Like Reis, Inc.

announced 8/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Reis, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation is to acquire all outstanding shares of Reis, the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Reis, Inc. (REIS:$48.12)
Reis is the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
price ($mm)[EV]
$275 [$259]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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37.8x
closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Pricehubble AG, acquired Checkmyplace.com

synopsis: PriceHubble, a European proptech company, has acquired Checkmyplace.com, the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Checkmyplace.com
Checkmyplace.com is the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Home Junction Inc.

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation's premier property database, has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate data technology company that specializes in building high quality geographic boundary datasets for neighborhoods, school attendance zones, subdivisions, and more.
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency, and disruption in a data-driven economy. The ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries through flexible data delivery solutions. "
target: Home Junction Inc.
Home Junction is a data technology company that specializes in real estate data and boundary licensing, custom websites created with WordPress real estate themes, WordPress real estate plugins, and additional services. They provide data layers on home sales, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
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announced 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire BuildFax

synopsis: Verisk, a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial service, will acquire BuildFax, a provider of property condition and history data that delivers detailed data on remodeling, solar installations, new construction, roof age, major systems, maintenance history, and more.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,784.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: BuildFax
BuildFax is trusted by insurance and financial institutions to deliver business-critical property condition and history data. With the only database of its kind, it delivers detailed data on remodeling, solar installations, new construction, roof age, major systems, maintenance history, and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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announced 1/20/2016 via PR Web

Onboard Informatics, will acquire AddressReport

synopsis: Onboard Informatics announced its intent to acquire AddressReport, a technology that engages visitors with dynamic local content around a property of their interest. Onboard will utilize this platform to enhance its existing service and offer clients a turnkey customer engagement solution for the first time in the company’s history.
buyer: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics provides data-driven innovations that empower informed decisions, enable human engagement, and accelerate results for leaders in real estate, publishing and technology. "
target: AddressReport
Buyers, renters, and real estate pros use AddressReport's beautiful, data-rich reports to see and track the unbiased facts about any address.
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closed 1/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Fidelity National Financial, acquired Lender Processing Services

synopsis: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Lender Processing Services, Inc. Lender Processing Services delivers comprehensive technology solutions and services, as well as powerful data and analytics, to the nation's top mortgage lenders, servicers and investors.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial (FNF:$8,363.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services. FNF also provides flood insurance, personal lines insurance and home warranty insurance through its specialty insurance business. "
target: Lender Processing Services (LPS:$1,997.65)
Lender Processing Services delivers comprehensive technology solutions and services, as well as powerful data and analytics, to the nation's top mortgage lenders, servicers and investors. LPS also provides proprietary data and analytics for the mortgage, real estate and capital markets industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,983 [$3,853]
rev ($mm)
$1,861
EBITDA ($mm)
$331
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2.1x
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11.7x
closed 4/23/2012 via PR Newswire

China Real Estate Information Corporation merged with E-House (China) Holdings Limited,

synopsis: E-House (China) Holdings Limited, a leading real estate services company in China, announced the completion of the merger with China Real Estate Information Corporation (CRIC). CRIC has become a wholly owned subsidiary of E-House. CRIC is the leading provider of online and offline real estate information and consulting services in China.
buyer: E-House (China) Holdings Limited (EJ:$401.62)
E-House (China) Holdings Limited is China's leading real estate services company. E-House services the real estate industry, including primary sales agency, secondary brokerage, online advertising, information and consulting, promotional events and investment management services. "
target: China Real Estate Information Corporation (CRIC:$241.61)
Initially created as an internal resource to support E-House's real estate services, the CRIC system is an advanced and comprehensive real estate information database and analysis system. China Real Estate Information Corporation (CRIC) has been operating in-house since 2001.
price ($mm)[EV]
$278 [($17)]*
rev ($mm)
$231
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
5.4x
closed 12/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic MarketLinx, Inc., acquired Tarasoft Corporation

synopsis: CoreLogic MarketLinx has acquired Tarasoft, maker of the popular MLS system software Tarasoft Matrix®. Based in British Columbia, Canada, Tarasoft has steadily gained market share in the MLS space since its inception in 1990, earning the respect of numerous real estate leaders throughout the United States and Canada.
buyer parent: CoreLogic, Inc.
buyer: CoreLogic MarketLinx, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Ana, California, MarketLinx is a premier residential real estate information technology vendor that offers a full line of MLS-related products and services. The company serves more than 140 Multiple Listing Service customers across the US and Canada. "
target: Tarasoft Corporation
Tarasoft Corporation is the maker of the popular Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system software Tarasoft Matrix®. Offering outstanding performance and flexibility at every level, Tarasoft Matrix has become one of the premier MLS platforms worldwide.
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closed 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired RP Data Limited

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has completed its acquisition of RP Data, the number one provider of property information, analytics and risk management services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
target: RP Data Limited
RP Data, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, is the leading provider of residential and commercial property information, including real estate data, electronic property valuations and consumer reports, throughout Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$145 [$196]*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
11.5x
closed 11/3/2010 via PR Newswire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired NAZCA Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced the acquisition of NAZCA Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003 that leverages Web technology to aggregate disparate property datasets from multiple internal and external sources.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and in more than 60 countries. "
target: NAZCA Solutions, Inc.
Nazca, a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003, quickly built a reputation for innovation by developing technology that connected real estate professionals with a variety of databases needed for property and title research.
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closed 3/31/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired PropertyShark

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced that it has acquired PropertyShark, creators of PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data website. Yardi acquired PropertyShark to integrate deep property data into the Yardi suite of real estate investment management and property management software.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems, Inc. is the global leader in the design, development, and support of integrated Asset and Property Management software for organizations of all sizes. Yardi’s technology and services is the premier application for real estate software solutions worldwide. "
target: PropertyShark
PropertyShark offers the information essential to evaluate real estate and make informed decisions. PropertyShark.com provides real estate professionals, investors and home buyers with data, tools and educational classes on all aspects of property available directly from the Web.
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closed 3/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Red Vision Systems, Inc., acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC

synopsis: RedVision, the leading independent real property research provider, acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC, parent company of Barretta Realty Skyline, leaders in New York State real property data. The move aims to create the largest independent provider of real property information - increasing national coverage 36%.
buyer: Red Vision Systems, Inc.
RedVision is an independent provider of innovative Real Property Research solutions that combine experts and technology to improve service levels and the bottom line. RedVision serves users of title evidence looking for relevant and accurate information solutions. "
target: Real Property Technologies, LLC
Real Property Technologies, LLC, is the leading resource for New York State real property data. The company is dedicated to retrieval of real-estate-related data paired with solutions customized to the various sectors of the real estate industry.
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closed 1/1/2007 via

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Global Real Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM) the asset management arm of The Charles Schwab Corporation, announced that on January 1, 2007 it completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Global Real Analytics, LLC (GRA), the San Francisco-based commercial real estate investment research and consulting company.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of financial services – including securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services – to individual investors and independent financial advisors. "
target: Global Real Analytics, LLC
Global Real Analytics, LLC provides real estate analytics, investment management, and commercial real estate index products. Its products include National Real Estate Index Value Monitor, Rent Monitor and Market History Report.
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closed 5/30/2007 via

Wellsford Real Properties, Inc, acquired Reis, Inc.

synopsis: Wellsford Real Properties, Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Reis, Inc. Reis stockholders will receive, in the aggregate, approximately $34.6 million in cash and 4.2 million shares of newly issued WRP common stock. This transaction values Reis at an equity value of approximately $90 million.
buyer: Wellsford Real Properties, Inc
Wellsford Real Properties was formed to acquire, develop, finance and operate real properties and invest in private and public real estate companies. "
target: Reis, Inc. (REIS:$48.12)
Reis is a leading, privately owned, real estate information and database company, which provides U.S. commercial real estate market information to real estate investors, lenders and other professionals in the debt and equity capital markets.
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closed 6/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Elm Street Technology, LLC, acquired IDX Inc.

synopsis: Elm Street Technology, LLC has acquired IDX Broker, LLC, a provider of real estate search applications and marketing solutions. The acquisition of IDX Broker and its solutions for real estate professionals complements Elm Street's Elevate platform that provides real estate technology and marketing services.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Elm Street Technology, LLC
Elm Street Technology offers a growing portfolio of real estate technology and marketing services to provide one vendor and one point of contact, fully fused into one platform. The Elevate platform allows professionals to capture and nurture more leads into closed business. "
target: IDX Inc.
IDX Broker is nationally known as a leading provider of real estate search applications. The company actively manages over $1 trillion worth of active listings data from over 600 individual Multiple Listings Services.
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announced 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc. will be merged with The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.,

synopsis: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CTMLS), an online listing service that creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of real estate, and the Greater Fairfield County CMLS (GFC CMLS), a similar listing service in CT, are set to merge.
buyer: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS) creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of homes, condos, multifamily property, land and commercial properties. "
target: Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc.
Greater Fairfield County CMLS provides participating brokers and agents with fast, accurate and reliable access to the information services and resources that make the real estate market function efficiently and effectively for the benefit of buyers and sellers.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors, will acquire East Bay Regional Data Inc

synopsis: East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), a regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for brokers and agents in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, announced that a buyout agreement has been signed that will make the Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors (OBAR) the sole owner of EBRD.
buyer: Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors
The Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors provides programs and services to enhance their members' ability to conduct business with integrity and competence, assuring a high level of professional conduct which benefits the community, and encouraging the preservation of real property rights. "
target: East Bay Regional Data Inc
East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), is one of the San Francisco East Bay's largest regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Services, providing approximately 3,000 brokers and agents with a centralized and online source for real estate data in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
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announced 8/17/2012 via Company Press Release

Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc., will acquire The Information Market

synopsis: ARMLS and The Information Market have reached a definitive purchase agreement for the acquisition of The Information Market as a wholly owned subsidiary of ARMLS. The Information Market compiles and tracks housing data on a daily basis, and has come to be known as “the source” for publicly recorded real estate data in Maricopa County.
buyer: Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc.
Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) is the MLS of choice for Valley Realtors and the voice of real estate for Arizona. ARMLS provides IDX and VOW services to members, ongoing training, Helpdesk services and technology solutions for Participants and Subscribers. "
target: The Information Market
The Information Market compiles and tracks housing data on a daily basis, and has come to be known as “the source” for publicly recorded real estate data in Maricopa County. Notable among its many clients are Arizona State University, The Cromford Report, and Arizona Republic.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Reis, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation is to acquire all outstanding shares of Reis, the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Reis, Inc. (REIS:$48.12)
Reis is the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
price ($mm)[EV]
$275 [$259]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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5.5x
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37.8x
closed 5/30/2007 via

Wellsford Real Properties, Inc, acquired Reis, Inc.

synopsis: Wellsford Real Properties, Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Reis, Inc. Reis stockholders will receive, in the aggregate, approximately $34.6 million in cash and 4.2 million shares of newly issued WRP common stock. This transaction values Reis at an equity value of approximately $90 million.
buyer: Wellsford Real Properties, Inc
Wellsford Real Properties was formed to acquire, develop, finance and operate real properties and invest in private and public real estate companies. "
target: Reis, Inc. (REIS:$48.12)
Reis is a leading, privately owned, real estate information and database company, which provides U.S. commercial real estate market information to real estate investors, lenders and other professionals in the debt and equity capital markets.
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announced 2/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Cortera, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, a global risk assessment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cortera, a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. The acquisition enhances Moody’s integrated risk assessment capabilities and significantly extends coverage in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody’s is a global risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Its data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. "
target parent: Volition Capital LLC
target: Cortera, Inc.
Cortera is a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. Cortera maintains one of the most comprehensive databases of credit information, featuring data and analytics on over 36 million companies.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Catylist

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Catylist
Catylist builds customized commercial real estate technology, tailored to local markets. They create customized listings and research databases that serve as the most trusted sources for CRE information in every market. The commercial listing products serve more than 50 markets in North America.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired ZM Financial Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired ZM Financial, a leading provider of risk and financial management software for the U.S. banking sector. The transaction advances Moody’s position as a leader in integrated risk assessment by broadening Moody’s Analytics’ suite of enterprise risk solutions, which help financial institutions make informed decisions.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: ZM Financial Systems, Inc.
ZM Financial Systems (ZMFS) is a leading provider of risk and financial management software for the U.S. banking sector. ZMFS’ product suite delivers key systems and services that banks and other financial institutions use to model and manage risk, and to make fundamental business decisions.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Acquire Media Corporation

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Acquire Media Corporation
Acquire Media is an advanced technology company that delivers news and multimedia with guaranteed reliability in formats that make content instantly usable and searchable. The company provides syndication and content services to customers in news media, digital publishing and financial services.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired RBA International

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired RBA International (RBA), a leading provider of online retail bank training and certifications. Based in London, RBA offers training programs that cover the breadth and depth of skills and knowledge needed to prepare bankers for the evolving retail banking landscape.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: RBA International
RBA International (RBA) is a leading provider of online retail bank training and certifications. Based in London, RBA offers training programs that cover the breadth and depth of skills and knowledge needed to prepare bankers for the evolving retail banking landscape.
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closed 2/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Moody's Corporation, acquired Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), a leading provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) data and due diligence services.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
RDC (Regulatory DataCorp) delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased ABS Suite from Deloitte LLP

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired ABS Suite, a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs, from Deloitte & Touche LLP. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile-device payment plans and more.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte's ABS Suite is a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs. ABS Suite supports various securitized asset classes including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans and leases, mobile payment plans, and more.
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closed 7/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired RiskFirst

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation has acquired UK-based RiskFirst, a financial technology company providing risk analytic solutions for the asset management and pension fund communities. RiskFirst’s PFaroe platform is a leading risk solution for U.S. and U.K. defined benefit pension markets, supporting over 3,000 plans and more than $1.4 trillion in assets.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: RiskFirst
UK-based RiskFirst is a financial technology company providing modern technology solutions for Asset Owners, Consultants, Asset Managers, and Insurers. RiskFirst’s PFaroe DB uses modern technology to help the defined benefit (DB) pension industry improve the management of asset and liability risk.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Four Twenty Seven, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an American business and financial services company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a leading provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Four Twenty Seven, Inc.
Four Twenty Seven is an award-winning market research and advisory firm that brings climate intelligence into economic and financial decision-making.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Market Watch

Equistone Partners Europe, will acquire Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services

synopsis: Moody's Corp. has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services business to Equistone Partners Europe Ltd, a private-equity firm. Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Moody's Corporation
target: Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services
Based in London, UK, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector.
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Vigeo Eiris

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, an independent international provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and services for investors and public & private organizations. Vigeo Eiris is based in France, with operations all over the world.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Vigeo Eiris
Vigeo Eiris is an independent international provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and services for investors and public & private organizations. Vigeo Eiris is based in France, with operations all over the world.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Reis, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation is to acquire all outstanding shares of Reis, the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Reis, Inc. (REIS:$48.12)
Reis is the nation's most trusted source for property and market intelligence, including vacancy rates, rent levels, cap rates, new construction, rent comparables, sales comparables, valuation estimates, and capital market trends.
price ($mm)[EV]
$275 [$259]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
37.8x
closed 8/20/2018 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Omega Performance Corp.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Omega Performance, a leading provider of online credit training. Founded in 1976 and based in Arlington, Virginia, Omega Performance is a business unit of TwentyEighty Inc.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Omega Performance Corp.
Since 1976, Omega Performance has been the training partner of choice for financial service organizations worldwide, from community-based credit unions to international banks. They offer a wide range of online credit training courses to clients worldwide and serve more than 300 customers.
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closed 8/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Bureau van Dijk, a global provider of business intelligence and company information.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: EQT
target: Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing
Bureau van Dijk is a global provider of business intelligence and company information. They have information on over 220 million companies and cover all countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3,270
rev ($mm)
$281
EBITDA ($mm)
$144
EV / rev
11.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 2/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., purchased Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business from SCDM

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM, a provider of analytical tools for participants in securitization markets. SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. SCDM, based in Frankfurt, serves a primarily European client base.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
seller: SCDM
SCDM provides risk management services for banks and insurance companies investing in credit. Their business intelligence solution - ABSGate - is paired with the cash flow simulation engine - Cascade - one of the most advanced analytical platforms for structured credit investors.
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closed 3/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Axis Actuarial System

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired GGY, a leading provider of advanced actuarial software for the global life insurance industry. GGY’s AXIS Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Axis Actuarial System
GGY’s Axis Actuarial System is widely used by leading global life insurers, reinsurers and consultants for pricing, reserving, ALM (asset liability management), financial modeling, capital calculations and hedging.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2015 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired BlackBox Logic

synopsis: Moody's Corporation, a provider of credit ratings, tools, analysis to global capital markets, announced that it has acquired the residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) data and analytics assets of BlackBox Logic, a provider of RMBS loan-level data aggregation and processing services to residential mortgage and capital markets participants.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: BlackBox Logic
BlackBox Logic provides RMBS loan-level data aggregation and processing services to residential mortgage and capital markets participants including investors, dealers, and researchers. They deliver the most comprehensive residential mortgage data fast and customized to the client's environment.
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announced 3/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Equilibrium (Peru)

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets, announced that it has agreed to acquire Equilibrium, a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and Latin America.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's Corporation is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Equilibrium (Peru)
Equilibrium is a leading provider of credit rating and research services in Peru and other countries in Latin America. Based in Peru, Equilibrium has operated since 1996.
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closed 10/27/2014 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Lewtan Technologies

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Lewtan Technologies, a leading provider of analytical tools and data for the global structured finance market. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lewtan provides solutions to issuers, investors, underwriters and others to administer, monitor and value securitized transactions.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's Corporation is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Lewtan Technologies
Lewtan is the leading provider of a wide range of content and technology-based solutions to members of the global asset-securitization industry. These include issuers, investors, underwriters, servicers, credit enhancers and rating agencies representing more than 300 institutions worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., will acquire WebEquity Solutions

synopsis: Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation and a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services, announced that it has agreed to acquire WebEquity Solutions, LLC., a leading provider of cloud-based loan origination solutions for financial institutions.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: WebEquity Solutions
WebEquity Solutions™, LLC is the proven leader in on-demand lending software. With WebEquity, lenders gain the advantage of a single, hosted solution enabling them to reduce operational costs, streamline processes and make more uniform and profitable lending decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Oliver Wyman, acquired Celent

synopsis: Oliver Wyman, a leading international management consulting firm, announced today it has acquired Celent. Celent is a research and consulting firm focused on the global financial services industry. Celent’s operations will become a separate unit in Oliver Wyman’s financial services practice.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Oliver Wyman
With more than 2,500 professionals in over 40 cities around the globe, Oliver Wyman is the leading management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, organizational transformation, and leadership development. "
target: Celent
Celent is an independent, self-financed, and profitable firm dedicated to providing unbiased information and advice to financial services firms. Celent's analyst team is organized by financial services industry vertical: Banking, Securities & Investments, as well as Insurance.
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closed 10/12/2007 via BusinessWire

SunGard Data Systems Inc., acquired The ASTEC Group

synopsis: SunGard has acquired The ASTEC Group, a specialist research consultancy and provider of information products and analytics on securities finance. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard’s financial results.
buyer: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also helps information-dependent enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business. "
target: The ASTEC Group
The ASTEC Consulting Group, Inc., a research company, provides information and analysis on securities finance, secured lending, and transitional economies. The company offers market models and peer review tools to analyze risks, returns, fees, and service quality.
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closed 4/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Standard & Poor's Financial Information Group, acquired Vista Research, Inc.

synopsis: Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Vista Research, Inc., a leading provider of primary research. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Standard & Poor's Financial Information Group
Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. "
target: Vista Research, Inc.
Vista Research, Inc. provides institutional money managers and hedge funds with access to a broad network of top-quality industry practitioners who share fresh, field-level insights with Vista's clients.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, will acquire Cortera, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, a global risk assessment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cortera, a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. The acquisition enhances Moody’s integrated risk assessment capabilities and significantly extends coverage in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody’s is a global risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Its data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. "
target parent: Volition Capital LLC
target: Cortera, Inc.
Cortera is a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. Cortera maintains one of the most comprehensive databases of credit information, featuring data and analytics on over 36 million companies.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paynet, acquired Ansonia

synopsis: Equifax, an American multinational consumer credit reporting agency has announced that the company has increased its leadership in commercial credit data solutions by acquiring Ansonia, a leading provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable (AR) data. Ansonia will be integrated into PayNet, an Equifax company.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Paynet
PayNet, an Equifax company, is the leading provider of credit ratings on small businesses enabling lenders to manage credit risk, grow earning assets and operate credit processes at a lower cost. "
target: Ansonia
Ansonia Credit Data (Ansonia) is a leading provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable (AR) data used by financial institutions and other creditors and businesses in the transportation and logistics industries.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Tax Guard, the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Tax Guard
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Tax Guard is the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Market Watch

Equistone Partners Europe, will acquire Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services

synopsis: Moody's Corp. has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services business to Equistone Partners Europe Ltd, a private-equity firm. Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Moody's Corporation
target: Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services
Based in London, UK, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector.
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announced 2/6/2013 via PE Hub

Asset International, Inc., will acquire Investor Economics

synopsis: Asset International, which is backed by Austin Ventures, is buying Investor Economics. The deal is valued at $20 million to $25 million. Investor Economics, of Toronto, provides business intelligence data and research for Canadian banks, asset managers and brokerages.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International is a B2B information and technology company in the finance vertical which is transforming smaller traditional companies it has acquired into a high growth global business with a diverse set of new revenue streams: electronic data, tools, online media, research, and events. "
target: Investor Economics
Investor Economics is a research firm that specializes in the fact-based measurement and analysis of Canada’s retail financial services and wealth management industry.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired FactorTrust

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: FactorTrust
Since 2006, FactorTrust has provided the alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that lenders need to make informed decisions about the consumers they want.
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closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired DataX

synopsis: Equifax Inc, a global information solutions company, has acquired DataX, Ltd, a leading specialty finance credit reporting agency and alternative data provider to lenders nationwide. Through DataX, Equifax will help lenders expand credit access and broaden financial inclusion for more consumers, specifically in underbanked populations.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target: DataX
DataX is an industry leading Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulated specialty finance credit reporting agency (CRA) and alternative data provider offering premier financial management solutions to businesses through a suite of advanced products.
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closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Crisil Limited, will acquire Coalition Development Ltd

synopsis: Crisil has entered into an agreement to buy UK-headquartered Coalition Development Ltd. Coalition provides high-end analytics, mainly to leading global investment banks.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Crisil Limited
CRISIL is India's leading Ratings, Research, Risk and Policy Advisory Company. CRISIL's majority shareholder is Standard & Poor's. The company offers domestic and international customers a unique combination of local insights and global perspectives. "
target: Coalition Development Ltd
Coalition provides high-end analytics, mainly to leading global investment banks. At Coalition, they believe their fundamental mission is to enable and inform the strategic business development of the world’s most advanced commercial entities.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2012 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired Prima Capital Holding, Inc.

synopsis: Envestnet, Inc., announced the completion of its acquisition of Prima Capital Holding, Inc., a provider of investment manager due diligence, research applications, asset allocation modeling and multi-manager portfolios to the wealth management and retirement industries.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$998.23)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-enabled wealth management solutions to financial advisors. Envestnet's technology is focused on addressing financial advisors' front-, middle- and back-office needs. "
target parent: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
target: Prima Capital Holding, Inc.
Prima Capital Holding, Inc. is a leading provider of due diligence, research applications, asset allocation modeling, and multi-manager portfolios to the wealth management and retirement industries.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Guidepoint Global, LLC., acquired Vista Research, Inc.

synopsis: The McGraw-Hill Companies announced the sale of Vista Research Inc., to Guidepoint Global, LLC, a leading provider of primary research services to investors around the world.
buyer: Guidepoint Global, LLC.
Established in 2003 as Clinical Advisors, Guidepoint Global is a global consulting and research firm that delivers superior, customized expertise and research tools to professionals in finance, professional services and industry. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Vista Research, Inc.
Vista Research, Inc. provides institutional money managers and hedge funds with access to a broad network of top-quality industry practitioners who share fresh, field-level insights with Vista's clients.
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closed 11/14/2011 via Wall Street Journal

Moody's Corporation, acquired Copal Partners

synopsis: Moody's Corporation announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the companies of Copal Partners. Copal's companies are among the world's leading providers of outsourced research and analytical services to institutional customers. Services provided include due diligence support, industry and company analyses, and more.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's Corporation is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Copal Partners
Copal Partners' companies are among the world's leading providers of outsourced research and analytical services to institutional customers. They provide a range of services to leading institutional investors, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds and corporations globally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/27/2010 via BusinessWire

MF Global Holdings Ltd, will purchase Washington Research Group from Concept Capital

synopsis: Concept Capital, a leading institutional broker and total solutions provider for global investment managers, announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Washington D.C. based research division, the Washington Research Group, to MF Global Holdings Ltd.
buyer: MF Global Holdings Ltd (MF:$2,233.57)
MF Global provides a range of services and support for a diverse client base that includes institutions, corporations and government entities, introducing brokers and other industry professionals, and individual investors and traders. "
seller parent: Sanders Morris Harris Group Inc.
seller: Concept Capital
Washington Research Group is a 15-member policy analyst team providing institutional investors with insights about the impact of Washington policy on their investment decisions. The team's clients include the largest mutual funds and hedge funds in the country.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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closed 9/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Irevna, acquired Pipal Research Corporation

synopsis: Irevna, a division of Standard & Poor's subsidiary, CRISIL, will be expanding its capabilities through the acquisition of Pipal Research Corporation, a leading analytical outsourcing company. The acquisition further cements Irevna's leadership position as a global provider of high-end research and analytical off-shoring services.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Irevna
Irevna is a leading high-end research and analytical services provider for investment banks, insurance companies, asset management firms and other financial institutions. "
target: Pipal Research Corporation
Pipal Research is a leading custom research firm delivering the highest quality financial and business research and quantitative analytics to organizations worldwide. Pipal brings value to its clients through high quality research and analysis that helps solve complex business problems.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Ibbotson Associates

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Ibbotson Associates, a leading provider of asset allocation research and services, for approximately $83 million in cash, subject to adjustments for working capital and other items.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Ibbotson Associates
Ibbotson Associates was founded by Professor Roger Ibbotson in 1977. The company's business lines include investment advice; investment consulting and research; planning and analysis software; educational and marketing services; and a widely used line of NASD-reviewed presentation materials.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 5/17/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Coupa Software, acquired Riskopy, Inc.

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Riskopy, Inc. Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend. They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target: Riskopy, Inc.
Riskopy is changing how financial services are delivered by providing data-driven insights on 100 million businesses. Leveraging contextualized data, finance providers can accurately calculate the cost of capital, and monitor their portfolio for risks and opportunities.
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rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: MSCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc.
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. They have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with their clients.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,476.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$767.41
EBIT ($mm)
$709.17
Net Income ($mm)
$579.85
Employees
3266
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Ticker: TRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,921.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,321.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,088.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,599.00
Employees
24400
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,494.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.27
EBIT ($mm)
$439.66
Net Income ($mm)
$372.94
Employees
10484
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,784.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,258.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,020.90
Net Income ($mm)
$712.70
Employees
8960
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:4483
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JMDC Inc.
JMDC Inc.
JMDC Inc. offers information services. The Company provides medical data statistics, life insurance data statistics, health data platform management, and other services. JMDC provides its services throughout Japan.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$91.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$13.68
Net Income ($mm)
$9.40
Employees
441
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Ticker: LSE:ERM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group with more than 2,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio of over 30 businesses spanning price reporting, investment research, news and market analysis, and industry forums, institutes and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$430.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2420
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Ticker: XTRA:G6P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Going Public Media
Going Public Media
Going Public Media AG engages in the publishing and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It specializes in the publications on venture capital, private equity, corporate finance, and small and medium capital research. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Wolfratshausen, Germany.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.21
EBIT ($mm)
$0.09
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
23
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