TECH POWERHOUSE INSIDE REAL ESTATE ANNOUNCES NEW FINANCIAL PARTNER, DOUBLES DOWN ON LONG TERM VISION
Major investment from new financial partner, Lovell Minnick Partners will fuel Inside Real Estate’s continued growth, finance future acquisition opportunities and help attract top talent.
DRAPER, UT, AUGUST 20, 2019: Inside Real Estate, one of the fastest growing independently-owned real estate software companies and a trusted technology partner to over 200,000 top brokerages, agents & teams announced today an agreement in which Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business service companies, will become the company’s new primary financial investor, backing their long-term strategy and vision.
The investment comes during a period of substantial revenue growth and sustained profitability over the past several years along with the addition of hundreds of top brokerages to the Inside Real Estate platform including two national franchise brands in 2019 alone.
“With their winning strategy and products, Inside Real Estate has built a growing, profitable and scaled business in an industry filled with small point solution providers,” said John Cochran, LMP Partner. “We’ve been following the company’s traction in the space and believe the platform is uniquely positioned for success. We have seen first-hand the powerful impact Inside Real Estate’s products have for its customers by increasing brokerage profitability, driving team and agent success and enhancing business differentiation. We’re thrilled to be backing this exciting business and extremely capable team.”
The leadership team at Inside Real Estate will continue to invest and execute full steam ahead on the company’s strategy and independent vision. When asked about the announcement, Ned Stringham, CEO of Inside Real Estate commented, “This new partnership provides our customers the continued confidence that Inside Real Estate will remain an independent, reliable and innovative tech partner and support the growth of their real estate business for years to come.” Stringham also noted, “LMP has an exceptional track-record of picking winners. It’s an honor to have their confidence and support.”
The transaction will fuel Inside Real Estate’s continued growth, provide financing for future acquisition opportunities and help create the best environment to attract, develop and retain top talent. GCA acted as an exclusive financial advisor to Inside Real Estate in the transaction. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius served as legal counsel to LMP, while Parr Brown Gee & Loveless as counsel to Inside Real Estate.
Additional Details for Existing Inside Real Estate Customers:
- Our strategy as a business remains the same: we are committed to being a trusted, independent technology partner who keeps the interests of you, our valued customers, at the heart of our strategy
- There will be no changes to our leadership team or day to day operations of the business. You’ll continue to receive the great products & services in the same manner that you do today
- With the backing of Lovell Minnick Partners, we can continue to attract top talent, innovate and deliver the very best technology solutions to our customers while supporting your success well into the future
About Inside Real Estate
Inside Real Estate is one of the fastest growing independently-owned real estate software companies and a trusted technology partner to over 200,000 agents, teams and top brokerages. The company’s flagship platform, kvCORE, is a modern and comprehensive solution known for delivering profitable growth at every level of a brokerage organization. Built with a scalable and flexible infrastructure, kvCORE enables brokerages to create their own unique technology ecosystem to enhance and differentiate their brand and culture. With an accomplished leadership team and over 175 employees, Inside Real Estate brings the resources, scale and vision to deliver ongoing innovation and success for its growing customer base. Learn more at insiderealestate.com
About Lovell Minnick Partners LLC
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies. Lovell Minnick provides developing companies with equity capital to support private company recapitalizations, execute majority buyouts, and pursue growth initiatives. Since its inception in 1999, Lovell Minnick Partners has raised $3.2 billion in committed capital and has completed investments in over 50 platform companies. Over its 20-year history, Lovell Minnick has built a steady track record of investment returns through a consistent investment process that focuses on driving portfolio company growth, strategic activity, and operational improvement, and without relying upon excessive financial leverage. For more information, please visit www.lmpartners.com.