Barron’s reports that online small business lender Kabbage is shopping for buyers and could fetch more than $1bn; the potential buyers that have emerged thus far have consisted of financial institutions and tech bidders, though no private equity investors have expressed interest yet, according to the sources; Kabbage has performed well during the crisis and they became a key player during the Paycheck Protection Program; the company recently announced new bank accounts for SMBs, with no costly opening fees and the flexibility to begin an account at any stage of the business; Kabbage declined to comment as the company does not discuss rumors. PYMNTS.com
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