Like vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd

closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Acko, acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Mumbai-headquartered Acko, an insurance technology platform, has acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd, an online car selling startup also headquartered in Mumbai, to get deeper into strengthening its auto insurance offerings.
buyer: Acko
Acko is an insurance technology platform that has built its business on two fronts. First, a direct to consumer offering sells automotive (car and two-wheeler) insurance for consumers. Second, it works with third parties to provide microinsurance products around other companies’ services. "
target: vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd
vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd is an online car selling startup based in Mumbai, India. It provides car buyers a platform through an algorithm-based recommendation system, and dealer negotiations. Besides that it takes care of financing, insurance and other related paperwork after the deal is finalized.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire NettiX Oy

synopsis: The Otava Group has entered into an agreement with Alma Media Corporation to sell Nettix Oy. Nettix Oy's business comprises Finland's leading engine marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, and they reach 2.5 million Finns every week. 
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target parent: Otava Oy
target: NettiX Oy
Nettix Oy’s business consists of Finland’s leading motor vehicle marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, reaching an audience of 2.5 million Finns every week. They are Finland’s largest marketplaces for motor vehicles and mobility services.
price ($mm)
$206
rev ($mm)
$27
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$14
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15.2x
closed 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Digital Air Strike, acquired BestRide.com

synopsis: Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, has acquired BestRide.com, an automotive marketplace that allows consumers to search for millions of new and used cars online from car dealers across the United States. Digital Air Strike will continue to enhance the site’s capabilities through its own technology solutions.
buyer: Digital Air Strike
Digital Air Strike is a leading social media, intelligent lead response, and consumer engagement technology company. Digital Air Strike deploys industry specific mobile apps, software, intelligent messaging, and managed service platforms to monitor, engage, improve, and manage consumer interactions."
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: BestRide.com
BestRide.com is an innovative automotive marketplace that allows consumers to search for millions of new and used cars online from car dealers across the United States. BestRide.com has one of the largest inventories on the web with over 2.5 million new and used vehicles to choose from.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

SuperBid, acquired AutoArremate S/A

synopsis: Grupo Superbid, an online auction company, announced the acquisition of Auto Arremate, a startup specialized in B2B and C2B transactions in the automotive segment, which operates between independent and multi-brand dealers, distribution networks, car rental companies and fleet owners. 
buyer: SuperBid
For more than 20 years in the market, the Superbid Group has companies that offer technology services and intermediation of capital and consumer goods. The Brazil-based Superbid Marketplace is a digital environment for buying and selling transactions which offers a secure and transparent platform. "
target: AutoArremate S/A
Based in Brazil, Auto Arremate is a startup specialized in B2B and C2B transactions in the automotive segment, which operates between independent and multi-brand dealers, distribution networks, car rental companies and fleet owners.
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$0.92
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spinny, acquired Truebil

synopsis: Pre-owned cars platform Spinny has acquired smaller rival Truebil. Truebil was founded in 2015 by former Housing.com employees Suraj Kalwani, Ravi Chirania, Shubh Bansal, Rakesh Raman and Shanu Vivek, along with former Fab.com executive Ritesh Pandey and former Rio Tinto official Himanshu Singhal.
buyer: Spinny
Spinny is a dedicated online marketplace for used cars. They are a team of 50+ members who share the vision of establishing transparency and honesty in the pre-owned car market. Each car has to go through a gruelling 200-Points Spinny Inspection process before it gets listed on Spinny. "
target: Truebil
Truebil is a pre-owned cars platform based in India. Truebil was founded in 2015 by former Housing.com employees Suraj Kalwani, Ravi Chirania, Shubh Bansal, Rakesh Raman and Shanu Vivek, along with former Fab.com executive Ritesh Pandey and former Rio Tinto official Himanshu Singhal.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Shriram Automall India Limited, acquired BlueJack

synopsis: Shriram Automall India Limited, an omnichannel auction platform for used cars in India, has acquired BlueJack, an online car selling portal in India. BlueJack provides their clients with immediate payment and takes care of the difficulties of finding a car buyer, RC transfer and loan foreclosure.
buyer parent: CarTrade.com
buyer: Shriram Automall India Limited
Shriram Automall is an omnichannel auction platform for used cars in India. The company conducts over 3,000 bidding events every month through its offline and online platforms. Shriram Automall offers pre-owned commercial vehicles, construction equipment, tractors, two wheelers and more. "
target: BlueJack
BlueJack is an online car selling portal in India. BlueJack enables people to easily and quickly sell their car from the comfort of their home. BlueJack provides their clients with immediate payment and takes care of the difficulties of finding a car buyer, RC transfer and loan foreclosure.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Insurance Australia Group, acquired Carbar

synopsis: Insurance Australia Group (IAG), Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company, has acquired a majority stake in Carbar, a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more.
buyer: Insurance Australia Group (ASX:IAG:$5,122.04)
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company. IAG sells insurance under many leading brands, including CGU, SGIO, Swann Insurance, Lumley Insurance, and more. IAG serves consumer and business customers in Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Carbar
Carbar is a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers all types of cars, including SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more. The platform also allows customers to buy cars.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Supervielle S.A., acquired deautos.com

synopsis: Argentine holding Grupo Supervielle has bought new and used car sales website deautos.com. The acquisition was made by its non-financial services subsidiary Espacio Cordial de Servicios. Deautos.com is the leading portal for the car market in Argentina.
buyer: Grupo Supervielle S.A. (BASE:SUPV:$424.10)
Grupo Supervielle is a universal financial services group headquartered in Argentina with a nationwide presence. The group provides financial services to all segments in the economy, focused on offering inclusive, high quality, and affordable financial products to individuals and corporations. "
target: deautos.com
Deautos.com is a new and used car sales website. Deautos.com is the leading portal for the car market in Argentina. With deautos.com, users can access the best offers for used and new cars, and list their cars for sale.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aston Barclay Ltd., acquired The Car Buying Group

synopsis: Aston Barclay Ltd. has acquired The Car Buying Group (TCBG), one of the largest independent consumer car buying companies in the UK. Selling more than 10,000 cars nationwide, TCBG provides a fast and hassle free way to sell a car online alongside the usage of detailed vehicle history reports.
buyer: Aston Barclay Ltd.
Aston Barclay Ltd. provides vehicle auction and remarketing services for fleets, car supermarkets, general customers, leasing and finance companies, and franchised dealerships in Chelmsford, Leeds, Prees Heath, and Westbury, United Kingdom. "
target: The Car Buying Group
The Car Buying Group is one of the fastest growing online car buying services in the UK. They provide a fast and hassle free way to sell a car online. By providing basic vehicle information (registration, mileage, number of owners etc.) a vehicle valuation will be provided instantly.
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closed 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Carvana, acquired Carlypso

synopsis: Carvana, an online auto marketplace based in Arizona, has acquired Carlypso, another online auto marketplace based in California. Initially established as a peer-to-peer car selling service, Carlypso evolved into a managed marketplace, giving consumers direct access to wholesale inventory.
buyer: Carvana (CVNA:$858.87)
Simply put, Carvana is a better way to buy a car. People can browse, finance, and purchase a car online and have it delivered to them as soon as the next day. "
target: Carlypso
Initially established as a peer-to-peer car selling service, Carlypso has evolved into a managed marketplace, giving consumers direct access to wholesale inventory.
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closed 9/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Trader Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of TRADER Corporation, Canada's leading digital automotive marketplace and software solutions provider.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that provides equity and support to management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Trader Corporation
TRADER is the largest and most trusted digital automotive marketplace in Canada and provides the most comprehensive set of marketing software solutions to Canadian automotive dealers. The company’s online marketplaces and destinations include: autoTRADER.ca™, autoHEBDO.net™ and Autos.ca.
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$1,216
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Spinny, acquired HopCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Delhi-based Spinny, which operates in the pre-owned car segment, has acquired Gurgaon-based HopCar, another startup in the same industry. HopCar is an online platform that connects car buyers directly to sellers, assuring quality at accurate prices.
buyer: Spinny
Spinny is a dedicated online marketplace for used cars. They are a team of 50+ members who share the vision of establishing transparency and honesty in the pre-owned car market. Each car has to go through a gruelling 200-Points Spinny Inspection process before it gets listed on Spinny. "
target: HopCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
HopCar is changing the way cars are bought and sold; hopping them from the people who own them to the people who need them in a way that's easy, affordable, transparent and data-driven. HopCar is an online platform that connects buyers directly to sellers, assuring quality at accurate prices.
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closed 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Acorn Money Limited, acquired Autoebid Limited

synopsis: Autoebid, recognised as a leading name in the new car discount marketplace, announced that the company has changed ownership following a bid from established finance broker, Acorn Money. Autoebid Limited offers a platform for buying and selling cars.
buyer: Acorn Money Limited
Acorn Money develops and invests in the next generation of FinTech, using big data and machine learning to create innovative user experience linked back to real world high value lending solutions. They aim to empower consumers at the point of sale to make the best economic decision. "
target: Autoebid Limited
Autoebid Limited offers a platform for buying and selling cars. AutoeBid has obtained clients the best new car discount & new van discount in the UK. They get over 1,800 dealers to compete against each other to give the best new car discount & delivery times on a new car or new van.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, acquired Gebrauchtwagen.de

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has acquired Gebrauchtwagen.de. Gebrauchtwagen.de is an online car platform enabling users to search for new or used cars. It also allows one to sell their car with no commission fee.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes, sells, and markets magazines, periodicals, and various special publications focusing on magazines, radio/TV, and online media business segments in Germany and internationally. "
target: Gebrauchtwagen.de
Gebrauchtwagen.de is an online car platform enabling users to search for new or used cars. It also allows one to sell their car with no commission fee.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

MEC Manchester, acquired We Buy Any Car Ltd.

synopsis: Webuyanycar.com has been acquired by MEC Manchester. Webuyanycar.com is one of the world’s leading used car buyers.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: MEC Manchester
MEC Manchester is a media planning and buying agency based in Manchester, England. "
target: We Buy Any Car Ltd.
We Buy Any Car Ltd., doing business as webuyanycar.com, provides a platform to its clients to sell used cars and vans online.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Produktion 203 Media AB, acquired Bilweb

synopsis: Digital marketng firm Produktion 203 Media AB has acquired Bilweb from Eniro AB. Bilweb is one of the largest marketplaces for new and used cars on the Internet. It offers information on car purchases, tests, articles, funding, technical data, etc.
buyer: Produktion 203 Media AB
Produktion 203 Media AB provides Web agency services in Sweden. The company develops Websites and optimizes existing Websites. It offers search engine optimization and search engine marketing services; Web hosting services for servers; and content management systems. "
target parent: Eniro AB
target: Bilweb
Bilweb is one of the largest marketplaces for new and used cars on the Internet. It offers information on car purchases, tests, articles, funding, technical data, etc.
price ($mm)
$0.68
rev ($mm)
$1
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closed 8/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, acquired Trader Corporation

synopsis: Apax Partners has closed the acquisition of Trader Corporation from Yellow Media Inc. The assets that were acquired by Apax Partners from Yellow Media Inc. comprise AutoTrader.ca, Canada's leading online automotive classified marketplace, and approximately 30% interest in Dealer Dot Com, Inc.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice and management of Apax Partners globally total around $40 billion. "
target parent: Yellow Pages Group Co
target: Trader Corporation
Trader Corporation is a leader in print and digital vertical media and offers a broad set of services such as inventory management, web solutions, optimization of media spend and lead-generation campaigns. Trader caters to the automotive, real estate and generalist verticals.
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$724
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closed 8/17/2009 via Company Press Release

The Hertz Corporation, acquired Automoti Group, Inc.

synopsis: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Automoti Group, Inc., an online marketplace for consumers to directly purchase used cars at discounted prices. Automoti’s end-to-end solutions are currently utilized by the Hertz Rent2Buy program which enables consumers to rent a car for up to three days prior to purchase.
buyer: The Hertz Corporation (HTZ:$7,101.51)
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., is the world’s largest general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,000 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. "
target: Automoti Group, Inc.
Automoti.com is changing the way people buy used cars. Automoti.com has set themselves apart in the automotive industry by allowing consumers to try cars before they purchase them. Automoti.com is a virtual showroom that sells high quality, used cars nationwide.
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closed 5/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Vehcon, acquired Car Demander

synopsis: Atlanta-based Vehcon, Inc., an innovator in the vehicle telematics and mobile data industry, announced it acquired the assets of Orlando-based Car Demander, a company that connects consumers to the cars they want to buy via an online and mobile platform.
buyer: Vehcon
Vehcon’s patent-protected web and mobile solutions collect and authenticate predictive vehicle data, enabling drivers to lower their total cost of vehicle ownership while maintaining optimal privacy and control. "
target: Car Demander
Car Demander connects consumers to the cars they want to buy via an online and mobile platform. Their technology allows a consumer to input a “demand” for a vehicle that meets their individual criteria, and returns “best offers” on matching vehicles from participating dealers.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired ACE Tech Inc.

synopsis: Auto Credit Express, a leader in subprime automotive financing technology, has been acquired by Internet Brands. The deal bolsters Internet Brands' presence in the subprime automotive category and creates one of North America's largest full-service subprime automotive solution providers, serving both consumers and automotive dealerships.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: ACE Tech Inc.
Auto Credit Express® is a leading provider of automotive special financing solutions, including loan matching, consulting services, and automotive special finance management software. Each month, the company provides more than 150,000 credit-challenged consumers with automotive financing services.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Acko, acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Mumbai-headquartered Acko, an insurance technology platform, has acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd, an online car selling startup also headquartered in Mumbai, to get deeper into strengthening its auto insurance offerings.
buyer: Acko
Acko is an insurance technology platform that has built its business on two fronts. First, a direct to consumer offering sells automotive (car and two-wheeler) insurance for consumers. Second, it works with third parties to provide microinsurance products around other companies’ services. "
target: vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd
vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd is an online car selling startup based in Mumbai, India. It provides car buyers a platform through an algorithm-based recommendation system, and dealer negotiations. Besides that it takes care of financing, insurance and other related paperwork after the deal is finalized.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Acko, acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Mumbai-headquartered Acko, an insurance technology platform, has acquired vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd, an online car selling startup also headquartered in Mumbai, to get deeper into strengthening its auto insurance offerings.
buyer: Acko
Acko is an insurance technology platform that has built its business on two fronts. First, a direct to consumer offering sells automotive (car and two-wheeler) insurance for consumers. Second, it works with third parties to provide microinsurance products around other companies’ services. "
target: vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd
vLer Technologies Pvt Ltd is an online car selling startup based in Mumbai, India. It provides car buyers a platform through an algorithm-based recommendation system, and dealer negotiations. Besides that it takes care of financing, insurance and other related paperwork after the deal is finalized.
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announced 8/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will acquire Kanetix Ltd.

synopsis: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan announced it has agreed to acquire Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform and marketplace that provides quote comparison search tools for insurance and financial products.
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Based in Canada, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. It holds a diverse global portfolio of assets, approximately 80% of which is managed in-house, and has earned an average annualized rate of return of 9.9% since the plan's founding in 1990. "
target: Kanetix Ltd.
Based in Canada, Kanetix Ltd. offers comprehensive product comparisons, educational content, industry news, and financial tools to help customers find the best insurance rates, mortgage rates, credit banks, and banking products.
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closed 9/14/2011 via BNC Analysis

Monitor Clipper Partners Inc., acquired Kanetix Ltd.

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd., Canada's first online insurance marketplace, announced it has been acquired by Monitor Clipper Partners (MCP), a MA-based independent private equity firm. The partnership with MCP will provide Kanetix with the financial and operating resources to continue its exceptional growth and development.
buyer parent: The Monitor Group
buyer: Monitor Clipper Partners Inc.
Monitor Clipper Partners (MCP) is a Cambridge, MA-based independent private equity firm. MCP targets growth-oriented businesses with strong management teams and currently manages over US$2.0 billion in capital. "
target: Kanetix Ltd.
Launched in October1999, Kanetix was Canada's first online insurance marketplace. Kanetix.ca includes mortgage rate and credit card comparisons and is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers looking to insure all aspects of their lifestyle.
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announced 10/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

LendingTree, Inc., will acquire QuoteWizard

synopsis: LendingTree Inc. has agreed to buy QuoteWizard.com LLC, an insurance comparison website. QuoteWizard is an insurance comparison marketplace for consumers looking to save on insurance. QuoteWizard provides consumers with direct access to thousands of qualified agents in all 50 US states.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates America's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. LendingTree's online marketplace connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business. "
target: QuoteWizard
QuoteWizard is an insurance comparison marketplace for consumers looking to save on insurance. QuoteWizard provides consumers with direct access to thousands of qualified agents in all 50 states, as well as major carriers, who offer personalized quotes and the opportunity to save on insurance.
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closed 1/11/2018 via BusinessWire

QuoteWizard, acquired Bantam Connect

synopsis: QuoteWizard, the nation’s largest privately held insurance comparison marketplace, announced that it has acquired Bantam Connect, a pioneer in providing the insurance industry with warm call transfers. Bantam’s innovative lead generation technology connects calls from ready-to-purchase insurance consumers directly to carriers.
buyer: QuoteWizard
QuoteWizard is an insurance comparison marketplace for consumers looking to save on insurance. QuoteWizard provides consumers with direct access to thousands of qualified agents in all 50 states, as well as major carriers, who offer personalized quotes and the opportunity to save on insurance. "
target: Bantam Connect
Bantam Connect is an industry leader in insurance lead generation and warm call transfers. The company serves consumers looking to save money on auto, home, health, and life insurance. They specialize in warm call transfers, allowing consumers to instantly connect with insurance providers.
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closed 9/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

BlackFin Capital Partners, acquired Group Santiane

synopsis: BlackFin Capital has acquired Group Santiane. Founded in 2006, Group Santiane provides online health insurance broker services. It offers online and transparent rates to better mutual insurance companies through a fast comparator that is simple to use.
buyer: BlackFin Capital Partners
BlackFin Capital Partners is authorized by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) to engage in private equity activities and the management of private equity funds (FCPRs) on behalf of qualified institutional investors. "
target: Group Santiane
Santiane offers online and transparent rates to better mutual insurance companies through a fast comparator that is simple to use. They have developed an efficient comparison that offers a simplified view of different formulas, but also a detailed overview of the benefits and corresponding prices.
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closed 6/10/2015 via PR Web

Underground Elephant, acquired ZipQuote

synopsis: Underground Elephant, one of the nation’s fastest-growing B2B customer acquisition companies, has acquired ZipQuote.com, a prominent B2C website that uses real-time quoting to connect online consumers to insurance providers. ZipQuote offers high-intent leads and personalized services to meet each agent’s unique business needs.
buyer: Underground Elephant
Underground Elephant is a performance-based marketing technology company that provides Internet marketing software, customer-acquisition solutions, and enterprise-grade SaaS partnerships. "
target: ZipQuote
ZipQuote is a popular insurance lead generation provider with B2C product offerings and B2B lead generation services for agents. Since 2008, ZipQuote has been helping insurance agents close more deals.
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closed 10/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Moving.com, acquired Relocation.com LLC

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the acquisition of Relocation.com, an online marketplace that connects home buyers and renters with moving and storage professionals. Combining the acquisition with Move's existing Moving.com business, the company significantly strengthens its offering and creates the clear #1 player in moving services.
buyer parent: Move, Inc.
buyer: Moving.com
Moving.com has been the recognized online leader of providing easy-to-use and effective resources and tools to help with local, long distance, and international moving needs. Their network of moving companies, storage facilities, and truck rental providers is the most trusted in the industry. "
target: Relocation.com LLC
Relocation.com is as an online consumer resource that provides moving services in the US and internationally. It offers information, tools, and resources to help consumers compare, connect, and learn about products and services from various professional companies that provide related services.
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$9.50
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HomeInsurance.com, LLC.

synopsis: Red Ventures has acquired HomeInsurance.com, a leading online provider of home and auto insurance. The addition of the Wilmington, N.C. based company will increase the size of Red Ventures' workforce by more than 10 percent, and adds a fourth location to its existing campuses in South Carolina, Texas and Florida.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a technology company that builds high-growth businesses. Through a combination of strategic marketing and sales, Red Ventures optimizes the customer lifecycle for large brands, from initial interest in the marketplace to the end transaction. "
target: HomeInsurance.com, LLC.
Headquartered in Wilmington, N.C., HomeInsurance.com partners with the leading home and auto insurance companies in the country so that they can shop for the best rates for their customers.
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closed 4/9/2021 via finextra.com

Finder, acquired GoBear

synopsis: Finder, a leading comparison site in Australia, has acquired GoBear, 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.
buyer: Finder
Finder is a leading comparison site in Australia. Finder helps people around the world make to better financial decisions and improve their lives. Their platform allows users to compare credit cards, savings accounts, loans, online shopping discount and codes, insurance, utilities, travel and more. "
target: 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.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired Mozo

synopsis: Future, a global multi-platform media company, has acquired Mozo, a personal finance comparison website in Australia. Mozo provides comparison tools that help people to find better banking, insurance and energy deals in minutes. The platform allows users to compare loans, credit cards, bank accounts, insurance, utilities and more.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target: Mozo
Mozo is a personal finance comparison website in Australia. Mozo provides comparison tools that help people to find better banking, insurance and energy deals in minutes. The platform allows users to compare home loans, credit cards, personal loans, bank accounts, insurance, utilities and more.
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closed 11/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gruppo MutuiOnline SpA, acquired SosTariffe.it

synopsis: Gruppo MutuiOnline, a retail credit and insurance broker in Italy, has acquired SosTariffe.it, a leading comparison website in Italy. SosTariffe.it helps people to choose the best services for their needs. The platform allows users to compare internet providers, mobile phone plans, insurance, loans, mortgages, electricity & gas, and bank accounts.
buyer: Gruppo MutuiOnline SpA (BIT:MOL:$296.41)
Gruppo MutuiOnline is a retail credit and insurance broker in Italy. Gruppo MutuiOnline provides services for mortgage loans, consumer loans, and insurance through their various websites. Their main sites include www.mutuionline.it, www.prestitionline.it, www.segugio.it and www.trovaprezzi.it. "
target: SosTariffe.it
SosTariffe.it is a leading comparison website in Italy. SosTariffe.it helps people to choose the best services for their needs. The platform allows users to compare internet providers, mobile phone plans, insurance, loans, mortgages, electricity & gas, TV services, bank accounts, and credit cards.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
295.0x
closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Swegaming AB, acquired Veloxia AB

synopsis: Swegaming AB, a leading player in the Swedish market for credit card and loan intermediation, has acquired Veloxia AB, which operates most comparison sites on the Swedish market, including Lånen.se and Alltomkreditkort.se.
buyer: Swegaming AB
Swegaming AB is a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. Their flagship products include comparison websites for credit cards, sports betting and loans. Swegaming helps businesses to drive traffic in a sustainable and responsible way. "
target: Veloxia AB
Veloxia AB provides online insurance, credit card, and loan comparison services. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

JurisTech, acquired iMoney

synopsis: JurisTech, a leading Malaysian financial technology company that serves most major banks in Malaysia, has acquired iMoney, Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website.
buyer: JurisTech
JurisTech is a leading Malaysian financial technology company that serves most major banks in Malaysia. JurisTech offers solutions for debt collection, loan origination management, credit scoring, digital banking, document management, chatbots, and more. "
target: iMoney
iMoney is Southeast Asia’s largest financial comparison portal with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. iMoney compares credit cards, loans, broadband, and insurance products on its website and provides telephone-based advice to consumers.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quickbima.com merged with Easypolicy,

synopsis: Quickbima.com has merged with Easypolicy, India's best insurance comparison website. Quickbima.com is an insurance rate comparison website in India. The platform allows users to compare car insurance, health insurance, bike insurance, term insurance, and travel insurance.
buyer parent: Unilazer Ventures
buyer: Easypolicy
Easypolicy is India's best insurance comparison website. Easypolicy's mission is to simplify the insurance world for their users and make it understandable and accessible to everyone. Their platform allows users to compare all types of insurance, including health, car, term, and travel insurance. "
target: Quickbima.com
Quickbima.com is India's preferred insurance rate comparison website. Quickbima.com provides unbiased and authenticated rate comparison for all leading insurance companies. The platform allows users to compare car insurance, health insurance, bike insurance, term insurance, and travel insurance.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Staysure, acquired PayingTooMuch.com

synopsis: Staysure, the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider, has acquired a majority stake in PayingTooMuch.com, a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance and more.
buyer: Staysure
Staysure is the UK's most trusted travel insurance provider. Staysure provides affordable specialist travel insurance that suits their customer’s individual needs. Staysure has helped millions of people explore the world while being fully covered regardless of their age or medical conditions. "
target: PayingTooMuch.com
PayingTooMuch.com is a UK-based insurance price comparison website. PayingTooMuch.com allows people to compare products from leading insurers and save money. PayingTooMuch.com provides comparisons for life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance, car insurance and home insurance.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

SureStart, acquired CompareGuru

synopsis: Online insurance distribution company SureStart announced that it had acquired CompareGuru, an independent insurance comparison platform, from SA investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
buyer: SureStart
SureStart Online Financial Services is the activator and Implementer of the Briisk Innovation in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Turkey and India. SureStart enables anyone to buy or sell digital financial services, instantly and seamlessly, by using the cloud-based Briisk Instant Transaction Platform. "
target parent: Silvertree Capital
target: CompareGuru
CompareGuru is an independent insurance comparison platform from South African investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

synopsis: Cloud Care, a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy, has acquired Quale.it, an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more.
buyer: Cloud Care srl
Cloud Care is a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy. Cloud Care develops AI solutions that support the customer journey. Cloud Care helps their clients to develop websites and chat systems that improve the customer experience. "
target: Daina Finance Ltd
Quale.it is an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more. Quale.it also provides telephone and internet, mortgage, and loan comparison services.
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closed 3/1/2019 via PE Hub

Osceola Capital Management, LLC, acquired 360 Quote LLC

synopsis: Osceola Capital Management, LLC, a lower middle market private equity firm focused on services businesses, announced that it has completed the acquisition of 360 Quote, LLC. 360 Quote operates lead generation websites in the insurance segment, with a focus on auto insurance websites including CarInsuranceComparison.com and AutoInsurance.org.
buyer: Osceola Capital Management, LLC
Osceola Capital is a Tampa-based private equity firm with over $100 million of capital under management, focused on making control investments in the lower middle-market. "
target: 360 Quote LLC
360 Quote is a digital media company with a 10+ year track record of high performance in the competitive online insurance lead generation market. Some of their flagship brands include AutoInsurance.org and CarInsuranceComparison.com among many others.
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closed 11/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Seeman Holtz, acquired Goji

synopsis: Seeman Holtz, a leader in providing comprehensive financial, risk and insurance advice to clients, has acquired Goji, an online analytics and data-driven personal lines insurance distribution platform that matches clients' needs with the right coverage at the best price through its integrated network of over a dozen national insurance carriers.
buyer: Seeman Holtz
Seeman Holtz is a national leader in providing comprehensive financial, risk and insurance advice to clients across the country. Seeman Holtz partners with insurance professionals who are dedicated to serving the general and specialized insurance and Benefit needs of clients and prospects. "
target: Goji
Goji operates an online analytics and data-driven personal lines insurance distribution platform that matches clients' needs with the right coverage at the best price through its integrated network of over a dozen national insurance carriers.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thinkseg, acquired Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.

synopsis: Thinkseg, a Brazilian company that uses technology to sell insurance products - known as "insurtech" - has acquired the entire operation of Bidu. Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil.
buyer: Thinkseg
Thinkseg is a Brazilian insurance startup (insurtech) that connects insurers, brokers and customers. It operates independently, with transparency and agility. "
target: Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.
Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil. They've helped millions of consumers compare the prices of insurance, in addition to a variety of financial products, such as credit cards, financing options and loans.
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Ticker: CVNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carvana
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year
2017
rev ($mm)
$858.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($143.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($155.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1864
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Ticker: NYSE:CZOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cazoo Limited
Cazoo Limited
Cazoo's mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK. Cazoo aims to make car buying no different than buying any other product online, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase a used car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours.
year
2020
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
2000
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Ticker: OTCPK:RMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RumbleON
RumbleON
RumbleON is the only one stop website platform for the recreational vehicle market place that makes it as simple as possible for consumers and dealers to Buy-Sell-Trade-Finance pre-owned motorcycles.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
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AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc.
AutoWeb, Inc. provides high-quality consumer leads, clicks and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$69.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
149
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Ticker: ASX:E88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iBuy
iBuy
iBuy Group is a leading e-Commerce business in the South East Asia and Hong Kong region, specialising in flash sales. iBuy is focused on connecting products for sale to over 600m+ consumers in South East Asia and Hong Kong through its e-Commerce websites.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.54)
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: NSUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life Quotes, Inc.
Originally founded in 1984 as Quotesmith Corporation, Life Quotes, Inc. owns and operates a comprehensive consumer information service and companion insurance brokerage service that caters to the needs of self-directed insurance shoppers.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.37)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: EHTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eHealth, Inc.
eHealth, Inc.
eHealthInsurance, is an online source of health insurance for individuals, families, seniors and small businesses. Through the company's websites consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
944
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