Like BSI Media

closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Opus Global Group, acquired Alacra, Inc.

synopsis: Opus Global, a provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, has acquired Alacra, a provider of Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Reference Data business information solutions. The integration of Alacra will create an unmatched combination of compliance data with third party management excellence and network-based information exchange.
buyer: Opus Global Group (BUSE:OPUS:$160.13)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global’s mission is to establish itself as a long-term partner capable of delivering significant value to businesses through the aggregation of content, software-based solutions, and related services. "
target: Alacra, Inc.
Alacra develops workflow applications that enable 300,000 end users to find, organize, analyze and present mission-critical business information. With nearly 175 unique databases available to their clients, Alacra has the largest collection of premium business information in the world.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Euronext N.V., acquired InsiderLog

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, announces the acquisition of 80% of the capital of InsiderLog, a Stockholm-based leading player in the field of insider list management. InsiderLog automates the management of insider lists that both saves time and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Market Abuse Regulation.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target parent: Serendipity Professionals
target: InsiderLog
InsiderLog is the leading insider list management solution in the Nordic region. Its insider list management tool solves most of the compliance and reporting burden resulting from MAR regulation. InsiderLog is a web based platform based on an annual subscription model.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired WorldCompliance

synopsis: Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: WorldCompliance
WorldCompliance has the most comprehensive database of profiles of individuals and organizations that pose a potential risk to the financial system. Their solutions provide a means to stay in compliance with mounting regulatory requirements while protecting the organization’s reputation.
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closed 2/18/2013 via RTT News

CVC Capital Partners, acquired Cerved Group SpA

synopsis: UK-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. agreed to acquire Italian data company Cerved Group SpA from its private equity owners Bain Capital, LLC and Clessidra SGR S.p.A. The completion of the deal is subject to customary competition clearances. Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
target: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers.
price ($mm)
$1,491
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$385
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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
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$1
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15.0x
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closed 6/18/2009 via BusinessWire

RR Donnelley, acquired Prospectus Central, LLC

synopsis: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced the acquisition of Prospectus Central, LLC. Located in Fitzgerald, GA, Prospectus Central provides mutual fund prospectuses, supplements and SAIs with a breakthrough web-based delivery service.
buyer: RR Donnelley (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services. "
target: Prospectus Central, LLC
Prospectus Central powers RR Donnelley’s RightProspectus offering, which provides mutual fund companies, variable annuity companies, retirement product companies, broker/dealers and clearing firms with cost-effective alternatives for distributing prospectuses to investors.
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closed 8/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Interactive Daily, acquired Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.

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 Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l., a leading provider of reference data to the Italian financial industry.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Daily
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
target: Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.
Kler's S.r.l. provides on-line databases software applications, analysis and advice on the financial market, and consulting services. It also collects, processes, and standardizes information and financial data regarding companies, and listed and unlisted securities.
price ($mm)
$30
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announced 4/3/2007 via Company Press Release

Interfax Information Services Group, will acquire Finmarket Information Agency

synopsis: The Interfax International Information Services Group has agreed to purchase 90% of the shares of the Finmarket information agency, one of the leading Russian suppliers of financial and economic information, and plans to complete the deal by the end of the second quarter of 2007.
buyer: Interfax Information Services Group
Interfax Information Service Group creates information products and means of communication essential for decision-making in politics and business. "
target: Finmarket Information Agency
Finmarket Information Agency provides financial, stock exchange, and economic information. It gives the operative information on the Russian financial markets, economic and financial news, currency rates, quotations of securities, promissory notes, and real-time quotes.
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closed 4/27/2017 via PE Hub

Disruptive Capital Finance LLP, acquired Regulatory Efficiency Gains (UK) Ltd.

synopsis: Disruptive Capital Finance, a Private Equity firm that invests in businesses capable of disrupting their markets, has acquired Regulatory Efficiency Gains (UK) Ltd. (REG). REG is the leading on-line due diligence and regulatory compliance platform for Broker/Agency management in the UK Insurance industry.
buyer: Disruptive Capital Finance LLP
Disruptive Capital Finance has originated, structured and led c.€5 billion of private equity investments, with enterprise values totaling some €15 billion. They select businesses capable of disrupting their markets, backing them with excellent management and actively drive them to market leadership."
target: Regulatory Efficiency Gains (UK) Ltd.
Regulatory Efficiency Gains is a on-line regulatory compliance platform for Broker/Agency management in the UK Insurance industry. They combine 24/7 alerts for financial, corporate, sanctions and regulatory changes in a broker’s information, with electronic exchange of Terms of Business Agreements.
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announced 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Bulgaria On Air, will acquire Investor.BG PLC

synopsis: Media company Bulgaria On Air placed a buyout offer for the 51% stake in business news portal Investor.bg. Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
buyer: Bulgaria On Air
Bulgaria On Air offers television and radio broadcasting services. The company is based in Bulgaria. "
target: Investor.BG PLC
Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc., a Wayne, Pa.-based financial software and data integration company, for approximately $10 million in cash.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
seller: InvestorForce
InvestorForce is a financial software company that has been a leader in the development of online applications for the financial services industry.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyceum Capital, acquired Style Research

synopsis: Robert Schwob, a popular figure in the asset management world, has sold majority control of Style Research, his asset management data provider, to mid-market private equity firm Lyceum Capital. Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications.
buyer: Lyceum Capital
Lyceum Capital partners with entrepreneurial management teams and unlocks growth potential by providing capital, operations and development support and help with targeted acquisitions. Lyceum typically invests between £5m and £50m of equity in fast-growing, UK-headquartered, mid-sized businesses. "
target: Style Research
Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The services are delivered on a SaaS-based platform that supports a range of devices.
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closed 10/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired eVestment Alliance, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has completed the acquisition of eVestment, an industry leading content and analytics provider used by asset managers, investment consultants and asset owners to help facilitate institutional investment decisions.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide.
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closed 9/19/2011 via PR Newswire

eVestment Alliance, LLC, acquired Hedgefund.Net Inc.

synopsis: eVestment Alliance, a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions, announced the acquisition of Channel Capital Group, owners of HedgeFund.net, a leading source for hedge fund data, research and news.
buyer: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment is a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions. eVestment delivers extensive separate account, hedge fund and commingled fund data through robust, user-friendly products, with an unparalleled commitment to client service. "
target: Hedgefund.Net Inc.
HedgeFund.net is a leading source for hedge fund data on the Web. Investors who meet accreditation standards are eligible for access to the site's database of information on more than 7,100 hedge funds, funds-of-funds and commodity products.
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closed 11/8/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, The First American Corporation, acquired LeadClick Media, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation and The First American Corporation today jointly announced that they have acquired a 75 percent ownership interest in LeadClick Media, Inc., for $150 million. First American contributed $45 million in cash and First Advantage contributed the balance in a combination of cash, stock and notes.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: LeadClick Media, Inc.
LeadClick Media provides Web-based lead generation services primarily to the automotive, real estate and financial services markets. LeadClick offers consumers a variety of convenient resources to request business services and complete a brief profile of their needs.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CB Insights, purchased VentureSource from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: CB Insights has acquired the data assets of VentureSource from Dow Jones. The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies that help customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies. This data helps customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Acuris

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners announced the sale of a majority stake in Acuris, a global provider of proprietary financial intelligence, data and analytics, to ION Investment Group, a company that provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Acuris
Acuris provides proprietary, actionable intelligence, data and analytics to the world's principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates.
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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 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 9/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired XCM Solutions

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of XCM Solutions, a cloud-based workflow solutions provider for professional tax and accounting firms.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting offers innovative, integrated and customer-focused solutions that support the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments, and auditors — enabling growth, enhancing productivity and increasing profitability. "
target: XCM Solutions
XCM Solutions is a cloud-based workflow solutions provider for professional tax and accounting firms. XCM solutions help firms control their workflow processes and allocate their resources in order to achieve greater efficiency, productivity and profitability.
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$162
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closed 4/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired Tagetik

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a company that supports the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments and auditors, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tagetik, a leading global provider of corporate performance management software and services to mid- and large size corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting offers innovative, integrated and customer-focused solutions that support the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments, and auditors — enabling growth, enhancing productivity and increasing profitability. "
target: Tagetik
Founded in 1986, Tagetik is a market leader in corporate performance management solutions, supporting the workflow of the Office of the CFO, including financial and operational budgeting and planning, consolidation and close process, financial modeling, analytics and reporting.
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$317
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$60
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closed 6/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired CPE Link

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has signed and completed an agreement to acquire CPE Link, a leading online provider of continuing professional education (CPE) for accountants, tax preparers, and financial advisors. The acquisition will expand and complement Wolters Kluwer's existing learning portfolio.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advice clients. "
target: CPE Link
CPE Link offers online Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for accounting and finance professionals via live webcasts, and multi-media, mobile friendly on-demand courses. CPE Link instructors are all tax professionals, who are experts in their fields and have many years of practical experience.
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closed 6/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired SureTax

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has signed and completed an agreement to acquire SureTax, one of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced tax calculation engines available in the U.S. market. SureTax, powered by CCH, is a real-time web-based tax calculation solution maximizing CCH rates and taxability content.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. "
target: SureTax
SureTax is a real-time web-based tax calculation solution maximizing CCH rates and taxability content specific to the telecom industry. The SureTax solution provides a timely, simple and effective way to calculate telecommunication taxes for billing and compliance.
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closed 9/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group Denmark A / S, acquired Magnus Informatik

synopsis: Karnov Group has acquired the publishing business of Magnus Informatik in Denmark from Wolters Kluwer. The acquisition includes all online products in the areas of tax and accounting.The acquisition of Magnus Informatik’s publishing business is an important step in the development of Karnov as the leading online information provider in Scandinavia.
buyer: Karnov Group Denmark A / S
Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal and tax & accounting information to businesses and professionals in Denmark and Sweden. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Magnus Informatik
Magnus Informatik delivers commented professional information, professional tools and solutions within tax, auditing, accounting and general law. Magnus Informatik was founded in Denmark in 1962 and is part of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company.
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closed 8/17/2013 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, acquired Red Moon Solutions

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting acquired Red Moon Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of tax and accounting software and cloud solutions for medium-to-large corporations, including a best-in-class fixed asset management solution. As part of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, Red Moon Solutions will be aligned in the Corporate Services business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Red Moon Solutions
Red Moon Solutions, LLC combines tax and technology experience with a client-based focus. Their specialized knowledge allows thems to understand their clients' tax technology problems and provide clients with practical solutions.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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announced 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, will acquire Acclipse Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Acclipse Limited, a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Acclipse will become part of the division's Asia Pacific-based business, which goes to market as CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Acclipse Limited
Acclipse Limited is a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Its products are designed to solve the problems modern accounting firms face, improve workflow efficiencies, track staff KPIs, and more.
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closed 7/26/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired SpeedTax Inc.

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business announced it has acquired SpeedTax, a provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales and use tax solutions. The acquisition continues CCH's expansion in the corporate market and positions CCH as the only provider to offer advanced SaaS technology and premier rates and taxability content.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: SpeedTax Inc.
SpeedTax Inc. is a provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales and use tax solutions. SpeedTax's easy-to-use SaaS sales and use tax solutions perform real-time, automated sales tax calculations, integrated with customers' financial or e-commerce systems.
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closed 6/14/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Twinfield International N.V

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the acquisition of Twinfield, a Dutch-based pioneer and market leader in online accounting software. Through this acquisition, Wolters Kluwer expands and complements its existing offering of advanced software solutions for accountants and finance professionals in SMEs.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Twinfield International N.V
Twinfield International is a market leader in online accounting software, serving professionals in the Netherlands, UK and Scandinavia. With more than 80,000 administrations managed online, it is an undisputed leader in online, SaaS-based collaborative accounting solutions in Europe.
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closed 5/6/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired TopPower NV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has acquired the software company, TopPower NV, a provider of tax, accounting and ERP software solutions to professionals. TopPower, based in Belgium, will become part of the division's Belgian business, Kluwer.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: TopPower NV
TopPower NV, based in Belgium, is a provider of tax, accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning software solutions to professionals. TopPower was established in 1984 and has branches in Poperinge, Deinze and Leuven.
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closed 6/30/2010 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Tax Compliance Software (E&Y Australia)

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Tax Compliance Software (TCS) products from Ernst & Young Australia. The acquisition advances Wolters Kluwer's strategy to expand its presence in the global corporate market, serving tax and accounting professionals with best-of-breed solutions.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: Ernst & Young, LLP
target: Tax Compliance Software (E&Y Australia)
Ernst & Young Australia's Tax Compliance Software (TCS) products include Tax Integrator, Fringe Benefits Tax Organiser and Global Tax Integrator.
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closed 7/17/2009 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Axentis

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has acquired AXENTIS, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management solutions. The addition of AXENTIS to Wolters Kluwer’s CCH portfolio further extends the company’s enterprise risk information platform.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target: Axentis
Axentis delivers the only on-demand business performance optimization environment that empowers companies to turn governance, risk and compliance initiatives into better business performance and competitive advantage.
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closed 9/24/2008 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Ci3

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has acquired Ci3, an international developer and supplier of operational risk control solutions to financial institutions and corporations worldwide. Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, is a provider of tax, accounting and audit information under the CCH brand name.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target: Ci3
CI Consultancy Limited develops and supplies operational risk control solutions to financial institutions and corporations.
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announced 3/31/2008 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, will purchase the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland from MYOB Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business has signed an agreement to acquire from MYOB Limited the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland, a software and services provider to accountancy practices.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$73
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
closed 11/16/2007 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, purchased TeamMate software suite from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of TeamMate from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. TeamMate is the leading integrated audit productivity software suite serving corporate internal audit departments and government agencies in 96 countries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders.
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closed 10/11/2006 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Universal Tax Systems, Inc.

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division has completed the acquisition of the stock of TaxWise Corporation. TaxWise and its subsidiary, Universal Tax Systems, Inc., provide tax and accounting software solutions to more than 9,300 CPAs, accounting professionals, enrolled agents and tax preparers
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: Primus Capital Funds
target: Universal Tax Systems, Inc.
Universal Tax Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software to the accounting profession, publishes the TaxWise suite of professional income tax preparation software. UTS provides tax preparation software for CPAs, accounting professionals, Enrolled Agents, and tax preparers across the country.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2006 via

CCH Incorporated, acquired ATX / Kleinrock

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ATX/Kleinrock. ATX/Kleinrock supplies tax preparation, accounting and tax research software solutions to more than 48,000 tax professionals and CPAs throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: United Communications Group L.P.
target: ATX / Kleinrock
Kleinrock develops the world-class research and analysis tools that are part of ATX's integrated solutions for tax and accounting professionals. These premium value tools help professionals respond quickly and authoritatively to all of their clients' tax planning and compliance questions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2006 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, purchased BOCDIP and PDFlyer from DocuMatters, LLC

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services announced today that it has acquired an automated document identification tool, BOCDIP, and a paperless workflow tool, PDFlyer, from DocuMatters, LLC. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: DocuMatters, LLC
DocuMatters, LLC is the developer of BOCDIP. Using a proprietary data dictionary and powerful database engine, BOCDIP™ automatically takes a pile of unsorted client information, determines what each item is, and outputs the organized documents to a single organized and bookmarked PDF file.
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closed 9/17/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired esalestax.com, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America announced today that it has acquired esalestax.com, Inc., Englewood, Co.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: esalestax.com, Inc.
This provider of Internet-based sales and use tax compliance applications esalestax.com was established in 1999
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 9/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group Denmark A / S, acquired Magnus Informatik

synopsis: Karnov Group has acquired the publishing business of Magnus Informatik in Denmark from Wolters Kluwer. The acquisition includes all online products in the areas of tax and accounting.The acquisition of Magnus Informatik’s publishing business is an important step in the development of Karnov as the leading online information provider in Scandinavia.
buyer: Karnov Group Denmark A / S
Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal and tax & accounting information to businesses and professionals in Denmark and Sweden. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Magnus Informatik
Magnus Informatik delivers commented professional information, professional tools and solutions within tax, auditing, accounting and general law. Magnus Informatik was founded in Denmark in 1962 and is part of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/17/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired esalestax.com, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America announced today that it has acquired esalestax.com, Inc., Englewood, Co.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: esalestax.com, Inc.
This provider of Internet-based sales and use tax compliance applications esalestax.com was established in 1999
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closed 5/9/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Legal Information Services, acquired Intercounty Clearance Corp

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America has acquired Intercounty Clearance Corp., a public records service provider that primarily serves the northeast United States. Intercounty will become part of CCH Legal Information Services, New York, a leading provider of corporate legal services. Terms of the sale were not released.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Legal Information Services
CT Corporation has provided business and law firms with the full range of corporate and UCC services, from compliance filing, public record searching and document retrieval, to specialty services such as statutory representation, authentication, annual meeting and staffing services. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: Intercounty Clearance Corp
Intercounty Clearance Corp., a public records service provider that primarily serves the northeast United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oildex, purchased Financial Data Exchange Products from PDS Energy Information, Inc.

synopsis: Oildex, a service of Transzap, Inc., announced it has acquired the financial and accounting data exchange products and services of PDS Energy Information, Inc. This includes PDS's Owner Relations products and services, creates the #1 digital data exchange platform and network in the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: Oildex
Oildex is transforming the way oil and gas companies manage their financial operations. Over 250 operators, 61,000 suppliers, dozens of financial institution and millions of mineral rights owners in North America use the Oildex network to securely collaborate across their financial supply chains. "
seller: PDS Energy Information, Inc.
PDS Energy's financial and accounting data exchange products and services include PDS's Owner Relations products and services, creates the #1 digital data exchange platform and network in the oil and gas industry.
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announced 7/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire G2 Web Services, an industry-leading provider of merchant risk intelligence solutions for acquirers, commercial banks, and other payment system providers. G2 Web Services will become part of Argus, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is a leading global provider of merchant risk management solutions, including due diligence, compliance and fraud protection.
price ($mm)
$112
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closed 9/7/2011 via Company Press Release

Primus Capital Funds, acquired G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Primus Capital, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies within the business services, healthcare and education industries, announced the acquisition of G2 Web Services, LLC, the leading provider of merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management services to the payments industry.
buyer: Primus Capital Funds
Primus Capital is a private equity firm that invests in profitable growth companies in the lower middle market. Primus provides expansion capital and leads buyout and minority recapitalization transactions in the healthcare, business services, and for-profit education industries. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is the leader in merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management. G2 works with acquiring banks, independent sales organizations, and other acquiring value chain members to identify, mitigate and monitor risk posed by their merchants’ online presences.
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closed 1/11/2013 via PE Hub

Avalara, purchased UPC Matrix Master™ from Tax Matrix

synopsis: Avalara, the market leading provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud, announced it has acquired UPC Matrix Master™, the world’s largest database of Universal Product Codes with specialized sales taxability data. UPC Matrix Master was formerly provided by Tax Matrix LLC.
buyer: Avalara (:$295.69)
Avalara's cloud solutions help thousands of customers stay focused on their core businesses by providing automated end to end compliance services including sales and use tax calculation, exemption certificate management, filing and remittance, and a broad array of related services. "
seller: Tax Matrix
Formerly provided by Tax Matrix LLC, Matrix Master is a patented, multi-state, product taxability database that maintains taxability information for more than 10 million products in thousands of tax jurisdictions across the U.S. The service is widely used by top storefront and ecommerce retailers.
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closed 8/5/2008 via BusinessWire

Strategy Analytics, Inc., acquired Teligen

synopsis: Strategy Analytics Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Teligen from Harris Interactive. Based in London, Teligen is a leader in providing information on telecommunications pricing, tariffs, and market dynamics worldwide.
buyer: Strategy Analytics, Inc.
Strategy Analytics, Inc. - a global research and consulting firm - provides timely insights and strategic business solutions to companies operating at the convergence of information, communications and entertainment technologies. "
target parent: Harris Interactive
target: Teligen
Teligen has been collecting and publishing tariff and price information since 1979. We provide authoritative information and consultancy on pricing, tariffs and market dynamics for the telecommunications industry worldwide.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

KGH Spedition, purchased ArcticTARIFF from Arctic Group AB

synopsis: KGH Customs Services (KGH), leading independent provider of customs services, has acquired ArcticTARIFF from Arctic group, one of Northern Sweden’s largest privately owned IT consulting firm. ArcticTARIFF is a comprehensive web-based system that provides accurate and updated data about the EU Integrated Tariffs and national Tariffs.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: KGH Spedition
KGH Customs Services is the leading independent provider of customs services, including Customs Declarations, VAT Representation, Customs Consulting, Customs Academy, Customs Software and Border Services. "
seller: Arctic Group AB
ArcticTARIFF provides accurate and updated data about the EU Integrated Tariffs and national Tariffs. The web-based system can perform web‐based queries, calculate taxes, generate printouts and disseminate data. Arctic Group is one of Northern Sweden’s largest privately owned IT consulting firm.
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closed 8/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Courthouse Retrieval System, acquired Realty EYES

synopsis: Courthouse Retrieval System, Inc. a leading provider of web-based property tax data for realtors, investors, appraisers and retail businesses in the US, announced that it has acquired 100% of Realty EYES.
buyer: Courthouse Retrieval System
Courthouse Retrieval System, Inc. was founded in 1989 to provide a property information service for the real estate community which has now expanded to include: investors, attorneys, appraisers and retail businesses. "
target: Realty EYES
Realty EYES provides the most accurate and up-to-date real estate data for daily business use. Realty EYES® Professional is a property tax record and tax map website available by annual subscription.
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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 2/1/2012 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: LERETA, LLC, a major force in the tax and flood service industries, announced that it has acquired the real estate tax services business of LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc. (LPS Tax), a wholly-owned division of Lender Processing Services, Inc (LPS), a leading provider of mortgage technology and services.
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides a full suite of real estate tax services for residential and commercial loans, including automated online research and certification, tax bill processing, a suite of delinquent tax services, and customized tax outsourcing service programs. "
target parent: Lender Processing Services
target: LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc.
LPS Property Tax Solutions, a premier nationwide provider of real estate tax services and data, delivers a full line of tax products and services. It provides real estate tax information to over 350 lending and mortgage related institutions throughout the United States.
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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:$5,313.00)
McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL has approximately 3,000 employees based in 10 countries. SNL, founded in 1987, has more than 5,000 customers with deep relationships across banks, insurance companies, corporations, asset managers, power companies and other users.
price ($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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closed 9/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced it has acquired a member of the D&B Worldwide Network, privately held Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited, the leading credit and information services provider in Australia and New Zealand, for approximately $205 million in cash.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$1,813.10)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Global Reports LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has acquired the global financial filings database business of Global Reports LLC, a leading provider of online financial and Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) reports for publicly traded companies around the world.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Global Reports LLC
Global Reports is the market leader in providing fast access to full-color, PDF financial filings for publicly-traded companies around the world. The Global Reports Library is ideal for customers who want a high quality, comprehensive and reliable source for international financial filings.
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closed 3/30/2007 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, purchased IRG Data from Investment Research Group Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX) announced the acquisition of Investment Research Group Ltd (IRG) Data. IRG Data provides a packaged data solution for financial research, offering historical data right back to 1983. This package includes prices, annual reports, financials and all other relevant company information.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
seller: Investment Research Group Ltd
Investment Research Group, Ltd. provides information, analysis, and advice about investments in New Zealand and in Australia. It provides information about New Zealand and Australian share markets for investors, advisors, and the media.
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closed 12/18/2006 via Company Press Release

Fidelity Ventures, acquired eCredit.com, Inc.

synopsis: Fidelity Ventures, which invests in and works with technology companies at the go-to-market stage, today announced it has acquired Dedham, MA-based eCredit, a privately-held provider of online solutions for commercial credit and collections professionals. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: FMR Corp.
buyer: Fidelity Ventures
Fidelity Ventures invests in technology companies at the "Go-To-Market" stage. Its 40-year track record includes hundreds of successful investments in the consumer, communications, systems and software markets. "
target: eCredit.com, Inc.
eCredit is the leading provider of online solutions for credit and collections professionals. Its award-winning on-demand software supports the mission critical processes of granting credit, monitoring portfolio risk, and collecting accounts receivables.
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,494.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.27
EBIT ($mm)
$439.66
Net Income ($mm)
$372.94
Employees
10484
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: MSCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc.
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. They have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with their clients.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,476.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$767.41
EBIT ($mm)
$709.17
Net Income ($mm)
$579.85
Employees
3266
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,198.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,567.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,362.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,736.00
Employees
11279
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$175.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
233
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Ticker: TRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,921.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,321.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,088.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,599.00
Employees
24400
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,494.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.27
EBIT ($mm)
$439.66
Net Income ($mm)
$372.94
Employees
10484
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Ticker: AVCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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