Like Alert Global Media Inc

closed 12/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Fortent, acquired Alert Global Media Inc

synopsis: Fortent, a specialist in anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection technology,has acquired Alert Global Media, the Miami-based publisher of moneylaundering.com and Money Laundering Alert and provider of anti-money laundering (AML) conferences and training for financial professionals.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Fortent
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices. "
target: Alert Global Media Inc
Alert Global Media’s web sites are the most abundant sources, in English and Spanish, of money laundering information on the Internet. The company conducts three major money laundering conferences, including the largest in the world each spring in South Florida.
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closed 3/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Wendel Group, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Wendel, one of Europe's leading listed investment firms, has acquired ACAMS, the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
buyer: Wendel Group (ENXTPA:MF:$8,870.84)
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
price ($mm)
$488
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$83
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$18
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5.9x
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27.1x
closed 7/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, announced that the previously disclosed acquisition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) for $330 million has closed. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization.
buyer parent: DeVry Education Group
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP Exam Review, USMLE Review and more. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention professionals with resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement.
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$330
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closed 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

MergerMarket Group, acquired C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited

synopsis: Mergermarket Group, a BC Partners portfolio company, announced that it has acquired C6 Intelligence. Headquartered in the UK, C6 is a provider of global risk intelligence and data. C6 is a trusted provider of intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks and also has a unique fraud intelligence database.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket Group is a global media company providing investment banks, advisory professionals, fund managers, private equity firms, industry and corporate professionals with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data. "
target: C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited
C6 Intelligence provides actionable data that helps businesses all over the world manage risk. The company is a trusted provider of data and intelligence in the field of customer due diligence covering know-your-client (KYC) checks, ongoing monitoring, and enhanced due diligence (EDD).
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closed 4/1/2014 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Tracesmart

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced it is expanding its identity management and fraud prevention solutions for the banking, insurance and public sectors with the acquisition of United Kingdom-based Tracesmart®. Tracesmart is a provider of consumer data and identity, risk and trace solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. "
target: Tracesmart
Tracesmart is a provider of consumer data and identity, risk and trace solutions serving UK clients by delivering web-based software for tracing, identity verification/fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, debt collection and data cleansing.
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closed 6/21/2007 via finextra.com

SAI Global Inc., acquired Reporting Officers' Online Resource

synopsis: SAI Global, a leading global provider of risk, compliance and ethics solutions, has expanded its offering through the acquisition of the Reporting Officers On-line Resource (ROOR). ROOR is a web-based resource for anti-money laundering and compliance professionals responsible for AML strategy.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: Reporting Officers' Online Resource
Reporting Officers On-line Resource (ROOR) is a web-based resource for anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance professionals responsible for AML strategy.
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closed 12/16/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired TLO

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boca Raton, Fla.-based TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: TLO
TLO has reinvented the data-fusion industry for research and investigative needs. Their flagship product, TLOxp, provides the most accurate, actionable information that can be used for identity authentication, fraud prevention and detection, legislative compliance, and debt recovery.
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$154
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announced 7/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire G2 Web Services, an industry-leading provider of merchant risk intelligence solutions for acquirers, commercial banks, and other payment system providers. G2 Web Services will become part of Argus, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is a leading global provider of merchant risk management solutions, including due diligence, compliance and fraud protection.
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$112
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closed 9/7/2011 via Company Press Release

Primus Capital Funds, acquired G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Primus Capital, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies within the business services, healthcare and education industries, announced the acquisition of G2 Web Services, LLC, the leading provider of merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management services to the payments industry.
buyer: Primus Capital Funds
Primus Capital is a private equity firm that invests in profitable growth companies in the lower middle market. Primus provides expansion capital and leads buyout and minority recapitalization transactions in the healthcare, business services, and for-profit education industries. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is the leader in merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management. G2 works with acquiring banks, independent sales organizations, and other acquiring value chain members to identify, mitigate and monitor risk posed by their merchants’ online presences.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Perils, acquired Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc

synopsis: Zurich-based analytics firm PERILS has announced its acquisition of Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ), a company that collects event loss and exposure data from most of the Canadian insurance market and provides an independent industry exposure and loss database for the region.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Perils
Headquartered in Switzerland, PERILS is an independent organization providing high-quality data relevant to the insurance industry with the aim of increasing the understanding of insured risk and to facilitate risk transfer. "
target: Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc
Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) delivers detailed analytical and meteorological information on Canadian natural and man-made catastrophes. Through its app, CatIQ combines comprehensive insured loss and exposure indices, as well as other related information.
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closed 3/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Tiger Media, Inc., acquired Interactive Data, LLC

synopsis: Tiger Media, Inc., a Shanghai-based multi-platform media company announced that it has completed the acquisition of The Best One, Inc. (“TBO”), parent company of U.S.-based data solutions provider Interactive Data, LLC (“Interactive Data”).
buyer: Tiger Media, Inc. (NasdaqGM:COGT:$210.16)
Tiger Media is a leading Shanghai-based multi-platform media company in China which provides advertising services in the out-of-home advertising industry, including iScreen Outdoor LCD screens, billboards and street furniture. "
target: Interactive Data, LLC
Interactive Data is a data solutions provider, historically delivering data products and services to the Accounts Receivable Management (ARM) industry for location and identity verification, legislative compliance and debt recovery.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

MSCI Inc., acquired GMI Ratings

synopsis: MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that it has completed the acquisition of GMI Ratings, a provider of corporate governance research and ratings on over 6,000 companies worldwide.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 6,200 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. They offer a range of products and services - including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. "
target: GMI Ratings
GMI Ratings is an independent provider of research and ratings on environmental, social, governance and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies. They help investors assess the sustainable investment value of corporations.
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closed 7/22/2010 via Market Wire

The Corporate Library merged with GovernanceMetrics International,

synopsis: The Corporate Library and GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) announced they have merged, uniting two leading global corporate governance research and risk rating firms. This merger creates the world's leading independent firm dedicated to the development and sale of corporate governance risk ratings.
buyer parent: GovernanceMetrics International
buyer: GovernanceMetrics International
GovernanceMetrics International (GMI) is the largest independent provider of global corporate governance research, ratings and risk analysis. GMI provides in-depth coverage of 4,200 companies, including the complete MSCI World Index and extensive Emerging Market coverage. "
target parent: The Corporate Library
target: The Corporate Library
The Corporate Library has been the leading independent firm providing corporate governance research, advisory and risk analysis solutions. They rate companies on a proprietary set of governance risk factors, allowing businesses to evaluate governance as an element of investment and other risk.
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closed 2/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. has acquired Hanweck Associates, LLC, a real-time risk analytics company. Hanweck is expected to help Cboe clients better understand how their balance sheet is optimized through real-time margin calculations of non-linear instruments and analytics that optimize portfolio allocations and hedges.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target: Hanweck Associates, LLC
Hanweck is the leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives market. The firm's data brings visibility and clarity to capital and balance sheet constraints of banks, broker/dealers, hedge funds, central counterparties, and exchanges.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired WorldCompliance

synopsis: Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: WorldCompliance
WorldCompliance has the most comprehensive database of profiles of individuals and organizations that pose a potential risk to the financial system. Their solutions provide a means to stay in compliance with mounting regulatory requirements while protecting the organization’s reputation.
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closed 12/12/2012 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Exclusive Analysis Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced it has acquired Exclusive Analysis. Exclusive Analysis is a specialist intelligence company that forecasts political and violent risks worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Exclusive Analysis Ltd.
Exclusive Analysis offers intelligence, commentary, customized forecasting, tools and research to help customers identify relevant political and security risks, and manage risks at the country, sector, company, asset, deal and portfolio level in 195 countries.
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closed 1/18/2013 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired RiskMeter Online

synopsis: CoreLogic® announced the acquisition of CDS Business Mapping, LLC. CDS Business Mapping's primary offering is RiskMeter Online. It delivers critical underwriting information to over 700 insurance carriers, agents and brokers nationwide through real-time reports that identify property-specific geographic hazards.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
target: RiskMeter Online
CDS Business Mapping, LLC. was founded in 1994 as a digital mapping sales and consulting company. The company's primary offering is the RiskMeter Online, a real-time underwriting application based upon mapping technology which is used by underwriters and agents to automate property lookups.
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$78
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closed 9/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Atradius N.V., acquired Graydon Holding N.V.

synopsis: Atradius N.V., a leading international credit insurance, surety and collections company announced its acquisition of 55% of the shares in Graydon Holding N.V., one of the world's leading business information providers. With this acquisition Atradius, which already owned a 45% stake in Graydon will become the sole shareholder.
buyer parent: Catalana Occidente
buyer: Atradius N.V.
Atradius provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide through a strategic presence in 50 countries. Atradius has access to credit information on 200 million companies worldwide. "
target: Graydon Holding N.V.
Graydon provides business information solutions for Credit Management & Collections, Marketing Intelligence and Risk & Compliance. By converting data into innovative business insights, Graydon helps companies to identify commercial opportunities and reduce risks.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Tax Guard, the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Tax Guard
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Tax Guard is the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired ASSET4 AG

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired ASSET4 AG, a Swiss-based, leading provider of Environmental, Social Responsibility and Governance information and tools for professional investors and corporate executives. This deal represents a step forward in the integration of ESG data into mainstream financial analysis.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$6,348.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: ASSET4 AG
ASSET4 has developed the world’s largest database of transparent, objective and auditable environmental, social and governance (ESG) information covering over 2,500 publicly listed companies worldwide.
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closed 3/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Wendel Group, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Wendel, one of Europe's leading listed investment firms, has acquired ACAMS, the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
buyer: Wendel Group (ENXTPA:MF:$8,870.84)
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
price ($mm)
$488
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$83
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
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5.9x
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27.1x
closed 7/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, announced that the previously disclosed acquisition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) for $330 million has closed. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization.
buyer parent: DeVry Education Group
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP Exam Review, USMLE Review and more. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention professionals with resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement.
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closed 12/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Fortent, acquired Alert Global Media Inc

synopsis: Fortent, a specialist in anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection technology,has acquired Alert Global Media, the Miami-based publisher of moneylaundering.com and Money Laundering Alert and provider of anti-money laundering (AML) conferences and training for financial professionals.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Fortent
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices. "
target: Alert Global Media Inc
Alert Global Media’s web sites are the most abundant sources, in English and Spanish, of money laundering information on the Internet. The company conducts three major money laundering conferences, including the largest in the world each spring in South Florida.
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closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

Actimize Inc., acquired Fortent, Inc.

synopsis: NICE Systems and Actimize, a NICE Systems Company, announced the signing and closing of a definitive agreement to acquire Fortent - a leading provider of analytics based Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention software.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: Actimize Inc.
Actimize Inc. provides enterprise-wide software solutions for brokerage compliance, anti-money laundering, and fraud prevention for mid-sized and global financial institutions. It offers Risk Case Manager, which provides deployment, configuration, extensive investigation tools, and analytics. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Fortent, Inc.
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices.
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closed 12/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Fortent, acquired Alert Global Media Inc

synopsis: Fortent, a specialist in anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection technology,has acquired Alert Global Media, the Miami-based publisher of moneylaundering.com and Money Laundering Alert and provider of anti-money laundering (AML) conferences and training for financial professionals.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Fortent
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices. "
target: Alert Global Media Inc
Alert Global Media’s web sites are the most abundant sources, in English and Spanish, of money laundering information on the Internet. The company conducts three major money laundering conferences, including the largest in the world each spring in South Florida.
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closed 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

GB Group Plc, acquired Cloudcheck

synopsis: GB Group (GBG), a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence, has acquired Cloudcheck, a provider of electronic identity verification and anti-money laundering solutions in New Zealand. Cloudcheck enables companies to to verify the identity of their customer in seconds using biometric checks, bank account details, and global watchlists.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$302.81)
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intelligence’."
target: Cloudcheck
Cloudcheck is a provider of electronic identity verification and anti-money laundering solutions in New Zealand. Cloudcheck enables companies to to verify the identity of their customer in seconds using biometric checks, bank account details, MRZ checks, and global watchlists.
price ($mm)
$13
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$1
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closed 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Stacc AS, acquired Quesnay

synopsis: Stacc acquires 100% of shares in Quesnay AS, a software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC-solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry.
buyer: Stacc AS
Norway-based Stacc creates financial technology that simplifies innovation and improves business performance. Stacc combines financial technology with design and strategic know-how to enable financial services to innovate, surprise and excite. "
target: Quesnay
Quesnay AS is a Norwegian software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC (Know Your Customer) solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Web

AML RightSource, LLC, acquired Arachnys

synopsis: AML RightSource, the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions, has acquired Arachnys. Arachnys, an innovative RegTech platform based in the United Kingdom, provides enriched, intelligent KYC and AML data and software solutions.
buyer: AML RightSource, LLC
AML RightSource is the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, AML RightSource is the largest dedicated provider of AML solutions in North America. "
target: Arachnys
Arachnys accelerates onboarding and monitoring by providing the best global KYC (know-your-customer) and AML (anti-money laundering) data. Founded in 2010, Arachnys has helped some of the world’s biggest banks avoid regulatory fines and remediation costs.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Tier1 Financial Solutions, acquired Alessa

synopsis: Tier1 Financial Solutions, a leading provider of client relationship management (“CRM”) solutions, has acquired Alessa, a compliance and financial crime prevention solution. Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more.
buyer: Tier1 Financial Solutions
Tier1 Financial Solutions is a leader in client relationship management software for capital markets and investment banking. Tier1 empowers its clients to create sales opportunities and maximize client interactions while increasing productivity and reducing relationship risk. "
target parent: CaseWare
target: Alessa
Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more. Alessa allows organizations to quickly detect suspicious transactions, identify high-risk customers and vendors.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acuant, acquired Identity Mind Global

synopsis: Acuant, a company that provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers, has acquired IdentityMind, a platform that provides risk management to fight against fraud, money laundering, human trafficking, and terrorist financing.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Acuant
Acuant provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers. The Acuant Trusted Identity Platform is powered by AI for the highest speed and accuracy rates. Omnichannel products provide superior customer experiences that allow businesses to establish trust. "
target: Identity Mind Global
IdentityMind is a platform providing risk management to fight against fraud, money laundering, human trafficking, and terrorist financing. Their technology creates and utilizes digital identities to reduce fraud risk and decrease compliance cost for identity verification and customer onboarding.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
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closed 7/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Accuity, Inc., acquired Safe Banking Systems LLC

synopsis: Accuity announced that it has acquired Safe Banking Systems (SBS). SBS is a specialist provider of innovative Know Your Customer due diligence and anti-money laundering solutions that enable financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Safe Banking Systems LLC
Safe Banking Systems (SBS) provides innovative anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance solutions that enable institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise. SBS’ AML solutions solve key Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence issues.
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MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Brighterion, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a company that offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Brighterion, Inc.
Brighterion offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Callcredit Information Group, acquired Confirma Spain

synopsis: Callcredit Information Group, backed by private equity firm, GTCR, has acquired the Spanish Confirma group of companies, comprising Confirma Sistemas and Soluciones Confirma, which specialise in fraud prevention and anti-money laundering (AML) software solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit specialises in credit referencing, database marketing solutions and software analytics and fraud and is an expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is structured into three geographic markets: UK, North America, and International Markets. "
target: Confirma Spain
Confirma Spain, comprising Confirma Sistemas and Soluciones Confirma, specialises in fraud prevention and anti-money laundering (AML) software solutions. It operates in sectors including banking, insurance, consumer finance, retail, financial technology, telecommunications and utilities.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

FICO, acquired Tonbeller AG

synopsis: FICO, the predictive analytics and decision management software company, announced it has acquired Tonbeller, an innovative provider of financial crime and compliance solutions based in Bensheim, Germany. With this acquisition, FICO has moved firmly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions.
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: Tonbeller AG
TONBELLER AG is a leading global provider of integrated IT solutions for governance, risk & compliance. TONBELLER develops and implements standardized and custom solutions based on the Siron® product family to protect against financial and white-collar crime.
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announced 1/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bottomline Technologies, will acquire Intellinx Ltd.

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Intellinx Ltd., a leading provider of cyber fraud and risk management solutions. Headquartered in Israel, Intellinx customers include some of the world’s leading banks and government agencies.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$482.64)
Bottomline Technologies provides cloud-based payment, invoice and digital banking solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The company's solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments and transactional documents. "
target: Intellinx Ltd.
Intellinx is a leading provider of cyber fraud and risk management solutions, that protect organizations from internal and external fraud and data theft. Intellinx is an innovative software product providing an anti-fraud and compliance platform.
price ($mm)
$67
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announced 9/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Reed Elsevier, will acquire FircoSoft

synopsis: Anglo-Dutch media giant Reed Elsevier revealed plans to spend an estimated £120 million on buying Fircosoft, the recognized market leader of watch list filtering solutions. FircoSoft has a track record of partnering closely with its customers to keep ahead of regulatory changes and eliminate the risk of fines and reputational exposure.
buyer: Reed Elsevier (LSE:REL:$7,244.00)
Reed Elsevier is a world leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the scientific, medical, legal, risk and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high value and flexible information solutions to professional end users, with increasing emphasis on internet delivery. "
target: FircoSoft
FircoSoft is the market leader of watch list filtering solutions for financial institutions and corporates. FircoSoft filters transactions and customers against sanctions, PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons) and FEPs (Financially Exposed Persons) lists to ensure compliance with regulations.
price ($mm)
$199
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closed 5/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Stefanini IT Solutions, acquired Top Systems S.A.

synopsis: Stefanini IT Solutions, one of the biggest players in the IT and Outsourcing industry in Brazil, has bought Top Systems, one of the biggest producers of core banking software in Uruguay.
buyer: Stefanini IT Solutions
Stefanini IT Solutions is a global provider of IT consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services. It has over 400 active clients across a broad spectrum of markets, including energy and utilities, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, financial services, life sciences and telecom. "
target: Top Systems S.A.
Top Systems was founded in 1987 as a software company exclusively dedicated to design, develop, implement and support banking and financial systems.
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closed 2/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired GIFTS Software Incorporated

synopsis: FIS, one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payments technology, has announced that it has acquired GIFTS Software, Inc., a single source provider of integrated funds transfer, Web-based cash management systems and anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is one of the world’s largest global providers dedicated to banking and payments technologies. FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: GIFTS Software Incorporated
GIFTS Software provides software solutions to the financial community. The company's product line includes comprehensive compliance solutions, wire transfer, e-banking and customer relationship management systems designed to meet the demanding needs of the financial community.
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closed 1/14/2011 via BNC Analysis

BAE Systems, acquired Norkom Technologies

synopsis: BAE Systems has acquired Norkom Group PLC, a provider of innovative counter fraud and anti-money laundering solutions to the global financial services industry where its software assists institutions to comply with regulations on financial intelligence and monitoring.
buyer: BAE Systems (BAESF:$26,113.48)
BAE Systems is a global defense, security, and aerospace company. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support and services. "
target: Norkom Technologies
Norkom Technologies is a leading provider of financial crime and compliance solutions to the global financial services industry. Its solutions enable organizations to detect and combat financial crime, reducing their operational losses, and addressing compliance and regulatory requirements.
price ($mm)[EV]
$252 [$203]
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
28.8x
closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

Actimize Inc., acquired Fortent, Inc.

synopsis: NICE Systems and Actimize, a NICE Systems Company, announced the signing and closing of a definitive agreement to acquire Fortent - a leading provider of analytics based Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention software.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: Actimize Inc.
Actimize Inc. provides enterprise-wide software solutions for brokerage compliance, anti-money laundering, and fraud prevention for mid-sized and global financial institutions. It offers Risk Case Manager, which provides deployment, configuration, extensive investigation tools, and analytics. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Fortent, Inc.
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices.
price ($mm)
$74
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closed 7/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Norkom Technologies, acquired Digital Harbor, Inc

synopsis: Norkom Technologies, the leading provider of financial crime and compliance software to the global financial services industry, has announced the acquisition of US based Digital Harbor; a company whose solution set and domain expertise complements its own.
buyer: Norkom Technologies
Norkom Technologies is a leading provider of financial crime and compliance solutions to the global financial services industry. Its solutions enable organizations to detect and combat financial crime, reducing their operational losses, and addressing compliance and regulatory requirements. "
target: Digital Harbor, Inc
Digital Harbor provides integrated risk and compliance solutions to the financial services industry, with solutions for anti-money laundering, fraud management, Enhanced Due Diligence and Know Your Customer needs.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 3/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired NetEconomy

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry worldwide, has acquired NetEconomy, a leading financial crime management and compliance solutions provider to financial institutions across the globe with more than 130 implementations in 58 countries. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$16,226.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions. "
target parent: Esprit Capital Partners LLP
target: NetEconomy
NetEconomy is the leading provider of financial crime management and compliance solutions. NetEconomy brings business value to its global client base via its personalized customer approach for minimizing regulatory risk, delivering measurable results, and protecting corporate brand and reputation.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired TransparINT

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. has acquired TransparINT, a leading technology company harnessing AI technology for compliance tools. TransparINT’s negative news monitoring application uses machine learning and natural language processing to filter vast quantities of unstructured data from millions of sources to identify risk potential.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: TransparINT
TransparINT is a full service technology company focused on providing the next generation of financial crimes compliance tools. They provide simple to use web-based applications that give access to the industry's largest amount of real-time negative news and adverse media data.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boundary Holding SARL SPF, acquired Wynyard Group

synopsis: Luxembourg-based investment company, Boundary Holding SARL SPF, has completed the acquisition of Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics software from the New Zealand-based software firm, Wynyard (NZ) Limited. Boundary Holding has also purchased the Trademark “Wynyard” and Logo and certain credentials of the New Zealand based software firm Wynyard group.
buyer: Boundary Holding SARL SPF
Boundary Holding is next generation technology fund based out of Luxembourg which invests in start-ups, distressed assets in spaces such as Homeland Security, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, Drones, Virtual Reality. "
target: Wynyard Group (NZSE:WYN:$18.18)
Wynyard Group is a market leader in high consequence crime fighting and security software, used by law enforcement and national security agencies, critical infrastructure operations and major corporations.
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