Like SecFinex, Ltd.

announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
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closed 3/13/2015 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., acquired KCG Hotspot FX

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) completed its acquisition of Hotspot FX, a leading institutional foreign exchange (FX) market, from KCG Holdings. Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target parent: KCG Holdings, Inc.
target: KCG Hotspot FX
Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading. These benefits include full depth-of-book view, centralized price discovery, direct and anonymous market access.
price ($mm)
$365
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
price ($mm)
$350
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Knight Capital Group, Inc., acquired Hotspot FX, Inc.

synopsis: Knight Capital Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Hotspot FX, Inc., a privately held firm, in an all-cash deal for $77.5 million. Hotspot, which provides institutions and dealers with spot foreign exchange trade execution through an advanced, fully electronic platform, is a separate subsidiary of Knight Capital Group.
buyer: Knight Capital Group, Inc. (KCG:$1,211.64)
Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a global financial services firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms. "
target: Hotspot FX, Inc.
Hotspot FX, Inc. operates a leading spot FX marketplace for institutions, in addition to a retail platform. Both marketplaces provide anonymous, instantaneous, direct access trading on live, executable, streaming prices supplied by leading foreign exchange banks and financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$78
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

360T, acquired GTX Ltd.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Group’s Foreign Exchange unit 360T is expanding its participation in the global FX market and presence in the US by acquiring the GTX ECN business from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: 360T
360T is the leading global provider of web-based trading technology. This best-in-class trading technology enables clients to trade OTC financial instruments, particularly foreign exchange (FX) and short term money market products, as well as FX and interest rate derivatives. "
target parent: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
target: GTX Ltd.
GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

ISEG Limited, acquired Startup Stock Exchange

synopsis: The International Stock Exchange Group (ISEG) has acquired the Startup Stock Exchange, an international marketplace for the trading of early stage company shares. The transaction will combine the operations of the European Stock Exchange (ESE) and the Startup Stock Exchange (SSX) under ISEG and expand the group's global presence.
buyer: ISEG Limited
ISEG creates steps for both listed companies and investors in listed companies within the platform of a stock exchange. It believes in a new wave of stock exchanges that provide a better fit for the needs of today’s investor community. "
target: Startup Stock Exchange
The Startup Stock Exchange ("SSX"), provides securities exchange related services, such as Brokerage and Listing Advisory, enabling the owners of startups and small businesses to attract qualified global investors to buy shares of their companies on a public stock exchange.
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announced 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has agreed to acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE), an operator of three electronic options exchanges. ISE operates three electronic options exchanges: ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury. ISE’s exchanges serve as the venues for more than 15% of trading in U.S. options.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
price ($mm)
$1,100
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Eurex, acquired The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Eurex and International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. announced that Eurex has completed the acquisition of ISE, following the SEC’s approval of the merger. Effective upon the open of the U.S. markets today, ISE common stock will be suspended from trading on the NYSE and will be delisted shortly thereafter.
buyer: Eurex
Eurex, jointly owned and operated by Deutsche Boerse AG and SWX Swiss Exchange, is the world's largest derivatives exchange. Eurex offers a broad range of international benchmark products and operates the most liquid fixed income derivatives markets in the world. "
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
price ($mm)
$2,559
rev ($mm)
$211
EBITDA ($mm)
$98
EV / rev
12.1x
EV / EBITDA
26.1x
closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, will acquire National Stock Exchange

synopsis: CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. Plans call for CBSX to operate NSX as a separate exchange, while consolidating data systems and business operations.
buyer parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc
buyer: CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC
The all-electronic CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, created in 2007 by the Chicago Board Options Exchange and four market-maker partners, offers trading in more than 7,600 equities and exchange traded funds listed on U.S. securities markets. "
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Chi-X Europe Limited merged with BATS Global Markets, Inc.,

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) announced the completion of the Chi-X Europe acquisition. Chi-X Europe operates the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF). BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe MTFs, which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company based in the Kansas City, MO. The BATS trading platforms are internally developed by a dedicated team of market and technology professionals with BATS Exchange (BZX), the third-largest US securities exchange. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Chi-X Europe Limited
Chi-X Europe operates a multilateral trading facility for the trading of more than 1,300 of the most liquid securities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as exchange traded funds, exchange traded commodities and international depositary receipts.
price ($mm)
$300
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announced 12/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Turquoise will be merged with Baikal Global, Ltd.,

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) and Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise) announced their agreement to create a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
buyer: Baikal Global, Ltd.
Baikal, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will be a pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) complemented by a Liquidity Aggregation Service which seeks out liquidity in over 20 venues across 14 countries. "
target: Turquoise
Turquoise provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities, delivering differentiated value throughout the trading process.
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closed 3/18/2009 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital, acquired Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Fortune Capital Co. Ltd, a privately-owned provider of forex trading services in Japan.
buyer: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties. "
target: Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Fortune Capital provides online foreign exchange trading services in Japan. Fortune Capital offers FX traders the highest possible level of price transparency via real time streaming quotes, and a speed of execution that's unmatched in the marketplace.
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announced 2/28/2020 via PR Newswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a US-based provider of online trading services, is to be acquired by INTL FCStone Inc., a financial services organization. GAIN provides market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for difference and exchange-based products to retail investors.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of execution, risk management and advisory services, market intelligence, and clearing services across asset classes and markets around the world. "
target: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holding provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$236 [($746)]
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$213
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-3.5x
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closed 1/12/2017 via GlobeNewswire

t0.com, acquired Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Financial technology firm t0.com, Inc., has formed Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC after acquiring the assets of Singapore-based Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd. The addition of Blue Ocean Technologies to the t0 portfolio of companies further expands the fintech leader’s presence and range of services in the global financial ecosystem.
buyer parent: Overstock.com, Inc.
buyer: t0.com
t0.com, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of financial technology (fintech) based on cryptographically-secured, decentralized ledgers – more commonly known as blockchain technologies. "
target: Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd.
Blue Ocean Technologies will offer the first transparent, electronic marketplace for trading U.S.-listed securities during non-U.S. trading hours. This electronic marketplace creates a new opportunity to manage risk and take advantage of opportunities created outside of U.S. regular trading hours.
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on offer 4/9/2013 via BusinessWire

FXCM Inc., offer to acquire GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, announced it is proposing to merge with and acquire GAIN Capital Holdings LLC., global provider of retail trading services. The combined company is expected to be an industry leader and accretive to all parties.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings is a global provider of online trading services. Its innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange, contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products.
price ($mm)
$210
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closed 7/1/2013 via PR Newswire

NASDAQ OMX, acquired eSpeed, Inc.

synopsis: BGC Partners, Inc. announced that it closed the sale of eSpeed to NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. NASDAQ OMX purchased the eSpeed brand name and various assets comprising the fully electronic portion of BGC's benchmark on-the-run U.S. Treasury brokerage, market data and co-location service businesses.
buyer: NASDAQ OMX (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: eSpeed, Inc.
The eSpeed platform operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces for the global capital markets, including the world's largest government bond markets and other fixed income and foreign exchange marketplaces. 
price ($mm)
$750
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$100
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EV / rev
12.3x
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announced 5/14/2013 via GlobeNewswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire The Cleartrade Exchange Pte Ltd.

synopsis: INTL FCStone Inc., a provider of execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities, announced that it has agreed with Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) to acquire immediate voting control and the right to acquire up to 90% of equity interest over a five-year period.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers. "
target: The Cleartrade Exchange Pte Ltd.
Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) is an electronic global marketplace for futures and swaps commodity derivatives. Cleartrade Exchange operates a regulated futures market as a licensed Recognised Market Operator (RMO) regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
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announced 5/20/2020 via Reuters

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., will acquire MatchNow

synopsis: Exchange operator Cboe Global Markets is buying Canada’s largest “dark pool” stock trading platform, MATCHNow, from Virtu Financial. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$2,815.00)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target parent: Madison Tyler Holdings, LLC
target: MatchNow
TriAct Canada Marketplace LP operates MATCHNow®, Canada’s premier broker-neutral dark pool. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
price ($mm)
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$7
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0.0x
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announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
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closed 6/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

InsiderLog, acquired Ticker Software and Sidonnaisuusrekisteri.fi

synopsis: InsiderLog, an insider list management solution in the Nordic region, has acquired Finnish regulatory technology firms Ticker Software and Sidonnaisuusrekisteri.fi. Ticker offers a web service for handling MAR compliant insider lists. Sidonnaisuusrekisteri.fi is a web service that allows municipal organizations to announce and maintain liabilities.
buyer parent: Euronext N.V.
buyer: InsiderLog
InsiderLog is the leading insider list management solution in the Nordic region. Its insider list management tool solves most of the compliance and reporting burden resulting from MAR regulation. InsiderLog is a web based platform based on an annual subscription model. "
target: Ticker Software and Sidonnaisuusrekisteri.fi
Ticker Software is a Finnish leader in insider list management. Ticker offers a web service for handling Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) compliant insider lists. Sidonnaisuusrekisteri.fi is a Finnish web service that allows municipal organizations to announce and maintain liabilities.
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announced 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., will acquire Nord Pool AS

synopsis: Amsterdam-based Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, will acquire the Nord Pool group, which runs a leading physical power market in Europe, operating from its headquarters in Oslo. Nord Pool group offers power trading, clearing, settlement, and associated services in both day-ahead and intraday physical energy markets.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Nord Pool AS
Oslo-based Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Nord Pool has 380 companies from 20 countries trading on their markets.
price ($mm)
$93*
rev ($mm)
$44
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EV / rev
3.2x
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closed 6/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Euronext N.V., acquired Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, has acquired Oslo Bors, the only independent stock exchange within the Nordic countries and offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA (OTCNO:OSLO:$120.32)
Oslo Stock Exchange is the only independent stock exchange within the Nordic countries and offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$776 [$749]
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
6.3x
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13.8x
closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., acquired Commcise Software Limited

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, announces the acquisition of 78% of the capital of Commcise, a Software as a Service (“SaaS”) provider of award-winning research evaluation and commission management solutions for financial services firms, from its founders.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Commcise Software Limited
Commcise offers a cloud-based research commission management, evaluation and accounting solution built to meet the needs of asset managers, brokers and independent research providers. Commcise is the only vendor which combines research funding, consumption and accounting into a single platform.
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$34*
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closed 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Euronext N.V., acquired InsiderLog

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, announces the acquisition of 80% of the capital of InsiderLog, a Stockholm-based leading player in the field of insider list management. InsiderLog automates the management of insider lists that both saves time and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Market Abuse Regulation.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target parent: Serendipity Professionals
target: InsiderLog
InsiderLog is the leading insider list management solution in the Nordic region. Its insider list management tool solves most of the compliance and reporting burden resulting from MAR regulation. InsiderLog is a web based platform based on an annual subscription model.
price ($mm)
$7.04*
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closed 7/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Euronext N.V., acquired iBabs

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange, announced the closing of the acquisition of a 60% stake in iBabs, one of the leading board portal software providers in the Netherlands. The company provides full-fledged software allowing users to conduct meetings in an efficient and timely manner.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: iBabs
iBabs is one of the leading board portal software providers in the Netherlands, with close to 1,000 client companies and government entities, and more than 77,000 end users. The company provides full-fledged software allowing users to conduct meetings in an efficient and timely manner.
price ($mm)
$34*
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
8.6x
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13.3x
closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Euronext N.V., acquired Company Webcast B.V.

synopsis: Euronext announces the acquisition of a 51% majority stake in Company Webcast, a Dutch company specialised in professional webcast and webinar services. Company Webcast, based in the Netherlands, provides high-end webcast and webinar solutions to more than 260 corporates and local governments, through its state-of-the-art platform.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Company Webcast B.V.
Company Webcast is market leader in the Benelux region for high-end webcast and webinar solutions, which are based on a state of the art platform using the most advanced technology. Company Webcast can handle all aspects of organising, recording, broadcasting and archiving of webcasts.
price ($mm)
$3.83*
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$4
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2.0x
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closed 10/15/2009 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired Hugin Group BV

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hugin Group BV from NYSE Euronext. Hugin is the leading pan-European provider of regulatory and news distribution services. The acquisition reinforces Thomson Reuters commitment to serving the broad needs of investor relations and corporate communications professionals.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: NYSE Euronext
target: Hugin Group BV
Hugin Group is the favored partner of Investor Relations and Public Relations Officers, offering a full range of services including: financial, regulatory and media news distribution, online services, broadcast services and client services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
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0.0x
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announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
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closed 12/19/2006 via

Euronext N.V., acquired Hugin Group BV

synopsis: Pan-European exchange Euronext has signed an agreement to acquire Hugin, a corporate news distribution service, for EUR20.5 million.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: Hugin Group BV
Hugin Group is the favored partner of Investor Relations and Public Relations Officers, offering a full range of services including: financial, regulatory and media news distribution, online services, broadcast services and client services.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2007 via

New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired Euronext N.V.

synopsis: NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V. announced that they have signed an agreement to combine the leading U.S. and pan-European securities trading exchanges in a merger of equals. This new group, to be named NYSE Euronext, will globally redefine the marketplace for trading cash and derivatives securities.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives.
price ($mm)
$10,676
rev ($mm)
$1,235
EBITDA ($mm)
$477
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 4/20/2005 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., acquired CScreen

synopsis: Euronext.liffe, the international derivatives business of Euronext, announced today that it has bought CScreen Ltd., the provider of CScreen, a leading pre-trade price discovery platform for wholesale equity derivatives, from Cinnober Financial Technology AB.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target parent: Cinnober Financial Technology AB
target: CScreen
CScreen is a product enabling inter dealer brokers within the financial markets to electronically negotiate and trade complex OTC and listed financial instruments with their clients.
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closed 5/18/2005 via

Borsa Italiana S.p.A., acquired MTS S.p.A.

synopsis: NYSE Euronext and Borsa Italiana have signed an agreement regarding MBE Holding, their joint venture that owns 60.37% of Società per il Mercato dei Titoli di Stato S.p.A., and MTSNext. Under the terms of the agreement, NYSE Euronext’s 51% stake in MBE Holding and 33% stake in MTSNext are valued at €100 million .
buyer: Borsa Italiana S.p.A.
Borsa Italiana S.p.A. is responsible for the organisation and management of the Italian stock exchange. The Borsa Italiana's primary objective is to ensure the development of the managed markets, maximising their liquidity, transparency and competitiveness. "
target parent: NYSE Euronext
target: MTS S.p.A.
MTS S.p.A., founded in 1988 and privatised in 1997, was the first electronic market for government bonds. MTS S.p.A., a regulated Exchange, provides wholesale electronic trading of Italian government bonds and other types of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
$153*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Calvin Ng, acquired ABCC Exchange

synopsis: Calvin Ng, a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in Hong Kong, has acquired ABCC Exchange, a leading cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore. ABCC is an online and mobile platform that makes trading cryptocurrencies easy. The platform provides investors with market data in real time and enables them to make efficient transactions at low rates.
buyer: Calvin Ng
Calvin Ng is a serial entrepreneur and investor in Hong Kong with extensive experience in digital media, social networking and the gaming industry. Calvin manages a US$200 million blockchain and innovation fund (PLUTUS VC) which has invested in several blockchain and technology companies worldwide. "
target: ABCC Exchange
ABCC Exchange is a leading cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore. ABCC is an online and mobile platform that makes trading cryptocurrencies easy. The platform provides investors with professional market data in real time and enables them to make secure, fast, and efficient transactions at low rates.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/20/2020 via Reuters

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., will acquire MatchNow

synopsis: Exchange operator Cboe Global Markets is buying Canada’s largest “dark pool” stock trading platform, MATCHNow, from Virtu Financial. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$2,815.00)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target parent: Madison Tyler Holdings, LLC
target: MatchNow
TriAct Canada Marketplace LP operates MATCHNow®, Canada’s premier broker-neutral dark pool. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2020 via finextra.com

Kraken, acquired Bit Trade Pty Ltd

synopsis: Kraken, the world’s largest global bitcoin exchange, has acquired Bit Trade, Australia’s longest-running provider of digital currency trading services. Bit Trade helps individuals and businesses buy and sell cryptocurrency and other digital blockchain assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin through a single platform.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: Bit Trade Pty Ltd
Bit Trade is Australia’s longest-running provider of digital currency trading services. Bit Trade helps individuals and businesses buy and sell cryptocurrency and other digital blockchain assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin through a single platform.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., will acquire Nord Pool AS

synopsis: Amsterdam-based Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, will acquire the Nord Pool group, which runs a leading physical power market in Europe, operating from its headquarters in Oslo. Nord Pool group offers power trading, clearing, settlement, and associated services in both day-ahead and intraday physical energy markets.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Nord Pool AS
Oslo-based Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient and secure trading across Europe. The company offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement to customers regardless of size or location. Nord Pool has 380 companies from 20 countries trading on their markets.
price ($mm)
$93*
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO Markets Pty Limited, acquired Galactus Ltd

synopsis: GO Markets, an Australian provider of online CFD trading services, has acquired Galactus Ltd, a Cyprus-based firm that provides global market access and understands concerns such as market unpredictability, security of funds and the issues that may arise for trading.
buyer: GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets is an Australian provider of online CFD trading services. They are always committed in refining their technology, tailored services and client education and have positioned themselves firmly as a trusted and leading Australian regulated broker. "
target: Galactus Ltd
Galactus is a Cyprus-based firm providing global market access. They understand concerns such as market unpredictability, security of funds and the issues that may arise for trading. Therefore, they rebuild traders’ confidence with clients’ perspective in mind to address the risks they face.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Foxbit, acquired MODIAX

synopsis: Foxbit, one of the largest bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies in Brazil, has acquired MODIAX, a cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil. MODIAX makes it easy for people to invest in crypto, even if they have never done it before. Their platform allows people to buy and sell bitcoin in 3 easy steps.
buyer: Foxbit
Foxbit is one of the largest bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies in Brazil. Foxbit delivers agility, transparency, liquidity and security to its clients, providing the best trading experience for bitcoin, ethereum (ether), litecoin and trueUSD in Brazil. "
target: MODIAX
MODIAX is a cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil. MODIAX makes it easy for people to invest in crypto, even if they have never done it before. Their platform allows people to buy and sell bitcoin in 3 easy steps. MODIAX provides all the support and tools needed to invest in bitcoin.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/17/2019 via PR Newswire

BnkToTheFuture, acquired Altcoin.io

synopsis: BnkToTheFuture has acquired Altcoin.io, a decentralized exchange and peer-to-peer trading solution built upon the Ethereum blockchain, to build a compliant platform for trading security tokens. Altcoin.io combines an exchange interface with a trading engine to offer a fast, safe, and user-friendly platform for trading digital assets.
buyer: BnkToTheFuture
BnkToTheFuture is an online investment platform that has invested in Coinbase, Circle, Blockchain.com, Kraken, BitStamp, BitFinex, and more. It is a securities business with partnerships and stakes in other licensed companies including a U.S. broker-dealer and FCA authorized corporate finance house."
target: Altcoin.io
Altcoin.io is a decentralized exchange and peer-to-peer trading solution built upon the Ethereum blockchain. Altcoin.io combines an intuitive exchange interface with a powerful trading engine to offer a fast, safe, and user-friendly platform for trading digital assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Coinsquare Ltd., acquired StellarX

synopsis: Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced it has acquired StellarX, a user-friendly way to trade all types of assets cheaply and quickly. They are free, fast, and list every asset class imaginable: crypto, fiat, commodities and more.
buyer: Coinsquare Ltd.
Founded in 2014, Coinsquare is one of the world’s premier cryptocurrency platforms for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. "
target: StellarX
StellarX is a user-friendly way to trade all types of assets cheaply and quickly. They are free, fast, and list every asset class imaginable: crypto, fiat, commodities and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Kraken, acquired Crypto Facilities

synopsis: Kraken, the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity, announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities, a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider based in the UK.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: Crypto Facilities
Crypto Facilities is a world-leading cryptocurrency trading platform, offering individuals and institutions regulated, transparent and secure derivatives trading 24/7/365. They are based in London, UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/8/2019 via BusinessWire

EZAdvance Consumer Lending, acquired Alconomy Technologies

synopsis: Philippines based EZAdvance Consumer Lending, a rapidly growing financial services company specializing in Consumer lending and Trade Finance, has acquired the tech assets of New Delhi based Alconomy Technologies, a cryptocurrency exchange and wallet based in India.
buyer: EZAdvance Consumer Lending
EZAdvance Consumer Lending is a rapidly growing financial services company specializing in Consumer lending and Trade Finance with headquarters in Makati City and offices across Philippines. "
target: Alconomy Technologies
Alconomy Technologies was started in 2017 as a cryptocurrency exchange and wallet based in India. Cryptocurrency trading was banned by Reserve Bank of India in 2018.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Euronext N.V., acquired Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, has acquired Oslo Bors, the only independent stock exchange within the Nordic countries and offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA (OTCNO:OSLO:$120.32)
Oslo Stock Exchange is the only independent stock exchange within the Nordic countries and offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$776 [$749]
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.8x
closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Huobi, acquired Bit Trade

synopsis: Huobi Global's wholly owned subsidiary, Huobi Japan Holding Ltd, has recently acquired a majority stake in Japan’s BitTrade — one of only 16 regulated crypto exchanges in the country, Huobi Japan will get 100 percent of the shares from True Joyful Limited, BVI, which holds all of the beneficiary interest in the company.
buyer: Huobi
Headquartered in Singapore, Huobi is one of the world's largest crypto exchanges, ranked the fourth largest in the world by daily trade volumes. "
target: Bit Trade
BitTrade is one of only 16 regulated and Japanese government-approved crypto currency trading platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Card, will acquire Everybody's Bitcoin

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announces that y it decided to acquire Everybody’s Bitcoin through its subsidiary, Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Card
Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. offers consumer loan card and credit guarantee services. Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. also offers loans specifically designed for merchants. "
target parent: Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
target: Everybody's Bitcoin
Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
price ($mm)
$2.39
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/25/2016 via PR Newswire

J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, will purchase Chi-X Australia, Japan and Chi-Tech Hong Kong from Chi-X Global

synopsis: J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire Chi-X Australia, Chi-X Japan, subsidiaries of global market operator Chi-X Global, and Chi-Tech Hong Kong, a technology services unit of Chi-X Global.
buyer: J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC
J.C. Flowers & Co. is a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry. The firm has invested more than $10 billion of capital in 42 portfolio companies in 15 countries. They had generated more than $4 billion of co-investment opportunities. "
seller parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
seller: Chi-X Global
Chi-X Australia offers a valuable alternative for trading ASX securities using its trading system. Chi-X Japan provides investors with a better market alternative through its pricing model, risk management tools and colocation services.. Chi-Tech Hong Kong provides technology to its business lines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 1/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Kraken, will acquire Coinsetter

synopsis: Kraken announced that they are acquiring major exchanges Coinsetter and its subsidiary, Cavirtex. Coinsetter is one of America’s most prominent national bitcoin exchanges and Cavirtex is Canada’s first bitcoin exchange.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the world’s largest global bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity. Their clients also trade US dollars, Canadian dollars, British pounds, Japanese yen and other digital currencies on a platform consistently rated the best and most secure bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: Coinsetter
Coinsetter is a Wall Street built bitcoin exchange for firms and individuals. Their platform puts the power of institutional bitcoin trading at their fingertips. Coinsetter subsidiary Cavirtex is Canada’s first bitcoin exchange with unmatched historical trading volume.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Rakuten Securities, Inc., acquired FXCM Asia Limited

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services, announced the sale of FXCM Asia Limited ("FXCM Hong Kong") to Rakuten Securities, Inc. The company provides comprehensive blend of brokerage services to the retail investors.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Securities, Inc.
Rakuten Securities, Inc. the Investment Professional of the Rakuten Group. They provide comprehensive blend of brokerage services to the retail investors. "
target parent: FXCM Inc.
target: FXCM Asia Limited
FXCM Asia was established to make forex trading services more accessible to their clients all over Asia. Through the Hong Kong office, FXCM Asia is able to provide a much higher level of service to their many valued Asian clients, and bring them personalized, face-to-face assistance and more.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., acquired City Index Group Limited

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a company that provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, announced that it has acquired City Index Limited, a leading online trading firm specializing in contracts-for-difference, forex and UK spread betting.
buyer: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. "
target parent: Intercapital Private Group Ltd.
target: City Index Group Limited
City Index (Holdings) Ltd. is a global provider of retail trading services including spread betting (UK only), CFDs and margin forex. The firm trades primarily under the City Index, Finspreads, FX Solutions and IFX Markets brands with core markets in the UK, Middle East and the Asia Pacific.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 4/27/2007 via BusinessWire

OMX AB, will acquire Armenian Stock Exchange

synopsis: OMX, the leading expert in the exchange industry, and the Central Bank of Armenia and the Government of Armenia have signed a letter of intent regarding acquisition of the Armenian Stock Exchange and the Central Depository of Armenia.
buyer: OMX AB (:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity. "
target: Armenian Stock Exchange
Armenian Stock Exchange is the only stock exchange operating in Armenia. Core activities include securities listing, organizing exchange trade in securities and foreign currency, disclosure of information on listed companies and exchange trade results.
price ($mm)
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cancelled 7/9/2007 via Company Press Release

IntercontinentalExchange, cancelled an acquisition of Chicago Board Of Trade

synopsis: The Board of Directors of CBOT Holdings, Inc. has voted not to merge with IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., opting to merge instead with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,202.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Chicago Board Of Trade
Chicago Board of Trade provides a diverse mix of financial, equity and commodity futures and options-on-futures products. CBOT continues to advance into the future using the strength of deep liquidity, market integrity and member- trader expertise.
price ($mm)
$9,900
rev ($mm)
$624
EBITDA ($mm)
$332
EV / rev
15.9x
EV / EBITDA
29.8x

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GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
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GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities.
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$213.30
EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ENX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euronext N.V.
Euronext N.V.
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$399.16
EBIT ($mm)
$384.80
Net Income ($mm)
$246.93
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Ticker: OTCPK:OTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OTC Markets Group
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice.
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rev ($mm)
$55.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.54
EBIT ($mm)
$19.49
Net Income ($mm)
$15.03
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90
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Ticker: ICE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency.
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rev ($mm)
$5,202.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,176.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,720.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,933.00
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5989
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CME Group
CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together.
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rev ($mm)
$4,593.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,975.90
EBIT ($mm)
$2,594.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,808.00
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Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$4,262.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,327.00
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$1,137.00
Net Income ($mm)
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London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets.
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$3,752.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,195.43
EBIT ($mm)
$2,048.90
Net Income ($mm)
$596.04
Employees
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Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,267.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,792.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1,707.24
Net Income ($mm)
$930.68
Employees
5652
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is a leading financial market operator. From their home in the financial hub of Hong Kong and an additional base in London, they provide world-class facilities for trading and clearing securities and derivatives in Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,074.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,432.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,212.06
Employees
2109
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSX:X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$769.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$494.74
EBIT ($mm)
$442.06
Net Income ($mm)
$210.82
Employees
1230
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Ticker: GCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$213.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
638
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Ticker: NZE:NZX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand Exchange Limited
New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$44.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.59
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$8.96
Employees
188
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Ticker: CBOE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,815.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.30
EBIT ($mm)
$699.20
Net Income ($mm)
$436.90
Employees
823
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Ticker: SGX:S68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is Asia’s leading market infrastructure, facilitating the exchange of capital and ideas to create value for people, businesses and economies. SGX is a vertically integrated business that provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$733.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$419.18
EBIT ($mm)
$388.34
Net Income ($mm)
$326.06
Employees
877
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Ticker: INTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37,434.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$83.20
Employees
2091
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