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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$2,528
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$248
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Catena Technologies

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced the acquisition of Catena Technologies, a global regulatory trade reporting firm based in Singapore. Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Catena Technologies
Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014. Its award-winning TRACE Reporting platform automates and manages trade reporting, providing cross-asset coverage, valuation and collateral reporting and reconciliation.
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closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., acquired eFront

synopsis: BlackRock, a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional & retail clients, has completed the acquisition of eFront, the world’s leading end-to-end alternative investment management software and solutions provider, from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$13,880.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional & retail clients. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, & other pooled investment vehicles. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: eFront
eFront, founded in 1999, is based in Paris and is the leading technology provider for managing the alternatives investment lifecycle, from due diligence and portfolio planning, to performance and risk analysis, across a range of alternative asset classes.
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$1,300
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bridgepoint, acquired eFront SA

synopsis: eFront, the leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, has been acquired by European private equity investor Bridgepoint. Headquartered in France, eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: eFront SA
eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments. Its solutions serve some of the largest companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors.
price ($mm)
$327
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
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4.1x
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18.8x
closed 9/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, acquired eFront SA

synopsis: EFR Holdings SAS, an acquisition vehicle controlled by funds affiliated with Francisco Partners, acquired a majority of the share capital and voting rights of eFront S.A., a business software solutions provider dedicated to the financial industry, listed on the Alternext Paris market of NYSE Euronext (ALEFT).
buyer: Francisco Partners
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and London focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. "
target: eFront SA
eFront is a software provider of solutions dedicated to the financial industry with recognized expertise in Alternative Investments and Risk Management. eFront’s solutions serve major companies in the Private Equity, Real-Estate Investment, Banking, and Insurance sectors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$42 [$28]*
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$45
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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1.3x
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7.3x
closed 7/2/2007 via finextra.com

City Networks Limited, purchased a minority stake in Message Automation

synopsis: UK fintech vendor City Networks is making an undisclosed minority investment in London-based derivatives processing specialist Message Automation.
buyer: City Networks Limited
City Networks is a specialist STP and operational risk management software and services company. What makes City Networks different is the focus on managing the integrity of the transaction from inception to final settlement, detecting problems as early as possible and giving feedback. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation solves problems associated with the straight-through processing of complex derivatives. Building on our FpML and industry expertise, we provide software that helps organisations remove manual processes, and reduce operational risk and losses.
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announced 5/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire Cadis Software Ltd.

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced it has agreed to acquire Cadis, the global enterprise data management specialist. Cadis’ enterprise data management platform consolidates data from multiple sources within a centralised hub, providing users with reliable, transparent and auditable data.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target: Cadis Software Ltd.
Cadis Software Ltd.'s EDM platform puts quality, audited data at the centre of an organisation. The Cadis EDM platform is the central hub for all transactions, securities, prices, rates, counterparty & issuer data.
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announced 10/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Axiom Software Laboratories, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, is to acquire a controlling interest in AxiomSL, a leading provider of cloud-enabled risk management and regulatory solutions for banking, investment management, broker dealers and commodity trading institutions.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with management teams to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives, and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Axiom Software Laboratories, Inc.
AxiomSL is a leading provider of cloud-enabled risk management and regulatory solutions for banking, investment management, broker dealers and commodity trading institutions.
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announced 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Diapason

synopsis: Apax Partners, a leading global private equity advisory firm, will acquire a majority stake in Diapason, a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target: Diapason
Diapason is a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury with a one-size-fits-all integrated solution. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
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0.0x
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announced 9/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: MarketAxess, the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
seller: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,215.07)
The acquisition includes the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group. The Regulatory Reporting Hub is a pan-European reporting and compliance platform that enables buy- and sell-side clients to meet regulatory and transparency requirements across multiple
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynamo Software, acquired Communica

synopsis: Dynamo Software has acquired Communica, the products subsidiary of Digiterre. Communica provides CRM, investor servicing and compliance software for some of the largest and high-profile hedge funds, private equity firms, prime brokers and fund administrators worldwide.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target parent: Digiterre Ltd.
target: Communica
Communica has been a significant force in the alternative investments sector since 2005, providing CRM, investor servicing and compliance software for some of the largest and high-profile hedge funds, private equity firms, prime brokers and fund administrators worldwide.
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announced 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Croesus Finasoft, Inc., will acquire softTarget

synopsis: Croesus, Canada's leading portfolio management solutions provider has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire softTarget, Montreal-based firm specializing in end-to-end portfolio rebalancing through its iBalance software.
buyer: Croesus Finasoft, Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Croesus is a FinTech offering cutting-edge, easy to use, and highly secure wealth management solutions. They draw on expertise and know-how to provide products and services tailored to the needs of the financial services industry. "
target: softTarget
Headquartered in Canada, softTarget has evolved with artificial intelligence to become an intuitive, leading edge, virtual assistant. Their software iBalance continues to evolve as they incorporate new industry practices and investment management methodologies, as well as the feedback from clients.
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announced 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Torstone Technology Ltd, will acquire Percentile

synopsis: Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing technology, will acquire Percentile, a provider of cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile boosts the performance of risk calculations and provides consistent and centralised access to all risk exposures.
buyer: Torstone Technology Ltd
Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based Inferno platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their costs, achieve greater control, and minimise risk. "
target: Percentile
Percentile is a provider of real-time, cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile’s flagship product, RiskMine, drives alignment between trading desks and risk management and delivers confidence with unprecedented levels of transparency and governance.
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announced 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Gryphon Investors, will acquire RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RegEd, Inc., the leading provider of compliance and regulatory management services for insurance companies, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial services companies.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Prime Trust, acquired FundAmerica Technologies

synopsis: Prime Trust has just purchased crowdfunding regtech specialist FundAmerica. FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
buyer: Prime Trust
Prime Trust is a blockchain-driven trust company that sees itself disrupting the traditional trust industry in the same way PayPal disrupted merchant processing. The firm serves as a custodian and trustee for personal and corporate trusts, as well as for crowdfunding platforms. "
target: FundAmerica Technologies
FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
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closed 4/13/2018 via Company Press Release

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Firm58

synopsis: ESW Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquired Firm58, one of the most respected names in trading firm and broker dealer back-office automation solutions. Firm58 provides growth-conscious capital markets firms a suite of powerful, web-based automation technologies that improve post-trade processes and increase efficiency.
buyer: ESW Capital, LLC
Based in Austin, Texas, Enterprise Software (ESW) Capital has honed a finely-tuned methodology focused on buying, strengthening, and growing mature business software companies. ESW and its affiliated companies have been in the enterprise software space since 1988. "
target: Firm58
Firm58 simplifies trade operations for capital markets firms. Their web-based financial management software manages the processes associated with fees, commissions and payouts. They offer solutions for billing, profit/expense analysis, commission sharing arrangements and compliance & surveillance.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BusinessWire

ACA Compliance Group, acquired Cordium

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Cordium, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
buyer parent: Starr Companies
buyer: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity. "
target: Cordium
Cordium is a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
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announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Ion Group, will acquire OpenLink Financial, Inc

synopsis: Openlink Financial LLC, a global leader in trading and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and financial services industries, announced that ION Investment Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from Hellman & Friedman.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: OpenLink Financial, Inc
Openlink is the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries.
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closed 4/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired OpenQ

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support, acquired OpenQ, a leading provider of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) data base and software solutions to manage KOLs. OpenQ has the largest suite of compliance solutions for regulated industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: OpenQ
OpenQ enables social and mobile collaboration to create competitive advantage while overcoming compliance and exposure risks. OpenQ is a cloud-based technology and validated-data provider with the largest suite of life sciences- and healthcare-based compliance solutions on the market.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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closed 7/2/2007 via finextra.com

City Networks Limited, purchased a minority stake in Message Automation

synopsis: UK fintech vendor City Networks is making an undisclosed minority investment in London-based derivatives processing specialist Message Automation.
buyer: City Networks Limited
City Networks is a specialist STP and operational risk management software and services company. What makes City Networks different is the focus on managing the integrity of the transaction from inception to final settlement, detecting problems as early as possible and giving feedback. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation solves problems associated with the straight-through processing of complex derivatives. Building on our FpML and industry expertise, we provide software that helps organisations remove manual processes, and reduce operational risk and losses.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired AdvisorStream

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, announced that it has acquired AdvisorStream, a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader with over $4.5 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. "
target: AdvisorStream
AdvisorStream is a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries. AdvisorStream's leading advisor marketing platform enables advisors to drive revenue and growth by providing personalized and consistent client communications.
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$2,528
rev ($mm)
$248
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.2x
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closed 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired FundsLibrary

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired London-based FundsLibrary, a leader in fund document and data dissemination in the European market. Combining FundsLibrary’s capabilities with Broadridge’s existing regulatory communications offerings will enable Broadridge to significantly reduce complexity and cost for global fund managers.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and corporate issuers. Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 50 percent of public companies and mutual funds globally. "
target parent: Hargreaves Lansdown
target: FundsLibrary
UK-based FundsLibrary is a digital platform supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents, and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry. The company manages data for 40,000 investment products, sourced from 700 global fund groups, and supports over 180 million requests annually.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology, a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target: ClearStructure Financial Technology
ClearStructure Financial Technology is a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Financial Database Services

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Financial Database Services, a trusted provider of compensation management, compliance and advisor onboarding solutions for the wealth management industry.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Financial Database Services
Financial Database Services, the developer of the CAESAR suite of products, provides a modular suite of compensation and compliance tools to the wealth management industry, including advisor onboarding and analytics solutions.
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announced 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire RPM Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will be acquiring RPM Technologies, a leading Canadian provider of state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions and services. RPM’s technology platforms support over 15 million customer accounts.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target parent: Bayshore Capital
target: RPM Technologies
RPM is a Canadian-based company that provides state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions to Canadian banks and wealth management firms. RPM’s mission critical solutions create a holistic, customer-centric platform for multiple investment accounts and products.
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$300
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Rockall Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, announced that it has acquired Rockall, a market leading provider of securities-based lending (SBL) and collateral management solutions for wealth management firms and commercial banks.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Rockall Technologies
Based in Ireland, Rockall Technologies is the expert at unlocking asset value to both release and safeguard credit. Focused on lending, they enable banks to handle the complexity required to drive high volume and high value loan books while safeguarding against risk.
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closed 6/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired MackayWilliams

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, has acquired MackayWilliams. MackayWilliams' leading insight into European mutual fund trends, brand perceptions and fund selector behavior offering clients a more integrated and holistic view of retail and institutional markets across regions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers. They help clients reduce capital investments in operations infrastructure, so they can focus on core business activities. "
target: MackayWilliams
Based in London and Berlin, MackayWilliams specializes in the research and analysis of the European mutual funds arena. They work with asset managers to provide European market analysis, consultancy services and access to the demands of Europe's major distributors and fund selectors.
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, has acquired ActivePath, an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath is an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's unique technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC, a full-service financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. "
target: Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC
Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC is a financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PrimeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Spence Johnson Limited

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Spence Johnson Limited, a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. The acquisition will combine Broadridge's global retail fund data and analytics solutions with Spence Johnson's institutional data, market intelligence and insight.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $7 billion in market capitalization, helps clients transform their business with communications, technology, data and analytics solutions. "
target: Spence Johnson Limited
Spence Johnson Limited is a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. They provide their clients with essential Data and Intelligence in close partnership with their clients, and Consulting from their team of experts.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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closed 11/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired M&O Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has expanded its wealth management and U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule compliance capabilities with the acquisition of M&O Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advisor compensation management solutions that help broker-dealers and wealth management firms support advisors and grow their businesses.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: M&O Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1977, M&O Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of compensation, sales management, regulatory and business process solutions for retail and institutional broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and insurance agencies.
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closed 9/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Technology Assets from INVeSHARE, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired technology assets of Inveshare, Inc. In connection with the transaction, Broadridge has entered into a development agreement to use these technology assets to develop blockchain applications for Broadridge’s proxy business.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: INVeSHARE, Inc.
INVeSHARE delivers regulated shareholder materials to the retail investor in paper and electronic form. Through integration with a brokerage firm’s website, retail investors can access shareholder materials and educational content, and submit their vote online.
price ($mm)
$135
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will purchase NACC business from DST Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the North American Customer Communications business of DST Systems, Inc. NACC is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
Tthe North American Customer Communications (“NACC”) business of DST Systems is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
$1,100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired 4Sight Financial Software

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has expanded its global securities financing and collateral management capabilities through the acquisition of 4sight Financial Software Limited, a leading provider of securities finance and collateral management systems to financial institutions worldwide.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: 4Sight Financial Software
4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider. 4sight's customer base includes a full spectrum of financial market participants from global broker dealers and custodial banks to asset managers, insurance companies and pension funds.
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closed 5/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Dojima

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has broadened its Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) solution, adding exchange-traded derivatives functionality through the acquisition of Dojima LLC. Dojima provides global trading, clearing, matching and connectivity solutions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
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. "
target: Dojima
Dojima is a niche technology firm founded by industry veterans who recognized the need for an effective technical solution to meet the challenges posed by evolving global derivatives reforms.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired Casteel Schoenborn

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired Casteel Schoenborn, a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: Casteel Schoenborn
Casteel Schoenborn is a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares while enhancing or protecting their reputations.
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pierre Boucher, acquired MaisonBrison Communications

synopsis: MaisonBrison Communications Inc. (MB) announced that the company has been sold to MB Partner, Pierre Boucher. Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations.
buyer: Pierre Boucher
Since 1989, Pierre Boucher has been involved in various aspects of North American financial markets. He worked 12 years as a financial analyst covering special situations and technology companies. He joined MaisonBrison in 2009 and became a Partner in 2016. "
target: MaisonBrison Communications
Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations. The Company currently represents a roster of leading publicly-traded organizations in various business sectors, many with global operations.
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closed 2/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Lansons, acquired Intermarket

synopsis: Leading independent reputation management consultancy Lansons announced the acquisition of Intermarket, an agency that provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
buyer: Lansons
Based in London, Lansons is a leading independent reputation management consultancy, 100% owned by people working in the business. Lansons’ consultants are experts in media, investor, political, regulatory, employee and change, crisis, digital and international communications. "
target: Intermarket
Founded in 1986 by Matt Zachowski and Martin Mosbacher, Intermarket Communications provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

KPS3, acquired 120 West Strategic Communications LLC

synopsis: KPS3 Marketing, a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm, announced the acquisition of 120 West Strategic Communications, an award-winning public relations and investor relations firm headquartered in Reno, Nevada.
buyer: KPS3
KPS3 goes far beyond any normal definition of a marketing company, PR firm or digital agency. They handle large-scale advertising and branding campaigns, build enterprise-level web and mobile applications, and can train a room full of executives from across the country how to handle the media. "
target: 120 West Strategic Communications LLC
Based in Reno, Nevada, 120 West provides investor relations and marketing communications through strategic engagement to both public and private companies with emphasis on delivering measurable results aligned with a company’s goals and objectives.
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closed 4/19/2018 via PE Hub

Lambert, Edwards & Associates, acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert, Edwards & Associates, a leading PR, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has acquired New York-based financial communications firm Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc. Owen Blicksilver PR specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
buyer: Lambert, Edwards & Associates
Lambert, Edwards & Associates is a top-5 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-10 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm, Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries. "
target: Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations is a New York financial communications and investor relations consultancy. The Owen Blicksilver PR team specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire A2media Corporation

synopsis: Link And Motivation Inc., a Japanese company which carries out management consulting, will acquire A2Media. A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation Inc. provides management consulting services in Japan. It offers consulting services that transform business organizations through motivation management, entry management, brand management, investor relations, and place management. "
target: A2media Corporation
A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired CapMark Clarity

synopsis: Q4 Inc., a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions, is announcing the acquisition of CapMark Clarity, a provider of shareholder ID and market intelligence to UK and European markets.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target: CapMark Clarity
CapMark Clarity is an independent capital markets intelligence firm with a focus on delivering the highest quality and personal service to each of its clients. With more than a decade of experience, CapMark Clarity set a new standard for traditional investor relations services in Europe.
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closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Prosek Partners, acquired Muirfield Partners

synopsis: Prosek Partners, a leading independent public relations and financial communications firm, has acquired Muirfield Partners, a Los Angeles-based strategic corporate and financial communications agency. Mickey Mandelbaum, founder and president of Muirfield, will become a partner at Prosek.
buyer: Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners operates as an independent public relations company. The company offers services in the areas of digital and traditional media relations, investor relations, social media and branded entertainment, crisis communications and issues management. "
target: Muirfield Partners
Founded in 2001, Muirfield Partners is a corporate communications and investor relations firm that works directly with an organization's senior leadership to develop discreet and targeted communications strategies. They are headquartered in Los Angeles.
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closed 4/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reputation Partners, LLC, acquired Vollrath Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Milwaukee public relations and investor relations firm Vollrath Associates has been acquired by Reputation Partners LLC, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee. Vollrath Associates works with leading public companies on communications with shareholders and the investors.
buyer: Reputation Partners, LLC
Reputation Partners is a full-service strategic communications firm. They represent clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, retail, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing/industrials, non-profits, education institutions, religious institutions, among many others. "
target: Vollrath Associates, Inc.
Vollrath Associates, a leading public relations agency located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis., specializes in public relations, investor relations, media relations, employee communication, marketing communications and new media.
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closed 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

NATIONAL Public Relations Inc., acquired TMX Equicom

synopsis: NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada's leading public relations firm and one of the world's leading independent communications firms, announced the acquisition of the business of Equicom from TMX Group. Equicom is Canada's leading investor relations and financial communications firm.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: NATIONAL Public Relations Inc.
NATIONAL Public Relations serves corporate and institutional clients, offering a full range of strategic communications services, including corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, marketing, healthcare and digital communications. "
target parent: TMX Group Inc.
target: TMX Equicom
TMX Equicom is Canada’s leading provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications. They have been working with Canadian public issuers to build their profiles within the investment community since 1996.
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closed 4/13/2015 via Market Wire

Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., acquired Allen & Caron Inc

synopsis: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., a strategic communications firm specializing in investor and public relations, has acquired Allen & Caron, Inc., a strategic investor relations firm with offices in New York City and Irvine, Calif.
buyer: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc.
Dresner Corporate Services is a leading strategic communications firm specializing in investor relations, public relations and corporate communications. Dresner focuses on delivering tangible, measurable results leading to a superior return on investment for their clients. "
target: Allen & Caron Inc
Allen & Caron has, for more than 30 years, provided investor relations, media relations and corporate communications services to micro-, small- and mid-cap companies.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. will be merged with Walbrook PR Ltd.,

synopsis: Walbrook PR, which provides high quality Financial PR and Investor Relations advice to Small Cap and AIM listed companies, has agreed to a merger with Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. that will see Walbrook PR become the second largest Financial PR Adviser by number of AIM listed clients.
buyer: Walbrook PR Ltd.
Walbrook is a full service Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations consultancy that has a strong reputation for advising growing Small Cap and AIM listed companies. Their clients range from £2m Market Cap. to £200m across a wide number of sectors. "
target: Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd.
Winningtons is one of the UK's leading independent financial PR and communications consultancies, with offices in Bristol, the City of London and affiliates in Leeds and Edinburgh.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

ECI Partners, acquired Investis

synopsis: Private equity firm ECI Partners has taken a majority stake in digital corporate comms company Investis. Headquartered in London, Investis provides digital services that enable companies to manage their corporate communications and investor relations. Investis was previously backed by Gresham, another private equity company.
buyer: ECI Partners
ECI Partners is a specialist growth investor, one of the longest established and most successful private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buyins and acquisition finance deals valued between £10 million and £150 million. "
target parent: Gresham LLP
target: Investis
Investis specialises in digital IR and corporate communications for public companies. Their services range from designing, building and hosting corporate or investor websites to online annual reports, webcasting, video, apps, mobile and social media.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

MBS Value Partners, acquired Breakstone Group

synopsis: MBS Value Partner, a leading investor relations and corporate communications firm, announced that it has acquired Breakstone Group, a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
buyer: MBS Value Partners
MBS Value Partners is an investor relations and corporate communications firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. "
target: Breakstone Group
Founded in 2000 by Kay Breakstone and Susan Borinelli, Breakstone Group is a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, acquired Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd

synopsis: ShareInvestor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, acquired certain trade marks and other intellectual property rights of Waterbrooks Consultants as well a 60 per cent stake in the company. Waterbrooks provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services.
buyer parent: Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
buyer: ShareInvestor Pte Ltd
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, ShareInvestor is a financial internet media & technology company that owns one of the largest investor relations network in Asia. ShareInvestor provides market data tools and financial applications to institutional and retail investors. "
target: Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd
Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Singapore.
price ($mm)
$0.73*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Investis Ltd, acquired global3digital

synopsis: Investis Ltd, the global specialists in digital corporate communications, has further strengthened its position in Europe with the acquisition of global3digital. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps. It works with 150 companies across the UK and Europe.
buyer parent: Gresham LLP
buyer: Investis Ltd
Investis Ltd., is an international digital corporate communications and investor relations company which works with approximately 1,700 clients from offices in six countries. Founded in 2000, Investis helps clients manage their corporate communications and investor relations. "
target: global3digital
global3digital is a purely digital agency specialising in corporate and IR communications and one of the only to embrace open source technology. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/14/2014 via BusinessWire

EQS Group AG, acquired TodayIR.com

synopsis: EQS Group has acquired 100% of the shares of online investor relations and news service provider TodayIR Holdings Limited paving the way for further growth in Asia. TodayIR designs and manages IR websites, produces webcasts and operates the important finance information portal www.todayir.com.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$47.23)
Serving more than 7,000 international customers, EQS Group is the leading provider of online corporate communication services. For Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, leading companies from Europe, Asia and North America use our web solutions, all from a single source. "
target: TodayIR.com
TodayIR.com is one of the largest interactive online IR platforms in Asia. They leverage the power of the internet as well as work closely with more than 150 listed company clients, to provide the up-to-date and accurate information to retail, institutional and private investors globally.
price ($mm)
$6.22
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc., acquired Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.

synopsis: The management of Taylor Rafferty has acquired the company's assets from DF King Worldwide. Taylor Rafferty retains its focus on assisting companies to build their capital markets presence in the US, offering investor relations consulting, capital markets research and analysis and IR program execution.
buyer: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/24/2013 via Market Wire

Summit IR Group will be merged with Darrow Associates, Inc.,

synopsis: Darrow Associates, Inc., a leading investor relations agency serving growing small-cap companies, announced that effective July 1, 2013 Silicon Valley-based Summit IR Group, Inc. will merge with Darrow Associates. Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003.
buyer: Darrow Associates, Inc.
Darrow Associates, Inc. is a boutique investor relations and financial communications consultancy serving the needs of select micro- and small-capitalization companies. Strategic programs are implemented with high level counsel provided by the firm’s executive consultants. "
target: Summit IR Group
Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003. The firm has been involved in a full range of investor oriented activities, from managing IR programs for pre-IPO companies through mergers and acquisitions.
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Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$987.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$132.00
EBIT ($mm)
$108.60
Net Income ($mm)
$50.90
Employees
3400
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Ticker: OCL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Objective Corporation Limited
Objective Corporation Limited
Objective Corporation is an Australian developer of information and process governance solutions. Their technology brings efficiency to all tiers of government and financial services organisations. Objective ECM enables users to take control of their information and make meaningful decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$46.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.40
EBIT ($mm)
$8.73
Net Income ($mm)
$6.73
Employees
107
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: BR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,824.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$999.40
EBIT ($mm)
$696.00
Net Income ($mm)
$516.80
Employees
12000
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Ticker: ASX:CPU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computershare Limited
Computershare Limited
Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. They also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,346.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$625.07
EBIT ($mm)
$450.45
Net Income ($mm)
$281.03
Employees
12701
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$47.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.68
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
414
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Ticker: TMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc. is a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications industry and the financial services firms that support it.TMNG Global has provided strategic and management consulting, as well as managed services, to more than 1000 clients worldwide.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$74.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.33
EBIT ($mm)
($1.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
259
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