Like Impendium Systems

closed 1/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Impendium Systems

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse is a data and technology service provider for the securities industry with a product and service offering for issuers, investors, intermediaries and data vendors. The Group covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and securities custody. "
target: Impendium Systems
Impendium Systems is an enterprise software company operating globally that provides Regulatory Applications to financial and non-financial organizations throughout the world.
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announced 8/8/2022 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Avalara, Inc.

synopsis: Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused exclusively on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses, in partnership with institutional co-investors.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $77 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Avalara, Inc. (:$749.91)
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,693 [$8,248]
rev ($mm)
$789
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EV / rev
10.6x
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closed 7/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Clear India, acquired CimplyFive

synopsis: Clear, an online tax returns filing platform in India, has acquired CimplyFive, an Indian company that simplifies compliance. CimplyFive is a cloud-based solution that automates compliance risk management. Their solution allows businesses to track regulatory changes, provide alerts to ensure compliance, automate compliance requirements, and more.
buyer: Clear India
Clear is an online tax returns filing platform in India. Clear's powerful cloud platform allows people to file tax returns online effortlessly or invest into intelligent tax savings options in minutes. ClearTax also helps CAs and businesses with their filing and GST billing. "
target: CimplyFive
CimplyFive is an Indian company that simplifies compliance. CimplyFive provides a cloud-based solution that automates compliance risk management. Their solution allows businesses to track regulatory changes, provide timely alerts to ensure compliance, automate compliance requirements, and more.
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closed 6/17/2022 via BNC Analysis

InvestReady, acquired EarlyIQ

synopsis: InvestReady, an industry-leading third-party provider of accredited investor verifications, announced today that it is acquiring its rival EarlyIQ, which also provides accredited investor verifications, as well as “Bad Actor” background checks and company diligence reports.
buyer: InvestReady
InvestReady is the safest and most reliable investor verification and accreditation service in the world. InvestReady understands the complexity and sensitivity of requiring investors to verify and maintain their accredited status on an ongoing basis. "
target: EarlyIQ
Founded in 2012, EarlyIQ is the leading provider of simple, secure online diligence and compliance solutions for private financial markets including crowdfunding, peer lending, angel, accredited, private equity, and venture capital.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cegid SA, acquired Notilus

synopsis: Cegid, a provider of cloud business management solutions in France, has acquired Notilus from DIMO Software, a leading provider of cloud software in France. Notilus is a digital mobility management solution in France. Their platform provides solutions for travel planning, expense reports, travel compliance policies, fleet management and more.
buyer: Cegid SA
Based in France, Cegid is a leading provider of cloud business management solutions for finance (treasury, tax, ERP), human resources (payroll, talent management), CPAs, retail and entrepreneurial sectors. "
target parent: DIMO Software
target: Notilus
Notilus is a digital mobility management solution in France. Notilus helps companies manage their employees’ business travel. Their platform provides solutions for travel planning, expense reports, reservations, travel compliance policies, vehicle fleet management and more.
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closed 7/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Ideagen Plc

synopsis: Hg Pooled Management Ltd., a leading European investor in software and services, will acquire Ideagen PLC, a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and a risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
buyer: HgCapital
Based in the UK, Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialisation and dedicated operational support. "
target: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$75.28)
Ideagen is a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and an integrated risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,269 [$1,273]
rev ($mm)
$93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
13.7x
EV / EBITDA
128.6x
announced 4/20/2022 via PR Newswire

PTC Inc., will acquire Intland Software

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of manufacturing software solutions, will acquire Intland Software, a global provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. Intland Software enables customers in the automotive, life sciences, consumer electronics, and aerospace and defense industries to accelerate product development and simplify compliance.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC enables global manufacturers to realize double-digit impact with software solutions that enable them to accelerate product and service innovation, improve operational efficiency, and increase workforce productivity. "
target: Intland Software
Intland Software is a global provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. Intland Software enables customers in the automotive, life sciences, consumer electronics, and aerospace and defense industries to accelerate product development and simplify regulatory compliance.
price ($mm)
$280
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Blika Solutions AB, acquired Audimex AG

synopsis: Main Capital Partners, a leading software investor in Benelux, German-speaking Europe, and Scandinavia, has announced the acquisition of Audimex AG by Main portfolio company Blika Solutions AB. Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Blika Solutions AB
Sweden-based Blika has been a leading partner in supporting the digitalization of tax and legal departments of large multinationals, providing the digital infrastructure to achieve efficiency. Blika is well known for its SaaS platform that focuses on legal, entity and tax management activities. "
target: Audimex AG
Germany-based Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999. As the developer and provider of complex business applications for internal audit and compliance, Audimex offers their customers everything from a single source.
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closed 5/2/2022 via BusinessWire

MyComplianceOffice, acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: MyComplianceOffice, a compliance management platform, has acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies (SchwabCT) from Charles Schwab, a provider of financial services. SchwabCT provides cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. Their solutions automate employee trading, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
buyer: MyComplianceOffice
MyComplianceOffice (MCO) is a compliance management platform for financial firms. MCO provides an easy-to-use SaaS-based platform that enables companies around the world to reduce their risk of misconduct. Their platform allows professionals to more efficiently manage regulated transactions. "
target parent: The Charles Schwab Corporation
target: Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.
Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc. (SchwabCT) is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. SchwabCT provides solutions that automate employee trading, insider trading surveillance, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Ethisphere, acquired informed360 LLC

synopsis: Ethisphere has acquired informed360, a leading technology and software company that enables governance, ethics, and compliance leaders to use a single platform to effectively manage programs, automate workflows, analyze data, and turn insights and guidance into actionable plans.
buyer: Ethisphere
Ethisphere is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. "
target: informed360 LLC
informed360 was created to address the increasing expectations and requirements of modern ethics and compliance. The company delivers data-driven cloud-based technology solutions in a flexible and intuitive platform for simplifying ethics and compliance programs.
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closed 12/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired PassFort

synopsis: Moody’s has acquired London-based PassFort, a SaaS provider that helps business meet compliance requirements such as KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering). Moody’s will integrate PassFort into its KYC business within Moody’s Analytics.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: PassFort
London-based PassFort is a SaaS provider that helps business meet compliance requirements such as KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering).
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announced 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Confluence, will acquire Compliance Solutions Strategies

synopsis: Confluence Technologies, Inc., a global technology solutions provider helping the investment management industry solve complex investment data challenges, will acquire Compliance Solutions Strategies ("CSS"), a global regulatory software company that enables financial services firms to meet mandatory regulatory compliance requirements.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Confluence
Confluence is a global technology solutions provider helping the investment management industry solve complex investment data challenges. Confluence invests in the latest technology and data and in its team of industry experts to meet the evolving needs of asset managers and service providers. "
target parent: CIP Capital
target: Compliance Solutions Strategies
CSS is a trusted global RegTech partner that uniquely brings together innovative technology-driven solutions to support financial services firms in navigating a clear and strategic path through the complex and fragmented global regulatory space.
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closed 10/21/2021 via Company Press Release

ComplySci, acquired National Regulatory Services

synopsis: ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, announced the acquisition of National Regulatory Services (NRS), an advanced provider of compliance consulting services and technology solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurers.
buyer: ComplySci
ComplySci is a leading provider of technology solutions that help compliance organizations identify, monitor, manage and report on conflicts of interest arising from employee activities, including personal trading, gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and more. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: National Regulatory Services
National Regulatory Services (NRS) is an advanced provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
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announced 9/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nuix, will acquire Topos Labs, Inc

synopsis: Australian data management vendor Nuix is set to acquire US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs. Topos, headquartered in Boston, offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
buyer: Nuix (ASX:NXL:$129.81)
Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix's powerful, intuitive technology makes it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or structure."
target: Topos Labs, Inc
US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
price ($mm)
$25
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Karnov Group AB, will acquire Echoline SAS

synopsis: Karnov Group AB will acquire 100% of the shares in Echoline SAS, a French provider of EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) compliance and monitoring software. The acquisition is in line with the Karnov Group strategy of expanding internationally on the growing market for compliance solutions within Environment, Health and Safety (EHS).
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$95.06)
Karnov Group is a leading provider of mission critical information in the areas of legal, tax and accounting, and environmental, health and safety in Denmark and Sweden. Karnov Group delivers knowledge and insights, enabling more than 80.000 users to make better decisions, faster – every day. "
target: Echoline SAS
Echoline helps hundreds of companies from SMEs to Fortune 500 identify, stay up-to-date, and comply with EHS (Environment, Health & Safety), HR and Food Safety regulatory constraints. Echoline provides tailor-made legal registers, regulatory monitoring and compliance assessment services.
price ($mm)
$3.18
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 6/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Sociedad de Tasación, acquired Visualeo

synopsis: Grupo Sociedad de Tasación  has closed the acquisition of the majority shareholding of Visualeo , a startup focused on Blockchain technology that helps people, professionals and companies to verify the status of any product or asset. 
buyer: Grupo Sociedad de Tasación
Grupo Sociedad de Tasación is a leading group of service providers for real estate valuations, consultancy and technology. The Group has been operating in Spain since 1982 and its objective is to provide added value, security and transparency to the mortgage and real estate markets. "
target: Visualeo
Visualeo is a startup focused on Blockchain technology that helps people, professionals and companies to verify the status of any product or asset. Visualeo allows the verification of products and assets , thus acting as an "eyewitness" or "trusted third party with legal validity".
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

EQS Group AG, acquired Business Keeper GmbH

synopsis: EQS Group, a German regulatory technology provider, has acquired Business Keeper from Macquarie Capital, a provider of corporate advisory services. Business Keeper is Europe's leading provider of whistleblowing and compliance solutions. Business Keeper offers SaaS solutions for compliance, incident reporting, case management, and more.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$50.81)
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Business Keeper GmbH
Business Keeper is Europe's leading provider of whistleblowing and compliance solutions. Business Keeper develops apps to fight white-collar crime such as corruption, money laundering and other serious crimes. They offer SaaS solutions for compliance, incident reporting, case management, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$118 [$116]
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
10.7x
EV / EBITDA
190.0x
closed 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

QAD Inc., acquired Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation

synopsis: QAD Inc., a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, has acquired Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation (FTZC), a provider of cloud-based Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) software and consulting services. FTZC's SmartZone software provides solutions for FTZ inventory control and compliance.
buyer: QAD Inc. (QADI:$316.69)
QAD is a leading provider of adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD solutions help customers in various industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage. "
target: Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation
Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation (FTZC) is a provider of cloud-based Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) software and consulting services. FTZC has helped complete more than 1,000 FTZ projects for well-known global businesses. Their SmartZone software provides solutions for FTZ inventory control and compliance.
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closed 3/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Ironclad, Inc., acquired PactSafe

synopsis: Ironclad, the #1 contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform for innovative companies, has acquired PactSafe, the leading clickwrap transaction platform (CTP). PactSafe helps companies to update online legal terms, track and gain acceptance of those terms, and identify areas of potential risk before they become an issue.
buyer: Ironclad, Inc.
Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies. Ironclad is used by leading innovators to collaborate and negotiate on contracts. Their platform enables companies to accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance. "
target: PactSafe
PactSafe is a clickwrap transaction platform that enables companies to process high volume agreements rapidly and painlessly. PactSafe helps companies to update online legal terms, track and gain acceptance of those terms, and identify areas of potential risk before they become an issue.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, will acquire Convercent

synopsis: OneTrust, the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, will acquire Convercent, a global provider of ethics and compliance cloud software. Integrating Convercent into OneTrust further enhances the platform's foundation of trust through advanced ethics and compliance capabilities.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust is the #1 fastest growing and most widely used technology platform to help organizations be more trusted, and operationalize privacy, security, data governance, and ethics and compliance programs. "
target: Convercent
Convercent is the leading global provider of ethics and compliance software. Its Ethics Cloud Platform leverages a global dataset to deliver business leaders the insights required to make proactive, informed decisions about their company's ethical health through real-time dashboards and analytics.
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closed 1/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Impendium Systems

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse is a data and technology service provider for the securities industry with a product and service offering for issuers, investors, intermediaries and data vendors. The Group covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and securities custody. "
target: Impendium Systems
Impendium Systems is an enterprise software company operating globally that provides Regulatory Applications to financial and non-financial organizations throughout the world.
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announced 3/29/2022 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, will acquire KNEIP Communication S.A.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Group, an international exchange organisation, will acquire Kneip Communication S.A., a leading European fund data specialist. Based in Luxembourg, Kneip is a recognised leader in fund data management and regulatory reporting solutions for the asset management industry.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse Group is an international exchange organisation and innovative market infrastructure provider. With its wide range of products, services and technologies, the Group organises safe and efficient markets for sustainable economies. "
target: KNEIP Communication S.A.
Based in Luxembourg, Kneip is a leader in fund data management and reporting solutions for the asset management industry. Its solutions remove complexity throughout the fund lifecycle, so clients can reduce risks, control their costs and focus on delivering returns to their investors.
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closed 6/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Crypto Finance AG

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Group has acquired a majority stake in Crypto Finance AG, an award-winning company and one of the most respected fintechs in Switzerland, with offices in Zug, Zurich, and Singapore. They enable financial intermediaries to manage, store, and transact with digital assets.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
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: Crypto Finance AG
Crypto Finance Group is an award-winning company and one of the most respected fintechs in Switzerland, with offices in Zug, Zurich, and Singapore. They enable financial intermediaries to manage, store, and transact with digital assets.
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announced 9/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., will purchase Regulatory Reporting Hub from Deutsche Börse Group

synopsis: MarketAxess, the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
seller: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
The acquisition includes the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group. The Regulatory Reporting Hub is a pan-European reporting and compliance platform that enables buy- and sell-side clients to meet regulatory and transparency requirements across multiple
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closed 4/6/2020 via Company Press Release

European Energy Exchange AG, acquired KB Tech Ltd.

synopsis: European Energy Exchange, the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products, has acquired KB Tech, an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: European Energy Exchange AG
Based in the UK, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. "
target: KB Tech Ltd.
KB Tech is an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets. The Company delivers a range of modular, connected services providing functions for managing real-time data.
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announced 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, will acquire Axioma, Inc.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse AG, one of the world’s leading exchange organizations, will acquire Axioma, Inc., a leading provider of multi-asset class portfolio and risk management software solutions. Axioma delivers proprietary solutions and data services offerings to over 400 leading asset managers, asset owners, sell-side participants and hedge funds.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target: Axioma, Inc.
Axioma is the leading provider of innovative risk-management and portfolio-construction solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With an emphasis on innovation, service and open-platform technology, Axioma gives its clients more choice, greater flexibility and increased performance.
price ($mm)
$850
rev ($mm)
$100
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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 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Hale Global, will acquire Market News International, Inc.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse AG and Hale Global have entered into an agreement regarding the sale of Market News International, Inc. (MNI), a leading provider of macroeconomic and markets intelligence for global fixed income and foreign exchange market professionals, to Hale Global.
buyer: Hale Global
Hale Global has a 15-year track record as a buyer and partner of choice for leading global enterprises' special situations. They help talented teams transform software and information organizations into industry leaders. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International (MNI) is the leading provider of news and intelligence specifically for the Global Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insight for market professionals and those who want to make informed investment decisions.
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cancelled 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: The merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
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: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$6,709.00)
London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,067 [$14,677]
rev ($mm)
$2,154
EBITDA ($mm)
$910
EV / rev
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16.1x
announced 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has agreed to acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE), an operator of three electronic options exchanges. ISE operates three electronic options exchanges: ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury. ISE’s exchanges serve as the venues for more than 15% of trading in U.S. options.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,770.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
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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:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: 360T
360T is the leading global provider of web-based trading technology. This best-in-class trading technology enables clients to trade OTC financial instruments, particularly foreign exchange (FX) and short term money market products, as well as FX and interest rate derivatives.
price ($mm)
$796
rev ($mm)
$61
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EV / rev
13.1x
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closed 1/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Impendium Systems

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse is a data and technology service provider for the securities industry with a product and service offering for issuers, investors, intermediaries and data vendors. The Group covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and securities custody. "
target: Impendium Systems
Impendium Systems is an enterprise software company operating globally that provides Regulatory Applications to financial and non-financial organizations throughout the world.
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cancelled 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced that in light of the decision by the European Commission to block the proposed merger agreement, both companies have agreed to a mutual termination of the business combination agreement originally signed by the Companies on February 15, 2011.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations, Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10,252 [$12,385]
rev ($mm)
$4,172
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,071
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets. "
target: Need to Know News, LLC
Need to Know News (NTKN) is a premier financial news service specializing in written, audio and computer readable news feeds. NTKN broadcasts to traders and investment professionals around the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Market News International, Inc.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its segment Market Data & Analytics by acquiring the US-based financial news agency Market News International (MNI). Market News International will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Deutsche Börse for US$10 million in cash.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
target: Market News International, Inc.
Market News International is the leading real-time news, intelligence and analysis agency dedicated to the global fixed-income and foreign exchange markets, and provides information that is also relevant to the equity markets.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/14/2007 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Borse Group, will purchase a minority stake in Bombay Stock Exchange Limited

synopsis: Leading European exchange operator and transaction services provider, Deutsche Börse, today signed a definitive agreement with BSE to invest in a 5 percent stake for Rs 189 crore at a price of Rs 5,200 per share (USD 42.7 million), and also to explore ways of strengthening their collective competencies across a broad spectrum of business areas.
buyer: Deutsche Borse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target: Bombay Stock Exchange Limited
Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (the Exchange) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia with a rich heritage. Popularly known as "BSE", it was established as "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association" in 1875.
price ($mm)
$2.14*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., acquired BATS Global Markets, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. Bats also operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETP trading.
buyer: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options. "
target: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,168 [$3,620]
rev ($mm)
$1,912
EBITDA ($mm)
$279
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
cancelled 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: The merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
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: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$6,709.00)
London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,067 [$14,677]
rev ($mm)
$2,154
EBITDA ($mm)
$910
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWeek

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Singapore Mercantile Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Group, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX). SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$9,168.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Singapore Mercantile Exchange
Singapore Mercantile Exchange(SMX) is the first pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange. SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities including futures and options contracts on metals, agriculture commodities, energy, and currencies.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via Reuters

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired NYSE Euronext

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Inc's takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete and stock of the combined company will begin trading under the symbol ICE. ICE also plans to spin off Euronext, which includes the Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon stock exchanges, in an IPO likely some time next year.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$9,168.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) 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: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,034 [$10,175]
rev ($mm)
$3,584
EBITDA ($mm)
$923
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 12/19/2011 via PR Newswire

RTS Exchange merged with MICEX,

synopsis: MICEX and RTS Exchange have merged, creating a single Russian exchange that is well-positioned to become a leading venue globally for trading across asset classes. The merger creates a one-stop-shop for local and international market participants to trade equities, bonds, derivatives and currencies.
buyer: MICEX
The MICEX Group is the largest exchange in Russia, the CIS countries, and Central and Eastern Europe. It is an integrated exchange structure that provides electronic trade organization, clearing and settlements on trades, and depository and information services. "
target: RTS Exchange
Established in 1995 as the first regulated stock market in Russia, RTS Stock Exchange trades the full range of financial instruments from cash equities to commodity futures. The RTS Index has become the main benchmark for the Russian securities industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2011 via Reuters

Osaka Securities Exchange will be merged with The Tokyo Stock Exchange,

synopsis: The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co Ltd have made a final decision to merge their operations and create the world's third-largest securities bourse. Under the plan, the unlisted Tokyo bourse will first take a stake of up to a two-thirds in the smaller but listed Osaka exchange.
buyer: The Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc. provides a securities market that supports the fund management and capital raising activities for users in Japan and internationally. It offers market information, including indices, market data, statistics, and listed company information. "
target: Osaka Securities Exchange (OSCUF:$22,492.00)
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. provides marketplace for transactions of equities, stock index futures, stock index options, and security options contracts in Japan.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,123 [$771]*
rev ($mm)
$283
EBITDA ($mm)
$148
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, will acquire National Stock Exchange

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

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

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) announced the completion of the Chi-X Europe acquisition. Chi-X Europe operates the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF). BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe MTFs, which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company based in the Kansas City, MO. The BATS trading platforms are internally developed by a dedicated team of market and technology professionals with BATS Exchange (BZX), the third-largest US securities exchange. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Chi-X Europe Limited
Chi-X Europe operates a multilateral trading facility for the trading of more than 1,300 of the most liquid securities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as exchange traded funds, exchange traded commodities and international depositary receipts.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced that in light of the decision by the European Commission to block the proposed merger agreement, both companies have agreed to a mutual termination of the business combination agreement originally signed by the Companies on February 15, 2011.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations, Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10,252 [$12,385]
rev ($mm)
$4,172
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,071
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
announced 12/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Turquoise will be merged with Baikal Global, Ltd.,

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) and Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise) announced their agreement to create a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
buyer: Baikal Global, Ltd.
Baikal, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will be a pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) complemented by a Liquidity Aggregation Service which seeks out liquidity in over 20 venues across 14 countries. "
target: Turquoise
Turquoise provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities, delivering differentiated value throughout the trading process.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, will acquire The Marketplace Company, Ltd.

synopsis: NZX has agreed to a conditional term sheet for the acquisition of assets of The Marketplace Company. M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge and Regi.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
target: The Marketplace Company, Ltd.
M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge (for electricity derivatives) and Regi (a carbon registry).
price ($mm)
$7.57
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2009 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital, acquired Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Fortune Capital Co. Ltd, a privately-owned provider of forex trading services in Japan.
buyer: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties. "
target: Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Fortune Capital provides online foreign exchange trading services in Japan. Fortune Capital offers FX traders the highest possible level of price transparency via real time streaming quotes, and a speed of execution that's unmatched in the marketplace.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/14/2008 via PR Newswire

NYSE Euronext, will purchase Metals Complex from CME Group

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world's leading and most liquid exchange group, and CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that NYSE Euronext will purchase the CME Group's Metals Complex.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
seller: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 2/27/2008 via Company Press Release

Singapore Stock Exchange, will acquire Singapore Commodity Exchange

synopsis: Singapore Exchange Limited and Singapore Commodity Exchange Limited announced today that they have agreed in-principle to SGX acquiring at least 95% of SICOM, through the subscription of shares, for a total investment of S$7.5 million.
buyer: Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX:S68:$733.19)
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is Asia-Pacific's first demutualised and integrated securities and derivatives exchange. SGX was inaugurated on 1 December 1999, following the merger of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). "
target: Singapore Commodity Exchange
Singapore Commodity Exchange provides a centralised and regulated marketplace for commodity futures to be traded in Singapore. This paves the way for Singapore to become a commodity futures trading centre complementing its international trading activities.
price ($mm)
$7.50*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2007 via finextra.com

Börse Berlin, acquired Equiduct

synopsis: Börse Berlin has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Equiduct, the MiFID-ready pan-European trading platform. Börse Berlin says the aim of the transaction is to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the introduction of MiFID in November.
buyer: Börse Berlin
The stock exchange Berlin AG is the carrier company of the Skontroführerhandels of the stock exchange Berlin. "
target: Equiduct
Equiduct will be a pan-European Regulated Market and has been created to address the sweeping changes being introduced by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive with respect to European equities impacting all European investment firms from November 2007.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/28/2007 via PR Newswire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Winnipeg Commodity Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., the leading electronic energy marketplace and soft commodity exchange, and WCE Holdings Inc., parent of the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Inc., jointly announced the closing of ICE's acquisition of WCE Holdings. WCE is the leading agricultural commodity futures and options exchange in Canada.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$9,168.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Winnipeg Commodity Exchange
Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Inc., established in 1887, has been facilitating futures contract trading since 1904. WCE is Canada's only agricultural futures and options exchange and North America's first fully electronic commodity exchange. WCE offers futures and options contracts.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2005 via

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

synopsis: NYSE Euronext and Borsa Italiana have signed an agreement regarding MBE Holding, their joint venture that owns 60.37% of Società per il Mercato dei Titoli di Stato S.p.A., and MTSNext. Under the terms of the agreement, NYSE Euronext’s 51% stake in MBE Holding and 33% stake in MTSNext are valued at €100 million .
buyer: Borsa Italiana S.p.A.
Borsa Italiana S.p.A. is responsible for the organisation and management of the Italian stock exchange. The Borsa Italiana's primary objective is to ensure the development of the managed markets, maximising their liquidity, transparency and competitiveness. "
target parent: NYSE Euronext
target: MTS S.p.A.
MTS S.p.A., founded in 1988 and privatised in 1997, was the first electronic market for government bonds. MTS S.p.A., a regulated Exchange, provides wholesale electronic trading of Italian government bonds and other types of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
$153*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired American Stock Exchange LLC

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world’s leading and most diverse exchange group, completed its acquisition of the American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)), becoming the third-largest U.S. options marketplace and enhancing the company’s leadership in ETFs, cash equities, closed-end funds and structured products.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: American Stock Exchange LLC
The American Stock Exchange® (Amex®) offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks.
price ($mm)
$260
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2007 via PrimeNewswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., will acquire Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. The acquisition of PHLX, the third largest options market in the U.S. and the nation's oldest stock exchange, significantly diversifies NASDAQ's product portfolio by providing NASDAQ with one of the premier options platforms in the US.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,770.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.
Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. operates as a stock exchange. It trades stocks, equity options, sectors index options, and currency options and futures. The company offers Philadelphia Automated Communication and Execution system, an automated equity trading system.
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Akerna
Akerna
Akerna is an enterprise software company focused on compliantly serving the cannabis, hemp, and CBD industries. Using connected data and information to propel the cannabis industry forward, Akerna empowers businesses, governments, patients, and consumers to make smart decisions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($20.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: OTCPK:SYPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scrypt, Inc
Scrypt builds secure cloud-based workflow management and collaboration tools for regulated industries. They help businesses operating in regulated industries improve document workflow and regain valuable time while protecting business-critical information.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: PKS.ASX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beamtree
Beamtree
Beamtree is an Australian listed company that helps health services make the best decisions possible through its insights and benchmarking. Beamtree's technologies analyse, interpret and help improve overloaded healthcare resources so they can run efficiently and effectively.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workiva
Workiva
Workiva Inc. builds and delivers the world’s leading regulatory, financial and ESG reporting solutions to meet stakeholder demands for action, transparency, and disclosure of financial and non-financial data. Their cloud-based platform simplifies the most complex reporting and disclosure challenges.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$443.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$26.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$970.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.40
EBIT ($mm)
$206.40
Net Income ($mm)
$84.50
Employees
2900
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Ticker: LSE:LSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,709.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,793.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,185.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:NDAQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.
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.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,770.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,913.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,631.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:DB1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,843.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,970.92
EBIT ($mm)
$1,835.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1,342.77
Employees
9528
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Ticker: CME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CME Group
CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,593.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,975.90
EBIT ($mm)
$2,594.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,808.00
Employees
4590
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Ticker: SEHK:388
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is a leading financial market operator. From their home in the financial hub of Hong Kong and an additional base in London, they provide world-class facilities for trading and clearing securities and derivatives in Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,074.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,432.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,212.06
Employees
2109
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSX:X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$805.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.83
EBIT ($mm)
$437.79
Net Income ($mm)
$253.43
Employees
1385
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Ticker: NZE:NZX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand Exchange Limited
New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$44.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.59
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$8.96
Employees
188
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Ticker: CBOE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,181.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$865.10
EBIT ($mm)
$712.50
Net Income ($mm)
$467.20
Employees
823
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Ticker: ICE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$9,168.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,130.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,121.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BASE:MTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matba Rofex
Matba Rofex
Formed in 2019 as Grupo Matba Rofex, from the merger of two markets with a centuries-old tradition in futures trading and options in Argentina: the Mercado a Término de Buenos Aires S.A. and ROFEX S.A. Currently, it is the second largest futures market in Latin America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$26.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.62
Net Income ($mm)
$10.95
Employees
0
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Ticker: SGX:S68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is Asia’s leading market infrastructure, facilitating the exchange of capital and ideas to create value for people, businesses and economies. SGX is a vertically integrated business that provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$733.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$419.18
EBIT ($mm)
$388.34
Net Income ($mm)
$326.06
Employees
877
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Ticker: KCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world’s largest market makers, KCG combines advanced technology with exceptional client service to improve pricing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,211.64
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.26
Employees
1153
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Ticker: AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc., is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$430.32
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$164.05
Employees
873
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Ticker: JASDAQ:870
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings is a Japanese foreign exchange (FX) and securities trading service provider.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$21.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
48
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