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closed 5/21/2015 via

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence from Lipper, Inc

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters' Lipper division. Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Lipper, Inc
Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
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closed 7/12/2007 via

Lipper Analytical Securities, acquired Feri Fund Market Information Ltd

synopsis: Reuters has entered into an agreement to acquire Feri Fund Market Information Ltd and its fund database subsidiary, FI Datenservice GmbH from Feri Rating and Research GmbH, subject to the final approval of the German Federal Cartel Office. The businesses once acquired will be combined within Lipper.
buyer parent: Reuters Group PLC
buyer: Lipper Analytical Securities
Lipper, a Reuters company, is a global leader in supplying mutual fund information, analytical tools, and commentary. Lipper's benchmarking provides the trusted guidepost to asset managers, fund companies, financial intermediaries, traditional media, websites, and individual investors. "
target: Feri Fund Market Information Ltd
FERI FMI is a mutual fund market analysis and research publishing company specialising in all aspects of the domestic, pan-European and cross-border fund marketplaces. FERI's objectives are to overcome fragmented data and market opacity problems and to share insights into marketplace complexities.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Strategic Insight Inc., acquired BrightScope Inc.

synopsis: Strategic Insight, the data and business intelligence provider for the global asset management community, announced the next stage of its growth strategy with the acquisition of BrightScope. BrightScope is a financial information company that brings transparency to opaque markets through high‐value proprietary data and analytics.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Strategic Insight Inc.
Strategic Insight (SI) provides critical and proprietary data, business intelligence, research and marketing services to the global asset management community. "
target: BrightScope Inc.
BrightScope®, Inc. is a financial information company that brings transparency to opaque markets. Delivered through web-based software, BrightScope data drives better decision-making for individual investors, corporate plan sponsors, asset managers, broker-dealers, and financial advisors.
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closed 6/1/2015 via PE Hub

Asset International, Inc., acquired FWW Group

synopsis: Asset International, Inc. (AI), a leading provider of data, information and marketing solutions to the global asset management industry, has acquired Financial Webworks (FWW), a Munich-based provider of fund data, regulatory documentation and marketing materials to fund distributors in Germany.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International (AI) provides critical data, business intelligence, and information services to the global investment management industry. AI delivers proprietary data and analytics, as well as marketing solutions that target global asset managers. "
target: FWW Group
Financial Webworks (FWW) is a provider of fund data, regulatory documentation and marketing materials to fund distributors. FWW’s suite of services enable advisors and investors to make sound investment decisions by providing them with transparent, up-to-date and correct fund information.
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closed 7/17/2014 via

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Asset International, Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm, has acquired Asset International, Inc. (AI), a leading provider of data, information and marketing solutions to the global asset management industry.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International provides critical data, business intelligence, and information services to the global investment management industry. AI delivers proprietary data and analytics, as well as marketing solutions that target global asset managers.
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closed 7/30/2009 via Folio: First Day

Asset International, Inc., acquired Strategic Insight Mutual Fund Research and Consulting, LLC

synopsis: Stamford, Connecticut-based Asset International has closed its second acquisition in a month, picking up financial data and analytics firm Strategic Insight. Strategic Insight provides research and business intelligence to more than 200 financial services companies.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries. The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions. "
target: Strategic Insight Mutual Fund Research and Consulting, LLC
Strategic Insight is a research, data and analytics firm serving the investment management industry. It provides competitive research and business intelligence to more than 200 financial services organizations worldwide, across the mutual fund, retirement income and wealth management industries.
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closed 12/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., acquired Asset International, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures “AV”, with $3.9 billion of capital under management, announced the signing of definitive agreements to acquire Asset International, a global financial information provider that produces industry-leading publications such as PLANSPONSOR, PLANADVISER, and Global Custodian.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries. The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions.
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closed 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Center for Financial Research and Analysis, acquired First Bridge Data LLC

synopsis: CFRA, one of the world’s largest providers of independent research, announced that it has acquired First Bridge Data LLC, a company that provides institutional quality data and analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
buyer: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
CFRA (Center for Financial Research and Analysis) is the world’s largest provider of institutional-grade independent equity research. Through fundamental equity and fund research, CFRA empowers investment professionals, advisors and risk managers with actionable ideas and proven results. "
target: First Bridge Data LLC
First Bridge provides institutional quality data & analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
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closed 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Euromoney, purchased Quantitative Techniques from HSBC

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor confirmed the completion of its acquisition of HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) operation. Quantitative Techniques was HSBC's purchase index calculation service and will be rebranded as Euromoney Indices.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney (LSE:ERM:$328.89)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more. "
seller: HSBC (LSE:HSBA:$51,666.00)
HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) specializes in providing expertise and products direct to clients in the areas of Index Fund Advisory Services, HSBC Indices, Benchmarking and Custom Indices, Data Products, and Quantitative Analysis. QT’s database contains over 68,000 equities.
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closed 5/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Morningstar Sweden AB

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc. has acquired its remaining ownership interest in Morningstar Sweden AB from Stadsporten Citygate AB and two private investors. Morningstar acquired its remaining 76% ownership stake, having 100% ownership. Morningstar is a leading global provider of independent investment information.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,109.30)
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. "
target parent: Stadsporten Citygate AB
target: Morningstar Sweden AB
Morningstar Sweden serves more than 200 clients in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland and provides complete data on more than 2,000 domiciled mutual funds and 20,000 funds registered for sale in the local markets. Morningstar has 25 employees based in Stockholm.
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closed 4/22/2013 via PR Newswire

The Deal LLC, purchased Newsletters and Database from DealFlow Media, Inc.

synopsis: TheStreet, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of The DealFlow Report, The Life Settlements Report and the PrivateRaise database from DealFlow Media, Inc. These newsletters and databases, and the employees providing their content, will be incorporated into TheStreet's institutional platform, The Deal.
buyer parent: TheStreet, Inc.
buyer: The Deal LLC
The Deal, LLC reports, analyzes, and disseminates business and financial news on the deal economy. The company offers a range print and electronic products and services for readers and advertisers, as well as conducts an annual event covering the deal economy. "
seller: DealFlow Media, Inc.
The DealFlow Report is a subscription service covering small cap equity finance and The Life Settlements Report provides news and analysis on the secondary market for life insurance settlements. The PrivateRaise database provides users with a comprehensive history of small cap equity transactions.
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closed 12/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Tenfore Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc. announced it has acquired Tenfore Systems Limited, a global provider of real- time market data and financial data workstations based in the United Kingdom, for 13.5 million pounds sterling in cash, or approximately U.S.$21.0 million, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,109.30)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Tenfore Systems, Ltd.
Tenfore Systems provides financial market data and technology solutions to financial services communities. It offers a range of data feeds and feed formats, including interactive, snapshot, and end of day data feeds that deliver financial data covering equity, derivative, and treasury markets.
price ($mm)
$22
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$19
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closed 12/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired InvestData Pty Ltd

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the business operations of InvestData (Proprietary) Limited, a leading provider of fund information in South Africa. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,109.30)
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: InvestData Pty Ltd
InvestData (Proprietary) Limited is a leading provider of fund information in South Africa. We are dedicated to the collection, collation and distribution of extensive and detailed information relating to the collective investment scheme industries of Southern Africa.
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closed 7/18/2008 via PR Newswire

Carousel Capital Co., acquired Mergent, Inc.

synopsis: Carousel Capital announced its acquisition, in partnership with company management, of Mergent, Inc., a leading provider of critical business and financial data on global publicly listed and private companies. Mergent provides data to reference libraries, business informatics providers and investment professionals around the globe.
buyer: Carousel Capital Co.
Carousel Capital is a private investment firm that invests in companies located in the Southeastern United States. Carousel's investor base includes institutional investors and an elite group of more than 100 current and former CEOs with significant operating experience. "
target parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
target: Mergent, Inc.
Mergent operates the longest continuously collected database of: descriptive and fundamental information on domestic and international companies; pricing and terms and conditions data on fixed income and equity securities; and corporate event data.
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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.
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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 3/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Standard & Poor's Funds Data

synopsis: Standard & Poor's, the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence including independent credit ratings, indices, investment research, risk evaluation, and information services, has completed the previously announced sale of its mutual fund data business to Morningstar, Inc.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,109.30)
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 parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Standard & Poor's Funds Data
Standard & Poor's fund data business consists of data and products covering more than 135,000 managed investment vehicles, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), hedge funds, and offshore funds.
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closed 6/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc., acquired BARRA, Inc.

synopsis: Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc. and Barra, Inc. announced that the acquisition of Barra, Inc. by Morgan Stanley MWD, the majority stockholder of MSCI, was completed. Barra's operations will be combined with MSCI to form MSCI Barra.
buyer: Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc.
Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc. is a leading provider of equity, fixed income and hedge fund indices and related products and services. Close to 2,000 organizations worldwide currently use MSCI indices. MSCI estimates that over USD 3 trillion is benchmarked to its indices on a worldwide b "
target: BARRA, Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
Barra is a global leader in delivering risk management systems and services to managers of portfolio and firm-wide investment risk. Since its inception in 1975, Barra's single vision -- to empower its clients to make strategic investment decisions -- has made Barra the industry standard in investmen
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$568
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$150
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announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired PEI Media

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of PEI Media Group Ltd (“PEI”), one of the world’s leading alternative assets information groups. PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Established in 1981 LDC (Lloyds Development Capital) is a leading player in the UK private equity mid-market and supports management buy-outs, institutional buy-outs and development capital (replacement, expansion and acquisition) transactions. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 5/21/2015 via

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence from Lipper, Inc

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters' Lipper division. Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Lipper, Inc
Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
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closed 7/12/2007 via

Lipper Analytical Securities, acquired Feri Fund Market Information Ltd

synopsis: Reuters has entered into an agreement to acquire Feri Fund Market Information Ltd and its fund database subsidiary, FI Datenservice GmbH from Feri Rating and Research GmbH, subject to the final approval of the German Federal Cartel Office. The businesses once acquired will be combined within Lipper.
buyer parent: Reuters Group PLC
buyer: Lipper Analytical Securities
Lipper, a Reuters company, is a global leader in supplying mutual fund information, analytical tools, and commentary. Lipper's benchmarking provides the trusted guidepost to asset managers, fund companies, financial intermediaries, traditional media, websites, and individual investors. "
target: Feri Fund Market Information Ltd
FERI FMI is a mutual fund market analysis and research publishing company specialising in all aspects of the domestic, pan-European and cross-border fund marketplaces. FERI's objectives are to overcome fragmented data and market opacity problems and to share insights into marketplace complexities.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology, a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target: ClearStructure Financial Technology
ClearStructure Financial Technology is a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Shadow Financial Services Corporation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Financial Database Services

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Financial Database Services, a trusted provider of compensation management, compliance and advisor onboarding solutions for the wealth management industry.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Financial Database Services
Financial Database Services, the developer of the CAESAR suite of products, provides a modular suite of compensation and compliance tools to the wealth management industry, including advisor onboarding and analytics solutions.
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Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire RPM Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will be acquiring RPM Technologies, a leading Canadian provider of state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions and services. RPM’s technology platforms support over 15 million customer accounts.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target parent: Bayshore Capital
target: RPM Technologies
RPM is a Canadian-based company that provides state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions to Canadian banks and wealth management firms. RPM’s mission critical solutions create a holistic, customer-centric platform for multiple investment accounts and products.
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$300
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Rockall Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, announced that it has acquired Rockall, a market leading provider of securities-based lending (SBL) and collateral management solutions for wealth management firms and commercial banks.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Rockall Technologies
Based in Ireland, Rockall Technologies is the expert at unlocking asset value to both release and safeguard credit. Focused on lending, they enable banks to handle the complexity required to drive high volume and high value loan books while safeguarding against risk.
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closed 6/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired MackayWilliams

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, has acquired MackayWilliams. MackayWilliams' leading insight into European mutual fund trends, brand perceptions and fund selector behavior offering clients a more integrated and holistic view of retail and institutional markets across regions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers. They help clients reduce capital investments in operations infrastructure, so they can focus on core business activities. "
target: MackayWilliams
Based in London and Berlin, MackayWilliams specializes in the research and analysis of the European mutual funds arena. They work with asset managers to provide European market analysis, consultancy services and access to the demands of Europe's major distributors and fund selectors.
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, has acquired ActivePath, an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath is an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's unique technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC, a full-service financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. "
target: Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC
Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC is a financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
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Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Spence Johnson Limited

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Spence Johnson Limited, a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. The acquisition will combine Broadridge's global retail fund data and analytics solutions with Spence Johnson's institutional data, market intelligence and insight.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $7 billion in market capitalization, helps clients transform their business with communications, technology, data and analytics solutions. "
target: Spence Johnson Limited
Spence Johnson Limited is a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. They provide their clients with essential Data and Intelligence in close partnership with their clients, and Consulting from their team of experts.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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closed 11/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired M&O Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has expanded its wealth management and U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule compliance capabilities with the acquisition of M&O Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advisor compensation management solutions that help broker-dealers and wealth management firms support advisors and grow their businesses.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: M&O Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1977, M&O Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of compensation, sales management, regulatory and business process solutions for retail and institutional broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and insurance agencies.
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closed 9/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Technology Assets from INVeSHARE, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired technology assets of Inveshare, Inc. In connection with the transaction, Broadridge has entered into a development agreement to use these technology assets to develop blockchain applications for Broadridge’s proxy business.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: INVeSHARE, Inc.
INVeSHARE delivers regulated shareholder materials to the retail investor in paper and electronic form. Through integration with a brokerage firm’s website, retail investors can access shareholder materials and educational content, and submit their vote online.
price ($mm)
$135
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will purchase NACC business from DST Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the North American Customer Communications business of DST Systems, Inc. NACC is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
Tthe North American Customer Communications (“NACC”) business of DST Systems is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
$1,100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired 4Sight Financial Software

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has expanded its global securities financing and collateral management capabilities through the acquisition of 4sight Financial Software Limited, a leading provider of securities finance and collateral management systems to financial institutions worldwide.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: 4Sight Financial Software
4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider. 4sight's customer base includes a full spectrum of financial market participants from global broker dealers and custodial banks to asset managers, insurance companies and pension funds.
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closed 5/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Dojima

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has broadened its Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) solution, adding exchange-traded derivatives functionality through the acquisition of Dojima LLC. Dojima provides global trading, clearing, matching and connectivity solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Dojima
Dojima is a niche technology firm founded by industry veterans who recognized the need for an effective technical solution to meet the challenges posed by evolving global derivatives reforms.
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closed 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Anetics

synopsis: Broadridge has acquired Massachusetts-based tech firm Anetics, adding to its arsenal of securities finance tools. Anetics delivers a comprehensive securities lending capability that enables trading desks to perform all core trading activities while streamlining processes to simplify operations.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Anetics
Anetics delivers a comprehensive securities lending capability that enables trading desks to perform all core trading activities while streamlining processes to simplify operations. The solution supports all securities lending activities, including trade entry, returns and recalls, and more.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired QED Financial Systems

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers, has acquired QED Financial Systems, Inc. QED provides software-based investment accounting solutions, data management, and outsourced investment accounting services.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: QED Financial Systems
QED Financial Systems, Inc. has been the innovator in investment management solutions for capital markets. The QED platform, available as a service, integrates financial data management, portfolio accounting and reporting to drive operational efficiency and enhance information utilization.
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closed 5/21/2015 via

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence from Lipper, Inc

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters' Lipper division. Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Lipper, Inc
Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired Casteel Schoenborn

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired Casteel Schoenborn, a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: Casteel Schoenborn
Casteel Schoenborn is a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares while enhancing or protecting their reputations.
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pierre Boucher, acquired MaisonBrison Communications

synopsis: MaisonBrison Communications Inc. (MB) announced that the company has been sold to MB Partner, Pierre Boucher. Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations.
buyer: Pierre Boucher
Since 1989, Pierre Boucher has been involved in various aspects of North American financial markets. He worked 12 years as a financial analyst covering special situations and technology companies. He joined MaisonBrison in 2009 and became a Partner in 2016. "
target: MaisonBrison Communications
Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations. The Company currently represents a roster of leading publicly-traded organizations in various business sectors, many with global operations.
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closed 2/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Lansons, acquired Intermarket

synopsis: Leading independent reputation management consultancy Lansons announced the acquisition of Intermarket, an agency that provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
buyer: Lansons
Based in London, Lansons is a leading independent reputation management consultancy, 100% owned by people working in the business. Lansons’ consultants are experts in media, investor, political, regulatory, employee and change, crisis, digital and international communications. "
target: Intermarket
Founded in 1986 by Matt Zachowski and Martin Mosbacher, Intermarket Communications provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

KPS3, acquired 120 West Strategic Communications LLC

synopsis: KPS3 Marketing, a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm, announced the acquisition of 120 West Strategic Communications, an award-winning public relations and investor relations firm headquartered in Reno, Nevada.
buyer: KPS3
KPS3 goes far beyond any normal definition of a marketing company, PR firm or digital agency. They handle large-scale advertising and branding campaigns, build enterprise-level web and mobile applications, and can train a room full of executives from across the country how to handle the media. "
target: 120 West Strategic Communications LLC
Based in Reno, Nevada, 120 West provides investor relations and marketing communications through strategic engagement to both public and private companies with emphasis on delivering measurable results aligned with a company’s goals and objectives.
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closed 4/19/2018 via PE Hub

Lambert, Edwards & Associates, acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert, Edwards & Associates, a leading PR, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has acquired New York-based financial communications firm Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc. Owen Blicksilver PR specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
buyer: Lambert, Edwards & Associates
Lambert, Edwards & Associates is a top-5 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-10 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm, Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries. "
target: Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations is a New York financial communications and investor relations consultancy. The Owen Blicksilver PR team specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire A2media Corporation

synopsis: Link And Motivation Inc., a Japanese company which carries out management consulting, will acquire A2Media. A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation Inc. provides management consulting services in Japan. It offers consulting services that transform business organizations through motivation management, entry management, brand management, investor relations, and place management. "
target: A2media Corporation
A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired CapMark Clarity

synopsis: Q4 Inc., a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions, is announcing the acquisition of CapMark Clarity, a provider of shareholder ID and market intelligence to UK and European markets.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target: CapMark Clarity
CapMark Clarity is an independent capital markets intelligence firm with a focus on delivering the highest quality and personal service to each of its clients. With more than a decade of experience, CapMark Clarity set a new standard for traditional investor relations services in Europe.
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closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Prosek Partners, acquired Muirfield Partners

synopsis: Prosek Partners, a leading independent public relations and financial communications firm, has acquired Muirfield Partners, a Los Angeles-based strategic corporate and financial communications agency. Mickey Mandelbaum, founder and president of Muirfield, will become a partner at Prosek.
buyer: Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners operates as an independent public relations company. The company offers services in the areas of digital and traditional media relations, investor relations, social media and branded entertainment, crisis communications and issues management. "
target: Muirfield Partners
Founded in 2001, Muirfield Partners is a corporate communications and investor relations firm that works directly with an organization's senior leadership to develop discreet and targeted communications strategies. They are headquartered in Los Angeles.
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closed 4/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reputation Partners, LLC, acquired Vollrath Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Milwaukee public relations and investor relations firm Vollrath Associates has been acquired by Reputation Partners LLC, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee. Vollrath Associates works with leading public companies on communications with shareholders and the investors.
buyer: Reputation Partners, LLC
Reputation Partners is a full-service strategic communications firm. They represent clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, retail, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing/industrials, non-profits, education institutions, religious institutions, among many others. "
target: Vollrath Associates, Inc.
Vollrath Associates, a leading public relations agency located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis., specializes in public relations, investor relations, media relations, employee communication, marketing communications and new media.
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closed 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

NATIONAL Public Relations Inc., acquired TMX Equicom

synopsis: NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada's leading public relations firm and one of the world's leading independent communications firms, announced the acquisition of the business of Equicom from TMX Group. Equicom is Canada's leading investor relations and financial communications firm.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: NATIONAL Public Relations Inc.
NATIONAL Public Relations serves corporate and institutional clients, offering a full range of strategic communications services, including corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, marketing, healthcare and digital communications. "
target parent: TMX Group Inc.
target: TMX Equicom
TMX Equicom is Canada’s leading provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications. They have been working with Canadian public issuers to build their profiles within the investment community since 1996.
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closed 4/13/2015 via Market Wire

Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., acquired Allen & Caron Inc

synopsis: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., a strategic communications firm specializing in investor and public relations, has acquired Allen & Caron, Inc., a strategic investor relations firm with offices in New York City and Irvine, Calif.
buyer: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc.
Dresner Corporate Services is a leading strategic communications firm specializing in investor relations, public relations and corporate communications. Dresner focuses on delivering tangible, measurable results leading to a superior return on investment for their clients. "
target: Allen & Caron Inc
Allen & Caron has, for more than 30 years, provided investor relations, media relations and corporate communications services to micro-, small- and mid-cap companies.
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announced 4/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. will be merged with Walbrook PR Ltd.,

synopsis: Walbrook PR, which provides high quality Financial PR and Investor Relations advice to Small Cap and AIM listed companies, has agreed to a merger with Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. that will see Walbrook PR become the second largest Financial PR Adviser by number of AIM listed clients.
buyer: Walbrook PR Ltd.
Walbrook is a full service Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations consultancy that has a strong reputation for advising growing Small Cap and AIM listed companies. Their clients range from £2m Market Cap. to £200m across a wide number of sectors. "
target: Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd.
Winningtons is one of the UK's leading independent financial PR and communications consultancies, with offices in Bristol, the City of London and affiliates in Leeds and Edinburgh.
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closed 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

ECI Partners, acquired Investis

synopsis: Private equity firm ECI Partners has taken a majority stake in digital corporate comms company Investis. Headquartered in London, Investis provides digital services that enable companies to manage their corporate communications and investor relations. Investis was previously backed by Gresham, another private equity company.
buyer: ECI Partners
ECI Partners is a specialist growth investor, one of the longest established and most successful private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buyins and acquisition finance deals valued between £10 million and £150 million. "
target parent: Gresham LLP
target: Investis
Investis specialises in digital IR and corporate communications for public companies. Their services range from designing, building and hosting corporate or investor websites to online annual reports, webcasting, video, apps, mobile and social media.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

MBS Value Partners, acquired Breakstone Group

synopsis: MBS Value Partner, a leading investor relations and corporate communications firm, announced that it has acquired Breakstone Group, a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
buyer: MBS Value Partners
MBS Value Partners is an investor relations and corporate communications firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. "
target: Breakstone Group
Founded in 2000 by Kay Breakstone and Susan Borinelli, Breakstone Group is a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
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closed 9/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, acquired Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd

synopsis: ShareInvestor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, acquired certain trade marks and other intellectual property rights of Waterbrooks Consultants as well a 60 per cent stake in the company. Waterbrooks provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services.
buyer parent: Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
buyer: ShareInvestor Pte Ltd
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, ShareInvestor is a financial internet media & technology company that owns one of the largest investor relations network in Asia. ShareInvestor provides market data tools and financial applications to institutional and retail investors. "
target: Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd
Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Singapore.
price ($mm)
$0.73*
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closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Investis Ltd, acquired global3digital

synopsis: Investis Ltd, the global specialists in digital corporate communications, has further strengthened its position in Europe with the acquisition of global3digital. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps. It works with 150 companies across the UK and Europe.
buyer parent: Gresham LLP
buyer: Investis Ltd
Investis Ltd., is an international digital corporate communications and investor relations company which works with approximately 1,700 clients from offices in six countries. Founded in 2000, Investis helps clients manage their corporate communications and investor relations. "
target: global3digital
global3digital is a purely digital agency specialising in corporate and IR communications and one of the only to embrace open source technology. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps.
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closed 4/14/2014 via BusinessWire

EQS Group AG, acquired TodayIR.com

synopsis: EQS Group has acquired 100% of the shares of online investor relations and news service provider TodayIR Holdings Limited paving the way for further growth in Asia. TodayIR designs and manages IR websites, produces webcasts and operates the important finance information portal www.todayir.com.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$37.81)
Serving more than 7,000 international customers, EQS Group is the leading provider of online corporate communication services. For Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, leading companies from Europe, Asia and North America use our web solutions, all from a single source. "
target: TodayIR.com
TodayIR.com is one of the largest interactive online IR platforms in Asia. They leverage the power of the internet as well as work closely with more than 150 listed company clients, to provide the up-to-date and accurate information to retail, institutional and private investors globally.
price ($mm)
$6.22
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc., acquired Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.

synopsis: The management of Taylor Rafferty has acquired the company's assets from DF King Worldwide. Taylor Rafferty retains its focus on assisting companies to build their capital markets presence in the US, offering investor relations consulting, capital markets research and analysis and IR program execution.
buyer: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets.
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Wealth Management Systems, Inc., acquired Capital IQ Financial Communications

synopsis: Wealth Management Systems Inc., a provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning tools in the retirement services industry, announced that it has acquired S&P Capital IQ's Financial Communications (FC) business. S&P Capital IQ FC is a provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms.
buyer: Wealth Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Wealth Management Systems (WMSI) is a benefits technology company developing web services and interfaces for leading providers and financial services organizations. Today, WMSI is the leading provider of rollover servicing technology in the retirement services industry. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Capital IQ Financial Communications
S&P Capital IQ Financial Communications is a leading provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms. They offer investor education, retirement plan solutions, and marketing communication tools.
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announced 6/24/2013 via Market Wire

Summit IR Group will be merged with Darrow Associates, Inc.,

synopsis: Darrow Associates, Inc., a leading investor relations agency serving growing small-cap companies, announced that effective July 1, 2013 Silicon Valley-based Summit IR Group, Inc. will merge with Darrow Associates. Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003.
buyer: Darrow Associates, Inc.
Darrow Associates, Inc. is a boutique investor relations and financial communications consultancy serving the needs of select micro- and small-capitalization companies. Strategic programs are implemented with high level counsel provided by the firm’s executive consultants. "
target: Summit IR Group
Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003. The firm has been involved in a full range of investor oriented activities, from managing IR programs for pre-IPO companies through mergers and acquisitions.
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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: 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: 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
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,157.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$409.43
EBIT ($mm)
$368.99
Net Income ($mm)
$344.38
Employees
8592
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Ticker: BR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,338.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$892.50
EBIT ($mm)
$625.80
Net Income ($mm)
$461.30
Employees
11000
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Ticker: ASX:CPU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computershare Limited
Computershare Limited
Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. They also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,943.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$595.74
EBIT ($mm)
$457.52
Net Income ($mm)
$222.33
Employees
15836
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.38
EBIT ($mm)
$1.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
400
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Ticker: TMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc. is a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications industry and the financial services firms that support it.TMNG Global has provided strategic and management consulting, as well as managed services, to more than 1000 clients worldwide.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$74.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.33
EBIT ($mm)
($1.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
259
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