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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Accuity, Inc., acquired Apply Financial Limited

synopsis: Accuity, a leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments, and part of RELX, announced that it has acquired Apply Financial, a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Apply Financial Limited
Apply Financial is a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
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announced 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, will acquire Simplex GTP Ltd

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions, announced the signing of an agreement to purchase London-based Simplex GTP Ltd. Simplex is an organization which provides cloud-based services in financial messaging and reconciliation to several major leading corporations.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$420.19)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target: Simplex GTP Ltd
Simplex GTP is a trusted global transaction platform provider and is the major ‘white-label’ managed services payments provider to some of the largest global transaction banks.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Advisor TLC Inc.

synopsis: Lock Trust, Inc. announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC., a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Lock Trust was founded in 2013, providing core bank framework and a robust payment solution that will now offer One-Click Videos within the payment engine.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust, Inc. is a startup founded in 2013 by a 25-year vet in the industry. The Company is based in both London, UK and Tampa, Florida. Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions. "
target: Advisor TLC Inc.
Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC. is a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Advisor TLC is a video marketing and communication system which creates custom client experiences.
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announced 10/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Experian plc, will acquire The 41st Parameter

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The 41st Parameter, Inc, a leading provider of fraud detection services, based in the US.
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$4,861.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: The 41st Parameter
The 41st Parameter Inc. provides Internet fraud intervention and detection solutions. Its products include FraudNet for e-commerce, which analyzes e-commerce transactions and determines the level of risk represented by the choice to fulfill it.
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$310
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$26
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announced 12/31/2015 via PE Hub

MCI Capital S.A., will acquire Mobiltek

synopsis: MCI, one of the most dynamic private equity groups in Emerging Europe, is to acquire Mobiltek, the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. Mobiltek is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments.
buyer: MCI Capital S.A. (WSE:MCI:$38.71)
MCI Capital S.A. is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey. "
target: Mobiltek
Mobiltek is the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. The company is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments. Currently Mobiltek is a recognised expert in the sector of mobile financial services.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, acquired Metaforic

synopsis: INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that it has acquired Metaforic, a leader in the development of software obfuscation technologies and encryption-related security software for a variety of industries, including the mobile payment and mobile banking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
target: Metaforic
Metaforic Technology allows software creators to render their Applications and Data self-defending from the time it is released. Developers automatically integrate Metaforic into their own applications to protect them from subversion, theft, tampering, or other corruption.
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$12
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closed 10/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, acquired SMA Financial

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions, announced the acquisition of SMA Financial, a London-based provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) connectivity to SWIFT for the automation of payments and financial messaging.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$420.19)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes. "
target: SMA Financial
SMA Financial was founded in 1995 and focuses on providing SWIFT related services and software. Headquartered in London, SMA Financial is the established SWIFT Regional Partner for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Accuity, Inc., acquired Apply Financial Limited

synopsis: Accuity, a leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments, and part of RELX, announced that it has acquired Apply Financial, a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Apply Financial Limited
Apply Financial is a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Accuity, Inc., acquired Apply Financial Limited

synopsis: Accuity, a leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments, and part of RELX, announced that it has acquired Apply Financial, a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Apply Financial Limited
Apply Financial is a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
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closed 7/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Accuity, Inc., acquired Safe Banking Systems LLC

synopsis: Accuity announced that it has acquired Safe Banking Systems (SBS). SBS is a specialist provider of innovative Know Your Customer due diligence and anti-money laundering solutions that enable financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Safe Banking Systems LLC
Safe Banking Systems (SBS) provides innovative anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance solutions that enable institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise. SBS’ AML solutions solve key Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence issues.
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closed 11/4/2011 via Company Press Release

Bankers’ Almanac, acquired Accuity, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that Bankers' Almanac has completed its acquisition of Accuity, Inc. Accuity is a leading US provider of online subscription-based data solutions for the financial services industry. It will be integrated with Reed Business Information's Bankers' Almanac to form BankersAccuity.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Bankers’ Almanac
Bankers' Almanac provides solutions to help financial professionals make payments, conduct due diligence, assess credit risk and carry out financial research on the world's banks. With clients including all top 100 global banks, Bankers' Almanac is relied upon daily by over 22,000 users worldwide. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity, Inc. is a leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening data and software and professional services that allow organizations, across multiple industries, to maximize efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$533 [$515]
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$102
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$47
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closed 2/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Accuity, acquired CB.Net, Ltd.

synopsis: Accuity, the global leading provider of payment routing data, AML screening software and services, announced that it has acquired 100% of London-based CB.Net, a reference data provider for the global banking community.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Accuity
Accuity is the leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening software and services that allow organisations, across multiple industries, to maximise efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions. "
target: CB.Net, Ltd.
CB.Net is a data provider dedicated to the delivery of reference data solutions to the global banking community. London-based CB.Net recognises the importance of reliable reference data in meeting compliance requirements and bringing cost savings and greater efficiency in international payments.
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closed 11/4/2011 via Company Press Release

Bankers’ Almanac, acquired Accuity, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that Bankers' Almanac has completed its acquisition of Accuity, Inc. Accuity is a leading US provider of online subscription-based data solutions for the financial services industry. It will be integrated with Reed Business Information's Bankers' Almanac to form BankersAccuity.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Bankers’ Almanac
Bankers' Almanac provides solutions to help financial professionals make payments, conduct due diligence, assess credit risk and carry out financial research on the world's banks. With clients including all top 100 global banks, Bankers' Almanac is relied upon daily by over 22,000 users worldwide. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity, Inc. is a leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening data and software and professional services that allow organizations, across multiple industries, to maximize efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$533 [$515]
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$102
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$47
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closed 5/22/2008 via finextra.com

State Street Global Markets, acquired SSiSearch

synopsis: Investment research and trading outfit State Street Global Markets has acquired UK reference data provider SSISearch. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: State Street Corporation
buyer: State Street Global Markets
Global Link is State Street’s multi-asset class network for market research, portfolio analytics, integration, execution, reporting, and settlement. Introduced with the launch of FX Connect® in 1996, the network now features 55 liquidity providers representing over 168 dealing room locations. "
target: SSiSearch
The SSISearch Global Directory is for use by institutions involved in international payment processing and settlement. It is a secure, central database containing branch contact details and the settlement information they want to make available to other market participants.
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closed 12/4/2008 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired 10-K Wizard, a leading provider of SEC EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval) filing research and alert services, for $12.5 million subject to working capital adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: 10K Wizard Technology, LLC
10-K Wizard is a leading provider of SEC EDGAR research services, real-time alerting technology, and application programming interface (API) solutions. 10-K Wizard's basic offering provides unlimited sophisticated full-text searching, real-time alerting, and 10 unique datasets.
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closed 5/15/2007 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has entered into agreements to acquire eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd., a private U.K. company, for net cash consideration of £26.1 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd
eFinancialNews is a diversified media company serving the financial services industry, primarily in the City of London and the U.K. Its flagship operations include the weekly Financial News publication and eFinancialNews.com Web site, a subscription-based service.
price ($mm)
$67
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$27
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closed 11/8/2006 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired The Relegence Corporation

synopsis: AOL LLC announced that it has acquired leading financial news and information search technology company, The Relegence Corporation of New York, NY
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: The Relegence Corporation
Relegence sells subscription-based services that offer real-time discovery, notification and delivery of information, connecting customers to cross-media content as it is generated from anywhere across the globe.
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closed 7/21/2005 via PR Newswire

Thomson West, acquired Global Securities Information, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced that it has acquired Global Securities Information, Inc. (GSI), a leading provider of online securities and securities-related information and research services. GSI will become part of Thomson West, the leading provider of legal research information in the U.S. and publisher of the Westlaw online service.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson West
Thomson West is the foremost provider of integrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market. Thomson West is a business within The Thomson Corporation and was formed when West Publishing and Thomson Legal Publishing merged in June 1996. "
target: Global Securities Information, Inc.
Global Securities Information, Inc. - The Legal and Financial Securities Information Experts Global Securities Information Inc. (GSI) is an award-winning specialty provider of public-record business transaction information to law and accounting firms, investment banks, corporations, and the busines
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
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closed 6/25/2012 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired Zawya

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired Zawya Limited, a regional provider of business intelligence and unique tools for financial professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The firm's wide range of content and tools include profiles on the top companies in the MENA region, as well as an online network for professionals.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
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: Zawya
Zawya is the leading online business intelligence platform focusing on the Middle East & North Africa, enabling nearly 1 million professionals to find and connect to the right business and investment opportunities in the region.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

Revolution Capital Group, acquired CapXG LLC

synopsis: Revolution Capital Group has announced a majority investment in the Capital Exchange, or CapXG, an interactive, web-based, networking site serving the financial community. The company connects Investment Banks, Private Equity firms, Hedge Funds, M&A professionals and lending institutions all through a free, interactive networking site.
buyer: Revolution Capital Group
Revolution Capital Group is a privately funded investment firm focused on acquiring and operating controlling interests in companies that have solid business fundamentals with a view to long-term growth and value creation. "
target: CapXG LLC
Founded in 2010, CapXG is an online software firm based in Valencia, California. The Company has established an online database of financial sponsors, professionals, lenders and deals, and is used by financial institutions worldwide.
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closed 9/15/2007 via Company Description

MergerMarket, acquired Infinata, Inc.

synopsis: In September 2007, Mergermarket acquired Infinata, an information solutions and marketing analytics provider to the global financial service, life science, and high technology industries.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: MergerMarket
MergerMarket, part of Pearson's Financial Times Group, is an unparalleled, independent M&A intelligence tool used by the world's foremost financial institutions to originate deals. It provides proprietary intelligence on potential deal flow, potential mandates and valuations. "
target: Infinata, Inc.
Infinata is an innovative provider of information solutions and marketing analytics to the global financial service, life science, and high-tech industries. Our information suites include: BioPharm Insight, High Net Worth Insight, and Corporate Tracker.
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closed 9/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired FuturesBoard.com, LLC

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures, equity and foreign exchange market data and information, today announced the completed acquisition of FuturesBoard.com, LLC for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target: FuturesBoard.com, LLC
FuturesBoard is a market information portal for the futures markets and futures trading industry. FuturesBoard features futures market discussion boards and futures trading forums for the futures industry. FuturesBoard also features futures market reports and commentaries from market analysts.
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announced 7/10/2007 via Company Press Release

Telekurs Financial, will acquire Fininfo SA

synopsis: Telekurs Holding SA and Fininfo SA today signed an agreement whereby Telekurs undertakes to acquire Fininfo “financial information” activities. This agreement involves all companies from Fininfo “financial information” department, except Idé, company specialized in graphic design and Anthium, a bond-trading company that recently ceased activities.
buyer parent: Telekurs Group
buyer: Telekurs Financial
Telekurs Financial specializes in the procurement, processing and distribution of international financial information for investment advisory services, portfolio management, financial analysis and securities administration. "
target: Fininfo SA
Fininfo SA provides financial information and intercompany insight to banks, brokers, fund managers, insurance companies, and other members of the business community in France and internationally. The company collects and organizes information and provides decision support to its clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$317 [$366]
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$279
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$41
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closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired InsideFutures.com

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures and equity market information, announced the completed acquisition of InsideFutures.com and its affiliated email newsletter publications from Traders Media, LLC for an undisclosed amount. InsideFutures.com is a content-rich futures portal, serving traders of all skill levels.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target parent: Traders Media, LLC
target: InsideFutures.com
InsideFutures.com provides information relating to futures and commodity quotes, charts, technical opinion, trading analysis, forex, equities markets, and various market commentaries. It also provides futures educational information on the Internet.
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closed 12/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Viewpointe LLC, acquired PaymentsNation

synopsis: Viewpointe(R), a leading provider of check image exchange and archive services, announced it has completed the acquisition of PaymentsNation, a premier payments solution provider. The transaction advances Viewpointe's goal of an end-to-end clearing and settlement offering to customers.
buyer: Viewpointe LLC
Viewpointe is the largest provider of check archive and image exchange services in the United States. We have developed the most secure, scaleable, and high-performance national archive, and we deliver strategic value to many of the nation's most powerful financial institutions. "
target: PaymentsNation
PaymentsNation is one of the industry's premier providers of payments-related solutions. The organization: provides timely settlement, intuitive products, information, service and leadership through state-of-the-art technology.
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closed 6/11/2007 via BusinessWire

EZPay Financial Services, Inc., acquired ICASI Database Services, Inc.

synopsis: EZPay Financial Services, Inc. announced that they have completed the acquisition of ICASI Database Services, Inc. ICASI is the pre-eminent provider of real-time information on issued checks to financial institutions and the nation’s 11,000 check cashing stores.
buyer: EZPay Financial Services, Inc.
EZPay offers a very unique, customizable and highly specialized 3rd-Generation payment platform and is the perfect partner for banks, Fortune 500s, and third-party developers. Our service includes our award-winning membership, subscription and installment manager and our remote check writing. "
target: ICASI Database Services, Inc.
ICASI Database Services, Inc. is the pre-eminent provider of real-time information on issued checks to financial institutions and the nation’s 11,000 check cashing stores.
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announced 8/9/2012 via PE Hub

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC

synopsis: Verisk Analytics Inc., a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management, will acquire Argus Information & Advisory Services, a provider of benchmarking, scoring solutions, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,544.20)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Oak Investment Partners
target: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC is a leading provider of competitive benchmarking, scoring solutions, analytics, and customized services to financial services institutions and regulators in North America, Latin America, and Europe.
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$405
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closed 2/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Accuity, acquired CB.Net, Ltd.

synopsis: Accuity, the global leading provider of payment routing data, AML screening software and services, announced that it has acquired 100% of London-based CB.Net, a reference data provider for the global banking community.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Accuity
Accuity is the leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening software and services that allow organisations, across multiple industries, to maximise efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions. "
target: CB.Net, Ltd.
CB.Net is a data provider dedicated to the delivery of reference data solutions to the global banking community. London-based CB.Net recognises the importance of reliable reference data in meeting compliance requirements and bringing cost savings and greater efficiency in international payments.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 1/24/2005 via BusinessWire

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired MarketWatch.com, Inc.

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has closed its acquisition of MarketWatch, a leading provider of business news, financial information and analytical tools, for approximately $528 million-or $18 per fully diluted common share-or approximately $453 million net of cash at MarketWatch.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: MarketWatch.com, Inc.
As a leading financial media company, more than 800 stories, briefs and headlines are created each market day by 70+ MarketWatch.com journalists in 9 bureaus around the world, providing "the story behind the numbers" online and offline. The company’s two largest investors are CBS and Pearson plc, t
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$438
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$71
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Binance, acquired DappReview

synopsis: Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies, has announced that it has acquired DappReview, a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: DappReview
DappReview is a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
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