Acquisition Expands MoneyLion’s Distribution Network, Accelerating MoneyLion’due south Mission of Providing Fiscal Access and Advice to Hard-working Americans
Acquisition Expected to be Accretive to MoneyLion
s 2022 Earnings
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MoneyLion Inc. (“MoneyLion”) (NYSE: ML), the laurels-winning digital financial platform, has completed its conquering of Fifty-fifty Financial Inc. (“Even”), the category-leading embedded finance marketplace. The acquisition strengthens MoneyLion’s platform by improving consumers’ abilities to observe and admission the right fiscal products to help them manage their fiscal lives through Even’s network, spanning over 400 fiscal institution partners and 500 aqueduct partners and roofing a latitude of financial services including loans, credit cards, mortgages, savings and insurance products.
The acquisition increases MoneyLion’southward distribution capabilities, diversifies its revenue composition and is expected to exist accretive to MoneyLion’southward earnings, with Even expected to add positive EBITDA in 2022, excluding synergies.
With this transaction, we have combined MoneyLion’due south powerful kickoff-party products and open up compages marketplace with Fifty-fifty’s dynamic recommendation engine and expanding partner network to augment the range of products and services inside the MoneyLion platform,” said Dee Choubey, co-founder and CEO of MoneyLion. “
In doing so, we have enhanced our product leadership to position MoneyLion as a ‘must have’ consumer finance production for hard-working Americans. Together, MoneyLion and Even will better existing consumers’ financial lives and expand our aperture to service a new segment of consumers. Together with our current capabilities, we are well positioned to advance our leading position in hyper-personalized lifestyle content and financial recommendations.”
Phillip Rosen, founder and CEO of Even commented, “
At Fifty-fifty, our vision has ever been to revolutionize how consumers receive recommendations for financial services. Through a combination of machine learning expertise and our trusted user experience, Even has helped over 400 financial institution partners notice and connect with consumers. Going forward, nosotros are excited to play an integral role in powering MoneyLion’southward fast-growing Marketplace and offer MoneyLion’s suite of products to our aqueduct partners.”
MoneyLion and Fifty-fifty accept completed the first phase of their product integration, with over 60 solutions providers from Even’s network now represented in MoneyLion’southward Market place across personal loans, life insurance, auto insurance, homeownership and other services.
Even will keep to operate equally an independent subsidiary of MoneyLion, led by Even’s current management team. Phillip Rosen will continue in his part every bit CEO of Even and will bring together MoneyLion’s executive committee.
Evercore served as fiscal advisor and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP every bit legal advisor to MoneyLion. Broadhaven served equally financial advisor and Goodwin Procter LLP equally legal advisor to Even.
For additional information about the acquisition, please review the investor presentation.
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and fiscal membership platform that empowers people to take command of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has engaged with millions of hard-working Americans and has earned its members’ trust past building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. From a single app, members can go a 360-degree snapshot of their finances and have access to personalized tools, content and offers designed to improve their financial lives. MoneyLion is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Sioux Falls and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. MoneyLion has achieved various awards of recognition including the 2020 Forbes FinTech 50, Aite Group Best Digital Wealth Management Multiproduct Offering, Finovate Award for Best Digital Banking concern 2019, Benzinga FinTech Awards winner for Innovation in Personal Finance 2019 and the Webby Awards 2019 People’s Voice Honour.
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About Fifty-fifty Financial
Founded in 2014, Even digitally connects and matches consumers with real-time, personalized financial product recommendations from banks, insurance and fintech companies on mobile apps, websites and other consumer touchpoints through its market technology. Even’s infrastructure leverages machine learning and avant-garde information scientific discipline to solve a significant pain point in financial services customer acquisition, seamlessly bridging financial services providers (such as SoFi) and aqueduct partners (such as TransUnion) via its industry-leading API and embedded finance marketplaces. Fifty-fifty enables any company to add together financial products to their business, with full compliance and security at scale. Even was named 1 of “
America’south Best Startup Employers” by Forbes for 2021 and placed in the Top 50 of the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which recognizes the fastest growing tech companies in the world. Acquire more at world wide web.evenfinancial.com.
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