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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Micro Design Services

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, has acquired the assets of Micro Design Services, LLC. Micro Design Services (MDS) specializes in the design and development of real-time, mission-critical order routing and execution services for the world’s largest Exchanges.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Micro Design Services
Micro Design Services, LLC designs and develops software products for the financial industry. Its products include Advanced Component Architecture, Futures Order Management System and Exchange Order Routing System (EOR), and Advanced Order Management System.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 1/25/2010 via BNC Analysis

NeoNet AB merged with Orc Software,

synopsis: Trading software firm Orc and Neonet, an agency broker and trading technology provider, have announced plans to merge, subject to shareholder approval. Orc is offering 0.125 new Orc shares for each share in Neonet in a deal valued at SEK 1.277 billion (€124.8 million) based on closing prices on 22 J
buyer: Orc Software(SSE: ORC:$59.90)
Orc is the leading global provider of powerful solutions for the global financial industry in the critical areas of advanced trading and fast connectivity. Orc has for over 20 years provided the market advanced trading solutions for sophisticated traders with high demands.
target: NeoNet AB
Neonet is a global agency broker and technology provider. Neonet offers sophisticated brokerage services and efficient trading software solutions, Neonet XG, for securities trading on the world’s leading market places.
price ($mm)
$188
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
19.5x
EV / EBITDA
619.8x
announced 8/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Instinet Group Incorporated, will acquire TradeSpeed

synopsis: Instinet Incorporated, a global leader in electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all the business and assets of TORC Financial, LLC, a leading provider of derivatives trading technologies and makers of TradeSpeed.
buyer parent:Nomura Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Instinet Group Incorporated(:$0.00)
Instinet is an electronic trading pioneer, having established the world’s first significant electronic trading venue in 1969, one of the first recognized U.S. ECNs in 1997 and the first pan-European MTF in 2007.
target: TradeSpeed
TORC Financial, LLC, makers of TradeSpeed, is a financial-automation software design firm committed to the development of high-performance trading solutions for the Equity, Options, and Futures markets.
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cancelled 12/10/2008 via

Sunset Island Group, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Broad Street Technology Partners

synopsis: Sunset Island Group announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Broad Street Technology Partners, LLC.
buyer: Sunset Island Group, Inc.(SIGO:$0.00)
Sunset Island Group, Inc. trades on the OTC under the stock ticker SIGO.
target: Broad Street Technology Partners
Broad Street Technology Partners is a high tech company that is headquartered in New York City that deals with enhancing and facilitating trading platforms for financial institutions, through the use of cutting edge hardware and software.
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closed 5/22/2008 via finextra.com

FFastFill plc, acquired Exchange Technology Pty Ltd

synopsis: UK derivatives trading vendor Ffastfill has bought Exchange Technology, an Australian provider of middle office and trading software, for A$2.5 million. Ffastfill says it has acquired Exchange Technology for the equivalent of £1 million in cash plus £0.24 million in shares at 7.125 pence per share.
buyer: FFastFill plc(GB:FFA.GB:$24.91)
FFastFill designs and delivers application services for the electronic trading community. These services provide full application functionality for retail and institutional clients allowing intermediaries and their clients to manage trading and financial risk in real-time.
target: Exchange Technology Pty Ltd
Exchange Technology specialises in the provision of high quality IT Products and Services to the Australian and International finance communities. Solutions are used extensively within the Asia-Pacific region to provide clients with processing efficiencies in a range of processing environments.
price ($mm)
$9.97
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
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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closed 6/29/2007 via BusinessWire

FINI Group, Inc., acquired Traders Development LLC

synopsis: FINI Group, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Traders Development LLC, a developer of financial services software.
buyer: FINI Group, Inc.
FINI Group Inc. is a financial services holding company, whose wholly owned subsidiary, FINI Technologies Inc., markets and distributes educational/tutorial software products under an exclusive, worldwide technology license.
target: Traders Development LLC
The primary asset of Traders Development LLC is the trading software known as Avalon FX Pro, which is an innovative software platform in use today by foreign exchange trading companies.
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cancelled 12/31/2007 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., cancelled an acquisition of OMX AB

synopsis: NASDAQ’s now-withdrawn stand-alone offer for OMX was conditional upon being accepted to such an extent that NASDAQ becomes the owner of shares representing more than 90 percent of the outstanding shares in OMX on a fully diluted basis.
buyer parent:NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets.
target: OMX AB(:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity.
price ($mm)
$4,132
rev ($mm)
$532
EBITDA ($mm)
$237
EV / rev
7.8x
EV / EBITDA
17.4x
closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

State Street Corporation, acquired Currenex, Inc.

synopsis: State Street Corporation the world’s leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, announced today that it has completed the closing of its acquisition of Currenex.
buyer: State Street Corporation(STT:$10,207.00)
State Street Corporation is the world's leading specialist in providing institutional investors with investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading services. State Street operates in 26 countries and more than 100 geographic markets worldwide.
target: Currenex, Inc.
Currenex Inc. connects more than 60 global banks to a superior electronic trading network, making Currenex one of the deepest liquidity pools in Forex. Accessed through a global electronic communications network, Currenex patented technology is also available to users in privately-branded solutions.
price ($mm)
$564
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closed 2/1/2007 via

GL Trade SA, acquired FNX Limited

synopsis: Acquisitive French dealing systems vendor GL Trade is buying FNX Solutions, a US-based firm that supplies financial institutions with technology for the management and processing of capital market transactions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office.
target: FNX Limited
FNX’s Sierra System is a suite of stand-alone front to back office applications that can be combined to provide integrated trading, risk management, and operational control for foreign exchange, interest rate, commodity, and equity products.
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closed 9/18/2006 via finextra.com

New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired Marco Polo Network, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange has acquired a majority equity stake in Marco Polo Network (MPN), an electronic trading platform focused on the emerging markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nsye says the deal will enable it to provide enhanced access to emerging markets securities.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.(NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data.
target: Marco Polo Network, Inc.
Marco Polo Network is currently the largest independent platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges. MPN’s trading platform allows global investors transparent and cost efficient electronic access to over 70 local exchanges in 42 emerging markets.
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closed 8/4/2006 via

ION Trading, acquired Anvil Software

synopsis: Dublin-based Ion Trading, a provider of dealing systems for electronic fixed income markets, is acquiring Anvil Software, a UK-based supplier of software for repo trading and securities lending. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy).
target: Anvil Software
Anvil develops market-leading products for global investment banks, fund managers and financial institutions. Our systems are multi-product, multi-currency, multi-site and modular. They are highly scalable and can support all sizes of operations from single traders to global entities.
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closed 7/19/2006 via

New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired MatchPoint Trading, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange has acquired MatchPoint Trading, a company specialising in call market trading and technology. MatchPoint provides a proprietary electronic equity crossing system that matches aggregated orders at predetermined and distinct times, at prices that are derived from the primary market for securities.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.(NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data.
target: MatchPoint Trading, Inc.
MatchPoint specializes in matching aggregate orders at specific times and at prices derived from primary equity markets like the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and the American Stock Exchange.
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closed 7/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., acquired Swapstream Ltd

synopsis: To expand its presence in the over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate derivatives market, CME, the world's largest and most diverse financial exchange, announced the acquisition of Swapstream, a market-leading multilateral electronic trading platform for interest rate swaps. Swapstream will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of CME.
buyer: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.(CME:$2,914.60)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
target: Swapstream Ltd
Swapstream is an independent service provider offering a global trading platform to the banks and brokers in the interest rate swaps (IRS) trading community.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 4/21/2006 via Company Press Release

ICAP Plc, acquired EBS Dealing Resources International Limited

synopsis: ICAP PLC, the world's largest broker of transactions between banks, has agreed to buy foreign-exchange and commodities platform EBS Group Ltd. for up to $825 million in a deal that will create the world's largest electronic over-the-counter trading system.
buyer: ICAP Plc(IAPLF:$1,681.00)
ICAP provides a specialist intermediary broking service to commercial banks, investment banks and other "liquidity providers" in the wholesale financial markets. As an integrated and increasingly technology based business, ICAP is the largest operator of "liquidity pools" in these markets.
target: EBS Dealing Resources International Limited
EBS is the world's leading provider of FX and precious metals transactional trading and data solutions to thousands of trading professionals and organisations.
price ($mm)
$825
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2006 via PR Newswire

NextGen Trading, LLC merged with Carlin Financial Group,

synopsis: Carlin Financial Group, a leading provider of financial services and customized trading technologies, today announced the formal completion of its merger with NextGen Trading, LLC, and named Carlin Chief Operating Officer Jeremy Frommer as President of the company.
buyer parent:RBC Capital Markets
buyer: Carlin Financial Group
The Carlin Financial Group is a leading financial services company that provides a full suite of versatile products and services designed to meet the specific needs of financial institutions and hedge funds.
target: NextGen Trading, LLC
NextGen Trading, LLC is a pioneering trading software development firm.
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closed 2/28/2006 via BNC Analysis

Cantor Fitzgerald, acquired Horizon Global Trading

synopsis: Cantor Fitzgerald has acquired the assets of Horizon Global Trading, a provider of fixed income trading software, from telecomms carrier IDT for $2.76 million in shares.
buyer: Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald, & Co. is a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, with products and services including sales and trading, investment banking, asset management, market data, and market commentary.
target parent: IDT Corporation
target: Horizon Global Trading
Horizon provides financial institutions with a one-stop solution for investing, trading, lending, clearing and processing securities.
price ($mm)
$2.76
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closed 1/30/2006 via PR Newswire

Bank of America Corporation, acquired Financial Labs, LLC

synopsis: Bank of America today announced it has acquired Financial Labs, LLC, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based trading firm specializing in algorithm-driven pricing and trading. The acquisition, which includes Financial Labs' team of mathematicians and astrophysicists, was structured as a purchase of selected assets of Financial Labs.
buyer: Bank of America Corporation(BAC:$0.00)
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.
target: Financial Labs, LLC
Financial Labs, LLC, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 2003 and has evolved to become a significant participant in the rapidly- growing alternative trading systems industry. Financial Labs specializes in automated, algorithmic trading in the world of high-frequency finance.
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announced 1/10/2006 via BusinessWire

VIANET Direct, Inc. will be merged with Digital Imaging Resources, Inc.,

synopsis: Digital Imaging Resources, Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement with VIANET Direct, Inc., a company who offers and operates an Alternative Trading System whose products provide a real time, virtual, interactive, anonymous block trading system for all types of equity securities.
buyer: Digital Imaging Resources, Inc.
Since May 2003, Digital Imaging Resources, Inc. has been engaged in the development, production and marketing of a video capture system intended for use in golf swing analysis and other sporting and entertainment activities.
target: VIANET Direct, Inc.
VIANET Direct, Inc. is a company with a real time, virtual, interactive and anonymous block trading system for all types of equity securities. They provide an electronic platform in which institutions & financial intermediaries are directly linked to the exchanges on which the securities are traded.
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closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Aurora Software, Inc.

synopsis: ION Trading, a leading provider of high-performance software solutions for trading on electronic fixed-income markets, announced today that it has acquired New York-based Aurora Software, Inc., an established provider of systems for U.S. Treasuries, Mortgages and Options trading desks.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy).
target: Aurora Software, Inc.
Aurora Software offers a highly sophisticated suite of trading solutions for multiple fixed-income trading desks. These solutions address the needs of everyone on the desk, from traders and salespeople to operations, risk and desk managers.
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Micro Design Services

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, has acquired the assets of Micro Design Services, LLC. Micro Design Services (MDS) specializes in the design and development of real-time, mission-critical order routing and execution services for the world’s largest Exchanges.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Micro Design Services
Micro Design Services, LLC designs and develops software products for the financial industry. Its products include Advanced Component Architecture, Futures Order Management System and Exchange Order Routing System (EOR), and Advanced Order Management System.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 5/9/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Portia

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has completed its acquisition of Thomson Reuters PORTIA business, an industry leading middle-to-back office investment operations platform.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C Technologies is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world.
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Portia
PORTIA is the industry's premier middle-to-back office solution, automating the operations of more than 200 investment managers in over 40 countries worldwide. PORTIA Outsourcing Services manages and services some or all of your middle-to-back office operation.
price ($mm)
$170
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closed 12/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., purchased Identity Verification and Credit Retrieval Assets from Teledata Communications, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies has completed the acquisition of the background search and credit retrieval SaaS suite and associated customers from Teledata Communications, Inc.(TCI). Companies rely on TCI's software products for automating the process of conducting background checks, employment screenings, tenant screenings and more.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C Technologies is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world.
seller: Teledata Communications, Inc.
Teledata Communications, Inc. provides Web based automated loan origination and workflow automation software for lending institutions. Its nine Application Service Providers help businesses automate the processing of credit checks, employment screenings, fraud detection and more.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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closed 3/11/2011 via Company Press Release

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired BenefitsXML, inc

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software, announced it has acquired Glastonbury, Connecticut-based BenefitsXML, a provider of enterprise software solutions for employee benefit service providers.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world.
target: BenefitsXML, inc
BenefitsXML is a leading provider of enterprise software and SaaS solutions for employee benefit service providers, including health and welfare carriers, insurance brokerages, TPAs and HR outsourcing firms.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired TimeShareWare

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired TimeShareWare, the leading provider of technology solutions for shared-ownership resorts including vacation membership associations, fractional membership properties, condo-hotels, vacation rentals, and timeshare resorts.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world.
target: TimeShareWare
TimeShareWare uses advanced technology and has created a state-of-the-art software platform to provide best of breed, superior software solutions to shared-ownership, mixed use resorts.
price ($mm)
$29
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closed 10/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired thinklink

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced SS&C has acquired the thinklink business from TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C is a leader in the delivery of investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world.
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: thinklink
thinklink, thinkorswim’s Order Management System (OMS) is designed for institutional broker-dealers that need to manage order flow. It captures electronic (FIX) orders from buy-side customers as well as manual entry and allows the trader to work the orders with any direct point of liquidity.
price ($mm)
$5.20
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closed 12/31/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Tradeware Global LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired Tradeware Global Corp., a leading broker-neutral solution provider for electronic access to global equity markets.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Tradeware Global LLC
Tradeware specializes in flexible FIX-based equity order management systems, FIX connectivity solutions, and full front-to-back office integration and compliance reporting services. The Company's service bureau business model offers customers the much sought-after benefits of trading neutrality.
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closed 11/20/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired TheNextRound, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced that it has acquired TheNextRound, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for the private equity and alternative investment communities.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: TheNextRound, Inc.
TheNextRound is a leading provider of front and back office software solutions to the Private Equity and Alternative Investment communities. TNR Solution™ utilizes the latest technology and is built on Microsoft's .NET framework.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., purchased MAXIMIS software from Unisys Corporation

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced that it has acquired the assets and related business associated with Unisys Corporation’s MAXIMIS software, investment accounting software designed to meet the regulatory and management reporting needs of institutional investors.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
seller: Unisys Corporation
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications.
price ($mm)
$6.91
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closed 3/23/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Evare, LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of Evare, LLC, a provider for financial data acquisition, transformation and delivery. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Evare, LLC
Evare, LLC operates as a managed service provider for financial data acquisition, enrichment, transformation, and delivery. It specializes in information and link-management services that adapt to the systems, processes, and message formats to enable clients to achieve straight-through processing.
price ($mm)
$3.51
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Micro Design Services

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, has acquired the assets of Micro Design Services, LLC. Micro Design Services (MDS) specializes in the design and development of real-time, mission-critical order routing and execution services for the world’s largest Exchanges.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Micro Design Services
Micro Design Services, LLC designs and develops software products for the financial industry. Its products include Advanced Component Architecture, Futures Order Management System and Exchange Order Routing System (EOR), and Advanced Order Management System.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 3/14/2007 via Company Press Release

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Northport, LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired all of the assets of New Jersey-based Northport, LLC.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Northport, LLC
Northport has been providing administrative solutions to the private equity industry since January 1999. Northport has administered over 200 investment vehicles with portfolios ranging from $1 million to $1.2 billion in capital commitments, encompassing more than 10,000 limited partners.
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closed 9/5/2006 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Zoologic, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Zoologic, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated, web-based financial services education and training courseware solutions for approximately $2.5 million in cash.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target parent: CCP Equity Partners
target: Zoologic, Inc.
Zoologic provides highest-quality, cost-effective learning solutions, including web-based courseware, instructor-led training, assessment, and just-in-time reference tools, to finance professionals around the globe.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2005 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Open Information Systems Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. today announced the purchase of all of the outstanding capital stock of Open Information Systems, Inc. for $24.0 million. OIS, located in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, provides web-based solutions that support critical applications for global financial institutions.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Open Information Systems Inc.
Open Information Systems provides web-based solutions that support critical applications for global financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2005 via BusinessWire

The Carlyle Group, acquired SS&C Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. announced that Sunshine Acquisition Corporation, a corporation affiliated with The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm, completed the acquisition of SS&C Technologies, Inc. The aggregate consideration to be paid to SS&C stockholders and option holders is approximately $942 million.
buyer: The Carlyle Group(CG:$4,441.20)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings.
target: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
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$875 [$917]
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
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8.2x
EV / EBITDA
23.1x
closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Financial Models Company, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Finalizes Acquisition of Financial Models Company.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Financial Models Company, Inc.
Financial Models Company Inc. (FMC) is a leading provider of comprehensive investment management systems and services. Established in 1976, FMC is a public company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Symbol: FMC). Founded in 1976, FMC has developed innovative technology solutions
price ($mm)
$164
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
37.7x
closed 4/12/2004 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired OMR Systems Corporation

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced it has closed the acquisition of OMR Systems Corporation and OMR Systems International Limited (OMR), subsidiaries of ADP Financial Information Services, Inc. In Europe and the U.S., OMR is a leading provider of treasury processing software and outsourcing solutions to banks.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target parent: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
target: OMR Systems Corporation
OMR provides treasury processing software and outsourcing solutions to banks and offers comprehensive hedge fund administration. OMR's TradeThru software is a multi-bank, multi-currency and multi-entity straight-through processing system, delivering automated, front-to-back office functionality.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2004 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired NeoVision Hypersystems, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of NeoVision Hypersystems, Inc. (NeoVision) for $1.6 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: NeoVision Hypersystems, Inc.
NeoVision is the leading provider of tactical visualization solutions for the financial industry. Used on professional trading floors, our powerful Heatmaps® solutions can be integrated seamlessly into any system, database, website or live data stream. With our technology, you can track securities
price ($mm)
$1.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2004 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Investment Advisory Network, LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced it has acquired Investment Advisory Network, LLC (IAN) for $3 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities. IAN provides web-based wealth management services to financial institutions, broker-dealers and financial advisors who offer managed accounts to the private wealth market.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Investment Advisory Network, LLC
IAN Wealth Management Services is the first comprehensive web services platform for the development, deployment and management of best of breed managed account offerings. Our platform provides a standard environment for seamlessly integrating the necessary applications, functionality, and data sour
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Micro Design Services

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, has acquired the assets of Micro Design Services, LLC. Micro Design Services (MDS) specializes in the design and development of real-time, mission-critical order routing and execution services for the world’s largest Exchanges.
buyer parent:The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
target: Micro Design Services
Micro Design Services, LLC designs and develops software products for the financial industry. Its products include Advanced Component Architecture, Futures Order Management System and Exchange Order Routing System (EOR), and Advanced Order Management System.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 11/23/2005 via BusinessWire

The Carlyle Group, acquired SS&C Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc. announced that Sunshine Acquisition Corporation, a corporation affiliated with The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm, completed the acquisition of SS&C Technologies, Inc. The aggregate consideration to be paid to SS&C stockholders and option holders is approximately $942 million.
buyer: The Carlyle Group(CG:$4,441.20)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings.
target: SS&C Technologies, Inc.(SSNC:$687.99)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments.
price($mm)[EV]
$875 [$917]
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
23.1x
closed 2/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Cameron Systems merged with Orc Software,

synopsis: Today, February 1, 2006, the directors of Orc Software decided to transfer 513,500 own shares and to issue 352,282 new shares to the shareholders of Cameron Systems (VIC) Pty Ltd. Through the transfer of the shares and a cash payment, Orc Software completed its acquisition of Cameron Systems (VIC) Pty Ltd and Cameron Fix IP Pty Ltd.
buyer: Orc Software(SSE: ORC:$59.90)
Orc Software provides technology for advanced market making, trading and brokerage that enables participants who trade on financial markets to fully realize their market and revenue potential.
target: Cameron Systems
Cameron Systems is a leading supplier of FIX [Financial Information Exchange] engines to brokers, fund managers, exchanges and software vendors. Cameron Systems is a Global Member of the FIX Protocol organization with dedicated focus and support for the protocol as it evolves.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.8x
EV / EBITDA
20.0x
closed 5/12/2008 via Company Press Release

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, acquired LAMP Technologies LLC

synopsis: The Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in asset management and securities servicing, announced that it has acquired the fund of hedge funds administrative services business of LAMP Technologies LLC, a Dallas-based alternative investment administrator.
buyer: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation(BK:$400.00)
The Bank of New York Mellon is a leading asset management and securities services company, uniquely focused to help clients manage and move their financial assets and succeed in the rapidly changing global marketplace.
target: LAMP Technologies LLC
LAMP Technologies LLC pairs world-class professionals with a state-of-the-art technology platform. Rather than depending on software vendors, LAMP develops highly integrated systems that leverage our decades of experience in the alternative investments industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Flextrade Systems, Inc., acquired Financial Innovative Technology

synopsis: FlexTrade Systems Inc. has acquired a 72% majority stake in FIT-Traderforce, a European leading provider of financial information platforms, in an all cash deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. The founders of Traderforce will remain as shareholders and on the executive board.
buyer: Flextrade Systems, Inc.
FlexTrade Systems Inc. is the industry pioneer which introduced the first broker-neutral algorithmic platform that can be controlled and customized by each end-user.
target: Financial Innovative Technology
Financial Innovative Technology (FIT) distributes Traderforce, a suite of platforms for financial markets community through a unique ASP and Thin Client technology. Traderforce offers a wide range of solutions including market data, trading services, portfolio management and risk management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2007 via

Liquidnet, Inc., acquired Miletus Trading, LLC

synopsis: Liquidnet, the #1 electronic global marketplace for block trading, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Miletus Trading, a leading agency-only brokerage firm that provides advanced, quantitative execution strategies and analytics to institutional investors.
buyer: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet allows money management institutions to trade large blocks of equities directly and anonymously with significant price improvement and little-to-no market impact. Liquidnet enables its Members to trade in 20 equity markets globally.
target: Miletus Trading, LLC
New York-based Miletus Trading is a leader in quantitative execution technology. The agency-only broker was founded on the belief that buy-side traders and portfolio managers need more efficient and effective ways to employ real-time quantitative execution strategies.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Van der Moolen Holding N.V., acquired Curvalue Financial Services Group

synopsis: Van der Moolen is pleased to announce that its acquisition of Curvalue Financial Services was completed on January 2, 2006. All assets and liabilities of Curvalue, including its undistributed retained earnings for the full calendar year 2005, are consolidated with those of Van der Moolen Holding NV from that date.
buyer: Van der Moolen Holding N.V.
Van der Moolen is an international trading firm active in equities, bonds and related instruments such as warrants and futures. We are active as a 'specialist' and/or proprietary trader on the important equity exchanges in the United States and Europe.
target: Curvalue Financial Services Group
Online Trader is part of the Curvalue Financial Services Group. The Group was founded in 1991 to provide front office software and risk management tools, facilities, fast direct trading access, remote trading access and administration as well as a regulatory framework.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2012 via BusinessWire

eFront SA, acquired DMLT

synopsis: eFront, a leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, announced the acquisition of DMLT. DMLT is the market-leading provider of investor reporting and portal services for the alternative asset community.
buyer parent:Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: eFront SA(FR:ALEFT:$0.00)
eFront is a leading software provider of end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial industry with a recognized expertise in alternative investments. eFront’s solutions serve companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors.
target: DMLT
DMLT offers a suite of web-based investor reporting, contact management and fundraising products to the alternative asset community. DMLT provides Invesment Cafe, a suite of investor reporting solutions.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., purchased Institutional Hedge Fund and Separate Account Database Division from InvestorForce

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc., a Wayne, Pa.-based financial software and data integration company, for approximately $10 million in cash.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc.(MORN:$698.27)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
seller: InvestorForce
InvestorForce is a financial software company that has been a leader in the development of online applications for the financial services industry.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Knight Capital Group, Inc., acquired ValuBond

synopsis: Knight Capital Group, Inc. completed its acquisition of ValuBond, Inc., a privately held firm, in an all-cash deal for $18.2 million, effective as of the opening of business today, October 2, 2006. ValuBond provides electronic access and trade execution products for the fixed income market and is a separate subsidiary of Knight Capital Group.
buyer: Knight Capital Group, Inc.(NITE:$0.00)
Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a global financial services firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms.
target: ValuBond
ValuBond is a leader in providing fixed income technology to streamline trading processes, increase efficiency, automate workflows, and strengthen customer relationships.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Equiniti Limited, acquired Peter Evans Associates

synopsis: The Equiniti Group, a leading financial and business services outsourcing provider, announces the acquisition of leading technology provider for financial services firms, peterevans. peterevans is a leading independent provider of front to back office solutions for the financial services sector.
buyer: Equiniti Limited
Equiniti is a strategic partner to leading businesses, delivering complete commercial solutions in share registration, employee benefits, investment services and outsourced specialist tasks.
target: Peter Evans Associates
Peter Evans offers packaged solutions for a wide range of back office applications, within the Securities and Investment Industry. The flexible business rules allow the software to be configured to meet specific business processes with a minimum of compromise.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Omnesys Technologies Private Limited, acquired Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bangalore based Omnesys Technologies Private Limited has acquired controlling stake in Chennai based Harsa IT Solutions Private Limited, a provider of back office, PMS and wealth management products.
buyer: Omnesys Technologies Private Limited
Omnesys is a leading provider of software for Securities markets worldwide. Omnesys products range from multi-asset, multi venue trading systems, market data and connectivity solutions to buy-side and sell-side firms, consumer oriented trading terminals and websites.
target: Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a Capital Market solutions company with back office & risk managment information solutions for Equity, Derivatives, Currency, Commodities, Depository & PMS solutions. A real web solutions on proprietor framework.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/23/2011 via Company Press Release

Vista Equity Partners, will purchase Trade and Risk Management Business from Thomson Reuters

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, have signed an agreement under which Vista has made a binding offer to buy the Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business which currently operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and Austin, invests over $2 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective.
seller: Thomson Reuters(TRI:$13,278.00)
Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business. Its flagship product is Kondor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2011 via Market Wire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Matrix Financial Solutions

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has announced the closing of its acquisition of Matrix Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading independent provider of mutual fund processing solutions for the defined contribution market.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.(BR:$2,430.80)
Broadridge is a technology services company focused on global capital markets. Broadridge is the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing of information for communications and securities transactions among issuers, investors and financial intermediaries.
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Matrix Financial Solutions
Matrix Financial Solutions is a leading provider of retirement products and services for third party administrators, financial advisors and banks. Matrix serves more than 300 financial institutions with over $120 billion in customer assets processed through its trading platform.
price ($mm)
$201
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2010 via BusinessWire

FlexTrade Systems Inc., purchased ColorPalette Order Management System from Lava Trading, Inc.

synopsis: FlexTrade Systems, Inc. announced that it is acquiring ColorPalette Order Management System from LavaFlow Inc., a subsidiary of Citigroup. The transaction combines ColorPalette, a leading US equity hosted OMS product, with FlexTrade, the world renowned, multi-asset trading technology firm with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
buyer: FlexTrade Systems Inc.
FlexTrade Systems Inc. is the industry pioneer and global leader in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. FlexTRADER is their flagship platform for algorithmic trading.
seller parent: Citigroup
seller: Lava Trading, Inc.
ColorPalette is a powerful sector-based trading and order management solution, designed as a high-throughput, fully automated system for managing institutional and retail customer orders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lightspeed Financial, Inc., acquired NobleTrading.com, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, Inc., a leading provider of direct market access (DMA) trading technology, risk management solutions, and brokerage services for retail active traders and institutional investors, announced its acquisition of discount trading firm NobleTrading.
buyer: Lightspeed Financial, Inc.
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
target: NobleTrading.com, Inc.
NobleTrading is an online discount trading company based in New York, USA. They provide all online trading services like stock trading, forex trading, option trading, commodity trading, future trading and day trading. They have flexible commission plans and trading software of different platforms.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, will acquire The Marketplace Company, Ltd.

synopsis: NZX has agreed to a conditional term sheet for the acquisition of assets of The Marketplace Company. M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge and Regi.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
target: The Marketplace Company, Ltd.
M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge (for electricity derivatives) and Regi (a carbon registry).
price ($mm)
$7.57
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 10/21/2008 via Market Wire

Global Access Holdings, LLC., cancelled an acquisition of Zealous Trading Group, Inc.

synopsis: Global Access Holdings LLC (GAH) announced the closing of its acquisition of the Zealous Alternative Trading System for illiquid securities. The ZATS platform is an alternative trading system that enables investment firms to transact in illiquid securities including PIPEs, warrants, and other financing vehicles.
buyer: Global Access Holdings, LLC.
Global Access Holdings is a financial media and analytics firm. Utilizing a proprietary set of Generators, GAH creates financial content solutions for institutional investment firms, investment banking firms, and media corporations.
target: Zealous Trading Group, Inc.
Zealous ATS Trading Platform is a global community of trading counterparties in our targeted products and services providing an infrastructure in which to optimize and support investment and trading strategies for participants and we view ourselves as a trusted business partner to our members.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2008 via PR Newswire

iFinix Corporation, acquired ProActive Futures

synopsis: iFinix Corp, a provider of real-time financial information and services to active traders and to the securities industry, announced today it has finalized the acquisition of 80% of privately held ProActive Futures, Plainview, NY, a futures and options brokerage firm.
buyer: iFinix Corporation(INIX.PK:$0.54)
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
target: ProActive Futures
ProActive Futures, Inc. operates as a futures and options brokerage company that provides futures and options trading on futures and commodities markets. It trades e-minis, currencies, treasuries, energy, metals, agriculture, and livestock.
price ($mm)
$0.05*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2008 via BusinessWire

NYFIX Clearing Corporation, acquired FIXCITY

synopsis: NYFIX, Inc., a trusted provider of innovative solutions that optimize trading efficiency, acquired UK-based FIXCITY, a specialist in web-based electronic trading and liquidity discovery solutions. FIXCITY’s flagship product ioinet is used by over 120 firms.
buyer parent:Warburg Pincus
buyer: NYFIX Clearing Corporation(NYFX:$0.00)
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading.
target: FIXCITY
Fix city, Ltd. operates as a software provider and Financial Information eXchange (FIX) consultancy. It also provides analysis and practical advice to firms implementing FIX.
price ($mm)
$6.81
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Quantifi, Inc.
Quantifi, Inc.
Quantifi Inc is a provider of state of the art models, pricing tools and risk analysis for the global credit markets. Quantifi's extensive suite of integrated products and services provide fast, accurate and innovative solutions that set the standard for advanced pricing and risk analysis.
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CMS WebView
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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RushTrade Group
RushGroup provides high quality, direct access trade executions to major domestic ECNs and equity/option exchanges, streaming real-time quotes, charts, news, research and other advanced trading and portfolio management tools.
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WTD Consulting, Inc.
WTD Consulting, Inc.
WTD Consulting (WTD) provides a full range of data-management programs, system consulting and development services for the front, middle and back office. WTD counts among its clients many of the leaders in the financial services industry.
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Quantitative Alpha Trading Inc.
Quantitative Alpha Trading Inc.
Quantitative Alpha Trading is a publicly traded technology company that researches, develops and markets proprietary sentiment based automated trading systems. Automated Trading is also sometimes referred to as computerized trading, systematic trading, algo trading or robo.
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2011
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$0.04
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($0.05)
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($0.05)
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Eka Software Solutions
Eka Software Solutions
Eka Software Solutions is a market leader in software for global commodity markets. Its products and services help companies that buy, sell or trade commodities manage the challenges of volatile markets and 24x7 global operations more efficiently.
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FlexTrade Systems Inc.
FlexTrade Systems Inc.
Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems Inc. is the industry pioneer in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 150 buy- and sell-side firms.
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RTS Realtime Systems AG
RTS Realtime Systems AG
RTS Realtime Systems delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions. The firm is one of the world's leading providers of ultra-low latency, high frequency, robust algorithmic trading solutions.
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Viveo Switzerland
Founded in 1986 and based in Geneva, a centre for trading, Viveo Switzerland is a leading solutions provider for soft commodities, oil, gas and metals, to over 50 clients across Europe. Viveo Switzerland are focused on publishing software for trading, logistics, treasury and trade finance.
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SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc. provides mission-critical software and software-enabled services for the global financial services industry. SS&C provides investment management services for middle and back office outsourcing services and application software hosting to a range of industries.
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2013
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$687.99
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$267.18
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$168.01
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$81.25
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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
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$224.35
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$178.65
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$123.53
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3565
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Trading Technologies International, Inc.
Trading Technologies International, Inc.
Trading Technologies develops high-performance trading software for derivatives professionals, including the world’s premier investment banks, proprietary traders, brokers, Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs), hedge funds and other trading institutions.
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2008
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$50.00
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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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All My Funds
All My Funds
AllMyFunds is a Queensland based technology company specialising in financial industry solutions. The company’s current suite of modules provides low-touch scalable superannuation advice, modelling, reporting and call centre solutions.
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Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is a global application software provider that delivers an integrated suite of trading applications to the capital markets industry. Over 90 top tier customers, including seven of the top ten global banks, use the Calypso Trading and Risk Management Platform.
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ViewTrade Securities, Inc.
ViewTrade Securities, Inc., an online brokerage company, provides custodian services, execution, insured accounts, research, and access to mutual funds. It offers real-time, online, and financial market access, as well as financial products.
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2009
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$0.18
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Investment Technology Group, Inc.
Investment Technology Group, Inc.
Investment Technology Group is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. It delivers high quality institutional liquidity, execution services, analytical tools, and proprietary research insights.
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2011
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$572.04
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$113.27
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$51.67
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1118
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FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
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2011
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$24.91
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$6.69
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$3.39
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$2.90
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TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide.
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Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is a leading global provider of trading and risk management software to the global commodity markets. Brady combines fully integrated and complete solutions supporting the entire commodity trading operation.
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2012
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$28.10
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$0.50
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60
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Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
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NetWorth Services, Inc.
NetWorth Services, Inc.
NetWorth Services is a SaaS financial and database software company. Headquartered in Phoenix, the company has offices in Philadelphia and New York. Its flagship product, Netbasis, is an award-winning application that quickly and accurately determines the adjusted cost basis for securities.
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Praemium
Praemium
Preaemium is a specialist in the provision of portfolio administration services. Using leading edge technology to deliver cost-effective investment administration services, Præmium provides services to some of Australia’s leading financial institutions.
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TIM Group
TIM Group
TIM Group is a private limited company, focused on developing technology for the finance sector. Their core product is a software application that enables institutional brokers to gain rewards, for generating alpha via trade ideas, whilst helping investors to achieve market-beating returns.
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