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closed 4/10/2008 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has acquired NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators and owner of the widely-referenced Purchasing Manager’s Index series.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: NTC Economics
NTC Economics, Ltd. provides global macro-economic indicators in the United Kingdom. It produces business surveys that report on a set of economic barometers.
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closed 7/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Silver Lake Partners, Warburg Pincus, acquired Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by investment funds managed by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Investment funds managed by Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm and Silver Lake, a global investment firm focused on technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries.
target parent: Pearson plc
target: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors.
price($mm)[EV]
$3,245 [$2,946]
rev ($mm)
$768
EBITDA ($mm)
$267
EV / rev
3.8x
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11.0x
closed 12/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, acquired NTT Data Financial Corporation

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, announced the initial closing of its acquisition of a majority interest in NTT DATA Financial Corporation.
buyer parent:Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors.
target parent: NTT Data Corporation
target: NTT Data Financial Corporation
NTT Data Financial Corporation, which is based in Tokyo, is a leading provider of securities pricing, reference data and related services to most of the major financial institutions in Japan.
price ($mm)
$25*
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$2
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18.8x
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closed 10/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Fundamental Data Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired Fundamental Data Limited, a leading provider of data on closed-end funds in the United Kingdom, for 11 million pounds sterling, or approximately U.S.$19 million, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
target: Fundamental Data Limited
Fundamental Data Limited provides data on global closed-end and exchange traded-funds. It provides data feeds, Website feeds, and report outsourcing services, such as production of fund issuers' fact sheets, annual fund yearbooks, daily fund lists, and bulletins.
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$16
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closed 2/11/2008 via finextra.com

Netik, Plc, purchased Capco Reference Data Services from Capco

synopsis: Netik has acquired Capco Reference Data Services - a specialised business services provider for reference and market data - from capital markets consultancy Capco.
buyer: Netik, Plc
Netik provides financial data warehouse solutions to the securities industry. The company’s solutions include Netik InterView, a data warehouse and data hub for information-centric data management and reporting solutions, which provides access to portfolio/investment accounting data.
seller parent: Symphony Technology Group
seller: Capco
Capco is a leading global provider of integrated transformation services and solutions designed specifically for the financial services industry.
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closed 12/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Hemscott Plc merged with Hemscott Plc,

synopsis: i-Deal LLC, a leading innovator in capital markets workflow solutions, and Hemscott Group Ltd, a premier international provider of financial data and investor relations services, have merged. The combined company has been named Ipreo LLC.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Hemscott Plc
Ipreo is a leading global provider of high quality data, expert insight, and productivity solutions to Investment Banking and Corporate clients. Ipreo is both a dynamic innovator and a trusted resource.
target: Hemscott Plc
Hemscott, Inc. builds and maintains databases of historical financial and stock price technical information on the United States, Canadian, and international publicly traded companies.
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closed 9/5/2006 via Company Press Release

The Barclay Group, acquired Alternative Asset Center

synopsis: The Barclay Group, a leading independent provider of alternative investment research data, announced today that it has purchased the Alternative Asset Center (AAC) database, creating the world’s largest database of hedge fund performance.
buyer: The Barclay Group
The Barclay Group, founded in 1985, currently tracks more than 6,000 hedge funds and managed futures programs. Barclay has created and regularly updates 18 proprietary hedge fund indexes and eight managed futures indexes.
target: Alternative Asset Center
Alternative Asset Center was established in 1999, and quickly constructed the largest proprietary fund of hedge fund database in the industry.
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closed 9/21/2006 via PR Newswire

China Finance Online Co., acquired Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd

synopsis: China Finance Online Co. Limited, a leading Chinese online financial information and listed company data provider, closed the acquisition of Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co. Ltd, a financial information database provider mainly serving domestic securities and investment firms, on terms previously disclosed.
buyer: China Finance Online Co.(JRJC:$53.61)
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
target: Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd. is a financial information database provider mainly serving domestic securities and investment firms.
price ($mm)
$1.06
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announced 5/22/2012 via Market Wire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, will acquire EDGAR Online Inc.

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company and EDGAR Online jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire EDGAR Online, a leading provider of disclosure management services, financial data and enterprise risk analytics software and solutions for both corporate and investment professionals.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company(RRD:$10,278.50)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance.
target: EDGAR Online Inc.(EDGR:$27.77)
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
price($mm)[EV]
$73 [$71]
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$31
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2.3x
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

OMX AB, acquired Findata AB

synopsis: OMX has acquired Findata AB from Bisnode. Findata is a leading supplier of information on Nordic companies and offers customized indexes.
buyer: OMX AB(:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity.
target: Findata AB
Findata is the most full-coverage database for financial data in the Nordics. The database consists of wide-covering facts on Nordic corporations, such as company descriptions, financial history, corporate events and calendar information.
price ($mm)
$0.87
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$0
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36.2x
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closed 1/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH, acquired Tijd Nederland B.V.

synopsis: vwd group, the biggest German full-service provider of information, communications and technology solutions for the securities business, is taking over Tijd Nederland B.V. (TBM) from the Belgian media group Mediafin for a purchase price of approx. EUR 7 million.
buyer parent:Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH(VWDG.DE :$0.00)
Vwd's operations include the financial newswires and business newsletters along with a market-data terminal and services business. Vwd employs 220 staff and operates bureaus in six German cities and Brussels.
target parent: Media fin
target: Tijd Nederland B.V.
Tijd Nederland B.V. together with its subsidiaries, Trustmedia NL B.V. (Amsterdam) and Tijd Beursmedia NV (Brussels and Paris), is a well-known provider of data on the financial markets with a strong market position in the Benelux countries.
price ($mm)
$12
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$11
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0.9x
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closed 7/20/2007 via Reuters

BC Partners, acquired Bureau van Dijk

synopsis: Private equity firm Candover Investments said on Friday it had sold its Bureau van Dijk corporate data business to funds advised by London-based private equity firm BC Partners.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America.
target parent: Candover Partners Ltd
target: Bureau van Dijk
Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing is one of Europe's leading publishers of electronic business information. It specialises in adding value to data supplied by world-renowned organisations and creating easy-to-use, flexible, state-of-the-art information solutions.
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closed 12/30/2005 via PR Newswire

Glacier Ventures International Corp., Jamison Newspapers, Inc., acquired Fundata Canada, Inc.

synopsis: Hollinger International Inc. announced that its subsidiary Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. has completed the sale of its 50% interest in Fundata Canada Inc. to Glacier Ventures International Corp.
buyer: Jamison Newspapers, Inc.
buyer: Glacier Ventures International Corp.
Glacier Ventures is a leading information communications company focused on the provision of essential information and related services to business, professional and other markets through print, electronic and online media.
target: Fundata Canada, Inc.
As Canada's leading source for Investment Fund data and analysis since 1987, Fundata offers our clients the most accurate and comprehensive information on Canadian Investment Funds available in the market.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

ComStock, acquired IS.Teledata AG

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data and analytic tools to institutional investors, active traders and individual investors, announced the closing of the Company's acquisition of IS.Teledata AG and its subsidiaries.
buyer parent:Pearson plc
buyer: ComStock
ComStock is a leading provider of real-time global financial information to financial institutions, financial information re-distributors and online media portals worldwide. ComStock's suite of services ranges from a real-time datafeed, to fully customized and hosted market data solutions.
target: IS.Teledata AG
IS.Teledata is Europe's largest provider of customisable financial market information systems. Retail banks, private banks, investment banks, issuers, asset managers, online brokers and media portals optimise business processes and costs using tailored content and analysis of financial market data.
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$52 [$48]
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announced 10/6/2005 via Reuters

Reuters Group PLC, will acquire EcoWin AB

synopsis: Global information company Reuters today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EcoWin, the Swedish company specialising in global macroeconomic data and analysis.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals.
target: EcoWin AB
EcoWin serves clients throughout the international financial & business community, providing financial & economic data together with powerful software applications. EcoWin has become one of the leading providers of systems & data for financial & macroeconomic time-series analysis & asset allocation.
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$40
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closed 6/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired Proxy Australia

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the world's leading provider of proxy voting and corporate governance solutions, today announced that it has acquired Australia's leading specialist corporate governance research firm, Proxy Australia.
buyer parent:Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
ISS is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide.
target: Proxy Australia
Proxy Australia delivers governance information and analysis on S&P/ASX 200 entities for institutional investors. The firm currently covers over 200 Australian and 20 New Zealand companies and offers a database of five years of governance data on S&P/ASX 200 companies.
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closed 5/17/2004 via Company Press Release

Alex eSolutions, Inc., acquired Sheshunoff Information Services

synopsis: Alex Information acquired the print publishing assets of Sheshunoff Information Services. For more than 30 years, Sheshunoff has been the number one name in "how-to" publications for financial services professionals. More recently, SIS has developed a complete offering of training courses and electronic work solutions for financial institutions.
buyer: Alex eSolutions, Inc.
AlexInformation is a leading provider of publications for financial institutions and their customers. Our mission is to help improve financial institution performance by providing the most comprehensive and current information and tools to help the financial professional make substantial strides to
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: Sheshunoff Information Services
Sheshunoff Information Services, a Thomson Financial company, has been the leader in financial data and analysis, professional publications, risk management, and regulatory reporting tools for banks, S&Ls, credit unions, and bank holding companies since 1971. Banks, credit unions, corporations, acc
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closed 12/13/2007 via Company Press Release

News Corporation, acquired Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: News Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of Dow Jones & Co., Inc. pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement.
buyer: News Corporation(NWSA:$8,747.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other.
target: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
price($mm)[EV]
$5,196 [$5,684]
rev ($mm)
$1,861
EBITDA ($mm)
$291
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
19.8x
closed 5/15/2007 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has entered into agreements to acquire eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd., a private U.K. company, for net cash consideration of £26.1 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.(:$0.00)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
target: eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd
eFinancialNews is a diversified media company serving the financial services industry, primarily in the City of London and the U.K. Its flagship operations include the weekly Financial News publication and eFinancialNews.com Web site, a subscription-based service.
price ($mm)
$67
rev ($mm)
$27
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2.5x
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closed 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Euromoney, purchased Quantitative Techniques from HSBC Holdings Plc.

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor confirmed the completion of its acquisition of HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) operation. Quantitative Techniques was HSBC's purchase index calculation service and will be rebranded as Euromoney Indices.
buyer parent:Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney(EMYIF:$640.95)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more.
seller: HSBC Holdings Plc.
HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) specializes in providing expertise and products direct to clients in the areas of Index Fund Advisory Services, HSBC Indices, Benchmarking and Custom Indices, Data Products, and Quantitative Analysis. QT’s database contains over 68,000 equities.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 4/10/2008 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has acquired NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators and owner of the widely-referenced Purchasing Manager’s Index series.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: NTC Economics
NTC Economics, Ltd. provides global macro-economic indicators in the United Kingdom. It produces business surveys that report on a set of economic barometers.
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closed 1/15/2014 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired ThinkFolio

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced that it has acquired thinkFolio, a London-based maker of portfolio management software. The company evolves and changes in line with customer expectations in order to provide the best possible range of features and functions.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,800 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
target: ThinkFolio
ThinkFolio offers portfolio modeling software with trade management capabilities. ThinkFolio evolves and changes in line with customer expectations in order to provide the best possible range of features and functions.
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closed 4/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Markit Group Ltd., acquired MarkitSERV LLC

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced that it has acquired the ownership stake in MarkitSERV held by the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Markit and DTCC founded MarkitSERV in 2009 as a joint venture that combined the firms' electronic trade processing services for OTC derivatives.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,800 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
target parent: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
target: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV provides a single gateway for OTC derivatives trade processing. MarkitSERV provides an end-to-end solution for post-trade transaction management of credit, interest rate, equity and foreign exchange derivatives.
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announced 5/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire Cadis Software Ltd.

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced it has agreed to acquire Cadis, the global enterprise data management specialist. Cadis’ enterprise data management platform consolidates data from multiple sources within a centralised hub, providing users with reliable, transparent and auditable data.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
target: Cadis Software Ltd.
Cadis Software Ltd.'s EDM platform puts quality, audited data at the centre of an organisation. The Cadis EDM platform is the central hub for all transactions, securities, prices, rates, counterparty & issuer data.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Data Explorers Limited

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced the acquisition of Data Explorers, a leading provider of global securities lending data, from mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital. Data Explorers provides a comprehensive view of short interest data and institutional fund activity across all market sectors.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
target parent: Bowmark Capital
target: Data Explorers Limited
Data Explorers is the leading provider of securities lending data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity across all global market sectors. The company's analytics help clients to identify investment opportunities and manage risk.
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announced 9/21/2011 via Company Press Release

MarkitSERV LLC, will acquire Logiscope Limited

synopsis: MarkitSERV, a leading electronic trade processing platform for OTC derivative transactions, announced that it has agreed to acquire Logicscope Limited, a leading provider of post-trade workflow solutions and straight-through-processing (STP) for foreign exchange (FX) transactions.
buyer parent:Markit Group Ltd.
buyer: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV LLC provides post-trade processing and workflow for over-the-counter derivative transactions worldwide. Its services include allocations, clearing, confirmation, connectivity, novation consent, and portfolio reconciliation.
target parent: Dynamic IT Management Services Ltd.
target: Logiscope Limited
Logicscope Limited provides post-trade workflow enhancement and processing solutions. It offers multi-venue and multi-asset post-trade aggregation, transformation, and routing solutions to financial institutions.
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closed 1/14/2011 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired QuIC Financial Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, has announced that it has acquired QuIC Financial Technologies, Inc (QuIC). QuIC provides the world’s leading financial organisations with risk analytics solutions to test market and credit risk tolerance in financial portfolios and simulate risk at the enterprise level.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Ltd. is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,000 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
target parent: JMI Equity Fund
target: QuIC Financial Technologies, Inc.
QuIC Financial Technologies is a global solutions provider of risk management, pricing and financial analytics technologies. QuIC solutions set a new standard for speed, flexibility, and scalability in risk management and financial analytics systems.
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closed 6/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Wall Street on Demand, Inc.

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Wall Street On Demand. Wall Street On Demand is a leading provider of services in the design, development and hosting of financial services websites, reports and tools.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: Wall Street on Demand, Inc.
Wall Street On Demand (WSOD) designs, develops and hosts reports, tools and web applications for the financial services industry. Since 1992, WSOD has designed and delivered innovative products to help clients and their customers access, visualize and understand complex data sets.
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closed 2/25/2010 via BusinessWire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, purchased Certificates Collection Service from Markit Group Ltd.

synopsis: Ipreo, leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity solutions to investment banks and corporations, announced its acquisition of Markit’s certificates collection service, giving capital markets clients seamless access to thousands of compliance-related certificates directly through its new issuance and CRM applications.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of high quality data, expert insight, and productivity solutions to Investment Banking and Corporate clients. Ipreo is both a dynamic innovator and a trusted resource.
seller: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
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closed 2/15/2010 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired ClearPar, LLC

synopsis: Markit, a leading global financial information services company, announced it has agreed to acquire ClearPar from Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. ClearPar is an automated syndicated loan operations platform used for the settlement of par and distressed loan trades in the U.S. and Europe.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
target: ClearPar, LLC
Since its inception in June 2000, ClearParSM has not waivered from its mission: to promote efficiency and liquidity in the corporate loan market by reducing settlement time for secondary trades and syndications, thereby reducing settlement risk and cost.
price ($mm)
$72
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$18
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3.9x
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closed 4/10/2008 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has acquired NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators and owner of the widely-referenced Purchasing Manager’s Index series.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: NTC Economics
NTC Economics, Ltd. provides global macro-economic indicators in the United Kingdom. It produces business surveys that report on a set of economic barometers.
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closed 1/22/2008 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired BOAT

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial markets, today announced that it has acquired BOAT, the MiFID-compliant trade reporting platform, from the consortium of nine investment banks that launched the initiative in September 2006.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: BOAT
BOAT is a consortium of nine leading investment banks that was launched in order to create a central platform for the collection, collation, validation, storage and distribution of pre- and post-trade information as required by investment firms operating off-exchange as allowed under MiFID.
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announced 12/4/2007 via finextra.com

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire SwapsWire

synopsis: UK market data vendor Markit has agreed in principle to acquire SwapsWire, the dealer-backed electronic trade confirmation network for OTC derivatives processing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: SwapsWire
SwapsWire automates the legal confirmation, trade capture, and broker confirmation process for OTC derivatives products. The company offers electronic network to support trade workflow of various types, overnight index swaps, caps, floors, swaptions, credit default swaps, and equity derivatives.
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closed 11/14/2007 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired International Index Company Limited

synopsis: Markit Group Limited, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, announced it has acquired International Index Company Limited.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: International Index Company Limited
International Index Co. engages in credit derivative, fixed income, and foreign exchange index businesses. The company offers iBoxx indices, which enables investors to analyze and select benchmarks that reflect their investment profile.
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closed 1/10/2007 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired ABS Reports (UK) Limited

synopsis: Markit Group Limited (“Markit”), the leading industry source of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivative trade processing for the global financial and commodities markets, today announced it has acquired ABSReports, an ABS deal reporting service.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target parent: Computershare Limited
target: ABS Reports (UK) Limited
absreports.com is a leading provider of detailed participant and transaction performance-related data to the European Securitization Industry. Launched in 2001, absreports.com catalogues activity for more than 1,100 asset-backed, mortgage-backed and collateralized debt obligation financings.
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closed 9/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired MarketXS

synopsis: Markit Group Limited, the leading industry source of independent data, portfolio valuations and trade processing for the OTC derivative markets, has acquired MarketXS Holding N.V. MarketXS is a provider of innovative software and technology for data distribution and trading solutions to the financial services industry.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: MarketXS
MarketXS is a leading provider of real-time market data technology and trading solutions.
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closed 8/29/2006 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Chasen Enterprises

synopsis: Markit Group Limited, the leading provider of benchmark data, portfolio valuations and trade processing for the OTC derivative markets, has acquired Chasen Enterprises. Chasen provides accurate, high quality modeling of structured securities, notably agency and non-agency Collateralized Mortgage Obligations and Asset- Backed Securities.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: Chasen Enterprises
Chasen Enterprises was founded in 1989 in order to provide flexible software for modeling the various structures that were evolving in the structured finance market. The firm's mission has expanded to include the creation and maintenance of extensive libraries of modeled structured transactions.
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closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Communicator Inc

synopsis: Market data vendor Markit Group has acquired Communicator, a New York-based provider of automated systems for OTC derivatives trade processing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: Communicator Inc
Communicator Inc provides a suite of secure software and services that connect the right people to the right information in real-time. We specialize in identity-based communications solutions across departments, organizations, locations and time zones — the ‘extended enterprise’.
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closed 4/10/2008 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has acquired NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators and owner of the widely-referenced Purchasing Manager’s Index series.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: NTC Economics
NTC Economics, Ltd. provides global macro-economic indicators in the United Kingdom. It produces business surveys that report on a set of economic barometers.
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closed 5/30/2006 via finextra.com

Tenfore Systems, Ltd., purchased data feed business from CMS WebView

synopsis: Struggling market data technology vendor CMS WebView has sold its data feed business to Tenfore Systems. Under the agreement, UK-based Tenfore will assume responsibility for CMS's TDI Feed clients and the clients of PriceView, CMS's browser-based real-time data display application. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Tenfore Systems, Ltd.
Tenfore Systems provides financial market data and technology solutions to financial services communities. It offers a range of data feeds and feed formats, including interactive, snapshot, and end of day data feeds that deliver financial data covering equity, derivative, and treasury markets.
seller: CMS WebView
Founded in 1982, CMS WebView provides traders with software and services for real-time market data collection, processing, distribution, and management. The company's software enables futures and options traders and others to access international exchange data via the Internet.
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announced 3/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Institutional Shareholder Services

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, announced its parent company, MSCI Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement with Vestar Capital Partners, a leading U.S. middle market private equity firm, pursuant to which Vestar has agreed to acquire ISS.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading U.S. middle market private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and collaborates with incumbent management teams and private owners to build long-term enterprise value.
target parent: MSCI Inc.
target: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide.
price ($mm)
$364
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announced 10/31/2012 via GlobeNewswire

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., will acquire Indxis, Inc.

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., parent of the world's first electronic stock market and a leading index provider, announced it has agreed to acquire the index business of Mergent, Inc., including Indxis. Mergent is an established index provider and a renowned supplier of business and financial data on global publicly listed companies.
buyer: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing.
target parent: Carousel Capital Co.
target: Indxis, Inc.
Indxis, Inc. offers index services for investment management firms, index providers, and stock exchanges. Its services include index creation, calculation, distribution, licensing and administration, maintenance, and technology services.
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closed 1/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Hemscott Plc

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Hemscott data, media, and investor relations Web site businesses from Ipreo Holdings LLC for $51.6 million in cash, subject to working capital adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Hemscott Plc
Hemscott, Inc. builds and maintains databases of historical financial and stock price technical information on the United States, Canadian, and international publicly traded companies.
price ($mm)
$51
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closed 1/11/2007 via BusinessWire

RiskMetrics Group, Inc., acquired Institutional Shareholder Services

synopsis: RiskMetrics Group, the leading financial risk management firm, has completed its acquisition of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.. ISS is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions to the institutional investor community. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent:Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: RiskMetrics Group, Inc.
RiskMetrics provides expertise to the financial community through a broad range of research, analytics, data and other products and services. Formerly a division of JP Morgan, RiskMetrics Group became an independent company in 1998.
target: Institutional Shareholder Services
ISS is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide.
price ($mm)
$553
rev ($mm)
$105
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
19.1x
closed 3/5/2013 via BusinessWire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired Xtrakter

synopsis: MarketAxess Holdings Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Xtrakter Limited, a leading provider of regulatory transaction reporting, financial market data and trade matching services to the European securities markets.
buyer parent:Technology Crossover Ventures
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.(MKTX:$192.20)
MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables fixed-income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess’ patented trading technology.
target parent: Euroclear
target: Xtrakter
Xtrakter is a leading provider of capital market data, trade matching and regulatory reporting services to the global securities market. It has an established track record in providing innovative, secure and reliable solutions to the financial services sector.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 11/14/2007 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired International Index Company Limited

synopsis: Markit Group Limited, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, announced it has acquired International Index Company Limited.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: International Index Company Limited
International Index Co. engages in credit derivative, fixed income, and foreign exchange index businesses. The company offers iBoxx indices, which enables investors to analyze and select benchmarks that reflect their investment profile.
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closed 9/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired MarketXS

synopsis: Markit Group Limited, the leading industry source of independent data, portfolio valuations and trade processing for the OTC derivative markets, has acquired MarketXS Holding N.V. MarketXS is a provider of innovative software and technology for data distribution and trading solutions to the financial services industry.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets.
target: MarketXS
MarketXS is a leading provider of real-time market data technology and trading solutions.
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closed 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Euromoney, purchased Quantitative Techniques from HSBC Holdings Plc.

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor confirmed the completion of its acquisition of HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) operation. Quantitative Techniques was HSBC's purchase index calculation service and will be rebranded as Euromoney Indices.
buyer parent:Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney(EMYIF:$640.95)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more.
seller: HSBC Holdings Plc.
HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) specializes in providing expertise and products direct to clients in the areas of Index Fund Advisory Services, HSBC Indices, Benchmarking and Custom Indices, Data Products, and Quantitative Analysis. QT’s database contains over 68,000 equities.
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closed 5/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Morningstar Sweden AB

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc. has acquired its remaining ownership interest in Morningstar Sweden AB from Stadsporten Citygate AB and two private investors. Morningstar acquired its remaining 76% ownership stake, having 100% ownership. Morningstar is a leading global provider of independent investment information.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
target parent: Stadsporten Citygate AB
target: Morningstar Sweden AB
Morningstar Sweden serves more than 200 clients in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland and provides complete data on more than 2,000 domiciled mutual funds and 20,000 funds registered for sale in the local markets. Morningstar has 25 employees based in Stockholm.
price ($mm)
$13*
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closed 4/22/2013 via PR Newswire

The Deal LLC, purchased Newsletters and Database from DealFlow Media, Inc.

synopsis: TheStreet, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of The DealFlow Report, The Life Settlements Report and the PrivateRaise database from DealFlow Media, Inc. These newsletters and databases, and the employees providing their content, will be incorporated into TheStreet's institutional platform, The Deal.
buyer parent:TheStreet, Inc.
buyer: The Deal LLC
The Deal, LLC reports, analyzes, and disseminates business and financial news on the deal economy. The company offers a range print and electronic products and services for readers and advertisers, as well as conducts an annual event covering the deal economy.
seller: DealFlow Media, Inc.
The DealFlow Report is a subscription service covering small cap equity finance and The Life Settlements Report provides news and analysis on the secondary market for life insurance settlements. The PrivateRaise database provides users with a comprehensive history of small cap equity transactions.
price($mm)[EV]
$2.59 [$3.29]
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closed 12/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Tenfore Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc. announced it has acquired Tenfore Systems Limited, a global provider of real- time market data and financial data workstations based in the United Kingdom, for 13.5 million pounds sterling in cash, or approximately U.S.$21.0 million, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
target: Tenfore Systems, Ltd.
Tenfore Systems provides financial market data and technology solutions to financial services communities. It offers a range of data feeds and feed formats, including interactive, snapshot, and end of day data feeds that deliver financial data covering equity, derivative, and treasury markets.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired InvestData Pty Ltd

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the business operations of InvestData (Proprietary) Limited, a leading provider of fund information in South Africa. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
target: InvestData Pty Ltd
InvestData (Proprietary) Limited is a leading provider of fund information in South Africa. We are dedicated to the collection, collation and distribution of extensive and detailed information relating to the collective investment scheme industries of Southern Africa.
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closed 7/18/2008 via PR Newswire

Carousel Capital Co., acquired Mergent, Inc.

synopsis: Carousel Capital announced its acquisition, in partnership with company management, of Mergent, Inc., a leading provider of critical business and financial data on global publicly listed and private companies. Mergent provides data to reference libraries, business informatics providers and investment professionals around the globe.
buyer: Carousel Capital Co.
Carousel Capital is a private investment firm that invests in companies located in the Southeastern United States. Carousel's investor base includes institutional investors and an elite group of more than 100 current and former CEOs with significant operating experience.
target parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
target: Mergent, Inc.
Mergent operates the longest continuously collected database of: descriptive and fundamental information on domestic and international companies; pricing and terms and conditions data on fixed income and equity securities; and corporate event data.
price ($mm)
$94
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closed 3/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Standard & Poor's Funds Data

synopsis: Standard & Poor's, the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence including independent credit ratings, indices, investment research, risk evaluation, and information services, has completed the previously announced sale of its mutual fund data business to Morningstar, Inc.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Standard & Poor's Funds Data
Standard & Poor's fund data business consists of data and products covering more than 135,000 managed investment vehicles, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), hedge funds, and offshore funds.
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closed 6/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc., acquired BARRA, Inc.

synopsis: Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc. and Barra, Inc. announced that the acquisition of Barra, Inc. by Morgan Stanley MWD, the majority stockholder of MSCI, was completed. Barra's operations will be combined with MSCI to form MSCI Barra.
buyer: Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc.
Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc. is a leading provider of equity, fixed income and hedge fund indices and related products and services. Close to 2,000 organizations worldwide currently use MSCI indices. MSCI estimates that over USD 3 trillion is benchmarked to its indices on a worldwide b
target: BARRA, Inc.(MSCI:$1,035.67)
Barra is a global leader in delivering risk management systems and services to managers of portfolio and firm-wide investment risk. Since its inception in 1975, Barra's single vision -- to empower its clients to make strategic investment decisions -- has made Barra the industry standard in investmen
price ($mm)
$568
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
$51
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 11/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters Eikon, acquired Kortes

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it is expanding its insight into Russian commodity markets with the acquisition of Kortes, a primary Russian energy information provider that specializes in oil, petrochemical, and transportation industry content across the markets of the Russian Federation and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
buyer parent:Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Eikon
Thomson Reuters Eikon provides solutions for consuming real-time and historical data, connecting with the financial markets community and executing financial markets transactions across asset classes such as foreign exchange (FX), fixed income, commodities, equities and derivatives.
target: Kortes
Kortes provides intelligent industry content such as spot prices, company fundamentals, news and industry commentary to a wide range of clients including Russian and global oil companies, producers and refiners, oil distributors, independent traders, news agencies and state organizations.
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announced 2/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Standard & Poor's Financial Information Group, will acquire Goldman Sachs Commodity Index

synopsis: Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, will acquire the market leading Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (“GSCI”) and two equity index families from the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., the two companies announced today. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent:The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Standard & Poor's Financial Information Group
Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data.
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: Goldman Sachs Commodity Index
The GSCI, created in 1991, currently includes 24 commodities and is designed to provide investors with a reliable and publicly available benchmark for investment performance in the commodity markets.
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closed 5/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Morningstar Research, Inc., acquired Computerized Portfolio Management Services, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar Research Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of the equity research and data business of C.P.M.S. Computerized Portfolio Management Services Inc., a privately owned independent equity research and data firm in Toronto, for C$16.1 million, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer parent:Morningstar, Inc.
buyer: Morningstar Research, Inc.
Morningstar Research, Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. The Company offers objective information on more than 6,000 funds available to individual investors in Canada as well as a range of innovative products and services to advisors and institutions.
target: Computerized Portfolio Management Services, Inc.
Computerized Portfolio Management Services, Inc. is one of North America's leading independent equity research firms. Their staff of qualified professionals has been solely committed to providing a broad range of portfolio analysis and equity return enhancement products to the investment community.
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$13
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Financial News Publishing Ltd.
VRL provides content about financial and professional services markets with titles: Retail Banker International, Private Banker International, International Accounting Bulletin,The Accountant, Life Insurance International, Electronics Payments International, Motor Finance and Leasing Life.
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Guidepoint Global, LLC.
Established in 2003 as Clinical Advisors, Guidepoint Global is a global consulting and research firm that delivers superior, customized expertise and research tools to professionals in finance, professional services and industry.
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EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
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2011
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$27.77
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($3.37)
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($5.12)
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172
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China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
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2009
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$53.61
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($4.82)
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($7.81)
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1603
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Markit Group Ltd.
Markit Group Ltd.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,800 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
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2012
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MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools.
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2013
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$1,035.67
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$452.01
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$371.51
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$222.56
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Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
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2013
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$698.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$224.35
EBIT ($mm)
$178.65
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$123.53
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CSV, Inc.
Based in Switzerland CSV, Incorporated engages in valuation of complex and illiquid securities across asset. CSV, Inc produces prices on approximately 51,000 instruments.
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Ticonderoga Securities, LLC.
Ticonderoga Securities, LLC.
Ticonderoga Securities specializes in US domestic equity trading, equity research, equity derivative execution and research, international market making and risk arbitrage.
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iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
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2011
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$0.54
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($0.26)
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($0.27)
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Tick Data, Inc.
Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data.
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Gradient Analytics
Gradient Analytics
Gradient Analytics, Inc. is an independent research firm providing analyst-written research work on Global Equities (Earnings Quality Analytics, Equity Incentive Analytics and Gradient International) and Consulting services for institutional clients.
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Sabrient Systems, LLC
Sabrient Systems, LLC
Sabrient Systems, LLC is an independent equity research firm that specializes in custom strategies using quantitative modeling to rank stocks for Alpha generation, risk measurement and creation of unique indexes tracked by exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
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Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions.
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2009
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50
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Amba Research
Amba Research provides investment research and analytics support services to the global capital markets industry. Over 70 companies, including 6 of the top 15 global asset managers and 6 of the top 15 global investment banks, use Amba to differentiate and outperform.
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Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
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2013
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$92.77
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($76.41)
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($68.57)
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CANNEX Financial Exchanges Limited
CANNEX is an independent and privately held company that facilitates the sale of financial products. CANNEX compiles data and calculations about a variety of financial products and makes that information available to financial service providers and the media through a central exchange.
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DealFlow Media, Inc.
DealFlow Media, Inc.
DealFlow Media provides independent news and analysis for finance professionals. Founded in 2002, with offices in New York, California and Shanghai, the company publishes a variety of research and investment databases, as well as hosts in-person and web-based events.
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Financial Express
Financial Express
Financial Express is a data company which specialises in the collection, validation, dissemination and analysis of fund information within data feeds, documentation, web pages and internet-based fund selection tools.
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