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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired RateSpy

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform for insurance and financial services, has acquired RateSpy, a Canadian mortgage comparison site and publisher of mortgage rate news. RateSpy and intelliMortgage join Kanetix on Canada's largest online rate comparison marketplace for insurance and personal finance products.
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: RateSpy
RateSpy.com is a Canadian mortgage comparison site. RateSpy seeks uncover Canada's best mortgage rates, maximize consumers' interest savings and be the most trusted source of mortgage rate data by comparing virtually every lender and top mortgage broker.
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closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Nav, Inc., acquired Fundastic, Inc.

synopsis: Nav has acquired Fundastic, an online business financing educational content and tool platform. Fundastic is a place for small business financial planning. In order to make smarter decisions when needing to take out a loan or raise money.
buyer: Nav, Inc.
Nav.com and its mobile app give access to easy-to-ready personal and business credit reports, along with actionable advice and monitoring all in one spot. It also provides tools to build business credit and a marketplace that matches users to lending options via a needs-based filter. "
target: Fundastic, Inc.
Fundastic is a place for small business financial planning. In order to make smarter decisions when needing to take out a loan or raise money, SMB owners can research their financing options across our user generated and expert reviews of financing products.
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announced 7/13/2018 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., will acquire Student Loan Hero

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc., America's leading online loan marketplace, will acquire Student Loan Hero, a personal finance website dedicated to helping student loan borrowers manage their student debt. Student Loan Hero provides current and former students in-depth financial comparison tools, educational resources, and unbiased, personalized advice.
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: Student Loan Hero
Student Loan Hero combines tools with financial education to help people manage and pay off their student loans. The website provides advice and educational resources that help users to find the best student loan for them. Their tools allow users to sync loan data and calculate repayment scenarios.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Web

EducationDynamics, LLC, acquired Unigo, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing, announces the acquisition of Unigo.com and EStudentLoan.com, a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans. Unigo also provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions.
buyer parent: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
target parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
target: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students that provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions. EStudentLoan is a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans.
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closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

EDPlus Holdings, LLC, acquired Unigo, LLC

synopsis: Augmenting its leadership position in the higher education consumer marketplace, EDPlus Holdings, LLC announced that it has acquired Unigo, LLC, a leading website featuring hundreds of thousands of student-generated reviews of U.S. colleges.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: EDPlus Holdings, LLC
EDPlus Holdings, LLC, provides the most personalized and accurate platform for matching students with schools, financing, rewards and jobs. They use unique insights and proprietary technologies to provide complete and transparent information that helps you choose the right school. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Mortgage Brain, acquired Criteria Hub

synopsis: UK's mortgage technology expert, Mortgage Brain, has completed the acquisition of leading criteria based sourcing solution, Criteria Hub. UK’s Criteria Hub provides the most comprehensive source of lender criteria for mortgage advisors.
buyer: Mortgage Brain
Mortgage Brain is UK's expert in technology and software solutions proactively supporting Lenders, Networks, Corporate and Intermediary Mortgage Advisers. Mortgage Brain has over 22,000 users and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. "
target: Criteria Hub
UK’s Criteria Hub provides the most comprehensive source of lender criteria for mortgage advisors. Their technology offers an online solution to the problem of being in the seemingly endless cycle of checking lender policy pages, calling sales lines and business development managers.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 9/14/2010 via PR Newswire

LoopNet, Inc., acquired LandsofAmerica.com, LLC

synopsis: LoopNet, Inc., which operates the largest online commercial real estate marketplace and one of the largest commercial property research databases, announced the acquisition of LandsofAmerica, the operator of the largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace specializing in land for sale at LandsofAmerica.com.
buyer: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than four million registered members and approximately five million unique visitors quarterly as reported by Google Analytics. "
target: LandsofAmerica.com, LLC
LandsofAmerica.com is the largest rural real estate listing network in the country. The company owns and operates websites that are targeted at buyers and sellers of land, farms, ranches, lake houses, mountain properties, timberland and rural residential homes.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Marcoa Publishing Inc., acquired AHRN.com

synopsis: In continuing efforts to expand its support to the U.S. military and their families around the world, registered Department of Defense contractor, MARCOA Publishing, the publisher of MyBaseGuide military publications, acquired the Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN.com), the world’s leading online marketplace for military housing.
buyer: Marcoa Publishing Inc.
MARCOA Publishing produces specialized publications for organizations and military installations. MARCOA has been a leader in the field of the third-party publishing concept, which encompasses selling advertising, designing and printing publications under a sponsoring organization's name. "
target: AHRN.com
AHRN.com supports the military community during the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) process by assisting in securing a home. AHRN.com is instrumental in helping local landlords, property managers and real estate professionals connect with quality military tenants and home buyers.
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closed 9/13/2010 via PR Newswire

TDY Lodging, LLC, acquired TDYHouse.com

synopsis: TDY Lodging, which offers Temporary Duty (TDY) housing in Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista, Arizona for government and military travelers on short-term assignments, has acquired furnished TDY housing site TDYHouse.com, and TDYApt.com, which provides furnished Corporate Apartments in Sierra Vista, AZ.
buyer: TDY Lodging, LLC
TDY Lodging is a web portal that connects property owners with Military, Corporate, & Individual renters in need of short term furnished Corporate Housing. They are Military Veteran Owned and Operated. "
target: TDYHouse.com
TDY House Rentals started in 2005 with the vision of providing better lodging for Soldiers, TDYHouse (temporary duty yonder) strives to provide the finest TDY Houses and Apartments in Sierra Vista, AZ. They offer TDY House rentals and Sierra Vista Apartments to Fort Huachuca TDY personnel.
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announced 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

JUWAI LIMITED will be merged with IQI Global,

synopsis: JUWAI, the largest Chinese international real estate search engine that provides people with more than 2 million global listings, will be merging with IQI Global, a leading global real estate and investment advisory firm operating and advising in Dubai, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, Philippines, and Vietnam.
buyer: IQI Global
Based in Malaysia, IQI Global is a leading global real estate and investment advisory firm operating and advising in Dubai, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, Philippines, and Vietnam. They are committed to offering customers an extensive range of properties and comprehensive services worldwide. "
target: JUWAI LIMITED
Based in Hong Kong, JUWAI LIMITED is the largest Chinese international real estate search engine that provides people with more than 2 million global listings in 90 countries, including investment properties, immigration properties, and study abroad properties.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired ATTOM Data Solutions

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm, announced it has completed the acquisition of ATTOM Data Solutions. ATTOM Data Solutions is a leading provider of national real estate data and analytics. Their data warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm with expertise in investing in the financial and related business services sectors. They provide developing companies with equity capital to support private company recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and pursue growth initiatives. "
target parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
target: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency and disruption in a data-driven economy. Their data warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more.
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closed 10/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Ellie Mae, Inc., acquired AllRegs

synopsis: Ellie Mae®, a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of AllRegs, a leading information provider for the mortgage industry.
buyer: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae, Inc. is a provider of automation solutions for the mortgage industry. The company's offerings include the Encompass® and Encompass360® mortgage management software systems. Ellie Mae also hosts the Ellie Mae Network™. "
target: AllRegs
AllRegs is used by virtually all of the top 100 lenders as well as throughout numerous governmental agencies, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, VA, and Ginnie Mae. The Company is the exclusive electronic publisher of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Single and Multifamily Seller/Servicer Guides.
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closed 1/10/2007 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired ABS Reports (UK) Limited

synopsis: Markit Group Limited (“Markit”), the leading industry source of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivative trade processing for the global financial and commodities markets, today announced it has acquired ABSReports, an ABS deal reporting service.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets. "
target parent: Computershare Limited
target: ABS Reports (UK) Limited
absreports.com is a leading provider of detailed participant and transaction performance-related data to the European Securitization Industry. Launched in 2001, absreports.com catalogues activity for more than 1,100 asset-backed, mortgage-backed and collateralized debt obligation financings.
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closed 9/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired PropRates

synopsis: Online real estate advisor PropTiger.com has acqui-hired Mumbai-based start-up PropRates, a company into data collation tools and real estate transaction data. PropRates is the first real estate intelligence tool of its kind that aggregates all the properties that get rented or sold across Mumbai & Pune.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: PropRates
PropRates has been created with the sole objective of creating transparency in the real estate market and helping users take more informed property decisions. It is a the first of its kind decision making tool which users can use to get an authentic pricing benchmark.
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closed 9/17/2012 via

Onthehouse Holdings Limited, acquired Residex Pty Ltd

synopsis: Onthehouse Holdings Limited announced that it has entered into a formal agreement to acquire a further 50% interest in Residex Pty Ltd, taking its ownership interest to 100%. Residex Pty Ltd. provides information on the residential real estate market.
buyer: Onthehouse Holdings Limited (ASX:OTH:$18.23)
Onthehouse Holdings is an online real estate content platform. They have three operating divisions: 'Consumer Online', 'Real Estate Agency Solutions' & 'Information and Analytics Services'. "
target: Residex Pty Ltd
Residex provides a whole suit of property information to users in the housing and finance industries. Residex is the leading supplier of automated valuation models and provides residential property price estimations, trend data and property forecasting.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired RateSpy

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform for insurance and financial services, has acquired RateSpy, a Canadian mortgage comparison site and publisher of mortgage rate news. RateSpy and intelliMortgage join Kanetix on Canada's largest online rate comparison marketplace for insurance and personal finance products.
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: RateSpy
RateSpy.com is a Canadian mortgage comparison site. RateSpy seeks uncover Canada's best mortgage rates, maximize consumers' interest savings and be the most trusted source of mortgage rate data by comparing virtually every lender and top mortgage broker.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired RateSpy

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd., Canada's largest digital customer acquisition platform for insurance and financial services, has acquired RateSpy, a Canadian mortgage comparison site and publisher of mortgage rate news. RateSpy and intelliMortgage join Kanetix on Canada's largest online rate comparison marketplace for insurance and personal finance products.
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: RateSpy
RateSpy.com is a Canadian mortgage comparison site. RateSpy seeks uncover Canada's best mortgage rates, maximize consumers' interest savings and be the most trusted source of mortgage rate data by comparing virtually every lender and top mortgage broker.
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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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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 1/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired Rates.ca

synopsis: Kanetix Ltd, Canada's leading provider of online quoting technology that connects consumers to insurance companies, brokers and financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Rates.ca, Canada's premier rate comparison destination for financial products and a one-stop-shop for the best rates on the market.
buyer parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
buyer: Kanetix Ltd.
Launched in October 1999, Kanetix Ltd. is Canada's leading provider of online quoting technology that connects consumers to insurance companies, brokers and financial institutions. "
target: Rates.ca
Rates.ca is Canada's premier rate comparison destination for financial products and a one-stop-shop for the best rates on the market. The site currently provides rate comparison for auto insurance, mortgages and credit cards.
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closed 11/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kanetix Ltd., acquired InsuranceHotline.com

synopsis: Insurance quote comparison company Kanetix Ltd. has acquired Insurance Hotline. InsuranceHotline.com is a free online insurance rate comparison service that directs consumers to a wide variety of insurance companies and professionals to assist consumers in getting lower rates on car insurance, as well as home, motorcycle, and life insurance.
buyer parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
buyer: 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. "
target: InsuranceHotline.com
InsuranceHotline.com is a free online insurance rate comparison service that directs consumers to a wide variety of insurance companies and professionals to assist consumers in getting lower rates on car insurance, as well as home insurance, motorcycle insurance and life insurance.
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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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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kakao Pay, acquired Inbyu

synopsis: KakaoPay Corp., fintech unit of Korea’s largest messaging app operator Kakao Corp., has acquired online insurance service startup Inbyu to bolster its portfolio. Short for “Insurance By You,” Inbyu is an online platform for purchasing insurance, allowing subscribers to choose insurance terms depending on coverage needs.
buyer parent: Kakao
buyer: Kakao Pay
Kakao Pay is the financial technology division of Kakao. Kakao Pay is a platform that goes beyond cashless to effortless that is completely different from traditional finance, which is difficult and cumbersome. "
target: Inbyu
Short for “Insurance By You,” Inbyu is an online platform for purchasing insurance, allowing subscribers to choose insurance terms depending on coverage needs, instead of having to buying a standardized insurance package.
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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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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC, acquired Quilt

synopsis: Haven Life, a digitally focused subsidiary of MassMutual, has acquired Quilt, an insurtech that offers renters' and term life insurance through digital channels. Quilt takes the hassle out of insurance by creating an intuitive buying experience, easy-to- understand products, and managing the entire customer experience, from sign-up through claims.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC
Haven Life is a MassMutal-backed startup that offers easy online experience for buying high-quality and affordable term life insurance. They are changing a typically time-consuming and confusing process into a simple one. "
target: Quilt
Quilt offers a family of mobile-first insurance products designed to be bought and used online. Quilt takes the hassle out of insurance by creating an intuitive buying experience and easy-to- understand products, along with managing the entire customer experience, from sign-up through claims.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Prudential Financial, Inc., acquired Assurance IQ

synopsis: Prudential Financial, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Assurance IQ, Inc., a profitable, fast-growing direct-to-consumer platform that transforms the buying experience for individuals seeking personalized health and financial wellness solutions.
buyer: Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU:$65,371.00)
For 140 years, Prudential Financial has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. They provide customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. "
target: Assurance IQ
Assurance was founded to improve the personal and financial health of every consumer and make their lives better. The company uses advanced data analytics to enable an extensive network of live agents to offer customized solutions for more people across a broader socio-economic spectrum.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Centerbridge Capital Partners, acquired GoHealth

synopsis: Centerbridge Partners, a New York private-equity firm, has acquired GoHealth, a company that pioneered the health insurance technology industry and aims to provide families and individuals with affordable health insurance.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for their investors and business partners. "
target: GoHealth
GoHealth pioneered the health insurance technology industry. They started out as innovators with big ideas who transformed into industry leaders. Their main goal has and always will be the same: to provide families and individuals with affordable health insurance.
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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 6/7/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Connecture, Inc., acquired ConnectedHealth, LLC

synopsis: Connecture, Inc., a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, announced its purchase of Chicago-based ConnectedHealth, LLC, a leading benefits technology company with a platform that makes it easier for consumers and employees to shop for personalized health insurance and related benefits online.
buyer: Connecture, Inc. (OTCQX:CNXR:$77.99)
Connecture is a leading web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. It offers a personalized health insurance shopping experience that recommends the best fit insurance plan based on an individual’s preferences, health status, and more. "
target: ConnectedHealth, LLC
ConnectedHealth is a benefits technology company with a platform that makes it easier for consumers and employees to shop for personalized insurance benefits online. Its award-winning e-commerce platform helps businesses control costs and build confidence with their financial decisions.
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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.
price ($mm)
$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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announced 6/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital, will acquire HPOne

synopsis: Lightyear Capital announced that investment funds affiliated with Lightyear have agreed to acquire an indirect controlling stake in Health Plan One (HPOne), a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: HPOne
Health Plan One, Inc. (HPOne) is a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

ComparaOnline, acquired ComparaMejor

synopsis: ComparaOnline, an online insurance and credit marketplace in Latin America, has acquired ComparaMejor, a Colombian website that allows people to compare and purchase car insurance online. ComparaMejor provides users with quotes in real-time and enables them to buy the insurance they need within minutes.
buyer: ComparaOnline
ComparaOnline is an online marketplace platform that allows consumers in Brazil, Chile and Colombia to make informed choices when purchasing insurance and financial products. ComparaOnline enables consumers to easily compare and buy car insurance, credit cards, loans, and other financial products. "
target: ComparaMejor
Founded in 2012, ComparaMejor is a Colombian website that allows people to compare and purchase car insurance online. ComparaMejor provides users with quotes in real-time and enables them to buy the insurance they need within minutes.
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closed 8/31/2017 via PR Newswire

GetInsured, acquired ACAExpress & BenefitGeek.com

synopsis: GetInsured, a leader in health insurance e-commerce, has acquired ACAExpress and its sister brand, BenefitGeek.com. ACA Express is a pioneer in building a healthcare.gov-integrated platform that streamlines Affordable Care Act health plan enrollment. BenefitGeek is an online platform that specializes in technology solutions for medical insurance.
buyer parent: Trinity Ventures
buyer: GetInsured
GetInsured helps Americans enroll in health insurance that's right for them by delivering the best health insurance ecommerce experience for consumers, employers, brokers and insurers. They also provide employers with SaaS-based technology solutions for public and private health insurance exchanges."
target: ACAExpress & BenefitGeek.com
ACA Express is a pioneer in building a healthcare.gov-integrated platform that streamlines Affordable Care Act health plan enrollment for consumers and brokers. BenefitGeek is an online platform that specializes in technology solutions for medical insurance.
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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:$478.54)
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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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
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eHealth, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
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944
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
$44.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.31
Net Income ($mm)
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Tree.com, Inc.
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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