"We have been following AvidXchange closely over the past year, and are deeply impressed with the special business that Michael Praeger and his team are building. We are delighted to join a highly relevant set of value-added investors," commented Akbar Poonawala, Co-Founder of Pivot Investment Partners.
AvidXchange™ revolutionizes the way companies pay their bills. Serving more than 6,000 clients throughout North America, AvidXchange is an industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for midmarket companies spanning multiple industries including Real Estate, Financial Services, Energy, and Construction. AvidXchange has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Charlotte area for four consecutive years, ranked among Deloitte's Fast 500 this past year, and recently was named of the top 100 technology companies in North America by Red Herring. In the midst of record growth, AvidXchange has remained true to its most valued competitive advantage—its people. AvidXchange has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte for eight consecutive years. For more information, contact us at 800.560.9305 or info@AvidXchange.com.
About Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had $143 billion in assets and operates 1,191 full-service Banking Centers, including 94 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,497 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third also has an 18.3% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2016, had $314 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender
About Pivot Investment Partners
Pivot Investment Partners LLC is an investment firm of CEO-level operating executives who have grown and transformed financial services businesses around the world. The team has deep experience in markets where information, technology and scalable processes are critical drivers of success.
Pivot works closely with a select set of high-potential financial services and FinTech companies, investing its operating expertise and capital in their success and accelerated growth. Each of its investments is tailored to company-specific needs, under-pinned by a shared passion for building distinctive, innovative and customer-centric businesses. Over the past 3 years, Pivot has made 19 investments across retail and wholesale finance.
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