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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, acquired Taralite

synopsis: Indonesian e-wallet Ovo is speeding up its push into online lending by acquiring local Indonesian P2P lending startup Taralite, one of the first fintech startups in the country.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system with a twist of magic. Aside from making sure financial transactions become as simple, instant and secure as they can be, everytime users pay with OVO they’ll get plenty of happiness back. "
target: Taralite
Taralite is an Indonesian P2P lending startup and one of the first fintech startups in the country. Taralite was founded in 2015 under the name Wedlite as a fintech platform to provide loans for personal use.
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announced 8/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Metro Bank plc, will acquire RateSetter

synopsis: UK-based Metro Bank PLC has agreed to acquire RateSetter. Headquartered in London, RateSetter is the UK's most popular peer-to-peer lender with over 750,000 people having invested or borrowed through the platform. Metro Bank will operate RateSetter as an independent platform and originate loans under both the RateSetter and Metro Bank brands.
buyer: Metro Bank plc (LSE:MTRO:$526.82)
UK-based Metro Bank offers retail, business, commercial, and private banking services. Whether it's through its network of stores, on the phone, or online through its internet banking or award-winning mobile app, Metro Bank prides itself on giving customers a real choice. "
target: RateSetter
RateSetter is the UK's leading peer-to-peer lender, with over 750,000 people having invested or borrowed through the platform. RateSetter opens the asset class of loans to everyone and gives ordinary investors access to investment choices that were previously only available to the banks.
price ($mm)
$1.90
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$25
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closed 12/14/2017 via PE Hub

Goldman Sachs & Co., acquired Financeit Canada Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based point-of-sale financing provider Financeit Canada Inc has closed a recapitalization round with the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs. The undisclosed deal gives Goldman Sachs, a Financeit shareholder since 2015, a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$37,162.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. "
target: Financeit Canada Inc.
Financeit is a market leading point-of-sale financing provider servicing the home improvement, vehicle and retail industries. Financeit’s innovative cloud-based technology makes it easy for merchants to increase close rates and transaction sizes with affordable monthly or bi-weekly payment plans.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

SFC Co.,Ltd., will acquire Villy Inc.

synopsis: South Korea’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service startup Villy was acquired by Kosdaq-listed solar backsheet manufacturer SFC Co. Founded in April 2015, Villy boasts 80.5 billion won worth cumulative loan, 36,000 cases of investment and 5,460 investors. Villy will be a subsidiary of SFC with its 100 percent stake owned by the latter.
buyer: SFC Co.,Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A112240:$38.12)
SFC, established in 1991, supplies its photovoltaic backsheets to large PV module producers not only in Korea but also in China, India and the U.S. "
target: Villy Inc.
Villy is South Korea’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service startup. Founded in April 2015, Villy boasts 80.5 billion won worth cumulative loan, 36,000 cases of investment and 5,460 investors, 55.4 percent of whom are people in their 20s to 30s. Its reinvestment rate reaches 74.7 percent.
price ($mm)
$9.90
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
7.1x
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closed 2/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

SlicePay, acquired Trustio Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Micro-lending startup SlicePay has acquired Delhi-based P2P lending platform Trustio in an all equity deal. Launched in 2016, Trustio is an invite-only platform for alumni of premier colleges to avail short-term credit from their fellow alumni.
buyer: SlicePay
Founded in 2015, SlicePay operates on a buy now, pay later model through which students can purchase products on credit without collateral. Repayments can be made on a monthly basis. It has partnered with the likes of Amazon, Paytm and Myntra. "
target: Trustio Technologies Private Limited
Trustio is a New Delhi based P2P lending company giving alumni-backed loans to students and recent graduates. Trustio allows alumni of a select number of colleges access to short-term credit sourced from their colleagues.
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closed 11/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

TrustBuddy International AB, acquired Geldvoorelkaar.nl

synopsis: Swedish lending startup Trustbuddy has announced the acquisition of Dutch peer Geldvoorelkaar. Geldvoorelkaar is the first P2P lending platform with a credit licence issued by the Dutch Financial Authority (AFM). Geldvoorelkaar offers a professional and established alternative source of financing for SMEs.
buyer: TrustBuddy International AB (OM:TBDY:$0.00)
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. "
target: Geldvoorelkaar.nl
Geldvoorelkaar is the first P2P lending platform with a credit licence issued by the Dutch Financial Authority (AFM). Geldvoorelkaar offers a professional and established alternative source of financing for SMEs.
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$13
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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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announced 10/18/2017 via Reuters

New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited, will acquire Niiwoo Financial

synopsis: New Silkroad Culturaltainment, an investment holding company based in Hong Kong, is to acquire entire equity interest in Shenzhen Niiwoo Financial Information Services, a company that develops a mobile application for peer-to-peer (P2P) online financial operation in Shenzhen City, China.
buyer: New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited (SEHK:472:$37.16)
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited is an investment holding company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The businesses of its subsidiaries cover various industry sectors, including: real estate development and property management; cultural tourism and gaming; and more. "
target: Niiwoo Financial
Shenzhen Niiwoo Financial Information Services Co., Ltd. develops a mobile application for peer-to-peer (P2P) online financial operation in Shenzhen City, China. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in China.
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$181
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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.
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closed 1/17/2019 via finextra.com

Paylate, acquired AmmoPay

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

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

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

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

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

Lendingkart, acquired KountMoney

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

Finstar Financial Group, acquired Prestamos Prima Group

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

Dollar Financial Corp, acquired Risicum Oyj

synopsis: Dollar Financial Corp, a leading international diversified financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers for over 30 years, announced the acquisition of Risicum Oyj, the leading provider of internet loans in Finland. Risicum provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
buyer: Dollar Financial Corp (DLLR:$788.40)
Dollar Financial Corp is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners. Through its retail storefront locations as well as by other means, it provides a range of consumer financial products and services."
target: Risicum Oyj
Risicum Oyj is the leading provider of internet loans in Finland with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. Risicum, which was established in 2005, provides loans predominantly in Finland through both internet and mobile phone technology.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$19
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$9
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2.5x
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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.
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$35
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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 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired intelliMortgage Inc.

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform for insurance and financial services, has acquired intelliMortgage Inc., a Canadian digital mortgage broker. intelliMortgage objectively compares every major lender and helps customers pick the best rate and the best contract terms.
buyer: Kanetix Ltd.
Kanetix Ltd. is Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform for insurance and financial services. With over 8 million users visiting their five consumer-facing brands yearly, the company works directly with the country's top insurers, financial institutions and brokers. "
target: intelliMortgage Inc.
intelliMortgage is an online discount mortgage broker serving independent, financially savvy homeowners across Canada. intelliMortgage objectively compares every major lender and helps customers pick the best rate and the best contract terms.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

HomeLight, acquired Eave

synopsis: HomeLight, an online real estate platform that uses data and technology to connect home sellers with buyers and real estate agents, has acquired Eave, a digital mortgage lender. Eave offers simple, transparent home loans that enable creditworthy buyers to be treated like cash buyers.
buyer: HomeLight
HomeLight is an online real estate platform that uses data and technology to connect home sellers with buyers and real estate agents. HomeLight helps home sellers determine which agent or cash buyer will get them the most money for their home. "
target: Eave
Eave is a digital mortgage lender. Eave offers simple, transparent home loans that enable creditworthy buyers to be treated like cash buyers. They offer some of the lowest rates in the industry and tailor the loan to fit their client's financial situation.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, acquired Taralite

synopsis: Indonesian e-wallet Ovo is speeding up its push into online lending by acquiring local Indonesian P2P lending startup Taralite, one of the first fintech startups in the country.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system with a twist of magic. Aside from making sure financial transactions become as simple, instant and secure as they can be, everytime users pay with OVO they’ll get plenty of happiness back. "
target: Taralite
Taralite is an Indonesian P2P lending startup and one of the first fintech startups in the country. Taralite was founded in 2015 under the name Wedlite as a fintech platform to provide loans for personal use.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, will acquire Bareksa

synopsis: OVO, a mobile app payment system in Indonesia, will acquire Bareksa, an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system in Indonesia. OVO makes financial transactions simple, instant and secure. OVO is accepted in more than 300 cities from merchants in various categories, including F&B, Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Transportation, Travel and many more. "
target: Bareksa
Bareksa is an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, acquired Taralite

synopsis: Indonesian e-wallet Ovo is speeding up its push into online lending by acquiring local Indonesian P2P lending startup Taralite, one of the first fintech startups in the country.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system with a twist of magic. Aside from making sure financial transactions become as simple, instant and secure as they can be, everytime users pay with OVO they’ll get plenty of happiness back. "
target: Taralite
Taralite is an Indonesian P2P lending startup and one of the first fintech startups in the country. Taralite was founded in 2015 under the name Wedlite as a fintech platform to provide loans for personal use.
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announced 6/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cann-Is Capital Corp., will acquire Uptempo, Inc.

synopsis: Cann-Is Capital Corp. will acquire Uptempo Inc., a Canadian Fintech platform with consumers in over 45 states in the US. Uptempo's technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
buyer: Cann-Is Capital Corp. (TSXV:NIS.P:$0.00)
Canda-based Cann-Is Capital Corp. is a Capital Pool Company (“CPC”). It has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than a minimum amount of cash. "
target: Uptempo, Inc.
Uptempo is a leading Canadian Fintech platform. The company’s proprietary technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

epay, acquired Lendstar

synopsis: Epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., and global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions, has acquired Lendstar. The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app.
buyer parent: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: epay
epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., is a global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions – enabling service providers to maximize the sales of their products and services. "
target: Lendstar
The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app. With the app, users can send, share and borrow money and connect their checking account directly to the app for easy, fast and secure money transfer to friends and family.
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closed 10/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TNG FinTech Group, acquired WalletKu

synopsis: TNG FinTech Group, a leading provider of financial services in Asia, has acquired WalletKu, a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more.
buyer: TNG FinTech Group
TNG is the operator of TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet which revolutionizes the way consumers shop, pay and transfer money through its comprehensive suite of FinTech services. "
target: WalletKu
WalletKu is a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more. WalletKu provides an easy to use interface and secure transactions.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
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announced 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Social Play USA, Inc., will acquire Spot and Pay Inc.

synopsis: Social Play USA, Inc., a business to business solutions provider for online companies, is to acquire Spot and Pay Inc., a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses.
buyer: Social Play USA, Inc. (OTCPK:SPLY:$0.00)
Social Play USA is a business to business solutions provider for online companies; providing marketing, monetization, and support services for companies in the mobile applications marketplace. "
target: Spot and Pay Inc.
Spot and Pay Inc is a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses; i.e. individual consumer products, specific services or group of services offered to the general public, B2B product and service offerings and more.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

UTC Investment, acquired VNPT EPay

synopsis: Vietnamese mobile content provider VMG Media, has sold its entire stake of 62.25 per cent in VNPT EPay to UTC Investment, a venture capital firm in South Korea. VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS and more.
buyer: UTC Investment
UTC Investment Co., Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts and investments in start-ups. It also engages in corporate restructurings. The firm seeks to invest in information service, petro-chemistry, and energy sectors. "
target parent: VMG Media JSC
target: VNPT EPay
VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS or bank for online games, online services on the Internet or mobile platforms.
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announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
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closed 7/29/2014 via Market Wire

Ciao Group Inc., acquired EverMobile

synopsis: Ciao Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Evermobile ST, Ltda., a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world. The Evermobile organization, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will become a new business unit of Ciao Technology, Ltda. also based in Sao Paulo.
buyer: Ciao Group Inc.
Ciao Group Inc. is an innovative communications company which serves a wide range of markets. Ciao delivers new and innovative software solutions that overcome legacy application limitations and deliver increased productivity and cost effectiveness. "
target: EverMobile
Evermobile ST, Ltda. is a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
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closed 12/20/2013 via Company Press Release

BNP Paribas, FEXCO, acquired FLASHiZ

synopsis: FEXCO announces that it has completed the acquisition of mobile payments and loyalty start-up, FLASHiZ, in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finance. FLASHiZ is a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
buyer: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
buyer: FEXCO
FEXCO is a privately owned company based in Ireland, and a global provider of Merchant, Business and Consumer Services including Money Transfer. Being a partner focused organisation with a strong entrepreneurial spirit has enabled them to be a market leader in their specialised solutions. "
target: FLASHiZ
FLASHiZ is one of the first mobile payment solutions in Europe using both NFC and QR codes. It’s a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 4/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Two Way Ltd, will acquire iSentric Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Two Way Ltd. has signed binding agreements to acquire all of the issued capital in iSentric Sdn Bhd (iSentric), a successful and profitable mobile services business in South East Asia.
buyer: Two Way Ltd
Two Way creates, develops and builds advanced interactive media and gambling applications for mobile, internet, TV and IPTV platforms. "
target: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Sdn Bhd. provides a software-based mobility platform that enables businesses to extend their applications and information to any wireless device. It offers Mobile Banking, Mobile Microfinancing, Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Video Portal solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.60
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closed 8/16/2012 via New York Times

Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC, acquired Venmo Inc.

synopsis: Braintree, a payments company that supplies technology to process credit card transactions on a mobile phone, has purchased Venmo, a start-up that lets people send and receive money from their friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web.
buyer: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage. "
target: Venmo Inc.
Venmo is a social payment app and service that makes it fun to pay friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web. Users can leave notes and comments, push their payments to Venmo’s social network and/or to Twitter, foursquare and Facebook.
price ($mm)
$26
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cancelled 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Alanco Technologies, Inc., cancelled merger with YuuZoo Corporation

synopsis: Alanco Technologies, Inc. disclosed mutual termination of its June 29, 2011 agreement to merge with mobile internet provider YuuZoo Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems.
buyer: Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN:$0.00)
Following the sale of Alanco’s StarTrak Systems, LLC subsidiary in May 2011, the NASDAQ Staff determined that Alanco “no longer has any operating business.” Alanco will request continued listing on NASDAQ pending completion of its merger with the YuuZoo Corporation. "
target: YuuZoo Corporation
YuuZoo Corporation is a global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems. It has developed a service offering where mobile content and services, payments, and technology platforms combine to leverage off the the growth in demand for mobile media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Walleto

synopsis: Google has acquired Zetawire/Walleto, a Toronto-based start-up that has been working on technology that turns a cellphone into a virtual wallet.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Walleto
Zetawire Inc. provides mobile payment solutions for credit card payments. The company offers mobile banking, advertising, identity management, credit card and mobile coupon transaction processing. The company also occasionally goes by the name Walleto.
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announced 6/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Binance, will acquire Swipe.io

synopsis: Binance, the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange, is to acquire a majority stake in crypto startup Swipe.io, a multi-asset digital wallet and Visa debit card platform designed to let users buy, sell and spend their cryptocurrencies.
buyer: Binance
Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption with 25+ products, projects, and initiatives including Binance Exchange. "
target: Swipe.io
Swipe is a multi-asset digital wallet and Visa debit card platform designed to let users buy, sell and spend their cryptocurrencies. Swipe is headquartered in the Philippines with operations in the United Kingdom and Estonia which services European users.
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announced 2/25/2020 via Company Press Release

WLS Holdings Limited, will acquire CSPay Limited

synopsis: Hong Kong-based WLS Holdings Limited will acquire CSPay Limited. Incorporated in Hong Kong, CSPay operates as an electronic payment service provider through a third-party payment platform that functions as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway. CSPay is available in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
buyer: WLS Holdings Limited (SEHK:8021:$20.09)
WLS Holdings Limited is an investment holding company that engages in the provision of scaffolding, fitting out, and management contract services in Hong Kong. Through its subsidiaries, the company offers various services for construction, maintenance, repairs, and renovation. "
target: CSPay Limited
CSPay is a Hong Kong-based company that operates in the business of electronic payments. The company empowers users to pay with their cryptocurrencies through its all-in-one mobile app platform that serves as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway.
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