Intuit Completes Check Acquisition
Mobile Bill Pay Provider Joins Intuit’s Consumer Ecosystem Group
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced it has completed its acquisition of Check, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users.
The transaction, announced May 27, will accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
Check’s highly-rated mobile app automates and consolidates the bill pay process all in one place, reducing the complexity for consumers. Check customers can monitor bills and accounts, receive alerts when bills are due or funds are low, and pay bills automatically.
The transaction is valued at approximately $360 million for total cash and other consideration.
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These risks and uncertainties include: the risk that the expected benefits of the proposed acquisition are not realized within the timeframe anticipated or at all; the risk that the costs incurred as a result of the transaction are greater than anticipated; and the risk that disruption from the transaction may make it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees, partners or suppliers. For information regarding risks related to Intuit, see discussion of risks and other factors in documents filed by Intuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including Intuit's Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2013, available on Intuit's Web site at www.intuit.com/about_intuit/investors. Forward-looking statements represent the judgment of the management of Intuit as of the date of this release, and Intuit disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.