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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Huddlestock merged with Dovre Forvaltning,

synopsis: Huddlestock, an investment marketplace based in London, has announced a merger with leading Norwegian fund manager, Dovre Forvaltning. The Huddlestock solution allows for crowd-investing whereby everyone can receive great investment ideas, collaborate in making decisions and even set-up their own funds.
buyer: Dovre Forvaltning
Dovre Forvaltning is an independent asset management company with a focused, dedicated and highly competent team. They create innovative investment products based on how the world is today and where they think the best investment opportunities lie in the future. "
target: Huddlestock
Huddlestock is an investment marketplace based in London, United Kingdom and Oslo, Norway. They aim to reconfigure the investment management industry in a way that allows everyone to benefit.
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cancelled 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Resilient International, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Squeeze Report Inc.

synopsis: Grupo Resilient International, Inc., a diversified international holding company, cancelled its acquisiton of Squeeze Report through its technology subsidiary, Resilient Data Corporation. Squeeze Report is a free and paid service financial investor community website that helps traders by providing analysis on stocks.
buyer: Grupo Resilient International, Inc. (OTCPK:GRUI:$0.01)
Grupo Resilient International, Inc. is a diversified international holding company headquartered in Addison, Texas, with subsidiaries focusing on Infrastructure, Technologies, Data, Media, Real Estate, Entertainment, Energy and Wellness. "
target: Squeeze Report Inc.
Squeeze Report is a free and paid service financial investor community website that has a proprietary stock trading predictive short and long algorithm to identify potential gains. Their system helps traders by providing a firsthand analysis on stocks that have the greatest potential for gains.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire InvestorJunkie

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, will acquire InvestorJunkie, a leading personal finance website that provides information and reviews of various investment channels and financial products. InvestorJunkie provides tool recommendations and articles to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
target: InvestorJunkie
InvestorJunkie is a personal finance website that provides information and reviews of investment channels and financial products. They provide tool recommendations and articles that break down investing, budgeting, and personal finance to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
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$5.80
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closed 4/5/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Investview, Inc, acquired Wealth Generators LLC

synopsis: Investview, Inc., a diversified financial technology organization specializing in investor education, investment newsletters and financial services, announced the acquisition of Wealth Generators LLC, a financial education, research and tools provider.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$25.68)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: Wealth Generators LLC
Wealth Generators, LLC is a Utah based financial education, research and tools provider for the self-directed investor. Wealth Generators distributes its programs and services through independent distributors who are paid according to the company's bonus plan.
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announced 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Comdirect Bank AG, will acquire OnVista AG

synopsis: Comdirect Bank AG, a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, has acquired OnVista AG, a company that operates financial portals in Germany. They operate OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
buyer: Comdirect Bank AG (XTRA:COM:$405.63)
Comdirect Bank AG is a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, offering brokerage, banking and advice. More than 2 million private customers have placed their trust in the bank. "
target parent: Boursorama
target: OnVista AG
OnVista AG operates financial portals in Germany. It operates OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendYieldHunter.com

synopsis: Salem Media Group announced that it has acquired the website DividendYieldHunter.com, a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. DividendYieldHunter.com will be added to Eagle Financial Publications, which provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: DividendYieldHunter.com
DividendYieldHunter.com is a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. The site gives investors information about many different classes of dividend-paying stocks including preferred stocks, bonds, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and more.
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announced 9/28/2012 via Company Press Release

Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd, will purchase Australasia trade publishing assets from Morningstar, Inc.

synopsis: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd and Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Sterling to acquire Morningstar's Australian financial services trade publishing business.
buyer parent: Momentum Media Pty Ltd
buyer: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd
Sterling Publishing is a growing media company and the publishing arm of the BRW Fast 100-ranked Momentum Media. They focus on specialist vertical markets including the mortgage, finance, real estate and property sectors. "
seller: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar's Australasian online and print titles include InvestorDaily, IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) – incorporating SMSF – and Investor Weekly; and events for the financial sector including Wraps, Platforms & Masterfunds Conference and the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Strategy Day.
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closed 10/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Boursorama, acquired OnVista AG

synopsis: Boursorama has been notified last week of the German Federal Cartel Office’s (Bundeskartellamt) approval of the acquisition of 77.4% of the shares in OnVista AG by means of a share purchase agreement entered into on 24 September 2007. After having fulfilled further former conditions precedent, the acquisition has thus been closed today.
buyer: Boursorama
Founded in 1995, Boursorama is a major player in online savings in Europe, with more than 3.2 million orders executed as at June 30th, 2007, 557,300 direct accounts and total outstandings of € 13.4 billion at the end of June 2007. The Boursorama Group is present in four countries. "
target: OnVista AG
With 1.04 million unique visitors and 72 million pages viewed per month, www.onvista.de is the leading German online financial information portal. This portal offers dense and organised information on all financial issues to an audience largely affluent.
price ($mm)[EV]
$107 [$98]*
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$20
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$4
EV / rev
6.5x
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29.2x
closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Capital Lounge GmbH, acquired Adhoc-Infos.de

synopsis: The Munich-based investment boutique Capital Lounge GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the listed Signature AG, announces the acquisition of the finance portal Adhoc-Infos.de (software and domain). Adhoc-Infos.de aggregates all company news of listed companies in Germany on one platform and provides intelligent filters.
buyer parent: Signature AG
buyer: Capital Lounge GmbH
Capital Lounge is one of the most active Going Public Boutiques specialized in Listings and Going Publics on selected European Markets as well as Roadshows and Fundraisings for rapidly expanding companies. "
target: Adhoc-Infos.de
Adhoc-Infos.de aggregates all company news of listed companies in Germany on one platform and provides intelligent filters.
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announced 6/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

ADVFN PLC, will acquire London South East Limited

synopsis: Financial market website operator ADVFN PLC confirmed it has signed heads of agreement with the directors of investor-information website London South East Ltd. London South East Ltd. provides share prices, news, data and resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles to leading private investor .
buyer: ADVFN PLC (AIM:AFN:$15.81)
ADVFN PLC operates a web site which provides up-to-date financial data on the UK stock markets. The site provides users with services including a bulletin board for investors to swap ideas, real-time share information from the London Exchange, configuration alerts, and regulatory new services. "
target: London South East Limited
London South East Limited's team of web developers, service, and leadership staff serves private investors worldwide. They provide share prices, news, and data to thousands of visitors every day, lse.co.uk brings leading private investor resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., will acquire Wall-Street.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Wall-Street.com, LLC, which owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, and more.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: Wall-Street.com
Wall-Street.com, LLC owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, licensing and education for financial services representatives, and more.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Borsenmedien AG, acquired finanztreff.de

synopsis: Börsenmedien AG, a leading media company for financial information in Germany, acquires finanztreff.de from Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste, a European provider of IT solutions for investors. finanztreff.de is a financial portal for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides price data for equities, foreign exchange, derivative products and more.
buyer: Borsenmedien AG
Borsenmedien AG is a leading media company for financial information in Germany. Borsenmedien publishes Der Aktionär, Germany's most successful weekly magazine focused on investments. They also operate Der Aktionär TV, a TV channel dedicated to investors. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: finanztreff.de
finanztreff.de is one of the most successful financial portals for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides up-to-date and historical price data for equities, funds, bonds, foreign exchange, exchange-traded funds, exchange-traded commodities and derivative products.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired theOTC.today

synopsis: OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced it has acquired theOTC.today, an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target: theOTC.today
theOTC.today is an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns. Since its launch in April 2011, theOTC.today has tracked and published data on stock promotion schemes and raised public awareness of fraudulent promoters in OTC and exchange listed securities.
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announced 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

T3 Live, LLC, will acquire Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: T3 Live, LLC, a global leader in the education of active traders and investors, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc., a provider of online educational and financial services to institutions and general public.
buyer: T3 Live, LLC
T3 Live is an online financial media network and educational platform that provides active traders with market analysis, real-time access to strategies, and in-depth training from seasoned professionals. "
target: Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.
Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc. provides online educational and financial services to institutions and general public. It offers market intelligence services and on-line education via Internet-based chat rooms. Pristine provides tools that offers access to the equities, options, and futures markets.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Investoo Group, acquired EFXTO

synopsis: One of the largest financial lead generation companies in the world, Investoo Group, is expanding into the Latin American market by acquiring leading foreign exchange website EFXTO. EFXTO is a forex news portal that offers a wide range of informative reviews, up-to-date news and market comparisons.
buyer: Investoo Group
Investoo Group is one of the world’s leading fintech marketing businesses. They deliver top-quality lead generation and marketing services to their partners via their portfolio of websites in the rapidly evolving cryptocurrency, FX, shares and derivative trading markets. "
target: EFXTO
Launched in 2016, EFXTO is a forex news portal that offers a wide range of informative reviews, up-to-date news and market comparisons. The platform is one of the most influential forex review providers in Latin America.
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announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire LeapRate

synopsis: Catena Media, a company that provides high-quality online lead generation, has acquired LeapRate, an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information. LeapRate specializes in covering the world of Forex trading and are followed by traders, investors, and other FX industry participants.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Headquartered in Malta, Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: LeapRate
LeapRate is an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information, specialized in covering the world of Forex trading. They are followed by traders, investors and other FX industry participants via their website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, RSS and Email Newsletter.
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired ForexTraders.com

synopsis: Catena Media, a provider of online lead generation, has acquired Sweden-based ForexTraders.com, a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ForexTraders.com
Sweden-based ForexTraders.com is a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
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closed 7/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

Maxx Capital International Limited, acquired Finet Group

synopsis: As of July 9, 2010, Finet Group Limited, a provider of financial information services and technology solutions to corporate clients, professional investors, and retail investors in Greater China, operates as a subsidiary of MAXX Capital International Limited.
buyer: Maxx Capital International Limited
Maxx Capital International Limited (MCI) is principally engaged in investing in financial products such as foreign exchange and interest rate swap in financial capital markets. "
target: Finet Group
Finet Group is a premier financial media and information provider engaging in the development, production and provision of financial information services and technology solutions to corporate clients and individual investors.
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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Infront AS, acquired Oslo Market Solutions

synopsis: Euronext has completed the sale of Oslo Market Solutions ("OMS") to Infront, a leading European provider of financial market solutions. OMS is an online market data, investor relations, portfolio and trading solutions provider in the Nordic region.
buyer: Infront AS (:$142.28)
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target parent: Euronext N.V.
target: Oslo Market Solutions
Oslo Market Solutions is a leading Nordic provider of web based market data and securities trading solutions. The company provides services to the marketplaces for securities trading, to listed companies, to brokers, banks and advisors serving the investor community and to the financial press.
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$4
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closed 11/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

United Fintech, acquired Netdania ApS

synopsis: United Fintech has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in NetDania, a leading Danish fintech which provides market data, APIs, market terminals, charting components and full white-labels – whether web, mobile or desktop.
buyer: United Fintech
United Fintech acquires great technology companies founded by passionate engineers. Building and creating great products is fundamentally different to scaling globally. Scale is United Fintech’s core expertise. "
target: Netdania ApS
NetDania is a leading Danish fintech which provides market data, APIs, market terminals, charting components and full white-labels – whether web, mobile or desktop. NetDania offers free real-time quotes, trading signals, live stock market data, and more.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Huddlestock merged with Dovre Forvaltning,

synopsis: Huddlestock, an investment marketplace based in London, has announced a merger with leading Norwegian fund manager, Dovre Forvaltning. The Huddlestock solution allows for crowd-investing whereby everyone can receive great investment ideas, collaborate in making decisions and even set-up their own funds.
buyer: Dovre Forvaltning
Dovre Forvaltning is an independent asset management company with a focused, dedicated and highly competent team. They create innovative investment products based on how the world is today and where they think the best investment opportunities lie in the future. "
target: Huddlestock
Huddlestock is an investment marketplace based in London, United Kingdom and Oslo, Norway. They aim to reconfigure the investment management industry in a way that allows everyone to benefit.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Huddlestock merged with Dovre Forvaltning,

synopsis: Huddlestock, an investment marketplace based in London, has announced a merger with leading Norwegian fund manager, Dovre Forvaltning. The Huddlestock solution allows for crowd-investing whereby everyone can receive great investment ideas, collaborate in making decisions and even set-up their own funds.
buyer: Dovre Forvaltning
Dovre Forvaltning is an independent asset management company with a focused, dedicated and highly competent team. They create innovative investment products based on how the world is today and where they think the best investment opportunities lie in the future. "
target: Huddlestock
Huddlestock is an investment marketplace based in London, United Kingdom and Oslo, Norway. They aim to reconfigure the investment management industry in a way that allows everyone to benefit.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

YieldStreet, Inc., acquired WealthFlex

synopsis: YieldStreet has acquired WealthFlex, a digital IRA platform providing investors with access to private investment opportunities through self-directed IRAs. The acquisition expands YieldStreet’s product portfolio to include a tech-forward IRA offering, while providing investors with greater access to alternative investment opportunities.
buyer: YieldStreet, Inc.
YieldStreet is striving to become the world’s largest digital wealth management platform to help investors realize their next level. YieldStreet transforms the investing landscape by opening up access to institutional quality investments for individual investors across a range of asset classes. "
target: WealthFlex
WealthFlex is transforming the self-directed IRA by offering an ultra-intuitive online platform that makes it easy, fast, flexible, and cost-effective to access higher-yield private investments. WealthFlex provides instant access to investable cash with no need for plan administrator involvement.
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire Folio Financial, Inc.

synopsis: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, has agreed to purchase Folio Financial, a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments & high-net-worth individuals. "
target: Folio Financial, Inc.
Folio are a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
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announced 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., will acquire FutureAdvisor

synopsis: BlackRock, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FutureAdvisor, a leader in digital wealth management. FutureAdvisor will operate as a business within the firm’s investment and risk management platform. They will provide financial institutions with technology-enabled advice capabilities to improve clients’ investment experience.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$13,880.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more. "
target: FutureAdvisor
FutureAdvisor is an award-winning investment advisory firm that manages existing IRA, Roth, taxable accounts, and other investment accounts. They automatically monitor, rebalance, and tax-manage clients' current investments, adding low-fee index funds where necessary to bolster portfolios.
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announced 10/9/2020 via Market Watch

TP ICAP, will acquire Liquidnet, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based TP ICAP PLC will acquire Liquidnet Holdings Inc., an electronic trading network. The acquisition of Liquidnet is a transformational deal that will diversify TC ICAP's business mix and contribute to boosting revenue growth and underlying operating margin.
buyer: TP ICAP (LSE:TCAP:$2,398.01)
Headquartered in London, TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy, and commodities markets. TP ICAP provides comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. "
target: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network, connecting the world’s investors to the world’s investments. Its network spans 45 markets and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers.
price ($mm)
$575
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$339
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

M&G plc, will acquire Ascentric

synopsis: M&G, an international savings and investment business, will acquire Ascentric from Royal London, a mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK. Ascentric is a digital wrap and wealth management platform in the UK. Ascentric's platform enables financial advisers to manage their clients’ financial needs in just one place.
buyer: M&G plc (LSE:MNG:$41,560.33)
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. "
target parent: Royal London
target: Ascentric
Ascentric is a leading digital wrap and wealth management platform in the UK. Ascentric offers a fully integrated online investment management and dealing platform that enables financial advisers to manage their clients’ financial needs in just one place.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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closed 4/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Marco Polo Network, Inc., acquired XTF.com

synopsis: Marco Polo Network, the largest platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges, today announced the acquisition of the trademarks, intellectual property IT infrastructure and consumer facing assets of XTF Global Asset Management Inc., an ETF research and ETF based investment advisor.
buyer parent: NYSE Euronext
buyer: Marco Polo Network, Inc.
Marco Polo Network is currently the largest independent platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges. MPN’s trading platform allows global investors transparent and cost efficient electronic access to over 70 local exchanges in 42 emerging markets. "
target: XTF.com
XTF Global Asset Management LLC is an investment firm dedicated to helping investors harness the power of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). We offer a broad range of products, services and technologies that can help you to understand the role ETFs can play in enhancing investment returns.
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BinckBank, acquired Alex Beleggersbank

synopsis: Rabobank Nederland has decided to sell Alex Beleggersbank to the listed internet broker BinckBank. Alex will continue to exist as a separate brand under the ownership of BinckBank and will retain its own positioning.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank N.V., formerly Binck N.V., is a Netherlands-based online bank for investors. The Company offers investors cost-effective access to international securities markets, including the processing of securities and cash transactions and market information. "
target parent: RaboBank
target: Alex Beleggersbank
Alex has more than 100,000 customers and is market leader in the field of online investment. Alex Beleggersbank is the largest originator of private orders on the Euronext derivatives exchange. Alex Beleggersbank has been the recipient of numerous awards through the years.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., will purchase BRAIS from Barclays PLC

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. "
seller: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. ("BRAIS") is a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools. BRAIS's benchmark indices span global markets covering multiple asset classes.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Charleston Capital Management, acquired EquityBender

synopsis: Charleston Capital Management, an alternative asset manager, has acquired EquityBender, a company that provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
buyer: Charleston Capital Management
Charleston Capital Management is an alternative asset manager that seeks to generate attractive, absolute returns by opportunistically and tactically investing in areas where conventional sources of capital are disproportionately unavailable. "
target: EquityBender
EquityBender provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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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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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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closed 8/3/2020 via BusinessWire

MV Index Solutions GmbH, acquired BlueStar Indexes

synopsis: Germany-based MV Index Solutions GmbH has acquired BlueStar Indexes, a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers. With the transaction, the two companies will provide cutting-edge indices and data for the global ETF, index fund, and structured products industry.
buyer parent: Van Eck Associates Corporation
buyer: MV Index Solutions GmbH
Germany-based MV Index Solutions develops, monitors, and licenses the MVIS Indices, a selection of focused, investable, and diversified benchmark indices. MVIS Indices cover equity, fixed income markets, and digital assets, and are licensed to serve as underlying indices for financial products. "
target: BlueStar Indexes
BlueStar Indexes is a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving the needs of innovative ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers around the world. BlueStar maintains more than 30 indexes, with approximately $1 billion in assets tracking its indexes.
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announced 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AMTD Group, will acquire CapBridge Financial

synopsis: AMTD Digital will take majority stake in CapBridge Financial, the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
buyer: AMTD Group (SGX:HKB:$151.79)
Based in Hong Kong, AMTD Group is the leading comprehensive financial institution and the number one independent investment banking firm in Asia measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and US. "
target: CapBridge Financial
CapBridge is the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
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closed 6/18/2021 via Reuters

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., acquired Nutmeg

synopsis: JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, has bought British digital wealth manager Nutmeg as part of the U.S. bank's expansion into the UK retail banking and investment market. Nutmeg provides online investment management services and helps build and manage the portfolio of its clients.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$128,646.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: Nutmeg
Nutmeg provides online investment management services and helps build and manage the portfolio of its clients. They assist their clients in taking various investment decisions that are related to equities, corporate bonds, gilts, and gold.
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closed 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

FUNDtastic, acquired Invisee

synopsis: FUNDtastic, a leading wealth platform in Indonesia, has acquired Invisee, a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs.
buyer: FUNDtastic
FUNDtastic is a leading wealth platform in Indonesia. FUNDtastic's app provides users with strategies and financial plans that suits their risk profile and financial goals. The platform enables people to easily buy and sell mutual funds, gold, insurance and other investment instruments. "
target: Invisee
Invisee is a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs. Their tools allow users to plan their goals and monitor their investments in real time.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Niyo, acquired Goalwise

synopsis: Niyo, India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank, has acquired Goalwise, India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals.
buyer: Niyo
Niyo is India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank. Niyo makes banking simple, smart and transparent for everyone. Their products allow their users to safely spend their money overseas, pay bills, transfer funds, make online purchases, and access ATMs anywhere in the world. "
target: Goalwise
Goalwise is India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals and continuously monitors their investments.
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announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fosun, will acquire The NAGA Group AG

synopsis: Fosun International Limited, a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company, will acquire a majority stake in The Naga Group AG, a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs.
buyer: Fosun (SEHK:656:$18,754.93)
Fosun International Limited is a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company. Fosun's mission is to create customer-to-maker (C2M) ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world. "
target: The NAGA Group AG (XTRA:N4G:$19.65)
The NAGA Group is a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs. Their users can invest in Uber, Brent Oil, Bitcoin and over 800 other markets.
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