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closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Curomax

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Curomax Corporation. Curomax, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading online financing portal in Canada.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Curomax
Curomax, a leading online finance platform in Canada, connects automobile, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, power sport and home improvement dealers across North America to financial institutions and credit bureau providers through a single application over the Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$11
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3.6x
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closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

goeasy Ltd., acquired LendCare

synopsis: goeasy Ltd., a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of LendCare, a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, from LendCare’s founders and CIVC Partners.
buyer: goeasy Ltd. (TSX:GSY:$375.33)
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, provides non-prime leasing and lending services through its easyhome and easyfinancial divisions. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: LendCare
LendCare is a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, which enables 3,000 businesses to increase their revenue by providing full credit spectrum financing at the point-of-sale.
price ($mm)
$256
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
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closed 3/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Downing LLP, acquired Funding Empire Limited

synopsis: Downing LLP, an FCA authorized and regulated investment manager in the UK, has acquired Funding Empire, an online funding platform in the UK. Funding Empire connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns.
buyer: Downing LLP
Downing LLP is a UK-based company that designs & manages investment products that help investors look after their financial wellbeing, while their investment partnerships support businesses in their ambitions. Downing has helped raised over £1.7 billion into businesses that make a difference. "
target: Funding Empire Limited
Funding Empire is an online platform in the UK that connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns. Funding Empire allows businesses to borrow between £5,000 and £100,000, for a period of anywhere between 6 and 60 months.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

C2FO, acquired Priority Vendor Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: C2FO, the world’s largest provider of working capital solutions, has cemented its position in India by acquiring Priority Vendor, the country’s largest early payment platform. With the combination of C2FO and Priority Vendor, Indian suppliers will receive a continuous flow of capital at costs lower than traditional financing alternatives.
buyer: C2FO
C2FO, the world's market for working capital and risk-free profit, is the only working capital exchange that allows companies to optimize their working capital positions in a live marketplace environment. "
target: Priority Vendor Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
As India’s largest dynamic discounting platform, Priority Vendor provides working capital solutions to Corporates and their Suppliers of raw material, packing material, transportation, and other services to unlock value out of the existing supply chain.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Bank Frick, acquired Tradico

synopsis: Bank Frick, an enterprising bank which offers a range of services designed for financial intermediaries, has acquired Tradico, a platform that finance the inventory of their customers and pay the suppliers. Their customers gain time to settle the bill while they act as the middlemen of these transactions.
buyer: Bank Frick
Bank Frick is an enterprising bank which offers a range of services designed for financial intermediaries. The Bank has a wealth of expertise in the area of tailored fund solutions and specialises in cutting-edge blockchain banking services. "
target: Tradico
Based in Liechtenstein, Tradico is a platform that finance the inventory of their customers and pay the suppliers. Their customers gain time to settle the bill while they act as the middlemen of these transactions.
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announced 8/17/2020 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Kabbage

synopsis: American Express, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of Kabbage, a leading financial technology company providing cash flow management solutions to small businesses in the U.S.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: Kabbage
Kabbage has innovated a data and technology platform to provide small businesses with automated cash flow solutions. Kabbage analyzes small businesses’ real-time data, such as online sales and banking information to understand performance and provide fully-automated funding decisions.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Creditas, acquired Creditoo

synopsis: Brazilian fintech Creditas has acquired Creditoo, an online platform for private payroll loans in Brazil. It is created to offer low-interest payroll loans quickly and simply. The company's platform provides payroll loans to those employees who do not have access to payroll loans or have bureaucratic access with high-interest rates.
buyer: Creditas
Creditas Solucoes Financeiras, Ltda. operates a digital platform which offers secured consumer loans. It uses credit scoring systems and borrowers assets, such as home and automobile as collateral to offer loans. It is an online secured lending platform in Brazil. "
target: Creditoo
Creditoo is an online platform for private payroll loans in Brazil. It is created to offer low-interest payroll loans quickly and simply. The company's platform provides payroll loans to those employees who do not have access to payroll loans or have bureaucratic access with high-interest rates.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Rent-A-Center, Inc., a rent-to-own industry leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acima Holdings LLC, a leading provider of virtual lease-to-own solutions.
buyer: Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII:$2,765.56)
Rent-A-Center is a rent-to-own industry leader focused on improving lives for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of products such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, and more, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. "
target: Acima Holdings LLC
Acima a leading provider of virtual lease-to-own solutions. Acima’s proprietary technology LTO-driven point-of-sale solution is designed to be a fast and easy solution for both merchants and consumers.
price ($mm)
$1,653
rev ($mm)
$866
EBITDA ($mm)
$139
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.9x
announced 6/23/2021 via BusinessWire

Fifth Third Bancorp, will acquire Provide, Inc.

synopsis: Fifth Third Bancorp will acquire Provide, a digital platform for healthcare practices. Provide offers an integrated suite of financial products that makes starting and running a healthcare practice easier. This transaction adds world-class national digital capabilities to address the needs of retail healthcare providers.
buyer: Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB:$7,411.00)
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest. "
target: Provide, Inc.
Provide is a digital platform for healthcare practices. Founded in 2013 by Daniel Titcomb and James Bachmeier III, Provide offers an integrated suite of financial products that makes starting and running a healthcare practice easier, giving providers more time to care for their patients.
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closed 1/28/2015 via PE Hub

Prosper Marketplace, Inc., acquired American HealthCare Lending

synopsis: Prosper Marketplace announced that it has acquired American HealthCare Lending, a leading patient financing platform. American HealthCare Lending gives its nationwide network of healthcare providers the ability to offer affordable payment options to consumers who would like to finance medical procedures at the point of service.
buyer: Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
Prosper is America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than 2.2 million members and over $1,000,000,000 in funded loans. Prosper allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. "
target: American HealthCare Lending
American HealthCare Lending is a rapidly growing SaaS company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their patient financing platform allows healthcare providers nationwide to Make Healthcare Affordable for patients every day by offering high-dollar installment loans to individuals with good credit.
price ($mm)
$21
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closed 2/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

SlicePay, acquired Trustio Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Micro-lending startup SlicePay has acquired Delhi-based P2P lending platform Trustio in an all equity deal. Launched in 2016, Trustio is an invite-only platform for alumni of premier colleges to avail short-term credit from their fellow alumni.
buyer: SlicePay
Founded in 2015, SlicePay operates on a buy now, pay later model through which students can purchase products on credit without collateral. Repayments can be made on a monthly basis. It has partnered with the likes of Amazon, Paytm and Myntra. "
target: Trustio Technologies Private Limited
Trustio is a New Delhi based P2P lending company giving alumni-backed loans to students and recent graduates. Trustio allows alumni of a select number of colleges access to short-term credit sourced from their colleagues.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (GS2), acquired Skills Fund

synopsis: Skills Fund, a financing platform for bootcamps and tech skill training schools, announced that it has been acquired by Goal Structured Solutions, a company that operates as an asset management firm. Goal is the largest third-party provider of student loan services and currently manages a portfolio of over $26 billion.
buyer: Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (GS2)
Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (GS2), operates as an asset management firm. The company offers loan administration, loan and receivables purchasing, capital markets advisory services, and products and services to the education loan industry. "
target: Skills Fund
Skills Fund is a financing platform for bootcamps and tech skill training schools that partners with more than 70 schools and 400 programs. It lends money to students participating in programs in software development, web development, data science, and cybersecurity.
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closed 5/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Lumni, acquired Paytronage, Inc.

synopsis: Lumni, an international financial technology company focused on increasing the affordability and accessibility of higher education, announced the acquisition of Paytronage, a 9-month old NYC-based direct-to-consumer marketplace for income share agreements (ISAs).
buyer: Lumni
Lumni is the world's largest and most-established player in the emerging income share agreements (ISA) space, having originated and serviced nearly 10,000 ISAs across Latin America. "
target: Paytronage, Inc.
Founded in August 2017, Paytronage launched as a direct-to-consumer marketplace connecting institutional lenders to students interested in taking out income share agreements. Paytronage launched at the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on offering ISAs to Ivy League students.
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closed 7/28/2010 via Company Press Release

Blue Horizon Capital, LLC., acquired Veri-Tax

synopsis: Veri-tax LLC, one of the mortgage lending and consumer credit industry's top providers of tax verification and fraud management solutions, has been acquired by Blue Horizon Capital, a private investment firm.
buyer: Blue Horizon Capital, LLC.
Blue Horizon Capital is a privately held investment firm comprised of an extensive and experienced group of private equity investors, advisors, and senior-level executives. "
target: Veri-Tax
As an industry pioneer, Veri-tax has developed a full-array of tax verification services designed to help organizations in the mortgage, banking, legal and credit card industries more quickly and securely process borrower income and tax documentation.
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closed 2/5/2007 via

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., acquired Go Apply, Inc.

synopsis: Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services, today announced the acquisition of Go Apply.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF:$13,877.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNF is one of the nation's largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters. "
target: Go Apply, Inc.
Go Apply, founded in 2002, is a provider of on-line mortgage loan leads to lenders and brokers. Its customers include nearly 30 mortgage lenders and more than 2,500 mortgage brokers.
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closed 5/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., purchased U.S. eLending Business from BCE Emergis

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. said today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of the U.S. eLending business from Emergis Inc.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$16,226.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions. "
seller parent: MultiPlan, Inc.
seller: BCE Emergis
Emergis is a leading North American eBusiness company powering interactions between companies and enabling them to optimize efficiency by conducting business electronically.
price ($mm)
$14
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announced 7/14/2008 via Reuters

Bank of Nova Scotia, will purchase Canadian operations from E-Trade Financial Corp.

synopsis: Bank of Nova Scotia will expand its wealth-management business by buying the Canadian operations of U.S. online brokerage E*Trade Financial Group Inc for $442 million cash, the companies said on Monday. Scotiabank, Canada's third-largest bank, said the deal for E*Trade Canada adds 125,000 active accounts to its books.
buyer: Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS:$14,975.30)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. "
seller: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC).
price ($mm)
$442
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closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

EquiLend LLC, acquired Automated Equity Finance Markets Inc

synopsis: EquiLend has acquired Automated Equity Finance Markets, Inc., commonly known as AQS, along with its securities lending technology systems from PDQ Enterprises, operator of PDQ ATS. AQS is the first all-electronic, direct-access securities lending market.
buyer: EquiLend LLC
EquiLend is a leading provider of trading and post-trade services for the securities finance industry with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong and Toronto. "
target parent: PDQ ATS, Inc.
target: Automated Equity Finance Markets Inc
AQS (Automated Equity Finance Markets) offers automated securities lending trading in over 5,000 underlying equity, ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) and ADR (American depositary receipt) products. AQS is the first all-electronic, direct-access securities lending market.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Finleap, acquired Penta

synopsis: Finleap, Berlin’s leading fintech ecosystem in Europe, acquired Penta. Penta, based in Berlin, offers fast and easy business banking for customers in the digital sector. Companies can sign up online in minutes and receive a German IBAN as well as other business banking services.
buyer: Finleap
Berlin’s finleap is Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem. It has already developed 16 ventures with its infrastructure and added others by acquisition to its ecosystem. finleap provides access to seed capital, a network of investors and experienced entrepreneurs as well as customers and top talents. "
target: Penta
Penta, based in Berlin, offers fast and easy business banking for customers in the digital sector. Companies can sign up online in minutes and receive a German IBAN as well as other business banking services.
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announced 7/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Angel Oak Companies, will acquire Covience, Inc.

synopsis: Angel Oak Companies will acquire Canadian startup Covience, a provider of advisory services and banking-as-a-service capabilities to the Canadian and U.S. markets. The acquisition is part of a two-pronged strategy that will enhance the digital capabilities of Angel Oak in the U.S. while expanding the company’s global presence.
buyer: Angel Oak Companies
Angel Oak Companies is a leading vertically integrated asset manager delivering innovative mortgage and consumer credit solutions. Through its integrated credit and investment platform, Angel Oak Companies provides unique solutions across asset management and mortgage lending. "
target: Covience, Inc.
Based in Toronto, Covience offers advisory services and banking-as-a-service capabilities to the Canadian and U.S. markets. Its team has extensive experience in digital transformations powered by best-of-breed payment and banking platforms as well as market-leading behavioral analytics.
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closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Curomax

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Curomax Corporation. Curomax, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading online financing portal in Canada.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Curomax
Curomax, a leading online finance platform in Canada, connects automobile, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, power sport and home improvement dealers across North America to financial institutions and credit bureau providers through a single application over the Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/20/2015 via BusinessWire

DealerSocket, Inc., will acquire Inventory+

synopsis: DealerSocket Inc. and Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which DealerSocket will acquire Dealertrack’s Inventory+ business. Inventory+ helps dealers centralize and standardize the inventory management process, gain data-driven insights, and maximize profitability.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket is a leading automotive technology platform that helps dealerships in the United States, Canada and Australia improve profitability through a fully integrated suite of marketing, sales, service, customer experience DMS and data mining solutions. "
target parent: Dealertrack Technologies
target: Inventory+
Dealertrack's Inventory+ group delivers a broad range of product offerings including vehicle inventory management, merchandising, appraisal, pricing, mobile software, dealership health reporting, CRM, custom web design, and digital marketing solutions via an integrated online platform.
price ($mm)
$55
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closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dealertrack Technologies merged with Cox Automotive, Inc.,

synopsis: Cox Automotive, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., a leader in software solutions and services for automotive retailers.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies provides web based software solutions and services that enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, vehicle manufacturers, third party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,559 [$4,362]
rev ($mm)
$948
EBITDA ($mm)
$124
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
36.1x
announced 12/18/2014 via Company Press Release

Dealertrack Technologies, will acquire Incadea Plc

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced a cash offer to acquire Incadea Plc, a leading provider of DMS software and services to the global automotive retail market. They offer a suite of solutions that include dealer management, business intelligence, and customer and vehicle relationship management.
buyer: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies' intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Incadea Plc (AIM:INCA:$54.88)
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$186 [$203]
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$61
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$4
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49.1x
closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired ASR Pro, LLC

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced the acquisition of ASR Pro, a leading provider of web-based electronic multipoint-inspection and fixed operations services for automotive dealerships. The company helps automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: ASR Pro, LLC
ASR Pro is multipoint inspection software and additional service request package designed to help automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Dealer.com, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced the completion of its acquisition of Dealer.com, a leading provider of comprehensive digital marketing solutions and services for the automotive retail industry.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Dealer.com, Inc.
Dealer.com is a leader in automotive digital marketing solutions - serving automotive retailers, manufacturers and media companies worldwide. Its award-winning digital marketing and advertising platform helps lower the cost of customer acquisition, enhancing dealers' efficiency and profitability.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired VINtek, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of VINtek, a provider of automotive collateral management, electronic lien and title (ELT) and consumer automotive finance processing services. Vintek offers a number of industry-leading services and solutions, including electronic vehicle title, tax processing services, and eContracting.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: VINtek, Inc.
VINtek, Inc. provides automotive collateral management and business process outsourcing services for banks, credit unions, and other auto finance institutions using paper or electronic titles. It offers direct auto finance solutions; and electronic lien and title solutions.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Dealertrack announced the completion of its acquisitions of Customer Focused Marketing, Inc. (CFM), a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing services. CFM, established in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: Customer Focused Marketing, Inc.
Customer Focused Marketing (CFM) provides consumer marketing and management services to automotive dealers across the United States.Its offerings include a number of services and technology tools to help automotive dealerships better manage every aspect of the customer relationship.
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announced 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., will purchase iConnect Direct DMS from Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.

synopsis: DealerTrack announced that DealerTrack Canada will acquire the assets of Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited's iCONNECT Direct DMS business. iCONNECT Direct is an internal dealership managment software application.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
seller parent: Ford Motor Company
seller: Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, manufactures vehicles, engines, and automotive accessories. The company also operates iCONNECT Direct, an internal Dealership Managment Software.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired ClickMotive

synopsis: DealerTrack announced the acquisition of ClickMotive LP, a leading provider of interactive marketing solutions for the automotive retailing industry. ClickMotive is the innovator of an award-winning digital marketing platform that combines the power of Web, mobile, search, social, video, inventory, call-tracking, tag, and dashboard tools.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: ClickMotive
ClickMotive is the only company to deliver the powerful combination of website design, video, and dynamic search – in a single product, on a single platform, for one low cost, using 100% in-house technology.
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closed 8/1/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired 1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack has completed its acquisition of 1st Auto Transport Directory, a web-based network for arranging vehicle transportation and shipping. 1st Auto Transport delivers a comprehensive suite of vehicle transportation related solutions for auto dealers, brokers, shippers, and carriers within the U.S. and Canadian automotive retail markets.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: 1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc.
1st Auto Transport Directory, Inc. is a web-based network for arranging vehicle transportation and shipping. It delivers a comprehensive suite of vehicle transportation related solutions for auto dealers, brokers, shippers, and carriers within the U.S. and Canadian automotive retail markets.
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closed 10/4/2011 via Reuters

TrueCar, Inc., acquired ALG, Inc.

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc., the only transparent publisher of real-time new and used vehicle pricing data in the U.S. market, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of ALG, Inc. formerly a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. and the industry-leading source for automotive residual values.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar, Inc. is an automotive solutions provider focused on changing how cars are sold by providing a significantly better customer experience while helping qualified dealer partners to gain incremental market share and reduce costs. "
target parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
target: ALG, Inc.
Based in Santa Barbara, California, ALG, Inc. is a leading provider of data and consulting services to the automotive industry. ALG publishes the "Automotive Lease Guide" — the standard for residual value projections in North America.
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$3
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closed 7/6/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack AAX, Inc., acquired eCarList, LLC

synopsis: DealerTrack AAX, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of eCarList LLC, a leading provider of inventory management and merchandising solutions for automobile dealerships.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack AAX, Inc.
DealerTrack AAX offers all the tools and services needed to significantly increase turns and profit at every step of the used vehicle process. It delivers the tools needed to create effective plans for stocking, sourcing, pricing, appraising and merchandising used vehicle inventory. "
target: eCarList, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price, and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc., purchased U.S. Price and Spec Business from R. L. Polk & Co

synopsis: DealerTrack has announced the acquisition of R.L Polk's U.S. Price and Spec Business, including Polk's popular Vehicle Comparator Service, through Chrome Systems, Inc. The Vehicle Comparator is a highly-flexible and customizable service that delivers up-to-date price and specification details.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc.
Chrome Systems, Inc. provides vehicle content, software, technology and services to deliver complete enterprise solutions to all segments of the automotive retail industry. "
seller: R. L. Polk & Co
RL Polk & Co. is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data, and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help customers understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, and conquest new business.
price ($mm)
$3.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired triVIN Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of triVIN Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of automobile title management services to lenders and vehicle registration services to automobile dealers.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: triVIN Holdings, Inc.
triVIN Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of automobile title management services to lenders and vehicle registration services to automobile dealers. triVIN has two primary businesses: FDI Collateral Management and General Systems Solutions.
price ($mm)
$126
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2010 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Trade Tracker, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the automotive retail industry, announced that it has acquired Trade Tracker, Inc. Trade Tracker has approximately 300 dealer customers across Canada that use its onl
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Trade Tracker, Inc.
Trade Tracker is a tool that allows car dealers to create instant and accurate appraisals, while building a data base of vehicles to potentially sell from. Trade Tracker essentially gives dealers the ability to increase the used vehicle inventory by 50% with out using any of their capital.
price ($mm)
$1.21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2009 via BusinessWire

F&I Administration Solutions, LLC, purchased The SCS Auto platform from DealerTrack, Inc.

synopsis: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC announced that it has purchased certain assets related to the SCS business of DealerTrack Aftermarket Services, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
buyer: F&I Administration Solutions, LLC
F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of software for the automotive aftermarket industry supporting products such as Extended Service Contracts and GAP. "
seller: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2009 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired AAX Inventory Management Suite

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S. automotive retail industry, announced that it has acquired the AAX® suite of inventory management solutions and other assets from JM Dealer Services, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target parent: JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
target: AAX Inventory Management Suite
AAX has delivered strong used vehicle profit growth for their dealership customers coupling insightful analysis of transaction data with the industry’s most successful in-store inventory management consulting services.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2007 via PE Hub

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. has acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software solutions and services that enable auto dealers to procure, manage and sell vehicle accessories. AutoStyleMart is a privately held company headquartered in Waltham, MA, with 16 employees.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: AutoStyleMart, Inc.
AutoStyleMart's products and services enable auto dealers to setup, manage and grow a highly profitable accessories department through the use of powerful technology, outsourced product & supply chain management and targeted marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Arkona

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S. automotive retail industry, has completed the acquisition of Arkona, Inc. Following a successful tender offer, Arkona has been merged with a wholly owned DealerTrack subsidiary.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Arkona
ARKONA is a leading supplier of fully integrated business management solutions targeted at the automotive dealership industry. The company has a strong heritage in this industry resulting in a keen awareness of the technology needs of automobile dealers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$46 [$45]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
45.5x
closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired Curomax

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Curomax Corporation. Curomax, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading online financing portal in Canada.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: Curomax
Curomax, a leading online finance platform in Canada, connects automobile, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, power sport and home improvement dealers across North America to financial institutions and credit bureau providers through a single application over the Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired Speed Digital

synopsis: Hagerty, Inc., an automotive lifestyle brand and a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, has acquired Speed Digital, an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
buyer: Hagerty (HGTY:$619.08)
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: Speed Digital
Speed Digital is an industry leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for dealers, auction houses, collectors and enthusiasts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorcentral merged with Thorn Finance,

synopsis: New Zealand’s Thorn Finance is merging with auto dealership software maker Motorcentral (Limelight) to form Limelight Group. Limelight offers three brands — Motorcentral, Need A Car and BuyerScore — and provides car dealers throughout New Zealand with dealership management software. Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships
buyer: Thorn Finance
New Zealand-based Thorn Finance offers a range of finance solutions, like vehicle finance, and personal loans for things like home renovations, travel, and debt consolidation. Thorn offers finance solutions to meet the changing needs of its customers and help them live the lives they want. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Cars.com, will acquire CreditIQ

synopsis: Cars.com Inc., a leading automotive marketplace platform, will acquire CreditIQ, a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
buyer: Cars.com (CARS:$618.39)
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews."
target: CreditIQ
CreditIQ is a white-labeled automotive digital retailing platform. CreditIQ facilitates online car sales and streamlines in-store processes for auto dealers. Their platform provides solutions for online loan screening, F&I product pricing, price quotes, and inventory.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

ACV Auto, acquired MAX Digital, LLC

synopsis: ACV, the leading digital automotive marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, announced its acquisition of MAX Digital, a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook.
buyer: ACV Auto (ACVA:$358.44)
ACV provides a vibrant digital marketplace for wholesale vehicle transactions and data services that offers transparent and accurate vehicle information to customers. ACV's platform leverages data insights and technology to power its digital marketplace and data services. "
target: MAX Digital, LLC
MAX Digital is a pioneer in automotive data and merchandising products and best known for its flagship inventory management system (IMS) platform FirstLook. MAX Digital tools are all cloud-based and can integrate easily with existing Dealer Management Systems (DMS).
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

synopsis: CitNOW, a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry, has acquired, Quik., a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments.
buyer: CitNOW
CitNOW is a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry. CitNOW provides app-based solutions that create transparent car buying experiences. Their app enables sales executives to shoot, edit and send personalized videos of vehicles as a response to individual enquiries. "
target: Quik.
Quik. is a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments that fully integrates with existing dealership management systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CarGurus, acquired CarOffer, LLC

synopsis: CarGurus, a leading global online automotive marketplace, announced it has completed the acquisition of a 51% interest in CarOffer, the automotive industry’s first instant trade platform that helps dealers trade more, buy more, and make more, with the ability to buy the remaining equity interest in the company over the next three years.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$558.05)
CarGurus is an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The Company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms, and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target: CarOffer, LLC
CarOffer is the automotive industry’s first instant trade platform that helps dealers trade more, buy more, and make more. Leveraging the power of data, national scale, and the company’s Buying Matrix technology, the platform helps dealers acquire and exchange used inventory more efficiently.
price ($mm)
$140*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Autodata Solutions Group, acquired Inventory Command Center

synopsis: J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, announced the acquisition of Inventory Command Center (ICC), a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The business is being integrated into the Autodata Solutions division of J.D. Power.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Autodata Solutions Group
Autodata Solutions, a division of J.D. Power, is the industry-leading provider of vehicle data, technology and inventory merchandising solutions that power the automotive ecosystem. "
target: Inventory Command Center
Inventory Command Center (ICC) is a leading automotive Inventory management SaaS-based platform. The company’s SaaS-based platform was developed over the last twelve years as a necessity to help dealers better communicate the value proposition of their inventory to consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.

synopsis: Imaweb/IDF Group, a developer of customer relationship management ("CRM") solutions and dealership management systems ("DMS") for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L. Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and DMS (Dealership Management Systems) solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target parent: Alvariño Group
target: Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L.
Based in Spain, Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers. Its flagship offering is SERAUTO, a complete DMS solution that works modularly and can also be integrated to the existing technology of any dealership or workshop.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carsforsale.com, acquired Carbase

synopsis: Carsforsale.com, an online automotive marketing and classifieds website, has acquired Carbase, an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales.
buyer: Carsforsale.com
Carsforsale.com is an online automotive marketing and classifieds website that connects buyers with sellers of vehicles. Carsforsale.com is fastest and easiest way to buy or sell new and used cars online. They offer millions of vehicles from thousands of State-Verified Auto Dealers across the US. "
target: Carbase
Carbase is an auto marketing firm. Carbase provides custom websites and marketing tools for automotive dealers to help them get more targeted automotive leads and make more car sales. Their platform provides tools for inventory management, lead conversion, vehicle merchandising, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2018 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired DealerScience, LLC

synopsis: TrueCar, an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars, has acquired DealerScience, the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry. DealerScience's solutions enable dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar is an automotive pricing and information website for new and used cars. TrueCar shows consumers what others paid for the car they want, so they can recognize a fair price. TrueCar provides upfront pricing information, allowing users to enjoy a more confident buying experience. "
target: DealerScience, LLC
DealerScience is the leading provider of digital retailing software tools to the automotive industry, enabling dealers to desk deals, create website specials and respond to customer inquiries faster, easier and more accurately. Their software solutions automate high-impact, high-effort tasks.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire Motorcentral

synopsis: Trade Me, the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, will acquire Motorcentral, a provider of innovative technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales.
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating. "
target: Motorcentral
Motorcentral provides technology solutions for vehicle dealerships. Motorcentral DMS, their flagship cloud-based platform, allows dealers to keep track of all of their vehicles, contacts and sales as well as keep on top of those day-to-day administrative task associated with running a dealership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Auction123, Inc

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., announced that it has acquired Auction123, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to help dealers in selected vertical markets manage and feed inventory information to online marketplaces to drive more sales and leads.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an SaaS and marketing services to help dealers, manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets. Their products are powered by a proprietary data repository of original equipment and aftermarket electronic content. "
target: Auction123, Inc
Founded in 2001, Auction123, Inc is the leading provider of website development, inventory management, and online marketing solutions for dealerships of all categories including Automotive, RV & Camper, Powersports, Motorcycle, Marine, Trailer, Commercial Truck, and Aviation.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Cargigi, Inc.

synopsis: eBay announced it has acquired Cargigi Inc., a provider of online advertising and marketing services for the auto industry. Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$11,662.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Cargigi, Inc.
Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites. Cargigi has acquired thousands of dealership clients nationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

CDK Global, acquired New Car IQ

synopsis: CDK Global announced the acquisitions of the NewCarIQ product platform. New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory and more.
buyer: CDK Global (CDK:$1,673.20)
CDK Global’s solutions automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence. "
target parent: Pearl Technology Holdings
target: New Car IQ
New Car IQ helps users determine and syndicate all applicable OEM incentives into a new vehicle's pricing, provides stocking recommendations based on dealership inventory, market and historical data, enables a complete view of competitor's inventory, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dealertrack Technologies merged with Cox Automotive, Inc.,

synopsis: Cox Automotive, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing, wholesale and e-commerce solutions across the automotive industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., a leader in software solutions and services for automotive retailers.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Cox Automotive, Inc.
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. "
target: Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK:$993.05)
Dealertrack Technologies provides web based software solutions and services that enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, vehicle manufacturers, third party retailers, agents and aftermarket providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,559 [$4,362]
rev ($mm)
$948
EBITDA ($mm)
$124
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
36.1x
closed 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

DealerSocket, Inc., acquired AutoStar Solutions

synopsis: DealerSocket announced it has acquired AutoStar Solutions, a comprehensive automotive dealer management system (DMS) for Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) and User Car Dealers. AutoStar's solutions include Web-Based DMS, PortalPay, CollectorPro, Insight Reporting, Leasing, AccountLink, NetLink, and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket provides dealerships with a single automotive platform containing marketing, sales, service, customer experience, and data mining solutions. Over 185,000 users at 6,500 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia are optimizing their dealership with in-depth statistics. "
target: AutoStar Solutions
AutoStar Solutions provides dealer management software solutions to independent automotive dealers and subprime finance companies in the US. AutoStar's web-based software solutions enable clients to automate and simplify activities while staying compliant with state and federal regulations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Loop, LLC, acquired CAR Research, Inc.

synopsis: AutoLoop, LLC, a leading provider of customer engagement marketing solutions for automotive dealers nationwide, announced that it has acquired CAR-Research, developer of XRM, one of the industry’s most customizable and user-friendly CRM software solutions.
buyer: Loop, LLC
Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. Its proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. "
target: CAR Research, Inc.
CAR-Research XRM is the industry’s most robust, customizable and user-friendly Customer Relationship Management application that has passed the test of time being constantly enhanced and improved by their dealer network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

vAuto, Inc., acquired Auction Genius

synopsis: vAuto, a provider of innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits, announced the acquisition of Auction Genius, creator of a heads-up display for online auto auctions, and the roll-out of initial product integrations between the companies.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: vAuto, Inc.
vAuto provides innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits. The company is headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL, with a research and development center in Austin, TX. "
target: Auction Genius
Auction Genius is a web-based software solution for auto dealers buying vehicles at auction. With a simple combined screen view dealers can quickly evaluate more vehicles in less time and participate in more auctions.
price ($mm)
$9.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2011 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack AAX, Inc., acquired eCarList, LLC

synopsis: DealerTrack AAX, Inc., a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of eCarList LLC, a leading provider of inventory management and merchandising solutions for automobile dealerships.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: DealerTrack AAX, Inc.
DealerTrack AAX offers all the tools and services needed to significantly increase turns and profit at every step of the used vehicle process. It delivers the tools needed to create effective plans for stocking, sourcing, pricing, appraising and merchandising used vehicle inventory. "
target: eCarList, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eCarList provides a full suite of inventory management and online marketing tools for the retail automotive industry enabling dealers to appraise, price, and merchandise vehicle inventory online in real-time.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via PR Newswire

AutoTrader.com, Inc., acquired VinSolutions LLC

synopsis: AutoTrader.com announced the completion of its acquisition of VinSolutions, a leading provider of end-to-end solution platforms for dealers including CRM, Internet Lead Management (ILM) , inventory management tools, dealer websites, sales management and desking tools, social media and direct targeted marketing campaign tools.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: AutoTrader.com, Inc.
AutoTrader.com aggregates in a single location millions of new, used and certified pre-owned cars from thousands of auto dealers and private sellers and is a leading online resource for auto dealers, individuals and manufacturers to advertise and market their vehicles to in-market shoppers. "
target: VinSolutions LLC
VinSolutions has the leading "Dealership Marketing System" that helps retailers attract, sell and retain more customers profitably. VinSolutions "all-in-one" sales and service marketing system includes digital marketing, search marketing, online advertising, social media marketing, and much more.
price ($mm)
$135
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,264.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$265.76
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TSXV:LND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial
Inspira Financial Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides revolving lines of credit and asset-based financial services to healthcare providers and their patients in the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nelnet, Inc.
Nelnet, Inc.
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$824.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$256.75
Employees
3700
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Ticker: PRAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRA Group
PRA Group
PRA Group, a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, is an integral part of the financial receivables lifecycle. It returns capital to banks and other creditors, strengthening their ability to lend and more attractively price credit for consumers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$921.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$312.21
EBIT ($mm)
$293.07
Net Income ($mm)
$141.77
Employees
3748
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Ticker: TSXV:QIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
44
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Ticker: UPST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart Holdings, Inc.
Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while delivering exceptional digital-first lending experiences their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$233.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.04
EBIT ($mm)
$11.77
Net Income ($mm)
$5.98
Employees
429
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Ticker: PT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
432
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$43.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.14
EBIT ($mm)
($0.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BKFS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Black Knight, Inc.
Black Knight, Inc.
Black Knight is a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the homeownership lifecycle. They are committed to being a premier business partner that clients rely on to achieve their strategic goals.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,475.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$661.60
EBIT ($mm)
$296.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GS:ASPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. is a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer-debt industries. Its proprietary business processes, electronic payment software and behavioral science analytics improve outcomes for marketplace participants.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$245.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2726
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:SYPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scrypt, Inc
Scrypt builds secure cloud-based workflow management and collaboration tools for regulated industries. They help businesses operating in regulated industries improve document workflow and regain valuable time while protecting business-critical information.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: QTWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 is a secure, cloud-based digital transformation solutions company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Q2's digital banking solutions for deposits, money movement, lending, leasing, security and fraud enable financial institutions to deliver a better financial experience to their account holders.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$276.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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