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DentalPlans.com

Piper Jaffray served as exclusive financial advisor to DentalPlans.com, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, on its sale to Internet Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of KKR.

Client Description

DentalPlans.com is the largest online consumer marketplace for dental savings plans in the U.S. The company partners with the nation’s leading dental provider networks to provide access to over 140,000 dentists nationwide (~75% of dentists). Its unique online marketplace connects consumers, providers and provider networks to enable the delivery of accessible, affordable and transparent ancillary healthcare solutions. DentalPlans.com operates on an annual subscription-based revenue model. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Plantation, Florida.

Counterparty Description

Internet Brands, Inc. is an integrated online media and client services company. It operates a portfolio of consumer websites and provides web presence and online marketing services for small and midsize business (SMB) and enterprise clients. Its portfolio focuses on several vertical markets, including automotive, health, legal, home/travel, and diversified media. The company’s revenue model is predominantly subscription-based, with the balance advertising-driven. The company’s health portfolio represents the world’s leading provider of web presence solutions for health professionals and connects thousands of people with health and wellness resources. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in El Segundo, California. Internet Brands, Inc. was acquired by KKR in 2014.


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