Like Nucleus195, LLC

announced 8/31/2021 via PR Newswire

OpenExchange, Inc., will acquire Nucleus195, LLC

synopsis: OpenExchange has agreed to acquire Nucleus195, whose online platform represents a leading marketplace for independent investment research and market intelligence. Nucleus195's global network of over 150 independent research houses, broker-dealers, and research boutiques will now have a new way to be discovered via OpenExchange.tv.
buyer: OpenExchange, Inc.
OpenExchange video-enables the vital daily communications of the financial services and professional investment industry and its clients with advanced one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many video technologies, tools, and services. "
target: Nucleus195, LLC
Nucleus195 provides investors with a single access point to the best and most valuable investment ideas and market intelligence from independent research houses and research boutiques around the globe.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

FX Concepts LLC, acquired Track.com, LLC

synopsis: FX Concepts LLC, a currency hedge fund founded by John Taylor with about $3 billion under management, agreed to buy closely held financial research provider Track.com for an undisclosed amount. Track.com, LLC is a subscription-based service that provides an online platform for investment research and market ideas.
buyer: FX Concepts LLC
FX Concepts LLC is a currency hedge fund founded by John Taylor. "
target: Track.com, LLC
Track.com, LLC provides an online platform for investment research and market ideas. Its platform allows qualified contributors to share their stock, commodity, and macro ideas with a group of institutional investors, high net worth individuals, and other thoughtful market participants.
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closed 6/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Morningstar Danmark A/S

synopsis: Morningstar Europe B.V., a leading provider of independent investment research, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in Morningstar Danmark A/S.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions. "
target: Morningstar Danmark A/S
Morningstar Danmark A/S through its website provides investment information for individual investors, which includes fund and ETF data, portfolio tools, and market analysis. It also develops investment software.
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closed 2/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Campden Media, acquired The Institute for Private Investors

synopsis: Campden Media, which serves ultra-affluent business-owning and financial families worldwide, announced that it has acquired the Institute for Private Investors (IPI), one of the first and premier firms providing services to ultra high-net-worth individuals and private investors in the United States.
buyer parent: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: Campden Media
Campden Media, founded in 1987, provides education, news, research, conferences and other networking opportunities to principals of ultra high-net-worth financial and business-owning families, the family office executives and trusted advisors who serve them. "
target: The Institute for Private Investors
The Institute for Private Investors (IPI) is a trusted provider of educational and networking resources for ultra high-net-worth investors. Founded in 1991, IPI provides a safe haven for investors to communicate with each other, and their advisors, about their wealth management approach.
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announced 9/30/2016 via Reuters

IG Group Holdings Plc, will acquire DailyFX.com

synopsis: IG Group, an online trading company, said it had agreed to buy news and research portal DailyFX and its associated assets from FXCM Inc, a U.S. retail broker. Upon completion, the DailyFX business along with its web domains, source code, content and 34 employees will be transferred to IG Group. The deal is expected to close by the end of October.
buyer: IG Group Holdings Plc (LSE:IGG:$625.12)
IG Group Holdings plc is a world leader in financial derivatives trading and sports betting. They are the parent company of IG Index - the UK's largest and longest-running spread betting business – and offer sports and financial products to retail and professional clients. "
target parent: FXCM Inc.
target: DailyFX.com
DailyFX.com, the free news and research website of FXCM, is one of the world's leading news sources for the currency trading community. DailyFX provides analysis of market moves, explaining economic, political, and technical factors driving the market.
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closed 9/21/2010 via PR Newswire

Capital IQ, acquired TheMarkets.com

synopsis: Capital IQ, a leading provider of data and analytics for global financial professionals, has acquired the research and estimates business of TheMarkets.com. TheMarkets.com is a premier provider of third party equity and fixed income research, earnings models, and estimates to more than 2,400 institutional investment management firms worldwide.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Capital IQ
Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business, delivers comprehensive fundamental and quantitative research and analysis solutions to over 4,200 investment management firms, investment banks, private equity funds, advisory firms, corporations, and universities worldwide. "
target: TheMarkets.com
TheMarkets.com is the proven standard for investment research and workflow technologies to institutional investment firms worldwide. TheMarkets.com enables investors to streamline access to diverse providers of investment research through efficient workflow technologies.
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closed 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Seeking Alpha, acquired CressCap

synopsis: Seeking Alpha, the world's largest platform for equity analysis, announced the acquisition of CressCap, a next generation analytics platform for investment professionals. CressCap is a pioneer in the fusion of statistical computing systems and autonomous research analytics.
buyer: Seeking Alpha
Seeking Alpha is the leading provider of stock market opinion and analysis from blogs, money managers and investment newsletters, and a provider of its own high-value, complementary financial content. "
target: CressCap
CressCap Investment Research has developed the next generation analytics platform for investment professionals. They are a pioneer in the fusion of statistical computing systems and autonomous research analytics.
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closed 10/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Center for Financial Research and Analysis, purchased Equity Research Business from S&P Global Market Intelligence

synopsis: S&P Global announced that it has successfully completed its sale of S&P Global Market Intelligence's Equity and Fund Research (Equity Research) business to CFRA, a leading independent provider of forensic accounting research, analytics and advisory services.
buyer: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
CFRA (Center for Financial Research and Analysis) is the world’s largest provider of institutional-grade independent equity research. Through fundamental equity and fund research, CFRA empowers investment professionals, advisors and risk managers with actionable ideas and proven results. "
seller parent: S&P Global
seller: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence's Equity Resarch provides access to financial analysis for wealth advisors and institutional investors. S&P Global Market Intelligence collects and analyzes vast volumes of content, turning into actionable intelligence on the global financial markets and industries.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyceum Capital, acquired Style Research

synopsis: Robert Schwob, a popular figure in the asset management world, has sold majority control of Style Research, his asset management data provider, to mid-market private equity firm Lyceum Capital. Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications.
buyer: Lyceum Capital
Lyceum Capital partners with entrepreneurial management teams and unlocks growth potential by providing capital, operations and development support and help with targeted acquisitions. Lyceum typically invests between £5m and £50m of equity in fast-growing, UK-headquartered, mid-sized businesses. "
target: Style Research
Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The services are delivered on a SaaS-based platform that supports a range of devices.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Liquidnet, Inc., acquired RSRCHXchange

synopsis: Liquidnet announced that it has acquired RSRCHXchange, a leading marketplace and aggregator for institutional research. RSRCHXchange’s research marketplace and distribution network digitizes massive amounts of content and provides a centralized, cloud-based hub that allows providers to deliver research, and asset managers to efficiently source it.
buyer: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network. Liquidnet's network spans 46 markets across six continents and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers. "
target: RSRCHXchange
RSRCHXchange is the award-winning marketplace and aggregator for institutional research. The RSRCHX platform enables asset management firms to read, purchase and monitor research and analyst interactions from banks, brokers & boutique providers in a more efficient and transparent way.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acuity Trading, acquired Signal Centre

synopsis: Acuity Analytics, the parent company of financial technology firm Acuity Trading, announced that it has completed its first acquisition with the purchase of research firm Signal Centre, formerly PIA First. Signal Centre was founded in 2007 as an independent research firm to serve professional clients’ central need for trading signals.
buyer: Acuity Trading
Acuity Trading is a sentiment-based technology company focused on bringing Big Data solutions to the retail and institutional investment communities, including online brokers and platform providers, and corporate clients with bespoke data and analytics needs. "
target: Signal Centre
Signal Centre was founded in 2007 as an independent research firm to serve professional clients’ central need for trading signals. The focus was providing solid technical based trade ideas to Fund managers, hedge funds and central banks.
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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

ABG Sundal Collier AB, will acquire Introduce

synopsis: ABG Sundal Collier AB, an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, has agreed to acquire the leading Swedish investor relations and sponsored research platform Introduce. Introduce offers comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden.
buyer: ABG Sundal Collier AB (OB:ASC:$155.20)
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives. "
target parent: Remium AB
target: Introduce
Based in Sweden, Introduce is an investor relations and sponsored research platform. They offer comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden. They serve approximately 100 companies in the mid cap and small cap segment.
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cancelled 11/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

Kensington Leasing, Ltd., cancelled an acquisition of WealthMakers, Ltd.

synopsis: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. cancelled the acquisition of Wealthmakers Ltd.
buyer: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. (KNSL:$0.00)
Kensington Leasing, Ltd. is a development stage company and intends to lease specialized computer equipment and provide support services for professionals. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Redlands, California. "
target: WealthMakers, Ltd.
WealthMakers is a web-based predictive research technology company that connects to automated trading platforms for stocks, indexes, bonds, options, commodities and currencies and can trade in up to 80 markets around the world in a single universal account provided by a leading online broker.
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announced 5/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Leucadia National Corp, will acquire Majestic Research, LLC

synopsis: Leucadia National Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ITG Investment Research, LLC (formerly known as Majestic Research) from Investment Technology Group (“ITG”). ITG Investment Research is a leading provider of big data analytics and research to institutional, corporate, and private equity clients.
buyer: Leucadia National Corp (LUK:$10,512.84)
Leucadia National Corporation is a financial services holding company principally engaged in providing commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, banking and lending services; manufacture of plastic netting; own and operate gold mines; provide real estate investment trust services. "
target parent: Investment Technology Group, Inc.
target: Majestic Research, LLC
Since its inception in 2002, Majestic Research has revolutionized the financial research business with their innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data.
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closed 10/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired Majestic Research, LLC

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc., a leading agency broker and financial technology firm, announced that it has acquired Majestic Research Corp., an independent provider of data-driven equity research for the institutional investment community. Going forward, Majestic will be known as ITG Investment Research.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc.(ITG), is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. ITG is a leader in electronic trading since launching the POSIT® crossing network in 1987. "
target: Majestic Research, LLC
Since its inception in 2002, Majestic Research has revolutionized the financial research business with our innovative proprietary methods and tools for accessing real-time data.
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closed 10/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Embark Group, acquired The Adviser Centre

synopsis: Embark Group has acquired The Adviser Centre, the award-winning online investment research and consultancy service, from City Financial. The Adviser Centre provides a wealth of information including one-page fund factsheets, Bulletins, Guidance notes, IA Sector Overviews, market views and blogs.
buyer: Embark Group
Embark Group is committed to acquiring, holding and developing for the long term, a range of financial services’ businesses in the UK and internationally. They have experience in developing businesses by providing access to the latest online technology and financial capital to help them grow. "
target parent: City Financial Investment Company Limited
target: The Adviser Centre
The Adviser Centre is an online, free-to-air research and consultancy service, designed for financial advisers. Their service features impartial fund research, IA Sector Overviews, regular commentaries and more.
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closed 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Institutional Investor Inc., acquired Extel

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor has acquired Extel from WeConvene, and it will integrate Extel into its Institutional Investor Research business. Extel runs the annual independent survey of quality across the European equities investment community, providing an unparalleled data-set to help clients analyse and drive their market understanding.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: Institutional Investor Inc.
Institutional Investor is a leading international business to business publisher, focused primarily on international finance. It publishes magazines, newsletters and journals as well as research, directories, books and maps. "
target parent: WeConvene
target: Extel
Extel conducts market studies across all three sides of the European Equities investment community, delivering a comprehensive range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. The Extel Survey is the largest study of its kind worldwide, with over 16,000 participants from 93 countries.
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announced 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Bulgaria On Air, will acquire Investor.BG PLC

synopsis: Media company Bulgaria On Air placed a buyout offer for the 51% stake in business news portal Investor.bg. Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
buyer: Bulgaria On Air
Bulgaria On Air offers television and radio broadcasting services. The company is based in Bulgaria. "
target: Investor.BG PLC
Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., purchased Institutional Hedge Fund and Separate Account Database Division from InvestorForce

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc., a Wayne, Pa.-based financial software and data integration company, for approximately $10 million in cash.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
seller: InvestorForce
InvestorForce is a financial software company that has been a leader in the development of online applications for the financial services industry.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired YCharts

synopsis: LLR Partners has acquired YCharts, a cloud-based investment analytics and communications platform for RIAs, broker-dealers, and asset managers. The transaction will support YCharts’ continued organic growth through increased investment in product and sales and marketing, and to pursue complementary acquisitions.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. LLR invests in several industries, with a focus on technology, healthcare and services businesses. "
target: YCharts
YCharts is an investment research platform that enables smarter investments and better client communications. YCharts offers comprehensive data, visualization tools, and advanced analytics for equity, mutual fund, and ETF research, portfolio construction, idea generation, and market monitoring.
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announced 8/31/2021 via PR Newswire

OpenExchange, Inc., will acquire Nucleus195, LLC

synopsis: OpenExchange has agreed to acquire Nucleus195, whose online platform represents a leading marketplace for independent investment research and market intelligence. Nucleus195's global network of over 150 independent research houses, broker-dealers, and research boutiques will now have a new way to be discovered via OpenExchange.tv.
buyer: OpenExchange, Inc.
OpenExchange video-enables the vital daily communications of the financial services and professional investment industry and its clients with advanced one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many video technologies, tools, and services. "
target: Nucleus195, LLC
Nucleus195 provides investors with a single access point to the best and most valuable investment ideas and market intelligence from independent research houses and research boutiques around the globe.
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announced 8/31/2021 via PR Newswire

OpenExchange, Inc., will acquire Nucleus195, LLC

synopsis: OpenExchange has agreed to acquire Nucleus195, whose online platform represents a leading marketplace for independent investment research and market intelligence. Nucleus195's global network of over 150 independent research houses, broker-dealers, and research boutiques will now have a new way to be discovered via OpenExchange.tv.
buyer: OpenExchange, Inc.
OpenExchange video-enables the vital daily communications of the financial services and professional investment industry and its clients with advanced one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many video technologies, tools, and services. "
target: Nucleus195, LLC
Nucleus195 provides investors with a single access point to the best and most valuable investment ideas and market intelligence from independent research houses and research boutiques around the globe.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

KnowledgeVision merged with OpenExchange Communications,

synopsis: OpenExchange Inc. and KnowledgeVision Systems Incorporated, a leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology, have completed their merger into a single company, dedicated to serving live, on-demand and streaming video needs of the professional investment and financial services industries worldwide.
buyer: OpenExchange Communications
OpenExchange is a community based video exchange that enhances interaction within the financial industry. Over 2,400 sell side, buy side, and corporate issuers arrange live, direct and multipoint video meetings to deliver investment content and corporate access in a secure and efficient manner. "
target: KnowledgeVision
KnowledgeVision is the leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology. Its Knovio online video platform is used by over 350,000 users in more than 2,000 companies and campuses to create, host, share, organize, collaborate around, and measure online media and presentation content.
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closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, acquired Sterci

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions, announced the acquisition of Swiss-based Sterci SA. These leading providers of financial messaging solutions utilize the SWIFT global messaging network on behalf of more than 350 customers across 20 different countries.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$450.74)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target: Sterci
Sterci is a Swiss-based organization providing financial messaging, reconciliation, market data integration solutions and cloud-based services to 330 clients across 20 different countries. Sterci partners with financial institutions to improve business processes and to reduce overall risk.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

VoxSmart Global, purchased Trading Business from Fonetic

synopsis: VoxSmart, the global leader in mobile surveillance technology, has announced its acquisition of the Fonetic Trading business to deliver a comprehensive communications surveillance offering for Capital Markets participants.
buyer: VoxSmart Global
VoxSmart is a global telecommunications software provider headquartered in London. Their multi-award winning solution VSmart, empowers organisations to unlock the power of mobility whilst achieving regulatory and internal compliance. "
seller: Fonetic
Based in Spain, Fonetic is a leading provider in conversational voicebots, chatbots and NLP (natural language processing). The Trading business of Fonetic includes a rich suite of multilingual voice and e-comms surveillance and intelligence tools as well as a powerful Trade Reconstruction engine.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Toba Capital, acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Toba Capital, a venture capital firm, has acquired a 60% in Smarsh, Inc., a provider of message and data archiving solutions, from Dell, Inc., a manufacturer of desktops, personal computers, servers, peripherals, networking, storage and mobility products.
buyer: Toba Capital
Toba Capital is a venture firm founded by Vinny Smith. They are a team with twice the per capita operating experience of traditional VCs, investing in the markets they know firsthand: business applications and IT & internet infrastructure. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Netsam Participaties BV, acquired Semansys Technologies BV

synopsis: Den Haag-based Netsam Participaties has acquired Semansys, one of the largest suppliers of financial reporting software in the Netherlands. Semansys specializes in software solutions for exchanging standardized financial data on the basis of XBRL. 
buyer: Netsam Participaties BV
Netherlands-based Semansys Technologies is one of the most important suppliers of software solutions for financial reporting and business monitoring based on semantics and XBRL. The company offers a unique total solution that increases speed, quality, and transparency in the exchange of information."
target: Semansys Technologies BV
Netsam Participaties BV is a Netherland's based venture capital company with a focus on IT & innovation. They invest primarily in companies with a niche market focus and a turnover of 3 million or more.
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closed 7/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired HighQ Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired HighQ, a leading collaboration platform for the legal and regulatory market. HighQ offers a secure cloud-based platform for business collaboration, workflow automation and client engagement.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of business information services. Their products include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting, and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news service—Reuters. "
target: HighQ Solutions Ltd.
Based in the UK, HighQ is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise collaboration and publishing software. They provide innovative social software to some of the world’s leading law firms, investment banks and corporations.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Advisor TLC Inc.

synopsis: Lock Trust, Inc. announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC., a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Lock Trust was founded in 2013, providing core bank framework and a robust payment solution that will now offer One-Click Videos within the payment engine.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust, Inc. is a startup founded in 2013 by a 25-year vet in the industry. The Company is based in both London, UK and Tampa, Florida. Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions. "
target: Advisor TLC Inc.
Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC. is a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Advisor TLC is a video marketing and communication system which creates custom client experiences.
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announced 3/9/2021 via PR Newswire

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Curv

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc., an online payment company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Curv, a leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Curv
Curv is a leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Bison Trails Co.

synopsis: Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced it has acquired Bison Trails, a firm that specializes in building blockchain infrastructure for banks and other companies. Their fully managed platform powers critical infrastructure for the world’s leading digital asset exchanges, custodians, funds, and applications.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$2,885.34)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Bison Trails Co.
Bison Trails is a New York-based firm that specializes in building blockchain infrastructure for banks and other companies. Their fully managed platform powers critical infrastructure for the world’s leading digital asset exchanges, custodians, funds, and applications.
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closed 8/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bottomline Technologies, acquired Decillion Solutions

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies acquired Singapore-based Decillion Group, one of the leading financial messaging solution providers in the Asia Pacific region. They operate a SWIFT service bureau which connects more than 130 financial institutions and corporations to the SWIFT community.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$450.74)
Businesses and banks rely on Bottomline for domestic and international payments, effective cash management tools, automated workflows for payment processing and bill review and state of the art fraud detection, behavioral analytics and regulatory compliance. "
target parent: NEC Corp.
target: Decillion Solutions
Decillion Group is a systems integrator and solutions provider focused on providing “Software as a Service” (SaaS) and financial messaging solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. They operate a SWIFT service bureau which connects 130 financial institutions and corporations to the SWIFT community.
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announced 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Gresham Computing, will acquire C24 Technologies

synopsis: Gresham Computing plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions, will acquire C24 Technologies. C24 is a niche financial markets software product business, specialising in standards-based financial messaging and integration solutions.
buyer: Gresham Computing (LSE:GHT:$32.28)
Gresham Computing plc is a leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions. Gresham’s Clareti software platform is designed to provide financial institutions with complete certainty in their data processing. "
target: C24 Technologies
C24, which was originally founded in 2000, is a niche financial markets software product business, specialising in standards-based financial messaging and integration solutions.
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closed 2/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Interswitch, Inc., acquired VANSO

synopsis: In a move that will further seal its place as a payments juggernaut in the African continent, Interswitch has acquired Vanso. VANSO is a financial technology provider that delivers highly secure, world class solutions through their proprietary payments platform (MIMO) and banking and messaging (VCP) platform.
buyer parent: Helios Investment Partners LLP
buyer: Interswitch, Inc.
Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. "
target: VANSO
VANSO is a financial technology provider focused on delivering cutting edge and innovative solutions in Africa. Through their proprietary payments (MIMO), banking and messaging (VCP) platforms we deliver highly secure, world class solutions for clients.
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announced 3/22/2011 via BusinessWire

Advisen Ltd., will acquire Web Connectivity Ltd.

synopsis: Advisen Ltd., a global insurance data and analytics provider based in New York, announced that it is acquiring UK-based Web Connectivity Limited, a leading provider of messaging products and services for the commercial (re)insurance markets in London and Bermuda.
buyer: Advisen Ltd.
Advisen Ltd. provides insight into underwriting, marketing and purchasing commercial insurance. Advisen currently serves over 500 leading commercial insurers, insurance brokers, risk management departments of major corporations, law firms and other related organizations. "
target: Web Connectivity Ltd.
Web Connectivity, Ltd. provides XML messaging gateway solutions to the insurance market. It offers EnabledB2B, a messaging, data transformation, and document repository interface solution for brokers and reinsurers.
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closed 1/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Perimeter Internetworking, acquired Message Secure Corporation

synopsis: Perimeter eSecurity, the leading provider of Complete Security On Demand, announced their acquisition of Message Secure, also a leading provider of managed security solutions to Financial Institutions and other businesses in the US.
buyer: Perimeter Internetworking
Perimeter eSecurity makes security easily available and affordable for all businesses. Perimeter's on demand security services protect thousands of computer networks nationwide, offering more than 50 different services on a subscription basis. "
target: Message Secure Corporation
Message Secure Corporation has been the leading provider of Managed Security Services to the Banking and Financial Industry. Delivering Compliance Assurance™ solutions, Message Secure protects your business, helps you achieve regulatory compliance and keeps your IT costs under control.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

BitGo, acquired Hedge Connect

synopsis: BitGo has acquired Hedge, a leader in scalable, programmatic deployment of staking infrastructure. Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction.
buyer: BitGo
BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with security, custody, and liquidity solutions. BitGo is the world's largest processor of on-chain bitcoin transactions, processing 15% of all global Bitcoin transactions. "
target: Hedge Connect
Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction. Hedge provides Hedge Connect, a fully-managed network infrastructure to support blockchain-powered applications.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Pink Web Applications B.V.

synopsis: Visma, the largest software company in the Nordic region, has acquired Pink Web Applications, a Dutch company that offers a cloud-based communication and collaboration platform. Pink Web's Client Online platform facilitates communication between employees at accounting firms, their clients, and data retrieval parties.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Pink Web Applications B.V.
Pink Web Applications is a Dutch company that offers a cloud-based communication and collaboration platform. Their Client Online platform facilitates communication between employees at accounting firms, their clients, and data retrieval parties and allows users to pro-actively serve their clients.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

RIA in a Box LLC, acquired ITEGRIA

synopsis: RIA in a Box has acquired ITEGRIA, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based virtual desktop solutions for registered investment advisors (RIA). With the acquisition, RIA in a Box has dramatically enhanced its cybersecurity and operational offerings designed specifically to meet the unique challenges of RIA firms.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: RIA in a Box LLC
RIA in a Box is a leading provider of compliance software to the wealth management industry. Approximately 2,000 registered investment advisor (RIA) firms across the US use the platform to manage their compliance procedures more efficiently. "
target: ITEGRIA
ITEGRIA a provider of cloud-based virtual desktop solutions for registered investment advisors (RIA). The company provides solutions that protect RIA firms from cyberattacks and boost productivity while also maintaining strict regulatory compliance standards.
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closed 5/21/2010 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Connective Technologies Inc

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, announced that it has acquired Connective Technologies, Inc. through an asset purchase transaction. Connective Technologies is a provider of Exchange solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry in the US.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc. is a leading international supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix provides a series of application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems, agency systems and exchanges to custom software development. "
target: Connective Technologies Inc
Connective Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of e-Commerce business solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, specializing in Internet interface solutions for carriers and their agents.
price ($mm)
$1.34
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closed 11/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amplify Technologies merged with Fundshop,

synopsis: Amplify has merged with FundShop, a web-based investment management application in France. Amplify is a French provider of AI-powered advisory for wealth management. Amplify enables banks, insurers, asset managers and other financial professionals to provide the best advisory there is to their clients.
buyer: Fundshop
FundShop is a web-based financial application in France that helps investors construct and manage their investments online. FundShop helps investors to identify their profile, generate optimal asset allocations, and select funds for their portfolio. "
target: Amplify Technologies
Amplify is a French provider of AI-powered advisory for wealth management. Amplify enables banks, insurers, asset managers and other financial professionals to provide the best advisory there is to their clients. Their SaaS-based API solution can be easily integrated into complex IT systems.
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announced 6/18/2014 via BusinessWire

SR LABS, will acquire Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, announced it has agreed to acquire Wombat from Intercontinental Exchange. Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions.
buyer: SR LABS
Street Response Laboratories (SR Labs) provides low latency market data and exchange connectivity solutions for the financial industry. Thier flagship products, SMDS and SREX are currently used by top-tier investment banks and hedge funds. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions offering customers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions for electronic trading and connectivity management.
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closed 3/7/2008 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired Wombat Financial Software

synopsis: NYSE Euronext announced the closing of its $200 million acquisition of Wombat Financial Software, the technology innovator and world leader in market data management solutions, as previously announced on January 14, 2008. Wombat will join TransactTools as part of the newly formed NYSE Euronext Advanced Trading Solutions division.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: Wombat Financial Software
Wombat Financial enables limitless connectivity to the global markets through the world's most advanced high speed market data infrastructure. Wombat software underpins automated market-making systems, electronic-trading floors and tick-capture platforms in financial institutions around the world.
price ($mm)
$180
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
7.1x
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20.4x

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