By Need to Know News, LLC

closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Market News International, Inc., acquired Need to Know News, LLC

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets. "
target: Need to Know News, LLC
Need to Know News (NTKN) is a premier financial news service specializing in written, audio and computer readable news feeds. NTKN broadcasts to traders and investment professionals around the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Market News International, Inc., acquired Need to Know News, LLC

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets. "
target: Need to Know News, LLC
Need to Know News (NTKN) is a premier financial news service specializing in written, audio and computer readable news feeds. NTKN broadcasts to traders and investment professionals around the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/15/2007 via PR Newswire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired StockAnomaly.com

synopsis: Dickson Media Inc. has acquired StockAnomaly.com, a unique stock screening system which scans stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCBB, TSX, TSXV and the London Stock Exchange on a daily basis for volume anomalies. The system has yielded very significant results that would be of interest to stock investors.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: StockAnomaly.com
StockAnomaly.com scans 30 days of historical closing prices of all stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCbb, TSX, TSXV, and the LSE in search of unusual volume on a stock. Its proprietary flagging system finds these stocks and alerts clients daily with a list of stocks that were flagged.
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closed 4/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nikkei Inc., acquired DealStreetAsia

synopsis: NIKKEI, owner of the Financial Times (FT) and publisher of Nikkei Asian Review, has acquired a majority stake in DealStreetAsia, a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets.
buyer: Nikkei Inc.
Nikkei Inc. acts as an operating holding company with newspaper businesses as a core. Group operations range from books, magazines to digital media, database service, broadcasting and other activities such as economic/cultural events. "
target: DealStreetAsia
DealStreetAsia is a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets. DealStreetAsia reports on private equity and venture capital deals, mergers and acquisitions, startups and IPOs across the ASEAN region.
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closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, acquired TDN Finans AS

synopsis: NHST Media Group has sold its subsidiary TDN Finans, a news agency for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, to Infront AS. TDN Finans provides Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
buyer: Infront AS
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target parent: NHST Media Group
target: TDN Finans AS
TDN Finans is a real-time supplier of news about and for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, providing Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samara Capital, will acquire NewsWire18 Ltd.

synopsis: Private equity firm Samara Capital is picking up a majority stake in NewsWire18. NewsWire18 is the largest domestic provider of real-time financial news and market data terminals to financial institutions and businesses in India.
buyer: Samara Capital
Samara Capital is an entrepreneurially run India focused private equity firm. Samara invests in Emerging Indian Companies (EICs) – which it defines as those businesses that are poised for rapid transformation, have strong entrepreneurial minded management team and a favorable industry context. "
target parent: Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.
target: NewsWire18 Ltd.
NewsWire18 Ltd. is India's first real-time news and market data platform company. It provides finance professionals with the most relevant news, views, market intelligence, data, and analytical tools in a single WorkStation that help them stay ahead.
price ($mm)
$17*
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Issuer Direct, acquired FSCWire

synopsis: Issuer Direct, an industry-leading communications and compliance company, has acquired FSCwire, a privately held, Calgary based newswire distribution company. FSCwire specializes in press release distribution to both public and private companies primarily in Canada. Its customer base includes public companies of all sizes on stock exchanges.
buyer: Issuer Direct (AMEX:ISDR:$13.98)
Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct's principal platform empowers users by integrating the relevant services to eliminate the complexity of producing and distributing financial communications. "
target: FSCWire
Headquartered in Canada, FSCwire Inc., through the use of proprietary systems, operates a full service newswire service, delivering corporate financial news to the media, investment community, individual investors, and the general public.
price ($mm)
$1.20
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2006 via

Thomson Financial, acquired AFX News Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Financial has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London-based business news agency AFX from Paris-based Agence France-Presse. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to reports the deal is thought to be worth just under $20 million.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
target parent: Agence France-Presse
target: AFX News Ltd.
AAFX News Ltd is one of the world's leading financial news agencies. Our real-time, comprehensive and trusted business and financial news services are designed to meet the requirements of the international banking and investor community.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Market News International, Inc., acquired Need to Know News, LLC

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets. "
target: Need to Know News, LLC
Need to Know News (NTKN) is a premier financial news service specializing in written, audio and computer readable news feeds. NTKN broadcasts to traders and investment professionals around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2007 via PR Newswire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired StockAnomaly.com

synopsis: Dickson Media Inc. has acquired StockAnomaly.com, a unique stock screening system which scans stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCBB, TSX, TSXV and the London Stock Exchange on a daily basis for volume anomalies. The system has yielded very significant results that would be of interest to stock investors.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: StockAnomaly.com
StockAnomaly.com scans 30 days of historical closing prices of all stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCbb, TSX, TSXV, and the LSE in search of unusual volume on a stock. Its proprietary flagging system finds these stocks and alerts clients daily with a list of stocks that were flagged.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nikkei Inc., acquired DealStreetAsia

synopsis: NIKKEI, owner of the Financial Times (FT) and publisher of Nikkei Asian Review, has acquired a majority stake in DealStreetAsia, a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets.
buyer: Nikkei Inc.
Nikkei Inc. acts as an operating holding company with newspaper businesses as a core. Group operations range from books, magazines to digital media, database service, broadcasting and other activities such as economic/cultural events. "
target: DealStreetAsia
DealStreetAsia is a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets. DealStreetAsia reports on private equity and venture capital deals, mergers and acquisitions, startups and IPOs across the ASEAN region.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, acquired TDN Finans AS

synopsis: NHST Media Group has sold its subsidiary TDN Finans, a news agency for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, to Infront AS. TDN Finans provides Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
buyer: Infront AS
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target parent: NHST Media Group
target: TDN Finans AS
TDN Finans is a real-time supplier of news about and for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, providing Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samara Capital, will acquire NewsWire18 Ltd.

synopsis: Private equity firm Samara Capital is picking up a majority stake in NewsWire18. NewsWire18 is the largest domestic provider of real-time financial news and market data terminals to financial institutions and businesses in India.
buyer: Samara Capital
Samara Capital is an entrepreneurially run India focused private equity firm. Samara invests in Emerging Indian Companies (EICs) – which it defines as those businesses that are poised for rapid transformation, have strong entrepreneurial minded management team and a favorable industry context. "
target parent: Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.
target: NewsWire18 Ltd.
NewsWire18 Ltd. is India's first real-time news and market data platform company. It provides finance professionals with the most relevant news, views, market intelligence, data, and analytical tools in a single WorkStation that help them stay ahead.
price ($mm)
$17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Issuer Direct, acquired FSCWire

synopsis: Issuer Direct, an industry-leading communications and compliance company, has acquired FSCwire, a privately held, Calgary based newswire distribution company. FSCwire specializes in press release distribution to both public and private companies primarily in Canada. Its customer base includes public companies of all sizes on stock exchanges.
buyer: Issuer Direct (AMEX:ISDR:$13.98)
Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct's principal platform empowers users by integrating the relevant services to eliminate the complexity of producing and distributing financial communications. "
target: FSCWire
Headquartered in Canada, FSCwire Inc., through the use of proprietary systems, operates a full service newswire service, delivering corporate financial news to the media, investment community, individual investors, and the general public.
price ($mm)
$1.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2006 via

Thomson Financial, acquired AFX News Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Financial has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London-based business news agency AFX from Paris-based Agence France-Presse. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to reports the deal is thought to be worth just under $20 million.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
target parent: Agence France-Presse
target: AFX News Ltd.
AAFX News Ltd is one of the world's leading financial news agencies. Our real-time, comprehensive and trusted business and financial news services are designed to meet the requirements of the international banking and investor community.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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