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announced 12/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, will acquire Advisory World

synopsis: AdvisoryWorld, a leading software provider for financial advisors, announced that it will be acquired by LPL Financial, a leading retail investment advisory firm and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL was founded to help entrepreneurial financial advisors establish successful businesses through which they could offer truly independent financial guidance and investment advice. "
target: Advisory World
AdvisoryWorld provides portfolio analytics and investment planning apps to investment professionals. The company's applications feature portfolio modeling, investment analysis, asset allocation, optimization, detailed cash flows, Monte Carlo simulation, security screening, style and factor analysis.
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closed 10/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, acquired Blaze Portfolio Systems

synopsis: LPL Financial, a leader in the retail financial advice market, has acquired Blaze Portfolio, a company that develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL serves independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs. "
target: Blaze Portfolio Systems
Blaze Portfolio develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Franklin Templeton Investments, acquired AdvisorEngine

synopsis: Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, has acquired AdvisorEngine Inc., a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms in the United States that manage over $600 billion in assets.
buyer: Franklin Templeton Investments (BEN:$5,680.20)
Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization operating, together with its subsidiaries, as Franklin Templeton. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives, and custom multi-asset solutions. "
target: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to wealth management firms in the United States. Its financial experience platform serves as a unified operating system across advisor experience, business operations experience, and client experience.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

NeoXam, acquired 100M

synopsis: NeoXam, a global financial software company, has acquired 100M, a French provider of reporting solutions to the finance industry. 100M's solution allows users to monitor their portfolio, manage fund reporting for any asset class and generate customized client reports.
buyer parent: Cathay Capital Private Equity
buyer: NeoXam
NeoXam is a global financial software company that deliver reliable and scalable solutions, processing more than $15 trillion worth of assets per day and serving over 10,000 users. NeoXam helps buy- and sell-side clients address the continuous changes in the financial industry. "
target: 100M
100M is a French provider of reporting solutions to the finance industry. Their solution simplifies reporting, digitizes portfolio monitoring and improves client service. 100M allows users to monitor their portfolio, manage fund reporting for any asset class and generate customized client reports.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allfunds Bank S.A., acquired Finametrix Sociedad Limtada

synopsis: Allfunds announced the acquisition of Finametrix, a leading Spanish company in fintech solutions for asset management and advice. Finametrix is a cutting-edge global provider of portfolio management and analysis solutions for Private Banks, Wealth & Asset Management, and Advisors & Family Offices.
buyer: Allfunds Bank S.A.
Allfunds offers integrated technology-based solutions to asset managers and distributors of mutual funds. The company provides a range of operational, analytic and information services supporting the mutual fund distribution activities of over 530 institutional clients. "
target: Finametrix Sociedad Limtada
Finametrix, based in Spain, is a leading company in fintech solutions for asset management and advice. Finametrix is a cutting-edge global provider of portfolio management and analysis solutions for Private Banks, Wealth & Asset Management, and Advisors & Family Offices.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Invesco Ltd., acquired Jemstep

synopsis: Invesco Ltd., a leading independent global investment management firm dedicated to helping investors achieve their financial objectives, has acquired Jemstep, a market-leading provider of advisor-focuses digital solutions. Jemstep was one of the first digital platforms to focus on helping advisors deliver professional advice online.
buyer: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ:$5,630.50)
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to their clients around the world. "
target: Jemstep
Jemstep is a market-leading provider of financial advisor-focused digital solutions. The Jemstep Advisor Pro platform helps advisors scale their business efficiently by providing a suite of highly flexible technology solutions that can be easily integrated into existing systems and business models.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Total Rebalance Expert

synopsis: Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, has acquired Total Rebalance Expert (tRx), an automated, tax-efficient investment portfolio rebalancing platform for financial advisors.
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: Total Rebalance Expert
Total Rebalance Expert (TRX)TM is the most tax efficient and easy to use auto-rebalancing software, designed by an industry leading CPA advisor for advisors to simplify portfolio management.
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closed 9/16/2013 via BusinessWire

SciVantage, Inc., acquired Portfolio Director

synopsis: Scivantage®, an independent financial technology provider with proven expertise in online brokerage, tax and portfolio reporting and wealth management applications, announced that it has acquired Portfolio Director, a leading supplier of investment management technology products, from Scottrade Financial Services, Inc.
buyer: SciVantage, Inc.
Scivantage is the premier provider of web-based, front- and middle-office brokerage products. Scivantage’s easy and affordable platforms automate manual functions and integrate fundamental content into one fully customizable, straight-through-processed interface. "
target parent: Scottrade, Inc.
target: Portfolio Director
Portfolio Director Inc. delivers investment management technology products to investment professionals and individual investors worldwide. Customers receive timely updates and enhancements and unlimited access to client support.
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announced 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Confluence, will acquire StatPro Group PLC

synopsis: Wimbledon based, financial services technology provider, StatPro, will be acquired by US private equity firm, TA Associates, via its Confluence Technologies arm. AIM listed StatPro, which provides cloud-based investment portfolio analysis and pricing tools, has reached agreement on the terms of an all cash offer for 100% of it share capital.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Confluence
As a proven leader delivering an innovative platform to put data first in asset management, Confluence is leading the DataTech evolution for post-trade reporting. They focus on getting the data right, then reusing it across multiple investor communications deliverables for speed, and efficiency. "
target: StatPro Group PLC (AIM:SOG:$69.47)
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group’s cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$201 [$241]
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$70
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$9
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3.6x
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29.5x
closed 3/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Solovis, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has acquired Solovis, a privately-held financial technology company offering multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting tools across public and private markets.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,230.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class, multi-currency portfolio management and reporting solution for endowments, foundations, pensions, OCIOs and family offices. Solovis offers a flexible, robust platform created to generate detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling.
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closed 4/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynamo Software, acquired Preqin Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Dynamo Software, the premier provider of comprehensive cloud software and data solutions for the alternative investment industry, has acquired Preqin Solutions, formerly Baxon Solutions. Based in London, Preqin Solutions provides cloud-based software for private equity portfolio monitoring.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target parent: Preqin
target: Preqin Solutions Ltd
Preqin Solutions, formerly Baxon Solutions, is the lead innovator in cloud solutions for the private equity industry. Preqin Solutions delivers simple functionality to enhance the quality of data and the decision-making tools available to portfolio companies and asset owners.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

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

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

synopsis: Ion Investment Group has agreed to buy UK rival Fidessa, with the British trading technology group accepting a higher offer and switching its recommendation from a bid by Switzerland’s Temenos. Fidessa provides software and services for investment management systems.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions. "
target: Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA:$493.58)
Fidessa, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997, provides software and services for investment management systems, analytics and market data, serving both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products include an order management system for equity markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,993 [$1,863]
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$497
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$92
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20.2x
closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Solovis, LLC, acquired Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, announced the acquisition of Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry.
buyer: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class portfolio management and reporting solution for foundations, endowments, pensions, OCIOs, and family offices. Solovis is a flexible, robust technology platform that enables detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling across multiple portfolios. "
target: Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc.
Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. is a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry. Madrone empowers investors with accurate data, superior transparency, and predictive analytics to help them construct optimal portfolios.
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closed 1/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired FolioDynamix

synopsis: Envestnet, a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness, announced that it has acquired FolioDynamix, a provider of integrated wealth management technology solutions. FolioDynamix provides an end-to-end technology solution paired with a suite of advisory tools.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$900.13)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet's unified technology enhances advisor productivity and strengthens the wealth management process. Envestnet empowers enterprises to fully understand their clients. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: FolioDynamix
FolioDynamix is leading the evolution of the wealth management experience, with an end-to-end technology solution paired with a suite of advisory tools including model portfolios, research, and overlay management services.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/9/2016 via PR Web

Preqin, acquired Baxon

synopsis: Preqin, the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, has announced its acquisition of Baxon Solutions. Baxon delivers market leading cloud collaboration software for monitoring, analyzing, managing and reporting portfolio companies' performance.
buyer: Preqin
Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and bespoke data requests. "
target: Baxon
Baxon delivers market leading cloud collaboration software for monitoring, analyzing, managing and reporting portfolio companies' performance by automating the compilation and dynamic exchange of portfolio company information.
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closed 12/2/2009 via BusinessWire

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

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

Calypso Technology Inc, acquired Codefarm

synopsis: Calypso Technology Inc, a leading global provider of an integrated trading application suite to the capital markets industry, announced that it has acquired Codefarm’s portfolio construction and management platform known as Galapagos. The terms of the purchase transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is a global application software provider that delivers an integrated suite of trading applications to the capital markets industry. Over 90 top tier customers, including seven of the top ten global banks, use the Calypso Trading and Risk Management Platform. "
target: Codefarm
Codefarm Software Limited provides asset selection and portfolio construction solutions for the investment banks and hedge fund managers. It offers Galapagos Manager and Galapagos Structurer.
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closed 6/2/2011 via Company Press Release

Advent Software, Inc., acquired Black Diamond Performance Reporting

synopsis: Advent Software, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for the investment management industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Black Diamond Performance Reporting, LLC, a leading provider of web-based, outsourced portfolio management and reporting platforms for independent advisors.
buyer: Advent Software, Inc. (ADVS:$403.28)
Advent Software's quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. "
target: Black Diamond Performance Reporting
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Black Diamond is a leading provider of Web-based, outsourced portfolio management and reporting platforms to independent advisors, wealth managers, banks, broker-dealers and family offices.
price ($mm)
$72
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$12
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announced 3/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire PlanPlus Global

synopsis: Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire PlanPlus Global, a financial-planning and risk-profiling software firm based in Canada.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: PlanPlus Global
PlanPlus Global is a world-renowned investment and financial planning software provider. It offers the most academically validated risk profiling process, a globally scalable financial planning system, and a robust investment tracking tool that ensures investors remain suitably invested over time.
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announced 12/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, will acquire Advisory World

synopsis: AdvisoryWorld, a leading software provider for financial advisors, announced that it will be acquired by LPL Financial, a leading retail investment advisory firm and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL was founded to help entrepreneurial financial advisors establish successful businesses through which they could offer truly independent financial guidance and investment advice. "
target: Advisory World
AdvisoryWorld provides portfolio analytics and investment planning apps to investment professionals. The company's applications feature portfolio modeling, investment analysis, asset allocation, optimization, detailed cash flows, Monte Carlo simulation, security screening, style and factor analysis.
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closed 10/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, acquired Blaze Portfolio Systems

synopsis: LPL Financial, a leader in the retail financial advice market, has acquired Blaze Portfolio, a company that develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL serves independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs. "
target: Blaze Portfolio Systems
Blaze Portfolio develops scalable investment portfolio rebalancing software and real-time trade order management technology for wealth managers, investment advisors, multi-family offices, digital advisors and industry partners.
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announced 12/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, will acquire Advisory World

synopsis: AdvisoryWorld, a leading software provider for financial advisors, announced that it will be acquired by LPL Financial, a leading retail investment advisory firm and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer. LPL was founded to help entrepreneurial financial advisors establish successful businesses through which they could offer truly independent financial guidance and investment advice. "
target: Advisory World
AdvisoryWorld provides portfolio analytics and investment planning apps to investment professionals. The company's applications feature portfolio modeling, investment analysis, asset allocation, optimization, detailed cash flows, Monte Carlo simulation, security screening, style and factor analysis.
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closed 6/28/2011 via PR Newswire

LPL Financial LLC, acquired Concord Wealth Management

synopsis: The sale of Concord Capital, Inc. ("Concord") to LPL Holdings, Inc., the parent company of LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer is complete. Concord Wealth Management provides a comprehensive wealth management platform that can be fully-customized and quickly brought to market, at a reasonable cost.
buyer: LPL Financial LLC (LPLA:$5,693.48)
LPL Financial is an independent broker-dealer. LPL Financial and its affiliates offer proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to over 12,400 financial advisors and over 750 financial institutions. "
target: Concord Wealth Management
Concord Wealth Management designs, develops, and administers wealth management programs for numerous financial institutions including trust and private banking firms, independent financial advisors, broker/dealers and family offices.
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$18
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Axos Financial, Inc, acquired WiseBanyan

synopsis: Axos Financial, the holding company for Axos Bank which provides financing for residential properties and businesses, has acquired WiseBanyan, the world’s first free financial advisor. WiseBanyan empowers its clients to start managing their money early and provides the best advice for them.
buyer: Axos Financial, Inc (AX:$430.32)
Axos Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. "
target: WiseBanyan
WiseBanyan is the world’s first free financial advisor. By having no minimum requirements to start and not earning money based off its clients' assets under management, WiseBanyan empowers its clients to start earlier and provide the best advice after they do.
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closed 3/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

BinckBank, acquired Pritle

synopsis: Dutch robo-advisor Pritle has been acquired by BinckBank. Founded by former ABN Amro executive Thomas Bunnick, Pritle helps users to define and track their financial operations through automatic portfolio re-balancing and personalised recommendations. Pritle is a new modern, simple to use online wealth manager.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank is the largest independent Dutch online bank for investors. BinckBank operates as an online bank for investors and savers by offering online financial services provided by its central European IT platform. "
target: Pritle
Pritle is a new modern, simple to use online wealth manager to help users get more out of their money. Founded by former ABN Amro executive Thomas Bunnick, Pritle helps users to define and track their financial operations through automatic portfolio re-balancing and personalised recommendations.
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announced 3/26/2015 via PR Newswire

Northwestern Mutual, will acquire LearnVest

synopsis: Northwestern Mutual has announced that it will acquire LearnVest™, a leader in online financial planning and client experience technology. LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
buyer: Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. With more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.3 million people. "
target: LearnVest
LearnVest is one of the fastest-growing financial planning platforms in America. Through the comprehensive and dynamic LearnVest Program, LearnVest helps thousands of households nationwide take control of their money.
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closed 11/19/2007 via BusinessWire

ING DIRECT USA, acquired ShareBuilder Corporation

synopsis: ING DIRECT USA, the nation’s largest direct bank has completed its acquisition of ShareBuilder Corporation, a privately-held Seattle-based online financial services company. The acquisition will add cost-effective, simple investment options to ING DIRECT’s consumer product offerings.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: ING DIRECT USA
ING DIRECT, the nation’s largest direct bank and fourth-largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 6 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT, building the bank to $77 billion in assets. "
target: ShareBuilder Corporation
ShareBuilder Securities Corporation is an online brokerage designed for long-term investing. The company's vision is to increase the personal savings rate of the average American by helping people build and manage wealth over the long term.
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$220
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closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

synopsis: Purpose Advisor Solutions, a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business, has acquired Wealthsimple, an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user.
buyer: Purpose Advisor Solutions
Purpose Advisor Solutions is a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business. Their team is passionate about helping advisors and is building a new business model to provide what they need to thrive and succeed."
target: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user. They are on a mission to bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
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announced 7/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Scripbox, acquired Upwardly

synopsis: Scripbox, India's most trusted online investment service, has acquired Upwardly, an Indian financial advisory platform. Upwardly provides an easy-to-use investment platform that allows their users to fulfill their desires, aspirations, and dreams. Upwardly cherry picks the best mutual funds and makes it extremely convenient for users to invest.
buyer: Scripbox
Scripbox is India's most trusted online investment service. Scripbox makes investing in mutual funds easy. Scripbox allows users to start investing to grow their wealth and save money for their life goals. Their platform scientifically selects the best equity or debt mutual funds for their users. "
target: Upwardly
Upwardly is an Indian financial advisory platform. Upwardly provides an easy-to-use, tech-driven investment platform that allows their users to fulfill their desires, aspirations, and dreams. Upwardly cherry picks the best mutual funds and makes it extremely convenient for users to invest.
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closed 8/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Zecco merged with TradeKing,

synopsis: TradeKing and Zecco, two innovators in the online brokerage industry, announced the merger of the two firms has officially closed. Zecco is an online brokerage site for stock, options, and forex traders. Zecco Trading is an online stock brokerage that offers low cost stock trades and low cost options trades.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing is a nationally licensed online stock and options broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees. TradeKing has received multiple discount broker awards from top industry sources and was rated best in customer service by SmartMoney Magazine. "
target: Zecco
Zecco is an online brokerage site for stock, options, and forex traders. Zecco Trading is an online stock brokerage that offers low cost stock trades and low cost options trades. Zecco provides low commission rates, free research and tools, and customer service.
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announced 10/28/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Monex Group, Inc., will acquire ORIX Securities Coporation

synopsis: Monex Group Inc, Japan's No. 3 online broker, will buy the securities unit of Orix Corp in a deal that will create the country's second-largest online broker. By forming a broker with more than $23 billion in client assets in over 1.3 million accounts, the two will be able to cut costs and beef up product and service line-ups.
buyer: Monex Group, Inc.
Monex Group, Inc., through its susidiaries, provides online brokerage and investment advisory services such as stocks, mutual funds, bonds, alternative investment products, fixed income products, and forex products for individuals. "
target parent: ORIX Corporation
target: ORIX Securities Coporation
ORIX Securities Corporation assists corporate clients with initial public offering and capital market fund management in addition to operating retail investor-oriented online services such as the discount brokerage "ORIX Online" and foreign exchange margin brokerage "ORIX FX".
price ($mm)
$275
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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closed 12/1/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired BrownCo

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of BrownCo, an online brokerage service of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: BrownCo
BrownCo is an online investment brokerage for experienced investors. Provides stock trading, mutual funds, free quotes, equity market orders, IRAs, and more.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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closed 10/6/2005 via PR Newswire

E-Trade Financial Corp., acquired Harrisdirect

synopsis: E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation ET today announced it has completed the acquisition of the US-based online brokerage operations of Harrisdirect from BMO Financial Group.
buyer: E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC:$2,937.00)
The E*Trade Financial family of companies provide financial services including brokerage, banking and lending for retail, corporate and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*Trade Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). "
target parent: BMO Financial Group
target: Harrisdirect
Harrisdirect is an industry-leading provider of electronic brokerage & related investment services for self-directed investors. Its platform enables you to buy and sell stocks, bonds, options & mutual funds online at Investment Centers nationwide. They also deliver a menu of online planning tools.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 1/25/2006 via PR Newswire

Ameritrade Holding Corporation, acquired TD Waterhouse

synopsis: TD Bank Financial Group has completed the sale of TD Waterhouse USA to Ameritrade Holding Corporation, creating the combined company, TD Ameritrade. In connection with the transaction, TD Waterhouse Canada has acquired 100% of Ameritrade's Canadian brokerage operations.
buyer: Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD:$3,605.00)
TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, through its brokerage subsidiaries, provides a dynamic balance of investment products and services that make it the investment firm of choice for millions of retail investor and independent registered investment advisor (RIA) clients. "
target parent: Toronto Dominion Bank
target: TD Waterhouse
TD Waterhouse provides investors with a broad range of brokerage, mutual fund, banking products and services on an integrated basis. As you browse through our Web site, we invite you to read about our Products & Services.
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Investview, Inc
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Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar
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AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
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EBITDA ($mm)
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GA technologies Co., Ltd
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
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$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Brady plc
Brady plc
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$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
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253
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Ticker: SSNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry.
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$4,669.30
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: LPLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LPL Financial LLC
LPL Financial LLC
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rev ($mm)
$5,693.48
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$809.99
Net Income ($mm)
$515.69
Employees
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Ticker: SMHG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sanders Morris Harris Group Inc.
Sanders Morris Harris Group Inc.
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$175.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.09
EBIT ($mm)
$13.15
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
540
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Ticker: SEHK:1019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Convoy Financial
Convoy is an Independent Financial Advisor based out of Hong Kong. Convoy has vast experience in giving tailored financial planning advice since they understand every customer has specific needs and objectives.
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rev ($mm)
$155.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.99)
EBIT ($mm)
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JTC PLC
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$108.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.57
EBIT ($mm)
$23.81
Net Income ($mm)
$17.20
Employees
700
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Bank of London and The Middle East plc
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$89.38
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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$7.25
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AMP Limited
AMP is the leading independent wealth management company in Australia and New Zealand. AMP has the largest financial advice network in Australia and New Zealand with more than 4,400 aligned and employed financial advisers. They manage more than $215 billion in assets for their customers.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$10,662.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.31
EBIT ($mm)
$2,081.74
Net Income ($mm)
$737.68
Employees
5400
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Ticker: LSE:MNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&G plc
M&G plc
M&G is an international savings and investment business. M&G serves customers through two brands: M&G Investments - an asset manager; and Prudential which manages long-term savings, investments and retirement solutions. M&G manages investments for both individuals and large institutional investors.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$41,560.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,143.02
EBIT ($mm)
$5,027.70
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$1,403.90
Employees
6000
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Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason, Inc.
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year
2016
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$2,660.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$492.47
EBIT ($mm)
$436.32
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Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
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EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
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Panostaja
Panostaja
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$242.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.24
EBIT ($mm)
$14.37
Net Income ($mm)
$34.96
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Ticker: OM:STWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stockwik Förvaltning AB
Stockwik Förvaltning AB
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year
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rev ($mm)
$45.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$3.15
Employees
1
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Ticker: CRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creon Corporation Plc
Creon Corporation Plc
Creon is a specialist provider of mezzanine finance for UK residential property development. It provides a single source of risk finance for small to medium sized developers. The company floated on AIM in November 2004 raising its initial funding.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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