Like FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

announced 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

RegEd, Inc., will acquire FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

synopsis: RegEd has agreed to acquire the ComplianceMAX and FIRE Continuing Education businesses from National Regulatory Services (NRS), a provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax
FIRE Solutions was established in 1999 to provide online FINRA, NYSE, and NASAA exam prep training. ComplianceMax Financial Corporation provides innovative, cost-effective regulatory compliance services and technologies to Broker/Dealers, Investment Advisers and Hedge Funds.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2016 via Company Press Release

National Regulatory Services, acquired FIRE Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: National Regulatory Services, the nation's leader in compliance and registration products and services, announced that it has acquired FIRE Solutions, a leading provider of compliance and education products and services to the broker-dealer community and an industry leader in securities exam preparation.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: National Regulatory Services
Founded in 1984, National Regulatory Services (NRS) is the nation's leader in compliance and registration products and services for Investment Advisers, Broker/Dealers, Investment Companies, and Insurance institutions. "
target parent: Palm Ventures, LLC
target: FIRE Solutions, Inc.
FIRE Solutions was established in 1999 to provide online FINRA, NYSE, and NASAA exam prep training. Successful results soon drove them to expand their product line to include eLearning and eCompliance solutions designed to adhere to the strictest FINRA regulatory requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

AITrackRecord Limited, will acquire AITrackRecord Limited

synopsis: Risk management software supplier Access Intelligence has agreed terms to dispose of its subsidiary AITrackRecord to TrackRecord Holdings, a newly-formed company founded by AITrackRecord's current CEO David McNair Scott. AITrackRecord provides a solution for training, competence and compliance management for the UK financial services industry.
buyer: AITrackRecord Limited
Designed for regulated industries using recognised training and competence and performance management, AITrackRecord helps firms define, deliver, maintain, record and track the knowledge, skills, behaviours, culture and operational performance levels necessary to meet their business objectives. "
target parent: Access Intelligence plc
target: AITrackRecord Limited
Designed for regulated industries using recognised training and competence and performance management, AITrackRecord helps firms define, deliver, maintain, record and track the knowledge, skills, behaviours, culture and operational performance levels necessary to meet their business objectives.
price ($mm)
$2.32*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Dearborn Financial Services, acquired Bisys Education and Licensing Services

synopsis: Kaplan Professional, a division of Kaplan, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of BISYS Education Services, a prominent provider of licensing education and compliance solutions for financial services institutions and professionals.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dearborn Financial Services
Dearborn Financial Services (http://www.dearborn.com), a Kaplan Professional company, is a leading provider of learning and compliance solutions to the financial services industry. Dearborn offers a comprehensive library of courses designed to meet state and firm-mandated regulatory requirements; p "
target parent: BISYS Group, Inc.
target: Bisys Education and Licensing Services
Provides financial services education, licensing automation, and compliance solutions for insurance companies, investment firms, and financial services professionals.The company offers pre-license education, continuing education, and preparation for CFP certification examination candidates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2010 via BusinessWire

Fidelity Information Services, Inc., will acquire Compliance Coach, Inc.

synopsis: Fidelity Information Services, Inc. (FIS), one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payments technology, announced that it will acquire Compliance Coach, Inc., a company that provides risk assessment software, e-learning and additional tools to enable compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity Information Services, Inc.
Fidelity Information Services, Inc. ("FIS") provides financial institution core processing, and card issuer and transaction processing services, including the NYCE® Network. "
target: Compliance Coach, Inc.
Compliance Coach provides risk assessment software, e-learning and other tools to enable compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Over 1,500 financial institutions including 7 of the top 10 banks, healthcare providers and creditors throughout the U.S. rely on their solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2005 via PR Newswire

Dearborn Financial Services, acquired eMind, LLC

synopsis: Kaplan Professional, a division of worldwide educational services provider Kaplan, Inc., today announced that it has acquired the assets of eMind, LLC, a provider of online education and compliance software to the securities and insurance industries.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dearborn Financial Services
Dearborn Financial Services (http://www.dearborn.com), a Kaplan Professional company, is a leading provider of learning and compliance solutions to the financial services industry. Dearborn offers a comprehensive library of courses designed to meet state and firm-mandated regulatory requirements; p "
target: eMind, LLC
eMind is a provider of knowledge and training solutions to the financial services industry. eMind's solutions help financial services firms fulfill regulatory requirements, reduce employee turnover, and increase performance and profits by delivering key knowledge throughout the organization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired LearnLive Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LearnLive has joined Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. LearnLive Technologies offers accredited e-learning services, such as webcasts and online courses, to accounting firms, law firms, and financial organizations.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: LearnLive Technologies, Inc.
LearnLive Technologies automates the creation, delivery, management, and certification of accredited eLearning programs for professionals including accounting, legal and finance. LearnLive platform includes Compass, Compliance Tracking, and Connect.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2012 via BusinessWire

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired CPAexcel

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of content and workflow solutions supporting research; professional development; and education, announced that it has acquired Efficient Learning Systems (ELS), Inc, an e-learning system provider in areas like professional finance and accounting.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace. "
target: CPAexcel
Efficient Learning Systems, Inc. is a leader in computer-based exam review for students. As producers of CPAexcel CPA Exam Review, it produces online test preparation platforms that enrich the learning experience through the use of a unique presentation system.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired Unicorn Training Group LTD

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software to mid-sized UK organisations, has acquired Unicorn, a UK provider of learning technology solutions. Unicorn offers GRC learning software for the financial services industry. Their LMS provides a clear user interface that holds all of their client's learning material in one central location.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions include ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Unicorn Training Group LTD
Unicorn is the UK’s leading provider of learning technology solutions. Unicorn offers GRC learning software for the financial services industry. Their Learning Management System (LMS) provides a clear user interface that holds all of their client's learning material in one central location.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Securities Training Corp., acquired XCEL Testing Solutions

synopsis: Securities Training Corporation (STC), the market leader in securities training, announced that the company has acquired XCEL Testing Solutions, the leading provider of online insurance pre-licensing education.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Securities Training Corp.
Founded on Wall Street in 1969, Securities Training Corporation (STC) has successfully helped over 1,000,000 candidates pass FINRA regulatory exams and launch their careers. STC has grown to become the leading provider of financial examination training. "
target: XCEL Testing Solutions
XCEL Testing Solutions is the leading provider of Online Insurance Education since 2012. Over 150,000 students each year use XCEL to help them successfully pass standardized knowledge, skills and assessment exams by utilizing the company’s research-based learning approach.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/22/2015 via Company Press Release

CallidusCloud, will acquire BridgeFront

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BridgeFront LLC, a leading provider of healthcare insurance and compliance education content.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
CallidusCloud is the leading provider of sales and marketing effectiveness software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with their complete suite of solutions. "
target: BridgeFront
Rated as a top-tier provider by its clients, BridgeFront delivers innovative online education to healthcare, government, business and education - large and small.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/5/2006 via BusinessWire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired Zoologic, Inc.

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and outsourcing solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Zoologic, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated, web-based financial services education and training courseware solutions for approximately $2.5 million in cash.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in different industry segments. "
target parent: CCP Equity Partners
target: Zoologic, Inc.
Zoologic provides highest-quality, cost-effective learning solutions, including web-based courseware, instructor-led training, assessment, and just-in-time reference tools, to finance professionals around the globe.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

UWorld, acquired Roger CPA Review

synopsis: UWorld, a company trusted by more than a million students for high-stakes exam preparation, has acquired Roger CPA Review, a leading provider of learning tools that have helped tens of thousands of accountants prepare for their CPA exam.
buyer: UWorld
UWorld is the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams. Whether students are preparing for the ACT, SAT, MCAT, NCLEX, USMLE, ABIM, or ABFM, UWorld ensures success by using active learning methods. "
target: Roger CPA Review
Roger CPA Review’s mission is to change the way students learn to achieve maximum efficiency. With the power of SmartPath Predictive Technology, future accountants are empowered to achieve their career goals through impactful, data-driven learning—faster than ever before.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

RegEd, Inc., will acquire FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

synopsis: RegEd has agreed to acquire the ComplianceMAX and FIRE Continuing Education businesses from National Regulatory Services (NRS), a provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax
FIRE Solutions was established in 1999 to provide online FINRA, NYSE, and NASAA exam prep training. ComplianceMax Financial Corporation provides innovative, cost-effective regulatory compliance services and technologies to Broker/Dealers, Investment Advisers and Hedge Funds.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2016 via Company Press Release

National Regulatory Services, acquired FIRE Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: National Regulatory Services, the nation's leader in compliance and registration products and services, announced that it has acquired FIRE Solutions, a leading provider of compliance and education products and services to the broker-dealer community and an industry leader in securities exam preparation.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: National Regulatory Services
Founded in 1984, National Regulatory Services (NRS) is the nation's leader in compliance and registration products and services for Investment Advisers, Broker/Dealers, Investment Companies, and Insurance institutions. "
target parent: Palm Ventures, LLC
target: FIRE Solutions, Inc.
FIRE Solutions was established in 1999 to provide online FINRA, NYSE, and NASAA exam prep training. Successful results soon drove them to expand their product line to include eLearning and eCompliance solutions designed to adhere to the strictest FINRA regulatory requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

RegEd, Inc., will acquire FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

synopsis: RegEd has agreed to acquire the ComplianceMAX and FIRE Continuing Education businesses from National Regulatory Services (NRS), a provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax
FIRE Solutions was established in 1999 to provide online FINRA, NYSE, and NASAA exam prep training. ComplianceMax Financial Corporation provides innovative, cost-effective regulatory compliance services and technologies to Broker/Dealers, Investment Advisers and Hedge Funds.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Gryphon Investors, will acquire RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RegEd, Inc., the leading provider of compliance and regulatory management services for insurance companies, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial services companies.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: RegEd, a leading provider of compliance software and solutions for the financial services industry announced that Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented middle-market companies, has purchased a controlling interest in RegEd from StoneRiver Group, L.P.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on companies with EBITDA of $3 million to $25 million across a range of sectors, including consumer & retail, food & beverage, business services, financial services, manufacturing, industrials, energy, and health care. "
target parent: StoneRiver, Inc.
target: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd provides Compliance Education and Training, Compliance and Risk Management and Licensing and Registration solutions and services. With more than 400 enterprise clients, RegEd's solutions enable financial services firms to efficiently comply with state, federal, FINRA and other regulations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2012 via GlobeNewswire

RegEd, Inc., acquired Arkovi

synopsis: RegEd, the leading provider of technology solutions for compliance for the financial services industry, confirmed that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Arkovi, the award-winning social media solution for archiving and surveillance.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd, a StoneRiver Inc. company, is a leading provider of technology solutions for compliance and risk management serving over 800 enterprise clients including 80 of the top 100 financial services firms. "
target: Arkovi
Arkovi allows financial services firms to maintain a permanent record of their social media activity for both incoming and outgoing communications through an expansive, "always-on" archiving solution to maintain FINRA and SEC compliance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2006 via BusinessWire

RegEd, Inc., purchased certain assets of CT Insurance Services and CCH Wall Street from Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of CT Insurance Services and CCH Wall Street, two product lines of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. The acquisitions include Xchange, Securities Registration and Producer Licensing software from CT Insurance Services and the Financial Training product line from CCH Wall Street.
buyer parent: Fiserv, Inc.
buyer: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd is the leading provider of complete, online compliance solutions for financial professionals. RegEd's experience and leadership allows clients to have access to the industry's leading continuing education and innovative compliance products and services. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ solutions include integrated and stand-alone compliance and work flow tools, documentation, analytics, authoritative information, and professional services. Customers include banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, and securities and insurance organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2004 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. (Nasdaq:FISV) has acquired RegEd, Inc., a provider of Internet-based compliance management systems and distance learning programs for the insurance and securities industries. RegEd recorded approximately $9 million in revenues in 2003. Fiserv did not disclose a purchase price.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$14,852.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions. "
target: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd is the leading provider of complete, online compliance solutions for financial professionals. RegEd's experience and leadership allows clients to have access to the industry's leading continuing education and innovative compliance products and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Torstone Technology Ltd, will acquire Percentile

synopsis: Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing technology, will acquire Percentile, a provider of cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile boosts the performance of risk calculations and provides consistent and centralised access to all risk exposures.
buyer: Torstone Technology Ltd
Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based Inferno platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their costs, achieve greater control, and minimise risk. "
target: Percentile
Percentile is a provider of real-time, cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile’s flagship product, RiskMine, drives alignment between trading desks and risk management and delivers confidence with unprecedented levels of transparency and governance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Gryphon Investors, will acquire RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RegEd, Inc., the leading provider of compliance and regulatory management services for insurance companies, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial services companies.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Prime Trust, acquired FundAmerica Technologies

synopsis: Prime Trust has just purchased crowdfunding regtech specialist FundAmerica. FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
buyer: Prime Trust
Prime Trust is a blockchain-driven trust company that sees itself disrupting the traditional trust industry in the same way PayPal disrupted merchant processing. The firm serves as a custodian and trustee for personal and corporate trusts, as well as for crowdfunding platforms. "
target: FundAmerica Technologies
FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired OpenQ

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support, acquired OpenQ, a leading provider of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) data base and software solutions to manage KOLs. OpenQ has the largest suite of compliance solutions for regulated industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: OpenQ
OpenQ enables social and mobile collaboration to create competitive advantage while overcoming compliance and exposure risks. OpenQ is a cloud-based technology and validated-data provider with the largest suite of life sciences- and healthcare-based compliance solutions on the market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Kusiri

synopsis: PWC, a company that is committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services, has acquired the assets of Kusiri, a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening.
buyer: PwC
PwC helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. They are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. They are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Kusiri
Kusiri is a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening. Their scalable service is designed to augment and amplify search by providing, in real-time, deeper, faster access to data and advanced data monitoring.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired CoreOne Technologies

synopsis: Markit, a provider of financial information services, announced the completion of its acquisition of CoreOne Technologies, a global leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: CoreOne Technologies
CoreOne Technologies is a leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions. CoreOne delivers proven capabilities in a hosted fashion, through its cutting-edge services RegOne, DeltaOne, VistaOne and PrimeOne.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: RegEd, a leading provider of compliance software and solutions for the financial services industry announced that Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented middle-market companies, has purchased a controlling interest in RegEd from StoneRiver Group, L.P.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on companies with EBITDA of $3 million to $25 million across a range of sectors, including consumer & retail, food & beverage, business services, financial services, manufacturing, industrials, energy, and health care. "
target parent: StoneRiver, Inc.
target: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd provides Compliance Education and Training, Compliance and Risk Management and Licensing and Registration solutions and services. With more than 400 enterprise clients, RegEd's solutions enable financial services firms to efficiently comply with state, federal, FINRA and other regulations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Impendium Systems

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,215.07)
Deutsche Börse is a data and technology service provider for the securities industry with a product and service offering for issuers, investors, intermediaries and data vendors. The Group covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and securities custody. "
target: Impendium Systems
Impendium Systems is an enterprise software company operating globally that provides Regulatory Applications to financial and non-financial organizations throughout the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2013 via PR Newswire

Delta Data Software, purchased 22c2 Services from SunGard Data Systems Inc.

synopsis: Delta Data Software, Inc., a provider of software solutions, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the 22c2 Services solution of SunGard Data Systems Inc., a leading global software and technology services company.
buyer: Delta Data Software
Delta Data is focused on solving complex challenges in the financial services industry with a 28-year legacy of delivering expertise and proven software solutions and services by handling daily processing and data management complexities for mutual funds and other pooled investment products. "
seller: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard Data Systems' SunGard Global Network 22c-2 Services provide an organization with a complete solution for managing the regulatory requirements of Rule 22c-2. Delivered over a single, web-based interface, SGN's 22c-2 Services combine secure data storage, analytics and administrative tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/22/2012 via PR Newswire

NICE Actimize, will acquire Redkite Financial Markets

synopsis: NICE Systems announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Redkite Financial Markets, an emerging provider of real-time, cloud-based institutional trade surveillance solutions. NICE is expected to benefit from the addition of Redkite's innovative, front-office based approach to real-time trade surveillance.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: NICE Actimize
NICE Actimize is the world’s largest and broadest financial crime, risk and compliance solutions provider. It provides real-time and cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, enterprise investigations, risk management and trading surveillance solutions. "
target: Redkite Financial Markets
Redkite was established to equip financial institutions with the tools and knowledge to better monitor their trading activities in today’s complex market environment. The Company provides tailorable, real-time surveillance solutions to the global banking and brokerage communities.
price ($mm)
$9.02
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Compliance11, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation, a leading provider of financial services, announced the completion of its acquisition of Compliance11, Inc., a provider of compliance software. The acquisition enables Schwab to expand the compliance monitoring and reporting tools it offers to corporate clients.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Compliance11, Inc.
Compliance11, Inc., is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. Its products automate employee trading, insider trading surveillance, policy affirmations, employee disclosures, gifts, entertainment, political contributions, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2011 via PR Newswire

DST Systems, Inc., acquired Subserveo, Inc.

synopsis: DST Systems, Inc., a provider of information processing and computer software products and services, announced that it has acquired Subserveo, Inc., a Vancouver, B.C.-based provider of automated compliance and surveillance solutions to broker-dealers and investment advisors throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software products and services to support the mutual fund, investment management, insurance and healthcare industries. DST also provides integrated print and electronic statement and billing output solutions. "
target: Subserveo, Inc.
Subserveo, Inc. provides complete automated compliance and surveillance solutions to broker-dealers and investment advisors, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Subserveo’s patented offering is relied on by compliance officers, branch managers and business unit supervisors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Triple Point Technology, Inc., acquired Investment Support Systems Inc.

synopsis: Triple Point Technology, the established leader in cross-industry commodity and energy trading, risk management, scheduling and logistics software solutions, has acquired Investment Support Systems Inc., the leading treasury management and regulatory compliance solution provider.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Triple Point Technology, Inc.
Triple Point Technology® is the leading global provider of multi-market commodity and enterprise risk management software solutions. Triple Point's Commodity XL profitably integrates physical and financial markets on a real-time, service-oriented architecture (SOA) platform for commodities. "
target: Investment Support Systems Inc.
Investment Support Systems, Inc. develops and markets treasury and risk management software solutions for energy and commodity derivative industries. It offers in-house and Web-based solutions for derivative hedge accounting and disclosure reporting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2004 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. (Nasdaq:FISV) has acquired RegEd, Inc., a provider of Internet-based compliance management systems and distance learning programs for the insurance and securities industries. RegEd recorded approximately $9 million in revenues in 2003. Fiserv did not disclose a purchase price.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$14,852.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions. "
target: RegEd, Inc.
RegEd is the leading provider of complete, online compliance solutions for financial professionals. RegEd's experience and leadership allows clients to have access to the industry's leading continuing education and innovative compliance products and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired Erado

synopsis: Zix Corporation (Zix), a leader in email security, has acquired Erado, a provider of archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the financial sector. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: Erado
Founded in 1994, Erado is the pioneer and leading innovator in archiving, supervision, encryption, and compliance solutions to regulated customers worldwide. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired CappiTech

synopsis: IHS Markit has acquired Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company that provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: CappiTech
Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company, provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

KRM22, acquired Irisium

synopsis: Cinnober announced that it has sold 60% of its subsidiary, Irisium, to KRM22 plc, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets. Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms.
buyer: KRM22 (AIM:KRM:$1.63)
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector. "
target parent: Cinnober
target: Irisium
Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms. This enables market participants to meet their regulatory and compliance obligations with confidence.
price ($mm)
$3.43*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IBM Watson Group, acquired Armanta, Inc

synopsis: IBM has acquired Armanta, Inc., a Somerville, N.J.-based provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems. Post-acquisition, IBM plans to integrate Armanta business as part of the Watson Financial Services portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: Armanta, Inc
Armanta, Inc. is a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astorg, Bridgepoint, acquired Fenergo

synopsis: Irish fintech Fenergo has been acquired from New York-based venture capital firm Insight Partners by two private equity firms, Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
buyer: Astorg
buyer: Bridgepoint
Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint are two private equity firms. Astorg is a global private equity firm with over €10 billion of assets under management. Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Fenergo
Fenergo is the leading provider of Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) software solutions for financial institutions. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
price ($mm)
$1,098
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.3x
EV / EBITDA

Like FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax


read more

FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

FIRE Solutions, Inc.

AITrackRecord Limited

Bisys Education and Licensing Services

Compliance Coach, Inc.

eMind, LLC

LearnLive Technologies, Inc.

CPAexcel

Unicorn Training Group LTD

XCEL Testing Solutions

BridgeFront

Zoologic, Inc.

Roger CPA Review

read more

FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

FIRE Solutions, Inc.

read more

FIRE Solutions and ComplianceMax

RegEd, Inc.

RegEd, Inc.

Arkovi

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

RegEd, Inc.

read more

Percentile

RegEd, Inc.

FundAmerica Technologies

Firm58

OpenQ

Kusiri

CoreOne Technologies

RegEd, Inc.

Impendium Systems

SunGard Data Systems Inc.

Redkite Financial Markets

Compliance11, Inc.

Subserveo, Inc.

Investment Support Systems Inc.

RegEd, Inc.

Erado

CappiTech

Irisium

Armanta, Inc

Fenergo

Geography
Matching Companies
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$987.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$132.00
EBIT ($mm)
$108.60
Net Income ($mm)
$50.90
Employees
3400
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: AIM:SBIZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SimplyBiz Group
SimplyBiz Group
SimplyBiz is the largest provider of compliance support and business consultancy services for financial services, legal and workplace benefits professionals in the UK. SimplyBiz provides high quality, comprehensive compliance and business support to 5000 financial advisers throughout the UK.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$65.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.27
EBIT ($mm)
$13.78
Net Income ($mm)
$3.71
Employees
382
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
  • drill down
  • watch