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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Privé Technologies, acquired Hive Up

synopsis: Privé Technologies, a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry, has acquired Hive Up, an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy.
buyer: Privé Technologies
Privé Technologies is a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry. Privé Technologies offers solutions for wealth planning, risk profiling, investment exploration, algorithmic optimization, and personal reporting. "
target: Hive Up
Hive Up is an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy, along with digital tools to help plan and manage personal finances.
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closed 1/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ClearLink, acquired The Penny Hoarder

synopsis: Sykes Enterprises announced through its digital marketing subsidiary Clearlink the acquisition of Taylor Media Corporation, owner of The Penny Hoarder, a leading independent personal finance digital media company whose mission is delivering financial empowerment.
buyer parent: Sykes Enterprises Inc.
buyer: ClearLink
Clearlink is an award-winning digital marketing, sales conversion, and technology company in Salt Lake City. A trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies since 2003, Clearlink delivers intuitive, engaging experiences throughout the customer journey to connect consumers with its brand partners. "
target: The Penny Hoarder
Founded in 2010, The Penny Hoarder is one of the largest personal finance websites in the United States, averaging 14+ million monthly readers.
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$103
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closed 7/29/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Wise Publishing, Inc, acquired Half Banked

synopsis: Wise Publishing, Inc., a Canadian personal finance publisher, has acquired Ottawa-based Half Banked, a consumer finance website that offers stress-free money management tips for millennials. The acquisition furthers Wise Publishing's goal to become one of the top sources of personal finance information in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Wise Publishing, Inc
Toronto-based Wise Publishing, Inc., and its websites MoneyWise.com and MoneyWise.ca, provide personal finance information, news, and tools in ways that are clear, trustworthy, and engaging. The company helps readers save money, find the best bank accounts, and navigate other money matters. "
target: Half Banked
Canada-based Half Banked is a personal finance website that covers saving, spending, investing, and budgeting, all in an accessible way for millennials. About 50% of Half Banked’s readers are between ages 25 and 34, another 20% are between 18 and 24, and an estimated 65% are women.
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announced 3/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Financial Media Exchange, will acquire AdviceIQ

synopsis: Financial Media Exchange (“FMeX”) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of AdviceIQ ("AIQ") from AIQ LLC. The acquisition of AdviceIQ's library of content and access to its network of advisors will significantly enhance FMeX's presence and strengthen its relationships in the wealth management community.
buyer: Financial Media Exchange
Financial Media Exchange is the largest content library built on sales enablement technology and the first Content-As-A-Service company. Their mission is to help financial professionals provide personalized marketing content to their clients in order to enhance client relationships & increase sales."
target: AdviceIQ
AdviceIQ's library of content includes daily articles, advisor rankings, and consumer directory of trusted advisors. Its network of financial advisors writes insightful articles for the public about investing and wealth management.
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closed 10/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Times Internet Limited, acquired Moneysights

synopsis: Times Internet has acquired the online personal finance platform Moneysights. Moneysights was founded in 2009 as a digital platform that allowed consumers to discover, personalize, acquire, and manage their investments.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: Times Internet Limited
Times Internet Limited, an Internet network, operates a portfolio of Web and mobile properties. The company provides clients with opportunities to reach viewers worldwide by operating various Web properties in the domain of news, entertainment, music, local, telecom, e-commerce, and more. "
target: Moneysights
moneysights is the simplest way to invest online in Mutual Funds. It brings a refreshing take on investments for its users who otherwise find investments complex, boring & stressful. moneysights helps its users in discovering, evaluating, planning, buying & managing Mutual Funds.
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closed 11/16/2011 via PR Newswire

The Ohlson Group, acquired Safe Money Places

synopsis: The Ohlson Group, a national insurance marketing and consulting firm, announced that its SMP International, LLC has acquired www.safemoneyplaces.com, a website that describes and compares various safe money places. It is dedicated to safe money concepts and products only and does not provide investment, tax, or legal advice.
buyer: The Ohlson Group
The Ohlson Group, Inc. is an insurance and financial services marketing organization dedicated to meeting the distribution, administrative and marketing needs of independent producers, insurance companies and financial service firms. "
target: Safe Money Places
Safe Money Places operates a website that is dedicated to safe money concepts and products. This website describes and compares various safe money places. It does not offer investment, tax or legal advice.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

FitBank, acquired EasyCredito

synopsis: Brazilian payment management startup FitBank has acquired the credit marketplace EasyCrédito, to strengthen its banking as a service (BaaS) business. Founded in 2015 in Goiânia, Brazil, EasyCrédito uses an algorithm that analyzes the profile of each consumer and increases by up to five times the chances of having their loan request approved.
buyer: FitBank
FitBank is the largest open banking outfit in Brazil, providing a white label platform that lets banks and fintechs offer bill payment, online treasury, banking, financial management, transfers and escrow services. "
target: EasyCredito
Based in Brazil, EasyCrédito is the largest personal loan, payroll, credit card, and refinancing search engine. EasyCrédito uses an algorithm that analyzes the profile of each consumer and increases their chances of loan request approval by up to five times.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

fundMyLife, acquired Consultwho.sg

synopsis: Singapore-based insurtech startup fundMyLife has acquired rival company, ConsultWho.sg. Based in Singapore, ConsultWho.Sg is a provider of an online open forum-style platform for users to ask questions about financial advice. It earns revenue through lead generation. Financial advisers on the platform pay a fee when they are connected with a lead.
buyer: fundMyLife
fundMyLife is a Singapore-based insurtech startup that provides a Q&A platform for users to ask questions about financial advice. It also connects financial advisors to potential clients on the platform. Since its founding, fundMyLife has grown to about a thousand users. "
target: Consultwho.sg
Based in Singapore, ConsultWho.Sg is a provider of an online open forum-style platform for users to ask questions about financial advice. It earns revenue through lead generation as financial advisers on the platform pay a fee when they are connected with a lead.
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closed 11/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Consumerism Commentary

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of ConsumerismCommentary.com, a personal finance blog that has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: Consumerism Commentary
Consumerism Commentary is a personal finance blog created in 2003. It has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jean Chatzky, acquired DailyWorth

synopsis: Jean Chatzky, a well-known personal finance expert and the financial editor at NBC’s Today show, has acquired DailyWorth, a leading financial media company for women. DailyWorth delivers advice across all areas of finance, career and entrepreneurship via their daily newsletters and website.
buyer: Jean Chatzky
Jean Chatzky is the financial editor of NBC's TODAY show, an award-winning personal finance journalist, host of the podcast HerMoney with Jean Chatzky and a New York Times bestselling author. "
target: DailyWorth
Launched in 2009, DailyWorth is a leading financial media company for women. DailyWorth delivers advice across all areas of finance, career and entrepreneurship via their daily newsletters and website. DailyWorth focuses on how money affects one's careers, relationships, children and communities.
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announced 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Equity Story, will acquire A Rich Life

synopsis: Equity Story Group, a stock market research and reporting firm in Australia, will acquire A Rich Life, an online periodical in Australia covering ASX investing, the arts, and news. A Rich Life aims keep its readers informed about what matters. They sift through mountains of data to bring their readers the most interesting developments.
buyer: Equity Story (ASX:EQS:$0.00)
Equity Story is a stock market research and reporting firm in Australia. Equity Story focuses on helping others achieve their financial goals. Their online platform and podcast provides premium advice and education to help people make fast, reliable share investment decisions. "
target: A Rich Life
A Rich Life is an online periodical in Australia covering ASX investing, the arts, and news. A Rich Life aims keep its readers informed about what matters. They sift through the mountains of data released every day to bring their readers the most interesting developments.
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closed 4/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

NextRadioTV SA, acquired Moneyweb SARL

synopsis: NextRadioTV, an independent multi-media group, announced the acquisition of Moneyweb. The company offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
buyer: NextRadioTV SA (ENXTPA:NXT:$234.79)
NextRadioTV is an independent multi-media group focusing on 5 news themes: general news, sport, business, technology and discovery, across 4 types of media, radio, television, Internet and press magazines. "
target: Moneyweb SARL
MoneyWeb offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
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$31
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$4
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1.0x
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8.6x
closed 2/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired footnoted.org

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired the Footnoted business of Financial Fineprint Inc. The acquisition includes the Footnoted.org website and the Footnoted Pro service. The site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
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: footnoted.org
footnoted.org was launched in August 2003 to coincide with the publication of the book, Financial Fine Print. Each day, the site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
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closed 9/17/2009 via paidContent.org

Lovemoney.com, acquired Lovemoney.com

synopsis: Money info site The Motley Fool is selling off its UK consumer finance spin-off Lovemoney.com by means of a management and staff buy-out, just five months after launching it.
buyer: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers. "
target parent: The Motley Fool, Inc.
target: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers.
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closed 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Consulting LLC, acquired Focus Views

synopsis: Tradeshow Products Inc. announced the sale of Focus Views, its wholly owned subsidiary. Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website.
buyer: Liberty Consulting LLC
Liberty Consulting LLC owns and maintains an online financial publishing website. "
target parent: Tradeshow Products Inc.
target: Focus Views
Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website. The website will include original news and editorial content and unique user-friendly software applications along with streaming video.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Strands, Inc., acquired NetworthIQ

synopsis: Strands, a leading developer of social recommendation technologies, has acquired NetworthIQ, a social personal finance Web site that lets people track, share, and compare their net worth. This news follows Strands’ acquisition of money management solution Expensr and the private beta launch of moneyStrands, Strands’ personal finance application.
buyer: Strands, Inc.
Strands develops technologies to better understand people's tastes and help them discover new things they will like. Strands has created a social recommendation engine that provides real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other devices. "
target parent: Fourio
target: NetworthIQ
NetworthIQ was launched in 2005 to enable anyone to easily track their financial progress from a high level, and anonymously share it with the world if they choose, in order to benefit from community’s financial insights and experiences.
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closed 7/17/2007 via BusinessWire

InterSearch Group, Inc., acquired MyBanks.com

synopsis: InterSearch Group, Inc. a leading operator of premium, industry specific destination portals such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com today announced it has acquired the internet domain, www.MyBanks.com.
buyer: InterSearch Group, Inc.
InterSearch Group is a leading operator of industry specific destination portals and provider of Internet search services through a combination of traffic aggregation and proprietary websites, such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com. "
target: MyBanks.com
MyBanks.com provides a platform for personalized user pages, allowing visitors to monitor performance of their investment portfolios, record and analyze their income and expenses, and keep track of important consumer finance metrics.
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closed 5/22/2007 via Crain's BtoB

CBS Corporation, acquired Wallstrip.com

synopsis: CBS Corp. has acquired tiny startup Wallstrip.com, giving the old media giant's interactive division a foothold in the financial news blogosphere.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: Wallstrip.com
Wallstrip.com is a seven-month-old site that produces a humorous daily Web show about business that is widely syndicated on sites like YouTube, The Street.com and Google Finance.
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closed 4/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Vemm LLC

synopsis: QuinStreet, the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of Vemm LLC, an online lead generation company. Vemm has built a proprietary technology to source and evaluate leads and traffic, and has grown to serve some of the key players in auto, life and health insurance, as well as other personal finance markets.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: Vemm LLC
VEMM is a Lead Generation and Performance Marketing company targeting Brazil. Vemm has built a proprietary technology to source and evaluate leads and traffic, and has grown rapidly to serve some of the key players in auto, life and health insurance, as well as other personal finance markets.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Privé Technologies, acquired Hive Up

synopsis: Privé Technologies, a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry, has acquired Hive Up, an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy.
buyer: Privé Technologies
Privé Technologies is a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry. Privé Technologies offers solutions for wealth planning, risk profiling, investment exploration, algorithmic optimization, and personal reporting. "
target: Hive Up
Hive Up is an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy, along with digital tools to help plan and manage personal finances.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Privé Technologies, acquired Hive Up

synopsis: Privé Technologies, a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry, has acquired Hive Up, an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy.
buyer: Privé Technologies
Privé Technologies is a Hong Kong-based company that provides a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry. Privé Technologies offers solutions for wealth planning, risk profiling, investment exploration, algorithmic optimization, and personal reporting. "
target: Hive Up
Hive Up is an online platform in Singapore that empowers individuals to achieve their own version of financial freedom. Hive Up produces workshops and various forms of content to make financial literacy easy, along with digital tools to help plan and manage personal finances.
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closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Privé Managers, acquired Wealth

synopsis: Privé, a leader in FinTech solutions, has acquired WEALTH, Asia’s premier online marketplace of wealth services for affluent and high net worth individuals. Through WEALTH, investors can easily find and connect with wealth service providers, including private banks, independent asset managers, financial advisors, trust specialists and tax advisors.
buyer: Privé Managers
Privé Managers is a modular solution for the wealth and asset management industry and comprises more than 11 state-of-the-art modules powered by its bionic advisory engine, which include wealth planning, risk profiling, investment exploration, algorithmic optimization and personal reporting. "
target: Wealth
WEALTH is an innovative and independent online marketplace of wealth services for Asia’s affluent and high net worth individuals. Launched in 2016, WEALTH provides a powerful, digital platform through which investors can easily and efficiently find and connect with the best wealth service providers.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Orion Advisor Solutions, acquired HiddenLevers

synopsis: Orion Advisor Solutions has acquired HiddenLevers, a leading platform for risk analysis, investment process, and executive oversight in the wealth and asset management space. HiddenLevers will bring its standout portfolio stress-testing to Orion’s platform, along with its investment proposals and workflows on model construction and improvement.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Orion Advisor Solutions
Orion Advisor Solutions is the premier provider of the tech-enabled fiduciary process that transforms the advisor-client relationship by enabling financial advisors to Prospect, Plan, Invest, and Achieve within a single, connected, technology-driven experience. "
target: HiddenLevers
HiddenLevers is a fintech platform engaged in digital transformation for all participants in the wealth and asset management space. Its cloud-based platform includes a cutting-edge macro-scenario library, portfolio stress testing, model construction, investment proposal generation, and more.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Majesco, acquired Exaxe

synopsis: Majesco, a global leader of cloud insurance technology, announced the acquisition of Exaxe, an EMEA based cloud software leader in the life, pensions and wealth management segment. Their suite of solutions help life assurers to develop and implement strategies to meet the challenges presented by the shift to SaaS based digital platforms.
buyer: Majesco (:$146.45)
Majesco is a leading insurance solutions and services provider. Majesco's software for core insurance functions include Policy Administration, Underwriting, New Business Processing, Billing, Claims, Product Modeling, Incentive Compensation and Producer Lifecycle Management. "
target: Exaxe
Exaxe is a leading provider of digital solutions to the life, annuity and wealth management sectors. Its innovative suite of solutions help life assurers to develop and implement strategies to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by the shift to SaaS based digital platforms.
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$8.06
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closed 9/30/2016 via bobsguide.com

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired CYMBA Technologies Limited

synopsis: FactSet completed the acquisition of CYMBA Technologies, a fast-growing provider of high-performance multi-asset class investment management solutions. A U.K.-based company, CYMBA has a solid foundation of core order management system (OMS) functionality.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,627.96)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and investment banking professionals around the globe. FactSet offers instant access to financial data and analytics to thousands of analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers. "
target: CYMBA Technologies Limited
CYMBA Technologies is a supplier of Trading, Order Management, Decision Support, Portfolio Management and Compliance (Pre and Post Trade) solutions for the Buy and Sell Side Investment Management community.
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closed 10/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Addepar, acquired AdvisorPeak, Inc.

synopsis: Addepar, a leading wealth management technology platform purpose built for investments, announced that it has acquired AdvisorPeak. AdvisorPeak offers investment professionals enterprise-class portfolio management tools that support portfolio trading and rebalancing, incorporating client cash management needs, and tax-optimized strategies.
buyer: Addepar
Addepar is a wealth management platform that specializes in data aggregation, analytics and reporting for even the most complex investment portfolios. The company's platform aggregates portfolio, market and client data all in one place. "
target: AdvisorPeak, Inc.
Located in Utah, AdvisorPeak, Inc. was founded by former investment advisors and wealth management experts with the vision of bringing innovative software to the financial services industry. AdvisorPeak puts enterprise-class portfolio management tools within reach of all investment professionals.
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Web

Lifeworks Advisors, LLC, acquired Aimvest Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Lifeworks Advisors has acquired Aimvest Technologies, an innovative financial technology development company. Aimvest’s technology will be integrated into the Lifeworks Advisor platform to create custom investment portfolios for clients. Aimvest provides algorithmic allocation strategies to family offices.
buyer: Lifeworks Advisors, LLC
Founded by advisors frustrated with technology platforms and the way financial advice traditionally has been priced and delivered, Lifeworks Advisors provides a complete, end-to-end, technology platform that seamlessly enables advisors to create their own scalable and winning client experience. "
target: Aimvest Technologies Inc.
Aimvest Technologies is a fintech startup founded by MIT graduate technologists Hugo Castalan and Alex Mathé-Cathala. Aimvest provides algorithmic allocation strategies to family offices and independent RIAs (Registered Investment Advisors).
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closed 10/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

LPL Financial LLC, acquired Blaze Portfolio Systems

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

Featheringill Capital, acquired InvestEdge, Inc.

synopsis: Featheringill Capital, an operator-led family office investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in InvestEdge, Inc., a leading provider of innovative advisor solutions to wealth management firms. InvestEdge offers software for compliance, portfolio management, and UMA accounting.
buyer: Featheringill Capital
Featheringill Capital is an operator-led family office investment firm. Featheringill invests in high-growth businesses and partners with management teams primarily in the tech-enabled services, healthcare technology, and telecommunications space. "
target: InvestEdge, Inc.
InvestEdge is a leading provider of innovative advisor solutions to wealth management firms. InvestEdge offers software for compliance, portfolio management, and UMA accounting. The company's software allows wealth managers to tie any data source into portfolio accounting.
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closed 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:$1,232.78)
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.
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closed 11/4/2014 via PR Web

Actua Corporation, acquired FolioDynamix

synopsis: Edison Partners announced the closing of the successful exit of FolioDynamix. This closing follows the previously announced acquisition by Actua Corporation. FolioDynamix has transformed how wealth service providers and investment advisors work by unifying the full wealth management lifecycle with a comprehensive, secure, cloud-based platform.
buyer: Actua Corporation (ACTA:$118.96)
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: FolioDynamix
FolioDynamix offers the most comprehensive web-based technology platform for managing the full wealth advisory lifecycle – including proposal and onboarding, research, model management, portfolio accounting, trade order management, reporting, and performance analytics – across all account types.
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closed 4/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired ByAllAccounts, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc. acquired ByAllAccounts, Inc., a provider of innovative data aggregation technology for financial applications. ByAllAccounts uses a knowledge-based process, including patented artificial intelligence technology, to collect, consolidate, and enrich financial account data and deliver it to virtually any platform.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
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: ByAllAccounts, Inc.
ByAllAccounts is a provider of innovative data aggregation technology for financial applications. ByAllAccounts uses a knowledge-based process, including patented artificial intelligence technology, to collect, consolidate, and enrich financial account data and deliver it to virtually any platform.
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closed 5/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired Tamarac Inc.

synopsis: Envestnet, Inc., a provider of integrated wealth management solutions for financial advisors, announced the completion of its acquisition of Tamarac, Inc., a provider of sophisticated portfolio management technology that enables Registered Investment Advisors to efficiently deliver customized individual account management to their clients.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$1,232.78)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-enabled wealth management solutions to financial advisors. Envestnet's technology is focused on addressing financial advisors' front-, middle- and back-office needs. "
target: Tamarac Inc.
Tamarac provides an integrated, web-based suite of portfolio and client management software for independent advisors and wealth managers. Tamarac’s technology offering is further complemented by a range of outsourced portfolio accounting services.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.7x
EV / EBITDA
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)
$72
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Invesco Ltd., acquired RedBlack Software, LLC

synopsis: Invesco Ltd., a global independent investment management firm, has acquired RedBlack, a market leader in portfolio rebalancing and trading technology. With the acquisition, Invesco expands its digital wealth business supporting advisors, end-investors, and financial institutions with industry-leading tools, resources, and investment capabilities.
buyer: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ:$5,630.50)
Invesco is a global independent investment management firm dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco's distinctive investment teams deliver a comprehensive range of active, passive, and alternative investment capabilities. "
target: RedBlack Software, LLC
RedBlack provides investment professionals with the rebalancing, order management, and trading solutions required to manage complex portfolios. RedBlack offers intuitive software, personalized training, and dedicated support to deliver an immediate return on investment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired QED Financial Systems

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers, has acquired QED Financial Systems, Inc. QED provides software-based investment accounting solutions, data management, and outsourced investment accounting services.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
target: QED Financial Systems
QED Financial Systems, Inc. has been the innovator in investment management solutions for capital markets. The QED platform, available as a service, integrates financial data management, portfolio accounting and reporting to drive operational efficiency and enhance information utilization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will purchase U.K. and International Business from Praemium

synopsis: Morningstar and Praemium Limited have reached an agreement for Morningstar to acquire 100% of Praemium's operations in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Hong Kong, and Dubai. Praemium offers proprietary, friction-free SaaS-based technology and services that allow fee-based advisers to outsource key elements of the advice workflow.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
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. "
seller: Praemium (ASX:PPS:$15.31)
Praemium is a global leader in the provision of technology platforms for managed accounts, investment administration and financial planning. Praemium services in excess of 400,000 investor accounts covering over $200 billion in funds globally for more than 1,000 financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

BTG Pactual, acquired Kinvo

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

Alter Domus, acquired Credit Vision Limited

synopsis: Luxembourg provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry, Alter Domus has acquired Credit-Vision Limited, a London-based fintech. Credit-Vision is a data and analytics platform for corporate credit investors that streamlines and modernizes portfolio management.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Alter Domus
Luxembourg-based Alter Domus is a leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. Alter Domus offers fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, and management company services. "
target: Credit Vision Limited
Based in the UK, Credit-Vision is award-winning web-based middle and front office technology platform that provides portfolio management and financial analysis to private debt investors and debt capital markets participants including banks, CLO, and other managers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$5,770.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class, multi-currency portfolio management and reporting solution for endowments, foundations, pensions, OCIOs and family offices. Solovis offers a flexible, robust platform created to generate detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Fidessa group plc

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

Temenos Group AG, cancelled an acquisition of Fidessa group plc

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

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