Sallie Mae - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Sallie Mae M&A Summary

Sallie Mae has acquired 9 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Sallie Mae has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (50%) and business services (25%).

Sallie Mae Business Overview

Where is Sallie Mae headquartered?

Sallie Mae is headquartered in Newark, Delaware.

What is Sallie Mae’s revenue?

Sallie Mae disclosed revenue of 1,823M USD for 2022 and 2,030M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Sallie Mae have?

Sallie Mae has 1,600 employees.

What sector is Sallie Mae in?

Sallie Mae is a financial services company.

When was Sallie Mae founded?

Sallie Mae was founded in 1972.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Sallie Mae

Sallie Mae

300 Continental Drive,
Newark, Delaware 19713
United States,
(302) 451-0200
www.salliemae.com

Sallie Mae is a private student lending company that provides financing and know-how to support access to college and offers products and resources to help customers make new goals and experiences, beyond college, happen. SLM was founded in 1972 and is based in Newark, Delaware.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 - - 1 1 - 8
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SLM NitroCollege LLC 2023-07-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Hollywood, California · www.myscholly.com
Nitro College 2022-01-26 - Divestiture
Wilmington, Delaware · www.nitrocollege.com
Upromise, Inc. 2020-06-01 - Divestiture
Newton, Massachusetts · www.upromise.com
Navient Corp. 2014-05-01 - Spin Off
Wilmington, Delaware · www.navient.com
Upromise, Inc. 2006-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Newton, Massachusetts · www.upromise.com
Student Loan Finance Association 2004-12-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.slfaloan.com
Arrow Financial Services LLC 2004-09-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Niles, Illinois · www.arrow-financial.com
Academic Management Services Corp. 2003-11-18 - Divestiture
Swansea, Massachusetts
First Trust Financial, Inc. 2002-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Weymouth, Massachusetts · www.ftfloan.com
General Revenue Corp. 2002-01-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.generalrevenue.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 4 (50%) - 1 (50%) -
Business Services 2 (25%) - - -
Marketing 1 (13%) - 1 (50%) -
Digital Media 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 - 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 - 2 -
  Massachusetts 3 - 1 -
  Delaware 1 - 1 -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Total 8 - 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
1
Squire Patton Boggs
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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