ePayPolicy Poised for Growth Spurt with Major Investment from Serent Capital
AUSTIN, Texas, January 8, 2020 – Electronic payment processing company ePayPolicy has received a significant investment from Serent Capital, a San Francisco- and Austin-based private equity firm focused on investing in high-growth technology and services businesses. ePayPolicy, an industry leader in electronic payment solutions for the independent insurance industry, will leverage the Serent funding for continued product enhancements, integration with the most widely used agency management systems (AMS) and accelerated growth.
Since its founding in 2014, ePayPolicy has been a proactive proponent of technology adoption by the insurance industry (“insurtech”). Specifically, the company has been on a mission to replace paper checks by enabling policyholders to pay electronically via credit card or ACH. Today ePayPolicy processes over $2 billion in payments annually, serving 2,300 independent agents, brokers, MGAs and premium finance companies in the Excess & Surplus (“E&S”) insurance market. Some 28 Big “I” (Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America) state associations endorse ePayPolicy as their digital payment processor of choice for their members.
“This investment from Serent is a game-changer in our ability to strengthen our brand presence across the industry, integrate with even more agency management systems and take our platform to the next level in user (agency) and end user (policyholder) experience,” said Todd Sorrel, Co-Founder of ePayPolicy.
Leonis Partners advised ePayPolicy on capital raising strategy.
Kevin Frick, Partner at Serent Capital, explained the firm’s decision by saying, “We knew immediately ePayPolicy would be a great fit for Serent. Their stellar reputation and innovative, industry-specific technology stood out. Their client satisfaction scores are exceptional and their references prove the most important point – they deliver.”
“We’re incredibly excited to partner with Co-Founders Todd Sorrel and Milan Malkani to expand ePayPolicy’s market reach and continue to drive exceptional value for their clients and the insurance industry as a whole,” concluded Frick.
About Serent Capital
Serent Capital invests in growing businesses that have developed compelling solutions that address their customers’ needs. As those businesses grow and evolve, the opportunities and challenges that they face change with them. Principals at Serent Capital have firsthand experience at capturing those opportunities and navigating these difficulties through their experiences as CEOs, strategic advisors, and board members to successful growing businesses. By bringing its expertise and capital to bear, Serent seeks to help growing businesses thrive.
For more information on Serent Capital, visit www.serentcapital.com
About Leonis Partners
Leonis Partners serves as a full-service advisor to entrepreneur-led technology businesses. Calling on decades of experience from some of the largest leading global financial institutions, Leonis crafts highly calibrated solutions to achieve their clients’ needs as they pertain to M&A, capital raising, fairness & valuation opinions, and other special situations. Leonis Partners’ experience and track record in these core areas provide clients with superior results.The firm is headquartered in New York.
For more information visit http://leonispartners.com/
ePayPolicy is the simplest way to collect digital insurance payments. Austin, Texas-based ePayPolicy is the nation’s foremost provider of payment processing developed exclusively for independent agencies, brokers/MGAs and premium finance agencies. The company’s innovative electronic payment processing portal enables clients to accept credit card or ACH without messy merchant accounts or hidden fees. ePayPolicy sets up quickly, integrates seamlessly with leading management systems, and is endorsed by independent insurance associations nationwide.
To find out more visit https://epaypolicy.com