Success

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Selected Portico Transaction Participants
Acquirer/Investor
Selected Transactions
Company Acquired/Funded
Acquisition of Accuity by Reed Elsevier

Accuity is a leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening data and software and professional services that allow organizations, across multiple industries, to maximize efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions.

Acquisition of AdminiSource by Metavante

AdminiSource provides customized payment distribution services, both print/mail and electronic, along with other applications including: ID cards, billing statements, correspondence and fulfillment services.

Series A Preferred Investment in Austin Logistics led by Baird Venture Partners

Austin Logistics is trusted by many of the world's largest financial services companies to dramatically increase the value of customer interactions, to simplify operations, and to help achieve business-specific objectives in the areas of collections, risk management, and customer service.

Acquisition of ALI Solutions Risk Analytics Business by Early Warning Services

The acquisition includes license rights to use the Vincio decisioning platform, ALI's modeling and consulting team focused on fraud and risk analytics, and products from ALI's ActionOptimizer Suite that provide risk and fraud assessments for new accounts and predictive analytics to identify high-risk or fraudulent payments.

Acquisition of ALI Solutions by Noble Systems

ALI Solutions is a leading provider of contact center solutions and the leading brand providing best-in-class analytics applications to the collections market. ALI's solutions empower business users to maximize agent productivity and optimize customer contacts through advanced contact analytics automated decisioning and dynamic campaign management.

Significant Investment in Argus led by Oak Investment Partners
Argus provides information, scoring solutions and advisory services to financial institutions, assisting them in making marketing and risk management decisions. Argus helps these institutions manage the tradeoffs among price, product, risk, and customer behavior along the customer lifecycle to increase profitability.
Acquisition of Autodata by Solera

A trusted world leader in providing technical information to the automotive aftermarket, Autodata develops products for use in automotive workshops for the repair and servicing of cars and motorbikes, as well as corporate solutions for companies requiring custom platforms or integrations.

Acquisition of Brilig by Merkle

Brilig's digital data exchange was designed to enable data sellers to offer their data to a wide range of buyers through an open and transparent marketplace. Advertisers gain access to more than 60 data sellers and 10,000+ hard-to-find segments from online and offline data for their digital campaigns.

Series C Preferred Investment in Capital IQ led by Constellation Ventures
Capital IQ is an integrated market intelligence and technology solution provider that enables corporate finance professionals to increase revenues, reduce expenses and be more productive.
Acquisition of a Controlling Interest in Claims Compensation Bureau by Portfolio Recovery Associates
Claims Compensation Bureau ("CCB") specializes in recovering funds and processing payments due under class action claims settlements. Its process allows clients to maximize settlement recoveries, in many cases participating in settlements they would otherwise not know existed.
Acquisition of Cellit by ePrize
Cellit develops mobile CRM programs for retailers, restaurants, and other companies looking to leverage mobile technology to create a deeper level of customer engagement. The Cellit Studio campaign management platform empowers clients to create interactive mobile CRM programs including coupons, contests, games, surveys, and alerts that inform, delight, and motivate customers to increase knowledge, loyalty, and spending.
Acquisition of Customer Focused Marketing by Dealertrack Technologies
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, including prospect, sales, service, and database marketing & communications.
Acquisition of ClearCommerce by eFunds
ClearCommerce is the leading provider of CNP fraud prevention and payment processing solutions to merchants and service providers in the U.S. and Europe.
Majority Recapitalization of Coalfire by The Carlyle Group and The Chertoff Group

Coalfire is the global technology leader in cybersecurity strategy, cyber risk management and compliance services to prevent security breaches and data theft.

Acquisition of Creditek by Genpact
Creditek is a leader in revenue cycle management, order-to-cash and business process outsourcing solutions for major corporations and healthcare companies.
Investment in CSIdentity led by Investcorp Technology Partners

CSIdentity is the technology leader in providing identity theft and fraud protection services to businesses and consumers. Founded in 2005, The Austin, Texas-based company offers a comprehensive suite of business and personal security solutions targeting all aspects of identity theft.

Acquisition of Dataflow Verification Services by EQT

Dataflow is a leading immigration compliance and credential verification service that helps governments, government-sanctioned bodies and private institutions to conduct primary source verification on credentials of high-risk, high value professionals, for example doctors, nurses and engineers, as part of mandatory immigration and credentialing programs.

Acquisition of Datanomic by Oracle
Datanomic is a leading provider of customer data quality software and related applications for risk and compliance screening. The Company's flagship software dn:Director provides fully integrated, enterprise data quality management, enabling companies to rapidly discover data integrity issues across all data sources and take action to correct them from one easy to use, centralized console.
Recapitalization of DealerRater by Great Hill Partners

DealerRater is the world’s #1 online resource for anyone seeking trusted third-party information on automobile dealerships. The Company features nearly 41,000 U.S. and Canadian car dealers, more than 1,200,000 consumer reviews and over 1 million cars for sale.

Acquisition of Digital Risk by MphasiS

Digital Risk is one of the largest providers of mortgage risk and compliance management solutions. The Digital Risk platform delivers transparency at the loan level and precise risk assessment throughout the entire mortgage value chain.

Acquisition of Equifax Settlement Services by Nationstar Mortgage
ESS is a leading provider of settlement processing services to mortgage lenders. The Company’s integrated solution provides a central resource for all facets of the settlement process, including appraisals, title insurance, and closing.
Significant Investment in Evaluate by HgCapital

Evaluate is the trusted provider of commercial intelligence including product sales and consensus forecasts to 2022 for commercial teams and their advisors within the global life science industry.

Acquisition of e-VERIFILE.com led by Frontier Capital

e-VERIFILE.com offers employee screening, compliance awareness testing, access control solutions, and administrative support solutions that streamline routine workforce, contractor/vendor and security management processes.

Series A Preferred Investment in GTESS led by General Catalyst Partners
GTESS Corporation provides claims processing-related business process outsourcing solutions for the healthcare administrative services market, enabling managed care organizations and benefits administrators (payers) to reduce costs and improve the quality of their operations.
Series C Preferred Investment in HealthEquity by Berkley Capital Investors
HealthEquity is a consumer-focused health care services company that enables health insurers, benefits administrators, employers, and financial institutions to provide employees and consumers with a personal savings and payment account integrated into their health plan’s claims platform.
Acquisition of HireRight by USIS

HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers efficiently implement, manage and control screening programs.

Series A Investment in ID Experts led by Sandbox

ID Experts has over a decade of experience in serving consumers with identity protection and enterprises with data breach software and services.  The Company covers millions of consumers with identity theft services with a 100 percent success track record for identity recovery.

Investment in ID Experts by Peloton, Sandbox, and Trident Cybersecurity

ID Experts has over a decade of experience in serving consumers with identity protection and enterprises with data breach software and services.  The Company covers millions of consumers with identity theft services with a 100 percent success track record for identity recovery.

Acquisition of Infoglide by FICO

Infoglide is a leading provider of entity resolution and social network analysis solutions, used primarily to improve fraud detection, security, and compliance. The Company's identity resolution software is used for searching disparate data sources to determine likely matches, hidden relationships, and degrees of separation that exist between entities.

Acquisition of InfoLink Screening Services by Kroll
InfoLink Screening Services is a leading provider of employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams and Form I-9 eSolutions to clients in the hospitality, retail, healthcare, and employment sectors.
Acquisition of Innography by CPA Global

Innography’s proprietary software suite combines unique correlation and visualisation technologies to enable users to quickly gain valuable insights for managing, extending, and exploiting their patent portfolios.

Acquisition of IntegraScreen's Enhanced Due Diligence Business by World-Check
IntegraScreen offers enhanced due diligence reports specifically designed to provide Know Your Customer and business partner screening that meets Anti Money Laundering, anti corruption and Counter Financing of Terrorism compliance obligations such as those required under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the USA Patriot Act.
Acquisition of IPD by MSCI
IPD is the world's number one provider of real estate performance analysis for funds, investors, managers and occupiers. IPD offers a range of services that include research, reporting, benchmarking, conferences and indices. IPD's indices are the basis for the developing commercial property derivatives market.
Acquisition of Karnov Group by Five Arrows Principal Investments

Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal, tax & accounting information solutions to professionals in Denmark and Sweden.  It provides indispensible content through an online subscription platform.

Major Investment in Kount by CVC Growth Partners

Kount's SaaS platform simplifies fraud detection and helps online and mobile businesses accept more orders.  The Company's proprietary technology reviews billions of data points and provides maximum protection for some of the world’s best-known brands.

Acquisition of Language Analysis Systems by IBM
LAS technology allows organizations to increase business insight by enabling a precise, real-time view into the linguistic and cultural properties of names and facilitates a range of solutions.
Acquisition of LiveDeal by YP Corp.
LiveDeal is one of the leading providers of online local classifieds and Yellow Pages marketplaces through its website www.livedeal.com. LiveDeal's robust online local classifieds marketplace features more than a million goods and services listed for sale, in every city and zip code across the U.S.
Acquisition of MeteoGroup by General Atlantic

MeteoGroup is Europe’s largest private sector weather business supplying tailored products to corporate, industrial, media and consumer markets. Expert meteorologists provide forecasts, support, monitoring and consultancy services.

Acquisition of the Assets of Mindset Media by Meebo
Mindset Media is the market research and ad technology company that sets the standard in psychographic measurement and targeting. Its MindsetProfiles® let marketers see how their target consumers measure up on 21 elements of personality known to drive buyer behavior and brand choice.
Acquisition of National Computer Systems by Pearson
National Computer Systems develops enterprise application software for the administration and management of curriculum, student instruction, and financial data at the classroom, school, district, and state levels.
Acquisition of OAG by Vitruvian Partners

OAG is a leading flight information company that provides accurate, timely and actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies.

Acquisition of OneCommand by CIP Capital

OneCommand deploys leading-edge communications, easy-to-use CRM solutions, and social media & reputation technology to automotive dealerships.

Acquisition of OneSource by infoUSA

OneSource, a recognized leader in business information solutions, delivers unparalleled company, executive, and industry intelligence that make business professionals more effective and productive in completing their critical daily tasks.

Acquisition of Opus CMC by Wipro

Opus CMC provides capital markets participants with a comprehensive menu of residential and commercial due diligence, asset valuation and advisory solutions, ranging from domestic loan level re-underwriting and forensic reviews to international operational risk assessments of counterparties and servicers.

Acquisition of Prime Associates by Metavante
Prime Associates is a leading international provider of software, data, and services that address the regulatory and compliance mandate of financial institutions.
Acquisition of Purisma by Dun & Bradstreet
Purisma is a leading provider of a solutions-driven master data management (MDM) platform for enterprises. With Purisma's incremental approach, enterprises can achieve unprecedented accuracy, validation, and alignment of data across multiple applications and external data sources.
Acquisition of Qsent by TransUnion
Qsent is a leading provider of contact and identity management services, which support customer acquisition and retention, collections and recovery, and identity resolution applications.
Acquisition of Recipero by Callcredit Information Group

Recipero owns one of the world’s largest databases of information relating to the background and history of mobile/cellphones and other consumer electronic devices. Recipero’s mobile device intelligence solutions help identify and avoid the risk of mobile device theft or fraud.

Acquisition of Roubini Global Economics by Fin-Ex

Roubini Global Economics is an independent, global macroeconomic strategy research firm co-founded in 2004 by renowned economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini and Camille LeBlanc.  RGE research interprets global economic signals into practical macro-strategy insight for a wide range of financial and policy professionals.

Acquisition of DPS by CIP Capital

DPS is a leading provider of promotional materials for auto dealerships to drive revenue, customer retention, and customer loyalty.
 

Acquisition of S2 Systems by Transaction Systems Architects

S2 Systems is a global provider of electronic payments and network connectivity software with significant presence in Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Acquisition of ShopWiki by Oversee.net

ShopWiki operates multinational shopping search engines that help consumers find products on the Internet. The Company has shopping comparison websites serving 11 countries in North America, Europe and Australia. The sites help users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.

Acquisition of SmartDM by Acxiom
SmartDM is a full-service direct marketing agency that offers comprehensive direct marketing services and information management for mid-sized companies.
Acquisition of Telavance by ACA Compliance Group

Telavance is a leading provider of risk and regulatory compliance service and software solutions to financial institutions. The Company offers leadership and expertise in the areas risk assessment and mitigation, AML program reviews and design, model risk management, regulatory remediation, look backs, and software system enhancements / optimizations.

Acquisition of This Old House from Time Inc. by TZP Group

A leading multi-platform home improvement brand, This Old House offers homeowners trusted information and expert advice through two highly rated and award-winning television series, one of the category’s leading and fastest growing online destinations, a highly-regarded magazine and comprehensive line of books.

Acquisition of Transaction Wireless by First Data

Transaction Wireless (TWI) is a leading cloud-based enterprise solution for B2C and B2B gift cards, helping retailers and partners evolve their traditional gift card business into electronic, mobile and social commerce platforms. 

Series B Preferred Investment in Upromise led by Hellman & Friedman
Upromise provides services that facilitate families to save money for child’s college education. It offers Rewards Service, which enables members to save a percentage of their spending with companies in America.
Acquisition of vAuto by AutoTrader.com

vAuto is the automotive retail industry's leading provider of advanced software tools for used vehicle management, pricing, and inventory optimization, allowing dealers to manage their used-vehicle inventories based on actual supply-and-demand for their specific market.

Acquisition of Vista Research by Guidepoint Global

Vista Research is a pioneer in the expert network field supporting institutional money managers, corporations, and legal & consulting firms. The Company provides its clients with an efficient and unique opportunity to gain direct insight into a particular company or industry by connecting its clients with members of a global network of leading experts and prominent industry professionals.

Major Investment in Wealth-X by Insight Venture Partners

Wealth-X is the world’s leading ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence and prospecting firm with the largest collection of curated research on UHNW individuals, defined as those with net assets of US$30 million and above. Headquartered in Singapore, it has 13 offices on five continents.

Acquisition of Wolters Kluwer Indirect Loan Origination Solutions by The Reynolds and Reynolds Company

The AppOne indirect loan origination platform, compliance documents and risk mitigation services are used primarily by automotive, marine, powersports and recreational vehicle dealers across the U.S. to facilitate interaction with lenders.

Significant Investment in World-Check led by Spectrum Equity Investors
World-Check is the leading provider of structured intelligence on heightened risk individuals and entities. The Company's global database is utilized as an integral part of its clients’ customer due diligence efforts both at the point of new account origination as well as for ongoing screens of existing customer lists.
Acquisition of World-Check by Thomson Reuters

World-Check is the world authority on regulatory and reputational risk identification and remediation. World-Check’s global database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and heightened risk individuals and entities, due diligence reports, passport verification and country risk assessment tools provide the means to address the full spectrum of risk across all markets and industries.