Status
Acquired by Apax Partners on July 22, 2009
Stock
RATE
Founded:
1993
Headquarters:
North Palm Beach, FL
Description:
Bankrate provides consumers with personal finance editorial content, including mortgages, insurance, credit cards, and others.
Categories:
Business Services, Curated Web
Website:
http://bankrate.com

Detailed Description

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Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet.

Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, and other categories, such as retirement, automobile loans, and taxes.

The Bankrate network includes Bankrate.com, its flagship website, and other owned and operated personal finance websites, including CreditCards.com, Interest.com, Bankaholic.com, Mortgage-calc.com, CreditCardGuide.com, Nationwide Card Services, InsuranceQuotes.com, CarInsuranceQuotes.com, InsureMe, Bankrate.com.cn, CreditCards.ca, NetQuote.com, and CD.com.

Bankrate aggregates rate information from over 4,800 institutions on more than 300 financial products. With coverage of nearly 600 local markets in all 50 U.S. states, Bankrate generates over 172,000 distinct rate tables capturing, on average, over three million pieces of information weekly.

Bankrate develops and provides web services to over 75 co-branded websites with online partners, including some of the most trusted and frequently visited personal finance sites on the Internet such as Yahoo!, AOL, CNBC and Bloomberg. In addition, Bankrate licenses editorial content to over 100 newspapers on a daily basis including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe.

Current Team (1)

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Past Team (6)

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Acquisitions (6)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    11760 U.S. Highway One

    Suite 200

    North Palm Beach, FL 33408

    USA