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closed 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Fitch Solutions, acquired GeoQuant

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services, has acquired GeoQuant, an AI-driven data and technology company that measures and predicts geopolitical and country risks at high frequency. GeoQuant will become part of Fitch Group’s UK-division, Fitch Solutions, sitting within its Country Risk and Industry Research offering.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Solutions
Based in the UK, Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data, insightful research and powerful analytics. Clients can easily understand and interpret markets, while leveraging workflow efficiencies for enhanced productivity. "
target: GeoQuant
GeoQuant is a technology company fusing political and computer science to measure and predict political risk. Its core technology is a proprietary suite of real-time indicators and predictive analytics available via web application, custom dashboards and API.
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closed 1/4/2022 via PR Newswire

S&P Global, acquired The Climate Service, Inc.

synopsis: S&P Global and The Climate Service, Inc. announced that S&P Global has acquired The Climate Service. Based in Durham, North Carolina The Climate Service, Inc. has developed an application for physical climate risk analytics for corporates, investors and governments.
buyer: S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI:$8,297.00)
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company’s divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. "
target: The Climate Service, Inc.
Based in Durham, North Carolina The Climate Service, Inc. has developed an application for physical climate risk analytics for corporates, investors and governments. The company provides the Climanomics® platform, a tool that quantifies climate risk.
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closed 9/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

BitSight Technologies, acquired Visible Risk, Inc.

synopsis: BitSight has purchased cyber risk assessment startup VisibleRisk. VisibleRisk is a cyber risk ratings joint venture created by Moody’s and Team8, a global venture group. The VisibleRisk CRQ (Cyber Risk Quantification) Platform enables organizations to continuously quantify, simulate and benchmark their exposure to cyber risk.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: BitSight Technologies
BitSight is transforming the way that the global marketplace addresses cyber risk with cybersecurity ratings and analytics. The BitSight Security Ratings Platform applies sophisticated algorithms, producing daily security ratings that range from 250 to 900. "
target: Visible Risk, Inc.
VisibleRisk is a cyber risk ratings joint venture created by Moody’s and Team8, a global venture group. The VisibleRisk CRQ (Cyber Risk Quantification) Platform enables organizations to continuously quantify, simulate and benchmark their exposure to cyber risk.
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closed 7/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Suplari, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a Seattle startup that uses artificial intelligence to help companies understand and get a handle on their spending. Founded in 2016, Suplari analyzes procurement and spending data flowing into various enterprise systems. It can provide recommendations for cost savings, risk exposure, and other efficiency gaps.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Suplari, Inc.
Suplari delivers the first-ever Spend Intelligence Cloud that enables finance, procurement and business leaders to continuously and collaboratively optimize sourcing, forecasting, risk and compliance. Suplari helps achieve spend agility by automating spend analytics to manage costs.
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closed 7/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Crisis24, acquired WorldAware, Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based GardaWorld Security Corporation has acquired WorldAware, a leading security risk management firm. WorldAware, combined with Crisis24, will enable GardaWorld to offer its clients access to the most comprehensive intelligence and security risk management services in the industry.
buyer parent: Garda World
buyer: Crisis24
Canada-based Crisis24, a GardaWorld Company, is a global integrated security risk management company. Its actionable risk management approach provides clients with the intelligence, technology, and risk services needed to confidently travel, protect their employees, assets, and reputation. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: WorldAware, Inc.
WorldAware provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions. WorldAware's end-to-end tailored solutions integrate world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations mitigate risk and protect their employees, assets, and reputation.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Aptage

synopsis: Planview, the global leader in work and resource management, has announced the acquisition of Aptage, a technology leader and pioneer in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to portfolio management and work management.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Planview
Planview is the global leader in work and resource management. They provide comprehensive solutions designed for strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, product innovation, capability and technology management, lean and agile delivery, and collaborative work and project management. "
target: Aptage
Aptage is a technology leader and pioneer in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to portfolio and work management, enabling companies to use their own data more intelligently through schedule, cost, and prioritization solutions.
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closed 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has acquired Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V., a leading provider of risk management software, including the industry-standard BowTieXP solution. The acquisition will extend Wolters Kluwer’s presence in the growing operational risk management software market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.
Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions is a provider of risk management software. GCE's BowTieXP solution is a barrier-based risk management solution for visual and qualitative risk assessment for analyzing and communicating how high-risk scenarios around specific hazards develop.
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire RiskRecon

synopsis: Mastercard has agreed to acquire RiskRecon, a provider of AI and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In addition to supporting Mastercard solutions, RiskRecon will continue to provide cybersecurity solutions across a broader set of industries, including healthcare and manufacturing.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: RiskRecon
RiskRecon is a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. With RiskRecon’s pioneering scanning and evaluation technologies, organizations can proactively manage cyber risks.
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announced 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, will acquire Inyett AB

synopsis: Visma, a leading provider of business software, will acquire a majority stake in Inyett, a provider of solutions for automated checks of supplier payments for the public and private sector in Sweden and Norway. Inyett provides a smart service that helps their clients avoid unnecessary risks and unpleasant fraud attempts when they make payments.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Inyett AB
Inyett is a leading provider of solutions for automated checks of supplier payments for the public and private sector in Sweden and Norway. Inyett provides a smart service that helps their clients avoid unnecessary risks, unintentional mistakes and unpleasant fraud attempts when they make payments.
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closed 8/16/2017 via PR Newswire

iJET International, Inc., acquired Prescient Traveler

synopsis: iJET International, Inc. announced the acquisition of the Prescient Traveler technology and intelligence solution from Prescient, a global compliance and risk mitigation company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Prescient Traveler gives customers real-time incident reports and analysis, along with highly granular location-based risk data.
buyer parent: 3i-MIND
buyer: iJET International, Inc.
iJET International provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET integrates innovative technology and response services to help organizations avoid threats and protect their people. "
target parent: Prescient
target: Prescient Traveler
Prescient Traveler, a subsidiary of Prescient, offers customers real-time incident reports and analysis, along with global, highly granular location-based risk data. The Traveler team raises the bar for threat mitigation, emergency response and business continuity.
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announced 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Statistica

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Statistica, a company that make the world more productive by delivering scalable, affordable and simple-to-use analytics solutions that enhance decision-making and mitigate risk.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software takes businesses to their digital destinations by interconnecting everything in real time and providing augmented intelligence for everyone, from business users to data scientists. "
target: Statistica
Since 1984, Statistica has been making the world more productive by delivering scalable, affordable and simple-to-use analytics solutions that enhance decision-making and mitigate risk.
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closed 9/15/2016 via Market Wire

Elastic, acquired Prelert Inc.

synopsis: Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, and the Elastic Stack, has acquired Prelert, a leading provider of behavioral analytics technology. Prelert was founded in 2008 to create technology that automates the discovery of anomalies in large, complex datasets and predicts actions and outcomes.
buyer: Elastic (ESTC:$672.71)
Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats open source projects, Elastic is the world's leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for use cases like search, logging, and analytics. "
target: Prelert Inc.
Prelert provides behavioral analytics for IT security, IT operations, and business operations teams. Their solution analyzes an organization’s log data, finds anomalies, links them together and tells the story behind advanced security threats, IT performance problems, and business disruptions.
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closed 6/15/2016 via PR Newswire

FICO, acquired QuadMetrics

synopsis: Analytic software firm FICO has acquired QuadMetrics, an innovative cyber risk security scoring company from Ann Arbor, Michigan. QuadMetrics uses internet scale data and machine learning to do predictive cyber risk analytics of networks.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries."
target: QuadMetrics
QuadMetrics uses internet scale data and machine learning to do predictive cyber risk analytics of networks. This information helps underwriters set premiums for cyber insurance and network managers understand their security posture and their exposure due to partners and vendors.
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closed 2/26/2016 via BusinessWire

LogicNow, acquired iScan Online, Inc.

synopsis: LOGICnow, the global market leader in integrated cloud-based IT Service Management solutions, announced that it has acquired iScan Online, Inc. iScan Online, Inc. is a data breach risk intelligence platform, enabling organizations to know their financial impact to a data breach.
buyer parent: GFI Software Ltd.
buyer: LogicNow
LOGICnow is the global market leader in the delivery of integrated cloud-based IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions to Managed Service Providers and end user businesses. Their MAX platform which includes Remote Management, Back-up, Mail and Service Desk is the most trusted MSP ITSM offering. "
target: iScan Online, Inc.
iScan Online, Inc. is a data breach risk intelligence platform, enabling organizations to know their financial impact to a data breach. Their patented solution discovers unprotected data, detects vulnerabilities and combines the intelligence to produce actionable data breach analytics.
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

AMEE merged with Pi Limited,

synopsis: Pi Limited, the big data analytics and decision automation platform provider, announced the completion of a merger with AMEE, the cloud based web application for supply chain management. AMEE helps companies use big, open data to manage sustainability risk, support compliance and adapt to the new realities of climate change.
buyer: Pi Limited
Pi delivers big data, machine learning, and decision automation services to data-reliant industries, in particular financial services, procurement, retail, travel and healthcare. Pi supports capturing, cleaning and compiling data from multiple sources from within and outside the business. "
target: AMEE
AMEE provides data driven, collaborative solutions to manage supply chain performance and risk. Their mission is to empower businesses to be resilient, competitive and responsible by making sustainability data more accessible and useful.
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closed 5/11/2011 via BusinessWire

3i-MIND, acquired iJET International, Inc.

synopsis: 3i-MIND, a leader in threat management software solutions, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of iJET® International, Inc., the leading operational risk management provider that delivers predictive intelligence, technology and response services to more than 500 clients.
buyer: 3i-MIND
3i-MIND is the pioneer in a new category of technology that leverages data, operational know-how and human intuition to dramatically advance the value of intelligence and insights. "
target: iJET International, Inc.
iJET International, Inc. is an intelligence-driven provider of business resiliency and risk management solutions to over 500 multinational corporations and governments – helping them survive and thrive amidst global threats to their people, facilities and supply chain assets.
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closed 12/13/2006 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Datops

synopsis: LexisNexis in Europe, a leading provider of information and services solutions, today announced the acquisition of Datops, a leading provider of analytical solutions for large corporations, financial services and public sector organisations.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Datops
Datops specialises in scanning and analysis service for large amounts of unstructured data. It then assesses this data for tone, origin and source credibility and presents summaries of the results in customizable dashboards to allow users to manage risk, track competitors and monitor trends.
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closed 7/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Deltek Systems, Inc., acquired C/S Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Deltek, the leading provider of enterprise management software for project-focused organizations, announced the acquisition of C/S Solutions, Inc., the world's principal producer of business intelligence tools for the earned value management marketplace. Deltek will acquire C/SSI wholly, including the company's entire employee base.
buyer: Deltek Systems, Inc. (:$340.54)
Deltek is a leading provider of enterprise applications software designed specifically for project-focused businesses. Our software applications enable organizations to automate mission-critical business processes around the engagement, execution and delivery of projects. "
target: C/S Solutions, Inc.
C/S Solutions, Inc. (C/SSI) is the world's leading producer of analytical, oversight and project management business intelligence tools for cost, schedule, and risk integration with over 40,000 users worldwide.
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closed 1/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired Location, Inc.

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced the completion of the company’s acquisition of Location, Inc., a leader in geographic data sciences and predictive, location-based analytics for businesses across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
CoreLogic is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. They combine data from public, contributory and proprietary sources, providing coverage of property and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and performance information. "
target: Location, Inc.
Location, Inc. is a rapidly growing, high-end leader in geospatial data, specializing in location-based decision-making tools, analytics and information products. The company builds and licenses data products for the insurance, real estate, and finance sectors.
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announced 5/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Ideagen Plc

synopsis: Hg Pooled Management Ltd., a leading European investor in software and services, will acquire Ideagen PLC, a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and a risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
buyer: HgCapital
Based in the UK, Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialisation and dedicated operational support. "
target: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$75.28)
Ideagen is a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and an integrated risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations.
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closed 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Fitch Solutions, acquired GeoQuant

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services, has acquired GeoQuant, an AI-driven data and technology company that measures and predicts geopolitical and country risks at high frequency. GeoQuant will become part of Fitch Group’s UK-division, Fitch Solutions, sitting within its Country Risk and Industry Research offering.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Solutions
Based in the UK, Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data, insightful research and powerful analytics. Clients can easily understand and interpret markets, while leveraging workflow efficiencies for enhanced productivity. "
target: GeoQuant
GeoQuant is a technology company fusing political and computer science to measure and predict political risk. Its core technology is a proprietary suite of real-time indicators and predictive analytics available via web application, custom dashboards and API.
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closed 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Fitch Solutions, acquired GeoQuant

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services, has acquired GeoQuant, an AI-driven data and technology company that measures and predicts geopolitical and country risks at high frequency. GeoQuant will become part of Fitch Group’s UK-division, Fitch Solutions, sitting within its Country Risk and Industry Research offering.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Solutions
Based in the UK, Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data, insightful research and powerful analytics. Clients can easily understand and interpret markets, while leveraging workflow efficiencies for enhanced productivity. "
target: GeoQuant
GeoQuant is a technology company fusing political and computer science to measure and predict political risk. Its core technology is a proprietary suite of real-time indicators and predictive analytics available via web application, custom dashboards and API.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., purchased CDS Pricing Service from Fitch Solutions

synopsis: Markit, a leading global provider of financial information services, announced it has acquired the credit default swap pricing service of Fitch Solutions. A credit default swap is a particular type of swap designed to transfer the credit exposure of fixed income products between two or more parties.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
seller parent: The Hearst Corporation
seller: Fitch Solutions
Fitch Solutions provides a credit default swap (CDS) pricing service. A credit default swap is a particular type of swap designed to transfer the credit exposure of fixed income products between two or more parties.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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closed 3/1/2022 via PR Web

Solve Advisors Inc., acquired Best Credit Data, Inc.

synopsis: Solve Advisors, the global industry leader of pre-trade price transparency data in fixed income markets, has acquired Best Credit Data. Best Credit Data is a Boston-based market data vendor focused delivering high quality municipal bond, corporate bond, private placement, broadly syndicated and middle market loan insights.
buyer: Solve Advisors Inc.
Solve has developed the largest datasets of real-time bids, offers and market color across Structured Products, Corporate Bonds, Syndicated Bank Loans, CDS, and Municipal Bonds. Solve Advisors is the leading provider of market pricing in fixed income markets. "
target: Best Credit Data, Inc.
Best Credit Data is a Boston-based market data vendor focused on leveraging Cloud computing technology to deliver high quality municipal bond, corporate bond, private placement, broadly syndicated and middle market loan insights to service institutional portfolio accounting and risk management.
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closed 10/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Beringer Capital, acquired Benzinga

synopsis: Beringer Capital, a leading North American private equity firm specializing in the media, marketing services, and technology sectors, is proud to announce it has acquired a majority stake in Benzinga. Benzinga is a tech-enabled financial media platform that delivers dynamic news, investment analytics, and market information.
buyer: Beringer Capital
Beringer Capital is a private equity firm specializing in the rapidly evolving media, marketing services, commerce, data and technology sectors. The firm leverages its financial and intellectual capital to invest in middle-market companies that are strongly positioned. "
target: Benzinga
Benzinga is a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content that is coveted by Wall Street's top traders. The service features content from industry experts and experienced analysts while also covering the news of the day.
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announced 9/15/2015 via Market Watch

IRESS Market Technology Limited, will acquire Proquote Ltd

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group confirmed that it is selling Proquote, a company that provides a market data and trading system, to financial technology group IRESS Ltd., an Australian software company specializing in the development of software systems and services for financial markets and wealth management.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS Limited is an Australian software company specialising in the development of software systems and services for financial markets and wealth management. "
target parent: London Stock Exchange Group plc
target: Proquote Ltd
Proquote Limited provides a market data and trading system that offers real-time market data coverage of various global markets, news, and data sources. The company provides information on futures, options and commodities; and comprehensive fundamentals and charting analytical tools.
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Gemspring Capital, acquired GoldenSource Corporation

synopsis: Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has acquired GoldenSource Corp, a provider of Enterprise Data Management and Master Data Management solutions to financial services companies worldwide.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital, a private equity firm with over $1.5 billion of capital under management, provides flexible capital solutions to lower middle market companies. Gemspring partners with talented management teams and helps drive revenue growth and value creation. "
target parent: Invus Group LLC
target: GoldenSource Corporation
GoldenSource is an independent provider of Enterprise Data Management and Master Data Management solutions to financial services customers worldwide. GoldenSource's offerings enable customers to manage risks, comply with regulatory requirements, and control costs in the middle and back office.
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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.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Data Explorers Limited

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