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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Barchart.com, Inc., purchased Financial Tools Business from Stockgroup Inc.

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc. has acquired Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools business. Barchart acquired the customer assets of Stockgroup's B2B line of services which include private-labeled financial content solutions for websites and market data feeds, in addition to intellectual property, notably the Stockgroup name and website domain.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions. "
seller: Stockgroup Inc.
Stockgroup's Financial Tools include market data, quotes, charts, portfolios, screeners, alerts, news, financial research tools and data feeds covering Canadian, US and international equity, option, index, mutual fund and futures/commodity markets.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Equities.com, Inc., acquired Traders Network Show

synopsis: Equities.com, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Traders Network Show, a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
buyer: Equities.com, Inc.
Equities News is a digital news agency - a leading producer, aggregator, and provider of full-length video and editorial coverage of economic development, policy, sustainability, and impact events worldwide. "
target: Traders Network Show
The Traders Network Show is a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Minkabu, Inc., acquired Sharewise GmbH

synopsis: Minkabu, Inc., which operates renowned platforms such as minkabu.jp and caiku.com with approx. 4 million monthly unique users combined, has acquired sharewise GmbH, operator of sharewise.com, thereby establishing the leading global platform for investment-related social media. Sharewise GmbH focuses on stock recommendations of private investors.
buyer: Minkabu, Inc. (TSE:4436:$14.21)
Minkabu, Inc. operates the largest social media platforms for investors in Asia “Minkabu” and “Caiku”. The core functions of these platforms are unique real-time financial information generated by crowd analysis and automated analysis. "
target: Sharewise GmbH
Sharewise GmbH operates community websites in five different languages, focusing on stock recommendations of private investors, making the wisdom of the crowd on stocks transparent.
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closed 7/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Born To Sell, LLC, acquired OptionsBuddy.com

synopsis: Born To Sell, LLC, which develops and operates the #1 covered call web site for investors, announced it has acquired OptionsBuddy.com, a covered call screener.
buyer: Born To Sell, LLC
Established in 2009, Born To Sell is a software development company dedicated to making best-of-breed covered call investment tools for self-directed investors. "
target: OptionsBuddy.com
Since 2006, OptionsBuddy.com had been a source on the web for identifying high yield covered call option plays. At the close of each market day, the OptionsBuddy crawler analyzed data for all optionable common stocks traded on the US Exchanges and stored it in a database.
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closed 6/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Win Gaming Media, Inc., acquired EZTrader.com

synopsis: Win Gaming Media Inc., a leading provider of online trading of binary options, announced that it has closed an agreement for the acquisition of the entire activity & intellectual property of EZTrader.com, a major player in online trading of binary options that supplies customers with a simple, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform.
buyer: Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI:$0.00)
Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI) is engaged in the business of offering worldwide online trading of binary options. WGMI's online binary options trading business is aimed at investors who seek to realize profits from their investments within a short period of time. "
target parent: Machshava Technologies
target: EZTrader.com
EZTrader.com offers a binary options trading platform. It supplies customers with a simple, exciting, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform that is very different from traditional option trading. It is highly profitable, and attracts sophisticated investors as well as trading beginners.
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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. (:$170.33)
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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announced 7/8/2013 via Wall Street Journal

ADVFN.com PLC, will acquire Financemanila.net

synopsis: ADVFN is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of the website, financemanila.net. Financemanila.net operates as an online investment community Website for stock market. The company is based in the Philippines.
buyer: ADVFN.com PLC (AIM:AFN:$15.81)
ADVFN is the number one UK Stocks and Shares Website and was winner of the Investors Chronicle 'Best Investment Website' Award in 2003, 2004 and 2005. "
target: Financemanila.net
Financemanila.net operates as an online investment community Website for stock market. The company is based in the Philippines.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

PineByte s.r.o., acquired FX Junction

synopsis: Slovakian based Fintech holding company PineByte has announced the acquisition of 100% of the assets of U.S. based social trading community, FX Junction. Founded in 2011, FX Junction was one of the first open social network made up of Forex traders from around the world.
buyer: PineByte s.r.o.
PineByte is a private holdings and IT development company based in Slovakia. They specialize in the development of innovative technology solutions for the financial services industry. "
target: FX Junction
Founded in 2011, FX Junction was one of the first open social network made up of Forex traders from around the world. FX Junction enables its members to simplify and easily communicate trade information and interact with other traders of all experience levels.
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closed 9/25/2013 via BusinessWire

OANDA Corporation, acquired Currensee, Inc.

synopsis: OANDA, a pioneering global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services and parent company of OANDA (Canada) Corporation ULC, announced that it has acquired Boston-based Currensee Global Inc., a leader in forex market copy trading within a proprietary social trading network.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA uses innovative computer and financial technology to provide Internet-based forex trading and currency information services to everyone, from individuals to large corporations, from portfolio managers to financial institutions. OANDA is a market maker and a trusted source for currency data. "
target: Currensee, Inc.
Currensee is the first Forex trading social network where like-minded traders can connect with each other and share unique ideas, insights and data based on the actual trading activity of the community.
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closed 6/9/2011 via PR Newswire

CommodityPoint, acquired Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC

synopsis: Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc., an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, announced that its CommodityPoint business has acquired the assets of Energy Hedge Fund Center, a web portal and community for clients interested in hedge funds in the energy and commodity sectors.
buyer parent: Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc.
buyer: CommodityPoint
CommodityPoint provides Commodity Trading & Risk Management research, analysis and consulting services that bring insight into business issues, trends, processes and technology, to utilities, energy companies, banks, brokers, funds, investors and vendors that enhance their competitive position. "
target: Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC
Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC ("EHFC") is a web portal and community for clients interested in hedge funds in the energy and commodity sectors. EHFC offers a variety of products to its users including the only directory of energy hedge funds, EnergyHedge.
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closed 8/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Tradimo Interactive ApS, acquired Trading Story

synopsis: Tradimo Interactive, the financial education and technology company, has acquired Trading Story, a popular podcast and educational website. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
buyer: Tradimo Interactive ApS
Tradimo is a financial education technology company that aims to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective financial education to the world. Tradimo offers courses, video courses, and mobile games that help beginners and professionals learn more about investing and trading. "
target: Trading Story
Trading Story is a popular podcast and website that aims to provide practical and inspiring trading interviews and tips to new traders. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
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announced 7/19/2006 via PR Newswire

InternetPlays.com will be merged with SearchGuy.com, Inc.,

synopsis: SearchGuy.com, Inc., has signed a letter of Intent to Merge with online publication site InternetPlays.com.
buyer: SearchGuy.com, Inc.
SearchGuy.com is a creative provider of multi-category search and advertising services. Founded by Lenny Rachitsky, SearchGuy.com provides all-encompassing search solutions to the end user, at absolutely no cost. A state-of-the-art advertising system simplifies and reduces costs for advertisers. "
target: InternetPlays.com
InternetPlays is home to the Internet's leading real-time trading chat room destination. In our channel we have some of the world's most astute traders with us daily, willing to share information in real time, as well as educate and assist you in your trading.
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closed 6/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Cheddar, acquired StockStream

synopsis: Cheddar, the leading Post-Cable Network, announced that it has acquired StockStream, the $50,000 crowd-sourced trading platform hosted on Twitch. StockStream is the world's first cooperative multiplayer Stock Market game and gives Twitch users a chance to move actual money around every day on the New York Stock Exchange.
buyer: Cheddar
Cheddar is a live Post-Cable Network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies, and services transforming our lives. The network covers this news through the lens of the companies and executives driving these changes. "
target: StockStream
StockStream is a $50,000 crowd-sourced trading platform hosted on Twitch. It is the world's first cooperative multiplayer Stock Market game and gives Twitch users a chance to move actual money around every day on the New York Stock Exchange.
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closed 10/21/2010 via GlobeNewswire

World Market Media, Inc. merged with Equities.com,

synopsis: World Market Media, Inc. announced that the Company has completed its merger with Equities.com and has been renamed The Equities Group, Inc. The Equities Group is expanding its interlinking portfolio of Web properties to create a social network that bridges the world's financial markets and investment communities.
buyer: Equities.com
The Equities Group, Inc. is a leading Internet company uniquely interlinking a portfolio of highly-related brands to create a social network bridging the world's financial markets and investment communities. "
target: World Market Media, Inc.
World Market Media is a high traffic stock market, news data website providing cutting edge new media products and services to publicly traded companies worldwide. World Market Media is building a social network bridging the world’s financial markets and investment communities.
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closed 5/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

News Corp Australia, acquired Stockhead

synopsis: News Corp Australia, Australia’s number one media company, has acquired Stockhead, a digital finance news group in Australia. Stockhead is dedicated to connecting investors with emerging ASX-listed companies. Their website operates a team of full-time reporters who produce independent journalism covering small-cap ASX companies.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Corp Australia
News Corp Australia is Australia’s number one media company. With over 150 brands across news, sport and lifestyle, News Corp Australia is trusted by over 18 million Australians a month to provide the information and inspiration they seek across multiple print, video, audio and digital platforms. "
target: Stockhead
Stockhead is a digital finance news group in Australia. Stockhead is dedicated to connecting investors with emerging ASX-listed companies. Their website operates a team of full-time reporters who produce independent journalism covering small-cap ASX companies.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Finanz Nachrichten

synopsis: Germany-based Wallstreet: online AG, an online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired ABC New Media AG, which operates the financial information portal www.finanznachrichten.de.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Finanz Nachrichten
Headquartered in Zurich, ABC New Media AG operates www.finanznachrichten.de. It is a financial information portal with about 1.2 million users per month. It focuses on share prices, funds, bonds, derivatives, currency, and commodities.
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announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Berlingske Media, will purchase Investing Portals from Euroinvestor A/S

synopsis: Euroinvestor sells the investment part of the business to Berlingske Media. Berlingske Media buys the websites Euroinvestor.dk. Euroinvestor.com, Valutakurser.dk and all the Group's investor sites. The remaining Euroinvestor will change its name to Boliga Gruppen and focus its activities on the housing and loan market in Denmark.
buyer parent: De Persgroep NV
buyer: Berlingske Media
Berlingske Media A / S is Copenhagen's leading media house, proudly behind Berlingske, BT, Weekendavisen and Radio24syv. The company also operates Denmark's largest retail site Sweetdeal and soon Denmark's largest investor site EuroInvestor. "
seller: Euroinvestor A/S (CPSE:EI:$9.89)
The investing portals of Euroinvestor.com include the websites Euroinvestor.dk. Euroinvestor.com, Valutakurser.dk and more. EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired TradersCrux

synopsis: Salem Media Group, through its wholly-owned Eagle Financial Publications, has acquired TradersCrux, an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: TradersCrux
TradersCrux.com is an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web. They are based in Miami, FL.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Havensight Capital, acquired IndoUSMarkets.com

synopsis: Havensight Capital has acquired IndoUSMarkets.com, the very first financial resource portal covering the U.S. markets, which is entirely in the Indonesian language. The Company provides access to: stock quotes, recent financial data, and leading financial headlines, all, in Indonesian.
buyer: Havensight Capital
Havensight Capital LLC is a leading private equity firm, which is based in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Firm specializes in investing in stellar consumer product companies that have, either, a technological advantage, or, have the potential to be exceptionally disruptive in their respective markets."
target: IndoUSMarkets.com
IndoUsMarkets.com is a leading financial portal for U.S. equity and trading data in Indonesian. It is for serious investors that want to follow the U.S. market in Indonesian. Visitors can access stock quotes, latest financial headlines, and even watch Bloomberg TV Indonesian, all, in one place.
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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Barchart.com, Inc., purchased Financial Tools Business from Stockgroup Inc.

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc. has acquired Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools business. Barchart acquired the customer assets of Stockgroup's B2B line of services which include private-labeled financial content solutions for websites and market data feeds, in addition to intellectual property, notably the Stockgroup name and website domain.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions. "
seller: Stockgroup Inc.
Stockgroup's Financial Tools include market data, quotes, charts, portfolios, screeners, alerts, news, financial research tools and data feeds covering Canadian, US and international equity, option, index, mutual fund and futures/commodity markets.
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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Barchart.com, Inc., purchased Financial Tools Business from Stockgroup Inc.

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc. has acquired Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools business. Barchart acquired the customer assets of Stockgroup's B2B line of services which include private-labeled financial content solutions for websites and market data feeds, in addition to intellectual property, notably the Stockgroup name and website domain.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions. "
seller: Stockgroup Inc.
Stockgroup's Financial Tools include market data, quotes, charts, portfolios, screeners, alerts, news, financial research tools and data feeds covering Canadian, US and international equity, option, index, mutual fund and futures/commodity markets.
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closed 9/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired FuturesBoard.com, LLC

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures, equity and foreign exchange market data and information, today announced the completed acquisition of FuturesBoard.com, LLC for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target: FuturesBoard.com, LLC
FuturesBoard is a market information portal for the futures markets and futures trading industry. FuturesBoard features futures market discussion boards and futures trading forums for the futures industry. FuturesBoard also features futures market reports and commentaries from market analysts.
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closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired InsideFutures.com

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures and equity market information, announced the completed acquisition of InsideFutures.com and its affiliated email newsletter publications from Traders Media, LLC for an undisclosed amount. InsideFutures.com is a content-rich futures portal, serving traders of all skill levels.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target parent: Traders Media, LLC
target: InsideFutures.com
InsideFutures.com provides information relating to futures and commodity quotes, charts, technical opinion, trading analysis, forex, equities markets, and various market commentaries. It also provides futures educational information on the Internet.
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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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announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., will acquire ETF.com

synopsis: Bats Global Markets, the leading exchange operator for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and creator of the Bats ETF Marketplace, signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target: ETF.com
ETF.com is a leading provider of exchange-traded fund (ETF) data, news and analysis. Founded in 2001, ETF.com provides independent and authoritative news, analysis, data and education about ETFs, generating 875,572 page views and attracting 291,191 unique visitors in February 2016 alone.
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closed 8/31/2010 via Company Description

Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd., acquired AASTOCKS.com Ltd.

synopsis: Shanghai Great Wisdom Co. has acquired AASTOCKS.com Ltd. AASTOCKS.com Ltd. provides financial information products and services to corporate clients and individual investors in the Asia Pacific regions.
buyer: Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd. (601519.SS:$92.77)
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd. engages in the development, production, sale, and support of information technology products to financial sector. It offers software that provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, etc. "
target: AASTOCKS.com Ltd.
AASTOCKS.com Ltd. provides financial information products and services to corporate clients and individual investors in the Asia Pacific regions. Its information products cover equities, derivatives, global foreign exchange, and precious metals markets.
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closed 3/6/2006 via BusinessWire

eSignal, acquired Quote.com, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation announced the closing of the Company's acquisition of the assets of Quote.com(R) and certain other related assets from Lycos, Inc for $30 million in cash. The assets of Quote.com will now be operated as part of Interactive Data's eSignal business.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: eSignal
eSignal division of Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional and active individual investors. eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics. "
target parent: Daum Communications
target: Quote.com, Inc.
Quote.com, also known as the Lycos Finance division, markets four distinct offerings that deliver financial content and trading tools to active traders and individual investors.
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$30
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announced 3/6/2007 via BusinessWire

J.W. Korth/Shop4Bonds, will acquire Bondpage.com

synopsis: J. W. Korth/Shop4Bonds, an online securities brokerage, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of Cambridge Investment Group Ltd. and its flagship website, Bondpage.com, based in East Lansing, MI.
buyer: J.W. Korth/Shop4Bonds
J. W. Korth/Shop4Bonds is a securities broker dealer founded in 1982. Through its unique, patent pending internet bond execution platform, the firm maintains the largest and lowest priced publicly available inventory of bonds on its Shop4Bonds and Bonds4Sale websites. "
target: Bondpage.com
Bondpage.com is dedicated to provide the largest selection of fixed income securities at the lowest possible price. Research current and historical market information, news, economic statistics, interest rate quotes as well as Federal Reserve updates to make informed portfolio decisions.
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Solve Advisors Inc., acquired Best Credit Data, Inc.

synopsis: Solve Advisors, the global industry leader of pre-trade price transparency data in fixed income markets, has acquired Best Credit Data. Best Credit Data is a Boston-based market data vendor focused delivering high quality municipal bond, corporate bond, private placement, broadly syndicated and middle market loan insights.
buyer: Solve Advisors Inc.
Solve has developed the largest datasets of real-time bids, offers and market color across Structured Products, Corporate Bonds, Syndicated Bank Loans, CDS, and Municipal Bonds. Solve Advisors is the leading provider of market pricing in fixed income markets. "
target: Best Credit Data, Inc.
Best Credit Data is a Boston-based market data vendor focused on leveraging Cloud computing technology to deliver high quality municipal bond, corporate bond, private placement, broadly syndicated and middle market loan insights to service institutional portfolio accounting and risk management.
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closed 10/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Beringer Capital, acquired Benzinga

synopsis: Beringer Capital, a leading North American private equity firm specializing in the media, marketing services, and technology sectors, is proud to announce it has acquired a majority stake in Benzinga. Benzinga is a tech-enabled financial media platform that delivers dynamic news, investment analytics, and market information.
buyer: Beringer Capital
Beringer Capital is a private equity firm specializing in the rapidly evolving media, marketing services, commerce, data and technology sectors. The firm leverages its financial and intellectual capital to invest in middle-market companies that are strongly positioned. "
target: Benzinga
Benzinga is a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content that is coveted by Wall Street's top traders. The service features content from industry experts and experienced analysts while also covering the news of the day.
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announced 9/15/2015 via Market Watch

IRESS Market Technology Limited, will acquire Proquote Ltd

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group confirmed that it is selling Proquote, a company that provides a market data and trading system, to financial technology group IRESS Ltd., an Australian software company specializing in the development of software systems and services for financial markets and wealth management.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS Limited is an Australian software company specialising in the development of software systems and services for financial markets and wealth management. "
target parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
target: Proquote Ltd
Proquote Limited provides a market data and trading system that offers real-time market data coverage of various global markets, news, and data sources. The company provides information on futures, options and commodities; and comprehensive fundamentals and charting analytical tools.
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closed 3/1/2022 via PR Web

Solve Advisors Inc., acquired Advantage Data Inc.

synopsis: Solve Advisors, the global industry leader of pre-trade price transparency data in fixed income markets, has acquired credit and municipal bond data and analytics provider, Advantage Data. Advantage Data provides credit and credit derivative pricing, descriptive, financial and analytical information to the world’s top financial institutions.
buyer: Solve Advisors Inc.
Solve has developed the largest datasets of real-time bids, offers and market color across Structured Products, Corporate Bonds, Syndicated Bank Loans, CDS, and Municipal Bonds. Solve Advisors is the leading provider of market pricing in fixed income markets. "
target: Advantage Data Inc.
Founded in 1997, Advantage Data has been providing credit and credit derivative pricing, descriptive, financial and analytical information to the world’s top financial institutions for more than two decades. Advantage Data’s workstation provides access to a powerful and global fixed-income platform.
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closed 5/18/2021 via PR Newswire

Black Knight, Inc., acquired eMBS Inc

synopsis: Black Knight, Inc. has acquired eMBS Inc, which provides performance data and analytics on agency-backed securities to all market participants for critical insights to inform better investment decisions and enhance the yields on their mortgage-backed securities (MBS) portfolios.
buyer: Black Knight, Inc. (BKFS:$1,475.20)
Black Knight is a provider of integrated software, data, and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate business processes across the homeownership lifecycle. Black Knight helps clients achieve their strategic goals, realize greater success, and better serve their customers. "
target: eMBS Inc
eMBS Inc provides performance data and analytics on agency-backed securities to all market participants for critical insights to inform better investment decisions and enhance the yields on their mortgage-backed securities (MBS) portfolios.
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closed 1/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Pierre Feligioni, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Global announced it has finalized the sale of Quant House SAS (QuantHouse) to a company owned by Pierre Feligioni, one of QuantHouse's original founders. QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer: Pierre Feligioni
Pierre Feligioni is a successful business entrepreneur and he understands how to turn innovative ideas into profitable business. Pierre co-founded QuantHouse in 2005, building an industry leading provider of ultra-low latency market data technologies. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 11/3/2015 via PR Newswire

OneMarketData LLC, acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: OneMarketData, founders of OneTick, a single solution for event streaming processing and time series management of historical and real-time tick data, announced its acquisition of Tick Data Inc., a trusted and leading provider of historical intraday exchange time series data.
buyer: OneMarketData LLC
OneMarketData provides smarter data management solutions for research, surveillance and back-testing to enable market participants to outmaneuver the competition. Through its product OneTick, an event stream processing and tick data management solution, analysts and traders can increase performance."
target: Tick Data, Inc.
The world's largest investment banks have relied upon Tick Data's research-ready historical intraday stock, futures, options and forex data to back-test trading strategies, develop risk and execution models, perform post-trade analysis, and conduct important academic research.
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closed 8/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

McGregor BFA, acquired I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: TIMES Media Group (TMG) has announced the sale of its wholly owned I-Net Bridge unit to I-Net competitor McGregor BFA. I-Net Bridge provides investment products including real-time and historical market data, news and analytical tools.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: McGregor BFA
McGregor BFA is South Africa's leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. It covers JSE and global share prices as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more. The database and track record stretch back over 40 years. "
target parent: Times Media Group Limited
target: I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.
I-Net Bridge is the leading South African provider of economic data, financial market data and corporate market intelligence. This comprehensive data content, coupled with their home-bred applications, makes I-Net Bridge an invaluable partner in facilitating investment decisions.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 5/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Tick Data, Inc., acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: Tick Data, Inc. announced the corporate buyback of the firm by its long-time management team, led by Neal Falkenberry, CFA, and Thomas Myers, with additional funding from the Tactex F1 Private Equity Fund. Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets.
buyer: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data. "
target parent: Desjardins Group
target: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data.
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closed 7/2/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced the completion of its acquisition of London-based Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading source of independent data in the over-the-counter markets, from CME Group.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target parent: CME Group
target: Credit Market Analysis Limited
Credit Market Analysis Limited provides credit information solutions for financial institutions internationally. It provides QuoteVision, a real-time price discovery service for the OTC credit market that enables users to view, organize, store, and use in real-time securities and derivatives prices.
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an independent global provider of market data and end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Data Explorers Limited

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced the acquisition of Data Explorers, a leading provider of global securities lending data, from mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital. Data Explorers provides a comprehensive view of short interest data and institutional fund activity across all market sectors.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target parent: Bowmark Capital
target: Data Explorers Limited
Data Explorers is the leading provider of securities lending data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity across all global market sectors. The company's analytics help clients to identify investment opportunities and manage risk.
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announced 8/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, will acquire Arete Consulting, Ltd.

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international publishing, events and electronic information group, has agreed to acquire Arete Consulting Limited, the world’s leading database of retail structured investment products. The acquisition is in line with Euromoney’s strategy of investing in high-growth online subscription data businesses.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a leading international business-to-business media group focused primarily on the international finance, metals and commodities sectors. It publishes more than 70 titles, including Euromoney, Institutional Investor, and Metal Bulletin. "
target: Arete Consulting, Ltd.
Arete Consulting is a specialist firm providing consultancy and training services to large multinational financial service companies. Arete Consulting also owns and runs the website StructuredRetailProducts.com, the leading online information source for the structured products market.
price ($mm)
$9.79
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closed 3/25/2008 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Credit Market Analysis

synopsis: CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that it has acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading provider of credit derivatives market data.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target: Credit Market Analysis
Credit Market Analysis Limited operates as a credit information company. It provides QuoteVision and DataVision.
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closed 7/6/2007 via finextra.com

GL Trade SA, acquired Infotec SA

synopsis: Infotec has been sold to Paris-based GL Trade by its management and the Swiss group Edipresse.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target parent: Edipresse Group
target: Infotec SA
Infotec S.A. provides electronic financial information services to the financial community. The company also delivers market data from various exchanges and over the counter sources; and supplies financial news, and charting and technical analysis tools.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, purchased Market Data Division from Xcitek LLC

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, closed its acquisition of the market data division of Xcitek LLC, as well as the market data assets of its affiliate Xcitax LLC, for $25.3 million in cash.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
seller: Xcitek LLC
Xcitek’s market data offerings include Corporate Actions, Municipal Actions, Cost Basis, Class Actions, Securities Payments, and other financial data. We serve over 2,000 institutional clients worldwide, directly and through our distributors.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$9
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EV / rev
2.8x
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