Green Dot Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

Green Dot has acquired 5 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Green Dot’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Santa Barbara Tax Products Group for $320M. Green Dot has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (60%) and business services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 4

Green Dot

Green Dot Corp.

3465 East Foothill Boulevard,
Pasadena, California 91107
United States,
(626) 765-2000

Green Dot is an issuer of prepaid master and visa cards that provides reloading services. Green Dot Bank focuses on serving low and moderate income families with financial products and services, including prepaid cards, checking accounts and cash processing services distributed through a network of retail stores, neighborhood financial service centers and via digital channels. Green Dot was founded in 1999 and is based in Pasadena, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $529M $529M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
UniRush LLC 2017-01-30 147M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois ·
Santa Barbara Tax Products Group LLC 2014-09-18 320M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California ·
Loopt, Inc. 2012-03-09 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California
eCommLink, Inc. 2012-01-24 3M USD Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada ·
Bonneville Bancorp 2011-11-23 16M USD Add-on Acquisition
Provo, Utah
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (60%) 193M (36%) - -
Business Services 1 (20%) 320M (61%) - -
Financial Services 1 (20%) 16M (3%) - -
Total 5 $529M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 529M - -
  California 2 363M - -
  Utah 1 16M - -
  Nevada 1 3M - -
  Illinois 1 147M - -
Total 5 $529M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Strategic Law Partners LLC
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $467M
< $100M 3 $62M
Largest Santa Barbara Tax Products Group LLC
$320M (2014-09-18)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
3 (60%)

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