Insurtech & subsectors
Hampleton’s Insurtech practice is led by founder and principal partner Miro Parizek, and spans a team of directors, sector principals and analysts with an excellent understanding of the insurtech, fintech and enterprise software sectors.
Hampleton’s team members have significant strategic and operational experience gained while working amongst other at board level internationally across banking, insurance, retail and government, and have led transactions in e-invoicing, EDI, product & casualty, life insurance, governance / regulatory, risk management, compliance and back office management systems for banks, insurers, gaming companies, online and brick & mortar retailers, as well as government. Furthermore, our team has developed and nurtured long-standing relationships with large insurance providers in the UK, US and Germany, as well as ties with insurtech start-ups around the world.
Hampleton’s Insurtech team has executed several transactions involving large insurance providers, private equity investors and financial services companies, including the likes of Zurich Insurance and FICO.
The sale of Bright Box to Zurich Insurance
Hampleton Partners advised Bright Box on its acquisition by the leading multi-line insurer, Zurich Insurance Group. Bright Box is a global vendor of solutions and platforms for the connected car industry and the Connected Car platform from Bright Box is sold to automotive OEMs and dealerships from Europe through the Middle East to Asia.
Technavio announced Bright Box as one of the top five vendors in the Connected Car market from 2017 to 2021. The company is also recognised as one of the top 300 companies in the Internet of Things field according to Berg Insight.
This acquisition helps Zurich expand its focus on mobility through tailored services, enhanced by digital interactions with car drivers and closer collaboration with car dealerships, NSC and OEMs.
The sale of Tonbeller to FICO
Hampleton Partners advised Germany-based, Tonbeller, a provider of financial crime and compliance solutions on its acquisition by FICO, a predictive analytics and decision management software company. With this acquisition, FICO moved rapidly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions, promising to bring the benefits of advanced analytics and a risk-based approach to a field dominated by older, relatively inflexible, rule-based systems.
The sale of Profit Software to Via Ventures
Hampleton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Profit Software Oy on the sale of the company to Via Ventures Partners. Profit Software delivers enterprise software solutions that allow insurers to manage all their services, business lines and processes. Via Venture Partners is a leading Nordic private equity firm mainly focused on small- and midcap companies. With this deal Via Venture Partners strengthened its portfolio within the IT sector.
Miro Parizek established Hampleton in 2013 with a group of fellow deal makers and technology industry entrepreneurs, uniting hands-on industry expertise and seasoned transaction experience together for the optimal M&A advisory. Miro has been providing M&A advisory services to the technology industry since the pre-dot.com era and has managed scores of transactions supporting privately-held sellers and publicly-traded companies, ranging from 20 to over 2,000 employees.Miro has 30 years of experience in the software and IT industry.
Insurtech Report 2H2020
Technological advancements have radically transformed the ways in which insurance is offered, and the software used by insurers to adequately deliver insurance products.
5 Digital Commerce Deals Defining the Sector in 2023
The newest Digital Commerce report from Hampleton Partners has shown that deal numbers in the sector are on the up and up following a plunge seen in the wake of the pandemic’s M&A boom. And by “up and up”, we mean precisely that. As our report reveals, transactions have risen in a sustained and incremental fashion since the lowest point of the dip in Q32022, when we recorded 442 deals.