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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
price ($mm)
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$150
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

WorldFirst, acquired Currency Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company, has acquired CurrencyVue, a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures, enabling them to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
buyer parent: Ant Financial
buyer: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn. "
target: Currency Technologies Pty Ltd
CurrencyVue is a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures. CurrencyVue helps businesses to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
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announced 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Northern Trust Corporation, will acquire BEx LLC

synopsis: Northern Trust announced an agreement to acquire BEx LLC, a provider of foreign exchange (FX) software solutions, to drive continued innovation and growth in its Global Foreign Exchange business.
buyer: Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS:$5,910.60)
Northern Trust Corporation is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. "
target: BEx LLC
Headquartered in Chicago and established in 2013, BEx is a financial technology software firm dedicated to developing automated FX trading solutions.
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closed 8/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

State Street Corporation, acquired BestX, Ltd.

synopsis: State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services, has acquired BestX, a London-based forex startup that has state of the art software to provide real-time interactive analysis to create an Industry Standard for FX TCA.
buyer: State Street Corporation (STT:$11,734.00)
State Street Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. "
target: BestX, Ltd.
Based in the UK, BestX is a technology company that has state of the art software to provide real-time interactive analysis to create an Industry Standard for FX TCA. BestX assesses and compares the quality of their FX execution, agnostic of counterparty, venue or liquidity provider.
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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.
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$100
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announced 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited, will acquire m-FINANCE Limited

synopsis: DTXS Silk Road, an investment company, is acquiring m-FINANCE, the leading and most experienced Forex / Bullion Trading Solutions Provider in Asia. m-FINANCE has been striving for excellence in providing trading platform solutions, mobile trading Apps, financial value-added services and comprehensive financial information.
buyer: DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (SEHK:620:$20.87)
DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Ltd is an investment company. The Company invests in a variety of industries including construction, tourism, and trade. "
target: m-FINANCE Limited
m-FINANCE , established in 2002, is the leading and most experienced Forex / Bullion Trading Solutions Provider in Asia. They are headquartered in Hong Kong.
price ($mm)
$3.71*
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$4
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1.6x
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announced 9/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Traders Holdings Co., Ltd., will acquire Nextop Asia Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Traders Holdings, a Japanese foreign exchange (FX) and securities trading service provider, has entered into a share exchange agreement, whereby unveiling plans to purchase Nextop Asia’s FX business. Nextop Asia is a Japanese developer of systems solutions for FX and contracts-for-difference (CFD) trading.
buyer: Traders Holdings Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:870:$21.65)
Traders Holdings is a Japanese foreign exchange (FX) and securities trading service provider. "
target: Nextop Asia Co., Ltd.
Nextop Asia is a FX System Development and Consultant Company, based in Japan. Nextop Asia provides several trading platforms, including a social trading platform, for PC and mobile.
price ($mm)
$4.18
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closed 7/27/2015 via Reuters

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired 360T

synopsis: Deutsche Boerse has acquired 360 Treasury Systems AG ("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.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,215.07)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: 360T
360T is the leading global provider of web-based trading technology. This best-in-class trading technology enables clients to trade OTC financial instruments, particularly foreign exchange (FX) and short term money market products, as well as FX and interest rate derivatives.
price ($mm)
$796
rev ($mm)
$61
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13.1x
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closed 12/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased TwoFour Systems LLC from TwoFour Consulting

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired TwoFour Systems LLC, a provider of real-time foreign exchange solutions for banks and broker-dealers, to address the rising demand for advanced FX and cash management technology among financial institutions. TwoFour Systems LLC is the technology subsidiary of TwoFour Holdings LLC.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: TwoFour Consulting
TwoFour Systems LLC is a provider of real-time foreign exchange solutions for banks and broker-dealers, to address the demand for advanced FX and cash management technology among financial institutions. TwoFour Systems LLC is the technology subsidiary of TwoFour Holdings LLC.
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closed 8/29/2014 via PR Newswire

ETX Capital, acquired Ariel Communications

synopsis: ETX Capital, a fast-growing, dynamic financial spread betting and CFD trading company based in the City of London, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ariel Communications, a leading provider of multi-asset trading platforms.
buyer: ETX Capital
ETX Capital is a fast-growing, dynamic financial spread betting and CFD trading company based in the City of London. It provides investors with unrivalled levels of customer support from friendly, knowledgeable staff, all delivered with the utmost client confidentiality. "
target: Ariel Communications
Ariel Communications offers web and mobile trading software products (FX, CFD and FSB) for banks & brokerages. Ariel’s award-winning multi-asset trading platform is recognized throughout the industry as a byword for speed, quality, flexibility and reliability.
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cancelled 1/30/2015 via PR Newswire

CME Group, cancelled an acquisition of FENICS and Trayport

synopsis: CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc for two units called Trayport and FENICS, to expand its reach in the European energy and foreign exchange markets. FENICS provides intuitive price discovery software to currency derivative markets and Trayport provides energy trading solutions.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together. "
target parent: GFI Group Inc.
target: FENICS and Trayport
FENICS provides price discovery, analytics, risk management and connectivity services for the global over-the-counter foreign exchange (FX) options markets. Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., acquired Global Futures & Forex, LTD

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Global Futures & Forex, LTD. The combined company boasts a deeper global footprint, a robust offering of more than 12,500 financial products, and industry-leading trading technology. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of online trading services.
buyer: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings is a global provider of online trading services. Its innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange, contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products. "
target: Global Futures & Forex, LTD
Global Futures & Forex, Ltd. provides retail derivatives. It offers futures contracts, as well as online currency trading solutions. The company specializes in market analysis in various futures markets, as well as professional risk management services.
price ($mm)
$73
rev ($mm)
$97
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0.8x
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closed 8/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired FXall

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has completed its acquisition of FXall, the leading multi-bank electronic foreign exchange platform.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: FXall
FXall is the leading independent electronic foreign exchange platform, giving institutional clients a trading edge with choice of execution, end-to-end workflow management, and straight through processing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$626 [$557]
rev ($mm)
$123
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
5.0x
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13.1x
closed 9/21/2011 via PR Newswire

FXDD, acquired Frontier FX

synopsis: FXDD Europe, a leader in online Forex trading and education, announced it has acquired the business of Dublin based Frontier FX, a leading international Forex broker. Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders.
buyer: FXDD
FXDD is a leader in online Forex trading and education, dedicated to providing superior customer service, powerful trading technology, and reliable streaming liquidity. It provides services to individual and institutional traders, hedge funds, commercial entities, brokerage firms and money managers "
target: Frontier FX
Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders. The company offers such services to banks, fund managers, hedge funds and CTA's enabling them to trade the global FX market.
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announced 5/26/2011 via BusinessWire

Forex International Trading Corp., will acquire ParagonEX

synopsis: Forex International Trading Corp, a leading online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services, announced that the company has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire 51% of ParagonEX, a provider of an advanced Forex trading platform for the online Forex industry.
buyer: Forex International Trading Corp. (FXIT:$0.00)
Forex International Trading Corp. operates an offshore advanced online trading platform for Forex markets to non U.S. residents. The Company focuses on providing individual and institutional investors with a platform for buying and selling currencies, precious metals and commodity futures. "
target: ParagonEX
ParagonEX is a provider of an advanced Forex trading platform for the online Forex industry. The company is committed to pioneering the next generation of comprehensive, added-value solutions for Forex operators based on intimate industry experience and cutting-edge technologies.
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$18*
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closed 2/3/2010 via BNC Analysis

First Derivatives plc, acquired Cognotec

synopsis: Cognotec, the technology innovator that delivered the first automated foreign exchange dealing system, as well as the first hosted e-commerce enabled trading platform is being acquired by First Derivatives plc, a global technology and service provider to the capital markets industry.
buyer: First Derivatives plc (AIM:FDP:$222.71)
First Derivatives currently employs 400 people worldwide and boasts many of the world’s top financial institutions as clients. The company has developed its own range of software – Delta - which is in use in many of the top tier investment banks and hedge funds. "
target: Cognotec
Cognotec launched the first automated foreign exchange dealing system and subsequently introduced the first, hosted, e-commerce-enabled trading platform. Cognotec continues to employ the most advanced technology to deliver sophisticated component-based solutions that consistently win awards.
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$4.20
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announced 9/21/2011 via Company Press Release

MarkitSERV LLC, will acquire Logiscope Limited

synopsis: MarkitSERV, a leading electronic trade processing platform for OTC derivative transactions, announced that it has agreed to acquire Logicscope Limited, a leading provider of post-trade workflow solutions and straight-through-processing (STP) for foreign exchange (FX) transactions.
buyer parent: Markit Group Ltd.
buyer: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV LLC provides post-trade processing and workflow for over-the-counter derivative transactions worldwide. Its services include allocations, clearing, confirmation, connectivity, novation consent, and portfolio reconciliation. "
target parent: Dynamic IT Management Services Ltd.
target: Logiscope Limited
Logicscope Limited provides post-trade workflow enhancement and processing solutions. It offers multi-venue and multi-asset post-trade aggregation, transformation, and routing solutions to financial institutions.
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closed 9/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired DealHub

synopsis: Markit, a leading global provider of financial information services, announced it has acquired DealHub, a leading provider of trade processing and trading services to the foreign exchange market. The acquisition will expand Markit’s customer base among banks, brokers and asset managers in the FX markets.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
target parent: Option Computers
target: DealHub
DealHub is a provider of trading, post trade processing and business intelligence solutions to global financial markets. Their solutions encompass the trading lifecycle from liquidity sourcing, through price distribution and ecommerce workflows, STP, regulatory reporting and compliance archiving.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Company Press Release

EBS BrokerTec, acquired Molten Markets Inc

synopsis: EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's market-leading electronic foreign exchange and fixed income business, announced that it has acquired Molten Markets Inc., a foreign exchange technology provider for asset managers and pension funds. The acquisition enables EBS BrokerTec to provide a sophisticated execution management system and innovative trade cost analysis.
buyer parent: ICAP Plc
buyer: EBS BrokerTec
EBS BrokerTec is a market-leading e-trading technology and solutions provider, offering access to multiple execution options and diverse, valuable liquidity. Constantly creating new, ground-breaking solutions, the business provides value to a globally diverse community of professional traders. "
target: Molten Markets Inc
Molten Markets is a provider of high performance foreign exchange platforms and marketplaces, utilizing the latest technology to deliver truly transparent, honest and open trading environments with deep and consistent liquidity, ensuring provable best execution for every trade.
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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

FxPro Group Ltd, acquired Quotix

synopsis: FxPro Group Ltd has acquired spot FX aggregator Quotix. Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
buyer: FxPro Group Ltd
FxPro Group Limited is a global company providing innovative online FX brokerage services. FxPro serves clients in over 150 countries with advanced trading tools and aims to be the leading provider of FX solutions for algorithmic trading. "
target: Quotix
Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
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closed 1/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Wall Street Systems, acquired IT2 Treasury Solutions Limited

synopsis: IT2 Treasury Solutions (IT2) has been sold to Wall Street Systems. IT2 provides treasury management software and services for large corporations and small and mid-sized financial institutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations. "
target parent: CapMan Capital Management Oy
target: IT2 Treasury Solutions Limited
IT2 Treasury Solutions, Ltd. provides software and financial know-how for the financial sector and corporate treasuries. It provides cash and treasury management/treasury workstation solutions, and implementation and support services.
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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
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announced 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Wall Street Systems, will acquire Treasura

synopsis: Wall Street Systems has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Thomson Reuters Corporate Treasury Manager (a.k.a. “Treasura”), a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of cash and liquidity management services to corporations in North America.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Treasura
As the market-leading web-based solution, Treasura supports treasury teams around the world. Fully SAS70 certified, Treasura streamlines clients' internal processes, improves financial controls, and helps them make more effective decisions around financing, working capital and hedging.
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closed 6/2/2010 via BusinessWire

Wall Street Systems, acquired City Financials, Ltd.

synopsis: Wall Street Systems, the global provider of treasury, trading and settlement solutions and services, announces the acquisition of City Financials, the corporate treasury specialist used by over 50 of the largest companies in the world.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations. "
target: City Financials, Ltd.
City Financials is a leading provider of treasury management software and has seen considerable growth since the launch of its innovative product eTC. eTC is an integrated treasury workstation covering all aspects of corporate treasury system requirements.
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closed 4/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Wall Street Systems, acquired Speranza Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Wall Street Systems, the global provider of trading solutions and services, announced that it has acquired the assets of Speranza Systems, Inc. Speranza provides a web-based platform to financial and corporate organizations looking to adopt efficient processes around administering bank relationship and signatory/authorization management.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems (Wallstreet) provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations. "
target: Speranza Systems, Inc.
Available as a SaaS or installed solution, Speranza Systems is defining bank relationship management to include online opening, closing and editing of bank accounts, control of the delegation of authority, signer management, automatic document generation and management.
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closed 5/31/2008 via

Wall Street Systems, acquired Aleri Global Banking

synopsis: Trading and treasury systems vendor Wall Street Systems has signed an agreement to acquire the wholesale banking business of New York-based Aleri.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides high performance transaction processing software to the world's leading financial institutions and corporations. WSS is recognized for its ability to manage multiple entities, currencies and asset classes across the enterprise using one global instance of the software. "
target parent: Aleri, Inc.
target: Aleri Global Banking
Aleri Global Banking engages in the design, development, and marketing of software products for banks in Europe, Americas, Asia, and the Middle East.
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closed 8/1/2006 via finextra.com

Wall Street Systems, acquired Trema

synopsis: Treasury and capital markets technology vendor Wall Street Systems has acquired European rival firm Trema. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal is backed by private equity house Warburg Pincus, which acquired a majority stake in Wall Streeet Systems in Janaury this year.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides high performance transaction processing software to the world's leading financial institutions and corporations. WSS is recognized for its ability to manage multiple entities, currencies and asset classes across the enterprise using one global instance of the software. "
target: Trema
Trema provides treasury software to corporations and financial institutions. Trema's deep domain knowledge in treasury and award winning products are setting new standards for the industry by providing measurable value to its clients.
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closed 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Dealogic Limited, acquired Selerity, Inc.

synopsis: Dealogic, a UK company that offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms, has acquired Selerity, a financial technology company using proprietary A.I. to deliver content and data solutions designed to automate inefficient workflows in finance.
buyer parent: Ion Group
buyer: Dealogic Limited
Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk. "
target: Selerity, Inc.
Selerity is a financial technology company using proprietary A.I. to deliver content and data solutions designed to automate inefficient workflows in finance. Their clients range from sophisticated asset management firms to innovative media and technology companies serving retail investors.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Acuris

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners announced the sale of a majority stake in Acuris, a global provider of proprietary financial intelligence, data and analytics, to ION Investment Group, a company that provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations.
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 parent: BC Partners
target: Acuris
Acuris provides proprietary, actionable intelligence, data and analytics to the world's principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Allegro Development Corp.

synopsis: Vector Capital and Cerium Technology have announced the sale of Allegro Development Corporation, a leading global provider of enterprise commodity management solutions, to ION, a provider of mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporates.
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 parent: Vector Capital
target: Allegro Development Corp.
Allegro is a global leader in commodity management software for companies who buy, sell, produce or consume commodities. Allegro delivers position visibility, risk management, comprehensive controls and regulatory compliance through a forward compatible, next-generation architecture.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

CubeLogic Limited, acquired FERDEC GmbH

synopsis: CubeLogic, the leader in business intelligence enabled risk management solutions, has acquired FERDEC, a German technology and consulting firm dedicated to energy and commodity traders. FERDEC’s flagship transaction surveillance software is a data analytics engine that processes information from multiple sources to identify suspicious activities.
buyer parent: Ion Group
buyer: CubeLogic Limited
Founded in 2009, CubeLogic provides business intelligence enabled risk management products and services for the energy, commodity and financial markets. CubeLogic addresses the increasing demand for robust, cost effective risk management solutions. "
target: FERDEC GmbH
FERDEC is a German technology and consulting firm dedicated to the creation of innovative solutions for energy and commodity traders. FERDEC’s flagship transaction surveillance software is a data analytics engine that processes information from multiple sources to identify suspicious activities.
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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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21.4x
announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Ion Group, will acquire OpenLink Financial, Inc

synopsis: Openlink Financial LLC, a global leader in trading and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and financial services industries, announced that ION Investment Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from Hellman & Friedman.
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 parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: OpenLink Financial, Inc
Openlink is the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, will acquire Dealogic Limited

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to acquire Dealogic from The Carlyle Group. Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk.
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 parent: Carlyle Group
target: Dealogic Limited
Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Aspect Enterprise Solutions

synopsis: Aspect, a UK-based global provider of cloud-based solutions for commodity trade and risk management, commodities data and decision support, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ion Investment Group. Aspect's range of solutions are empowering enterprises of all sizes trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
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: Aspect Enterprise Solutions
Based in the UK, Aspect is a global SaaS provider for integrated Commodity Trading, Risk and Data Management, helping users to perform pre-trade analysis, trading, risk and operations management in one system. Their solutions help companies trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Reval

synopsis: ION Investment Group announced that it completed its acquisition of Reval, a global provider of cloud-based solutions for treasury and risk management. Financial terms were not disclosedION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target: Reval
Reval is the leading, global provider of a scalable cloud platform for treasury and risk management. Their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions help corporates and banks around the world better manage cash and liquidity, financial risk and hedge accounting.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, acquired Triple Point Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Triple Point Technology Inc. was acquired by Dublin-based Ion Investment Group. Triple Point is the leading global provider of in-cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software that enables its customers to manage the price volatility of raw materials and commodities such as oil, gas, chemicals, wheat, sugar, coffee beans, and aluminum.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Triple Point Technology, Inc.
Triple Point Technology is the leading global provider of in-cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software that enables its customers to manage the price volatility of raw materials and commodities such as oil, gas, chemicals, wheat, sugar, coffee beans, and aluminum.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2013 via Company Press Release

ION Trading, acquired Financial Software Systems

synopsis: Financial Software Systems, a global provider of Treasury Management, Capital Market and Wealth Management solutions announced the acquisition of the company by the ION Group, a global provider of trading, capital markets and treasury solutions and services.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target: Financial Software Systems
Financial Software Systems is a financial risk-management software and consulting firm. Financial Software Systems provides foreign exchange and interest rate risk-management software and consulting for banks, corporations and fund managers.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2006 via

ION Trading, acquired Anvil Software

synopsis: Dublin-based Ion Trading, a provider of dealing systems for electronic fixed income markets, is acquiring Anvil Software, a UK-based supplier of software for repo trading and securities lending. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy). "
target: Anvil Software
Anvil develops market-leading products for global investment banks, fund managers and financial institutions. Our systems are multi-product, multi-currency, multi-site and modular. They are highly scalable and can support all sizes of operations from single traders to global entities.
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closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Aurora Software, Inc.

synopsis: ION Trading, a leading provider of high-performance software solutions for trading on electronic fixed-income markets, announced today that it has acquired New York-based Aurora Software, Inc., an established provider of systems for U.S. Treasuries, Mortgages and Options trading desks.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy). "
target: Aurora Software, Inc.
Aurora Software offers a highly sophisticated suite of trading solutions for multiple fixed-income trading desks. These solutions address the needs of everyone on the desk, from traders and salespeople to operations, risk and desk managers.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/3/2013 via PE Hub

CameronTec, will acquire Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: CameronTec is to acquire US-based Greenline Financial Technologies, a provider of FIX and electronic trading technology solutions and services and wholly-owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: CameronTec
CameronTec is on the forefront of electronic trading. As the embedded, standard, global FIX-based technology, it shapes the way markets publish, execute, clear, settle and manage risk. Its flagship product Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/3/2008 via finextra.com

Technology Crossover Ventures, purchased a minority stake in MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) is acquiring a minority stake in US electronic bond trading network MarketAxess for an aggregate purchase price of $35 million.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to expansion, late-stage private, and public companies. "
target: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients.
price ($mm)
$35*
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/6/2008 via PR Newswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, has acquired Chicago- based Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients. "
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$33 [$32]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
8.0x
EV / EBITDA
25.0x
closed 11/16/2007 via BusinessWire

GL Trade SA, acquired Decision Software, Inc.

synopsis: GL Trade, the leading international provider of front to back office software solutions for financial institutions, announces the acquisition of American company Decision Software, currently owned at majority by its 2 founders Gerald Belpaire and Samuel Aizenberg.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target: Decision Software, Inc.
Decision Software, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, and implementing fixed income sales/trading systems for the institutional financial community. It offers decision software trading system (DSTS) to facilitate proprietary trading, sales, and finance activity of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired InvestSoft Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has acquired InvestSoft Technology, a provider of fixed-income analytics. InvestSoft helps investment firms analyze fixed-income securities and portfolios, primarily through its BondPro Fixed-Income Calculation Engine.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. "
target: InvestSoft Technology, Inc.
InvestSoft Technology provides software solutions for investment firms designed to streamline workflow, reduce risk and harness the value of the data throughout an organization. They are a leader in the development and implementation of Trading, Portfolio Management, and Accounting Solutions.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Algomi, will purchase ALFA Fixed Income Liquidity and Analytics Tool from AllianceBernstein L.P.

synopsis: Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimization of fixed income liquidity, announced that the company will acquire and distribute the award-winning ALFA product created & developed by AllianceBernstein (AB). ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) was developed as an in-house liquidity tool by AB.
buyer: Algomi
Algomi empowers fixed income professionals to make better trading relationships in the ever-changing landscape of capital, leverage and liquidity requirements. Their Honeycomb software suite increases the opportunities and velocity in large and illiquid trades between banks and buy side investors. "
seller parent: AXA Group
seller: AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB:$228.88)
ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) provides cross-market information on liquidity and trade intent in order to give the buy-side a real-time view of the entire bond market including government bonds, investment grade, high yield, emerging market, municipal debt, and structured credit.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/31/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Tradeware Global LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired Tradeware Global Corp., a leading broker-neutral solution provider for electronic access to global equity markets.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target: Tradeware Global LLC
Tradeware specializes in flexible FIX-based equity order management systems, FIX connectivity solutions, and full front-to-back office integration and compliance reporting services. The Company's service bureau business model offers customers the much sought-after benefits of trading neutrality.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2006 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired LeverTrade LLC

synopsis: Thomson TradeWeb, the leading online marketplace for Fixed Income and Derivatives, and part of The Thomson Corporation, today announced the strategic acquisition of LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies (GTT), a provider of web-based fixed-income management systems for the retail marketplace.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
TradeWeb is the world's leading online trading network for fixed-income securities. TradeWeb offers a complete spectrum of services. You can view the largest fixed-income markets in real time via TradeWeb's premier Market Data. "
target: LeverTrade LLC
LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies, Inc. (GTT), is a leading provider of trade, order and inventory management software to the financial services industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2008 via BusinessWire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Creditex Group Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that the sale of its partner company, Creditex Group Inc., to IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., a leading operator of global derivatives exchanges and over-the-counter markets, was consummated on August 29, 2008.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Creditex Group Inc.
Creditex Group, Inc., an interdealer broker, operates an e-trading platform for executing and processing credit derivatives to traders at financial institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$474 [$433]
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired CodeStreet LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has acquired CodeStreet LLC, a leader in data-driven trade identification and workflow management software development.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets builds and operates many of the world's most efficient financial marketplaces, providing market participants greater efficiency in fixed income, derivatives and ETFs. Tradeweb pioneered straight-through-processing in fixed income and supports marketplaces. "
target: CodeStreet LLC
CodeStreet has delivered leading fixed income front-office solutions to enhance riskless and risk-reducing business for the world's largest global banks and regional dealer community. CodeStreet technology helps bank and broker dealers by identifying previously overlooked trading opportunities.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired BQuotes

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired BQuotes, a global provider of price discovery tools and end-of-day pricing services for a wide range of fixed income securities. BQuotes’ innovative product line will be integrated into Moody’s Analytics’ new suite of pricing and valuation products.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,198.00)
Moody's Corporation is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, Moody's Economy.com, a provider of economic research and data services and Moody's KMV. "
target: BQuotes
BQuotes provides closing, market-to-market data for the over the counter (OTC) markets. The company focuses on offering price discovery software; and market-to-market data for the over the counter (OTC) markets in a range of OTC asset classes.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Fitch Ratings Ltd., purchased credit derivatives analytics business from Reoch Credit Ltd

synopsis: Fitch Ratings Ltd, a Fitch Group, Inc. company, has acquired the credit derivatives analytics business of Reoch Credit Ltd and will assume full ownership of Reoch Credit's suite of pricing and risk analytics models.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions. "
seller: Reoch Credit Ltd
The Derivatives Consulting Group (DCG) is a global independent advisory firm for all capital market participants who use derivatives and cash products. DCG provides services to a large number of leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, asset managers and industry utilities.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, will acquire NBTrader Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Infront ASA, a Norway-based financial technology company, will acquire a key local partner in the United Kingdom; NB Trader Solutions Ltd. NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
buyer: Infront AS (:$134.41)
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target: NBTrader Solutions Ltd
NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

List S.p.A., acquired IT Software S.p.A.

synopsis: LIST SpA, an Italian developer of software solutions for the financial industry, has acquired Milan-based IT Software SpA, a fintech company providing solutions for global financial institutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
buyer: List S.p.A.
Italy-based LIST is a leader in designing and developing innovative software solutions for the financial world. The company has conceived, designed, developed, and produced software and cutting-edge systems for capital markets, helping to create the first electronic Monetary and Financial markets. "
target: IT Software S.p.A.
Milan-based IT Software is a leading global provider in fintech and regulatory technology services and solutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Dash Financial Technologies, will acquire eRoom Securities, LLC.

synopsis: Dash Financial Technologies, the industry’s leading capital markets technology and execution provider, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eRoom Securities, LLC. eRoom Securities provides multi-asset trading technology, agency execution, risk management, reporting and clearing services to traders, institutions and hedge funds.
buyer: Dash Financial Technologies
Dash Financial Technologies is the industry’s leading capital markets technology and execution services provider. With their award-winning Dash360 platform, clients receive full routing and cost transparency and a comprehensive suite of tools to visualize all aspects of their orders in real time. "
target: eRoom Securities, LLC.
eRoom Securities, LLC provides multi-asset trading technology, agency execution, risk management, clearing and reporting capabilities to professional traders, institutions and hedge funds requiring advanced prime-brokerage solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire Cinnober

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services announced that it has made a public offer to the shareholders and warrant holders of Cinnober, a major Swedish financial technology provider to brokers, exchanges and clearinghouses worldwide.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,230.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Cinnober (OM:CINN:$40.73)
Cinnober provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers. Cinnober’s solutions are largely based on the TRADExpress™ Platform, incorporating everything needed for mission-critical solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$186 [$175]
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA

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TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
EBIT ($mm)
$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 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: TSE:3747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd.
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the provision of packaged systems for security business. The Company is involved in the design, development, sale, maintenance and operation of front and packaged systems for security business and corporations, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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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)
Employees
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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: 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: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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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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: AIM:FDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives (FD) is a global technology provider with nearly 20 years of experience of working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$222.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.38
EBIT ($mm)
$21.19
Net Income ($mm)
$11.43
Employees
2000
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$134.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.22
EBIT ($mm)
$12.02
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
508
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Ticker: BIT:CAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT is a dynamic Italian technology company with a leading position in financial services software. Area Finanza, their flagship product, is a securities trading and post-trading process management system. CAD IT customers includes Banks, Insurances, Funds, Brokers, Enterprises, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$74.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.44
EBIT ($mm)
$7.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.94
Employees
590
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
EBIT ($mm)
$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 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: TSE:3747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd.
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the provision of packaged systems for security business. The Company is involved in the design, development, sale, maintenance and operation of front and packaged systems for security business and corporations, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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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
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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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)
Employees
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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: 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: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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