Like Longitude, Inc.

closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

The International Securities Exchange, acquired Longitude, Inc.

synopsis: The International Securities Exchange announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property and other related assets of Longitude, Inc, inventor of a proprietary and patented technology that uses parimutuel principles to run derivatives auctions that aggregate liquidity and produce fair and efficient market-driven prices.
buyer: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading. "
target: Longitude, Inc.
Financial intermediaries use PDCA technology to supply derivative and risk management products to their customers without taking on the market exposure customarily associated with trade facilitation.
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closed 5/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Trintech Group Plc, acquired Chesapeake System Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trintech, a leading provider of integrated Record-to-Report software solutions for the office of finance, announced it has acquired Chesapeake System Solutions. The company is a leading provider of financial transaction account reconciliation and treasury solutions.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Trintech Group Plc (TTPA:$33.95)
Trintech is a leading provider of financial software solutions for the Record-to-Report process. Over 900 clients in 100 countries rely on their solutions to optimize resources, reduce costs, manage risk and monitor activities across the entire finance organization worldwide. "
target: Chesapeake System Solutions, Inc.
Chesapeake System Solutions provides financial close, transaction matching, cash management, and treasury solutions for the retail, banking, financial services, and insurance industries.
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closed 10/24/2006 via

StatPro Group PLC, acquired FRI Corporation

synopsis: StatPro, an AIM-listed supplier of portfolio analytics software for fund managers, has signed a contract to acquire FRI Corporation, a Canadian provider of portfolio management technology, for a total consideration of £25 million.
buyer: StatPro Group PLC (AIM:SOG:$69.47)
StatPro Group provides performance measurement software for portfolio analysis for the asset management industry, primarily serving the financial services industry. "
target: FRI Corporation
FRI Corporation, the investment management solutions company, is a leading provider of securities information services, asset, wealth, trading, and risk management software solutions. FRI delivers reliable, scalable, flexible and integrated solutions to the global investment community.
price ($mm)
$53
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$18
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3.0x
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closed 6/12/2006 via BusinessWire

Reuters Group PLC, acquired Application Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Reuters today announced it has acquired Application Networks, a leading risk management software provider based in London and Palo Alto, for $41million in cash to accelerate the growth of Reuters Trade and Risk Management.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: Application Networks, Inc.
Application Networks is a leading provider of fast, flexible trade and risk management software solutions based on JRisk. JRisk has been designed both with and for leading industry players to meet the most sophisticated functional requirements.
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$41
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closed 6/6/2006 via BNC Analysis

McAfee, Inc., acquired Preventsys

synopsis: McAfee, Inc., the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, today announced that it has acquired Preventsys, Inc., a leading authority in security risk management and automated security compliance reporting.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Preventsys
Preventsys has pioneered an award-winning Security Risk Management System for large companies that need to proactively protect confidential customer and company information, ensure high availability of critical IT assets and easily communicate security compliance to executive management.
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closed 3/21/2006 via PR Newswire

Corpus, Inc., acquired Lab49, Inc.

synopsis: Corpus, Inc., a provider of custom application development and information technology services in the banking, financial services and telecommunications industries, today announced that it has expanded its presence in the global capital markets sector with the acquisition of Lab49, Inc.
buyer: Corpus, Inc.
Corpus provide IT solutions support for major corporate entities in the telco, manufacturing, banking and finance sectors by providing end-to-end solutions based on ROI-related principals using a global delivery model. "
target: Lab49, Inc.
Lab49 provides transformative consulting services, enabling new business opportunities and improving overall profitability through the use of technology.
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announced 3/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Xinhua Finance Limited, will acquire Beijing Alpha Financial Engineering Company

synopsis: Xinhua Finance Limited, China's unchallenged leader in financial information and media, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Beijing Alpha Financial Engineering Company ("Beijing Alpha"), the leading company engaging in the development of financial engineering and risk management systems in China.
buyer: Xinhua Finance Limited (:$0.00)
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets. "
target: Beijing Alpha Financial Engineering Company
Founded in 1998 and led by the financial engineering professionals from the Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing Alpha has established a leading position in China with its risk analytic expertise and in-depth local knowledge.
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closed 11/14/2005 via

SunGard Data Systems Inc., acquired ERisk

synopsis: SunGard today announced that it has acquired ERisk Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of economic capital management software and risk consulting services to financial institutions. The transaction, the terms of which have not been disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard’s financial results.
buyer: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also helps information-dependent enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business. "
target: ERisk
ERisk's enterprise risk management software and consulting solutions set the industry standard for economic capital analytics. Our mission is to help financial services organizations, property & casualty insurers and non-financial corporations transform their risk management processes in order to i
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closed 11/24/2004 via PR Newswire

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., acquired Optinfo, Inc.

synopsis: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of integrated computer systems and ATM/debit card/ACH transaction processing, announced its purchase of North Carolina-based Optinfo, Inc., a leading provider of software products and services that help financial institutions mitigate the risks associated with their financial and operational data.
buyer: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY:$1,603.24)
Jack Henry & Associates is a leading provider of computer systems and ATM/debit card/ACH transaction processing services primarily for financial services organizations. Its technology solutions are marketed and supported through three primary brands: Jack Henry Banking, Symitar and ProfitStars. "
target: Optinfo, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Optinfo has evolved into a technology solutions organization focused on operational risk avoidance through advanced process automation. Our innovative reconciliation and exception management solutions remove technology barriers between corporate legacy systems and future-focused bu
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closed 8/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Metavante Corporation, acquired TREEV LLC

synopsis: Metavante Corporation, the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation, has completed its acquisition, announced in June, of Herndon, Va.-based TREEV, LLC, a premier provider of software solutions and consulting services to the financial industry.
buyer parent: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
buyer: Metavante Corporation (MV:$0.00)
Metavante Corporation provides banking and payment technologies to financial services firms and businesses. Its products and services include account processing for deposit, loan, and trust systems, image based and conventional check processing, and electronic funds transfer. "
target: TREEV LLC
TREEV, an innovative provider of software solutions and services, delivers browser-based document and report management software to the financial services market. Leveraging nearly 20 years of experience, TREEV helps banks reduce risk, enhance productivity, control expenses, and improve service to t
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$20
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closed 9/14/2015 via PR Newswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Primatics Financial

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced the acquisition of Primatics Financial. The company is a leader in accounting, forecasting, regulatory reporting, reserving and stress testing solutions to financial institutions holding or acquiring loans.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,632.90)
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Primatics Financial
Primatics is a leader in accounting, forecasting, regulatory reporting, reserving and stress testing solutions to financial institutions holding or acquiring loans. The Primatics EVOLV platform is a cloud-based, integrated risk and finance solution.
price ($mm)
$122
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$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
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2.4x
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10.2x
announced 9/2/2015 via PR Web

DMA Corporation, will acquire Baker Hill Corporation

synopsis: The Riverside Company will acquire Baker Hill, a division of Experian. Following the close of the acquisition, Baker Hill and Database Marketing Agency (DMA), a current Riverside portfolio company, will join forces. Baker Hill is a leader in providing loan origination and portfolio management in the financial services market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: DMA Corporation
DMA offers smart data analytics that help banks and credit unions throughout the U.S. understand profit risk, identify growth opportunities and deepen accountholder relationships. Founded in 1996, DMA is a premier integrated financial services analytics provider. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Baker Hill Corporation
For more than three decades, Baker Hill products have been used by high performing organizations to streamline and manage their portfolio risk management, customer management and lending processes.
price ($mm)
$100
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$31
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3.2x
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closed 1/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, acquired Financial Tools, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced it has acquired Financial Tools, Inc., the provider of CASH Suite™—an enterprise-wide financial analysis and credit risk management solution for U.S. commercial lenders.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services provides audit, risk and compliance solutions that help financial organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness across their enterprise. The company’s prominent brands include: FRSGlobal, ARC Logics for Financial Services, Bankers Systems, and more. "
target: Financial Tools, Inc.
Financial Tools' CASH Suite™ delivers straight-through processing for commercial lending by streamlining tasks like business development, financial analysis, risk management, pricing, automated credit memo preparation, covenant tracking, portfolio management, stress testing and in depth reporting.
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closed 9/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., acquired Commerce Velocity

synopsis: Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services, announced the acquisition of Commerce Velocity, a provider of technology solutions to mortgage lenders, loan servicing organizations and investment banks.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF:$8,423.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNF is one of the nation's largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters. "
target: Commerce Velocity
Commerce Velocity provides technology solutions that focus on mitigating risk for mortgage lenders, loan servicing organizations, and investment banks. Commerce Velocity's technology helps mortgage lenders mitigate risk by enforcing intelligent lending decisions.
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closed 10/27/2008 via PR Newswire

Continuity Engine, Inc., acquired Business IQ

synopsis: Continuity Engine acquired Business IQ for its banking intelligence and profitability capabilities that will be integrated into their flagship product. With this functionality, Continuity Engine will allow community banks and credit unions to manage risks that are technical, natural or business-related.
buyer: Continuity Engine, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by SaaS, banking and compliance veterans, Continuity Engine has created an on-demand platform designed to simplify the way regulatory compliance is achieved in the management of policies, procedures and audit programs. "
target: Business IQ
Business IQ Consulting, wiith extensive IT experience, is defining the development approaches of the future. We stay abreast of the most current and responsive technologies. Great solutions come with insight and the willingness to find the right answers independent from any specific technology.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Vision Software Solutions, acquired Risk Management Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vision Software Solutions, developer of the leading financial analysis and risk management software, fisCAL, has acquired the software products of Risk Management Software, Inc. to further its position as a national leader in commercial lending and risk management software.
buyer: Vision Software Solutions
Vision Software Solutions is a software development company specializing in software for commercial lending and risk management. The company serves financial institutions with software that improves financial analysis and lowers risk, optimizes business processes and reduces costs. "
target: Risk Management Software, Inc.
Risk Management Software, Inc. provides risk management solutions. It offers SpreadComplete, a spread sheet tool that standardizes the presentation of various financial statements, and ProjectionComplete, which provides a tool to do pro forma and projection analysis.
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announced 9/14/2006 via BusinessWire

DAVID Corporation, will acquire Unify Insurance Risk Management Division

synopsis: HALO Technology Holdings, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Insurance Risk Management (IRM) and ViaMode divisions of Unify Corp. IRM will join with HALO subsidiary DAVID Corporation to deliver comprehensive risk management solutions designed to reduce customers' overall claims costs.
buyer parent: Halo Technology Holdings, Inc.
buyer: DAVID Corporation
DAVID Corporation leads the risk management information systems industry by developing and supporting superior software products designed for self-insured, self- administered organizations and third-party administrators. "
target parent: Unify Corp.
target: Unify Insurance Risk Management Division
Unify Insurance Risk Management provides risk management solutions specifically designed for the alternative risk insurance market. Unify IRM was established in February 2005 following the acquisition of Acuitrek Inc.
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closed 7/13/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ePolicy, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of certain assets of California-based ePolicy, Inc., including the industry-leading ePolicy Solutions RightRisk(TM) product line. ePolicy provides a comprehensive set of administration solutions for commercial insurance carriers.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc.
Choicelinx Corporation is a benefits technology and services company specializing in a new generation of Web-based and consumer-focused benefits products for the health insurance industry. "
target: ePolicy, Inc.
With state-of-the-art Web-based technology services, ePolicy Solutions provides businesses with a range of products to automate the rate, quote, bind and issue processes.
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closed 3/3/2006 via

Financial Objects, acquired Raft International

synopsis: Financial Objects and Raft agreed the terms of a recommended offer to be made by Hoare Govett, on behalf of Financial Objects, for the whole of the issued and to be issued share capital of Raft. Offer values the issued share capital of Raft at about £4m and represents a premium of some 20 per cent. to the closing price of 5 pence per Raft share.
buyer: Financial Objects
Financial Objects is a leading international supplier of advanced software and solutions, serving customers in the wholesale banking, retail banking, wealth management and property asset management sectors. "
target: Raft International
Raft International is a leading provider of software solutions and services for the energy trading and financial services sectors. Raft's core business is risk management and Raft has a long history of implementing innovative, best practice credit risk and operational risk management solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.80 [$3.47]
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$9
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closed 8/31/2005 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Baker Hill Corporation

synopsis: Experian(R), a global information solutions company, today announced the acquisition of Baker Hill, a provider of relationship-management, credit-origination and risk-management solutions.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: Baker Hill Corporation
For more than two decades, Baker Hill has been focused on the banking industry, delivering solutions that address business process needs and working as a trusted advisor to its banking clients. Baker Hill understands banking processes, knows how to implement technology to enable those processes, an
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closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

The International Securities Exchange, acquired Longitude, Inc.

synopsis: The International Securities Exchange announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property and other related assets of Longitude, Inc, inventor of a proprietary and patented technology that uses parimutuel principles to run derivatives auctions that aggregate liquidity and produce fair and efficient market-driven prices.
buyer: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading. "
target: Longitude, Inc.
Financial intermediaries use PDCA technology to supply derivative and risk management products to their customers without taking on the market exposure customarily associated with trade facilitation.
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announced 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has agreed to acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE), an operator of three electronic options exchanges. ISE operates three electronic options exchanges: ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury. ISE’s exchanges serve as the venues for more than 15% of trading in U.S. options.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
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$1,100
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Eurex, acquired The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Eurex and International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. announced that Eurex has completed the acquisition of ISE, following the SEC’s approval of the merger. Effective upon the open of the U.S. markets today, ISE common stock will be suspended from trading on the NYSE and will be delisted shortly thereafter.
buyer: Eurex
Eurex, jointly owned and operated by Deutsche Boerse AG and SWX Swiss Exchange, is the world's largest derivatives exchange. Eurex offers a broad range of international benchmark products and operates the most liquid fixed income derivatives markets in the world. "
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
price ($mm)
$2,559
rev ($mm)
$211
EBITDA ($mm)
$98
EV / rev
12.1x
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26.1x
closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

The International Securities Exchange, acquired Longitude, Inc.

synopsis: The International Securities Exchange announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property and other related assets of Longitude, Inc, inventor of a proprietary and patented technology that uses parimutuel principles to run derivatives auctions that aggregate liquidity and produce fair and efficient market-driven prices.
buyer: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading. "
target: Longitude, Inc.
Financial intermediaries use PDCA technology to supply derivative and risk management products to their customers without taking on the market exposure customarily associated with trade facilitation.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

ISEG Limited, acquired Startup Stock Exchange

synopsis: The International Stock Exchange Group (ISEG) has acquired the Startup Stock Exchange, an international marketplace for the trading of early stage company shares. The transaction will combine the operations of the European Stock Exchange (ESE) and the Startup Stock Exchange (SSX) under ISEG and expand the group's global presence.
buyer: ISEG Limited
ISEG creates steps for both listed companies and investors in listed companies within the platform of a stock exchange. It believes in a new wave of stock exchanges that provide a better fit for the needs of today’s investor community. "
target: Startup Stock Exchange
The Startup Stock Exchange ("SSX"), provides securities exchange related services, such as Brokerage and Listing Advisory, enabling the owners of startups and small businesses to attract qualified global investors to buy shares of their companies on a public stock exchange.
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announced 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Nasdaq announced it has agreed to acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE), an operator of three electronic options exchanges. ISE operates three electronic options exchanges: ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury. ISE’s exchanges serve as the venues for more than 15% of trading in U.S. options.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: Deutsche Börse Group
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Eurex, acquired The International Securities Exchange

synopsis: Eurex and International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. announced that Eurex has completed the acquisition of ISE, following the SEC’s approval of the merger. Effective upon the open of the U.S. markets today, ISE common stock will be suspended from trading on the NYSE and will be delisted shortly thereafter.
buyer: Eurex
Eurex, jointly owned and operated by Deutsche Boerse AG and SWX Swiss Exchange, is the world's largest derivatives exchange. Eurex offers a broad range of international benchmark products and operates the most liquid fixed income derivatives markets in the world. "
target: The International Securities Exchange
The International Securities Exchange, the world's largest equity options exchange, was founded on the principle that technology fosters and infuses new efficiencies and operational innovations into securities trading.
price ($mm)
$2,559
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$211
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$98
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26.1x
announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

360T, acquired GTX Ltd.

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Group’s Foreign Exchange unit 360T is expanding its participation in the global FX market and presence in the US by acquiring the GTX ECN business from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: 360T
360T is the leading global provider of web-based trading technology. This best-in-class trading technology enables clients to trade OTC financial instruments, particularly foreign exchange (FX) and short term money market products, as well as FX and interest rate derivatives. "
target parent: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
target: GTX Ltd.
GTX operates electronic trading venues and provides agency execution and clearing services for buy and sell-side institutional FX market participants.
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closed 1/12/2017 via GlobeNewswire

t0.com, acquired Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Financial technology firm t0.com, Inc., has formed Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC after acquiring the assets of Singapore-based Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd. The addition of Blue Ocean Technologies to the t0 portfolio of companies further expands the fintech leader’s presence and range of services in the global financial ecosystem.
buyer parent: Overstock.com, Inc.
buyer: t0.com
t0.com, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of financial technology (fintech) based on cryptographically-secured, decentralized ledgers – more commonly known as blockchain technologies. "
target: Blue Ocean Financial Technology, Pte. Ltd.
Blue Ocean Technologies will offer the first transparent, electronic marketplace for trading U.S.-listed securities during non-U.S. trading hours. This electronic marketplace creates a new opportunity to manage risk and take advantage of opportunities created outside of U.S. regular trading hours.
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closed 3/13/2015 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., acquired KCG Hotspot FX

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) completed its acquisition of Hotspot FX, a leading institutional foreign exchange (FX) market, from KCG Holdings. Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target parent: KCG Holdings, Inc.
target: KCG Hotspot FX
Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading. These benefits include full depth-of-book view, centralized price discovery, direct and anonymous market access.
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
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$350
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Knight Capital Group, Inc., acquired Hotspot FX, Inc.

synopsis: Knight Capital Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Hotspot FX, Inc., a privately held firm, in an all-cash deal for $77.5 million. Hotspot, which provides institutions and dealers with spot foreign exchange trade execution through an advanced, fully electronic platform, is a separate subsidiary of Knight Capital Group.
buyer: Knight Capital Group, Inc. (KCG:$1,211.64)
Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a global financial services firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms. "
target: Hotspot FX, Inc.
Hotspot FX, Inc. operates a leading spot FX marketplace for institutions, in addition to a retail platform. Both marketplaces provide anonymous, instantaneous, direct access trading on live, executable, streaming prices supplied by leading foreign exchange banks and financial institutions.
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$78
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, will acquire National Stock Exchange

synopsis: CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. Plans call for CBSX to operate NSX as a separate exchange, while consolidating data systems and business operations.
buyer parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc
buyer: CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC
The all-electronic CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, created in 2007 by the Chicago Board Options Exchange and four market-maker partners, offers trading in more than 7,600 equities and exchange traded funds listed on U.S. securities markets. "
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Chi-X Europe Limited merged with BATS Global Markets, Inc.,

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) announced the completion of the Chi-X Europe acquisition. Chi-X Europe operates the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF). BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe MTFs, which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company based in the Kansas City, MO. The BATS trading platforms are internally developed by a dedicated team of market and technology professionals with BATS Exchange (BZX), the third-largest US securities exchange. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Chi-X Europe Limited
Chi-X Europe operates a multilateral trading facility for the trading of more than 1,300 of the most liquid securities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as exchange traded funds, exchange traded commodities and international depositary receipts.
price ($mm)
$300
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announced 12/21/2009 via Company Press Release

Turquoise will be merged with Baikal Global, Ltd.,

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) and Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise) announced their agreement to create a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
buyer: Baikal Global, Ltd.
Baikal, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will be a pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) complemented by a Liquidity Aggregation Service which seeks out liquidity in over 20 venues across 14 countries. "
target: Turquoise
Turquoise provides electronic execution services to buyers and sellers of pan-European equities, delivering differentiated value throughout the trading process.
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closed 3/18/2009 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital, acquired Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Fortune Capital Co. Ltd, a privately-owned provider of forex trading services in Japan.
buyer: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties. "
target: Fortune Capital Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Fortune Capital provides online foreign exchange trading services in Japan. Fortune Capital offers FX traders the highest possible level of price transparency via real time streaming quotes, and a speed of execution that's unmatched in the marketplace.
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closed 11/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired LiquidityEdge

synopsis: MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has acquired LiquidityEdge, a leading provider of an electronic U.S. Treasuries marketplace.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$463.87)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
target: LiquidityEdge
Established in 2015, LiquidityEdge offers a bespoke trading ecosystem to connect a community of dealers, market-makers and institutional investors to trade in the $500 billion average-daily-volume U.S. Treasury market.
price ($mm)
$150
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., acquired City Index Group Limited

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a company that provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, announced that it has acquired City Index Limited, a leading online trading firm specializing in contracts-for-difference, forex and UK spread betting.
buyer: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. "
target parent: Intercapital Private Group Ltd.
target: City Index Group Limited
City Index (Holdings) Ltd. is a global provider of retail trading services including spread betting (UK only), CFDs and margin forex. The firm trades primarily under the City Index, Finspreads, FX Solutions and IFX Markets brands with core markets in the UK, Middle East and the Asia Pacific.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 2/28/2020 via PR Newswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a US-based provider of online trading services, is to be acquired by INTL FCStone Inc., a financial services organization. GAIN provides market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for difference and exchange-based products to retail investors.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of execution, risk management and advisory services, market intelligence, and clearing services across asset classes and markets around the world. "
target: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holding provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$236 [($746)]
rev ($mm)
$213
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
-3.5x
EV / EBITDA
on offer 4/9/2013 via BusinessWire

FXCM Inc., offer to acquire GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange, or FX, trading and related services, announced it is proposing to merge with and acquire GAIN Capital Holdings LLC., global provider of retail trading services. The combined company is expected to be an industry leader and accretive to all parties.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings is a global provider of online trading services. Its innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange, contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products.
price ($mm)
$210
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closed 7/1/2013 via PR Newswire

NASDAQ OMX, acquired eSpeed, Inc.

synopsis: BGC Partners, Inc. announced that it closed the sale of eSpeed to NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. NASDAQ OMX purchased the eSpeed brand name and various assets comprising the fully electronic portion of BGC's benchmark on-the-run U.S. Treasury brokerage, market data and co-location service businesses.
buyer: NASDAQ OMX (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: eSpeed, Inc.
The eSpeed platform operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces for the global capital markets, including the world's largest government bond markets and other fixed income and foreign exchange marketplaces. 
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.3x
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