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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Equities.com, Inc., acquired Traders Network Show

synopsis: Equities.com, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Traders Network Show, a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
buyer: Equities.com, Inc.
Equities News is a digital news agency - a leading producer, aggregator, and provider of full-length video and editorial coverage of economic development, policy, sustainability, and impact events worldwide. "
target: Traders Network Show
The Traders Network Show is a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
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closed 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Minkabu, Inc., acquired Sharewise GmbH

synopsis: Minkabu, Inc., which operates renowned platforms such as minkabu.jp and caiku.com with approx. 4 million monthly unique users combined, has acquired sharewise GmbH, operator of sharewise.com, thereby establishing the leading global platform for investment-related social media. Sharewise GmbH focuses on stock recommendations of private investors.
buyer: Minkabu, Inc. (TSE:4436:$14.21)
Minkabu, Inc. operates the largest social media platforms for investors in Asia “Minkabu” and “Caiku”. The core functions of these platforms are unique real-time financial information generated by crowd analysis and automated analysis. "
target: Sharewise GmbH
Sharewise GmbH operates community websites in five different languages, focusing on stock recommendations of private investors, making the wisdom of the crowd on stocks transparent.
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closed 7/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Born To Sell, LLC, acquired OptionsBuddy.com

synopsis: Born To Sell, LLC, which develops and operates the #1 covered call web site for investors, announced it has acquired OptionsBuddy.com, a covered call screener.
buyer: Born To Sell, LLC
Established in 2009, Born To Sell is a software development company dedicated to making best-of-breed covered call investment tools for self-directed investors. "
target: OptionsBuddy.com
Since 2006, OptionsBuddy.com had been a source on the web for identifying high yield covered call option plays. At the close of each market day, the OptionsBuddy crawler analyzed data for all optionable common stocks traded on the US Exchanges and stored it in a database.
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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Barchart.com, Inc., purchased Financial Tools Business from Stockgroup Inc.

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc. has acquired Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools business. Barchart acquired the customer assets of Stockgroup's B2B line of services which include private-labeled financial content solutions for websites and market data feeds, in addition to intellectual property, notably the Stockgroup name and website domain.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions. "
seller: Stockgroup Inc.
Stockgroup's Financial Tools include market data, quotes, charts, portfolios, screeners, alerts, news, financial research tools and data feeds covering Canadian, US and international equity, option, index, mutual fund and futures/commodity markets.
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closed 6/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Win Gaming Media, Inc., acquired EZTrader.com

synopsis: Win Gaming Media Inc., a leading provider of online trading of binary options, announced that it has closed an agreement for the acquisition of the entire activity & intellectual property of EZTrader.com, a major player in online trading of binary options that supplies customers with a simple, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform.
buyer: Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI:$0.00)
Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI) is engaged in the business of offering worldwide online trading of binary options. WGMI's online binary options trading business is aimed at investors who seek to realize profits from their investments within a short period of time. "
target parent: Machshava Technologies
target: EZTrader.com
EZTrader.com offers a binary options trading platform. It supplies customers with a simple, exciting, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform that is very different from traditional option trading. It is highly profitable, and attracts sophisticated investors as well as trading beginners.
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closed 2/7/2008 via PR Newswire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired MyTrade.com

synopsis: Investools Inc acquired mytrade.com, an online social-networking content platform for investors at all experience levels. mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content.
buyer parent: thinkorswim Group, Inc.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc. (:$170.33)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats. "
target: MyTrade.com
mytrade aggregates news and market data searchable by ticker, with insight from over 200 top financial blogs, charts, watch lists, streaming audio and video market commentary and investor education content in a user-customized interface.
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announced 7/8/2013 via Wall Street Journal

ADVFN.com PLC, will acquire Financemanila.net

synopsis: ADVFN is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of the website, financemanila.net. Financemanila.net operates as an online investment community Website for stock market. The company is based in the Philippines.
buyer: ADVFN.com PLC (AIM:AFN:$15.81)
ADVFN is the number one UK Stocks and Shares Website and was winner of the Investors Chronicle 'Best Investment Website' Award in 2003, 2004 and 2005. "
target: Financemanila.net
Financemanila.net operates as an online investment community Website for stock market. The company is based in the Philippines.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

PineByte s.r.o., acquired FX Junction

synopsis: Slovakian based Fintech holding company PineByte has announced the acquisition of 100% of the assets of U.S. based social trading community, FX Junction. Founded in 2011, FX Junction was one of the first open social network made up of Forex traders from around the world.
buyer: PineByte s.r.o.
PineByte is a private holdings and IT development company based in Slovakia. They specialize in the development of innovative technology solutions for the financial services industry. "
target: FX Junction
Founded in 2011, FX Junction was one of the first open social network made up of Forex traders from around the world. FX Junction enables its members to simplify and easily communicate trade information and interact with other traders of all experience levels.
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closed 9/25/2013 via BusinessWire

OANDA Corporation, acquired Currensee, Inc.

synopsis: OANDA, a pioneering global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services and parent company of OANDA (Canada) Corporation ULC, announced that it has acquired Boston-based Currensee Global Inc., a leader in forex market copy trading within a proprietary social trading network.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA uses innovative computer and financial technology to provide Internet-based forex trading and currency information services to everyone, from individuals to large corporations, from portfolio managers to financial institutions. OANDA is a market maker and a trusted source for currency data. "
target: Currensee, Inc.
Currensee is the first Forex trading social network where like-minded traders can connect with each other and share unique ideas, insights and data based on the actual trading activity of the community.
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closed 6/9/2011 via PR Newswire

CommodityPoint, acquired Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC

synopsis: Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc., an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, announced that its CommodityPoint business has acquired the assets of Energy Hedge Fund Center, a web portal and community for clients interested in hedge funds in the energy and commodity sectors.
buyer parent: Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc.
buyer: CommodityPoint
CommodityPoint provides Commodity Trading & Risk Management research, analysis and consulting services that bring insight into business issues, trends, processes and technology, to utilities, energy companies, banks, brokers, funds, investors and vendors that enhance their competitive position. "
target: Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC
Energy Hedge Fund Center, LLC ("EHFC") is a web portal and community for clients interested in hedge funds in the energy and commodity sectors. EHFC offers a variety of products to its users including the only directory of energy hedge funds, EnergyHedge.
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closed 8/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Tradimo Interactive ApS, acquired Trading Story

synopsis: Tradimo Interactive, the financial education and technology company, has acquired Trading Story, a popular podcast and educational website. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
buyer: Tradimo Interactive ApS
Tradimo is a financial education technology company that aims to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective financial education to the world. Tradimo offers courses, video courses, and mobile games that help beginners and professionals learn more about investing and trading. "
target: Trading Story
Trading Story is a popular podcast and website that aims to provide practical and inspiring trading interviews and tips to new traders. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
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announced 7/19/2006 via PR Newswire

InternetPlays.com will be merged with SearchGuy.com, Inc.,

synopsis: SearchGuy.com, Inc., has signed a letter of Intent to Merge with online publication site InternetPlays.com.
buyer: SearchGuy.com, Inc.
SearchGuy.com is a creative provider of multi-category search and advertising services. Founded by Lenny Rachitsky, SearchGuy.com provides all-encompassing search solutions to the end user, at absolutely no cost. A state-of-the-art advertising system simplifies and reduces costs for advertisers. "
target: InternetPlays.com
InternetPlays is home to the Internet's leading real-time trading chat room destination. In our channel we have some of the world's most astute traders with us daily, willing to share information in real time, as well as educate and assist you in your trading.
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closed 6/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Cheddar, acquired StockStream

synopsis: Cheddar, the leading Post-Cable Network, announced that it has acquired StockStream, the $50,000 crowd-sourced trading platform hosted on Twitch. StockStream is the world's first cooperative multiplayer Stock Market game and gives Twitch users a chance to move actual money around every day on the New York Stock Exchange.
buyer: Cheddar
Cheddar is a live Post-Cable Network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies, and services transforming our lives. The network covers this news through the lens of the companies and executives driving these changes. "
target: StockStream
StockStream is a $50,000 crowd-sourced trading platform hosted on Twitch. It is the world's first cooperative multiplayer Stock Market game and gives Twitch users a chance to move actual money around every day on the New York Stock Exchange.
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closed 6/30/2009 via Folio: First Day

Asset International, Inc., acquired The Trade, Ltd.

synopsis: Asset International, Inc. has agreed to acquire The Trade Ltd, a London-based firm that directly and through major events provides institutional investors with news and other specialty content focused on buy-side electronic trading.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries. The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions. "
target: The Trade, Ltd.
Based in London, The Trade Ltd publishes The Trade, The Trade Asia, thetradenews.com and specialty publications on algorithmic trading, execution venues and other content of interest to institutional investors who employ electronic trading networks.
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closed 3/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired MarketSnack

synopsis: Robinhood, a no-fee trading stock trading startup, has acquired MarketSnacks, a daily podcast and newsletter, that focuses solely on finance, featuring a funny photo and humorous analysis on three to four news items each morning.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is a new way to invest in the stock market. Robinhood started with the idea that a technology-driven brokerage could operate with significantly less overhead, letting users goodbye to trading commissions. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: MarketSnack
MarketSnacks is a daily newsletter that simplifies Wall Street. An understanding of financial news is essential today, but there are too many resources with too much jargon. MarketSnacks filters out the noise and explain what's important in one bite-sized snack – clear, condensed, and entertaining.
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., will acquire ETF.com

synopsis: Bats Global Markets, the leading exchange operator for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and creator of the Bats ETF Marketplace, signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target: ETF.com
ETF.com is a leading provider of exchange-traded fund (ETF) data, news and analysis. Founded in 2001, ETF.com provides independent and authoritative news, analysis, data and education about ETFs, generating 875,572 page views and attracting 291,191 unique visitors in February 2016 alone.
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closed 7/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendInvestor.com

synopsis: Eagle Financial Publication, a subsidiary of Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired the website DividendInvestor.com, a provider of dividend information and data for investment professionals. DeividendInvestor.com designs and develops tools and systems for the investment community with the highest level of accuracy and integrity.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provide market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors. Eagle Wellness provides practical health advice and is a trusted source for nutritional supplements from one of the country's leading complementary health physicians. "
target: DividendInvestor.com
Dividend Investor provides dividend stock data for stock markets across the world. The screening tool helps locate the best dividend stocks. Subscribers can receive emails on multiple subjects such as when a company announces a dividend, what companies are changing dividends.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Markets Media, acquired Best Execution World Limited

synopsis: Leading U.S.-based digital financial news publisher Markets Media Group (MMG) has acquired Best Execution World Limited (BEW), the London-based publisher of Best Execution and The DESK. Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group was founded in 2007 with one mission: to be the pre-eminent provider of news and information about trading and technology in capital markets. The coverage remit spans equities, fixed income, and FX, and covers buy-side investment managers, sell-side broker-dealers, and more. "
target: Best Execution World Limited
Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry as well as providing a more detailed insight into the technology driving new products and services being developed to meet these challenges. It’s where the buyside and sellside meet.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Markets Media, acquired Best Execution World Limited

synopsis: Leading U.S.-based digital financial news publisher Markets Media Group (MMG) has acquired Best Execution World Limited (BEW), the London-based publisher of Best Execution and The DESK. Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group was founded in 2007 with one mission: to be the pre-eminent provider of news and information about trading and technology in capital markets. The coverage remit spans equities, fixed income, and FX, and covers buy-side investment managers, sell-side broker-dealers, and more. "
target: Best Execution World Limited
Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry as well as providing a more detailed insight into the technology driving new products and services being developed to meet these challenges. It’s where the buyside and sellside meet.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired Traders Magazine

synopsis: Markets Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Traders Magazine from SourceMedia. The combined entity will have a total unique audience of 135,000, comprised of 120,000 digital readers and 15,000 print readers. Markets Media, is committed to investing in the Traders brand by providing the resources necessary for digital expansion.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. "
target parent: SourceMedia, Inc.
target: Traders Magazine
Traders Magazine is a digital information and news service, and monthly magazine, serving professionals in institutional trading markets with a focus on the buy-side, including large asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, pension funds and boutique investment firms.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 6/30/2009 via Folio: First Day

Asset International, Inc., acquired The Trade, Ltd.

synopsis: Asset International, Inc. has agreed to acquire The Trade Ltd, a London-based firm that directly and through major events provides institutional investors with news and other specialty content focused on buy-side electronic trading.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries. The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions. "
target: The Trade, Ltd.
Based in London, The Trade Ltd publishes The Trade, The Trade Asia, thetradenews.com and specialty publications on algorithmic trading, execution venues and other content of interest to institutional investors who employ electronic trading networks.
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closed 7/8/2013 via PR Newswire

Money Show, acquired TheStockAdvisors.com

synopsis: MoneyShow.com, an online multimedia community for investors and traders, announced that it has acquired the Web site, TheStockAdvisors.com, a daily overview of the latest stock, mutual fund and ETF recommendations, investment ideas and stock commentary of the nation's leading financial newsletter advisors.
buyer: Money Show
Money Show, a global network of investment and trading education, is a privately held company headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, USA, which recently changed its name from InterShow. "
target: TheStockAdvisors.com
TheStockAdvisors.com provides a daily overview of the latest stock, mutual fund and ETF recommendations, investment ideas and stock commentary of the nation's leading financial newsletter advisors.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Markets Media, acquired Best Execution World Limited

synopsis: Leading U.S.-based digital financial news publisher Markets Media Group (MMG) has acquired Best Execution World Limited (BEW), the London-based publisher of Best Execution and The DESK. Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group was founded in 2007 with one mission: to be the pre-eminent provider of news and information about trading and technology in capital markets. The coverage remit spans equities, fixed income, and FX, and covers buy-side investment managers, sell-side broker-dealers, and more. "
target: Best Execution World Limited
Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry as well as providing a more detailed insight into the technology driving new products and services being developed to meet these challenges. It’s where the buyside and sellside meet.
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closed 6/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning, acquired Canadian Hedge Watch Inc.

synopsis: The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning (CIFP), a leading financial services educator, announced that they have required all outstanding common shares and controlling interest in Canadian Hedge Watch Inc. (CHW), a market leader in financial education conferences.
buyer: The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning
The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning (CIFP) provides education courses and training for financial planners to obtain the CFP designation and its own designation – The Registered Retirement Consultant which focuses on retirement, lifestyle, and wealth transfer planning needs of Canadians. "
target: Canadian Hedge Watch Inc.
Canadian Hedge Watch Inc. (CHW), also operating as Radius Financial Education, is located in Toronto and provides a wide range of conferences in the areas of alternative investment products, exchange traded funds and pensions. CHW also provides data services and education courses to its clients.
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closed 3/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired MarketSnack

synopsis: Robinhood, a no-fee trading stock trading startup, has acquired MarketSnacks, a daily podcast and newsletter, that focuses solely on finance, featuring a funny photo and humorous analysis on three to four news items each morning.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is a new way to invest in the stock market. Robinhood started with the idea that a technology-driven brokerage could operate with significantly less overhead, letting users goodbye to trading commissions. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: MarketSnack
MarketSnacks is a daily newsletter that simplifies Wall Street. An understanding of financial news is essential today, but there are too many resources with too much jargon. MarketSnacks filters out the noise and explain what's important in one bite-sized snack – clear, condensed, and entertaining.
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., will acquire ETF.com

synopsis: Bats Global Markets, the leading exchange operator for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and creator of the Bats ETF Marketplace, signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target: ETF.com
ETF.com is a leading provider of exchange-traded fund (ETF) data, news and analysis. Founded in 2001, ETF.com provides independent and authoritative news, analysis, data and education about ETFs, generating 875,572 page views and attracting 291,191 unique visitors in February 2016 alone.
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closed 7/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendInvestor.com

synopsis: Eagle Financial Publication, a subsidiary of Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired the website DividendInvestor.com, a provider of dividend information and data for investment professionals. DeividendInvestor.com designs and develops tools and systems for the investment community with the highest level of accuracy and integrity.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provide market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors. Eagle Wellness provides practical health advice and is a trusted source for nutritional supplements from one of the country's leading complementary health physicians. "
target: DividendInvestor.com
Dividend Investor provides dividend stock data for stock markets across the world. The screening tool helps locate the best dividend stocks. Subscribers can receive emails on multiple subjects such as when a company announces a dividend, what companies are changing dividends.
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closed 4/19/2013 via Reuters

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired Centre for Investor Education

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC announced that it is extending its global leadership in the business of events for institutional investors and asset managers with the acquisition of a 75% stake in the Centre for Investor Education (CIE).
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more. "
target: Centre for Investor Education
The Centre for Investor Education designs and delivers strategic investment forums for key decision makers within the Australian superannuation and pension fund industry globally.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
$4
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EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint (:$353.32)
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired PEI Media

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of PEI Media Group Ltd (“PEI”), one of the world’s leading alternative assets information groups. PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Established in 1981 LDC (Lloyds Development Capital) is a leading player in the UK private equity mid-market and supports management buy-outs, institutional buy-outs and development capital (replacement, expansion and acquisition) transactions. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

MergerMarket Group, acquired AVCJ and Unquote

synopsis: Incisive Media sells AVCJ and Unquote to Mergermarket. AVCJ and Unquote are leading sources of information on private equity and venture capital deals and fundraising activity. The brands represent a complementary extension to the Mergermarket Group suite of products.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket is a business development tool designed specifically for the M&A sector, providing proprietary intelligence and analysis on corporate strategy before that strategy becomes public knowledge. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: AVCJ and Unquote
AVCJ is a leading source of information on Asian private equity and venture capital activity. Unquote is a comprehensive provider of private equity and venture capital data, events and intelligence.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Borsenmedien AG, acquired finanztreff.de

synopsis: Börsenmedien AG, a leading media company for financial information in Germany, acquires finanztreff.de from Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste, a European provider of IT solutions for investors. finanztreff.de is a financial portal for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides price data for equities, foreign exchange, derivative products and more.
buyer: Borsenmedien AG
Borsenmedien AG is a leading media company for financial information in Germany. Borsenmedien publishes Der Aktionär, Germany's most successful weekly magazine focused on investments. They also operate Der Aktionär TV, a TV channel dedicated to investors. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: finanztreff.de
finanztreff.de is one of the most successful financial portals for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides up-to-date and historical price data for equities, funds, bonds, foreign exchange, exchange-traded funds, exchange-traded commodities and derivative products.
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closed 8/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Investoo Group, acquired Vantage Point Trading

synopsis: Investoo Group, one of the world’s leading fintech marketing businesses, has acquired Vantage Point Trading, a financial trading website that provides quality information to aid new and experienced traders in their trading endeavors. Vantage Point Trading provides informative content via video courses, tutorials and free ebooks.
buyer: Investoo Group
Investoo Group is a heavily-funded company that has rapidly grown into one of the largest Forex and Resale investment lead generation companies. Through their online education platform, buzzing community and a continuous stream of innovative trading products; They turn retail trading on its head. "
target: Vantage Point Trading
Founded in 2007, Vantage Point Trading is a financial trading website that provides quality information to aid new and experienced traders in their trading endeavors. The site provides informative content via video courses, tutorials and free ebooks.
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cancelled 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Resilient International, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Squeeze Report Inc.

synopsis: Grupo Resilient International, Inc., a diversified international holding company, cancelled its acquisiton of Squeeze Report through its technology subsidiary, Resilient Data Corporation. Squeeze Report is a free and paid service financial investor community website that helps traders by providing analysis on stocks.
buyer: Grupo Resilient International, Inc. (OTCPK:GRUI:$0.01)
Grupo Resilient International, Inc. is a diversified international holding company headquartered in Addison, Texas, with subsidiaries focusing on Infrastructure, Technologies, Data, Media, Real Estate, Entertainment, Energy and Wellness. "
target: Squeeze Report Inc.
Squeeze Report is a free and paid service financial investor community website that has a proprietary stock trading predictive short and long algorithm to identify potential gains. Their system helps traders by providing a firsthand analysis on stocks that have the greatest potential for gains.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired theOTC.today

synopsis: OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced it has acquired theOTC.today, an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target: theOTC.today
theOTC.today is an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns. Since its launch in April 2011, theOTC.today has tracked and published data on stock promotion schemes and raised public awareness of fraudulent promoters in OTC and exchange listed securities.
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announced 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

T3 Live, LLC, will acquire Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: T3 Live, LLC, a global leader in the education of active traders and investors, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc., a provider of online educational and financial services to institutions and general public.
buyer: T3 Live, LLC
T3 Live is an online financial media network and educational platform that provides active traders with market analysis, real-time access to strategies, and in-depth training from seasoned professionals. "
target: Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.
Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc. provides online educational and financial services to institutions and general public. It offers market intelligence services and on-line education via Internet-based chat rooms. Pristine provides tools that offers access to the equities, options, and futures markets.
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closed 11/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

MBN Events, acquired UK Investor Show Ltd.

synopsis: MBN Events, via their subsidiary Premier Team Promotions, acquired UK Investor Show Ltd. UK Investor Show is the UK’s top one day event for private investors serious about making money from shares. They regularly showcase the very best speakers in the investment business, including Nigel Wray, Tom Winnifrith, Mark Slater, Paul Scott and more.
buyer: MBN Events
Based in the United Kingdom, MBN Events and their subsidiary Premier Team Promotions organize conferences, events and sporting dinners. MBN is the largest provider of sporting lunches and dinners in the UK. They have direct access to over 500 sporting celebrities, speakers, comedians and hosts. "
target: UK Investor Show Ltd.
UK Investor Show is recognized as the UK’s top one day event for private investors serious about making money from shares. They regularly showcase the very best speakers in the investment business, including Nigel Wray, Tom Winnifrith, Mark Slater, Paul Scott and more.
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closed 3/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Money Show, purchased Two Investor Conferences from Diversified Business Communications

synopsis: Money Show, the world’s leading producer of investment tradeshows and cruises, announced that it has concluded an agreement to acquire The Financial Forum and CTAS conferences from Diversified Business Communications.
buyer: Money Show
Money Show, a global network of investment and trading education, is a privately held company headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, USA, which recently changed its name from InterShow. "
seller: Diversified Business Communications
Diversified Business Communications provides information and market access through trade shows, publications and eMedia products. Diversified serves a number of markets, including health and medical, commercial marine, food and ethnic food, seafood and natural products.
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