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closed 3/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired BISAM

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has acquired BISAM Technologies S.A. from Aquiline Capital Partners. BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and reporting.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 66,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: BISAM
BISAM is the leading provider of sophisticated solutions for performance and attribution, GIPS composites management, multi-asset risk analysis, portfolio construction and reporting. Many of the world's largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies.
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closed 7/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Aquiline Capital Partners, acquired BI-SAM Technologies

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, announced that it has become the majority shareholder of BI-SAM Technologies, the leading provider of data management, performance, attribution, risk, GIPS® and reporting solutions for the asset management industry.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline is a private equity firm based in New York investing in financial services enterprises in industries such as property and casualty insurance, banking, securities, asset management, life insurance and financial technology. "
target: BI-SAM Technologies
Created in 2000 and headquartered in Paris, France, BI-SAM Technologies is the market-leading integrated solution for data management, performance measurement and attribution, risk management, GIPS, and client reporting.
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closed 2/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Covisum, acquired PrairieSmarts

synopsis: Two companies are joining forces to offer financial advisors powerful risk analytics with retirement planning solutions. PrairieSmarts' advanced risk management platform for financial services professionals has been acquired by Covisum, a retirement income planning technology and training solution.
buyer: Covisum
Covisum provides financial advisors with software, training and support to deliver retirement income plans that improve the lives of clients by facilitating better retirement decisions. Their core product offerings include Social Security Timing and Tax Clarity. "
target: PrairieSmarts
PrairieSmarts helps investors and financial firms find success by providing the most intuitive, advanced and bias-free risk management platform in the world. Founded in 2013, PrairieSmarts provides advanced and digestible insights into financial risk using some of the world's best risk algorithms.
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announced 9/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sustainalytics, will acquire ESG Analytics AG

synopsis: Sustainalytics, a leading provider of ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analysis, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ESG Analytics, a Zurich-based provider of web-based solutions designed to assist asset managers and owners analyze and manage ESG risk and opportunity.
buyer: Sustainalytics
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Sustainalytics is an independent provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics, serving investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. "
target: ESG Analytics AG
Founded in 2012, ESG Analytics is known for its practical cloud-based software that utilizes a comprehensive proprietary methodology to evaluate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) metrics. The company is headquartered in Switzerland.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Solovis, LLC, acquired Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, announced the acquisition of Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry.
buyer: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class portfolio management and reporting solution for foundations, endowments, pensions, OCIOs, and family offices. Solovis is a flexible, robust technology platform that enables detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling across multiple portfolios. "
target: Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.
Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. is a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry. Madrone empowers investors with accurate data, superior transparency, and predictive analytics to help them construct optimal portfolios.
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Siepe LLC, acquired KeyMan Intelligence

synopsis: Siepe, a trusted provider of technology, data and analytics, has acquired KeyMan Intelligence to transform the way investment managers manage credit by standardizing and automating the reporting of private company data. KeyMan Intelligence is an IT firm that uses the latest technology to extract, standardize and deliver facts from credit documents.
buyer: Siepe LLC
Siepe is a leading provider of innovative and financial data and technology solutions for complex decision making and workflow management. Through its intuitive managed platform, firms are able to integrate institutional best practices across technology, services and operational processes. "
target: KeyMan Intelligence
KeyMan Intelligence is an IT firm that uses the latest technologies to extract, standardize and deliver facts from credit documents. They also provide Relative Value metrics, Cross Industry Comparisons, Portfolio Statistics, Holdings Information, and Updates and Events Reporting/Tracking.
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announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. from international private equity group Bridgepoint and global growth investor Summit Partners. Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
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 a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Abrigo, acquired FARIN Financial Risk Management

synopsis: Abrigo, a technology provider of compliance, credit risk, and lending solutions for community financial institutions, has acquired WI-based Farin Financial Risk Management (FARIN). FARIN is a leader in the enterprise risk management space, with their flagship asset liability management platform and highly regarded advisory services.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: Abrigo
Abrigo is a leading technology provider of compliance, credit risk, and lending solutions that community financial institutions use to manage risk and drive growth. Their software automates key processes – from anti-money laundering to fraud detection to lending solutions. "
target: FARIN Financial Risk Management
Based in Madison, Wis., FARIN is a leader in asset liability management software and advisory services. For over 30 years, FARIN has provided financial consulting, software and analysis designed to drive earnings improvements for financial institutions nationwide.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

WorldFirst, acquired Currency Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company, has acquired CurrencyVue, a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures, enabling them to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
buyer parent: Ant Financial
buyer: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn. "
target: Currency Technologies Pty Ltd
CurrencyVue is a foreign exchange risk management platform in Australia. CurrencyVue's cloud platform provides users with a real-time view of their international payments and currency exposures. CurrencyVue helps businesses to easily identify FX exposure risk, save time, and reduce costs.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Aspect Enterprise Solutions

synopsis: Aspect, a UK-based global provider of cloud-based solutions for commodity trade and risk management, commodities data and decision support, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ion Investment Group. Aspect's range of solutions are empowering enterprises of all sizes trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
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: Aspect Enterprise Solutions
Based in the UK, Aspect is a global SaaS provider for integrated Commodity Trading, Risk and Data Management, helping users to perform pre-trade analysis, trading, risk and operations management in one system. Their solutions help companies trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Numerix, acquired TFG Financial Systems

synopsis: Numerix, the leader in risk technology announces the acquisition of TFG Financial Systems, the only real-time risk, P&L and position management system in the industry. TFG’s dependency graph capabilities will be leveraged to provide real-time, distributed, event-driven processing capabilities in Numerix Oneview enterprise trading & risk solutions.
buyer: Numerix
Numerix is the leading provider of innovative capital markets technology solutions and real-time intelligence capabilities for trading and risk management. Numerix is dedicated to driving a more open, fintech oriented, digital financial services market. "
target: TFG Financial Systems
TFG Financial Systems is the only real-time risk, P&L and position management system in the industry. TFG’s dependency graph capabilities is at the heart of its SaaS risk and portfolio management software and technology framework.
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announced 4/19/2016 via Market Wire

Bridgepoint, Summit Partners, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of capital markets software, announced that it is to be acquired by European private equity fund Bridgepoint and global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Calypso offers an integrated suite of trading and risk management solutions used by over 34,000 market professionals in more than 60 countries.
buyer: Summit Partners
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint, a European private equity firm, focuses on acquiring well managed companies in attractive sectors with potential to grow organically or through acquisition. Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm, currently invested more than $7.2 billion in equity and fixed income opportunities. "
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is the leading provider of front-to-back technology solutions for the financial markets. With 19 years of experience delivering cross-asset solutions for trading, processing, risk management and accounting, Calypso brings simplicity to the most complex business and technology issues.
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announced 9/23/2011 via Company Press Release

Vista Equity Partners, will purchase Trade and Risk Management Business from Thomson Reuters

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, have signed an agreement under which Vista has made a binding offer to buy the Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business which currently operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and Austin, invests over $2 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
seller: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business. Its flagship product is Kondor.
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closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired TradeCapture OTC Corp.

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange, a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the acquisition of TradeCapture OTC, a leading provider of web-enabled solutions for commodity trading with real-time prices.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: TradeCapture OTC Corp.
TradeCapture OTC, Corp. is a leading global provider of web-enabled solutions designed and developed for companies in the field of commodity trading and risk management. TradeCapture provides the trading community with the most robust, user-friendly, enterprise-wide software package available.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Etops AG, acquired Evolute

synopsis: Etops has completed a full takeover of Evolute. The two FinTech firms, which are both based in the Greater Zurich Area, now intend to accelerate the construction of an open ecosystem in the area of wealth management. Evolute is a seamlessly integrated software that covers the entire value chain of wealth management.
buyer: Etops AG
Etops was founded in 2010 and offers a broad range of solutions and services for the financial industry from data collection, refinement and aggregation to high-end operations and consulting, from complex integration projects to state-of-the-art reporting, to mobile apps and dashboards. "
target: Evolute
Evolute understands wealth management goals and processes. Evolute is a seamlessly integrated software, from client risk profiling to portfolio solutions, covering the entire value chain of wealth management. Evolute closely links advisors and clients along the way, enabled by technology.
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announced 3/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire PlanPlus Global

synopsis: Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire PlanPlus Global, a financial-planning and risk-profiling software firm based in Canada.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: PlanPlus Global
PlanPlus Global is a world-renowned investment and financial planning software provider. It offers the most academically validated risk profiling process, a globally scalable financial planning system, and a robust investment tracking tool that ensures investors remain suitably invested over time.
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closed 11/2/2017 via PE Hub

Dynamo Software, acquired HoldingsInsight

synopsis: Dynamo Software, the premier provider of configurable, cloud-based investment management software for the alternative asset investment industry, announced that it has acquired HoldingsInsight, a portfolio investments data capture and reporting service.
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: HoldingsInsight
HoldingsInsight is a portfolio investments data capture and reporting service founded in 2016, focusing on providing limited partners with better transparency into their portfolio, resulting in better risk management and superior investment decisions.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Virtus Partners, LLC, acquired Alphakinetic

synopsis: Virtus Partners Holdings, LLC (“Virtus”) and Alphakinetic, a financial technology firm, announced the completed acquisition of Alphakinetic’s business by Virtus. Alphakinetic is the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel.
buyer: Virtus Partners, LLC
Virtus Partners, LLC provides alternative asset administrative and middle office services and data to funds and various investment vehicles, including hedge and private equity funds, separate accounts, total return swaps and collateralized loan obligations. "
target: Alphakinetic
Alphakinetic is a London- based financial technology firm and the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel at investment management companies.
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closed 7/15/2010 via BNC Analysis

MSCI Inc., acquired Measurisk

synopsis: MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Measurisk, an affiliate of J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services and a leading provider of independent risk-transparency and risk-measurement solutions for hedge fund investors.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services
target: Measurisk
Measurisk is the leading provider of independent risk-transparency and risk-measurement solutions for institutional investors and asset managers. The information they provide helps assess, control and communicate risk for global, multi-asset class portfolios.
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closed 4/8/2016 via Company Press Release

LineData Services, acquired Derivation Software

synopsis: Linedata, the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management, insurance and credit industries, completed the acquisition of Derivation, a leading specialist provider of risk, analytics, and portfolio management solutions to institutional and hedge fund managers.
buyer: LineData Services (ENXTPA:LIN:$197.04)
Linedata is a global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit community. Linedata applies its market and client insight to provide innovative and flexible mission-critical software and services that help its clients grow in over 50 countries. "
target: Derivation Software
Derivation provides market-leading integrated accounting, trading and risk management solutions. Derivation was established in 1996, its founders having spent the previous 10 years developing derivative trading & risk management systems at ABN AMRO and NatWest Markets.
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$3
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closed 3/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired BISAM

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has acquired BISAM Technologies S.A. from Aquiline Capital Partners. BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and reporting.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 66,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: BISAM
BISAM is the leading provider of sophisticated solutions for performance and attribution, GIPS composites management, multi-asset risk analysis, portfolio construction and reporting. Many of the world's largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies.
price ($mm)
$205
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$28
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closed 3/1/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

BISAM, acquired FinAnalytica

synopsis: BISAM, the leading provider of sophisticated digital solutions for performance, attribution, GIPS compliance and reporting, announced that it has acquired FinAnalytica, a multi-asset class solution for market risk, portfolio construction and investment decision analytics for the buy-side.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: BISAM
BISAM, formerly BI-SAM, is the leading provider of sophisticated digital solutions for performance, attribution, GIPS composites management, reporting, and now: market risk and portfolio construction. "
target parent: NEVEQ Capital Partners
target: FinAnalytica
FinAnalytica's Cognity platform is a unique, comprehensive, multi-asset class solution for market risk, portfolio construction and investment decision analytics.
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closed 7/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Aquiline Capital Partners, acquired BI-SAM Technologies

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, announced that it has become the majority shareholder of BI-SAM Technologies, the leading provider of data management, performance, attribution, risk, GIPS® and reporting solutions for the asset management industry.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline is a private equity firm based in New York investing in financial services enterprises in industries such as property and casualty insurance, banking, securities, asset management, life insurance and financial technology. "
target: BI-SAM Technologies
Created in 2000 and headquartered in Paris, France, BI-SAM Technologies is the market-leading integrated solution for data management, performance measurement and attribution, risk management, GIPS, and client reporting.
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announced 10/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., will acquire Truvalue Labs, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Truvalue Labs, Inc., a pioneer in AI-driven environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
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."
target: Truvalue Labs, Inc.
Truvalue Labs is the first company to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover timely and material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information at scale. The company’s mission is to deliver increased transparency to investment professionals.
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closed 3/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired BISAM

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has acquired BISAM Technologies S.A. from Aquiline Capital Partners. BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and reporting.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet delivers the world's best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 66,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: BISAM
BISAM is the leading provider of sophisticated solutions for performance and attribution, GIPS composites management, multi-asset risk analysis, portfolio construction and reporting. Many of the world's largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies.
price ($mm)
$205
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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:$1,494.11)
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.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Vermilion Software Ltd.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a provider of integrated financial information, has bought Vermilion Software Limited. Vermilion is a global provider of client reporting and communications software and services for the financial asset management industry.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and investment banking professionals around the globe. FactSet offers instant access to financial data and analytics to thousands of analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers. "
target: Vermilion Software Ltd.
Vermilion Software is a leading international provider of client reporting software and services to investment managers in the global institutional asset management, retail and mutual fund, banking, pension, hedge fund, wealth management and insurance industries.
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closed 9/30/2016 via bobsguide.com

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired CYMBA Technologies Limited

synopsis: FactSet completed the acquisition of CYMBA Technologies, a fast-growing provider of high-performance multi-asset class investment management solutions. A U.K.-based company, CYMBA has a solid foundation of core order management system (OMS) functionality.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and investment banking professionals around the globe. FactSet offers instant access to financial data and analytics to thousands of analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers. "
target: CYMBA Technologies Limited
CYMBA Technologies is a supplier of Trading, Order Management, Decision Support, Portfolio Management and Compliance (Pre and Post Trade) solutions for the Buy and Sell Side Investment Management community.
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closed 7/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Asset International, Inc., acquired Market Metrics, Inc.

synopsis: Asset International, the premier source for authentic business intelligence and actionable insight for the asset management community, announces the acquisition of Market Metrics from FactSet. Market Metrics is leading data and research firm for advisor-sold investments and insurance worldwide.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International (AI) provides critical data, business intelligence, and information services to the global investment management industry. AI delivers proprietary data and analytics, as well as marketing solutions that target global asset managers. "
target parent: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
target: Market Metrics, Inc.
Market Metrics is the leading market research firm in the United States focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance products. Market Metrics uses its vast, proprietary database of customer surveys to provide senior managers with the data they need to make strategic decisions.
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closed 10/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Portware LLC

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, announced that following regulatory approval, it has completed its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding membership interests of Portware, LLC, a multi-asset execution management system.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
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. "
target: Portware LLC
Portware LLC is the financial industry's leading developer of broker-neutral trading solutions for global equities, futures, options and FX. Portware Enterprise is a fully customizable trade management and execution system for single stock, portfolio, basket, automated and algorithmic trading.
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closed 2/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Code:Red, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems, a provider of integrated global financial information and analytical applications announced it has acquired Code Red, Inc. Code Red provides research management technologies to the investment community, including endowments and foundations, institutional asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, pensions, and hedge funds.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 55,500 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. "
target: Code:Red, Inc.
Code Red, a provider of investment research technology, enables firms to efficiently organize methods of research and contact management, data aggregation, due diligence, and compliance into an enterprise workspace that models a complete and repeatable investment process.
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closed 12/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Market Metrics, Inc., acquired Matrix Solutions

synopsis: Matrix Solutions has been acquired by the leading US Financial Research Organization, FactSet and will be partnering with Market Metrics. Matrix Solutions provides customer and business intelligence solutions primarily to financial services and fund management industries.
buyer parent: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
buyer: Market Metrics, Inc.
Market Metrics is the leading market research firm in the United States focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance products. Market Metrics uses its vast, proprietary database of customer surveys to provide senior managers with the data they need to make strategic decisions. "
target: Matrix Solutions
Matrix Solutions is an independent company that supplies accurate and clean databases together with a range of cost-effective data-related business intelligence solutions, predominantly to clients operating in the financial services sector.
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closed 9/5/2013 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, announced it has acquired Revere Data, LLC. Revere has built a dynamic industry taxonomy that offers investors a unique way to classify companies and analyze how they fit in the global economy.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet Research Systems Inc. combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The company conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-six locations worldwide. "
target parent: Engmann Options, Inc.
target: Revere Data, LLC.
Revere Data, LLC, is the leading provider of industry classification and supply chain specialty data, analytics, and index solutions for the global financial services industry. Index owners and fund sponsors use Revere to create innovative investment products for customers.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired StreetAccount LLC

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, has acquired StreetAccount LLC. Known for its timely and informative news summaries, StreetAccount provides investment professionals with an efficient method for managing news flow.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet Research Systems Inc. combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The company conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-six locations worldwide. "
target: StreetAccount LLC
Founded in 2003, StreetAccount was created in order to provide distilled and crucial market moving information for buy-side and sell-side institutions. The founding partners have created a unique service that users consider to be a critical element of their daily workflow.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2010 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Market Metrics, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, announced that it has acquired Market Metrics, Inc., a market research firm focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance products.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. "
target: Market Metrics, Inc.
Market Metrics is the leading market research firm in the United States focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance products. Market Metrics uses its vast, proprietary database of customer surveys to provide senior managers with the data they need to make strategic decisions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$57 [$55]
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired europrospectus.com

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of europrospectus.com limited.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: europrospectus.com
europrospectus.com was set up in 1997 to provide quick and precise access to hard-to-find prospectuses and clauses within them, via text, field and clause searches. The global service is now being used by investment banks, law firms and other professionals in the international capital markets.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2005 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Derivative Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, today announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Derivative Solutions Inc. FactSet paid consideration of $42.5 million in cash and 305,748 shares of FactSet common stock.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: Derivative Solutions, Inc.
Derivative Solutions is a leading provider of analytical software to financial institutions. Our products provide all the tools necessary for the proper valuation and risk management of all fixed income securities including CMOs, ABS, CMBS, CDOs, MBS, Treasuries, Agencies, Corporates, and Derivativ
price ($mm)[EV]
$54 [$51]
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x
closed 9/6/2005 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Stream VPN

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, completed its previously announced acquisition of all the outstanding capital stock of StreamVPN Limited on September 1.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: Stream VPN
StreamVPN provides leading brokerage houses & their most important equity fund management clients with tools that maximize the value of equity research. The Alpha Network helps fund managers identify & assess the sell-side's high conviction ideas best suited to their investment criteria.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2004 via BusinessWire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired JCF Group

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc, a major supplier of computer-based financial and economic data to the investment community, announced its acquisition of all the outstanding shares of the JCF Group of companies. JCF, is a privately held provider of global broker estimates and other financial and macroeconomic data to institutional investors.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet provides more than 100 databases of online financial information from more than 30 sources, including EDGAR SEC filings, Compustat, Interactive Data, and First Call. Subscribers can manipulate and analyze data ranging from federal securities filings to historical financial statistics. "
target: JCF Group
JCF Group, based in Paris and London and founded by current CEO Jacques Chahine, is a highly-regarded supplier of global broker estimates and other financial and macroeconomic data to institutional investors. JCF provides investment professionals with easy-to-use, customizable tools to access broke
price ($mm)
$58
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
price ($mm)
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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:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Zawya
Zawya is the leading online business intelligence platform focusing on the Middle East & North Africa, enabling nearly 1 million professionals to find and connect to the right business and investment opportunities in the region.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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 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.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Reorg Research, acquired Debt Explained

synopsis: Reorg, a leading financial media and technology company, announced it has acquired a controlling stake in London-based Debt Explained Limited, the leading provider of data and analysis on the European high-yield and leverage loan markets.
buyer: Reorg Research
Reorg's unique editorial team combines reporting with financial and legal analysis to provide a holistic view of topical situations and delivers that view in real time through their proprietary platform, which is powered by machine learning and natural language processing applications. "
target: Debt Explained
Founded in 2009, Debt Explained creates and curates data and analysis on bond and loan deals through its proprietary data bases and unique scoring and bench-marking products. These allow for detailed trend analysis in the European high yield and leverage loan markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

MergerMarket Group, acquired C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited

synopsis: Mergermarket Group, a BC Partners portfolio company, announced that it has acquired C6 Intelligence. Headquartered in the UK, C6 is a provider of global risk intelligence and data. C6 is a trusted provider of intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks and also has a unique fraud intelligence database.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket Group is a global media company providing investment banks, advisory professionals, fund managers, private equity firms, industry and corporate professionals with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data. "
target: C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited
C6 Intelligence provides actionable data that helps businesses all over the world manage risk. The company is a trusted provider of data and intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks, ongoing monitoring, and enhanced due diligence (EDD).
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Interactive Daily, acquired Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, closed its acquisition of Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l., a leading provider of reference data to the Italian financial industry.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Daily
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: Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.
Kler's S.r.l. provides on-line databases software applications, analysis and advice on the financial market, and consulting services. It also collects, processes, and standardizes information and financial data regarding companies, and listed and unlisted securities.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2008 via finextra.com

State Street Global Markets, acquired SSiSearch

synopsis: Investment research and trading outfit State Street Global Markets has acquired UK reference data provider SSISearch. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: State Street Corporation
buyer: State Street Global Markets
Global Link is State Street’s multi-asset class network for market research, portfolio analytics, integration, execution, reporting, and settlement. Introduced with the launch of FX Connect® in 1996, the network now features 55 liquidity providers representing over 168 dealing room locations. "
target: SSiSearch
The SSISearch Global Directory is for use by institutions involved in international payment processing and settlement. It is a secure, central database containing branch contact details and the settlement information they want to make available to other market participants.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/3/2007 via Company Press Release

Interfax Information Services Group, will acquire Finmarket Information Agency

synopsis: The Interfax International Information Services Group has agreed to purchase 90% of the shares of the Finmarket information agency, one of the leading Russian suppliers of financial and economic information, and plans to complete the deal by the end of the second quarter of 2007.
buyer: Interfax Information Services Group
Interfax Information Service Group creates information products and means of communication essential for decision-making in politics and business. "
target: Finmarket Information Agency
Finmarket Information Agency provides financial, stock exchange, and economic information. It gives the operative information on the Russian financial markets, economic and financial news, currency rates, quotations of securities, promissory notes, and real-time quotes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via PR Web

ByteCubed, acquired Interkn, Inc.

synopsis: ByteCubed, a technology firm that specializes in reimagining government programs, announced that it has completed its acquisition of InterKn. Founded in 2016, InterKn is a proprietary technology platform that connects enterprise buyers with innovative suppliers by dynamically surfacing available funding, technology needs, and data insights.
buyer parent: Enlightenment Capital
buyer: ByteCubed
ByteCubed is a results-oriented and high-impact technology consulting firm that specializes in reimagining government programs. Their services include data science & analytics, user experience, mixed reality, and rapid idea execution & delivery. "
target: Interkn, Inc.
InterKn is a proprietary technology platform that connects enterprise buyers with innovative suppliers by dynamically surfacing available funding, technology needs, and data insights.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Advanced Share Registry Ltd., will acquire Private Company Platform Pty Ltd

synopsis: Advanced Share Registry Ltd, a full service share registry business in Australia, will acquire a 51% stake in Private Company Platform Pty Ltd (PCP), a profiling platform that allows investors to view companies that are contemplating a corporate event. PCP enables investors to monitor a company's progress before they decide to participate.
buyer: Advanced Share Registry Ltd. (ASX:ASW:$4.48)
Advanced Share Registry is a full service share registry business in Australia that provides registry services to listed and unlisted clients on a national basis. Advanced Share Registry helps investors and issuers keep their costs low while ensuring that all of their deadlines are met. "
target: Private Company Platform Pty Ltd
Private Company Platform Pty Ltd (PCP) is a profiling platform that allows investors to view companies that are contemplating a corporate event, such as capital raising, ASX listing, or crowd sourced funding. Investors can follow companies to monitor their progress before they decide to participate.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Dealflow.com, acquired Goldfish.io

synopsis: Dealflow.com announced the acquisition of assets of Goldfish.io, including its technology assets, its database of subscribers, and all trademarks and copyrights. The transaction complements Dealflow.com’s strategy to develop software that addresses the growing importance of raising capital on the Internet.
buyer: Dealflow.com
Dealflow.com (d/b/a DealFlow Analytics, Inc. ) is developing software and databases for deal tracking, deal marketing, and transaction analysis. "
target: Goldfish.io
Goldfish.io provides start-ups early detection systems that identify potential company financings or other corporate events. Goldfish.io also supplies databases and reports for funding.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Bulgaria On Air, will acquire Investor.BG PLC

synopsis: Media company Bulgaria On Air placed a buyout offer for the 51% stake in business news portal Investor.bg. Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
buyer: Bulgaria On Air
Bulgaria On Air offers television and radio broadcasting services. The company is based in Bulgaria. "
target: Investor.BG PLC
Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
price ($mm)
$6.25*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., purchased Institutional Hedge Fund and Separate Account Database Division from InvestorForce

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc., a Wayne, Pa.-based financial software and data integration company, for approximately $10 million in cash.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
seller: InvestorForce
InvestorForce is a financial software company that has been a leader in the development of online applications for the financial services industry.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyceum Capital, acquired Style Research

synopsis: Robert Schwob, a popular figure in the asset management world, has sold majority control of Style Research, his asset management data provider, to mid-market private equity firm Lyceum Capital. Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications.
buyer: Lyceum Capital
Lyceum Capital partners with entrepreneurial management teams and unlocks growth potential by providing capital, operations and development support and help with targeted acquisitions. Lyceum typically invests between £5m and £50m of equity in fast-growing, UK-headquartered, mid-sized businesses. "
target: Style Research
Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The services are delivered on a SaaS-based platform that supports a range of devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired eVestment Alliance, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has completed the acquisition of eVestment, an industry leading content and analytics provider used by asset managers, investment consultants and asset owners to help facilitate institutional investment decisions.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide.
price ($mm)
$705
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2011 via PR Newswire

eVestment Alliance, LLC, acquired Hedgefund.Net Inc.

synopsis: eVestment Alliance, a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions, announced the acquisition of Channel Capital Group, owners of HedgeFund.net, a leading source for hedge fund data, research and news.
buyer: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment is a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions. eVestment delivers extensive separate account, hedge fund and commingled fund data through robust, user-friendly products, with an unparalleled commitment to client service. "
target: Hedgefund.Net Inc.
HedgeFund.net is a leading source for hedge fund data on the Web. Investors who meet accreditation standards are eligible for access to the site's database of information on more than 7,100 hedge funds, funds-of-funds and commodity products.
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$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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