Like Datalot Inc.

closed 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Lightyear Capital LLC, acquired Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Lightyear Fund IV, L.P., a fund managed by Lightyear Capital LLC acquired a majority stake in Datalot Inc. Datalot has built a new telephony platform specialized for converting mobile and web traffic into qualified, live phone interactions.
buyer: Lightyear Capital LLC
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: Datalot Inc.
Focused on serving the insurance industry, Datalot offers a self-serve solution for insurance carriers and agents to access transaction-ready consumers via live qualified calls and achieve complete customer attribution and visibility throughout the sales cycle.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Centerfield Media, will acquire Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Centerfield, a premier technology service for digital customer acquisition, will acquire Datalot, a leading digital marketing solution for auto, home, health and Medicare insurance companies. Datalot's digital marketing solutions and technology platform deliver over 10 million qualified consumers to over 40 leading insurance carriers each year.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Centerfield Media
Centerfield is a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company driving millions for sales for telecommunications brands. Centerfield's marketing and sales technology platform, Dugout, engages with in-market consumers to help them purchase internet, TV, wireless, and landline. "
target parent: Lightyear Capital
target: Datalot Inc.
Datalot is a full-stack marketing and analytics platform built to address the digital distribution needs of the insurance industry. Datalot creates customized marketing campaigns for transaction-ready consumers across digital & mobile that allow carriers to easily manage inbound customer flow.
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closed 8/18/2017 via Company Press Release

FMG Suite, acquired Agency Revolution

synopsis: FMG Suite, the leading marketing software solution for financial advisors, announces the recent acquisition of Agency Revolution, the company responsible for Connect, the premier automated client communication software for insurance agents and brokers.
buyer: FMG Suite
FMG Suite is an automated marketing platform for financial professionals. FMG Suite provides an all-in-one integrated suite of marketing tools built to help financial advisers succeed. Using one platform, this helps clients build an online presence and drive new business. "
target: Agency Revolution
Agency Revolution is an insurance industry specific company. AR offers a marketing platform to help Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers automate their processes, engage their customers to build deeper, more meaningful relationships, and grow their agencies and brokerages.
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closed 11/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Zywave, Inc

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. has acquired Zywave, Inc., the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of front office insurance solutions, from Aurora Capital Partners. Zywave is a market-leading provider of cloud-based insurance distribution software, offering expansive digital solutions to strengthen and grow insurance businesses.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Zywave, Inc
Zywave is a leading insurance tech company, fueling business growth with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available.
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closed 1/30/2007 via

Precis Inc., acquired Insuraco USA, L.L.C.

synopsis: Precis Inc. announced that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Insuraco USA, L.L.C., a Fort Worth, Texas company providing web-based technology, specialty products and marketing for the insurance and financial services industry.
buyer: Precis Inc. (AUSA:$0.00)
Access Plans USA provides access to affordable healthcare. We develop and distribute quality affordable consumer driven healthcare programs for individuals and families, and, to a lesser extent, employer groups. "
target parent: Insurance Capital Management
target: Insuraco USA, L.L.C.
Insuraco USA provides web-based technology, specialty products and marketing for insurance and financial services. ICM's team of sales, marketing and technology professionals enable insurance, healthcare and financial service companies to improve their product distribution and marketing.
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$9.11
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired AdvisorStream

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, announced that it has acquired AdvisorStream, a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader with over $4.5 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. "
target: AdvisorStream
AdvisorStream is a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries. AdvisorStream's leading advisor marketing platform enables advisors to drive revenue and growth by providing personalized and consistent client communications.
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closed 3/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Direxxis, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. acquired Direxxis LLC, a provider of cloud-based marketing solutions, to expand its suite of solutions for wealth and asset managers. Direxxis solutions represent the marketing strategy, process automation and technologies required to integrate people, processes and technologies across the marketing ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: Direxxis, Inc.
Direxxis is a Cloud-Based Marketing Solution for Financial Advisors. Direxxis' marketing management platform enables wealth and asset management companies and insurers to manage and implement marketing activities efficiently across field offices and branch locations using consistent standards.
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closed 3/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Avantax, acquired GuideVine

synopsis: Avantax, the wealth management business of Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled, tax-focused financial solutions, has acquired GuideVine and its proven lead-generation and marketing platform. Launched in 2014, GuideVine has been used by financial professionals as a tool for converting interested prospects into clients.
buyer parent: Blucora, Inc.
buyer: Avantax
Avantax Wealth Management℠, which comprises the Wealth Management business of Blucora, Inc., offers a tax-advantaged approach for comprehensive financial planning. Through its Tax-Smart approach, Avantax Financial Professionals help clients leverage taxes to create financial growth opportunities. "
target: GuideVine
GuideVine Technologies enables financial services firms to better connect to prospects and serve clients through their Enterprise-level SaaS products. GuideVine offers conversion-focused platforms and tools designed to organically grow clients, increase marketing ROI and optimize marketing budgets.
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closed 11/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Zywave, Inc, acquired Insurance Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Insurance technology provider, Zywave, announced the acquisition of Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Zywave, Inc
Zywave leads the insurance tech industry, fueling business growth for its partners with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Insurance Technologies Corporation
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) provides websites, agency marketing, comparative rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry. ITC helps its clients grow their businesses and become more efficient through the philosophy of providing quality software and services.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PE Hub

Accel-KKR, acquired Insurance Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Carrollton, Texas-based ITC, a provider of websites, agency marketing, comparative rating and management software and services, announced that it has received a majority equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.3 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: Insurance Technologies Corporation
The Insurance Technologies Corporation (“ITC”), based in Carrollton, TX, provides a national comparative rating network, agency management software, websites and agency marketing software to the insurance industry.
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announced 3/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Willis Towers Watson, will acquire TRANZACT

synopsis: Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced the acquisition of TRANZACT, a direct-to-consumer health care organization that links individuals to U.S. insurance carriers. TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US.
buyer: Willis Towers Watson (WW:$9,352.00)
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. Willis Towers Watson designs and delivers solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital. "
target parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
target: TRANZACT
TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US. They leverage digital, data and direct marketing solutions to deliver qualified leads.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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$260
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5.4x
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., acquired TRANZACT

synopsis: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, announced that it completed the previously announced acquisition of TRANZACT, the leading provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for insurance carriers in the United States.
buyer: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on producing financial returns by building stronger, more profitable businesses. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of $21 billion in 66 businesses representing a broad range of industries "
target parent: White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
target: TRANZACT
MG LLC is a provider of sales and marketing services to insurance companies that does business as Tranzact. It is a market leader in delivering high-volume sales for the top insurance brands in America. Tranzact helps leading consumer insurance brands grow direct-to consumer business.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Centerfield Media, will acquire Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Centerfield, a premier technology service for digital customer acquisition, will acquire Datalot, a leading digital marketing solution for auto, home, health and Medicare insurance companies. Datalot's digital marketing solutions and technology platform deliver over 10 million qualified consumers to over 40 leading insurance carriers each year.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Centerfield Media
Centerfield is a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company driving millions for sales for telecommunications brands. Centerfield's marketing and sales technology platform, Dugout, engages with in-market consumers to help them purchase internet, TV, wireless, and landline. "
target parent: Lightyear Capital
target: Datalot Inc.
Datalot is a full-stack marketing and analytics platform built to address the digital distribution needs of the insurance industry. Datalot creates customized marketing campaigns for transaction-ready consumers across digital & mobile that allow carriers to easily manage inbound customer flow.
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closed 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Lightyear Capital LLC, acquired Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Lightyear Fund IV, L.P., a fund managed by Lightyear Capital LLC acquired a majority stake in Datalot Inc. Datalot has built a new telephony platform specialized for converting mobile and web traffic into qualified, live phone interactions.
buyer: Lightyear Capital LLC
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: Datalot Inc.
Focused on serving the insurance industry, Datalot offers a self-serve solution for insurance carriers and agents to access transaction-ready consumers via live qualified calls and achieve complete customer attribution and visibility throughout the sales cycle.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Centerfield Media, will acquire Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Centerfield, a premier technology service for digital customer acquisition, will acquire Datalot, a leading digital marketing solution for auto, home, health and Medicare insurance companies. Datalot's digital marketing solutions and technology platform deliver over 10 million qualified consumers to over 40 leading insurance carriers each year.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Centerfield Media
Centerfield is a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company driving millions for sales for telecommunications brands. Centerfield's marketing and sales technology platform, Dugout, engages with in-market consumers to help them purchase internet, TV, wireless, and landline. "
target parent: Lightyear Capital
target: Datalot Inc.
Datalot is a full-stack marketing and analytics platform built to address the digital distribution needs of the insurance industry. Datalot creates customized marketing campaigns for transaction-ready consumers across digital & mobile that allow carriers to easily manage inbound customer flow.
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announced 6/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital, will acquire HPOne

synopsis: Lightyear Capital announced that investment funds affiliated with Lightyear have agreed to acquire an indirect controlling stake in Health Plan One (HPOne), a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: HPOne
Health Plan One, Inc. (HPOne) is a leading technology-enabled platform and online marketplace delivering end-to-end, direct-to-consumer enrollment solutions focused exclusively on the high-growth Medicare insurance market.
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announced 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightyear Capital, will acquire Engage PEO

synopsis: Lightyear Capital, a New York-based private equity firm focused on financial services investing, announced that investment funds affiliated with Lightyear have agreed to terms for the acquisition of Engage PEO, a professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: Engage PEO
Engage PEO delivers comprehensive HR solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, sharpening their competitive advantage. The company’s service offering includes health and workers'​ compensation insurance products, payroll technology and tax administration and risk management services.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital, acquired Augeo FI

synopsis: Lightyear Capital, a New York-based private equity firm focused on financial services investing, announced that is has acquired a controlling stake in Augeo FI, a market-leading outsourced loyalty program provider for banks and credit unions, from its parent Augeo Marketing.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target parent: Augeo Marketing
target: Augeo FI
Augeo FI is a market-leading, outsourced provider of customized loyalty program solutions for middle-market banks and credit unions. Augeo FI operates an industry leading platform, supporting 1,200 loyalty programs for many banks and credit unions in the United States.
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$140
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announced 8/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Alegeus

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alegeus from investment funds affiliated with Lightyear Capital LLC. Alegeus is the market leader in consumer directed healthcare (CDH) solutions, offering the industry’s most comprehensive platform for the healthcare industry.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Lightyear Capital LLC
target: Alegeus
Alegeus is the market leader in consumer directed healthcare solutions, offering the most comprehensive platform for the administration of healthcare benefit accounts, the industry’s widely-used benefit debit card, and engagement solutions to help consumers maximize savings and spendings.
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closed 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Lightyear Capital LLC, acquired Datalot Inc.

synopsis: Lightyear Fund IV, L.P., a fund managed by Lightyear Capital LLC acquired a majority stake in Datalot Inc. Datalot has built a new telephony platform specialized for converting mobile and web traffic into qualified, live phone interactions.
buyer: Lightyear Capital LLC
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target: Datalot Inc.
Focused on serving the insurance industry, Datalot offers a self-serve solution for insurance carriers and agents to access transaction-ready consumers via live qualified calls and achieve complete customer attribution and visibility throughout the sales cycle.
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closed 8/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital LLC, purchased FIS Healthcare Benefit Solutions Business from Fidelity National Information Services Inc.

synopsis: Lightyear Capital LLC announced that an affiliate of Lightyear Fund III, L.P. completed its acquisition of the Healthcare Benefit Solutions business from FIS™. The business provides benefits administration SaaS, multi-purse debit cards and transaction processing solutions for consumer directed healthcare accounts.
buyer: Lightyear Capital LLC
Lightyear Capital is a leading private equity firm making primarily control investments in North America based, middle-market financial services companies. Lightyear has managed approximately $3 billion of committed capital with investments across the financial services spectrum. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
seller: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
FIS Healthcare Benefit Solutions Business provides benefits administration SaaS, multi-purse debit cards and transaction processing solutions for consumer directed healthcare accounts.
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$335
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$120
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$34
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closed 3/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Lightyear Capital LLC, acquired Realm Business Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on software and Internet services, and Lightyear Capital, LLC, a private equity firm focused on financial services including financial technology, announced today the acquisition of all of the capital stock of Realm Business Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Lightyear Capital LLC
Lightyear Capital is a private equity investment firm providing buyout and growth capital to companies in the financial services industry. Lightyear manages approximately $2 billion in assets with investments across the financial services spectrum. "
target: Realm Business Solutions, Inc.
ARGUS Software provides universal software and service solutions that reveal, optimize and realize value for the commercial real estate industry. ARGUS' products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
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$34
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
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announced 2/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Alternative Investment Partners, will acquire GO Markets Pty Limited

synopsis: The Board of AIP Global Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement with My First Investments Limited to acquire a controlling interest in Australian-based GO Markets Pty Limited, a leading online financial services business headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
buyer: Alternative Investment Partners
Established in 2002, Alternative Investment Partners is a full-service global investment banking and securities firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, offering fund distribution services and a wide range of sophisticated, value-added investment banking services. "
target: GO Markets Pty Limited
GO Markets is a multi award-winning Australian registered company providing online-based financial services to an extensive client base in Australia and overseas. It offers regulated financial services including Margin FX, Securities and Derivatives.
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closed 10/13/2011 via BusinessWire

FXCM Inc., acquired Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, ("FX"), trading and related services worldwide, announced that its subsidiary FXCM Japan Securities Co., Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Japanese FX broker Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
Forex Capital Markets LLC is one of the Largest Forex Dealer Members. More than 125,000 live accounts are traded on FXCM trading platforms. As of January 2009, an average of $500 billion in notional volume is traded each month on FXCM trading platform. "
target: Foreland Forex Co., Ltd.
Foreland Forex Co., Ltd. offers retail foreign exchange services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
2.0x
closed 9/21/2011 via PR Newswire

FXDD, acquired Frontier FX

synopsis: FXDD Europe, a leader in online Forex trading and education, announced it has acquired the business of Dublin based Frontier FX, a leading international Forex broker. Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders.
buyer: FXDD
FXDD is a leader in online Forex trading and education, dedicated to providing superior customer service, powerful trading technology, and reliable streaming liquidity. It provides services to individual and institutional traders, hedge funds, commercial entities, brokerage firms and money managers "
target: Frontier FX
Frontier FX provides a multi-bank electronic trading platform for Spot and Forward foreign exchange services with a primary focus on professional traders. The company offers such services to banks, fund managers, hedge funds and CTA's enabling them to trade the global FX market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 5/28/2008 via Company Press Release

Saxo Bank, will acquire Cambiste

synopsis: Danish online investment bank Saxo is acquiring Cambiste, a French provider of Web-based foreign exchange trading services, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank A/S is a global investment bank specialising in online investments in international Capital Markets. Saxo Bank enables clients to trade currencies, shares, CFDs, futures, options and other derivatives, as well as providing portfolio management via our online trading platform, SaxoTrader. "
target: Cambiste
Cambiste is the only forex broker fully regulated by Banque de France. The company was launched by Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier who wanted to offer an in-shore currency trading solution, compliant with french regulation. Cambiste has quickly attracted a large number of active currency traders.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/9/2020 via Market Watch

TP ICAP, will acquire Liquidnet, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based TP ICAP PLC will acquire Liquidnet Holdings Inc., an electronic trading network. The acquisition of Liquidnet is a transformational deal that will diversify TC ICAP's business mix and contribute to boosting revenue growth and underlying operating margin.
buyer: TP ICAP (LSE:TCAP:$2,398.01)
Headquartered in London, TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy, and commodities markets. TP ICAP provides comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. "
target: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network, connecting the world’s investors to the world’s investments. Its network spans 45 markets and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers.
price ($mm)
$575
rev ($mm)
$339
EBITDA ($mm)
$64
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired OpenMarkets

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired a controlling stake in OpenMarkets, a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: OpenMarkets
OpenMarkets is a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2020 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Motif Investing, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the technology and intellectual property of Motif, a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Motif Investing, Inc.
Motif is a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors. They are a fintech pioneer that has combined breakthrough technology and data science to deliver customized thematic portfolios to investors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

synopsis: Purpose Advisor Solutions, a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business, has acquired Wealthsimple, an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user.
buyer: Purpose Advisor Solutions
Purpose Advisor Solutions is a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business. Their team is passionate about helping advisors and is building a new business model to provide what they need to thrive and succeed."
target: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user. They are on a mission to bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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M&G plc
M&G plc
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State Street Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Legg Mason, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$952.53
EBIT ($mm)
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MF Global Holdings Ltd
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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AMP Limited
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$10,662.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.31
EBIT ($mm)
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Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Templeton Investments
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EBIT ($mm)
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Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to their clients around the world.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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