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closed 1/31/2008 via bobsguide.com

Reuters Group PLC, acquired StarMine

synopsis: In January, StarMine Corp. was acquired by Reuters plc the global information company.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: StarMine
StarMine is dedicated to making investment research smarter. Our analytics and equity research management tools help investment firms around the globe generate alpha and process equity information more efficiently.
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Catena Technologies

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced the acquisition of Catena Technologies, a global regulatory trade reporting firm based in Singapore. Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Catena Technologies
Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014. Its award-winning TRACE Reporting platform automates and manages trade reporting, providing cross-asset coverage, valuation and collateral reporting and reconciliation.
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closed 4/3/2014 via PE Hub

Polaris Venture Partners, acquired The Roberts Group

synopsis: Polaris Partners has invested in The Roberts Group. The Roberts Group, of New York, provides market data cost and inventory management solutions to the financial services industry. They are the developer of the Financial Information Tracking System, FITS, a market data inventory management solution available to the Financial Services Industry.
buyer: Polaris Venture Partners
Polaris Venture Partners is a group of investors and technology executives with a successful track record of investing in and partnering with early-stage entrepreneurs in both information and medical technology. "
target: The Roberts Group
The Roberts Group (TRG) is the developer of the Financial Information Tracking System, FITS, the most comprehensive market data inventory management solution available to the Financial Services Industry. TRG provides market data consulting services ranging from FITS Consulting to Systems Deployment.
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closed 4/24/2006 via Company Press Release

Thomson Financial, acquired Market Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Market Systems, Inc. (MSI), a software systems company for Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) and trade execution compliance.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
target: Market Systems, Inc.
Market Systems Inc. (MSI) leads the industry in providing best execution analysis to U.S. brokerage firms, market makers and exchanges. MSI web products are the choice of leading broker/dealers and exchanges for the preparation and analysis of SEC Rule 605 and 606 reports.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Simply Wall St, acquired Capp.io

synopsis: Sydney fintech startup Simply Wall St has announced its first acquisition, picking up Atlanta, Georgia startup Capp.io. Like its Australian counterpart, Capp.io looks to make research around investment easy for the self-directed retail investor.
buyer: Simply Wall St
Simply Wall St is a Sydney based startup that helps people become better investors by turning complicated financial data into easy to understand infographics. Their goal is to empower retail investors to make profitable non-emotional long term investment decisions. "
target: Capp.io
Capp.io is a simple stock research tool to help validate ideas for millennial investors. Lead growth, user experience and product feedback.
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closed 1/27/2005 via BusinessWire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, announced the acquisition of Prophet.Net and Prophet Financial Systems, a software development company located in Palo Alto, CA that creates Web-based products enabling active investors to use technical analysis to trade more profitably.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc. (:$170.33)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats. "
target: Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.
Prophet Financial Systems provides financial content and innovative web-based software applications to help online investors make more profitable trading decisions. The company provides products and services with capabilities that were once available exclusively to professional traders and institut
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$7.90
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announced 2/19/2021 via BusinessWire

280 CapMarkets will be merged with Incapital,

synopsis: Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and market-linked securities, and 280 CapMarkets, a technology company providing best execution trading support and price transparency, announced they are merging to create InspereX.
buyer: Incapital
Incapital was founded in 1999 and is a leading underwriter and distributor of securities to more than 500 broker dealers, institutions, asset managers, RIAs and banks. "
target: 280 CapMarkets
280 CapMarkets is a financial technology company focused on delivering best execution support and price transparency to advisors, institutional investors, and issuers in the fixed income markets.
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announced 6/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, will acquire OptionsCity Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: OptionsCity Software, Inc.
OptionsCity powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired MineralSoft

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, announced it has acquired MineralSoft. MineralSoft is a software platform designed to make managing mineral, royalty, and non-operated working interests easier and more profitable.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target: MineralSoft
MineralSoft is the leading software platform for managing minerals, royalties, and non-operated working interests. Focused exclusively on helping owners of these non-operated assets maximize value, MineralSoft delivers powerful revenue and land management solutions through its SaaS platform.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
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$505
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$94
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4.0x
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21.4x
cancelled 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,993 [$1,863]
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$497
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$92
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closed 10/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Trading Technologies International, Inc., acquired Neurensic, Inc.

synopsis: Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, announced it has acquired Neurensic, LLC, an artificial intelligence (AI) regtech solution for trading, compliance, surveillance and banking.
buyer: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
Trading Technologies International Inc. creates professional trading software and solutions for a wide variety of users including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. "
target: Neurensic, Inc.
Neurensic, LLC has produced the industry’s leading AI platform for identifying complex patterns of trading behavior at a vast scale, across multiple markets in near real time.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

ThinkMarkets, acquired Trade Interceptor

synopsis: ThinkMarkets, a global online brokerage specialising in foreign exchange, metals and global CFD trading, has acquired Trade Interceptor, the world’s most searched-for trading analysis app. The app offers triple the number of chart-types and indicators available on other retail brokers’ apps. Users can trade in live, demo and back-tested scenarios.
buyer: ThinkMarkets
ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage specialising in foreign exchange (‘FX’), metals and global CFD trading, as well as spread betting. ThinkMarkets is dedicated to delivering high quality execution and service to an ever growing range of traders. "
target: Trade Interceptor
Trade Interceptor is a Forex trading platform for retail and professional traders. The app offers triple the number of chart-types and indicators available on other retail brokers’ apps. Users can trade in live, demo and back-tested scenarios – so it's valuable to both advanced and beginner traders.
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closed 6/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Trade Alert, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired the business of Trade Alert, LLC, to bolster its Information Solutions offering. Trade Alert is a real-time alerts and order flow analysis service provider. Trade Alert is a software and services company focused on the synthesis and distribution of securities market intelligence to financial professionals.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
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: Trade Alert, LLC
Founded in 2005 by Henry Schwartz, Trade Alert is a software and services company focused on the synthesis and distribution of securities market intelligence to financial professionals.
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closed 5/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Trepp, LLC, acquired Codean Ltd

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, a leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Codean, a U.K.-based firm delivering data and cash flow analytics for collateralized loan obligations (CLO).
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp, LLC is a provider of information, analytics and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate and banking markets. They provide market participants with the web-based tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies, information transparency and investment performance. "
target: Codean Ltd
Codean is a U.K.-based firm delivering data and cash flow analytics for collateralized loan obligations (CLO). Codean's software helps asset managers make the right investment decisions. Codean was founded in 2008 and is a privately held company, headquartered in London, UK.
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closed 6/5/2012 via PR Newswire

PacMid Technologies merged with Dimension Trading Group,

synopsis: Global trading pioneer World Trade Securities has acquired market access innovator PacMid Technologies and merged its broker/dealer operations with those of Dimension Trading Group to form World Trade Financial Group. Pacmid Technologies provides innovative direct market access trading solutions.
buyer: Dimension Trading Group
Dimension Trading Group, LLC is a full service professional trading firm providing direct market access proprietary trading services to active traders. Dimension has the technology, resources and support to provide a powerful and reliable integrated trading solution. "
target: PacMid Technologies
Pacmid Technologies provides innovative direct market access trading solutions backed by powerful and reliable technology infrastructure. Pacmid empowers active traders and institutions with the tools they need to make the most of today's market.
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closed 12/9/2010 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Elysian Systems Limited

synopsis: CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire London-based Elysian Systems Ltd., an independent provider of electronic trading and market technology.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. "
target: Elysian Systems Limited
Elysian's flagship technology product, the Liquid Trading Platform, facilitates online trading across a range of financial products including energy and agricultural commodities and credit default swaps.
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announced 12/11/2007 via finextra.com

NYSE Euronext, will acquire Atos Euronext Market Solutions

synopsis: Nyse Euronext says it has agreed in principle to buy Atos Origin's stake in the Atos Euronext Market Solutions (AEMS) joint venture, in a move that will bring its technology operations back in-house.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (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 parent: ATOS Origin
target: Atos Euronext Market Solutions
Atos Euronext Market Solutions Limited provides technology solutions to the financial services industry internationally. It operates through four business divisions: Exchange, Capital Markets, Clearing & Settlement, and Global Managed Services.
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announced 11/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Edentify, Inc., will acquire ViewTrade Securities, Inc.

synopsis: Edentify, Inc. a leading provider of identity management and fraud detection solutions, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Orbis Systems, Inc. and ViewTrade Securities, Inc., both wholly-owned subsidiaries of ViewTrade Holdings a privately-held developer of technology-advantaged trading platforms and financial products.
buyer: Edentify, Inc.
Edentify, Inc. is an organization in the field of developing and deploying data analysis technology solutions for preventing identity theft and fraud. It is currently a later development-stage company and expects shortly to begin a period of growth. "
target: ViewTrade Securities, Inc.
ViewTrade Securities, Inc., an online brokerage company, provides custodian services, execution, insured accounts, research, and access to mutual funds. It offers real-time, online, and financial market access, as well as financial products.
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closed 12/5/2007 via

ICAP Plc, acquired Traiana

synopsis: ICAP plc the world’s premier interdealer broker, has agreed to acquire all of the share capital of Traiana, Inc. Traiana is a private company and a leading provider of automated post-trade processing services to financial institutions. The agreement is conditional on regulatory approval.
buyer: ICAP Plc (LSE:IAP:$555.68)
ICAP provides a specialist intermediary broking service to commercial banks, investment banks and other "liquidity providers" in the wholesale financial markets. As an integrated and increasingly technology based business, ICAP is the largest operator of "liquidity pools" in these markets. "
target: Traiana
Traiana, Inc. provides post-trade processing, client servicing, and trading partner integration solutions for the financial institutions. Its products include TRM and Traiana Harmony On-line Services.
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closed 1/31/2008 via bobsguide.com

Reuters Group PLC, acquired StarMine

synopsis: In January, StarMine Corp. was acquired by Reuters plc the global information company.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: StarMine
StarMine is dedicated to making investment research smarter. Our analytics and equity research management tools help investment firms around the globe generate alpha and process equity information more efficiently.
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closed 2/5/2008 via

Reuters Group PLC, acquired Gissing Group Ltd

synopsis: Reuters, the global information company, has today entered into an agreement to acquire London-based Gissing Group Ltd, a privately held company with offices in London and New York.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: Gissing Group Ltd
Gissing Software are solution specialists in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data. With over 50 installations globally, Gissing’s products are a byword in the industry for performance and reliability.
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closed 11/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Reuters Group PLC, acquired EnergyBankLink

synopsis: Reuters announced today that it has enriched its coverage of the world's energy markets with the acquisition of EnergyBankLink the leading provider of information to the Australian Power and Gas markets. This reinforces Reuters position as the market leader in the provision of information to these markets.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: EnergyBankLink
EnergyBankLink is the leading provider of information to the Australian Power and Gas markets.
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closed 1/31/2008 via bobsguide.com

Reuters Group PLC, acquired StarMine

synopsis: In January, StarMine Corp. was acquired by Reuters plc the global information company.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: StarMine
StarMine is dedicated to making investment research smarter. Our analytics and equity research management tools help investment firms around the globe generate alpha and process equity information more efficiently.
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closed 7/12/2007 via

Lipper Analytical Securities, acquired Feri Fund Market Information Ltd

synopsis: Reuters has entered into an agreement to acquire Feri Fund Market Information Ltd and its fund database subsidiary, FI Datenservice GmbH from Feri Rating and Research GmbH, subject to the final approval of the German Federal Cartel Office. The businesses once acquired will be combined within Lipper.
buyer parent: Reuters Group PLC
buyer: Lipper Analytical Securities
Lipper, a Reuters company, is a global leader in supplying mutual fund information, analytical tools, and commentary. Lipper's benchmarking provides the trusted guidepost to asset managers, fund companies, financial intermediaries, traditional media, websites, and individual investors. "
target: Feri Fund Market Information Ltd
FERI FMI is a mutual fund market analysis and research publishing company specialising in all aspects of the domestic, pan-European and cross-border fund marketplaces. FERI's objectives are to overcome fragmented data and market opacity problems and to share insights into marketplace complexities.
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closed 4/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Reuters Group PLC merged with The Thomson Corporation,

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation has completed its acquisition of Reuters Group PLC, forming Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare, and media markets.
buyer: The Thomson Corporation (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters, the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17,406 [$18,076]
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$5,088
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21.3x
closed 12/1/2007 via BNC Analysis

Reuters Group PLC, acquired ClearForest Corporation

synopsis: Reuters the global information company, has acquired all of the outstanding shares of ClearForest Ltd., a privately held provider of Text Analytics solutions, whose tagging platform and analytical products allow clients to derive precise business information from huge amounts of textual content.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: ClearForest Corporation
ClearForest Ltd. is the world leader in business solutions enabled by Text Analytics, supplying the analytical bridge between two previously disconnected worlds of information--unstructured text and enterprise data. ClearForest makes unified business intelligence a reality.
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closed 12/15/2006 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Factiva

synopsis: Dow Jones & Co. on Wednesday will pay $160 million to take full control of the Factiva news-search service from current partner Reuters Group, as it looks to reduce its dependence on print revenue sources in an era increasingly geared toward online information. Terms call for Dow Jones to pay $153 million in cash and $7 million in preferred stock.
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 parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally.
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closed 6/12/2006 via BusinessWire

Reuters Group PLC, acquired Application Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Reuters today announced it has acquired Application Networks, a leading risk management software provider based in London and Palo Alto, for $41million in cash to accelerate the growth of Reuters Trade and Risk Management.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: Application Networks, Inc.
Application Networks is a leading provider of fast, flexible trade and risk management software solutions based on JRisk. JRisk has been designed both with and for leading industry players to meet the most sophisticated functional requirements.
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announced 11/30/2005 via BNC Analysis

Odyssey Asset Management Systems, will purchase Reuters Portfolio Management System (RPMS) from Reuters Group PLC

synopsis: Odyssey Asset Management Systems today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Reuters to acquire the Reuters Portfolio Management System (RPMS) business. The transaction is expected to close on or around 31st December 2005.
buyer: Odyssey Asset Management Systems
Odyssey is an industry leader in the global provision of wealth and asset management solutions and services. Odyssey focuses on providing a comprehensive range of components for portfolio management, advisory, customer relationship, compliance, risk, and analytics. "
seller: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals.
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announced 10/6/2005 via Reuters

Reuters Group PLC, will acquire EcoWin AB

synopsis: Global information company Reuters today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EcoWin, the Swedish company specialising in global macroeconomic data and analysis.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: EcoWin AB
EcoWin serves clients throughout the international financial & business community, providing financial & economic data together with powerful software applications. EcoWin has become one of the leading providers of systems & data for financial & macroeconomic time-series analysis & asset allocation.
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closed 12/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., acquired Instinet

synopsis: Pursuant to the agreements announced in April of this year, NASDAQ acquired Instinet Group Incorporated and sold Instinet's Institutional Broker division to Silver Lake Partners. In connection with the closing of NASDAQ's acquisition of Instinet Group Incorporated, Instinet's stockholders will receive approximately $5.0881 per share.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Instinet
Instinet is an electronic trading pioneer, having established the world’s first significant electronic trading venue in 1969, one of the first recognized U.S. ECNs in 1997 and the first pan-European MTF in 2007.
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$1,733
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$1,154
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closed 5/13/2004 via Company Press Release

Monitor Clipper Partners Inc., acquired The Yankee Group

synopsis: The Yankee Group, the world's largest research and advisory firm focused exclusively on communications and networking, announced today that it has been acquired from Reuters by Monitor Clipper Partners and a group of private investors.
buyer parent: The Monitor Group
buyer: Monitor Clipper Partners Inc.
Monitor Clipper Partners is a private equity firm investing in middle market management buyouts, recapitalizations and growth equity financings. MCP partners with strong management teams that can benefit from MCP's privileged relationship with Monitor Group. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: The Yankee Group
The Yankee Group is a global leader in communications and networking research and consulting. Spanning numerous industries, the company provides strategic planning assistance, technology and market forecasting, and cross-industry analysis to support a wide range of clients on a worldwide basis.
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closed 4/1/2004 via Reuters

Coface, acquired ORT SAS

synopsis: Global news and information provider Reuters Group Plc shed another non-core asset on Thursday, raising just over 71 million euros ($87 million) with the sale of French credit-evaluation firm ORT SAS to credit insurer Coface.
buyer: Coface
Coface serves companies of all sizes and nationalities, operating in all sectors of the economy. Its global credit risk rating, management, insurance and financing offer allows companies to tap the myriad opportunities created by globalisation, armed with first rate information and protection. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: ORT SAS
ORT provides credit evaluations of French and Belgian firms and its clients include government agencies in France, Belgium and Britain.
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closed 3/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Dow Jones Newswires, acquired Betten Financial News BV

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company acquired Betten Financial News BV, the Dutch-language news service covering the corporate sector in the Netherlands. Dow Jones will combine Betten's comprehensive coverage with Dow Jones Newswires's premier Dutch-language financial news service, Dow Jones Nieuwsdienst.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Dow Jones Newswires
Dow Jones Newswires provides real-time news for financial professionals in the equities, fixed-income, foreign-exchange, and energy markets. The division also offers news for financial firms' Web sites and Dow Jones Financial Information Services' sector-specific content. "
target: Betten Financial News BV
Betten Financial News provides online real-time financial and economic news. The company is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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closed 4/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Reuters Group PLC merged with The Thomson Corporation,

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation has completed its acquisition of Reuters Group PLC, forming Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare, and media markets.
buyer: The Thomson Corporation (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters, the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17,406 [$18,076]
rev ($mm)
$5,088
EBITDA ($mm)
$847
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
21.3x
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, acquired TDN Finans AS

synopsis: NHST Media Group has sold its subsidiary TDN Finans, a news agency for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, to Infront AS. TDN Finans provides Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
buyer: Infront AS (:$142.28)
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target parent: NHST Media Group
target: TDN Finans AS
TDN Finans is a real-time supplier of news about and for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, providing Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samara Capital, will acquire NewsWire18 Ltd.

synopsis: Private equity firm Samara Capital is picking up a majority stake in NewsWire18. NewsWire18 is the largest domestic provider of real-time financial news and market data terminals to financial institutions and businesses in India.
buyer: Samara Capital
Samara Capital is an entrepreneurially run India focused private equity firm. Samara invests in Emerging Indian Companies (EICs) – which it defines as those businesses that are poised for rapid transformation, have strong entrepreneurial minded management team and a favorable industry context. "
target parent: Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.
target: NewsWire18 Ltd.
NewsWire18 Ltd. is India's first real-time news and market data platform company. It provides finance professionals with the most relevant news, views, market intelligence, data, and analytical tools in a single WorkStation that help them stay ahead.
price ($mm)
$17*
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Issuer Direct, acquired FSCWire

synopsis: Issuer Direct, an industry-leading communications and compliance company, has acquired FSCwire, a privately held, Calgary based newswire distribution company. FSCwire specializes in press release distribution to both public and private companies primarily in Canada. Its customer base includes public companies of all sizes on stock exchanges.
buyer: Issuer Direct (AMEX:ISDR:$13.98)
Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct's principal platform empowers users by integrating the relevant services to eliminate the complexity of producing and distributing financial communications. "
target: FSCWire
Headquartered in Canada, FSCwire Inc., through the use of proprietary systems, operates a full service newswire service, delivering corporate financial news to the media, investment community, individual investors, and the general public.
price ($mm)
$1.20
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2006 via

Thomson Financial, acquired AFX News Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Financial has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London-based business news agency AFX from Paris-based Agence France-Presse. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to reports the deal is thought to be worth just under $20 million.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
target parent: Agence France-Presse
target: AFX News Ltd.
AAFX News Ltd is one of the world's leading financial news agencies. Our real-time, comprehensive and trusted business and financial news services are designed to meet the requirements of the international banking and investor community.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nikkei Inc., acquired DealStreetAsia

synopsis: NIKKEI, owner of the Financial Times (FT) and publisher of Nikkei Asian Review, has acquired a majority stake in DealStreetAsia, a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets.
buyer: Nikkei Inc.
Nikkei Inc. acts as an operating holding company with newspaper businesses as a core. Group operations range from books, magazines to digital media, database service, broadcasting and other activities such as economic/cultural events. "
target: DealStreetAsia
DealStreetAsia is a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors with insights into some of Asia's most opaque markets. DealStreetAsia reports on private equity and venture capital deals, mergers and acquisitions, startups and IPOs across the ASEAN region.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Market News International, Inc., acquired Need to Know News, LLC

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets. "
target: Need to Know News, LLC
Need to Know News (NTKN) is a premier financial news service specializing in written, audio and computer readable news feeds. NTKN broadcasts to traders and investment professionals around the world.
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closed 8/15/2007 via PR Newswire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired StockAnomaly.com

synopsis: Dickson Media Inc. has acquired StockAnomaly.com, a unique stock screening system which scans stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCBB, TSX, TSXV and the London Stock Exchange on a daily basis for volume anomalies. The system has yielded very significant results that would be of interest to stock investors.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: StockAnomaly.com
StockAnomaly.com scans 30 days of historical closing prices of all stocks trading on the NASDAQ, NYSE, OTCbb, TSX, TSXV, and the LSE in search of unusual volume on a stock. Its proprietary flagging system finds these stocks and alerts clients daily with a list of stocks that were flagged.
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: MKTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$615.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$350.02
EBIT ($mm)
$321.32
Net Income ($mm)
$262.94
Employees
527
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Infront AS
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets.
year
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rev ($mm)
$142.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.65
EBIT ($mm)
$10.45
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
483
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: GB:FFA.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$24.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.69
EBIT ($mm)
$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
Employees
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Ticker: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: OTCPK:APTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APT Systems, Inc.
APT is an acronym for Applied Proprietary Trading. The Management of APT Systems, Inc. works to deliver stock trading tools with a focus on handheld devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:ALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: ASX:REV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar is an Australian provider of products and services for property investors. Real Estate Investar helps people to find, analyse and track investment properties. Their platform provides users with all the tools, data and information they need to invest in property successfully.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SSNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,669.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,685.20
EBIT ($mm)
$947.10
Net Income ($mm)
$456.90
Employees
22800
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Ticker: XTRA:NIIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
niiio finance group AG
niiio finance group AG
Germany-based Niiio finance group AG is a provider of cloud banking software with a focus on wealth management. As a "full-service provider", the company digitizes its customers' processes so that they can work efficiently, flexibly and legally.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: PT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
432
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Censof Holdings Berhad
Censof, an investment holding company, develops and markets financial management software in Malaysia and Indonesia. It operates Financial Management Software Solution, Payment Aggregation Solutions, Wealth Management Solutions, Training Solution, and Information Communication Technology segments.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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