Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s TopCheck

The acquisition creates Africa's largest price comparison group.

Throughout the world, the rapid rise in the use of information technology has brought about a revolution in people’s lives. The use of information technology and related services has completely transformed work, education, banking, finance, and entertainment among other sectors. The heralding of this new age is accompanied by an increasing demand for latest, accurate, and up to date information on a variety of topics. As more and more people join the ranks of internet users around the world, the demand for this information becomes stronger and continues to grow by the second. It is estimated that in the next few years, one in three people on earth will be using the internet in one form or another. Part of the utility of I.T. and the internet is the ability to obtain information about products, services, pricing, and comparison of availability of such from different companies.

TopCheck Nigeria:
TopCheck Nigeria is the leading price comparison website which allows visitors to use free services for a variety of tasks. It offers free online comparison for financial services offered by a variety of companies. Users can compare and learn more about insurance products, personal loans, car insurance, life insurance, travel insurance, credit card plans, health insurance, and internet plans and services. Founded in 2014, the website has grown to become a giant in Africa’s I.T. industry; processing nearly $10 Million in gross application value last year alone. Users can also take advantage of an informative blog and news section which covers the latest updates.

How TopCheck Works:
Essentially, TopCheck combines marketing with information technology services to bring users the best rates from banks, insurance companies, and lending institutions. If you want to compare products and services, you have two options. You can either compare prices directly online, which is the shorter and quicker method, or you can provide contact details and wait for a callback from the customer support team. In both cases, you can place an order on a product or service you need either through the website or through the customer support service.

Acquisition of TopCheck by Compare Africa Group:
Recently, Silvertree Internet Holdings, which owns Compare Africa Group or CAG, acquired TopCheck. Compare Africa Group already provides similar comparison services to consumers in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. This group also offers services through its other websites, including CompareGuru, and PriceCheck. This acquisition will help propel TopCheck to the top spot and become the undisputed price comparison leader in Africa.

Compare Africa Group already provides similar comparison services to consumers in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. This group also offers services through its other websites, including CompareGuru, and PriceCheck. This acquisition will help propel TopCheck to the top spot and become the undisputed price comparison leader in Africa.

Information Technology brings about many promising opportunities in all areas of life. One prime example of the use of information technology is the rapid availability and sharing of information through online comparisons, reviews, and more. TopCheck is part of that chain which strives to help consumers make better-informed decisions on products and services.