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closed 5/2/2005 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Magnify, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its acquisition of Magnify, Inc., a provider of fraud detection and analytics solutions to the insurance and financial services industries.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Magnify, Inc.
Magnify provides advanced analytic and decisioning software and solutions that allow clients to efficiently identify which customers or transactions to focus on, and what actions to take to maximize financial return. The company's tailored solutions optimize critical applications such as fraud detec
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announced 3/16/2006 via BusinessWire

IBM, will acquire Language Analysis Systems, Inc.

synopsis: IBM today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Language Analysis Systems, Inc. (LAS), a privately-held company based in Herndon, Virginia, that develops multicultural name recognition technology.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Language Analysis Systems, Inc.
LAS technology verifies the origin, cultural variations and meaning of names by comparing and analyzing factors commonly associated with nearly one billion names from around the world, including nicknames, titles, format changes and typographical errors.
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closed 8/2/2005 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Derivative Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, today announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Derivative Solutions Inc. FactSet paid consideration of $42.5 million in cash and 305,748 shares of FactSet common stock.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,157.21)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: Derivative Solutions, Inc.
Derivative Solutions is a leading provider of analytical software to financial institutions. Our products provide all the tools necessary for the proper valuation and risk management of all fixed income securities including CMOs, ABS, CMBS, CDOs, MBS, Treasuries, Agencies, Corporates, and Derivativ
price ($mm)[EV]
$54 [$51]
rev ($mm)
$11
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$4
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4.7x
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14.6x
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 6/6/2013 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired Pricing Partners SAS

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Pricing Partners SAS, an international software developer and provider of OTC (over-the-counter) derivative pricing analytics and services for financial firms.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
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: Pricing Partners SAS
Pricing Partners provides a comprehensive set of service solutions to address the full range of customers' and partners' needs, accompanying them every step of the way and helping them take advantage of Price-it capabilities.
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closed 2/9/2012 via AP - Associated Press

S&P Capital IQ, acquired R2 Financial Technologies

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, which offers multi-asset class data, research and analytics to global markets and investors, announced it has acquired R2 Financial Technologies, a leading provider of advanced risk and scenario-based analytics to traders, portfolio and risk managers for pricing, hedging and capital management across asset classes.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target: R2 Financial Technologies
R2 Financial Technologies provides advanced risk and scenario-based analytics to traders, portfolio and risk managers for pricing, hedging and capital management across asset classes.
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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 3/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Peak Performance Solutions, acquired Envision Technology Solutions

synopsis: Peak Performance, a leading provider of insurance technology solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, announces the acquisition of Envision Technology Solutions, of Salt Lake City, Utah.
buyer: Peak Performance Solutions
Peak Performance Solutions offers comprehensive, end-to-end insurance software and technology solutions in the areas of workers’ compensation claims processing, risk management claims administration, managed care tracking and backend policy administration. "
target: Envision Technology Solutions
Envision Technology Solutions provides a broad array of RMIS tools for professionals in the fields of risk management, claims administration, and safety. Our tools are in use by self-funded (self-insured) and/or self-administered organizations that are leaders in their industries.
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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.
price ($mm)
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$28
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closed 7/22/2015 via Company Press Release

RPC Consulting, acquired Marriott Sinclair LLP

synopsis: RPC Consulting, a company that offers actuarial and general management consultancy services to clients in the insurance sector, has acquired Marriott Sinclair, a company that provides software and actuarial consultancy to the insurance, banking, and wider financial services communities.
buyer: RPC Consulting
RPC Consulting was established in early 2015. It offers actuarial and general management consultancy services to clients in the insurance sector. "
target: Marriott Sinclair LLP
Marriott Sinclair provides software and actuarial consultancy to the financial services community. Marriott Sinclair's tyche is a state of the art financial modelling tool that explores the many uncertainties affecting the financial outcome of projects, strategies or business opportunities.
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closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Towers Watson, acquired EMB

synopsis: Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, has completed the acquisition of EMB, a non-life consulting and software company, having satisfied customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
buyer: Towers Watson (TW:$3,644.95)
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. "
target: EMB
EMB is an award-winning international actuarial and business consultancy and software provider. EMB has pioneered the development and use of high performance actuarial software and built a reputation for first class technical skills.
price ($mm)
$68
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$63
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closed 6/29/2010 via Market Wire

Algorithmics Incorporated, purchased VIPitech from Towers Watson

synopsis: Algorithmics, a Fimalac subsidiary, announced that it had acquired VIPitech from Towers Watson. VIPitech, a growing company set up in 2006, is a specialist provider of actuarial modelling software for insurance companies and the financial sector. The UK-based firm serves a client base spanning many European and Asian countries.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Algorithmics Incorporated
Algorithmics' innovative software, content and advisory services provide a consistent, enterprise-wide view of risk management to help financial institutions make better business decisions and increase shareholder value. "
seller: Towers Watson (TW:$3,644.95)
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.
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announced 3/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Sterling Trading Tech, will purchase Livevol X Trading Platform from CBOE Livevol, LLC

synopsis: CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced it has agreed to sell Livevol X, a trade execution platform for U.S. equities and options, from CBOE Livevol, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Sterling Trading Tech. Sterling Trading Tech is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global equities, equity options and futures markets.
buyer: Sterling Trading Tech
Sterling Trading Tech is an industry-leading professional direct access trading platform and global trading network. They offer a full service order routing and management suite built to support the direct trading needs of professional traders, broker/dealers, and buy-side trading institutions. "
seller parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
seller: CBOE Livevol, LLC
Livevol X supports complex orders and algos, in addition to supporting advanced risk analysis for portfolios including what-if analysis. Top features include the ability to trade volatility skews directly from a skew chart, advanced order entry, 3D risk modeling, and volatility modeling features.
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closed 7/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altus Group Limited, acquired Taliance Group

synopsis: Altus Group Limited, a leading provider of commercial real estate services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry, has acquired Taliance Group. Taliance is a best-in-class and rapidly-growing provider of cloud-based alternative investment software used by some of the largest investment firms worldwide.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$421.48)
Based in Canada, Altus Group is the leading provider of independent advisory services, software, and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. CRE professionals world-wide have trusted Altus Group to better manage risk, inform decision making, and drive investment performance. "
target: Taliance Group
Based in France, Taliance Group provides cloud-based collaborative business solutions to alternative investment firms globally allowing them to improve their modelling, forecasting and risk management processes in real time.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$5
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4.3x
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closed 1/25/2017 via Company Press Release

AIR Worldwide, acquired Arium Limited

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a data analytics provider, announced it has acquired Arium, a company specializing in liability risk modeling and decision support. Arium will become part of AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk Analytics business, and will enable AIR to provide its clients with additional modeling solutions and analytics for the casualty market.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: AIR Worldwide
AIR Worldwide (AIR) provides catastrophe risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient. AIR founded the catastrophe modeling industry in 1987, and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, and pandemics globally. "
target: Arium Limited
Architects for Risk Identification, Understanding, and Management (Arium) was established in 1998 by Robin Wilkinson. Arium specializes in developing risk models, primarily for the reinsurance industry.
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closed 10/24/2016 via Company Press Release

AIR Worldwide, acquired Analyze Re, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc. announced it has acquired Analyze Re, a software analytics provider for the reinsurance and insurance industries. Analyze Re will become part of AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk Analytics business, and will enable AIR to provide clients with real-time pricing, exposure management, and enterprise portfolio roll-up capabilities.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: AIR Worldwide
AIR Worldwide (AIR) provides catastrophe risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient. AIR founded the catastrophe modeling industry in 1987, and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, and pandemics globally. "
target: Analyze Re, Inc.
Founded in 2013, Analyze Re provides a software analytics suite designed for the reinsurance and insurance industries. In addition to predictive analytics for strategic planning, Analyze Re technology helps organizations make faster and more accurate pricing and portfolio decisions.
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closed 10/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Prima Solutions, acquired Tricast Group

synopsis: With the support of The Carlyle Group, Prima Solutions, French insurance software vendor, announced the acquisition of Tricast, a French company specialized in analysis and predictive tools. Tricast provides insurers and banks a range of analytical and simulation tools, which are technically innovative, scientifically sophisticated and easy to use.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Prima Solutions
Based in France, Prima Solutions delivers the software platform Property and Casualty insurers need to gain in agility and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. Full web, modular, multilingual and available in SaaS mode, Prima Insure addresses the whole life cycle of an insurance policy. "
target: Tricast Group
In order to improve the competitiveness and technical margins of insurers, banks, cooperatives and wholesalers, France-based Tricast provides a range of analytical and simulation tools, which are technically innovative, scientifically sophisticated and easy to use.
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announced 10/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Guidewire Software, Inc., will acquire Cyence

synopsis: Guidewire Software, Inc. and Cyence, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Guidewire to acquire Cyence. Cyence is a software company that applies data science and risk analytics to enable P&C insurers to grow by underwriting “21st century risks” that have gone underinsured or uninsured.
buyer: Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE:$514.28)
Guidewire delivers the software that Property and Casualty insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. They combine three elements – core operations, data and analytics, and digital engagement – into a platform that enhances insurers’ ability to empower their customers. "
target: Cyence
Cyence empowers the insurance industry to understand the impact of emerging 21st century risks like cyber, business interruption, etc. Cyence’s unique data science combines data collection at scale, machine learning and economic/risk modeling to create an insurance risk modeling platform.
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closed 5/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Trintech Group Plc, acquired Chesapeake System Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trintech, a leading provider of integrated Record-to-Report software solutions for the office of finance, announced it has acquired Chesapeake System Solutions. The company is a leading provider of financial transaction account reconciliation and treasury solutions.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Trintech Group Plc (TTPA:$33.95)
Trintech is a leading provider of financial software solutions for the Record-to-Report process. Over 900 clients in 100 countries rely on their solutions to optimize resources, reduce costs, manage risk and monitor activities across the entire finance organization worldwide. "
target: Chesapeake System Solutions, Inc.
Chesapeake System Solutions provides financial close, transaction matching, cash management, and treasury solutions for the retail, banking, financial services, and insurance industries.
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closed 5/2/2005 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Magnify, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its acquisition of Magnify, Inc., a provider of fraud detection and analytics solutions to the insurance and financial services industries.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Magnify, Inc.
Magnify provides advanced analytic and decisioning software and solutions that allow clients to efficiently identify which customers or transactions to focus on, and what actions to take to maximize financial return. The company's tailored solutions optimize critical applications such as fraud detec
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closed 11/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Insurity, Inc

synopsis: Genstar Capital, LLC, a leading private equity firm, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Insurity, the former LexisNexis Insurance Software Solutions business, a provider of software and services to the Property and Casualty insurance industry.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Insurity, Inc
Insurity provides policy administration, claims, billing, and analytics software to insurance companies. Its customers, who write Personal Lines and Commercial Lines insurance, represent over $12 billion of commercial insurance premium processed through the Insurity suite of products.
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closed 7/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Database Marketing Solutions from ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation, a global interactive marketing services company, announced the acquisition of the Database Marketing Solutions division of ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of ChoicePoint Inc.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
seller parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
seller: ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing accelerates sales, improves customer retention and enhances cross- and up-sell programs. We provide full-service direct and database marketing solutions to leading companies in insurance, financial services, and many other industries.
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$4.50
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$16
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closed 6/6/2008 via Company Press Release

Silver Lake Partners, acquired i2 Inc.

synopsis: Silver Lake Sumeru, the middle-market technology focused investment fund, today announced it has completed its acquisition of visual analysis software provider i2 from ChoicePoint.
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Silver Lake is the leading private equity firm focused on large-scale investing in technology. Silver Lake's ability to source and structure large-scale, private equity transactions and add value to portfolio companies is unmatched by other private equity firms investing in the technology industry. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: i2 Inc.
i2 Inc. is the leading worldwide provider of visual investigative analysis software for law enforcement. Our integrated suite of products enables investigators and analysts to quickly understand complex scenarios and volumes of seemingly unrelated data, perform analysis and communicate the results.
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closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc., acquired iMapData Inc.

synopsis: iMapData Inc., a consulting firm specializing in customized, geospatially-based decision support solutions for the public and private sector, has been acquired from ChoicePoint Inc. by a private investment group. The investment group is led by, and the business will be managed by, the founders of iMapData.
buyer parent: ChoicePoint, Inc.
buyer: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government... "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government...
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closed 9/19/2008 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired ChoicePoint, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that its acquisition of ChoicePoint Inc has been completed. On 21 February 2008, Reed Elsevier announced that it had reached agreement to acquire ChoicePoint for a total cost of $4.1 billion. On 16 September 2008 Reed Elsevier announced that the acquisition had received clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission.
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: ChoicePoint, Inc.
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions.
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$982
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announced 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., will acquire Optimal Decisions Group

synopsis: ChoicePoint is acquiring Optimal Decisions Group, a firm that develops and deploys advanced analytics and software to the insurance industry. The purchase of ODG will create additional value for clients by integrating ODG's pricing optimization into ChoicePoint's Data Services transactional products.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Optimal Decisions Group
Optimal Decision Group Pty., Ltd. develops and deploys analytics and software, which assists retail financial institutions in making customer-level decisions in targeted marketing, acceptance and underwriting, pricing, servicing, collections, and claims. It serves auto and home insurers.
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closed 1/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Palladian Capital Partners, acquired EquiSearch Services

synopsis: ChoicePoint today announced the sale of its shareholder services business, EquiSearch Services, to Palladian Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity group.
buyer: Palladian Capital Partners
Palladian Capital Partners makes control or near-control equity investments in established companies. Palladian's investment strategy is to work with existing management teams to accelerate growth and enhance the value of a business. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: EquiSearch Services
Equisearch is engaged by transfer agents, mutual funds, public companies and banks (our clients) to locate and verify the correct addresses for account holders whom they have classified as “dormant” or “lost” due to inactivity or to mail returned as undeliverable.
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closed 9/29/2006 via PR Newswire

AMS Services, Inc., acquired PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its signing of a strategic alliance agreement with AMS Services that will extend ChoicePoint's capabilities for data sales to thousands of additional insurance agents and industry professionals nationwide. The agreement was signed simultaneously with the sale of ChoicePoint's Priority Data Systems business to AMS Services.
buyer parent: Vertafore, Inc.
buyer: AMS Services, Inc.
Vertafore, Inc. d/b/a AMS Services is dedicated to helping independent insurance agencies achieve maximum performance and operational efficiency. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.
PRIORITY focuses on streamlining processes. This enabled the offering of customized solutions to insurance agents and carriers through comparative and proprietary rating programs for auto, home, dwelling, business owners, farm, and commercial lines.
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closed 8/10/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Steel Card, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint,announced the acquisition of California-based Steel Card, LLC and its award-winning Apogee product line. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Steel Card and its products will be integrated into ChoicePoint's insurance software and process outsourcing business, Insurity, based in Hartford, Connecticut.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Steel Card, LLC
Steel Card is a privately held software company focused on creating solutions for the Property & Casualty insurance marketplace.
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., purchased USCerts from N-Cycles

synopsis: ChoicePoint today announced the acquisition of the assets of Memphis, Tenn.-based USCerts, which provides technology and data management services to facilitate the remote ordering of certified birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
seller: N-Cycles
The N-Cycles team is focused on only one thing - building the best custom mission-critical software for our clients. Our consultants have an average of over 8 years experience and have worked for a variety of other consulting firms as well as Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ShortStop, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ShortStop, LLC, which maintains the nation's leading network of drug and health testing clinics. The addition of ShortStop will expand ChoicePoint's current network of collection locations, enhancing service and convenience to customers as they seek ways to mitigate risks through employment screening.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ShortStop, LLC
ShortStop is the industry and service leader in collection site management, offering the nation's largest network of providers for drug test collections, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and other select health services.
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closed 2/2/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ELIOS, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ELIOS, Inc., a leading loss payee notification company for the Property and Casualty insurance industry. ELIOS notifies vehicle finance companies and mortgage holders of policy coverage and lapses in coverage for its insurance clients. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ELIOS, Inc.
ELIOS Inc. incorporated in 1999 as a loss payee notification services for automobile, homeowner, flood, farm, watercraft, and vacation home policies. Over 250 insurance carriers rely on ELIOS' Paperless Solutions Technologies for the accurate and timely delivery of their notifications.
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closed 5/2/2005 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Magnify, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its acquisition of Magnify, Inc., a provider of fraud detection and analytics solutions to the insurance and financial services industries.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Magnify, Inc.
Magnify provides advanced analytic and decisioning software and solutions that allow clients to efficiently identify which customers or transactions to focus on, and what actions to take to maximize financial return. The company's tailored solutions optimize critical applications such as fraud detec
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closed 6/22/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired Investigation Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS, the leading provider of identification and verification services, has acquired Investigation Technologies, LLC, which operates Rapsheets Criminal Records, a provider of online criminal records searches.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Investigation Technologies, LLC
Investigation Technologies, LLC, operates Rapsheets Criminal Records. Rapsheets Criminal Records has become the most comprehensive site on the Internet in delivering instant results of criminal records searches. In 1997, the company began compiling databases of public records from state criminal ju
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closed 5/4/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired ADREM Profiles, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS today announced its acquisition of the assets of ADREM Profiles, Inc., based in Tampa, Fla. ADREM is an experienced pre-employment screening provider, serving a client base that includes Fortune 500 companies and the government sector.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ADREM Profiles, Inc.
ADREM Profiles, Inc. is a nationwide information retrieval company that specializes in conducting Public Records Research. Our research services are utilized for Background Checks, Drug Testing, Employment Screening, Tenant Screening, and Due Diligence purposes allowing you to obtain the critical i
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closed 2/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired Templar Corporation

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS, the leading provider of identification and credential verification services, today announced its acquisition of Templar Corporation, a provider of advanced and secure information technology solutions, based in Alexandria, Va.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Templar Corporation
The Templar Corporation offers advanced and secure information technology solutions that allow law enforcement, criminal justice, and emergency management organizations to easily and rapidly share critical information and improve the government's ability to proactively deter and effectively respond
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closed 9/9/2003 via

synopsis: ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS) and TML Information Services today jointly announced ChoicePoint's acquisition of the insurance-related businesses and underlying technology of TML, an information services provider
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
seller:
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closed 4/16/2015 via PR Web

SNL Insurance, acquired RateFilings.com

synopsis: SNL Insurance, a division of SNL, has acquired RateFilings.com, a division of Perr&Knight, the market leader in providing competitor rate, rule and form filings to Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance companies for over 20 years.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Insurance
With SNL Insurance, users can access insurance information like never before. Evaluate every U.S. insurance company, public and private, from every possible angle. "
target parent: Perr&Knight
target: RateFilings.com
RateFilings.com provides insurance professionals with the intelligence they need to stay ahead of the competition and develop timely, profitable products. In fact, over 90% of U.S. property & casualty insurers use RateFilings.
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closed 3/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited

synopsis: Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited
Workload Financial Business Consultants Ltd is the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers. Workload operates a shared investment product data exchange with information provided by over 90 of the UK's leading financial services companies.
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closed 12/15/2006 via LBO Wire

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Wind Point Partners' recently formed business-to-business platform Summit Business Media is quickly building up, and has done a third deal in less than a month, buying Judy Diamond Associates, a provider of marketing information for financial and insurance industries.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target: Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.
Judy Diamond Associates is the premiere publisher of health, welfare, pension and executive compensation data for the financial services and corporate markets. Our databases are recognized as "standards" in the industry along with our specialized research services and a library of copyrighted books.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired American Property Guard

synopsis: LERETA, a leading national real estate tax services and flood service provider, has acquired American Property Guard (APG). APG is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry.
buyer parent: LandAmerica Financial Group Corporation
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax data and flood hazard status information across the U.S. LERETA is committed to giving customers extraordinary service and cost-effective property tax and flood solutions. "
target: American Property Guard
American Property Guard (APG) is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry. APG was founded in 2012 to automate property tax data inquiries.
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closed 4/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Symbility Solutions Inc., purchased Claims Division from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh

synopsis: Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp., provider of accurate and easy-to-use claims processing and estimating software for the property and casualty insurance industry, has closed the previously announced transaction to acquire Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division.
buyer parent: Automated Benefits Corp.
buyer: Symbility Solutions Inc. (:$32.17)
Symbility Solutions Inc. designs and delivers mobile and wireless technology solutions for the property claims industry in North America and the United Kingdom. The company’s solutions include Symbility.NET, an Internet-based communications hub, data warehouse, and analytics engine. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: Marshall & Swift/Boeckh
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division analyzes claims data transforming it into valuable management strategies. Their claims analytics, technology and data help make decisions that reduce operational risk, control adjusting and indemnity expenses and improve combined ratios.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

National General Holdings Corp., acquired Syndeste LLC

synopsis: National General Holdings Corp., a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing niche insurance products, has acquired Syndeste, a company that provides high resolution data and insights on flood risk, including steps to improve resilience to flooding and climate change.
buyer: National General Holdings Corp. (NGHC:$4,723.38)
National General Holdings Corp., headquartered in New York City, is a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. "
target: Syndeste LLC
Syndeste’s vision is to be the catalyst of a new era in the management of natural hazards to create more sustainable and resilient communities. They focus on connecting people and organizations to actionable insights on managing natural hazard risks.
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closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
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closed 6/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Explore Information Services, LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. The Solera companies include Audatex, Informex, Sidexa, ABZ, Market Scan, HPI, Hollander, AUTOonline, and IMS. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Explore Information Services, LLC
Explore Information Services, LLC is a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services used by automotive property and casualty ("P&C") insurers. Its services are utilized by 130 U.S. P&C insurers, including 14 of the top 20 U.S. P&C insurers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$519]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$31
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.7x
closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC

synopsis: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., a leading provider of pension consulting and pension risk transfer (PRT) services, has acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC, a specialist pension information and advisory services firm and thought leadership provider to the U.S. retirement industry.
buyer: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1983, BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier pension risk consulting firms having advised on over 2,000 defined benefit liability settlements and plan terminations ranging from publicly-traded companies, to privately held, healthcare, banks and not-for-profits. "
target: Penbridge Advisors, LLC
Penbridge Advisors helps defined benefit plan sponsors evaluate plan maintenance efficiency and pension de-risking alternatives. Their services include DB expense analysis and benchmarking, vendor price discovery and searches, pension de-risking assessments, and buyout price monitoring.
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closed 10/3/2008 via Company Press Release

CIS Group, acquired Advanced Field Services

synopsis: The CIS Group, a full service field underwriting company headquartered in Ft. Worth, TX, announced that it has purchased substantially all the assets of Advanced Field Services, Inc., from its parent company, Eagle Eye Analytics of Columbia, SC.
buyer: CIS Group
CIS Group is a leading provider of field underwriting services to the insurance and banking industries. Headquartered in Ft. Worth, Texas, with regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta, CIS provides the most comprehensive suite of field reporting services available. "
target parent: FirstMark Capital, LLC
target: Advanced Field Services
Advanced Field Services, one of the CIS Group of Companies, is a leading national provider of traditional and alternative information reporting solutions.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sovos Compliance, acquired Booke Seminars

synopsis: Global tax software provider Sovos announced it has acquired Booke Seminars, which provides critically important educational seminars to employees of insurance companies and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on topics across property, casualty, life and health insurance sectors.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Sovos Compliance
Sovos is a leading global provider of software that safeguards businesses from the burden and risk of modern tax. The Sovos Intelligent Compliance Cloud is the first complete solution for modern tax, giving businesses a global solution for tax determination, e-invoicing compliance and tax reporting."
target parent: Aon plc
target: Booke Seminars
Booke Seminars provides critically important educational seminars to employees of insurance companies and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on topics across property, casualty, life and health insurance sectors.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Newcom Media Inc., acquired Canadian Insurance Top Broker

synopsis: Newcom Media Inc., one of Canada’s leading B2B media companies, is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. It also includes an annual insurance event called the Top Broker Summit.
buyer: Newcom Media Inc.
Family-owned and operated, Newcom Media Inc. produces magazines, websites, trade shows and events for the automotive, bridal dental, insurance, meetings, supply chain and trucking markets. Headquartered in Toronto, the company has operations in Quebec and the U.S. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Canadian Insurance Top Broker
Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the prestigious Top Broker Summit, an annual conference.
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closed 3/2/2015 via Capital IQ

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired Summit Professional Networks

synopsis: ALM has acquired Summit Professional Networks, the publisher of Investment Advisor and several prominent insurance and legal publications including National Underwriter and InsideCounsel. The deal also includes Judy Diamond Associates, a market-leading provider of prospecting tools and data within the benefits industry.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM's media properties, which include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. "
target parent: EOS Partners, L.P.
target: Summit Professional Networks
Summit Professional Networks provides face-to-face and digital events, websites, mobile sites and apps, online information services, and magazines giving professionals multi-platform access to their critical resources.
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closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Observer Capital, acquired SourceMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced that it has completed the sale of SourceMedia, a diversified business-to-business media company, to Observer Capital, an investment firm focused on private equity and special situation opportunities across the media, finance and business services industries.
buyer: Observer Capital
Observer Capital is an investment firm focused on private equity and special situation opportunities across the media, finance and business services industries. Observer Capital seeks to enhance value through strategic growth initiatives, operating improvements, and add-on acquisitions. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: SourceMedia, Inc.
Headquartered in New York with 365 employees, SourceMedia is a diversified business-to-business media company serving senior professionals in the financial, technology, and healthcare sectors.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

B+B Vakmedianet B.V., will acquire Assurantie Magazine

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has reached agreements to sell several of its publishing assets and related activities in the Netherlands including Assurantie Magazine to B+B Vakmedianet, a Dutch publisher of business-to-business titles. Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance.
buyer: B+B Vakmedianet B.V.
B+B Vakmedianet B.V. publishes magazines and newsletter for professional communities based in Bussum, the Netherlands. Vakmedianet is a rapidly growing publishing company. Professionals find each other in their business-to-business communities with high-quality professional information. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Assurantie Magazine
Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance. AM is the platform for professionals working in financial services that provides the background to the news in the form of reports, interviews, analyzes, facts, opinions and visions.
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closed 2/22/2010 via BNC Analysis

Profideo SA, acquired La Tribune de L'assurance

synopsis: Profideo SA acquired La Tribune de l'Assurance SAS, a Rueil-Malmaison-based publisher of monthly magazines, from Wolters Kluwer France SAS, a unit of Wolters Kluwer NV. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Profideo SA
Founded in 2000, Profideo SA provides information services for the financial sector. It has graduatlly become an essential partner for those involved in banking and insurance that want real-time decision-making information that is clean, accurate and reliable. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: La Tribune de L'assurance
La Tribune de L'assurance is a monthly magazine for insurance professionals. Through records, surveys and articles, experts analyze the current economic, legal and technical sector in depth. The magazine is read by 86,000 readers and senior executives.
price ($mm)
$1.36
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/24/2008 via Bloomberg

Bain Capital, Clessidra SGR, will acquire Centrale dei Bilanci srl

synopsis: Bain Capital LLC and Clessidra SGR agreed to buy Centrale dei Bilanci from shareholders consisting of Italy’s biggest banks in a deal that values the business- information company at 535 million euros including debt.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Clessidra SGR
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target: Centrale dei Bilanci srl
The original mission of Centrale dei Bilanci was the creation of a large database of balance sheets and the improvement of financial analysis practices for the assesment of credit worthiness.The database includes every year about 45,000 balance sheets.
price ($mm)
$746
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closed 12/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired 10K Wizard Technology, LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired 10-K Wizard, a leading provider of SEC EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval) filing research and alert services, for $12.5 million subject to working capital adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: 10K Wizard Technology, LLC
10-K Wizard is a leading provider of SEC EDGAR research services, real-time alerting technology, and application programming interface (API) solutions. 10-K Wizard's basic offering provides unlimited sophisticated full-text searching, real-time alerting, and 10 unique datasets.
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closed 1/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH, acquired Tijd Nederland B.V.

synopsis: vwd group, the biggest German full-service provider of information, communications and technology solutions for the securities business, is taking over Tijd Nederland B.V. (TBM) from the Belgian media group Mediafin for a purchase price of approx. EUR 7 million.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH (VWDG.DE :$0.00)
Vwd's operations include the financial newswires and business newsletters along with a market-data terminal and services business. Vwd employs 220 staff and operates bureaus in six German cities and Brussels. "
target parent: Media fin
target: Tijd Nederland B.V.
Tijd Nederland B.V. together with its subsidiaries, Trustmedia NL B.V. (Amsterdam) and Tijd Beursmedia NV (Brussels and Paris), is a well-known provider of data on the financial markets with a strong market position in the Benelux countries.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2007 via BusinessWire

SunGard Data Systems Inc., acquired The ASTEC Group

synopsis: SunGard has acquired The ASTEC Group, a specialist research consultancy and provider of information products and analytics on securities finance. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard’s financial results.
buyer: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also helps information-dependent enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business. "
target: The ASTEC Group
The ASTEC Consulting Group, Inc., a research company, provides information and analysis on securities finance, secured lending, and transitional economies. The company offers market models and peer review tools to analyze risks, returns, fees, and service quality.
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