Like Penbridge Advisors, LLC

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 2/4/2021 via Company Press Release

AcadiaSoft, acquired Quaternion Risk Management Limited

synopsis: AcadiaSoft Inc., the leading industry provider of risk and collateral management services for the derivatives community, announced it has acquired capital markets consulting and software company Quaternion. Quaternion is a leading provider of highly specialized and advanced risk analytics solutions for the financial services industry.
buyer: AcadiaSoft
AcadiaSoft, Inc. is the leading industry provider of risk management services for the derivatives community. Its industry-wide repository of margin and collateral data helps firms to mitigate financial risk and optimize resources across the entire trade life cycle. "
target: Quaternion Risk Management Limited
Quaternion Risk Management Limited headquartered in Ireland was founded in 2010 by three senior banking professionals with extensive capital markets experience. It is leading provider of highly specialized and advanced risk analytics solutions for the financial services industry.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

MJ Hudson, acquired Clarus Risk Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based MJ Hudson Group plc has acquired Clarus Risk Limited, a FinTech risk specialist, to widen the breadth of services in the Group’s data and analytics division. Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace.
buyer: MJ Hudson (AIM:MJH:$37.75)
MJ Hudson helps fund managers and investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully. Their services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing. MJ Hudson has office across Europe's major asset management centres. "
target: Clarus Risk Ltd.
Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace. The company's risk analytics and reporting technology generates fully customisable risk and regulatory risk reporting solutions.
price ($mm)
$1.38
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$1
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5.8x
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closed 1/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

GTreasury, acquired Hedge Trackers, LLC

synopsis: GTreasury has acquired Hedge Trackers, the leading provider of accounting, consulting, and software services to protect clients against financial risk. The acquisition joins Hedge Trackers’ hedge accounting expertise and SaaS solutions with GTreasury’s unparalleled treasury and risk management platform.
buyer: GTreasury
GTreasury is committed to connecting treasury and digital finance operations by providing a world-class SaaS treasury and risk management system and integrated ecosystem where cash, debt, investments and exposures are seamlessly managed within the office of the CFO. "
target: Hedge Trackers, LLC
Hedge Trackers is the premier provider of consulting, outsourced derivative accounting, software and training services for firms that need to plan, execute or maintain a foreign currency, interest rate or commodity hedging program.
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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 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired ICS Risk Advisors

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired ICS Risk Advisors. ICS Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: ICS Risk Advisors
ICS Risk Advisors is a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions, spanning from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.
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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:$5,156.10)
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 9/16/2019 via BusinessWire

MVB Bank, Inc., acquired Chartwell Compliance

synopsis: MVB Financial Corp., the holding company for MVB Bank, Inc., has acquired Chartwell Compliance, a company that provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
buyer: MVB Bank, Inc. (MVBF:$126.44)
MVB is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, and the bank’s subsidiaries, MVB Mortgage and the MVB Community Development Corporation, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. "
target: Chartwell Compliance
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Chartwell Compliance provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
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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)
$68
rev ($mm)
$63
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EV / rev
1.1x
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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 5/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Connected Risk Solutions, acquired Pendulum

synopsis: Connected Risk Solutions, BRP’s Specialty Wholesale platform within its Specialty Operating Group, has acquired the assets comprising the risk assessment and consulting business of Pendulum, LLC, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based firm that provides innovative risk assessment and reduction protocols utilizing advanced software tools.
buyer parent: BRP Group, Inc.
buyer: Connected Risk Solutions
Connected Risk Solutions is a suite of wholesale specialists that connects agency partners with the expertise and products needed to drive new business success and help clients with complex risks. The company specializes in the healthcare, managed care, life sciences, and social services industries."
target: Pendulum
Pendulum is a risk consulting firm that provides innovative assessment and risk reduction protocols, combined with software and loss control tools. Pendulum’s risk control consultants provide liability risk assessments, on-site consultations, and development of quality and specialty programs.
price ($mm)
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$2
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0.0x
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

OANDA Corporation, acquired GFM Solutions Group

synopsis: OANDA has acquired GFM Solutions Group, a well-known risk management and financial reporting company offering cutting-edge software that enables corporate treasury, accounting and finance teams to better manage the impact of currency-related exposure in their business.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA® is a global online retail trading platform, currency data and analytics company. OANDA's award-winning technology and institutional-grade execution across a wide range of asset classes, enables clients to trade currencies, equity indices, commodities, treasuries and precious metals. "
target: GFM Solutions Group
GFM offers a host of financial risk advisory software as a service (SaaS) solutions including exposure measurement and management, hedge accounting and financial reporting, financial instrument valuation and regulatory compliance and risk management policy implementation.
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announced 8/1/2022 via Bloomberg

Permira, will acquire Reorg Research

synopsis: Private equity firm Permira agreed to buy a majority stake in financial analysis provider Reorg Research Inc. from Warburg Pincus. Reorg, based in New York, offers subscribers at banks, law firms and elsewhere news, data and analysis on the bankruptcy and credit markets.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Reorg Research
Since 2013, Reorg’s proprietary data and analysis has helped traders, portfolio managers, investment bankers, restructuring lawyers, advisors and other financial and legal professionals around the world cut through the noise to make faster, more calculated investment and business decisions.
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

AlphaSense, Inc., acquired Sentieo

synopsis: Sentieo, maker of the only AI-powered financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors, has been acquired by AlphaSense, the leading market intelligence and search platform. Combining forces through this acquisition will enable Sentieo to build an even bigger and better world-class organization.
buyer: AlphaSense, Inc.
AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform used by the world's leading companies and financial institutions. Since 2011, its AI-based technology has helped professionals make smarter business decisions by delivering insights from an extensive universe of public and private content. "
target: Sentieo
Sentieo provides the first financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors. Sentieo’s AI-powered financial search engine aggregates internal and external content into a single shared workspace for a more efficient research process.
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announced 12/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet, will acquire CUSIP Global Services

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CUSIP Global Services (CGS) from S&P Global. CUSIP Global Services manages a database of 60 different data elements uniquely identifying more than 50 million global financial instruments.
buyer: FactSet (FDS:$1,627.96)
FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help users see & seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, & the industry-leading support of their dedicated specialists."
target parent: S&P Global
target: CUSIP Global Services
CUSIP Global Services manages a database of 60 different data elements uniquely identifying more than 50 million global financial instruments. It is the foundation for security master files relied on by critical front, middle and back-office functions.
price ($mm)
$1,925
rev ($mm)
$175
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.0x
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closed 10/21/2021 via Company Press Release

ComplySci, acquired National Regulatory Services

synopsis: ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, announced the acquisition of National Regulatory Services (NRS), an advanced provider of compliance consulting services and technology solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurers.
buyer: ComplySci
ComplySci is a leading provider of technology solutions that help compliance organizations identify, monitor, manage and report on conflicts of interest arising from employee activities, including personal trading, gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and more. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: National Regulatory Services
National Regulatory Services (NRS) is an advanced provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BusinessWire

ACA Compliance Group, acquired Cordium

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Cordium, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
buyer parent: Starr Companies
buyer: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity. "
target: Cordium
Cordium is a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
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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 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 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 2/4/2021 via Company Press Release

AcadiaSoft, acquired Quaternion Risk Management Limited

synopsis: AcadiaSoft Inc., the leading industry provider of risk and collateral management services for the derivatives community, announced it has acquired capital markets consulting and software company Quaternion. Quaternion is a leading provider of highly specialized and advanced risk analytics solutions for the financial services industry.
buyer: AcadiaSoft
AcadiaSoft, Inc. is the leading industry provider of risk management services for the derivatives community. Its industry-wide repository of margin and collateral data helps firms to mitigate financial risk and optimize resources across the entire trade life cycle. "
target: Quaternion Risk Management Limited
Quaternion Risk Management Limited headquartered in Ireland was founded in 2010 by three senior banking professionals with extensive capital markets experience. It is leading provider of highly specialized and advanced risk analytics solutions for the financial services industry.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

MJ Hudson, acquired Clarus Risk Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based MJ Hudson Group plc has acquired Clarus Risk Limited, a FinTech risk specialist, to widen the breadth of services in the Group’s data and analytics division. Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace.
buyer: MJ Hudson (AIM:MJH:$37.75)
MJ Hudson helps fund managers and investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully. Their services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing. MJ Hudson has office across Europe's major asset management centres. "
target: Clarus Risk Ltd.
Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace. The company's risk analytics and reporting technology generates fully customisable risk and regulatory risk reporting solutions.
price ($mm)
$1.38
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.8x
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closed 1/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

GTreasury, acquired Hedge Trackers, LLC

synopsis: GTreasury has acquired Hedge Trackers, the leading provider of accounting, consulting, and software services to protect clients against financial risk. The acquisition joins Hedge Trackers’ hedge accounting expertise and SaaS solutions with GTreasury’s unparalleled treasury and risk management platform.
buyer: GTreasury
GTreasury is committed to connecting treasury and digital finance operations by providing a world-class SaaS treasury and risk management system and integrated ecosystem where cash, debt, investments and exposures are seamlessly managed within the office of the CFO. "
target: Hedge Trackers, LLC
Hedge Trackers is the premier provider of consulting, outsourced derivative accounting, software and training services for firms that need to plan, execute or maintain a foreign currency, interest rate or commodity hedging program.
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closed 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired ICS Risk Advisors

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired ICS Risk Advisors. ICS Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: ICS Risk Advisors
ICS Risk Advisors is a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions, spanning from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.
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closed 9/16/2019 via BusinessWire

MVB Bank, Inc., acquired Chartwell Compliance

synopsis: MVB Financial Corp., the holding company for MVB Bank, Inc., has acquired Chartwell Compliance, a company that provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
buyer: MVB Bank, Inc. (MVBF:$126.44)
MVB is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, and the bank’s subsidiaries, MVB Mortgage and the MVB Community Development Corporation, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. "
target: Chartwell Compliance
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Chartwell Compliance provides integrated regulatory compliance, state licensing, financial crimes prevention and enterprise risk management services that include consulting, outsourcing, testing and training solutions.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
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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)
$68
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 5/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Connected Risk Solutions, acquired Pendulum

synopsis: Connected Risk Solutions, BRP’s Specialty Wholesale platform within its Specialty Operating Group, has acquired the assets comprising the risk assessment and consulting business of Pendulum, LLC, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based firm that provides innovative risk assessment and reduction protocols utilizing advanced software tools.
buyer parent: BRP Group, Inc.
buyer: Connected Risk Solutions
Connected Risk Solutions is a suite of wholesale specialists that connects agency partners with the expertise and products needed to drive new business success and help clients with complex risks. The company specializes in the healthcare, managed care, life sciences, and social services industries."
target: Pendulum
Pendulum is a risk consulting firm that provides innovative assessment and risk reduction protocols, combined with software and loss control tools. Pendulum’s risk control consultants provide liability risk assessments, on-site consultations, and development of quality and specialty programs.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

OANDA Corporation, acquired GFM Solutions Group

synopsis: OANDA has acquired GFM Solutions Group, a well-known risk management and financial reporting company offering cutting-edge software that enables corporate treasury, accounting and finance teams to better manage the impact of currency-related exposure in their business.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA® is a global online retail trading platform, currency data and analytics company. OANDA's award-winning technology and institutional-grade execution across a wide range of asset classes, enables clients to trade currencies, equity indices, commodities, treasuries and precious metals. "
target: GFM Solutions Group
GFM offers a host of financial risk advisory software as a service (SaaS) solutions including exposure measurement and management, hedge accounting and financial reporting, financial instrument valuation and regulatory compliance and risk management policy implementation.
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closed 10/21/2021 via Company Press Release

ComplySci, acquired National Regulatory Services

synopsis: ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, announced the acquisition of National Regulatory Services (NRS), an advanced provider of compliance consulting services and technology solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurers.
buyer: ComplySci
ComplySci is a leading provider of technology solutions that help compliance organizations identify, monitor, manage and report on conflicts of interest arising from employee activities, including personal trading, gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and more. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: National Regulatory Services
National Regulatory Services (NRS) is an advanced provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BusinessWire

ACA Compliance Group, acquired Cordium

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Cordium, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
buyer parent: Starr Companies
buyer: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity. "
target: Cordium
Cordium is a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
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announced 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Starr Investment Holdings, LLC, will acquire ACA Compliance Group

synopsis: New Mountain Capital, LLC announced that it has agreed to sell ACA Compliance Group Holdings, LLC to Starr Investment Holdings, LLC. ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cyber security.
buyer parent: Starr Companies
buyer: Starr Investment Holdings, LLC
Starr Investment Holdings, LLC, a multi-billion dollar investment adviser, partners with and advises a wide range of institutions and family offices with a focus on long-term, sustained equity capital investments. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cyber security. ACA serves a diverse base of leading investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, and more.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

ACA Compliance Group, acquired Telavance

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, a global leader in providing compliance, cybersecurity, performance, and technology solutions to financial services firms, has acquired Telavance. Telavance provides anti-money laundering risk reviews and related regulatory compliance services and software solutions.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of regulatory compliance products and solutions, cybersecurity and risk assessments, performance services, and technology solutions to regional, national, and global firms in the financial services industry. "
target: Telavance
Telavance is a specialized international consulting firm providing risk and compliance advisory services and software products to the financial community. The firm specializes in anti-money laundering, regulatory compliance, enhanced due diligence, model validations, independent reviews, and more.
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closed 12/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

New Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired ACA Compliance Group

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, the leading global regulatory compliance consultancy, announced that it has agreed to partner with New Mountain Capital to further grow and expand its business. While New Mountain will acquire a controlling interest, the firm’s five original founders and partners will maintain a significant investment in the new entity.
buyer: New Mountain Capital, LLC
New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investments in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions, and management buyouts. "
target: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance provides expert compliance consulting services to investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, investment companies, and broker-dealers. ACA additionally provides GIPS® verification services and a wide variety of compliance-related educational opportunities.
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closed 6/12/2010 via BNC Analysis

Sovereign Capital Partners LLP, acquired IMS Consulting Limited

synopsis: Sovereign Capital, the UK private equity Buy & Build specialist, announces the acquisition of The IMS Group (“IMS”), a leading provider of consulting and integrated business support to the wholesale asset management and securities industry.
buyer: Sovereign Capital Partners LLP
Sovereign Capital is the UK´s private equity 'Buy & Build' specialist. Sovereign Capital invests in UK-based companies in the support services, education & training and healthcare services sectors. "
target: IMS Consulting Limited
The IMS Group is a market leading provider of regulatory compliance consulting and integrated business support to the asset management and securities industry.
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closed 12/24/2008 via PR Newswire

Glass Lewis & Co., acquired Washington Analysis Corporation

synopsis: Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC, a leading independent proxy advisory and investment research firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Washington Analysis Corporation, a top-rated political and economic advisory firm based in Washington, D.C.
buyer parent: Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
buyer: Glass Lewis & Co.
Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC is a leading research and professional services firm that assists institutions globally that have investment, financial or reputational exposure to public companies. The firm provides research and analysis on more than 13,000 public companies based in 65 countries. "
target parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
target: Washington Analysis Corporation
Founded in 1973, Washington Analysis Corporation (WAC) is the top-rated independent institutional research boutique focused on analyzing and anticipating changes in public policy in US that will impact the financial markets.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 6/28/2019 via PR Newswire

American Mortgage Consultants merged with SitusAMC, Inc.,

synopsis: Situs Group Holdings Corp. and American Mortgage Consultants, Inc. (AMC) announced that they have closed the deal to merge the two firms. Situs and AMC are leading providers of consulting, outsourcing, talent and technology solutions for lenders and investors in the real estate industry.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: SitusAMC, Inc.
SitusAMC is the leading independent provider of advisory, strategic outsourcing, talent and technology solutions to the commercial and residential real estate finance industry. They help clients realize opportunities in their real estate businesses through industry-leading services. "
target: American Mortgage Consultants
AMC (American Mortgage Consultants), founded in 1996, has served as a leading provider of consulting and due diligence services and technology solutions to a broad spectrum of clients, including domestic and international banks, private equity investors, pension funds, and more.
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closed 4/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Foreside, acquired Cipperman Compliance Services

synopsis: Foreside, a provider of GRC solutions and technology offerings, has acquired Cipperman Compliance Services (CCS), a leading independent provider of chief compliance officer services to alternative fund managers, registered funds, wealth managers, broker-dealers, family offices, and regulated fintech companies.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Foreside
Foreside delivers a range of distribution and compliance services to clients in the global asset management industry. Foreside services open- and closed-end funds, exchange-traded products, commodity pools, private placements, investment advisers and registered broker-dealers. "
target: Cipperman Compliance Services
Cipperman Compliance Services is the leading independent provider of chief compliance officer services to money managers, broker-dealers, registered funds, family offices, private equity firms, and regulated fintech companies.
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Newswire

TRG Screen, purchased Market Data Reporting business from Jordan & Jordan

synopsis: TRG Screen, the leading provider of enterprise subscription spend management solutions, announced it has acquired the Market Data Reporting (MDR) business from Jordan & Jordan (J&J). Market Data Reporting is a managed services solution focused on providing reporting and related services to ensure compliance with licensing policies.
buyer parent: Pamlico Capital
buyer: TRG Screen
TRG Screen is the leading provider of enterprise subscription management solutions. TRG Screen is uniquely differentiated by its ability to monitor both spend and usage of data and information services including market data, research, software licenses, consulting and other corporate expenses. "
seller: Jordan & Jordan
Market Data Reporting from J&J (Jordan & Jordan) is a managed services solution focused on providing reporting and related services to ensure compliance with licensing, provisioning, distribution and reporting policies.
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