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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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closed 1/4/2017 via PR Newswire

NewSpring Capital, acquired Vertical Management Systems

synopsis: NewSpring Holdings, LLC announced the completion of the acquisition of Vertical Management Systems, Inc. (VMS), headquartered in Pasadena, CA. VMS is a technology innovation firm which provides integrated solutions to solve today's key issues like fiduciary risk, fee transparency, and revenue reconciliation.
buyer: NewSpring Capital
NewSpring Capital invests in dynamic companies with the goal of partnering with management teams to develop their businesses into market leaders. Founded in 1999, NewSpring Capital manages more than $1 billion in capital across its four distinct investment strategies. "
target: Vertical Management Systems
Vertical Management Systems is a technology innovation firm bringing best-in-class solutions to a financial services industry in need of change. They provide easy-to-implement, integrated solutions that solve for today’s key issues like fiduciary risk, fee transparency, and revenue reconciliation.
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closed 10/1/2008 via Market Wire

Advent Software, Inc., acquired Tamale Software, Inc.

synopsis: Advent Software, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for the investment management industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Tamale Software, a leading research management solution provider.
buyer: Advent Software, Inc. (ADVS:$403.28)
Advent Software's quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. "
target: Tamale Software, Inc.
Tamale Software, Inc. created the first software solution designed specifically to help investment professionals manage their investment ideas more effectively and access all of the firm's research easily. Tamale is the pioneer and market leader in Research Management Solutions (RMS).
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$9
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

EQS Group AG, acquired ARIVA.DE AG

synopsis: The EQS Group AG has increased its existing share of ARIVA.DE AG to 50% plus one share, thereby acquiring a majority of shares. ARIVA.DE AG's software development business unit operates complete financial portals on behalf of its customers and develops software applications for financial web sites.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$37.81)
The EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Digital Investor Relations. More than 8,000 companies worldwide trust EQS’s products and services to securely and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international information obligations to the global investment community. "
target: ARIVA.DE AG
ARIVA.DE AG is a leading provider of financial data and software solutions for financial institutions and operates the financial portal of the same name. Its newly developed software enables issuers in the financial sector to automatically generate documents.
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closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Financial Models Company, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Finalizes Acquisition of Financial Models Company.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,388.60)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target: Financial Models Company, Inc.
Financial Models Company Inc. (FMC) is a leading provider of comprehensive investment management systems and services. Established in 1976, FMC is a public company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Symbol: FMC). Founded in 1976, FMC has developed innovative technology solutions
price ($mm)
$164
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$74
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$4
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closed 10/6/2008 via BusinessWire

RiskMetrics Group, Inc., acquired Applied4 Technology

synopsis: RiskMetrics Group, a leading provider of risk and corporate governance services to participants in the global financial markets, has acquired UK-based Applied4 Technology Ltd., a firm known for its expertise in performance attribution.
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: Applied4 Technology
Applied4 Technology, Ltd. provides technology solutions in the field of investment performance measurement. It offers Alto, an event-driven platform that combines the workflow capabilities of a production platform with industry standard methodologies to cover a range of functions.
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closed 2/15/2007 via Company Press Release

Thomson Financial, purchased eXimius from Business Architects International N.V.

synopsis: Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, announced the acquisition of eXimius NV from Business Architects. The eXimius management team and its 36 employees will join Thomson Financial and will continue to sell and develop this industry-leading workflow solution for the private client investment management community.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
seller: Business Architects International N.V.
Business Architects International N.V. provides software solutions for mortgage and consumer lending operations to financial institutions in Western Europe. It offers a diverse suite of software products for loan applications processing, decision-making process and management of loan applications.
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closed 10/17/2013 via PR Newswire

fi360, acquired IPS AdvisorPro

synopsis: fi360, the premier organization for fiduciary education, investment analytics, support services and industry insights for financial professionals, announced it has acquired IPS AdvisorPro, a cloud-based technology that helps financial advisors develop customized investment policy statements, which are used to document client investment goals.
buyer: fi360
fi360 literally 'wrote the books' on fiduciary responsibility, defining the prudent investment practices for those who manage money for others. They offer world-class fiduciary training, Web-based analytical tools and resources for investment professionals. "
target: IPS AdvisorPro
IPS AdvisorPro® is an award-winning online technology platform designed to help advisors create fully customized Investment Policy Statements (IPS) unique to their processes and procedures, and the circumstances of each client.
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announced 3/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Informa Investment Solutions, Inc., will acquire Investment Scorecard

synopsis: Informa Investment Solutions, Inc. it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Investment Scorecard, Inc. Investment Scorecard will continue to operate as a business unit within IIS. Subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, the acquisition is expected to close in April 2007.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Investment Solutions, Inc.
Informa Investment Solutions provides a broad array of products and services to thousands of investment and wealth management professionals. The company’s products include investment manager search and evaluation databases and systems. "
target: Investment Scorecard
Investment Scorecard, Inc. delivers an integrated suite of performance measurement, wealth analytics, policy monitoring and independent client reporting solutions to wealth management firms. The company's solutions help meet regulatory compliance requirements and manage business more effectively.
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closed 6/5/2006 via

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Brainpower N.V.

synopsis: Brainpower N.V., European provider of decision-support solutions for investment management professionals announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Bloomberg L. P., the leading provider of data, analytics and news to the global financial markets.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target: Brainpower N.V.
Founded in 1993, Brainpower is a leading provider of analytics software to the investment management community focused on delivering decision-relevant investment intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$10
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closed 9/1/2018 via BusinessWire

State Street Corporation, acquired Charles River Systems, Inc.

synopsis: State Street Corporation, a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, announced that it has acquired Charles River Systems, Inc. (Charles River Development), a premier provider of investment management front office tools and solutions.
buyer: State Street Corporation (STT:$11,734.00)
State Street Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. "
target: Charles River Systems, Inc.
Charles River Systems, Inc. is a privately held company that primarily focuses on providing solutions that automate front and middle office investment management functions across asset classes on a Software as a Service-based platform.
price ($mm)
$2,600
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$311
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closed 12/18/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Investview, Inc, acquired GATE Global Impact, LLC

synopsis: Investview, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of GATE Global Impact Inc., including their GATEWAY 2.0 platform that is a centralized market place to facilitate transactions in impact investments.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$17.92)
Investview provides a broad suite of state-of-the-art products that allow the individual investor to find, analyze, track and manage his or her portfolio. Their educational services focus on empowering investors with the skills that allow them to make their own investment decisions. "
target parent: GATE Technologies LLC
target: GATE Global Impact, LLC
GATE Global Impact, LLC is the impact investing-focused subsidiary of GATE Technologies, LLC. Launched in 2011, GATE Impact provides market infrastructure and related services for the emerging impact investment and banking industries.
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closed 8/6/2013 via Market Wire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Asset Control NV

synopsis: Data management software vendor, Asset Control, has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners. Asset Control offers a combination of proven technology and expert knowledge to ensure that financial organizations have the accurate, accessible and actionable data that is necessary to drive their business.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, CA-based private equity firm with over $2.6 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: FMR, LLC
target: Asset Control NV
Asset Control is the world's leading provider of Centralized Data Management to financial industry firms. With a complete range of in-house and outsourced options, Asset Control delivers Total Data Management, a hybrid approach to data management.
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closed 5/12/2008 via Company Press Release

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, acquired LAMP Technologies LLC

synopsis: The Bank of New York Mellon, a global leader in asset management and securities servicing, announced that it has acquired the fund of hedge funds administrative services business of LAMP Technologies LLC, a Dallas-based alternative investment administrator.
buyer: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK:$400.00)
The Bank of New York Mellon is a leading asset management and securities services company, uniquely focused to help clients manage and move their financial assets and succeed in the rapidly changing global marketplace. "
target: LAMP Technologies LLC
LAMP Technologies LLC pairs world-class professionals with a state-of-the-art technology platform. Rather than depending on software vendors, LAMP develops highly integrated systems that leverage our decades of experience in the alternative investments industry.
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closed 2/29/2008 via

Bowne & Co. Inc., acquired GCom2 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Bowne & Co., Inc., a leader in shareholder and marketing communications services, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets and operating business of GCom2 Solutions, Inc. for $45 million in cash.
buyer: Bowne & Co. Inc. (BNE:$0.00)
Bowne provides shareholder and marketing communications services. Dealmakers rely on Bowne to handle critical capital markets communications with speed and accuracy. Compliance professionals turn to Bowne to prepare and file regulatory and shareholder communications online and in print. "
target: GCom2 Solutions, Inc.
GCom2 Solutions, Inc. provides financial reporting software and related services for the mutual fund industry in the United States and internationally. Its products include FundSuite SX, ComFiler, and TaxTraX.
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$43
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

BNY ConvergEx Group, acquired LiquidPoint, LLC

synopsis: GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC announced that BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC, a leading provider of global agency brokerage and investment technology solutions, has completed its acquisition of LiquidPoint LLC. BNY ConvergEx Group was formed in 2006 when GTCR partnered with The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and Eze Castle Software.
buyer parent: GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: BNY ConvergEx Group
BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC provides investment and execution technology solutions to institutional clients worldwide. The company provides a full array of leading technologies and an integrated platform of performance-driven, global trading capabilities. "
target: LiquidPoint, LLC
The LiquidPoint Solution is a flexible, customized software trading application designed to meet the specific needs of professional electronic options traders. LiquidPoint’s mission is simple: to optimize electronic trade efficiency through cutting edge speed and functionality.
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closed 4/3/2007 via PR Newswire

Fidelity Ventures, acquired Asset Control NV

synopsis: Asset Control, the leading provider of Centralized Data Management solutions to the financial services industry, announced that Fidelity Ventures has taken a majority investment in the company.
buyer parent: FMR Corp.
buyer: Fidelity Ventures
Fidelity Ventures invests in technology companies at the "Go-To-Market" stage. Its 40-year track record includes hundreds of successful investments in the consumer, communications, systems and software markets. "
target: Asset Control NV
Asset Control is the world's leading provider of Centralized Data Management to financial industry firms. With a complete range of in-house and outsourced options, Asset Control delivers Total Data Management, a hybrid approach to data management.
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closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Advent Software, Inc., acquired East Circle Solutions

synopsis: Advent Software, Inc. the leading provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry has acquired East Circle Solutions, a New York-based company that develops software to automate the billing process for investment management organizations.
buyer: Advent Software, Inc. (ADVS:$403.28)
Advent Software's quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. "
target: East Circle Solutions
East Circle Solutions, Inc. develops software to automate billing process in investment management companies. The company offers AdvisorBilling, an application designed to automate investment billing process.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/12/2012 via BusinessWire

eFront SA, acquired DMLT

synopsis: eFront, a leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, announced the acquisition of DMLT. DMLT is the market-leading provider of investor reporting and portal services for the alternative asset community.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: eFront SA (FR:ALEFT:$0.00)
eFront is a leading software provider of end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial industry with a recognized expertise in alternative investments. eFront’s solutions serve companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors. "
target: DMLT
DMLT offers a suite of web-based investor reporting, contact management and fundraising products to the alternative asset community. DMLT provides Invesment Cafe, a suite of investor reporting solutions.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Shadow Financial Services Corporation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Financial Database Services

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Financial Database Services, a trusted provider of compensation management, compliance and advisor onboarding solutions for the wealth management industry.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Financial Database Services
Financial Database Services, the developer of the CAESAR suite of products, provides a modular suite of compensation and compliance tools to the wealth management industry, including advisor onboarding and analytics solutions.
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announced 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire RPM Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will be acquiring RPM Technologies, a leading Canadian provider of state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions and services. RPM’s technology platforms support over 15 million customer accounts.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target parent: Bayshore Capital
target: RPM Technologies
RPM is a Canadian-based company that provides state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions to Canadian banks and wealth management firms. RPM’s mission critical solutions create a holistic, customer-centric platform for multiple investment accounts and products.
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$300
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Rockall Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, announced that it has acquired Rockall, a market leading provider of securities-based lending (SBL) and collateral management solutions for wealth management firms and commercial banks.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Rockall Technologies
Based in Ireland, Rockall Technologies is the expert at unlocking asset value to both release and safeguard credit. Focused on lending, they enable banks to handle the complexity required to drive high volume and high value loan books while safeguarding against risk.
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closed 6/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired MackayWilliams

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, has acquired MackayWilliams. MackayWilliams' leading insight into European mutual fund trends, brand perceptions and fund selector behavior offering clients a more integrated and holistic view of retail and institutional markets across regions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers. They help clients reduce capital investments in operations infrastructure, so they can focus on core business activities. "
target: MackayWilliams
Based in London and Berlin, MackayWilliams specializes in the research and analysis of the European mutual funds arena. They work with asset managers to provide European market analysis, consultancy services and access to the demands of Europe's major distributors and fund selectors.
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, has acquired ActivePath, an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath is an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's unique technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC, a full-service financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. "
target: Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC
Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC is a financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PrimeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Spence Johnson Limited

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Spence Johnson Limited, a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. The acquisition will combine Broadridge's global retail fund data and analytics solutions with Spence Johnson's institutional data, market intelligence and insight.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $7 billion in market capitalization, helps clients transform their business with communications, technology, data and analytics solutions. "
target: Spence Johnson Limited
Spence Johnson Limited is a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. They provide their clients with essential Data and Intelligence in close partnership with their clients, and Consulting from their team of experts.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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closed 11/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired M&O Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has expanded its wealth management and U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule compliance capabilities with the acquisition of M&O Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advisor compensation management solutions that help broker-dealers and wealth management firms support advisors and grow their businesses.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: M&O Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1977, M&O Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of compensation, sales management, regulatory and business process solutions for retail and institutional broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and insurance agencies.
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closed 9/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Technology Assets from INVeSHARE, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired technology assets of Inveshare, Inc. In connection with the transaction, Broadridge has entered into a development agreement to use these technology assets to develop blockchain applications for Broadridge’s proxy business.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: INVeSHARE, Inc.
INVeSHARE delivers regulated shareholder materials to the retail investor in paper and electronic form. Through integration with a brokerage firm’s website, retail investors can access shareholder materials and educational content, and submit their vote online.
price ($mm)
$135
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will purchase NACC business from DST Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the North American Customer Communications business of DST Systems, Inc. NACC is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
Tthe North American Customer Communications (“NACC”) business of DST Systems is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
$1,100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired 4Sight Financial Software

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has expanded its global securities financing and collateral management capabilities through the acquisition of 4sight Financial Software Limited, a leading provider of securities finance and collateral management systems to financial institutions worldwide.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: 4Sight Financial Software
4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider. 4sight's customer base includes a full spectrum of financial market participants from global broker dealers and custodial banks to asset managers, insurance companies and pension funds.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Dojima

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has broadened its Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) solution, adding exchange-traded derivatives functionality through the acquisition of Dojima LLC. Dojima provides global trading, clearing, matching and connectivity solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Dojima
Dojima is a niche technology firm founded by industry veterans who recognized the need for an effective technical solution to meet the challenges posed by evolving global derivatives reforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Anetics

synopsis: Broadridge has acquired Massachusetts-based tech firm Anetics, adding to its arsenal of securities finance tools. Anetics delivers a comprehensive securities lending capability that enables trading desks to perform all core trading activities while streamlining processes to simplify operations.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Anetics
Anetics delivers a comprehensive securities lending capability that enables trading desks to perform all core trading activities while streamlining processes to simplify operations. The solution supports all securities lending activities, including trade entry, returns and recalls, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired QED Financial Systems

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers, has acquired QED Financial Systems, Inc. QED provides software-based investment accounting solutions, data management, and outsourced investment accounting services.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: QED Financial Systems
QED Financial Systems, Inc. has been the innovator in investment management solutions for capital markets. The QED platform, available as a service, integrates financial data management, portfolio accounting and reporting to drive operational efficiency and enhance information utilization.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/21/2015 via

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence from Lipper, Inc

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters' Lipper division. Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Lipper, Inc
Thomson Reuters Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence business provides global market intelligence for fund industry flows by country and distribution channel.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Direxxis, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. acquired Direxxis LLC, a provider of cloud-based marketing solutions, to expand its suite of solutions for wealth and asset managers. Direxxis solutions represent the marketing strategy, process automation and technologies required to integrate people, processes and technologies across the marketing ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Direxxis, Inc.
Direxxis is a Cloud-Based Marketing Solution for Financial Advisors. Direxxis' marketing management platform enables wealth and asset management companies and insurers to manage and implement marketing activities efficiently across field offices and branch locations using consistent standards.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pierre Boucher, acquired MaisonBrison Communications

synopsis: MaisonBrison Communications Inc. (MB) announced that the company has been sold to MB Partner, Pierre Boucher. Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations.
buyer: Pierre Boucher
Since 1989, Pierre Boucher has been involved in various aspects of North American financial markets. He worked 12 years as a financial analyst covering special situations and technology companies. He joined MaisonBrison in 2009 and became a Partner in 2016. "
target: MaisonBrison Communications
Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations. The Company currently represents a roster of leading publicly-traded organizations in various business sectors, many with global operations.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Lansons, acquired Intermarket

synopsis: Leading independent reputation management consultancy Lansons announced the acquisition of Intermarket, an agency that provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
buyer: Lansons
Based in London, Lansons is a leading independent reputation management consultancy, 100% owned by people working in the business. Lansons’ consultants are experts in media, investor, political, regulatory, employee and change, crisis, digital and international communications. "
target: Intermarket
Founded in 1986 by Matt Zachowski and Martin Mosbacher, Intermarket Communications provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

KPS3, acquired 120 West Strategic Communications LLC

synopsis: KPS3 Marketing, a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm, announced the acquisition of 120 West Strategic Communications, an award-winning public relations and investor relations firm headquartered in Reno, Nevada.
buyer: KPS3
KPS3 goes far beyond any normal definition of a marketing company, PR firm or digital agency. They handle large-scale advertising and branding campaigns, build enterprise-level web and mobile applications, and can train a room full of executives from across the country how to handle the media. "
target: 120 West Strategic Communications LLC
Based in Reno, Nevada, 120 West provides investor relations and marketing communications through strategic engagement to both public and private companies with emphasis on delivering measurable results aligned with a company’s goals and objectives.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2018 via PE Hub

Lambert, Edwards & Associates, acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert, Edwards & Associates, a leading PR, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has acquired New York-based financial communications firm Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc. Owen Blicksilver PR specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
buyer: Lambert, Edwards & Associates
Lambert, Edwards & Associates is a top-5 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-10 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm, Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries. "
target: Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations is a New York financial communications and investor relations consultancy. The Owen Blicksilver PR team specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire A2media Corporation

synopsis: Link And Motivation Inc., a Japanese company which carries out management consulting, will acquire A2Media. A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$358.63)
Link and Motivation Inc. provides management consulting services in Japan. It offers consulting services that transform business organizations through motivation management, entry management, brand management, investor relations, and place management. "
target: A2media Corporation
A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired CapMark Clarity

synopsis: Q4 Inc., a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions, is announcing the acquisition of CapMark Clarity, a provider of shareholder ID and market intelligence to UK and European markets.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target: CapMark Clarity
CapMark Clarity is an independent capital markets intelligence firm with a focus on delivering the highest quality and personal service to each of its clients. With more than a decade of experience, CapMark Clarity set a new standard for traditional investor relations services in Europe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Prosek Partners, acquired Muirfield Partners

synopsis: Prosek Partners, a leading independent public relations and financial communications firm, has acquired Muirfield Partners, a Los Angeles-based strategic corporate and financial communications agency. Mickey Mandelbaum, founder and president of Muirfield, will become a partner at Prosek.
buyer: Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners operates as an independent public relations company. The company offers services in the areas of digital and traditional media relations, investor relations, social media and branded entertainment, crisis communications and issues management. "
target: Muirfield Partners
Founded in 2001, Muirfield Partners is a corporate communications and investor relations firm that works directly with an organization's senior leadership to develop discreet and targeted communications strategies. They are headquartered in Los Angeles.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reputation Partners, LLC, acquired Vollrath Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Milwaukee public relations and investor relations firm Vollrath Associates has been acquired by Reputation Partners LLC, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee. Vollrath Associates works with leading public companies on communications with shareholders and the investors.
buyer: Reputation Partners, LLC
Reputation Partners is a full-service strategic communications firm. They represent clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, retail, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing/industrials, non-profits, education institutions, religious institutions, among many others. "
target: Vollrath Associates, Inc.
Vollrath Associates, a leading public relations agency located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis., specializes in public relations, investor relations, media relations, employee communication, marketing communications and new media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

NATIONAL Public Relations Inc., acquired TMX Equicom

synopsis: NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada's leading public relations firm and one of the world's leading independent communications firms, announced the acquisition of the business of Equicom from TMX Group. Equicom is Canada's leading investor relations and financial communications firm.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: NATIONAL Public Relations Inc.
NATIONAL Public Relations serves corporate and institutional clients, offering a full range of strategic communications services, including corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, marketing, healthcare and digital communications. "
target parent: TMX Group Inc.
target: TMX Equicom
TMX Equicom is Canada’s leading provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications. They have been working with Canadian public issuers to build their profiles within the investment community since 1996.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2015 via Market Wire

Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., acquired Allen & Caron Inc

synopsis: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., a strategic communications firm specializing in investor and public relations, has acquired Allen & Caron, Inc., a strategic investor relations firm with offices in New York City and Irvine, Calif.
buyer: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc.
Dresner Corporate Services is a leading strategic communications firm specializing in investor relations, public relations and corporate communications. Dresner focuses on delivering tangible, measurable results leading to a superior return on investment for their clients. "
target: Allen & Caron Inc
Allen & Caron has, for more than 30 years, provided investor relations, media relations and corporate communications services to micro-, small- and mid-cap companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. will be merged with Walbrook PR Ltd.,

synopsis: Walbrook PR, which provides high quality Financial PR and Investor Relations advice to Small Cap and AIM listed companies, has agreed to a merger with Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. that will see Walbrook PR become the second largest Financial PR Adviser by number of AIM listed clients.
buyer: Walbrook PR Ltd.
Walbrook is a full service Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations consultancy that has a strong reputation for advising growing Small Cap and AIM listed companies. Their clients range from £2m Market Cap. to £200m across a wide number of sectors. "
target: Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd.
Winningtons is one of the UK's leading independent financial PR and communications consultancies, with offices in Bristol, the City of London and affiliates in Leeds and Edinburgh.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

ECI Partners, acquired Investis

synopsis: Private equity firm ECI Partners has taken a majority stake in digital corporate comms company Investis. Headquartered in London, Investis provides digital services that enable companies to manage their corporate communications and investor relations. Investis was previously backed by Gresham, another private equity company.
buyer: ECI Partners
ECI Partners is a specialist growth investor, one of the longest established and most successful private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buyins and acquisition finance deals valued between £10 million and £150 million. "
target parent: Gresham LLP
target: Investis
Investis specialises in digital IR and corporate communications for public companies. Their services range from designing, building and hosting corporate or investor websites to online annual reports, webcasting, video, apps, mobile and social media.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

MBS Value Partners, acquired Breakstone Group

synopsis: MBS Value Partner, a leading investor relations and corporate communications firm, announced that it has acquired Breakstone Group, a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
buyer: MBS Value Partners
MBS Value Partners is an investor relations and corporate communications firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. "
target: Breakstone Group
Founded in 2000 by Kay Breakstone and Susan Borinelli, Breakstone Group is a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, acquired Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd

synopsis: ShareInvestor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, acquired certain trade marks and other intellectual property rights of Waterbrooks Consultants as well a 60 per cent stake in the company. Waterbrooks provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services.
buyer parent: Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
buyer: ShareInvestor Pte Ltd
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, ShareInvestor is a financial internet media & technology company that owns one of the largest investor relations network in Asia. ShareInvestor provides market data tools and financial applications to institutional and retail investors. "
target: Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd
Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Singapore.
price ($mm)
$0.73*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Investis Ltd, acquired global3digital

synopsis: Investis Ltd, the global specialists in digital corporate communications, has further strengthened its position in Europe with the acquisition of global3digital. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps. It works with 150 companies across the UK and Europe.
buyer parent: Gresham LLP
buyer: Investis Ltd
Investis Ltd., is an international digital corporate communications and investor relations company which works with approximately 1,700 clients from offices in six countries. Founded in 2000, Investis helps clients manage their corporate communications and investor relations. "
target: global3digital
global3digital is a purely digital agency specialising in corporate and IR communications and one of the only to embrace open source technology. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2014 via BusinessWire

EQS Group AG, acquired TodayIR.com

synopsis: EQS Group has acquired 100% of the shares of online investor relations and news service provider TodayIR Holdings Limited paving the way for further growth in Asia. TodayIR designs and manages IR websites, produces webcasts and operates the important finance information portal www.todayir.com.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$37.81)
Serving more than 7,000 international customers, EQS Group is the leading provider of online corporate communication services. For Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, leading companies from Europe, Asia and North America use our web solutions, all from a single source. "
target: TodayIR.com
TodayIR.com is one of the largest interactive online IR platforms in Asia. They leverage the power of the internet as well as work closely with more than 150 listed company clients, to provide the up-to-date and accurate information to retail, institutional and private investors globally.
price ($mm)
$6.22
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc., acquired Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.

synopsis: The management of Taylor Rafferty has acquired the company's assets from DF King Worldwide. Taylor Rafferty retains its focus on assisting companies to build their capital markets presence in the US, offering investor relations consulting, capital markets research and analysis and IR program execution.
buyer: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Wealth Management Systems, Inc., acquired Capital IQ Financial Communications

synopsis: Wealth Management Systems Inc., a provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning tools in the retirement services industry, announced that it has acquired S&P Capital IQ's Financial Communications (FC) business. S&P Capital IQ FC is a provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms.
buyer: Wealth Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Wealth Management Systems (WMSI) is a benefits technology company developing web services and interfaces for leading providers and financial services organizations. Today, WMSI is the leading provider of rollover servicing technology in the retirement services industry. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Capital IQ Financial Communications
S&P Capital IQ Financial Communications is a leading provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms. They offer investor education, retirement plan solutions, and marketing communication tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/24/2013 via Market Wire

Summit IR Group will be merged with Darrow Associates, Inc.,

synopsis: Darrow Associates, Inc., a leading investor relations agency serving growing small-cap companies, announced that effective July 1, 2013 Silicon Valley-based Summit IR Group, Inc. will merge with Darrow Associates. Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003.
buyer: Darrow Associates, Inc.
Darrow Associates, Inc. is a boutique investor relations and financial communications consultancy serving the needs of select micro- and small-capitalization companies. Strategic programs are implemented with high level counsel provided by the firm’s executive consultants. "
target: Summit IR Group
Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003. The firm has been involved in a full range of investor oriented activities, from managing IR programs for pre-IPO companies through mergers and acquisitions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ OMX, purchased Three Businesses from Thomson Reuters Corporate Services

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Thomson Reuters Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses, which provide insight, analytics and communications solutions. These complementary businesses will be integrated with NASDAQ OMX's Global Technology Solutions business.
buyer parent: The NASDAQ OMX Group
buyer: NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions is one of the leading providers in the industry with innovative products and services that power global business communications for today's forward-thinking public and private companies. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Thomson Reuters Corporate Services
The clients of Thomson Reuters Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses rely on the company's desktop, mobile and multimedia solutions to monitor markets and peers, prioritize their outreach, reach and engage target audiences and measure the impact of their programs.
price ($mm)
$390
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$463.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$246.49
EBIT ($mm)
$224.84
Net Income ($mm)
$185.05
Employees
454
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Ticker: AIM:FDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives (FD) is a global technology provider with nearly 20 years of experience of working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$222.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.38
EBIT ($mm)
$21.19
Net Income ($mm)
$11.43
Employees
2000
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Ticker: BIT:CAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT is a dynamic Italian technology company with a leading position in financial services software. Area Finanza, their flagship product, is a securities trading and post-trading process management system. CAD IT customers includes Banks, Insurances, Funds, Brokers, Enterprises, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$74.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.44
EBIT ($mm)
$7.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.94
Employees
590
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$55.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.30
EBIT ($mm)
$2.06
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Envestnet, Inc.
Envestnet, Inc.
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of unified wealth management technology and services to investment advisors. Their open-architecture platforms unify and fortify the wealth management process, delivering unparalleled flexibility, accuracy, performance and value.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$812.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$87.08
EBIT ($mm)
$17.49
Net Income ($mm)
$5.76
Employees
3920
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Ticker: ITG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment Technology Group, Inc.
Investment Technology Group, Inc.
Investment Technology Group is a global financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world. They empower traders to reduce the end-to-end cost of implementing investments via liquidity, analytics and workflow technology solutions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$505.52
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
934
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bravura Solutions Limited
Bravura Solutions Limited
Bravura Solutions is a leading provider of software solutions for the wealth management, life insurance and fund administration industries, underpinned by functionally rich technology that enables modernisation, consolidation and simplification.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$178.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.55
EBIT ($mm)
$29.37
Net Income ($mm)
$22.62
Employees
1351
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Ticker: BR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,362.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$912.80
EBIT ($mm)
$652.80
Net Income ($mm)
$482.10
Employees
11000
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Ticker: ASX:CPU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computershare Limited
Computershare Limited
Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. They also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,943.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$595.74
EBIT ($mm)
$457.52
Net Income ($mm)
$222.33
Employees
15836
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.38
EBIT ($mm)
$1.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
400
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Ticker: TMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc. is a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications industry and the financial services firms that support it.TMNG Global has provided strategic and management consulting, as well as managed services, to more than 1000 clients worldwide.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$74.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.33
EBIT ($mm)
($1.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
259
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