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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired ABS Suite, a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs, from Deloitte & Touche LLP. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile-device payment plans and more.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte's ABS Suite is a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile payment plans, and more.
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closed 3/28/2006 via BNC Analysis

Misys Banking Systems, acquired NEOMAlogic

synopsis: UK banking software vendor Misys has acquired NEOMAlogic, a Paris-based provider of Web-based trade finance technology, for EUR12 million in cash. Founded in April 2000 NEOMAlogic provides electronic trade finance systems to financial services firms including Natexis Banques Populaires, BNP Paribas, Société Générale and Lloyds TSB.
buyer parent: Misys plc
buyer: Misys Banking Systems (:$0.00)
Misys Banking Systems offers customers a global perspective and an unparalleled knowledge of the banking industry that extends far beyond the practical aspects of software. "
target: NEOMAlogic
An electronic solutions provider acting primarily in the field of International Trade Finance for the banking sector. An in-depth technical knowledge in Web technologies and recognised functional expertise in Banking and Trade are our keys to designing and implementing e-commerce solutions.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Banco Santander, S.A., acquired Mercury TFS

synopsis: Santander, a leading retail and commercial bank in Spain, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Mercury TFS, a Spanish company that specialises in automation software for corporate trade finance transaction management. Mercury TFS offers a complete, secure and comprehensive e-business solution for foreign trade.
buyer: Banco Santander, S.A. (BME:SAN:$44,193.03)
Banco Santander is a leading retail and commercial bank, headquartered in Spain. It is among the world’s top banks by market capitalization. The bank’s purpose is to help people and businesses prosper, in a way that is simple, personal and fair. "
target: Mercury TFS
Mercury TFS is a Spanish company that specialises in automation software for corporate trade finance transaction management. Mercury TFS offers a complete and secure e-business solution for foreign trade. Their automated solutions enable banks to provide a better service to their clients.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadway Technology, acquired Barracuda FX, Ltd.

synopsis: Broadway Technology, a leading provider of high-performance fixed income and foreign exchange solutions, has acquired Barracuda FX, a global provider of FX order management technology. Barracuda FX offers Order Management Systems (OMS) to banks worldwide. Their market leading FX OMS solution allows banks to manage the complete range of orders.
buyer: Broadway Technology
Broadway Technology is the leading provider of advanced high-performance financial trading solutions for electronic Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income markets. Broadway Technology offers open, flexible, complete solutions for screen and automated trading operations of any size and complexity. "
target: Barracuda FX, Ltd.
Barracuda FX is a global provider of FX order management technology. Barracuda FX offers Order Management Systems (OMS) to banks worldwide. Their Barracuda OMS is a market leading FX OMS solution that allows banks to manage the complete range of orders.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Company Press Release

Holley Holland Ltd, acquired IMX Software Group Pty Ltd.

synopsis: IMX Software Group Limited announced that it has agreed terms with a new investor, Holley Holland Ltd, to support the existing management team in its acquisition of the entire IMX Software business from CPS Group Investments Pty Ltd. IMX Software is the global leader in currency trading and travel money technology.
buyer: Holley Holland Ltd
Holley Holland are business transformation experts within the Financial Services industry, with a special emphasis on Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Asset Management and Insurance. They manage business transformation internationally. "
target parent: CPS Group Investments Pty Ltd.
target: IMX Software Group Pty Ltd.
IMX Software is the global leader in currency trading and travel money technology. It specialises in delivering software solutions for wholesale banknote trading, currency distribution and fulfilment, and retail foreign exchange and travel money cards.
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closed 1/25/2010 via BNC Analysis

NeoNet AB merged with Orc Software,

synopsis: Trading software firm Orc and Neonet, an agency broker and trading technology provider, have announced plans to merge, subject to shareholder approval. Orc is offering 0.125 new Orc shares for each share in Neonet in a deal valued at SEK 1.277 billion (€124.8 million) based on closing prices on 22 J
buyer: Orc Software (SSE: ORC:$69.17)
Orc is the leading global provider of powerful solutions for the global financial industry in the critical areas of advanced trading and fast connectivity. Orc has for over 20 years provided the market advanced trading solutions for sophisticated traders with high demands. "
target: NeoNet AB
Neonet is a global agency broker and technology provider. Neonet offers sophisticated brokerage services and efficient trading software solutions, Neonet XG, for securities trading on the world’s leading market places.
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$188
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announced 8/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Instinet Group Incorporated, will acquire TradeSpeed

synopsis: Instinet Incorporated, a global leader in electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all the business and assets of TORC Financial, LLC, a leading provider of derivatives trading technologies and makers of TradeSpeed.
buyer parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Instinet Group Incorporated (:$0.00)
Instinet is an electronic trading pioneer, having established the world’s first significant electronic trading venue in 1969, one of the first recognized U.S. ECNs in 1997 and the first pan-European MTF in 2007. "
target: TradeSpeed
TORC Financial, LLC, makers of TradeSpeed, is a financial-automation software design firm committed to the development of high-performance trading solutions for the Equity, Options, and Futures markets.
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cancelled 12/10/2008 via

Sunset Island Group, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Broad Street Technology Partners

synopsis: Sunset Island Group announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Broad Street Technology Partners, LLC.
buyer: Sunset Island Group, Inc. (SIGO:$0.00)
Sunset Island Group, Inc. trades on the OTC under the stock ticker SIGO. "
target: Broad Street Technology Partners
Broad Street Technology Partners is a high tech company that is headquartered in New York City that deals with enhancing and facilitating trading platforms for financial institutions, through the use of cutting edge hardware and software.
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Micro Design Services

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, has acquired the assets of Micro Design Services, LLC. Micro Design Services (MDS) specializes in the design and development of real-time, mission-critical order routing and execution services for the world’s largest Exchanges.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target: Micro Design Services
Micro Design Services, LLC designs and develops software products for the financial industry. Its products include Advanced Component Architecture, Futures Order Management System and Exchange Order Routing System (EOR), and Advanced Order Management System.
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$16
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closed 5/22/2008 via finextra.com

FFastFill plc, acquired Exchange Technology Pty Ltd

synopsis: UK derivatives trading vendor Ffastfill has bought Exchange Technology, an Australian provider of middle office and trading software, for A$2.5 million. Ffastfill says it has acquired Exchange Technology for the equivalent of £1 million in cash plus £0.24 million in shares at 7.125 pence per share.
buyer: FFastFill plc (GB:FFA.GB:$24.91)
FFastFill designs and delivers application services for the electronic trading community. These services provide full application functionality for retail and institutional clients allowing intermediaries and their clients to manage trading and financial risk in real-time. "
target: Exchange Technology Pty Ltd
Exchange Technology specialises in the provision of high quality IT Products and Services to the Australian and International finance communities. Solutions are used extensively within the Asia-Pacific region to provide clients with processing efficiencies in a range of processing environments.
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$9.97
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closed 1/22/2008 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., acquired BOAT

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial markets, today announced that it has acquired BOAT, the MiFID-compliant trade reporting platform, from the consortium of nine investment banks that launched the initiative in September 2006.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets. "
target: BOAT
BOAT is a consortium of nine leading investment banks that was launched in order to create a central platform for the collection, collation, validation, storage and distribution of pre- and post-trade information as required by investment firms operating off-exchange as allowed under MiFID.
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closed 6/29/2007 via BusinessWire

FINI Group, Inc., acquired Traders Development LLC

synopsis: FINI Group, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Traders Development LLC, a developer of financial services software.
buyer: FINI Group, Inc.
FINI Group Inc. is a financial services holding company, whose wholly owned subsidiary, FINI Technologies Inc., markets and distributes educational/tutorial software products under an exclusive, worldwide technology license. "
target: Traders Development LLC
The primary asset of Traders Development LLC is the trading software known as Avalon FX Pro, which is an innovative software platform in use today by foreign exchange trading companies.
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cancelled 12/31/2007 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., cancelled an acquisition of OMX AB

synopsis: NASDAQ’s now-withdrawn stand-alone offer for OMX was conditional upon being accepted to such an extent that NASDAQ becomes the owner of shares representing more than 90 percent of the outstanding shares in OMX on a fully diluted basis.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,230.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: OMX AB (:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity.
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closed 4/18/2007 via

Liquidnet, Inc., acquired Miletus Trading, LLC

synopsis: Liquidnet, the #1 electronic global marketplace for block trading, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Miletus Trading, a leading agency-only brokerage firm that provides advanced, quantitative execution strategies and analytics to institutional investors.
buyer: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet allows money management institutions to trade large blocks of equities directly and anonymously with significant price improvement and little-to-no market impact. Liquidnet enables its Members to trade in 20 equity markets globally. "
target: Miletus Trading, LLC
New York-based Miletus Trading is a leader in quantitative execution technology. The agency-only broker was founded on the belief that buy-side traders and portfolio managers need more efficient and effective ways to employ real-time quantitative execution strategies.
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

State Street Corporation, acquired Currenex, Inc.

synopsis: State Street Corporation the world’s leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, announced today that it has completed the closing of its acquisition of Currenex.
buyer: State Street Corporation (STT:$11,734.00)
State Street Corporation is the world's leading specialist in providing institutional investors with investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading services. State Street operates in 26 countries and more than 100 geographic markets worldwide. "
target: Currenex, Inc.
Currenex Inc. connects more than 60 global banks to a superior electronic trading network, making Currenex one of the deepest liquidity pools in Forex. Accessed through a global electronic communications network, Currenex patented technology is also available to users in privately-branded solutions.
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closed 2/1/2007 via

GL Trade SA, acquired FNX Limited

synopsis: Acquisitive French dealing systems vendor GL Trade is buying FNX Solutions, a US-based firm that supplies financial institutions with technology for the management and processing of capital market transactions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target: FNX Limited
FNX’s Sierra System is a suite of stand-alone front to back office applications that can be combined to provide integrated trading, risk management, and operational control for foreign exchange, interest rate, commodity, and equity products.
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closed 9/18/2006 via finextra.com

New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired Marco Polo Network, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange has acquired a majority equity stake in Marco Polo Network (MPN), an electronic trading platform focused on the emerging markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nsye says the deal will enable it to provide enhanced access to emerging markets securities.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: Marco Polo Network, Inc.
Marco Polo Network is currently the largest independent platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges. MPN’s trading platform allows global investors transparent and cost efficient electronic access to over 70 local exchanges in 42 emerging markets.
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closed 8/4/2006 via

ION Trading, acquired Anvil Software

synopsis: Dublin-based Ion Trading, a provider of dealing systems for electronic fixed income markets, is acquiring Anvil Software, a UK-based supplier of software for repo trading and securities lending. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy). "
target: Anvil Software
Anvil develops market-leading products for global investment banks, fund managers and financial institutions. Our systems are multi-product, multi-currency, multi-site and modular. They are highly scalable and can support all sizes of operations from single traders to global entities.
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closed 7/19/2006 via

New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired MatchPoint Trading, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange has acquired MatchPoint Trading, a company specialising in call market trading and technology. MatchPoint provides a proprietary electronic equity crossing system that matches aggregated orders at predetermined and distinct times, at prices that are derived from the primary market for securities.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: MatchPoint Trading, Inc.
MatchPoint specializes in matching aggregate orders at specific times and at prices derived from primary equity markets like the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and the American Stock Exchange.
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closed 7/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., acquired Swapstream Ltd

synopsis: To expand its presence in the over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate derivatives market, CME, the world's largest and most diverse financial exchange, announced the acquisition of Swapstream, a market-leading multilateral electronic trading platform for interest rate swaps. Swapstream will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of CME.
buyer: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target: Swapstream Ltd
Swapstream is an independent service provider offering a global trading platform to the banks and brokers in the interest rate swaps (IRS) trading community.
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announced 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, will acquire Keytree Ltd.

synopsis: Deloitte is to acquire the business and assets of Keytree, the international award-winning technology consultancy, headquartered in the UK with offices in India, Spain, Australia and Canada. Keytree provides digital transformation services including data analytics, cloud and robotic technologies and a suite of products and managed services.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte is the largest global professional services and consulting network. With over 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality services to their clients. "
target: Keytree Ltd.
Keytree is an international, award-winning business technology consultancy and product developer, creating exceptional Enterprise Digital solutions. Based in the UK, Australia and Spain their team of experts are fluent in SAP.
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closed 8/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte LLP, acquired Spatial Access

synopsis: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (Deloitte) announced the acquisition of Spatial Access, a leading specialised advertising and marketing advisory and analytics firm. The move will augment Deloitte's advisory capabilities and enable brands to make more efficient advertising and marketing decisions.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte is the largest global professional services and consulting network. With over 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality services to their clients. "
target: Spatial Access
Spatial Access is a leading specialised advertising and marketing advisory and analytics firm. Founded by veteran advertising leader Meenakshi Menon, Spatial Access has over the last 15 years carved its niche in the industry with solutions in media spends advisory.
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired Dnm Technology

synopsis: Deloitte Ireland has announced that it has acquired Irish cloud consultancy and managed services business, DNM. Operating across international markets, DNM provides solutions in the areas of cloud, analytics and managed services. Deloitte and DNM are both focused on accelerating business transformation for clients through technologies.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte is the largest global professional services and consulting network. With over 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality services to their clients. "
target: Dnm Technology
DNM is an Irish cloud consultancy and managed services provider. Founded in 2000, Dublin-based DNM has been focused on accelerating business transformation for its clients through technology, with a focus on cloud engineering offerings and capabilities.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte Australia, acquired Zimbani

synopsis: Deloitte, a professional services firm that focuses on everything from cyber security and virtual reality through to digital marketing and tech integration, has acquired Zimbani, a market leader in cyber security services and solutions.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Australia
Based in Australia, Deloitte is a professional services firm that focuses on everything from cyber security and virtual reality through to digital marketing and tech integration across a multitude of industries including transport, healthcare, mining, retail, banking and finance. "
target: Zimbani
Based in Australia, Zimbani is a market leader in cyber security services and solutions. Zimbani works with Australia’s largest and well-known companies, many of which are highly risk averse and complex organisations.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired ABS Suite, a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs, from Deloitte & Touche LLP. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile-device payment plans and more.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte's ABS Suite is a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile payment plans, and more.
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announced 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Deloitte Australia, will acquire The Eclair Group Pty Ltd

synopsis: Deloitte Australia, a professional services firm in Australia, will acquire The Eclair Group, a Sydney-based company that specialises in robotic process automation, machine learning and intelligent automation. The Eclair Group offers eve, a cloud-based platform that establishes, governs and measures Intelligent Automation business opportunities.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Australia
Deloitte is the brand under which thousands of professionals collaborate across a network of offices in Australia to provide audit, economics, financial advisory, human capital, tax and technology services. "
target: The Eclair Group Pty Ltd
The Eclair Group is a Sydney-based company that specialises in robotic process automation, machine learning and intelligent automation. The Eclair Group offers eve, a cloud-based platform that establishes, prioritises, governs and measures Intelligent Automation business opportunities.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired Stitch Communications

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, has acquired Stitch Communications, an internal communications agency specializing in creating pay and reward communications that help employers to better engage their staff.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: Stitch Communications
Stitch Communications is an internal communications agency, specializing in creating pay and reward communications that help employers to better engage their staff. They are based in the UK.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired Blue Spurs

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands has acquired Blue Spurs Consulting Inc., a Canadian company that builds custom technology solutions, develops and migrates services for Cloud, and hosts and maintains applications and infrastructure for clients.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: Blue Spurs
Blue Spurs, an Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner, designs, develops and supports Mobile and Cloud based applications for customers using modern technologies and agile methods. They provide an unmatched level of customer service and are deeply committed to ensuring customers' success.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte Digital, acquired Pervorm B.V.

synopsis: The Dutch arm of Deloitte has acquired Pervorm, an online marketing agency specialised in digital marketing and digital transformation services. As part of the integration, Amsterdam-based Pervorm will be integrated into Deloitte Digital.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. Deloitte Digital is involved in digital transformation, innovation, customer experience improvement and platform deployment in partnership with major market publishers. "
target: Pervorm B.V.
Pervorm is an online marketing agency specialised in digital marketing and digital transformation services. Pervorm Vietnam, is headquartered in Amsterdam and has an office in Ho Chi Minh City​. Formed in 2010, the firm focuses on digital marketing, in-house consulting and data and analytics.
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announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Deloitte Australia, will acquire The Terrace Initiative

synopsis: Australian professional services firm Deloitte announced the acquisition of management consulting business, The Terrace Initiative. Australia’s leader in change management for mining and transport businesses, The Terrace Initiative specializes in helping clients take charge of change programs, via an in-house software platform, Alchymy.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Australia
Deloitte is the brand under which thousands of professionals collaborate across a network of offices in Australia to provide audit, economics, financial advisory, human capital, tax and technology services. "
target: The Terrace Initiative
Australia’s leader in change management for mining and transport businesses, The Terrace Initiative specializes in helping clients take charge of change programs. They use data, technology, proprietary tools and Transformation Sciences methodology via an in-house software platform, called Alchymy.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

MUIS Software, acquired ctrl B.V.

synopsis: MUIS Software, (SaaS) accounting and administration software provider, based in Heemskerk, joins forces with Ctrl. Ctrl provides state-of-the-art online collaboration platform for financial service providers.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline. "
target parent: Deloitte LLP
target: ctrl B.V.
Ctrl, founded in 2004, has developed itself within Deloitte NL to an independent organisation with more than 20 employees who focus on the development of the state-of-the-art online collaboration platform for financial service providers.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte LLP, acquired Converging Data

synopsis: Deloitte has acquired Converging Data, a cybersecurity consulting firm in Australia. Converged Data works closely with Splunk, among other ISVs (independent software vendors).
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: Converging Data
Sydney-based risk consultancy Converging Data Australia is a leading partner in the Asia Pacific for the data collation and analysis platform Splunk.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Data Decisions Group, LLC, acquired Reach Analytics

synopsis: Data Decisions Group, a leading provider of data, research and marketing services, has acquired Reach Analytics, a provider of cloud-based predictive marketing for brands. Reach Analytics helps customers across industries realize millions in ROI through better targeting, increased response rates and sales, and increased marketing efficiency.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Data Decisions Group, LLC
Data Decisions Group is a leading provider of data, research and predictive marketing services designed for the life, P&C and health insurance industries. The group has pioneered many of the industry's most effective data-driven strategies for insurance customer acquisition, growth and retention. "
target: Reach Analytics
Reach Analytics provides automated, cloud-based predictive marketing for brands. Reach Analytics helps customers across industries realize millions in ROI through better targeting, increased response rates and sales, increased marketing efficiency and decreased risk and fraud.
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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte Digital, acquired Oxala Consulting

synopsis: Deloitte announced that it has acquired Oxala Consulting, a Salesforce reference partner created in 2011. Over the years, Oxala's experts have developed recognized expertise with more than 200 Salesforce customers that they accompany in their challenges of digital transformation.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. Deloitte Digital is involved in digital transformation, innovation, customer experience improvement and platform deployment in partnership with major market publishers. "
target: Oxala Consulting
Oxala Consulting is a Salesforce reference partner created in 2011. Over the years, Oxala's experts have developed recognized expertise with more than 200 Salesforce customers that they accompany in their challenges of digital transformation.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Deloitte Digital, will acquire CloudinIT

synopsis: Deloitte Digital, a global, full-service creative digital consultancy, will acquire CloudinIT, a New Zealand-based professional services firm that helps customers implement Salesforce and Amazon Web Services solutions. CloudinIT offers services for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, test automation, and marketing autmation with Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. That means bringing together all the creative and technology capabilities, business acumen and industry insight needed to help transform clients' businesses with digital. "
target: CloudinIT
CloudinIT is a New Zealand-based professional services firm that helps customers implement Salesforce and Amazon Web Services solutions. CloudinIT offers services for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, test automation, and marketing autmation with Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired CloudTrek

synopsis: Deloitte, a multinational professional services network, has acquired CloudTrek, an Advanced AWS Consulting Partner providing advisory, architecture, build and migration services to support cloud adoption and core technology transformation. CloudTrek is based in Australia.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients. Deloitte serves companies through a global network of member firms, bringing world-class capabilities, insights and service to address clients’ challenges. "
target: CloudTrek
Brisbane-based CloudTrek is an Advanced AWS Consulting Partner providing advisory, architecture, build and migration services to support cloud adoption and core technology transformation.
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closed 9/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Deloitte LLP, acquired KnowledgeSpace

synopsis: Deloitte, a multinational professional services network, has acquired KnowledgeSpace, a company that has created software that recognizes and analyzes the speech of call center workers, offering insights into the behavior of sales staff. They are based in Melbourne, Australia.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients. Deloitte serves companies through a global network of member firms, bringing world-class capabilities, insights and service to address clients’ challenges. "
target: KnowledgeSpace
KnowledgeSpace, founded in 2003 by Mia Lander, created software that recognizes and analyzes the speech of call center workers, offering insights into the behavior of sales staff. They are based in Melbourne, Australia.
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closed 9/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Deloitte Digital, acquired Magnetic

synopsis: Deloitte announced the acquisition of Magnetic Media Online, Inc.'s artificial intelligence platform business. Magnetic is an artificial intelligence company that uses machine learning to deliver smarter, faster, and more effective advertising.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. That means bringing together all the creative and technology capabilities, business acumen and industry insight needed to help transform clients' businesses with digital. "
target: Magnetic
Magnetic is an artificial intelligence company that uses machine learning to deliver smarter, faster, and more effective advertising. Their AI platform continuously analyzes the attributes of over 350 million live user profiles alongside real-time inventory supply and bid opportunities.
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announced 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, will acquire Third Wave Consulting

synopsis: Deloitte is acquiring a leading technology consulting firm, Third Wave Consulting Inc. to better help clients and capitalize on opportunities within the energy sector. Third Wave focuses on providing quick-to-outcome, high-value, business solutions on the market-leading cloud-based platform from Salesforce.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients. Deloitte serves companies through a global network of member firms, bringing world-class capabilities, insights and service to address clients’ challenges. "
target: Third Wave Consulting
Based in Canada, Third Wave Consulting (TWC) focuses 100% on Salesforce Implementations and Advisory. They were the first partner in Canada to implement Salesforce-based solutions. Their team collaborates on both national and international projects.
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announced 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, will acquire API Talent

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands and companies, is to acquire API Talent, a technology consulting company located in New Zealand that specializes in Amazon Web Services.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte LLP provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands and companies. They work across more than 20 industry sectors to help clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence. "
target: API Talent
API Talent is a technology consulting company founded in 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. As an Amazon Web Services Partner, Advanced Consulting Partner and certified Managed Service Provider (MSP), they specialize in APIs, AWS and APIs on AWS.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired GGY, a leading provider of advanced actuarial software for the global life insurance industry. GGY’s AXIS Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Axis Actuarial System
GGY’s Axis Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants for pricing, reserving, ALM (asset liability management), financial modeling, capital calculations and hedging.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
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EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation and a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services, announced that it has agreed to acquire WebEquity Solutions, LLC., a leading provider of cloud-based loan origination solutions for financial institutions.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: WebEquity Solutions
WebEquity Solutions™, LLC is the proven leader in on-demand lending software. With WebEquity, lenders gain the advantage of a single, hosted solution enabling them to reduce operational costs, streamline processes and make more uniform and profitable lending decisions.
price ($mm)
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$15
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0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
$78
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closed 11/22/2010 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, acquired CSI Global Education Inc.

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

Moody's Analytics, acquired Commercial Mortgage Metrics

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

Scope Ratings, will acquire FERI EuroRating Services AG

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

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
price ($mm)
$1,965*
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closed 11/1/2010 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Highline Financial, LLC

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced it acquired Highline Financial, a financial information and analytics provider focused on the US banking sector. The acquisition supports Thomson Reuters strategy of providing timely, accurate and high quality information by expanding its offering to include differentiated financial content and analytics.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Financial, LLC
Highline Financial is the preferred source of banking information and analytics with decades of experience serving the financial industry.
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closed 8/2/2007 via

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

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

RiskMetrics Group, Inc. merged with MSCI Inc.,

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

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Equilibrium (Peru)

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets, announced that it has agreed to acquire Equilibrium, a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and Latin America.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,198.00)
Moody's Corporation is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Equilibrium (Peru)
Equilibrium is a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and other countries in Latin America. Based in Peru, Equilibrium has operated since 1996.
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closed 2/4/2020 via PR Newswire

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

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

London Stock Exchange Group, will acquire Refinitiv

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group, a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community, will acquire Refinitiv, a company that provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets.
buyer: London Stock Exchange Group (LSE:LSE:$3,186.38)
London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Refinitiv
Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets. Their heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence while their best-in-class data and cutting-edge technologies enable greater opportunity.
price ($mm)
$27,000
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has closed the sale of a 55% interest in the company's Financial & Risk business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. The Financial & Risk business is now known as Refinitiv. The unit provides research and analysis tools to financial markets professionals.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$4,580.23)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk
The acquisition includes the financial and risk division of Thomson Reuters. The unit provides research and analysis tools to financial markets professionals. Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for professional markets.
price ($mm)
$11,000*
rev ($mm)
$6,112
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,916
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.4x
closed 11/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

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

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

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

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

Coupa Software, acquired Riskopy, Inc.

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Riskopy, Inc. Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend. They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target: Riskopy, Inc.
Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses. Leveraging contextualized data, finance providers can accurately calculate the cost of capital, and monitor their portfolio for risks and opportunities.
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closed 5/3/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Realpoint, LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Realpoint, LLC, a Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) that specializes in structured finance.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Realpoint, LLC
Realpoint is a nationally recognized credit-rating agency that has earned a reputation for innovation and excellence in the structured finance market. Their goal is to increase market transparency and provide investors with the highest quality ratings and analysis.
price ($mm)
$48
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paynet, acquired Ansonia

synopsis: Equifax, an American multinational consumer credit reporting agency has announced that the company has increased its leadership in commercial credit data solutions by acquiring Ansonia, a leading provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable (AR) data. Ansonia will be integrated into PayNet, an Equifax company.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Paynet
PayNet, an Equifax company, is the leading provider of credit ratings on small businesses enabling lenders to manage credit risk, grow earning assets and operate credit processes at a lower cost. "
target: Ansonia
Ansonia Credit Data (Ansonia) is a leading provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable (AR) data used by financial institutions and other creditors and businesses in the transportation and logistics industries.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

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

Investortools, acquired Merritt Research Services, LLC

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

Thomson Reuters, acquired World-Check

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has announced the acquisition of World-Check, a leading global provider of financial crime and corruption prevention information.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
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 parent: Spectrum Equity
target: World-Check
World-Check, the leading global provider of highly structured risk intelligence, offers banks, institutional lenders, lawyers, accounting firms and other regulated financial services providers a comprehensive solution for meeting their regulatory compliance requirements.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

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

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

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire DBRS Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will be acquiring DBRS, the world's fourth-largest credit ratings agency. DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: DBRS Limited
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency. DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
price ($mm)
$669
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

MSCI Inc., acquired GMI Ratings

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