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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

ABG Sundal Collier AB, will acquire Introduce

synopsis: ABG Sundal Collier AB, an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, has agreed to acquire the leading Swedish investor relations and sponsored research platform Introduce. Introduce offers comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden.
buyer: ABG Sundal Collier AB (OB:ASC:$155.20)
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives. "
target parent: Remium AB
target: Introduce
Based in Sweden, Introduce is an investor relations and sponsored research platform. They offer comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden. They serve approximately 100 companies in the mid cap and small cap segment.
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closed 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Institutional Investor Inc., acquired Extel

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor has acquired Extel from WeConvene, and it will integrate Extel into its Institutional Investor Research business. Extel runs the annual independent survey of quality across the European equities investment community, providing an unparalleled data-set to help clients analyse and drive their market understanding.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: Institutional Investor Inc.
Institutional Investor is a leading international business to business publisher, focused primarily on international finance. It publishes magazines, newsletters and journals as well as research, directories, books and maps. "
target parent: WeConvene
target: Extel
Extel conducts market studies across all three sides of the European Equities investment community, delivering a comprehensive range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. The Extel Survey is the largest study of its kind worldwide, with over 16,000 participants from 93 countries.
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closed 9/21/2010 via PR Newswire

Capital IQ, acquired TheMarkets.com

synopsis: Capital IQ, a leading provider of data and analytics for global financial professionals, has acquired the research and estimates business of TheMarkets.com. TheMarkets.com is a premier provider of third party equity and fixed income research, earnings models, and estimates to more than 2,400 institutional investment management firms worldwide.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Capital IQ
Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business, delivers comprehensive fundamental and quantitative research and analysis solutions to over 4,200 investment management firms, investment banks, private equity funds, advisory firms, corporations, and universities worldwide. "
target: TheMarkets.com
TheMarkets.com is the proven standard for investment research and workflow technologies to institutional investment firms worldwide. TheMarkets.com enables investors to streamline access to diverse providers of investment research through efficient workflow technologies.
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closed 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Seeking Alpha, acquired CressCap

synopsis: Seeking Alpha, the world's largest platform for equity analysis, announced the acquisition of CressCap, a next generation analytics platform for investment professionals. CressCap is a pioneer in the fusion of statistical computing systems and autonomous research analytics.
buyer: Seeking Alpha
Seeking Alpha is the leading provider of stock market opinion and analysis from blogs, money managers and investment newsletters, and a provider of its own high-value, complementary financial content. "
target: CressCap
CressCap Investment Research has developed the next generation analytics platform for investment professionals. They are a pioneer in the fusion of statistical computing systems and autonomous research analytics.
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closed 10/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Center for Financial Research and Analysis, purchased Equity Research Business from S&P Global Market Intelligence

synopsis: S&P Global announced that it has successfully completed its sale of S&P Global Market Intelligence's Equity and Fund Research (Equity Research) business to CFRA, a leading independent provider of forensic accounting research, analytics and advisory services.
buyer: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
CFRA (Center for Financial Research and Analysis) is the world’s largest provider of institutional-grade independent equity research. Through fundamental equity and fund research, CFRA empowers investment professionals, advisors and risk managers with actionable ideas and proven results. "
seller parent: S&P Global
seller: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence's Equity Resarch provides access to financial analysis for wealth advisors and institutional investors. S&P Global Market Intelligence collects and analyzes vast volumes of content, turning into actionable intelligence on the global financial markets and industries.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

FX Concepts LLC, acquired Track.com, LLC

synopsis: FX Concepts LLC, a currency hedge fund founded by John Taylor with about $3 billion under management, agreed to buy closely held financial research provider Track.com for an undisclosed amount. Track.com, LLC is a subscription-based service that provides an online platform for investment research and market ideas.
buyer: FX Concepts LLC
FX Concepts LLC is a currency hedge fund founded by John Taylor. "
target: Track.com, LLC
Track.com, LLC provides an online platform for investment research and market ideas. Its platform allows qualified contributors to share their stock, commodity, and macro ideas with a group of institutional investors, high net worth individuals, and other thoughtful market participants.
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closed 6/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Morningstar Danmark A/S

synopsis: Morningstar Europe B.V., a leading provider of independent investment research, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in Morningstar Danmark A/S.
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 Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions. "
target: Morningstar Danmark A/S
Morningstar Danmark A/S through its website provides investment information for individual investors, which includes fund and ETF data, portfolio tools, and market analysis. It also develops investment software.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyceum Capital, acquired Style Research

synopsis: Robert Schwob, a popular figure in the asset management world, has sold majority control of Style Research, his asset management data provider, to mid-market private equity firm Lyceum Capital. Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications.
buyer: Lyceum Capital
Lyceum Capital partners with entrepreneurial management teams and unlocks growth potential by providing capital, operations and development support and help with targeted acquisitions. Lyceum typically invests between £5m and £50m of equity in fast-growing, UK-headquartered, mid-sized businesses. "
target: Style Research
Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The services are delivered on a SaaS-based platform that supports a range of devices.
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cancelled 11/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

Kensington Leasing, Ltd., cancelled an acquisition of WealthMakers, Ltd.

synopsis: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. cancelled the acquisition of Wealthmakers Ltd.
buyer: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. (KNSL:$0.00)
Kensington Leasing, Ltd. is a development stage company and intends to lease specialized computer equipment and provide support services for professionals. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Redlands, California. "
target: WealthMakers, Ltd.
WealthMakers is a web-based predictive research technology company that connects to automated trading platforms for stocks, indexes, bonds, options, commodities and currencies and can trade in up to 80 markets around the world in a single universal account provided by a leading online broker.
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closed 10/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Embark Group, acquired The Adviser Centre

synopsis: Embark Group has acquired The Adviser Centre, the award-winning online investment research and consultancy service, from City Financial. The Adviser Centre provides a wealth of information including one-page fund factsheets, Bulletins, Guidance notes, IA Sector Overviews, market views and blogs.
buyer: Embark Group
Embark Group is committed to acquiring, holding and developing for the long term, a range of financial services’ businesses in the UK and internationally. They have experience in developing businesses by providing access to the latest online technology and financial capital to help them grow. "
target parent: City Financial Investment Company Limited
target: The Adviser Centre
The Adviser Centre is an online, free-to-air research and consultancy service, designed for financial advisers. Their service features impartial fund research, IA Sector Overviews, regular commentaries and more.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Liquidnet, Inc., acquired RSRCHXchange

synopsis: Liquidnet announced that it has acquired RSRCHXchange, a leading marketplace and aggregator for institutional research. RSRCHXchange’s research marketplace and distribution network digitizes massive amounts of content and provides a centralized, cloud-based hub that allows providers to deliver research, and asset managers to efficiently source it.
buyer: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network. Liquidnet's network spans 46 markets across six continents and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers. "
target: RSRCHXchange
RSRCHXchange is the award-winning marketplace and aggregator for institutional research. The RSRCHX platform enables asset management firms to read, purchase and monitor research and analyst interactions from banks, brokers & boutique providers in a more efficient and transparent way.
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closed 2/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Campden Media, acquired The Institute for Private Investors

synopsis: Campden Media, which serves ultra-affluent business-owning and financial families worldwide, announced that it has acquired the Institute for Private Investors (IPI), one of the first and premier firms providing services to ultra high-net-worth individuals and private investors in the United States.
buyer parent: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: Campden Media
Campden Media, founded in 1987, provides education, news, research, conferences and other networking opportunities to principals of ultra high-net-worth financial and business-owning families, the family office executives and trusted advisors who serve them. "
target: The Institute for Private Investors
The Institute for Private Investors (IPI) is a trusted provider of educational and networking resources for ultra high-net-worth investors. Founded in 1991, IPI provides a safe haven for investors to communicate with each other, and their advisors, about their wealth management approach.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acuity Trading, acquired Signal Centre

synopsis: Acuity Analytics, the parent company of financial technology firm Acuity Trading, announced that it has completed its first acquisition with the purchase of research firm Signal Centre, formerly PIA First. Signal Centre was founded in 2007 as an independent research firm to serve professional clients’ central need for trading signals.
buyer: Acuity Trading
Acuity Trading is a sentiment-based technology company focused on bringing Big Data solutions to the retail and institutional investment communities, including online brokers and platform providers, and corporate clients with bespoke data and analytics needs. "
target: Signal Centre
Signal Centre was founded in 2007 as an independent research firm to serve professional clients’ central need for trading signals. The focus was providing solid technical based trade ideas to Fund managers, hedge funds and central banks.
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announced 5/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Leucadia National Corp, will acquire Majestic Research, LLC

synopsis: Leucadia National Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ITG Investment Research, LLC (formerly known as Majestic Research) from Investment Technology Group (“ITG”). ITG Investment Research is a leading provider of big data analytics and research to institutional, corporate, and private equity clients.
buyer: Leucadia National Corp (LUK:$10,512.84)
Leucadia National Corporation is a financial services holding company principally engaged in providing commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, banking and lending services; manufacture of plastic netting; own and operate gold mines; provide real estate investment trust services. "
target parent: Investment Technology Group, Inc.
target: Majestic Research, LLC
Since its inception in 2002, Majestic Research has revolutionized the financial research business with their innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data.
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closed 10/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired Majestic Research, LLC

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc., a leading agency broker and financial technology firm, announced that it has acquired Majestic Research Corp., an independent provider of data-driven equity research for the institutional investment community. Going forward, Majestic will be known as ITG Investment Research.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc.(ITG), is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. ITG is a leader in electronic trading since launching the POSIT® crossing network in 1987. "
target: Majestic Research, LLC
Since its inception in 2002, Majestic Research has revolutionized the financial research business with our innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com

synopsis: OTC Markets Group, operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, has acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) from PR Newswire, the premier global provider of multimedia platforms. VIC is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with executives at public companies.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Virtual Investor Conferences.com
Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with senior executives at public companies. VIC introduces public companies to tens of thousands of active and engaged investors month after month.
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announced 9/30/2016 via Reuters

IG Group Holdings Plc, will acquire DailyFX.com

synopsis: IG Group, an online trading company, said it had agreed to buy news and research portal DailyFX and its associated assets from FXCM Inc, a U.S. retail broker. Upon completion, the DailyFX business along with its web domains, source code, content and 34 employees will be transferred to IG Group. The deal is expected to close by the end of October.
buyer: IG Group Holdings Plc (LSE:IGG:$625.12)
IG Group Holdings plc is a world leader in financial derivatives trading and sports betting. They are the parent company of IG Index - the UK's largest and longest-running spread betting business – and offer sports and financial products to retail and professional clients. "
target parent: FXCM Inc.
target: DailyFX.com
DailyFX.com, the free news and research website of FXCM, is one of the world's leading news sources for the currency trading community. DailyFX provides analysis of market moves, explaining economic, political, and technical factors driving the market.
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closed 4/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

AdvisorEngine, acquired Kredible Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AdvisorEngine has acquired Kredible Technologies, Inc. (“Kredible”), a technology-enabled, research-driven practice management firm designed to help advisors acquire new clients. Kredible research, including studies of high net worth clients, shows that 72% of clients surveyed said online information is influential to who they hire.
buyer: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine, a pioneer in digital wealth management tech, was the first company to integrate private-label robo-advice within a full enterprise B2B digital wealth management tech platform. It integrates online & traditional wealth management processes & workflows to help advisors serve clients. "
target: Kredible Technologies, Inc.
Kredible is a technology-enabled practice management firm targeting financial advisors with the goal of helping modernize and enhance their online presence. Kredible research shows that about 72% of clients surveyed said online information is “extremely” or “very” influential to who they hire.
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closed 5/15/2007 via

International Broadcasting Corporation, acquired Stock Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: International Broadcasting Corp. has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Stock Information Systems, Inc., a Midvale, Utah-based corporation. SIS specializes in providing information about publicly traded companies on the OTC and will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer: International Broadcasting Corporation
International Broadcasting Corp. owns and operates "Stock Talk LIVE," a fully interactive 7-hour long business radio talk show focused on small-cap stocks priced below $5. International Broadcasting is also a holding company, holding stock positions in many other young, progressive companies. "
target: Stock Information Systems, Inc.
Stock Information Systems, Inc. provides investor relations exposure to companies that have gone unnoticed by Wall Street. With only 30 minutes per month, a CEO of a small public company can do all of his/her Public Relations and Web Site maintenance.
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closed 8/4/2008 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, closed its acquisition of Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l., a leading provider of reference data to the Italian financial industry.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Daily
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
target: Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.
Kler's S.r.l. provides on-line databases software applications, analysis and advice on the financial market, and consulting services. It also collects, processes, and standardizes information and financial data regarding companies, and listed and unlisted securities.
price ($mm)
$30
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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

ABG Sundal Collier AB, will acquire Introduce

synopsis: ABG Sundal Collier AB, an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, has agreed to acquire the leading Swedish investor relations and sponsored research platform Introduce. Introduce offers comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden.
buyer: ABG Sundal Collier AB (OB:ASC:$155.20)
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives. "
target parent: Remium AB
target: Introduce
Based in Sweden, Introduce is an investor relations and sponsored research platform. They offer comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden. They serve approximately 100 companies in the mid cap and small cap segment.
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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

ABG Sundal Collier AB, will acquire Introduce

synopsis: ABG Sundal Collier AB, an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, has agreed to acquire the leading Swedish investor relations and sponsored research platform Introduce. Introduce offers comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden.
buyer: ABG Sundal Collier AB (OB:ASC:$155.20)
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives. "
target parent: Remium AB
target: Introduce
Based in Sweden, Introduce is an investor relations and sponsored research platform. They offer comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden. They serve approximately 100 companies in the mid cap and small cap segment.
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closed 9/18/2019 via Bloomberg

kapilendo, acquired wevest Digital AG

synopsis: German digital corporate finance provider Kapilendo has acquired the Berlin-based banking platform wevest Digital, a company aiming to combine the essential services of investment banks. The takeover expands Kapilendo's service offerings to include the issuance of blockchain-based securities, as well as digital asset management.
buyer parent: FinLab AG
buyer: kapilendo
Kapilendo AG is a German digital banking partner for medium-sized businesses. Kapilendo provides established growth companies and medium-sized companies an alternative to traditional banks in the areas of equity capital, debt capital, liquidity management, and more through their digital offerings. "
target: wevest Digital AG
Germany-based wevest is a digital platform that aims to combine the essential services of an investment bank, such as wealth management, corporate transactions, as well as emissions of asset-backed tokens. wevest's services include brokering corporate transactions, financing solutions, and more.
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closed 9/30/2005 via PR Newswire

Duff & Phelps LLC, acquired Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting

synopsis: Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies and a leading provider of independent investment research, indices, ratings and data, announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Corporate Value Consulting (CVC) business, the valuation services unit of Standard & Poor's.
buyer: Duff & Phelps LLC (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing merger & acquisition, private placement, valuation, financial opinion & ESOP/ERISA services. Duff & Phelps has been committed to delivering advice and service of exceptional quality to a broad range of companies. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting
Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting (CVC) has advised clients on valuation and corporate finance issues for over 35 years, earning a reputation as the leading provider of insightful, independent, and objective valuation advice.
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
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closed 1/26/2005 via BusinessWire

Kroll Inc., acquired Talbot Hughes McKillop LLP

synopsis: Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company, announced today it has acquired Talbot Hughes McKillop LLP, a leading financial restructuring practice operating in Europe and the U.S.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. For more than 30 years, Kroll has helped companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities. "
target: Talbot Hughes McKillop LLP
Talbot Hughes McKillop is a corporate finance boutique, specialising in financial restructurings. We advise companies, equity holders or bondholders. The Firm brings together a group of the UK’s leading restructuring specialists with unrivalled experience and global expertise across a broad range o
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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closed 12/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Distinguished LLC, acquired American Hole 'N One, Inc.

synopsis: Distinguished LLC, a group of entrepreneurial businesses serving the insurance industry, announces it has acquired American Hole ‘n One (AHNO), the world’s largest hole-in-one and event promotions company.
buyer: Distinguished LLC
Distinguished LLC is a group of entrepreneurial businesses serving the insurance industry. The businesses include: Distinguished Programs, Resource Pro, Distinguished Re (formally Saranac), and Certus Claims. "
target: American Hole 'N One, Inc.
American Hole ‘n One (AHNO) is a global hole-in-one and event promotions company. AHNO, based in Buford, GA, provides Industry leading signage, exciting bonus prizes and tournament contests.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
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announced 7/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Millennial Specialty Insurance, LLC, will acquire FounderShield LLC

synopsis: BRP Group, Inc. has announced that Millennial Specialty Insurance, an indirect subsidiary of BRP Group, is to acquire substantially all the assets of FounderShield, a New York-based, tech-enabled insurance distribution platform with a specialized focus on providing commercial insurance services for clients in various high growth industries.
buyer parent: BRP Group, Inc.
buyer: Millennial Specialty Insurance, LLC
Millennial Specialty Insurance delivers comprehensive renters insurance products for multifamily technology companies. Streamline all aspects of digital insurance sales and service with a best-in-class technology stack that features tools designed for each phase of the insurance lifecycle. "
target: FounderShield LLC
Headquartered in New York, New York, Founder Shield is a tech-enabled, digital insurance platform dedicated to creating the most seamless, intuitive and responsive experience to protect clients’ growth at every stage.
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

blau direkt GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Holger Timmermann Maklerservice

synopsis: blau direkt GmbH & Co. KG, a German company that operates as an insurance broker pool, has acquired Holger Timmermann Maklerservice, a company that develops training software for the insurance industry and also operates as an insurance broker. They are also based in Germany.
buyer: blau direkt GmbH & Co. KG
blau direkt GmbH & Co. KG operates as an insurance broker pool. The company is based in Lübeck, Germany. "
target: Holger Timmermann Maklerservice
Holger Timmermann Maklerservice develops training software for the insurance industry and also operates as an insurance broker. The company is based in Idstein, Germany.
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announced 4/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Aquiline Capital Partners, will acquire Simply Business

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Simply Business, the leading online provider of small business insurance in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners is a private equity firm based in New York investing in middle-market businesses across the financial services sector in banking and credit, insurance, investment management and markets, and financial technology and services. "
target: Simply Business
Simply Business is the U.K.’s biggest business insurance provider. Simply Business provides an online brokerage service delivering policies tailored to individual business requirements. It has a team of U.K. based insurance specialists and employs almost 350 people.
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announced 1/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Insureon, will acquire InsuranceNoodle, Inc.

synopsis: Insureon, the leading online insurance delivery platform for small-business owners, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Insurance Noodle. Insurance Noodle, an online wholesale insurance broker, is a subsidiary of Willis Group Holdings.
buyer: Insureon
Insureon, the nation's leading online small commercial insurance agency, specializes in serving the fast-growing micro-business sector, which includes the self-employed and companies with 10 or fewer employees. "
target parent: Willis Group Holdings
target: InsuranceNoodle, Inc.
Insurance Noodle established itself as a pioneer in online quoting in 2001. Since then, it has provided independent agents with online access to insurance products and services through a single-entry, multi-carrier, multi-line, web-based portal.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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announced 8/27/2018 via BusinessWire

The Allstate Corp., will acquire InfoArmor

synopsis: The Allstate Corporation has agreed to acquire InfoArmor, Inc., a leading provider of employee identity protection to more than 1 million employees and their family members at over 1,400 firms, including more than 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: The Allstate Corp. (ALL:$39,815.00)
The Allstate Corporation protects people from life’s uncertainties with more than 88 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance. "
target: InfoArmor
InfoArmor has led the identity protection and advanced threat intelligence pack since 2007. They combine their advanced investigative systems with their expertise in working with businesses to ensure companies and their employees remain protected from ever-evolving online threats.
price ($mm)
$525
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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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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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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1.5x
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$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
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year
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rev ($mm)
$422,370.00
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$21,966.00
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Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals.
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$45,415.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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Goldman Sachs & Co.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
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$37,162.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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39100
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Deutsche Bank AG
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Ticker: CM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices.
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rev ($mm)
$13,041.55
EBITDA ($mm)
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CITIC Securities Company Limited
CITIC Securities Company Limited
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$8,676.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,266.22
Employees
13209
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Ticker: JSE:SBK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Standard Bank Group Limited
Standard Bank's strategy is to build the leading Africa-focused financial services organisation. They operate in 20 countries on the African continent, including South Africa. Their three main pillars of business are Personal & Business Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, and Wealth - Liberty.
year
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rev ($mm)
$8,263.42
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,595.67
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54361
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FTI Consulting, Inc.
FTI Consulting, Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$2,406.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$333.81
EBIT ($mm)
$294.27
Net Income ($mm)
$210.83
Employees
5743
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Rothschild
Rothschild
Rothschild provides strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice and services to governments, companies and individuals worldwide. They are a global financial advisory group which is family-controlled and independent.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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BTG Pactual
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.
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2019
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$1,263.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$635.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
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$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
1325
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Evercore Partners Inc.
Evercore Partners Inc.
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.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$1,004.73
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.61
Employees
1275
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Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
Otkritie Financial Corporation Ltd.
OTKRITIE Financial Corporation Ltd. is one of Russia’s leading banking groups which offers its clients and partners the full array of investment banking, commercial banking, brokerage and investment management services.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$855.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$33.30
Employees
15135
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Ticker: DUF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Duff & Phelps Corp.
Duff & Phelps Corp.
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$484.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$83.73
EBIT ($mm)
$65.59
Net Income ($mm)
$22.26
Employees
1438
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Ticker: OB:ASC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ABG Sundal Collier AB
ABG Sundal Collier AB
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$155.20
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$29.24
Employees
250
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