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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, acquired Object Trading

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC, a global leader in high performance trading, market data, and analytics technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: Object Trading
Object Trading delivers an independent, global, multi-asset trading infrastructure combined with decades of client-side insight and experience. They help buy and sell side trading firms across the world strategically assess and achieve their trading ambitions.
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announced 7/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pico Quantitative Trading LLC, will acquire Corvil

synopsis: Pico, a leading provider of technology services for the global financial markets community, will acquire Ireland-based Corvil, a market leader in real-time analytics and machine intelligence products for financial markets infrastructure performance and operations.
buyer: Pico Quantitative Trading LLC
Pico is an infrastructure, connectivity, cloud technology, data and analytics services provider to global capital markets. Pico’s trading expertise, global reach, and state-of-the-art solutions help its clients maintain a competitive advantage and enter new lines of business and geographies. "
target: Corvil
Ireland-based Corvil is a leader in performance monitoring and analytics for electronic financial markets. World financial markets companies turn to Corvil analytics for the unique visibility and intelligence provided to assure the speed, transparency, and compliance of their businesses globally.
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closed 6/20/2019 via PR Newswire

TRG Screen, acquired Axon Financial Systems

synopsis: TRG Screen, the leading provider of enterprise subscription spend management solutions, has acquired Northern Ireland-based Axon Financial Systems, the leading provider of exchange policy and compliance solutions which assist market data consumers, exchanges, and vendors ensure compliance and optimize their spend and revenue.
buyer parent: Polaris Partners
buyer: TRG Screen
TRG Screen is the leading provider of enterprise subscription management solutions. TRG is differentiated by its ability to monitor both spend and usage of data and information services including market data, research, software licenses, consulting and other corporate expenses. "
target: Axon Financial Systems
Northern Ireland-based Axon uses technology to streamline market data reporting and administration in the market data management industry. Axon products ease compliance for market data teams by helping them improve processes, reduce costs, and lower the risk of unwelcome audit findings.
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closed 5/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Cinnober Financial Technology AB, acquired Ancoa Software Ltd

synopsis: Cinnober Financial Technology, a company that provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers, announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Ancoa Software, the UK-based market surveillance specialist company.
buyer: Cinnober Financial Technology AB (OM:CINN:$40.73)
Cinnober provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers. Cinnober’s solutions are largely based on the TRADExpress Platform, incorporating everything needed for mission-critical solutions. "
target: Ancoa Software Ltd
Ancoa provides contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy & sell-side firms. They help improve market integrity by providing greater visibility over trading behavior. They are based in London, UK.
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announced 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

IRESS Market Technology Limited, will acquire INET BFA

synopsis: IRESS, a principal supplier of sophisticated share market and wealth management systems, is acquiring INET BFA, Africa’s leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. They cover African and global share prices, as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS is a principal supplier of sophisticated share market and wealth management systems around the world. Innovative and extensive, IRESS solutions deliver streamlined data and workflow to financial markets and wealth management professionals. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: INET BFA
INET BFA is Africa’s leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. They cover African and global share prices, as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more.
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closed 5/4/2015 via PE Hub

Asset International, Inc., acquired Intelligent Financial Systems

synopsis: Asset International, Inc., a leading provider of data, information and marketing solutions to the global asset management industry, has acquired Intelligent Financial Systems, a London-based provider of financial market data research and trade execution quality analysis to banks, brokers, asset managers and trading venues.
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: Intelligent Financial Systems
Intelligent Financial Systems is a London based software company providing a range of real time and historical market data analysis services. They offer a suite of services focused on analysing execution quality, transaction costs analysis and pre-trade cost prediction for Europe’s equity markets.
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announced 6/18/2014 via BusinessWire

SR LABS, will acquire Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, announced it has agreed to acquire Wombat from Intercontinental Exchange. Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions.
buyer: SR LABS
Street Response Laboratories (SR Labs) provides low latency market data and exchange connectivity solutions for the financial industry. Thier flagship products, SMDS and SREX are currently used by top-tier investment banks and hedge funds. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions offering customers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions for electronic trading and connectivity management.
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closed 2/4/2010 via BusinessWire

Sybase, Inc., acquired Aleri, Inc.

synopsis: Sybase, Inc., an industry leader in enterprise and mobile software, announced that it has finalized an Asset Purchase Agreement with Aleri Inc. Aleri is a leading provider of enterprise-class complex event processing (CEP) technology and CEP-based solutions.
buyer: Sybase, Inc. (SY:$0.00)
Sybase is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. Sybase is recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. "
target: Aleri, Inc.
Aleri, Inc. specializes in real-time analytic financial services applications and tackle specific business needs with solutions including Aleri Liquidity Management System, Aleri Enterprise Risk Aggregation and Aleri Financial Aggregation.
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closed 8/3/2009 via BusinessWire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Vhayu Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Vhayu Technologies announced that it has been acquired by Thomson Reuters. hrough its patented Velocity and Squeezer technologies, Vhayu combines software and hardware to provide significant competitive advantages by enabling faster and smarter trading decisions for financial firms concerned with the processing and storage of market data.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Vhayu Technologies Corporation
Vhayu’s flagship platform, Velocity, is a fast and reliable software infrastructure which allows securities trading firms to capture, store and perform analytics on unlimited amounts of historical and real-time market data that is crucial when performing complex trading strategies.
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closed 3/7/2008 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced the closing of its $200 million acquisition of Wombat Financial Software, the technology innovator and world leader in market data management solutions, as previously announced on January 14, 2008. Wombat will join TransactTools as part of the newly formed NYSE Euronext Advanced Trading Solutions division.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat Financial enables limitless connectivity to the global markets through the world's most advanced high speed market data infrastructure. Wombat software underpins automated market-making systems, electronic-trading floors and tick-capture platforms in financial institutions around the world.
price ($mm)
$180
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$28
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$10
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closed 2/2/2007 via finextra.com

Quant House, acquired SmartQuant

synopsis: Quant House, a provider of low latency market data systems, has acquired the software products of SmartQuant, which enable traders to develop, back test, simulate and execute program trading strategies.
buyer: Quant House
An independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solution such as ultra low latency market data technologies,algo-trading development framework, infrastructure and profes- sional services to help hedge funds, proprietary desks & low latency sensitive sell side firms trade ahead. "
target: SmartQuant
SmartQuant is a financial software company developing a programming framework for quantitative strategies trading and automation. Quant Developer suite of institutional products has been recently acquired by Quant House.
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closed 1/31/2008 via bobsguide.com

Reuters Group PLC, acquired StarMine

synopsis: In January, StarMine Corp. was acquired by Reuters plc the global information company.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: StarMine
StarMine is dedicated to making investment research smarter. Our analytics and equity research management tools help investment firms around the globe generate alpha and process equity information more efficiently.
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closed 1/18/2018 via PR Newswire

The Roberts Group, acquired Screen Group

synopsis: TRG, (The Roberts Group) the leading provider of subscription spend management software solutions, announced it has acquired Screen Group, a world leading market data software company that assists business professionals in managing their market data costs, processes and workflows more efficiently.
buyer parent: Polaris Partners
buyer: The Roberts Group
The Roberts Group (TRG) provides spend management solutions enabling enterprises to gain total cost transparency and control of their entire universe of corporate subscriptions and vendor relationships. "
target: Screen Group
Screen Group is a world leading market data software company that assists financial services professionals in managing their market data costs, processes and workflows more efficiently. At the foundation of the company Screen built a unique Market Data and Investment Management consultancy practice.
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closed 8/7/2015 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., purchased Data And Analytics Platforms from Livevol, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE Holdings, Inc. has acquired the Livevol Core, Livevol Pro and Livevol X trading analytics platforms, as well as Livevol Enterprise and other market data solutions products from Livevol, Inc., a leading provider of equity and index options technology and market data services to professional and retail traders.
buyer: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE:$1,753.05)
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options. "
seller: Livevol, Inc.
Livevol Pro is a web-based equity and option analysis software. Livevol X is a high-performance trade execution platform. Livevol Enterprise is a data distribution platform that allows users to receive and display data and analytics in any format within their own system.
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closed 4/3/2014 via PE Hub

Polaris Venture Partners, acquired The Roberts Group

synopsis: Polaris Partners has invested in The Roberts Group. The Roberts Group, of New York, provides market data cost and inventory management solutions to the financial services industry. They are the developer of the Financial Information Tracking System, FITS, a market data inventory management solution available to the Financial Services Industry.
buyer: Polaris Venture Partners
Polaris Venture Partners is a group of investors and technology executives with a successful track record of investing in and partnering with early-stage entrepreneurs in both information and medical technology. "
target: The Roberts Group
The Roberts Group (TRG) is the developer of the Financial Information Tracking System, FITS, the most comprehensive market data inventory management solution available to the Financial Services Industry. TRG provides market data consulting services ranging from FITS Consulting to Systems Deployment.
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closed 4/24/2006 via Company Press Release

Thomson Financial, acquired Market Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Market Systems, Inc. (MSI), a software systems company for Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) and trade execution compliance.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Financial
Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community. Today, Thomson Financial comprises four business units, each designed to serve our principal target markets. "
target: Market Systems, Inc.
Market Systems Inc. (MSI) leads the industry in providing best execution analysis to U.S. brokerage firms, market makers and exchanges. MSI web products are the choice of leading broker/dealers and exchanges for the preparation and analysis of SEC Rule 605 and 606 reports.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired CodeStreet LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has acquired CodeStreet LLC, a leader in data-driven trade identification and workflow management software development.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets builds and operates many of the world's most efficient financial marketplaces, providing market participants greater efficiency in fixed income, derivatives and ETFs. Tradeweb pioneered straight-through-processing in fixed income and supports marketplaces. "
target: CodeStreet LLC
CodeStreet has delivered leading fixed income front-office solutions to enhance riskless and risk-reducing business for the world's largest global banks and regional dealer community. CodeStreet technology helps bank and broker dealers by identifying previously overlooked trading opportunities.
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announced 3/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Flexpoint Ford, LLC, will acquire Dash Financial

synopsis: Dash Financial Technologies, provider of one of the industry's most advanced multi-asset trading technology and execution services platforms, announced that its co-founders, Peter Maragos and David Karat, have partnered with private equity investment firm Flexpoint Ford to acquire the Dash business from GTCR.
buyer: Flexpoint Ford, LLC
With offices in Chicago and New York, Flexpoint Ford is a private equity investment firm that has raised over $2.3 billion in capital and specializes in privately negotiated investments in the financial services and healthcare industries. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Dash Financial
Dash Financial is a leading trading technology provider. Its advanced, pure agency execution and analytics platform offers unmatched levels of transparency and control, empowering buy-side traders to analyze and adapt their trading strategies.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Simply Wall St, acquired Capp.io

synopsis: Sydney fintech startup Simply Wall St has announced its first acquisition, picking up Atlanta, Georgia startup Capp.io. Like its Australian counterpart, Capp.io looks to make research around investment easy for the self-directed retail investor.
buyer: Simply Wall St
Simply Wall St is a Sydney based startup that helps people become better investors by turning complicated financial data into easy to understand infographics. Their goal is to empower retail investors to make profitable non-emotional long term investment decisions. "
target: Capp.io
Capp.io is a simple stock research tool to help validate ideas for millennial investors. Lead growth, user experience and product feedback.
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closed 1/27/2005 via BusinessWire

INVESTools, Inc., acquired Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.

synopsis: INVESTools Inc., the market leader in fulfilling the lifelong education needs of self-directed investors, announced the acquisition of Prophet.Net and Prophet Financial Systems, a software development company located in Palo Alto, CA that creates Web-based products enabling active investors to use technical analysis to trade more profitably.
buyer: INVESTools, Inc. (:$0.00)
INVESTools Inc. is a global leader in investor education. The Company offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide lifelong learning in a variety of delivery formats. "
target: Prophet Financial Systems, Inc.
Prophet Financial Systems provides financial content and innovative web-based software applications to help online investors make more profitable trading decisions. The company provides products and services with capabilities that were once available exclusively to professional traders and institut
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, acquired Object Trading

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC, a global leader in high performance trading, market data, and analytics technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: Object Trading
Object Trading delivers an independent, global, multi-asset trading infrastructure combined with decades of client-side insight and experience. They help buy and sell side trading firms across the world strategically assess and achieve their trading ambitions.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, acquired Object Trading

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC, a global leader in high performance trading, market data, and analytics technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: Object Trading
Object Trading delivers an independent, global, multi-asset trading infrastructure combined with decades of client-side insight and experience. They help buy and sell side trading firms across the world strategically assess and achieve their trading ambitions.
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announced 6/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, will acquire OptionsCity Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: OptionsCity Software, Inc.
OptionsCity powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume.
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announced 6/18/2014 via BusinessWire

SR LABS, will acquire Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, announced it has agreed to acquire Wombat from Intercontinental Exchange. Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions.
buyer: SR LABS
Street Response Laboratories (SR Labs) provides low latency market data and exchange connectivity solutions for the financial industry. Thier flagship products, SMDS and SREX are currently used by top-tier investment banks and hedge funds. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions offering customers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions for electronic trading and connectivity management.
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closed 7/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired HighQ Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired HighQ, a leading collaboration platform for the legal and regulatory market. HighQ offers a secure cloud-based platform for business collaboration, workflow automation and client engagement.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of business information services. Their products include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting, and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news service—Reuters. "
target: HighQ Solutions Ltd.
Based in the UK, HighQ is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise collaboration and publishing software. They provide innovative social software to some of the world’s leading law firms, investment banks and corporations.
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closed 2/7/2011 via Market Wire

GATE Technologies LLC, acquired InfoEx

synopsis: GATE Technologies, an innovative financial technology company, has announced the acquisition of InfoExchange Inc. ("InfoEx"). Using its patent published technology, InfoEx neutrally references client trading data and behavioral patterns to determine what information is relevant to users.
buyer: GATE Technologies LLC
GATE Technologies is an innovative financial technology company that offers fully automated, customizable solutions for qualified investors with value-added content and analytics, transparent execution, and dematerialized settlement, clearing, and depository functions. "
target: InfoEx
InfoExchange, Inc.'s patent pending Information Smart Router™ technology references clients’ trading data to determine what information is relevant to them.
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closed 7/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Gresham Computing, acquired B2 Group

synopsis: Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time data integrity and control solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of B2 Group. B2 Group, based in Luxembourg, are specialists in bank-to-corporate integration and cash management software.
buyer: Gresham Computing (LSE:GHT:$24.43)
Gresham Computing plc is a leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions. Gresham’s Clareti software platform is designed to provide financial institutions with complete certainty in their data processing. "
target: B2 Group
B2 Group, based in Luxembourg, are specialists in bank-to-corporate integration and cash management software and focus on the growing multi-bank solutions market. B2 Group's core product is a cloud-based software platform to connect corporates and asset managers with their bank partners.
price ($mm)
$4.26
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closed 2/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Centerbridge Capital Partners, acquired IPC Information Systems, LLC

synopsis: IPC Systems, Inc., a global provider of mission-critical network services and trading communication technology to the financial markets community, announced that it has been acquired by Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a leading private investment firm, from Silver Lake Partners.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment firm with approximately $25 billion in capital under management. The firm focuses on private equity and credit investments and is dedicated to partnering with world-class management teams across targeted industry sectors. "
target parent: SilverLake
target: IPC Information Systems, LLC
IPC creates specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community. From their unified communications/application platform to their managed voice and data network, IPC’s solutions are focused on improving the speed, productivity, and efficiency of the entire trade lifecycle.
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closed 7/30/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired RFQ-hub

synopsis: ITG, a leading independent execution and research broker, announced that it has acquired RFQ-hub, a multi-asset platform for global listed and OTC assets. RFQ-hub connects buy-side trading desks and portfolio managers with a large network of sell-side market makers.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
ITG is an independent execution and research broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. "
target: RFQ-hub
RFQ-hub is a multi-asset platform for global listed and OTC (Over-the-Counter) assets. ID's SAS provides integrated technology solutions to the financial markets’ buy- and sell-sides in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the United States.
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closed 7/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

TS-Associates, acquired Correlix

synopsis: TS-Associates, the leading supplier of precision instrumentation solutions for latency sensitive trading systems, has acquired the assets of Correlix, a latency management service provider. Correlix offers RaceTeam™, the leading latency management service providing real-time latency visibility for buy-side, sell-side and liquidity venues.
buyer: TS-Associates
TS-Associates was founded in 1999 and is a leading supplier of precision instrumentation solutions for latency sensitive trading systems. "
target: Correlix
Correlix, a leader in independent Latency Intelligence™ solutions, offers RaceTeam™, the leading latency management service providing real-time latency visibility for buy-side, sell-side and liquidity venues.
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closed 12/14/2009 via PR Newswire

BNY ConvergEx Group, purchased US Transaction Services Business from NYFIX, Inc.

synopsis: ConvergEx, a leading provider of investment and execution technology solutions to institutional clients worldwide, announced that it has completed its acquisition of NYFIX Inc.'s U.S. Transaction Services business, which is comprised of the Millennium Alternative Trading System and a suite of direct market access and algorithmic trading products.
buyer parent: GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: BNY ConvergEx Group
BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC provides investment and execution technology solutions to institutional clients worldwide. The company provides a full array of leading technologies and an integrated platform of performance-driven, global trading capabilities. "
seller: NYFIX, Inc. (NYFX:$109.99)
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

NYSE Technologies, Inc., acquired NYFIX, Inc.

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced the completion of its acquisition, through NYSE Technologies, of NYFIX, Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions that optimize trading efficiency, in an all-cash deal for approximately $144 million, or $1.675 per common share without interest plus preferred stock consideration.
buyer parent: NYSE Euronext
buyer: NYSE Technologies, Inc.
NYSE Technologies is the world's leading provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions. NYSE's flexible and scalable products deliver robust and integrated solutions, from single trading positions to complete exchange platforms. "
target: NYFIX, Inc. (NYFX:$109.99)
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading.
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New York Stock Exchange, Inc., acquired TransactTools, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TransactTools, a provider of financial messaging technology for the securities trading industry. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: TransactTools, Inc.
TransactTools launched the financial industry's first enterprise platform for transactional connectivity management in 2001.
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closed 10/13/2006 via BusinessWire

Warburg Pincus, acquired NYFIX, Inc.

synopsis: NYFIX Inc. a leader in technology solutions for the financial marketplace, completed its sale of $75 million of convertible preferred stock to leading, global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. The sale was announced on September 5, 2006.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus has been a leading private equity investor since 1971. The firm has more than $20 billion of assets under management in a range of sectors including technology, media and telecommunications, consumer and retail, industrial, healthcare, financial services, energy and real estate. "
target: NYFIX, Inc. (NYFX:$109.99)
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading.
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closed 9/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Silver Lake Partners, acquired IPC Information Systems, LLC

synopsis: IPC Information Systems LLC, which has been renamed IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions and services, announced that Silver Lake Partners, the leading private equity firm focused on large-scale investments in technology and related industries, completed its acquisition of IPC from GS Capital Partners.
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Silver Lake is the leading private equity firm focused on large-scale investing in technology. Silver Lake's ability to source and structure large-scale, private equity transactions and add value to portfolio companies is unmatched by other private equity firms investing in the technology industry. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: IPC Information Systems, LLC
IPC Information Systems is a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions to the world's largest financial services firms, as well as to public safety; government security; energy and power; and transportation organizations.
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closed 2/6/2019 via PR Web

BDC Venture Capital, Vertu Capital, acquired Firmex

synopsis: VERTU Capital has partnered with BDC Capital to acquire Firmex, one of the fastest-growing and most widely-used providers of virtual data rooms and secure document sharing solutions, from Novacap, a Montreal-based private equity firm.
buyer: BDC Venture Capital
buyer: Vertu Capital
VERTU is a Canadian technology private equity firm that invests in premier late stage companies. BDC Capital serves as a strategic partner to the country’s most innovative firms. It offers a full spectrum of risk capital, from seed investments to transition capital. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Firmex
Firmex is a global provider of virtual data room and secure document sharing solutions. As one of the world’s most widely used virtual data rooms, Firmex supports complex processes for organizations of all sizes, including diligence, compliance and litigation.
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announced 8/26/2015 via GlobeNewswire

t0.com, will acquire SpeedRoute Technologies LLC

synopsis: Overstock.com announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire SpeedRoute and related group of privately held financial technology companies. These acquisitions were made through Overstock's t0 subsidiary. The acquisition of SpeedRoute and its underlying technologies positions Overstock to connect t0 trading to the entire US equity market.
buyer parent: Overstock.com, Inc.
buyer: t0.com
tØ.com applies the security and efficiency of crypto technology to the world of finance, making transactions more equitable, transparent and accessible to all market participants. Their goal is making financial markets more fair and efficient through the application of crypto technology. "
target: SpeedRoute Technologies LLC
SpeedRoute is a brokerage firm that currently handles approximately 2.5% of U.S. equity order flow. They are a technology leader in routing, infrastructure and technology services. They offer a wide variety of financial business solutions to help their customers achieve efficient and rapid growth.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired Quant House

synopsis: IRESS, a leading technology company providing software for financial services, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, a leading international provider of market data and trading infrastructure.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency and consolidated market data solutions with QuantFEED, algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY and proximity hosting and order routing services with QuantLINK.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/28/2017 via Reuters

Itiviti AB, will acquire ULLInk SAS

synopsis: London-based private equity firm HgCapital has agreed to sell electronic trading and connectivity solutions provider Ullink to Sweden’s Itiviti, a company backed by Nordic Capital. Founded in 2001, Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Itiviti AB
Itiviti is a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry. Their flexible offering includes products, solutions and services for end-to-end trading, market access, order routing, risk management and compliance. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: ULLInk SAS
Ullink provides global, market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants. Trusted by top-tier banks, brokers and trading venues, they provide consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available.
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closed 4/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Pico Quantitative Trading LLC, acquired Spryware

synopsis: Pico Quantitive Trading has announced its acquisition of Spryware, the premier provider of fully managed low latency direct market data access and ticker plant technology. SpryWare’s core technology is designed specifically for low latency real- time market data needs.
buyer: Pico Quantitative Trading LLC
Pico is a financial technologies services firm and agency only broker dealer established under the business principals of providing distinguished products and services, delivering innovative and pragmatic technology solutions, and offering significant market structure and regulatory expertise. "
target: Spryware
SpryWare provides standardized market data via direct exchange feeds. SpryWare’s flagship product, The Market Information Server (MIS) ™, represents the latest and fastest in the low-latency, DMA marketplace. Working in a niche field the company is 100% focused on delivering market data, faster.
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closed 3/4/2014 via PE Hub

HgCapital, acquired ULLInk SAS

synopsis: HgCapital has made a majority investment in Ullink, a leading global provider of electronic trading applications and connectivity to the financial community. Ullink has grown quickly to become a global provider of multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: ULLInk SAS
ULLINK provides international financial institutions with low-latency connectivity and trading solutions. Ullink is a specialist of Real Time information processing, and one of the leading specialist in FIX Protocol applications.
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closed 6/13/2011 via BusinessWire

WEDBUSH, Inc., acquired Lime Brokerage LLC

synopsis: WEDBUSH, Inc., one of the nation’s leading full-service investment firms announced that it acquired Lime Brokerage LLC, the preeminent provider of ultra low-latency, ultra high-throughput trading technologies and high-volume agency brokerage services, through its Wedbush Securities subsidiary.
buyer: WEDBUSH, Inc.
WEDBUSH, Inc., through its holdings, provides private and institutional brokerage, investment banking, equity research, fixed income, clearing, sponsored-access, and execution, private capital, commercial banking, and asset management to individual, institutional and issuing clients. "
target: Lime Brokerage LLC
Lime Brokerage LLC integrates world-class advanced execution technology with clearing and reporting services, and 15c3-5 compliant risk controls for seamless support of the most complex, automated and high-volume electronic trading strategies.
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closed 4/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

B2 Hub, acquired RCP Consultants Ltd

synopsis: FX industry specialist RCP announced they have been acquired by B2 Hub, the Luxembourg-based financial software and services vendor, owned by the same consortium which also owns straight through processing (STP) experts B2 Hub.
buyer: B2 Hub
B2 Hub is a centrally hosted intelligent message hub, running within a secure and reliable data centre, the service enables messaging between financial counterparties, allowing communication via any message medium or format. "
target: RCP Consultants Ltd
RCP Consultants' RCP Deal Web provides a single global repository for FX trades; FX Trading Venue Consolidation, a connectivity solution that allows consolidating various transaction notifications feeds from various FX trading venues.
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closed 3/10/2015 via BusinessWire

TradeKing Media, acquired Trader|OS

synopsis: TradeKing Group, Inc., announced it has created a new subsidiary, TradeKing Media. To provide the foundation for TradeKing Media’s offerings, the company also announced it has acquired Trader|OS, a real-time financial news, ideation and collaboration platform for investors that takes social trading to an unprecedented level.
buyer parent: Velocity Capital B.V.
buyer: TradeKing Media
TradeKing Media serves as the primary resource for the full portfolio of educational content and social collaboration channels available to all investors, both clients and non-clients of TradeKing Group alike. "
target: Trader|OS
Trader|OS enables traders to view interactive, real-time streaming videos; discuss strategies with other investors while creating, curating and sharing charts; customize news and social feeds, and make timely trades -- all simultaneously through one, fully-integrated dashboard.
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