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United Capital Financial Partners, Inc., acquired FlexScore

synopsis: United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC, the nation’s largest financial life management firm, expands its platform with the acquisition of FlexScore™, the only patented digitized financial planning solution in the U.S. FlexScore helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions.
buyer: United Capital Financial Partners, Inc.
United Capital Financial Partners is an independent financial life management firm. United Capital is a Registered Investment Adviser offering client objective advice and an open architecture platform that enables a wide array of investment management solutions tailored specifically to client needs."
target: FlexScore
FlexScore is a revolutionary online product. It helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions. FlexScore is an entirely new financial product that empowers people to take more control over their financial life.
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announced 6/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

zipMoney Limited, will acquire Pocketbook Australia Pty Ltd

synopsis: zipMoney announced that it has entered into a non-binding indicative term sheet to acquire Pocketbook. Pocketbook is an innovative personal finance management software that has been operating since 2012. Pocketbook provides a free money management and budgeting tool and app that integrates with a customer’s bank account.
buyer: zipMoney Limited (ASX:ZML:$81.10)
zipMoney offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to consumers and merchants. They provide a variety of integrated Retail Finance solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses across numerous industries, both online and in-store. "
target: Pocketbook Australia Pty Ltd
Pocketbook is an online tool which helps users manage their money. Users can get great information about their past and future spending immediately after signup. Pocketbook makes personal and household budgeting ridiculously simple.
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closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Avant, acquired ReadyForZero

synopsis: Avant, the Chicago, IL-based financial tech startup in the online consumer lending industry, announced the acquisition of ReadyForZero, a mobile- and online-platform offering tools to help consumer pay off their debt.
buyer: Avant
Avant offers a unique and highly customized approach to the personal loan process. The combination of technology, analytics and customer service capabilities allows the company to provide a simple process for personal loans and line of credit products to borrowers, all entirely online. "
target: ReadyForZero
ReadyForZero creates a financial software program that helps people better manage and reduce personal debt and improve their credit reputations online. The software benefits consumers and lenders by proactively preventing challenging financial situations while improving engagement and retention.
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announced 3/26/2015 via PR Newswire

Northwestern Mutual, will acquire LearnVest

synopsis: Northwestern Mutual has announced that it will acquire LearnVest™, a leader in online financial planning and client experience technology. LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
buyer: Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. With more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.3 million people. "
target: LearnVest
LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive and dynamic LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
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closed 5/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Momentum Global Investment Management, acquired Blue Speck Financial Ltd

synopsis: Blue Speck Financial, its trading style YourWealth.co.uk and its Money Hub app technology have been acquired by Momentum in the UK. Blue Speck Financial operate a number of brands in the finance sector focused on delivering unique value to consumers and businesses alike.
buyer: Momentum Global Investment Management
Momentum Global Investment Management was established in the UK in 1998 as the international asset management arm of the Momentum Group. Their clients and partners span institutions, corporate, wealth managers and professional advisors in the UK and Channel Islands, South Africa, Europe, the Middle "
target: Blue Speck Financial Ltd
Blue Speck Financial operate a number of brands in the finance sector focused on delivering unique value to consumers and businesses alike. Their YourWealth.co.uk offers access to innovative tools that allow consumers to self-select and purchase savings, investment and insurance products directly.
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closed 6/26/2012 via BusinessWire

DoughMain, acquired Allowance Plus

synopsis: DoughMain, a free financial education and family organization website, announced its strategic acquisition of Allowance-Plus. Allowance-Plus is a web-based software and graphics program designed by parents, for parents around intra-family money transfers (allowances) to help families manage, motivate and reward desirable financial behavior.
buyer: DoughMain
DoughMain is the first and only service to combine family coordination and financial education into one simple and convenient platform. DoughMain helps families manage their lives while empowering them to become better educated about money. "
target: Allowance Plus
Allowance-Plus is a web-based software and graphics program designed by parents, for parents around intra-family money transfers (allowances) to help families manage, motivate and reward desirable financial behavior.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aduno Group, acquired Contovista AG

synopsis: The Aduno Group, Swiss specialist in cashless payments, is acquiring a majority stake in Contovista. Swiss fintech start-up Contovista AG is Switzerland's leading provider of personal finance management (PFM) solutions.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target: Contovista AG
Contovista AG is Switzerland's leading provider of personal finance management (PFM) solutions. With its data analytics, Swiss fintech start-up Contovista AG specialises in evaluating and visualising financial data.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Prosper Marketplace, Inc., will acquire BillGuard

synopsis: Prosper Marketplace, which operates a leading online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BillGuard, a personal finance analytics company that develops popular consumer apps to manage, protect and do more with money and credit.
buyer: Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
Prosper is America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than 2 million members and over $4 billion in funded loans. Prosper allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. "
target: BillGuard
BillGuard’s mission is to empower consumers to control, protect and do more with their money. Their proprietary transaction monitoring technology pioneered the use of crowdsourcing and big data analytics to help consumers detect the $8 billion in wrongful payment card charges missed by banks yearly.
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$25
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closed 11/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Mint Software, Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has completed its acquisition of Mint.com, a fast-growing provider of online personal finance services based in Mountain View, Calif. The transaction enhances Intuit’s position as a leading provider of consumer, software-as-a-service offerings that connect customers across desktop, online and mobile.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Mint Software, Inc.
Mint is free online money management service for consumers. While existing personal finance software packages require hours to set up, a passion for accounting (is that possible?) and hours of weekly maintenance, Mint is virtually effortless.
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closed 11/4/2020 via PR Web

Willful, acquired WillowBee

synopsis: Willful, Canada’s leading online estate planning platform, announced it has acquired Ottawa-based online will platform WillowBee. WillowBee launched in 2017 to provide Canadians with accessible, affordable estate planning tools, and since launch has helped thousands of customers create their legal documents.
buyer: Willful
Willful is on a mission to change the way Canadians prepare for and deal with death. Their first product is an online platform that makes it affordable, convenient, and easy for Canadians to create a legal will online. The platform provides simplified estate planning services. "
target: WillowBee
Ottawa-based online will platform WillowBee launched in 2017 to provide Canadians with accessible, affordable estate planning tools. WillowBee helps Canadians create a will, a dual will for business purposes, or to connect with a lawyer for more complex scenarios.
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

NextGen.Net Pty Ltd., acquired Frollo

synopsis: Sydney-based NextGen.Net has acquired Frollo, a purpose-driven Australian FinTech and leading provider of financial management and Open Banking solutions. The strategic acquisition brings together industry leaders from complementary business areas to help both companies lead the way in Australia's new Open Banking environment.
buyer: NextGen.Net Pty Ltd.
NextGen.Net is Australia's leading technology solution provider to the lending industry, focused on delivering quality products and services to a range of banks, non-bank lenders, and brokers. The company makes lending easy for Authorised Deposit-Taking Institutions and loan originators. "
target: Frollo
Frollo is an Australian FinTech that helps citizens make better money decisions and improve their overall financial wellbeing. Through its consumer app and SaaS Integration Platform, Frollo has built the simplest way for businesses to help their customers and employees turn around their finances.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Frollo, acquired Hip Money Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Digital finance platform Frollo has taken over Hip Money, a US-originated and Australian-based tech startup founded in 2017 that uses AI to help users eliminate debt and save money. Hip Money was designed to create software to improve the financial health and wellness of Australians.
buyer: Frollo
Frollo has developed a mobile app and engagement platform that has a simple 3 step process to help Australians improve their personal finances. Frollo provides users insights on spending, inspires new habits and encourages users to reach their financial goals. "
target: Hip Money Pty Ltd.
Hip Money is a Brisbane Australia based Financial Technology (FinTech) company designed to create software to improve the financial health and wellness of Australians. It was originally formed after receiving the Advance Queensland Hot DesQ grant in October of 2017.
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announced 10/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

BGL Group Limited, will acquire Bean

synopsis: BGL Group, a digital distributor of insurance and household financial services in the UK, will acquire Bean, a mobile app that allows people to simplify their personal finances. Bean allows users to see all of their bank accounts and automatically manage their recurring bills in one place.
buyer: BGL Group Limited
BGL Group is a digital distributor of insurance and household financial services in the UK. BGL provides price comparison and insurance distribution services through their various websites. Their price comparison sites allow users to compare insurance, utility and financial products. "
target: Bean
Bean is a mobile app that allows people to simplify their personal finances. Bean allows users to see all of their bank accounts and automatically manage their recurring bills in one place. Bean helps users save money by enabling them to easily cancel and switch to better contracts.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired Balance Technology Private Limited

synopsis: Paytm, the digital payments provider run by One97 Communications Pvt. Ltd, has acquired savings management application Balance Tech. Balance is a first of its kind consumer app that recommends micro saving opportunities for users across a range of lifestyle driven use cases.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest leading payment gateway that offers comprehensive payment services for customer and merchants. They offer mobile payment solutions to over 7 million merchants and allow consumers to make seamless mobile payments from Cards, Bank Accounts and Digital Credit among others. "
target: Balance Technology Private Limited
Balance is a first of its kind consumer app that recommends micro saving opportunities for users across a range of lifestyle driven use cases such as spend patterns, salary transfers, fitness goals with Fitbit or Google Fit and many more.
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closed 4/27/2016 via BusinessWire

Affirm, acquired Sweep

synopsis: Affirm, Inc. announced that it is acquiring the personal finance management app company Sweep Inc., as a first step in its expansion beyond point-of-sale financing. Sweep helps users get ahead of their bills, expenses and savings goals so they never have to budget again.
buyer: Affirm
Affirm offers services that empower consumers to advance their financial well-being. Their mission is to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm shoppers get the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. "
target: Sweep
Sweep helps users get ahead of their bills, expenses and savings goals so they never have to budget again. Unlike other finance apps, Sweep gives a complete forward looking view into the user's cash flow and makes it easy to take control of their money, grow savings and spend confidently.
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closed 1/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Level Money

synopsis: Capital One Financial Corp. has acquired money management app Level Money. The app helps consumers keep track of their spendable cash and savings. Since it launched in October 2013, the app has been downloaded by 700,000 users managing more than $12 billion in transactions.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$15,321.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Level Money
Level Money is the leader in helping the next generation spend less, save more and achieve financial balance. Their award-winning personal finance app is a simple tool to automatically analyze the user's financial picture.
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closed 10/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

TaxACT, acquired Balance Financial, Inc.

synopsis: Balance Financial has been acquired by Blucora's TaxAct subsidiary. Balance Financial, Inc. is a financial analytics company focused on helping individuals and families live a balanced financial life. The company assigns personal bookkeepers to manage their client’s daily finances.
buyer parent: Blucora, Inc.
buyer: TaxACT
Founded in 1998, TaxACT is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and Web-based services directly for consumers. TaxACT was the first to offer free Federal tax software and free e-file to all American taxpayers. "
target: Balance Financial, Inc.
Balance Financial, Inc. is a financial analytics company focused on helping individuals and families live a balanced financial life. The company assigns personal bookkeepers to manage their clients daily finances.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Web

MoneyDesktop, Inc., acquired MoneyReef, LLC

synopsis: MoneyDesktop announced the acquisition of MoneyReef, recognized for its award-winning and interactive design. The acquisition of MoneyReef combines two award-winning providers of PFM focused on redefining the mobile money-management user experience. MoneyReef is a mobile applications development company building innovative financial tools.
buyer: MoneyDesktop, Inc.
MoneyDesktop, Inc. develops technologies that facilitate the clear understanding of personal finances and debt management. MoneyDesktop, Inc. is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Provo, Utah. "
target: MoneyReef, LLC
MoneyReef is a mobile applications development company building robust, financial tools that possess an industry-unique combination of rich features, flexibility and ease of use. This combination empowers consumers to interact with their personal financial information in entirely new ways.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Private Client Resources, LLC, acquired Check6

synopsis: Private Client Resources, LLC (PCR) announced finalization of its acquisition of the European data aggregation firm Check6, headquartered in The Netherlands. Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region.
buyer: Private Client Resources, LLC
PCR simplifies how investment data from any source, asset class or jurisdiction is consolidated and safely delivered into wealth management’s critical reporting, analytics, portfolio management and accounting systems. "
target: Check6
Based in The Netherlands, Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region. The service is used by a range of institutions, wealthy families and advisors.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BusinessWire

United Capital Financial Partners, Inc., acquired FlexScore

synopsis: United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC, the nation’s largest financial life management firm, expands its platform with the acquisition of FlexScore™, the only patented digitized financial planning solution in the U.S. FlexScore helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions.
buyer: United Capital Financial Partners, Inc.
United Capital Financial Partners is an independent financial life management firm. United Capital is a Registered Investment Adviser offering client objective advice and an open architecture platform that enables a wide array of investment management solutions tailored specifically to client needs."
target: FlexScore
FlexScore is a revolutionary online product. It helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions. FlexScore is an entirely new financial product that empowers people to take more control over their financial life.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BusinessWire

United Capital Financial Partners, Inc., acquired FlexScore

synopsis: United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC, the nation’s largest financial life management firm, expands its platform with the acquisition of FlexScore™, the only patented digitized financial planning solution in the U.S. FlexScore helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions.
buyer: United Capital Financial Partners, Inc.
United Capital Financial Partners is an independent financial life management firm. United Capital is a Registered Investment Adviser offering client objective advice and an open architecture platform that enables a wide array of investment management solutions tailored specifically to client needs."
target: FlexScore
FlexScore is a revolutionary online product. It helps individuals digitally manage their financial lives and make prudent financial decisions. FlexScore is an entirely new financial product that empowers people to take more control over their financial life.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

synopsis: Purpose Advisor Solutions, a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business, has acquired Wealthsimple, an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user.
buyer: Purpose Advisor Solutions
Purpose Advisor Solutions is a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business. Their team is passionate about helping advisors and is building a new business model to provide what they need to thrive and succeed."
target: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user. They are on a mission to bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
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announced 7/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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announced 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., will acquire FutureAdvisor

synopsis: BlackRock, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FutureAdvisor, a leader in digital wealth management. FutureAdvisor will operate as a business within the firm’s investment and risk management platform. They will provide financial institutions with technology-enabled advice capabilities to improve clients’ investment experience.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$13,880.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more. "
target: FutureAdvisor
FutureAdvisor is an award-winning investment advisory firm that manages existing IRA, Roth, taxable accounts, and other investment accounts. They automatically monitor, rebalance, and tax-manage clients' current investments, adding low-fee index funds where necessary to bolster portfolios.
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announced 10/9/2020 via Market Watch

TP ICAP, will acquire Liquidnet, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based TP ICAP PLC will acquire Liquidnet Holdings Inc., an electronic trading network. The acquisition of Liquidnet is a transformational deal that will diversify TC ICAP's business mix and contribute to boosting revenue growth and underlying operating margin.
buyer: TP ICAP (LSE:TCAP:$2,398.01)
Headquartered in London, TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy, and commodities markets. TP ICAP provides comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. "
target: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network, connecting the world’s investors to the world’s investments. Its network spans 45 markets and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired OpenMarkets

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired a controlling stake in OpenMarkets, a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: OpenMarkets
OpenMarkets is a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Motif Investing, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the technology and intellectual property of Motif, a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Motif Investing, Inc.
Motif is a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors. They are a fintech pioneer that has combined breakthrough technology and data science to deliver customized thematic portfolios to investors.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
price ($mm)
$1.67*
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Ally, acquired TradeKing

synopsis: Ally Financial Inc., one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies, announced that it has acquired TradeKing Group, Inc., a digital wealth management company. TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States.
buyer: Ally (ALLY:$6,378.00)
Ally Financial Inc. is one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies. The company offers a full suite of automotive financing products and services in key markets around the world. "
target: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds.
price ($mm)
$275
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closed 11/18/2015 via BusinessWire

TradeKing, acquired MB Trading Holdings, LLC

synopsis: TradeKing Group, Inc., an innovator in online brokerage, today announced that its acquisition of MB Trading has officially closed. With the addition of MB Trading’s renowned trading platform, TradeKing now offers a powerful, active trading experience for the most seasoned traders.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds. "
target: MB Trading Holdings, LLC
MB Trading is a direct access brokerage firm that develops and markets direct access trading technology to online investors, institutions, and qualified destinations. Using a proprietary order routing system, the company allows investors to trade directly to the NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX markets.
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closed 1/10/2008 via Burlington Free Press

Banks.com, Inc., acquired OnLine Investments, Inc.

synopsis: Banks.com, Inc. a leading financial services focused web property, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Online Investments, Inc., including MyStockFund.com, MyStockFundKids.com and an online broker/dealer with a wide array of products, tools, and services.
buyer: Banks.com, Inc. (BNX:$0.00)
Banks.com is a leading Financial Services portal containing a unique breadth and depth of products and services. Our mission is to bring our users and subscribers the most relevant financial information on the web. "
target: OnLine Investments, Inc.
MyStockFund Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, is the broker-dealer offering the unique securities trading platform. OnLine Investments, Inc. the parent of MyStockFund Securities, Inc. has developed the technology to enable convenient and cost-effective Internet-based investment.
price ($mm)
$1.10
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire Folio Financial, Inc.

synopsis: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, has agreed to purchase Folio Financial, a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$37,162.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments & high-net-worth individuals. "
target: Folio Financial, Inc.
Folio are a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
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REGO
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: IVZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd.
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XP Inc.
XP Inc.
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$1,439.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.64
EBIT ($mm)
$480.17
Net Income ($mm)
$360.34
Employees
1593
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Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world.
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$2,660.84
EBITDA ($mm)
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Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Flatex
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EBITDA ($mm)
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State Street Corporation
State Street Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Nomura Holdings, Inc.
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$16,764.45
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Net Income ($mm)
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Charter Pacific Corp. Ltd.
Charter Pacific Corporation Limited, a diversified investment company, focuses on investing in the mining and resources, and agri-business sectors. Charter Pacific Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Surfers Paradise, Australia.
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rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
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MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global is one of the world’s leading brokers of commodities and listed derivatives. The firm delivers trading and hedging solutions as a broker-dealer across all major markets for futures and options, commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange.
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2011
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$2,233.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$69.91
EBIT ($mm)
$25.47
Net Income ($mm)
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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.
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2015
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$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
OTKRITIE Financial Corporation Ltd. is one of Russia’s leading banking groups which offers its clients and partners the full array of investment banking, commercial banking, brokerage and investment management services.
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$855.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$33.30
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ABans Enterprises
ABans Enterprises
ABans Enterprises is an Indian company engaged in the business of trading, processing, broking and consulting in all kind of commodities. ABans is in the business of trading in agriculture commodities, precious metals, shares, currencies, and derivatives of all kind in electronic exchanges.
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$216.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
$2.06
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$2.08
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