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closed 3/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Avantax, acquired GuideVine

synopsis: Avantax, the wealth management business of Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled, tax-focused financial solutions, has acquired GuideVine and its proven lead-generation and marketing platform. Launched in 2014, GuideVine has been used by financial professionals as a tool for converting interested prospects into clients.
buyer parent: Blucora, Inc.
buyer: Avantax
Avantax Wealth Management℠, which comprises the Wealth Management business of Blucora, Inc., offers a tax-advantaged approach for comprehensive financial planning. Through its Tax-Smart approach, Avantax Financial Professionals help clients leverage taxes to create financial growth opportunities. "
target: GuideVine
GuideVine Technologies enables financial services firms to better connect to prospects and serve clients through their Enterprise-level SaaS products. GuideVine offers conversion-focused platforms and tools designed to organically grow clients, increase marketing ROI and optimize marketing budgets.
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closed 8/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

EverQuote, acquired Policy Fuel, LLC

synopsis: EverQuote, Inc. has acquired PolicyFuel, LLC and its affiliated entities. PolicyFuel operates in property and casualty (“P&C”) insurance verticals, providing policy-sales-as-a-service offerings to its carrier clients. The acquisition will enable EverQuote to expand its range of products offered to support the growth of its P&C carrier partners.
buyer: EverQuote (EVER:$369.39)
EverQuote operates a leading online insurance marketplace, connecting consumers with insurance providers. The company's mission is to empower insurance shoppers to better protect life's most important assets—their family, property, and future. "
target: Policy Fuel, LLC
PolicyFuel offers scalable solutions for customer acquisition in the insurance industry. Its marketing, sales, and technology utilities are each designed to give its customers a measurable and material advantage that results in high lifetime value customers at an optimal customer acquisition cost.
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closed 1/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Bold Penguin, acquired xagent

synopsis: Bold Penguin has acquired xagent, a multi-quote platform for standard and surplus lines business insurance market. The acquisition enables Bold Penguin to better serve Insurance Carriers, Brokers, and Agents through increased scale and a single choice in the market, while maintaining its commitment to simplifying the commercial insurance process.
buyer: Bold Penguin
Bold Penguin is an insurance company that connects businesses, agents, and carriers to the most appropriate commercial insurance quotes. Bold Penguin upgrades the user experience for businesses by creating an easy tool for agents and offering a streamlined process of underwriting for carriers. "
target: xagent
xagent is an insurtech company that provides an online solution for quoting and binding property and casualty insurance. xagent provides a truly independent single-entry multi-quote exchange for standard and surplus lines business insurance in all 50 states.
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closed 11/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Zywave, Inc

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. has acquired Zywave, Inc., the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of front office insurance solutions, from Aurora Capital Partners. Zywave is a market-leading provider of cloud-based insurance distribution software, offering expansive digital solutions to strengthen and grow insurance businesses.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Zywave, Inc
Zywave is a leading insurance tech company, fueling business growth with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available.
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closed 8/18/2017 via Company Press Release

FMG Suite, acquired Agency Revolution

synopsis: FMG Suite, the leading marketing software solution for financial advisors, announces the recent acquisition of Agency Revolution, the company responsible for Connect, the premier automated client communication software for insurance agents and brokers.
buyer: FMG Suite
FMG Suite is an automated marketing platform for financial professionals. FMG Suite provides an all-in-one integrated suite of marketing tools built to help financial advisers succeed. Using one platform, this helps clients build an online presence and drive new business. "
target: Agency Revolution
Agency Revolution is an insurance industry specific company. AR offers a marketing platform to help Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers automate their processes, engage their customers to build deeper, more meaningful relationships, and grow their agencies and brokerages.
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closed 1/30/2007 via

Precis Inc., acquired Insuraco USA, L.L.C.

synopsis: Precis Inc. announced that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Insuraco USA, L.L.C., a Fort Worth, Texas company providing web-based technology, specialty products and marketing for the insurance and financial services industry.
buyer: Precis Inc. (AUSA:$0.00)
Access Plans USA provides access to affordable healthcare. We develop and distribute quality affordable consumer driven healthcare programs for individuals and families, and, to a lesser extent, employer groups. "
target parent: Insurance Capital Management
target: Insuraco USA, L.L.C.
Insuraco USA provides web-based technology, specialty products and marketing for insurance and financial services. ICM's team of sales, marketing and technology professionals enable insurance, healthcare and financial service companies to improve their product distribution and marketing.
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$9.11
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

HT Mobile Apps, acquired Hip Pocket

synopsis: HT Mobile Apps, an innovative FinTech company serving banks and credit unions across the country, announced that it has acquired Hip Pocket™, a platform that engages mobile and website visitors by using social influence and personalized consultation to generate new, qualified mortgage and retirement leads.
buyer: HT Mobile Apps
Michigan-based HT Mobile Apps is an innovative FinTech company serving banks and credit unions across the country to easily and cost-effectively introduce new services for attracting and retaining customers. "
target: Hip Pocket
Hip Pocket™ is a platform that engages mobile and website visitors by using social influence and personalized consultation to generate new, qualified mortgage and retirement leads.
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closed 11/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

AutoProtect, acquired DealTrak Ltd

synopsis: AutoProtect, a company that provides insurance products and dealer warranties to vehicle manufacturers and retailers in the UK, has acquired DealTrak, a UK platform that brings Finance and Insurance transactions to life.
buyer: AutoProtect
AutoProtect provides insurance products and dealer warranties to vehicle manufacturers and retailers in the UK. After a consultation, AutoProtect creates customized business development programs. From sales training to smooth integration with full FCA-compliance, AutoProtect assists at every stage. "
target parent: CV6 Limited
target: DealTrak Ltd
Headquartered in the UK, DealTrak platform brings Finance and Insurance transactions to life. They are committed to increasing efficiencies for everyone involved, allowing them to focus on creating a positive experience for their customers and ultimately sell more finance and insurance products.
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closed 6/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bankrate, Inc., acquired LoanTek, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc., is one of the internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees, has acquired LoanTek, Inc., a company that creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing pricing on strategic partner and lender websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate, Inc. and its subsidiaries own and operate an internet-based consumer banking and personal finance network. Bankrate's flagship website, Bankrate.com, is one of the Internet's leading aggregators of information on more than 300 financial products and fees. "
target: LoanTek, Inc.
LoanTek, Inc. creates exclusive mortgage referrals using automated and consumer-facing on strategic partner and lender websites. In addition to a mortgage pricing engine, LoanTek offers clients a consumer direct SaaS suite.
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closed 4/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Mediawhiz, acquired LeadROI, Inc.

synopsis: MediaWhiz, a leading results-driven online marketing company, announced the acquisition of LeadROI's Lead Management System, which enables advertisers to better manage, optimize, and monetize their lead generation campaigns.
buyer parent: Lake Capital
buyer: Mediawhiz
MediaWhiz provides media planning and buying services, search engine optimization, lead generation, and affiliate marketing services. The company's Coregistrations.com network of Web sites generate leads by inducing consumers to opt-in to receive marketing messages in exchange for free offers. "
target parent: Root Markets Inc.
target: LeadROI, Inc.
LeadROI, Inc. offers the mortgage industry a web-based lead and customer relationship management solution. The proprietary software streamlines new customer acquisition, improves productivity, maximizes sales conversion, and provides critical insight into production metrics.
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closed 2/5/2007 via

Root Markets Inc., acquired LeadROI, Inc.

synopsis: Root Markets Inc., which operates the premier commodities exchange for trading and monetizing Internet-generated consumer leads, announced the acquisition of LeadROI, Inc. Based in Costa-Mesa, California, LeadROI provides a fully-integrated mortgage lead and customer relationship management system.
buyer: Root Markets Inc.
Root Markets Inc. operates the premier commodities exchange for trading and monetizing Internet-generated consumer leads. Root Markets operates the Root Exchange, a web-based trading platform, which provides a real-time, direct link between buyers and suppliers of leads. "
target: LeadROI, Inc.
LeadROI, Inc. offers the mortgage industry a web-based lead and customer relationship management solution. The proprietary software streamlines new customer acquisition, improves productivity, maximizes sales conversion, and provides critical insight into production metrics.
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closed 8/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

IVANS Insurance Solutions, acquired Ask Kodiak

synopsis: IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, announced that it has acquired Ask Kodiak, a pioneering Insurtech offering commercial lines market appetite and search capabilities for the independent agency channel.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: IVANS Insurance Solutions
IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. "
target: Ask Kodiak
Ask Kodiak is a pioneering Insurtech offering commercial lines market appetite and search capabilities for the independent agency channel.
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closed 11/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Zywave, Inc, acquired Insurance Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Insurance technology provider, Zywave, announced the acquisition of Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Zywave, Inc
Zywave leads the insurance tech industry, fueling business growth for its partners with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Insurance Technologies Corporation
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) provides websites, agency marketing, comparative rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry. ITC helps its clients grow their businesses and become more efficient through the philosophy of providing quality software and services.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PE Hub

Accel-KKR, acquired Insurance Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Carrollton, Texas-based ITC, a provider of websites, agency marketing, comparative rating and management software and services, announced that it has received a majority equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.3 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: Insurance Technologies Corporation
The Insurance Technologies Corporation (“ITC”), based in Carrollton, TX, provides a national comparative rating network, agency management software, websites and agency marketing software to the insurance industry.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired AdvisorStream

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, announced that it has acquired AdvisorStream, a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader with over $4.5 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. "
target: AdvisorStream
AdvisorStream is a leading provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries. AdvisorStream's leading advisor marketing platform enables advisors to drive revenue and growth by providing personalized and consistent client communications.
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closed 8/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Lone Wolf Technologies, acquired Propertybase, Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Lone Wolf Technologies has acquired Propertybase, a global real estate and mortgage software company. The acquisition rounds out Lone Wolf's end-to-end technology with websites, lead generation tools, and enterprise-class CRM, enabling the company to deliver real estate's only complete technology platform for both agents and brokers.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Lone Wolf Technologies
Based in Canada, Lone Wolf Technologies is a leader in residential real estate software. With cloud solutions for agents, brokers, franchises, and associations alike, the company provides the entire real estate industry with the tools they need to build their business and improve profits. "
target: Propertybase, Inc.
Propertybase is the leading global real estate and mortgage software company with lead generation, award-winning websites, CRM, mortgage business growth platform and more. Over 4,500 brands trust Propertybase to deliver innovative technology that scales their businesses.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired Homebot, Inc

synopsis: ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, has acquired Homebot, a mortgage lending and real estate software solution that maximizes repeat business for lenders and agents by empowering consumers to build wealth through homeownership.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: Homebot, Inc
Homebot is a high performance client engagement tool for the mortgage and real estate industries. Eliminate customer churn and maximize conversion with an application that helps consumers build long term wealth with their home.
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announced 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trellis Corporation, will acquire Apixibot

synopsis: Trellis Corporation, a global leader in demand generation automation software for e-commerce merchants, will acquire Apixibot Inc., a growth automation platform in Canada. Apixibot provides CPA firms with insights that help them grow their client base. The platform provides firms with intent analytics, weekly leads, and an easy-to-use CRM solution.
buyer: Trellis Corporation
Trellis is a global leader in demand generation automation software for e-commerce merchants. Trellis provides a fully automated Amazon advertising platform that enables e-commerce merchants to boost business efficiency, optimize bids and grow their product sales. "
target: Apixibot
Apixibot is a growth automation platform in Canada. Apixibot provides CPA firms with actionable insights that help them grow their client base. The platform provides firms with intent analytics, competitive analytics, weekly leads, and an easy-to-use CRM solution.
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closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Zywave, Inc, acquired miEdge

synopsis: Zywave, the leading insurtech provider powering agency growth, announced the acquisition of miEdge™, the premier provider of lead generation, data analytics and prospecting solutions specifically designed for the insurance industry.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Zywave, Inc
Zywave is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for the insurance industry. The company’s products include web-enabled marketing communications, business intelligence and analytics, client resource portals and agency management tools. "
target: miEdge
miEdge™ is the premier provider of lead generation, data analytics and prospecting solutions specifically designed for the insurance and financial service industry.
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closed 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Apex Group Ltd, acquired Senasen Group Ltd.

synopsis: Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider, announced the acquisition of Senasen, a unique digital marketing platform provider designed to connect Limited Partners and General Partners and support the capital raising process.
buyer: Apex Group Ltd
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With 47 offices worldwide and over 4,500 employees, Apex delivers a full suite of services to asset managers, capital markets, family offices and corporates. "
target: Senasen Group Ltd.
Senasen Group Ltd. is a unique digital marketing platform provider designed to connect Limited Partners and General Partners and support the capital raising process.
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closed 3/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Avantax, acquired GuideVine

synopsis: Avantax, the wealth management business of Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled, tax-focused financial solutions, has acquired GuideVine and its proven lead-generation and marketing platform. Launched in 2014, GuideVine has been used by financial professionals as a tool for converting interested prospects into clients.
buyer parent: Blucora, Inc.
buyer: Avantax
Avantax Wealth Management℠, which comprises the Wealth Management business of Blucora, Inc., offers a tax-advantaged approach for comprehensive financial planning. Through its Tax-Smart approach, Avantax Financial Professionals help clients leverage taxes to create financial growth opportunities. "
target: GuideVine
GuideVine Technologies enables financial services firms to better connect to prospects and serve clients through their Enterprise-level SaaS products. GuideVine offers conversion-focused platforms and tools designed to organically grow clients, increase marketing ROI and optimize marketing budgets.
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closed 3/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Avantax, acquired GuideVine

synopsis: Avantax, the wealth management business of Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled, tax-focused financial solutions, has acquired GuideVine and its proven lead-generation and marketing platform. Launched in 2014, GuideVine has been used by financial professionals as a tool for converting interested prospects into clients.
buyer parent: Blucora, Inc.
buyer: Avantax
Avantax Wealth Management℠, which comprises the Wealth Management business of Blucora, Inc., offers a tax-advantaged approach for comprehensive financial planning. Through its Tax-Smart approach, Avantax Financial Professionals help clients leverage taxes to create financial growth opportunities. "
target: GuideVine
GuideVine Technologies enables financial services firms to better connect to prospects and serve clients through their Enterprise-level SaaS products. GuideVine offers conversion-focused platforms and tools designed to organically grow clients, increase marketing ROI and optimize marketing budgets.
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closed 6/18/2021 via Reuters

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., acquired Nutmeg

synopsis: JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, has bought British digital wealth manager Nutmeg as part of the U.S. bank's expansion into the UK retail banking and investment market. Nutmeg provides online investment management services and helps build and manage the portfolio of its clients.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$128,646.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: Nutmeg
Nutmeg provides online investment management services and helps build and manage the portfolio of its clients. They assist their clients in taking various investment decisions that are related to equities, corporate bonds, gilts, and gold.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Orowealth, acquired Wealthtrust

synopsis: Orowealth, one of leading direct mutual fund platforms, has acquired the WealthTrust platform for an undisclosed amount. WealthTrust is India's first and fastest growing 'Zero Commission Wealth Management' platform. WealthTrust allows users to invest in direct plan mutual funds in a paperless, seamless and hassle-free way.
buyer: Orowealth
Orowealth retail investors access sophisticated advice and techniques that are available to high net worth individuals and institutions. Orowealth targets to be a one-stop solution for all investment needs from investing in stocks and direct mutual funds, financial planning and more. "
target: Wealthtrust
WealthTrust is India's first and fastest growing 'Zero Commission Wealth Management' platform. WealthTrust allows users to invest in direct plan mutual funds and save up to 1.5% extra every year in a paperless, seamless and hassle-free way.
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closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

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

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

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

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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announced 12/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Cash App, will purchase Credit Karma Tax from Credit Karma

synopsis: Square, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Credit Karma, a personal finance company, to acquire its tax business, Credit Karma Tax, on behalf of Cash App, the financial services app that allows individuals to spend, send, store and invest money.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Cash App
Cash App is a mobile payment service developed by Square, Inc., allowing users to transfer money to one another using a mobile phone app. "
seller: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

M&G plc, will acquire Ascentric

synopsis: M&G, an international savings and investment business, will acquire Ascentric from Royal London, a mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK. Ascentric is a digital wrap and wealth management platform in the UK. Ascentric's platform enables financial advisers to manage their clients’ financial needs in just one place.
buyer: M&G plc (LSE:MNG:$41,560.33)
M&G is an international savings and investment business. M&G serves customers through two brands: M&G Investments - an asset manager; and Prudential which manages long-term savings, investments and retirement solutions. M&G manages investments for both individuals and large institutional investors. "
target parent: Royal London
target: Ascentric
Ascentric is a leading digital wrap and wealth management platform in the UK. Ascentric offers a fully integrated online investment management and dealing platform that enables financial advisers to manage their clients’ financial needs in just one place.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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closed 4/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Marco Polo Network, Inc., acquired XTF.com

synopsis: Marco Polo Network, the largest platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges, today announced the acquisition of the trademarks, intellectual property IT infrastructure and consumer facing assets of XTF Global Asset Management Inc., an ETF research and ETF based investment advisor.
buyer parent: NYSE Euronext
buyer: Marco Polo Network, Inc.
Marco Polo Network is currently the largest independent platform for electronic trading of securities listed and traded on Emerging Markets exchanges. MPN’s trading platform allows global investors transparent and cost efficient electronic access to over 70 local exchanges in 42 emerging markets. "
target: XTF.com
XTF Global Asset Management LLC is an investment firm dedicated to helping investors harness the power of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). We offer a broad range of products, services and technologies that can help you to understand the role ETFs can play in enhancing investment returns.
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closed 12/31/2007 via

BinckBank, acquired Alex Beleggersbank

synopsis: Rabobank Nederland has decided to sell Alex Beleggersbank to the listed internet broker BinckBank. Alex will continue to exist as a separate brand under the ownership of BinckBank and will retain its own positioning.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank N.V., formerly Binck N.V., is a Netherlands-based online bank for investors. The Company offers investors cost-effective access to international securities markets, including the processing of securities and cash transactions and market information. "
target parent: RaboBank
target: Alex Beleggersbank
Alex has more than 100,000 customers and is market leader in the field of online investment. Alex Beleggersbank is the largest originator of private orders on the Euronext derivatives exchange. Alex Beleggersbank has been the recipient of numerous awards through the years.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg L.P., will purchase BRAIS from Barclays PLC

synopsis: Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. "
seller: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. ("BRAIS") is a leading provider of benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models, and portfolio construction tools. BRAIS's benchmark indices span global markets covering multiple asset classes.
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closed 7/14/2006 via Company Press Release

BISYS Group, Inc., acquired TIME Financial Services, Inc.

synopsis: BISYS, a leading provider of outsourcing solutions for the financial services sector, today announced its acquisition of TIME Financial Services, Inc., a Woodland Hills, CA - based independent, privately-held planning and insurance consulting organization dedicated to servicing national financial advisory firms.
buyer parent: Citi
buyer: BISYS Group, Inc. (BSG:$0.00)
The BISYS Group, Inc. provides global solutions that enable investment firms, insurance companies and agents to more efficiently serve their customers, grow their businesses, and respond to evolving regulatory requirements. "
target: TIME Financial Services, Inc.
TIME Financial Services is the planning and insurance consultant to financial advisor firms throughout the entire United States. TIME brings expertise in estate planning, business planning, charitable planning, and life insurance to the clients of financial advisors.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Charleston Capital Management, acquired EquityBender

synopsis: Charleston Capital Management, an alternative asset manager, has acquired EquityBender, a company that provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
buyer: Charleston Capital Management
Charleston Capital Management is an alternative asset manager that seeks to generate attractive, absolute returns by opportunistically and tactically investing in areas where conventional sources of capital are disproportionately unavailable. "
target: EquityBender
EquityBender provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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closed 8/3/2020 via BusinessWire

MV Index Solutions GmbH, acquired BlueStar Indexes

synopsis: Germany-based MV Index Solutions GmbH has acquired BlueStar Indexes, a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers. With the transaction, the two companies will provide cutting-edge indices and data for the global ETF, index fund, and structured products industry.
buyer parent: Van Eck Associates Corporation
buyer: MV Index Solutions GmbH
Germany-based MV Index Solutions develops, monitors, and licenses the MVIS Indices, a selection of focused, investable, and diversified benchmark indices. MVIS Indices cover equity, fixed income markets, and digital assets, and are licensed to serve as underlying indices for financial products. "
target: BlueStar Indexes
BlueStar Indexes is a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving the needs of innovative ETF issuers, index fund sponsors, and asset managers around the world. BlueStar maintains more than 30 indexes, with approximately $1 billion in assets tracking its indexes.
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announced 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AMTD Group, will acquire CapBridge Financial

synopsis: AMTD Digital will take majority stake in CapBridge Financial, the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
buyer: AMTD Group (SGX:HKB:$151.79)
Based in Hong Kong, AMTD Group is the leading comprehensive financial institution and the number one independent investment banking firm in Asia measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and US. "
target: CapBridge Financial
CapBridge is the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
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closed 10/7/2020 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired Accumatch

synopsis: LERETA, a leading provider of national real estate tax and flood services, has acquired Accumatch. A Dallas-based property tax intelligence company, Accumatch has experienced rapid growth since it was founded in 2002. ccumatch has developed a platform to help reduce risk, save time, and simplify compliance.
buyer: LERETA, LLC
Since 1986 LERETA has provided the mortgage industry with nationwide property tax and flood data services. LERETA is on a mission to increase servicer efficiency, reduce penalties and interest, and provide unparalleled service. "
target: Accumatch
Accumatch is a Dallas-based property tax intelligence company that has experienced rapid growth since it was founded in 2002. Accumatch has developed a platform to help reduce risk, save time, and simplify compliance.
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Ticker: ENXTPA:AMUN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amundi
Amundi
Amundi is the leading European asset manager in terms of assets under management, and ranks in the top 10 worldwide. The Group manages more than 1,470 billion euros and six main management platforms.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,686.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,142.78
EBIT ($mm)
$1,110.35
Net Income ($mm)
$859.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:AMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMP Limited
AMP is the leading independent wealth management company in Australia and New Zealand. AMP has the largest financial advice network in Australia and New Zealand with more than 4,400 aligned and employed financial advisers. They manage more than $215 billion in assets for their customers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10,662.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.31
EBIT ($mm)
$2,081.74
Net Income ($mm)
$737.68
Employees
5400
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Ticker: SEIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEI Investments
SEI Investments
SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,684.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$481.65
EBIT ($mm)
$446.78
Net Income ($mm)
$447.29
Employees
0
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Ticker: BCOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blucora, Inc.
Blucora, Inc.
Blucora, Inc. operates a diverse group of Internet businesses. Its mission is to deliver long-term value to its customers, partners and shareholders through financial discipline, operational expertise and technology innovation. Blucora’s online businesses reach millions of users worldwide every day.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$754.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.66
EBIT ($mm)
$45.15
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
846
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: LEH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lehman Brothers
Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals worldwide.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$59,003.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,590.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,013.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,192.00
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:MNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&G plc
M&G plc
M&G is an international savings and investment business. M&G serves customers through two brands: M&G Investments - an asset manager; and Prudential which manages long-term savings, investments and retirement solutions. M&G manages investments for both individuals and large institutional investors.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$41,560.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,143.02
EBIT ($mm)
$5,027.70
Net Income ($mm)
$1,403.90
Employees
6000
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A J Bell Holdings Limited
A J Bell Holdings Limited
AJ Bell, based in the UK, provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. They are a privately owned and financially strong member of the London Stock Exchange.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$173.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.51
Employees
915
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Ticker: STT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
State Street Corporation
State Street Corporation
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$11,709.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,374.00
Employees
39000
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Ticker: LM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,660.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$492.47
EBIT ($mm)
$436.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,067.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,297.49
EBIT ($mm)
$1,286.81
Net Income ($mm)
$1,210.47
Employees
0
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Ticker: CS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Credit Suisse Group AG
Credit Suisse Group AG
Credit Suisse provides its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset management services worldwide. Credit Suisse offers advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21,321.43
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45560
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Ticker: PNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The PNC Financial Services Group
The PNC Financial Services Group
PNC Financial Services Group is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking; wealth management; asset management and global fund services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,726.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$7,517.00
Employees
50403
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Ticker: CMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comerica, Inc.
Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth & Institutional Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$3,155.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$17.00
Employees
9075
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Ticker: AIM:MJH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MJ Hudson
MJ Hudson
MJ Hudson helps fund managers and investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully. Their services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing. MJ Hudson has office across Europe's major asset management centres.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$37.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.77
EBIT ($mm)
($0.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
158
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