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announced 7/25/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire Sybenetix

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc., a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sybenetix, a leading surveillance provider that combines behavioral analytics and cognitive computing with financial markets expertise.
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: Sybenetix
Sybenetix is a leading behavioural analytics company, providing the next-level category of advanced analytics being used by major financial institutions for market surveillance, conduct risk measurement and performance improvement.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired CappiTech

synopsis: IHS Markit has acquired Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company that provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: CappiTech
Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company, provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Bloomberg

Bloomberg L.P., acquired RegTek.Solutions

synopsis: Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has acquired RegTek.Solutions, a leading provider of global regulatory reporting software solutions. RegTek.Solutions offers pragmatic, modular solutions to financial institutions and intermediaries facing regulatory reporting challenges.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. "
target: RegTek.Solutions
RegTek.Solutions is a leading provider of global regulatory reporting software solutions. RegTek.Solutions offers pragmatic, modular solutions to financial institutions and intermediaries facing regulatory reporting challenges.
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closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

KRM22, acquired Irisium

synopsis: Cinnober announced that it has sold 60% of its subsidiary, Irisium, to KRM22 plc, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets. Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms.
buyer: KRM22 (AIM:KRM:$1.63)
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector. "
target parent: Cinnober
target: Irisium
Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms. This enables market participants to meet their regulatory and compliance obligations with confidence.
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IBM Watson Group, acquired Armanta, Inc

synopsis: IBM has acquired Armanta, Inc., a Somerville, N.J.-based provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems. Post-acquisition, IBM plans to integrate Armanta business as part of the Watson Financial Services portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: Armanta, Inc
Armanta, Inc. is a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.
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announced 5/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Abel/Noser Corp., will acquire Trade Informatics LLC

synopsis: Abel Noser Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of multi-asset class trade analytics and agency-only brokerage services, today announced that it is acquiring Trade Informatics LLC, a New York based firm offering equities trade cost analysis (TCA), customized solutions, and its START systematic execution platform.
buyer: Abel/Noser Corp.
Abel Noser Holdings LLC is the industry-leading provider of Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) for investment managers, consultants and brokers through their subsidiary Abel Noser Solutions and for asset owners through Zeno AN Solutions. "
target: Trade Informatics LLC
Trade Informatics provides products and services that enable institutional investors to retain more of their alpha. They provide their clients the tools and insights to succeed in an increasingly competitive investment environment.
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closed 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired Erado

synopsis: Zix Corporation (Zix), a leader in email security, has acquired Erado, a provider of archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the financial sector. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: Erado
Founded in 1994, Erado is the pioneer and leading innovator in archiving, supervision, encryption, and compliance solutions to regulated customers worldwide. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., will acquire OpenInvest

synopsis: J.P. Morgan has entered into an agreement to acquire OpenInvest, a leading financial technology company that helps financial professionals customize and report on values-based investments.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$118,484.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: OpenInvest
OpenInvest is a leading financial technology company that helps financial professionals customize and report on values-based investments.
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announced 9/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: MarketAxess, the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
seller: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,444.63)
The acquisition includes the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group. The Regulatory Reporting Hub is a pan-European reporting and compliance platform that enables buy- and sell-side clients to meet regulatory and transparency requirements across multiple
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynamo Software, acquired Communica

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

Croesus Finasoft, Inc., will acquire softTarget

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

Torstone Technology Ltd, will acquire Percentile

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

Gryphon Investors, will acquire RegEd, Inc.

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

Prime Trust, acquired FundAmerica Technologies

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

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Firm58

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

ACA Compliance Group, acquired Cordium

synopsis: ACA Compliance Group, a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Cordium, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
buyer parent: Starr Companies
buyer: ACA Compliance Group
ACA Compliance Group is a leading provider of risk management and technology solutions that focus on regulatory compliance, performance, financial crime, and cybersecurity. "
target: Cordium
Cordium is a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry.
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closed 4/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired OpenQ

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support, acquired OpenQ, a leading provider of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) data base and software solutions to manage KOLs. OpenQ has the largest suite of compliance solutions for regulated industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: OpenQ
OpenQ enables social and mobile collaboration to create competitive advantage while overcoming compliance and exposure risks. OpenQ is a cloud-based technology and validated-data provider with the largest suite of life sciences- and healthcare-based compliance solutions on the market.
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closed 10/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Kusiri

synopsis: PWC, a company that is committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services, has acquired the assets of Kusiri, a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening.
buyer: PwC
PwC helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. They are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. They are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Kusiri
Kusiri is a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening. Their scalable service is designed to augment and amplify search by providing, in real-time, deeper, faster access to data and advanced data monitoring.
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired CoreOne Technologies

synopsis: Markit, a provider of financial information services, announced the completion of its acquisition of CoreOne Technologies, a global leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: CoreOne Technologies
CoreOne Technologies is a leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions. CoreOne delivers proven capabilities in a hosted fashion, through its cutting-edge services RegOne, DeltaOne, VistaOne and PrimeOne.
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closed 6/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

BlackFin Capital Partners, acquired AMfine Services and Software

synopsis: BlackFin Capital Partners, a private equity firm specialized in the financial services sector, acquires a majority stake in AMfine, a software provider dedicated to the asset management industry. AMfine allows asset management companies to remain fully compliant with the lastest regulatory guidelines, and to decrease back-office costs.
buyer: BlackFin Capital Partners
BlackFin Capital Partners is authorized by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) to engage in private equity activities and the management of private equity funds (FCPRs) on behalf of qualified institutional investors. "
target: AMfine Services and Software
AMfine Services & Software is a software provider dedicated to the asset management industry, AMfine’s software solutions allow asset management companies to automate the production and distribution of regulatory, tax and financial reporting for investors, tax agencies, and supervisory authorities.
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announced 7/25/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire Sybenetix

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc., a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sybenetix, a leading surveillance provider that combines behavioral analytics and cognitive computing with financial markets expertise.
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: Sybenetix
Sybenetix is a leading behavioural analytics company, providing the next-level category of advanced analytics being used by major financial institutions for market surveillance, conduct risk measurement and performance improvement.
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closed 6/25/2021 via Company Press Release

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired US Fixed Income Electronic Trading Platform

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets Inc., a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has completed its acquisition of Nasdaq’s U.S. fixed income electronic trading platform.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets Inc. is a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets. Tradeweb provides access to markets, data and analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting for more than 40 products. "
target parent: Nasdaq, Inc.
target: US Fixed Income Electronic Trading Platform (ESPD:$1,117.64)
Nasdaq’s U.S. fixed income electronic trading platform was formerly known as eSpeed, a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Puro.earth

synopsis: Nasdaq announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Puro.earth, a leading marketplace for carbon removal. Puro.earth is the world´s first marketplace to offer industrial carbon removal instruments that are verifiable and tradable through an open, online platform.
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: Puro.earth
Puro.earth, based in Finland, is the world’s first B2B marketplace, standard and registry focused solely on carbon removal. Their mission is to mobilize the world’s economy to reward carbon net-negative emissions.
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closed 2/11/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Verafin Inc.

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc, a global technology company, has acquired Verafin, the industry leader in enterprise Financial Crime Management solutions, providing a cloud-based, secure software platform for Fraud Detection and Management, BSA/AML Compliance and Management, High-Risk Customer Management and Information Sharing.
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: Verafin Inc.
Verafin is the industry leader in enterprise Financial Crime Management solutions, providing a cloud-based, secure software platform for Fraud Detection and Management, BSA/AML Compliance and Management, High-Risk Customer Management and Information Sharing. They are based in St. John's, NL, Canada.
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closed 3/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Solovis, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has acquired Solovis, a privately-held financial technology company offering multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting tools across public and private markets.
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: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class, multi-currency portfolio management and reporting solution for endowments, foundations, pensions, OCIOs and family offices. Solovis offers a flexible, robust platform created to generate detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling.
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closed 2/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired OneReport

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. has announced the acquisition of OneReport, Inc., a leading provider of corporate responsibility information management and reporting services. The OneReport platform integrates key reporting frameworks and assessments, enabling clients to navigate the evolving ratings landscape and address relevant metrics efficiently.
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: OneReport
OneReport, Inc. is a leading provider of corporate responsibility information management and reporting services. The OneReport platform integrates key reporting frameworks and assessments, enabling clients to navigate the evolving ratings landscape and address relevant metrics efficiently.
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closed 10/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Center for Board Excellence

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. has acquired the Center for Board Excellence (CBE), a provider of corporate governance and compliance solutions for boards of directors, CEOs, corporate secretaries, and general counsels. Nasdaq plans to combine CBE with its Nasdaq Governance Solutions business, which operates board portal and collaboration technology solutions.
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: Center for Board Excellence
The Center for Board Excellence (CBE) is the corporate governance leader producing board assessments and related governance and compliance services globally. CBE streamlines laborious, costly, and previously paper-based processes through its proprietary EnGauge cloud-based platform.
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announced 2/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

SAI Global Limited, will acquire Bwise

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell BWise, an enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software platform established in 1994, to SAI Global, a recognized leader of integrated risk management solutions.
buyer: SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is a recognized leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, assurance, and property services. They help organizations protect their brands by proactively managing risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability, and trust. "
target parent: Nasdaq, Inc.
target: Bwise
BWise is an enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software platform established in 1994. Its enterprise GRC software platform and Risk Intelligence services and solutions help companies drive process efficiencies, enhance accountability, and reduce costs.
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closed 12/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Quandl

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has acquired Quandl, Inc., a leading provider of alternative and core financial data. Quandl provides alternative data and core financial data from over 350 sources to more than 30,000 active monthly users.
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: Quandl
Quandl is the largest provider of alternative data for financial professionals. The company sources, evaluates and productizes undiscovered data assets, transforming them into quantified, actionable intelligence for select institutional clients.
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announced 9/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire Cinnober

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services announced that it has made a public offer to the shareholders and warrant holders of Cinnober, a major Swedish financial technology provider to brokers, exchanges and clearinghouses worldwide.
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: Cinnober (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.
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closed 4/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, purchased Public Relations Solutions & Digital Media Services from Nasdaq, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired the Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services from Nasdaq. The solutions and services consist of a portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services. The products and services include GlobeNewswire, webhosting, webcasting, media intelligence and an influencers database.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
seller: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services is a comprehensive portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services for organizations. Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
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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.
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announced 7/25/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire Sybenetix

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc., a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sybenetix, a leading surveillance provider that combines behavioral analytics and cognitive computing with financial markets expertise.
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: Sybenetix
Sybenetix is a leading behavioural analytics company, providing the next-level category of advanced analytics being used by major financial institutions for market surveillance, conduct risk measurement and performance improvement.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired BoardVantage

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc., a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, announced that it has acquired Boardvantage, a leading board portal solution provider which also specializes in leadership collaboration and meeting productivity.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target: BoardVantage
Boardvantage leads the market in delivering paperless process for board and leadership communication. Trusted by enterprises worldwide, including half the Fortune 500, Boardvantage sets the bar for a mobile executive experience.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has agreed to acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE), an operator of three electronic options exchanges. ISE operates three electronic options exchanges: ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury. ISE’s exchanges serve as the venues for more than 15% of trading in U.S. options.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
price ($mm)
$1,100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired MarketWired

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Marketwired, a leading global provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals. Marketwired services over 8,500 clients, including Forbes 2000 companies, private corporations and public relations agencies.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: OMERS Private Equity
target: MarketWired
Marketwired is a communications leader and partner of choice for marketing, public relations and investor relations professionals worldwide seeking premier news distribution and social communication solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/22/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ Private Market, acquired SecondMarket

synopsis: NASDAQ Private Market, LLC, the premier equity services provider to private companies, has acquired SecondMarket Solutions, Inc., a recognized innovator in facilitating liquidity for private company securities. SecondMarket will be integrated into NASDAQ Private Market, serving customers worldwide.
buyer parent: NASDAQ OMX
buyer: NASDAQ Private Market
The NASDAQ Private Market (NPM) is the premier equity services provider to private companies. NPM's solution lets private companies to digitize, integrate and control all of their equity-related functions, including cap table management, shareholder liquidity, investor relations and capital raising."
target: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is a technology company that provides software solutions for private securities transactions. The firm’s software enables private issuers and attorneys to save time and money by bringing scale, efficiency user experience to private company secondary and private M&A transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/5/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ OMX, will acquire Dorsey Wright & Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Nasdaq announced that it will acquire Dorsey, Wright & Associates, LLC, a market leader in data analytics, passive indexing and smart beta strategies. DWA will add to Nasdaq's robust index portfolio, bringing model-based strategies and analysis to support the financial advisor community.
buyer: NASDAQ OMX (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: Dorsey Wright & Associates, Inc.
Dorsey, Wright & Associates (DWA) is an independent and privately owned registered investment advisory firm. Since its founding in 1987 by Tom Dorsey and Watson Wright, Dorsey Wright has been a leading advisor to Wall Street and investment managers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2013 via PR Newswire

NASDAQ OMX, acquired eSpeed, Inc.

synopsis: BGC Partners, Inc. announced that it closed the sale of eSpeed to NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. NASDAQ OMX purchased the eSpeed brand name and various assets comprising the fully electronic portion of BGC's benchmark on-the-run U.S. Treasury brokerage, market data and co-location service businesses.
buyer: NASDAQ OMX (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: eSpeed, Inc. (ESPD:$1,117.64)
The eSpeed platform operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces for the global capital markets, including the world's largest government bond markets and other fixed income and foreign exchange marketplaces. 
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ OMX, purchased Three Businesses from Thomson Reuters Corporate Services

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Thomson Reuters Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses, which provide insight, analytics and communications solutions. These complementary businesses will be integrated with NASDAQ OMX's Global Technology Solutions business.
buyer parent: The NASDAQ OMX Group
buyer: NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions is one of the leading providers in the industry with innovative products and services that power global business communications for today's forward-thinking public and private companies. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: Thomson Reuters Corporate Services
The clients of Thomson Reuters Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses rely on the company's desktop, mobile and multimedia solutions to monitor markets and peers, prioritize their outreach, reach and engage target audiences and measure the impact of their programs.
price ($mm)
$390
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/31/2012 via GlobeNewswire

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., will acquire Indxis, Inc.

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., parent of the world's first electronic stock market and a leading index provider, announced it has agreed to acquire the index business of Mergent, Inc., including Indxis. Mergent is an established index provider and a renowned supplier of business and financial data on global publicly listed companies.
buyer: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. "
target parent: Carousel Capital Co.
target: Indxis, Inc.
Indxis, Inc. offers index services for investment management firms, index providers, and stock exchanges. Its services include index creation, calculation, distribution, licensing and administration, maintenance, and technology services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., acquired BATS Global Markets, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. Bats also operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETP trading.
buyer: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
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. "
target: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,168 [$3,620]
rev ($mm)
$1,912
EBITDA ($mm)
$279
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
cancelled 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: The merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,444.63)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$3,186.38)
London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,067 [$14,677]
rev ($mm)
$2,154
EBITDA ($mm)
$910
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 2/3/2014 via BusinessWeek

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Singapore Mercantile Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Group, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX). SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Singapore Mercantile Exchange
Singapore Mercantile Exchange(SMX) is the first pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange. SMX offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities including futures and options contracts on metals, agriculture commodities, energy, and currencies.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via Reuters

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired NYSE Euronext

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange Inc's takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete and stock of the combined company will begin trading under the symbol ICE. ICE also plans to spin off Euronext, which includes the Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon stock exchanges, in an IPO likely some time next year.
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: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,034 [$10,175]
rev ($mm)
$3,584
EBITDA ($mm)
$923
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 12/19/2011 via PR Newswire

RTS Exchange merged with MICEX,

synopsis: MICEX and RTS Exchange have merged, creating a single Russian exchange that is well-positioned to become a leading venue globally for trading across asset classes. The merger creates a one-stop-shop for local and international market participants to trade equities, bonds, derivatives and currencies.
buyer: MICEX
The MICEX Group is the largest exchange in Russia, the CIS countries, and Central and Eastern Europe. It is an integrated exchange structure that provides electronic trade organization, clearing and settlements on trades, and depository and information services. "
target: RTS Exchange
Established in 1995 as the first regulated stock market in Russia, RTS Stock Exchange trades the full range of financial instruments from cash equities to commodity futures. The RTS Index has become the main benchmark for the Russian securities industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2011 via Reuters

Osaka Securities Exchange will be merged with The Tokyo Stock Exchange,

synopsis: The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange Co Ltd have made a final decision to merge their operations and create the world's third-largest securities bourse. Under the plan, the unlisted Tokyo bourse will first take a stake of up to a two-thirds in the smaller but listed Osaka exchange.
buyer: The Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc. provides a securities market that supports the fund management and capital raising activities for users in Japan and internationally. It offers market information, including indices, market data, statistics, and listed company information. "
target: Osaka Securities Exchange (OSCUF:$22,492.00)
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. provides marketplace for transactions of equities, stock index futures, stock index options, and security options contracts in Japan.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,123 [$771]*
rev ($mm)
$283
EBITDA ($mm)
$148
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, will acquire National Stock Exchange

synopsis: CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. Plans call for CBSX to operate NSX as a separate exchange, while consolidating data systems and business operations.
buyer parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc
buyer: CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC
The all-electronic CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, created in 2007 by the Chicago Board Options Exchange and four market-maker partners, offers trading in more than 7,600 equities and exchange traded funds listed on U.S. securities markets. "
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Chi-X Europe Limited merged with BATS Global Markets, Inc.,

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) announced the completion of the Chi-X Europe acquisition. Chi-X Europe operates the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF). BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe MTFs, which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company based in the Kansas City, MO. The BATS trading platforms are internally developed by a dedicated team of market and technology professionals with BATS Exchange (BZX), the third-largest US securities exchange. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Chi-X Europe Limited
Chi-X Europe operates a multilateral trading facility for the trading of more than 1,300 of the most liquid securities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as exchange traded funds, exchange traded commodities and international depositary receipts.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced that in light of the decision by the European Commission to block the proposed merger agreement, both companies have agreed to a mutual termination of the business combination agreement originally signed by the Companies on February 15, 2011.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,444.63)
As one of the world’s leading exchange organizations, Deutsche Börse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. "
target: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10,252 [$12,385]
rev ($mm)
$4,172
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,071
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
announced 12/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Turquoise will be merged with Baikal Global, Ltd.,

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) and Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise) announced their agreement to create a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
buyer: Baikal Global, Ltd.
Baikal, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will be a pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) complemented by a Liquidity Aggregation Service which seeks out liquidity in over 20 venues across 14 countries. "
target: Turquoise
Turquoise provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities, delivering differentiated value throughout the trading process.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, will acquire The Marketplace Company, Ltd.

synopsis: NZX has agreed to a conditional term sheet for the acquisition of assets of The Marketplace Company. M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge and Regi.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
target: The Marketplace Company, Ltd.
M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge (for electricity derivatives) and Regi (a carbon registry).
price ($mm)
$7.57
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2009 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital, acquired Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Fortune Capital Co. Ltd, a privately-owned provider of forex trading services in Japan.
buyer: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties. "
target: Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Fortune Capital provides online foreign exchange trading services in Japan. Fortune Capital offers FX traders the highest possible level of price transparency via real time streaming quotes, and a speed of execution that's unmatched in the marketplace.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/14/2008 via PR Newswire

NYSE Euronext, will purchase Metals Complex from CME Group

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world's leading and most liquid exchange group, and CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that NYSE Euronext will purchase the CME Group's Metals Complex.
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. "
seller: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2008 via Company Press Release

Singapore Stock Exchange, will acquire Singapore Commodity Exchange

synopsis: Singapore Exchange Limited and Singapore Commodity Exchange Limited announced today that they have agreed in-principle to SGX acquiring at least 95% of SICOM, through the subscription of shares, for a total investment of S$7.5 million.
buyer: Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX:S68:$733.19)
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is Asia-Pacific's first demutualised and integrated securities and derivatives exchange. SGX was inaugurated on 1 December 1999, following the merger of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). "
target: Singapore Commodity Exchange
Singapore Commodity Exchange provides a centralised and regulated marketplace for commodity futures to be traded in Singapore. This paves the way for Singapore to become a commodity futures trading centre complementing its international trading activities.
price ($mm)
$7.50*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2007 via finextra.com

Börse Berlin, acquired Equiduct

synopsis: Börse Berlin has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Equiduct, the MiFID-ready pan-European trading platform. Börse Berlin says the aim of the transaction is to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the introduction of MiFID in November.
buyer: Börse Berlin
The stock exchange Berlin AG is the carrier company of the Skontroführerhandels of the stock exchange Berlin. "
target: Equiduct
Equiduct will be a pan-European Regulated Market and has been created to address the sweeping changes being introduced by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive with respect to European equities impacting all European investment firms from November 2007.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2007 via PR Newswire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Winnipeg Commodity Exchange

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., the leading electronic energy marketplace and soft commodity exchange, and WCE Holdings Inc., parent of the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Inc., jointly announced the closing of ICE's acquisition of WCE Holdings. WCE is the leading agricultural commodity futures and options exchange in Canada.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Winnipeg Commodity Exchange
Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Inc., established in 1887, has been facilitating futures contract trading since 1904. WCE is Canada's only agricultural futures and options exchange and North America's first fully electronic commodity exchange. WCE offers futures and options contracts.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2005 via

Borsa Italiana S.p.A., acquired MTS S.p.A.

synopsis: NYSE Euronext and Borsa Italiana have signed an agreement regarding MBE Holding, their joint venture that owns 60.37% of Società per il Mercato dei Titoli di Stato S.p.A., and MTSNext. Under the terms of the agreement, NYSE Euronext’s 51% stake in MBE Holding and 33% stake in MTSNext are valued at €100 million .
buyer: Borsa Italiana S.p.A.
Borsa Italiana S.p.A. is responsible for the organisation and management of the Italian stock exchange. The Borsa Italiana's primary objective is to ensure the development of the managed markets, maximising their liquidity, transparency and competitiveness. "
target parent: NYSE Euronext
target: MTS S.p.A.
MTS S.p.A., founded in 1988 and privatised in 1997, was the first electronic market for government bonds. MTS S.p.A., a regulated Exchange, provides wholesale electronic trading of Italian government bonds and other types of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
$153*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired American Stock Exchange LLC

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world’s leading and most diverse exchange group, completed its acquisition of the American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)), becoming the third-largest U.S. options marketplace and enhancing the company’s leadership in ETFs, cash equities, closed-end funds and structured products.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: American Stock Exchange LLC
The American Stock Exchange® (Amex®) offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks.
price ($mm)
$260
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2007 via PrimeNewswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., will acquire Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. The acquisition of PHLX, the third largest options market in the U.S. and the nation's oldest stock exchange, significantly diversifies NASDAQ's product portfolio by providing NASDAQ with one of the premier options platforms in the US.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.
Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. operates as a stock exchange. It trades stocks, equity options, sectors index options, and currency options and futures. The company offers Philadelphia Automated Communication and Execution system, an automated equity trading system.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Microgen Plc
Microgen Plc
Microgen Plc develops, implements and supports business-critical software. They solve problems involving data-intensive processes, automation of complex business processes, application of new business logic to existing systems, and enabling financial transactions across product and finance systems.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$89.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.34
EBIT ($mm)
$17.37
Net Income ($mm)
$17.49
Employees
405
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Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$987.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$132.00
EBIT ($mm)
$108.60
Net Income ($mm)
$50.90
Employees
3400
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Ticker: SEHK:8131
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
abc Multiactive
abc Multiactive
abc Multiactive is a software company in Hong Kong that provides solutions for brokerages. abc Multiactive offers an advanced solution for front and back-office trading. They also offer a FinReg solution that helps firms to detect abnormal trades, suspicious activities, and money laundering.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:NDAQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,926.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,688.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,471.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,028.00
Employees
5585
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Ticker: CME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CME Group
CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,593.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,975.90
EBIT ($mm)
$2,594.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,808.00
Employees
4590
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Ticker: XTRA:DB1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,444.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,120.26
EBIT ($mm)
$1,937.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1,221.25
Employees
6881
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Ticker: LSE:LSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,186.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,460.26
EBIT ($mm)
$1,272.44
Net Income ($mm)
$525.11
Employees
4965
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Ticker: SEHK:388
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is a leading financial market operator. From their home in the financial hub of Hong Kong and an additional base in London, they provide world-class facilities for trading and clearing securities and derivatives in Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,074.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,432.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,212.06
Employees
2109
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSX:X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$805.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.83
EBIT ($mm)
$437.79
Net Income ($mm)
$253.43
Employees
1385
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Ticker: NZE:NZX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand Exchange Limited
New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$44.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.59
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$8.96
Employees
188
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Ticker: CBOE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,181.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$865.10
EBIT ($mm)
$712.50
Net Income ($mm)
$467.20
Employees
823
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Ticker: ICE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,588.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,469.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,014.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,150.00
Employees
6423
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Ticker: SGX:S68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Stock Exchange
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is Asia’s leading market infrastructure, facilitating the exchange of capital and ideas to create value for people, businesses and economies. SGX is a vertically integrated business that provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$733.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$419.18
EBIT ($mm)
$388.34
Net Income ($mm)
$326.06
Employees
877
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Ticker: KCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world’s largest market makers, KCG combines advanced technology with exceptional client service to improve pricing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,211.64
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.26
Employees
1153
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Ticker: AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc., is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$430.32
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$164.05
Employees
873
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Ticker: JASDAQ:870
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings is a Japanese foreign exchange (FX) and securities trading service provider.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$21.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
48
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Ticker: INTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37,434.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$83.20
Employees
2091
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