Like Fidessa group plc

announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
rev ($mm)
$505
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
21.4x
closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

BTG Pactual, acquired Kinvo

synopsis: BTG Pactual, a global investment bank, asset manager and wealth manager, has acquired Kinvo, a Brazilian provider of investment management software. Kinvo offers a mobile solution that enables investors to control their investments and improve their performance. Their software features solutions for portfolio management, product analysis, and more.
buyer: BTG Pactual (BOVESPA:BPAC3:$1,263.03)
BTG Pactual is a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager with a dominant franchise in Latin America. BTG Pactual provides a range of financial services to a global client base that includes corporations, institutional investors, governments and high net worth individuals. "
target: Kinvo
Kinvo is a Brazilian provider of investment management software. Kinvo offers a mobile solution that enables investors to control their investments and improve their performance. Their software features solutions for portfolio management, product analysis, asset sensitivity, and more.
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$13
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closed 12/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Alter Domus, acquired Credit Vision Limited

synopsis: Luxembourg provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry, Alter Domus has acquired Credit-Vision Limited, a London-based fintech. Credit-Vision is a data and analytics platform for corporate credit investors that streamlines and modernizes portfolio management.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Alter Domus
Luxembourg-based Alter Domus is a leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. Alter Domus offers fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, and management company services. "
target: Credit Vision Limited
Based in the UK, Credit-Vision is award-winning web-based middle and front office technology platform that provides portfolio management and financial analysis to private debt investors and debt capital markets participants including banks, CLO, and other managers.
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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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cancelled 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,993 [$1,863]
rev ($mm)
$497
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
20.2x
closed 1/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired FolioDynamix

synopsis: Envestnet, a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness, announced that it has acquired FolioDynamix, a provider of integrated wealth management technology solutions. FolioDynamix provides an end-to-end technology solution paired with a suite of advisory tools.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$998.23)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet's unified technology enhances advisor productivity and strengthens the wealth management process. Envestnet empowers enterprises to fully understand their clients. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: FolioDynamix
FolioDynamix is leading the evolution of the wealth management experience, with an end-to-end technology solution paired with a suite of advisory tools including model portfolios, research, and overlay management services.
price ($mm)
$195
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closed 12/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, purchased Online Financial Solutions Business from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, announced the closing of its acquisition of the data and tools assets of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.’s Online Financial Solutions business.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 2/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Calypso Technology Inc, acquired Codefarm

synopsis: Calypso Technology Inc, a leading global provider of an integrated trading application suite to the capital markets industry, announced that it has acquired Codefarm’s portfolio construction and management platform known as Galapagos. The terms of the purchase transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is a global application software provider that delivers an integrated suite of trading applications to the capital markets industry. Over 90 top tier customers, including seven of the top ten global banks, use the Calypso Trading and Risk Management Platform. "
target: Codefarm
Codefarm Software Limited provides asset selection and portfolio construction solutions for the investment banks and hedge fund managers. It offers Galapagos Manager and Galapagos Structurer.
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closed 5/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Imagine Software, Inc. merged with TradingScreen Inc,

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, announced the combination of TradingScreen, a provider of trading execution and order management software, and Imagine Software, a real-time risk and compliance software platform. The combined company will be known as TS Imagine.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: TradingScreen Inc
Operating in the cloud for nearly two decades, TradingScreen (TS) is a leading expert on SaaS trading technology. TradeSmart OEMS offers workflow efficiency and seamless integration between the sell-side and buy-side, connecting markets globally and providing traders the information they need. "
target: Imagine Software, Inc.
Imagine offers the power of a real-time, institutional-grade portfolio and risk management software solution and provides clients the choice of full-service on-line accessibility with real-time pricing, security master, corporate actions, derived market data, and 24/7 connectivity.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BusinessWire

280 CapMarkets will be merged with Incapital,

synopsis: Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and market-linked securities, and 280 CapMarkets, a technology company providing best execution trading support and price transparency, announced they are merging to create InspereX.
buyer: Incapital
Incapital was founded in 1999 and is a leading underwriter and distributor of securities to more than 500 broker dealers, institutions, asset managers, RIAs and banks. "
target: 280 CapMarkets
280 CapMarkets is a financial technology company focused on delivering best execution support and price transparency to advisors, institutional investors, and issuers in the fixed income markets.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

NeoXam, acquired 100M

synopsis: NeoXam, a global financial software company, has acquired 100M, a French provider of reporting solutions to the finance industry. 100M's solution allows users to monitor their portfolio, manage fund reporting for any asset class and generate customized client reports.
buyer parent: Cathay Capital Private Equity
buyer: NeoXam
NeoXam is a global financial software company that deliver reliable and scalable solutions, processing more than $15 trillion worth of assets per day and serving over 10,000 users. NeoXam helps buy- and sell-side clients address the continuous changes in the financial industry. "
target: 100M
100M is a French provider of reporting solutions to the finance industry. Their solution simplifies reporting, digitizes portfolio monitoring and improves client service. 100M allows users to monitor their portfolio, manage fund reporting for any asset class and generate customized client reports.
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announced 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Confluence, will acquire StatPro Group PLC

synopsis: Wimbledon based, financial services technology provider, StatPro, will be acquired by US private equity firm, TA Associates, via its Confluence Technologies arm. AIM listed StatPro, which provides cloud-based investment portfolio analysis and pricing tools, has reached agreement on the terms of an all cash offer for 100% of it share capital.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Confluence
As a proven leader delivering an innovative platform to put data first in asset management, Confluence is leading the DataTech evolution for post-trade reporting. They focus on getting the data right, then reusing it across multiple investor communications deliverables for speed, and efficiency. "
target: StatPro Group PLC (AIM:SOG:$69.47)
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group’s cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$201 [$241]
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.5x
closed 5/5/2021 via PR Web

Lifeworks Advisors, LLC, acquired Aimvest Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Lifeworks Advisors has acquired Aimvest Technologies, an innovative financial technology development company. Aimvest’s technology will be integrated into the Lifeworks Advisor platform to create custom investment portfolios for clients. Aimvest provides algorithmic allocation strategies to family offices.
buyer: Lifeworks Advisors, LLC
Founded by advisors frustrated with technology platforms and the way financial advice traditionally has been priced and delivered, Lifeworks Advisors provides a complete, end-to-end, technology platform that seamlessly enables advisors to create their own scalable and winning client experience. "
target: Aimvest Technologies Inc.
Aimvest Technologies is a fintech startup founded by MIT graduate technologists Hugo Castalan and Alex Mathé-Cathala. Aimvest provides algorithmic allocation strategies to family offices and independent RIAs (Registered Investment Advisors).
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closed 4/19/2021 via Company Press Release

Stacc AS, acquired Escali Financial Systems AS

synopsis: Stacc acquired 100% of shares in Escali Financial Systems AS, a software company specialized in solutions for portfolio-, treasury, and finance management. Escali was founded in 2002 and has 16 employees located in Bergen and Oslo.
buyer: Stacc AS
Norway-based Stacc creates financial technology that simplifies innovation and improves business performance. Stacc combines financial technology with design and strategic know-how to enable financial services to innovate, surprise and excite. "
target: Escali Financial Systems AS
Escali Financial Systems AS is a software company specialized in solutions for portfolio-, treasury, and finance management. Escali was founded in 2002 and has 16 employees located in Bergen and Oslo.
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closed 10/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, acquired Blaze Portfolio Systems

synopsis: LPL Financial, a leader in the retail financial advice market, has acquired Blaze Portfolio, a company that develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL serves independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs. "
target: Blaze Portfolio Systems
Blaze Portfolio develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
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closed 10/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Featheringill Capital, acquired InvestEdge, Inc.

synopsis: Featheringill Capital, an operator-led family office investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in InvestEdge, Inc., a leading provider of innovative advisor solutions to wealth management firms. InvestEdge offers software for compliance, portfolio management, and UMA accounting.
buyer: Featheringill Capital
Featheringill Capital is an operator-led family office investment firm. Featheringill invests in high-growth businesses and partners with management teams primarily in the tech-enabled services, healthcare technology, and telecommunications space. "
target: InvestEdge, Inc.
InvestEdge is a leading provider of innovative advisor solutions to wealth management firms. InvestEdge offers software for compliance, portfolio management, and UMA accounting. The company's software allows wealth managers to tie any data source into portfolio accounting.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Franklin Templeton Investments, acquired AdvisorEngine

synopsis: Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, has acquired AdvisorEngine Inc., a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms in the United States that manage over $600 billion in assets.
buyer: Franklin Templeton Investments (BEN:$5,680.20)
Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization operating, together with its subsidiaries, as Franklin Templeton. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives, and custom multi-asset solutions. "
target: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to wealth management firms in the United States. Its financial experience platform serves as a unified operating system across advisor experience, business operations experience, and client experience.
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closed 4/16/2020 via BusinessWire

BitGo, acquired Lumina Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BitGo, the leader in digital asset financial services, announced that it acquired Lumina, a comprehensive crypto-native financial platform. Lumina is trusted by leading investment funds, enterprises, and professionals who demand an institutional-grade solution.
buyer: BitGo
BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with security, custody, and liquidity solutions. BitGo processes over 20% of all global bitcoin transactions, and supports over 200 coins and tokens. "
target: Lumina Technologies, Inc.
Lumina is a comprehensive crypto-native financial platform. Lumina is trusted by leading investment funds, enterprises, and professionals who demand an institutional-grade solution. Their platform offers solutions for portfolio management, accounting and tax, pricing and transaction APIs, and more.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allfunds Bank S.A., acquired Finametrix Sociedad Limtada

synopsis: Allfunds announced the acquisition of Finametrix, a leading Spanish company in fintech solutions for asset management and advice. Finametrix is a cutting-edge global provider of portfolio management and analysis solutions for Private Banks, Wealth & Asset Management, and Advisors & Family Offices.
buyer: Allfunds Bank S.A.
Allfunds offers integrated technology-based solutions to asset managers and distributors of mutual funds. The company provides a range of operational, analytic and information services supporting the mutual fund distribution activities of over 530 institutional clients. "
target: Finametrix Sociedad Limtada
Finametrix, based in Spain, is a leading company in fintech solutions for asset management and advice. Finametrix is a cutting-edge global provider of portfolio management and analysis solutions for Private Banks, Wealth & Asset Management, and Advisors & Family Offices.
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closed 11/2/2017 via PE Hub

Dynamo Software, acquired HoldingsInsight

synopsis: Dynamo Software, the premier provider of configurable, cloud-based investment management software for the alternative asset investment industry, announced that it has acquired HoldingsInsight, a portfolio investments data capture and reporting service.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target: HoldingsInsight
HoldingsInsight is a portfolio investments data capture and reporting service founded in 2016, focusing on providing limited partners with better transparency into their portfolio, resulting in better risk management and superior investment decisions.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
rev ($mm)
$505
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
21.4x
cancelled 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,993 [$1,863]
rev ($mm)
$497
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
20.2x
closed 3/6/2021 via Reuters

Ion Group, acquired Cedacri Group

synopsis: ION has acquired Cedacri, an Italian company that specializes in outsourcing services for the banking sector. They supervise many activities related to outsourcing services including full outsourcing, facility management, system integration and business process outsourcing.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Cedacri Group
Headquartered in Italy, Cedacri specializes in outsourcing services for the banking sector. They supervise many activities related to outsourcing services including full outsourcing, facility management, system integration, business process outsourcing.
price ($mm)
$1,819
rev ($mm)
$485
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3.8x
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announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Ion Group, will acquire Dash Financial Technologies

synopsis: DASH Financial Technologies, the leading options technology and execution provider in the U.S., announced that ION Investment Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from Flexpoint Ford, LLC.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: Flexpoint Ford, LLC
target: Dash Financial Technologies
Dash Financial Technologies is the industry’s leading capital markets technology and execution services provider. With their award-winning Dash360 platform, clients receive full routing and cost transparency and a comprehensive suite of tools to visualize all aspects of their orders in real time.
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closed 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Dealogic Limited, acquired Selerity, Inc.

synopsis: Dealogic, a UK company that offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms, has acquired Selerity, a financial technology company using proprietary A.I. to deliver content and data solutions designed to automate inefficient workflows in finance.
buyer parent: Ion Group
buyer: Dealogic Limited
Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk. "
target: Selerity, Inc.
Selerity is a financial technology company using proprietary A.I. to deliver content and data solutions designed to automate inefficient workflows in finance. Their clients range from sophisticated asset management firms to innovative media and technology companies serving retail investors.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Acuris

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners announced the sale of a majority stake in Acuris, a global provider of proprietary financial intelligence, data and analytics, to ION Investment Group, a company that provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Acuris
Acuris provides proprietary, actionable intelligence, data and analytics to the world's principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Allegro Development Corp.

synopsis: Vector Capital and Cerium Technology have announced the sale of Allegro Development Corporation, a leading global provider of enterprise commodity management solutions, to ION, a provider of mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporates.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Allegro Development Corp.
Allegro is a global leader in commodity management software for companies who buy, sell, produce or consume commodities. Allegro delivers position visibility, risk management, comprehensive controls and regulatory compliance through a forward compatible, next-generation architecture.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

CubeLogic Limited, acquired FERDEC GmbH

synopsis: CubeLogic, the leader in business intelligence enabled risk management solutions, has acquired FERDEC, a German technology and consulting firm dedicated to energy and commodity traders. FERDEC’s flagship transaction surveillance software is a data analytics engine that processes information from multiple sources to identify suspicious activities.
buyer parent: Ion Group
buyer: CubeLogic Limited
Founded in 2009, CubeLogic provides business intelligence enabled risk management products and services for the energy, commodity and financial markets. CubeLogic addresses the increasing demand for robust, cost effective risk management solutions. "
target: FERDEC GmbH
FERDEC is a German technology and consulting firm dedicated to the creation of innovative solutions for energy and commodity traders. FERDEC’s flagship transaction surveillance software is a data analytics engine that processes information from multiple sources to identify suspicious activities.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
rev ($mm)
$505
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
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4.0x
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21.4x
announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Ion Group, will acquire OpenLink Financial, Inc

synopsis: Openlink Financial LLC, a global leader in trading and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and financial services industries, announced that ION Investment Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from Hellman & Friedman.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: OpenLink Financial, Inc
Openlink is the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, will acquire Dealogic Limited

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to acquire Dealogic from The Carlyle Group. Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Dealogic Limited
Based in the UK, Dealogic offers integrated content, analytics, and technology via targeted products and services to financial firms worldwide. Firms rely on Dealogic’s platform to connect and more effectively identify opportunities, execute deals, and manage risk.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Aspect Enterprise Solutions

synopsis: Aspect, a UK-based global provider of cloud-based solutions for commodity trade and risk management, commodities data and decision support, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ion Investment Group. Aspect's range of solutions are empowering enterprises of all sizes trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, Ion provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Aspect Enterprise Solutions
Based in the UK, Aspect is a global SaaS provider for integrated Commodity Trading, Risk and Data Management, helping users to perform pre-trade analysis, trading, risk and operations management in one system. Their solutions help companies trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Reval

synopsis: ION Investment Group announced that it completed its acquisition of Reval, a global provider of cloud-based solutions for treasury and risk management. Financial terms were not disclosedION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target: Reval
Reval is the leading, global provider of a scalable cloud platform for treasury and risk management. Their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions help corporates and banks around the world better manage cash and liquidity, financial risk and hedge accounting.
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closed 7/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, acquired Triple Point Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Triple Point Technology Inc. was acquired by Dublin-based Ion Investment Group. Triple Point is the leading global provider of in-cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software that enables its customers to manage the price volatility of raw materials and commodities such as oil, gas, chemicals, wheat, sugar, coffee beans, and aluminum.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Triple Point Technology, Inc.
Triple Point Technology is the leading global provider of in-cloud and on-premise Commodity Management software that enables its customers to manage the price volatility of raw materials and commodities such as oil, gas, chemicals, wheat, sugar, coffee beans, and aluminum.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2013 via Company Press Release

ION Trading, acquired Financial Software Systems

synopsis: Financial Software Systems, a global provider of Treasury Management, Capital Market and Wealth Management solutions announced the acquisition of the company by the ION Group, a global provider of trading, capital markets and treasury solutions and services.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
ION is a global market leader providing real-time solutions across multiple asset classes for electronic trading, position management, pricing, risk management and downstream processing to clients which range from global financial institutions to niche financial specialists. "
target: Financial Software Systems
Financial Software Systems is a financial risk-management software and consulting firm. Financial Software Systems provides foreign exchange and interest rate risk-management software and consulting for banks, corporations and fund managers.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

ION Trading, will acquire Wall Street Systems

synopsis: Ion Trading, a provider of electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems across asset classes, will acquire treasury and capital market transaction processing vendor Wall Street Systems.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Wall Street Systems
Wall Street Systems provides functionally rich, integrated and scalable solutions for improved workflow, control and overall productivity for corporate treasury, central banking, FX trading and global back office operations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2006 via

ION Trading, acquired Anvil Software

synopsis: Dublin-based Ion Trading, a provider of dealing systems for electronic fixed income markets, is acquiring Anvil Software, a UK-based supplier of software for repo trading and securities lending. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy). "
target: Anvil Software
Anvil develops market-leading products for global investment banks, fund managers and financial institutions. Our systems are multi-product, multi-currency, multi-site and modular. They are highly scalable and can support all sizes of operations from single traders to global entities.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

ION Trading, acquired Aurora Software, Inc.

synopsis: ION Trading, a leading provider of high-performance software solutions for trading on electronic fixed-income markets, announced today that it has acquired New York-based Aurora Software, Inc., an established provider of systems for U.S. Treasuries, Mortgages and Options trading desks.
buyer: ION Trading
Founded in 1999, ION Trading is a global leader in providing technology that allows clients to integrate and successfully manage trading activities in electronic fixed-income markets. ION is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Tokyo, Madrid and Pisa (Italy). "
target: Aurora Software, Inc.
Aurora Software offers a highly sophisticated suite of trading solutions for multiple fixed-income trading desks. These solutions address the needs of everyone on the desk, from traders and salespeople to operations, risk and desk managers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British Fidessa trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,152 [$2,020]
rev ($mm)
$505
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
21.4x
announced 10/3/2013 via PE Hub

CameronTec, will acquire Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: CameronTec is to acquire US-based Greenline Financial Technologies, a provider of FIX and electronic trading technology solutions and services and wholly-owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: CameronTec
CameronTec is on the forefront of electronic trading. As the embedded, standard, global FIX-based technology, it shapes the way markets publish, execute, clear, settle and manage risk. Its flagship product Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2008 via finextra.com

Technology Crossover Ventures, purchased a minority stake in MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) is acquiring a minority stake in US electronic bond trading network MarketAxess for an aggregate purchase price of $35 million.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to expansion, late-stage private, and public companies. "
target: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients.
price ($mm)
$35*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2008 via PR Newswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, has acquired Chicago- based Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates one of the leading platforms for the electronic trading of corporate bonds and certain other types of fixed-income securities, serving as an electronic platform through which our institutional investor clients can access the liquidity provided by our broker-dealer clients. "
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$33 [$32]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
8.0x
EV / EBITDA
25.0x
closed 11/16/2007 via BusinessWire

GL Trade SA, acquired Decision Software, Inc.

synopsis: GL Trade, the leading international provider of front to back office software solutions for financial institutions, announces the acquisition of American company Decision Software, currently owned at majority by its 2 founders Gerald Belpaire and Samuel Aizenberg.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target: Decision Software, Inc.
Decision Software, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, and implementing fixed income sales/trading systems for the institutional financial community. It offers decision software trading system (DSTS) to facilitate proprietary trading, sales, and finance activity of fixed income securities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired InvestSoft Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has acquired InvestSoft Technology, a provider of fixed-income analytics. InvestSoft helps investment firms analyze fixed-income securities and portfolios, primarily through its BondPro Fixed-Income Calculation Engine.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. "
target: InvestSoft Technology, Inc.
InvestSoft Technology provides software solutions for investment firms designed to streamline workflow, reduce risk and harness the value of the data throughout an organization. They are a leader in the development and implementation of Trading, Portfolio Management, and Accounting Solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/19/2021 via BusinessWire

280 CapMarkets will be merged with Incapital,

synopsis: Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and market-linked securities, and 280 CapMarkets, a technology company providing best execution trading support and price transparency, announced they are merging to create InspereX.
buyer: Incapital
Incapital was founded in 1999 and is a leading underwriter and distributor of securities to more than 500 broker dealers, institutions, asset managers, RIAs and banks. "
target: 280 CapMarkets
280 CapMarkets is a financial technology company focused on delivering best execution support and price transparency to advisors, institutional investors, and issuers in the fixed income markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Algomi, will purchase ALFA Fixed Income Liquidity and Analytics Tool from AllianceBernstein L.P.

synopsis: Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimization of fixed income liquidity, announced that the company will acquire and distribute the award-winning ALFA product created & developed by AllianceBernstein (AB). ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) was developed as an in-house liquidity tool by AB.
buyer: Algomi
Algomi empowers fixed income professionals to make better trading relationships in the ever-changing landscape of capital, leverage and liquidity requirements. Their Honeycomb software suite increases the opportunities and velocity in large and illiquid trades between banks and buy side investors. "
seller parent: AXA Group
seller: AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB:$228.88)
ALFA (Automated Liquidity Filtering & Analytics) provides cross-market information on liquidity and trade intent in order to give the buy-side a real-time view of the entire bond market including government bonds, investment grade, high yield, emerging market, municipal debt, and structured credit.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2009 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Tradeware Global LLC

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced it has acquired Tradeware Global Corp., a leading broker-neutral solution provider for electronic access to global equity markets.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target: Tradeware Global LLC
Tradeware specializes in flexible FIX-based equity order management systems, FIX connectivity solutions, and full front-to-back office integration and compliance reporting services. The Company's service bureau business model offers customers the much sought-after benefits of trading neutrality.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2006 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired LeverTrade LLC

synopsis: Thomson TradeWeb, the leading online marketplace for Fixed Income and Derivatives, and part of The Thomson Corporation, today announced the strategic acquisition of LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies (GTT), a provider of web-based fixed-income management systems for the retail marketplace.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
TradeWeb is the world's leading online trading network for fixed-income securities. TradeWeb offers a complete spectrum of services. You can view the largest fixed-income markets in real time via TradeWeb's premier Market Data. "
target: LeverTrade LLC
LeverTrade LLC, formerly Global Trade Technologies, Inc. (GTT), is a leading provider of trade, order and inventory management software to the financial services industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2008 via BusinessWire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired Creditex Group Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that the sale of its partner company, Creditex Group Inc., to IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., a leading operator of global derivatives exchanges and over-the-counter markets, was consummated on August 29, 2008.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: Creditex Group Inc.
Creditex Group, Inc., an interdealer broker, operates an e-trading platform for executing and processing credit derivatives to traders at financial institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$474 [$433]
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired CodeStreet LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has acquired CodeStreet LLC, a leader in data-driven trade identification and workflow management software development.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets builds and operates many of the world's most efficient financial marketplaces, providing market participants greater efficiency in fixed income, derivatives and ETFs. Tradeweb pioneered straight-through-processing in fixed income and supports marketplaces. "
target: CodeStreet LLC
CodeStreet has delivered leading fixed income front-office solutions to enhance riskless and risk-reducing business for the world's largest global banks and regional dealer community. CodeStreet technology helps bank and broker dealers by identifying previously overlooked trading opportunities.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired BQuotes

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired BQuotes, a global provider of price discovery tools and end-of-day pricing services for a wide range of fixed income securities. BQuotes’ innovative product line will be integrated into Moody’s Analytics’ new suite of pricing and valuation products.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's Corporation is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, Moody's Economy.com, a provider of economic research and data services and Moody's KMV. "
target: BQuotes
BQuotes provides closing, market-to-market data for the over the counter (OTC) markets. The company focuses on offering price discovery software; and market-to-market data for the over the counter (OTC) markets in a range of OTC asset classes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Fitch Ratings Ltd., purchased credit derivatives analytics business from Reoch Credit Ltd

synopsis: Fitch Ratings Ltd, a Fitch Group, Inc. company, has acquired the credit derivatives analytics business of Reoch Credit Ltd and will assume full ownership of Reoch Credit's suite of pricing and risk analytics models.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions. "
seller: Reoch Credit Ltd
The Derivatives Consulting Group (DCG) is a global independent advisory firm for all capital market participants who use derivatives and cash products. DCG provides services to a large number of leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, asset managers and industry utilities.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2021 via Company Press Release

EquiLend LLC, acquired Stonewain

synopsis: EquiLend, the global financial technology company for the securities lending, collateral and swaps industries, announced it has acquired a majority stake in Stonewain Systems, Inc., an independent provider of world-class software and solutions for the securities finance industry.
buyer: EquiLend LLC
EquiLend is a global financial technology firm offering trading, post-trade, market data, regulatory and clearing services for the securities lending, collateral and swaps industries. EquiLend has offices in New York, Toronto, London, Dublin, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target: Stonewain
Stonewain provides world-class software and solutions for the securities finance industry. Its products deliver comprehensive, fully integrated solutions that combine a high level of industry-specific functionality with leading-edge technology and automation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$2,528
rev ($mm)
$248
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Investview, Inc, will acquire mPower Trading Systems

synopsis: Investview, Inc., announced that they will acquire MPower Trading Systems LLC, the developer and owner of Prodigio, a proprietary software-based trading platform with applications within the brokerage industry.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$25.68)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: mPower Trading Systems
mPower Trading Systems (MTS) is a privately owned financial software solutions provider of customizable trading systems. MTS specializes in providing a wide range of customizable high performance trading solutions to broker-dealers, and more. Their product is the trading software Prodigia.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. from international private equity group Bridgepoint and global growth investor Summit Partners. Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: GB:FFA.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$24.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.69
EBIT ($mm)
$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
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Ticker: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
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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: SSNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,669.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,685.20
EBIT ($mm)
$947.10
Net Income ($mm)
$456.90
Employees
22800
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Ticker: OTCPK:APTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APT Systems, Inc.
APT is an acronym for Applied Proprietary Trading. The Management of APT Systems, Inc. works to deliver stock trading tools with a focus on handheld devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MKTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$615.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$350.02
EBIT ($mm)
$321.32
Net Income ($mm)
$262.94
Employees
527
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:FDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives (FD) is a global technology provider with nearly 20 years of experience of working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$222.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.38
EBIT ($mm)
$21.19
Net Income ($mm)
$11.43
Employees
2000
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Infront AS
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$142.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.65
EBIT ($mm)
$10.45
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
483
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Ticker: BIT:CAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT is a dynamic Italian technology company with a leading position in financial services software. Area Finanza, their flagship product, is a securities trading and post-trading process management system. CAD IT customers includes Banks, Insurances, Funds, Brokers, Enterprises, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$74.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.44
EBIT ($mm)
$7.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.94
Employees
590
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
EBIT ($mm)
$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: GB:FFA.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$24.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.69
EBIT ($mm)
$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
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Ticker: TSE:3747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd.
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the provision of packaged systems for security business. The Company is involved in the design, development, sale, maintenance and operation of front and packaged systems for security business and corporations, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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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: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
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Ticker: OTCPK:APTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APT Systems, Inc.
APT is an acronym for Applied Proprietary Trading. The Management of APT Systems, Inc. works to deliver stock trading tools with a focus on handheld devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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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: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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