Like Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business

closed 2/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business from SCDM

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM, a provider of analytical tools for participants in securitization markets. SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. SCDM, based in Frankfurt, serves a primarily European client base.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: SCDM
SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. Their business intelligence solution - ABSGate - is paired with the cash flow simulation engine - Cascade - one of the most advanced analytical platforms for structured credit investors.
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closed 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired SCDM

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services, has acquired SCDM, a company that develops and delivers risk monitoring and analytics solutions for structured credit investors in Germany and internationally.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: SCDM
SCDM develops and delivers risk monitoring and analytics solutions for structured credit investors in Germany and internationally. SCDM was founded in 2003 and is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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closed 12/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Confluence, acquired Orfival

synopsis: Confluence, the global leader in investment data management automation, announces that it has acquired Belgium-based data solutions provider Orfival. Orfival provides dedicated data solutions to the insurance and asset management industries with a range of institutional and corporate clients.
buyer parent: Polaris Partners
buyer: Confluence
Confluence is a global leader in investment data management automation. Helping investment management companies gain unprecedented control, Confluence automates every step of the fund administration process - including the collection, creation, confirmation and delivery of investment product data. "
target: Orfival
Orfival provides dedicated data solutions to the insurance and asset management industries with a range of institutional and corporate clients. Orfival's services cover portfolio management and analytics, performance measurement and attribution, risk and investment compliance and reporting services.
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closed 10/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Fermat SAS

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has received all necessary regulatory approvals and has closed its acquisition of Fermat International, a leading provider of risk and performance management software to the global banking sector, according to the terms announced on September 15th, 2008.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$4,829.00)
Moody's Corporation is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, Moody's Economy.com, a provider of economic research and data services and Moody's KMV. "
target: Fermat SAS
Fermat is a provider of integrated risk and performance management software for the global financial services industry. Fermat's products addresses enterprise-wide internal and regulatory requirements, help financial institutions to reduce risk and maximize return in their business decisions.
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$147
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

BankerAdvice, acquired FIMAC Solutions LLC

synopsis: BankerAdvice, a platform founded to offer financial institutions compliance, technology and cybersecurity solutions, announced the purchase of FIMAC Solutions, LLC, a Denver-based financial analytics company. FIMAC is a source for financial analytics, asset liability management, back testing, management consulting and banking software training.
buyer parent: NXTsoft
buyer: BankerAdvice
BankerAdvice is the go-to platform for financial institutions to find information on anything compliance and technology related. Featured Solutions include innovative auditing, risk management and compliance solutions. "
target: FIMAC Solutions LLC
FIMAC Solutions specializes in providing the financial services industry with banking software focusing on risk management and profitability solutions. At the core of FIMAC Solutions services are its proprietary financial analytics solutions.
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closed 12/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Equifax, Inc., acquired NettPositive

synopsis: Equifax has acquired a 51% controlling stake in Bangalore-headquartered NettPositive Business Analytics. NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: NettPositive
Founded in 2007, NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
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closed 9/10/2012 via PR Newswire

FICO, acquired Adeptra Ltd

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, announced it has completed its acquisition of Adeptra Ltd., a leader in cloud-based customer engagement and risk intervention solutions based in Reading, UK and Norwalk, Connecticut.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$1,160.08)
FICO delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. "
target: Adeptra Ltd
Adeptra is the global market leader in risk intervention and customer engagement. The company's proven scalable global cloud platform enables organizations to communicate with customers and resolve issues in real time, using a range of channels such as voice, SMS, mobile applications and email.
price ($mm)
$115
rev ($mm)
$45
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2.6x
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announced 8/24/2017 via Company Description

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire LCI Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LCI, an industry-leading provider of risk insight, prediction, and management solutions for banks and creditors. LCI is based in Burlingame, California.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: LCI Inc.
LCI delivers bankruptcy data and consumer behavioral data, process automation software, expert services, and research to automate expensive processes in the bankruptcy life cycle.
price ($mm)
$151
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closed 1/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Insurity, Inc, acquired Valen Analytics

synopsis: Insurity, Inc., a provider of core insurance processing and data integration and analytics solutions, announced its acquisition of Valen Analytics. Founded in 2004, Valen is a provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for P/C insurers. The Valen brand will be retained operating as ‘Valen Analytics, an Insurity company.’
buyer: Insurity, Inc
Insurity, Inc. enables property & casualty insurers to modernize their enterprise and achieve their business goals. Insurity’s core processing applications and data integration and analysis solutions are in production with over 200 insurers, processing billions of dollars of premium each month. "
target: Valen Analytics
Valen is a provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for property and casualty insurers. We work with insurers who are actively looking to utilize modern approaches to pricing, risk selection, claims triage, and premium fraud.
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closed 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

KPMG International, acquired Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: KPMG India has announced the aqui-hire of Mumbai-based AI-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs. Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. "
target: Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd
Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations. The company also offers custom implementation of machine learning (ML) applications and ready frameworks that are customised for each of their clients.
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closed 9/14/2015 via PR Newswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Primatics Financial

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced the acquisition of Primatics Financial. The company is a leader in accounting, forecasting, regulatory reporting, reserving and stress testing solutions to financial institutions holding or acquiring loans.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Primatics Financial
Primatics is a leader in accounting, forecasting, regulatory reporting, reserving and stress testing solutions to financial institutions holding or acquiring loans. The Primatics EVOLV platform is a cloud-based, integrated risk and finance solution.
price ($mm)
$122
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
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2.4x
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10.2x
announced 9/2/2015 via PR Web

DMA Corporation, will acquire Baker Hill Corporation

synopsis: The Riverside Company will acquire Baker Hill, a division of Experian. Following the close of the acquisition, Baker Hill and Database Marketing Agency (DMA), a current Riverside portfolio company, will join forces. Baker Hill is a leader in providing loan origination and portfolio management in the financial services market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: DMA Corporation
DMA offers smart data analytics that help banks and credit unions throughout the U.S. understand profit risk, identify growth opportunities and deepen accountholder relationships. Founded in 1996, DMA is a premier integrated financial services analytics provider. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Baker Hill Corporation
For more than three decades, Baker Hill products have been used by high performing organizations to streamline and manage their portfolio risk management, customer management and lending processes.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$31
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3.2x
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closed 1/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, acquired Financial Tools, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced it has acquired Financial Tools, Inc., the provider of CASH Suite™—an enterprise-wide financial analysis and credit risk management solution for U.S. commercial lenders.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services provides audit, risk and compliance solutions that help financial organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness across their enterprise. The company’s prominent brands include: FRSGlobal, ARC Logics for Financial Services, Bankers Systems, and more. "
target: Financial Tools, Inc.
Financial Tools' CASH Suite™ delivers straight-through processing for commercial lending by streamlining tasks like business development, financial analysis, risk management, pricing, automated credit memo preparation, covenant tracking, portfolio management, stress testing and in depth reporting.
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closed 9/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., acquired Commerce Velocity

synopsis: Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services, announced the acquisition of Commerce Velocity, a provider of technology solutions to mortgage lenders, loan servicing organizations and investment banks.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF:$8,423.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNF is one of the nation's largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters. "
target: Commerce Velocity
Commerce Velocity provides technology solutions that focus on mitigating risk for mortgage lenders, loan servicing organizations, and investment banks. Commerce Velocity's technology helps mortgage lenders mitigate risk by enforcing intelligent lending decisions.
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closed 10/27/2008 via PR Newswire

Continuity Engine, Inc., acquired Business IQ

synopsis: Continuity Engine acquired Business IQ for its banking intelligence and profitability capabilities that will be integrated into their flagship product. With this functionality, Continuity Engine will allow community banks and credit unions to manage risks that are technical, natural or business-related.
buyer: Continuity Engine, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by SaaS, banking and compliance veterans, Continuity Engine has created an on-demand platform designed to simplify the way regulatory compliance is achieved in the management of policies, procedures and audit programs. "
target: Business IQ
Business IQ Consulting, wiith extensive IT experience, is defining the development approaches of the future. We stay abreast of the most current and responsive technologies. Great solutions come with insight and the willingness to find the right answers independent from any specific technology.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Vision Software Solutions, acquired Risk Management Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vision Software Solutions, developer of the leading financial analysis and risk management software, fisCAL, has acquired the software products of Risk Management Software, Inc. to further its position as a national leader in commercial lending and risk management software.
buyer: Vision Software Solutions
Vision Software Solutions is a software development company specializing in software for commercial lending and risk management. The company serves financial institutions with software that improves financial analysis and lowers risk, optimizes business processes and reduces costs. "
target: Risk Management Software, Inc.
Risk Management Software, Inc. provides risk management solutions. It offers SpreadComplete, a spread sheet tool that standardizes the presentation of various financial statements, and ProjectionComplete, which provides a tool to do pro forma and projection analysis.
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announced 9/14/2006 via BusinessWire

DAVID Corporation, will acquire Unify Insurance Risk Management Division

synopsis: HALO Technology Holdings, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Insurance Risk Management (IRM) and ViaMode divisions of Unify Corp. IRM will join with HALO subsidiary DAVID Corporation to deliver comprehensive risk management solutions designed to reduce customers' overall claims costs.
buyer parent: Halo Technology Holdings, Inc.
buyer: DAVID Corporation
DAVID Corporation leads the risk management information systems industry by developing and supporting superior software products designed for self-insured, self- administered organizations and third-party administrators. "
target parent: Unify Corp.
target: Unify Insurance Risk Management Division
Unify Insurance Risk Management provides risk management solutions specifically designed for the alternative risk insurance market. Unify IRM was established in February 2005 following the acquisition of Acuitrek Inc.
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closed 7/13/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ePolicy, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of certain assets of California-based ePolicy, Inc., including the industry-leading ePolicy Solutions RightRisk(TM) product line. ePolicy provides a comprehensive set of administration solutions for commercial insurance carriers.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc.
Choicelinx Corporation is a benefits technology and services company specializing in a new generation of Web-based and consumer-focused benefits products for the health insurance industry. "
target: ePolicy, Inc.
With state-of-the-art Web-based technology services, ePolicy Solutions provides businesses with a range of products to automate the rate, quote, bind and issue processes.
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closed 3/3/2006 via

Financial Objects, acquired Raft International

synopsis: Financial Objects and Raft agreed the terms of a recommended offer to be made by Hoare Govett, on behalf of Financial Objects, for the whole of the issued and to be issued share capital of Raft. Offer values the issued share capital of Raft at about £4m and represents a premium of some 20 per cent. to the closing price of 5 pence per Raft share.
buyer: Financial Objects
Financial Objects is a leading international supplier of advanced software and solutions, serving customers in the wholesale banking, retail banking, wealth management and property asset management sectors. "
target: Raft International
Raft International is a leading provider of software solutions and services for the energy trading and financial services sectors. Raft's core business is risk management and Raft has a long history of implementing innovative, best practice credit risk and operational risk management solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.80 [$3.47]
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$9
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closed 8/31/2005 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Baker Hill Corporation

synopsis: Experian(R), a global information solutions company, today announced the acquisition of Baker Hill, a provider of relationship-management, credit-origination and risk-management solutions.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: Baker Hill Corporation
For more than two decades, Baker Hill has been focused on the banking industry, delivering solutions that address business process needs and working as a trusted advisor to its banking clients. Baker Hill understands banking processes, knows how to implement technology to enable those processes, an
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closed 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired SCDM

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services, has acquired SCDM, a company that develops and delivers risk monitoring and analytics solutions for structured credit investors in Germany and internationally.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: SCDM
SCDM develops and delivers risk monitoring and analytics solutions for structured credit investors in Germany and internationally. SCDM was founded in 2003 and is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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closed 2/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business from SCDM

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM, a provider of analytical tools for participants in securitization markets. SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. SCDM, based in Frankfurt, serves a primarily European client base.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: SCDM
SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. Their business intelligence solution - ABSGate - is paired with the cash flow simulation engine - Cascade - one of the most advanced analytical platforms for structured credit investors.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased ABS Suite from Deloitte LLP

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired ABS Suite, a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs, from Deloitte & Touche LLP. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile-device payment plans and more.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte's ABS Suite is a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile payment plans, and more.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Market Watch

Equistone Partners Europe, will acquire Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services

synopsis: Moody's Corp. has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services business to Equistone Partners Europe Ltd, a private-equity firm. Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Moody's Corporation
target: Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services
Based in London, UK, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector.
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closed 8/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Bureau van Dijk, a global provider of business intelligence and company information.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: EQT
target: Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing
Bureau van Dijk is a global provider of business intelligence and company information. They have information on over 220 million companies and cover all countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3,270
rev ($mm)
$281
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$144
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11.6x
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22.7x
closed 2/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business from SCDM

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM, a provider of analytical tools for participants in securitization markets. SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. SCDM, based in Frankfurt, serves a primarily European client base.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: SCDM
SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. Their business intelligence solution - ABSGate - is paired with the cash flow simulation engine - Cascade - one of the most advanced analytical platforms for structured credit investors.
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closed 3/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Axis Actuarial System

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired GGY, a leading provider of advanced actuarial software for the global life insurance industry. GGY’s AXIS Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Axis Actuarial System
GGY’s Axis Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants for pricing, reserving, ALM (asset liability management), financial modeling, capital calculations and hedging.
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$28
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announced 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., will acquire WebEquity Solutions

synopsis: Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation and a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services, announced that it has agreed to acquire WebEquity Solutions, LLC., a leading provider of cloud-based loan origination solutions for financial institutions.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: WebEquity Solutions
WebEquity Solutions™, LLC is the proven leader in on-demand lending software. With WebEquity, lenders gain the advantage of a single, hosted solution enabling them to reduce operational costs, streamline processes and make more uniform and profitable lending decisions.
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closed 12/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Barrie & Hibbert Limited

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Barrie & Hibbert Limited, a leading provider of risk management modeling tools for insurance companies worldwide. The acquisition broadens Moody’s Analytics suite of software solutions for the insurance and pension sectors.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Barrie & Hibbert Limited
Barrie & Hibbert Limited is a leading provider of risk management modeling tools for insurance companies worldwide. Its Economic Scenario Generator is widely recognized as an industry standard for valuing and projecting assets and liabilities and assessing risk and capital positions.
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$78
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closed 11/22/2010 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, acquired CSI Global Education Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired CSI Global Education Inc., Canada’s leading provider of financial learning, credentials, and certification. CSI will operate within Moody’s Analytics, strengthening Moody’s capabilities for delivering credit training programs, research and analytical services, and risk management software.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics
Moody's Analytics is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: CSI Global Education Inc.
CSI is Canada’s leading provider of professional credentials and compliance solutions for the financial services industry. CSI is the exclusive provider of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)®, the base requirement for qualification as a licensed securities dealer in Canada.
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$151
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closed 1/20/2010 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, acquired Commercial Mortgage Metrics

synopsis: Moody’s Analytics, a leader in risk management solutions, announced that it has acquired full ownership of Commercial Mortgage Metrics (CMM), an analytical model for assessing default and recovery risk for commercial real estate (CRE), from CBRE Econometrics Advisors.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics
Moody's Analytics is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: CBRE Richard Ellis, Inc.
target: Commercial Mortgage Metrics
CMM is a powerful tool that quantifies the probability of default and loss given default for real estate properties, allowing financial institutions and other market participants to quickly screen loans, detect credit deterioration, and accurately and consistently price for credit risk.
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announced 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Scope Ratings, will acquire FERI EuroRating Services AG

synopsis: Scope Corporation AG, Europe’s leading provider of independent ratings, research and risk analysis, will acquire FERI EuroRating Services AG, one of the leading European rating agencies specialized in investment market and product ratings.
buyer: Scope Ratings
Scope Ratings specializes in the ratings of companies, financial institutions, structured finance and alternative investment funds. Scope is an ESMA-accredited rating agency (CRA) operating in the European Union with ECAI status. "
target: FERI EuroRating Services AG
FERI EuroRating Services AG is one of the leading European rating agencies specialized in investment market and product ratings. Its mission is to create market transparency and to offer investment ratings that provide decision-making guidance to retail and institutional investors.
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announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
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closed 11/1/2010 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Highline Financial, LLC

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced it acquired Highline Financial, a financial information and analytics provider focused on the US banking sector. The acquisition supports Thomson Reuters strategy of providing timely, accurate and high quality information by expanding its offering to include differentiated financial content and analytics.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Financial, LLC
Highline Financial is the preferred source of banking information and analytics with decades of experience serving the financial industry.
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closed 8/2/2007 via

RiskMetrics Group, Inc., acquired Center for Financial Research and Analysis

synopsis: RiskMetrics Group, the world's leading provider of financial risk management and corporate governance solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CFRA (Center for Financial Research & Analysis).
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: RiskMetrics Group, Inc.
RiskMetrics provides expertise to the financial community through a broad range of research, analytics, data and other products and services. Formerly a division of JP Morgan, RiskMetrics Group became an independent company in 1998. "
target: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
The Center for Financial Research & Analysis is a leading global independent research and educational organization, committed to providing quality of earnings research and training to the institutional investment, insurance, corporate, legal, and regulatory communities.
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closed 6/1/2010 via BusinessWire

RiskMetrics Group, Inc. merged with MSCI Inc.,

synopsis: MSCI Inc., announced that it has completed its acquisition of RiskMetrics Group, Inc., a leading provider of risk management and corporate governance products and services to the global financial community.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investment institutions worldwide. MSCI Inc. products include indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics for use in managing equity, fixed income and multi-asset class portfolios. "
target: RiskMetrics Group, Inc.
RiskMetrics provides expertise to the financial community through a broad range of research, analytics, data and other products and services. Formerly a division of JP Morgan, RiskMetrics Group became an independent company in 1998.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,380 [$1,456]
rev ($mm)
$303
EBITDA ($mm)
$102
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
15.9x
announced 3/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Equilibrium (Peru)

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets, announced that it has agreed to acquire Equilibrium, a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and Latin America.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$4,829.00)
Moody's Corporation is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Equilibrium (Peru)
Equilibrium is a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and other countries in Latin America. Based in Peru, Equilibrium has operated since 1996.
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closed 2/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC, a real-time risk analytics company. Hanweck is expected to help Cboe clients better understand how their balance sheet is optimized through real-time margin calculations of non-linear instruments and analytics that optimize portfolio allocations and hedges.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$2,815.00)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target: Hanweck Associates, LLC
Hanweck is the leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives market. The firm's data brings visibility and clarity to capital and balance sheet constraints of banks, broker/dealers, hedge funds, central counterparties, and exchanges.
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announced 7/27/2019 via Financial Times

London Stock Exchange Group, will acquire Refinitiv

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group, a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community, will acquire Refinitiv, a company that provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets.
buyer: London Stock Exchange Group (LSE:LSE:$3,752.59)
London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Refinitiv
Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets. Their heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence while their best-in-class data and cutting-edge technologies enable greater opportunity.
price ($mm)
$27,000
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has closed the sale of a 55% interest in the company's Financial & Risk business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. The Financial & Risk business is now known as Refinitiv. The unit provides research and analysis tools to financial markets professionals.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$2,038.15)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk
The acquisition includes the financial and risk division of Thomson Reuters. The unit provides research and analysis tools to financial markets professionals. Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for professional markets.
price ($mm)
$11,000*
rev ($mm)
$6,112
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,916
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.4x
closed 11/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bisnode AB, purchased Bonline, Bonitetna Hisa, and Rating from Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.

synopsis: Bisnode, a business intelligence company, said it has become the owner of three ratings agencies - Croatia's Bonline, Slovenia's Bonitetna Hisa and Serbia's Rating, which previously operated under peer Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) in Southeast Europe.
buyer parent: Ratos AB
buyer: Bisnode AB
Bisnode enables people to make smart decisions. They turn data into insights that facilitate decision-making in both strategic issues and daily operations for companies and organizations throughout Europe. "
seller: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$1,813.10)
Bonline (Croatia), Bonitetna Hisa (Slovenia), and Rating (Serbia) are Southeastern European ratings agencies of Dun & Bradstreet, the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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closed 5/17/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Coupa Software, acquired Riskopy, Inc.

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Riskopy, Inc. Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$389.72)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend. They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target: Riskopy, Inc.
Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses. Leveraging contextualized data, finance providers can accurately calculate the cost of capital, and monitor their portfolio for risks and opportunities.
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closed 5/3/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Realpoint, LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Realpoint, LLC, a Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) that specializes in structured finance.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Realpoint, LLC
Realpoint is a nationally recognized credit-rating agency that has earned a reputation for innovation and excellence in the structured finance market. Their goal is to increase market transparency and provide investors with the highest quality ratings and analysis.
price ($mm)
$48
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Tax Guard, the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Tax Guard
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Tax Guard is the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
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closed 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Investortools, acquired Merritt Research Services, LLC

synopsis: Investortools, a provider of software-based solutions for fixed-income portfolio management, trading, compliance, credit analysis, and benchmark risk analysis, has acquired Merritt Research Services, the premier source for municipal financial data. Merritt is a research and data provider focused on credit information related to municipal bonds.
buyer: Investortools
Investortools specializes in software solutions for credit analysis and portfolio management in the institutional marketplace. Serving over 200 premier companies and financial institutions, Investortools and its affiliates have offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target: Merritt Research Services, LLC
Merritt Research Services, LLC is an independent research and data provider focused primarily on credit information related to municipal bonds. Merritt's database provides and maintains the highest-quality set of comprehensive financial and supplemental data in the municipal finance industry.
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closed 5/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired World-Check

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has announced the acquisition of World-Check, a leading global provider of financial crime and corruption prevention information.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: World-Check
World-Check, the leading global provider of highly structured risk intelligence, offers banks, institutional lenders, lawyers, accounting firms and other regulated financial services providers a comprehensive solution for meeting their regulatory compliance requirements.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Data Facts, Inc., acquired Strategic Information Resources, Inc

synopsis: Data Facts, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending solutions and national and international background screening solutions, announced their acquisition of Strategic Information Resources, a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening.
buyer: Data Facts, Inc.
Data Facts provides trusted information that can be relied on to make sound hiring and lending decisions. Their comprehensive solutions allow clients to make better decisions faster and more efficiently. "
target: Strategic Information Resources, Inc
Strategic Information Resources is a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening. SIR helps thousands of companies make more informed decisions every day.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire DBRS Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will be acquiring DBRS, the world's fourth-largest credit ratings agency. DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: DBRS Limited
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency. DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
price ($mm)
$669
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

MSCI Inc., acquired GMI Ratings

synopsis: MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that it has completed the acquisition of GMI Ratings, a provider of corporate governance research and ratings on over 6,000 companies worldwide.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 6,200 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. They offer a range of products and services - including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. "
target: GMI Ratings
GMI Ratings is an independent provider of research and ratings on environmental, social, governance and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies. They help investors assess the sustainable investment value of corporations.
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closed 7/22/2010 via Market Wire

The Corporate Library merged with GovernanceMetrics International,

synopsis: The Corporate Library and GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) announced they have merged, uniting two leading global corporate governance research and risk rating firms. This merger creates the world's leading independent firm dedicated to the development and sale of corporate governance risk ratings.
buyer parent: GovernanceMetrics International
buyer: GovernanceMetrics International
GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) is the largest independent provider of global corporate governance research, ratings and risk analysis. GMI provides in-depth coverage of 4,200 companies, including the complete MSCI World Index and extensive Emerging Market coverage. "
target parent: The Corporate Library
target: The Corporate Library
The Corporate Library has been the leading independent firm providing corporate governance research, advisory and risk analysis solutions. They rate companies on a proprietary set of governance risk factors, allowing businesses to evaluate governance as an element of investment and other risk.
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