Press Release September 15, 2022

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. To Acquire College Raptor

The Financial Industry team advised Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) on its definitive agreement to acquire College Raptor, Inc. 

Citizens is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $226.7 billion in assets as of June 30, 2022. Citizens is a leader in student lending and offers numerous borrowing options for credit-qualified students, graduates, and their families. 

College Raptor is an innovative college planning platform that matches prospective students to schools based on both academic and financial fit. It offers robust content and tools to help prospective students evaluate and select a college, including side-by-side comparisons of estimated aid packages, as well as campus match scores and admission chances. 

Citizens is a longtime advocate for financial empowerment and reaches families through innovative partnerships in the communities it serves. This acquisition will continue those efforts by providing education and resources to help people make informed financial decisions.

The Goodwin team was led by Samantha Kirby and Margaret Hickey.

For more details, read the press release