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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/5/2013 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Revere Data, LLC.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, announced it has acquired Revere Data, LLC. Revere has built a dynamic industry taxonomy that offers investors a unique way to classify companies and analyze how they fit in the global economy.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,563.14)
FactSet Research Systems Inc. combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The company conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-six locations worldwide. "
target parent: Engmann Options, Inc.
target: Revere Data, LLC.
Revere Data, LLC, is the leading provider of industry classification and supply chain specialty data, analytics, and index solutions for the global financial services industry. Index owners and fund sponsors use Revere to create innovative investment products for customers.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/30/2018 via PE Hub

Caixin Global, CITIC Capital, purchased Global Marketing Intelligence Division from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

synopsis: CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd and Caixin Global have closed their buy of the Global Marketing Intelligence Division (GMID) of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. GMID is a top-tier international financial information database operator. Its two main units CEIC and EMIS provide global financial information and data.
buyer: CITIC Capital
buyer: Caixin Global
Founded in 2002, CITIC Capital Holdings Limited is an alternative investment management and advisory company. Caixin Global is one of the most respected sources of macroeconomics, finance and business intelligence about China. "
seller: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
The Global Marketing Intelligence Division (GMID) of Euromoney is a top-tier international financial information database operator. Its two main units CEIC and EMIS provide global financial information and data from the macro and micro perspectives, respectively.
price ($mm)
$181
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closed 11/30/2009 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired ASSET4 AG

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired ASSET4 AG, a Swiss-based, leading provider of Environmental, Social Responsibility and Governance information and tools for professional investors and corporate executives. This deal represents a step forward in the integration of ESG data into mainstream financial analysis.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (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: ASSET4 AG
ASSET4 has developed the world’s largest database of transparent, objective and auditable environmental, social and governance (ESG) information covering over 2,500 publicly listed companies worldwide.
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closed 11/30/2007 via

Intersections Inc., acquired Net Enforcers

synopsis: Intersections Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase 100% of the outstanding shares of Net Enforcers, Inc. Net Enforcers is a leading provider of corporate identity theft protection services, including online brand monitoring, online auction monitoring and enforcement, intellectual property monitoring and other services.
buyer: Intersections Inc. (INTX:$156.93)
Intersections Inc. provides comprehensive identity theft protection and credit management services to more than two million consumer subscribers in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Net Enforcers
Net Enforcers is a technology-driven brand protection company that represents clients ranging from consumer electronics manufacturers to large pharmaceutical companies. The Net Enforcers team is a collaboration of IT experts and business managers who specialize in investigative research.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Euronext N.V., acquired InsiderLog

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, announces the acquisition of 80% of the capital of InsiderLog, a Stockholm-based leading player in the field of insider list management. InsiderLog automates the management of insider lists that both saves time and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Market Abuse Regulation.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$1,091.15)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target parent: Serendipity Professionals
target: InsiderLog
InsiderLog is the leading insider list management solution in the Nordic region. Its insider list management tool solves most of the compliance and reporting burden resulting from MAR regulation. InsiderLog is a web based platform based on an annual subscription model.
price ($mm)
$7.04*
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closed 1/18/2018 via BusinessWire

FullContact, acquired Mattermark

synopsis: FullContact, the global leader in identity resolution APIs, announced the acquisition of Mattermark, a leading provider of company and key personnel data. Mattermark offers deal intelligence to the world's leading dealmakers - venture capital, private equity, corporate development, sales and marketing professionals.
buyer: FullContact
FullContact offers industry-leading Customer Intelligence APIs which enable companies to unlock the benefits of understanding their customers and prospects holistically. They resolve identities across social and digital channels and providing accurate and meaningful data. "
target: Mattermark
Mattermark is a leading provider of company and key personnel data. Mattermark offers deal intelligence to leading dealmakers - venture capital, private equity, corporate development, sales and marketing professionals looking to take a data-driven approach to deal sourcing and due diligence.
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closed 6/18/2009 via BusinessWire

RR Donnelley, acquired Prospectus Central, LLC

synopsis: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced the acquisition of Prospectus Central, LLC. Located in Fitzgerald, GA, Prospectus Central provides mutual fund prospectuses, supplements and SAIs with a breakthrough web-based delivery service.
buyer: RR Donnelley (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services. "
target: Prospectus Central, LLC
Prospectus Central powers RR Donnelley’s RightProspectus offering, which provides mutual fund companies, variable annuity companies, retirement product companies, broker/dealers and clearing firms with cost-effective alternatives for distributing prospectuses to investors.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 9/7/2016 via finextra.com

McKinsey & Company, acquired PriceMetrix Inc.

synopsis: PriceMetrix, an industry leader in practice management analytics software announced its acquisition by McKinsey & Company, the most respected name in management consulting. PriceMetrix, Inc will operate as a subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, Inc. and will retain its brand management and identity.
buyer: McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. McKinsey & Company helps clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. "
target: PriceMetrix Inc.
PriceMetrix combines its patented process for collecting and classifying data with proprietary measures of revenue, assets, and households to create the most insightful and granular retail wealth management database available today.
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closed 2/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC, a real-time risk analytics company. Hanweck is expected to help Cboe clients better understand how their balance sheet is optimized through real-time margin calculations of non-linear instruments and analytics that optimize portfolio allocations and hedges.
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: Hanweck Associates, LLC
Hanweck is the leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives market. The firm's data brings visibility and clarity to capital and balance sheet constraints of banks, broker/dealers, hedge funds, central counterparties, and exchanges.
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closed 11/10/2016 via PR Newswire

eVestment Alliance, LLC, acquired Public Plan IQ

synopsis: eVestment, the leader in institutional investment data and analytics, announced the acquisition of Jersey City, N.J.-based Public Plan IQ, a SaaS-based, searchable platform that provides access to public pension plan reporting and board documents, including manager presentations, consultant recommendations, fee schedules, mandates and more.
buyer: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. "
target: Public Plan IQ
Public Plan IQ is a SaaS-based, searchable platform that provides access to public pension plan reporting and board documents, including manager presentations, consultant recommendations, fee schedules, upcoming allocation changes, mandates and more.
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closed 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

MergerMarket Group, acquired C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited

synopsis: Mergermarket Group, a BC Partners portfolio company, announced that it has acquired C6 Intelligence. Headquartered in the UK, C6 is a provider of global risk intelligence and data. C6 is a trusted provider of intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks and also has a unique fraud intelligence database.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket Group is a global media company providing investment banks, advisory professionals, fund managers, private equity firms, industry and corporate professionals with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data. "
target: C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited
C6 Intelligence provides actionable data that helps businesses all over the world manage risk. The company is a trusted provider of data and intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks, ongoing monitoring, and enhanced due diligence (EDD).
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Web

ByteCubed, acquired Interkn, Inc.

synopsis: ByteCubed, a technology firm that specializes in reimagining government programs, announced that it has completed its acquisition of InterKn. Founded in 2016, InterKn is a proprietary technology platform that connects enterprise buyers with innovative suppliers by dynamically surfacing available funding, technology needs, and data insights.
buyer parent: Enlightenment Capital
buyer: ByteCubed
ByteCubed is a results-oriented and high-impact technology consulting firm that specializes in reimagining government programs. Their services include data science & analytics, user experience, mixed reality, and rapid idea execution & delivery. "
target: Interkn, Inc.
InterKn is a proprietary technology platform that connects enterprise buyers with innovative suppliers by dynamically surfacing available funding, technology needs, and data insights.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

MSCI Inc., acquired GMI Ratings

synopsis: MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that it has completed the acquisition of GMI Ratings, a provider of corporate governance research and ratings on over 6,000 companies worldwide.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 6,200 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. They offer a range of products and services - including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. "
target: GMI Ratings
GMI Ratings is an independent provider of research and ratings on environmental, social, governance and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies. They help investors assess the sustainable investment value of corporations.
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closed 7/22/2010 via Market Wire

The Corporate Library merged with GovernanceMetrics International,

synopsis: The Corporate Library and GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) announced they have merged, uniting two leading global corporate governance research and risk rating firms. This merger creates the world's leading independent firm dedicated to the development and sale of corporate governance risk ratings.
buyer parent: GovernanceMetrics International
buyer: GovernanceMetrics International
GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) is the largest independent provider of global corporate governance research, ratings and risk analysis. GMI provides in-depth coverage of 4,200 companies, including the complete MSCI World Index and extensive Emerging Market coverage. "
target parent: The Corporate Library
target: The Corporate Library
The Corporate Library has been the leading independent firm providing corporate governance research, advisory and risk analysis solutions. They rate companies on a proprietary set of governance risk factors, allowing businesses to evaluate governance as an element of investment and other risk.
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closed 5/15/2007 via

International Broadcasting Corporation, acquired Stock Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: International Broadcasting Corp. has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Stock Information Systems, Inc., a Midvale, Utah-based corporation. SIS specializes in providing information about publicly traded companies on the OTC and will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer: International Broadcasting Corporation
International Broadcasting Corp. owns and operates "Stock Talk LIVE," a fully interactive 7-hour long business radio talk show focused on small-cap stocks priced below $5. International Broadcasting is also a holding company, holding stock positions in many other young, progressive companies. "
target: Stock Information Systems, Inc.
Stock Information Systems, Inc. provides investor relations exposure to companies that have gone unnoticed by Wall Street. With only 30 minutes per month, a CEO of a small public company can do all of his/her Public Relations and Web Site maintenance.
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Web

FMG Suite, acquired MarketingPro, Inc.

synopsis: FMG Suite, a rapidly-growing SaaS fintech company, has acquired MarketingPro. MarketingPro, brings into the FMG Suite family a leading marketing automation platform with the largest compliance-friendly content library in the financial services industry.
buyer: FMG Suite
FMG Suite provides an advisor marketing platform powered by award-winning content and backed by a ”marketing team” that helps advisors stay connected to clients. Their products automate proven marketing strategies so advisors can build deeper relationships. "
target: MarketingPro, Inc.
MarketingPro was founded in 2006 by Peter Montoya with the idea that Financial Professionals should have ready access to high-impact, compliance-reviewed marketing materials. MarketingPro is known for having the largest library of compliant content in the financial services industry.
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closed 6/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Judy Diamond Associates, Inc., acquired Pension Planet

synopsis: Summit Professional Networks announced the acquisition of Pension Data Resources, Inc., dba Pension Planet, a provider of Form 5500 pension/retirement plan data and information services to individual financial advisors and enterprise financial institutions. Pension Planet will be incorporated into Summit's subsidiary Judy Diamond Associates.
buyer parent: EOS Partners, L.P.
buyer: Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.
Summit Professional Networks' Judy Diamond Associates is a premier provider of sales prospecting and plan analysis tools for benefits brokers, financial advisors, plan providers, and carriers serving the employee benefits and retirement markets. "
target: Pension Planet
Pension Data Resources, Inc., dba PensionPlanet, offers the most comprehensive, timely database of ERISA Qualified Retirement and Group Benefit Plans. With over 2,800,000 records, PensionPlanet provides market intelligence and leads on ERISA Plan Sponsors & Affluent High Net Worth individuals.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired Quant House

synopsis: IRESS, a leading technology company providing software for financial services, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, a leading international provider of market data and trading infrastructure.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency and consolidated market data solutions with QuantFEED, algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY and proximity hosting and order routing services with QuantLINK.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,588.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
price ($mm)
$350
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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
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closed 9/19/2017 via BusinessWire

iPipeline, Inc., acquired Laser App Software

synopsis: iPipeline, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance industry, announced the acquisition of Laser App Software, a premier provider of forms automation and management software for the securities and insurance industries.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: iPipeline, Inc.
Pipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance industry. Through its SaaS solutions, it accelerates insurance sales, compliance and support. They provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry. "
target: Laser App Software
Laser App Software creates advisor friendly solutions that combine state‐of‐the‐art forms-filling technology with a massive library of industry related forms. Forms are maintained by Laser App so representatives can focus on their clients, rather than filling out paperwork.
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closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related trading solutions from Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,588.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation (“IDC”) is a trusted leader in financial information. IDC’s offerings support clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,265 [$7,450]
rev ($mm)
$940
EBITDA ($mm)
$332
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.5x
closed 6/25/2012 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired Zawya

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired Zawya Limited, a regional provider of business intelligence and unique tools for financial professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The firm's wide range of content and tools include profiles on the top companies in the MENA region, as well as an online network for professionals.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
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: Zawya
Zawya is the leading online business intelligence platform focusing on the Middle East & North Africa, enabling nearly 1 million professionals to find and connect to the right business and investment opportunities in the region.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

Revolution Capital Group, acquired CapXG LLC

synopsis: Revolution Capital Group has announced a majority investment in the Capital Exchange, or CapXG, an interactive, web-based, networking site serving the financial community. The company connects Investment Banks, Private Equity firms, Hedge Funds, M&A professionals and lending institutions all through a free, interactive networking site.
buyer: Revolution Capital Group
Revolution Capital Group is a privately funded investment firm focused on acquiring and operating controlling interests in companies that have solid business fundamentals with a view to long-term growth and value creation. "
target: CapXG LLC
Founded in 2010, CapXG is an online software firm based in Valencia, California. The Company has established an online database of financial sponsors, professionals, lenders and deals, and is used by financial institutions worldwide.
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closed 7/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Silver Lake Partners, Warburg Pincus, acquired Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by investment funds managed by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Investment funds managed by Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm and Silver Lake, a global investment firm focused on technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,245 [$2,946]
rev ($mm)
$768
EBITDA ($mm)
$267
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 12/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, acquired NTT Data Financial Corporation

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, announced the initial closing of its acquisition of a majority interest in NTT DATA Financial Corporation.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
target parent: NTT Data Corporation
target: NTT Data Financial Corporation
NTT Data Financial Corporation, which is based in Tokyo, is a leading provider of securities pricing, reference data and related services to most of the major financial institutions in Japan.
price ($mm)
$25*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
18.8x
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closed 10/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Fundamental Data Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired Fundamental Data Limited, a leading provider of data on closed-end funds in the United Kingdom, for 11 million pounds sterling, or approximately U.S.$19 million, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Fundamental Data Limited
Fundamental Data Limited provides data on global closed-end and exchange traded-funds. It provides data feeds, Website feeds, and report outsourcing services, such as production of fund issuers' fact sheets, annual fund yearbooks, daily fund lists, and bulletins.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 4/10/2008 via bobsguide.com

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

synopsis: Markit, the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has acquired NTC Economics, a provider of global macro-economic indicators and owner of the widely-referenced Purchasing Manager’s Index series.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets. "
target: NTC Economics
NTC Economics, Ltd. provides global macro-economic indicators in the United Kingdom. It produces business surveys that report on a set of economic barometers.
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closed 2/11/2008 via finextra.com

Netik, Plc, purchased Capco Reference Data Services from Capco

synopsis: Netik has acquired Capco Reference Data Services - a specialised business services provider for reference and market data - from capital markets consultancy Capco.
buyer: Netik, Plc
Netik provides financial data warehouse solutions to the securities industry. The company’s solutions include Netik InterView, a data warehouse and data hub for information-centric data management and reporting solutions, which provides access to portfolio/investment accounting data. "
seller parent: Symphony Technology Group
seller: Capco
Capco is a leading global provider of integrated transformation services and solutions designed specifically for the financial services industry.
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closed 9/15/2007 via Company Description

MergerMarket, acquired Infinata, Inc.

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

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

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

Telekurs Financial, will acquire Fininfo SA

synopsis: Telekurs Holding SA and Fininfo SA today signed an agreement whereby Telekurs undertakes to acquire Fininfo “financial information” activities. This agreement involves all companies from Fininfo “financial information” department, except Idé, company specialized in graphic design and Anthium, a bond-trading company that recently ceased activities.
buyer parent: Telekurs Group
buyer: Telekurs Financial
Telekurs Financial specializes in the procurement, processing and distribution of international financial information for investment advisory services, portfolio management, financial analysis and securities administration. "
target: Fininfo SA
Fininfo SA provides financial information and intercompany insight to banks, brokers, fund managers, insurance companies, and other members of the business community in France and internationally. The company collects and organizes information and provides decision support to its clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$317 [$366]
rev ($mm)
$279
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
closed 12/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Hemscott Plc merged with Hemscott Plc,

synopsis: i-Deal LLC, a leading innovator in capital markets workflow solutions, and Hemscott Group Ltd, a premier international provider of financial data and investor relations services, have merged. The combined company has been named Ipreo LLC.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Hemscott Plc
Ipreo is a leading global provider of high quality data, expert insight, and productivity solutions to Investment Banking and Corporate clients. Ipreo is both a dynamic innovator and a trusted resource. "
target: Hemscott Plc
Hemscott, Inc. builds and maintains databases of historical financial and stock price technical information on the United States, Canadian, and international publicly traded companies.
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closed 9/5/2006 via Company Press Release

The Barclay Group, acquired Alternative Asset Center

synopsis: The Barclay Group, a leading independent provider of alternative investment research data, announced today that it has purchased the Alternative Asset Center (AAC) database, creating the world’s largest database of hedge fund performance.
buyer: The Barclay Group
The Barclay Group, founded in 1985, currently tracks more than 6,000 hedge funds and managed futures programs. Barclay has created and regularly updates 18 proprietary hedge fund indexes and eight managed futures indexes. "
target: Alternative Asset Center
Alternative Asset Center was established in 1999, and quickly constructed the largest proprietary fund of hedge fund database in the industry.
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closed 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired europrospectus.com

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of europrospectus.com limited.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,563.14)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: europrospectus.com
europrospectus.com was set up in 1997 to provide quick and precise access to hard-to-find prospectuses and clauses within them, via text, field and clause searches. The global service is now being used by investment banks, law firms and other professionals in the international capital markets.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., purchased Interactive Data Managed Solutions from Interactive Data Corporation

synopsis: FactSet, a provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, & service, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Interactive Data Managed Solutions business (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange. IDMS is a managed solutions and portal provider helping clients adapt to the wealth industry’s digital transformation.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,563.14)
FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help users see & seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, & the industry-leading support of their dedicated specialists."
seller parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
seller: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) supports the wealth management marketplace across a variety of workflows and functions, from advisors to their clients. IDMS offers real-time market data desktops, customizable web-based portals, and a broad range of mobile solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Drooms, will acquire DealMarket AG

synopsis: Drooms, a provider of virtual data rooms, has agreed to acquire DealMarket, the World's #1 Private Equity & Deal Flow Management Platform. Since 2010 DealMarket has been helping over 15,000 investment professionals worldwide capture, manage, track and analyze their deal flow.
buyer: Drooms
Drooms is the leading provider of virtual data rooms in Europe. The specialized software facilitates highly secure access to confidential documents, as well as the ability to exchange them safely with third parties beyond company firewalls. "
target: DealMarket AG
DealMarket is the World's #1 Private Equity & Deal Flow Management Platform. Since 2010 DealMarket has been helping over 15,000 investment professionals worldwide capture, manage, track and analyze their deal flow.
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closed 9/21/2006 via PR Newswire

China Finance Online Co., acquired Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd

synopsis: China Finance Online Co. Limited, a leading Chinese online financial information and listed company data provider, closed the acquisition of Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co. Ltd, a financial information database provider mainly serving domestic securities and investment firms, on terms previously disclosed.
buyer: China Finance Online Co. (JRJC:$92.55)
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources. "
target: Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd. is a financial information database provider mainly serving domestic securities and investment firms.
price ($mm)
$1.06
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announced 5/22/2012 via Market Wire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, will acquire EDGAR Online Inc.

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company and EDGAR Online jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire EDGAR Online, a leading provider of disclosure management services, financial data and enterprise risk analytics software and solutions for both corporate and investment professionals.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$71]
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
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