By Highline Data LLC

closed 9/28/2011 via PE Hub

SNL Financial LC, acquired Highline Data LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and Summit Business Media announced SNL’s acquisition of Highline Data, Summit’s insurance information services unit. As part of the acquisition, Highline Data’s clients will now have the ability to access SNL’s robust financial institutions database with detailed profiles on more than 20,000 U.S. financial institutions.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 3,300 public companies and 50,000 private companies in the business sectors critical to the global economy: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate, Energy and Media & Communications. "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Highline Data LLC
Highline Data uniquely meets the insurance and financial sectors’ needs for timely and comprehensive insurance industry financial and market data. The company publishes detailed financial information on more than 8,000 U.S. insurance companies.
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closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Highline Media, LLC

synopsis: William F. Reilly and Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, announced today the formation of Summit Business Media, which simultaneously acquired Pfingsten Publishing and Highline Media. Mr. Reilly will be Chairman and CEO of Summit.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries.
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closed 5/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Commodity Research Bureau, purchased Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine

synopsis: Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information announced the completed acquisition of Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group. The new flagship product, now branded as CRB PriceCharts, is a print publication focused on charting and technical analysis of financial futures, commodities
buyer parent: Barchart.com, Inc.
buyer: Commodity Research Bureau
Commodity Research Bureau was founded as a research firm covering the commodities markets. Today, CRB produces numerous printed and online products and services. With the most extensive and respected database in the industry, CRB caters to fund managers, institutions, as well as individual traders. "
seller parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
seller: Futures Magazine
Futures Magazine is read by futures, options, forex, stock and derivative traders who use technical analysis or fundamental information to make trading decisions. Futures Magazine educates its readers on using technical analysis tools.
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closed 10/13/2005 via Company Press Release

Highline Media, LLC, purchased Research and Futures magazines from Adams Business Media

synopsis: Highline Media, a leading information provider to the financial and insurance industries, today announced that it has acquired Research and Futures magazines from Adams Business Media. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries. "
seller parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
seller: Adams Business Media
Adams Business Media (ABM) is a communications company committed to providing tomorrow's solutions to today's business to business professionals, through the successful integration of print and electronic media forums.
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closed 9/14/2005 via Company Press Release

Highline Media, LLC, purchased Wealth Manager magazine from Bloomberg L.P.

synopsis: Highline Media, a leading information provider to the financial and insurance industry, today announced that it has acquired Wealth Manager magazine from Bloomberg L.P. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries. "
seller: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information.
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closed 9/23/2004 via Company Press Release

Highline Media, LLC, acquired INSUR'ED Inc.

synopsis: The National Underwriter Company, a unit of Highline Media LLC, announced today that it has acquired INSUR'ED, Inc., a nationwide insurance training organization. INSUR’ED specializes in life/health and property/casualty pre-licensing, continuing education, sales and product training to banks, insurance companies and brokerage firms.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries. "
target: INSUR'ED Inc.
A nationwide insurance training organization. INSUR’ED specializes in life/health and property/casualty pre-licensing, continuing education, sales and product training to banks, insurance companies and brokerage firms.
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closed 9/28/2011 via PE Hub

SNL Financial LC, acquired Highline Data LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and Summit Business Media announced SNL’s acquisition of Highline Data, Summit’s insurance information services unit. As part of the acquisition, Highline Data’s clients will now have the ability to access SNL’s robust financial institutions database with detailed profiles on more than 20,000 U.S. financial institutions.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 3,300 public companies and 50,000 private companies in the business sectors critical to the global economy: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate, Energy and Media & Communications. "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Highline Data LLC
Highline Data uniquely meets the insurance and financial sectors’ needs for timely and comprehensive insurance industry financial and market data. The company publishes detailed financial information on more than 8,000 U.S. insurance companies.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount announced that it has acquired Discovery Data, Inc., the leading provider of data on retail financial services industry firms and professionals, from Ipreo, LLC. Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, over 680,000 reps, 2,300 trust companies, and 1.8 million insurance agents via a cloud-based system with in-depth firm and professional profiles.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced its acquisition of Discovery Data, a leading financial services industry provider of data on firms and professionals, and a recognized expert in CRM data hygiene.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. "
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data offers the only single view of the financial services industry with access to all BD and RIA firms, over 640,000 BD and RIA reps, 2,400 trust companies and 1.6 million insurance agents via a state-of-the-art online system.
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closed 4/16/2015 via PR Web

SNL Insurance, acquired RateFilings.com

synopsis: SNL Insurance, a division of SNL, has acquired RateFilings.com, a division of Perr&Knight, the market leader in providing competitor rate, rule and form filings to Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance companies for over 20 years.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Insurance
With SNL Insurance, users can access insurance information like never before. Evaluate every U.S. insurance company, public and private, from every possible angle. "
target parent: Perr&Knight
target: RateFilings.com
RateFilings.com provides insurance professionals with the intelligence they need to stay ahead of the competition and develop timely, profitable products. In fact, over 90% of U.S. property & casualty insurers use RateFilings.
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closed 3/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited

synopsis: Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited
Workload Financial Business Consultants Ltd is the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers. Workload operates a shared investment product data exchange with information provided by over 90 of the UK's leading financial services companies.
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closed 12/15/2006 via LBO Wire

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Wind Point Partners' recently formed business-to-business platform Summit Business Media is quickly building up, and has done a third deal in less than a month, buying Judy Diamond Associates, a provider of marketing information for financial and insurance industries.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target: Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.
Judy Diamond Associates is the premiere publisher of health, welfare, pension and executive compensation data for the financial services and corporate markets. Our databases are recognized as "standards" in the industry along with our specialized research services and a library of copyrighted books.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC

synopsis: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., a leading provider of pension consulting and pension risk transfer (PRT) services, has acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC, a specialist pension information and advisory services firm and thought leadership provider to the U.S. retirement industry.
buyer: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1983, BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier pension risk consulting firms having advised on over 2,000 defined benefit liability settlements and plan terminations ranging from publicly-traded companies, to privately held, healthcare, banks and not-for-profits. "
target: Penbridge Advisors, LLC
Penbridge Advisors helps defined benefit plan sponsors evaluate plan maintenance efficiency and pension de-risking alternatives. Their services include DB expense analysis and benchmarking, vendor price discovery and searches, pension de-risking assessments, and buyout price monitoring.
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closed 1/4/2010 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired MedData

synopsis: TransUnion announced it acquired MedData LLC. The Charlotte-based company provides healthcare insurance information and data solutions for hospitals, physician practices and major healthcare insurance companies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics. "
target parent: AGData
target: MedData
MedData is the healthcare division of AGDATA, L.P. MedData was formed to apply and use state-of-the-art database and real-time transaction processing technology for the healthcare industry.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 4/16/2014 via PR Web

Symphony Performance Health, acquired MDdatacor, Inc.

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group (STG) announced that it has acquired MDdatacor from Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (NMIC). MDdatacor is a provider of next-generation healthcare data integration and analytic solutions. The acquired company will be brought together with other assets from STG to form Symphony Performance Health (SPH).
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Symphony Performance Health
Symphony Performance Health provides powerful data, applications, analytics, and consulting to providers and payer organizations to enable them to rapidly gain insights into their patient populations, physician and clinician practice patterns. "
target parent: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
target: MDdatacor, Inc.
MDdatacor enhances healthcare quality through the development of innovative technology solutions to support quality improvement, pay-for-performance and patient-centered care initiatives by payors and physicians.
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closed 11/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, acquired MDdatacor, Inc.

synopsis: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (NMIC), d.b.a. as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND), has acquired MDdatacor, Inc., a Georgia-based technology firm that provides insurance companies and health care providers with revolutionary data-driven solutions.
buyer: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
With more than 60 years of experience in the health insurance industry, Fargo, N.D.-based Noridian Mutual Insurance Company provides quality health care coverage and supplemental products, including medical, life, disability, long-term care and related insurance coverage. "
target parent: LabCorp
target: MDdatacor, Inc.
MDdatacor enhances healthcare quality through the development of innovative technology solutions to support quality improvement, pay-for-performance and patient-centered care initiatives by payors and physicians.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired American Property Guard

synopsis: LERETA, a leading national real estate tax services and flood service provider, has acquired American Property Guard (APG). APG is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry.
buyer parent: LandAmerica Financial Group Corporation
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax data and flood hazard status information across the U.S. LERETA is committed to giving customers extraordinary service and cost-effective property tax and flood solutions. "
target: American Property Guard
American Property Guard (APG) is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry. APG was founded in 2012 to automate property tax data inquiries.
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closed 4/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Symbility Solutions Inc., purchased Claims Division from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh

synopsis: Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp., provider of accurate and easy-to-use claims processing and estimating software for the property and casualty insurance industry, has closed the previously announced transaction to acquire Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division.
buyer parent: Automated Benefits Corp.
buyer: Symbility Solutions Inc. (:$32.17)
Symbility Solutions Inc. designs and delivers mobile and wireless technology solutions for the property claims industry in North America and the United Kingdom. The company’s solutions include Symbility.NET, an Internet-based communications hub, data warehouse, and analytics engine. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: Marshall & Swift/Boeckh
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division analyzes claims data transforming it into valuable management strategies. Their claims analytics, technology and data help make decisions that reduce operational risk, control adjusting and indemnity expenses and improve combined ratios.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

National General Holdings Corp., acquired Syndeste LLC

synopsis: National General Holdings Corp., a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing niche insurance products, has acquired Syndeste, a company that provides high resolution data and insights on flood risk, including steps to improve resilience to flooding and climate change.
buyer: National General Holdings Corp. (NGHC:$4,723.38)
National General Holdings Corp., headquartered in New York City, is a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. "
target: Syndeste LLC
Syndeste’s vision is to be the catalyst of a new era in the management of natural hazards to create more sustainable and resilient communities. They focus on connecting people and organizations to actionable insights on managing natural hazard risks.
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closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Highline Media, LLC

synopsis: William F. Reilly and Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, announced today the formation of Summit Business Media, which simultaneously acquired Pfingsten Publishing and Highline Media. Mr. Reilly will be Chairman and CEO of Summit.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries.
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closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
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closed 6/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Explore Information Services, LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. The Solera companies include Audatex, Informex, Sidexa, ABZ, Market Scan, HPI, Hollander, AUTOonline, and IMS. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Explore Information Services, LLC
Explore Information Services, LLC is a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services used by automotive property and casualty ("P&C") insurers. Its services are utilized by 130 U.S. P&C insurers, including 14 of the top 20 U.S. P&C insurers.
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announced 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

McGraw Hill Financial Inc., will acquire SNL Financial LC

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SNL Financial. The company's deep product experience and rich sets of data, analytics and research in areas such as real estate and media strongly complement S&P Capital IQ's platform in the areas of banking and insurance.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw Hill Financial Inc. (MHFI:$5,313.00)
McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL has approximately 3,000 employees based in 10 countries. SNL, founded in 1987, has more than 5,000 customers with deep relationships across banks, insurance companies, corporations, asset managers, power companies and other users.
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announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, will acquire Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight.
buyer: Archer Capital
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity investment houses, with $2 billion in funds under management or advice and the longest track record of any leveraged buyout (LBO) manager in Australia. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 7/26/2011 via PE Hub

New Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired SNL Financial LC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and New Mountain Capital, LLC announced New Mountain’s acquisition of a majority equity stake in SNL. SNL is a leading provider of sector-focused information services on the banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications industries.
buyer: New Mountain Capital, LLC
New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investments in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions, and management buyouts. "
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 4,000 public companies and 50,000 private companies in business sectors critical to the global economy: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications.
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closed 9/28/2011 via PE Hub

SNL Financial LC, acquired Highline Data LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and Summit Business Media announced SNL’s acquisition of Highline Data, Summit’s insurance information services unit. As part of the acquisition, Highline Data’s clients will now have the ability to access SNL’s robust financial institutions database with detailed profiles on more than 20,000 U.S. financial institutions.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 3,300 public companies and 50,000 private companies in the business sectors critical to the global economy: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate, Energy and Media & Communications. "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Highline Data LLC
Highline Data uniquely meets the insurance and financial sectors’ needs for timely and comprehensive insurance industry financial and market data. The company publishes detailed financial information on more than 8,000 U.S. insurance companies.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount announced that it has acquired Discovery Data, Inc., the leading provider of data on retail financial services industry firms and professionals, from Ipreo, LLC. Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, over 680,000 reps, 2,300 trust companies, and 1.8 million insurance agents via a cloud-based system with in-depth firm and professional profiles.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced its acquisition of Discovery Data, a leading financial services industry provider of data on firms and professionals, and a recognized expert in CRM data hygiene.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. "
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data offers the only single view of the financial services industry with access to all BD and RIA firms, over 640,000 BD and RIA reps, 2,400 trust companies and 1.6 million insurance agents via a state-of-the-art online system.
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closed 4/16/2015 via PR Web

SNL Insurance, acquired RateFilings.com

synopsis: SNL Insurance, a division of SNL, has acquired RateFilings.com, a division of Perr&Knight, the market leader in providing competitor rate, rule and form filings to Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance companies for over 20 years.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Insurance
With SNL Insurance, users can access insurance information like never before. Evaluate every U.S. insurance company, public and private, from every possible angle. "
target parent: Perr&Knight
target: RateFilings.com
RateFilings.com provides insurance professionals with the intelligence they need to stay ahead of the competition and develop timely, profitable products. In fact, over 90% of U.S. property & casualty insurers use RateFilings.
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closed 3/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited

synopsis: Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited
Workload Financial Business Consultants Ltd is the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers. Workload operates a shared investment product data exchange with information provided by over 90 of the UK's leading financial services companies.
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closed 12/15/2006 via LBO Wire

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Wind Point Partners' recently formed business-to-business platform Summit Business Media is quickly building up, and has done a third deal in less than a month, buying Judy Diamond Associates, a provider of marketing information for financial and insurance industries.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target: Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.
Judy Diamond Associates is the premiere publisher of health, welfare, pension and executive compensation data for the financial services and corporate markets. Our databases are recognized as "standards" in the industry along with our specialized research services and a library of copyrighted books.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC

synopsis: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., a leading provider of pension consulting and pension risk transfer (PRT) services, has acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC, a specialist pension information and advisory services firm and thought leadership provider to the U.S. retirement industry.
buyer: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1983, BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier pension risk consulting firms having advised on over 2,000 defined benefit liability settlements and plan terminations ranging from publicly-traded companies, to privately held, healthcare, banks and not-for-profits. "
target: Penbridge Advisors, LLC
Penbridge Advisors helps defined benefit plan sponsors evaluate plan maintenance efficiency and pension de-risking alternatives. Their services include DB expense analysis and benchmarking, vendor price discovery and searches, pension de-risking assessments, and buyout price monitoring.
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closed 1/4/2010 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired MedData

synopsis: TransUnion announced it acquired MedData LLC. The Charlotte-based company provides healthcare insurance information and data solutions for hospitals, physician practices and major healthcare insurance companies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics. "
target parent: AGData
target: MedData
MedData is the healthcare division of AGDATA, L.P. MedData was formed to apply and use state-of-the-art database and real-time transaction processing technology for the healthcare industry.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 4/16/2014 via PR Web

Symphony Performance Health, acquired MDdatacor, Inc.

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group (STG) announced that it has acquired MDdatacor from Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (NMIC). MDdatacor is a provider of next-generation healthcare data integration and analytic solutions. The acquired company will be brought together with other assets from STG to form Symphony Performance Health (SPH).
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Symphony Performance Health
Symphony Performance Health provides powerful data, applications, analytics, and consulting to providers and payer organizations to enable them to rapidly gain insights into their patient populations, physician and clinician practice patterns. "
target parent: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
target: MDdatacor, Inc.
MDdatacor enhances healthcare quality through the development of innovative technology solutions to support quality improvement, pay-for-performance and patient-centered care initiatives by payors and physicians.
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closed 11/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, acquired MDdatacor, Inc.

synopsis: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (NMIC), d.b.a. as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND), has acquired MDdatacor, Inc., a Georgia-based technology firm that provides insurance companies and health care providers with revolutionary data-driven solutions.
buyer: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
With more than 60 years of experience in the health insurance industry, Fargo, N.D.-based Noridian Mutual Insurance Company provides quality health care coverage and supplemental products, including medical, life, disability, long-term care and related insurance coverage. "
target parent: LabCorp
target: MDdatacor, Inc.
MDdatacor enhances healthcare quality through the development of innovative technology solutions to support quality improvement, pay-for-performance and patient-centered care initiatives by payors and physicians.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired American Property Guard

synopsis: LERETA, a leading national real estate tax services and flood service provider, has acquired American Property Guard (APG). APG is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry.
buyer parent: LandAmerica Financial Group Corporation
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax data and flood hazard status information across the U.S. LERETA is committed to giving customers extraordinary service and cost-effective property tax and flood solutions. "
target: American Property Guard
American Property Guard (APG) is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry. APG was founded in 2012 to automate property tax data inquiries.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Symbility Solutions Inc., purchased Claims Division from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh

synopsis: Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp., provider of accurate and easy-to-use claims processing and estimating software for the property and casualty insurance industry, has closed the previously announced transaction to acquire Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division.
buyer parent: Automated Benefits Corp.
buyer: Symbility Solutions Inc. (:$32.17)
Symbility Solutions Inc. designs and delivers mobile and wireless technology solutions for the property claims industry in North America and the United Kingdom. The company’s solutions include Symbility.NET, an Internet-based communications hub, data warehouse, and analytics engine. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: Marshall & Swift/Boeckh
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division analyzes claims data transforming it into valuable management strategies. Their claims analytics, technology and data help make decisions that reduce operational risk, control adjusting and indemnity expenses and improve combined ratios.
price ($mm)
$17
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

National General Holdings Corp., acquired Syndeste LLC

synopsis: National General Holdings Corp., a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing niche insurance products, has acquired Syndeste, a company that provides high resolution data and insights on flood risk, including steps to improve resilience to flooding and climate change.
buyer: National General Holdings Corp. (NGHC:$4,723.38)
National General Holdings Corp., headquartered in New York City, is a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. "
target: Syndeste LLC
Syndeste’s vision is to be the catalyst of a new era in the management of natural hazards to create more sustainable and resilient communities. They focus on connecting people and organizations to actionable insights on managing natural hazard risks.
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closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Highline Media, LLC

synopsis: William F. Reilly and Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, announced today the formation of Summit Business Media, which simultaneously acquired Pfingsten Publishing and Highline Media. Mr. Reilly will be Chairman and CEO of Summit.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries.
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closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
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closed 6/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Explore Information Services, LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. The Solera companies include Audatex, Informex, Sidexa, ABZ, Market Scan, HPI, Hollander, AUTOonline, and IMS. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Explore Information Services, LLC
Explore Information Services, LLC is a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services used by automotive property and casualty ("P&C") insurers. Its services are utilized by 130 U.S. P&C insurers, including 14 of the top 20 U.S. P&C insurers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$519]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$31
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.7x
announced 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

McGraw Hill Financial Inc., will acquire SNL Financial LC

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SNL Financial. The company's deep product experience and rich sets of data, analytics and research in areas such as real estate and media strongly complement S&P Capital IQ's platform in the areas of banking and insurance.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw Hill Financial Inc. (MHFI:$5,313.00)
McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL has approximately 3,000 employees based in 10 countries. SNL, founded in 1987, has more than 5,000 customers with deep relationships across banks, insurance companies, corporations, asset managers, power companies and other users.
price ($mm)
$2,225
rev ($mm)
$224
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, will acquire Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight.
buyer: Archer Capital
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity investment houses, with $2 billion in funds under management or advice and the longest track record of any leveraged buyout (LBO) manager in Australia. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$170
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closed 7/26/2011 via PE Hub

New Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired SNL Financial LC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and New Mountain Capital, LLC announced New Mountain’s acquisition of a majority equity stake in SNL. SNL is a leading provider of sector-focused information services on the banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications industries.
buyer: New Mountain Capital, LLC
New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investments in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions, and management buyouts. "
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 4,000 public companies and 50,000 private companies in business sectors critical to the global economy: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications.
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