Like Snap Projections Inc.

closed 10/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wealthbar, acquired Snap Projections Inc.

synopsis: WealthBar Financial Services Inc., a leading Canadian wealth management platform and a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp., has acquired Snap Projections Inc. Based in Ontario, Snap Projections offers intuitive financial planning software that helps wealth professionals build customized wealth and retirement plans for their clients.
buyer parent: CI Financial Corp.
buyer: Wealthbar
WealthBar is a leading Canadian online wealth management and financial planning platform offering easy online investing portfolios and low-fee Exchange-Traded Funds, along with unlimited commission-free advice. "
target: Snap Projections Inc.
Ontario-based Snap Projections helps financial advisors, planners and wealth managers educate their clients to help them make better financial decisions through a simple yet powerful and easy to use financial and retirement planning software solution.
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closed 2/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Covisum, acquired PrairieSmarts

synopsis: Two companies are joining forces to offer financial advisors powerful risk analytics with retirement planning solutions. PrairieSmarts' advanced risk management platform for financial services professionals has been acquired by Covisum, a retirement income planning technology and training solution.
buyer: Covisum
Covisum provides financial advisors with software, training and support to deliver retirement income plans that improve the lives of clients by facilitating better retirement decisions. Their core product offerings include Social Security Timing and Tax Clarity. "
target: PrairieSmarts
PrairieSmarts helps investors and financial firms find success by providing the most intuitive, advanced and bias-free risk management platform in the world. Founded in 2013, PrairieSmarts provides advanced and digestible insights into financial risk using some of the world's best risk algorithms.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Tegra118, acquired RetireUp

synopsis: Tegra118, a top provider of wealth and asset management technology solutions, has acquired RetireUp, a leading provider of retirement planning technology. The acquisition will help advisors enrich their client relationships with powerful retirement income planning through a seamless, modern experience.
buyer parent: Motive Partners
buyer: Tegra118
Tegra118 is a provider of software solutions to the wealth and asset management industry with a vast network of broker-dealers, asset managers, and custodians and trading interfaces. Its platform provides portfolio management, trading, accounting, rebalancing, and reporting for managed accounts. "
target: RetireUp
RetireUp is a provider of integrated retirement income planning solutions built to strengthen the client-advisor relationship. With powerful tools, actuarial-level product modeling, data integration, and an automated forms system, RetireUp facilitates more meaningful client-advisor conversations.
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closed 9/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Simplicity Group Holdings, acquired AssetLock

synopsis: Simplicity Group Holdings announced that it has acquired investment and retirement account communication technology, AssetLock. AssetLock is an award-winning investment and retirement account monitoring software that streamlines communication between the account holder and financial advisor.
buyer: Simplicity Group Holdings
Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Simplicity Group Holdings is one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing financial marketing organizations with over 20,000 financial professionals, 100 partner agencies, and 30 broker-dealer partners located throughout the United States. "
target: AssetLock
AssetLock is an award-winning investment and retirement account monitoring software that streamlines communication between the account holder and financial advisor.
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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 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Perseus Group, acquired Selectapension

synopsis: Perseus Group, an operating group of Constellation Software that acquires software companies, has acquired Selectapension, a UK-based provider of pension and investment planning software. Selectapension makes it easier to complete comprehensive analyses and compare products, enabling financial planners to deliver the best advice to their clients.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Perseus Group
The Perseus Group is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. Perseus acquires and invests in software businesses that are committed to providing long-term solutions and life-long partnerships to customers. "
target: Selectapension
Selectapension is a UK-based provider of pension and investment planning software for financial advisers. Selectapension’s software makes it easier to complete comprehensive analyses, and compare products and providers, enabling financial planners to deliver the best advice to their clients.
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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 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Acorns, acquired Vault Investments Inc.

synopsis: Acorns, the country's fastest-growing micro-investing app with more than 2.2 million investment accounts, has announced the strategic acquisition of Vault, a Portland-based tech company, which lets customers automatically invest part of their paycheck into a retirement fund.
buyer: Acorns
Acorns is the leading micro investing app in the U.S. It's easy-to-use, mobile-first technology makes it simple for anyone to set aside and invest life's spare money. Acorns allows customers to automatically invest in a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds. "
target: Vault Investments Inc.
Vault is a Portland-based tech company which lets customers automatically invest part of their paycheck into a retirement fund.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired O&M Life & Pensions Limited

synopsis: Back office provider Iress has acquired fellow adviser software firm O&M Systems. Iress, best known for its Xplan system, will directly integrate O&M’s pension and investment data and comparison tools for financial advisers into its offering. O&M has been heavily involved in the pensions industry for nearly two decades.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: O&M Life & Pensions Limited
O&M Systems provide ground breaking software and services for the UK Financial Services Industry. O&M has been heavily involved in the pensions industry for nearly two decades. Since 1992 the company has been providing and continually developing solutions to reduce any pension adviser's workload.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Etops AG, acquired Evolute

synopsis: Etops has completed a full takeover of Evolute. The two FinTech firms, which are both based in the Greater Zurich Area, now intend to accelerate the construction of an open ecosystem in the area of wealth management. Evolute is a seamlessly integrated software that covers the entire value chain of wealth management.
buyer: Etops AG
Etops was founded in 2010 and offers a broad range of solutions and services for the financial industry from data collection, refinement and aggregation to high-end operations and consulting, from complex integration projects to state-of-the-art reporting, to mobile apps and dashboards. "
target: Evolute
Evolute understands wealth management goals and processes. Evolute is a seamlessly integrated software, from client risk profiling to portfolio solutions, covering the entire value chain of wealth management. Evolute closely links advisors and clients along the way, enabled by technology.
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closed 8/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bravura Solutions Limited, acquired Midwinter Financial Services

synopsis: ASX-listed financial software vendor Bravura Solutions has acquired financial planning software-as-a-service provider Midwinter. Sydney-based Midwinter develops the financial planning software AdviceOS, which offers back office administration for financial advisers and self-directed digital advice portals for superannuation funds.
buyer: Bravura Solutions Limited (:$194.13)
Bravura Solutions is a leading provider of software solutions for the wealth management, life insurance and fund administration industries, underpinned by functionally rich technology that enables modernisation, consolidation and simplification. "
target: Midwinter Financial Services
Sydney-based Midwinter develops the financial planning software AdviceOS, which offers back office administration for financial advisers and self-directed digital advice portals for superannuation funds.
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$34
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closed 3/18/2019 via BusinessWire

iPipeline, Inc., acquired BlueSun, Inc.

synopsis: iPipeline, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the financial services industry, has announced the acquisition of Bluesun, a leading provider of software solutions to the life insurance and financial services industry in Canada.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: iPipeline, Inc.
iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through their SaaS-based new business acquisition platform, they accelerate and simplify sales, compliance, operations and support. "
target: BlueSun, Inc.
Bluesun is a leading provider of software solutions to the financial services industry. Bluesun’s mission is to deliver painless software solutions to its clients. This means easy-to-use, intuitive software, with hassle-free installation and responsive, class-leading service.
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closed 7/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SEI Investments, acquired Archway Technology Partners, LLC

synopsis: SEI, a global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions, has acquired Archway Technology Partners, a technology firm whose software solution supports the accounting, investment management and reporting functions for family offices, private banks, private wealth advisors and fund administrators.
buyer: SEI Investments (SEIC:$1,684.06)
SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. "
target: Archway Technology Partners, LLC
Archway Technology Partners is a technology firm whose software solution supports the accounting, investment management and reporting functions for family offices, private banks, and private wealth advisors. They help private wealth management firms better serve their ultra-high-net-worth clients.
price ($mm)
$80
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$18
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$4
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Euronext N.V., acquired Commcise Software Limited

synopsis: Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, announces the acquisition of 78% of the capital of Commcise, a Software as a Service (“SaaS”) provider of award-winning research evaluation and commission management solutions for financial services firms, from its founders.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$1,091.15)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Commcise Software Limited
Commcise offers a cloud-based research commission management, evaluation and accounting solution built to meet the needs of asset managers, brokers and independent research providers. Commcise is the only vendor which combines research funding, consumption and accounting into a single platform.
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$34*
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closed 4/13/2018 via Company Press Release

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Firm58

synopsis: ESW Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquired Firm58, one of the most respected names in trading firm and broker dealer back-office automation solutions. Firm58 provides growth-conscious capital markets firms a suite of powerful, web-based automation technologies that improve post-trade processes and increase efficiency.
buyer: ESW Capital, LLC
Based in Austin, Texas, Enterprise Software (ESW) Capital has honed a finely-tuned methodology focused on buying, strengthening, and growing mature business software companies. ESW and its affiliated companies have been in the enterprise software space since 1988. "
target: Firm58
Firm58 simplifies trade operations for capital markets firms. Their web-based financial management software manages the processes associated with fees, commissions and payouts. They offer solutions for billing, profit/expense analysis, commission sharing arrangements and compliance & surveillance.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Sinqia, acquired Stock & Info Ltda.

synopsis: Sinqia hereby announces the acquisition of the entire shares of Stock & Info Ltda., a provider of software for the pension fund segment. Stock & Info provides supplementary pension management solutions for the largest class-based pension funds, corporate pension funds and closed-ended supplementary pension liability management companies.
buyer: Sinqia (SNSL3:$34.43)
Founded in 1996, Sinqia is a leader in the development of software and technology services for the financial sector in Brazil. They operate in four business units: Software, Projects, Outsourcing, and Consulting. "
target: Stock & Info Ltda.
Stock & Info Ltda. is a provider of software for the pension fund segment. Stock & Info provides supplementary pension management solutions for the largest class-based pension funds, corporate pension funds and closed-ended supplementary pension liability management companies.
price ($mm)
$1.07
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$1
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sinqia, acquired Atena Tecnologia Ltda.

synopsis: Senior Solution, now called Sinqia, announced the purchase of all shares of Atena Tecnologia, a software company for the segment of private pension entities. Created in 1997, Atena is formed by the companies Atena Tecnologia and Atena Gestão de Previdência. Atena is based in Salvador, Brazil.
buyer: Sinqia (SNSL3:$34.43)
Founded in 1996, Sinqia is a leader in the development of software and technology services for the financial sector in Brazil. They operate in four business units: Software, Projects, Outsourcing, and Consulting. "
target: Atena Tecnologia Ltda.
Created in 1997, Atena is formed by the companies Atena Tecnologia and Atena Gestão de Previdência. Atena is a software provider for the segment of private pension entities. Atena is based in Salvador, Brazil.
price ($mm)
$2.39
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$2
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closed 10/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Actuera, acquired Artena

synopsis: Keylane’s subsidiary Actuera - supplier of the Maia product suite for pension funds, insurance companies and third party administrators - has acquired a 100% interest in Artena, supplier of FinCircle a standard software solution for pension communication and back office administration.
buyer parent: KeyLane B.V.
buyer: Actuera
Actuera is the Dutch market leader for applications in pension and group life insurance policy administration. Their cornerstone product, Maia, consists of standard software applications for front-, mid-, and back offices for pension and life insurance policy administrators. "
target: Artena
Artena is a provider of consultancy & software for pension services, insurers and banks. Their specialties include Full SAAS solution for pension management, FinCircle pension communication software, Risk & Compliance, Risk services, IT & operational audit services, Business Intelligence, and more.
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closed 1/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Waterland Private Equity Investments, acquired Actuera

synopsis: Main Capital Partners has its majority stake in Actuera, leading provider of policy administration systems, sold to Waterland Private Equity Investments. Actuera, based in Rotterdam, has developed into a leader in the field of complete software solutions for insurance companies, pension funds and pension providers in the Netherlands.
buyer: Waterland Private Equity Investments
Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: Actuera
Actuera is the Dutch market leader for applications in pension and group life insurance policy administration. Their cornerstone product, Maia, consists of standard software applications for front-, mid-, and back offices for pension and life insurance policy administrators.
price ($mm)
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$19
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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 10/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wealthbar, acquired Snap Projections Inc.

synopsis: WealthBar Financial Services Inc., a leading Canadian wealth management platform and a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp., has acquired Snap Projections Inc. Based in Ontario, Snap Projections offers intuitive financial planning software that helps wealth professionals build customized wealth and retirement plans for their clients.
buyer parent: CI Financial Corp.
buyer: Wealthbar
WealthBar is a leading Canadian online wealth management and financial planning platform offering easy online investing portfolios and low-fee Exchange-Traded Funds, along with unlimited commission-free advice. "
target: Snap Projections Inc.
Ontario-based Snap Projections helps financial advisors, planners and wealth managers educate their clients to help them make better financial decisions through a simple yet powerful and easy to use financial and retirement planning software solution.
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closed 10/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wealthbar, acquired Snap Projections Inc.

synopsis: WealthBar Financial Services Inc., a leading Canadian wealth management platform and a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp., has acquired Snap Projections Inc. Based in Ontario, Snap Projections offers intuitive financial planning software that helps wealth professionals build customized wealth and retirement plans for their clients.
buyer parent: CI Financial Corp.
buyer: Wealthbar
WealthBar is a leading Canadian online wealth management and financial planning platform offering easy online investing portfolios and low-fee Exchange-Traded Funds, along with unlimited commission-free advice. "
target: Snap Projections Inc.
Ontario-based Snap Projections helps financial advisors, planners and wealth managers educate their clients to help them make better financial decisions through a simple yet powerful and easy to use financial and retirement planning software solution.
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closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

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

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

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

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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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 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 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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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired OpenMarkets

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired a controlling stake in OpenMarkets, a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
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: OpenMarkets
OpenMarkets is a digital trading platform that provides retail investors, traders, advisers, robo-advisers, brokers and financial intermediaries with a suite of innovative brokerage services for trading on the Australian securities markets.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Motif Investing, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the technology and intellectual property of Motif, a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Motif Investing, Inc.
Motif is a next-generation online broker offering thematic investing to individual and institutional investors. They are a fintech pioneer that has combined breakthrough technology and data science to deliver customized thematic portfolios to investors.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
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$279
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
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$1.67*
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Ally, acquired TradeKing

synopsis: Ally Financial Inc., one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies, announced that it has acquired TradeKing Group, Inc., a digital wealth management company. TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States.
buyer: Ally (ALLY:$6,378.00)
Ally Financial Inc. is one of the world's largest automotive financial services companies. The company offers a full suite of automotive financing products and services in key markets around the world. "
target: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds.
price ($mm)
$275
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closed 11/18/2015 via BusinessWire

TradeKing, acquired MB Trading Holdings, LLC

synopsis: TradeKing Group, Inc., an innovator in online brokerage, today announced that its acquisition of MB Trading has officially closed. With the addition of MB Trading’s renowned trading platform, TradeKing now offers a powerful, active trading experience for the most seasoned traders.
buyer: TradeKing
TradeKing Group, Inc. provides online brokerage services for independent self-directed investors in the United States. It offers online trading services in the areas of options, stocks, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, fixed incomes, and foreign exchange funds. "
target: MB Trading Holdings, LLC
MB Trading is a direct access brokerage firm that develops and markets direct access trading technology to online investors, institutions, and qualified destinations. Using a proprietary order routing system, the company allows investors to trade directly to the NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX markets.
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closed 1/10/2008 via Burlington Free Press

Banks.com, Inc., acquired OnLine Investments, Inc.

synopsis: Banks.com, Inc. a leading financial services focused web property, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Online Investments, Inc., including MyStockFund.com, MyStockFundKids.com and an online broker/dealer with a wide array of products, tools, and services.
buyer: Banks.com, Inc. (BNX:$0.00)
Banks.com is a leading Financial Services portal containing a unique breadth and depth of products and services. Our mission is to bring our users and subscribers the most relevant financial information on the web. "
target: OnLine Investments, Inc.
MyStockFund Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, is the broker-dealer offering the unique securities trading platform. OnLine Investments, Inc. the parent of MyStockFund Securities, Inc. has developed the technology to enable convenient and cost-effective Internet-based investment.
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