instagram (with a touch of Roadside America), all around photo-worthy tourist attractions.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Giftxoxo, acquired Actizone

synopsis: Bangalore-based Nreach Online Services Pvt Ltd, which runs online gifting platform Giftxoxo, has acquired Actizone, an online portal to discover extracurricular activities. Mumbai-based Actizone, run by PassionKart Services Pvt Ltd, caters to all age groups, from toddlers to adults, who can discover activities grouped under 12 broad categories.
buyer: Giftxoxo
Giftxoxo is a company focused on experiential gifting since its start in 2012. Giftxoxo’s unique Corporate Gifts make them the pioneer in the gifting industry. Giftxoxo specializes in Experiences gifts, Gift vouchers and the Rewards and Recognition Portal - XoxoEngage. "
target: Actizone
Actizone is an online search and discovery platform that lets users find the best extracurricular activities in their neighbourhood in a fast and convenient way. Actizone provides comprehensive information related to the professionals and activity centres, including photos, videos, and reviews.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Long Island Exchange merged with Long Island Media Inc.,

synopsis: LongIslandExchange.com and LongIsland.com, the two premiere online sources encompassing the unique experience that is Long Island, announced a powerhouse merger under the umbrella of Long Island Media Inc., amassing the largest collective grouping of websites ever based on and dedicated to Long Island.
buyer: Long Island Media Inc.
Long Island Media, Inc. owns and operates the largest privately held network of Long Island based web sites on the Internet. The company owns LongIsland.com, and has acquired most of Long Island's original web portals; websites specifically focused on Long Island New York. "
target parent: Searchen Networks
target: Long Island Exchange
LongIslandExchange.com is well recognized as the leading city guide for Long Island residents as well as visitors to the area. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Web

Searchen Networks, acquired LongIslandExchange.com

synopsis: Searchen Networks is pleased to announce its acquisition of online publication Long Island Exchange. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
buyer: Searchen Networks
Searchen Networks is a pioneer in search engine marketing. The SEARCHEN mission is, and has always been, to provide services poised at increasing a companies overall visibility on the Internet. "
target: LongIslandExchange.com
LongIslandExchange.com is well recognized as the leading city guide for Long Island residents as well as visitors to the area. The site offers credible, well edited, and monitored local information, news, free classifieds, and reporting making it the leading localized portal.
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closed 5/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Brownstoner Media, acquired QueensNYC.com

synopsis: Blankslate has sold QueensNYC blog to partner Brownstoner. Brownstoner is going to transition the site and rename it Brownstoner Queens. The site will take on Brownstoner’s voice and unique perspective on real estate. QueensNYC is a daily site about the happenings in New York City’s biggest borough, Queens.
buyer: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner is the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses. "
target parent: BlankSlate
target: QueensNYC.com
QueensNYC explores NYC’s largest borough. They delve in to the news, life, culture and geography of Queens, finding the places, food and cultural adventures that make Queens unique. Though the site is about Queens, they also focus on connections relevant to the rest of NYC and surrounding areas.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Optus, will acquire Eatability Pty Limited

synopsis: Optus buys Eatability Pty Limited, a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is the second largest telecommunication company in Australia. The company delivers communications, information technology, and entertainment services. "
target: Eatability Pty Limited
Eatability is a local guide designed to help consumers find out what's best in every town and city in Australia. They list all types of businesses to let them share their experiences with each other.
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closed 9/22/2011 via PR Newswire

TravelShark, acquired eat.shop guides

synopsis: TravelShark acquired eat.shop guides, an international publisher of independent, hyper-local travel guides for the world's top travel destinations. The acquisition gives TravelShark eat.shop's visually powerful, curated content related to thousands of unique and "unexpected" dining and shopping venues in 30 cities around the world.
buyer: TravelShark
TravelShark is the world's largest online travel network, with thousands of location-based travel websites for destinations around the globe. TravelShark connects global travelers with hyper-local travel solutions and memorable trips. "
target: eat.shop guides
Founded in Portland, Oregon, by Parsons School of Design graduate Kaie Wellman in 2003, eat.shop guides is the leading publisher of stylish city guides that feature an eclectic mix of unique and authentic local businesses.
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announced 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

MGG Investment Group, will acquire VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Holdings, a diversified global technology company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Vegas.com to MGG Holdings LLC. Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas.
buyer: MGG Investment Group
MGG Investment Group is a private direct lender focused on the lower-middle market. They excel at investments that require distinct underwriting expertise. The MGG team has built a strong record of trust with key industry players and companies, enabling them to develop a unique sourcing network. "
target parent: Remark Media, Inc.
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas. In addition, they serve up the best deals on hotels, air + hotel packages, shows, tours, attractions, dining and nightlife.
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closed 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Remark Media, Inc., acquired VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Media, Inc, a global digital media company, signed a Unit Purchase Agreement with Vegas.com and the equity owners of Vegas.com to acquire Vegas.com, the premiere online travel booking site for the Las Vegas market. The terms of the deal provided for a closing date to occur not later than September 25, 2015.
buyer: Remark Media, Inc. (MARK:$75.39)
Remark Media, Inc. is a global digital media company focusing on the 18-year-old to 34-year-old. The company's primary operations consist of owning and operating digital media properties. "
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can invite their clients to Las Vegas, not just tell them to go there. They live in Vegas. They work here, play here and party here, and they know this city cold.
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announced 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

MGG Investment Group, will acquire VEGAS.com

synopsis: Remark Holdings, a diversified global technology company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Vegas.com to MGG Holdings LLC. Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas.
buyer: MGG Investment Group
MGG Investment Group is a private direct lender focused on the lower-middle market. They excel at investments that require distinct underwriting expertise. The MGG team has built a strong record of trust with key industry players and companies, enabling them to develop a unique sourcing network. "
target parent: Remark Media, Inc.
target: VEGAS.com
Vegas.com is the only online travel agency in the world that can give customers all the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes info they need, to know what's happening in Vegas. In addition, they serve up the best deals on hotels, air + hotel packages, shows, tours, attractions, dining and nightlife.
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closed 10/26/2022 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, purchased myPay Solutions from Thomson Reuters

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, a leading global software provider of accountancy solutions, announced it has acquired Thomson Reuters myPay Solutions, a trusted online payroll processing service designed to empower CPAs.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is a leading global provider of mission critical software and services and one of UK’s largest privately held software companies. IRIS provides finance, productivity, engagement, HR, and payroll software solutions and services for accountancy firms, businesses, and educational organisations. "
seller: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$6,348.00)
myPay Solutions provides comprehensive outsourced payroll and associated banking and tax services via CPA firms to small and medium-sized businesses across all 50 states in the United States.
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closed 2/2/2022 via BusinessWire

Amount, Inc., acquired Linear Financial Technologies

synopsis: Amount, a banking technology provider offering account opening, loan origination and BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) financing solutions, announced the acquisition of Linear Financial Technologies the premier SMB loan and account origination platform. Linear’s platform simplifies the borrowing and account opening experience for small business owners.
buyer: Amount, Inc.
Amount helps financial institutions make banking simpler, safer and more convenient with a full suite of end-to-end omnichannel consumer, small business and BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) solutions. Amount’s fully integrated and flexible platform is underpinned by enterprise bank-grade infrastructure. "
target parent: Garrison Investment Group
target: Linear Financial Technologies
Linear Financial Technologies is the leading digital account origination and insights platform serving the business banking and adjacent markets. Linear simplifies the borrowing and account opening experience for customers and streamlines loan and deposit origination workflows.
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announced 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Rapyd, will acquire Neat Ltd.

synopsis: Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-Service company has agreed to acquire Hong Kong-based Neat, a cross-border trade enabling platform for SMBs and startups.  Neat provides full company incorporation, business accounts, global payment collection and disbursements, as well as credit card-based capital expansion services.
buyer: Rapyd
Rapyd is the fast and easy way to accept payment methods worldwide. The Rapyd API helps users instantly connect their business to 900+ locally preferred payment methods in 100+ countries. Rapyd helps businesses create great local commerce experiences anywhere. "
target: Neat Ltd.
Hong Kong-based Neat is a cross-border trade enabling platform for SMBs and startups. Neat provides full company incorporation, business accounts, global payment collection and disbursements, as well as credit card-based capital expansion services.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Credisfera

synopsis: Locaweb, a company that offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil, has acquired Credisfera, a fintech that offers credit solutions for SMEs in Brazil. They build alternatives for borrowers by offering loans online and advice on borrowing.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$158.38)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Credisfera
Credisfera is a fintech that offers credit solutions for SMEs in Brazil. They build alternatives for borrowers by offering loans online and advice on borrowing.
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closed 10/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Enova, acquired OnDeck

synopsis: Enova International, a leading financial technology and analytics company offering consumer and small business loans and financing, has acquired OnDeck Capital, Inc., a leader in online lending for small businesses. The acquisition creates a company with significant scale and diverse product offerings in consumer and small business market segments.
buyer: Enova (ENVA:$597.50)
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. "
target: OnDeck
OnDeck is the proven leader in transparent and responsible online lending to small business. The company pioneered the use of data analytics and digital technology to make real-time lending decisions and deliver capital rapidly to small businesses online.
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announced 8/17/2020 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Kabbage

synopsis: American Express, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of Kabbage, a leading financial technology company providing cash flow management solutions to small businesses in the U.S.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: Kabbage
Kabbage has innovated a data and technology platform to provide small businesses with automated cash flow solutions. Kabbage analyzes small businesses’ real-time data, such as online sales and banking information to understand performance and provide fully-automated funding decisions.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cashflow Finance Australia, will acquire Skippr

synopsis: CML Group has announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Skippr Invoice Finance, a company that helps Australian small businesses grow by releasing cash from outstanding customer invoices.
buyer: Cashflow Finance Australia (ASX:CGR:$33.95)
Cashflow Finance, a comprehensive provider of financial solutions for small and medium sized businesses, is a subsidiary of CML Group Limited, an Australia-based company, which provides financial management and payroll services. "
target: Skippr
Skippr Invoice Finance helps Australian small businesses grow by releasing cash from outstanding customer invoices. Their easy-to-use platform and powerful integrations with Xero, Quickbooks and MYOB make invoice finance easier and more accessible than ever before.
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closed 6/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Greensill Capital, acquired Omni Latam

synopsis: Greensill, a UK-based supplier of alternative supply chain finance, is targeting the Latin American market following the acquisition of Colombian Omni, a financial services platform for SMEs in Latin America. They offer working capital loans for SMEs that, despite having healthy finances, are not subject to credit in traditional alternatives.
buyer: Greensill Capital
Headquartered in the UK, Greensill is the market-leading provider of working capital finance for companies globally. They provide Supply Chain Finance to customers across the world and works with a host of banks and institutional investors to provide solid funding streams to underpin the process. "
target: Omni Latam
Omni is a financial services platform (fintech) for small and medium-sized companies in Latin America. They offer working capital loans for SMEs that, despite having healthy finances, are not subject to credit in traditional alternatives.
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IMAN Capital Partners, will acquire Crealsa

synopsis: IMAN Capital Partners, a UK-based private capital firm, will acquire a majority stake in Crealsa Investments, a Spanish fintech platform that offers alternative financing services. Crealsa's web-based origination and underwriting platform provides solutions for the financing of invoices and promissory notes to SMEs.
buyer: IMAN Capital Partners
IMAN Capital Partners is a private capital firm focusing on special-situation or tactical private investments across Europe and other countries. IMAN Capital is focused on value investing where underlying asset value and/or expandable cash flow generation offer attractive returns over the long-term."
target: Crealsa
Crealsa is a Spanish fintech platform that offers alternative financing services. Crealsa's web-based origination and underwriting platform provides solutions for the financing of invoices and promissory notes to SMEs with around EUR270 million of discounted volume across 50,000 transactions.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

PragmaGO, acquired Brutto sp. z o.o.

synopsis: PragmaGo announced the acquisition of a majority fintech Brutto. Brutto specializes in providing financing to clients for accounting platforms online. Brutto.pl is a fin-tech company that helps small business owners overcome occasional short-term cash flow gaps by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices.
buyer: PragmaGO (WSE:PRF:$7.05)
PragmaGO ® is a simple and convenient way of financing companies online. They finance the smallest business in Poland, including sole proprietorships, micro, small and medium enterprises. "
target: Brutto sp. z o.o.
Brutto specializes in providing financing to clients for accounting platforms online. Brutto.pl is a fin-tech company that helps small business owners overcome occasional short-term cash flow gaps by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices.
price ($mm)
$0.41*
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closed 12/18/2019 via finextra.com

iBanFirst, acquired Forexfix

synopsis: iBanFirst, a global financial services provider, has acquired Forexfix, an online foreign-exchange platform in Germany. Forexfix provides easy, fast, and transparent international money transfers for small and medium-sized businesses. Their platform offers the most competitive rates for immediate and future foreign currency transfers.
buyer: iBanFirst
iBanFirst is a global financial services provider. iBanFirst offers an online platform that combines a full range of financial products and services with a modern and robust core banking infrastructure. Their platform enables businesses to simplify the management of all currency accounts. "
target: Forexfix
Forexfix is an online foreign-exchange platform in Germany. Forexfix provides easy, fast, and transparent international money transfers for small and medium-sized businesses. Their platform offers the most competitive rates for immediate and future foreign currency transfers.
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announced 7/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Yirendai, will acquire DaoKouDai Technology Ltd

synopsis: Yirendai, a Chinese financial technology company connecting investors and individual borrowers, will acquire DaoKouDai Technology Ltd., a leading supply chain financing platform and internet finance technology company based in Beijing.
buyer: Yirendai (YRD:$546.06)
Yirendai Ltd. is a Chinese fintech company connecting investors and individual borrowers. Yirendai provides an effective solution to address the underserved investor and individual borrower demand in China through online and offline channels to efficiently match borrowers with investors. "
target: DaoKouDai Technology Ltd
DaoKouDai Technology Ltd is an internet finance technology company in China. Daokou Credit Strategy innovates financial technology and serves small and medium-sized enterprises. Daokou Loan developed a business model of Social Network + Supply Chain Finance through innovative financial technology.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEPOBank, will acquire PrestaCap

synopsis: DEPOBank, a market leader in securities services and bank payment services, will be acquiring PrestaCap, a digital loan platform active in Italy and Germany that offers short and long-term financing solutions for SMEs.
buyer: DEPOBank
DEPOBank is a market leader in securities services and bank payment services with a history of quality, excellence, and innovation. They work to simplify the operations of banks, financial institutions, SGRs, Pension funds, and more. "
target: PrestaCap
PrestaCap is an online platform with an innovative approach to provide small businesses with access to credit in a faster and more convenient way than traditional banks. Requests for credit are matched with capital from international investors allowing PrestaCap to provide loans in just three days.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

LEND, will acquire Lendico Switzerland AG

synopsis: LEND, a crowdlending platform that matches investors with borrowers, will be acquiring Lendico, a provider of a modern alternative to traditional bank financing and offers private and institutional investors access to a new asset class. Lendico bring borrowers and investors together, making them the digital alternative to the credit bank.
buyer: LEND
Based in Switzerland, LEND is a crowdlending platform that matches investors with borrowers. Investors earn substantial returns and borrowers benefit from low interest rates from person to person without a bank in the middle. "
target parent: PostFinance Ltd
target: Lendico Switzerland AG
Based in Switzerland, Lendico Switzerland AG provides SMEs with a modern alternative to traditional bank financing and offers private and institutional investors access to a new asset class. They bring borrowers and investors together, making them the digital alternative to the credit bank.
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announced 4/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ConnectOne Bank, will acquire BoeFly, LLC

synopsis: ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc., parent company of ConnectOne Bank, has entered into an Asset Purchase and Assumption Agreement with BoeFly, a privately held company, whose online business lending marketplace and suite of technology products specializes in connecting franchisors, small business owners, lenders and professional loan brokers across the US.
buyer: ConnectOne Bank (CNOB:$141.85)
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiary, ConnectOne Bank offers a full suite of both commercial and consumer banking and lending products and services through its 29 banking offices located in New York and New Jersey. "
target: BoeFly, LLC
BoeFly helps prospective and existing small business owners secure fast, efficient and competitive financing through its online matching platform, which connects borrowers with lenders from among its more than 5,000 participating banks and specialty finance companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Wave Financials Inc., acquired Every Inc.

synopsis: Wave Financial, delivering innovative financial services and software has announced it has acquired Every. Every is a fintech company that develops and markets application that manages banking function for micro businesses. The application helps users open bank accounts and allow users to pay bills and transfer money.
buyer: Wave Financials Inc.
Wave Financial delivers innovative financial services and award-winning free software to small businesses around the world. Their suite of products include accounting, invoicing, payroll, payments and receipts. They also offer accounting coaching and bookkeeping services. "
target: Every Inc.
Every is a Toronto-based fintech company that develops and markets application that manages banking function for micro business. The application helps users in opening bank accounts and allows users to pay bills and transfer money through the applications dashboard.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

CMFG Ventures, acquired Mirador

synopsis: CUNA Mutual Group announced the acquisition of Portland, OR-based Mirador, a financial technology startup company that delivers a seamless experience for borrowers and lenders through a completely digital small business lending platform. CUNA initially became a minority investor in Mirador through its venture capital entity, CMFG Ventures in 2017.
buyer parent: CUNA Mutual Group
buyer: CMFG Ventures
CMFG Ventures, LLC is the venture capital entity within CUNA Mutual Group that invests in strategic, early-stage fintech and insurtech companies. Their investment strategy focuses on financial technology, data analytics, financial education and protection, and digital channels. "
target: Mirador
Mirador’s leading digital lending platform powers a new type of relationship between small businesses and lenders, enabling banks to profitably decision loans within 24 hours or less. The Mirador Network is a digital lending marketplace connecting small business organizations with lending options.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Capital Match merged with SESAMi,

synopsis: SESAMi, an e-procurement platform in Singapore, has announced an equity merger with Capital Match. Capital Match is a peer-to-peer lending platform providing small and medium enterprises with affordable working capital from professional investors.
buyer: SESAMi
SESAMi was founded in 1999 by a consortium of large corporates to develop e-sourcing and e-procurement services. SESAMi provides the tools and the platform where businesses of all sizes come together to manage their buying and selling processes online. "
target: Capital Match
Capital Match is a peer-to-peer lending platform, but over the years it has evolved to primarily focus on invoice financing services. Since its inception, the company has facilitated more than $100M in financing from retail, accredited and institutional investors to SMEs in Singapore and Hong Kong.
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announced 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

BoeFly, LLC will be merged with First Colorado National Bank,

synopsis: First Colorado National Bank, headquartered in Paonia, announced it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger and reorganization with BoeFly, LLC, a non-bank financial technology firm that operates an online platform that connects small business lenders and borrowers.
buyer: First Colorado National Bank
First Colorado National Bank, founded in 1903, offers a full range of banking services for businesses, individuals, and professionals. As a locally owned institution, they can be more flexible in creating solutions for customers. "
target: BoeFly, LLC
BoeFly helps prospective and existing small business owners secure fast, efficient and competitive financing through its online matching platform, which connects borrowers with lenders from among its more than 5,000 participating banks and specialty finance companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Tikehau Capital, acquired Credit.fr

synopsis: Tikehau Capital announced it has completed the acquisition of Credit.fr, the French specialist in crowdlending for small businesses financing. Credit.fr is renowned for the quality of its solutions, its scoring system and its user-friendly website.
buyer: Tikehau Capital (ENXTPA:TKO:$14.87)
Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group which manages approximately €10bn of assets, with shareholders’ equity of €1.5bn. The group invests in various asset classes (private debt, real-estate, private equity and liquid strategies). "
target: Credit.fr
Credit.fr enables retail clients to lend directly to rigorously-selected smaller businesses and SMEs under advantageous conditions for the borrowing companies and paying an attractive yield to lenders. Credit.fr is renowned for its scoring system and its user-friendly website.
price ($mm)
$13
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year
2007
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Ticker: AIM:TMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Out Group Ltd.
Time Out Group Ltd.
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year
2016
rev ($mm)
$47.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
390
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Sharecare, Inc.
Sharecare, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$331.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.24
EBIT ($mm)
($7.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2386
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Scinex Corporation
Scinex Corporation
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year
2016
rev ($mm)
$119.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.44
EBIT ($mm)
$6.68
Net Income ($mm)
$3.60
Employees
761
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Multimedia Platforms Inc.
Multimedia Platforms Inc.
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year
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$0.76
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: YELP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yelp
Yelp
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$787.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.69
EBIT ($mm)
$15.69
Net Income ($mm)
$13.14
Employees
4256
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Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Ltd
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$395.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.71
Employees
24886
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Ticker: ASX:YBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road is a wealth management company with one goal – to give Australian families and small businesses access to quality financial advice.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$168.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.06
EBIT ($mm)
$6.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:CGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cashflow Finance Australia
Cashflow Finance Australia
Cashflow Finance, a comprehensive provider of financial solutions for small and medium sized businesses, is a subsidiary of CML Group Limited, an Australia-based company, which provides financial management and payroll services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.32
EBIT ($mm)
$13.39
Net Income ($mm)
$4.23
Employees
44
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Ticker: WSE:PRF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PragmaGO
PragmaGO
PragmaGO ® is a simple and convenient way of financing companies online. They finance the smallest business in Poland, including sole proprietorships, micro, small and medium enterprises.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.79
Net Income ($mm)
$1.35
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:538772
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Niyogin Fintech Ltd.
Niyogin Fintech Ltd.
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: BIT:CFM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CrowdFundMe S.p.A.
CrowdFundMe S.p.A.
CrowdFundMe is the pioneering equity crowdfunding portal in Italy, leader in terms of number of investors and successfully closed campaigns. CrowdFundMe is a portal authorized and regulated by CONSOB, with which startups and SMEs raise capital online.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$1.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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