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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

FxPro Group Ltd, acquired Quotix

synopsis: FxPro Group Ltd has acquired spot FX aggregator Quotix. Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
buyer: FxPro Group Ltd
FxPro Group Limited is a global company providing innovative online FX brokerage services. FxPro serves clients in over 150 countries with advanced trading tools and aims to be the leading provider of FX solutions for algorithmic trading. "
target: Quotix
Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
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announced 4/29/2013 via PR Newswire

oneZero Financial Systems, LLC, will acquire Capital Markets Access Partners, LLC

synopsis: oneZero Financial Systems, LLC has announced it will be acquiring Capital Market Access Partners , LLC (CMAP), a provider of technology solutions and consulting services to businesses in the margin trading products industry. The acquisition of CMAP will allow oneZero to cater its software solutions to a wider range of brokerages.
buyer: oneZero Financial Systems, LLC
Founded in February 2009, oneZero Financial has quickly grown to be a leading provider of trade routing and order management solutions for brokers offering foreign currency (Forex), commodity, and OTC derivatives trading to their clients. "
target: Capital Markets Access Partners, LLC
Capital Markets Access Partners provides technology solutions and consulting services to businesses in the margin trading products industry. Its client list includes Forex and CFD brokerage firms and money managers in Japan, China, Australia, Israel, USA, UK, U.A.E., Lebanon, Germany, and more.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

ThinkMarkets, acquired Trade Interceptor

synopsis: ThinkMarkets, a global online brokerage specialising in foreign exchange, metals and global CFD trading, has acquired Trade Interceptor, the world’s most searched-for trading analysis app. The app offers triple the number of chart-types and indicators available on other retail brokers’ apps. Users can trade in live, demo and back-tested scenarios.
buyer: ThinkMarkets
ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage specialising in foreign exchange (‘FX’), metals and global CFD trading, as well as spread betting. ThinkMarkets is dedicated to delivering high quality execution and service to an ever growing range of traders. "
target: Trade Interceptor
Trade Interceptor is a Forex trading platform for retail and professional traders. The app offers triple the number of chart-types and indicators available on other retail brokers’ apps. Users can trade in live, demo and back-tested scenarios – so it's valuable to both advanced and beginner traders.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

WorldFirst, acquired Currency Technologies Pty Ltd

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

Northern Trust Corporation, will acquire BEx LLC

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

State Street Corporation, acquired BestX, Ltd.

synopsis: State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services, has acquired BestX, a London-based forex startup that has state of the art software to provide real-time interactive analysis to create an Industry Standard for FX TCA.
buyer: State Street Corporation (STT:$11,734.00)
State Street Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. "
target: BestX, Ltd.
Based in the UK, BestX is a technology company that has state of the art software to provide real-time interactive analysis to create an Industry Standard for FX TCA. BestX assesses and compares the quality of their FX execution, agnostic of counterparty, venue or liquidity provider.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

360T, acquired GTX Ltd.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Group’s Foreign Exchange unit 360T is expanding its participation in the global FX market and presence in the US by acquiring the GTX ECN business from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: 360T
360T is the leading global provider of web-based trading technology. This best-in-class trading technology enables clients to trade OTC financial instruments, particularly foreign exchange (FX) and short term money market products, as well as FX and interest rate derivatives. "
target parent: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
target: GTX Ltd.
GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
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$100
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announced 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

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

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

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

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

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired 360T

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

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

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

ETX Capital, acquired Ariel Communications

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

CME Group, cancelled an acquisition of FENICS and Trayport

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

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

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

Thomson Reuters, acquired FXall

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

FXDD, acquired Frontier FX

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

Forex International Trading Corp., will acquire ParagonEX

synopsis: Forex International Trading Corp, a leading online provider of foreign exchange trading and related services, announced that the company has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire 51% of ParagonEX, a provider of an advanced Forex trading platform for the online Forex industry.
buyer: Forex International Trading Corp. (FXIT:$0.00)
Forex International Trading Corp. operates an offshore advanced online trading platform for Forex markets to non U.S. residents. The Company focuses on providing individual and institutional investors with a platform for buying and selling currencies, precious metals and commodity futures. "
target: ParagonEX
ParagonEX is a provider of an advanced Forex trading platform for the online Forex industry. The company is committed to pioneering the next generation of comprehensive, added-value solutions for Forex operators based on intimate industry experience and cutting-edge technologies.
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$18*
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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
price ($mm)
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$150
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closed 2/3/2010 via BNC Analysis

First Derivatives plc, acquired Cognotec

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

MarkitSERV LLC, will acquire Logiscope Limited

synopsis: MarkitSERV, a leading electronic trade processing platform for OTC derivative transactions, announced that it has agreed to acquire Logicscope Limited, a leading provider of post-trade workflow solutions and straight-through-processing (STP) for foreign exchange (FX) transactions.
buyer parent: Markit Group Ltd.
buyer: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV LLC provides post-trade processing and workflow for over-the-counter derivative transactions worldwide. Its services include allocations, clearing, confirmation, connectivity, novation consent, and portfolio reconciliation. "
target parent: Dynamic IT Management Services Ltd.
target: Logiscope Limited
Logicscope Limited provides post-trade workflow enhancement and processing solutions. It offers multi-venue and multi-asset post-trade aggregation, transformation, and routing solutions to financial institutions.
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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

FxPro Group Ltd, acquired Quotix

synopsis: FxPro Group Ltd has acquired spot FX aggregator Quotix. Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
buyer: FxPro Group Ltd
FxPro Group Limited is a global company providing innovative online FX brokerage services. FxPro serves clients in over 150 countries with advanced trading tools and aims to be the leading provider of FX solutions for algorithmic trading. "
target: Quotix
Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

FxPro Group Ltd, acquired Quotix

synopsis: FxPro Group Ltd has acquired spot FX aggregator Quotix. Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
buyer: FxPro Group Ltd
FxPro Group Limited is a global company providing innovative online FX brokerage services. FxPro serves clients in over 150 countries with advanced trading tools and aims to be the leading provider of FX solutions for algorithmic trading. "
target: Quotix
Quotix, an e-FX technology provider that develops advanced platforms and technologies for the FX industry. Quotix offers a liquidity aggregation product suite to institutional participants of the FX market place.
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announced 8/6/2018 via Company Press Release

AxiCorp, will acquire One Financial Markets

synopsis: Australian-owned Forex (FX) and Contracts For Difference (CFD) trading provider AxiCorp has announced that it will acquire UK-headquartered One Financial Markets (OFM). OFM is an award-winning global online broker providing trading facilities for retail and institutional investors.
buyer: AxiCorp
AxiCorp is a leading global provider of margin and deliverable Foreign Exchange, Contracts For Difference (CFDs) and Financial Spread betting. Their major brands are AxiTrader, AxiPrime, AxiSelect and AxiForex. They offer fully regulated Retail and Institutional trading. "
target parent: KBBO Group
target: One Financial Markets
One Financial Markets is a global, award winning, online broker providing 24/5 trading facilities to retail and institutional investors in forex and CFDs on indices, commodities, energies, bonds and futures.
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announced 7/1/2015 via Reuters

Playtech plc, will acquire Ava Trade

synopsis: Playtech Plc said it has agreed to buy currency trading platform Ava Trade for $105 million to expand its online trading platform. AvaTrade is one of the world’s most popular and trusted online FX and CFD brokers, delivering the best forex trading experience for novice and expert traders alike.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. Its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees. "
target: Ava Trade
AvaTrade’s user-oriented perspective, combined with financial backing, is unique in the field of online trading. AvaTrade has created the optimal trading environment for every trader. AvaTrade’s scope includes a spectrum of trading instruments including Forex, stocks, commodities and indices.
price ($mm)
$105
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$70
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$25
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4.3x
announced 6/1/2015 via Reuters

Playtech plc, will acquire Plus500

synopsis: Playtech Plc, the online gaming company, has agreed to buy Plus500, an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 1,900 different underlying global financial instruments comprising equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, indices and commodities.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is the world's largest online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge, value added solutions to the industry's leading operators. Since Playtech's inception in 1999, its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content. "
target: Plus500 (AIM:PLUS:$221.48)
Plus500 has developed and operates an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 1,900 different underlying global financial instruments comprising equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, indices and commodities.
price ($mm)
$697
rev ($mm)
$221
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closed 11/16/2011 via GlobeNewswire

TradeStation Securities, Inc., acquired Interbank FX

synopsis: TradeStation Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of IBFX Holdings, LLC ("IBFX"), an innovative provider of forex trading services to 27,000 individual traders, fund managers and institutional clients worldwide. Interbank FX, LLC, the primary Forex operating company of the IBFX group, will be merged into TradeStation Forex, Inc.
buyer parent: Monex Group, Inc.
buyer: TradeStation Securities, Inc.
TradeStation Group, Inc. offers the TradeStation platform to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. TradeStation is an electronic trading platform that offers state-of-the-art electronic order placement and execution. "
target: Interbank FX
Interbank FX, LLC is a worldwide provider of retail Forex trading services, offering individual traders, fund managers and institutional customers proprietary technology and tools to trade Forex online.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$26
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closed 3/31/2011 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., purchased FXCM Japan from GCI Capital Group

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, announced that it has acquired the retail FX business of GCI Capital Co. Ltd of Japan, which has been operating under the FXCM Japan brand, for $5 million net of cash received, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
seller: GCI Capital Group
GCI Capital provides risk capital in Japan and internationally. It offers online foreign currency margin trading services to retail investors. The retail FX business of GCI Capital Co. Ltd of Japan operates under the brand FXCM Japan.
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$5.00
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closed 7/19/2007 via BNC Analysis

Spectrum Equity Investors, purchased a minority stake in Interbank FX

synopsis: Interbank FX, a leading provider of online foreign exchange trading, announced that it has received a $40 million minority equity investment from Spectrum Equity Investors. The investment supports Interbank FX’s agency-execution business model and proprietary technologies, and will further position the company for its next stage of growth.
buyer: Spectrum Equity Investors
Spectrum Equity Investors is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most experienced private equity investors. They have investment professionals that have invested in more than 150 telecommunications, networking, information services, and media businesses. "
target: Interbank FX
Interbank FX, LLC operates as a retail foreign exchange broker. The company provides charting programs; real-time news; phone, online, and email customer support; and educational resources.
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$40
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

GCM Prime, purchased Institutional Clients Book from CapMar Financial

synopsis: GCM Prime has just closed a deal to acquire the customer books and certain assets of Capital Market Services UK Ltd (CMS), an FXP International Ltd wholly-owned subsidiary. The acquired business unit focuses on providing institutional clients foreign exchange and CFD offerings and technology solutions.
buyer: GCM Prime
GCM Prime understands that trade optimization requires a comprehensive focus on front, middle and back office support. With decades of experience in managing FX liquidity relationships, their prime brokerage specialists deliver solutions for every trading challenge. "
seller parent: Prime Mantle Corporation PLC
seller: CapMar Financial
Capital Market Services UK Ltdl's institutional clients book focuses on providing institutional clients foreign exchange and CFD offerings and technology solutions. Capital Market Services UK Ltd focuses exclusively in the institutional space with “prime of prime” and White Label offerings.
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closed 12/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Prime Mantle Corporation PLC, acquired CapMar Financial

synopsis: Prime Mantle Corporation PLC ("PMC") has acquired CapMar Financial. CapMar Financial focuses exclusively in the institutional space with “prime of prime” and White Label offerings. CapMar Financial was originally launched as Capital Market Services in 1999 and became an industry leading brokerage firm in the retail over-the-counter Forex market.
buyer: Prime Mantle Corporation PLC
Prime Mantle is an Irish holding company whose companies include FXPRIMUS. FXPRIMUS offers trading in over 150 instruments including Spot FX, Metals, Commodities, & Global Equity CFD's. FXPRIMUS is the first retail Forex brokerage to offer a Trust account option regardless of account size. "
target: CapMar Financial
CapMar Financial focuses exclusively in the institutional space with “prime of prime” and White Label offerings. CapMar Financial was originally launched as Capital Market Services in 1999 and became an industry leading brokerage firm in the retail over-the-counter Forex market.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired OpenMarkets

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired a controlling stake in OpenMarkets, a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: OpenMarkets
OpenMarkets is a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Motif Investing, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the technology and intellectual property of Motif, a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Motif Investing, Inc.
Motif is a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors. They are a fintech pioneer that has combined breakthrough technology and data science to deliver customized thematic portfolios to investors.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Ally, acquired TradeKing

synopsis: Ally Financial Inc., one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies, announced that it has acquired TradeKing Group, Inc., a digital wealth management company. TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States.
buyer: Ally (ALLY:$6,378.00)
Ally Financial Inc. is one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies. The company offers a full suite of automotive financing products and services in key markets around the world. "
target: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds.
price ($mm)
$275
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/18/2015 via BusinessWire

TradeKing, acquired MB Trading Holdings, LLC

synopsis: TradeKing Group, Inc., an innovator in online brokerage, today announced that its acquisition of MB Trading has officially closed. With the addition of MB Trading’s renowned trading platform, TradeKing now offers a powerful, active trading experience for the most seasoned traders.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds. "
target: MB Trading Holdings, LLC
MB Trading is a direct access brokerage firm that develops and markets direct access trading technology to online investors, institutions, and qualified destinations. Using a proprietary order routing system, the company allows investors to trade directly to the NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX markets.
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closed 1/10/2008 via Burlington Free Press

Banks.com, Inc., acquired OnLine Investments, Inc.

synopsis: Banks.com, Inc. a leading financial services focused web property, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Online Investments, Inc., including MyStockFund.com, MyStockFundKids.com and an online broker/dealer with a wide array of products, tools, and services.
buyer: Banks.com, Inc. (BNX:$0.00)
Banks.com is a leading Financial Services portal containing a unique breadth and depth of products and services. Our mission is to bring our users and subscribers the most relevant financial information on the web. "
target: OnLine Investments, Inc.
MyStockFund Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, is the broker-dealer offering the unique securities trading platform. OnLine Investments, Inc. the parent of MyStockFund Securities, Inc. has developed the technology to enable convenient and cost-effective Internet-based investment.
price ($mm)
$1.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 11/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Charles Schwab Corporation, will acquire TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

synopsis: Charles Schwab is to buy discount brokerage rival TD Ameritrade in an all-stock deal valued at $26 billion. TD Ameritrade is a broker that offers an electronic trading platform for the trade of financial assets including common stocks, preferred stocks, exchange-traded funds, options, cryptocurrency, mutual funds, and fixed income investments.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD:$3,605.00)
TD Ameritrade is a broker that offers an electronic trading platform for the trade of financial assets including common stocks, preferred stocks, futures contracts, exchange-traded funds, options, cryptocurrency, mutual funds, and fixed income investments.
price ($mm)
$26,000
rev ($mm)
$5,872
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2018 via Reuters

Saxo Bank, will acquire BinckBank

synopsis: Saxo Bank, a fintech specialist, is to acquire Dutch online bank BinckBank. BinckBank operates as an online bank for investors and savers by offering online financial services provided by its central European IT platform.
buyer: Saxo Bank
The Saxo Group is a fintech specialist, and they provide multi-asset market access and Banking as a Service to clients in 180 countries via cutting-edge technology. They are based in Copenhagen. "
target: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank is the largest independent Dutch online bank for investors. BinckBank operates as an online bank for investors and savers by offering online financial services provided by its central European IT platform.
price ($mm)
$482
rev ($mm)
$187
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

tradeMONSTER merged with Options House,

synopsis: OptionsHouse LLC, L.P. and tradeMONSTER Group, Inc., two innovative, Chicago-based leaders in the online brokerage sector, announced the completion of the previously announced transactions to combine the two companies, creating a market leading brokerage for active traders and investors, pending final regulatory approval.
buyer parent: PEAK6 Investments LP
buyer: Options House
At OptionsHouse, their mission is to provide savvy investors in options and stock the power and functionality of traditional software-based trading tools with the portability of an online trading platform through the extensive use of leading edge web technologies. "
target: tradeMONSTER
tradeMONSTER™ is an innovative online brokerage that helps self−directed investors manage their money with the skill and confidence of professionals.
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closed 10/1/2007 via

Scotiabank, acquired TradeFreedom

synopsis: Scotiabank signed a definitive agreement to acquire TradeFreedom Securities Inc., a privately owned and dynamic Canadian online brokerage boutique. The transaction complements product offerings currently available through the Bank's direct investment arm, ScotiaMcLeod Direct Investing.
buyer: Scotiabank (TSX:BNS:$14,975.30)
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 58,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. "
target: TradeFreedom
TradeFreedom Securities Inc. is Canada's premier online broker for active traders and investors. Since 1999, we have been providing sophisticated online brokerage services, including instant direct access to equities, options, futures, and forex, through better technology at a better price.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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First Derivatives plc
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CAD IT S.p.A.
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$74.33
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EBIT ($mm)
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iFinix Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Flatex
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$132.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$22.59
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