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announced 5/12/2020 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, will acquire Artivest

synopsis: iCapital Network, the leading financial technology platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, will acquire Artivest, one of the most innovative technology companies for accessing and investing in alternatives.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target: Artivest
Artivest transforms the way financial advisors and investors access, evaluate, and invest in private equity, real assets, and hedge funds. The company's platform delivers a streamlined digital experience for investors to transact directly with a wide selection of high-quality private alternatives.
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announced 10/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ion Group, will acquire Aspect Enterprise Solutions

synopsis: Aspect, a UK-based global provider of cloud-based solutions for commodity trade and risk management, commodities data and decision support, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ion Investment Group. Aspect's range of solutions are empowering enterprises of all sizes trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, Ion provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target: Aspect Enterprise Solutions
Based in the UK, Aspect is a global SaaS provider for integrated Commodity Trading, Risk and Data Management, helping users to perform pre-trade analysis, trading, risk and operations management in one system. Their solutions help companies trade oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals, biofuels and more.
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announced 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited, will acquire m-FINANCE Limited

synopsis: DTXS Silk Road, an investment company, is acquiring m-FINANCE, the leading and most experienced Forex / Bullion Trading Solutions Provider in Asia. m-FINANCE has been striving for excellence in providing trading platform solutions, mobile trading Apps, financial value-added services and comprehensive financial information.
buyer: DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited (SEHK:620:$20.87)
DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Ltd is an investment company. The Company invests in a variety of industries including construction, tourism, and trade. "
target: m-FINANCE Limited
m-FINANCE , established in 2002, is the leading and most experienced Forex / Bullion Trading Solutions Provider in Asia. They are headquartered in Hong Kong.
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$3.71*
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$4
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closed 11/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Brady plc, acquired Viz Risk Management

synopsis: Brady plc, the leading supplier of trading and risk management solutions for metals and commodities, announced their acquisition of Viz Risk Management, the leading provider of risk management and trading solutions to the European energy markets, principally electricity, gas, emission certificates and coal.
buyer: Brady plc (AIM:BRY:$39.97)
Brady plc is a leading global provider of trading and risk management software to the global commodity markets. Brady combines fully integrated and complete solutions supporting the entire commodity trading operation. "
target: Viz Risk Management
Viz has a client-base of major European energy participants in electricity, gas, coal and emissions, using their market-leading Elviz ETRM trading and risk management solutions. Elviz ETRM will be Brady's offering in the energy sector and will be part of their "single source - single view" strategy.
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closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

IntercontinentalExchange, acquired TradeCapture OTC Corp.

synopsis: IntercontinentalExchange, a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the acquisition of TradeCapture OTC, a leading provider of web-enabled solutions for commodity trading with real-time prices.
buyer: IntercontinentalExchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts. ICE offers a range of contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions. "
target: TradeCapture OTC Corp.
TradeCapture OTC, Corp. is a leading global provider of web-enabled solutions designed and developed for companies in the field of commodity trading and risk management. TradeCapture provides the trading community with the most robust, user-friendly, enterprise-wide software package available.
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closed 8/29/2014 via PR Newswire

ETX Capital, acquired Ariel Communications

synopsis: ETX Capital, a fast-growing, dynamic financial spread betting and CFD trading company based in the City of London, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ariel Communications, a leading provider of multi-asset trading platforms.
buyer: ETX Capital
ETX Capital is a fast-growing, dynamic financial spread betting and CFD trading company based in the City of London. It provides investors with unrivalled levels of customer support from friendly, knowledgeable staff, all delivered with the utmost client confidentiality. "
target: Ariel Communications
Ariel Communications offers web and mobile trading software products (FX, CFD and FSB) for banks & brokerages. Ariel’s award-winning multi-asset trading platform is recognized throughout the industry as a byword for speed, quality, flexibility and reliability.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired MineralSoft

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, announced it has acquired MineralSoft. MineralSoft is a software platform designed to make managing mineral, royalty, and non-operated working interests easier and more profitable.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target: MineralSoft
MineralSoft is the leading software platform for managing minerals, royalties, and non-operated working interests. Focused exclusively on helping owners of these non-operated assets maximize value, MineralSoft delivers powerful revenue and land management solutions through its SaaS platform.
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closed 1/26/2015 via Company Press Release

CREALOGIX, acquired MBA Systems

synopsis: CREALOGIX has acquired MBA Systems, a well-established UK fintech brand and leading supplier of innovative web-based solutions and services to the securities and wealth management industries. With this move, CREALOGIX strengthens its presence in the UK market and gains an established customer base of over 30 banks, brokers and wealth managers.
buyer: CREALOGIX (SWX:CLXN:$76.18)
The CREALOGIX Group is a independent Swiss software house and the market leader for Digital Banking in Switzerland. Its focus is on changing customer needs for mobility, security, personalised advice and a comprehensive user experience. "
target: MBA Systems
MBA Systems is a leading UK based supplier of online trading information and transaction systems to many leading brokers, wealth managers and international banks. It supports and hosts systems from its own secure data centre for almost all of its clients.
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announced 6/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, will acquire OptionsCity Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: OptionsCity Software, Inc.
OptionsCity powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume.
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announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. from international private equity group Bridgepoint and global growth investor Summit Partners. Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
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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 9/1/2018 via BusinessWire

State Street Corporation, acquired Charles River Systems, Inc.

synopsis: State Street Corporation, a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, announced that it has acquired Charles River Systems, Inc. (Charles River Development), a premier provider of investment management front office tools and solutions.
buyer: State Street Corporation (STT:$11,734.00)
State Street Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. "
target: Charles River Systems, Inc.
Charles River Systems, Inc. is a privately held company that primarily focuses on providing solutions that automate front and middle office investment management functions across asset classes on a Software as a Service-based platform.
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$2,600
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closed 10/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Forum Trading Solutions Ltd, acquired GMEX Technologies

synopsis: Forum Trading Solutions (Forum), currently a minority stakeholder in Global Market Exchange Group (GMEX), has acquired 100% of GMEX Technologies Limited, including clients and the GMEX name related trademarks. The current GMEX Tech and Forum businesses will merge to provide multi-asset exchange and post trade business services and technology.
buyer: Forum Trading Solutions Ltd
Forum is positioned as a neutral, global, exchange platform-as-a-service providing execution, operational & surveillance software, in addition to people-based operational and regulatory services. The Forum offering is designed to be fully compliant with current regulatory initiatives. "
target parent: Global Markets Exchange Group
target: GMEX Technologies
GMEX Technologies is a provider of multi-asset exchange and post trade technology covering all the market infrastructure value chain. They offer their cloud-enabled trading and clearing market ecosystem with the best talent, connectivity, technology, and business expertise.
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announced 4/19/2016 via Market Wire

Bridgepoint, Summit Partners, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of capital markets software, announced that it is to be acquired by European private equity fund Bridgepoint and global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Calypso offers an integrated suite of trading and risk management solutions used by over 34,000 market professionals in more than 60 countries.
buyer: Summit Partners
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint, a European private equity firm, focuses on acquiring well managed companies in attractive sectors with potential to grow organically or through acquisition. Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm, currently invested more than $7.2 billion in equity and fixed income opportunities. "
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is the leading provider of front-to-back technology solutions for the financial markets. With 19 years of experience delivering cross-asset solutions for trading, processing, risk management and accounting, Calypso brings simplicity to the most complex business and technology issues.
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closed 6/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Omnesys Technologies Private Limited, acquired Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bangalore based Omnesys Technologies Private Limited has acquired controlling stake in Chennai based Harsa IT Solutions Private Limited, a provider of back office, PMS and wealth management products.
buyer: Omnesys Technologies Private Limited
Omnesys is a leading provider of software for Securities markets worldwide. Omnesys products range from multi-asset, multi venue trading systems, market data and connectivity solutions to buy-side and sell-side firms, consumer oriented trading terminals and websites. "
target: Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Harsa IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a Capital Market solutions company with back office & risk managment information solutions for Equity, Derivatives, Currency, Commodities, Depository & PMS solutions. A real web solutions on proprietor framework.
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announced 9/23/2011 via Company Press Release

Vista Equity Partners, will purchase Trade and Risk Management Business from Thomson Reuters

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, have signed an agreement under which Vista has made a binding offer to buy the Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business which currently operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and Austin, invests over $2 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
seller: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management business operates as a distinct unit within the Enterprise Solutions business. Its flagship product is Kondor.
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closed 1/7/2011 via Market Wire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Matrix Financial Solutions

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has announced the closing of its acquisition of Matrix Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading independent provider of mutual fund processing solutions for the defined contribution market.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge is a technology services company focused on global capital markets. Broadridge is the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing of information for communications and securities transactions among issuers, investors and financial intermediaries. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Matrix Financial Solutions
Matrix Financial Solutions is a leading provider of retirement products and services for third party administrators, financial advisors and banks. Matrix serves more than 300 financial institutions with over $120 billion in customer assets processed through its trading platform.
price ($mm)
$201
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closed 11/15/2010 via BusinessWire

FlexTrade Systems Inc., purchased ColorPalette Order Management System from Lava Trading, Inc.

synopsis: FlexTrade Systems, Inc. announced that it is acquiring ColorPalette Order Management System from LavaFlow Inc., a subsidiary of Citigroup. The transaction combines ColorPalette, a leading US equity hosted OMS product, with FlexTrade, the world renowned, multi-asset trading technology firm with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
buyer: FlexTrade Systems Inc.
FlexTrade Systems Inc. is the industry pioneer and global leader in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. FlexTRADER is their flagship platform for algorithmic trading. "
seller parent: Citigroup
seller: Lava Trading, Inc.
ColorPalette is a powerful sector-based trading and order management solution, designed as a high-throughput, fully automated system for managing institutional and retail customer orders.
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closed 2/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lightspeed Financial, Inc., acquired NobleTrading.com, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, Inc., a leading provider of direct market access (DMA) trading technology, risk management solutions, and brokerage services for retail active traders and institutional investors, announced its acquisition of discount trading firm NobleTrading.
buyer: Lightspeed Financial, Inc.
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: NobleTrading.com, Inc.
NobleTrading is an online discount trading company based in New York, USA. They provide all online trading services like stock trading, forex trading, option trading, commodity trading, future trading and day trading. They have flexible commission plans and trading software of different platforms.
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announced 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, will acquire The Marketplace Company, Ltd.

synopsis: NZX has agreed to a conditional term sheet for the acquisition of assets of The Marketplace Company. M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge and Regi.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
target: The Marketplace Company, Ltd.
M-co designs, develops and operates markets for electricity, electricity derivatives, gas and carbon. NZX's proposed acquisition includes the energy business, gas business and M-co's software and trading platforms including EnergyHedge (for electricity derivatives) and Regi (a carbon registry).
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announced 5/12/2020 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, will acquire Artivest

synopsis: iCapital Network, the leading financial technology platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, will acquire Artivest, one of the most innovative technology companies for accessing and investing in alternatives.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target: Artivest
Artivest transforms the way financial advisors and investors access, evaluate, and invest in private equity, real assets, and hedge funds. The company's platform delivers a streamlined digital experience for investors to transact directly with a wide selection of high-quality private alternatives.
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announced 5/12/2020 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, will acquire Artivest

synopsis: iCapital Network, the leading financial technology platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, will acquire Artivest, one of the most innovative technology companies for accessing and investing in alternatives.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target: Artivest
Artivest transforms the way financial advisors and investors access, evaluate, and invest in private equity, real assets, and hedge funds. The company's platform delivers a streamlined digital experience for investors to transact directly with a wide selection of high-quality private alternatives.
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announced 8/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire Genscape Inc.

synopsis: Verisk, a leading data analytics provider, will acquire Genscape, a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, from DMGT. Genscape will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, and will enhance Wood Mackenzie’s existing sector intelligence in energy data and analytics.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
UK-based Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, is a trusted source of technical and commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Genscape Inc.
Genscape is a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets. Genscape operates the world's largest private network of in-field monitors, and its data acquisition abilities include satellite reconnaissance, artificial intelligence, and maritime freight tracking.
price ($mm)
$364
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$100
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closed 5/4/2006 via

Daily Mail and General Trust plc, acquired Genscape Inc.

synopsis: Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) said Thursday that DMG Information (DMGI), the information publishing division of DMGT, has reached agreement to acquire Genscape, Inc. The initial consideration will be $130 million (GBP73 million), payable in cash, with additional payments up to a maximum of $66
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMG Information is a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), a UK-based media company. DMG Information invests in information-driven companies, focusing on two main areas: business-to-business and, through its careers division, education and student recruitment. "
target: Genscape Inc.
Genscape Inc. is the originator of real-time power supply information to support decision-making for energy traders, power plant and line owners and operators, regulators, and other energy market participants.
price ($mm)
$130
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$13
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$6
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closed 1/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Pierre Feligioni, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Global announced it has finalized the sale of Quant House SAS (QuantHouse) to a company owned by Pierre Feligioni, one of QuantHouse's original founders. QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer: Pierre Feligioni
Pierre Feligioni is a successful business entrepreneur and he understands how to turn innovative ideas into profitable business. Pierre co-founded QuantHouse in 2005, building an industry leading provider of ultra-low latency market data technologies. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 11/3/2015 via PR Newswire

OneMarketData LLC, acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: OneMarketData, founders of OneTick, a single solution for event streaming processing and time series management of historical and real-time tick data, announced its acquisition of Tick Data Inc., a trusted and leading provider of historical intraday exchange time series data.
buyer: OneMarketData LLC
OneMarketData provides smarter data management solutions for research, surveillance and back-testing to enable market participants to outmaneuver the competition. Through its product OneTick, an event stream processing and tick data management solution, analysts and traders can increase performance."
target: Tick Data, Inc.
The world's largest investment banks have relied upon Tick Data's research-ready historical intraday stock, futures, options and forex data to back-test trading strategies, develop risk and execution models, perform post-trade analysis, and conduct important academic research.
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closed 8/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

McGregor BFA, acquired I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: TIMES Media Group (TMG) has announced the sale of its wholly owned I-Net Bridge unit to I-Net competitor McGregor BFA. I-Net Bridge provides investment products including real-time and historical market data, news and analytical tools.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: McGregor BFA
McGregor BFA is South Africa's leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. It covers JSE and global share prices as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more. The database and track record stretch back over 40 years. "
target parent: Times Media Group Limited
target: I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.
I-Net Bridge is the leading South African provider of economic data, financial market data and corporate market intelligence. This comprehensive data content, coupled with their home-bred applications, makes I-Net Bridge an invaluable partner in facilitating investment decisions.
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closed 5/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Tick Data, Inc., acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: Tick Data, Inc. announced the corporate buyback of the firm by its long-time management team, led by Neal Falkenberry, CFA, and Thomas Myers, with additional funding from the Tactex F1 Private Equity Fund. Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets.
buyer: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data. "
target parent: Desjardins Group
target: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data.
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closed 7/2/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced the completion of its acquisition of London-based Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading source of independent data in the over-the-counter markets, from CME Group.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target parent: CME Group
target: Credit Market Analysis Limited
Credit Market Analysis Limited provides credit information solutions for financial institutions internationally. It provides QuoteVision, a real-time price discovery service for the OTC credit market that enables users to view, organize, store, and use in real-time securities and derivatives prices.
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an independent global provider of market data and end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Data Explorers Limited

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced the acquisition of Data Explorers, a leading provider of global securities lending data, from mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital. Data Explorers provides a comprehensive view of short interest data and institutional fund activity across all market sectors.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target parent: Bowmark Capital
target: Data Explorers Limited
Data Explorers is the leading provider of securities lending data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity across all global market sectors. The company's analytics help clients to identify investment opportunities and manage risk.
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announced 8/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, will acquire Arete Consulting, Ltd.

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international publishing, events and electronic information group, has agreed to acquire Arete Consulting Limited, the world’s leading database of retail structured investment products. The acquisition is in line with Euromoney’s strategy of investing in high-growth online subscription data businesses.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a leading international business-to-business media group focused primarily on the international finance, metals and commodities sectors. It publishes more than 70 titles, including Euromoney, Institutional Investor, and Metal Bulletin. "
target: Arete Consulting, Ltd.
Arete Consulting is a specialist firm providing consultancy and training services to large multinational financial service companies. Arete Consulting also owns and runs the website StructuredRetailProducts.com, the leading online information source for the structured products market.
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closed 3/25/2008 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Credit Market Analysis

synopsis: CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that it has acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading provider of credit derivatives market data.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target: Credit Market Analysis
Credit Market Analysis Limited operates as a credit information company. It provides QuoteVision and DataVision.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2007 via finextra.com

GL Trade SA, acquired Infotec SA

synopsis: Infotec has been sold to Paris-based GL Trade by its management and the Swiss group Edipresse.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office. "
target parent: Edipresse Group
target: Infotec SA
Infotec S.A. provides electronic financial information services to the financial community. The company also delivers market data from various exchanges and over the counter sources; and supplies financial news, and charting and technical analysis tools.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, purchased Market Data Division from Xcitek LLC

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, closed its acquisition of the market data division of Xcitek LLC, as well as the market data assets of its affiliate Xcitax LLC, for $25.3 million in cash.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
seller: Xcitek LLC
Xcitek’s market data offerings include Corporate Actions, Municipal Actions, Cost Basis, Class Actions, Securities Payments, and other financial data. We serve over 2,000 institutional clients worldwide, directly and through our distributors.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2016 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., merged with Markit Group Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd. announced the completion of their previously announced merger to form IHS Markit, a new leader in critical information, analytics and solutions that drive economies and markets worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors and insurance companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,036 [$10,974]
rev ($mm)
$2,219
EBITDA ($mm)
$581
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
18.9x
closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired Quant House

synopsis: IRESS, a leading technology company providing software for financial services, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, a leading international provider of market data and trading infrastructure.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low latency and consolidated market data solutions with QuantFEED, algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY and proximity hosting and order routing services with QuantLINK.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,588.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., will acquire ETF.com

synopsis: Bats Global Markets, the leading exchange operator for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and creator of the Bats ETF Marketplace, signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target: ETF.com
ETF.com is a leading provider of exchange-traded fund (ETF) data, news and analysis. Founded in 2001, ETF.com provides independent and authoritative news, analysis, data and education about ETFs, generating 875,572 page views and attracting 291,191 unique visitors in February 2016 alone.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2010 via Company Description

Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd., acquired AASTOCKS.com Ltd.

synopsis: Shanghai Great Wisdom Co. has acquired AASTOCKS.com Ltd. AASTOCKS.com Ltd. provides financial information products and services to corporate clients and individual investors in the Asia Pacific regions.
buyer: Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd. (601519.SS:$92.77)
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd. engages in the development, production, sale, and support of information technology products to financial sector. It offers software that provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, etc. "
target: AASTOCKS.com Ltd.
AASTOCKS.com Ltd. provides financial information products and services to corporate clients and individual investors in the Asia Pacific regions. Its information products cover equities, derivatives, global foreign exchange, and precious metals markets.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2006 via BusinessWire

eSignal, acquired Quote.com, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation announced the closing of the Company's acquisition of the assets of Quote.com(R) and certain other related assets from Lycos, Inc for $30 million in cash. The assets of Quote.com will now be operated as part of Interactive Data's eSignal business.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: eSignal
eSignal division of Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional and active individual investors. eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics. "
target parent: Daum Communications
target: Quote.com, Inc.
Quote.com, also known as the Lycos Finance division, markets four distinct offerings that deliver financial content and trading tools to active traders and individual investors.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Trepp, LLC, acquired Commercial Real Estate Direct

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), the subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp is a provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp provides primary and secondary market participants with the tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies. "
target: Commercial Real Estate Direct
Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), is a subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets. CREDirect provides the most up-to-date market intelligence on the mortgage business, equity raising, investment sales and CMBS.
price ($mm)
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