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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 3/3/2021 via PR Newswire

MoneyLion, acquired Wealth Technologies Inc.

synopsis: MoneyLion, an award-winning data-driven, digital financial platform, has acquired Wealth Technologies Inc. (WTI), a pioneer in algorithmic financial planning technology. WTI founded in 2016, is a fledgling startup that adds robo-advice services to a financial institution’s tech stack with its proprietary Financial Goals Positioning System (fGPS).
buyer: MoneyLion
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Wealth Technologies Inc.
Wealth Technologies Inc. (WTI), founded in 2016, is a fledgling startup that adds robo-advice services to a financial institution’s tech stack with its proprietary Financial Goals Positioning System (fGPS).
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announced 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AssetMark, Inc., will acquire Voyant, Inc.

synopsis: AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of extensive wealth management and technology solutions, announced it will acquire Voyant, a leading global provider of SaaS-based financial planning and client digital engagement solutions.
buyer: AssetMark, Inc.
AssetMark is a leading provider of extensive wealth management and technology solutions that help financial advisors meet the ever-changing needs of their clients and businesses. "
target: Voyant, Inc.
Voyant is a leading global provider of SaaS-based financial planning and client digital engagement solutions. Voyant serves more than 20,000 advisors across financial institutions and small advisor firms in the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, and the United States.
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$145
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Private Client Resources, LLC, acquired Check6

synopsis: Private Client Resources, LLC (PCR) announced finalization of its acquisition of the European data aggregation firm Check6, headquartered in The Netherlands. Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region.
buyer: Private Client Resources, LLC
PCR simplifies how investment data from any source, asset class or jurisdiction is consolidated and safely delivered into wealth management’s critical reporting, analytics, portfolio management and accounting systems. "
target: Check6
Based in The Netherlands, Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region. The service is used by a range of institutions, wealthy families and advisors.
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announced 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Refinitiv, will acquire Advisor Software Inc.

synopsis: Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, announced the acquisition of strategic assets from Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions.
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group
buyer: Refinitiv
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. They provide leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community. "
target: Advisor Software Inc.
Advisor Software, Inc. is a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions. The company has pioneered the first Wealth Management Cloud platform that offers streamlined access to a comprehensive range of financial services and resources.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired CCUBE

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired CCUBE, which provides software for financial planners and went into voluntary administration in early April after COVID-19 dried up a fundraising deal. CCUBE is designed to support financial advisers drive efficiency and productivity in an increasingly client centric world.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: CCUBE
CCUBE is a next generation financial planning and wealth management solution designed to support financial advisers drive efficiency and productivity in an increasingly client centric world.
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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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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 11/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire AdviserLogic Group

synopsis: Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, an Australian subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will acquire AdviserLogic, an Australian adviser software firm. AdviserLogic's cloud-based, financial planning software serves independent financial advisers in Australia.
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: AdviserLogic Group
AdviserLogic is an Australian adviser software firm. Its cloud-based, financial planning software serves independent financial advisers. AdviserLogic's open architecture software platform delivers an end-to-end planning solution that encompasses best in class training and support.
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announced 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Orion Advisor Services, LLC, will acquire Advizr

synopsis: Orion Advisor Services, LLC , a portfolio management solution provider for registered investment advisors, will acquire Advizr, Inc., a financial planning and client experience technology platform. Advizr's technology enables advisors, financial institutions, and employers to engage investors in various ways, depending on their service model.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Orion Advisor Services, LLC
Orion Advisor Services, LLC is the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors. Orion provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that advisors need to help grow their businesses over the long term. "
target: Advizr
Advizr creates software that will expand consumer and advisor access to high-quality financial planning services in an accessible format. The powerful, automated, interactive financial planning solution empowers advisors to serve their clients in a cost-effective way, regardless of net worth.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired MoneyGuide Pro

synopsis: Envestnet, a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness, acquired PIEtech, Inc., the creator of the MoneyGuide family of financial planning applications. MoneyGuide is a leading goals-based financial planning application used by financial advisors.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$998.23)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet's unified technology empowers enterprises and advisors to more fully understand their clients and deliver actionable intelligence that drives better outcomes and improves lives. "
target: MoneyGuide Pro
PIEtech, Inc. is the creator of the MoneyGuide family of financial planning applications. MoneyGuide is a leading goals-based financial planning application used by financial advisors.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fi360, Inc., acquired Center for Fiduciary Management

synopsis: Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, has acquired the Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM), an investment management technology provider for retirement plan advisors. CFFM's FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, plan fee analysis, investment line-up comparison, and more.
buyer parent: Bluff Point Associates
buyer: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360 is a fiduciary education, training and technology company that helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors’ assets. The firm provides professionals with the tools they need to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors. "
target: Center for Fiduciary Management
The Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM) provides the retirement plan industry with investment monitoring services. Their FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, and more. Their RFP Director solution makes the Retirement Service Provider RFP process efficient and easy.
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announced 5/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Principal Financial Group, will acquire RobustWealth

synopsis: Principal Financial Group, a provider of retirement and asset management solutions, will acquire RobustWealth. RobustWealth is a digital wealth management platform built by and for investment advisors. It integrates previously modular features into one seamless suite that advisors can leverage to optimize their practice on their clients’ behalf.
buyer: Principal Financial Group (PFG:$13,927.40)
Principal helps people and companies build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions that fit their lives. They offer innovative ideas, investment expertise and real-life solutions to make financial progress possible. "
target: RobustWealth
RobustWealth is a digital wealth management platform built by and for investment advisors, and engineered to satisfy their unique needs. It integrates previously modular features into one seamless suite that advisors can leverage to optimize their practice on their clients’ behalf.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Equisoft, acquired Planist Ltd.

synopsis: Equisoft, a leading global provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, announced the acquisition of Montreal-based Planist Ltd. Planist offers a unique financial portal that provides access to all the analytical tools needed to create comprehensive financial plans and strategies.
buyer: Equisoft
Equisoft provides advanced digital business solutions that optimize processes, increase revenue and enable growth for the life insurance and wealth management industries. All Equisoft software systems are developed for optimal scalability and configurability to empower clients. "
target: Planist Ltd.
Planist offers a unique financial portal that provides access to all the analytical tools needed to create comprehensive financial plans and strategies. Planist is dedicated to helping financial services professionals deliver the best possible financial planning analysis, tools, and recommendations.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Virtus Partners, LLC, acquired Alphakinetic

synopsis: Virtus Partners Holdings, LLC (“Virtus”) and Alphakinetic, a financial technology firm, announced the completed acquisition of Alphakinetic’s business by Virtus. Alphakinetic is the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel.
buyer: Virtus Partners, LLC
Virtus Partners, LLC provides alternative asset administrative and middle office services and data to funds and various investment vehicles, including hedge and private equity funds, separate accounts, total return swaps and collateralized loan obligations. "
target: Alphakinetic
Alphakinetic is a London- based financial technology firm and the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel at investment management companies.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

AdvisorEngine, acquired Wealthminder

synopsis: AdvisorEngine, the innovative digital wealth management platform that has become a leader in the financial services industry, announced that it has purchased the technology assets and intellectual property of Wealthminder, a cloud-based offering that enables financial advisors to collaborate with clients to help them reach their financial goals.
buyer: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine, a pioneer in digital wealth management tech, was the first company to integrate private-label robo-advice within a full enterprise B2B digital wealth management tech platform. It integrates online & traditional wealth management processes & workflows to help advisors serve clients. "
target: Wealthminder
Wealthminder is a cloud-based offering that enables financial advisors to collaborate with clients to help them reach their financial goals. Wealthminder's mission is to make financial planning simpler for financial firms and their clients.
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announced 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

RL360°, will acquire Ardan International Limited

synopsis: Rowan Dartington has agreed to sell its Isle of Man-based international platform business, Ardan International, to the RL360° Group. Ardan International is one of the few independent wealth platforms designed specifically to be used by financial advisers with expatriate clients and features such international-client-friendly advantages.
buyer: RL360°
RL360° provides offshore savings, protection and investment products to expats and local nationals around the world. For example, their flagship regular savings product Quantum is an affordable and flexible solution for those who want to save for their future. "
target parent: Rowan Dartington Holdings
target: Ardan International Limited
Ardan International, based in the Isle of Man, is one of the few independent wealth platforms designed specifically to be used by financial advisers with expatriate clients and features such international-client-friendly advantages.
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closed 1/28/2016 via Company Press Release

FTV Capital, purchased a minority stake in True Potential LLP

synopsis: True Potential LLP, the leading UK-based integrated investor and wealth management technology platform serving advisers and retail clients in the UK, announced it had sold a significant minority share of its group business to FTV Capital, its first institutional investor.
buyer: FTV Capital
FTV Capital is a growth equity investment firm that has raised over $1.8 billion since inception to invest in high-growth companies offering a range of innovative solutions in three sectors: enterprise solutions, financial services, and payments/transaction processing. "
target: True Potential LLP
True Potential LLP is the leading UK-based integrated investor and wealth management technology platform serving advisers and retail clients in the UK.
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closed 5/6/2015 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired Finance Logix

synopsis: Envestnet, Inc., announced that it has acquired Finance Logix, a technology company that provides leading-edge financial planning and wealth management software solutions to banks, broker-dealers and RIA firms.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$998.23)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of unified wealth management technology and services to investment advisors. Their open-architecture platforms unify and fortify the wealth management process, delivering unparalleled flexibility, accuracy, performance and value. "
target: Finance Logix
Finance Logix is a technology company that provides leading-edge financial planning and wealth management software solutions to banks, broker-dealers and RIA firms.
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$31
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closed 12/18/2014 via PR Newswire

Vanare LLC, acquired NestEgg Wealth, Inc.

synopsis: Vanare, a next-generation wealth management technology platform for investment advisors, announced the acquisition of NestEgg Wealth. NestEgg is an online wealth management platform to help people save and invest, and to help financial advisors reach out, communicate, and serve these investors.
buyer: Vanare LLC
Vanare is a wealth management platform for investment advisors to help grow their business. As the only technology platform to fully integrate Online Wealth Management, and CRM in a seamless solution, Vanare offers RIAs a comprehensive, experience with flexibility across workflows. "
target: NestEgg Wealth, Inc.
NestEgg is an online wealth management platform to help people save and invest, and to help financial advisors reach out, communicate, and serve these investors. They help clients save, invest and plan for the future using the same tools developed by Wall Street banks for their wealthiest clients.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fi360, Inc., acquired Center for Fiduciary Management

synopsis: Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, has acquired the Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM), an investment management technology provider for retirement plan advisors. CFFM's FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, plan fee analysis, investment line-up comparison, and more.
buyer parent: Bluff Point Associates
buyer: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360 is a fiduciary education, training and technology company that helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors’ assets. The firm provides professionals with the tools they need to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors. "
target: Center for Fiduciary Management
The Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM) provides the retirement plan industry with investment monitoring services. Their FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, and more. Their RFP Director solution makes the Retirement Service Provider RFP process efficient and easy.
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closed 10/17/2013 via PR Newswire

fi360, acquired IPS AdvisorPro

synopsis: fi360, the premier organization for fiduciary education, investment analytics, support services and industry insights for financial professionals, announced it has acquired IPS AdvisorPro, a cloud-based technology that helps financial advisors develop customized investment policy statements, which are used to document client investment goals.
buyer: fi360
fi360 literally 'wrote the books' on fiduciary responsibility, defining the prudent investment practices for those who manage money for others. They offer world-class fiduciary training, Web-based analytical tools and resources for investment professionals. "
target: IPS AdvisorPro
IPS AdvisorPro® is an award-winning online technology platform designed to help advisors create fully customized Investment Policy Statements (IPS) unique to their processes and procedures, and the circumstances of each client.
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closed 2/21/2013 via PR Newswire

fi360, acquired Financial Service Standards

synopsis: fi360, the premier organization for fiduciary education, investment analytics, support services and industry insights for financial professionals, announced it has acquired Financial Service Standards, LLC (FSS), a Pittsburgh-based organization that specializes in training retirement plan advisors and developing practice management resources.
buyer: fi360
fi360 offers a comprehensive approach to investment fiduciary education, practice management and support that has established them as the go-to source for investment fiduciary insights. "
target: Financial Service Standards
Financial Service Standards is best known for its 401k Service Training Program, an educational program designed for retirement plan professionals that teaches plan management, ERISA regulations and industry best practices.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired AdvisorStream

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, announced that it has acquired AdvisorStream, a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader with over $4.5 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. "
target: AdvisorStream
AdvisorStream is a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries. AdvisorStream's leading advisor marketing platform enables advisors to drive revenue and growth by providing personalized and consistent client communications.
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
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$2,528
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closed 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired FundsLibrary

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired London-based FundsLibrary, a leader in fund document and data dissemination in the European market. Combining FundsLibrary’s capabilities with Broadridge’s existing regulatory communications offerings will enable Broadridge to significantly reduce complexity and cost for global fund managers.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and corporate issuers. Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 50 percent of public companies and mutual funds globally. "
target parent: Hargreaves Lansdown
target: FundsLibrary
UK-based FundsLibrary is a digital platform supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents, and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry. The company manages data for 40,000 investment products, sourced from 700 global fund groups, and supports over 180 million requests annually.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology, a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target: ClearStructure Financial Technology
ClearStructure Financial Technology is a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. ClearStructure's Sentry solution offers managers broad front-to-back-office functionality on a single platform across many asset types.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Appatura

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Appatura Inc., an innovator in regulatory and marketing content management and automation.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Appatura
With its leading-edge, proprietary database and headless CM named Syntext, Appatura’s mutual fund focused workflow and publishing engine: Docubuilder, and its innovative AI and Machine Learning Appasense tools, Appatura has been helping transform the industry.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Shadow Financial Services Corporation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Financial Database Services

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, has acquired Financial Database Services, a trusted provider of compensation management, compliance and advisor onboarding solutions for the wealth management industry.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Financial Database Services
Financial Database Services, the developer of the CAESAR suite of products, provides a modular suite of compensation and compliance tools to the wealth management industry, including advisor onboarding and analytics solutions.
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announced 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire RPM Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will be acquiring RPM Technologies, a leading Canadian provider of state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions and services. RPM’s technology platforms support over 15 million customer accounts.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target parent: Bayshore Capital
target: RPM Technologies
RPM is a Canadian-based company that provides state-of-the-art, enterprise-class wealth management software solutions to Canadian banks and wealth management firms. RPM’s mission critical solutions create a holistic, customer-centric platform for multiple investment accounts and products.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Rockall Technologies

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, announced that it has acquired Rockall, a market leading provider of securities-based lending (SBL) and collateral management solutions for wealth management firms and commercial banks.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Rockall Technologies
Based in Ireland, Rockall Technologies is the expert at unlocking asset value to both release and safeguard credit. Focused on lending, they enable banks to handle the complexity required to drive high volume and high value loan books while safeguarding against risk.
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closed 6/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired MackayWilliams

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, has acquired MackayWilliams. MackayWilliams' leading insight into European mutual fund trends, brand perceptions and fund selector behavior offering clients a more integrated and holistic view of retail and institutional markets across regions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers. They help clients reduce capital investments in operations infrastructure, so they can focus on core business activities. "
target: MackayWilliams
Based in London and Berlin, MackayWilliams specializes in the research and analysis of the European mutual funds arena. They work with asset managers to provide European market analysis, consultancy services and access to the demands of Europe's major distributors and fund selectors.
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, has acquired ActivePath, an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath is an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's unique technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC, a full-service financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. "
target: Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC
Summit Financial Disclosure, LLC is a financial document management solutions provider. Summit's capabilities support clients in the preparation, filing and dissemination of offering documents and related materials for capital markets transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PrimeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Spence Johnson Limited

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has acquired Spence Johnson Limited, a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. The acquisition will combine Broadridge's global retail fund data and analytics solutions with Spence Johnson's institutional data, market intelligence and insight.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $7 billion in market capitalization, helps clients transform their business with communications, technology, data and analytics solutions. "
target: Spence Johnson Limited
Spence Johnson Limited is a leading provider of global institutional data and intelligence to the asset management industry. They provide their clients with essential Data and Intelligence in close partnership with their clients, and Consulting from their team of experts.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Message Automation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has extended its global post-trade control capabilities for sell-side and buy-side firms in capital markets through the acquisition of Message Automation Limited, a leading specialist provider of post-trade control solutions.
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: Message Automation
Message Automation helps the capital markets firms to manage trade processing challenges created by new regulations and market practices across all asset classes. Its software allows clients to transform their governance, risk and compliance frameworks to meet regulatory reporting standards.
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closed 11/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired M&O Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has expanded its wealth management and U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule compliance capabilities with the acquisition of M&O Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advisor compensation management solutions that help broker-dealers and wealth management firms support advisors and grow their businesses.
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: M&O Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1977, M&O Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of compensation, sales management, regulatory and business process solutions for retail and institutional broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and insurance agencies.
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closed 9/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., purchased Technology Assets from INVeSHARE, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired technology assets of Inveshare, Inc. In connection with the transaction, Broadridge has entered into a development agreement to use these technology assets to develop blockchain applications for Broadridge’s proxy business.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge provides investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions. "
seller: INVeSHARE, Inc.
INVeSHARE delivers regulated shareholder materials to the retail investor in paper and electronic form. Through integration with a brokerage firm’s website, retail investors can access shareholder materials and educational content, and submit their vote online.
price ($mm)
$135
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will purchase NACC business from DST Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the North American Customer Communications business of DST Systems, Inc. NACC is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
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. "
seller: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
Tthe North American Customer Communications (“NACC”) business of DST Systems is a leading provider of customer communication services including print and digital communication solutions, content management, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
$1,100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired 4Sight Financial Software

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has expanded its global securities financing and collateral management capabilities through the acquisition of 4sight Financial Software Limited, a leading provider of securities finance and collateral management systems to financial institutions worldwide.
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: 4Sight Financial Software
4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider. 4sight's customer base includes a full spectrum of financial market participants from global broker dealers and custodial banks to asset managers, insurance companies and pension funds.
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closed 5/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Dojima

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced that it has broadened its Global Post Trade Management (GPTM) solution, adding exchange-traded derivatives functionality through the acquisition of Dojima LLC. Dojima provides global trading, clearing, matching and connectivity solutions.
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: Dojima
Dojima is a niche technology firm founded by industry veterans who recognized the need for an effective technical solution to meet the challenges posed by evolving global derivatives reforms.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired Casteel Schoenborn

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired Casteel Schoenborn, a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: Casteel Schoenborn
Casteel Schoenborn is a provider of investor relations and corporate communications services. Casteel Schoenborn helps public and private enterprises implement ongoing IR and financial PR programs to ensure full and fair valuation of their shares while enhancing or protecting their reputations.
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pierre Boucher, acquired MaisonBrison Communications

synopsis: MaisonBrison Communications Inc. (MB) announced that the company has been sold to MB Partner, Pierre Boucher. Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations.
buyer: Pierre Boucher
Since 1989, Pierre Boucher has been involved in various aspects of North American financial markets. He worked 12 years as a financial analyst covering special situations and technology companies. He joined MaisonBrison in 2009 and became a Partner in 2016. "
target: MaisonBrison Communications
Founded in 1983, MaisonBrison Communications has evolved into a Canadian leader in the field of corporate communications and investor relations. The Company currently represents a roster of leading publicly-traded organizations in various business sectors, many with global operations.
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closed 2/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Lansons, acquired Intermarket

synopsis: Leading independent reputation management consultancy Lansons announced the acquisition of Intermarket, an agency that provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
buyer: Lansons
Based in London, Lansons is a leading independent reputation management consultancy, 100% owned by people working in the business. Lansons’ consultants are experts in media, investor, political, regulatory, employee and change, crisis, digital and international communications. "
target: Intermarket
Founded in 1986 by Matt Zachowski and Martin Mosbacher, Intermarket Communications provides strategic communications consulting and tactical public relations services to a wide range of clients operating across the global landscape, with particular emphasis on financial services.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

KPS3, acquired 120 West Strategic Communications LLC

synopsis: KPS3 Marketing, a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm, announced the acquisition of 120 West Strategic Communications, an award-winning public relations and investor relations firm headquartered in Reno, Nevada.
buyer: KPS3
KPS3 goes far beyond any normal definition of a marketing company, PR firm or digital agency. They handle large-scale advertising and branding campaigns, build enterprise-level web and mobile applications, and can train a room full of executives from across the country how to handle the media. "
target: 120 West Strategic Communications LLC
Based in Reno, Nevada, 120 West provides investor relations and marketing communications through strategic engagement to both public and private companies with emphasis on delivering measurable results aligned with a company’s goals and objectives.
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closed 4/19/2018 via PE Hub

Lambert, Edwards & Associates, acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert, Edwards & Associates, a leading PR, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has acquired New York-based financial communications firm Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc. Owen Blicksilver PR specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
buyer: Lambert, Edwards & Associates
Lambert, Edwards & Associates is a top-5 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-10 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm, Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries. "
target: Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations is a New York financial communications and investor relations consultancy. The Owen Blicksilver PR team specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire A2media Corporation

synopsis: Link And Motivation Inc., a Japanese company which carries out management consulting, will acquire A2Media. A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation Inc. provides management consulting services in Japan. It offers consulting services that transform business organizations through motivation management, entry management, brand management, investor relations, and place management. "
target: A2media Corporation
A2media Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a corporate communication professional. A2media provides solutions and services for investor relations (IR).
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired CapMark Clarity

synopsis: Q4 Inc., a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions, is announcing the acquisition of CapMark Clarity, a provider of shareholder ID and market intelligence to UK and European markets.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target: CapMark Clarity
CapMark Clarity is an independent capital markets intelligence firm with a focus on delivering the highest quality and personal service to each of its clients. With more than a decade of experience, CapMark Clarity set a new standard for traditional investor relations services in Europe.
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closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Prosek Partners, acquired Muirfield Partners

synopsis: Prosek Partners, a leading independent public relations and financial communications firm, has acquired Muirfield Partners, a Los Angeles-based strategic corporate and financial communications agency. Mickey Mandelbaum, founder and president of Muirfield, will become a partner at Prosek.
buyer: Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners operates as an independent public relations company. The company offers services in the areas of digital and traditional media relations, investor relations, social media and branded entertainment, crisis communications and issues management. "
target: Muirfield Partners
Founded in 2001, Muirfield Partners is a corporate communications and investor relations firm that works directly with an organization's senior leadership to develop discreet and targeted communications strategies. They are headquartered in Los Angeles.
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closed 4/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reputation Partners, LLC, acquired Vollrath Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Milwaukee public relations and investor relations firm Vollrath Associates has been acquired by Reputation Partners LLC, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee. Vollrath Associates works with leading public companies on communications with shareholders and the investors.
buyer: Reputation Partners, LLC
Reputation Partners is a full-service strategic communications firm. They represent clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, retail, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing/industrials, non-profits, education institutions, religious institutions, among many others. "
target: Vollrath Associates, Inc.
Vollrath Associates, a leading public relations agency located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis., specializes in public relations, investor relations, media relations, employee communication, marketing communications and new media.
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closed 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

NATIONAL Public Relations Inc., acquired TMX Equicom

synopsis: NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada's leading public relations firm and one of the world's leading independent communications firms, announced the acquisition of the business of Equicom from TMX Group. Equicom is Canada's leading investor relations and financial communications firm.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: NATIONAL Public Relations Inc.
NATIONAL Public Relations serves corporate and institutional clients, offering a full range of strategic communications services, including corporate communications, investor relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, marketing, healthcare and digital communications. "
target parent: TMX Group Inc.
target: TMX Equicom
TMX Equicom is Canada’s leading provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications. They have been working with Canadian public issuers to build their profiles within the investment community since 1996.
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closed 4/13/2015 via Market Wire

Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., acquired Allen & Caron Inc

synopsis: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc., a strategic communications firm specializing in investor and public relations, has acquired Allen & Caron, Inc., a strategic investor relations firm with offices in New York City and Irvine, Calif.
buyer: Dresner Corporate Services, Inc.
Dresner Corporate Services is a leading strategic communications firm specializing in investor relations, public relations and corporate communications. Dresner focuses on delivering tangible, measurable results leading to a superior return on investment for their clients. "
target: Allen & Caron Inc
Allen & Caron has, for more than 30 years, provided investor relations, media relations and corporate communications services to micro-, small- and mid-cap companies.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. will be merged with Walbrook PR Ltd.,

synopsis: Walbrook PR, which provides high quality Financial PR and Investor Relations advice to Small Cap and AIM listed companies, has agreed to a merger with Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd. that will see Walbrook PR become the second largest Financial PR Adviser by number of AIM listed clients.
buyer: Walbrook PR Ltd.
Walbrook is a full service Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations consultancy that has a strong reputation for advising growing Small Cap and AIM listed companies. Their clients range from £2m Market Cap. to £200m across a wide number of sectors. "
target: Winningtons Financial Public Relations Ltd.
Winningtons is one of the UK's leading independent financial PR and communications consultancies, with offices in Bristol, the City of London and affiliates in Leeds and Edinburgh.
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closed 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

ECI Partners, acquired Investis

synopsis: Private equity firm ECI Partners has taken a majority stake in digital corporate comms company Investis. Headquartered in London, Investis provides digital services that enable companies to manage their corporate communications and investor relations. Investis was previously backed by Gresham, another private equity company.
buyer: ECI Partners
ECI Partners is a specialist growth investor, one of the longest established and most successful private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buyins and acquisition finance deals valued between £10 million and £150 million. "
target parent: Gresham LLP
target: Investis
Investis specialises in digital IR and corporate communications for public companies. Their services range from designing, building and hosting corporate or investor websites to online annual reports, webcasting, video, apps, mobile and social media.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

MBS Value Partners, acquired Breakstone Group

synopsis: MBS Value Partner, a leading investor relations and corporate communications firm, announced that it has acquired Breakstone Group, a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
buyer: MBS Value Partners
MBS Value Partners is an investor relations and corporate communications firm that provides senior level advisory work and customized investor relations, financial media and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. "
target: Breakstone Group
Founded in 2000 by Kay Breakstone and Susan Borinelli, Breakstone Group is a New York-based investor relations firm that enjoys a longstanding reputation for top-quality investor relations and financial communications work in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, and in the U.S.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, acquired Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd

synopsis: ShareInvestor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, acquired certain trade marks and other intellectual property rights of Waterbrooks Consultants as well a 60 per cent stake in the company. Waterbrooks provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services.
buyer parent: Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
buyer: ShareInvestor Pte Ltd
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, ShareInvestor is a financial internet media & technology company that owns one of the largest investor relations network in Asia. ShareInvestor provides market data tools and financial applications to institutional and retail investors. "
target: Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd
Waterbrooks Consultants Pte Ltd provides investor relations, financial and corporate communications, sustainability reporting and crisis management services. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Singapore.
price ($mm)
$0.73*
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EV / rev
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closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Investis Ltd, acquired global3digital

synopsis: Investis Ltd, the global specialists in digital corporate communications, has further strengthened its position in Europe with the acquisition of global3digital. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps. It works with 150 companies across the UK and Europe.
buyer parent: Gresham LLP
buyer: Investis Ltd
Investis Ltd., is an international digital corporate communications and investor relations company which works with approximately 1,700 clients from offices in six countries. Founded in 2000, Investis helps clients manage their corporate communications and investor relations. "
target: global3digital
global3digital is a purely digital agency specialising in corporate and IR communications and one of the only to embrace open source technology. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps.
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closed 4/14/2014 via BusinessWire

EQS Group AG, acquired TodayIR.com

synopsis: EQS Group has acquired 100% of the shares of online investor relations and news service provider TodayIR Holdings Limited paving the way for further growth in Asia. TodayIR designs and manages IR websites, produces webcasts and operates the important finance information portal www.todayir.com.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$47.23)
Serving more than 7,000 international customers, EQS Group is the leading provider of online corporate communication services. For Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, leading companies from Europe, Asia and North America use our web solutions, all from a single source. "
target: TodayIR.com
TodayIR.com is one of the largest interactive online IR platforms in Asia. They leverage the power of the internet as well as work closely with more than 150 listed company clients, to provide the up-to-date and accurate information to retail, institutional and private investors globally.
price ($mm)
$6.22
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc., acquired Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.

synopsis: The management of Taylor Rafferty has acquired the company's assets from DF King Worldwide. Taylor Rafferty retains its focus on assisting companies to build their capital markets presence in the US, offering investor relations consulting, capital markets research and analysis and IR program execution.
buyer: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Taylor Rafferty Associates, Inc.
Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading global investor relations firm. For over 30 years, they have enabled their clients to achieve their capital markets goals by delivering a full range of advisory and operational support in the world's major capital markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Wealth Management Systems, Inc., acquired Capital IQ Financial Communications

synopsis: Wealth Management Systems Inc., a provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning tools in the retirement services industry, announced that it has acquired S&P Capital IQ's Financial Communications (FC) business. S&P Capital IQ FC is a provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms.
buyer: Wealth Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Wealth Management Systems (WMSI) is a benefits technology company developing web services and interfaces for leading providers and financial services organizations. Today, WMSI is the leading provider of rollover servicing technology in the retirement services industry. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Capital IQ Financial Communications
S&P Capital IQ Financial Communications is a leading provider of print and web-based content and services for financial services firms. They offer investor education, retirement plan solutions, and marketing communication tools.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/24/2013 via Market Wire

Summit IR Group will be merged with Darrow Associates, Inc.,

synopsis: Darrow Associates, Inc., a leading investor relations agency serving growing small-cap companies, announced that effective July 1, 2013 Silicon Valley-based Summit IR Group, Inc. will merge with Darrow Associates. Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003.
buyer: Darrow Associates, Inc.
Darrow Associates, Inc. is a boutique investor relations and financial communications consultancy serving the needs of select micro- and small-capitalization companies. Strategic programs are implemented with high level counsel provided by the firm’s executive consultants. "
target: Summit IR Group
Summit IR Group has been implementing investor relations programs for clients globally since 2003. The firm has been involved in a full range of investor oriented activities, from managing IR programs for pre-IPO companies through mergers and acquisitions.
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Employees
6896
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Ticker: TSXV:ALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: MKTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$615.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$350.02
EBIT ($mm)
$321.32
Net Income ($mm)
$262.94
Employees
527
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infront AS
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$142.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.65
EBIT ($mm)
$10.45
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
483
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:NIIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
niiio finance group AG
niiio finance group AG
Germany-based Niiio finance group AG is a provider of cloud banking software with a focus on wealth management. As a "full-service provider", the company digitizes its customers' processes so that they can work efficiently, flexibly and legally.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: ASX:PPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Praemium
Praemium
Preaemium is a specialist in the provision of portfolio administration services. Using leading edge technology to deliver cost-effective investment administration services, Præmium provides services to some of Australia’s leading financial institutions.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$15.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.88
EBIT ($mm)
$0.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
85
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: PT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
Net Income ($mm)
$0.96
Employees
432
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Ticker: GB:FFA.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$24.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.69
EBIT ($mm)
$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Censof Holdings Berhad
Censof, an investment holding company, develops and markets financial management software in Malaysia and Indonesia. It operates Financial Management Software Solution, Payment Aggregation Solutions, Wealth Management Solutions, Training Solution, and Information Communication Technology segments.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:REV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar is an Australian provider of products and services for property investors. Real Estate Investar helps people to find, analyse and track investment properties. Their platform provides users with all the tools, data and information they need to invest in property successfully.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:INVU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investview, Inc
Investview, Inc
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: BR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,824.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$999.40
EBIT ($mm)
$696.00
Net Income ($mm)
$516.80
Employees
12000
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Ticker: ASX:CPU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computershare Limited
Computershare Limited
Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. They also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,346.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$625.07
EBIT ($mm)
$450.45
Net Income ($mm)
$281.03
Employees
12701
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$47.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.68
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
414
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Ticker: TMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc.
The Management Network Group, Inc. is a leading provider of professional services to the converging communications industry and the financial services firms that support it.TMNG Global has provided strategic and management consulting, as well as managed services, to more than 1000 clients worldwide.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$74.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.33
EBIT ($mm)
($1.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
259
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