Like SuperDerivatives, Inc.

closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
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$350
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired Quant House

synopsis: IRESS, a leading technology company providing software for financial services, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, a leading international provider of market data and trading infrastructure.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency and consolidated market data solutions with QuantFEED, algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY and proximity hosting and order routing services with QuantLINK.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$24
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1.8x
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IBM Watson Group, acquired Armanta, Inc

synopsis: IBM has acquired Armanta, Inc., a Somerville, N.J.-based provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems. Post-acquisition, IBM plans to integrate Armanta business as part of the Watson Financial Services portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: Armanta, Inc
Armanta, Inc. is a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nest Wealth, acquired Razor Logic Systems

synopsis: Nest Wealth, Canada's largest independent digital wealth management platform, has acquired Razor Logic Systems, a Canadian provider of sophisticated, cutting edge tools for the financial planning industry. Razor Logic's RazorPlan financial planning software allows financial planners to quickly analyze a client's financial and risk management needs.
buyer: Nest Wealth
Nest Wealth is Canada's largest independent digital wealth management platform. Nest Wealth manages investments for clients by using technology to create and monitor investment portfolios composed of low-cost exchange-traded funds. Nest Wealth provides clients with custom built portfolios. "
target: Razor Logic Systems
Razor Logic Systems is a Canadian provider of sophisticated, cutting edge tools for the financial planning industry. Razor Logic's RazorPlan financial planning software allows financial planners to quickly analyze a client's financial and risk management needs.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Radian Group Inc., acquired Five Bridges Advisors, LLC

synopsis: Radian Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Five Bridges Advisors, LLC, a renowned developer of proprietary software, data analytics and predictive models leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and traditional econometric techniques.
buyer: Radian Group Inc. (RDN:$1,259.45)
Headquartered in Philadelphia, Radian connects lenders, homebuyers, investors and loan servicers using a suite of private mortgage insurance and related risk management products and services. "
target: Five Bridges Advisors, LLC
Five Bridges Advisors, LLC is a renowned developer of proprietary software, data analytics and predictive models leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and traditional econometric techniques.
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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 3/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired BISAM

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has acquired BISAM Technologies S.A. from Aquiline Capital Partners. BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and reporting.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,157.21)
FactSet delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 66,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: BISAM
BISAM is the leading provider of sophisticated solutions for performance and attribution, GIPS composites management, multi-asset risk analysis, portfolio construction and reporting. Many of the world's largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$28
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EV / rev
7.3x
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closed 7/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Aquiline Capital Partners, acquired BI-SAM Technologies

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, announced that it has become the majority shareholder of BI-SAM Technologies, the leading provider of data management, performance, attribution, risk, GIPS® and reporting solutions for the asset management industry.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline is a private equity firm based in New York investing in financial services enterprises in industries such as property and casualty insurance, banking, securities, asset management, life insurance and financial technology. "
target: BI-SAM Technologies
Created in 2000 and headquartered in Paris, France, BI-SAM Technologies is the market-leading integrated solution for data management, performance measurement and attribution, risk management, GIPS, and client reporting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
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0.0x
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Solovis, LLC, acquired Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, announced the acquisition of Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry.
buyer: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class portfolio management and reporting solution for foundations, endowments, pensions, OCIOs, and family offices. Solovis is a flexible, robust technology platform that enables detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling across multiple portfolios. "
target: Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.
Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. is a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry. Madrone empowers investors with accurate data, superior transparency, and predictive analytics to help them construct optimal portfolios.
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closed 2/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Covisum, acquired PrairieSmarts

synopsis: Two companies are joining forces to offer financial advisors powerful risk analytics with retirement planning solutions. PrairieSmarts' advanced risk management platform for financial services professionals has been acquired by Covisum, a retirement income planning technology and training solution.
buyer: Covisum
Covisum provides financial advisors with software, training and support to deliver retirement income plans that improve the lives of clients by facilitating better retirement decisions. Their core product offerings include Social Security Timing and Tax Clarity. "
target: PrairieSmarts
PrairieSmarts helps investors and financial firms find success by providing the most intuitive, advanced and bias-free risk management platform in the world. Founded in 2013, PrairieSmarts provides advanced and digestible insights into financial risk using some of the world's best risk algorithms.
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announced 9/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sustainalytics, will acquire ESG Analytics AG

synopsis: Sustainalytics, a leading provider of ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analysis, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ESG Analytics, a Zurich-based provider of web-based solutions designed to assist asset managers and owners analyze and manage ESG risk and opportunity.
buyer: Sustainalytics
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Sustainalytics is an independent provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics, serving investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. "
target: ESG Analytics AG
Founded in 2012, ESG Analytics is known for its practical cloud-based software that utilizes a comprehensive proprietary methodology to evaluate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) metrics. The company is headquartered in Switzerland.
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announced 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Torstone Technology Ltd, will acquire Percentile

synopsis: Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing technology, will acquire Percentile, a provider of cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile boosts the performance of risk calculations and provides consistent and centralised access to all risk exposures.
buyer: Torstone Technology Ltd
Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based Inferno platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their costs, achieve greater control, and minimise risk. "
target: Percentile
Percentile is a provider of real-time, cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile’s flagship product, RiskMine, drives alignment between trading desks and risk management and delivers confidence with unprecedented levels of transparency and governance.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Reval

synopsis: ION Investment Group announced that it completed its acquisition of Reval, a global provider of cloud-based solutions for treasury and risk management. Financial terms were not disclosedION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target: Reval
Reval is the leading, global provider of a scalable cloud platform for treasury and risk management. Their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions help corporates and banks around the world better manage cash and liquidity, financial risk and hedge accounting.
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closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, acquired Sterci

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions, announced the acquisition of Swiss-based Sterci SA. These leading providers of financial messaging solutions utilize the SWIFT global messaging network on behalf of more than 350 customers across 20 different countries.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$420.19)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target: Sterci
Sterci is a Swiss-based organization providing financial messaging, reconciliation, market data integration solutions and cloud-based services to 330 clients across 20 different countries. Sterci partners with financial institutions to improve business processes and to reduce overall risk.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired SigmaGenix

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced its acquisition of SigmaGenix a leading development firm of FX and options risk management systems that was founded by Jeremy Gelber. SigmaGenix provides full-featured investment-bank style risk management systems for foreign exchange derivatives.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: SigmaGenix
SigmaGenix provides full-featured investment-bank style risk management systems for foreign exchange derivatives. Some of its features include portfolio risk management, reporting, pricing & booking, trade lifecycle management, and multiple data sourcing.
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closed 7/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired RiskFirst

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired UK-based RiskFirst, a financial technology company providing risk analytic solutions for the asset management and pension fund communities. RiskFirst’s PFaroe platform is a leading risk solution for U.S. and U.K. defined benefit pension markets, supporting over 3,000 plans and more than $1.4 trillion in assets.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$4,829.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: RiskFirst
UK-based RiskFirst is a financial technology company providing modern technology solutions for Asset Owners, Consultants, Asset Managers, and Insurers. RiskFirst’s PFaroe DB uses modern technology to help the defined benefit (DB) pension industry improve the management of asset and liability risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
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0.0x
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announced 9/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sargon, will acquire Decimal Software

synopsis: Financial technology and infrastructure company, Sargon, has announced an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the issued shares in Decimal Software. Decimal's white label platform enables omni-channel support, real-time compliance and the ability for enterprises to offer an extended range of advice products.
buyer: Sargon
Sargon provides financial institutions and entrepreneurs with the technology and infrastructure they need to successfully build and grow investment funds and financial products. Founded in 2013, Sargon operates across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. "
target: Decimal Software (ASX:DSX:$0.78)
Decimal's white label platform enables omni-channel support, real-time compliance and the ability for enterprises to offer an extended range of advice products. This includes, but isn't limited to savings, mortgage, insurance, retirement savings, straight investment and post retirement products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.45 [$4.38]
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
4.1x
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sovereign Capital Partners LLP, acquired Asset Control NV

synopsis: Sovereign Capital Partners, a UK private equity buy & build specialist, has backed the management buy-out of Asset Control, a provider of financial data management software to banks and other financial institutions.The business is headquartered in London and has offices in the US, Singapore and the Netherlands. 
buyer: Sovereign Capital Partners LLP
Sovereign is a specialist investor that focuses on partnering talented management teams and high-quality businesses, in specific service-based sectors, to deliver accelerated growth, both in the UK and internationally. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Asset Control NV
Asset Control is the world's leading provider of Centralized Data Management to financial industry firms. With a complete range of in-house and outsourced options, Asset Control delivers Total Data Management, a hybrid approach to data management.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Abrigo, acquired FARIN Financial Risk Management

synopsis: Abrigo, a technology provider of compliance, credit risk, and lending solutions for community financial institutions, has acquired WI-based Farin Financial Risk Management (FARIN). FARIN is a leader in the enterprise risk management space, with their flagship asset liability management platform and highly regarded advisory services.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: Abrigo
Abrigo is a leading technology provider of compliance, credit risk, and lending solutions that community financial institutions use to manage risk and drive growth. Their software automates key processes – from anti-money laundering to fraud detection to lending solutions. "
target: FARIN Financial Risk Management
Based in Madison, Wis., FARIN is a leader in asset liability management software and advisory services. For over 30 years, FARIN has provided financial consulting, software and analysis designed to drive earnings improvements for financial institutions nationwide.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

WorldFirst, acquired Currency Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company, has acquired CurrencyVue, a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures, enabling them to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
buyer parent: Ant Financial
buyer: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn. "
target: Currency Technologies Pty Ltd
CurrencyVue is a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures. CurrencyVue helps businesses to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
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$350
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announced 2/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Bridge2 Solutions

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced that it has agreed to acquire Bridge2 Solutions, a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target: Bridge2 Solutions
Bridge2 Solutions is a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers. It powers programs for seven of the top ten financial institutions and 4,500 loyalty, incentive and employee perk programs for companies across a wide spectrum of industries.
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announced 5/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Simplifile, LC

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, is to acquire Simplifile, one of the largest networks connecting the agents and jurisdictions that underpin residential mortgage records.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target: Simplifile, LC
Simplifile operates one of the largest networks connecting the agents and jurisdictions that underpin residential mortgage records, serving as a liaison between lenders, settlement agents, and county recording offices, streamlining the local recording of residential mortgage transactions.
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$335
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announced 6/5/2018 via BusinessWire

NYSE, will acquire Radiate, Inc.

synopsis: NYSE has acquired Radiate, Inc. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. The Radiate platform, when it becomes a part of the NYSE, will add to the Exchange’s broad array of content and events.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. The NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising, leading worldwide in IPOs, including technology IPOs. "
target: Radiate, Inc.
Radiate, Inc. was founded in 2016 to empower emerging leaders with expert advice. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. These lessons help emerging leaders to develop leadership and soft skills.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, acquired TMC Bonds

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of TMC Bonds. TMC Bonds is a premier fixed income marketplace, supporting anonymous trading across multiple protocols.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
target: TMC Bonds
Established in 2000, TMC Bonds is a premier fixed income marketplace, supporting anonymous trading across multiple protocols, including click-to-trade and request-for-quote (RFQ) in various asset classes including Municipals, Corporates, Treasuries, Agencies and Certificates of Deposit.
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closed 12/14/2017 via BusinessWire

TMX Group Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has completed the sale of Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, to TMX Group Limited.
buyer: TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X:$769.01)
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. "
target parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$725
rev ($mm)
$76
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$40
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9.5x
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18.3x
closed 1/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, purchased BondPoint from Virtu Financial LLC

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has completed its acquisition of Virtu BondPoint, a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading solutions, from Virtu Financial.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
seller: Virtu Financial LLC (VIRT:$1,851.58)
BondPoint is a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading solutions for the buy-side and sell-side offering access to centralized liquidity and automated trade execution services through its alternative trading system (ATS) linking more than 500 financial services firms.
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$400
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closed 6/7/2017 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired True Office Learning

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired True Office Learning, formerly known as NYSE Governance Services Inc, from Intercontinental Exchange Inc. True Office is a leading provider of analytics-rich, interactive e-learning software and services, specializing in governance, risk and compliance (“GRC”).
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
target: True Office Learning
True Office Learning is a leading enterprise education and analytics company that connects e-learning to advanced behavioral data through an adaptive technology platform. The company’s cloud-based software provides organizational insights that were previously immeasurable.
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announced 2/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., will acquire TMX Atrium

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has entered an agreement to acquire TMX Atrium, a global extranet and wireless services business from TMX Group.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
target parent: TMX Group Inc.
target: TMX Atrium
TMX Atrium provides Internet protocol-based network connectivity solutions to the financial services community in Europe, North America, and South America. It offers financial community with connectivity between multiple markets and trading venues.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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closed 4/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., purchased Interactive Data Managed Solutions from Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: FactSet, a provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, & service, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Interactive Data Managed Solutions business (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange. IDMS is a managed solutions and portal provider helping clients adapt to the wealth industry’s digital transformation.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,157.21)
FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help users see & seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, & the industry-leading support of their dedicated specialists."
seller parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
seller: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) supports the wealth management marketplace across a variety of workflows and functions, from advisors to their clients. IDMS offers real-time market data desktops, customizable web-based portals, and a broad range of mobile solutions.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange announced it has completed its all-cash acquisition of S&P Global’s Standard & Poor’s Securities Evaluations (SPSE), a leading provider of fixed income evaluated pricing, and Credit Market Analysis (CMA), a leading provider of independent data for the over-the-counter (OTC) markets, including credit derivatives and bonds.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations
S&P Global’s Standard & Poor’s Securities Evaluations (SPSE) is a leading provider of fixed income evaluated pricing. Standard & Poor's Credit Market Analysis (CMA), a leading provider of independent data for the over-the-counter (OTC) markets, including credit derivatives and bonds.
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announced 6/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., will acquire MERSCORP Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. and Intercontinental Exchange announced that ICE will acquire a majority equity position in MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., owner of Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems, Inc. The MERS system is the only national database to provide free public access to servicer information and registered home mortgages.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
target: MERSCORP Holdings, Inc.
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. is a privately held corporation that owns and manages the MERS System. The MERS system is the only national database to provide free public access to servicer information and registered home mortgages.
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closed 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Trayport. Trayport licenses its technology platform to serve brokers for electronic and hybrid trade execution primarily in the European over-the-counter utility markets.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$650
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related trading solutions from Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation (“IDC”) is a trusted leader in financial information. IDC’s offerings support clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,265 [$7,450]
rev ($mm)
$940
EBITDA ($mm)
$332
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.5x
closed 11/6/2014 via Forbes

NYSE, acquired True Office

synopsis: NYSE Acquired True Office. The company enables global organizations to educate their workforces more effectively by delivering interactive experiences that make complex policies understandable. Their software solutions turns compliance training into games, with scoring and record-keeping.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE operates global financial markets across commodities, FX, equities, bonds, interest rates. NYSE's stock exchanges represent one-third of traded equities volume worldwide. NYSE operates four exchanges across the US and Europe offering commodities, fixed income and equity derivatives. "
target: True Office
True Office is the pioneer in impactful, gamified training software applied to compliance & risk management, professional development and customer proficiency. They help organizations educate stakeholders more effectively by transforming complex policies and concepts into understandable meaning.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/23/2014 via BusinessWire

ULLInk SAS, will acquire NYFIX and Metabit

synopsis: ULLINK will acquire NYFIX and Metabit from NYSE Technologies. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. Metabit is a leading Tokyo-based provider of high performance market access products in a unique but valuable community servicing the Asian market.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: ULLInk SAS
ULLINK is a global provider of multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, it provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative solutions available. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: NYFIX and Metabit
The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. Metabit’s portfolio of products has been designed exclusively for low-latency DMA trading solutions and exchange connectivity.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/18/2014 via BusinessWire

SR LABS, will acquire Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, announced it has agreed to acquire Wombat from Intercontinental Exchange. Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions.
buyer: SR LABS
Street Response Laboratories (SR Labs) provides low latency market data and exchange connectivity solutions for the financial industry. Thier flagship products, SMDS and SREX are currently used by top-tier investment banks and hedge funds. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions offering customers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions for electronic trading and connectivity management.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWeek

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Singapore Mercantile Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Group, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX). SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Singapore Mercantile Exchange
Singapore Mercantile Exchange(SMX) is the first pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange. SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities including futures and options contracts on metals, agriculture commodities, energy, and currencies.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via Reuters

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired NYSE Euronext

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Inc's takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete and stock of the combined company will begin trading under the symbol ICE. ICE also plans to spin off Euronext, which includes the Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon stock exchanges, in an IPO likely some time next year.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,034 [$10,175]
rev ($mm)
$3,584
EBITDA ($mm)
$923
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
announced 5/14/2013 via GlobeNewswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire The Cleartrade Exchange Pte Ltd.

synopsis: INTL FCStone Inc., a provider of execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities, announced that it has agreed with Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) to acquire immediate voting control and the right to acquire up to 90% of equity interest over a five-year period.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers. "
target: The Cleartrade Exchange Pte Ltd.
Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) is an electronic global marketplace for futures and swaps commodity derivatives. Cleartrade Exchange operates a regulated futures market as a licensed Recognised Market Operator (RMO) regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
price ($mm)
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announced 5/31/2013 via Company Press Release

ASX Group, will acquire d-cyphaTrade Limited

synopsis: ASX has entered into an agreement to acquire d-cyphaTrade Limited from Transpower New Zealand Limited. d-cypha researches, develops, markets and promotes Australian electricity futures and options for trading and clearing on the futures market operated by ASX.
buyer: ASX Group
Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Group is the brand name for ASX Limited. ASX Group is one of the world’s top 10 listed exchange groups measured by market capitalisation, and functions primarily as a market operator, clearing house and settlement system facilitator. "
target: d-cyphaTrade Limited
d-cyphaTrade is an independent energy market expert with a uniquely successful track record of developing and building energy derivative markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$53 [$51]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Kraken, acquired Crypto Facilities

synopsis: Kraken, the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity, announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities, a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider based in the UK.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: Crypto Facilities
Crypto Facilities is a world-leading cryptocurrency trading platform, offering individuals and institutions regulated, transparent and secure derivatives trading 24/7/365. They are based in London, UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, will acquire London Metal Exchange

synopsis: The Hong Kong stock exchange agreed to buy the London Metal Exchange, a British institution and the world's biggest marketplace for industrial metals, underscoring the global shift in manufacturing to Asia. The deal would give Asia's largest bourse a much-desired commodity trading platform.
buyer: Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (SEHK:388:$2,074.79)
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, or HKEx, operates a securities market and a derivatives market in Hong Kong and the clearing houses for those markets. HKEx was listed in Hong Kong in 2000 and is now one of the world’s largest exchange owners based on the market capitalisation of its shares"
target: London Metal Exchange
The London Metal Exchange is the world's premier non-ferrous metals market. The LME offers futures and options contracts for aluminium, copper, tin, nickel, zinc, lead, aluminium alloy and NASAAC, steel billet, cobalt and molybdenum.
price ($mm)
$2,174
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
$32
EV / rev
22.7x
EV / EBITDA
68.1x
announced 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., will acquire Nord Pool AS

synopsis: Amsterdam-based Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, will acquire the Nord Pool group, which runs a leading physical power market in Europe, operating from its headquarters in Oslo. Nord Pool group offers power trading, clearing, settlement, and associated services in both day-ahead and intraday physical energy markets.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Nord Pool AS
Oslo-based Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Nord Pool has 380 companies from 20 countries trading on their markets.
price ($mm)
$93*
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., acquired BATS Global Markets, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. Bats also operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETP trading.
buyer: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE:$2,815.00)
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options. "
target: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,168 [$3,620]
rev ($mm)
$1,912
EBITDA ($mm)
$279
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
cancelled 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: The merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$3,267.92)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$3,752.59)
London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,067 [$14,677]
rev ($mm)
$2,154
EBITDA ($mm)
$910
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWeek

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Singapore Mercantile Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Group, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX). SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Singapore Mercantile Exchange
Singapore Mercantile Exchange(SMX) is the first pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange. SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities including futures and options contracts on metals, agriculture commodities, energy, and currencies.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via Reuters

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired NYSE Euronext

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Inc's takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete and stock of the combined company will begin trading under the symbol ICE. ICE also plans to spin off Euronext, which includes the Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon stock exchanges, in an IPO likely some time next year.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,034 [$10,175]
rev ($mm)
$3,584
EBITDA ($mm)
$923
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 12/19/2011 via PR Newswire

RTS Exchange merged with MICEX,

synopsis: MICEX and RTS Exchange have merged, creating a single Russian exchange that is well-positioned to become a leading venue globally for trading across asset classes. The merger creates a one-stop-shop for local and international market participants to trade equities, bonds, derivatives and currencies.
buyer: MICEX
The MICEX Group is the largest exchange in Russia, the CIS countries, and Central and Eastern Europe. It is an integrated exchange structure that provides electronic trade organization, clearing and settlements on trades, and depository and information services. "
target: RTS Exchange
Established in 1995 as the first regulated stock market in Russia, RTS Stock Exchange trades the full range of financial instruments from cash equities to commodity futures. The RTS Index has become the main benchmark for the Russian securities industry.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/18/2011 via Reuters

Osaka Securities Exchange will be merged with The Tokyo Stock Exchange,

synopsis: The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co Ltd have made a final decision to merge their operations and create the world's third-largest securities bourse. Under the plan, the unlisted Tokyo bourse will first take a stake of up to a two-thirds in the smaller but listed Osaka exchange.
buyer: The Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc. provides a securities market that supports the fund management and capital raising activities for users in Japan and internationally. It offers market information, including indices, market data, statistics, and listed company information. "
target: Osaka Securities Exchange (OSCUF:$22,492.00)
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. provides marketplace for transactions of equities, stock index futures, stock index options, and security options contracts in Japan.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,123 [$771]*
rev ($mm)
$283
EBITDA ($mm)
$148
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, will acquire National Stock Exchange

synopsis: CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. Plans call for CBSX to operate NSX as a separate exchange, while consolidating data systems and business operations.
buyer parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc
buyer: CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC
The all-electronic CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, created in 2007 by the Chicago Board Options Exchange and four market-maker partners, offers trading in more than 7,600 equities and exchange traded funds listed on U.S. securities markets. "
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Chi-X Europe Limited merged with BATS Global Markets, Inc.,

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) announced the completion of the Chi-X Europe acquisition. Chi-X Europe operates the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF). BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe MTFs, which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company based in the Kansas City, MO. The BATS trading platforms are internally developed by a dedicated team of market and technology professionals with BATS Exchange (BZX), the third-largest US securities exchange. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Chi-X Europe Limited
Chi-X Europe operates a multilateral trading facility for the trading of more than 1,300 of the most liquid securities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as exchange traded funds, exchange traded commodities and international depositary receipts.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced that in light of the decision by the European Commission to block the proposed merger agreement, both companies have agreed to a mutual termination of the business combination agreement originally signed by the Companies on February 15, 2011.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$3,267.92)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations, Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10,252 [$12,385]
rev ($mm)
$4,172
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,071
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
announced 12/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Turquoise will be merged with Baikal Global, Ltd.,

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) and Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise) announced their agreement to create a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
buyer: Baikal Global, Ltd.
Baikal, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will be a pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) complemented by a Liquidity Aggregation Service which seeks out liquidity in over 20 venues across 14 countries. "
target: Turquoise
Turquoise provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities, delivering differentiated value throughout the trading process.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, will acquire The Marketplace Company, Ltd.

synopsis: NZX has agreed to a conditional term sheet for the acquisition of assets of The Marketplace Company. M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge and Regi.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
target: The Marketplace Company, Ltd.
M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge (for electricity derivatives) and Regi (a carbon registry).
price ($mm)
$7.57
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2009 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital, acquired Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Fortune Capital Co. Ltd, a privately-owned provider of forex trading services in Japan.
buyer: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties. "
target: Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Fortune Capital provides online foreign exchange trading services in Japan. Fortune Capital offers FX traders the highest possible level of price transparency via real time streaming quotes, and a speed of execution that's unmatched in the marketplace.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/14/2008 via PR Newswire

NYSE Euronext, will purchase Metals Complex from CME Group

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world's leading and most liquid exchange group, and CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that NYSE Euronext will purchase the CME Group's Metals Complex.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
seller: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/27/2008 via Company Press Release

Singapore Stock Exchange, will acquire Singapore Commodity Exchange

synopsis: Singapore Exchange Limited and Singapore Commodity Exchange Limited announced today that they have agreed in-principle to SGX acquiring at least 95% of SICOM, through the subscription of shares, for a total investment of S$7.5 million.
buyer: Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is Asia-Pacific's first demutualised and integrated securities and derivatives exchange. SGX was inaugurated on 1 December 1999, following the merger of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). "
target: Singapore Commodity Exchange
Singapore Commodity Exchange provides a centralised and regulated marketplace for commodity futures to be traded in Singapore. This paves the way for Singapore to become a commodity futures trading centre complementing its international trading activities.
price ($mm)
$7.50*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: ICE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,202.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,176.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,720.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,933.00
Employees
5989
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Ticker: SEHK:388
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is a leading financial market operator. From their home in the financial hub of Hong Kong and an additional base in London, they provide world-class facilities for trading and clearing securities and derivatives in Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,074.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,432.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,212.06
Employees
2109
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Ticker: CME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CME Group
CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,593.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,975.90
EBIT ($mm)
$2,594.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,808.00
Employees
4590
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:NDAQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,262.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,327.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.00
Net Income ($mm)
$774.00
Employees
4339
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Ticker: LSE:LSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,752.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,195.43
EBIT ($mm)
$2,048.90
Net Income ($mm)
$596.04
Employees
4587
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Ticker: XTRA:DB1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,267.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,792.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1,707.24
Net Income ($mm)
$930.68
Employees
5652
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSX:X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$769.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$494.74
EBIT ($mm)
$442.06
Net Income ($mm)
$210.82
Employees
1230
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Ticker: NZE:NZX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand Exchange Limited
New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$44.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.59
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$8.96
Employees
188
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Ticker: CBOE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,815.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.30
EBIT ($mm)
$699.20
Net Income ($mm)
$436.90
Employees
823
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Ticker: GCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$213.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
638
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Ticker: INTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37,434.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$83.20
Employees
2091
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Ticker: KCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world’s largest market makers, KCG combines advanced technology with exceptional client service to improve pricing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,211.64
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.26
Employees
1153
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Ticker: AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc., is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$430.32
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$164.05
Employees
873
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Ticker: XTRA:N4G
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The NAGA Group AG
The NAGA Group AG
The NAGA Group is a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs. Their users can invest in Uber, Brent Oil, Bitcoin and over 800 other markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$19.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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