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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., will purchase BRAIS from Barclays PLC

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. "
seller: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. ("BRAIS") is a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools. BRAIS's benchmark indices span global markets covering multiple asset classes.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire InvestorJunkie

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, will acquire InvestorJunkie, a leading personal finance website that provides information and reviews of various investment channels and financial products. InvestorJunkie provides tool recommendations and articles to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$64.95)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
target: InvestorJunkie
InvestorJunkie is a personal finance website that provides information and reviews of investment channels and financial products. They provide tool recommendations and articles that break down investing, budgeting, and personal finance to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Investview, Inc, acquired Wealth Generators LLC

synopsis: Investview, Inc., a diversified financial technology organization specializing in investor education, investment newsletters and financial services, announced the acquisition of Wealth Generators LLC, a financial education, research and tools provider.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$25.68)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: Wealth Generators LLC
Wealth Generators, LLC is a Utah based financial education, research and tools provider for the self-directed investor. Wealth Generators distributes its programs and services through independent distributors who are paid according to the company's bonus plan.
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announced 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Comdirect Bank AG, will acquire OnVista AG

synopsis: Comdirect Bank AG, a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, has acquired OnVista AG, a company that operates financial portals in Germany. They operate OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
buyer: Comdirect Bank AG (XTRA:COM:$405.63)
Comdirect Bank AG is a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, offering brokerage, banking and advice. More than 2 million private customers have placed their trust in the bank. "
target parent: Boursorama
target: OnVista AG
OnVista AG operates financial portals in Germany. It operates OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendYieldHunter.com

synopsis: Salem Media Group announced that it has acquired the website DividendYieldHunter.com, a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. DividendYieldHunter.com will be added to Eagle Financial Publications, which provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: DividendYieldHunter.com
DividendYieldHunter.com is a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. The site gives investors information about many different classes of dividend-paying stocks including preferred stocks, bonds, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and more.
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Wealth Management Systems, Inc., acquired Capital IQ Financial Communications

synopsis: Wealth Management Systems Inc., a provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning tools in the retirement services industry, announced that it has acquired S&P Capital IQ's Financial Communications (FC) business. S&P Capital IQ FC is a provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms.
buyer: Wealth Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Wealth Management Systems (WMSI) is a benefits technology company developing web services and interfaces for leading providers and financial services organizations. Today, WMSI is the leading provider of rollover servicing technology in the retirement services industry. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Capital IQ Financial Communications
S&P Capital IQ Financial Communications is a leading provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms. They offer investor education, retirement plan solutions, and marketing communication tools.
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announced 9/28/2012 via Company Press Release

Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd, will purchase Australasia trade publishing assets from Morningstar, Inc.

synopsis: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd and Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Sterling to acquire Morningstar's Australian financial services trade publishing business.
buyer parent: Momentum Media Pty Ltd
buyer: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd
Sterling Publishing is a growing media company and the publishing arm of the BRW Fast 100-ranked Momentum Media. They focus on specialist vertical markets including the mortgage, finance, real estate and property sectors. "
seller: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar's Australasian online and print titles include InvestorDaily, IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) – incorporating SMSF – and Investor Weekly; and events for the financial sector including Wraps, Platforms & Masterfunds Conference and the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Strategy Day.
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closed 10/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Boursorama, acquired OnVista AG

synopsis: Boursorama has been notified last week of the German Federal Cartel Office’s (Bundeskartellamt) approval of the acquisition of 77.4% of the shares in OnVista AG by means of a share purchase agreement entered into on 24 September 2007. After having fulfilled further former conditions precedent, the acquisition has thus been closed today.
buyer: Boursorama
Founded in 1995, Boursorama is a major player in online savings in Europe, with more than 3.2 million orders executed as at June 30th, 2007, 557,300 direct accounts and total outstandings of € 13.4 billion at the end of June 2007. The Boursorama Group is present in four countries. "
target: OnVista AG
With 1.04 million unique visitors and 72 million pages viewed per month, www.onvista.de is the leading German online financial information portal. This portal offers dense and organised information on all financial issues to an audience largely affluent.
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$20
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closed 7/2/2018 via PE Hub

Aretex Capital Partners, acquired Alerian

synopsis: Aretex Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Alerian, the market leading provider of energy infrastructure indices and market intelligence based in Dallas, Texas.
buyer: Aretex Capital Partners
Aretex Capital Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments primarily in North America and Europe. Aretex seeks to create value by helping businesses access international markets and drive sustainable growth. "
target: Alerian
Alerian is the market leading provider of energy infrastructure indices and market intelligence based in Dallas, Texas. Alerian develops and maintains a series of indices for the energy sector and equips investors to make informed decisions about investments in energy infrastructure.
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announced 6/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

ADVFN PLC, will acquire London South East Limited

synopsis: Financial market website operator ADVFN PLC confirmed it has signed heads of agreement with the directors of investor-information website London South East Ltd. London South East Ltd. provides share prices, news, data and resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles to leading private investor .
buyer: ADVFN PLC (AIM:AFN:$15.81)
ADVFN PLC operates a web site which provides up-to-date financial data on the UK stock markets. The site provides users with services including a bulletin board for investors to swap ideas, real-time share information from the London Exchange, configuration alerts, and regulatory new services. "
target: London South East Limited
London South East Limited's team of web developers, service, and leadership staff serves private investors worldwide. They provide share prices, news, and data to thousands of visitors every day, lse.co.uk brings leading private investor resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., will acquire Wall-Street.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Wall-Street.com, LLC, which owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, and more.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: Wall-Street.com
Wall-Street.com, LLC owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, licensing and education for financial services representatives, and more.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Borsenmedien AG, acquired finanztreff.de

synopsis: Börsenmedien AG, a leading media company for financial information in Germany, acquires finanztreff.de from Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste, a European provider of IT solutions for investors. finanztreff.de is a financial portal for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides price data for equities, foreign exchange, derivative products and more.
buyer: Borsenmedien AG
Borsenmedien AG is a leading media company for financial information in Germany. Borsenmedien publishes Der Aktionär, Germany's most successful weekly magazine focused on investments. They also operate Der Aktionär TV, a TV channel dedicated to investors. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: finanztreff.de
finanztreff.de is one of the most successful financial portals for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides up-to-date and historical price data for equities, funds, bonds, foreign exchange, exchange-traded funds, exchange-traded commodities and derivative products.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired theOTC.today

synopsis: OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced it has acquired theOTC.today, an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target: theOTC.today
theOTC.today is an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns. Since its launch in April 2011, theOTC.today has tracked and published data on stock promotion schemes and raised public awareness of fraudulent promoters in OTC and exchange listed securities.
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announced 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

T3 Live, LLC, will acquire Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: T3 Live, LLC, a global leader in the education of active traders and investors, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc., a provider of online educational and financial services to institutions and general public.
buyer: T3 Live, LLC
T3 Live is an online financial media network and educational platform that provides active traders with market analysis, real-time access to strategies, and in-depth training from seasoned professionals. "
target: Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.
Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc. provides online educational and financial services to institutions and general public. It offers market intelligence services and on-line education via Internet-based chat rooms. Pristine provides tools that offers access to the equities, options, and futures markets.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Investoo Group, acquired EFXTO

synopsis: One of the largest financial lead generation companies in the world, Investoo Group, is expanding into the Latin American market by acquiring leading foreign exchange website EFXTO. EFXTO is a forex news portal that offers a wide range of informative reviews, up-to-date news and market comparisons.
buyer: Investoo Group
Investoo Group is one of the world’s leading fintech marketing businesses. They deliver top-quality lead generation and marketing services to their partners via their portfolio of websites in the rapidly evolving cryptocurrency, FX, shares and derivative trading markets. "
target: EFXTO
Launched in 2016, EFXTO is a forex news portal that offers a wide range of informative reviews, up-to-date news and market comparisons. The platform is one of the most influential forex review providers in Latin America.
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announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire LeapRate

synopsis: Catena Media, a company that provides high-quality online lead generation, has acquired LeapRate, an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information. LeapRate specializes in covering the world of Forex trading and are followed by traders, investors, and other FX industry participants.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Headquartered in Malta, Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: LeapRate
LeapRate is an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information, specialized in covering the world of Forex trading. They are followed by traders, investors and other FX industry participants via their website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, RSS and Email Newsletter.
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired ForexTraders.com

synopsis: Catena Media, a provider of online lead generation, has acquired Sweden-based ForexTraders.com, a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ForexTraders.com
Sweden-based ForexTraders.com is a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
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closed 8/3/2020 via BusinessWire

MV Index Solutions GmbH, acquired BlueStar Indexes

synopsis: Germany-based MV Index Solutions GmbH has acquired BlueStar Indexes, a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers. With the transaction, the two companies will provide cutting-edge indices and data for the global ETF, index fund, and structured products industry.
buyer parent: Van Eck Associates Corporation
buyer: MV Index Solutions GmbH
Germany-based MV Index Solutions develops, monitors, and licenses the MVIS Indices, a selection of focused, investable, and diversified benchmark indices. MVIS Indices cover equity, fixed income markets, and digital assets, and are licensed to serve as underlying indices for financial products. "
target: BlueStar Indexes
BlueStar Indexes is a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving the needs of innovative ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers around the world. BlueStar maintains more than 30 indexes, with approximately $1 billion in assets tracking its indexes.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Huddlestock merged with Dovre Forvaltning,

synopsis: Huddlestock, an investment marketplace based in London, has announced a merger with leading Norwegian fund manager, Dovre Forvaltning. The Huddlestock solution allows for crowd-investing whereby everyone can receive great investment ideas, collaborate in making decisions and even set-up their own funds.
buyer: Dovre Forvaltning
Dovre Forvaltning is an independent asset management company with a focused, dedicated and highly competent team. They create innovative investment products based on how the world is today and where they think the best investment opportunities lie in the future. "
target: Huddlestock
Huddlestock is an investment marketplace based in London, United Kingdom and Oslo, Norway. They aim to reconfigure the investment management industry in a way that allows everyone to benefit.
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announced 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Backstop Solutions Group, will acquire BarclayHedge

synopsis: Backstop Solutions Group, the leading cloud-based productivity suite provider for institutional and alternative investors, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire BarclayHedge, a leading provider of alternative investment data and indices.
buyer: Backstop Solutions Group
Backstop provides its industry-leading cloud-based productivity suite to investment consultants, pensions, funds of funds, family offices, endowments, foundations, private equity, hedge funds, and real estate investment firms. "
target: BarclayHedge
BarclayHedge is a leading provider of alternative investment data and indices. Their industry-leading Alternative Investment Database helps investors analyze the performance of more than 6,900 hedge funds and managed futures programs worldwide.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., will purchase BRAIS from Barclays PLC

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. "
seller: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. ("BRAIS") is a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools. BRAIS's benchmark indices span global markets covering multiple asset classes.
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announced 9/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Barclaycard, will acquire The Logic Group

synopsis: The Logic Group announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Barclaycard, the global payments business of Barclays. The agreement includes The Logic Group's UK and Spanish businesses, laying the foundations for a global omni-channel, managed payments service and customer loyalty group.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclaycard
Barclaycard, part of Barclays Bank PLC, is a leading global payment business that helps consumers, retailers and businesses to make and take payments flexibly, and to access short-term credit and point of sale finance. "
target parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
target: The Logic Group
The Logic Group is a payment and loyalty specialist business providing a solution that manages significant volumes of payment transactions and pan-European member-based loyalty programs. Their portfolio includes leading brands in retail, financial services, telecoms hospitality and entertainment.
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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Barclaycard, acquired AnalogAnalytics, Inc.

synopsis: Analog Analytics, the Solana Beach, CA-based entry in the online social coupon business, got its own deal of the day. Barclaycard, a member of the Barclays global financial services giant, has acquired Analog Analytics. Analog Analytics provides its Groupon-like platform as a service for traditional publishers and broadcasters.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclaycard
Barclaycard provides innovative, simple and rewarding payment products to its customers. The company offers a range of credit cards including balance transfers, cash back purchases and charity credit cards. Barclaycard has branches in 60 countries. "
target: AnalogAnalytics, Inc.
Analog Analytics is the market leader in performance metrics and optimization for off-line advertising. The company is the first in the world to provide cost per click metrics for any off-line ad in any media in concert with real time demographic profiling.
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closed 4/19/2011 via Reuters

Barclays Private Equity, acquired The Mill

synopsis: Barclays Private Equity bought a majority stake in visual effects company The Mill, attracted by its exposure to the advertising market and rapidly growing emerging markets. The Mill, which opened its first office in London's Soho district in 1990, produces digital visual effects for brands such as Nike and Adidas.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Private Equity
Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. With a distinctive business model, Barclays Capital provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: The Mill
The Mill is a recognised global brand for creating seamless visual effects. It is also a leader in design, animation, live action content direction, VFX brand accounts, versioning and global adaptations, digital content creation and distribution.
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$195
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closed 1/3/2011 via PR Newswire

ConvergEx, acquired RickTick

synopsis: ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of RealTick® from Barclays Bank PLC. RealTick is a leading global, multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform.
buyer parent: The Bank of New York Mellon
buyer: ConvergEx
ConvergEx is a leading technology company providing products and services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally. Its products and services span the investment life cycle and center on the development, marketing and servicing of technology-based solutions. "
target parent: Barclays PLC
target: RickTick
RealTick has revolutionized the electronic trading industry with unique, innovative and easy to use trading technology, along with ground breaking market access and liquidity solutions used by brokers, institutions and traders globally for over 25 years.
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closed 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

synopsis: Barclays has agreed to acquire the Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank plc. Over time, Barclays intends to rebrand the acquired credit cards with its global Barclaycard brand.
buyer: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. "
seller: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex.
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closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Barclays Private Equity, acquired Bounty Group Limited

synopsis: Kaboose Inc., one of the largest family-focused online media companies in the world, announced that it completed the previously announced sale of Kaboose's UK subsidiary, Bounty Group Limited, to Romeo Bidco Limited, an affiliate of Barclays Private Equity Limited.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Private Equity
Barclays Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms. "
target parent: Kaboose, Inc.
target: Bounty Group Limited
Bounty has created and maintained the UK’s premier parenting club with over 3 million members, we have a unique insight into the needs and wants of the young family life stage and can harness this knowledge and access to help you.
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closed 4/18/2008 via finextra.com

Barclays Capital Inc., acquired PowerLytix

synopsis: Barclays Capital has acquired the assets of PowerLytix, a market data analysis vendor focused on the US electricity and natural gas markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Capital Inc.
Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Capital provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with solutions to their financing and risk management needs. "
target: PowerLytix
PowerLytix has been providing wholesale energy forecasts, market commentary and data aggregation services to North American customers since 2001. The firm aggregates, models and simulates large volumes of electricity and natural gas data from distributed sources to provide insight and perspective.
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closed 12/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Second Measure

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P. has acquired Second Measure, a consumer data analytics company that analyzes billions of anonymized purchases to help investors and businesses gain insight into company performance and consumer behavior. Bloomberg acquires Second Measure’s proprietary analytics for daily tracking and real-time exploration of thousands of companies.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is a global business and financial information and news leader that gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. "
target: Second Measure
Second Measure is a provider of data analytics that deliver insights into company performance and consumer behavior. Using data from anonymized transactions, the company has created self-service analytics products for daily tracking and real-time exploration of 5,200+ public and private companies.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bloomberg L.P., will acquire CityLab

synopsis: Bloomberg Media will acquire CityLab, The Atlantic’s news site for solutions-based journalism on urban innovation and the future of cities. Bloomberg will also acquire the CityLab event series, a global summit that gathers mayors and urban leaders to discuss and share creative, scalable solutions to the major challenges faced by cities globally.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is a global business and financial information and news leader that gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. "
target parent: Emerson Collective
target: CityLab
CityLab was founded as a stand-alone site by The Atlantic in 2011. CityLab investigates the trends and innovative solutions shaping the urban future, focusing on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Bloomberg

Bloomberg L.P., acquired RegTek.Solutions

synopsis: Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has acquired RegTek.Solutions, a leading provider of global regulatory reporting software solutions. RegTek.Solutions offers pragmatic, modular solutions to financial institutions and intermediaries facing regulatory reporting challenges.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. "
target: RegTek.Solutions
RegTek.Solutions is a leading provider of global regulatory reporting software solutions. RegTek.Solutions offers pragmatic, modular solutions to financial institutions and intermediaries facing regulatory reporting challenges.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bloomberg BNA, acquired Exemplify

synopsis: Exemplify, a legal software company, was acquired by Bloomberg BNA. The company's algorithm helps attorneys negotiating mergers and acquisitions research and compare previous related deals.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg BNA
BNA, Inc. is the largest independent publisher of news, analysis, and reference products for professionals. Delivering specialized information to business, legal, and government professionals at every level of expertise, BNA produces more than 300 news and information services. "
target: Exemplify
Exemplify is a legal software company. Exemplify was founded to provide attorneys in transactional practice with a transformational research solution to assist them in every stage of the drafting process.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., will purchase BRAIS from Barclays PLC

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. "
seller: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. ("BRAIS") is a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools. BRAIS's benchmark indices span global markets covering multiple asset classes.
price ($mm)
$780
rev ($mm)
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announced 12/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bosowa Corporation, will acquire Bloomberg TV Indonesia

synopsis: Diversified conglomerate Bosowa Corporation plans to acquire the majority stake in business-focused TV station Bloomberg TV Indonesia to expand its influence in the media industry. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
buyer: Bosowa Corporation
Bosowa is an entrepreneurial business pioneer from eastern Indonesia. Bosowa is involved in 10 sectors: automotive, cement, logistics & transportation, mining, property, finance sector, infrastructure, energy, media and multi-businesses. "
target parent: Bloomberg L.P.
target: Bloomberg TV Indonesia
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, PT Bloomberg TV Indonesia broadcast news with a variety of topics, mostly related to business. The TV station offers 80 percent Indonesian content to viewers in Indonesia.
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announced 12/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

ALM Media Properties, LLC, will acquire Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory

synopsis: ALM, a leader in specialized industry news and information, announced a deal to acquire Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory, a part of Kennedy Information LLC. Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory is the world's leading source of market analysis and intelligence for the management consulting and IT consulting industries.
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM's media properties, which include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. "
target parent: Bloomberg L.P.
target: Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory
Since 1970, Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory has provided accurate and reliable market sizing and forecasts on consulting services world-wide, needs-analysis and vendor profiling for buyers of consulting services, and more.
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closed 9/4/2014 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Bloomberg Sports

synopsis: STATS, the world's leading sports technology, data and content company, and Bloomberg, the leading global provider in data analytics, announced that STATS has acquired Bloomberg Sports (BSports) and its sophisticated system of data analysis, predictive modelling and integrated data systems.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. The company passionately abides by a mission to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. "
target parent: Bloomberg L.P.
target: Bloomberg Sports
Launched in 2010, Bloomberg Sports (BSports) takes the technology developed by Bloomberg, the leading global provider in data and analytics, and applies it to the vast data analysis opportunities in sports. BSports delivers services for teams, broadcasters and athletes.
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closed 7/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired RTS Realtime Systems AG

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that it has acquired RTS Realtime Systems, a global provider of low-latency connectivity and trading support services. RTS provides market connectivity and trading tools for equities, futures, options, FX and fixed income trading.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 320,000 subscribers globally. "
target: RTS Realtime Systems AG
RTS Realtime Systems delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions and commodity trading houses.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired PolarLake

synopsis: Bloomberg LP, the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has acquired Dublin-based software provider PolarLake. PolarLake is a global leader in applying Semantic Web and Big Data technologies to the data challenges of the leading financial services firms in the world.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the global business and financial information and news leader. The company's strength is delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately. "
target: PolarLake
PolarLake is a global leader in applying Semantic Web and Big Data technologies to the data challenges of the leading financial services firms in the world. The PolarLake Platform enables these firms to acquire, manage and distribute financial and reference data with speed, agility and control.
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closed 9/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired BNA, Inc.

synopsis: Bloomberg has completed its acquisition of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc (BNA) which is now a stand-alone wholly-owned subsidiary of Bloomberg. BNA is the largest independent publisher of news, analysis, and reference products for professionals.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, a leader in global business and financial information and news, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. "
target: BNA, Inc.
BNA, Inc. is the largest independent publisher of news, analysis, and reference products for professionals. Delivering specialized information to business, legal, and government professionals at every level of expertise, BNA produces more than 300 news and information services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$992 [$963]
rev ($mm)
$330
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
14.5x
closed 2/24/2010 via paidContent.org

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Eagle Eye Publishers, Inc.

synopsis: Bloomberg has acquired VA-based governmet data publishers Eagle Eye Publishers. Eagle Eye provides databases on federal procurement to help vedors build strong, productive relationships with government buyers.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target: Eagle Eye Publishers, Inc.
Founded in 1986, Eagle Eye provides critical market intelligence - databases, training, studies, reports, lists, software, and business development consulting - to help vendors build strong, productive relationships with government buyers.
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closed 12/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired New Energy Finance

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of data, news, analytic and trading tools for businesses and financial professionals, has acquired New Energy Finance, a global leader in providing news, data and analysis on renewable energy, carbon markets, energy efficiency, biofuels, carbon capture and storage, and nuclear power.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target: New Energy Finance
New Energy Finance is the world's leading independent provider of subscription-based news, data and research to decision-makers in clean energy and the carbon markets.
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closed 12/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Business Week Group

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals, has completed the acquisition of BusinessWeek from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. BusinessWeek is a global source of business insight that inspires leaders to turn ideas into action.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Business Week Group
The world’s most widely read business magazine, BusinessWeek is a vital resource readers worldwide who require insightful coverage and commentary to stay ahead of their competition.
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 6/5/2006 via

Bloomberg L.P., acquired Brainpower N.V.

synopsis: Brainpower N.V., European provider of decision-support solutions for investment management professionals announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Bloomberg L. P., the leading provider of data, analytics and news to the global financial markets.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information. "
target: Brainpower N.V.
Founded in 1993, Brainpower is a leading provider of analytics software to the investment management community focused on delivering decision-relevant investment intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$40 [$41]
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2005 via Company Press Release

Highline Media, LLC, purchased Wealth Manager magazine from Bloomberg L.P.

synopsis: Highline Media, a leading information provider to the financial and insurance industry, today announced that it has acquired Wealth Manager magazine from Bloomberg L.P. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries. "
seller: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
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closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Interactive Data Corporation

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

Thomson Reuters, acquired Zawya

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

Revolution Capital Group, acquired CapXG LLC

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

Silver Lake Partners, Warburg Pincus, acquired Interactive Data Corporation

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

Interactive Data Corporation, acquired NTT Data Financial Corporation

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

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Fundamental Data Limited

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

Markit Group Ltd., acquired NTC Economics

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

Netik, Plc, purchased Capco Reference Data Services from Capco

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

MergerMarket, acquired Infinata, Inc.

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

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

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

Telekurs Financial, will acquire Fininfo SA

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

Hemscott Plc merged with Hemscott Plc,

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

The Barclay Group, acquired Alternative Asset Center

synopsis: The Barclay Group, a leading independent provider of alternative investment research data, announced today that it has purchased the Alternative Asset Center (AAC) database, creating the world’s largest database of hedge fund performance.
buyer: The Barclay Group
The Barclay Group, founded in 1985, currently tracks more than 6,000 hedge funds and managed futures programs. Barclay has created and regularly updates 18 proprietary hedge fund indexes and eight managed futures indexes. "
target: Alternative Asset Center
Alternative Asset Center was established in 1999, and quickly constructed the largest proprietary fund of hedge fund database in the industry.
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closed 4/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: FactSet, a provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, & service, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Interactive Data Managed Solutions business (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange. IDMS is a managed solutions and portal provider helping clients adapt to the wealth industry’s digital transformation.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,563.14)
FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help users see & seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, & the industry-leading support of their dedicated specialists."
seller parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
seller: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) supports the wealth management marketplace across a variety of workflows and functions, from advisors to their clients. IDMS offers real-time market data desktops, customizable web-based portals, and a broad range of mobile solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2006 via PR Newswire

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

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

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

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company and EDGAR Online jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire EDGAR Online, a leading provider of disclosure management services, financial data and enterprise risk analytics software and solutions for both corporate and investment professionals.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$71]
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired InsideFutures.com

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures and equity market information, announced the completed acquisition of InsideFutures.com and its affiliated email newsletter publications from Traders Media, LLC for an undisclosed amount. InsideFutures.com is a content-rich futures portal, serving traders of all skill levels.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target parent: Traders Media, LLC
target: InsideFutures.com
InsideFutures.com provides information relating to futures and commodity quotes, charts, technical opinion, trading analysis, forex, equities markets, and various market commentaries. It also provides futures educational information on the Internet.
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

OMX AB, acquired Findata AB

synopsis: OMX has acquired Findata AB from Bisnode. Findata is a leading supplier of information on Nordic companies and offers customized indexes.
buyer: OMX AB (:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity. "
target: Findata AB
Findata is the most full-coverage database for financial data in the Nordics. The database consists of wide-covering facts on Nordic corporations, such as company descriptions, financial history, corporate events and calendar information.
price ($mm)
$0.87
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
36.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Center for Financial Research and Analysis, acquired First Bridge Data LLC

synopsis: CFRA, one of the world’s largest providers of independent research, announced that it has acquired First Bridge Data LLC, a company that provides institutional quality data and analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
buyer: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
CFRA (Center for Financial Research and Analysis) is the world’s largest provider of institutional-grade independent equity research. Through fundamental equity and fund research, CFRA empowers investment professionals, advisors and risk managers with actionable ideas and proven results. "
target: First Bridge Data LLC
First Bridge provides institutional quality data & analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
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Infinata, Inc.

FuturesBoard.com, LLC

Fininfo SA

Hemscott Plc

Alternative Asset Center

Interactive Data Corporation

Shenzhen Genius Information Technology Co., Ltd

EDGAR Online Inc.

InsideFutures.com

Findata AB

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Matching Companies
Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: ENXTPA:AMUN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amundi
Amundi
Amundi is the leading European asset manager in terms of assets under management, and ranks in the top 10 worldwide. The Group manages more than 1,470 billion euros and six main management platforms.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,686.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,142.78
EBIT ($mm)
$1,110.35
Net Income ($mm)
$859.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:MJH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MJ Hudson
MJ Hudson
MJ Hudson helps fund managers and investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully. Their services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing. MJ Hudson has office across Europe's major asset management centres.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$37.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.77
EBIT ($mm)
($0.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
158
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Ticker: INTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37,434.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$83.20
Employees
2091
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Ticker: LEH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lehman Brothers
Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals worldwide.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$59,003.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,590.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,013.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,192.00
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:JTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JTC PLC
JTC PLC
JTC PLC is an award-winning provider of fund, corporate and private client services to institutional and private clients. Founded in 1987, JTC has more than 900 people working across its global office network and is trusted to administer more than $130 billion of client assets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$108.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.57
EBIT ($mm)
$23.81
Net Income ($mm)
$17.20
Employees
700
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A J Bell Holdings Limited
A J Bell Holdings Limited
AJ Bell, based in the UK, provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. They are a privately owned and financially strong member of the London Stock Exchange.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$173.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.51
Employees
915
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Ticker: SEIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEI Investments
SEI Investments
SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,684.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$481.65
EBIT ($mm)
$446.78
Net Income ($mm)
$447.29
Employees
0
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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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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,563.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$517.91
EBIT ($mm)
$453.44
Net Income ($mm)
$387.61
Employees
10713
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MSCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc.
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. They have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with their clients.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,476.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$767.41
EBIT ($mm)
$709.17
Net Income ($mm)
$579.85
Employees
3266
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,921.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,321.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,088.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,599.00
Employees
24400
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,889.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,306.30
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.50
Net Income ($mm)
$684.60
Employees
8960
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,371.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,658.33
EBIT ($mm)
$2,441.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,778.00
Employees
11400
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Ticker: TSE:4483
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JMDC Inc.
JMDC Inc.
JMDC Inc. offers information services. The Company provides medical data statistics, life insurance data statistics, health data platform management, and other services. JMDC provides its services throughout Japan.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$91.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$13.68
Net Income ($mm)
$9.40
Employees
441
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Ticker: XTRA:G6P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Going Public Media
Going Public Media
Going Public Media AG engages in the publishing and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It specializes in the publications on venture capital, private equity, corporate finance, and small and medium capital research. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Wolfratshausen, Germany.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.21
EBIT ($mm)
$0.09
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
23
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