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closed 8/2/2022 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, acquired SIMON Markets LLC

synopsis: iCapital, the leading global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing, has acquired SIMON Markets, the award-winning fintech company offering a digital platform designed to help financial advisors understand and manage structured investments, annuities, and other risk-managed products.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target parent: Barclays PLC
target: SIMON Markets LLC
SIMON helps financial advisors build the portfolio of tomorrow by giving them access to more investment opportunities. The SIMON platform offers a marketplace for risk-managed and alternative solutions, including structured investments, annuities, and traditional and progressive alternatives.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

HPS Investment Partners, acquired Nucleus Financial Services Ltd.

synopsis: HPS Investment Partners has acquired a controlling stake in UK-based financial advice platform Nucleus. Nucleus is Edinburgh-based wrap platform provider that allows financial advisers to combine, or wrap, all of their clients’ investments into a single, manageable online account.
buyer: HPS Investment Partners
HPS Investment Partners is a leading global investment firm that seeks to provide creative capital solutions and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for clients. They manage various strategies across the capital structure that include syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds. "
target parent: Epiris LLP
target: Nucleus Financial Services Ltd. (AIM:NUC:$71.55)
Nucleus is Edinburgh-based wrap platform provider that allows financial advisers to combine, or wrap, all of their clients’ investments into a single, manageable online account. Nucleus was created in 2006 by a group of seven adviser firms who saw that investment products weren’t flexible.
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closed 3/3/2021 via PR Newswire

MoneyLion, acquired Wealth Technologies Inc.

synopsis: MoneyLion, an award-winning data-driven, digital financial platform, has acquired Wealth Technologies Inc. (WTI), a pioneer in algorithmic financial planning technology. WTI founded in 2016, is a fledgling startup that adds robo-advice services to a financial institution’s tech stack with its proprietary Financial Goals Positioning System (fGPS).
buyer: MoneyLion (ML:$130.75)
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Wealth Technologies Inc.
Wealth Technologies Inc. (WTI), founded in 2016, is a fledgling startup that adds robo-advice services to a financial institution’s tech stack with its proprietary Financial Goals Positioning System (fGPS).
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closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AssetMark, Inc., acquired Voyant, Inc.

synopsis: AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of extensive wealth management and technology solutions, has acquired Voyant, a leading global provider of SaaS-based financial planning and client digital engagement solutions.
buyer: AssetMark, Inc. (NYSE:AMK:$530.30)
AssetMark is a leading provider of extensive wealth management and technology solutions that help financial advisors meet the ever-changing needs of their clients and businesses. "
target: Voyant, Inc.
Voyant is a leading global provider of SaaS-based financial planning and client digital engagement solutions. Voyant serves more than 20,000 advisors across financial institutions and small advisor firms in the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, and the United States.
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$145
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$12
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Private Client Resources, LLC, acquired Check6

synopsis: Private Client Resources, LLC (PCR) announced finalization of its acquisition of the European data aggregation firm Check6, headquartered in The Netherlands. Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region.
buyer: Private Client Resources, LLC
PCR simplifies how investment data from any source, asset class or jurisdiction is consolidated and safely delivered into wealth management’s critical reporting, analytics, portfolio management and accounting systems. "
target: Check6
Based in The Netherlands, Check6 provides feed-based aggregation services leveraging one of the largest custodial feed networks in the region. The service is used by a range of institutions, wealthy families and advisors.
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announced 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Refinitiv, will acquire Advisor Software Inc.

synopsis: Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, announced the acquisition of strategic assets from Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions.
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group
buyer: Refinitiv
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. They provide leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community. "
target: Advisor Software Inc.
Advisor Software, Inc. is a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions. The company has pioneered the first Wealth Management Cloud platform that offers streamlined access to a comprehensive range of financial services and resources.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

TradeFloor Pty Ltd, acquired CCUBE

synopsis: Software developer TradeFloor has acquired CCUBE, which provides software for financial planners and went into voluntary administration in early April after COVID-19 dried up a fundraising deal. CCUBE is designed to support financial advisers drive efficiency and productivity in an increasingly client centric world.
buyer: TradeFloor Pty Ltd
TradeFloor is a must-have application for anyone who trades (or is thinking about trading) Exchange-Traded Options in Australia. They are striving to make options accessible to everyone, regardless of trading knowledge, and provide valuable insights into the risk and reward of trading strategies. "
target: CCUBE
CCUBE is a next generation financial planning and wealth management solution designed to support financial advisers drive efficiency and productivity in an increasingly client centric world.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Franklin Templeton Investments, acquired AdvisorEngine

synopsis: Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, has acquired AdvisorEngine Inc., a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms in the United States that manage over $600 billion in assets.
buyer: Franklin Templeton Investments (BEN:$5,680.20)
Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization operating, together with its subsidiaries, as Franklin Templeton. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives, and custom multi-asset solutions. "
target: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine a digital wealth platform and provider of technology and consulting services to wealth management firms in the United States. Its financial experience platform serves as a unified operating system across advisor experience, business operations experience, and client experience.
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announced 3/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire PlanPlus Global

synopsis: Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire PlanPlus Global, a financial-planning and risk-profiling software firm based in Canada.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: PlanPlus Global
PlanPlus Global is a world-renowned investment and financial planning software provider. It offers the most academically validated risk profiling process, a globally scalable financial planning system, and a robust investment tracking tool that ensures investors remain suitably invested over time.
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announced 11/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire AdviserLogic Group

synopsis: Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, an Australian subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will acquire AdviserLogic, an Australian adviser software firm. AdviserLogic's cloud-based, financial planning software serves independent financial advisers in Australia.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: AdviserLogic Group
AdviserLogic is an Australian adviser software firm. Its cloud-based, financial planning software serves independent financial advisers. AdviserLogic's open architecture software platform delivers an end-to-end planning solution that encompasses best in class training and support.
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announced 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Orion Advisor Services, LLC, will acquire Advizr

synopsis: Orion Advisor Services, LLC , a portfolio management solution provider for registered investment advisors, will acquire Advizr, Inc., a financial planning and client experience technology platform. Advizr's technology enables advisors, financial institutions, and employers to engage investors in various ways, depending on their service model.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Orion Advisor Services, LLC
Orion Advisor Services, LLC is the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors. Orion provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that advisors need to help grow their businesses over the long term. "
target: Advizr
Advizr creates software that will expand consumer and advisor access to high-quality financial planning services in an accessible format. The powerful, automated, interactive financial planning solution empowers advisors to serve their clients in a cost-effective way, regardless of net worth.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Envestnet, Inc., acquired MoneyGuide Pro

synopsis: Envestnet, a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness, acquired PIEtech, Inc., the creator of the MoneyGuide family of financial planning applications. MoneyGuide is a leading goals-based financial planning application used by financial advisors.
buyer: Envestnet, Inc. (ENV:$1,232.78)
Envestnet, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet's unified technology empowers enterprises and advisors to more fully understand their clients and deliver actionable intelligence that drives better outcomes and improves lives. "
target: MoneyGuide Pro
PIEtech, Inc. is the creator of the MoneyGuide family of financial planning applications. MoneyGuide is a leading goals-based financial planning application used by financial advisors.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fi360, Inc., acquired Center for Fiduciary Management

synopsis: Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, has acquired the Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM), an investment management technology provider for retirement plan advisors. CFFM's FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, plan fee analysis, investment line-up comparison, and more.
buyer parent: Bluff Point Associates
buyer: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360 is a fiduciary education, training and technology company that helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors’ assets. The firm provides professionals with the tools they need to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors. "
target: Center for Fiduciary Management
The Center for Fiduciary Management (CFFM) provides the retirement plan industry with investment monitoring services. Their FiRM solution features investment monitoring, document storage, and more. Their RFP Director solution makes the Retirement Service Provider RFP process efficient and easy.
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announced 5/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Principal Financial Group, will acquire RobustWealth

synopsis: Principal Financial Group, a provider of retirement and asset management solutions, will acquire RobustWealth. RobustWealth is a digital wealth management platform built by and for investment advisors. It integrates previously modular features into one seamless suite that advisors can leverage to optimize their practice on their clients’ behalf.
buyer: Principal Financial Group (PFG:$13,927.40)
Principal helps people and companies build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions that fit their lives. They offer innovative ideas, investment expertise and real-life solutions to make financial progress possible. "
target: RobustWealth
RobustWealth is a digital wealth management platform built by and for investment advisors, and engineered to satisfy their unique needs. It integrates previously modular features into one seamless suite that advisors can leverage to optimize their practice on their clients’ behalf.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Equisoft, acquired Planist Ltd.

synopsis: Equisoft, a leading global provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, announced the acquisition of Montreal-based Planist Ltd. Planist offers a unique financial portal that provides access to all the analytical tools needed to create comprehensive financial plans and strategies.
buyer: Equisoft
Equisoft provides advanced digital business solutions that optimize processes, increase revenue and enable growth for the life insurance and wealth management industries. All Equisoft software systems are developed for optimal scalability and configurability to empower clients. "
target: Planist Ltd.
Planist offers a unique financial portal that provides access to all the analytical tools needed to create comprehensive financial plans and strategies. Planist is dedicated to helping financial services professionals deliver the best possible financial planning analysis, tools, and recommendations.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Virtus Partners, LLC, acquired Alphakinetic

synopsis: Virtus Partners Holdings, LLC (“Virtus”) and Alphakinetic, a financial technology firm, announced the completed acquisition of Alphakinetic’s business by Virtus. Alphakinetic is the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel.
buyer: Virtus Partners, LLC
Virtus Partners, LLC provides alternative asset administrative and middle office services and data to funds and various investment vehicles, including hedge and private equity funds, separate accounts, total return swaps and collateralized loan obligations. "
target: Alphakinetic
Alphakinetic is a London- based financial technology firm and the developer of the Glide platform- fund management software with trade order management, credit analysis and risk management capabilities used by front office personnel at investment management companies.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

AdvisorEngine, acquired Wealthminder

synopsis: AdvisorEngine, the innovative digital wealth management platform that has become a leader in the financial services industry, announced that it has purchased the technology assets and intellectual property of Wealthminder, a cloud-based offering that enables financial advisors to collaborate with clients to help them reach their financial goals.
buyer: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine, a pioneer in digital wealth management tech, was the first company to integrate private-label robo-advice within a full enterprise B2B digital wealth management tech platform. It integrates online & traditional wealth management processes & workflows to help advisors serve clients. "
target: Wealthminder
Wealthminder is a cloud-based offering that enables financial advisors to collaborate with clients to help them reach their financial goals. Wealthminder's mission is to make financial planning simpler for financial firms and their clients.
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announced 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

RL360°, will acquire Ardan International Limited

synopsis: Rowan Dartington has agreed to sell its Isle of Man-based international platform business, Ardan International, to the RL360° Group. Ardan International is one of the few independent wealth platforms designed specifically to be used by financial advisers with expatriate clients and features such international-client-friendly advantages.
buyer: RL360°
RL360° provides offshore savings, protection and investment products to expats and local nationals around the world. For example, their flagship regular savings product Quantum is an affordable and flexible solution for those who want to save for their future. "
target parent: Rowan Dartington Holdings
target: Ardan International Limited
Ardan International, based in the Isle of Man, is one of the few independent wealth platforms designed specifically to be used by financial advisers with expatriate clients and features such international-client-friendly advantages.
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closed 1/28/2016 via Company Press Release

FTV Capital, purchased a minority stake in True Potential LLP

synopsis: True Potential LLP, the leading UK-based integrated investor and wealth management technology platform serving advisers and retail clients in the UK, announced it had sold a significant minority share of its group business to FTV Capital, its first institutional investor.
buyer: FTV Capital
FTV Capital is a growth equity investment firm that has raised over $1.8 billion since inception to invest in high-growth companies offering a range of innovative solutions in three sectors: enterprise solutions, financial services, and payments/transaction processing. "
target: True Potential LLP
True Potential LLP is the leading UK-based integrated investor and wealth management technology platform serving advisers and retail clients in the UK.
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closed 8/2/2022 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, acquired SIMON Markets LLC

synopsis: iCapital, the leading global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing, has acquired SIMON Markets, the award-winning fintech company offering a digital platform designed to help financial advisors understand and manage structured investments, annuities, and other risk-managed products.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target parent: Barclays PLC
target: SIMON Markets LLC
SIMON helps financial advisors build the portfolio of tomorrow by giving them access to more investment opportunities. The SIMON platform offers a marketplace for risk-managed and alternative solutions, including structured investments, annuities, and traditional and progressive alternatives.
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closed 8/2/2022 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, acquired SIMON Markets LLC

synopsis: iCapital, the leading global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing, has acquired SIMON Markets, the award-winning fintech company offering a digital platform designed to help financial advisors understand and manage structured investments, annuities, and other risk-managed products.
buyer: iCapital Network
iCapital Network powers the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform transforms the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers, and banks. "
target parent: Barclays PLC
target: SIMON Markets LLC
SIMON helps financial advisors build the portfolio of tomorrow by giving them access to more investment opportunities. The SIMON platform offers a marketplace for risk-managed and alternative solutions, including structured investments, annuities, and traditional and progressive alternatives.
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announced 5/12/2020 via BusinessWire

iCapital Network, will acquire Artivest

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

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire Genscape Inc.

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

Daily Mail and General Trust plc, acquired Genscape Inc.

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

Pierre Feligioni, acquired Quant House

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

OneMarketData LLC, acquired Tick Data, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited

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

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Quant House

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

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

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

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international publishing, events and electronic information group, has agreed to acquire Arete Consulting Limited, the world’s leading database of retail structured investment products. The acquisition is in line with Euromoney’s strategy of investing in high-growth online subscription data businesses.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a leading international business-to-business media group focused primarily on the international finance, metals and commodities sectors. It publishes more than 70 titles, including Euromoney, Institutional Investor, and Metal Bulletin. "
target: Arete Consulting, Ltd.
Arete Consulting is a specialist firm providing consultancy and training services to large multinational financial service companies. Arete Consulting also owns and runs the website StructuredRetailProducts.com, the leading online information source for the structured products market.
price ($mm)
$9.79
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2008 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Credit Market Analysis

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

GL Trade SA, acquired Infotec SA

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

Interactive Data Corporation, purchased Market Data Division from Xcitek LLC

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

IHS, Inc., merged with Markit Group Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd. announced the completion of their previously announced merger to form IHS Markit, a new leader in critical information, analytics and solutions that drive economies and markets worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors and insurance companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,036 [$10,974]
rev ($mm)
$2,219
EBITDA ($mm)
$581
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
18.9x
announced 5/18/2022 via Company Press Release

London Stock Exchange Group, will acquire MayStreet

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire MayStreet, a leading market data solutions provider. Founded in 2012, MayStreet provides high-quality global low latency technology and market data to over 65 industry participants, including banks, asset managers and hedge funds.
buyer: London Stock Exchange Group (LSE:LSE:$6,709.00)
London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets. "
target: MayStreet
MayStreet designs and develops advanced technology for global capital markets. New York-based data solutions provider MayStreet's expertise spans the ecosystem of technologies used in finance; ranging from network design to the analysis of trading algorithms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired Quant House

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

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired SuperDerivatives, Inc.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, has completed its previously announced acquisition of SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$9,168.00)
Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges. "
target: SuperDerivatives, Inc.
Founded in 2000, SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, FX, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

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

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

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

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

eSignal, acquired Quote.com, Inc.

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

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AnalytixInsight
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MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
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Infront AS
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niiio finance group AG
niiio finance group AG
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iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Praemium
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Forex International Trading Corp.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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PINTEC
PINTEC
PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. With its mission to "Power the Future of Finance", PINTEC aims to advance financial services by providing customizable and modular fintech solutions to its financial and business partners.
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$156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.41
EBIT ($mm)
$12.65
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432
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FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Censof Holdings Berhad
Censof, an investment holding company, develops and markets financial management software in Malaysia and Indonesia. It operates Financial Management Software Solution, Payment Aggregation Solutions, Wealth Management Solutions, Training Solution, and Information Communication Technology segments.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1.17
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$4.37
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329
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Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar
Real Estate Investar is an Australian provider of products and services for property investors. Real Estate Investar helps people to find, analyse and track investment properties. Their platform provides users with all the tools, data and information they need to invest in property successfully.
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$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
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Investview, Inc
Investview, Inc
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions.
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$25.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.49)
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iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
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$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
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($0.27)
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Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
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$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
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