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INVESTools, Inc. merged with thinkorswim Group, Inc.,

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, and thinkorswim Group Inc., a leading online brokerage platform serving the execution needs of self-directed investors, have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies in a transaction valued at approximately $340 million.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: INVESTools, Inc.
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
price ($mm)
$340
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$45
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7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2009 via Market Wire

Pipeline Trading Systems LLC, acquired 3D Markets, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Financial Group, Inc., a global leader in block execution systems, announced that it has acquired the assets of 3D Markets, Inc., including the Archangel Blind-Bid Cross™. Archangel™ established the first block options execution system.
buyer: Pipeline Trading Systems LLC
Pipeline Trading Systems LLC is a broker/dealer and operator of Pipeline, an alternative trading system. Pipeline enables institutions and brokerage firms to trade blocks of NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ listed issues; ADRs; and exchange traded funds, as well as facilitates interaction between traders.
target: 3D Markets, Inc.
3D Markets, Inc. creates and develops software and networks to provide innovative solutions aimed at assisting institutional investors by adding liquidity to existing options markets.
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closed 10/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Prosoft Engineering, purchased “BlueChip” stock tracking software from Eyenovation Multimedia LLC

synopsis: Prosoft Engineering, Inc. has agreed to acquire Eyenovation Multimedia LLC’s “BlueChip” stock tracking software for the purpose of consolidating the user base into Prosoft’s soon to debut application, “Stox.”
buyer: Prosoft Engineering
Established in 1985, Prosoft Engineering, Inc. specializes in creating professional quality software designed to be easily used by both novice and expert users. Prosoft started out as an engineering services company doing contract development work for Apple and most key Mac OS developers.
seller: Eyenovation Multimedia LLC
Eyenovation Multimedia, LLC, a multimedia agency, provides graphic design and multimedia development services in southern California. It offers Web development services, print design, including identity development and multi-page documents, media solutions, and Web hosting services.
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closed 6/5/2012 via PR Newswire

PacMid Technologies merged with Dimension Trading Group,

synopsis: Global trading pioneer World Trade Securities has acquired market access innovator PacMid Technologies and merged its broker/dealer operations with those of Dimension Trading Group to form World Trade Financial Group. Pacmid Technologies provides innovative direct market access trading solutions.
buyer: Dimension Trading Group
Dimension Trading Group, LLC is a full service professional trading firm providing direct market access proprietary trading services to active traders. Dimension has the technology, resources and support to provide a powerful and reliable integrated trading solution.
target: PacMid Technologies
Pacmid Technologies provides innovative direct market access trading solutions backed by powerful and reliable technology infrastructure. Pacmid empowers active traders and institutions with the tools they need to make the most of today's market.
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closed 12/9/2010 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Elysian Systems Limited

synopsis: CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire London-based Elysian Systems Ltd., an independent provider of electronic trading and market technology.
buyer: CME Group(CME:$2,914.60)
CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.
target: Elysian Systems Limited
Elysian's flagship technology product, the Liquid Trading Platform, facilitates online trading across a range of financial products including energy and agricultural commodities and credit default swaps.
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announced 12/11/2007 via finextra.com

NYSE Euronext, will acquire Atos Euronext Market Solutions

synopsis: Nyse Euronext says it has agreed in principle to buy Atos Origin's stake in the Atos Euronext Market Solutions (AEMS) joint venture, in a move that will bring its technology operations back in-house.
buyer: NYSE Euronext(NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data.
target parent: ATOS Origin
target: Atos Euronext Market Solutions
Atos Euronext Market Solutions Limited provides technology solutions to the financial services industry internationally. It operates through four business divisions: Exchange, Capital Markets, Clearing & Settlement, and Global Managed Services.
price ($mm)
$415*
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announced 11/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Edentify, Inc., will acquire ViewTrade Securities, Inc.

synopsis: Edentify, Inc. a leading provider of identity management and fraud detection solutions, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Orbis Systems, Inc. and ViewTrade Securities, Inc., both wholly-owned subsidiaries of ViewTrade Holdings a privately-held developer of technology-advantaged trading platforms and financial products.
buyer: Edentify, Inc.
Edentify, Inc. is an organization in the field of developing and deploying data analysis technology solutions for preventing identity theft and fraud. It is currently a later development-stage company and expects shortly to begin a period of growth.
target: 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.
price ($mm)
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$6
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0.0x
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closed 12/5/2007 via

ICAP Plc, acquired Traiana

synopsis: ICAP plc the world’s premier interdealer broker, has agreed to acquire all of the share capital of Traiana, Inc. Traiana is a private company and a leading provider of automated post-trade processing services to financial institutions. The agreement is conditional on regulatory approval.
buyer: ICAP Plc(IAPLF:$1,681.00)
ICAP provides a specialist intermediary broking service to commercial banks, investment banks and other "liquidity providers" in the wholesale financial markets. As an integrated and increasingly technology based business, ICAP is the largest operator of "liquidity pools" in these markets.
target: Traiana
Traiana, Inc. provides post-trade processing, client servicing, and trading partner integration solutions for the financial institutions. Its products include TRM and Traiana Harmony On-line Services.
price ($mm)
$238
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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$7.57
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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.
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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*
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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
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closed 11/28/2006 via PR Newswire

Creditex merged with CreditTrade, Inc.,

synopsis: Creditex and CreditTrade announced the completion of their merger, creating a global leader in voice, hybrid and electronic execution in the credit derivatives market. The transaction has received both NASD and FSA approval. The merged entity -- Creditex Group Inc. -- will have considerable scale, with a significant presence worldwide.
buyer: CreditTrade, Inc.
Creditex Group, Inc., an interdealer broker, operates an e-trading platform for executing and processing credit derivatives to traders at financial institutions.
target: Creditex
Creditex Group, Inc., an interdealer broker, operates an e-trading platform for executing and processing credit derivatives to traders at financial institutions.
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announced 5/30/2007 via BusinessWire

eSpeed, Inc. will be merged with BGC Partners L.P.,

synopsis: eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic marketplaces and related trading technology for the global capital markets, and BGC Partners, one of the largest and fastest growing inter-dealer brokers of financial instruments for wholesale market participants worldwide, announced eSpeed and BGC will merge, and the combined company named “BGC Partners, Inc.”
buyer: BGC Partners L.P.(BGCP:$1,766.99)
BGC Partners L.P. is a leading inter-dealer broker providing integrated voice and electronic services to wholesale market participants worldwide. BGC is active in the global credit, fixed income, foreign exchange, derivatives and money markets, offering a full range of brokerage services.
target: eSpeed, Inc.
eSpeed, Inc. is a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world. eSpeed operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces.
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announced 4/21/2011 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., will acquire dbFX

synopsis: GAIN Capital, a provider of online trading services, has reached an agreement with Deutsche Bank AG to acquire dbFX, Deutsche Bank's retail foreign exchange trading business. The agreement also provides for the referral of retail forex clients from Deutsche Bank to GAIN Capital over the two-year period following the closing of the transaction.
buyer: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.(GCAP:$151.85)
GAIN Capital Holdings is a global provider of online trading services. Its innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange, contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products.
target parent: Deutsche Bank AG
target: dbFX
dbFX is Deutsche Bank's retail foreign exchange trading business. Since dbFX was launched in 2006, volumes on the platform have grown every year culminating with full year 2010 volumes being 56 percent higher than full year 2009 volumes.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/7/2008 via PR Newswire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired MyTrade.com

synopsis: Investools Inc acquired mytrade.com, an online social-networking content platform for investors at all experience levels. mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content.
buyer parent:thinkorswim Group, Inc.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc.(:$0.00)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
target: MyTrade.com
mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, with insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content in a user-customized interface.
price ($mm)
$3.54
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closed 2/15/2007 via

INVESTools, Inc. merged with thinkorswim Group, Inc.,

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, and thinkorswim Group Inc., a leading online brokerage platform serving the execution needs of self-directed investors, have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies in a transaction valued at approximately $340 million.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: INVESTools, Inc.
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
price ($mm)
$340
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2005 via PR Newswire

thinkorswim Group, Inc., acquired Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: thinkorswim, an industry-leading online brokerage and financial technology pioneer, announced the acquisition of Arrowhead Solutions, an institutional equity order management and technology company.
buyer parent:INVESTools, Inc.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.
Arrowhead was founded by two pioneers in the trade order management field who helped develop one of the leading systems used today. Arrowhead’s professionals offer unsurpassed investment and trading system knowledge.
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closed 1/27/2005 via BusinessWire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, announced the acquisition of Prophet.Net and Prophet Financial Systems, a software development company located in Palo Alto, CA that creates Web-based products enabling active investors to use technical analysis to trade more profitably.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc.(:$0.00)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
target: Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.
Prophet Financial Systems provides financial content and innovative web-based software applications to help online investors make more profitable trading decisions. The company provides products and services with capabilities that were once available exclusively to professional traders and institut
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$7.90
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closed 2/26/2004 via BusinessWire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired 360 Group

synopsis: INVESTools, Inc., (AMEX: IED), the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, today announced that it has acquired San Rafael, California-based agency 360 Group for $5.5 million in a combination of stock and cash.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc.(:$0.00)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
target: 360 Group
For more than thirty years, we've been helping companies and organizations become smarter about the customer information and data available to them.
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$5.50
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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.
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$5.20
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closed 6/11/2009 via BusinessWire

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, acquired thinkorswim, Inc.

synopsis: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of thinkorswim Group Inc. This combination enhances TD AMERITRADE’s industry leadership position, solidifying its #1 market share in trades per day and making the firm the new industry leader in the number of options trades placed each day.
buyer: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation(AMTD:$0.00)
TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, through its brokerage subsidiaries, provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that make it the investment firm of choice for millions of retail investor and independent registered investment advisor (RIA) clients.
target: thinkorswim, Inc.
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
price($mm)[EV]
$581 [$593]
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$372
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
1.6x
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5.7x
closed 2/7/2008 via PR Newswire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired MyTrade.com

synopsis: Investools Inc acquired mytrade.com, an online social-networking content platform for investors at all experience levels. mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content.
buyer parent:thinkorswim Group, Inc.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc.(:$0.00)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
target: MyTrade.com
mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, with insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content in a user-customized interface.
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$3.54
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closed 2/15/2007 via

INVESTools, Inc. merged with thinkorswim Group, Inc.,

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, and thinkorswim Group Inc., a leading online brokerage platform serving the execution needs of self-directed investors, have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies in a transaction valued at approximately $340 million.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: INVESTools, Inc.
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
price ($mm)
$340
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
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closed 12/20/2005 via PR Newswire

thinkorswim Group, Inc., acquired Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: thinkorswim, an industry-leading online brokerage and financial technology pioneer, announced the acquisition of Arrowhead Solutions, an institutional equity order management and technology company.
buyer parent:INVESTools, Inc.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.
Arrowhead was founded by two pioneers in the trade order management field who helped develop one of the leading systems used today. Arrowhead’s professionals offer unsurpassed investment and trading system knowledge.
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closed 2/15/2007 via

INVESTools, Inc. merged with thinkorswim Group, Inc.,

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, and thinkorswim Group Inc., a leading online brokerage platform serving the execution needs of self-directed investors, have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies in a transaction valued at approximately $340 million.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc.(:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
target: INVESTools, Inc.
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats.
price ($mm)
$340
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/11/2009 via BusinessWire

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, acquired thinkorswim, Inc.

synopsis: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of thinkorswim Group Inc. This combination enhances TD AMERITRADE’s industry leadership position, solidifying its #1 market share in trades per day and making the firm the new industry leader in the number of options trades placed each day.
buyer: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation(AMTD:$0.00)
TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, through its brokerage subsidiaries, provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that make it the investment firm of choice for millions of retail investor and independent registered investment advisor (RIA) clients.
target: thinkorswim, Inc.
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
price($mm)[EV]
$581 [$593]
rev ($mm)
$372
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 10/1/2007 via

Scotiabank, acquired TradeFreedom

synopsis: Scotiabank signed a definitive agreement to acquire TradeFreedom Securities Inc., a privately owned and dynamic Canadian online brokerage boutique. The transaction complements product offerings currently available through the Bank's direct investment arm, ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing.
buyer: Scotiabank(BNS:$26,730.00)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world.
target: TradeFreedom
TradeFreedom Securities Inc. is Canada's premier online broker for active traders and investors. Since 1999, we have been providing sophisticated online brokerage services, including instant direct access to equities, options, futures, and forex, through better technology at a better price.
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closed 1/10/2008 via Burlington Free Press

Banks.com, Inc., acquired OnLine Investments, Inc.

synopsis: Banks.com, Inc. a leading financial services focused web property, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Online Investments, Inc., including MyStockFund.com, MyStockFundKids.com and an online broker/dealer with a wide array of products, tools, and services.
buyer: Banks.com, Inc.(BNX:$0.00)
Banks.com is a leading Financial Services portal containing a unique breadth and depth of products and services. Our mission is to bring our users and subscribers the most relevant financial information on the web.
target: OnLine Investments, Inc.
MyStockFund Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, is the broker-dealer offering the unique securities trading platform. OnLine Investments, Inc. the parent of MyStockFund Securities, Inc. has developed the technology to enable convenient and cost-effective Internet-based investment.
price ($mm)
$1.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2007 via BusinessWire

eSpeed, Inc. will be merged with BGC Partners L.P.,

synopsis: eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic marketplaces and related trading technology for the global capital markets, and BGC Partners, one of the largest and fastest growing inter-dealer brokers of financial instruments for wholesale market participants worldwide, announced eSpeed and BGC will merge, and the combined company named “BGC Partners, Inc.”
buyer: BGC Partners L.P.(BGCP:$1,766.99)
BGC Partners L.P. is a leading inter-dealer broker providing integrated voice and electronic services to wholesale market participants worldwide. BGC is active in the global credit, fixed income, foreign exchange, derivatives and money markets, offering a full range of brokerage services.
target: eSpeed, Inc.
eSpeed, Inc. is a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world. eSpeed operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/12/2013 via BusinessWire

TradeKing, will acquire GAIN Securities

synopsis: TradeKing Group Inc., an innovator in the online brokerage industry, announced it has received approval from FINRA to acquire the assets of GAIN Securities, Inc., a subsidiary of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. TradeKing anticipates it will have the GAIN Securities clients fully transitioned to its brokerage firm by early October.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing is a nationally licensed online stock and options broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees. TradeKing has received multiple discount broker awards from top industry sources and was rated best in customer service by SmartMoney Magazine.
target parent: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
target: GAIN Securities
GAIN Securities is an SEC registered and FINRA member broker-dealer offering direct access to listed U.S. equity securities, including stocks, exchange traded funds, or ETFs, options, mutual funds and bonds.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2011 via GlobeNewswire

TradeStation Securities, Inc., acquired Interbank FX

synopsis: TradeStation Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of IBFX Holdings, LLC ("IBFX"), an innovative provider of forex trading services to 27,000 individual traders, fund managers and institutional clients worldwide. Interbank FX, LLC, the primary Forex operating company of the IBFX group, will be merged into TradeStation Forex, Inc.
buyer parent:Monex Group, Inc.
buyer: TradeStation Securities, Inc.
TradeStation Group, Inc. offers the TradeStation platform to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. TradeStation is an electronic trading platform that offers state-of-the-art electronic order placement and execution.
target: Interbank FX
Interbank FX, LLC is a worldwide provider of retail Forex trading services, offering individual traders, fund managers and institutional customers proprietary technology and tools to trade Forex online.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2011 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., purchased FXCM Japan from GCI Capital Group

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, announced that it has acquired the retail FX business of GCI Capital Co. Ltd of Japan, which has been operating under the FXCM Japan brand, for $5 million net of cash received, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: FXCM Inc.(FXCM:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs.
seller: GCI Capital Group
GCI Capital provides risk capital in Japan and internationally. It offers online foreign currency margin trading services to retail investors. The retail FX business of GCI Capital Co. Ltd of Japan operates under the brand FXCM Japan.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2011 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired optionsXpress Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. Launched in 2001 and headquartered in Chicago, optionsXpress is a pioneer in retail online brokerage services focused on equity options and futures.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW:$4,248.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors.
target: optionsXpress Holdings, Inc.(OXPS:$231.44)
optionsXpress Holdings, Inc., a pioneer in equity options and futures trading, offers an innovative suite of online brokerage services for investor education, strategy evaluation and trade execution.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,029 [$1,149]
rev ($mm)
$231
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2007 via BNC Analysis

Spectrum Equity Investors, purchased a minority stake in Interbank FX

synopsis: Interbank FX, a leading provider of online foreign exchange trading, announced that it has received a $40 million minority equity investment from Spectrum Equity Investors. The investment supports Interbank FX’s agency-execution business model and proprietary technologies, and will further position the company for its next stage of growth.
buyer: Spectrum Equity Investors
Spectrum Equity Investors is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most experienced private equity investors. They have investment professionals that have invested in more than 150 telecommunications, networking, information services, and media businesses.
target: Interbank FX
Interbank FX, LLC operates as a retail foreign exchange broker. The company provides charting programs; real-time news; phone, online, and email customer support; and educational resources.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Alternative Investment Partners, will acquire GO Markets Pty Limited

synopsis: The Board of AIP Global Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement with My First Investments Limited to acquire a controlling interest in Australian-based GO Markets Pty Limited, a leading online financial services business headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
buyer: Alternative Investment Partners
Established in 2002, Alternative Investment Partners is a full-service global investment banking and securities firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, offering fund distribution services and a wide range of sophisticated, value-added investment banking services.
target: GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets is a multi award-winning Australian registered company providing online-based financial services to an extensive client base in Australia and overseas. It offers regulated financial services including Margin FX, Securities and Derivatives.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/13/2011 via BusinessWire

FXCM Inc., acquired Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, ("FX"), trading and related services worldwide, announced that its subsidiary FXCM Japan Securities Co., Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Japanese FX broker Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
buyer: FXCM Inc.(FXCM:$417.32)
Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the Largest Forex Dealer Members. More than 125,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms. As of January 2009, an average of $500 billion in notional volume is traded each month on FXCM trading platform.
target: Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
Foreland Forex Co., Ltd. offers retail foreign exchange services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
2.0x
closed 9/21/2011 via PR Newswire

FXDD, acquired Frontier FX

synopsis: FXDD Europe, a leader in online Forex trading and education, announced it has acquired the business of Dublin based Frontier FX, a leading international Forex broker. Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders.
buyer: FXDD
FXDD is a leader in online Forex trading and education, dedicated to providing superior customer service, powerful trading technology, and reliable streaming liquidity. It provides services to individual and institutional traders, hedge funds, commercial entities, brokerage firms and money managers
target: Frontier FX
Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders. The company offers such services to banks, fund managers, hedge funds and CTA's enabling them to trade the global FX market.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/28/2008 via Company Press Release

Saxo Bank, will acquire Cambiste

synopsis: Danish online investment bank Saxo is acquiring Cambiste, a French provider of Web-based foreign exchange trading services, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank A/S is a global investment bank specialising in online investments in international Capital Markets. Saxo Bank enables clients to trade currencies, shares, CFDs, futures, options and other derivatives, as well as providing portfolio management via our online trading platform, SaxoTrader.
target: Cambiste
Cambiste is the only forex broker fully regulated by Banque de France. The company was launched by Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier who wanted to offer an in-shore currency trading solution, compliant with french regulation. Cambiste has quickly attracted a large number of active currency traders.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/26/2007 via

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, acquired IWL Ltd

synopsis: IWL Limited and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed whereby it is proposed that CBA will acquire all of the issued capital in IWL for approximately A$373 million or A$6.57 per share, less any dividend paid by IWL for the period ended 30 June 2007.
buyer: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
The Commonwealth Bank is one of Australia's leading financial institutions with businesses in New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom. We are positioned for future growth, and aim to provide accessible banking and financial services for all Australians.
target: IWL Ltd
IWL Limited is a leading provider of Wealth Management technology and operating solutions, information and intellectual services to the financial markets. These technologies have become an industry standard for large Australian banks, professional advisors and large financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$318
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients.
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
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: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc.(FXCM:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs.
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2006 via bobsguide.com

VantagePoint Venture Partners, purchased a minority stake in GAIN Capital

synopsis: GAIN Capital Group, Inc. a leading non-bank provider of foreign exchange (FOREX) trading and asset management services, announced today the successful completion of its Series D investment round, with a $40 million equity investment from VantagePoint Venture Partners.
buyer: VantagePoint Venture Partners
VantagePoint Venture Partners is one of the leading venture capital firms in the world. We focus entirely on technology and healthcare markets. As an active multi-stage investor, we work closely with companies ranging from start-ups to young public companies.
target: GAIN Capital(GCAP:$151.85)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties.
price ($mm)
$40
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Trading Technologies International, Inc.
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iFinix Corporation
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Calypso Technology Inc
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Investment Technology Group, Inc.
Investment Technology Group, Inc.
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FFastFill plc
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Brady plc
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Forex International Trading Corp.
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Capital Market Services, LLC
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Morningstar, Inc.
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TraderTools, LLC.
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Lombard Risk Management plc
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SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
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Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet, Inc.
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BinckBank
BinckBank
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MB Trading Holdings, LLC
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Scottrade, Inc.
Scottrade, Inc.
Scottrade is one of the largest online brokerages in the US, founded in 1980 as Scottsdale Securities. Scottrade offers low-cost trading in stocks, options, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to consumers, with transactions handled in real time.
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PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients.
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Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank
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GCI Capital Group
GCI Capital Group
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GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets is a multi award-winning Australian registered company providing online-based financial services to an extensive client base in Australia and overseas. It offers regulated financial services including Margin FX, Securities and Derivatives.
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GFI Group
GFI Group
GFI Group Inc. is a provider of wholesale brokerage, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. GFI provides brokerage services, market data, trading platform and analytics software products to institutional clients.
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2009
rev ($mm)
$818.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.37
EBIT ($mm)
$69.85
Net Income ($mm)
$16.29
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1768
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First New York Securities, LLC
First New York Securities, L.L.C. provides proprietary trading services to the capital markets. The firm deals with stocks, bonds, options, commodities, and financial items through individual traders.
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INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers.
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2012
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$69,260.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.50
EBIT ($mm)
$19.30
Net Income ($mm)
$15.00
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MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global is one of the world’s leading brokers of commodities and listed derivatives. The firm delivers trading and hedging solutions as a broker-dealer across all major markets for futures and options, commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange.
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2011
rev ($mm)
$2,233.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$69.91
EBIT ($mm)
$25.47
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2847
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ICAP Plc
ICAP Plc
ICAP is the world’s premier voice and electronic interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services. The Group is active in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets, equities and equity derivatives.
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2012
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$1,681.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$416.00
EBIT ($mm)
$302.00
Net Income ($mm)
$137.00
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5123
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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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Dimension Trading Group
Dimension Trading Group
Dimension Trading Group, LLC is a full service professional trading firm providing direct market access proprietary trading services to active traders. Dimension has the technology, resources and support to provide a powerful and reliable integrated trading solution.
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